Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Astra A
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Ventilation and heating
+ 5. Power supply system
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Half shafts
- 10. Brake system
   10.1. Technical characteristics
   10.2. System of anti-blocking of brakes (ABS)
   10.3. Protivobuksovochny system
   10.4. Hydraulic system
   10.5. Hydraulic tubes and hoses
   10.6. Brake overlays of forward brakes
   10.7. Support of a forward brake
   10.8. Brake disk
   10.9. Protective guard of a forward disk brake
   10:10. Brake shoes of back brakes
   10:11. Brake drum of back brakes
   10:12. Wheel cylinder of a back brake
   10:13. Brake overlays of back brakes
   10:14. A support of a back brake (model with back disk brakes)
   10:15. Brake overlays of the emergency brake
   10:16. Guard of a back brake
   10:17. Brake pedal
   10:18. Vacuum amplifier
   10:19. Unilateral valve (servoamplifier)
   10:20. Main brake cylinder
   10:21. Emergency brake
   10:22. Lever of the emergency brake
   10:23. Ropes of the emergency brake
   10:24. The valve of restriction of pressure in a contour of back brakes
   10:25. Switch of fires of a stoplight
   10:26. Switch of alarm bulbs of the brake system
   10:27. ABS modulator
   10:28. ABS wheel sensor of a forward wheel
   10:29. Electronic control unit and ABS relay
   10:30. Case of a butterfly valve
   10:31. Vacuum diaphragm of a butterfly valve (antitowing system)
   10:32. Electronic control unit (antitowing system)
   10:33. Switch of antitowing system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries


10:15. Brake overlays of the emergency brake



Elements of the emergency brake – model with back disk brakes

1 – tomozny blocks;
2 – top returnable spring;
3 – lever;
4 – regulator;
5 – lower returnable spring;
6 – pin;
7 – clamping spring;
8 – clip


1. Remove a brake disk.
2. Disconnect a rope of the emergency brake (it is specified by an arrow) and a returnable spring from the lever on a brake guard.
3. Remove caps, clamping springs and pins, having pressed caps and having turned them on 90 °.
4. Remove blocks, the regulator, the driving lever and returnable springs.
5. Disconnect the top and lower returnable spring and remove the lever and the regulator of the emergency brake (see rice. Elements of the emergency brake – model with back disk brakes).


1. Grease with lubricant for brakes the regulator and install it at the minimum length. Grease the areas of a guard of a brake concerning brake shoes.
2. Establish one of brake shoes and fix it by means of a pin, a clamping spring and a cap.
3. Establish the second brake shoe.
4. Connect the top returnable spring.
5. Install the regulator and the lower returnable spring.
6. Connect a rope of the emergency brake and a returnable spring to the lever.
7. Establish a brake disk.
8. Replace brake shoes on the second wheel.

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