1985-1994 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Ford Skorpio
+ 1.1. Identification of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Coupling
+ 7. Transmissions
+ 8. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 9. Steering
+ 10. Suspension brackets
- 11. Brake system
   11.1. Technical characteristic
   - 11.2. Forward brakes
      11.2.1. Replacement of brake shoes
      11.2.2. Replacement of a support
      11.2.3. Replacement of a brake disk
   + 11.3. Back brakes
   11.4. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   11.5. Removal of air from the brake system
   + 11.6. Anti-blocking system
+ 12. Wheels and tires
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment


11.2. Forward brakes

11.2.1. Replacement of brake shoes


Forward brake

1 – support arm,

2 – support,

3 – brake shoes,

4 – piston,

5 – brake disk,

6 – bracket


Simultaneous replacement of all brake shoes of forward brakes is recommended if at least one of them wears out to the minimum thickness.

1. To weaken nuts of fastening of forward wheels.
2. To lift and record in front of the car, to remove forward wheels.
3. To pick up carefully the screw-driver and to take a bracket (it is specified by an arrow) fastenings of a support of a brake.
4. By means of a key for internal hexagons of 7 mm to unscrew two directing fingers (shooter) of a support.
5. To disconnect sockets of wires of the sensor of wear of brake shoes.
6. To disconnect a support from the holder and to suspend it to a body by means of a wire (without unscrewing of connection of brake hoses).
7. To take from a support an internal brake shoe and an external brake shoe from the directing blocks.
8. To carefully press the piston in a support by means of the corresponding wooden core, being careful not to damage an elastic casing of the piston. In case of need a little brake fluid can remove from a tank previously.
9. To check a condition of a brake disk and an elastic casing of the piston.
10. To establish an internal brake shoe (the shooter at the left) in a support and to press into the piston a spring (the shooter on the right) an internal block.
11. To establish an external brake shoe in a support guide.
12. To establish a support in a guide and to screw up two directing support fingers, tightening their moment 20 Nanometers.
13. To establish a bracket of fastening of a support of a brake on the appropriate place.
14. In the same way to replace brake shoes in the second forward brake.
15. To establish wheels, to lower the car and to tighten nuts of fastening of wheels.
16. It is several times strong to press a brake pedal to bring into contact brake shoes with a brake disk.
17. In case of need to add amount of brake fluid in a tank.