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


10.6. Brake overlays of forward brakes



Observe precautionary measures during the work with asbestos dust. Always replace brake slips on both wheels at the same time.

Sockets of connection of the sensor of wear of brake slips (and the ABS sensor) under a wheel niche

Connection sockets – are specified by shooters.


1. Lift the car and install it on support.
2. If it is necessary, remove the sensor of wear of slips from an internal slip and disconnect the connection socket.
3. Remove a fixing clip of a slip from outer side of a support.
4. Remove caps of fingers from the inside of a support.
5. Turn off bolts of fingers.
6. Remove a support and an internal slip from an arm. Remove an external brake slip.
7. Remove an internal brake slip from the support piston.


1. Clear a support of a brake and a brake disk.
2. For installation of new slips the piston needs to be lowered deep into a support.
3. Check that cuts on the piston were located vertically. If it is necessary, accurately turn the piston.
4. Grease with brake lubricant contact surfaces of new slips.
5. Establish an internal and external brake slip.
6. Establish a brake support on an arm and tighten bolts of fingers till the required inhaling moment. Establish into place caps of fingers.
7. Establish a fixing clip of slips.
8. If it is necessary, install the new sensor of wear and connect the connection socket.
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