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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 -> 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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 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+.

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+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Aspire -> Assemble -> Caliper, Overhaul -> Caliper, Replace -> Capri -> Disassemble -> Escort & Tracer -> Except Aspire, Capri, Escort, Mustang Cobra, Probe & Tracer -> Inspection -> Installation -> Mustang Cobra -> Probe -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Caliper, Replace

On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake booster 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

Before removing calipers, mark lefthand and righthand calipers so they can be installed in the same position.

  • On Continental, Sable and Taurus, turn air suspension service switch Off, if equipped.
  • On all models, raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel 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 -> 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+.

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Parking Brake Service -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Parking Brake Linings, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 GAS

Parking Brake Linings, Replace
Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car

The parking brake system is a drum type design mounted in the hubs of the rear brake rotors.

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove caliper as previously outlined, then the rotor assembly.
  • Drain differential fluid from axle by removing cover.
  • Remove lock bolt from differential pinion shaft, then shaft from differential.
  • Push axle shaft inward to access and remove axle shaft C-lock.
  • Remove ABS speed sensor, then axle shaft from axle housing.
  • Disconnect brake cable from lever, then...

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