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

10.4. Replacement of front brake shoes



Surely you make replacement of all blocks on one axis of the car even if the limit of wear was reached by one block. If blocks are repeatedly established, before removal they need to be marked.

During the work of brake shoes brake dust which contains asbestos, unhealthy is formed. Therefore when cleaning brake shoes do not use compressed air and do not inhale dust.

1. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports. Remove forward wheels.
2. Disconnect the electric socket located on the wire going to the sensor of wear of brake shoes.
3. Press the piston into a support, displacing a support aside, opposite to a piston arrangement.
4. Unscrew a bolt of fastening of the lower directing finger. At the same time for deduction of the directing finger from a provorachivaniye use a thin wrench. For fastening of the directing finger use only a new bolt.
5. Turn a support up on the top directing finger and tie up to a rack with the help of a soft wire.
6. Take two brake shoes from the holder of a support.
7. Measure thickness of an overlay of each brake shoe.
8. If the condition of overlays of brake shoes allows their further operation, clear them, using a pure wire brush and rags.
9. Before installation of blocks check that the directing fingers freely moved in the holder of a support, and be convinced that rubber protective covers of the directing finger are not damaged.
10. Purify dust and dirt from a support and the piston. Check a condition of dustproof consolidation around the piston.
11. If new brake shoes are established, press the piston into a support. It can be made a wooden core or the handle of the hammer. At the same time especially you watch that the piston did not warp also the surfaces of the piston and a boot were not damaged. At a piston vdviganiye brake fluid is forced out from the brake cylinder in a broad tank. Therefore constantly watch liquid level in a tank and if necessary pump out it. At installation of old brake shoes put them on the former places.
12. Insert external and internal brake shoes in the holder of a support.
13. Lower a support on brake shoes, passing a wire from the sensor of wear of a brake shoe through a window in a support. Grease a carving of a bolt of fastening of the directing finger with means against unscrewing (Peugeot recommends Loctite Frenetanch).
14. Press a support that it reached the position, then screw up a bolt of fastening of the directing finger, tightening it the required moment.
15. Connect the electric socket of the sensor of wear of a brake shoe.
16. Check the level of brake fluid in a tank. It should not exceed the marks "max". Several times press a brake pedal in order that blocks nestled on a disk, and repeatedly check the level of brake fluid in a tank.
17. Perform above-mentioned operations on the second forward wheel.
18. Establish wheels and lower the car.
19. Repeatedly check the level of brake fluid.