Repair and service Vektr's Opel of B - 8.12. The back brake drum//since 1995

Opel Vectra B

since 1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



Vektr's Opel of B
+ 1.1. Governing bodies and control devices
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
+ 7. Transmission
- 8. Brake system
   8.1. Introduction
   8.2. Technical characteristics
   8.3. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   8.4. Brake pipelines and hoses
   8.5. Replacement of front brake shoes
   8.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   8.7. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum brakes
   8.8. Replacement of brake shoes of the emergency brake
   8.9. Lobbies and back brake disks
   8.10. Forward brake disk
   8.11. Back brake disk
   8.12. Back brake drum
   8.13. Forward support
   8.14. Back support
   8.15. Back working brake cylinder
   8.16. Main brake cylinder
   8.17. Brake pedal
   8.18. Vacuum amplifier of brakes
   8.19. Unilateral valve of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   8.20. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   8.21. Lever of the emergency brake
   8.22. Cable of the emergency brake
   8.23. Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
   + 8.24. Elements of anti-blocking system of brakes
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions



8.12. Back brake drum

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports. Remove a wheel.
2. Completely release the emergency brake.
3. Unscrew the screw of fastening of the brake drum and remove a drum. The drum can badly be removed from a nave in connection with corrosion of a nave or because it is kept by brake shoes. In the first case for removal of a drum from a nave knock on drum perimeter with the plastic hammer or a wooden kiyanka. In the second case take a stopper from a viewing opening of a brake board and move the lever of the emergency brake to a starting position therefore brake shoes will be taken away from the brake drum, and the brake drum has to be removed easily.

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Being careful, clear the internal surface of the brake drum of brake dust and dirt.
2. Clear the external surface of the brake drum and check for obvious signs of wear or damage, existence of cracks around openings under bolts of fastening of a wheel. If necessary replace a drum.
3. Check an internal part of the brake drum. Insignificant development of a drum from action of blocks is the normal phenomenon.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check that the lever of the emergency brake is completely released.
2. Install the brake drum and fix by the screw. If necessary reduce length of an adjusting level of brake shoes, rotating an adjusting wheel of a level.
3. Several times press a brake pedal to put the mechanism of adjustment of a gap of brake shoes in action.
4. Establish a wheel and lower the car.