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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 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 Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Water Pump, Replace -> 1.3L Engine -> 1.8L Engine -> 1.9L Engine -> 2.0L Engine -> 2.5L Engine -> 3.0L Engine -> 3.4L Engine -> 3.8L Engine -> 4.6L Engine -> Contour & Mystique -> DOHC -> Escort & Tracer -> Overhead Valve -> Probe
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 CNG

2.0L Engine
Contour & Mystique
  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower radiator hose from water pump, then lower vehicle.
  • Remove timing belt as outlined in MOTOR's Auto Repair Manual.
  • Remove water pump bolts, pump housing gasket and water pump from cylinder block, Fig. . Inspect water pump and hoses for wear or damage and replace components as required.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Clean water pump and cylinder block gasket sealing surfaces wi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Troubleshooting -> Bendix Diaphragm Types -> Bendix Hydro-Boost Type -> Brakes Grab -> Erratic Booster Operation, Binding, Grabbing Or Sticking -> Hard Pedal Or No Assist -> No Or Slow Release -> No Power Assist
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

Complaints about power brake operation should be handled as if two separate systems exist. Inspect for faults in the hydraulic system first. If it is satisfactory, start inspecting the power brake circuit. For a quick inspection of proper power unit operation, press the brake pedal firmly and then start the engine. The pedal should fall away slightly and less pressure should be needed to maintain the pedal in any position.

Another inspection begins with installation of a suitable pressure gauge in the brake hydraulic system. Take a reading with the engine Off and the power unit n...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aspire, Festiva, Focus, Fusion, Milan, 2003-06 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Sable, Taurus & Town Car, 1991-96 Escort, 1988-96 Tracer, 1991-94 Capri, 1989-91 Probe & 2005-06 Mustang
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 CNG

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

When installing the fuel filter, ensure the flow arrow is facing in the proper direction...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Index-mark driveshaft. Place a paint index-mark on pinion flange to driveshaft centering socket yoke.
  • Remove driveshaft-to-driveshaft pinion flange bolts.
  • Place a paint index-mark on driveshaft slip-yoke to transmissio...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter shield, if required.
  • Disconnect starter cable and push on connector. When disconnecting hardshell connector at S-terminal, grasp plastic shell and pull off. Do not pull on wire. Be careful to pull straight off to prevent damage to connector and S-terminal. If any part of connect...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 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 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 CNG

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 Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner away from belt using a breaker bar installed in 1/2 inch square hole in tensioner arm.
  • Lift old belt over alternator pulley...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

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

Body Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GASBody Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Trunk Lid Release Switch
  • Trunk Lid Release Solenoid/Ajar Switch
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Fuel Filter Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 CNGFuel Filter Diagram for 1996 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 CNG

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Filter
  • Screw
  • Fuel Base
  • Fuel Return Tube
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS)
  • Air Suspension EVO Steering Module
  • 1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Police Power Relay
  • Police MAP Lamp Assembly
  • Lighting Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM - UPGRADE MODIFICATIONS FOR HIGH-SPEED REAR IMPACTS - WISCONSIN & CONNECTICUT ONLY
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: SAFETY RECALL - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

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