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

Brake System (Description and Operation)

Component Locations

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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 (Description and Operation)
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 ...

Inspection and Verification
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 ...

Other materials:

Gauges
Type 1 Cluster shown in standard measure. Metric similar. A. Speedometer B. Fuel gauge C. Engine coolant temperature gauge D. Tachometer E. Information display. See Information displays for more information. Fuel Gauge Indicates approximately how muc ...

Lighting control
A. Off B. Parking lamps, instrument panel lamps, license plate lamps and tail lamps C. Headlamps High Beams Push the lever toward the instrument panel to switch on the high beams. Pull the lever toward you to switch of the high beams. Headlamp Fl ...

Fuel cut-off switch
WARNING: Failure to inspect and if necessary repair fuel leaks after a collision may increase the risk of fire and serious injury. Ford Motor Company recommends that the fuel system be inspected by an authorized dealer after any collision. In the event o ...