Specifications

System type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diagonally split dual circuit, hydraulic with pressure regulating
valve to rear brakes. Servo assistance and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard or optional equipment according to model. Cable-operated handbrake on rear brakes Front brakes
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Solid or ventilated disc with single piston sliding calipers
Disc diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239.45 mm Disc thickness:
Solid disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.0 mm Ventilated disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.0 mm Minimum disc thickness:
Solid disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.7 mm Ventilated disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22.7 mm Maximum disc run-out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.15 mm
Minimum disc pad thickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 mm
Rear brakes
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Self-adjusting single leading shoe drum Drum diameter:
Standard hub/drum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180.0 mm Van, XR3i, RS Turbo and certain 1.6 litre models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203.2 mm
Wheel cylinder diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.78 mm, 19.05 mm or 22.2 mm according to model - see text Minimum brake shoe lining thickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.0 mm
Torque wrench settings Nm lbf ft Caliper piston housing to anchor bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 25 15 to 18
Caliper anchor bracket to hub carrier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 to 66 37 to 49 Rear brake backplate bolts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 to 55 33 to 40 Brake pressure regulating valve mounting bolts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 25 15 to 18
Light laden valve to mounting bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 25 15 to 18 Hydraulic unions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 to 15 9 to 11 Master cylinder to servo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 to 26 15 to 19 Modulator pivot bolt (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 to 28 16 to 21 Modulator adjuster bolt (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 to 28 16 to 21 Modulator drivebelt cover (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 to 11 6 to 8 Load apportioning valve adjusting bracket nuts (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 to 29 15 to 21
Load apportioning valve to mounting bracket (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 to 29 15 to 21
Rear suspension arm inner mounting nuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 to 90 52 to 66
Front suspension lower arm balljoint pinch-bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 to 60 35 to 44
Tie-rod balljoint nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 to 68 42 to 50

    See also:

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