2005-2009 Ford Mustang 4.6L 3-Valve
On the bottom of the coolant manifold, in
the engine valley, locate the heater hose connec-
tor. Squeeze the two gray release latches and pull the connector free from the steel “elbow”.
Remove the gray release latches from the
elbow and insert them into the connector.
Remove the coolant manifold and the
two remaining bolts that secure it using a 10mm
Locate the Engine Coolant Tempera-
ture (ECT) connector clipped to the steel cool- ant pipes in the engine valley. Disconnect it by squeezing the release trigger of the connector
and pulling it apart.