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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Cabin air filter
Note: Make sure you have a cabin air filter installed at all times. This prevents foreign objects from entering the system. Running the system without a filter in place could result in degradation or damage to the system. Your vehicle is equipped with a c ...

Sensor - Rear
Anti-Lock Control - Traction Control (Diagnosis and Testing) Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 42, Anti-Lock Brake System for schematic and connector information. Special Tool(s) Worldwide Diagnostic System (WDS) 418-F224, New Generation STAR (NGS) ...

Disassembly
Disassembly 1. WARNING: To avoid risk of serious personal injury, follow all warnings, cautions, notes and instructions in the driver air bag removal and installation procedure. Remove the steering column (3C529). For additional information, refer to Colum ...