2017 SHELBY GT350 ® MUSTANG SUPPLEMENT

2017 SHELBY GT350 ® MUSTANG SUPPLEMENT
This Supplement is not intended to
replace your vehicle Owner’s Manual
which contains more detailed
information concerning the features
of your vehicle, as well as important
safety warnings designed to help
reduce the risk of injury to you and
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please consult your Owner’s Manual.
April 2016
First Printing
Mustang Supplement
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2017 SHELBY GT350®
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Table of Contents
Introduction
Driving Hints
About This Supplement.................................3
Breaking-In........................................................33
Driving Through Water..................................33
At a Glance
Fuses
At a Glance..........................................................6
Fuse Specification Chart.............................34
Child Safety
Maintenance
Installing Child Restraints............................10
Daytime Running Lamps..............................13
Under Hood Overview..................................35
Engine Oil Check............................................36
Changing the Engine Oil and Oil
Filter................................................................36
Engine Coolant Check..................................36
Changing the Wiper Blades.......................38
Changing the Engine Air Filter...................38
Instrument Cluster
Vehicle Care
Gauges................................................................14
Cleaning the Exterior....................................40
Cleaning the Engine......................................40
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper
Blades............................................................40
Steering Wheel
Audio Control....................................................12
Voice Control.....................................................12
Lighting
Information Displays
General Information.......................................15
Wheels and Tires
Fuel and Refueling
Wheels................................................................41
Tires.....................................................................42
Using Winter Tires..........................................43
Fuel Quality......................................................23
Refueling............................................................23
Transmission
Manual Transmission...................................24
Capacities and Specifications
Brakes
Motorcraft Parts.............................................44
Technical Specifications.............................44
General Information......................................26
Warranty Terms and
Conditions
Stability Control
Using Stability Control..................................27
Base Warranty................................................46
Towing
Scheduled Maintenance
Towing a Trailer...............................................29
Transporting the Vehicle.............................29
General Maintenance Information..........47
Normal Scheduled Maintenance.............50
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Special Operating Conditions Scheduled
Maintenance................................................52
Scheduled Maintenance Record..............54
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Introduction
Ford Performance vehicle, welcome to the
Ford Performance family! We are confident
that our dedication to performance,
quality, craftsmanship and customer
service will provide many miles of
exhilarating, safe and comfortable driving
in your new vehicle.
ABOUT THIS SUPPLEMENT
Congratulations on your decision to
purchase or lease the latest from Ford
Performance. If you have owned or leased
a Ford Performance product in the past,
we are glad you are back. If this is your first
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outstanding driving environment as well.
In your Ford Performance vehicle, that
philosophy is expressed by a sophisticated
powertrain, outstanding chassis dynamics
and significant interior and exterior
enhancements.
Your choice of a Ford Performance product
is an intelligent and informed one. Ford
Performance strives to build engaging
vehicles that involve the driver in every
aspect of the driving experience. Although
performance is at the heart of every Ford
Performance vehicle, we go much further.
Our goal is to deliver a comprehensive,
complete vehicle, sweating the details
such as the sound of the exhaust, the
quality of the interior materials, and the
functionality and the comfort of the seats,
to make sure that the driver enjoys not only
exceptional performance, but an
This supplement complements your
Mustang Owner’s Manual and provides
information specific to your Ford
Performance vehicle. By referring to the
pages listed in this supplement, you can
identify those features, recommendations
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Introduction
Team RS History
and specifications unique to your new
vehicle. If there are any discrepancies
between this supplement and the Mustang
Owner’s Manual, this supplement shall
supersede the information found in the
Mustang Owner’s Manual.
TeamRS traces its roots back nearly 60
years from the Lotus Ford Cortina and Twin
Cam Escorts of the mid 1960’s, through
the first RS branded Escorts of the 1970’s
to the founding of Special Vehicle
Engineering (SVE) in 1980. Through the
1980s and 90s, SVE delivered a breadth
of vehicles from exciting XR and RS
branded road going performance cars
through homologation specials such as
the iconic Sierra Cosworth RS500. The first
ST (Sport Technology) vehicle appeared
in 1996 as the ST24 Mondeo. The first
collaboration between Ford’s European
and North American performance teams
appeared in 2002 as the ST170 in Europe
and SVT Focus in North America. In 2003,
TeamRS replaced SVE in Europe as
performance car and motorsport personnel
were brought together as one team.
TeamRS subsequently created the 2004
Fiesta ST, 2005 Focus ST and 2009 Focus
RS.
If you have any questions or concerns
regarding your Ford Performance vehicle,
please call the Ford Performance Info
Center at 1-800-367-3788.
SVT History
The Ford Special Vehicle Team (SVT) was
established in 1991 to polish the Ford Oval
by creating low-volume, factory-produced
vehicles designed for those select few
whose idea of driving is a high-powered,
passionate experience – not just a means
of getting from point A to point B.
In a move to support this spirited
enthusiasm, Ford Motor Company carefully
integrated the wide array of talent in the
company into a small, cross-functional
group of engineers and product planners,
housed together under one roof with a
common mission: to create vehicles
specifically designed to meet the unique
needs and desires of the knowledgeable
driving enthusiast.
Ford Performance
SVT and Team RS officially began working
together as one team in 2009. In 2015,
these two teams, along with Ford Racing,
were formally combined establishing Ford
Performance as a single team responsible
for all performance and racing oriented
products and activities worldwide at Ford
Motor Company. Your Ford Performance
vehicle represents the best of what Ford
Performance has to offer from around the
globe. Your vehicle has been designed and
developed with the four hallmarks of Ford
Performance in mind: Performance,
Substance, Exclusivity and Value. We are
proud and passionate about what we do,
and we are glad you have made us your
choice.
More than 250,000 SVT vehicles were
produced since the 1993 model year. These
include the SVT Mustang Cobra and the
Cobra R, the SVT F-150 Lightning, the SVT
Contour, the SVT Focus, Ford GT, Shelby
GT500, GT500KR and the F-150 SVT
Raptor.
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Introduction
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At a Glance
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Chassis
• Electric power assisted steering
• 6-piston front, 4-piston rear Brembo
calipers, and front cooling ducts.
• Two-piece front and rear rotors.
• MagneRide dampers and sensors.
• Lightweight tower to tower brace.
Powertrain
• 5.2L Flat Plane Crank engine.
• Large bore electronic throttle body.
• Cold air intake and filter.
• Tubular exhaust manifolds.
• High flow dual exhaust with X-pipe and
dual mode mufflers.
• Unique R exhaust with reduced back
pressure and lighter weight.
• Tremec 3160 6-speed manual
transmission.
• Dual disc clutch.
• Dual mass flywheel.
• 3.73 Torsen differential with GT350
specific bias ratios.
• Transmission, differential and engine
oil coolers.
Exterior
• Unique aero (splitter, grilles, underbody
shield, diffuser, spoiler, air curtains).
• Aluminum hood with center air
extractor.
• Aluminum front fenders with air
extractors.
• Aluminum front bumper.
• Lightweight aluminum wheels.
• Carbon fiber wheels (R model only).
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At a Glance
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•
Michelin Super Sport tires.
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires (R
model only).
Optional over the top stripes.
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Interior
• SYNC with MyFord (4 inch screen).
• SYNC 3 (8 inch screen) with navigation
(if equipped).
• Launch Control.
• Drive Modes Control (Normal, Sport,
Weather, Track, Dragstrip).
• Performance Shift Indicator.
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Driver and steering mode control.
Unique instrument panel and gauges.
9-speaker system with satellite radio
(if equipped).
Dual zone electronic climate control (if
equipped).
Recaro seats.
Optional 6-way power climate
controlled leather seats (Convenience
package only).
Rear seat delete (R model only).
Lightweight battery.
