VW Passat B5

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Foltsvagen Passat B5
+ Maintenance instruction
+ 1. Maintenance
+ 2. Engines
+ 3. Cooling system
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Engine management
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Running gear
+ 9. Steering
- 10. Brake system
   10.2. General information
   10.3. ABS/EBV/EDS/ASR/ESP systems
   10.4. Check of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   + 10.5. Replacement of front brake shoes
   10.6. Replacement of back brake shoes
   10.7. Check of a brake disk
   10.8. Brake disk
   10.9. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   + 10:10. Brake pipelines and hoses
   10:11. Stoplight switch
   10:12. Lever of the emergency brake
   10:13. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   + 10:14. Cable of the emergency brake
   10:15. Main malfunctions of brakes
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment






10:13. Adjustment of the emergency brake

GENERAL INFORMATION

Cable of the emergency brake

1 – adjusting nut,
2 – cover of a cable of the emergency brake,
3 – cover of a cable of the emergency brake,
4 – clamp

Coupling of a cable of the emergency brake

1 – adjusting coupling,
5 – color sealing ring

Prevention

The optimum gap of brake shoes is supported by the mechanism of automatic adjustment, however, when replacing cables of the emergency brake or a back support of brakes it is necessary to make adjustment of the emergency brake.


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. At least once press against the stop a brake pedal.
2. Completely release the emergency brake.
3. Having pulled up, take an ashtray from a back part of the central console.
4. Weaken bolts of fastening of back wheels, then lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove back wheels.
5. Remove plastic details which are not subject to reuse from the compensator of cables of the emergency brake.
6. An edge of the screw-driver fix the compensator of cables of the emergency brake from turning.
7. Adjust a cable of the emergency brake as follows.
8. Remove a clamp (4) (see rice. Cable of the emergency brake).
9. Rotating an adjusting nut, tighten it against the stop, at the same time the flute for a clamp has to be blocked.
10. Move covers of a cable of the emergency brake (2 and 3) (see rice. Cable of the emergency brake) towards each other.
11. Rotate an adjusting nut in the opposite direction before emergence of a fillet for a clamp.
12. Establish a clamp.
13. Having pulled in different directions, stretch covers of a cable of the emergency brake (2 and 3) (see rice. Cable of the emergency brake) on both cables of the emergency brake to a full tension of a cable (arrow). At the same time check that the lever of the emergency brake on a support did not move.
14. Take the screw-driver from the compensator of cables of the emergency brake and several times tighten the emergency brake.
15. Check correctness of a tension of cables of the emergency brake. At the correct tension of cables of the emergency brake the distance (A) between the lever of the emergency brake and a support of a brake has to be no more than 1,5 mm.
16. Otherwise make repeated adjustment for what, unscrewing or screwing up the adjusting coupling (1) (see rice. The coupling of a cable of the emergency brake), adjust a cable of the emergency brake so that the distance between the lever of the emergency brake and a support made no more than 1,5 mm.
Prevention

When carrying out adjustment rotate the adjusting coupling so that the color sealing ring from an end face of the adjusting coupling did not act. Otherwise water and dirt will get to an element of adjustment of a cable of the emergency brake.


17. Establish and screw bolts back wheels.
18. Lower the car on the earth and tighten bolts of fastening of wheels the moment of 120 Nanometers.
19. Install into place an ashtray.