Brake System Service Mercedes Benz

Brake System Service Mercedes Benz

Master cylinders manufactured by ATE, Girling and Bendix utilize 2 or 3-chamber reservoirs, a stage sensor contact is built into every chamber.

A warning light is activated when brake fluid degree is low or when pressure differential between brake circuits is caused by lack of fluid in either circuit.

Floating type front disc brake calipers are used on the a hundred ninety, 420 and 560 sequence; Not floating type calipers on other fashions with parking brakes are cable-actuated in rear brake rotor calipers.

All fashions have brake pad wear indicators and differential pressure warning indicator.

Wear sensors for 420 and 560 series operates on inside pads only.

The Anti-Lock Brake System is customary on 420SEL, 300 and 560 series (optional on a hundred ninety collection).
On diesel fashions, a vacuum pump is incorporated to supply a vacuum to the ability brake unit.


Pedal height measured from pedal pad to pedal stop ought to be 150 m.m.
to adjust loosen lock nuts and turn cease light swap till correct pedal height is obtained tighten lock nuts; pedal free play should be 5-15 m.m..

The ceaselight switch is situated underneath dash, above brake pedal loosen lock nuts and adjust switch in order that contact button extends 6-8 m.m. then tighten lock nuts.

1. Remove just one wheel lug bolt at every rear wheel, raise vehicle.

2. Rotate wheel until lug bolt hole is positioned over parking brake adjuster, roughly 45 degrees forward for diagonal swing axle and ninety degrees forward for diagonal swing axle with starting torque compensation.

Parking brake have to be adjusted if brake pedal can be depressed by more than 2 steps of 6 without any braking effect, don't alter adjusting screw on parking brake intermediate lever; these screws are for balancing cable lengths only.

3. Utilizing screwdriver inserted by lug bolt complete hand flip adjuster till rear wheel cannot be turned, back off the adjuster until wheel may be turned with out wheel dragging.

1. Twin warning light is mounted on dash, turn ignition on and the light ought to glow when parking brake lever is pulled to 1 notch and go off when brake lever is fully released.

2. To check circuit warning sensor, flip ignition on, launch the parking brake and guarantee light is off,
Open bleeder screw on one wheel and depress brake pedal and the light ought to light up.

3. Close bleeder screw, replenish the brake fluid and bleed system, check that light goes out after testing and if not; differential pressure pin in the master cylinder must be reset.


Removal 420SEL, 300 & 560 Series

1. Increase vehicle and remove wheels, remove upper hex head caliper bolt.

2. Pull clip of the brake pad wear sensor out of plug by opening cap on plug, rotate caliper downward and remove pads from carrier.

3. Customary front disc brake pad assembly thickness together with lining backing plate is 17.5 m.m. Customary rear pad meeting thickness is 15.5 m.m..

4. Front backing plate thickness is 4.5 m.m. Rear backing plate thickness is 5mm Minimal pad thickness is 2 m.m..

Mercedes Benz Single Piston Disc Brake Caliper cleaning.

1. Using brass cylinder brush clear disc pad guide surface in caliper, siphon fluid from master cylinder to stop overflowing press piston to backside of bore.

2. Set up disc pads and wear sensor wires, reverse removal procedure to complete installation and check that dash light goes out.

Removal All Other mercedes repair near me Benz Fashions

1. Elevate vehicle and remove wheels, remove cowl plate from caliper and disconnect wear indicator wires.

2. Drive out retaining pins toward inside of vehicle, on Bendix brakes retaining pins have locking pins, then remove the locking pins and retaining pins then the cross spring retainers.
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