Ford Mustang Service Manual: Brake System (Description and Operation)

Brake System (Description and Operation)

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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 - General Information
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    Brake System (Diagnosis and Testing)
    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 ...

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    Symptom Chart
    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 ...

    Instrument lighting dimmer
    Move the control up or down to adjust the intensity of the panel lighting. Move the control to the full upright position, past detent, to turn on the interior lamps. Move the control down, past detent, to turn off the interior lights. Note: The pa ...

    Driveshaft (Removal and Installation)
    Driveshaft (Description and Operation)   NOTE: All driveshaft assemblies are balanced. If undercoating the vehicle, protect the driveshaft to prevent overspray of any undercoating material. The driveshaft has the following features: A tubular shaft u ...