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Remove the splash guard on the right side of the vehicle.
Loosen the alternator belt idler pulley.
Slip the drive belt off the alternator pulley.
Remove the four air conditioning compressor mounting bolts.
Remove the radiator fan and fan shroud.
Move the air conditioning compressor forward.
Disconnect the alternator harness connector.
Remove the alternator mounting bolts, and lower the alternator from the vehicle.
Hold the alternator in place and install the mounting bolts.
Plug in the alternator harness connector.
Move the air conditioning compressor back into location.
Install the radiator cooling fan and shroud.
Install the air conditioning compressor mounting bolts.
Place the drive belt on the alternator pulley.
Tighten the drive belt to the proper tension with the idler pulley.
Install the splash guard.
Connect the negative battery terminal.
Proper belt tension is important. A belt that is too tight may cause alternator bearing failure; one that is too loose will cause a gradual battery discharge and/or belt slippage, resulting in belt breakage from overheating.
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The motor mounts have a hinge bolt that goes through the upper engine hard bracket and the engine mount rubber section, it goes from from to rear in line with the engine, remove the nuts and take the load off the mount with a floor jack under the pan (use a block softwood to avoid denting the pan), once the nut and load is off slide the long bolt out and raise the engine.
Oil Pan, Ranger
SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED
Engine Lifting Sling
Disconnect battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 14-01.
Remove air cleaner outlet tube assembly by unclipping air cleaner clamp, loosening hose clamp at outlet tube, disconnecting intake air temperature (IAT) sensor and mass air flow (MAF) sensor connectors, and crankcase ventilation hose.
Remove oil level indicator fan shroud retaining bolts. Position shroud over fan blade.
Remove radiator support bolts. Raise and secure radiator to front core support.
Remove engine mount nuts from studs.
Unclip 42-pin connector from bracket and position it aside.
Install suitable lifting brackets to left and right exhaust manifolds. Attach Rotunda Engine Lifting Sling 014-00036 (or equivalent) to lifting brackets. With a suitable lifting device raise engine approximately 50.8 mm (2 in). Install wood blocks between engine mounts and support brackets. Remove lifting device.
Raise vehicle on hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 00-02.
Drain the oil.
Remove transmission insulator retaining nuts and install a jack stand to extension housing. Raise transmission about 25.4-101.6mm (1-4 in) to gain access for removal of oil pan.
Remove transmission inspection cover.
Remove starter motor splash shield.
Remove starter motor retaining bolts and secure starter aside.
If equipped, disconnect and remove low oil level sensor.
NOTE: Oil pan fits tightly between transmission spacer plate and oil pump pickup tube. Use care when removing pan to avoid damaging either part. Remove oil pan bolts and lower pan.
Remove oil pump retaining bolts. Lower and twist pump to allow the oil pan to lower completely. Remove the pump and pan assembly from vehicle.
Remove and discard oil pan gasket.
Clean the oil pan mating surface.
NOTE: When using silicone rubber sealer, assembly should occur within 15 minutes after sealer application. After this time, the sealer may start to set up, and its sealing effectiveness could be reduced. Apply a 4.0-6.0 mm (1/5 inch) bead of Silicone Rubber D6AZ-19562-AA or -BA (or equivalent meeting Ford specifications ESB-M4G92-A and ESE-M4G195-A) to junction of rear main bearing cap and cylinder block and to junction of front cover assembly and cylinder block. Position oil pan gasket to cylinder block and secure it with Gasket and Trim Adhesive D7AZ-19B508-B (or equivalent meeting Ford specifications ESR-M11P17-A and ESE-M2G52-A).
Install oil pump assembly and bolt. Tighten bolt to 40-55 Nm (30-40 lb-ft).
NOTE: If oil pan is replaced with a new pan you must tighten new pan to spec then loosen and retighten. Position oil pan to cylinder block and install oil pan to engine bolts. Tighten bolts to 10-14 Nm (7-10 lb-ft).
Remove jack stand and install transmission insulator retaining nuts. Tighten nuts to 85-118 Nm (63-87 lb-ft).
NOTE: When replacing low oil level sensor, use a new metal gasket with a rubber O-ring. Install low oil level sensor. Tighten sensor to 20-34 Nm (15-25 lb-ft).
Install transmission inspection cover and retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 10-14 Nm (7-10 lb-ft).
Install starter motor and bolts. Tighten bolts to 22-28 Nm (17-20 lb-ft).
Securely install starter motor splash shield.
Install lifting device and support engine. Remove wood blocks and lower engine back into original position. Remove lifting device and Rotunda Engine Lifting Sling 014-00036 (or equivalent). Remove lifting brackets from right and left exhaust manifolds.
Remove support straps, lower radiator into position, and install radiator bolts to core support. Position fan shroud and install the retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 6-8 Nm (52-71 lb-in).
Install engine mount nuts and tighten to 98-132 Nm (72-97 lb-ft).
Connect 42-pin connector to the bracket and install oil level indicator.
Install engine air cleaner outlet tube assembly. Connect IAT sensor, MAF sensor, and crankcase ventilation hose. Securely tighten the hose clamp.
NOTE: When battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms can occur while powertrain control module (PCM) (12A650) relearns its adaptive strategy. Vehicle may need to be driven 16 km (10 miles) or more to relearn strategy. Connect battery ground cable.
Fill crankcase with correct viscosity and amount of engine oil.
Open the window. Remove the trim panel and watershield and support the window.
Disconnect the power window motor connector.
There may be a drill dimple in the door panel, opposite the concealed motor retaining bolt. Drill out the dimple to gain access to the bolt. Be careful to avoid damage to the wires. Remove the motor mounting bolts and remove the motor and regulator assembly.
Separate the motor and drive from the regulator on a workbench.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Check for smooth operation before installing the trim panel.
Raise the window fully if possible. If not, you will have to support the window during this procedure. Disconnect the battery ground.
Remove the door trim panel.
Disconnect the window motor wiring harness.
There may be a drill dimple in the door panel, opposite the concealed motor retaining bolt. Drill out the dimple to gain access to the bolt. Be careful to avoid damage to the wires.
Remove the motor mounting bolts (front door) or rivets(rear door).
Push the motor towards the outside of the door to disengage it from the gears. You'll have to support the window glass once the motor is disengaged.
Remove the motor from the door.
Installation is the reverse of removal. To avoid rusting in the drilled areas, prime and paint the exposed metal, or, cover the holes with waterproof body tape. Make sure that the motor works properly before installing the trim panel.
On passenger side, inside of cab there is a fuel inertia switch mounted
on the firewall by where feet go. There is a button underneath, push it.
This will reset switch. Truck should get fuel now and start. These
switches get weak and if passenger kicks it truck will shut down. Will
still turn over but not start.
YOUR VENT COVER SHOULD COME RIGHT OFF GIVING YOU ACESS TO THE WIPER MOTOR AND THE CLIP AND NUT THE CLIP IS VERY TRICKY TO PUT BACK ON BUT WITH COVER OFF YOU SHOULD NOT LOOSE THE CLIP IT WILL JUST FALL IN CAVITY UNDER NEATH WIPER ARM ASSEMBLY GOOD LUCK