Vehicle Specifications
Item
Description
Transmission
Tremec 6-speed manual with 215 millimeter dual clutch and dual
mass flywheel
Driveshaft rear
axle
3.73
Gear ratios
Gear
Ratio
1st
3.25
2nd
2.23
3rd
1.61
4th
1.24
5th
1.00
6th
0.63
Reverse
2.95
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At a Glance
Engine Specifications
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Item
Description
Configuration
90 degree V8
Bore x stroke
94mm bore x 93mm stroke (3.70 in. x 3.66
in.)
Displacement
5163 cubic centimeters (315 cubic inches)
Compression ratio
12:1
Horsepower
526
Torque
429 ft-lbs
Redline
8250 RPM
Valvetrain
Overhead cams - roller finger followers
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Ignition
Coil on plug
Throttle body
87 mm (3.4 in.)
Pistons
Forged aluminum
Crankshaft
Forged steel flat plane
Connecting rods
Forged steel I-beam
Induction
Naturally aspirated cold air induction
Exhaust system
High flow dual exhaust with X-pipe and
dual mode mufflers.
Redline is limited to 8000 RPM until the engine oil temperature exceeds 190°F (88°C).
Suspension Specifications
Item
Description
Front suspension
MacPherson strut, double ball-joint
Rear suspension
Multi-link
GT350
34 N/mm (194 lb/in)
Front spring rate
GT350R
42 N/mm (240 lb/in)
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At a Glance
Item
Description
GT350
160 N/mm (914 lb/in)
Rear spring rate
GT350R
160 N/mm (914 lb/in)
GT350
34mm DIA x 5.7mm wall (1.34 x 0.22 in)
Front stabilizer bar
GT350R
34mm DIA x 5.7mm wall (1.34 x 0.22 in)
GT350
22.2mm DIA x 3.9mm wall (0.87 x 0.15 in)
GT350R
24mm DIA x 3.6mm wall (0.94 x 0.14 in )
with 8mm (0.31 in) shorter arms than
GT350
Rear stabilizer bar
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Child Safety
Vehicles Without Rear Seats
INSTALLING CHILD
RESTRAINTS
Rear Seat Delete (If Equipped)
WARNING
In a crash, passengers who are
unbelted are significantly more likely
to be seriously injured or killed. Do
not allow people to ride in any area of your
vehicle that is not equipped with seats and
seatbelts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle
is in a seat and using a seatbelt properly.
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Once the child restraint has been installed
using the seatbelt, you can attach the top
tether strap.
Attach the tether strap only to the
appropriate tether anchor as shown. The
tether strap may not work properly if
attached somewhere other than the
correct tether anchor.
Perform the following to attach a child
restraint to the tether anchor.
Route the tether strap as follows:
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This is not a seating position. Persons or
child restraints cannot be placed in the rear
of the vehicle with the rear seat delete
option.
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For coupe without rear seats, route the
tether strap through the inboard slot of the
front passenger seatback or route the
tether strap over the top of the seat. A
tether strap extension may be needed to
reach the tether anchor.
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Child Safety
If you install a child restraint and have
attached the top tether strap to the proper
top tether anchor, do not tighten the tether
strap enough to lift the child restraint off
the vehicle seat cushion when the child is
seated in it. Keep the tether strap just snug
without lifting the front of the child
restraint. Keeping the child restraint just
touching the vehicle seat gives the best
protection in a severe crash.
See the Child Safety chapter in your
Owner's Manual for more information.
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Steering Wheel
AUDIO CONTROL (If Equipped)
E
Cruise control resume/cancel.
F
Cruise control set/decrease.
Drive Mode Control
Press any of the buttons to display a menu
screen. Press the button a second time to
toggle between the options.
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A
Volume up.
B
Seek right.
C
Volume down.
D
SYNC voice recognition..
E
Seek left.
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VOICE CONTROL (If Equipped)
A
Damper.
B
Drive Mode +.
C
Drive Mode -.
D
Steering Effort.
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A
Cruise control set/increase.
B
Answer call.
C
End call.
D
Cruise control on/off.
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Lighting
DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (If
Equipped)
The daytime running lamps activate the
headlamps, taillamps, side-marker, license
plate and parking lamps at all times when
the vehicle is running and the parking brake
is not applied, regardless of the headlamp
switch position.
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Instrument Cluster
GAUGES (If Equipped)
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A
Oil pressure gauge - Indicates
the engine oil pressure.
B
Oil temperature gauge Indicates the engine oil
temperature.
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Information Displays
Track
GENERAL INFORMATION
Drive Modes
Normal
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Drag Strip
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Sport
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Track Apps
Track Apps is a menu option accessible
from the main menu in the instrument
cluster and consists of the following
features.
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Weather
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Information Displays
Status screen
Status Screen provides a snapshot of current status of Drive Mode, AdvanceTrac,
Exhaust Mode, Steering Effort, Launch Control, and Dampers
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Line lock
Line Lock locks front wheels while allowing the rear brakes to spin freely.
Line Lock is automatically selected when Drag Strip Drive mode is selected.
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Launch control (LC)
Minimizes wheel slip during standing start.
Feature is enabled or disabled using the 5-way switches or through the LC button on
the center stack.
RPM setting allows user to set the Launch RPM value within the allowable range.
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Information Displays
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Exhaust mode
Exhaust mode is defaulted between Normal or Sport based on the selected Drive mode.
The user can override the default setting using the menu option or using the toggle
switch on premium models.
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Performance shift Indicator
The performance shift Indicator consists of a light bar located on the dash that reflects
an image onto the windshield displaying a row of LEDs representing engine RPM.
Allows user to set shift point within allowable RPM range in increments of 100 RPM.
Allows user to enable or disable associated shift tone (based on set shift point).
Allows user to set mode between Off, Tach, Track, & Drag (changes the way the LEDs
light up).
Allows user to set the light intensity (intensity also automatically adjusts between day
time and night time).
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Information Displays
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Accelerometer
Displays your vehicle's rate of acceleration or deceleration (see the main owner manual
for more detail).
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Acceleration timer
Displays your vehicle’s straight line performance.
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Information Displays
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Lap timer
Allows up to three different track lengths to be set and have lap times recorded for
each.
Calculates average speed based on driver-entered track distance and driver-measured
lap times.
Allows data to be saved for each track that has times recorded.
Saves All Time Best lap time & Average speed for each Track that has times recorded.
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Brake performance
Displays your vehicle’s rate of deceleration (see the main owner’s manual for more
detail).
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Information Displays
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View/Clear results
View and clear the last and saved results of the acceleration timer, brake performance
and all-time best.
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Virtual Gauges
Virtual Gauges consist of the following
gauges that are available in digital display
mode or Analog display mode (if
equipped).
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Information Displays
Digital speedometer
Displays the temperature of the air in the
cold air inlet tube.
Air/Fuel ratio
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Displays vehicle speed in mph or km/h.
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Tire pressure
Displays the current air to fuel mixture in
the engine.
Voltage
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Displays tire pressure by location in psi, bar,
or kPa.
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Air inlet temperature
Displays the vehicle battery voltage.
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Information Displays
Transmission oil temperature
Cylinder head temperature
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Displays the engine cylinder head
temperature.
Displays the transmission oil temperature.
Axle oil temperature
Engine oil temperature
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Displays the axle oil temperature.
Displays the engine oil temperature.
Engine oil pressure
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Displays the engine oil pressure.
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Fuel and Refueling
•
FUEL QUALITY
Choosing the Right Fuel
•
Fuels containing the octane booster
additive, methylcyclopentadienyl
manganese tricarbonyl (MMT).
Leaded fuel (using leaded fuel is
prohibited by law).
The use of fuels with metallic compounds
such as methylcyclopentadienyl
manganese tricarbonyl (commonly known
as MMT), which is a manganese-based
fuel additive, will impair engine
performance and affect the emission
control system.
