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  • 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:V
  • 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:V

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Light Systems -> Combination Valve -> Description -> Diagonally Split Systems -> Failure Warning Switch -> Front & Rear Split Systems -> Metering Valve -> Proportioner Or Pressure Control Valve -> Proportioning Valve & Switch -> Testing -> Testing Warning Light Systems
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Front & Rear Split Systems

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective independent hydraulic systems. The fluid displacement of the master cylinder is proportioned to fulfill the requirements of each of the two independent hydraulic brake systems, Fig. .

If a failure of a rear (secondary) brake system should occur, initial brake pedal movement causes the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary p...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Flush
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

Whenever new brake components are installed in the hydraulic system, it is recommended that the entire hydraulic system be thoroughly flushed with clean brake fluid.

It may sometime become necessary to flush out the system due to the presence of mineral oil, kerosene, gasoline, etc., which will cause swelling of rubber piston cups and valves and render them inoperative.

Flushing is performed at ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Continental, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Sable, Taurus & Town Car -> Precautions -> Hydraulic Brake Fluid Color
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Hydraulic Brake Fluid Color

Hydraulic brake fluid must conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 116. Under this standard, brake fluids are visually different from other automotive fluids such as transmission, power steering and engine.

Fluid color in a normal brake system may vary from its original color for many reasons. A brake master cylinder may show significantly different shades fluid color between the two brake master cylinder reservoirs. Color may also appear to vary between cast steel and die cast aluminum reservoirs. Some reasons for discolorati...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Remove wheels and inspect brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary. Do not get any grease on the linings.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Should it become necessary to remove the caliper when installing new parts, clean all parts in alcohol, then wipe dry using lint-free cloths. Using an air hose, blow out drilled passages and bores. Inspect dust boots for punctures or tears. If punctures or tears are evident, install new boots during assembly.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Inspection -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinders
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul
Disassemble
  • Clean outside of master cylinder thoroughly. Drain brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Remove stop bolt and pressure control valves, if equipped.
  • Using a screwdriver, carefully pry up on reservoir and remove it from master cylinder body.
  • Remove fluid control valve, if equipped.
  • Depress primary piston and remove snap ring from retaining groove at open end of bore.
  • Remove primary and secondary piston assemblies from master cylinder. If secondary piston does not come out, apply air pressure to secondary outlet port to remove.
Inspection

When disassembled...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Flush
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Whenever new brake components are installed in the hydraulic system, it is recommended that the entire hydraulic system be thoroughly flushed with clean brake fluid.

It may sometime become necessary to flush out the system due to the presence of mineral oil, kerosene, gasoline, etc., which will cause swelling of rubber piston cups and valves and render them inoperative.

Flushing is performed at ...

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