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
      15.7.2. Removal
      15.7.3. Installation
   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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15.7.2. Removal

Unscrewing of the screw of fastening of the brake drum

Movement of the lever of the emergency brake for release of the brake drum

Removal of a plate of a spring of fixing of a brake shoe

Removal of a spring of fixing of a brake shoe

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. In the presence take off caps of back wheels, then weaken bolts of fastening of wheels. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove back wheels.
2. Completely 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 a viewing opening of a brake board and through an opening move a control lever of the emergency brake to a brake shoe. At the same time brake shoes will depart from a drum and the drum will easily be removed. If necessary weaken the regulator of a cable of the emergency brake (see rice. Unscrewing of the screw of fastening of the brake drum, Movement of the lever of the emergency brake for release of the brake drum).
4. Note the adjusting provision of all elements of a back brake.
5. Observing care and security measures, clear all traces of brake dust from the brake drum, a brake board and blocks.
6. Using flat-nose pliers, remove a plate of a spring of fixing of a block, pressing a plate and turning it on 90 °. Remove a spring and take clamp pins (see rice. Removal of a plate of a spring of fixing of a brake shoe, Removal of a spring of fixing of a brake shoe).
7. Disconnect a cable of the emergency brake from a control lever.
8. Disconnect the top and lower returnable springs from brake shoes and remove blocks from a brake board. If necessary remove brake shoes together with springs and a razzhimny level. Remove a nave. Be careful not to damage rubber covers of the working brake cylinder. Before removal note the provision of returnable springs and an adjusting level.
9. Do not remove at the same time brake shoes of the left and right back wheel not to mix a detail of brake shoes.
10. For prevention of an exit of pistons from the working brake cylinder install an elastic band on pistons or fix them by a spring bracket. Do not press a brake pedal at the removed brake drum.