2004-2007 Ford Freestar Fuel System–Evaporative Emissions Removal and Installation

…the testing, conditions of stable purging and vehicle speed must be satisfied. During the first stage, the EVAP canister vent solenoid is closed, while the EVAP canister purge valve remains open, applying and building vacuum in the system as indicated by the FTP sensor. This phase checks for major leaks in the EVAP system. In the second stage, the EVAP canister purge valve closes and the system looks for minimal decay rate in the vacuum, indicat…

2004-2007 Ford Freestar Engine/ Transmission Driveability ISSUES Removal and Installation

ISSUE Some 1999-2003 Windstar and 2004-2007 Freestar / Monterey vehicles built prior to 6/22/2006 may exhibit engine / transmission driveability issues due to water entering the powertrain control module (PCM) or transaxle vent. Symptoms may include various diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), harsh or delayed transmission shifts / engagements, no reverse engagement, engine overheat, engine lean condition causing a misfire (possibly leading to melte…

2000 Hyundai Accent Valve, Valve Guides and Springs Removal and Installation

1. Any valve seat insert that has been worn over the service limit should be removed at normal temperature after cutting away most of the insert wall, using valve seat cutters. 2. After removing the seat insert, machine the seat insert bore using a reamer or a cutter. Cut to the size shown in the table. 3. Heat the cylinder head to about 250° (480° and press in the oversize C F) seat insert. The oversize seat insert should be at normal room temp…

2008 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Valve Lash Valve Lash ADJUSTMENT

2.2L Engine Because the rocker arm fasteners are secured and tightened, valve lash is not adjustable on the 2.2L engine. If a valve- train problem is suspected, check that the rocker arm nuts are tightened to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm). Be very careful not to over- tighten the rocker arm nuts. ONLY tighten the nuts when the hydraulic lifter is resting on the base circle of the camshaft and not when it is held upward on the lobe. When valve lash falls o…

1996 Chevrolet Caprice Impala SS Heater Air Bleed Valve Location

ENGINE Removal (Camaro & Firebird) 1. This procedure involves removing engine, transmission, engine frame and steering rack as an assembly through bottom of engine compartment. Discharge A/C system using approved refrigerant recovery/recycling equipment. Disconnect negative and positive battery cables. Raise and support vehicle. 2. Remove front wheels. Drain coolant and engine oil. Remove exhaust crossover pipe from intermediate pipe. Remove…