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Do not be concerned if the engine
sometimes knocks lightly. However, if it
knocks heavily under most driving
conditions while you are using fuel with the
recommended octane rating, contact an
authorized dealer to prevent any engine
damage.
Use only premium unleaded gasoline with
a minimum pump (R+M)/2 octane rating
of 91, or premium unleaded gasoline with
an octane rating of 93 or higher for optimal
performance of your vehicle.
Recommended fuel is an important part
of the proper maintenance and optimal
performance of your vehicle. Fuels with
octane levels below 91 are not
recommended. The use of gasoline with
an octane rating lower than 91 can lead to
severe mechanical damage. This may also
degrade vehicle performance and could
lead to engine damage that may not be
covered by the vehicle Warranty.
REFUELING
Octane Recommendations
Premium unleaded gasoline with an
(R+M)/2 octane rating of 91 or higher is
required. Ford Performance recommends
using unleaded gasoline with octane rating
of 93 or higher for optimal performance of
this vehicle.
Note: Use of any fuel other than those
recommended can impair the emission
control system and cause a loss of vehicle
performance.
Recommended fuel is an important part
of the proper maintenance and optimal
performance of this vehicle. The use of
gasoline with an octane rating lower than
91 can lead to severe mechanical damage
to your vehicle, may degrade vehicle
performance, and may affect your
warranty coverage.
Do not use:
• Diesel fuel.
• Fuels containing kerosene or paraffin.
• Fuel containing more than 15% ethanol
or E85 fuel.
• Fuels containing methanol.
• Fuels containing metallic-based
additives, including manganese-based
compounds.
Note: This vehicle is not E85 compatible.
Use only premium unleaded fuel.
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Transmission
Note: If you attempt to shift when the drive
wheels are spinning with a loss of traction,
it is possible to cause damage to the
transmission. Do not attempt to shift when
the drive wheels do not have traction.
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Do not drive with your foot resting on the
clutch pedal or use the clutch pedal to hold
your vehicle at a standstill while waiting
on a hill. These actions will reduce the life
of the clutch.
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Your vehicle is equipped with a twin disc
clutch. Due to the high performance of the
powertrain, a certain amount of noise from
the transmission is normal.
Using the Clutch
Clutch Protection
The manual transmission has a starter
interlock that prevents cranking the engine
unless the clutch pedal is fully pressed.
Your vehicle is equipped with an electronic
powertrain feature to reduce clutch
damage. When excessive clutch slip is
detected at a high power level, the
powertrain control module will limit torque
to reduce damage to the clutch. Full power
is restored as soon as the clutch is fully
engaged. This feature is calibrated in a way
that does not interfere with normal driving
and does not impede maximum
acceleration capability.
To start the vehicle:
1. Make sure the parking brake is fully set.
2. Press the clutch pedal to the floor, then
put the gearshift lever in the neutral
position.
3. Start the engine, then press the brake
pedal and release the parking brake.
4. Move the gearshift lever to first gear,
then slowly release the clutch pedal
while slowly pressing on the
accelerator.
Note: During each shift, the clutch pedal
must be fully pressed to the floor and the
accelerator fully released. Failure to follow
this may cause increased shift efforts,
prematurely wear transmission
components, or cause gear clash or damage
to the transmission. Make sure the floor mat
is properly positioned so it does not interfere
with the full extension of the clutch pedal.
Recommended Shift Speeds for
Maximum Fuel Economy
Upshift according to the following chart:
Shift from
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Recommended
speed
1-2
13 mph (21 km/h)
2-3
24 mph (39 km/h)
3-4
31 mph (50 km/h)
4-5
39 mph (63 km/h)
5-6
43 mph (69 km/h)
Transmission
Operating at High Speeds and on Track
Days
Your vehicle is capable of sustained high
speeds and track day driving.
Note: Obey all traffic laws and only operate
your vehicle at locations designed to do so
safely.
Before operating your vehicle at high
speeds, follow these guidelines.
• Verify your tires have the correct tire
pressures (see Tires in this
supplement).
• Inspect wheels and tires for wear and
damage. Replace any damaged wheels
or tires.
• Do not operate your vehicle at high
speeds with more than two passengers
or while carrying cargo.
• Your vehicle has electronic controls to
reduce power and/or limit RPM to
reduce powertrain temperatures if
required.
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Brakes
Rear Brake System
GENERAL INFORMATION
SHW® Multi-piece brake disc with the
following features:
• Cross-drilled iron brake ring with
vented design and large effective
radius. Specially designed for storing
and dissipating braking energy during
track usage.
• Aluminum hat for significant weight
savings with iron lining for parking
brake function.
• Floating stainless steel pin design
maintains excellent on-road
performance while allowing radial
expansion during track usage.
Your vehicle has a brake system designed
for high speed and superior fade
resistance. You may notice occasional
brake squeal and elevated levels of brake
dust. This is normal and does not affect
brake system performance.
Front Brake System
SHW® Multi-piece brake disc with the
following features:
• Cross-drilled iron brake ring with
directional vent design, including a
large effective radius and swept area.
Specially designed for storing and
dissipating braking energy during track
usage.
• Aluminum hat for significant weight
savings.
• Floating stainless steel pin design
maintains excellent on-road
performance while allowing radial
expansion during track usage.
Four-Piston Monobloc Brembo® caliper
with the following features:
• Staggered piston design provides even
pad wear on the street and track.
• Reduced drag compared to sliding
calipers, especially during track usage.
• Consistent appearance theme with
front caliper.
Aluminum Knuckle with Heavy-Duty Wheel
Bearing
•
•
Drum-In-Hat Parking Brake
•
Aluminum knuckle designed for high
stiffness while reducing weight.
Heavy-duty front wheel bearing
designed for track usage.
•
Six-Piston Monobloc Brembo® caliper with
the following features:
• Large pad area maintains excellent
on-road performance while providing
fade-free performance on the track,
without the need for special friction
materials.
• Staggered piston design provides even
pad wear on the street and track.
• Fixed bridge and radial mount provides
maximum caliper stiffness for excellent
pedal feel at minimum weight.
Decouples parking brake function from
rear caliper, eliminating caliper design
compromises.
Provides superior parking brake
performance and feel for hand brake
lever.
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Stability Control
Integrated Driver Control
USING STABILITY CONTROL
There are five drive modes that are
accessed by Mode + and Mode – buttons
located on the steering wheel.
The traction and stability control
enhancement system provides different
modes of operation for various driving
conditions. The system integrates braking,
steering and powertrain systems using
anti-lock brakes, traction control, electric
power-assisted steering and Launch
Control to optimize the performance for
all driving conditions.
Each mode sets predefined defaults for:
• Engine controls.
• Brake controls.
• Steering effort.
• Exhaust mode.
• Dampers.
• Launch control.
Control Mode Selector Switch
Normal
Used for normal on road driving.
Sport
Used for spirited on road driving. Vehicle response
tuned for on road performance.
Weather
Used for lower traction, wet conditions on public
roads. The traction and stability control systems are
extremely sensitive to low traction situations. This
helps reduce wheel spin and side to side vehicle
movement.
Track
Used by skilled divers for spirited and aggressive
driving while at a track.
The traction and stability control system intervention is reduced to not interfere with a skilled driver
while retaining some system aids.
Drag Strip
Used at a drag strip. You can use in conjunction with
launch control.
Allows for optimum traction at low speeds, transitioning to enhanced stability at high speeds.
Note: Line lock can only be enabled if
Launch Control is available. See the Stability
Control chapter in your Owner's Manual for
more information.
You can enable launch control on your
vehicle only when:
• Your vehicle is in Drag Strip mode.
• Your vehicles coolant temperature is
more than 170°F (77°C).
