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



15:15. Brake drum

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. In the presence take off a wheel cap, then weaken bolts of fastening of a back wheel. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove a back wheel.
2. Release the emergency brake.
3. Unscrew the screw of fastening of the brake drum and remove the brake drum. If the brake drum is kept by brake shoes, remove a cap from an opening in a brake board and, using the screw-driver, move a control lever of the emergency brake to a brake shoe in order that brake shoes departed from a drum. If necessary weaken a tension of a cable of the emergency brake.

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Being careful, clear the internal surface of the brake drum of brake dust and dirt.
2. Clear the external surface of the brake drum and check for obvious signs of wear or damage, existence of cracks around openings under bolts of fastening of a wheel. If necessary replace a drum.
3. Check an internal part of the brake drum. Insignificant development of a drum from action of brake shoes is the normal phenomenon. The repoint of a drum is not recommended.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Install the brake drum and fix by the screw. If necessary reduce length of an adjusting level of brake shoes, rotating an adjusting wheel of a level.
2. Several times press a brake pedal to put the mechanism of adjustment of a gap of brake shoes in action.
3. Establish a wheel and lower the car. Tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the required moment.