Ford Mustang Service Manual: Bleeding - Components

Brake System (Description and Operation)

Component Locations

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The vehicle is equipped with a vacuum-assisted or a hydro-boost power braking


The vehicle is equipped with a vacuum-assisted or a hydro-boost power braking system. The braking system is a front-to-rear split hydraulic system. The front wheel brakes utilize a dual piston brake caliper and disc brake system. The rear brakes utilize a single piston brake caliper and disc brake system. The parking brake system is a mechanical system that is controlled by an independent hand-operated parking brake control and is self-adjusting. A 4-wheel anti-lock brake system or anti-lock brake system with traction control (4WABS) is optional equipment on all models except Cobra. Cobra has ABS and traction control as standard equipment.

Component Tests
Inspection and Verification WARNING: Use of any other than the approved DOT 3 brake fluid will cause permanent damage to brake components and will render the brakes inoperative. WARNING: Brake fluid ...

Master Cylinder Priming - In-Vehicle or Bench
Master Cylinder Priming - In-Vehicle or Bench WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contacts e ...

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Front Subframe - 4.6L (2V) Engine
Special Tool(s) Support Bar, Engine 303-290-A Lifting Bracket, Engine 303-D088 (D93P-6001-A2) Removal and Installation All vehicles 1. Remove the steering gear. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Remove the lower co ...

Pedal and Bracket
Hydraulic Brake Actuation (Description and Operation)   CAUTION: Blistering or swelling of rubber brake components may indicate contamination of the brake fluid by a petroleum based substance. New rubber components must be installed in the hydraulic ...