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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Prior to disconnecting battery, record preset radio frequencies.

After the battery has been disconnected and connected again, abnormal drive conditions may be present while the powertrain control module relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more to relearn the strategy.

Aspire
  • Disconnect battery ground cable and isolate.
  • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
  • Remove four driver's side air bag module mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect driver's side air bag module...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Aerostar, Explorer & Ranger -> Bronco, E-150 & F-150 -> E-250-350 -> F-250-350 & F-Super Duty -> Villager & Windstar
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Aerostar, Explorer & Ranger

  • Remove caliper as described under "Caliper Service," leaving brake hose connected.
  • Secure caliper with wire so that caliper is not hanging with weight on brake hose.
  • Compress anti-rattle clip, then remove inner pad from caliper.
  • Press each ear of outer pad away from caliper, slide torque buttons out of retention notches and slide pad off caliper.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Use an eight inch C-clamp and a worn inner pad or block of wood to bottom out caliper piston in bore.
    • Install new anti-rattle clip on lower end of inner pad.
    • Refill...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> Aviator, 1991-06 Explorer & Mountaineer, 1986-06 Ford Ranger & 1986-90 Bronco II w/Fuel Injected Engine
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Four Wheel Drive (4WD) -> Front -> Rear -> Two Wheel Drive (2WD)
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Front

The electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle. This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension switch located in the rear jack storage area. Failure to do so can result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs, which can result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations.

  • With vehicle in neutral, raise and support vehicle.
  • Index-mark front axle pinion flange to front driveshaft.
  • Remove transfer case skid plate.
  • Index-mark transfer case pinion flange to front ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect electrical connector or solenoid relay wire from starter motor.
  • Remove starter motor attaching bo...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Anti-Lock Or Rear Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ->
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Red and yellow indicator lamps are used to warn of system faults. The red lamp warns of such faults as low brake fluid level, parking brake On, system pressure differential and other system faults. The red indicator lamp will light for approximately two seconds during engine starting and should go off, unless parking brake is applied or a problem in the brake system exist. The red indicator lamp should reset after repairs to system have ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater water control valve.
  • Remove hose from heater water control valve.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose f...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Raise tensioner by turning counterclockwise, then remove belt.
  • Install new be...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1992 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Capacitor
  • A/C Clutch Pressure Cycling Switch
  • Connector C-100
  • Connector C-102
  • Connector C-111
  • Instrument Panel Components Diagram for 1992 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASInstrument Panel Components Diagram for 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Fuel Pump Inertia Switch
  • Connector C-210
  • Connector C-211
  • Connector C-221
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1992 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Vanity Mirror Lamp
  • Map/Dome Lamps
  • 1992 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Inertia Switch
  • Electronic Engine Control Module
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Fuel Pump Relay
  • Capacitor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1992 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1992 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1992 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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