Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



Vektr's Opel And
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 1.1 Maintenance
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Repair of DOHC engines
+ 4. Repair of the diesel engine
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. The fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of decrease in toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrical systems
+ 11. Transmission
+ 12. Mechanical transmission
+ 13. Automatic transmission
+ 14. Power shafts
- 15. Brake system
   15.2. General information
   15.3. Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
   15.4. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   + 15.5. Replacement of front brake shoes
   15.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   + 15.7. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum brakes
   15.8. Replacement of brake shoes of the emergency brake on back disk brakes
   15.9. Support of a forward brake
   15:10. Support of a back disk brake
   15:11. Brake disk
   15:12. Forward brake disk
   15:13. A back brake disk on models with SOHC engines
   15:14. A back brake disk on models with DOHC engines
   15:15. Brake drum
   15:16. Back working brake cylinder
   15:17. Brake board of a back brake
   15:18. Protection cover of a forward brake disk
   15:19. Main brake cylinder
   15:20. Repair of the main brake cylinder (model without ABS)
   15:21. Vacuum amplifier of brakes
   15:22. Hydraulic ABS modulator
   15:23. The ABS sensors installed on wheels
   15:24. ABS control unit
   15:25. ABS relay (only ABS-2E system)
   15:26. Valves of adjustment of pressure
   15:27. Brake pipelines and hoses
   15:28. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   + 15:29. Cable of the emergency brake
   15:30. Lever of the emergency brake
   15:31. Brake pedal
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions
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15:11. Brake disk

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prevention

During the work of brake shoes brake dust which contains asbestos, unhealthy forms. Therefore when cleaning brake shoes do not use compressed air and do not inhale dust.


Vvinchivaniye of a bolt with a washer 10 mm thick in the opening located from the opposite side of the screw of fastening of a brake disk

Check


Prevention

In need of replacement of a brake disk it is also necessary to replace also the second brake disk for ensuring uniformity of braking. When replacing brake disks it is also necessary to replace brake shoes.


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Tighten the emergency brake, then lift a forward part of the car and record on supports. Remove the corresponding forward wheel.
2. Establish a washer 10 mm thick on a bolt of fastening of a wheel and screw in a fastening bolt in the opening bred from the opposite side of the screw of fastening of a brake disk.
3. Slowly turn a brake disk so that it could be considered from two parties. Wear of a brake disk from blocks has to be in admissible limits. If there are cracks on a disk, the disk is subject to replacement.
4. Using a micrometer, measure thickness of a brake disk.
5. The indicator of hour type check a beating of a brake disk. Fix the indicator of hour type in any convenient place and, turning a brake disk, define its beating at distance of 10 mm from the outer edge.
6. Before check of a beating of a brake disk be convinced that the hug bearing is in good shape.
7. Check a brake disk for existence of cracks, especially around openings under bolts of fastening of a wheel, and also for existence of wear or mechanical damages and, if necessary, replace it.