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Stability Control
Launch Control Switch
On
Off
Manages brakes
Default at start-up
and electronic
throttle to optimize
launch performance.
Traction Control Off
On
Off
Default at start-up
Traction and
stability control
button pressed
momentarily.
Turns off engine
and brake traction
control. Stability
control remains
enabled.
Stability and Traction Control Off
On
Off
Default at start-up
Traction and
stability control
button pressed and
held more than five
seconds.
Attributes of active
mode remain
except for traction
and stability control
which are disabled.
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Towing
If you need to have your vehicle towed,
contact your roadside assistance center
or a professional towing service.
TOWING A TRAILER
WARNING
We recommend that your vehicle be towed
with flatbed equipment only. When towing
with a flatbed, race ramps or wood ramps
must be used when loading or unloading
your vehicle. Wheel baskets are required
when flat bed towing.
Your vehicle is not approved for
trailer towing. Never tow a trailer with
your vehicle.
TRANSPORTING THE VEHICLE
Note: Do not tow with a slingbelt or wheel
lift equipment.
Note: If the vehicle is towed by other means
or incorrectly, vehicle damage may occur.
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Towing
Transportation Instructions
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Two mini J hooks should be used when the
vehicle is towed. The hooks should be
attached to the oblong holes in rails as
shown to winch the vehicle onto the
flatbed. Use tire slings only to tie the
vehicle down to the flatbed. Other
methods may damage the vehicle.
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Towing
Preferred Flatbed Method
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A
Seven degrees maximum.
B
Tow vehicle ramp.
C
Race ramps.
D
30 inches (76 centimeters) minimum.
E
70 inches (178 centimeters) minimum.
Ramps must be used to achieve
appropriate undercarriage clearances.
Use race ramps to load the vehicle.
The diagram illustrates the maximum
ramp angle allowable to load your vehicle
on a flatbed. Vehicle damage may occur
with greater angles.
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Towing
Alternate Flatbed Method
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A
Tow vehicle ramp.
B
Wooden ramp.
Use 2 inch x 8 inch x 8 foot wooden ramps
to load the vehicle.
The diagram illustrates the maximum
ramp angle allowable to load your vehicle
on a flatbed. Vehicle damage may occur
with greater angles.
Blocks must be used to achieve
appropriate undercarriage clearances.
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Driving Hints
is higher than the bottom of the wheel
rims. Water may enter through the air
intake due to the vacuum generated in the
engine. Damage caused by the intake of
water in the engine is not covered by the
warranty.
BREAKING-IN
Your vehicle requires a break-in period.
Drive your new vehicle at least 100 mi
(160 km) before performing extended wide
open throttle maneuvers and at least
1,000 mi (1,600 km) before performance
or competition conditions.
Note: Vary your speed frequently in order
to give the moving parts a chance to break
in.
Ground Clearance
Since ground clearance is reduced, use
caution when approaching curbs or curb
stops from the front and rear as vehicle
damage will occur. Additionally, when
crossing speed bumps or driveway curbs,
Ford Performance recommends
approaching at a 45 degree angle to
reduce the risk of vehicle damage.
Your vehicle carries the same warranty as
other Ford models. Damage caused by
accidents, crashes or objects striking the
vehicle (including driving through a car
wash) or misuse of the vehicle, such as
driving over curbs, overloading or racing is
not covered under the new vehicle limited
warranty. See the Warranty Guide for
complete information.
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
The GT350 has aerodynamic devices
attached to the underbody designed to
help control airflow for superior
performance. Therefore, the driver must
be especially careful to avoid driving
through deep or standing water. If driving
through deep or standing water is
unavoidable, do not exceed 10 mph
(16 km/h). Never drive through water that
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Fuses
FUSE SPECIFICATION CHART
See the Owner's Manual for your vehicle's
fuse information.
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Maintenance
UNDER HOOD OVERVIEW
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A
Battery.
B
Engine oil filler cap.
C
Engine oil dipstick.
D
Brake fluid reservoir.
E
Air filter assembly.
F
Cold air induction system.
G
Engine coolant reservoir.
H
Powertrain control module.
I
Windshield washer reservoir.
J
Power distribution box.
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Maintenance
ENGINE OIL CHECK
CHANGING THE ENGINE OIL
AND OIL FILTER
See the scheduled maintenance
information for the appropriate intervals
for checking the engine oil.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
•
•
1.
Remove the old oil filter and dispose
of properly.
2. Wipe the engine seal surface and
threads with a clean rag.
3. Apply oil to the new oil filter seal.
4. Install the oil filter and torque to 22-24
Nm (16-18 ft-lb).
Note: Use only a Motorcraft FL-2069-ST
oil filter for maximum performance,
reliability and durability. This filter was
specifically engineered for this vehicle.
Make sure the vehicle is on level
ground.
Turn the engine off and wait 15 minutes
for the oil to drain into the oil pan.
Set the parking brake and make sure
the gearshift is securely latched in first
gear.
Open the hood. Protect yourself from
engine heat.
Locate and carefully remove the engine
oil level dipstick.
Wipe the dipstick clean. Insert the
dipstick fully, then remove it again.
Put the dipstick back in and make sure
it is fully seated.
If the oil level is between the lower and
upper holes, the oil level is acceptable.
DO NOT ADD OIL.
If the oil level is below the lower hole,
add enough oil to raise the level within
the lower and upper holes.
Note: The use of any oil filter other than the
dealer supplied oil filter may cause engine
damage.
See the Engine Oil Check section in the
Maintenance chapter of your Owner's
Manual for information on changing the
engine oil.
ENGINE COOLANT CHECK
The concentration and level of engine
coolant should be checked at the mileage
intervals listed in the scheduled
maintenance information.
Engine Oil Recommendation
Note: Make sure that the level is between
the MIN and MAX marks on the engine and
coolant reservoirs.
Use Motorcraft SAE 5W-50 full synthetic
or an equivalent SAE 5W-50 full synthetic
oil meeting Ford specification
WSS-M2C931-B.
Note: Coolant expands when it is hot. The
level may extend beyond the MAX mark. If
the level is at the MIN mark, add coolant
immediately.
Do not use supplemental engine oil
additives, cleaners or other engine
treatments. They are unnecessary and
could lead to engine damage that is not
covered by Ford warranty.
The coolant concentration should be
maintained within 48% to 50%, which
equates to a freeze point between -29°F
(-34°C) and -35°F (-37°C).
Change your engine oil and filter according
to the appropriate schedule listed in the
scheduled maintenance information.
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Note: For best results, coolant
concentration should be tested with a
refractometer such as Rotunda tool
300-ROB75240 available from your dealer.
Ford does not recommend the use of
hydrometers or coolant test strips for
measuring coolant concentrations.
Note: Do not use stop leak pellets, cooling
system sealants, or additives as they can
cause damage to the engine cooling or
heating systems. This damage would not
be covered under your vehicle’s warranty.
Note: During normal vehicle operation, the
engine coolant may change color from
orange to pink or light red. As long as the
engine coolant is clear and uncontaminated,
this color change does not indicate the
engine coolant has degraded nor does it
require the engine coolant to be drained, the
system to be flushed, or the engine coolant
to be replaced.
Be sure to read and understand
Precautions in your Owner’s Manual. If the
coolant has not been checked at the
recommended interval, the engine coolant
reservoir may become low or empty. If the
reservoir is low or empty, add coolant to
the reservoir. See Adding Engine Coolant
in this chapter.
•
Note: Automotive fluids are not
interchangeable. Do not use engine coolant,
antifreeze or windshield washer fluid outside
of its specified function and vehicle location.
For more information about engine coolant,
see the Maintenance chapter of the Owner’s
Manual.
•
Adding Engine Coolant
WARNINGS
Do not add coolant when the engine
is hot. Steam and scalding liquids
released from a hot cooling system
can burn you badly. Also, you can be
burned if you spill coolant on hot engine
parts.
