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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1998-2000 -> Oil Charge -> Alero & Malibu -> Bonneville, LeSabre & Park Avenue -> Camaro, Century & Firebird -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Corvette -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> DeVille & Seville -> Eldorado -> Except Lincoln LS & Probe -> Except Talon -> Except Tracker -> Ford Motor Company -> Full Size & Ram Vans -> General Motors Corp. -> Geo Tracker -> Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> L-Series -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Lincoln LS -> Metro -> Passenger Cars -> Prizm -> Probe -> S-Series -> Saturn -> Talon
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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Passenger Cars

Before installing replacement compressor, drain oil from replacement and failed compressors (drain oil from suction port). Add same amount of oil to replacement compressor as drained from failed compressor.

Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Expedition, Explorer, E-150, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, precautions should be taken to minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.

  • Wear a suitable respirator approved fo...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1991-98 Explorer, Explorer Sport & Sport Trac & Mountaineer
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Vehicle: 1998 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 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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from heater...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

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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+.

Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GASBody Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Rear Gate Solenoid
  • Rear Blower Motor Relay
  • Moonroof Control Switch
  • Message Center
  • Rear Blower Motor
  • Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer  5.0 V8 GASBody Diagram for 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Height Sensor
  • Rear Axle Sensor
  • Liftgate Wiper Motor
  • Amplifier
  • Remote Chassis Unit
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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:
  • Fuse Panel
  • 1998 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Moonroof Control Switch
  • Moonroof Motor
  • Accy Delay Relay
  • Battery Saver Relay
  • Generic Electronic Module
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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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