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

10.8. Back brake disk


1. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports.
2. Remove the corresponding back wheel.
3. Examine a disk as it is described in subsection 10.7.


1. Take a brake hose from the bracket of fastening located on a forward part of a nave.
2. Unscrew a bolt of fastening of a support.
3. Remove a protective head from the directing plug.
4. Unscrew a bolt of fastening of the directing pin.
5. Remove a support from a brake disk and, using a soft wire, tie him to a suspension bracket spring. At the same time do not bend and do not stretch a brake hose.
6. Using chalk or paint, note a disk arrangement concerning a nave. Unscrew the screws fixing a disk to a nave (are specified by shooters).
7. Check that the emergency brake is completely released, and remove a brake disk from the car. If the disk is still clamped by brake shoes in spite of the fact that the emergency brake is released, unscrew the regulator of the emergency brake.


Before installation of a wheel adjust blocks of the emergency brake.

1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.
2. Check that working surfaces of a brake disk and a nave pure and are not deformed.
3. Combine earlier made tags.
4. Use solvent for removal of a protective film from a disk.
5. Clear a carving for bolts of fastening of a support and the directing finger and cover them with means against unscrewing.
6. Establish a wheel and lower the car. Several times press a brake pedal that brake shoes were established into position.