Specifications

System type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diagonally split dual circuit, hydraulic with pressure regulating
valve to rear brakes. Servo assistance and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard or optional equipment according to model. Cable-operated handbrake on rear brakes Front brakes
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Solid or ventilated disc with single piston sliding calipers
Disc diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239.45 mm Disc thickness:
Solid disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.0 mm Ventilated disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.0 mm Minimum disc thickness:
Solid disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.7 mm Ventilated disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22.7 mm Maximum disc run-out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.15 mm
Minimum disc pad thickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 mm
Rear brakes
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Self-adjusting single leading shoe drum Drum diameter:
Standard hub/drum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180.0 mm Van, XR3i, RS Turbo and certain 1.6 litre models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203.2 mm
Wheel cylinder diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.78 mm, 19.05 mm or 22.2 mm according to model - see text Minimum brake shoe lining thickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.0 mm
Torque wrench settings Nm lbf ft Caliper piston housing to anchor bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 25 15 to 18
Caliper anchor bracket to hub carrier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 to 66 37 to 49 Rear brake backplate bolts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 to 55 33 to 40 Brake pressure regulating valve mounting bolts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 25 15 to 18
Light laden valve to mounting bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 25 15 to 18 Hydraulic unions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 to 15 9 to 11 Master cylinder to servo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 to 26 15 to 19 Modulator pivot bolt (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 to 28 16 to 21 Modulator adjuster bolt (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 to 28 16 to 21 Modulator drivebelt cover (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 to 11 6 to 8 Load apportioning valve adjusting bracket nuts (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 to 29 15 to 21
Load apportioning valve to mounting bracket (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 to 29 15 to 21
Rear suspension arm inner mounting nuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 to 90 52 to 66
Front suspension lower arm balljoint pinch-bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 to 60 35 to 44
Tie-rod balljoint nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 to 68 42 to 50

    See also:

    Accelerator pedal - removal and refitting
    The procedure is the same as described in Part A of this Chapter for carburettor models. ...

    Steering wheel - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 According to model, either pull off the steering wheel trim, prise out the insert which carries the Ford motif at the centre, or carefully prise up and lift off the horn push followed by ...

    Steering gear bellows - renewal
    1 At the first indication of a split or grease leakage from the bellows, renew them. 2 Loosen off the roadwheel bolts, raise the front of the vehicle and support it on stands (see “Jacking and Veh ...