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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+.

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

On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake system power booster must be depressurized before disconnecting any hydraulic lines or fittings. Depressurize the system by pumping the brake pedal a minimum of 25 times with the ignition in the Off position.

After performing any service work, obtain a firm brake pedal before moving the vehicle.

Capri
Replace
  • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using needle nose pliers, remove parking brake return springs at rear of caliper, Fig. .
  • Loosen parking brake cable ...

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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 -> Troubleshooting -> Mark VIII -> Pre-Test Checks
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

Pre-Test Checks
Mark VIII
  • Ensure parking brake is fully released, otherwise "Brake" warning lamp will be illuminated.
  • Check brake fluid levels in master cylinder reservoir and hydraulic control unit reservoir. If either is low, a warning lamp will be illuminated.
  • Ensure the following connectors are connected and terminals are secure in connectors:
    • 55-Pin c...

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Specifications
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level, due to a chemical breakdown during use and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.

The brake shoe and lining assemblies should be replaced if the lining is worn to ...

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