Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Car identification
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Engine
   2.2. Adjustment of gaps of valves
   2.3. Check and replacement of oil and oil filter
   2.4. Cooling liquid
   2.5. Radiator fan
   2.6. Fuel tank and jellied mouth
   + 2.7. Petrol engine
   2.8. Fuel system of diesel engines
   2.9. Coupling
   2.10. Mechanical transmission
   2.11. Automatic transmission
   2.12. Check of a condition of covers of hinges of driving semi-axes
   2.13. Check of tightness of covers and condition of spherical hinges
   2.14. Check of a driving belt of the pump of the hydraulic booster
   2.15. Check of level of brake liquid
   2.16. Check of thickness of brake shoes
   2.17. Lever of the hand brake
   2.18. Electric equipment
   2.19. Tires
   2.20. Operational liquids
+ 3. General data
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment

2.15. Check of level of brake liquid


In a tank it is necessary to check level of brake liquid at least, once a week. Its decrease below a minimum level is not allowed. At serviceable brake system brake liquid it is necessary to add each 10 000 km of run of the car to a maximum level. In case of faster fall of its level it is necessary to establish a place of depressurization of brake system and to eliminate it.

Brake liquid damages the varnished surface. At a dolivaniye of brake liquid not to allow hit it on a car body. Otherwise it is necessary to wash away immediately the poured liquid cold water.

Check of level of brake liquid in cars with anti-blocking system (ABS)

1. To switch off ignition.
2. To press a pedal of a brake of at least 20 times, there will be no yet a considerable resistance (a so-called firm pedal of a brake).
3. To turn a key in situation I.
4. To wait, the hydraulic pump of ABS system will not stop yet.
5. To check level of brake liquid in a tank which should be between the signs "MIN" and "MAX".

Check of tightness of brake system

Condition and tightness of pipelines of brake system it is necessary to check each 20 000 km of run of the car.