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
   15.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   - 15.7. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum-type brakes
      15.7.2. Removal
      15.7.3. Installation
   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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15.7.2. Removal

Unscrewing of the screw of fastening of a brake drum

Moving of the lever of the hand brake for release of a 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. At existence remove caps of back wheels, then weaken bolts of fastening of wheels. Lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove back wheels.
2. Completely release the hand brake.
3. Unscrew the screw of fastening of a brake drum and remove a 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 hand brake to a brake shoe. Thus brake shoes will depart from a drum and the drum will easily act in film. If necessary weaken a regulator of a cable of the hand brake (see fig. Unscrewing of the screw of fastening of a brake drum, Moving of the lever of the hand brake for release of a brake drum).
4. Note the adjusting provision of all elements of a back brake.
5. Being careful and security measures, clear all traces of a brake dust from a 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 fig. 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 from a control lever a cable of the hand brake.
8. Disconnect from brake shoes the top and bottom returnable springs 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 establish on pistons an elastic band or fix them a spring bracket. Do not press a brake pedal at the removed brake drum.