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





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8.8. Replacement of brake shoes of the emergency brake

GENERAL INFORMATION

With back brake disks the emergency brake works at models irrespective of the hydraulic brake system. At the same time brake shoes of drum type are used, and as the brake drum an internal part of a brake disk is used.

Arrangement of a clamp of a brake shoe of the emergency brake

Details of the lever of the emergency brake

Lever of the emergency brake assembled


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a brake disk.
2. Purify dust and dirt from a basic plate and brake shoes.
3. Using flat-nose pliers, remove a plate of a spring of fixing of a brake shoe, pressing a plate and turning it on 90 °.
4. Remove a spring and take a clamp pin.
5. Note an arrangement of all details of the emergency brake and remove an adjusting level from the top part of brake shoes.
6. Using flat-nose pliers, remove the top returnable spring from brake shoes.
7. Remove the lower returnable spring.
8. Remove brake shoes.
9. Using the screw-driver, disconnect a cable of the emergency brake from a special bracket.
10. Disconnect a returnable spring from a basic plate and remove the lever.
11. Brake shoes of the emergency brake can be established in the sequence, the return to removal. However it is the most convenient to establish blocks of the emergency brake after removal of a back nave. At the same time it is necessary to fix a basic plate by two bolts temporarily.
12. Collect the lever of the emergency brake, applying lubricant on contact surfaces. Then install the lever to a basic plate, inserting it through a window with rubber consolidation.
13. Install a cable of the emergency brake on the lever.
14. Establish a cable of the emergency brake on a fastening bracket.
15. Using flat-nose pliers, clamp a fastening bracket.
16. Then establish a returnable spring.
17. Apply a thin film of high-temperature lubricant on places of contact of brake shoes with a brake board.
18. Establish a forward block.
19. Establish a spring and a plate of fixing of a brake shoe.
20. Fix a spring and a plate of a spring.
21. Establish a back brake shoe and establish the lower returnable spring.
22. Establish a brake shoe on the lower basic plate.
23. Establish a spring and a plate of a spring of fastening of a brake shoe to a brake board.
24. Establish an adjusting level between the top ends of brake shoes.
25. Establish the top returnable spring.
26. Establish a back nave.
27. Temporarily establish a brake disk on brake shoes. Using the screw-driver, turn a regulator nut so that it was possible to remove a brake disk without jamming.
28. Establish a brake disk.
29. Adjust the emergency brake.
30. Establish wheels and lower the car.