Reconnect spout connector or reinstall shorting bar. Check timing advance to verify distributor is advancing properly. Remove the two screws retaining ignition switch. . And, gas prices were at their highest level in five years. I got mine at Advanced Auto Parts, but Auto Zone had it as well.
To install, reverse removal procedure. Installation All Models Lubricate bearing with rear axle lubricant. Other configurations made 150 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Scribe alignment marks on companion flange and drive shaft yoke for installation reference. Take a thin screwdriver, wire or whatever and push up from ahole at the end of a little chute underneath and forward Towards you appx 7-8:00. Set parking brake and place transmission in Neutral.
After removing the steering wheel housing with a Philips driver 3 screws , turn the key to the on position, locate the pin hole on the bottom and use a paper clip to press the small release button, and the unit should slide out. Using a driver, install bearing. Its last year of use was 1996; then it was replaced by larger eight-cylinder engines. Using screwdriver, remove pinion seal. I just changed the ignition switch on my 96 Ranger. There is a small mark on the crankshaft pulley. Using a Axle Wheel Bearing Puller T83T-1225-A and Slide Hammer T50T-100-A , remove bearing and oil seal as a unit.
Position a suitable jack under rear axle housing and strap housing to jack. Removal Raise and support vehicle. Remove the upper and lower steering column shrouds. To install, reverse removal procedure. I will need to pull the axles and the ring and pinion and replace. Remove housing cover, and drain lubricant.
Reassemble everything just like you took it out, check for leaks, return the tool for credit, and keep an eye on your radiator fluid for a few days. This is the toughest water pump I've ever replaced, but it's not too bad once you have the right stuff. The spark plug gaps measured. You could still get regular cab, Super Cab, and Flareside configurations. Alternate tightening the bolts just like a tire to keep from putting it in a bind. The 3 Techs from Ford, said that I had to turn clockwise to remove Fan Clutch assembly cause mine was suppose to have left hand threads reversible from normal!!!! Preload must be carefully reset during reassembly. Remove the bottom dash panel below the steering wheel and then the bottom black steering wheel cover 3 screws.
Turn it to the off position which resets the lock pin. Put a bead of permatex on the new pump and seat the new gasket in place and let it cure a bit to get good and stuck. I'm in the middle of changing one myself and so far i have gathered that you need a thin open end wrench to take off the thermal fan clutch and a large squared open ended wrench that holds the 4 bolts on the pulley. The small-block engine was released by Ford in 1965 on the F series pickup truck. When I went to start, it backfired through the carbuter. Position a suitable jack under rear axle housing and strap housing to jack. The timing chains on these are known to stretch and my timing was off by 10 degrees with 140k on the motor.
Please look at consumer reports. Put the big wrench on the bolt heads of the water pump pulley and the other wrench on the big nut behind the fan blade and loosen it. Hold pinion flange and remove pinion nut. With the new cylinder in the same key position just push it back in and reassemble column. I pulled the 1 spark plug to find the compression stroke of 1. This is the way I time a 4. There are … no hidden fuses on that vehicle.
Take the two bolts out of the top of the fan shroud and lift the shroud and fan out all together and set them aside. Reading should be aound 35%. Looking at the engine from the front of the vehicle, find the crankshaft pulley, it should be below the fan pulley toward the ground. The ignition had a timing of 10 degrees before top-dead center. Also, the Flareside box was no longer an option. To complete installation, reverse removal procedures. The bolts connecting the cylinder head to the engine block had 55 pound-feet of torque in step one, 65 pound-feet of torque in step two, and 80 pound-feet of torque in step three.
Remove housing cover, and drain lubricant. Start engine and warm to normal operating temperature. Disconnect parking brake cable assembly under vehicle, next to leaf spring. Once you remove all the plastic and the el- conn. Distributor-to-computer signal must be interrupted to accurately check or adjust timing.
Disconnect both parking brake cables from parking brake cable equalizers both side. Ford began changing seats to have integrated headrests. Now, you need to remove at least two of the bolts in the back of the fan blade to make room for the wrenches you rented. What's New For 1996 There are not a ton of changes to mention for 1996 as the all-new 97 was starting production and getting headlines. Connect rear end of drive shaft to pinion flange, aligning scribed marks.