Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Catalytic Converter Replacing for Ford, Mercury and Lincoln?

The details are as follows:----

Catalytic Converter

Removal & Installation

Shut off the electrical power to the air suspension system prior to hoisting or jacking an air suspension equipped vehicle. Failure to do so may result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs, which may result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

  1. If equipped with a fire suppression system, depower the system
  2. Raise and support the vehicle.
  3. If equipped, turn the air suspension switch OFF.
  4. For RH catalytic converter removal, disconnect the Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) electrical connector.
  5. Disconnect the Catalyst Monitor Sensor (CMS) electrical connector.
    To correctly seat the converter, alternately tighten the catalytic converter-to-exhaust manifold nuts to specification.
  6. Remove and discard the 2 catalytic converter-to-exhaust manifold nuts. To install, alternately tighten the new nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    Alternate tightening the catalytic converter-to-exhaust inlet pipe bolts to specifications to draw the flanges together evenly.
  7. Remove the 2 catalytic converter-to-inlet pipe bolts, the 2 flagnuts, the damper (if equipped) and the catalytic converter. Discard the bolts, the flagnuts and the gaskets. To install, alternately tighten the new bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    Clean the mating surfaces of the exhaust manifold, the outlet pipe and the catalytic converter.

    Always install new exhaust system fasteners and gaskets. Do not tighten the fasteners until all components are assembled. Make sure to tighten all fasteners beginning at the front of the vehicle.
  8. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  9. If equipped with a fire suppression system, repower the system.
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