1985-1994 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Ford Skorpio
+ 1.1. Identification of the car
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Frequency of service of cars
   2.2. Each 10 000 km or once a year
   2.3. Each 40 000 km
   2.4. Each 60 000 km or in 2 years
   2.5. Check of level of engine oil
   2.6. Replacement of engine oil and filter
   2.7. Places of possible leak of engine oil and their definition
   2.8. Check of level and replacement of cooling liquid
   2.9. Check of tightness of the cooling system
   2.10. Spark plugs
   2.11. Replacement of the air filter
   2.12. Replacement of the fuel filter
   2.13. Replacement of the valve of ventilation of a case of the engine
   2.14. Check of liquid in the air conditioning system
   2.15. Check of level of oil in the transmission
   2.16. Check of level of oil in the back bridge
   2.17. Check of a condition of a protective cover of a power shaft
   2.18. Adjustment of a brake tape in the automatic transmission
   2.19. Check of a condition of lobbies and back brake shoes
   2.20. Check of level and replacement of brake fluid
   2.21. Check of a condition of a suspension bracket
   2.22. Check of level of liquid in system of the amplifier of steering
   2.23. Cleaning of a drain for the condensate which is formed during the operation of the conditioner
   2.24. Recommendations about engine oils
   2.25. Specifications
+ 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
+ 12. Wheels and tires
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment


2.20. Check of level and replacement of brake fluid



Brake fluid is very poisonous, and also can damage the painted surfaces.

When replacing brake fluid it is necessary to have not less than two liters of fresh brake fluid.

1. To install the car on the flat horizontal platform.
2. To switch off ignition and to press against the stop a brake pedal (about 20 times) until it becomes "firm".
3. To open a cowl, to include ignition, at the same time the pump of hydraulic knot will turn on and after a stop of the pump to switch off ignition.
4. To check the level of brake fluid which has to be between the marks MIN and MAX.
5. To unscrew one screw of removal of air on a wheel and to softly swing a brake pedal that almost all old liquid was removed from the main brake cylinder. At the same time it is constant to add fresh brake fluid in a tank not to zavozdushit the brake system.
6. To similarly remove old brake fluid from other wheels.
7. After performance of this work to tighten screws of removal of air and to establish on them protective caps, and also check the level of brake fluid in a tank. To check work of brakes in the movement.