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1979 Ford Granada ESS 2-door Sedan 4.1L automatic – Workshop Service & Repair Manual

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MANUFACTURER Ford (USA)
YEAR 1979
MODEL Granada 1st generation
ENGINE 4089 CC
DRIVE RWD
FUEL TYPE Gasoline (Petrol)
TRANSMISSION Automatic
Description

Explore the Road with Confidence: 1979 Ford Granada ESS 2-door Sedan 4.1L Automatic Workshop Service & Repair Manual

Unlock the full potential of your 1979 Ford Granada ESS with our comprehensive Workshop Service & Repair Manual. Tailored for the 2-door sedan variant equipped with a 4.1L automatic transmission, this manual is an indispensable resource for DIY enthusiasts and professional mechanics, ensuring optimal maintenance and repair of your vehicle.

These are the key features:

  • A Comprehensive Overview: Delve into detailed instructions covering every aspect of your 1979 Ford Granada ESS, providing a comprehensive understanding of the vehicle's mechanics, from the engine to the drivetrain.
  • User-Friendly Guidance: Clear diagrams and illustrations accompany each step, making complex repairs and maintenance tasks understandable and ensuring efficient vehicle servicing.
  • Expert Insights: Benefit from valuable tips and insights experienced mechanics share, enhancing your efficiency and proficiency during repairs and maintenance.

What It Covers:

DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR:

  • Engine Components & Diagnostics.
  • Fuel System.
  • Ignition System.
  • Exhaust System.
  • Transmission & Drivetrain.
  • Steering & Suspension.
  • Brakes & Traction Control.
  • Heating & Air Conditioning.
  • Electrical System.
  • Instrumentation & Warning Indicators.
  • Windows, Glass, and Wipers.
  • Lighting System.
  • Body & Frame.
  • Restraints & Safety Systems.

MAINTENANCE:

  • Fluid Checks & Replacements.
  • Filters & Belts.
  • Scheduled Service Intervals.
  • Tire Rotation & Replacement.
  • Brake Inspection & Service.
  • Battery Maintenance.
  • Cooling System Checks.
  • Routine Inspections for Optimal Performance.

Printable: Yes

Compatibility: Works with various electronic devices, including PC & Mac computers, tablets, and more.

Requirements: Adobe Reader, Foxit (free)

This Workshop Service and Repair Manual for the 1979 Ford Granada ESS ensures you have the knowledge and guidance to maintain, diagnose, and repair your vehicle efficiently. It empowers you to handle servicing tasks confidently, regardless of your expertise.

FAQs
  • How can I effectively deal with rust on my 1979 Ford Granada ESS?

                  • Thoroughly inspect the vehicle for rust spots, paying close attention to areas prone to rust, such as wheel wells and door panels.
                  • You can apply a rust converter by wire brushing loose rust to stop further corrosion.
                  • Sand down the affected areas and apply a primer followed by matching paint to restore the finish.
                  • Consider rustproofing treatments for long-term protection against corrosion.

                  Manual Suggestion: Refer to the body section of the manual for information on rust prevention and restoration techniques.

  • What steps should I take to prevent engine overheating in my Ford Granada ESS?

                    • Check the coolant level regularly and top up if necessary.
                    • Inspect the radiator for clogs or leaks and flush it if needed.
                    • Check the condition of the water pump and replace it if it is worn out.
                    • Ensure proper airflow to the radiator by clearing debris from the grille and ensuring the cooling fan operates correctly.

                    Advice from the manual: Consult the engine maintenance section for guidance on preventing and troubleshooting engine overheating.

  • How should I address oil leaks in my 1979 Ford Granada ESS?

                      • Identify the oil leak by examining the engine and surrounding components.
                      • Tighten or replace leaking gaskets, seals, or oil pan bolts.
                      • Clean the affected area thoroughly to remove oil residue and prevent further leaks.
                      • Prevent engine damage by regularly monitoring oil levels and topping them up when needed.

                      Manual Suggestion: Refer to the engine maintenance chapter in the manual for information on detecting and fixing oil leaks.

  • How do I address suspension problems in my Ford Granada ESS?

                      • Identify the oil leak by examining the engine and surrounding components.
                      • Tighten or replace leaking gaskets, seals, or oil pan bolts.
                      • Clean the affected area thoroughly to remove oil residue and prevent further leaks.
                      • Prevent engine damage by regularly monitoring oil levels and topping them up when needed.

                      Manual Suggestion: Refer to the engine maintenance chapter in the manual for information on detecting and fixing oil leaks.

  • How can I resolve steering system issues in my Ford Granada ESS?

                        • Check the power steering fluid level and top up if necessary.
                        • Inspect the steering linkage and tie rods for wear or damage.
                        • Replace any worn components and ensure proper alignment.
                        • Test-drive the vehicle to ensure smooth and responsive steering.

                        The manual recommends Consulting the steering system maintenance section when diagnosing steering issues.

  • How do I address electrical troubles in my 1979 Ford Granada ESS?

                          • Inspect the wiring harnesses and connections for signs of damage or corrosion.
                          • Test electrical components such as switches, lights, and alternators for proper functioning.
                          • Replace any faulty components or repair damaged wiring as needed.
                          • Use a multimeter to check voltage levels and continuity in the electrical circuits.

                          Recommendation: Refer to the electrical system troubleshooting section in the manual for guidance on diagnosing and fixing electrical problems.

Remember that these issues were reported by owners, and individual experiences may vary. Regular repairs and maintenance should be performed to keep any vintage vehicle running smoothly.

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$39.99

1979 Ford Granada ESS 2-door Sedan 4.1L automatic – Workshop Service & Repair Manual

$39.99

MANUFACTURER Ford (USA)
YEAR 1979
MODEL Granada 1st generation
ENGINE 4089 CC
DRIVE RWD
FUEL TYPE Gasoline (Petrol)
TRANSMISSION Automatic
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