Opel Vectra B

since 1995 of release

Repair and car operation



Vektr B. Opel
+ 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 hydraulic brake system
   8.4. Brake pipelines and hoses
   8.5. Replacement of forward brake shoes
   8.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   8.7. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum-type brakes
   8.8. Replacement of brake shoes of the hand 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 hand brake
   8.21. Lever of the hand brake
   8.22. Cable of the hand 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





8.2. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Forward disk brakes
Type
the ventilated
Diameter of a disk:
  – all models except 2.0 liters (X20XEV engine)
256 mm
  – 2.0 liter (X20XEV engine)
288 mm
Maximum palpation of a disk
0.1 mm
The minimum thickness of a brake shoe (including a basic plate)
7.5 mm
The minimum thickness of a disk after machining:
  – all models except 2.0 liters (X20XEV engine)
22 mm
  – 2.0 liter (X20XEV engine)
23 mm
Back disk brakes
Type
the continuous
Diameter:
  – all models except 2.0 liters (X20XEV engine)
270 mm
  – 2.0 liter (X20XEV engine)
286 mm
Maximum palpation of a disk
0.1 mm
The minimum thickness of a brake shoe (including a basic plate)
7.0 mm
The minimum thickness of a disk after machining
9.0 mm
Minimum thickness of a block of the hand brake (only slip)
1.0 mm
Back drum-type brakes
Internal diameter
230 mm
Maximum internal diameter
231 mm
Minimum thickness of a brake shoe
0.5 the mm is higher than a rivet head
System type
ABS
  – all models except 2.0 liters (X20XEV engine)
ABS 415
  – 2.0 liter (X20XEV engine)
ABS 5/JC
Type of brake liquid
  – all models
liquid for DOT 3 or DOT 4 hydrosystem, or SAE J1703

Tightening moments

The ABS control unit to the hydraulic modulator:
  – stage 1
6 Nanometers
  – stage 2
7 Nanometers
Screw of fastening of a brake disk
4 Nanometers
Connection of brake pipelines
16 Nanometers
Pumping union
9 Nanometers
Forward support
30 Nanometers
Holder of a forward support
95
Lever of the hand brake
10 Nanometers
Indicator of the lever of the hand brake
2.5 Nanometer
Hydraulic modulator (ABS)
8 Nanometers
The main brake cylinder to the vacuum amplifier of brakes
22 Nanometers
Pedal arm
20 Nanometers
Screw of fastening of a back brake drum
4 Nanometers
Back support
80 Nanometers
Back working brake cylinder
9 Nanometers
Sensor of speed of a wheel
8 Nanometers
Vacuum hose to an inlet collector
18 Nanometers
Vacuum hose to the vacuum pump (diesel engines)
18 Nanometers
Nuts of the vacuum amplifier
20 Nanometers