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
      15.29.2. Models with back disk brakes
   15:30. Lever of the emergency brake
   15:31. Brake pedal
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions



15:29. Cable of the emergency brake

15.29.1. Models with back drum brakes

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. The cable of the emergency brake consists of two parts of different length. The long cable connects draft via the regulator to the emergency brake of the right wheel. The short cable connects the regulator to the emergency brake of the left wheel. Replacement of cables can be made independently from each other.
2. In the presence take off caps of back wheels and weaken bolts of fastening of wheels. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove back wheels.
3. Note an arrangement of cables for the correct repeated installation them on the places.
4. Remove the corresponding brake drum.

LONG CABLE

Removal

Junction of a cable of the emergency brake with draft of the emergency brake
1 – cable of the emergency brake;
2 – connector;
3 – draft of the lever of the emergency brake

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Measure length of the carving plug of a cable of the emergency brake acting from the regulator on a beam of a back axis, then screw together a regulator nut from the carving plug.
2. Disconnect a cable of the emergency brake from draft of the lever of the emergency brake on the car bottom (see the drawing).
3. Take a cable of the emergency brake from guides on the car bottom.
4. Disconnect a cable of the emergency brake from the regulator on a back beam of the car.
5. Disconnect the end of a cable of the emergency brake from a control lever on a brake shoe, then, using a screw-driver edge as the lever, remove a plate, the fixing cover of a cable of the emergency brake to a brake board.
Remove a cable of the emergency brake, having released it from a guide on a back beam.

Installation

Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal taking into account the next moments...

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Screw a regulator nut on the carving plug on the same distance, as before removal.
2. Check correctness of an arrangement of a cable of the emergency brake.
3. Install the brake drum.
4. Adjust the emergency brake, then establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.

SHORT CABLE

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Measure length of the carving plug of a cable of the emergency brake acting from the regulator on a beam of a back axis, then screw together a regulator nut from the carving plug.
2. Disconnect a cable of the emergency brake from the regulator on a back beam of the car.
3. Disconnect the end of a cable of the emergency brake from a control lever on a brake shoe, then, using a screw-driver edge as the lever, remove a plate, the fixing cover of a cable of the emergency brake to a brake board.
4. Remove a cable of the emergency brake, having released it from a guide on a back beam.

Installation

Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal taking into account the next moments...

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Screw a regulator nut on the carving plug on the same distance, as before removal.
2. Check correctness of an arrangement of a cable of the emergency brake.
3. Install the brake drum.
4. Adjust the emergency brake, then establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.