Tuesday, March 13, 2012

How to replace Thermostat on Ford E series?

Ford E series thermostat replacing procedure is as follows:----


Removal & Installation
4.6L, 5.4L & 6.8L ENGINES
6.0L ENGINE

Procedure is mentioned below: -------


4.6L, 5.4L & 6.8L Engines



Specific to:
Ford E-150 2008-2009
Ford E-250 2008-2009
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Drain the engine cooling system.
  4. Remove the air intake assembly.
  5. Disconnect the upper radiator hose for access if necessary.
  6. Remove the mounting bolts and position the thermostat housing aside.
  7. Remove the thermostat and discard the O-ring.

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  1. Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat assembly-Gasoline Engines
To install:
  1. Install the thermostat using a new O-ring.
  2. Install the thermostat housing and tighten the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  3. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal.
  4. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.

6.0L Engine



Specific to:
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Drain the engine cooling system.
  4. Remove the six pushpin retainers and upper air deflector.
  5. Remove the four bolts for the power steering reservoir bracket.
  6. Remove the three bolts and power steering fluid indicator. Remove the power steering reservoir mounting bracket. Install the power steering fluid indicator and position aside.
  7. Disconnect the coolant hoses from the Air Cleaner (ACL) outlet pipe.
  8. Loosen the two clamps and remove the ACL outlet pipe.
    NOTE
    If there is any oil residue, clean both connecting ports and the inside surface of the Charge Air Cooler (CAC) tube to prevent the tube from blowing off.
  9. Loosen the 2 clamps and remove the CAC tube.
  10. Disconnect and position the upper radiator hose aside.
  11. Remove the nut and position the fuel line retainer aside.
  12. Remove the two stud bolts, thermostat assembly and discard the O-ring seal.
  13. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Tighten the housing mounting bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).

    Click image to see an enlarged view
    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat assembly-6.0L Engine


This details will help.
Thanks.


FOR MORE HELP GO TO: ---

Car repair guide?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/car-repair-guide.html



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