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Ford Mustang III (1979-1993) service and repair manuals

A repair manual for your Ford Mustang III (1979-1993)? Here are Haynes and other workshop manuals to service Ford sports cars. They provide detailed instructions for troubleshooting and to repair or replace parts.

Ford Mustang III (1979-1993) / Mercury Capri (1979-1986) - Haynes Repair Manual

Haynes Repair Manual on the:
- Ford Mustang Ghia and Cobra (1979-1993)
- Mercury Capri Ghia and RS (1979-1986).

Gasoline engines:
- 4 cylinders - 2.3 litre (incl. Turbo)
- 6 cylinders - 3.3 litre
- V8, including turbo.

This Haynes guide on the Ford Mustang and Mercury Capri provides photos and detailed step-by-step instructions for maintaining and fixing the gasoline engines (distribution, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals, and crankshaft).
It also addresses issues related to cooling, air conditioning, the fuel system, exhaust plus the starting and charging system. Furthermore, it includes guidance for tasks involving the remaining vehicle components such as the clutch, gearbox (removal and installation), propshafts, braking system, suspension, steering box, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Covers U.S. and Canadian models.
  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:27 x 21 x 1.5 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.59 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Manuals, Inc. (USA, 1988)
Series:Haynes Auto Repair Manual (36050)
Book: Ford Mustang III (1979-1993) / Mercury Capri (1979-1986) - Haynes Repair Manual

Ford Mustang III (1979-1993) / Mercury Capri (1979-1986)

Language: English

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Fox Body Mustang (1979-1993) - Restoration

Forty years after its introduction, the Fox Body Mustang has come of age. In this Restoration book from CarTech, all the procedures and best practices for restoring your Fox-Body will be covered.
Never before has Fox Body Mustang restoration been covered in a full-color instructional format. If you are considering a full-blown restoration, or would just like some good advice on how to repair certain sections of your car, this restoration guide is a valuable tool in your toolbox.

Chapter subjects include:
- a history of the cars
- tools and equipment required;
- body repair;
- interior refurbishment;
- the climate control system;
- wheels;
- engine and driveline rebuilding;
- electrical troubleshooting and repair;
- and finally a large index of Fox Mustang facts, including paint codes, production numbers, option codes, data plate decoding, and more.

Author:Jim Smart
Specs:192 pages, 28 x 21.5 cm / 11 x 8.5 in, paperback
Illustrations:626 colour photographs
Publisher:CarTech Inc (USA, 2020)
Book: Fox Body Mustang (1979-1993) - Restoration

Fox Body Mustang (1979-1993) - Restoration

Language: English

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Ford Mustang (1989-1993) - Chilton Repair Manual

Chilton Repair Manual on the Ford Mustang.

Model years: 1989-1993.

This Chilton workshop manual on the Ford Mustang III covers maintenance, repair and overhaul of the gasoline engines (distribution, camshaft, inlet and outlet valves, cylinder head, crankshaft, lubricating system and gaskets).
It also addresses the cooling, air conditioning, fuel system, exhaust and the electrical system. Additionally, it provides instructions for working on other vehicle components, such as the clutch, transmission (only removal and installation), front and rear axles, springs and shock absorbers, the steering system, brakes and body.

  • Covers U.S. and Canadian models.
  • Includes technical specifications, adjustment data, torque wrench settings and wiring diagrams.
  • Tables for troubleshooting and identification of models and engines.

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Specs:616 pages, 27.5 x 20.5 x 1.8 cm / 10.8 x 8.1 x 0.71 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Chilton Automotive Books (USA, 2014)
Series:Chilton Auto Repair Manual (26606)
Book: Ford Mustang (1989-1993) - Chilton Repair Manual

Ford Mustang (1989-1993)

Language: English

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Ford Mustang 5.0 - The Official Technical Reference and Performance Handbook (1979-1993)

This handbook is the number-one data source for V-8 Mustang and Capri owners. It contains all the data you need to master a V-8 Mustang's major mechanical workings.
Most importantly, the Handbook provides you with the crucial keys to your car's performance potential. And it features all the popular treatments and modifications that third-generation V-8 Mustang owners and tuners have found to be most effective.

Covers all 1979-1993 Mustangs including:
- L, GL, GLX, Ghia, Pace Car, LX 5.0L, Limited Edition LX, Summer Special LX 5.0L, Special Service GL, Special Service LX, GT, Cobra, Cobra R-Model, Mustang SV0, Turbo GT
- Lincoln-Mercury Capri GS and RS.

- Complete door tag and VIN translations, plus V-8 engine, transmission and rear end codes.
- A year-by-year (1979-93) review of what Ford built, with a breakdown of powertrain and driveline specs.
- Critical specs and detailed data on all production 5.0-liter H.O. and GT-40 engine hardware including, blocks, cranks, pistons, rods, heads, cams, intake, ignition, exhaust and cooling systems, as well as all factory-fitted transmissions and rear ends, plus suggested upgrades.
- Complete specifications on original equipment suspension, braking and steering systems, as well as popular improvement paths and equipment.
- Comprehensive coverage of the limited-production 1993 Mustang Cobra and the already rare 1993 Cobra R-Model.
- A complete review of Fox-body Mustang police cars, with detailed discussions of their Special Service systems and equipment.
- Parts and systems replacement references include interchangability, conversions, and swaps.
- Hands-on tips and tricks reveal low-cost horsepower sources.
- Analysis of the most effective approaches to improving a 5-liter Mustang's output: supercharging, nitrous-oxide, turbocharging and increased displacement.

Author:Al Kirschenbaum
Specs:442 pages, 28 x 21 x 2.4 cm / 11 x 8.25 x 0.94 in, paperback
Illustrations:272 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bentley Publishers (USA, 2000)
Book: Ford Mustang 5.0 - The Official Technical Reference and Performance Handbook (1979-1993)

Ford Mustang 5.0 - The Official Technical Reference and Performance Handbook (1979-1993)

Language: English

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