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several months ago I changed the rear brakes to disk off of a 99 mustang gt ever since then the peadle has more play in it and overall the brakes dont work near as well as when i had drums. is there anything i can do or just live with it. (ive bled the brakes multiple times)
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if you just have rear abs you will need to install an inline proportioning valve to adjust the amount to make it correct
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i have 3 weel abs
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I have been having the same problem with my brakes...
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makes me wish i never did the swap
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i have 3 weel abs
Ya know, it took me a whole day to understand that. lol My passenger rear has been locking up pretty bad for the last 3-4 days. Sqealing when I back up too. Why do ALL drum brake Fords do this eventually!!! UGH!




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Send parts to me. Problem solved.
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Send parts to me. Problem solved.
if i ever do the expo axle swap i will be getting rid of the parts
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if you just have rear abs you will need to install an inline proportioning valve to adjust the amount to make it correct
RABS was discontinued at the end of 2000 MY.
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RABS was discontinued at the end of 2000 MY.
mine is three channel i have the tone wheel on the diff and a tone wheel on each of the front wheels
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mine is three channel i have the tone wheel on the diff and a tone wheel on each of the front wheels
Yes, same as mine.

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several months ago I changed the rear brakes to disk off of a 99 mustang gt ever since then the peadle has more play in it and overall the brakes dont work near as well as when i had drums. is there anything i can do or just live with it. (ive bled the brakes multiple times)
IMO, you need to do a more thorough bleed. With the ABS pump and its lines, there are a lot more places to trap bubbles than with an older system. I've had 4-wheel discs for five years and they work great but I did have to bleed them a couple of times initially to get them right.
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RABS was discontinued at the end of 2000 MY.
didnt know that havent owned a 2001+ ranger
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Yes, same as mine.

IMO, you need to do a more thorough bleed. With the ABS pump and its lines, there are a lot more places to trap bubbles than with an older system. I've had 4-wheel discs for five years and they work great but I did have to bleed them a couple of times initially to get them right.
thx ill try that when i get a chance it did seem there was still air somewhere. every time i bled it it got a little better.
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See if you can borrow a bleeder "gun" from a buddy or maybe an auto parts store.. That'd do it I bet.


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