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 examined in the article - Replacing the brake pads of the rear wheels of Renault Duster.

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 the brake shoes and working cylinders.

Replacement of Renault Duster rear wheel brake elements

Removing the drums of 4x2 and 4x4 cars is described in the article - Replacing the rear wheel brake pads Renault Duster.

Replacing the rear wheel brake wheel cylinder

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 work on a flat area. We remove the rear wheel and securely fix the car on the stand.

Remove the brake drum and brake pads (article - Replacing the rear wheel brake pads Renault Duster).

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.

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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

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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 pump the brake hydraulic drive (article - Replacing and pumping 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 breaks, as well as if brake fluid leaks through the hose.

After more than 120,000 km or 5 years of vehicle operation (whichever comes first), it is advisable to forcefully replace the hoses of both rear wheel brakes.

We carry out work on a flyover or a viewing ditch.

Before turning out 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

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With a special key "11" for fittings of brake pipes, we unscrew the fitting of the brake pipe from the lower tip of the hose.

We remove the lower end of the hose from the hole in the rear shock absorber bracket.

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We also unscrew and remove the upper tip of the hose from the bracket hole 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

Replacement of Renault Duster rear wheel brake elements

Also remove the brake hose of the other wheel

For a 4x2 car

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With a special wrench for 11 for fittings of brake pipes, we unscrew the fitting of the brake pipe 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

Replacement of Renault Duster rear wheel brake elements

Remove the wheel brake hose.

Install the brake hoses in reverse order.

Pumping the brake system.