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 Speed of idling and composition of fuel mix



1. When checking speed of idling and composition of fuel mix it is necessary to observe the following:
  – warm up the engine up to the normal working temperature;
  – all electric equipment has to be switched off;
  – the corner of an advancing of ignition and spark gaps have to be correctly adjusted;
  – the rope of an accelerator has to be correctly tense;
  – the air filter should not be littered, and in system of an intake of air there should not be leaks;
  – the adjusting screw of system of bystry idling should not; to concern a cam of bystry idling when carrying out adjustment.
2. Establish a tachometer and a gas analyzer.
3. Start the engine and lift the frequency of turns to 2000 rpm approximately for 30 seconds, then leave it to work in the idling mode. Adjust idling speed by means of the lock screw of a butterfly valve if it is necessary (the arrow specified the lock screw of a butterfly valve).
4. When speed is correctly adjusted, check the SO level in exhaust gases. Adjust the SO level by means of the adjusting screw of fuel mix if it is necessary (the arrow specified the safety seal closing the screw of adjustment of composition of fuel mix).
5. Repeatedly adjust idling speed if it is necessary.


On cars with fuel injection, the speed of idling and composition of fuel mix are controlled by an electronic control unit and are not subject to adjustment.

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