Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. General data
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
- 10. Brake system
   10.1. Technical characteristics
   + 10.2. Forward brakes
   + 10.3. Back brakes
   10.4. Removal and installation of the main brake cylinder
   10.5. Removal of air from the brake system
   10.6. Adjustment of the emergency brake
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment


10.6. Adjustment of the emergency brake


Emergency brake


1 – lever of the emergency brake,
2 – protection cover,
3 – crossbeam,
4 – cable,
5 – an adjusting nut with a lock-nut

Adjustment of the emergency brake

1 – basic plug of the emergency brake,

2 – cable of the emergency brake

1. To lift and record a back part of the car.
2. At the released lever of the emergency brake several times to press a pedal of a brake and to check whether correctly the mechanism of automatic adjustment of a gap established a gap of blocks.
3. To check an axial gap of control cores in the basic plugs located on the ends of cables on the bearing brake boards (see rice. Adjustment of the emergency brake), which has to make 0,5–1,0 mm.
4. In case of need it is necessary to execute adjustment of working length of a cable of the emergency brake by means of the plastic regulating nut 5 (see rice. The emergency brake), located about a power shaft, after unscrewing of its lock-nut. After adjustment it is necessary to tighten a lock-nut of the regulating nut before emergence of 2-4 characteristic cracklings.
5. To check functioning of the emergency brake.
6. To lower the car.