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
   + 11.3. 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


11.4. 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

Details of the executive mechanism of the emergency brake


Adjustment of the emergency brake is carried out after replacement of brake shoes of back brakes, cables of the emergency brake or the lever of the emergency brake in a body. In other cases performance of all actions for adjustment is forbidden.

1. To check whether the lever of the emergency brake is released.
2. To install the car on the elevator so that back wheels hanged down freely.
3. To unblock a lock-nut (it is specified by an arrow) adjustments of a cable of the emergency brake.
4. To completely unscrew an adjusting nut and as much as possible to weaken cables of the emergency brake.
5. To check whether cables and levers at supports without excessive resistance move.
6. To gradually pull a cable, tightening an adjusting nut before achievement of contact of tips of cables with levers of the emergency brake on back supports. Levers should not move.
7. To check whether levers on supports when switching the lever of the emergency brake move from the first to the second tooth of a latch and to block a lock-nut an adjusting nut.
8. To lower the car.