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1996 Ford Explorer 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 Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Blower Motor, Replace -> 2.3L, 3.0L & 4.0L Engines -> 5.0L Engine -> Aerostar -> Auxiliary -> Bronco & 1996 F-Series -> Econoline -> Expedition & 1997 F-Series -> Explorer, Mountaineer & Ranger -> Front -> Rear -> Standard -> Villager -> Windstar
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Econoline
    Standard
    • Remove battery and tray.
    • On models with A/C, move accumulator/drier.
    • On all models, disconnect electrical connector to blower motor, then remove blower motor housing tube.
    • Remove four blower motor attaching screws. To ease removal, rotate blower motor to align flat spot on mounting plate with the accumulator/drier.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    Auxiliary
    • Remove third, fourth and fifth bench seats, if equipped.
    • Remove left center bolster trim panel, left lower front trim panel, left re...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Bendix Vacuum Brake Booster -> Description
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    The single and tandem vacuum boosters are self contained vacuum hydraulic power braking units. These are vacuum suspended units that use vacuum and atmospheric pressure for their power.

    On gasoline engine vehicles, vacuum is supplied through a fitting in the intake manifold. On diesel engine vehicles, vacuum is supplied through a vacuum pump.

    The three basic elements of the booster are the vacuum power chamber, mechanically actuated booster check va...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 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: 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    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.

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove wheel hub retainer nut and washer assembly. Discard wheel hub retainer nut and washer assembly. It is a torque prevailing des...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect intake air temperature sensor electrical connector.
    • Loosen air cleaner outlet tube clamps and remove air cleaner outlet tube.
    • Remove cooling fan blade and fan shroud.
    • Disconnect wiring at voltage regulator.
    • Remove alternator output terminal nut and wiring terminal from altern...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump connection.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump connection and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 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 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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

    Engine Compartment Sensors, Solenoids & Related Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Sensors, Solenoids & Related Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • WAC Switch
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Solenoid
  • Ignition Coil
  • Left Front Height Sensor
  • Passenger Compartment & Rear Underbody Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASPassenger Compartment & Rear Underbody Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Liftgate Washer Pump Motor
  • Power Antenna Module
  • Parking Brake Switch
  • Seat Belt Warning Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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

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

    Components on diagram:
  • Outside Recirculate Door Vacuum Motor
  • Connector
  • Diverter Valve Motor
  • 1996 Ford Explorer  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Glove Box Lamp And Switch
  • Map Lamp
  • Battery Saver Relay
  • Dimmer Module
  • Rear Map Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 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: 1996 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: 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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