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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

    Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Bendix Vacuum Brake Booster -> Adjustments -> Bronco, E-Series & F-Series -> Pushrod -> Windstar
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Pushrod

    Bronco, E-Series & F-Series

    To check adjustment of pushrod, fabricate a gauge and position it against the master cylinder mounting surface as shown in Fig. . Adjust pushrod screw by turning it until the end just touches inner edge of slot in gauge.

    Windstar
    • Without disconnecting brake tubes...

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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 5.0 V8 GAS

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

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 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 Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect starter cable from starter motor.
    • Remove starter motor attaching bolts, then disconnect ground ca...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air Bag warning ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 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+.

    Vehicle Body Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASVehicle Body Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Rear Blower Motor Relay
  • Lamp Out Warning Module
  • Moonroof Control Switch
  • Message Center
  • Cargo Compartment, Interior & Chassis Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASCargo Compartment, Interior & Chassis Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Rear Height Sensor
  • Rear Axle Sensor
  • Rear Gate Solenoid
  • Backup Lamp 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:
  • 4WABS Pump Relay
  • 4WABS Main Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Foglamp Relay
  • PCM Power Relay
  • 1996 Ford Explorer  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Mirror Switch
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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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