1977 Mustang – Tune Up Information

1977 Ford Mustang Tune-up Information

Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance interval
7,500
15,00
22,500
30,000
37,500
45,000
52,500
60,000
Change engine oil & filter every 6 month or mileage
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Replace spark plugs
x
x
Change crankcase Emission filter
x
x
Inspect accessory drive belts
x
x
Replace PCV valve
x
x
x
x
Change engine coolant at 6 months or at mileage
x
x
Replace air cleaner filter
x
x
Check belat, hoses & clamps
x
x
check exhaust heat shields
x
x
Lub steering and suspension
x
x
x
x
Inspect breaking system
x
x
Inspect & replace front wheel bearings
x
x

 

Year Engine Spark Plugs Distributor Timingº Intake Valve opens Fuel pump press Idle speed
Cyl
cid
rotation Type Gap Dwell Gap Man A/T Man A/t
1977
(note 3)
140 CW AWRF 42 .034 * * 6B 20B 5.5-6.5 800 800
170 CW AWSF 42 .034 * * 8B 12B 3.4-4.5 700 700
302 CCW ARF52 .050 * * 12B 4B 5.5-6.5 700 700
140 Calif CW AWRF 42 .034 * * 6B 20B 5.5-6.5 750 750
170 Calif CW AWSF 42 .034 * * [8] [8] 3.4-4.5 750 750
302 Calif CCW ARF 52 6 .060 * * [8] 12B 5.5-6.5 700 700

* Not applicable, solid state ignition

*** All timing marks on this chart are Before Top Dead Center (BTDC)

Always use the engine compartment sticker if it disagrees with this or any chart.

  1. At 750 RPM
  2. At 650 RPM
  3. Lowest compression reading should be within 30% of highest
  4. At 550 RPM
  5. At 850 RPM
  6. At 700 RPM
  7. At 500 RPM
  8. Refer to engine compartment sticker
  9. 9 Degrees before top dead center

Capacities

Model Engine Oil Transmission (pts to add after draining) Axle Gas tank Cooling system
3 Spd 4 Spd Auto Qt. w/ heater with AC
4-2300 4.5 NA 3.5 16 3 13 9.1 8.5
6-2800 5 NA 3.5 16 4.5 13 9.0 8.8
8- 302 5 NA 3.5 18 4.5 16.5 16.3 16.3

 

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