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1996 Ford Aspire 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 Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Cooling Fans -> Description -> 1996 -> 1997 -> Aspire -> Continental, Sable & Taurus -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar & Thunderbird -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort & Tracer -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Probe -> Villager -> Windstar
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Aspire

    The cooling fan system consists of an electro-mechanical fan, a temperature switch and a temperature relay.

    The temperature switch, which is located in the thermostat housing, senses engine coolant temperature; while the relay, which is located in the lefthand front corner of the engine compartment between the battery and the headlamp, provides the ground path to complete the circuit.

    When the coolant temperature is below approximately 194°F, the temperature switch is closed, while the relay contacts are held open by magnetism produced in the relay coil. W...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 1995 -> 1995-96 Continental -> 1996 -> Aspire -> Assemble -> Bendix, Teves & Tandem Diaphragm Booster -> Capri, Escort, Probe & Tracer -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar, Mark VIII & Thunderbird -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Disassemble -> Hydro-Boost System -> Mustang -> Overhaul -> Power Booster, Replace -> Sable & Taurus -> Single Diaphragm Booster -> Vacuum Type System
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Power Booster, Replace
    Aspire

    Pump brake pedal several times to exhaust any vacuum in the booster.

    • Remove master cylinder as described in "Hydraulic Brake Systems."
    • Disconnect vacuum hose from power brake unit.
    • From under instrument panel, remove brake pedal clevis pin, then detach pushrod from brake pedal.
    • Remove power brake unit attaching nuts, then remove power brake unit.
    • Reverse procedure to install noting the following:
      • Ensure proper clearance between pushrod and master cylinder exists as described under "Adjustments."
      • Bleed brakes as described in "Hydraulic Brake Systems."
      • Torqu...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1992-97 Aspire & Festiva -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Normal Service

    Replace every ...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Drain transmission fluid from transaxle.
    • Remove front wheel and tire assemblies.
    • Use small cape chisel to carefully raise staked portion of front axle wheel hub retainer.
    • While applying brakes, loosen but do not remove front axle wheel hub retainer.
    • Remove clamp bolt and nut.
    • Carefully pry down on front suspension lower arm to separate ball joint from front wheel knuckle.
    • Separate driveshaft and joint from transaxle gradually. If driveshaft is yanked from transaxle, differential oil seal may be damaged.
    • Use pry bar...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove B+ terminal nut.
    • Remove B+ terminal lead.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connector.
    • Remove alternator adjustment bolt.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove alternator mounting...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Check Engine Lamp/Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)/Service Engine Soon Lamp -> 1995-97 Models -> EEC-IV -> EEC-V -> Keep Alive Memory (KAM) Reset & PCM Reset Less Electronic Tester -> PCM Reset Using Generic Scan Tool -> PCM Reset Using Star Tester
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected by the EEC-IV system. A diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Check Engine/MIL lamp will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

    EEC-IV

    PCM Reset Using Star Tester
    • Turn ignition Off.
    • Perform required vehicle preparation and visual inspection.
    • Connect Star teste...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable, then the cooling fan motor electrical connector.
    • Remove radiator cap, then drain engine coolant.
    • Disconnect all coolant hoses to radiator.
    • On models with automatic transaxles, disconnect oil cooler lines.
    • On all model...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning w/o Power Steering -> Air Conditioning w/Power Steering -> Alternator
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Air Conditioning w/o Power Steering

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Loosen drive belt idler pulley nut.
    • Loosen idler pulley adjusting bolt until there is enough slack to remove A/C compressor drive belt.
    • Remove A/C compressor drive belt from drive belt idler pulley.
    • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque drive belt idler pulley nut to 27 to 38 ft. lbs.

    Air Conditioning w/Power Steering

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Remove air cleaner intake tube and engine air cleaner.
    • Loosen po...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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

    I/P Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aspire  1.3 L4 GASI/P Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Warning Chime Module
  • Horn Relay
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Blower Motor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Body Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aspire  1.3 L4 GASBody Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Rear Brake Sensor
  • Rear Window Defroster Relay
  • High Mount Stop Lamp
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Right Rear Speaker
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 Ford Aspire  1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Charging System
  • Antilock Brake System
  • 1996 Ford Aspire  1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Flasher Module
  • LH/RH Front Turn Signal Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Ford Aspire 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 Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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