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

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 (Description and Operation)
    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 Cable Tension Release
    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 ...

    Other materials:

    Sensor - Rear
    Anti-Lock Control Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 42 , Anti-Lock Brake for schematic and connector information. Special Tool(s) Worldwide Diagnostic System (WDS) 418-F224, New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester 418-F052, or equivalent scan tool ...

    Installation
    Removal 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Drain the engine cooling system. For additional information, refer to Section . 3. Remove the crankshaft pulley. For additional information, refer to Cr ...

    Visual Inspection Chart
    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 contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact ...