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
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15.29.2. Models with back disk brakes

MODELS WITH THE SOHC ENGINE

Operation on removal of a cable of the emergency brake is similar, as well as for models with back drum brakes with the following differences.

Exclude operations on removal and installation of the brake drum. On these models there is no plate of fastening of a cable of the emergency brake to a brake board, and the end of a cable is connected to a returnable spring.

On models with the catalyst at removal of a long cable of the emergency brake unscrew four nuts and remove the thermofilter of the central section of the exhaust system.

MODELS WITH THE DOHC ENGINE

Fastening of a cable of the emergency brake to a brake shoe on models with DOHC engines
1 – control lever of the emergency brake;
2 – arm of fastening of a cover of a cable of the emergency brake

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. On these models the cable of the emergency brake and the compensator are removed assembled.
2. In the presence take off wheel caps, then weaken bolts of fastening of a back wheel. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove back wheels.
3. Note an arrangement of cables of the emergency brake.
4. On models with the catalyst unscrew four nuts and remove the thermofilter of the central section of the exhaust system.
5. Measure length of the carving draft of the lever of the emergency brake acting from the compensator, then unscrew a nut and disconnect the compensator from draft of the lever of the emergency brake.
6. Disconnect the ends of cables of the emergency brake from control levers of brake shoes and returnable springs (see the drawing).
7. Take a cable of the emergency brake from guides on the bottom of the car and on levers of a back suspension bracket.
8. Remove a cable of the emergency brake together with the compensator.

Installation

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

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. For fastening of the compensator to draft of the lever of the emergency brake use a new nut. Screw a nut on carving draft of the lever of the emergency brake on the same distance, as before removal.
2. Check correctness of an arrangement of cables of the emergency brake.
3. Adjust the emergency brake, then establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.