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

10:24. The vacuum pump (cars with the diesel engine)


1. For improvement of access to the vacuum pump remove an air supply tube in the air filter.
2. Weaken a collar and disconnect a vacuum hose from the pump.
3. Unscrew bolts / nut of fastening of the pump to the left forward side of a head of the block of cylinders.
4. Remove the pump from the engine. On the 1.9 liters engines the pump has 2 sealing rings, on the 2.1 liters engines – 1 ring. Sealing rings are subject to obligatory replacement.


1. Establish a new sealing ring (shooters) in dredging of the pump.
2. Combine a ledge on a pump shaft with a groove of the camshaft and install the pump on a head of the block of cylinders. At the same time do not displace a sealing ring (the ledge and a groove are specified by shooters).
3. Fix the pump by bolts / nuts.
4. Connect a vacuum hose to the pump and fix it by a collar.