Do not put coolant in the windshield
washer fluid container. If sprayed on
the windshield, coolant could make
it difficult to see through the windshield.
DO NOT MIX different colors or types
of coolant in your vehicle. Make sure
the correct coolant is used. Mixing of
engine coolants may harm your
engine’s cooling system. The use of an
improper coolant may harm engine and
cooling system components and may
void the warranty.
In case of emergency, a large amount
of water without engine coolant may
be added in order to reach a vehicle
service location. In this instance, the
cooling system must be drained,
chemically cleaned with Motorcraft®
Premium Cooling System Flush, and
refilled with prediluted coolant as soon
as possible. Water alone (without
engine coolant) can cause engine
damage from corrosion, overheating
or freezing.
Note: Do not use alcohol, methanol or brine
or any engine coolants mixed with alcohol
or methanol antifreeze (coolant). Alcohol
and other liquids can cause engine damage
from overheating or freezing.
To reduce the risk of personal injury,
make sure the engine is cool before
unscrewing the coolant pressure
relief cap. The cooling system is under
pressure; steam and hot liquid can come
out forcefully when the cap is loosened
slightly.
Note: Do not add extra inhibitors or
additives to the coolant. These can be
harmful and compromise the corrosion
protection of the engine coolant.
Do not add coolant further than the
MAX mark.
Unscrew the cap slowly. Any pressure will
escape as you unscrew the cap.
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Maintenance
Add prediluted engine coolant meeting the
Ford specification. See Capacities and
Specifications for more information.
Whenever coolant has been added, the
coolant level in the coolant reservoir
should be checked the next few times you
drive the vehicle. If necessary, add enough
prediluted coolant to bring the coolant
level to the proper level.
Whenever coolant has been added, the
coolant level in the coolant reservoir
should be checked the next few times you
drive the vehicle. If necessary, add
prediluted coolant to bring the coolant
level to the proper level.
If you have to add more than 1.0 quart (1.0
liter) of coolant per month, have your
dealer check the cooling system. Your
cooling system may have a leak. Operating
an engine with a low level of coolant can
result in engine overheating and possible
engine damage.
Coolant Refill Procedure
The following procedure should be used
when refilling the cooling system after it
has been drained or become extremely
low.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
CHANGING THE WIPER
BLADES
Remove the pressure relief cap from
the coolant reservoir as previously
outlined.
Slowly add prediluted coolant to the
coolant reservoir until the coolant level
is between the MIN and MAX marks on
the reservoir.
Reinstall the pressure relief cap.
Start and idle the engine until the upper
radiator hose is warm (this indicates
the thermostat is open and coolant is
flowing through the entire system).
Shut the engine off and let it cool.
Remove the pressure relief cap from
the coolant reservoir as previously
outlined.
Add prediluted coolant to the coolant
reservoir until the coolant level is
between the MIN and MAX marks on
the reservoir.
Reinstall the pressure relief cap.
Check the coolant level in the reservoir
before you drive your vehicle the next
few times (with the engine cool).
If necessary, add prediluted coolant
to the coolant reservoir until the
coolant level is between the MIN and
MAX marks on the reservoir.
To service the windshield wipers, we
recommend the following for easier access
to the wiper blades.
1. Switch the ignition to accessory mode.
2. Switch the wipers on and switch the
ignition off when the wiper blades are
in the middle of the windshield.
3. Service the wiper blades. See the
Changing Wiper Blades section in the
Mustang Owner's Manual for more
information.
4. Switch the ignition to accessory mode
and switch the wipers off.
5. Switch the ignition off.
CHANGING THE ENGINE AIR
FILTER
WARNING
To reduce the risk of vehicle damage
or personal burn injuries, do not start
your engine with the air cleaner
removed and do not remove it while the
engine is running.
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Maintenance
See the scheduled maintenance
information for the appropriate intervals
for changing the air filter element.
When changing the air filter element, use
only the Motorcraft™ air filter element
listed. See the Motorcraft part numbers in
the Capacities and Specifications chapter.
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Loosen the air filter clamp bolt enough
to allow the air filter to slip off the air
filter housing easily.
Slip the air filter off from the air filter
housing.
Wipe the air filter housing clean to
remove any dirt or debris.
Install the new air filter taking care not
to damage the air filter element. Align
the tab on the closed end of the filter
with the notch in the air filter housing.
Tighten the air filter clamp bolt.
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Vehicle Care
3. Pull the wiper blade and arm away
from the glass.
4. Clean the wiper blades and windshield
with washer fluid or water applied with
a soft sponge or cloth.
5. Lower the wiper blade and arm back
to its normal position.
CLEANING THE EXTERIOR
Washing Your Vehicle
Do not drive your vehicle through an
automated, commercial car wash due to
the vehicle’s low ground clearance and tire
width. Wash your vehicle by hand, or by
using a touchless commercial wash with
no mechanical tracks on the floor. Do not
use a power washer or high pressure wand.
See the Owner’s Manual for information
on cleaning products and vehicle care.
To maintain proper cooling and
aerodynamics at high speeds, your vehicle
has heat exchangers integrated with the
front fascia designed to maximize
performance. Do not use a power washer
or high powered spray nozzle as damage
to the cooling fins could occur.
Note: For heavy accumulation of debris or
dirt, clean with a non-metallic soft bristle
car wash brush and warm soapy water as
needed.
CLEANING THE ENGINE
Note: Do not allow water or cleaning
solutions to contact the exposed air filter
element. Cover the air filter assembly and
avoid spraying water at it.
CLEANING THE WINDOWS AND
WIPER BLADES
Note: Pulling the wiper blade and arm away
from the windshield when it is in the park
position could cause damage to the hood.
To clean the windshield and wiper blades:
1. Switch the ignition on.
2. Switch the wipers on. When the wiper
blades reach the middle of the
windshield, switch the ignition off.
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Wheels and Tires
Wheel Lug Nut Torque
Specifications
WHEELS
Your vehicle has unique wheels matched
to the tires. These wheels are more
susceptible to damage due to their
diameter, width and low profile tires.
WARNING
When you install a wheel, always
remove any corrosion, dirt or foreign
materials present on the mounting
surfaces of the wheel or the surface of the
wheel hub, brake drum or brake disc that
contacts the wheel. Make sure to secure
any fasteners that attach the rotor to the
hub so they do not interfere with the
mounting surfaces of the wheel. Installing
wheels without correct metal-to-metal
contact at the wheel mounting surfaces
can cause the wheel nuts to loosen and
the wheel to come off while your vehicle
is in motion, resulting in loss of vehicle
control, personal injury or death.
To avoid damage to your wheels:
• Maintain proper tire pressure (see Tires
in this supplement).
• When installing wheels, always torque
lug nuts to specification with a torque
wrench.
• Inspect your wheels for damage on a
regular basis. If a wheel is damaged,
replace it immediately.
• In the event that you encounter an
abnormally harsh impact, inspect the
outer diameter of your wheels, both
inside and out, for damage.
Retighten the lug nuts to the specified
torque at 500 mi (800 km) after any
wheel disturbance (tire rotation, changing
a flat tire or wheel removal).
Use Motorcraft™ Wheel and Tire Cleaner
to maintain your wheels. See your Owner’s
Manual for information on other cleaning
products and vehicle care.
Lug nut size
lb-ft (Nm)*
M14 x 1.5
150 ± 15 (200 ± 20)
*Torque specifications are for nut and bolt threads free of dirt and rust. Use only Ford
recommended replacement fasteners.
The front carbon fiber wheels have a
thermal barrier coating on the back of the
spokes and on the inner rim barrel. The
coating works best when clean. Maintain
these areas with Motorcraft Tire and
Wheel Cleaner and warm soapy water.
