BMW 3 series E30
Since 1983-1994 of release
Repair and car operation
+ 1. The maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. The engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. An exhaust system
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling
- 10. Brake system
10.3. Antiblocking system (ABS)
10.4. Колодки disk brakes
10.5. A support of a disk brake
10.6. A brake disk
10.7. Колодки drum-type brakes
10.8. The main cylinder of brakes
10.9. The vacuum amplifier of brakes
10.10. A cable () a manual brake
10.11. Adjustment of a manual brake
10.12. The mechanism of a manual brake
10.13. A brake pedal
10.14. The switch of a signal of braking
10.15. Hoses and lines of a hydrodrive of brakes
10.16. Removal of air from a hydrodrive of brakes
+ 11. A running gear
+ 12. A body
+ 13. An electric equipment
+ 14. A good advice
The mechanism of a manual brake should be checked periodically. Establish the car on a slope, include a manual brake, include neutral transfer and check up that the car is kept only by a manual brake (the brake pedal is released). At carrying out of the given check it is necessary to be in the car. It is necessary to check a manual brake each two years, or at any suspicion for its abnormal work.
CheckLift the car and establish on supports, remove back wheels.
On cars with back drum-type brakes checking of a thickness колодок is a part of procedures of periodic service.
On the cars equipped with back disk brakes, remove disks. Take a support aside and fix a support a wire, a tube of a brake do not disconnect.
Check up a condition of all details of a manual brake, presence on them of deterioration and damages. Колодки the manual brake in cars with back disk brakes as a rule is not demanded by replacement during all term of operation of the car. However, they can wear out owing to wrong adjustment of brake system, or because of regular use of a manual brake for a car stop. The limiting size of deterioration колодок a manual brake is not normalised, however it is recommended to change them, if a residual thickness колодок less than 1,5 mm. Check up a condition of springs and the regulator mechanism, and also check up a drum condition, presence on it of deep development of scratches and other damages.