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1996 Ford Aerostar CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Drive Belt Data -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> 1996-97
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0 V6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar 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: 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 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 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1994-97 Aerostar -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS

    Normal Service

    Replace every 30,0...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Double Cardan -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0 V6 GAS

    Single Cardan, Slip Yoke

    Disassemble

    Do not, under any circumstance, clamp the shaft in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing shaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the shaft on a suitable workbench. Do not damage the tube. If components are not marked and installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.

    • Index-mark the shaft components.
    • Remove and discard all four snap rings.
    • Clamp bearing cup removal tool No. 205-086 or equivalent in a vise.
    • If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup t...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect starter relay to starter electrical cable.
    • Remove starter motor ...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Severity Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS

    This indicator will display the severity color of RED when low oil pressure, charging system malfunction, engine coolant overheating or door ajar problems ar...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0 V6 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove rubber radiator overflow hose from radiator.
    • Remove two fan shroud attaching screws, then lift fan shroud out of lower retaining clips and drape over fan.
    • Loosen radiator upper and lower hose clamps, then remove upper and lower radiator hoses from radiator connectors.
    • On models equipped with automatic transmission,proceed as follows:
      • Disconnect and plug two transmi...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Loosen adjustment and pivot bolts.
    • On models equipped with automatic tensioners,lift tensioner by rotating it counterclockwise.
    • On all models, remove old belts.
    • Install new belts, ensure proper belt groove contact.
    • On models less automatic tensioners, adjust belt tension as follows:
      • Install a suitable belt tension gauge tool, ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1996 Ford Aerostar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Body Connector & Component Locations w/Front Door Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aerostar  4.0 V6 GASBody Connector & Component Locations w/Front Door Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • High Mount Stop Lamp
  • License Lamp
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Auxiliary A/C System Refrigerant Valve Solenoid
  • Left Rear Seat Speaker
  • Body Connector & Component Locations w/Rear Door & Hatch Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aerostar  3.0 V6 GASBody Connector & Component Locations w/Rear Door & Hatch Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Headphone Module
  • Rear Axle Speed Sensor
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Right Rear Door Ajar Switch
  • Left Front Door Ajar Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Ford Aerostar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Ford Aerostar  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Purge Flow Sensor
  • Inertia Fuel Shut-Off Switch
  • Fuel Pump
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Fuel Gauge Sender
  • 1996 Ford Aerostar  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Illumination
  • Liftgate Washer Pump Motor
  • Liftgate Wiper Motor
  • Liftgate Wiper Washer Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Ford Aerostar 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: 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aerostar 3.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Ford Aerostar AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Ford Aerostar 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 1996 Ford Aerostar 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 1996 Ford Aerostar 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 1996 Ford Aerostar 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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