However, we recommend that the magneto be used at all times. The greatest economy in gasoline consumption is obtained by driving with the spark advanced sufficiently to obtain the maximum speed. Then place reverse drum over the slow speed drum so that the reverse gear surrounds the slow speed gear. It is a good plan after adjusting the bearings to jack up the rear wheels and let the motor run slowly for about two hours keeping it well supplied with water and oil before taking it out on the road. It is very essential that the wheels line up properly see Answer No.
Should Priming Rod be used in starting when Motor is warm? Weakness in the exhaust valve spring causes a very uneven action. In locating the cotter pin bole, never turn the nut back. Remove cylinder head and clean out any carbon deposits in combustion chamber. As the gasoline in the bowl recedes, the float lowers, allowing the needle to drop from its seat and the flow of gasoline is resumed. When the car is operating in high or low speed the hand lever should be all the way forward. A solution composed of 60% water, 10% glycerin and 30% alcohol is commonly used, its freezing point being about 8 degrees below zero.
How is the Commutator removed? Touring Car Front, 27 lbs. If replacing the push rod does not give the desired clearance, the valve should also be replaced. Remove the two nuts from the ends of the front spring clip and remove the license bracket and spring clip bar. Dec 1917 14 3,911,132 1917 Schluter Power Attachment Brochure 1917 7 3,868,444 1918 Confidential Dealers Price List of Repair Parts for Ford Cars Feb 1918 15 918,576 1918 Ford - The Universal Car Feb 1918 26 48,570,324 1918 Ford - The Universal Car In Business Service Feb 1918 33 47,298,938 1918 Ford Manual for Owners and Operators of Ford Cars and Trucks 1918 31 50,713,835 1918 Handyman Jack Manual 1918 21 7,039,213 1918 Price List of Parts and Accessories - Ford Model T Jul 1918 22 2,337,385 1918 Price List of Parts and Accessories - Ford Model T Nov 1918 40 17,891,074 1918 Price List of Parts and Accessories for Ford Model T Apr 1918 23 30,860,723 1918 Price List of Parts and Accessories for Ford Model T Dec 1918 40 5,817,846 1918 T. In cold weather a light grade of oil having a low cold test is absolutely essential for the proper lubrication of the car.
With the spark and throttle levers in the proper position, and the ignition switch turned on, press on the push button with the foot. What should be done when the Radiator overheats? The carbon deposits can then be easily removed from the porcelain and shell with a small knife. Make a practice of taking care of every repair or adjustment as soon as its necessity is discovered. We have known of much damage done to many cars by unskilled repair men. Headlights equipped with the Ford refracting lens and Ford 21 candle-power gas filled bulbs, when properly focused and aligned, pass the lighting requirements of all states, and should they get out of focus or alignment they should immediately be re-focused and re-aligned. As gasoline vaporizes readily in warm weather, the driver will find it economical to reduce the quantity of gasoline in the mixture by turning the adjusting rod to the right as far as possible without reducing speed.
What about installing Roller Bearing Cups? All wheels should always be kept in proper alignment, otherwise steering will be difficult and tire wear greatly increased. How is the Spark controlled? Adjustment can be made by turning the yoke at the left end of the spindle connecting rod, to draw the wheels into a parallel position. This can be determined by giving the wheel a few turns. When replacing a rod on which babbitt has burned out, make sure the crankshaft is free from any babbitt left by the burned out rod. The axles, drive shaft and universal joint are well supplied with lubricant when the car leaves the factory1 but it is well to examine and oil them frequently.
The volume of gas mixture entering the intake pipe is controlled by opening and closing the throttle, according to the speed desired by the driver. What should be done when the Car is stored? The wheel rims should be painted each season and kept free from rust. A body polish of good quality may be used to add luster to the car. How is the Starter Drive assembled to the Starting Motor? Should the Coil Vibrator Adjustment be disturbed? Take out the four bolts connecting the universal ball cap to the transmission case and cover. Vibrator points dirty or burned. It is a good plan to clean the bearings frequently and keep the hub well filled with grease. The differential is supplied with the required amount of lubricant when the truck leaves the factory and the supply should be maintained by replenishments as required.
Occasionally remove front wheels and supply dope to wearing surface. Misfiring, if allowed to continue, will in time damage the engine and the entire mechanism. How is speed of Car controlled? It is operated by the pinion on the armature shaft engaging with the large time gear. Bend back the lip which has been forced against the screw and remove the set-screw. See chapter on Cooling System.
The lever in this position holds the clutch in neutral and engages the hub brake, thus preventing the car moving forward when the engine is started. The spark plugs should be kept clean i. It should be in a vertical position, and not far enough backward to act as a brake on the rear wheels, when the car is to be reversed. This will bring the brake drum on top in a position to hold the clutch plates, etc. How are leaks and jams in the Radiator repaired? Take up the slack till the fan atarts to bind when turned by hand.
A Wiring Diagrams Manual generally covers Connector Repair Procedures, Wiring Harness Overview, Overall Wiring Diagrams, Fuse and Relay Information, Power Distribution, Fuse Details, Ground Distribution, Component Location Charts, Component Location Views, Vehicle Repair Location Charts, Component Testing and more. If adjustment is too tight, replace the shim on one of the bolts, then run down the nuts and lock them with cotter keys. It is of vital importance that the battery is firmly secured in its supporting brackets at all times. If you would be known as a good driver you will be satisfied only with a soft, steady purr from the exhaust. How is a puncture in the inner Tube repaired? Next inspect the wiring from the generator through the ammeter, to the battery for a break in the insulation that would result in a short-circuit.
Therefore the hand lever should be back as far as it will go when cranking the engine or when the car is at rest. When the vibrators are not properly adjusted more current is required to make and break the contact between the points, and, as a result, at cranking speeds you would not get a spark between the spark plug points. If the hydrometer reading shows the battery less than one-half charged, it should be taken to the nearest authorized Ford Dealer for recharging. The center line of the car should be directly in front of the center vertical line. What is the purpose of the Float? However, in order to do the work thoroughly, the plug should be taken apart by securing the large hexagon steel shell in a vise and loosening the pack nut which holds the porcelain in place. The Ford muffler construction is such that there is very little back pressure of the escaping gases, consequently there is nothing to be gained by putting a cut-out in the exhaust pipe between the engine and the muffler. The system will hold approximately three gallons.