2006 Ford Freestyle Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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We have info for following modifications of 2006 Ford Freestyle

  • 2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0 V6 GAS, CID:183, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:183, Engine VIN:, Desg:1
  • 2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0 V6 GAS, CID:183, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:183, Engine VIN:, Desg:1
  • 2006 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0 V6 GAS, CID:183, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:183, Engine VIN:, Desg:1

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Ford Freestyle AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Ford Freestyle cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Five Hundred, Freestyle & Montego -> Description -> ABS Hydraulic Control Unit & Anti-Lock Brake Control Module -> Anti-Lock Brake Sensor -> Brake Master Cylinder -> Power Brake Booster
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

Power Brake Booster

The diaphragm-type power brake booster is a self-contained unit, mounted on the firewall. The booster uses engine intake manifold vacuum and atmospheric pressure for its power. Other than the power brake booster check valve, the booster is serviced only as an assembly. The booster must be replaced if it becomes damaged or inoperative.

Brake Master Cylinder

The brake master cylinder consists of a fluid reservoir, reservoir control valve and a fluid level indicator. The fluid level indicator is located inside the brake master cylinder reservoir and replaces the previo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Ford Freestyle AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Ford Freestyle cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0 V6 GAS

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic brake systems. Ensure all dirt and contaminants are removed from master cylinder area prior to removing reservoir cap.

To prevent air from the pressure tank getting into the lines, do not shake the tank while air is being added to the tank or after it has been pressurized. Set the tank in the required location, bring the air hose to the tank, and do not move it during the bleeding operation. The tank should be kept at least one-third full.

On vehicles equipped with disc brakes and master cylinders without proportioners or press...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Ford Freestyle AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Ford Freestyle cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Abnormal Conditions -> Brake Booster Operation Test -> Brake Master Cylinder -> Brake Roughness -> Bypass Condition Inspection -> Lateral Runout -> Non-Pressure Leaks -> Normal Conditions -> Thickness Variation -> Wheel Bearing Looseness
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

Brake Roughness

Thickness Variation

If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. Measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch, replace the disc.

Lateral Runout

Excessive lateral runout of braking disc may cause a knocking back of the pistons, possibly creating increased pedal travel and vibration when brakes are applied.

Wheel Bearing Looseness

Replace whee...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Ford Freestyle AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Ford Freestyle cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Adjustments -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Marauder & Town Car -> Five Hundred, Freestyle, Montego, Sable & Taurus -> Fusion, Milan, MKZ & Zephyr -> Mustang -> Parking Brake
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0 V6 GAS

Parking Brake

Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Marauder & Town Car
  • Apply parking brake control fully with 100 lbs., foot pedal effort, then release brake control.
  • Place transmission in Neutral position, then raise and support vehicle.
  • With parking brake control in Off position, grasp pensioner around housing.
  • Unlock clip by pulling downward with suitable hook tool place into rounded end of clip and support pensioner.
  • Tensioner spring will take up cable slack and load cables, while holding pensioner, lock clip by pushing up on bottom of clip. If clip does not slide up move assembly slightly ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Ford Freestyle AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Ford Freestyle cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.

Do not use brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Ensure disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated. Before driving the vehicle, inspect the brake operation.

Do not shake the pressure bleeder tank while air is being added or after it has been pressurized. This will prevent air from the tank getting into the lines. Set the tank in the required location, then bring the air hose to the tank. Do not move the ta...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Ford Freestyle AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Ford Freestyle cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Cobra -> Crown Victoria, Five Hundred, Freestyle, Fusion, Grand Marquis, LS, Marauder, Milan, MKZ, Montego, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird, Town Car & Zephyr -> Disassemble -> Except Cobra -> Focus -> Inspection -> Mustang -> Overhaul -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0 V6 GAS

Replacement

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 at least 25 times with the ignition in the Off position.

Crown Victoria, Five Hundred, Freestyle, Fusion, Grand Marquis, LS, Marauder, Milan, MKZ, Montego, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird, Town Car & Zephyr

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

  • On models equipped with air suspension, turn air suspension service switch...

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