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Old 07-21-2005, 21:01   #1 (permalink)
Joe-46er
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Engine replacement - 96 Taurus (Sable)

My son blew the motor on my 96 Sable SW. I got a good used one from
an e-bay seller.

Would someone give me some tips on replacement? Eg: pull the tranny
with it? While it's out should I replace the freeze plugs (heard they
had a problem there) etc etc.

I have a garage lift available to me as well as a cherry picker and
umteen bazillion tools.

Thanks.



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Old 07-22-2005, 07:02   #2 (permalink)
Tom Adkins
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Re: Engine replacement - 96 Taurus (Sable)

Joe-46er wrote:
> My son blew the motor on my 96 Sable SW. I got a good used one from
> an e-bay seller.
>
> Would someone give me some tips on replacement? Eg: pull the tranny
> with it? While it's out should I replace the freeze plugs (heard they
> had a problem there) etc etc.
>
> I have a garage lift available to me as well as a cherry picker and
> umteen bazillion tools.
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> _________________________________
>
> "Take a little 5FU, leucovorin and irenotecan for thy stomach's sake." -- 1 Timothy 5:23 (adapted)


Good thing you have a lift. The motor comes out through the bottom. You drop engine,
trans, and engine cradle then pull out the motor. You will need a good hydraulic table
for this.
You could disconnect everything and set the cradle/engine/trans on the ground then
lift the car off.
You should have a Ford shop manual if you're not familiar with major repairs on this
car. The Ford Shop manuals on CD are available on Ebay for about $10-20.
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Old 07-23-2005, 16:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Engine replacement - 96 Taurus (Sable)

On Fri, 22 Jul 2005 07:35:47 -0400, Tom Adkins
<newton5@remove.comcast.net> wrote:

>Joe-46er wrote:
>> My son blew the motor on my 96 Sable SW. I got a good used one from
>> an e-bay seller.
>>
>> Would someone give me some tips on replacement? Eg: pull the tranny
>> with it? While it's out should I replace the freeze plugs (heard they
>> had a problem there) etc etc.
>>
>> I have a garage lift available to me as well as a cherry picker and
>> umteen bazillion tools.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>> _________________________________
>>
>> "Take a little 5FU, leucovorin and irenotecan for thy stomach's sake." -- 1 Timothy 5:23 (adapted)

>
> Good thing you have a lift. The motor comes out through the bottom. You drop engine,
>trans, and engine cradle then pull out the motor. You will need a good hydraulic table
>for this.
> You could disconnect everything and set the cradle/engine/trans on the ground then
>lift the car off.
> You should have a Ford shop manual if you're not familiar with major repairs on this
>car. The Ford Shop manuals on CD are available on Ebay for about $10-20.


Thanks. I found a local garage that will do it for $225 with one day
turn over !

Couldn't pass that up!






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Old 07-23-2005, 20:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Engine replacement - 96 Taurus (Sable)

On Sat, 23 Jul 2005 21:19:53 GMT, Joe-46er
<nobody@nospam.com> wrote:

>On Fri, 22 Jul 2005 07:35:47 -0400, Tom Adkins
><newton5@remove.comcast.net> wrote:
>
>>Joe-46er wrote:
>>> My son blew the motor on my 96 Sable SW. I got a good used one from
>>> an e-bay seller.
>>>
>>> Would someone give me some tips on replacement? Eg: pull the tranny
>>> with it? While it's out should I replace the freeze plugs (heard they
>>> had a problem there) etc etc.
>>>
>>> I have a garage lift available to me as well as a cherry picker and
>>> umteen bazillion tools.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _________________________________
>>>
>>> "Take a little 5FU, leucovorin and irenotecan for thy stomach's sake." -- 1 Timothy 5:23 (adapted)

>>
>> Good thing you have a lift. The motor comes out through the bottom. You drop engine,
>>trans, and engine cradle then pull out the motor. You will need a good hydraulic table
>>for this.
>> You could disconnect everything and set the cradle/engine/trans on the ground then
>>lift the car off.
>> You should have a Ford shop manual if you're not familiar with major repairs on this
>>car. The Ford Shop manuals on CD are available on Ebay for about $10-20.

>
>Thanks. I found a local garage that will do it for $225 with one day
>turn over !
>
>Couldn't pass that up!
>
>
>


Lucky dog!!


>
>
>
>_________________________________
>
>"Take a little 5FU, leucovorin and irenotecan for thy stomach's sake." -- 1 Timothy 5:23 (adapted)


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Old 07-24-2005, 21:01   #5 (permalink)
Bob
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Re: Engine replacement - 96 Taurus (Sable)


"lugnut" <lugnut@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:q8r5e1t617n680ocn5e0eotto6f76hb4l5@4ax.com...
> On Sat, 23 Jul 2005 21:19:53 GMT, Joe-46er
> <nobody@nospam.com> wrote:
>
>>On Fri, 22 Jul 2005 07:35:47 -0400, Tom Adkins
>><newton5@remove.comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>>Joe-46er wrote:
>>>> My son blew the motor on my 96 Sable SW. I got a good used one from
>>>> an e-bay seller.
>>>>
>>>> Would someone give me some tips on replacement? Eg: pull the tranny
>>>> with it? While it's out should I replace the freeze plugs (heard they
>>>> had a problem there) etc etc.
>>>>
>>>> I have a garage lift available to me as well as a cherry picker and
>>>> umteen bazillion tools.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> _________________________________
>>>>
>>>> "Take a little 5FU, leucovorin and irenotecan for thy stomach's
>>>> sake." -- 1 Timothy 5:23 (adapted)
>>>
>>> Good thing you have a lift. The motor comes out through the bottom. You
>>> drop engine,
>>>trans, and engine cradle then pull out the motor. You will need a good
>>>hydraulic table
>>>for this.
>>> You could disconnect everything and set the cradle/engine/trans on the
>>> ground then
>>>lift the car off.
>>> You should have a Ford shop manual if you're not familiar with major
>>> repairs on this
>>>car. The Ford Shop manuals on CD are available on Ebay for about $10-20.

>>
>>Thanks. I found a local garage that will do it for $225 with one day
>>turn over !
>>
>>Couldn't pass that up!
>>
>>
>>

>
> Lucky dog!!


We shall see, that is about a 12 hour job for someone who knows what they
are doing. You know what they say about things that sound too good to be
true.
Bob


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