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is the 2003 zx5 car manual book ( the one you buy from autozone ) the same for the 2003 Zx5 svtf I know they have littlel differces but is that a good book to get or no?
 

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is the 2003 zx5 car manual book ( the one you buy from autozone ) the same for the 2003 Zx5 svtf I know they have littlel differces but is that a good book to get or no?
Not sure which you're talking about. Who is the publisher?

Also, if you are interested there are many sources of the factory original service manuals on CD...I have one and I back up the date setting on my PC every time I run it.
 

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you mean like a chiltons? If your asking if a repair manual is a good thing to have, I seriously question your ability to 'repair' something. Let alone a svtf. [poke]


Sorry, just havin fun with ya.
 

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Generally the Haynes and Chiltons manuals will cover several years and all models. It should cover the SVT unless it says otherwise.

I've found the Chiltons to generally be better than the Haynes.

Both Haynes and Chiltons can be found on Amazon.com.

You can get a DVD version of the factory manual on ebay usually inexpensive.

The diagrams on the DVD don't always have as much detail as I'd like and the search function isn't very useful. The information is there if you have the patience to find it.

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Doug7; said:
It should cover the SVT unless it says otherwise.
Neither manual (Chiltons or Haynes) has anything about the SVT.
In fact, the Haynes says right on it "excludes SVT".
http://www.haynes.com/products/year/2004/make/Ford/model/Focus/productID/153
Chiltons...same thing:
http://www.chiltonsondemand.com/ford-focus-repair-manual-2000-2005-534.html

What's really funny, is neither one covers disk brake models either.
What the heck good are they? [scratch]

At any rate, the only way to find all the SVT info you need is to get the factory manuals or one of the DVD manuals mentioned earlier.

Paper copies of the factory manuals can be found here, but they're not cheap:
http://www.helminc.com/helm/welcome_select_oem.asp?Style=helm
 
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