Ford Taurus/Sable 1986-1995 Repair Information
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Raise and safely support the vehicle.
Remove the U-bolt assembly and rubber insulators from the hanger brackets, then remove the muffler assembly. Slide the muffler rearward to disconnect it from the resonator or flexible pipe, as applicable.
Replace any damaged parts.
Position the muffler assembly and slide it onto the resonator outlet pipe. Check the make sure the slot in the muffler and the tab on the resonator are fully engaged.
Install the rubber insulators on the hanger assemblies, then install the U-bolt and tighten it to 26-33 ft. lbs. (34-46 Nm).
Lower the vehicle. Start the engine and check for leaks.