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We have info for following modifications of 2003 Ford Explorer

  • 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS, CID:245, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:245, Engine VIN:, Desg:E
  • 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX, CID:245, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:245, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 2003 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:W
  • 2003 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0 V6 GAS, CID:245, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:245, Engine VIN:, Desg:E

A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks from 1990+

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Visually inspection for mechanical damage, such as:
    • Loose, missing or damaged compressor drive belt.
    • Compressor inoperative.
    • Loose, misrouted or damaged vacuum lines.
    • Broken or leaking vacuum control motor.
    • Discharged air conditioning system.
    • Broken or leaking refrigerant lines.
  • Visually inspection for electrical damage, such as:
    • Open fuses.
    • Blower motor inoperative.
    • Loose or disconnected clutch.
    • Circuitry open/shorted.
    • Disconnected, loose fitting or incorrectly installed electrical connectors and ...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Condenser, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove engine cover and loosen air cleaner outlet tube clamp.
  • Disconnect speed control cable and crankcase ventilation hoses.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Remove upper radiator sight shield.
  • Remove mounting nut, then disconnect manifold and tube assembly. Cap or plug lines and openings.
  • Remove condenser mounting bolt.
  • Remove rivets and upper grille.
  • Remove three pin-type retainers and position forward radiator air deflector aside.
  • Remove moun...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks from 1990+

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks from 1990+

Computer Relearn Procedures -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1999-2002 -> 2003-04 -> Automatic Data Transfer -> Except 1999-2002 -> Manual Data Entry -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

Except 1999-2002

Disconnect negative battery cable for a minimum of five minutes. After clearing memory, it is required to drive vehicle a minimum of 10 miles to allow PCM time to relearn operating strategy.

1999-2002
Automatic Data Transfer
  • Prior to removing old PCM, connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Follow scan tool manufacturers' instructions to download data from old PCM.
  • Install new PCM and connect scan tool to DLC.
  • Follow scan tool manufactur...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks from 1990+

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Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX

Passenger Cars

Prior to disconnecting battery, record preset radio frequencies.

After the battery has been disconnected and connected again, abnormal drive conditions may be present while the powertrain control module relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more to relearn the strategy.

Aspire
  • Disconnect battery ground cable and isolate.
  • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
  • Remove four driver's side air bag module mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect driver's side air bag module...

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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks from 1990+

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Vehicle: 2003 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Aspire
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
  • Remove restraint system diagnostic tool from driver's side air bag module electrical connector.
  • Connect driver's side air bag module electrical connector.
  • Install driver's side air bag module as outlined under "Component Service."
  • Remove restraint system diagnostic tool from passenger's side air bag module electrical connector.
  • Install passenger's side air bag module as outlined under "Component Service."
  • C...

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