Opel Astra, Zafira

Since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Astra
+ Cars Opel Astra and Zafira
+ The operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
- Brake system
   Specifications
   System of antiblocking of brakes (ABS) and антипробуксовочная system (TCS) - the general information and codes of malfunctions
   Prorolling of brake system
   Check of a condition and replacement of brake lines and hoses
   Replacement колодок disk brake mechanisms of forward wheels
   Replacement колодок disk brake mechanisms of back wheels
   Replacement of boots of drum-type brake mechanisms of back wheels
   Condition check, removal and installation of a brake disk
   Removal, check of a condition and installation of a brake drum
   Removal, regenerative repair and installation of supports of disk brake mechanisms of forward wheels
   Removal, regenerative repair and installation of supports of disk brake mechanisms of back wheels
   Removal, service and installation of wheel cylinders of drum-type brake mechanisms of back wheels
   Removal and installation of the main brake cylinder
   Removal and installation of a pedal of a foot brake
   Check of serviceability of functioning/tightness, removal and installation of assemblage of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   Removal, check of serviceability of functioning and installation of the return valve of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   Removal and installation of the vacuum pump of the servo-driver of the brake amplifier (diesel models)
   Check of serviceability of functioning of the vacuum pump of the servo-driver of the brake amplifier (diesel models)
   Adjustment of a drive of a lay brake
   Removal and installation of the lever of a lay brake
   Removal and installation of cables of a drive of a lay brake
   Removal, installation and adjustment of the gauge-switch of stoplights
   Removal and installation of the gauge-switch of a control lamp of raising of a lay brake
   Removal and installation of components ABS and TCS
   Removal, installation and adjustment of the valve-regulator of pressure in hydraulic contours of brake mechanisms of back wheels
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



Adjustment of a drive of a lay brake

Adjustment is made according to the routine maintenance Schedule (Routine maintenance see the Head), and also each time after replacement or removal / of installation back kolodok/boots or disks / of drums.


Adjusting nut

1 — the Lever of a lay brake
2 — the Protective cover

3 — the Adjusting nut


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Prop up forward wheels противооткатными boots, поддомкратьте a back of the car and establish it on props.
  2. Uncover the central console, liberate from the console a cover of the lever of a lay brake and lift it for the purpose of providing of access to an adjusting nut ahead of the lever (the Adjusting nut see an illustration). The adjusting nut is ahead of the lever of a lay brake, - preliminary lift a protective cover.
  3. Completely release the lever and slightly turn out a nut, for reception of a weak point of a cable.
  4. Not less than five times squeeze out a pedal of a foot brake. On models with drum-type brake mechanisms of back wheels ask thus the assistant on hearing to define operation of the mechanism of adjustment of an adjusting backlash of back boots, - continue to squeeze out a pedal before the termination of clicks of a regulator.
  5. Completely cock, then again release the lever.
  6. Cock the lever on three clicks, then tighten an adjusting nut till the beginning moment прихватывания back wheels, - there should be a possibility проворачивания wheels manually. Both back wheels should be turned with identical resistance, otherwise check up course freedom приводных cables in the covers.
  7. Completely cock the lever and check up reliability of blocking of both wheels. Completely release the lever, - both wheels should start to rotate freely.
  8. Plant a cover on the central console and establish the central cover of the console.
  9. Cock a lay brake and lower the car on the earth.