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
      15.5.1. L models 1,4, 1,6 and 1,8
      15.5.2. Models of 2,0 l
   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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15.5. Replacement of front brake shoes

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prevention

Surely you make replacement of all blocks on one axis of the car even if the limit of wear was reached by only one block. If blocks are repeatedly established, before removal they need to be marked.

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


Support of a forward brake

1 – laying;
2 – sealing ring;
3 – sealing ring;
4 – dustproof cover;
5 – brake shoes;
6 – dustproof cover;
7 – dustproof cap;
8 – pumping union;
9 – support;
10 – holder of a support;
11 – spring;
12 – bolt;
13 – spring;
14 – holder of a support;
15 – spring;
16 – support;
17 – dustproof cover;
18 – sensor of wear of brake shoes;
19 – the directing finger;
20 – brake shoes;
21 – dustproof cap;
22 – pumping union;
23 – bolt;
24 – finger


Removal of the fixing spring on models with the ventilated disks

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. In the presence take off caps of forward wheels and weaken bolts of fastening of wheels. Tighten the emergency brake, then lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
2. Remove wheels. Turn a steering wheel to the right against the stop and check thickness and a condition of overlays of brake shoes of the right brake.
3. Turn a steering wheel to the left against the stop and check thickness and a condition of overlays of brake shoes of the left brake.
4. Even if the limit of wear was reached by only one brake shoe, replace all front brake shoes in a set.