9.1. Working brake system

The most important elements of the working brake system
Brake fluid



Mercedes E-class is equipped with the hydraulic double-circuit working brake system. In comparison with the previous model on it brake disks of the bigger size both on lobbies, and on back wheels are established.
Engineers of firm paid special attention to back brakes. Diameter of their brake disks makes 278 mm that is 20 mm more, than on the previous model. Diameter of forward brake disks increased by 4 mm.
Also thickness and a surface of overlays of front brake shoes is increased thanks to what the term of their service significantly increased. On forward wheels disk brakes with a floating bracket are applied. Models of the E-class are serially equipped with the ABS system with electronic control.