Carbon Fiber Wheels
The GT350R comes standard with carbon
fiber wheels. These wheels offer significant
weight savings, while maintaining the
structural integrity of aluminum or steel
wheels. These wheels have been
specifically designed for the R package,
and are not recommended for use on other
vehicles or Mustang variants. Due care
should be taken when mounting and
balancing new tires to avoid damage. Ford
Performance recommends only using your
Ford authorized dealer for service.
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Wheels and Tires
Your vehicle is equipped with low profile,
high performance tires that are designed
to optimize the driving dynamics you
expect in a Ford Performance vehicle.
These tires are not optimized for off-road
or winter (snow or cold weather)
performance, and their ride, noise and wear
characteristics are different than
non-performance tires. Also, because of
their lower profile, the tires are more
susceptible to damage due to potholes
and rough roads.
TIRES
WARNING
Only replace the wheels and tires
with the tire combinations that Ford
has tested and approved for your
particular vehicle. Variations in factors
such as manufacturing tolerances mean
that use of any other wheel and tire
combinations, even with identical size
ratings, may result in insufficient running
clearances, tire rubbing, and eventually
puncture. Loss of tire pressure could lead
to loss of vehicle control, serious injury or
death.
Tires
Wheels
GT350
295/35R19 front, 305/35R19 rear
19 in. x 10.5 in. front, 19 in. x 11 in. rear
GT350R
305/30R19 front, 315/30R19 rear
19 in. x 11 in. front, 19 in. x 11.5 in. rear
•
To make sure that your tires perform as
intended, it is important that you maintain
your tires properly:
• Your original equipment tires are
optimized for performance in both wet
and dry conditions. We do not
recommend using the original
equipment tires when temperatures
drop to about 45°F (7°C) or below
(depending on tire wear and
environmental conditions) or in snow
and ice conditions.
• The tires were designed for track use
and may exhibit significantly reduced
tread life and increased tire noise
compared to the standard equipment
tires under normal driving conditions.
Increasing the front camber settings
beyond the factory settings may further
accelerate tread wear and induce tire
noise.
•
•
•
•
For tire pressures, see the placard
located on the B-pillar inside the driver
door.
Always maintain your tire pressures
according to the tire information
placard on the driver door jamb, using
an accurate gauge.
Tire pressures are specified cold and
should be checked after the vehicle has
been parked for at least three hours.
Do not reduce pressure of warm tires.
Check your tire pressure often to
maintain it properly. Tire pressure can
diminish over time and fluctuate with
temperature.
Do not overload your vehicle. Maximum
vehicle and axle weights are listed on
the tire information placard.
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Wheels and Tires
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Extra caution should be taken when
operating the vehicle near its maximum
load, including assuring proper tire
pressure and reducing speeds.
Extra caution should be taken when
operating on rough roads to avoid
impacts that could cause tire damage.
In the event that you encounter an
abnormally harsh impact, inspect your
tires for damage.
Inspect your tires for damage on a
regular basis. If a tire is damaged,
replace it immediately.
Proper suspension alignment is critical
for maximum performance and
optimal tire wear. If you notice uneven
tire wear, have your alignment checked.
Rotate tires as recommended in the
tire rotation information.
When replacing tires, the only way to
maintain original performance is to use
the original equipment tire. If a different
tire is used, it should be the same size,
speed rating and load rating and be
replaced as a set of four. Never mix tire
brands.
•
•
•
Use winter tires with the same load
index as the summer tires originally
equipped with your vehicle.
Do not operate your vehicle above
posted speed limits while using winter
tires. Never perform high speed driving
with winter tires.
Do not exceed the speed rating of your
tire.
Please call the Ford Performance Info
Center at 1-800-367-3788 for specific
winter tire recommendations.
Note: Do not use tire chains on your vehicle.
The use of any type of tire chain on these
tires may damage your vehicle.
USING WINTER TIRES
The original equipment tires on your Ford
Performance vehicle are designed for
maximum performance in dry and wet
summer conditions. They are not designed
for winter use on ice or snow and cannot
be used with tire chains. If you will be
operating your vehicle in these conditions,
winter or all-season tires must be used.
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Capacities and Specifications
MOTORCRAFT PARTS
Component
5.2L engine
Air filter element
FA-1922
Fuel filter
FG-1083
Battery
BXT-99RT4-A
Oil filter
FL-2069-ST
Spark plugs
SP-519 / CYFS-12Y
Note: The use of any oil filter other than the dealer supplied oil filter may cause engine
damage.
Note: Use only a Motorcraft FL-2069-ST
oil filter for maximum performance,
reliability and durability. This filter was
specifically engineered for this vehicle.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Item
Capacity
Ford part name or
equivalent
Ford part number /
Ford specification
Brake fluid
Between MAX and
MIN on reservoir
Motorcraft DOT 4 LV
High Performance
Motor Vehicle Brake
Fluid
PM-20 /
WSS-M6C65-A2
Rear axle fluid
(with external axle
lube cooler)
4.1 pints (1.9L)
Motorcraft SAE
75W85 Premium
Synthetic Hypoid
Gear Lubricant
XY-75W85QL
WSS-M2C942-A
Rear axle friction
modifier
(with external axle
lube cooler)
4.25 fl oz (125ml)
Motorcraft Additive
Friction Modifier
XL-3
EST-M2C118-A
10.0 quarts (9.5L)
(with filter change)
Motorcraft SAE 5W50 Full Synthetic
Motor Oil
XO-5W50-QGT
WSS-M2C931-B
15.2 quarts (14.4L)
Motorcraft Orange
Antifreeze/Coolant
Prediluted
VC-3DIL-B
1
Engine oil
2
3
Engine coolant
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Item
Capacity
Ford part name or
equivalent
Ford part number /
Ford specification
WSS-M97B44-D2
Transmission fluid
2.5 quarts (2.4L)
Motorcraft Mercon
LV Automatic Transmission Fluid
XT-10-QLVC
1
Use only Motorcraft DOT 4 LV High Performance Brake Fluid or equivalent meeting
WSS-M6C65-A2 and ISO 4925 Class 6. Use of any fluid other than the recommended
fluid may cause brake system damage.
2
Your engine has been designed to use engine oil that meets Ford specification or an
equivalent engine oil of the recommended viscosity grade that displays the API
Certification Mark for gasoline engines. Do not use supplemental engine oil additives,
cleaners or other engine treatments. They are unnecessary and could lead to engine
damage that is not covered by Ford warranty.
3
Add the coolant type originally equipped in your vehicle.
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Warranty Terms and Conditions
BASE WARRANTY
The GT350 carries the same warranty as
other Ford Mustang models. This
information is covered in its entirety in the
warranty information.
Warranty service for the GT350 or any Ford
Performance vehicle can be obtained at
any Ford dealer nationwide.
We do not recommend modifying or racing
(for competition or time) Ford
Performance vehicles, as they are designed
and built to be driven as delivered from the
factory. The warranty information
discusses vehicle usage and the
installation of aftermarket parts and their
effect on warranty coverage.
Additionally, perform multi-point
inspection and the maintenance outlined
in the 150000 mile (240000 kilometer)
normal maintenance schedule of the
scheduled maintenance before and after
track use. See the vehicle service manual
for removal and installation procedures.
Replace with Genuine Ford and
Motorcraft® service parts as needed.
These modifications may not necessarily
protect your engine from damage in
competition conditions. Subjecting your
vehicle to competition conditions even
with these proposed modifications may
render repairs non-reimbursable under the
warranty.
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Scheduled Maintenance
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft®
Replacement Parts
GENERAL MAINTENANCE
INFORMATION
Dealerships stock Ford, Motorcraft and
Ford-authorized branded re-manufactured
replacement parts. These parts meet or
exceed our specifications. Parts installed
at your dealership carry a nationwide
24-month or unlimited mile (kilometer)
parts and labor limited warranty.
