Ford Mustang Service Manual: Disc

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)


    Installation
    Removal 1. Use a suitable suction device to lower the brake fluid level in the master cylinder reservoir. 2. Raise and support the vehicle. 3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. ...

    Brake Caliper Support Bracket
    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:

    Final disassembly
    Disassembly Initial disassembly 1. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant into a suitable container. 2. Wipe the lubricant from the internal working parts and inspect the parts for wear and damage. 3. Using the special tool, m ...

    Principles of Operation
    Principles of Operation Battery Saver The battery saver feature provides automatic shut-off of power to demand and courtesy lamp circuitry. When the generic electronic module (GEM) detects the ignition switch circuits are in the key OFF or removed ign ...

    Bearing Whine
    Bearing Whine Bearing whine is a high-pitched sound similar to a whistle. It is usually caused by worn/damaged pinion bearings, which are operating at driveshaft speed. Bearing noise occurs at all driving speeds. This distinguishes it from gear whine which ...