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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Brake Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Removal
  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove brake drum.
  • Install suitable wheel cylinder clamp over ends of wheel cylinder to retain pistons in bore.
  • Disconnect parking brake cable from parking brake lever.
  • Remove two brake shoe hold-down retainers, springs and pins, Fig. .
  • Spread brake shoes over piston shoe guide slots, then lift shoes, springs and adjuster off backing plate as an assembly.
  • Remove adjuster spring.
  • Remove retracting springs to separate shoes.
  • Remove parking brake lever retaining clip, spring and washer.
  • Remove lever from pin.
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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 -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8 V6 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 -> 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 4.6 V8 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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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 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 -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Inspect components for damage and unusual wear. Replace as necessary.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Boots which are torn, cut, or heat damaged indicate need for wheel cylinder replacement. Fluid spilling from boot center hole, or wetness around wheel cylinder ends indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. A small amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Inspect backing pla...

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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 -> Description -> Capri -> Continental, Cougar, Mark VIII, Mustang, Sable, Taurus & Thunderbird -> Contour & Mystique -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort, Probe & Tracer
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6 V8 GAS

Capri

Rear braking is provided by self-adjusting, single piston, floating caliper disc brakes, Fig. . The caliper slides on two hollow, stainless steel guide pins in bushings.

One guide pin is secured to the anchor bracket by a bolt. The other guide pin is held in position by the caliper retaining bolt.

The disc pads are held in the anchor bracket by two retaining clips and a "V" spring. The caliper must be removed to replace the disc pads.

During normal operation, hydraulic pressure from the master cylinder pushes the piston forward and applies pressure on the inboard brake pad. This pre...

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Click here to view more details about 1997 Mercury Cougar Header Panel1997 Mercury Cougar Header Panel, A high quality, direct fit OE replacement header panel; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..

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Click here to view more details1995 Mercury Cougar Coolant Temperature Sensor, 2.22 in. height, 0.98 in. hex size, 3/8-18 taper pipe thread size; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement coolant temperature sensor..

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$21.64

Click here to view more details1968 Mercury Cougar Heater/Defrost Plenum For All Models Except 1967-68 With Factory Air Conditioning, Heater/Defrost Plenum For All Models Except 1967-68 With Factory Air Conditioning, , .

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$12.50

Click here to view more details about 1987 Mercury Cougar LS V6, 3.8 L, 232 CID Rebuilt Engine1987 Mercury Cougar LS V6, 3.8 L, 232 CID Rebuilt Engine, Carb or FI, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

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$1,416.00

Click here to view more details1989 Mercury Cougar Used A/C Compressor, 4.0, AUTO, 4X4 integral AC, Very Good.

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$118.00

Click here to view more details1994 Mercury Cougar Used Cooling Fan Assembly, Fan Assm; Without supercharger, Very Good.

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$105.00
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