Then, push the clip off the linkage. Disconnect the throttle cable and bracket. This is because if the drive train is engaged, power is transmitted to the wheel with the best traction and the vehicle will drive off the jack, resulting in possible damage or injury. Clean the area around the hose and slave cylinder to prevent fluid contamination. Disconnect the ignition switch electrical connectors. Inspect the condition of the hose clamps and replace them, if necessary.
Remove 4 Torx® head screws holding the voltage regulator to the alternator rear housing. © 2004 Thomson Delmar Learning. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Firmly apply the parking brake and place blocks in back of the rear wheels. Connect the negative battery cable. Install a new gasket to the valve cover.
Remove the air cleaner outlet tube. Remove the upper and lower intake manifolds. Check for dirt, corrosion or damage. Remove the air cleaner intake duct. Position the crankshaft at top dead center of number one cylinder and install the crankshaft holding tool.
But whether or not you decide to replace it, you would be wise to check it periodically to make sure it has not become damaged or worn. Remove the camshaft by carefully withdrawing toward the front of the engine. View of the electrical connections on the back of the cluster To install: Connect the electrical wire harness plugs and install the instrument cluster. When the tops of the wheels are tilted in, this is negative camber; if they are tilted out, it is positive. Remove all traces of gasket material. To install: Position the manifold on the heads and install and tighten the attaching bolts to specification. If a distributor is not keyed for installation with only one orientation, it could have been removed previously and rewired.
If the connecting rod is bent, it will unevenly wear the bearing and piston, as well as place greater stress on these components. They must be installed in their original positions! Label all of the electrical and vacuum connections on the intake manifold. Fill the crankcase with the proper grade and amount of engine oil. Anytime the torsion bar is disturbed, the ride height must be checked and adjusted. All breakers will automatically reset if they have been tripped. If a spark did occur, measure the resistance of the ignition coil wire, replace it if the resistance is greater than 7000 ohms per foot.
Install the cap and wires. On vehicles with automatic transmission position the selector lever in P. Start engine and check for leaks. Remove the crankshaft timing sensor. The fuel pressure relief valve is located on the fuel line in the upper right hand corner of the engine compartment.
Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Clean rocker arm cover cam cover. Attach an ohmmeter to the sender unit as follows: Attach one lead to the metal body of the sender unit near the sender unit's threads. Our 2009 Ford Ranger repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 2009 Ranger, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Remove the transmission from the vehicle. Remove the front cover attaching bolts and remove the cover. Upper intake manifold bolt tightening sequence Click to enlarge Install the upper intake manifold using a new gasket.
If you only need to remove the upper intake manifold, stop at this point. Refer to Section 1 for jacking procedures. Position the drain pan accordingly and move it more directly beneath the drain plug as the flow slows to a trickle. Tighten the retaining bolts to specifications. Tighten the attaching bolts in the sequence given to the proper specification. If the original valve train components are being installed, a valve clearance check is not required. If it lands in your eyes, get medical help immediately.
Inspect the bearings and the cones for wear and damage. Clean all mating surfaces thoroughly. Install the accessory drive belt. Camshaft specifications are sometimes modified by Ford after production. Make sure the clip is completely on. Also remove the tube from the lower manifold. The washers must be installed in their original positions, so keep track of them.
Place blocks of wood between the engine mounts and crossmember pedestals. Slide the white plastic sleeve toward the slave cylinder while applying a slight tug on the tube. Install the transmission following the procedure in Section 7. Because of the complicated nature of the Ford system, special tools and procedures are necessary for testing and troubleshooting. To refill the system with coolant, remove the radiator cap. Remove the jacks and lower the vehicle. To install: Thoroughly clean the gasket mating surfaces on the cover and the cylinder head.