Opel Kadett E

1984-1991 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Kadett E
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Weekly checks and service in a way
+ 3. Maintenance
+ 4. Engine
+ 5. System of cooling, heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 7. Start and charging system
+ 8. Ignition system
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Transmissions and power shafts
- 11. Brake system
   11.1. Technical characteristics
   + 11.2. Pumping of hydraulic brake system
   11.3. Brake pipelines and hoses
   + 11.4. Forward brake shoes
   11.5. Replacement of back brake shoes on disk brakes
   11.6. Replacement of back brake shoes on drum-type brakes
   11.7. Check, removal and installation of a forward brake disk
   11.8. Check, removal and installation of a back brake disk
   11.9. Removal, check and installation of a brake drum
   + 11.10. Support of a forward brake
   + 11.11. Support of a back disk brake
   + 11.12. Back working brake cylinder
   + 11.13. Main brake cylinder
   + 11.14. Valves of adjustment of pressure
   11.15. Replacement of the unidirectional valve of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   11.16. Check, removal and installation of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   11.17. Removal and installation of a pedal of a brake
   11.18. Removal and installation of a cable of the hand brake
   11.19. Removal and installation of the lever of the hand brake
   11.20. Replacement of brake shoes of the hand brake on back disk brakes
   + 11.21. Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
+ 12. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric circuits



11.1. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Forward brakes

Type
Disk, with one piston and a mobile support
Diameter of a disk:
  – models of 2,0 liters
256 mm
  – other models
236 mm
Thickness of a disk:
  – the new:
     • l models 1,2 and 1,3 Sedan and Hatchback
10,0 mm
     • models of 1,3 l Van and Versatile person
12,7 mm
     • models of 1,6 l
12,7 mm
     • models of 1,8 l
20,0 mm
     • models of 2,0 l
24,0 mm
Minimum admissible thickness of a brake disk after a repoint (*):
  – l models 1,2 and 1,3 Sedan and Hatchback
8,0 mm
  – models of 1,3 l Van and Versatile person
10,7 mm
  – models of 1,6 l
10,7 mm
  – models of 1,8 l
18,0 mm
  – models of 2,0 l
22,0 mm
Thickness of a brake shoe (together with the metal basis):
  – the new
15,5-15,9 mm
  – the minimum admissible
7,0 mm

* If wear of disks reached minimum admissible thickness, use of only one set of brake shoes then disks are subject to replacement is allowed.

Back brakes

Type
Models of 2,0 l of GTE
Disk, with a support with two pistons
Other models
The drum-type
Diameter of a drum
The new:
  – models till 1989:
     • A hatchback and the Versatile person of 1,3 l with a mechanical transmission
200 mm
     • all other Versatile person models and all Van
230 mm
  – models since 1989 (all models)
200 mm
Maximum diameter of a drum:
  – models till 1989:
     • A hatchback and the Versatile person of 1,3 l with a mechanical transmission
201 mm
     • all other Versatile person models and all Van
231 mm
  – models since 1989 (all models)
201 mm
Maximum ovality of a brake drum
0,1 mm
The minimum depth of heads of rivets in a brake slip
0,5 mm
Diameter of a brake disk
260 mm
Thickness of a brake disk:
  – the new
10,0 mm
  – after a repoint (*)
8,0 mm
Thickness of a brake shoe (together with the metal basis):
  – the new
15,0 mm
  – the minimum admissible
7,0 mm

* If wear of disks reached minimum admissible thickness, use of only one set of brake shoes then disks are subject to replacement is allowed.

Tightening moments

Pumping unions
9 Nanometers
Connection brake tube / hose
25 Nanometers
Support of a forward brake:
  – GMF support:
     • bolts of fastening of the holder of a support
95 Nanometers
     • bolts of fastening of a support to the holder of a support
95 Nanometers
  – ATE support:
     • bolts of fastening of the holder of a support
95 Nanometers
     • directing fingers
30 Nanometers
Bolts of fastening of a support of a back brake
60 Nanometers
Bolt of fastening of the working brake cylinder
9 Nanometers
Nuts of fastening of the main brake cylinder
18 Nanometers
Hydraulic connection of the working brake cylinder
11 Nanometers
Valve of regulation of pressure:
  – the valve established on a back axis – the Versatile person and the Van
20 Nanometers
  – the valve established on the main brake cylinder:
     • GMF cylinder
40 Nanometers
     • ATE cylinder
12 Nanometers
Persistent screw of the main brake cylinder (ATE)
6 Nanometers
The vacuum amplifier of brakes to an arm
18 Nanometers
Arm of the vacuum amplifier of brakes to a partition of a motor compartment
18 Nanometers
Bolts of fastening of a brake board of a drum-type brake (it is necessary to put the means interfering unscrewing of bolts) on a carving
30 Nanometers
Bolts of fastening of the lever of the hand brake
20 Nanometers
ABS components:
  – the hydraulic block to an arm
8 Nanometers
  – forward sensor of speed of a wheel
8 Nanometers
  – back sensor of speed of a wheel
15 Nanometers