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1997 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 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII & Mustang -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Disassemble -> Escort, Probe, Tracer & ZX2 -> Inspection -> Installation -> Overhaul -> Removal -> Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS

Replace
Cougar, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII & Mustang
Removal
  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Disconnect brake hose from caliper assembly.
  • Remove retaining clip, then disconnect parking brake cable from lever arm.
  • Using open end wrench to hold slider pin in position, remove pinch bolts, Fig. .
  • Lift caliper assembly from anchor plate, then remove slider pins and boots.
Installation
  • Apply suitable silicone dielectric compound to slider pins and inside of boots.
  • Place slider pins and boots on anchor plate, then position ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2002-05 Thunderbird, 2000-06 LS, 1984-87 Escort, Tracer, Tempo & Topaz 2.0L Diesel Engine & 1984-85 Continental & Mark VI 2.4L Diesel Engine
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria 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 pro...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 CNG

Disassemble

Do not clamp driveshaft in jaws of a vice or a similar holding fixture.

  • Place driveshaft on a suitable workbench.
  • Mark positions of driveshaft components relative to driveshaft tube. This ensures all components are reassembled in same relationship to maintain correct balance.
  • Index driveshaft and driveshaft components.
  • Clamp U-Joint Tool in a vise.
  • Remove snap rings.
  • If bearing cup cannot be pressed all way out, remove it with vise grips.
  • Remove driveshaft slip-yoke.
  • Position driveshaft in U-Joint Tool.
  • Press out a bearing cup.
  • Rotate driveshaft 180 degrees.
  • Press on...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove engine appearance cover.
  • Remove alternator bracket bolts.
  • Disconnect alternator wiring and output cable from alternator.
  • Remove serpentine belt from alternator pull...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Turn lower fan shroud in upper fan shroud to allow clearance for fan shroud removal.
  • Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector at righthand side of fan shroud.
  • Remove radiator upper sight shield.
  • Loosen fan shroud from its radiator mounting, then remove lower radiator hose from supports on fan shroud.
  • Lift fan shroud and electric cooling fan assembly out of vehicle.
  • Disconnect transmission oil co...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria 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 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body Components Diagram for 1997 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNGBody Components Diagram for 1997 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNG

Components on diagram:
  • Air Suspension Switch
  • EVO Test Connector
  • Police MAP Lamp Assembly
  • Fuel Tank Assembly
  • Inertial Fuel Shutoff Switch
  • Body Components Diagram for 1997 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNGBody Components Diagram for 1997 Ford Crown Victoria S 4.6 V8 CNG

    Components on diagram:
  • Trunk Lid Release Switch
  • Trunk Lid Release Solenoid/Ajar Switch
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Fuel Filler Door Release Solenoid
  • Subwoofer Amplifier
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Ford Crown Victoria cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Shift Lock Actuator
  • Brake On/Off (BOO) Switch
  • 1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Drivers Seat Control Switch
  • Drivers Power Seat Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 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: 1997 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: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Ford Crown Victoria AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 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 1997 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 1997 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 1997 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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