since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Foltsvagen Golf 4
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Cooling system
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Exhaust system
+ 6. Ventilation and heating system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Suspension brackets and power shafts
+ 10. Steering
+ 11. Wheels and tires
- 12. Brake system
   12.1. Technical characteristics
   + 12.2. ABS/EBV/EDS/ASR/MSR
   + 12.3. Replacement of forward brake shoes on FS-III support
   + 12.4. Replacement of brake shoes on FN-3 support
   + 12.5. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   - 12.6. Brake disk
      12.6.1. Check of a brake disk
      12.6.2. Removal and installation
   12.7. Adjustment of the hand brake
   + 12.8. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum-type brakes
   12.9. Removal and installation of the back working brake cylinder
   + 12.10. Pumping of hydraulic brake system
   12.11. Brake pipelines and hoses
   12.12. Check of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   12.13. Removal, installation and adjustment of the switch of a stoplight
   12.14. Removal and installation of cables of the hand brake
   12.15. Main malfunctions of brakes
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment and electroschemes

12.6.2. Removal and installation


1. Weaken bolts of fastening of a wheel, then lift the corresponding part of the car and fix on supports.
2. Remove the corresponding wheel.
Forward support of FN-3
3. Unscrew two bolts, fixing a support to a rotary fist and, using a soft wire, suspend a support to a body.
Forward support of FS-III
4. Remove forward brake shoes.
Support of a back wheel
5. Unscrew two bolts, fixing the holder of a support to a back beam.
6. Using a wire with a hook, fix a support on a car body.
7. The brake support should not hang on a brake hose. The brake hose should not stretch or be overwound.
8. Unscrew the screw of fastening of a brake disk.
9. Remove a brake disk.


1. Check a condition and measure thickness of a brake disk.


In need of replacement of a brake disk it is also necessary to replace and the second brake disk for ensuring uniformity of braking. At replacement of brake disks it is also necessary to replace brake shoes.

2. Check and, if necessary, clear interfaced surfaces of a brake disk and a nave.
3. At installation of a new brake disk remove from its surface a sheeting layer.
4. Establish a brake disk on a nave and fix it the screw.
Forward support of FS-III
5. Establish forward brake shoes.
Forward support of FN-3
6. Establish a support together with brake shoes.
7. Fix a support bolts, having tightened them the moment of 125 Nanometers.
Support of a back wheel
8. Establish a support and fix it bolts, having tightened them the moment of 65 Nanometers. Connect a cable of the hand brake.
9. Establish a wheel, then lower the car and tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the moment of 120 Nanometers.
11. Several times strongly press a brake pedal in order that brake shoes nestled on a brake disk.
12. Check level of brake liquid in a popolnitelny tank and, if necessary, finish it to norm.
13. Adjust a cable of the hand brake.

Check of control of safety

1. Check, whether brake hoses are reliably tightened.
2. Check, whether the brake hose in the holder is fixed.
3. Check, whether pumping unions are reliably tightened.
4. Check, whether level of brake liquid is sufficient.
5. Check make at the working engine. During about 10 seconds press a brake pedal with effort of 20-30 kg/m, thus the pedal should not fail.
6. Check tightness of all listed connections.