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

A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> Ford Motor Co. -> 2003-04 Ford Mustang
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 4.6 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GAS

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.

Do not reuse brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Ensure disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated.

Do not shake the pressure bleeder tank while air is being added or after it has been pressurized. This will prevent air from the tank getting into the lines. Do not move the tank during the bleeding operation. The tank should be kept at least one third full.

On models equipped with power brakes, exhaust the...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aspire, Festiva, Focus, Fusion, Milan, 2003-06 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Sable, Taurus & Town Car, 1991-96 Escort, 1988-96 Tracer, 1991-94 Capri, 1989-91 Probe & 2005-06 Mustang
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang 3.8 V6 GAS

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 proper direction...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GAS

Disassemble

Under no circumstances is the driveshaft assembly to be clamped in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing driveshaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the driveshaft on a suitable workbench, being careful not to damage the tube.

If components are not marked and installed correctly, driveline imbalance can occur. Index-mark the positions of the driveshaft components.

  • Remove the driveshaft.
  • Clamp the U-Joint Tool in a vise.
  • Remove all four of the snap rings.
  • Position the driveshaft flange yoke in th...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang Cobra 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove solenoid protective cap and wiring nuts. Position wiring aside.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts, then starter motor from vehicle.
  • Reverse pr...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Powertrain Malfunction Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 4.6 V8 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected in the powertrain system. If the lamp remains On a diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Powertrain Malfunction Indicator will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang 3.8 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang Cobra 4.6 V8 GAS

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 Ford Mustang cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Components Diagram for 2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GASEngine Components Diagram for 2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Engine Cooling Fan Motor
  • ABS Control Module
  • Park Lamp
  • Full Body, Coupe Diagram for 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 4.6 V8 GASFull Body, Coupe Diagram for 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Parking Brake Switch
  • Safety Belt Buckle Switch
  • Speaker
  • Subwoofer
  • Connector C-300
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Ford Mustang cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Passive Anti-Theft Transceiver Module
  • 2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Adjust Switch, Driver Side Front
  • Driver Seat Horizontal Motor
  • Driver Seat Front Height Motor
  • Driver Seat Rear Height Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Ford Mustang cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang 3.8 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Ford Mustang AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 Ford Mustang 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 2003 Ford Mustang 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 2003 Ford Mustang 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 2003 Ford Mustang 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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