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
   15.8. 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


15.11. Brake disk



At work of brake shoes the brake dust which contains asbestos, unhealthy forms. Therefore when cleaning brake shoes do not use the compressed air and do not inhale a dust.

Vvinchivaniye of a bolt with a washer in thickness of 10 mm in an opening located from the opposite side of the screw of fastening of a brake disk



In need of replacement of a brake disk it is also necessary to replace and the second brake disk for ensuring uniformity of braking. At replacement of brake disks it is also necessary to replace brake shoes.

1. Tighten the hand brake, then lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports. Remove the corresponding forward wheel.
2. Establish on a bolt of fastening of a wheel a washer in thickness of 10 mm and screw in a fastening bolt in an opening bred from the opposite side of the screw of fastening of a brake disk.
3. Slowly turn a brake disk so that it could be considered from two parties. Wear of a brake disk from blocks should be in admissible limits. If there are cracks on a disk, the disk is subject to replacement.
4. Using a micrometer, measure thickness of a brake disk.
5. The indicator of hour type check palpation of a brake disk. The indicator of hour type fix in any convenient place and, turning a brake disk, define its palpation at distance of 10 mm from external edge.
6. Before check of palpation of a brake disk be convinced that the bearing of a nave is in a good condition.
7. Check a brake disk on existence of cracks, especially round openings under bolts of fastening of a wheel, and also on existence of wear or mechanical damages and, if necessary, replace it.