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


12:15. Vacuum amplifier of brakes


Vacuum amplifier

1 – main brake cylinder,

2 – vacuum amplifier,

3 – arm of fastening of a tank,

4 – tank of brake fluid


1. To press a brake pedal several times at the idle engine to create in cavities of the vacuum amplifier identical pressure close to atmospheric.
2. At the same time on the effort enclosed to a pedal to define whether there is no jamming of the case of the valve.
3. To stop a brake pedal in the middle of its course and to start the engine.
4. At the serviceable vacuum amplifier the brake pedal after launch of the engine has to leave forward.
5. If the pedal does not leave forward, to check fastening of a tip of a hose, a condition of fastening of a flange of a tip in the amplifier, a condition of a hose and the union.


1. To remove the negative plug from the accumulator.
2. To remove the screen wiper drive.
3. To disconnect the electric socket from the sensor of level of brake fluid.
4. To remove the vacuum unilateral valve from the vacuum amplifier.
5. To unscrew two nuts of fastening of the main brake cylinder to the vacuum amplifier and to remove the main brake cylinder from the vacuum amplifier of brakes, without disconnecting from it brake tubes.
6. In the lower forward part of salon from the driver to turn off a floor covering from under the panel, for simplification of access to a pedal.
7. If necessary, to release a fastening bracket and to disconnect a coupling cable from a pedal.
8. To disconnect the socket from the stoplight switch.
9. To remove rubber elements of a suspension bracket of pedals.
10. To unscrew the nuts fixing the vacuum amplifier to a partition of a motor compartment.
11. To take the vacuum amplifier together with pedals in a motor compartment.
12. To unscrew four nuts of fastening of the vacuum amplifier to pedals.
13. To remove the vacuum amplifier with laying.


1. Installation is made in the sequence of the return to removal taking into account the next moments.
2. To use new laying at installation of the vacuum amplifier.
3. To establish a screen wiper.
4. To check regulation of the switch of a stoplight.

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