2000-01 ENGINE 5.4L V8 – VIN L

Removal (Expedition, Navigator & Pickup)
1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove hood. Remove air cleaner assembly. Remove accessory drive
belt. Drain cooling system. Remove radiator. Discharge A/C system using approved refrigerant
recovery/recycling equipment. Release fuel pressure and disconnect fuel lines. See FUEL PRESSURE
RELEASE & FUEL LINE CONNECTIONS .
2. Disconnect necessary harness and ground connections. Disconnect necessary water and vacuum
connections. Remove A/C condenser, and plug openings. Remove EGR manifold tube, and unclip mega
fuse holders from junction block bracket. Remove junction block bracket.
3. Remove intake manifold. See INTAKE MANIFOLD . Remove bulkhead connector cover. Unbolt
power steering bracket, and position reservoir and bracket assembly aside.
4. Raise and support vehicle. Remove starter. Remove A/C compressor, and plug openings. Remove
transmission cooler line from block mounted clip. Remove transmission inspection cover, torque
converter bolts and transmission-to engine bolts. Remove power steering retaining bolts, and position
power steering pump aside.
5. Disconnect dual-converter “Y” pipe from exhaust manifolds, and position aside. Remove right and left
engine mount bolts. Remove oil cooler, and position oil cooler aside. Remove oil filter adapter. Lower
vehicle and support transmission. Remove engine from vehicle.

Installation
1. To install, reverse removal procedure. Tighten all bolts to specification. See TORQUE
SPECIFICATIONS .
2. When installing fuel lines, fit NEW fuel resistant “O” rings (Brown) on fuel lines. Lightly coat “O” rings
with clean engine oil before installing. Clean fittings, and replace garter spring (if necessary).
3. Adjust all control cables and fluid levels. Refill cooling system. Evacuate and charge A/C system.

Removal (Van)
1. Disconnect negative battery cable(s). Discharge A/C system using approved refrigerant
recovery/recycling equipment. Release fuel pressure and disconnect fuel lines. See FUEL PRESSURE
RELEASE & FUEL LINE CONNECTIONS .
2. Disconnect necessary harness and ground connections. Remove intake manifold. See INTAKE
MANIFOLD . Remove air deflector, radiator grille, radiator grille opening panel and upper and lower
core supports. Remove radiator, fan shroud and cooling fan.
3. Remove headlight and side marker assemblies. Remove A/C condenser, and plug openings. Remove
accessory drive belt. Drain power steering fluid by disconnecting reservoir hose at power steering pump.
Disconnect high pressure hose at power steering pump. Remove lower radiator hose. Disconnect suction
hose at receiver-drier, and plug openings.
4. Raise and support vehicle. Disconnect dual-converter “Y” pipe at exhaust manifold. Drain engine oil and
remove oil filter. Remove oil cooler. Remove starter. Remove transmission-to-engine bolts.
5. Remove and discard torque converter nuts. Remove engine mount-to-subframe nuts. Lower vehicle.
Remove transmission oil filler tube. Support transmission. Remove engine from vehicle.

Installation
1. To install, reverse removal procedure. Replace torque converter nuts with NEW ones. Tighten all bolts to
specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS .
2. When installing fuel lines, fit NEW fuel resistant “O” rings (Brown) on fuel lines. Lightly coat “O” rings
with clean engine oil before installing. Clean fittings, and replace garter spring (if necessary).
3. Adjust all control cables and fluid levels. Refill cooling system. Evacuate and charge A/C system.

01. July 2018 by sam
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