Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. System of ignition
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
- 10. Brake system
   10.1. Technical data
   10.2. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   10.3. Brake pipelines and hoses
   10.4. Replacement of front brake shoes
   10.5. Replacement of back brake shoes
   10.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum brakes
   10.7. Forward brake disk
   10.8. Back brake disk
   10.9. Back brake drum
   10:10. Support of a forward brake
   10:11. Support of a back wheel
   10:12. Back brake cylinder
   10:13. Main brake cylinder
   10:14. Brake pedal
   10:15. Vacuum amplifier of brakes
   10:16. Unilateral valve of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   10:17. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   10:18. Lever of the emergency brake
   10:19. Cable of the emergency brake
   10:20. Brake shoes of the emergency brake (model with disk brakes)
   10:21. The valve of adjustment of pressure in the brake system
   10:22. Stoplight switch
   10:23. Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
   10:24. The vacuum pump (cars with the diesel engine)
   10:25. Check of the vacuum pump on cars with diesel engines
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions


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10:17. Adjustment of the emergency brake

MODELS WITH BACK DRUM BRAKES

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. For check of adjustment of the emergency brake completely release it, several times press a brake pedal for installation of a normal working gap between brake shoes and a drum, tighten the emergency brake several times for the correct installation of the automatic mechanism of adjustment of the emergency brake.
2. For check of correctness of adjustment of the emergency brake tighten the lever of the emergency brake against the stop and count the number of clicks which has to make 10–11. If the number of clicks differs from specified, it is necessary to make adjustment as follows.
3. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports.
4. For access to the regulator of the emergency brake unscrew nuts and bolts and remove the thermal screen.
5. Completely release the lever of the emergency brake, weaken a lock-nut.
6. Rotating the regulator on the left forward side of the mechanism, establish a gap (it is specified by an arrow) 0,5–1 mm between a forward and right back cable. Tighten a lock-nut.
7. Check adjustment of the emergency brake, having counted the number of clicks of the lever.
8. Install the thermal screen and lower the car.

MODELS WITH BACK DISK BRAKES

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. For check of adjustment of the emergency brake completely tighten its lever.
2. Count the number of clicks as the ratchet mechanism. At correctly adjusted emergency brake full tightening happens on 6–7 click.

Adjustment of brake shoes

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove both back wheels. Using flat-nose pliers, take a stopper from a forward part of the brake disk opening access to the regulator of brakes.
2. Turning a brake disk, establish an opening for adjustment opposite to the regulator of blocks of the emergency brake.
3. Make sure that the emergency brake is completely released, then insert the screw-driver through an opening for adjustment and completely unclench brake shoes of the emergency brake, rotating an adjusting ring.
4. After a full zatormazhivaniye of a disk brake shoes turn an adjusting ring in the opposite direction on 5–6 teeths therefore the brake disk has to rotate freely.
5. Establish the stopper closing an adjusting opening in a brake disk.
6. Repeat actions for adjustment of a gap of brake shoes on the second wheel.
7. Establish wheels and adjust a cable of the emergency brake.
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