Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Astra A
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. Engines
   - 3.1. SOHC engines
      3.1.1. Introduction
      3.1.2. Technical characteristics
      3.1.3. Check of a compression
      3.1.4. Top Dead Point (TDP)
      3.1.5. Cover of a head of cylinders
      3.1.6. Pulley of a kolechaty shaft
      + 3.1.7. Top external cover of a gas-distributing belt
      3.1.8. Back cover of a gas-distributing belt
      3.1.9. Gas-distributing belt (models of 1,4 and 1,6 l)
      3.1.10. A gas-distributing belt (C18 NZ, C20 NE which are released till 1993)
      3.1.11. Gas-distributing belt (C18 NZ, C20 NE 1993 of release later)
      3.1.12. Camshaft asterisk
      3.1.13. Asterisk of a bent shaft
      3.1.14. Tension roller of a gas-distributing belt (l models 1,4 and 1,6)
      3.1.15. Camshaft epiploons
      3.1.16. Camshaft
      3.1.17. Head of cylinders
      3.1.18. Oil pallet and maslozaborny branch pipe
      3.1.19. Oil pump
      3.1.20. Epiploons of a bent shaft
      3.1.21. Flywheel
      3.1.22. Fastening of the engine and transmission
   + 3.2. DOHC engines
   + 3.3. Diesel engines
   + 3.4. Engine electric equipment
+ 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


3.1.18. Oil pallet and maslozaborny branch pipe


1. Disconnect a wire of the minus plug of the accumulator.
2. Merge engine oil.
3. Lift and fix a forward part of the car.
4. Remove a forward part of final system.
5. Disconnect a wire from the oil level sensor.
6. Unscrew bolts and remove a partition between the engine and the transmission.
7. Unscrew fixing bolts and remove the pallet.
8. Remove laying.
9. In models C 18 NZ, C 20 NE the dividing partition can be disconnected from the pallet, having removed an arm of a maslozaborny branch pipe.
10. The Maslozaborny branch pipe can be removed, having unscrewed a bolt of a basic arm of a branch pipe and two bolts fixing a branch pipe to the oil pump.


1. Clean the joined surfaces of the block of cylinders, a dividing partition and the pallet.
2. Apply sealant on the joined surfaces (a photo at the left) in the specified places (the drawing on the right).
3. In models C 18 NZ, C 20 NE establish a new dividing partition.
4. Establish new ring consolidation (a photo at the left) and establish a maslozaborny branch pipe (a photo on the right).
5. Establish an arm, the fixing branch pipe to the block of cylinders.
6. Grease bolts with the pressurizing structure, install the pallet and tighten bolts.
7. Establish the remained details.
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