1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual - Custom, Galaxie 500, LTD, Ranch Wagon, XL, Monterey

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1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
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This 934 page 1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Service Manual is a licensed printed reproduction. It provides detailed and comprehensive service and repair information and covers the full-size 1968 Ford and Mercury automobiles, engines and transmissions listed below:

MODELS COVERED:

  • 1968 Ford Country Sedan
  • 1968 Ford Country Squire
  • 1968 Ford Custom 500
  • 1968 Ford Custom
  • 1968 Ford Galaxie 500
  • 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 XL
  • 1968 Ford LTD
  • 1968 Ford Ranch Wagon
  • 1968 Mercury Colony Park
  • 1968 Mercury Commuter
  • 1968 Mercury Marquis
  • 1968 Mercury Montclair
  • 1968 Mercury Monterey
  • 1968 Mercury Park Lane

ENGINES:
  • 240 cubic inch 6-cylinder - includes Taxi and Police versions
  • 302 cubic inch V8
  • 390 cubic inch V8
  • 428 cubic inch V8
  • 428 cubic inch V8 Police
  • 427 cubic inch V8 High-Performance


TRANSMISSIONS:
  • General Transmission Service
  • 3 Speed Manual Shift
  • 4-Speed Manual Shift
  • C4 Automatic
  • FMX-MX Transmission
  • C6 Automatic


Book Excerpt: 1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual

MANUAL SHIFT TRANSMISSION - COUNTERSHAFT GEAR BEARINGS

  1. Remove the dummy shaft, fifty roller bearings, and the two bearing retainer washers from the counter-shaft gear (Fig. 19).
  2. Coat the bore in each end of the countershaft gear with grease.
  3. Hold the dummy shaft in the gear and install the twenty-five roller bearings and a retainer washer in each end of the gear.
  4. Position the countershaft gear, dummy shaft, and roller bearings in the case.
  5. Place the case in a vertical position. Align the gear bore and the thrust washers with the bores in the case and install the countershaft.
  6. Place the case in a horizontal position and check the countershaft gear end play with a feeler gauge. The end play should be within specification, replace the thrust washers.
  7. After establishing the correct end play, install the dummy shaft in the countershaft gear and allow the gear to remain at the bottom of the case until the output and input shafts have been installed.

FUEL SYSTEM/AUTOLITE MODEL 4300 4-V CARBURETOR - MAIN BODY TO THROTTLE BODY
  1. Position the main body on a working surface with the fuel bowl down.
  2. Position the main body to throttle body gasket on the main body.
  3. Position the throttle body on the main body and install retaining screws.
  4. Invert the main body and throttle body so the fuel bowl is upward.
  5. Install the power valve and main jets in the main body.
  6. Install the choke to throttle lockout lever.
  7. Place the accelerator pump ball check in the pump inlet hole of the pump chamber. Install the ball check retaining ring. The retaining ring must be installed with the tangs over the pump inlet hole as shown in Fig. 47, Part I, Section 2.
  8. Place the accelerator pump discharge needle into the pump discharge cavity.

This manual is the perfect guide and a must-have resource for the serious DIY Ford/Mercury mechanic or restorer. It will most definitely help you with the repair, restoration or service of your 1968 Ford or Mercury.

Additionally, it provides hundreds of detailed schematics and drawings to illustrate the textual steps required for complete tear-down and rebuild of every 1968 Ford and Mercury component.

This item is reproduced under a licensing agreement with Ford Motor Company. It is an exact reprint of the original manual on acid-free paper.


Subject: 1968 Ford and Mercury OEM Shop Manual | OEM Part Number: Form 7098-68

Specifications
  • Publisher: Ford Motor Company
  • Pages: 934 - Hundreds of b&w photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Years: 1968
Table of Contents
1968 Ford and Mercury Factory Shop Manual
TABLE of CONTENTS:
  • Vehicle Identification
  • Brakes
  • Suspension, Steering, Wheels, and Tires
  • Rear Axle
  • Drive Shaft and Clutch
  • Manual Shift Transmission
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Engine
  • Ignition System
  • Fuel System
  • Cooling System
  • Exhaust System
  • Charging System
  • Starting System
  • Lighting System, Horns and Instruments
  • Ventilating, Heating and Accessories
  • Body, Doors, and Windows
  • Trim, Seats, and Convertible Top
  • Schematics
Sample Page:
Below: 1968 Ford Mercury Shop Manual Sample Page - Engine
1968 Ford Mercury Shop Manual Sample Page - Engine
Sample Page:
Below: 1968 Ford Mercury Shop Manual Sample Page - Trim and Seats
1968 Ford Mercury Shop Manual Sample Page - Trim and Seats
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