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

10:11. Support of a back wheel



On models with ABS disconnect the accumulator before any rassoyedineniye of the brake system and repeatedly connect it after full connection of elements of the brake system.


1. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove the corresponding back wheel.
2. Remove brake shoes.
3. Using a G-shaped clip, press a brake hose.
4. Purify dirt around connection of a brake tube and a support. Unscrew a nut and disconnect a brake pipe from a support. Close traffic jams a brake pipe and an opening in a support.
5. Unscrew a bolt of fastening of a support, remove a protective head from the directing plug and unscrew a bolt of the directing finger. Remove a support.


Repair of a back support is similar to repair of a forward support (cm. subsection 10.10).


1. Clear a carving of bolts of the directing fingers and cover them with means against unscrewing (Loctite Frenetanch).
2. Establish a support and screw in bolts of fastening of the directing finger, tightening them the required moment.
3. Install a protective head on the directing plugs.
4. Connect a brake pipe to a support and tighten a connecting nut the required moment. Remove a clip from a brake hose.
5. Establish brake shoes.
6. Remove air from the brake system.
7. Establish a wheel and lower the car.