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Ford Aspire 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 Ford Aspire 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 Ford Aspire cars and light trucks from 1990+

Cooling Fans -> Description -> 1996 -> 1997 -> Aspire -> Continental, Sable & Taurus -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar & Thunderbird -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort & Tracer -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Probe -> Villager -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

Aspire

The cooling fan system consists of an electro-mechanical fan, a temperature switch and a temperature relay.

The temperature switch, which is located in the thermostat housing, senses engine coolant temperature; while the relay, which is located in the lefthand front corner of the engine compartment between the battery and the headlamp, provides the ground path to complete the circuit.

When the coolant temperature is below approximately 194°F, the temperature switch is closed, while the relay contacts are held open by magnetism produced in the relay coil. W...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 4 -> Brake Service -> INSTALLATION -> REMOVAL
Vehicle: 1994 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

REMOVAL
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheel
  • Remove locknut and brake drum. Locknut on right side of vehicle has lefthand threads. Turn locknut clockwise to remove.
  • Remove hold-down clips and retaining pins, Fig. .
  • Remove all return springs, then the primary and secondary brake shoes.
  • Remove cotter pin, then the clevis pin from parking brake strut/self adjuster. Disengage parking cable from self adjuster.
INSTALLATION
  • Clean backing plate with factory approved vacuum cleaner.
  • Lubricate backing plate shoe pads with suitable high temperature brake grease.
  • Install and position par...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2002-05 Thunderbird, 2000-06 LS, 1984-87 Escort, Tracer, Tempo & Topaz 2.0L Diesel Engine & 1984-85 Continental & Mark VI 2.4L Diesel Engine
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 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 pro...

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

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain transmission fluid from transaxle.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assemblies.
  • Use small cape chisel to carefully raise staked portion of front axle wheel hub retainer.
  • While applying brakes, loosen but do not remove front axle wheel hub retainer.
  • Remove ball joint clamp bolt and nut.
  • Carefully pry down on front suspension lower arm to separate ball joint from front wheel knuckle.
  • Separate driveshaft and joint from transaxle gradually. If driveshaft is yanked from transaxle, d...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace -> Automatic Transaxle -> Manual Transaxle
Vehicle: 1994 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS

Automatic Transaxle

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove upper starter motor mounting bolts.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove manifold to cylinder block bracket bolts, then bracket.
  • Remove mounting bracket to support bracket bolt.
  • Remove support bracket.
  • Remove nuts and washers that secure mounting bracket to starter motor.
  • Disconnect the B+ and S terminal connectors at starter solenoid.
  • Remove lower starter motor mounting bolt.
  • Remove starter motor from vehicle.
  • ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water inlet connection.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water inlet connection.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse pro...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Ford Aspire cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning w/o Power Steering -> Air Conditioning w/Power Steering -> Alternator
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

Air Conditioning w/o Power Steering

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Loosen drive belt idler pulley nut.
  • Loosen idler pulley adjusting bolt until there is enough slack to remove A/C compressor drive belt.
  • Remove A/C compressor drive belt from drive belt idler pulley.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque drive belt idler pulley nut to 27 to 38 ft. lbs.

Air Conditioning w/Power Steering

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Remove air cleaner intake tube and engine air cleaner.
  • Loosen po...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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

Engine Compartment Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 Ford Aspire  1.3 L4 GASEngine Compartment Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 Ford Aspire 1.3 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Brake Sensor
  • Starter Motor/Solenoid
  • Left Front Parking Lamp
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • I/P Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GASI/P Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Warning Chime Module
  • Horn Relay
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Blower Motor
  • Powertrain Control Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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

    1994 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1994 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Backup Lamp
  • Left Backup Lamp
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Manual Lever Position Switch
  • 1995 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Charge Indicator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: PARTS - RETURN OF OBSOLETE A/C PRESSURE SWITCHES
    Vehicle: 1994 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: ESSEX WINDSHIELD REPLACE PRODUCTS - SHELF LIFE TIP
    Vehicle: 1995 Ford Aspire SE 1.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
  • Seals, Gaskets, Sealants
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Ford Aspire AUTOMOBILES

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