Ford Mustang Service Manual: Brake System (Diagnosis and Testing)

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.

Brake System (Description and Operation)
Brake System (Description and Operation) Component Locations +   The vehicle is equipped with a vacuum-assisted or a hydro-boost power braking system. The braking system is a front-to-rear s ...

Inspection and Verification
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 ...

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Head restraints
WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger occupants should not sit in or operate the vehicle, until the head restraint is placed in its proper position. The driver should never adjust the head restrain ...

Body Closures
General Specifications Torque Specifications Body Closures The body closures consist of the following components: door checks front door front door latch strikers front door hinges front door opening weatherstrips hood hood (Cobra) ...

Engine Front Cover
Engine (Description and Operation) WARNING: Do not operate the engine with the hood open until the fan blade has been first examined for possible cracks and separation. The 4.6L (4V) (281 CID) Cobra engine is a V-8 with the following features: intercooled s ...