Ford Mustang Service Manual: Caliper (Removal and Installation)

Rear Disc Brake (

Description and Operation)

WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contacts eyes, flush eyes with running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If taken internally, drink water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

The rear disc brake system consists of:

  • solid, full-cast brake disc (2C026).
  • hydraulically activated rear disc brake caliper (2552).
  • integral mechanically (cable) operated parking brake mechanism that is self-adjusting.

Rear Disc Brake System Components

 


 

Caliper (Removal and Installation)


    Rear Disc Brake (Description and Operation)
    Rear Disc Brake (Description and Operation) WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contac ...

    Pads
    Rear Disc Brake (Description and Operation) WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contac ...

    Other materials:

    Component Tests
    Inspection and Verification 1. Verify customer concern by running the engine. 2. Inspect the drive belt for chunking, fraying and wear. 3. Check the drive belt for correct routing. Drive Belt Cracking/Chunking/Wear V Ribbed Serpentine Drive Belt With Cracks ...

    Installation
    Removal 1. Remove the differential assembly from the differential housing. For additional information, refer to Differential Case in this section. 2. CAUTION: Record the torque necessary to maintain rotation of the drive pinion gear through several revoluti ...

    Parking Brake Control
    Parking Brake (Description and Operation)   The parking brake system is cable-actuated and controlled by an independent hand-operated parking brake control (2780). To apply parking brake, pull parking brake control upward as far as possible. The par ...