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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Electric Cooling Fans -> Component Replacement -> Aviator -> Cooling Fan Motor -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Marauder & Town Car -> Escape -> Escort & ZX2 -> Focus -> Freestar & Monterey -> LS & Thunderbird -> Mustang -> Ranger -> Sable & Taurus -> Windstar
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

Cooling Fan Motor

Aviator
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined in .
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove front air deflector.
  • Remove lower fan shroud.
  • Remove fan and clutch using fan wrench tool Nos. T84T-6312-C and T84T-6312-D or equivalents.
  • Disconnect hoses from coolant recovery bottle.
  • Remove coolant recovery bottle, then the fan shroud bolts.
  • Remove upper radiator hose, then the fan shroud, Fig. .
  • Disconnect A/C high pressure switch, then the condenser inlet tube.
  • Disconnect coo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Expedition, Explorer, E-Series, F-Series, Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1999-06 Bronco II, Escape, Explorer, Explorer Sport & Sport Trac, Mariner & Mountaineer -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Vehicle: 2004 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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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter motor solenoid cover.
  • Remove B+ terminal nut and disconnect cable.
  • Remove S terminal nut and disconnect cable.
  • Remove alternator mounting bol...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 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 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Vehicle Rear End Diagram for 2004 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 FLEXVehicle Rear End Diagram for 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-473
  • Trailer Tow Connector
  • In Liftgate Diagram for 2004 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 FLEXIn Liftgate Diagram for 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-475
  • Connector C-494
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Ford Explorer  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Interior/Map Lamps Assembly, Rear
  • Interior/Map Lamps Assembly, Front
  • 2004 Ford Explorer  4.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Audio Unit
  • DVD Player
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Ford Explorer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: DTC P0505 / P0506 / HESITATION / LOSS OF RPM / DIFFICULTY STARTING / LOW IDLE RPM
    Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Starting Problems
  • Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: 4 WHEEL DRIVE/ALL WHEEL DRIVE - WITH CONTROL TRAC - SHUDDER ON ACCELERATION / DECELERATION OR BINDING ON SLOW TURNS
    Vehicle: 2004 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Sticking, Binding
  • Vibration
  • Auto Systems:
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Ford Explorer AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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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