Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Astra A
- 1. Maintenance instruction
   1.2. Keys
   1.3. Seats, head restraints, seat belts
   1.4. Mirrors
   1.5. Heating of glasses
   1.6. Lighting switches, indexes of turns
   1.7. Signal of an emergency stop
   1.8. Sound signal
   1.9. Screen wipers and windscreen washers
   1.10. Control bulbs
   1.11. Index of availability of fuel
   1.12. Index of temperature of a cooler
   1.13. Mechanical transmission
   1.14. Automatic transmission
   + 1.15. Devices
   - 1.16. Body elements
      1.16.1. Electronic blocking of launch of the engine
      1.16.2. Central blocking
      1.16.3. Signaling device
      1.16.4. Expansion of the luggage compartment
      1.16.5. Engine cowl
   1.17. Lighting
   + 1.18. Heating, ventilation
   1.19. Conditioner
   1.20. Automatic transmission
   1.21. Cooling of a ware box
   1.22. Air flow
   1.23. Servicing
   1.24. Identification these cars
+ 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
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries


1.16.5. Engine cowl


To pull the unblocking handle under the dashboard from the driver. The cowl of the engine will be unblocked and will open with formation of a crack. To return the handle to a starting position.

Approximately at palm width distance to the left of the center of a cowl - if to look in front – on the lower surface of a cowl there is a safety hook: to pull for it and to open a cowl.

To enshrine a cowl in the open provision, to insert located over a support cooler lattice in narrow longitudinal vents on the lower surface of a cowl.

Before closing of a cowl it is strong to press support in their holders. To release a cowl before its lowering in the lock.

To check fixing of a cowl, having pulled for its forward edge. If the cowl is not recorded, to repeat the previous operation.

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