Probably scoured rotors.
There is no adjustment on disc brakes. Replace them.
The newer Crown Vics have anti-lock brakes and air bags and much better power and handling than the 1980s models, so the answer is NO, they are not safer.
How do you change the starter from a 1998 crown Victoria lx? Click on the link in the "Related links" section of this webpage.
www.autozone.com Click Component Location.
Have the code read, that will tell you.
You can view the owners manual for the 1997 Ford Crown Victoria online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides
You can view the 1999 Ford Crown Victoria owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides
yes google crown vic tach install and click on drock96grandmarquis he has done a detailed write up that will help you