Our featured Under the Hood candidate is a 2007 Ford Five Hundred. The Five Hundred uses a 6 cylinder engine and is a front wheel drive car, so the general layout of the engine components will be similar to most other 6 cylinder, FWD vehicles.
- Engine Oil Cap
- Engine Oil Dipstick
- Engine Coolant Reservoir
- Engine Coolant/Radiator Cap
- Windshield Washer Reservoir
- Fuse/Relay Box
- Air Filter Housing
- Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor
- Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve
- Brake Fluid Reservoir
- Power Steering Fluid Reservoir
- Coil-on-Spark Plugs (back three are underneath #14)
- Intake Manifold
- Upper Radiator Hose
The above photographs with diagrams should help you locate the main parts and systems under the hood of your vehicle. If you have any questions about the outlined parts that are not answered in the relevant text or links, or need help identifying addition components, feel free to contact me.
Are there any parts you can identify that I left out? Let me know by leaving a comment!
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