Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Car identification
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. General data
   - 3.1. Cars with petrol engines
      3.1.1. Masses and transfer numbers
      3.1.2. Operational liquids
      + 3.1.3. Changes in a car design from 1984 to 1986.
      - 3.1.4. Changes in a car design from 1987 to 1989. OHC engine
         + Dm3 CVH 1,8 engine
         + DOHC engine
         + Service and repair
         + Coupling Mechanical five-speed transmission of type N
         + Mechanical five-speed transmission of MT 75 type Automatic transmission Forward suspension bracket
         - Brake system
   Technical characteristics
   Service and repair
   Adjustment of the hand brake
   Air removal from brake system
   Anti-blocking system
   Check of functioning of ABS
   Hydraulic knot of management
   Sensor of speed of rotation of wheels
         + Electric equipment General data
      + 3.1.5. Changes in a car design with 1990 till February, 1993.
   + 3.2. Cars with diesel engines
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment Adjustment of the hand brake



Adjustment of the hand brake is carried out after replacement of brake shoes of back brakes, cables of the hand brake or the lever of the hand brake in a body. In other cases performance of all actions on adjustment is forbidden.

1. To check, whether the lever of the hand brake is released.
2. To establish the car on the lift so that back wheels hanged down freely.
3. To unblock a lock-nut of adjustment of a cable of the hand brake.
4. Completely to unscrew an adjusting nut and most to weaken a cable of the hand brake.
5. To check, whether move a cable and levers at supports without excessive resistance.
6. Gradually to pull a cable, tightening an adjusting nut before achievement of contact of tips of cables with levers of the hand brake on back supports. Levers should not move.
7. To check, whether levers on supports move when switching the lever of the hand brake from the first on the second tooth of a latch and to block a lock-nut an adjusting nut.
8. To lower the car.