Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Astra A
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Technical characteristics
   - 2.2. Maintenance operations
      2.2.1. Introduction
      2.2.2. Current maintenance
      - 2.2.3. Maintenance through 15 000 km or each 12 months Engine oil and oil filter Check of hoses and connections on existence of leaks Check of steering and suspension bracket Check of boots of half shafts Check of level of liquid of the automatic transmission Survey and cleaning of a radiator Speed of idling and composition of fuel mix Check of system of production of the fulfilled gases Conducting check Ignition advancing corner Replacement of brake fluid Check of brake slips Check of the connecting mechanism of the emergency brake Valve check of restriction of pressure in a contour of back brakes Check of level of hydraulic liquid Check of system of adjustment of height of a back suspension bracket Check of a condition of a body Check of loops and locks Check of a maple belt of the generator Adjustment of headlights of head light Replacement of the filter Battery of a door key Check of the car in road conditions
      + 2.2.4. Maintenance each 30 000 km or in 24 months
      + 2.2.5. Maintenance each 60 000 km or in 48 months
+ 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

0a910c3c Check of steering and suspension bracket


1. Lift the car and examine boots and covers on existence of cracks or wear tracks.
2. On models system of hydrostrengthening of steering examine hoses and tubes of system, and also their connection on existence of leaks.
3. Undertake a wheel from above and from below and try to shake it. If the free wheeling is too big, ask the assistant to squeeze out a brake pedal, and again shake a wheel. If the free wheeling decreased or was gone, so hug bearings need to be replaced. If the free wheeling remained, so connections or fastenings of a suspension bracket are worn-out.

4. Undertake a wheel on each side and try to shake it. Too big free wheeling can be caused by wear of hug bearings or spherical hinges of steering drafts.
5. Check a condition of plugs of fastenings of elements of a suspension bracket
6. Lower the car on the earth and turn a steering wheel on 1/8 turn in both parties. If the free wheeling of a steering wheel is too big, check hinges and connections of steering transfer.


Examine racks on existence of traces of leak of liquid from shock-absorbers. Check efficiency of shock-absorbers, having shaken the car up-down.

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