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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

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1998-2000 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver-Drier/Accumulator -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

    • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
    • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
    • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Bendix Hydro-Boost Brake Booster -> Bendix Hydro-Max Brake Booster -> Combination Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Integral Bypass Proportioning Valve -> Master Cylinder
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Master Cylinder

    The master cylinder consists primarily of a hydraulic cylinder, primary and secondary hydraulic pistons and a single or dual chamber fluid reservoir. The front brakes are connected to the primary outlet port(s) and are actuated by the primary piston assembly. The rear brakes are connected to the secondary outlet port and are actuated by the secondary piston assembly.

    Hydraulic Control Valves

    Combination Valve

    This multi-function hydraulic control unit consists primarily of a pressure differential valve, brake lamp warning switch and a proportioning valve. A pressure diff...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Gasoline Fuel Injected Engines Except Escape, Freestar, Mariner, Monterey, Villager, 2005-06 Aviator, Explorer & Mountaineer, 2005-06 Expedition & Navigator & 2004-06 F150 & Mark LT
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 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 ...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 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 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove starter motor solenoid terminal cover.
    • Disconnect starter motor wires.
    • Remove starter motor ground cable nut.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolt.
    • Remo...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
    • Remove rubber radiator overflow hose from radiator,Fig. .
    • Use a suitable fan clutch wrench and fan hub wrench to remove fan clutch from water pump pulley.
    • Remove upper fan shroud screws. Lift fan shroud from lower retaining clips.
    • Remove fan shroud and fan blade.
    • Remove upper radiator hose.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove l...

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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  4.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio Noise Capacitor
  • Left Fog Lamp
  • Starter Motor
  • EGR Vacuum Regulator Solenoid
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Behind I/P Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASBehind I/P Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Steering Rate Sensor
  • Radio
  • Power Antenna Module
  • Liftgate Wiper/Washer Switch
  • In Car Temperature Sensor
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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  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Switch
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • High Speed Blower Relay
  • Rear Blower Motor
  • Rear Blower Motor Resistor
  • 1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Radio Noise Capacitor
  • Ignition Coil
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
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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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