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  • 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:V
  • 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:V

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Light Systems -> Combination Valve -> Description -> Diagonally Split Systems -> Failure Warning Switch -> Front & Rear Split Systems -> Metering Valve -> Proportioner Or Pressure Control Valve -> Proportioning Valve & Switch -> Testing -> Testing Warning Light Systems
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

Front & Rear Split Systems

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective independent hydraulic systems. The fluid displacement of the master cylinder is proportioned to fulfill the requirements of each of the two independent hydraulic brake systems, Fig. .

If a failure of a rear (secondary) brake system should occur, initial brake pedal movement causes the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary p...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Description -> Dual Piston Calipers -> Single Piston Calipers
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Single Piston Calipers

The caliper assembly consists of a pin sliding caliper housing, inner and outer shoe and lining assemblies and a single piston, Figs. through . The caliper slides on two pins which also act as attaching bolts between caliper and the combination anchor plate and spindle. The outer brake shoe and lining assembly is longer than the inner brake shoe and lining assembly. Inner and outer shoe and lining assemblies are attached to the caliper by spring clips riveted to the shoe surfaces. The inner shoe is attached to the caliper by installing the spring clip to the i...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental 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 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 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
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  • 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 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Continental, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Sable, Taurus & Town Car -> Precautions -> Hydraulic Brake Fluid Color
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Hydraulic Brake Fluid Color

Hydraulic brake fluid must conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 116. Under this standard, brake fluids are visually different from other automotive fluids such as transmission, power steering and engine.

Fluid color in a normal brake system may vary from its original color for many reasons. A brake master cylinder may show significantly different shades fluid color between the two brake master cylinder reservoirs. Color may also appear to vary between cast steel and die cast aluminum reservoirs. Some reasons for discolorati...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 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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