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 ...

Other materials:

Pinpoint Test B: LFC 21/DTC B1921 - RCM Bracket Ground Resistance High
Pinpoint Test A: The Air Bag Warning Indicator Is Illuminated Continuously - RCM Disconnected, Inoperative or Lost/Low Ignition Feed Normal Operation NOTE: During normal operation the air bag indicator will be lit continuously for 6 seconds after the ignitio ...

Changing a fuse
Fuses WARNING: Always replace a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. If electrical components in your vehicle are not working, a fuse may h ...

Refrigerant System Tests
Climate Control System (Description and Operation) WARNING: To avoid accidental deployment and possible injury, the air bag system backup power supply must be depleted before repairing any climate control components. To deplete the backup power supply, disco ...