1985-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

Ford Skorpio
+ 1.1. Car identification
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Coupling
+ 7. Transmissions
+ 8. A kardannyj shaft and the back bridge
+ 9. A steering
+ 10. Suspension brackets
- 11. Brake system
   11.1. A technical characteristics
   + 11.2. Forward brakes
   + 11.3. Back brakes
   11.4. Adjustment of a manual brake
   11.5. Removal of air from brake system
   + 11.6. Antiblocking system
+ 12. Wheels and tyres
+ 13. A body
+ 14. An electric equipment


11.4. Adjustment of a manual brake

Manual brake

1 – the lever of a manual brake,
2 – a protective casing,
3 – a crossbeam,
4 – a cable,
5 – an adjusting nut with a counternut

Details of the executive mechanism of a manual brake

The prevention

Adjustment of a manual brake is carried out after replacement brake колодок back brakes, cables of a manual brake or the lever of a manual brake in a body. In other cases performance of all actions on adjustment is forbidden.

1. To check up, whether the lever of a manual brake is released.
2. To establish the car on the lift so that back wheels hanged down freely.
3. To unblock a counternut (it is specified by an arrow) adjustments of a cable of a manual brake.
4. Completely to unscrew an adjusting nut and as much as possible to weaken cables of a manual brake.
5. To check up, whether cables and levers move at supports without excessive resistance.
6. Gradually to pull a cable, tightening an adjusting nut before achievement of contact of tips of cables with levers of a manual brake on back supports. Levers should not move.
7. To check up, whether levers on supports move at switching of the lever of a manual brake from the first on the second tooth of a latch, and to block a counternut an adjusting nut.
8. To lower the car.