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  • 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:232, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:232, Engine VIN:, Desg:4
  • 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:W

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Caliper Overhaul -> Caliper, Replace -> Capri -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Continental, Cougar, Mark VIII, Mustang, Sable, Taurus & Thunderbird -> Contour & Mystique -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Disassemble -> Escort, Probe & Tracer -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

Caliper, Replace
Capri
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake pads as described under "Brake Pad Service."
  • Remove clip brake flex hose to strut assembly clip.
  • Remove brake flex hose to caliper assembly banjo bolt.
  • Remove two copper washers sealing flex hose banjo fitting, then discard washers.
  • Remove lower caliper retaining bolt.
  • Using cold chisel, remove upper caliper guide pin dust cap. This will allow access to Allen head on guide pin.
  • Using Allen wrench, loosen and remove upper caliper guide pin.
  • Lift caliper off rotor.
  • Remove guide pin and bushing d...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Cougar, Mark VIII & Thunderbird -> Description -> ABS Module -> Hydraulic Control Unit -> Mark VIII -> Master Cylinder Reservoir & Fluid Level Switch -> Pedal Travel Switch -> System -> System Components -> System Operation -> Traction Assist -> Wheel Sensors
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

System

These models are equipped with a four wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS), The system prevents lock-up by automatically modulating brake system pressure during an emergency stop situation.

By controlling wheel lock-up, the vehicle's operator can maintain steering control and stop the vehicle in the shortest possible distance, under most driving conditions.

The ABS system controls the front brakes separately and the rear brakes as a pair whenever wheel lock-up begins. The brake pedal application force required to engage the system function may vary with road surface conditions. A ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Cougar, Mark VIII & Thunderbird -> Description -> ABS Module -> Hydraulic Control Unit -> Mark VIII -> Master Cylinder Reservoir & Fluid Level Switch -> Pedal Travel Switch -> System -> System Components -> System Operation -> Traction Assist -> Wheel Sensors
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

System

These models are equipped with a four wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS), The system prevents lock-up by automatically modulating brake system pressure during an emergency stop situation.

By controlling wheel lock-up, the vehicle's operator can maintain steering control and stop the vehicle in the shortest possible distance, under most driving conditions.

The ABS system controls the front brakes separately and the rear brakes as a pair whenever wheel lock-up begins. The brake pedal application force required to engage the system function may vary with road surface conditions. A ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Rotor, Replace -> Capri -> Continental, Cougar, Mark VIII, Mustang, Sable, Taurus & Thunderbird -> Contour & Mystique -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort & Tracer -> Installation -> Probe -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Capri
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using cape chisel, unstake and remove halfshaft nut and washer. Discard nut if it cannot be used again.
  • Remove disc brake pads as described under "Brake Pad Service," then the caliper as described under "Caliper Service." Support caliper by suitable wire strung from coil spring. Do not disconnect brake line from caliper.
  • Remove grease cap, then carefully raise staked portion of locknut using small cape chisel.
  • Remove and discard locknut. Locknuts are threaded left and right. Lefthand threaded locknut is located o...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Adjustments -> Bendix Type -> Pushrod -> Single Diaphragm Booster
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Pushrod

Proper adjustment of the master cylinder pushrod is necessary to ensure proper operation of the power brake system. A pushrod that is too long will prevent the master cylinder piston from completely releasing hydraulic pressure, eventually causing the brakes to drag. A pushrod that is too short will cause excessive brake pedal travel and cause groaning noises to come from the booster when the brakes are applied. A properly adjusted pushrod that remains assembled to the booster with which is was matched during production should not require service adjustment. However, if the b...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Adjustments -> Aspire -> Continental, Cougar, Mustang & Thunderbird -> Contour & Mystique -> Escort & Tracer -> Mustang -> Parking Brake -> Probe -> Sable & Taurus
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Parking Brake
Aspire
  • Ensure parking brake control lever is in fully released position.
  • Remove access cover from console.
  • Remove cable adjustment nut's locking clip.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then ensure rear tires turn freely.
  • Tighten cable adjustment nut until brakes drag slightly when tires rotate.
  • Loosen adjustment nut in small increments until drag just disappears.
  • Rear brakes should lock when brake control lever is pulled upward 11-16 notches.
  • Ensure parking brake operates properly.
  • Install locking clip and access cover.
Continental, Cougar, Mustang & Thunderbird
  • Fully release parking bra...

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