Ford Explorer: Information and Entertainment System - General Information - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3 / Removal and Installation - Audio Front Control Module (ACM)

Ford Explorer 2020-2021 Service Manual / Electrical / Information and Entertainment Systems / Information and Entertainment System - General Information - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3 / Removal and Installation - Audio Front Control Module (ACM)

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

All vehicles

  1. NOTE: If installing a new module, it is necessary to upload the module configuration information to the scan tool prior to removing the module. This information must be downloaded into the new module after installation.

    Using a diagnostic scan tool, begin the PMI process for the ACM following the onscreen instructions.

Vehicles equipped with police floor console

  1. Remove the floor console.
    Refer to: Floor Console (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation).

All vehicles

  1. NOTE: One screw on each side.

    Remove the screws.
    Torque: 22 lb.in (2.5 Nm)
  1. Release the clips and position the center dash lower trim panel out.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the center dash lower trim panel.

  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
    • Separate the wiring harness guides.
  1. Remove the bolt, the screws and the ACM.
    Torque:
       ACM screws:   22 lb.in (2.5 Nm)
       ACM bolt:   106 lb.in (12 Nm)

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when installing a new component.

    Using a diagnostic scan tool, complete the PMI process for the ACM following the on-screen instructions.

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