Ford Mustang Service Manual: Shield

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

 


 

Caliper (Removal and Installation)


    Brake Caliper Support Bracket
    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 contac ...

    Caliper (Disassembly and Assembly)
    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 contac ...

    Other materials:

    Installation
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    Removal
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