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


12.7. Forward brake disk


1. To lift a forward part of the car and to record on supports.
2. To remove the corresponding forward wheel.
3. To slowly turn a brake disk so that it could be considered from two parties.
4. If necessary to remove brake shoes.
5. Measure thickness of a brake disk with use of a micrometer. Wear of a brake disk from blocks has to be in admissible limits.
6. If wear exceeds an admissible limit or there are cracks on a disk, the disk is subject to replacement.
7. If necessary, to clear on perimeter a disk of a rust and brake dust.
8. The indicator of hour type to check a beating of a brake disk. To fix the indicator of hour type in any convenient place and turning a disk to define its beating in several points from its center.
9. If the beating of a disk exceeds admissible limits, the disk is subject to replacement.
10. However failure of the hug bearing can be the cause of a beating of a disk.
11. For check of a beating of inside of a brake disk to remove a brake disk from a nave, to turn it on 180 °, to fix repeatedly on a nave and to measure by the indicator of hour type its beating.
12. Check a brake disk for existence of cracks especially around openings under bolts of fastening of a wheel.


1. On models with Bendix supports to remove brake shoes.
2. On models with Girling supports to unscrew two bolts of fastening of a support to a nave.
3. To remove a support and using a soft wire to tie it to a forward rack. At the same time not to deform and not to stretch a brake hose.
4. Using chalk or paint to note the provision of a brake disk concerning a nave.
5. To unscrew the screws fixing a brake disk to a nave and to remove a disk.


1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal, considering the next moments.
2. To check that working surfaces of a brake disk and a nave pure and are not deformed.
3. To combine earlier made tags, to establish a brake disk and to fix by screws, having tightened them the required moment.
4. If the new brake disk is established, then, using solvent, to clear it of protective lubricant.
5. Before screwing up of bolts of fastening of a support to cover a carving of bolts with means from unscrewing (Loctite Frenetanch).
6. To establish a wheel and to lower the car.
7. Several times to press a brake pedal that brake shoes were established into position.

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