Ford F150 Service Manual 1997-2002
Ford F-Series Tenth Generation
Ford Lobo (Mexico)
Ford F-250 (Mexico)
Ford F150 Heritage (2004 Only)
4.2 L Essex V6
4.6 L Triton V8
5.4 L Triton V8
4-speed 4R70W automatic
4-speed E4OD automatic
4-speed 4R100 automatic
5-speed M5OD-R2 manual
For the 1997 model year, Ford rolled out a generous improvement to the F-Series scope of trucks, parting its pickup line into two vehicle families. From the 1970s to the 1990s, pickup trucks had progressed in utilization. Close by vehicles planned only for work use, the market fragment saw a significant increment sought after for double reason vehicles for both work and individual use, successfully filling in as a subsequent vehicle. To additionally extend its developing piece of the overall industry, Ford tried to create vehicles for the two sorts of purchasers, repackaging the F-150 of every a more contemporary plan (as a bigger form of the Ranger) while holding the heavier-obligation F-250 and F-350 for clients intrigued by a work-use vehicle.
The tenth-age F-Series was presented in January 1996 as a 1997 model. At first delivered exclusively as the F-150, a higher-GVWR F-250 was delivered in 1997. The model line was showcased close by its forerunner, pared down to the F-250HD and F-350; for 1999, these were supplanted by the Super Duty trucks.
In the most broad upgrade of the F-Series in 17 years,[according to whom?] the body got completely free front suspension, finishing the utilization of Twin I-Beam front axles. Sharing just the transmissions with its ancestor, the 1997 F-150 got a scope of motors new to the F-Series, including a 4.2L V6 and 4.6L V8; a 5.4L V8 was included during 1997. Presented in the full-size Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis/Town Car cars, the Modular/Triton V8 was the primary overhead-camshaft motor actually to be introduced in a full-size pickup truck.
Recognized by its adjusted outside, the tenth era was again offered in standard-taxi and expanded taxi (SuperCab) setups. To improve back seat access, a back pivoted third entryway (curbside) was presented for the SuperCab; following its notoriety, the SuperCab got a fourth entryway for 1999. For 2001, the F-150 turned into the first “1⁄2-ton” truck offered as a team taxi with full-size entryways; delivered with a marginally abbreviated bed, the F-150 SuperCrew shared the length of a standard-bed SuperCab.
The SVT Lightning made its return for 1999, fueled by a supercharged adaptation of the 5.4L V8; more than 28,000 were delivered from 1999 to 2004. For 2002, Lincoln-Mercury presented the Lincoln Blackwood, the principal Lincoln pickup. Sharing the front bodywork of the Lincoln Navigator SUV and a similar taxi and suspension as the F-150 SuperCrew, the Blackwood was planned with a model-selective bed and was sold distinctly in dark. Because of helpless deals, the model line was suspended after 2002.