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
- 9. Half shafts
   9.1. Technical characteristics
   9.2. Removal and installation of half shafts
   9.3. Half shaft hinges
   9.4. Half shaft hinge boot
   9.5. Repair of a half shaft
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries


9.5. Repair of a half shaft


If checks show existence of wear in the half shaft hinge, check an inhaling of a nut of fastening of a half shaft.

Slowly pass on the car around, having completely turned out a steering wheel. If the metal clicking sound probably is heard the external CV JOINT is worn-out, and it needs to be replaced.

If at a set of speed the vibration amplifying with increase in speed of the car probably the internal CV JOINT is felt it is worn-out, and it needs to be replaced.

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