Hello all Piaggio Porter lovers, have you too happened to have a lot of play on the brake pedal? Don't worry, we at Mondo Porter will show you how to control it, but above all how to regulate it.
Here's how to check pedal play:
Turn off the engine and press at least 5 times
on the brake pedal to release the vacuum
in the brake booster. Press lightly on the pedal
brake with your hand, until you meet resistance,
then measure the clearance. Make sure you play
falls within the specified value. Assembly clearances
Brake pedal free play 2 ÷ 7 mm
«A» pedal in pressed position; «B» pedal play
It is very important to check the pedal travel and if you don't know how to do it, we will show you.
Park the Porter on a flat surface.
Put the gearbox in neutral. Pull the brake
of parking. With the engine running, press
the brake pedal several times. Press it with a force of about 30 kg and measure the distance between the top of the pedal and the front panel. Make sure the remaining travel is within
in the specification.
Residual brake pedal travel > 85 mm
«A» front panel; «B» pedal in pressed position; «C» residual stroke;
If your pedal plays a lot and needs to be adjusted, don't worry we at Mondo Porter have thought of this too, here's how to adjust it:
- Loosen the push rod locknut (1).
- Rotate the push rod (2) until there is no play
of the brake pedal is within specification.
- Tighten the lock nut (1) of the push rod.
- Check the setting of the switch (3)
stop light and adjust it if necessary.