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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15.7.3. Installation

Options of the lower fastening of back brake shoes

The correct arrangement of an adjusting razzhimny level on brake shoes of the right brake

Installation on brake shoes of the top returnable spring

Installation on the leading brake shoe of a spring of the lever of the regulator

Correct arrangement of details of a back brake

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Observing care and security measures, clear all traces of brake dust from a brake board.
2. Apply a thin film of high-temperature lubricant on places of contact of brake shoes and a brake board.
3. If on overlays of brake shoes there is a liquid which flowed out from the working brake cylinder or the hug bearing, define the reason of an effluence and eliminate it.
4. If brake shoes were removed assembled, note the provision of elements and separate from each other brake shoes, springs and a razzhimny level. On models since 1992 the lower fastening of brake shoes is executed in the form of a rectangle and the form of brake shoes and the lower returnable spring was respectively changed (see rice. Options of the lower fastening of back brake shoes).
5. If brake shoes of the left and right back wheel were removed one-times but, do not mix a detail. Cores with a carving of adjusting levels of the left and right wheel are noted by the letters L or R, and other details of an identifitsirov ны in color: black – for the left side and silvery for the right side.
6. Sort and clear an adjusting level.
7. Check a condition of returnable springs and, if necessary, replace them.
8. If on new brake shoes there is no control lever of the emergency brake, remove it from old brake shoes and establish on new. Fix a hinged finger of a control lever of the emergency brake by a spring ring. If elements of a back brake are established assembled, collect new brake shoes, springs and an adjusting level. For simplification of installation move apart an adjusting razzhimny level (see rice. The correct arrangement of an adjusting razzhimny level on brake shoes of the right brake, Installation on brake shoes of the top returnable spring, Installation on the leading brake shoe of a spring of the lever of the regulator).
9. Remove an elastic band or a spring bracket from the working brake cylinder. Establish knot of brake shoes on a brake board, at the same time be careful not to damage covers of the working brake cylinder.
10. Establish pins of clamps of brake shoes, springs and plates of fastening of a spring (see rice. Correct arrangement of details of a back brake).
11. Connect a cable of the emergency brake to the lever on a back brake shoe, then establish a nave of a back wheel and adjust a side play in the bearing.
12. Rotating a wheel of an adjusting level, reduce length of a razzhimny level to take away brake shoes from the brake drum.
13. Check that the reference point of a stop of the lever of the emergency brake is established against edge of a brake shoe, then install the brake drum.
14. Make replacement of brake shoes on the second back wheel.
15. After replacement of brake shoes adjust a gap between them and the brake drum for what 15 – 20 times press a brake pedal. When pressing a pedal during the normal work of an adjusting level the clicks published by an adjusting level have to be heard.
16. Check and if it is necessary, adjust the emergency brake.
17. Establish wheels and lower the car on the earth. Tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the required moment and in the presence establish a wheel cap.
18. After installation of new brake shoes avoid sharp braking during the first 160 km of a run of the car.