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


10.7. Support of a forward brake


Support of a forward brake

Fixing bolts of an arm of a support – are specified by shooters.


1. Remove brake slips.
2. Hermetically close a mouth of a brake tank for reduction of leak of brake fluid.
3. Turn off a bolt of connection of a brake hose and disconnect a hose. Remove two sealing rings.
4. Remove a support from the car.
5. Turn off two fixing bolts and remove a support arm.


1. Clear a support.
2. Remove a dustproof cap from the piston.
3. Direct compressed air to a branch pipe of a support and squeeze out the piston.
4. Negative wire of the rechargeable battery.
5. Remove consolidation from a flute in the cylinder by means of plastic or wooden tools.
6. Examine the surface of the piston and a wall of the cylinder on existence of wear tracks and replace a support if it is necessary.
7. Wash out the cylinder and the piston in brake fluid or methyl alcohol.
8. Install new consolidation in the cylinder, dip the piston in brake fluid and insert it into the cylinder. Check that cuts on each side of the piston settled down vertically.
9. When the piston is lowered in the cylinder, install consolidation on a rim in the cylinder.
10. Lower the piston deep into of the cylinder.
11. Replace plugs of fingers of a support.
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