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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.

The disc brake hydraulic system can be bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment. The brake pedal will require more pumping and frequent inspecting of fluid level in master cylinder during bleeding operation.

Do not use brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Be sure the disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated. Before driving the vehicle, inspect brake operation to be sure a firm pedal has been ob...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Aspire -> Capri -> Escort & Tracer -> Except Aspire, Capri, Escort, Mustang Cobra, Probe & Tracer -> Inspection -> Installation -> Mustang Cobra -> Probe -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake hydraulic system 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.

Except Aspire, Capri, Escort, Mustang Cobra, Probe & Tracer
Removal
  • Remove brake fluid until reservoir is half full.
  • On Continental, Sable and Taurus, if equipped, turn air suspension service switch Off.
  • On all models, raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove caliper locating pins.
  • Lift caliper assembl...

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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 -> 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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Cougar, Mark VIII & Thunderbird -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1995 -> 1996 -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Procedure -> On-Board Diagnostics -> Pinpoint Tests -> Quick Tests -> Warning Lamp Diagnosis -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Warning Lamp Diagnosis

The anti-lock brake system uses two warning indicators to alert the driver of malfunctions in the system.

The red "Brake" warning lamp will come on for only two reasons:

  • If brake fluid level in master cylinder reservoir falls below level determined by set point of fluid level switch.
  • If parking brake is applied.

The amber "Check Anti-Lock Brake" lamp will come on for numerous reasons. It warns the driver the ABS has been turned off due to a symptom existing in the system. Normal power braking remains but the wheels may lock during a panic stop while the warning...

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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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