Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 of release

Repair and car operation



Vektr A. Opel
+ 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. A fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of fall of toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrosystems
+ 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 hydraulic brake system
   - 15.5. Replacement of forward 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-type brakes
   15.8. Replacement of brake shoes of the hand 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. Protective casing 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 established 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 hand brake
   + 15.29. Cable of the hand brake
   15.30. Lever of the hand brake
   15.31. Brake pedal
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions


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15.5.1. L models 1,4, 1,6 and 1,8

Removal

Arrangement of the springs which are drawing in brake shoes on models with a continuous brake disk

Removal of the springs which are drawing in brake shoes on models with continuous brake disks

Removal of an external brake shoe on models with continuous brake disks

Removal of an internal brake shoe and laying on models with continuous brake disks

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Note an arrangement of the springs which are drawing in brake shoes (see fig. An arrangement of the springs which are drawing in brake shoes on models with a continuous brake disk), then from the fingers holding brake shoes take pins. Using a drift and a hammer, beat out fingers from a support.
2. Remove the springs which are drawing in brake shoes (see fig. Removal of the springs which are drawing in brake shoes on models with continuous brake disks).
3. Take away brake shoes from a brake disk, then take an external brake shoe (see fig. Removal of an external brake shoe on models with continuous brake disks).
4. Take from a support an internal brake shoe and the laying located between a brake shoe and the piston of a support (see fig. Removal of an internal brake shoe and laying on models with continuous brake disks).

Installation

Installation of the fingers holding brake shoes on models with continuous brake disks

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Clear a dust and dirt from a support, and a rust from edge of a brake disk. If blocks are suitable for further operation, clear them, using a wire brush and rags.
2. If new brake shoes are established, press the piston into a support a wooden core or the hammer handle. Thus watch, that the piston did not warp also surfaces of the piston and a boot were not damaged. At a piston vdviganiye brake liquid is forced out from the brake cylinder in a broad tank therefore constantly watch liquid level in a tank, and if necessary pump out from a tank its small amount.
3. Check that dredging on the piston of a support is located on a vertical axis. If necessary, turn the piston in the correct situation.
4. Apply a thin film greasings for brake system on the top and bottom end faces of the metal basis of new brake shoes.
5. Establish new brake shoes on a support, thus between an internal brake shoe and the piston establish laying. Check that brake shoes freely move in a support.
Establish the springs which are drawing in blocks, then from outer side of a support insert fingers, pressing the springs which are drawing in blocks. Using a hammer, hammer fingers against the stop into a support (see fig. Installation of the fingers holding brake shoes on models with continuous brake disks).
Similarly replace brake shoes on the second wheel.
Establish wheels and lower the car on the earth. Tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the demanded moment.
Several times press a brake pedal that brake shoes nestled on a brake disk.
Check level of brake liquid in a tank.
After installation of new brake shoes avoid sharp braking during the first 160 km of run of the car.