Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Rear Disc Brake (Description and Operation)

WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contacts eyes, flush eyes with running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If taken internally, drink water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

The rear disc brake system consists of:

  • solid, full-cast brake disc (2C026).
  • hydraulically activated rear disc brake caliper (2552).
  • integral mechanically (cable) operated parking brake mechanism that is self-adjusting.

Rear Disc Brake System Components

Rear Disc Brake


Rear Disc Brake

    Rear Disc Brake
    General Specifications Torque Specifications ...

    Caliper (Removal and Installation)
    Special Tool(s) Rear Caliper Piston Adjuster 206-026 (T87P-2588-A) Removal 1. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. 2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. 3. Disengage the parking br ...

    Other materials:

    External Controls (Diagnosis and Testing)
    Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 37 , Shift Lock for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 29 , Transmission Control for schematic and connector information. Special Tool(s) 73 Digital Multimeter 105-R0051 or equivalent ...

    Supercharger Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding
    Draining WARNING: Never remove the pressure relief cap while the engine is operating or when the cooling system is hot. Failure to follow these instructions can result in damage to the cooling system or engine or personal injury. To avoid having scalding hot ...

    Sensing system
    WARNING: To help avoid personal injury, please read and understand the limitations of the system as contained in this section. Sensing is only an aid for some (generally large and fixed) objects when moving in reverse on a flat surface at parking speeds. Traf ...