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
      15.29.2. Models with back disk brakes
   15.30. Lever of the hand brake
   15.31. Brake pedal
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions



15.29. Cable of the hand brake

15.29.1. Models with back drum-type brakes

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. The cable of the hand brake consists of two parts of different length. The long cable connects draft through a regulator to the hand brake of the right wheel. The short cable connects a regulator to the hand brake of the left wheel. Replacement of cables can be made independently from each other.
2. At existence remove caps of back wheels and weaken bolts of fastening of wheels. Lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove back wheels.
3. Note an arrangement of cables for the correct repeated installation them on the places.
4. Remove the corresponding brake drum.

LONG CABLE

Removal

Junction of a cable of the hand brake with draft of the hand brake
1–cable of the hand brake;
2–connector;
3–draft of the lever of the hand brake

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Measure length of the carving plug of a cable of the hand brake, acting of a regulator on a beam of a back axis, then screw together a regulator nut from the carving plug.
2. Disconnect a cable of the hand brake from draft of the lever of the hand brake on the car bottom (see drawing).
3. Take a cable of the hand brake from directing on the car bottom.
4. Disconnect a cable of the hand brake from a regulator on a back beam of the car.
5. Disconnect the end of a cable of the hand brake from a control lever on a brake shoe, then, using a screw-driver edge as the lever, remove a plate, a fixing cover of a cable of the hand brake to a brake board.
Remove a cable of the hand brake, having released it from directing on a back beam.

Installation

Installation is made in sequence, return to removal taking into account the next moments...

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Screw a regulator nut on the carving plug on the same distance, as before removal.
2. Check correctness of an arrangement of a cable of the hand brake.
3. Establish a brake drum.
4. Adjust the hand brake, then establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.

SHORT CABLE

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Measure length of the carving plug of a cable of the hand brake, acting of a regulator on a beam of a back axis, then screw together a regulator nut from the carving plug.
2. Disconnect a cable of the hand brake from a regulator on a back beam of the car.
3. Disconnect the end of a cable of the hand brake from a control lever on a brake shoe, then, using a screw-driver edge as the lever, remove a plate, a fixing cover of a cable of the hand brake to a brake board.
4. Remove a cable of the hand brake, having released it from directing on a back beam.

Installation

Installation is made in sequence, return to removal taking into account the next moments...

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Screw a regulator nut on the carving plug on the same distance, as before removal.
2. Check correctness of an arrangement of a cable of the hand brake.
3. Establish a brake drum.
4. Adjust the hand brake, then establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.