Ford Explorer: Module Communications Network / Removal and Installation - Gateway Module A (GWM)

Ford Explorer 2020-2024 Service Manual / Electrical / Electrical Distribution / Module Communications Network / Removal and Installation - Gateway Module A (GWM)

Removal

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

  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 GWM following the on-screen instructions.

  1. Remove the retainers and the drivers side lower insulation panel.
    • Remove the bolts.
      Torque: 28 lb.in (3.2 Nm)
    • Remove the nut and the push pin.
      Torque: 22 lb.in (2.5 Nm)
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.

  1. Remove the nuts and the GWM.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
      Torque: 28 lb.in (3.2 Nm)

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. Using a diagnostic scan tool, complete the PMI process for the GWM following the on-screen instructions.

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