Recently I posted a thread: http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forum...g-process.html
And to go straight to the point, I have a couple of questions on your post SHINERSTANG
that I really wanna quote and hope you or someone else may respond to it. Your explanation is AWESOME!! and I mean TOTALLY AWESOME
!! I just happen to have a hard time understanding some things I would like to remark on to make sure:
...Have a buddy bump over the motor until you can feel air blow out of the hole. This is the point where you need to stop...
Here, What did you mean by "bump over the motor" until you can feel air blow out of the hole? Is it to twist the main crank of the motor and force an engine cycle in order to put #1 cyl on top?
...Take a 21mm socket and put it on the crank pulley. Then turn the motor very slowly with a screwdriver in the #1 cylinder until you just feel the piston come to rest up top, and just before you feel it going down. This is TDC.
Very important question here, Do you actually put a screwdriver inside the COMBUSTION CHAMBER through the opening of spark plug #1!? It seems like an "AY CARAMBA" moment when I heard it since I've always heard nothing goes in there. I just need confirmation before I do it... but I trust you on that. Also, if I have an automatic trasmission, I should set it to NEUTRAL
before I attempt to move the engine, correct?
...Then you install the synchronizer. Before you tighten the bolt to the synchronizer down, make sure the metal piece(pin) is sticking up is exactly in the middle of the window where your sensor goes. You can rotate it anywhere at this point, just make sure you can put the sensor on afterwards...
This is where ignorance kicks in
... I need a picture, a sketch or something of that PIN
that you refer to. I believe it should be between the black sensor cap and the shaft of the synchronizer. I know there is a positive and negative on the black cap, but I have not dissassemble the part myself yet. I'm gonna need a lot of luck on this one. I'm a mechanic by heart and a little practice, but not by theory.
...It does not matter where the synchronizer lines up in relation where it used to be, it only matters when the cylinder is at TDC, and the pin is in the middle of the window. Maybe your syn/sensor was located at 8 o'clock when you took it out, and now it is at the 4 o'clock position? It doesn't matter where it ends up as long as the steps were followed to tell sensor that it is okay to fire the #1 injector as it comes to TDC and the pin is in the middle of the window. The magnet on the sensor itself will acknowledge that the pin just went bye......
Again, me and my ignorance, forgive me for it. I just don't know where this pin is, and less when you associate it with a "window". I need some help locating that pin you talk about.
The position of the shaft of the distributor with the little gear going into the crankshaft WOULD NOT AFFECT THE ENGINE FIRING CYCLE as long as CYL #1 is dead on top, right? Also, do you think it's a good idea to disconnect the battery with the fuel pump fuse too before starting? And please, post the firing cycle of the engine together with some explanation about that pin. I would truly appreciate it, sooooo much. Help me start 2010 squeak-free! It's annoying and I heard it could lock the engine if I don't replace it soon. I don't want any damage, there is a lonely MUSTANG sitting in a parking spot waiting for me to fix just that part. Lend me a hand!
I'm awakening from this dreadful nightmare. . . You all made it possible.