NOTE: FORD RACING AND THE MANUFACTURER HAVE ONLY VALIDATED THIS INTAKE MANIFOLD IN ITS AS-MANUFACTURED STATE AND IN ITS SPECIFIED ASSEMBLY CONFIGURATION AS DEFINED ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE USER ACCEPTS ALL RISKS IF THEY CHOSE TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATIONS TO THE INTAKE MANIFOLD; INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MANIFOLD DISASSEMBLY. WHILE THIS INTAKE MANIFOLD HAS THE APPEARANCE OF A TAKE-APART INTAKE MANIFOLD, THIS IS NOT INTENDED OR RECOMMENDED. THE INTAKE MANIFOLD HAS BEEN LEAK CHECKED AT THE FACTORY PRIOR TO DELIVERY AND DISASSEMBLY OF THE UPPER INTAKE ANIFOLD FOR INTERNAL MODIFCIATION OR INSPECTION, WILL MAKE IT VERY DIFFICULT ND/OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE CUSTOMER TO RESEAL THE INTAKE MANIFOLD TO THE ORIGINAL SPECIFICATIONS.
FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE RELEASE:
WARNING: Do not smoke, carry lighted tobacco or have an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel-related component. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.
WARNING: Do not carry personal electronic devices such as cell phones, pagers or audio equipment of any type when working on or near any fuel-related component. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.
WARNING: Before working on or disconnecting any of the fuel tubes or fuel system components, relieve the fuel system pressure to prevent accidental spraying of fuel. Fuel in the fuel system remains under high pressure, even when the engine is not running. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.
NOTE: The Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM) is located in the spare tire stowage compartment. Disconnect the FPDM electrical connector(s).
STEP 1: Start the engine and allow it to idle until it stalls.
STEP 2: After the engine stalls, crank the engine for approximately 10 seconds to make sure the fuel injection supply manifold pressure has been released.
STEP 3: Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
STEP 1: Disconnect battery at negative (black) terminal.
STEP 2: Disconnect electrical connections to throttle body, mass air flow sensor, fuel pressure sensor, fuel injectors and CMCV. Some connectors have a red lock on them. You will need to slide the lock back before you can disconnect the connector. The CMCV connector has a push-in retainer that needs to be removed from the bracket with a panel-popper tool. This connection does not get used with the new intake manifold.