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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 -> Front Disc Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 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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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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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 4.6 V8 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+.

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+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Rotor, Replace -> Capri -> Continental, Contour, Mark VIII, Mystique, Mustang & Mustang Cobra, Sable & Taurus -> Cougar & Thunderbird -> Escort & Tracer -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

Capri
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using chisel, unstake and remove halfshaft nut and washer. Discard nut and washer.
  • Remove brake pads and caliper from steering knuckle as described under "Brake Pad Service."
  • Support caliper with wire strung from coil spring. Do not disconnect brake line from caliper.
  • Using tie rod end separator tool No. T85M-3395-A, or equivalent, disconnect tie rod end from steering knuckle.
  • Remove ball joint pinch bolt, then separate control arm from steering knuckle.
  • Remove steering knuckle to strut assembly bolts.
  • Using knuck...

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