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
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
- 19. Check of malfunctions
   19.2. Cooling system
   19.3. Fuel and exhaust systems
   19.4. Coupling
   19.5. Mechanical transmission
   19.6. Automatic transmission
   19.7. Power shafts
   19.8. Brake system
   19.9. Suspension bracket and steering
   19:10. Electric equipment



19.8. Brake system


Prevention

Before definition of malfunction in the brake system check the angles of installation of forward wheels, a condition of tires and pressure in tires. With malfunctions in anti-blocking system of brakes repair of system needs to be made at service station.


When braking the car takes away aside

• On brake shoes on the one hand of the car oil got.
• In whole or in part jammed the piston in a support.
• On the different parties of the car brake shoes with different material of friction are used.
• Bolts of fastening of a support are weakened.
• Elements of steering or a suspension bracket are worn-out or damaged.

Noise of brakes when braking

• The frictional overlay of a brake shoe is completely worn-out.
• Strong corrosion of a brake disk (can take place if the car a long time was not operated).
• The stone got to a gap between a brake disk and a brake board.

Too big course of a pedal of a brake

• The mechanism of adjustment of a gap of back brake shoes on drum brakes is faulty.
• The main brake cylinder is faulty.
• There is an air at hydraulic system of brakes.
• The vacuum amplifier of brakes is faulty.

Softness of a pedal when braking

• Damage of rubber hoses of the brake system.
• Fastening of the main brake cylinder is weakened.
• The main brake cylinder is faulty.
• There is an air at hydraulic system of brakes.

By pressing a pedal of a brake it is necessary to put considerable effort

• The vacuum amplifier of brakes is faulty.
• The vacuum hose of the vacuum amplifier of brakes is disconnected or damaged.
• Damage to one of contours hydraulic sis-subjects of brakes.
• Jammed the support piston.
• Brake shoes are incorrectly established.
• Brake shoes not of the corresponding type are established.
• Overlays of brake shoes are polluted.
• On models with diesel engines the vacuum pump is faulty.

Emergence of strong vibration when braking on a pedal of a brake or a steering wheel

• Strong wear or buckling of brake disks.
• Wear-out of overlays of brake shoes.
• Bolts of fastening of a support are weakened.
• Elements of steering or a suspension bracket are unreliably fixed.

Constant podtormazhivaniye of wheels

• Jammed the piston in a support of brakes.
• The parking brake is incorrectly adjusted.
• The main brake cylinder is faulty.

Blocking of back wheels at moderate braking

• Overlays of back brake shoes are polluted.
• Back brake disks are jarred on.
• Pressure regulator is faulty.