VOLKSWAGEN GOLF IV

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
   12.7. 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






12.7. Adjustment of the hand brake

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prevention

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


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove facing of the lever of the hand brake and a back part of the central console. The adjusting nut (arrow) is located behind the lever of the hand brake.
2. At least once press against the stop a brake pedal.
3. Weaken bolts of fastening of back wheels, then lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove back wheels.
4. Completely release the hand brake.
Cars with back disk brakes
5. Rotating an adjusting nut behind the lever of the hand brake, establish it in such situation at which the distance between the lever of the hand brake and a support, measured shchupy (1), will be no more than 1,5 mm.
6. Tighten three times against the stop the lever of the hand brake, thus all elements of the hand brake will be established on the places.
7. Check that at the released lever of the hand brake back wheels freely rotate.
Cars with back drum-type brakes
8. Tighten the lever of the hand brake on four clicks.
9. Rotating an adjusting nut, establish it in such situation at which back wheels of the car are turned hardly.
10. Release the lever of the hand brake and check that back wheels rotate freely. If necessary repeat adjustment.
11. Lower the car.
12. Establish the central console and facing of the lever of the hand brake.