Ford Mondeo since 2000
1. Introduction
2. Equipment
2.1. In due time take care of spare details
2.2. Tools – base equipment
2.3. Special tools and accessories
2.4. Experience business – a professional advice for fans
2.5. Councils for visiting a workshop
2.6. Safety first of all – the first precept of the one who helps itself
2.7. The practical tool for lifting – a jack
3. Care of the car
4. Engines
5. Greasing system
6. Cooling system
7. System of injection of fuel
8. Ignition system
9. Fuel system
10. Transmission
11. A running gear
12. Brake system
13. The electrotechnical equipment
14. Electroschemes
15. Car salon
16. A body
17. Technical characteristics
18. The help at malfunctions



2.7. The practical tool for lifting – a jack

Ford serially equips Mondeo with a jack of parallel type which is established on the places taken away for it under thresholds of doors. Correct «lifting points» in front also are behind marked on thresholds. An onboard jack it is quite enough for the majority of a jobbing of height of lifting, in the presence of the rigid basis between a leg of a jack and a place of standing the lifting height can even be increased a little. However, it is necessary to enclose a small plate. Then the jack costs more steadily, its leg does not press on a ground. However be cautious, the automobile jack – and already tells its name about it – is intended to lift exclusively car only: it at all will not replace stable and steady against vibrations «a working scene».

Installation only under a door threshold: onboard jack Mondeo.

For own safety – rigid подставные goats

Therefore never prop up even at the big haste the Mondeo at performance of works under the bottom only one jack: at worst you can pay with the life for the bravery. Therefore operate for certain and use подставные goats who are offered by trade in the various sizes and designs. It is quite enough two goats for the majority of works. Dare at acquisition треножных goats with the developing legs, not used goats take not enough place in a workshop. Pay attention to presence of a sign on technical control GS and answering to yours Mondeo to elevating loading.

Installation in correct position: after подставные goats 2 have been established in a proper place, extend a remote tube 1 as far as possible from a support and fix a safety bolt 3 in the nearest aperture. If the car is necessary for lowering, pay attention to that goats were in «the weakened condition» and are not warped.

Without IF or BUT – put the car on goats for protection from fluctuations


    Establish the car on the firm basis and before the work beginning take out all heavy subjects from salon and a luggage carrier. Establish before the beginning of work a manual brake and substitute at least under one not brake wheel a lining wedge with land contact: as a last resort it is possible to take advantage of a large stone. One only established manual brake cannot provide sufficient safety, and for its some works it is necessary even to release. The onboard jack together with a key for wheel bolts is over the left wheel niche in a luggage carrier. Before establishing a jack under a door threshold as it is possible further, lift a jack so that its emphasis almost reached threshold heights. In general, it is necessary to watch that the jack settled down vertically in relation to a body. Attention: establish a jack only in reception places. The garage mobile jack should be established only with a wooden bar distributing loading under a door threshold or other suitable reception point (for example, a cross-beam). Establish a jack on necessary working height and prop up a body in a suitable place of the bottom подставным a goat. Use also goats only with linings distributing loading (for example, эбонит, a wooden bar). Before installation of goats attentively check up retaining places: whether there are here metal bends, cable plaits, топливопроводы or brake pipelines? Trenozhnye goats will stand reliably enough if one of legs settles down outside, and two others are directed to the car middle. Necessarily pay attention to an arrangement of legs, especially if some goats are used. Otherwise can happen so that already established goat at a raising others can overturn aside.

    So you Mondeo will stand and not to fluctuate: corresponding adjusting points are marked in drawing by points 1 and 2. In them, without worrying about what, it is possible to establish easy подставные goats, a mobile garage jack or the automobile lift with a platform. If, certainly, for special works other places of the car means брусков from firm wood it is desirable to "increase" adjoining surfaces of a jack as much as possible are used.

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