Free Ford Thunderbird repair manuals and diagrams – descriptions of Ford Thunderbird submodels, technical characteristics, disassembly/assembly step-by-step procedures and tools, inspection, testing and troubleshooting, detailed description of works and all necessary diagrams, easy-to-follow photos, exclusive councils of skilled mechanics and many other things… Ford Thunderbird submodels covered: Ford Thunderbird 1989-1997, Ford Thunderbird 2000-2005. All Ford Thunderbird repair manuals are written specifically for the do-it-yourselfer.
- tune-up and routine maintenance;
- V6 and 5.0L V8 engines;
- 4.6L V8 engines;
- 3.9L V8 engine;
- general engine overhaul procedures;
- cooling, heating and air conditioning systems;
- fuel and exhaust systems;
- engine electrical systems;
- emissions control systems;
- manual transmission;
- automatic transmission;
- clutch and drivetrain;
- suspension and steering systems;
- chassis electrical system;
- wiring diagrams.
The 10th generation Ford Thunderbird was available since 1989 in a notchback coupe body style (four trim levels were available: Base, LX, SC and Sport). The Base and LX models were powered by 3.8L (3,797 cc) Ford Essex OHV V6 making 140 hp (104.5 kW) at 3800 rpm and 215 lb·ft (292 N·m) at 2400 rpm. This engine was mated to 4-speed Ford AOD automatic transmission. The SC (Super Coupe) model was powered by 3.8L (3,797 cc) Ford Essex Supercharged V6 making 210 hp (156.5 kW) at 4000 rpm and 315 lb·ft (427 N·m) at 2600 rpm with a 5-speed Mazda M5OD manual transmission or a 4-speed Ford AOD automatic transmission. The Sport model was powered by 5.0L (4,942 cc) Ford Windsor V8 302 making 200 hp (149 kW) at 4000 rpm and 275 lb·ft (373 N·m) at 3000 rpm with a 4-speed Ford AOD automatic transmission.
Class: grand tourer
Engines: 3.8L Essex 140 hp (104.5 kW) 1989-1997; 3.8L Essex Supercharged [SC-trim 1989-1995 only]; 4.6L Modular 205 hp (153 net) 1994-1997; 5.0L Windsor 200 hp (149 kW) 1991-1993
Transmissions: 4-speed AOD automatic 1989-1993; 4-speed 4R70W automatic 1994-1997; 5-speed M5R2 manual [SC-trim 1989-1995 only]
The 11th generation Ford Thunderbird was available since 2000 in a convertible body style with a soft top and an optional removable hardtop. Vehicles were equipped with the 3.9L (3,950 cc) Jaguar AJ30 V8 making 252 hp (188 kW) at 6100 rpm and 267 lb·ft (362 N·m) at 4300 rpm and the 5-speed Ford 5R55E automatic transmission only.
Class: grand tourer
Engines: 3.9L AJ30 252 hp (188 kW)
Transmissions: 5-speed 5R55E automatic
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