We replace the elements of the brake mechanisms of the rear wheels in case of malfunctions or when the calendar service life is reached.
Replacement of the brake pads of the rear wheels we discussed in the article - Replacement of the brake pads Renault Duster rear wheels.
Removing and installing the brake drum
We remove the brake drum to replace it if the working surface is damaged or worn (the maximum allowable inner diameter of the drum is 229.5 mm), as well as to monitor the condition of the brake mechanisms, replace brake shoes and working cylinders.
Removing the drums of 4x2 and 4x4 cars is described in the article - Replacing the rear brake pads Renault Duster wheels.
Replacing the wheel cylinder of the rear wheel brake mechanism
The wheel (working) cylinder of the rear wheel brake mechanism is replaced when the braking efficiency of the wheel decreases due to jamming of the pistons in the cylinder or leakage of brake fluid through the cylinder seals.
We carry out work on a flat area.
Remove the rear wheel and securely fix the car on the stand.
Remove the brake drum and brake pads Renault Duster wheels).
Before unscrewing the brake pipe fitting from the cylinder bore with a metal brush, clean the place of their connection from dirt and corrosion and apply an easily penetrating liquid like WD-40 to it.
Remove the cap from the bleed valve.
Using an 8 key, we unscrew the bleed valve
With a special key for 11 for fittings of brake pipes, we unscrew the fitting of the brake pipe and remove the tip of the tube from the cylinder bore
Using a 10 socket or wrench, unscrew the bolt securing the cylinder to the brake shield
Remove the cylinder
Install the new wheel cylinder in reverse order.
After installing the brake drum, we bleed the brake hydraulic drive (article - Replacing and bleeding the hydraulic brake and clutch Renault Duster)
Replacing the rear wheel brake hose
We replace the brake hose if it has mechanical defects - scuffs, cracks or ruptures, as well as if brake fluid leaks through the hose.
After a run of more than 120 thousand km or 5 years of operation of the car (whichever comes first), it is advisable to carry out a forced replacement of the hoses of both rear wheel brakes.
We carry out work on a flyover or a viewing ditch.
Before unscrewing the fittings of the brake pipes from the hose ends with a metal brush, we clean the places of their connection from dirt and corrosion and apply an easily penetrating liquid like WD-40 to them.
For 4x4 cars
With a special key "11" for brake fittingsx tubes, unscrew the fitting of the brake tube from the lower tip of the hose.
We remove the lower end of the hose from the hole in the rear shock absorber bracket.
We also unscrew and remove the upper tip of the hose from the hole in the bracket on the body.
To avoid leakage of brake fluid, you can put a rubber cap on the brake bleeder on the tube
Remove the rear wheel brake hose
We also remove the brake hose of the other wheel
For a 4x2 car
Using a special 11 wrench for brake pipe fittings, unscrew the brake pipe fitting of the upper hose tip.
We remove the upper end of the hose from the hole in the bracket on the body.
We also unscrew and remove the upper end of the hose from the bracket hole on the rear suspension beam
Remove the wheel brake hose.
Install the brake hoses in reverse order.
Pumping the brake system.