2005-2009 Ford Mustang 4.6L 3-Valve
Lift the alternator up off its mounting studs
and carefully place it on the passenger side fender well. Protect the fender wall using a thick
shop towel or fender cover.
Remove the two alternator-mounting studs
by placing a 6mm socket wrench on the hex ends
of the studs or “double-nutting” them and un- screwing them from the engine block.
Double Nutted Stud
On the passenger side of the vehicle,
under the nose, locate the white plastic radia- tor drain valve. Open the valve and collect the
coolant in a clean drain pan for re-use later in the
Radiator Drain Valve
Remove the coolant hoses from the cool-
ant manifold. Use a pair of pliers to squeeze the clamps that secure them. Pull both hoses free from the coolant manifold. Also remove the pas- senger side coolant hose from where it meets the radiator and set this hose aside for future modifi-
Coolant Hoses and Clamps