Why Maintain Your Vehicle?
Carefully following the maintenance
schedule helps protect against major repair
expenses resulting from neglect or
inadequate maintenance and may help to
increase the value of your vehicle when
you sell or trade it. Keep all receipts for
completed maintenance with your vehicle.
If you do not use Ford authorized parts they
may not meet our specifications and
depending on the part, it could affect
emissions compliance.
We have established regular maintenance
intervals for your vehicle based upon
rigorous testing. It is important that you
have your vehicle serviced at the proper
times. These intervals serve two purposes;
one is to maintain the reliability of your
vehicle and the second is to keep your cost
of owning your vehicle down.
Convenience
Many dealerships have extended evening
and Saturday hours to make your service
visit more convenient and they offer one
stop shopping. They can perform any
services that are required on your vehicle,
from general maintenance to collision
repairs.
It is your responsibility to have all
scheduled maintenance performed and to
make sure that the materials used meet
the specifications identified in this owner's
manual. See Capacities and
Specifications (page 44).
Note: Not all dealers have extended hours
or body shops. Please contact your dealer
for details.
Failure to perform scheduled maintenance
invalidates warranty coverage on parts
affected by the lack of maintenance.
Protecting Your Investment
Maintenance is an investment that pays
dividends in the form of improved
reliability, durability and resale value. To
maintain the proper performance of your
vehicle and its emission control systems,
make sure you have scheduled
maintenance performed at the designated
intervals.
Why Maintain Your Vehicle at Your
Dealership?
Factory-Trained Technicians
Service technicians participate in extensive
factory-sponsored certification training to
help them become experts on the
operation of your vehicle. Ask your
dealership about the training and
certification their technicians have
received.
Your vehicle is equipped with the
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor system, which
displays a message in the information
display at the proper oil change interval.
This interval may be up to one year or
10000 miles (16000 kilometers).
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When the oil change message appears in
the information display, it is time for an oil
change. Make sure you perform the oil
change within two weeks or 500 miles
(800 kilometers) of the message
appearing. Make sure you reset the
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor after each oil
change.
Additives and Chemicals
This owner's manual and the Ford
Workshop Manual list the recommended
additives and chemicals for your vehicle.
We do not recommend using chemicals or
additives not approved by us as part of
your vehicle’s normal maintenance. Please
consult your warranty information.
If your information display resets
prematurely or becomes inoperative, you
should perform the oil change interval at
six months or 5000 miles (8000
kilometers) from your last oil change.
Never exceed one year or 10000 miles
(16000 kilometers) between oil change
intervals.
Oils, Fluids and Flushing
In many cases, fluid discoloration is a
normal operating characteristic and, by
itself, does not necessarily indicate a
concern or that the fluid needs to be
changed. However, a qualified expert, such
as the factory-trained technicians at your
dealership, should inspect discolored fluids
that also show signs of overheating or
foreign material contamination
immediately.
Your vehicle is very sophisticated and built
with multiple, complex, performance
systems. Every manufacturer develops
these systems using different
specifications and performance features.
That is why it is important to rely upon your
dealership to properly diagnose and repair
your vehicle.
Make sure to change your vehicle’s oils and
fluids at the specified intervals or in
conjunction with a repair. Flushing is a
viable way to change fluid for many vehicle
sub-systems during scheduled
maintenance. It is critical that systems are
flushed only with new fluid that is the same
as that required to fill and operate the
system or using a Ford-approved flushing
chemical.
Ford Motor Company has recommended
maintenance intervals for various parts
and component systems based upon
engineering testing. Ford Motor Company
relies upon this testing to determine the
most appropriate mileage for replacement
of oils and fluids to protect your vehicle at
the lowest overall cost to you and
recommends against maintenance
schedules that deviate from the scheduled
maintenance information.
Owner Checks and Services
Make sure you perform the following basic
maintenance checks and inspections every
month or at six-month intervals.
We strongly recommend the use of only
genuine Ford, Motorcraft or
Ford-authorized re-manufactured
replacement parts engineered for your
vehicle.
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Check every month
Engine oil level.
Function of all interior and exterior lights.
Tires; for wear and proper pressure.
Windshield washer fluid level.
Check every six months
Battery connections. Clean if necessary.
Body and door drain holes for obstructions. Clean if necessary.
Cooling system fluid level and coolant strength.
Door weatherstrips for wear. Lubricate if necessary.
Hinges, latches and outside locks for proper operation. Lubricate if necessary.
Parking brake for proper operation.
Safety belts and seat latches for wear and function.
Safety warning lamps (brake, ABS, airbag and safety belt) for operation.
Washer spray and wiper operation. Clean or replace blades as necessary.
Multi-Point Inspection
In order to keep your vehicle running right,
it is important to have the systems on your
vehicle checked regularly. This can help
identify potential issues and prevent major
problems. We recommend having the
following multi-point inspection performed
at every scheduled maintenance interval
to help make sure your vehicle keeps
running great.
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Multi-Point inspection
Accessory drive belt(s)
Hazard warning system operation
Battery performance
Horn operation
Engine air filter
Radiator, cooler, heater and air conditioning
hoses
Exhaust system
Suspension components for leaks or
damage
Exterior lamps operation
Steering and linkage
*
*
**
Fluid levels ; fill if necessary
Tires; for wear and proper pressure
For oil and fluid leaks
Windshield for cracks, chips or pits
Half-shaft dust boots
Washer spray and wiper operation
Brake, coolant recovery reservoir and window washer
**
If your vehicle is equipped with a temporary mobility kit, check the tire sealant expiration
Use By date on the canister. Replace as needed.
This means you do not have to remember
to change the oil on a mileage-based
schedule. Your vehicle lets you know when
an oil change is due by displaying a
message in the information display.
Be sure to ask your dealership service
advisor or technician about the multi-point
vehicle inspection. It is a comprehensive
way to perform a thorough inspection of
your vehicle. Your checklist gives you
immediate feedback on the overall
condition of your vehicle.
The following table provides examples of
vehicle use and its impact on oil change
intervals. It is a guideline only. Actual oil
change intervals depend on several factors
and generally decrease with severity of
use.
NORMAL SCHEDULED
MAINTENANCE
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor®
Your vehicle is equipped with an Intelligent
Oil-Life Monitor that determines when you
should change the engine oil based on how
your vehicle is used. By using several
important factors in its calculations, the
monitor helps reduce the cost of owning
your vehicle and reduces environmental
waste at the same time.
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When to expect the OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message
Interval
Vehicle use and example
Normal
Normal commuting with highway driving
Normal to moderate load
Flat to moderately hilly roads
No extended idling
7,000–10,000 mi
(12,000–16,000 km)
Severe
Moderate to heavy load
Mountainous conditions
Extended idling
Extended hot or cold operation
5,000–7,000 mi
(8,000–11,999 km)
Extreme
3,000–5,000 mi
(4,800–7,999 km)
Maximum load or track use
Extreme hot or cold operation
Normal Maintenance Intervals
*
At every oil change interval as indicated by the information display
**
Change engine oil and filter.
Rotate tires, inspect tire wear and measure tread depth.
Perform a multi-point inspection (recommended).
Inspect the brake pads, shoes, rotors, brake linings, hoses and parking brake.
Inspect the engine cooling system strength and hoses.
Inspect the exhaust system and heat shields.
Inspect rear axle and U-joints. Lubricate if equipped with grease fittings.
Inspect the half-shaft boots.
Inspect the steering linkage, ball joints, suspension, tie-rod ends, driveshaft and U-joints.
Lubricate any areas with grease fittings.
Inspect the wheels and related components for abnormal noise, wear, looseness or
drag.
