Opel Vectra B

Since 1995 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel of Vektra
+ 1.1. Controls and control devices
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 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. Prorolling of hydraulic brake system
   8.4. Brake pipelines and hoses
   8.5. Replacement of lobbies brake колодок
   8.6. Replacement back brake колодок on disk brakes
   8.7. Replacement back brake колодок on drum-type brakes
   8.8. Replacement brake колодок a manual brake
   8.9. Forward and back brake disks
   8.10. A forward brake disk
   8.11. A back brake disk
   8.12. A back brake drum
   8.13. A forward support
   8.14. A back support
   8.15. The back working brake cylinder
   8.16. The main brake cylinder
   8.17. A brake pedal
   8.18. The vacuum amplifier of brakes
   8.19. The unilateral valve of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   8.20. Adjustment of a manual brake
   8.21. The lever of a manual brake
   8.22. A cable of a manual brake
   8.23. Antiblocking system of brakes (ABS)
   + 8.24. Elements of antiblocking system of brakes
+ 9. A running gear
+ 10. A body
+ 11. An electric equipment
+ 12. The basic malfunctions

8.12. A back brake drum


1. Lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove a wheel.
2. Completely release a manual brake.
3. Unscrew the screw of fastening of a brake drum and remove a drum. The drum can badly act in film from a nave in connection with corrosion of a nave or because it is kept brake колодками. In the first case for removal of a drum from a nave knock on drum perimetre with a plastic hammer or wooden киянкой. In the second case take a stopper from a viewing aperture of a brake board and move the lever of a manual brake to a starting position therefore brake Pads will be taken away from a brake drum, and the brake drum should act in film easily.


1. Being careful, clear an internal surface of a brake drum of a brake dust and a dirt.
2. Clear an external surface of a brake drum and check up on obvious signs of deterioration or damage, presence of cracks round apertures under bolts of fastening of a wheel. If necessary replace a drum.
3. Check up an internal part of a brake drum. Insignificant development of a drum from action колодок is the normal phenomenon.


1. Check up that the lever of a manual brake is completely released.
2. Establish a brake drum and fix the screw. If necessary reduce length of an adjusting lath brake колодок, rotating an adjusting wheel of a lath.
3. Some times press a brake pedal to put in action the mechanism of adjustment of a backlash brake колодок.
4. Establish a wheel and lower the car.