Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Engine
   2.2. Adjustment of gaps of valves
   2.3. Check and replacement of oil and oil filter
   2.4. Cooling liquid
   2.5. Radiator fan
   2.6. Fuel tank and jellied mouth
   + 2.7. Petrol engine
   2.8. Fuel system of diesel engines
   2.9. Coupling
   2.10. Mechanical transmission
   2.11. Automatic transmission
   2.12. Check of a condition of covers of hinges of driving half shafts
   2.13. Check of tightness of covers and condition of spherical hinges
   2.14. Check of a driving belt of the pump of the hydraulic booster
   2.15. Check of level of brake fluid
   2.16. Check of thickness of brake shoes
   2.17. Lever of the emergency brake
   2.18. Electric equipment
   2.19. Tires
   2.20. Operational liquids
+ 3. General data
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment


2.15. Check of level of brake fluid


It is necessary to check the level of brake fluid in a tank at least, once a week. Its decrease below the minimum level is not allowed. At the serviceable brake system brake fluid it is necessary to add each 10 000 km of a run of the car to the maximum level. In case of more bystry decrease in its level it is necessary to establish the place of depressurization of the brake system and to eliminate it.

Brake fluid damages the varnished surface. At a dolivaniye of brake fluid not to allow hit it on a car body. Otherwise it is necessary to wash away immediately spilled liquid cold water.

Check of level of brake fluid in cars with anti-blocking system (ABS)

1. To switch off ignition.
2. To press a pedal of a brake of at least 20 times, there will be no considerable resistance (a so-called firm pedal of a brake) yet.
3. To turn a key in situation I.
4. To wait, the hydraulic pump of the ABS system will not stop yet.
5. To check the level of brake fluid in a tank which has to be between the signs "MIN" and "MAX".

Check of tightness of the brake system

State and tightness of pipelines of the brake system it is necessary to check each 20 000 km of a run of the car.