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
+ 10. Brake system
- 11. Suspension bracket and steering
   11.1. Technical characteristics
   11.2. Rack of a forward suspension bracket
   11.3. Hug bearing of a forward wheel
   11.4. Lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
   11.5. Plugs of the lever of a forward suspension bracket
   11.6. Spherical hinge of the lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
   11.7. Stabilizer of cross stability
   11.8. Plugs of forward fastenings of the stabilizer of cross stability
   11.9. Cross-piece of a forward suspension bracket
   11:10. Nave of a back wheel
   11:11. Shock-absorber of a back suspension bracket
   11:12. Plugs of fastenings of the shock-absorber of a back suspension bracket
   11:13. Spring of a back suspension bracket
   11:14. Stabilizer(s) of cross stability of a back suspension bracket
   11:15. Back axis and levers of a suspension bracket
   11:16. Plugs of levers of a back suspension bracket
   11:17. System of adjustment of height of a back suspension bracket
   11:18. Elements of system of adjustment of height of a back suspension bracket
   11:19. Steering wheel
   11:20. Lock of a steering column
   11:21. Steering column
   11:22. Flexible rubber connection of a shaft of a steering column
   11:23. Rubber covers of the steering mechanism
   11:24. Steering mechanism
   11:25. Pump of system of hydrostrengthening of steering
   11:26. Tank of hydraulic liquid
   11:27. Hydraulic tubes of system of hydrostrengthening of steering
   11:28. Tip / spherical hinge of steering draft
   11:29. Steering drafts
   11:30. Adjustment of angles of installation of wheels
   11:31. Wheels and tires
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries







11:24. Steering mechanism

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Disconnect a wire of the minus plug of the accumulator.
2. Establish forward wheels directly.
3. Remove the air filter.
4. Remove a broad tank of the cooling system.
5. Disconnect the socket of connection of the switch of the anticreeping alarm system if it is necessary.
6. Remove lock panels (2) from bolts of fastening of steering thirsts for the steering mechanism (1), then turn off and remove bolts. Remove washers (3 – laying).
7. Disconnect tubes of system of hydrostrengthening of steering if it is necessary.
8. Turn off and remove the top coupling bolt, the fixing shaft of a steering column to flexible connection.
9. In a motive compartment turn off bolts of two clips fixing the steering mechanism to a body (it is specified by an arrow) and remove the steering mechanism.
10. Installation is carried out upside-down removals. Use new fixing bolts of the steering mechanism and sealing rings.


PARTITION

The steering mechanism without system of hydrostrengthening

PERFORMANCE ORDER
Examine the steering mechanism on existence of wear tracks and damages. Check ease of the course of a lath of the steering mechanism. If repair of the steering mechanism is necessary, address experts.

The steering mechanism with system of hydrostrengthening

PERFORMANCE ORDER
If connections of hydraulic tubes proceed, replace sealing rings. For repair of the steering mechanism with system of hydrostrengthening it is necessary to address experts. The steering mechanism with system of hydrostrengthening is not subject to adjustment.

SYSTEM OF HYDROSTRENGTHENING OF STEERING

Pumping

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Fill a tank of hydraulic liquid to mark MOVE.
2. Start the engine and add liquid in a tank to the mark MIN if it is necessary. You watch that in a tank there was a liquid all the time.
3. Turn a steering wheel two or three times approximately on 45 ° to the right and to the left, then turn it twice from one extreme situation in another.
4. Kill the engine and check the level of hydraulic liquid.