Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

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cranna21
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Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

Post by cranna21 » Tue May 02, 2017 12:44 pm

Hi folks,

hoping someone can help, i'm looking for some information on which brake corresponds to each outlet on the master cylinder on a non-abs model car! can anyone help!

thanks
1991 white 480 ES bought with 39800 on the clock end of November 2013, Now sporting a 208bhp/230nm Renault F7R Clio Williams 16v engine!

Filvas
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Re: Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

Post by Filvas » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:13 am

I'm looking for the same information! ^^
1987 Volvo 480 imported from Sweden to Finland in 2014
2018 Toyota Yaris Hybrid bought from a toy store

frenchfries
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Re: Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

Post by frenchfries » Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:12 pm

Would the Volvo 480 partsbook be of any use you you chaps?
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arthuy
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Re: Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

Post by arthuy » Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:53 pm

I found the info I needed in the parts book for a RHD ABS car.

http://volvo480.myds.me/v480eu/download ... tsbook.pdf

Have a look and it should help you out.

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Re: Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

Post by Alan 480 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:07 pm

cranna21 wrote:Hi folks,

hoping someone can help, i'm looking for some information on which brake corresponds to each outlet on the master cylinder on a non-abs model car! can anyone help!

thanks
school boy error there guys :wink: , I nearly made same mistake but more by good luck than judgement I hadn't folded up the pipes I'd taken off :wink:
Alan

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Re: Brake pipe layout @ servo - HELP

Post by Filvas » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:38 pm

Thanks for the help!

I found my setup from page 433, with the (soon to be former) load sensing brake proportioning valve thingy. The picture had front right brake and rear left brakes reversed though! It seemed to be the same in some other picture too.

Anyway for me the top two brake lines (from bonnet towards rear bumper) were in a 1987 non-ABS Volvo 480:

1. Right front brake
2. Left front brake

and the to lower hanging rear brake ones were (from bonnet towards rear bumper) were:

3. Left rear brake
4. Right rear brake

Here's a link to an image I made:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B79XnO ... sp=sharing

I dont guarantee anything is correct though! I didn't do this for myself but rather for my mechanic who is changing the master brake cylinder and adding load proportioning valves to replace the big one in the rear (that is broken). I suspect my mechanic knows where the lines should go by himself but I have a nagging feeling he's testing my commitment to my Volvo. He has a habit of questioning that is it really worth to repair such an old car?? :wall:
1987 Volvo 480 imported from Sweden to Finland in 2014
2018 Toyota Yaris Hybrid bought from a toy store

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