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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Installation
Removal All vehicles 1. Remove the air intake scoop bracket. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Remove the RH valve cover. For additional information, refer to Valve Cover RH in this section. 3. Remove the Hydro-Boost brake booster. For addit ...

Component Tests
Inspection and Verification CAUTION: Do not hold the steering wheel (3600) at the stops for an extended amount of time. Damage to the power steering pump (3A674) will result. NOTE: Make the following preliminary checks before repairing the steering system: ...

Wheel Hub or Axle Flange Face Runout
Wheel Hub or Axle Flange Bolt Circle Runout NOTE: The brake discs must be removed to carry out all runout measurements. 1. Position the special tool perpendicular to the wheel hub or axle flange bolt, as close to the hub or flange face as possible. Zero the ...