Load apportioning valve P100 models) - removal and refitting
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1.
1 Chock the front wheels, jack up the rear of the vehicle and support on axle stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”).
2 The load apportioning valve is located on the right-hand side of the vehicle underbody above the axle.
3 Remove the spring clip and clevis pin, and detach the spring from the valve operating lever (see illustration).
24.3 Remove the spring clip (arrowed) and clevis pin from the valve operating lever
4 Place a suitable container beneath the valve to catch spilt fluid, then unscrew the union nuts and disconnect the fluid pipes.
Plug the open ends of the pipes and valve to prevent fluid leakage and dirt ingress.
5 Unscrew the three securing nuts and bolts from the valve mounting bracket, and remove the valve assembly (see illustration).
24.5 Load apportioning valve securing bolts (arrowed)
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but note that the fluid inlet pipe from the master cylinder must be connected to the lower valve port, and the fluid outlet pipe to the rear brakes must be connected to the upper valve port.
7 On completion, bleed the rear hydraulic circuit and check the valve adjustment.
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