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1998 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 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, F-150/250LD, F-Super Duty Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger (4WABS) -> System Service -> 1997 -> 1997 Ranger -> 1998-2001 -> 1998-2001 Ranger -> ABS Control Module -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> E-Series -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, F-150, F-250HD, F-Super Duty Series & Navigator -> Except 1997 Ranger -> Expedition, F-150, F-250LD & Navigator -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> F-Super Duty Series & Excursion -> Front -> G-Switch -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Ranger -> Rear -> Wheel Speed Sensor
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Brake System Bleed

    Except 1997 Ranger

    Refer to "Hydraulic Brake Systems" for bleeding procedure.

    1997 Ranger

    Perform this procedure only if the Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) has been replaced.

    • Perform conventional brake system bleed procedure.
    • Connect bleeder box tool No. T90T-50-ALA and brake jumper cable tool No. T93T-50-ALA, or equivalents.
    • Press down on brake pedal and depress "VALVES" button on bleeder box. Pedal will fall.
    • Release "VALVES" button, then release the brake pedal.
    • Repeat preceding two steps.
    • Depress "MOTOR START" button and let pump motor run for one minute.
    • Perform conventional b...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    The fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. This residual pressure must be relieved before servicing the fuel system. To avoid injury or fire, release pressure from the fuel system before disconnecting any fuel line.

    The fuel system pressure must be relieved prior to disconnecting fuel lines to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

    On model...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Four Wheel Drive (4WD) -> Front -> Rear -> Two Wheel Drive (2WD)
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Front

    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.

    • With vehicle in neutral, raise and support vehicle.
    • Index-mark front axle pinion flange to front driveshaft.
    • Remove transfer case skid plate.
    • Index-mark transfer case pinion flange to front ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
    • Remove alternator drive belt.
    • Disconnect wiring harness to voltage regulator electrical connector.
    • Remove B+ terminal cover.
    • Remove B+ terminal connector.
    • On models equipped with air conditioning, position air conditioning manifold tube bracket aside.
    • On all models, rem...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Red and yellow indicator lamps are used to warn of system faults. The red lamp warns of such faults as low brake fluid level, parking brake On, system pressure differential and other system faults. The red indicator lamp will light for approximately two seconds during engine starting and should go off, unless parking brake is applied or a problem in the brake system exist. The red indicator lamp should reset after repairs to system have ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1998 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.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 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 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1998 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Engine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer  5.0 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Solenoid
  • Radio Noise Capacitor
  • Left Front Shock Actuator
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASBody Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Trailer Tow Park Lamp Relay
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Door Lock Relay
  • Power Antenna Module
  • Seat Belt Warning Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter Motor Relay
  • Starter Motor
  • Digital Transmission Range (DTR) Sensor
  • 1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Front Power Window Switch
  • LH Front Power Window Switch
  • RH Front Power Window Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: 4 WHEEL DRIVE/ALL WHEEL DRIVE - WITH CONTROL TRAC - SHUDDER ON ACCELERATION / DECELERATION OR BINDING ON SLOW TURNS
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Sticking, Binding
  • Vibration
  • Auto Systems:
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
  • Document: SAFETY RECALL - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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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