Ford Mustang 1979 – 1992 Mercury Capri 1979 – 1986 Haynes Service Repair Manual

The purpose of this manual is to help you get the best value from your vehicle. It can do so in several ways. It can help you decide what work must be done, even if you choose to have it done by a dealer service department or a repair shop; it provides information and procedures for routine maintenance and servicing, and it offers diagnostic and repair procedures to follow when trouble occurs.

We hope you use the manual to tackle the work yourself. For many simpler jobs, doing it yourself may be quicker than arranging an appointment to get the vehicle into a shop and making the trips to leave it and pick it up. More importantly, a lot of money can be saved by avoiding the expense the shop must pass on to you to cover its labor and overhead costs. An added benefit is the sense of satisfaction and accomplishment that you feel after doing the job yourself.

Using the manual
The manual is divided into Chapters. Each Chapter is divided into numbered Sections, which are headed in bold type between horizontal lines. Each Section consists of consecutively numbered paragraphs.

At the beginning of each numbered Section you will be referred to any illustrations which apply to the procedures in that Section. The reference numbers used in illustration captions pinpoint the pertinent Section and the Step within that Section. That is, illustration 3.2 means the illustration refers to Section 3 and Step (or paragraph) 2 within that Section.

Procedures, once described in the text, are not normally repeated. When it’s necessary to refer to another Chapter, the reference will be given as Chapter and Section number. Cross references given without use of the word “Chapter” apply to Sections and/or paragraphs in the same Chapter. For example, “see Section 8″ means in the same Chapter.

References to the left or right side of the vehicle assume you are sitting in the driver’s seat, facing forward.

Eventhough we have prepared this manual with extreme care, neither the publisher nor the author can accept responsibility for any errors in, or omissions from, the information given.

Ford Mustang is a Ford Motor Company’s Pony Car-based cult car.

Initial version 11233 (1964/65-1973) was created on the basis of the Ford Falcon family sedan (creator Li Yacocca and his team). The first serial Mustang came down from the conveyor on March 9, 1964, as a 1965 model (the unofficial designation “model 1964 1/2” is used in the collection of collectors relative to the Mustang release until the fall of 1964). On April 17, the car was presented to the public in New York, and on April 19th it was shown on all three American television networks. The promotion of the car was accompanied by an active advertising campaign. It was one of the most successful prime masters in the history of automotive.

The sixth-generation Ford Mustang sports car debuted on the US market in September 2014, and in 2015, the car officially began to sell in Europe – for the first time in the history of the model. Ford Company has refused to sell the Mustangs in Russia.

Coupé and cabriolets are equipped with a turbo engine 2.3 EcoBoost (317 hp) or an atmospheric engine V8 5.0 with a capacity of 421 liters. with., and on Ford Mustang put also the engine V6 3.7, developing 300 forces. The cars are equipped with a six-speed “mechanic” or an automatic box with the same number of steps. In all versions – drive on the rear wheels.

In the American market, the Ford Mustang is offered at a price of 23.5 thousand dollars, in Western Europe the car costs from 35 thousand euros.


  • Introductory pages
  • About this manual
  • Introduction to the Ford Mustang/Mercury Capri
  • Vehicle identification numbers
  • Buying parts
  • Maintenance techniques, tools and working facilities
  • Booster battery (jump) starting
  • Jacking and towing
  • Automotive chemicals and lubricants
  • Safety first!
  • Conversion factors
  • Troubleshooting
  • Tune-up and routine maintenance
  • Four-cylinder engine
  • Inline six-cylinder engine
  • 2.8 liter V6 engine
  • 3.8 liter V6 and all V8 engines
  • General engine overhaul procedures
  • Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
  • Fuel and exhaust systems
  • Engine electrical systems
  • Emissions control systems
  • Manual transmissions
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Clutch and driveline
  • Brakes
  • Suspension and steering systems
  • Body
  • Chassis electrical system
  • Wiring diagrams

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 355

Ford Mustang 1979 – 1992 Mercury Capri 1979 – 1986 Haynes Service Repair Manual