Question about Ford Taurus
Here are complete instructions from autozone.com. It doesn't show the clearance, but it does tell you what has to come off to clear.
Windshield wipers Cowl extension Emission vacuum control connector at the right side of the dash panel Hood Steering column pinch bolt Mass Airflow (MAF) sensor connector Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor Air cleaner assembly Idle Air Control (IAC) valve connector Throttle Position (TP) sensor connector Fuel lines Intake manifold vacuum hoses Ground straps Powertrain Control Module (PCM) connector Engine control sensor wiring harness connectors from the bracket located at the top of the transaxle Evaporative emission canister purge valve connector Crankcase vent hose Accelerator cable Cruise control actuator Shift cable and lever Secondary air injection pump relay connector Main emission vacuum control connector near the fan shroud Radiator hoses Heater hoses Transaxle oil cooler lines Power steering return hose Alternator wiring harness connectors A/C compressor lines A/C pressure cutoff switch, if equipped Front wheels Stabilizer bar links Lower ball joints Outer tie rod ends Halfshafts Radiator splash shield Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensors Dual converter Y-pipe Power steering pressure switch connector Power steering pressure hose
Fig. Throttle and cruise control cables-2001-04 3.0L (VIN U) engine shown
Fig. Throttle Position (TP) sensor and Intake Air Control (IAC) valve connectors-2001-04 3.0L (VIN U) engine shown
Fig. Support the powertrain when removing the subframe bolts
Starter motor Torque converter Transaxle flange bolts
Separate the engine from the transaxle.
Posted on Oct 13, 2010
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