Redline Motive
0 Items | $0.00 | View Cart

Home » Replacement Parts » Brake Caliper » Ford » Ford Brake Caliper
 

Ford Brake Caliper Replacement

Performance Parts
Air Intake
Body Kits
Brake System
Cooling System
Clutch & Flywheel
Electronics
Engine Parts
Exhaust & Headers
Exterior
Fabrication & DIY
Fuel System
Gauges
Interior Parts
Suspension
Turbo Kits & Parts
Replacement Parts
OEM Replacement
Shop by Car
Acura
Alfa Romeo
Audi
BMW
Buick
Cadillac
Chevrolet
Chrysler
Daewoo
Datsun
Dodge
Eagle
Ferrari
Ford
Geo
GMC
Honda
Hummer
Hyundai
Infiniti
Isuzu
Jaguar
Jeep
Kia
Land Rover
Lexus
Lincoln
Lotus
Mazda
Mercedes
Mercury
Mini
Mitsubishi
Nissan
Oldsmobile
Plymouth
Pontiac
Porsche
Saab
Saturn
Scion
Smart
Subaru
Suzuki
Toyota
Volkswagen
Volvo
   
Ford Brake Caliper Replacement

Ford Akebono Brake Caliper Ford PBR Brake Caliper Ford PBR Brake Caliper Ford Akebono Brake Caliper Ford Akebono Brake Caliper
Ford Akebono Brake Caliper Ford Akebono Brake Caliper Ford Akebono Brake Caliper Ford Akebono Brake Caliper Ford Cardone Brake Caliper



white arrow Replacement Parts Catalog
OEM Replacement Parts Catalog

Step 1
Step 2
Step 3


What is a brake caliper?
The brake caliper is a mechanism on disc brake systems that acts like a vice grip or claw that grips the brake rotor when the brakes are activated. When the brake pedal is suppressed, it activates a plunger located within the master cylinder. That plunger pushes brake fluid down through the brake lines. The fluid then makes the caliper suppress or close thus pushing a bracket holding the brake pad against the rotor. It would be like grabbing a spinning bicycle tire with your hand to stop it from spinning.

Can brake calipers go bad?
Brake calipers are extremely durable parts, but they can occasionally fail. They can wear from prolonged use, especially for those who drive often through inclement weather conditions. They can also be affected by old or dirty brake fluid, by impact damage like in a car accident, or if there is a pad or rotor malfunction. Calipers are the most expensive part of the brake assembly, except for the master cylinder.

How do I know if my calipers are wearing or going bad?
Faulty or worn calipers will typically grip the rotor less effectively reducing your stopping power. It's a good bet that if you have weak stopping power combined with less visible brake dust, no squealing from a brake indicator, and no loss of brake pedal pressure, your caliper should be checked out. It can also cause wheel chatter during braking or cause unwanted wear patterns in your rotors. In that case, you'll feel an odd sensation when stopping like your brakes are warped. In extreme situations, they can make creaking or popping sounds.

Can I replace the brake calipers myself?
Replacing a brake caliper can be done, but we urge it to be done with caution. After your wheel is removed, the brake line will need to be disconnected, the caliper bolts removed, and caliper gently lifted off the top of the brake rotor. Replace the new caliper in the same position with new fasteners. Be sure to bleed your brake lines to ensure there are no air pockets in your system. Please test the pressure and watch your calipers open and close several times before re-attaching your wheel and driving.

Are there performance calipers?
There are some great performance options for brake calipers. Performance calipers offer stronger construction, tighter pressure, and a much better grip on the brake rotor. They offer superior performance when the whole system is replaced with new brake pads, a bigger rotor with vent holes drilled into it, and new calipers for better grip. Calipers can also be painted for added appeal when seen through those after market rims.

