Audi A3

Since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
+ The maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual box of a gear change
+ Automatic transmission and models with a full drive
+ Coupling and power shafts
- Brake system
   Replacement of lobbies brake колодок
   Removal and installation of disk brake mechanisms of back wheels
   Check of a thickness of a brake disk
   Removal and installation of a brake disk/support
   Adjustment of a lay brake
   Brake liquid
   Removal of air from brake system
   Removal and installation of a brake hose
   Check of the amplifier of a brake
   Removal, installation and adjustment of the switch of a stoplight
   Removal and installation of the lever and cable of a lay brake
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electroschemes

Adjustment of a lay brake



Owing to automatic installation of brakes of back wheels adjustment of a lay brake is not required. Adjustment of a lay brake is required only at replacement of its cable, back supports / directing.

1. Strongly press a brake pedal. On a pedal strong resistance should be felt.
2. Release a lay brake.
3. Remove an ashtray in a back part of the central console. The adjusting nut (an arrow on an illustration) is on the brake lever.


If it is necessary to replace cables of a lay brake, remove facing from the lever of a brake and remove a back part of the central console, address to subsection Removal and installation of the central console.

4. Press three times the lever of a lay brake (the effort makes about 30 kg), then again release. It is necessary for installation of elements of a brake.
5. Mark a paint position of back wheels concerning naves. It will allow to establish at assemblage отбалансированные wheels in its former position. Loosen the bolts of fastening of a wheel at the car standing on the earth. Lift a forward part of the car, put it on supports and remove back wheels.
6. At the released lever of a lay brake tighten an adjusting nut on the lever so that levers (an arrow on an illustration) on supports have departed from an emphasis. If necessary check up probeом – 1. The distance from the lever to a support (marksman) on both parties should not exceed 1.5 mm.
7. Check up, that at the released lever both naves of back wheels freely rotated.
8. Establish into place back wheels so that the marks put at removal have coincided. Preliminary grease with a thin layer подшипниковой greasings aligning belt of a disk of a wheel on a nave. Wrap bolts. Lower the car on wheels and tighten bolts a cross - crosswise the moment 120 Н•м.
9. Insert an ashtray into the central console.

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