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



15.30. Lever of the hand brake

GENERAL INFORMATION

Knocking-out of the plug, fixing gear sector of a ratchet

Removal

Arrangement of bolts of fastening of the lever of the hand brake

Drilling of a rivet of a rotary axis of the lever of the hand brake

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Lift the car and fix it on supports.
3. On models with the catalyst unscrew four nuts and remove the thermofilter of the central section of an exhaust system.
4. On models with SOHC engines measure length of the carving plug of a cable of the hand brake, acting of a regulator, then weaken a regulator and disconnect a cable from draft of the lever of the hand brake. Remove a rubber sealing ring from the bottom of the car and draft of the lever of the hand brake.
5. On models with DOHC engines measure length of draft of the lever of the hand brake, acting of the jack, then unscrew a nut and remove the jack from draft. Remove a rubber sealing ring from the car and draft bottom.
6. Remove a forward seat of the passenger.
7. Remove a back part of the central console.
8. Access to bolts of fastening of the lever of the hand brake is possible through windows in a rug. In the absence of windows in a rug, being careful, cut out windows or release and unbend a rug.
9. Unscrew bolts and lift the lever of the hand brake so that it was possible disconnect the electric socket of the switch of a control lamp of the hand brake (see fig. Arrangement of bolts of fastening of the lever of the hand brake).
10. Disconnect the electric socket and remove the lever of the hand brake with draft.
11. For replacement of gear sector of a ratchet, using a steel core of the corresponding diameter, beat out the plug from the lever of the hand brake.
12. Establish new gear sector of a ratchet and fix it the plug.
13. For removal of a latch drill a rivet in a rotary axis (see fig. Drilling of a rivet of a rotary axis of the lever of the hand brake).
14. Establish a new latch and fix it a rivet. Thus check, that the latch could move freely.
15. If necessary unscrew a bolt and remove the switch of a control lamp of the hand brake.

Installation

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

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Establish a back part of the central console.
2. Establish forward sitting of the passenger.
3. On models with DOHC engines establish the jack on draft of the lever of the hand brake and fix its new самоконтрящейся a nut. Thus screw a nut on the same distance, as before removal.
4. On models with SOHC engines fix a regulator of a cable of the hand brake so that the acting part of the carving plug was same, as before removal.
5. Adjust the hand brake, then establish wheels and lower the car.