6.1. General information

Vacuum amplifier of brakes
Main brake cylinder
Pressure regulator
Sensor of level of brake fluid

The cars described in the management are equipped with the brake system with the hydraulic drive. Forward brakes disk, back brakes – disk or drum. All brakes are equipped with automatic adjustment of gaps of brake shoes. Wear of blocks of forward disk brakes is compensated automatically, for a back disk brake the mechanism of adjustment of a gap of blocks is provided.

Fig. 6.1. Brake mechanism of the Camry car

The hydraulic system consists of two separate contours (fig. 6.1). The main brake cylinder includes separate tanks for two contours, in case of leak of liquid or damage to one of hydraulic drives another remains acting. The double regulator of pressure distributes hydraulic pressure between forward and back brake mechanisms for the purpose of prevention of blocking of back wheels. The warning of the insufficient level of brake fluid moves the control lamp activated by the sensor in a tank of the main brake cylinder.

Fig. 6.2. Parking brake of the Camry car: 1 – lock-nut; 2 – adjusting nut; 3 – lever of the hand parking brake assembled; 4 – switch of the parking brake; 5 – cable of the parking brake; 6 – lever of the pedal parking brake assembled; 7 –

The parking brake (fig. 6.2) mechanically includes only back brakes. It is activated when raising the lever on the central console between front seats. On the Camry car the option of execution of the pedal drive of the parking brake system is provided.