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    Ford Mustang 1999-2005

    Brake Pads

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    Removal & Installation



    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
    2.  
    3. Remove 1 / 2 of the brake fluid from the brake master cylinder reservoir. Properly dispose of the used brake fluid.
    4.  
    5. Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    6.  
    7. Remove screw retaining the brake hose bracket to the shock absorber bracket, if necessary.
    8.  
    9. Remove the rear disc brake caliper. Hang the caliper from the body with wire. Do not let the disc brake caliper hang by the brake hose.
    10.  
    11. Remove inner and outer disc brake pads and the anti-rattle clips from the disc support bracket.
    12.  
    13. Inspect the disc brake rotor for scoring and wear. Replace or machine, as necessary.

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      Fig. Disc brake pads and related components-Mustang with dual piston caliper and locating pins



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      Fig. Disc brake pads and related components-Mustang with dual piston caliper and guide pins

    14.  

    To install:

    1. Using Rear Caliper Piston Adjuster T87P-2588-A, rotate the caliper piston clockwise until the piston is fully seated.
      NOTE
      Ensure that one of the 2 slots in the rear brake piston face is positioned so it will engage the nib on the back of the inner brake pad, if equipped.

    2.  
    3. Install disc brake pad anti-rattle clips.
    4.  
    5. Install inner and outer disc brake pads on the rear disc support bracket.
    6.  
    7. Install rear disc brake caliper and pads. Make sure the disc brake pads and anti-rattle clips are correctly installed.
    8.  
    9. Install wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts in a star pattern to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm)
    10.  
    11. Repeat the procedure for the opposite disc brake caliper assembly.
    12.  
    13. Pump the brake pedal prior to moving the vehicle to position the brake pads.
    14.  
    15. Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with clean DOT 3 brake fluid from a closed container.
    16.  
    17. If the disc brake calipers were replaced or repaired, be sure to bleed the system.
    18.  
    19. Road test the vehicle and check the brake system for proper operation.
    20.  

    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
    2.  
    3. Remove 1 / 2 of the brake fluid from the brake master cylinder reservoir. Properly dispose of the used brake fluid.
    4.  
    5. Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    6.  
    7. Remove the rear disc brake caliper. Hang the caliper from the body with wire. Do not let the disc brake caliper hang by the brake hose.
    8.  
    9. Remove inner and outer disc brake pads and the spring clips from the disc support bracket.
    10.  
    11. Inspect the disc brake rotor for scoring and wear. Replace or machine, as necessary.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Using Rear Caliper Piston Adjuster 206-026, rotate the caliper piston clockwise until the piston is fully seated.
    2.  
    3. Install disc brake pads and new spring clips.
    4.  
    5. Position the notch in the caliper piston up and down to align with the alignment pin on the brake pad.
    6.  
    7. Install the rear disc brake caliper and tighten to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
    8.  
    9. Pump the brake pedal prior to moving the vehicle to position the brake pads.
    10.  
    11. Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with clean DOT 3 brake fluid from a closed container.
    12.  
    13. If the disc brake calipers were replaced or repaired, be sure to bleed the system.
    14.  
    15. Road test the vehicle and check the brake system for proper operation.
    16.  

    1. Remove and discard 1 / 2 of the brake fluid from the brake master cylinder reservoir. Properly dispose of the used brake fluid.
    2.  
    3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    4.  
    5. Remove the screw retaining the brake hose bracket to the shock absorber bracket.
    6.  
    7. Remove the retaining clip from the parking brake cable at the disc brake caliper.
    8.  
    9. Release the tension from the parking brake cable and disengage the parking brake cable end from the parking brake lever on the disc brake caliper.
    10.  
    11. Hold the disc brake caliper locating pin hex-head with an open-end wrench. Remove the upper brake pin retainer.
    12.  
    13. Rotate the disc brake caliper away from the brake rotor.
    14.  
    15. Remove the inner and outer disc brake pads and the anti-rattle clip from the disc support bracket.
    16.  
    17. Inspect the disc brake rotor for scoring and wear. Replace or machine, as necessary.
    18.  

    To install:

    1. Using Rear Caliper Piston Adjuster T87P-2588-A, rotate the caliper piston clockwise until the piston is fully seated.
      NOTE
      Ensure that one of the 2 slots in the rear brake piston face is positioned so it will engage the nib on the back of the inner brake pad.

    2.  
    3. Install the disc brake pad anti-rattle clips and install the inner and outer disc brake pads on the rear disc support bracket.
    4.  
    5. Rotate the disc brake caliper over the brake rotor into position on the disc support bracket. Make sure the disc brake pads and anti-rattle clips are correctly installed.
    6.  
    7. Apply a suitable thread-locking compound to the threads of the upper brake pin retainer.
    8.  
    9. Install the brake pin retainer and tighten to 23-26 ft. lbs. (31-35 Nm) while holding the disc brake caliper locating pin with an open-end wrench.
    10.  
    11. Install the parking brake cable end to the parking brake lever on the disc brake caliper. Install the retaining clip to the disc brake caliper.
    12.  
    13. Install the wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts in a star pattern to 85-105 ft. lbs. (115-142 Nm).
    14.  
    15. Repeat the procedure for the opposite disc brake caliper assembly.
    16.  
    17. Pump the brake pedal prior to moving the vehicle to position the brake pads.
    18.  
    19. Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with clean DOT 3 brake fluid from a closed container.
    20.  
    21. If the disc brake calipers were replaced or repaired, be sure to bleed the system.
    22.  
    23. Road test the vehicle and check the brake system for proper operation.

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      Fig. Disc brake pads and related components-Mustang with dual piston caliper

    24.  

     
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