Latest Ford Brake Caliper Applications

96-98 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L V8 V8 4.6 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
96-98 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L V8 V8 4.6 Rear - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
99 -  Ford F-150 XL S/Cab 4WD V8 5.4 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
99 - Ford F-150 XL S/Cab 4WD V8 5.4 Front - Left
w/ Rear Drums Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
 - 00 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4.0 World Brake Resources Brake Caliper border= World Brake Resources Brake Caliper
- 00 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman - w/o Core 
  Cardone Brake Caliper
- 00 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
01-01 Ford Expl Sport Trac 4WD V6 4.0  Brake Caliper border= Brake Caliper
01-01 Ford Expl Sport Trac 4WD V6 4.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
  Cardone Brake Caliper
01-01 Ford Expl Sport Trac 4WD V6 4.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
00-03 Ford Escort ZX2 L4 2.0 L4 2.0 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
00-03 Ford Escort ZX2 L4 2.0 L4 2.0 Front - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5  Brake Caliper border= Brake Caliper
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Rear - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Rear - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5  Brake Caliper border= Brake Caliper
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Rear - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
  Cardone Brake Caliper
05-07 Ford Five Hundred Ltd AWD V6 3.0 Front - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
99-04 Ford F-350 SD R/Cab 4WD V8 5.4 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
99-04 Ford F-350 SD R/Cab 4WD V8 5.4 Rear - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
98-99 Ford Escort ZX2 Cl L4 2.0 L4 2.0 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
98-99 Ford Escort ZX2 Cl L4 2.0 L4 2.0 Front - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Akebono Brake Caliper border= Akebono Brake Caliper
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Front - Right Brake Caliper
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
93-97 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5 V6 2.5 Front - Right Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
91-96 Ford Escort LX L4 1.9 L4 1.9 Cardone Brake Caliper border= Cardone Brake Caliper
91-96 Ford Escort LX L4 1.9 L4 1.9 Front - Left
Casting #22V-13
w/ SOHC Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
  Cardone Brake Caliper
- 04 Ford Escape XLT 4W V6 3.0 V6 3.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. w/o Pads
  Cardone Brake Caliper
03 - 05 Ford Ranger V6 V6 4.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
  Cardone Brake Caliper
- 98 Ford Taurus LX V6 3.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. - w/o Brake Pads
 - 98 Ford Taurus LX V6 3.0 Akebono Brake Caliper border= Akebono Brake Caliper
- 98 Ford Taurus LX V6 3.0 Front - Left Brake Caliper Reman. w/ Pro-Act Pads


Some Ford Brake Caliper Applications (View Full Catalog Above)

Ford Escape XLT 4W V6 3.0 Ford Escort LX L4 1.9 Ford Escort ZX2 Cl L4 2.0
Ford Escort ZX2 L4 2.0 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer Ford Expl Sport Trac 4WD
Ford Explorer 2WD E/Baur Ford Explorer XLT Ford F-150 Lightning
Ford F150 XL
Regular Cab 2WD Truck
Ford F-150 XL S/Cab 4WD Ford F-150 XLT R/Cab 2WD
Ford F150 XLT Ford F-250 S/Cab 4WD Ford F-250 SD S/Cab 4WD
Ford F-250 SD S/Crew 4WD Ford F-350 SD Cb/Chas 4WD Ford F-350 SD R/Cab 4WD
Ford F-350 SD S/Crew 4WD Ford Five Hundred Ltd AWD Ford Mstng Bullitt V8 4.6
Ford Mustang Cobra SVT Ford Mustang Cobra SVT 5.0 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L V8
Ford Mustang Mach I Ford Mustang 3.8L V6 Ford Probe GT V6 2.5
Ford Probe SE L4 2.0 Ford Rngr R/Cab 4W V6 3.0 Ford Ranger V6
Ford Taurus GL V6 3.0 Ford Taurus LX Ford Taurus SE V6 3.0
Ford Taurus SHO V8 3.4 Ford Thunderbird LX Ford Thunderbird LX V8 5.0

L4 1.9 L4 2.0 V6 2.5 V6 3.0 V6 3.8 V6 4.0 V6 4.2 V8 3.4
V8 4.6 V8 5.0 V8 5.4 V8 6.0D V8 7.3D


More Applications (View Full Catalog Above)

Acura Audi BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge
Eagle Geo GMC Honda Hyundai Infiniti Isuzu Jaguar
Jeep Kia Lexus Mazda Mercedes Benz Mercury MG Mitsubishi
Nissan Oldsmobile Pontiac Porsche Saab Saturn Scion Subaru
Suzuki Toyota Volkswagen Volvo
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Pinterest Subscribe to our Feed
Home | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Aftermarket Parts | OEM Parts | Brands | SponsorshipsCopyright (C) 2007-2013