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*
**
Do not exceed one year or 10,000 mi
(16,000 km) between service intervals.
Reset the Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor after
engine oil and filter changes.
Other maintenance items
Every 20,000 mi
(32,000 km)
Replace cabin air filter.
Every 30,000 mi
(48,000 km)
Replace engine air filter.
At 100,000 mi
(160,000 km)
Change engine coolant.
Every 100,000 mi
(160,000 km)
1
Replace fuel filter.
2
Replace spark plugs.
Inspect accessory drive belt(s).
3
Change manual transmission fluid.
Every 150,000 mi
(240,000 km)
Change differential fluid.
Replace accessory drive belt(s).
1
Perform these maintenance items within
3,000 mi (4,800 km) of the last engine oil
and filter change. Do not exceed the
designated distance for the interval.
SPECIAL OPERATING
CONDITIONS SCHEDULED
MAINTENANCE
2
Initial replacement at six years or
100,000 mi (160,000 km), then every
three years or 50,000 mi (80,000 km).
If you operate your vehicle primarily in any
of the following conditions, you need to
perform extra maintenance, as indicated.
If you operate your vehicle occasionally
under any of these conditions, it is not
necessary to perform the extra
maintenance. For specific
recommendations, see your dealership
service advisor or technician.
3
After initial inspection, inspect every other
oil change until replaced.
Perform the services shown in the
following tables when specified or within
3,000 mi (4,800 km) of a message
appearing in the information display
prompting you to change your oil.
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•
•
Example 1: The message comes on at
28,751 mi (46,270 km). Perform the
30,000 mi (48,000 km) automatic
transmission fluid replacement.
Example 2: The message has not
come on, but the odometer reads
30,000 mi (48,000 km) (for example,
the Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor was
reset at 25,000 mi (40,000 km)).
Perform the engine air filter
replacement.
Extensive idling or low-speed driving for long distances
As required
Change engine oil and filter as indicated by the information
display and perform services listed in the Normal Scheduled Maintenance chart.
Inspect frequently, service
as required
Replace cabin air filter.
Every 15,000 mi
(24,000 km)
Inspect engine air filter. Replace as required.
Every 60,000 mi
(96,000 km)
Replace spark plugs.
Operating in dusty or sandy conditions (such as unpaved or dusty roads)
Inspect frequently, service
as required
Replace cabin air filter.
Every 15,000 mi
(24,000 km)
Inspect engine air filter. Replace as required.
Every 5,000 mi (8,000 km) Inspect the wheels and related components for abnormal
noise, wear, looseness or drag.
Rotate tires, inspect tires for wear and measure tread
depth.
Every 5,000 mi (8,000 km) Change engine oil and filter.*
or six months
Every 50,000 mi
(80,000 km)
*
Change manual transmission fluid.
Reset your Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor after each engine oil and filter change.
Axle Maintenance
Exceptions
Change the axle fluid anytime an axle is
submerged in water.
There are several exceptions to the Normal
Schedule:
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Timing Chain
Hot Climate Oil Change Intervals
If you use your vehicle extensively at a race
track or at high rpm, it is possible to exceed
the service life of the engine timing chain.
A wrench indicator light will illuminate
when it is time for you to replace your
chain. See an authorized dealer.
Vehicles operating in the Middle East or
locations with similar climates using an
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Certified for Gasoline Engines (Certification
mark) oil of SM or SN quality, the normal
oil change interval is 3,000 mi (4,800 km).
California Fuel Filter Replacement
If the available API SM or SN oils are not
available, then the oil change interval is
1,800 mi (2,900 km).
If you register your vehicle in California, the
California Air Resources Board has
determined that the failure to perform this
maintenance item does not nullify the
emission warranty or limit recall liability
before the completion of your vehicle's
useful life. Ford Motor Company, however,
urges you to have all recommended
maintenance services performed at the
specified intervals and to record all vehicle
service.
Engine Air Filter and Cabin Air Filter
Replacement
The life of the engine air filter and cabin air
filter is dependent on exposure to dusty
and dirty conditions. Vehicles operated in
these conditions require frequent
inspection and replacement of the engine
air filter and cabin air filter.
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE RECORD
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Dealer stamp
Repair Order #:
Distance:
Engine hours (optional):
Multi-point inspection (recommended):
Signature:
E146852
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Index
A
DRL
See: Daytime Running Lamps..........................13
About This Supplement.................................3
E
Ford Performance..................................................4
SVT History...............................................................4
Team RS History......................................................4
Engine Coolant Check..................................36
Adding Engine Coolant.......................................37
ABS
Engine Oil Check............................................36
See: Brakes.............................................................26
Engine Oil Recommendation..........................36
Air Filter
See: Changing the Engine Air Filter...............38
F
At a Glance..........................................................6
Engine Specifications...........................................8
Suspension Specifications.................................8
Vehicle Specifications...........................................7
Fuel and Refueling.........................................23
Fuel Quality......................................................23
Choosing the Right Fuel.....................................23
Audio Control....................................................12
Fuses...................................................................34
Fuse Specification Chart.............................34
B
G
Base Warranty................................................46
Brakes.................................................................26
Gauges................................................................14
General Maintenance Information...........47
General Information............................................26
Breaking-In........................................................33
Multi-Point Inspection.......................................49
Owner Checks and Services............................48
Protecting Your Investment..............................47
Why Maintain Your Vehicle?............................47
Why Maintain Your Vehicle at Your
Dealership?........................................................47
Ground Clearance................................................33
C
Capacities and Specifications..................44
Technical Specifications...................................44
Car Wash
I
See: Cleaning the Exterior................................40
Changing the Engine Air Filter...................38
Changing the Engine Oil and Oil
Filter.................................................................36
Changing the Wiper Blades.......................38
Child Safety.......................................................10
Cleaning the Engine......................................40
Cleaning the Exterior....................................40
Information Displays......................................15
General Information.............................................15
Installing Child Restraints............................10
Rear Seat Delete...................................................10
Instrument Cluster..........................................14
Introduction........................................................3
Washing Your Vehicle.........................................40
L
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper
Blades.............................................................40
Coolant Check
Lighting................................................................13
See: Engine Coolant Check..............................36
M
D
Maintenance....................................................35
Manual Transmission...................................24
Daytime Running Lamps..............................13
Driving Hints.....................................................33
Driving Through Water..................................33
Using the Clutch...................................................24
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Index
U
Message Center
See: Information Displays..................................15
Motorcraft Parts.............................................44
Under Hood Overview..................................35
Using Stability Control..................................27
N
Integrated Driver Control ...................................27
Using Winter Tires..........................................43
Normal Scheduled Maintenance.............50
V
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor®............................50
Normal Maintenance Intervals........................51
Vehicle Care.....................................................40
Voice Control.....................................................12
O
Drive Mode Control...............................................12
Oil Check
W
See: Engine Oil Check.........................................36
R
Warranty Terms and Conditions..............46
Washers
Refueling............................................................23
See: Cleaning the Exterior................................40
Octane Recommendations..............................23
Wheels and Tires.............................................41
Wheels................................................................41
Running-In
See: Breaking-In....................................................33
Wheel Lug Nut Torque Specifications...........41
Winter Tires
S
See: Using Winter Tires......................................43
Wrecker Towing
Scheduled Maintenance Record..............54
Scheduled Maintenance..............................47
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled
Maintenance.................................................52
See: Transporting the Vehicle.........................29
Exceptions...............................................................53
Stability Control..............................................27
Steering Wheel.................................................12
T
Technical Specifications
See: Capacities and Specifications..............44
Tires.....................................................................42
Tires
See: Wheels and Tires.........................................41
Towing a Trailer...............................................29
Towing................................................................29
Transmission....................................................24
Transmission
See: Transmission................................................24
Transporting the Vehicle.............................29
Transportation Instructions.............................30
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