Peugeot 405

1987-1997 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 405
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Lubrication systems, coolings
+ 6. System of release
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Steering
+ 11. Suspension brackets
- 12. Brake system
   12.1. Technical characteristic
   12.2. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   12.3. Replacement of front brake shoes
   12.4. Brake pipelines and hoses
   12.5. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   12.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum brakes
   12.7. Forward brake disk
   12.8. Back brake disk
   12.9. Back brake drum
   12:10. Support of a forward brake
   12:11. Support of a back wheel
   12:12. Back brake cylinder
   12:13. Main brake cylinder
   12:14. Brake pedal
   12:15. Vacuum amplifier of brakes
   12:16. Unilateral valve of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   12:17. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   12:18. Lever of the emergency brake
   12:19. Cable of the emergency brake
   12:20. Switch of a control lamp of turning on of the emergency brake
   12:21. The valve of adjustment of pressure in the brake system
   12:22. Stoplight switch
   12:23. Anti-blocking system (ABS)
   12:24. Replacement of the sensor of a wheel
   12:25. Removal of air from the brake system
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment


12:13. Main brake cylinder


1. To remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. To remove a stopper from a tank of the main brake cylinder, the filter and to pump out liquid from a tank.
3. To remove levers of screenwash.
4. To remove a partition lattice under a windshield.
5. To disconnect the electric socket from the sensor of level of brake fluid.
6. To unscrew two nuts of fastening of the main brake cylinder to the vacuum amplifier.
7. To purify dirt of junctions of brake tubes to the main brake cylinder, to enclose rags under places of connections to collect the flowed-out brake fluid.
8. To unscrew nuts of fastening of brake tubes to the main brake cylinder.
9. To remove the main brake cylinder with a nutritious tank.
10. To unscrew a tightening nut and a bolt and to remove a tank from the main brake cylinder and to take sealing rings from windows of the main brake cylinder.


Repair of the main brake cylinder can be made only in the presence of a repair kit of details. At repair of the main brake cylinder to pay attention to an arrangement of all elements repeatedly to establish them on the places. At assembly of the main brake cylinder to grease all details and sealing rings with pure brake fluid.

To make repair of the main brake cylinder according to the instruction attached to a repair kit of details.


1. Installation is made in the sequence of the return to removal taking into account the next moments.
2. If sealing rings have defects, they need to be replaced.
3. To check that connections of brake pipelines are reliably tightened.
4. To install screen wiper levers.
5. To fill in brake fluid and to remove air from the brake system.

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