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 ...

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Glass, Frames and Mechanisms (Diagnosis and Testing)
Glass, Frames and Mechanisms (Description and Operation) Component Location   Windshield Glass The windshield exterior mouldings are installed with the windshield glass. The windshield exterior mouldings cannot be replaced without removal of the w ...

Removal
Removal 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Remove the engine air cleaner outlet pipe. For additional information, refer to Section. 3. Disconnect the vacuum hose and the idle air control (IAC) valv ...

Deactivation Procedure
Deactivation Procedure WARNING: If the supplemental restraint system (SRS) is being serviced, the system must be deactivated and restraint system diagnostic tools must be installed. Refer to Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) in this section. The a ...