Ford Mustang Service Manual: Parking Brake Cable Tension Release

Parking Brake (Description and Operation)

 


 

The parking brake system is cable-actuated and controlled by an independent


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 parking brake system is an AUTO-ADJUST system. The spring in the parking brake control continuously adjusts the cable tension in the system.

Brake Warning System

A parking brake warning indicator:

  • is located in the instrument panel.
  • illuminates to signal the driver the parking brake is applied or to signal a low fluid condition.
  • remains lit when a brake malfunction has occurred.
    Parking Brake (Diagnosis and Testing)
    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, pul ...

    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, pul ...

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    Module Configuration
    Module Configuration (Diagnosis and Testing) Special Tool(s) Worldwide Diagnostic System (WDS) 418-F224 New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester 418-F052 or equivalent diagnostic tool Principles of Operation Some modules must be programme ...

    Inspection and Verification
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