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
   - 3.2. DOHC engines
      3.2.1. Technical characteristics
      3.2.2. Covers of a gas-distributing belt (X 16 XEL)
      3.2.3. Covers of a gas-distributing belt (all models, except X 16 XEL)
      3.2.4. Gas-distributing belt (X 16 XEL)
      3.2.5. A gas-distributing belt (all models, except X 16 XEL)
      3.2.6. Cover of a head of cylinders
      3.2.7. Asterisks of camshafts (X 16 XEL)
      3.2.8. Asterisks of camshafts (all models, except X 16 XEL)
      3.2.9. Camshaft epiploons
      3.2.10. Natyazhitel of a gas-distributing belt and intermediate pulley
      3.2.11. Camshafts
      3.2.12. Head of cylinders (X 16 XEL)
      3.2.13. A head of cylinders (all models, except X 16 XEL)
      3.2.14. Head of cylinders
      3.2.15. Hydraulic elevators of valves
      3.2.16. Oil pallet (X 16 XEL)
      3.2.17. Asterisk of a bent shaft
      3.2.18. Oil pump
      3.2.19. Epiploons of a bent shaft
      3.2.20. Engine and transmission
      3.2.21. Oil cooler
   + 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


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3.2.5. A gas-distributing belt (all models, except X 16 XEL)

THE MODELS PRODUCED TILL 1993

Replacement of a belt on the specified models is made only by means of the special P/N KM-666 tool. If you do not have this tool, address experts.

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Disconnect a wire of the minus plug of the accumulator.
2. Remove an airintaking branch pipe and the air filter.
3. Take off a wedge-shaped belt.
4. Remove an external cover of a gas-distributing belt.
5. Remove the engine filter.
6. Install the N1 piston in VMT and combine synchronizing tags of camshafts (on a photo at the left the arrow specified the synchronizing index on a back cover of a belt combined with a cut in a pulley of a bent shaft a photo on the right – the synchronizing tags of asterisks of camshafts combined with cuts in a cover of a head of cylinders).
7. Take off a driving belt of the pump of the power steering
8. Weaken a bolt and remove an asterisk of a natyazhitel, take off a belt.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Establish a belt.
2. Check synchronizing tags.
3. Install the special tool on the roller of a natyazhitel.
4. Count from a synchronizing tag of an asterisk of the camshaft of final valves eight teeth counterclockwise. Mark the eighth tooth.
5. Turn a bent shaft on two whole revolutions. Continue to turn a shaft until the tag made by you is not combined with a cut on a cover of a head of cylinders.
6. Remove the tool and install the N1 piston in VMT.
7. Establish a pulley of a wedge-shaped belt.
8. Tighten a natyazhitel of a belt, using a new bolt. Establish other details.

MODELS OF 1993 OF RELEASE LATER

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Disconnect a wire of the minus plug of the accumulator.
2. Disconnect conducting from the temperature sensor and remove an airintaking branch pipe and the air filter.
3. Remove the filter of the engine and a wedge-shaped belt.
4. Remove a forward cover of a gas-distributing belt.
5. Install the N1 piston in VMT and combine synchronizing tags.
6. Remove a pulley of a bent shaft and a gas-distributing belt.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check whether the ledge on the pump of the cooling system is combined with a ledge on the block of cylinders.
2. Establish a belt and check synchronizing tags.
3. Weaken a bolt of the roller of a natyazhitel of a belt and turn the lever of a natyazhitel counterclockwise against the stop. Tighten a fixing bolt of a natyazhitel.
4. Turn a bent shaft on two whole revolutions and check tags. You ate establish the used belt, the index of a natyazhitel has to settle down on 4 mm on the left from the center of a cut (I – for new belts, II – for the used belts).
5. Tighten a bolt of the roller of a natyazhitel. Turn a bent shaft on one turn and check tags. Establish the remained details.

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