Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Astra A
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Ventilation and heating
+ 5. Power supply system
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
+ 7. Coupling
- 8. Transmissions
   - 8.1. Mechanical transmission
      8.1.1. Technical characteristics
      8.1.2. Gearbox oil
      8.1.3. Gear shifting mechanism
      8.1.4. Gear shifting lever
      8.1.5. Gear shifting lever casing
      8.1.6. Connecting mechanism of the lever of gear shifting
      8.1.7. Speedometer drive
      8.1.8. Epiploons of half shafts
      8.1.9. Epiploon of an entrance shaft of the transmission
      8.1.10. Switch of lamps of a backing
      8.1.11. Transmission partition
   + 8.2. Automatic transmission
+ 9. Half shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries


8.1.3. Gear shifting mechanism


Fastening of the switching thirst for the tightening plug

The bolt of fastening of the switching thirst for the press plug – is specified by an arrow.


1. Turn off the bolt fixing the switching thirst for the tightening plug.

2. Get a cap from an adjusting opening in a switching lever casing.
3. Looking in front of the car, turn the switching draft clockwise so that it was possible to insert a drill with a diameter of 4,5 mm into an adjusting opening and the lever of switching.
4. In interior of the car lift a first line of a cover of the lever of gear shifting.
5. Install the switching lever in the provision of neutral transfer, so that the lever concerned a backing emphasis, and the arrow on the lever of gear shifting has to be combined with an opening on a backing emphasis (notch).
6. Without shifting the switching lever, tighten the coupling bolt fixing the switching thirst for the tightening plug in a motive compartment.

7. Check that the free wheeling between a hook (A) and an emphasis (B) on the basis of the lever of switching did not exceed 3 mm.

8. Establish a cover into place and get a drill from an adjusting opening. Establish a new cap.
9. Check operation of the mechanism of gear shifting.

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