Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car



Opel Astra A
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Technical characteristics
   + 2.2. Maintenance operations
+ 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
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries







2. Maintenance

2.1. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Lubricants and liquids
Quantities
Engine oil
Volume (including the filter):
  – all models C 16 NZ, C 16 SE and X 16 SZ with the 1,4 l engine
3,5 l
  – models X 16 XEL 
3,25 l
  – models C 20 NE, X 20 XEV and with 20 XE with the 1,8 l engine (without oil heater)
4,0 l
  – the HE C 20 models (with the oil heater)
4,5 l
Difference between the marks MOVE and MIN in the probe:
  – all models
1,0 l
Fuel tank
Models with a body like "Sedan" and "Hatchback"
52,0 l
Models with a body like "Station wagon" and Weng
50,0 l
Mechanical transmission
F10 and F13
1,6 l
F15
1,8 l
F16, F18, F18 + and F20
1,9 l
Automatic transmission
AF13
about 5,0 l
AF20
about 7,0 l
Tank of system of hydrostrengthening of steering
All models
1,0 l
Tanks of the washing liquid
Tanks of the washing liquid of a windshield and back glass
2,3 l
Tank of the washing liquid of headlights of head light (if it is established)

5,0 l
Engine
Oil filter
14 NV, 12 SE, C 14 NZ, C 14 SE, C 16 NZ, C 16 SE and X 16 SZ
Opel
P/N 93156245
X 16 XEL
Opel P/N 93156954
With 18 XE, C 18 XEL, C 20 NE
Opel P/N 93156245
With 18 NZ, X 20 XEV
Opel P/N 93156954
From 20 XE Opel P/N
93156245
Washer of a cap of an oil case
All models
Opel P/N 11023582
Power supply system
Idling speed
14 NV
900 – 950 rpm
14 SE
820 – 980 rpm
With 14 NZ
830 – 990 rpm
With 14 SE
820 – 980 rpm
With 16 NZ
830 – 990 rpm
With 16 SE
820 – 980 rpm
With 18 NZ:
  – models with the mechanical transmission
820 – 980 rpm
  – models with the automatic transmission and a body like "Sedan"
750 – 910 rpm
  – models with the automatic transmission and a body like "Station wagon"
650 – 810 rpm

With 18 XE, C 18 XEL

700 – 1000 rpm
With 20 NE
820 – 980 rpm
With 20 XE
860 – 1020 rpm
X 20 XEV
770 – 930 rpm
Contents WITH during the operation of the engine in the idling mode
Carburetor models
max. 0,5%
Models with fuel injection
0,3% or are less
Fuel octane number
Carburetor models
Ethylated AI-97 gasoline or unleaded AI-95
Models with fuel injection
unleaded AI-95 gasoline
System of ignition
Operating procedure of cylinders
1–3–4–2
N1 cylinder arrangement
the next to a pulley of a bent shaft (to a gas-distributing belt)
Direction of rotation of a bent shaft
clockwise
Direction of rotation of the runner of the distributor of ignition
counterclockwise
Ignition advancing corner (idling at the disconnected vacuum hose):
Carburetor engines
5 ° to VMT
Engines with fuel injection
It is controlled by an electronic control unit – is not subject to adjustment
Spark plugs
Type:
The SOHC models (except C 18 NZ and C 20 NE)
Opel P/N 91143775 (ChaMBTon WR7DC)
With 18 NZ and C 20 NE
Opel P/N 90356323 (ChaMBTon WR8DC)
DOHC models
Opel P/N 90444724 (ChaMBTon FR8LDC)
Spark gap (all models)
0,8 mm
Coupling
Coupling pedal course
Models with right-hand management
134 – 141 mm
Models with left-side management
125 – 132 mm
Brake system
Minimum admissible thickness of brake naklad of forward brakes (including a back plate)
All models
7,0 mm
Minimum admissible thickness of brake naklad of back brakes (including a back plate)
All models
7,0 mm
Minimum thickness of brake shoes of back brakes
All models
0,5 mm over heads of rivets
Suspension bracket and steering
Deviation of a driving belt pumps of system of hydrostrengthening of steering
All models
10,0 mm
System of electric equipment
Deviation of a driving belt of the generator
All models
10,0 mm
System of electric equipment
Deviation of a driving belt of the generator
All models
10,0 mm
Cooling system
Mechanical transmission
All models with the 1,4 l engine
5,8 l
Models C 16 NZ, C 16 SE and X 16 SZ
5,6 l
Models X 16 XEL
6,0 l
Models C 18 NZ
7,0 l
Models C 20 NE
6,5 l
The DOHC models (except X 16 XEL)
6,9 l
Automatic transmission
All models with the 1,4 l engine
5,6 l (only C 14 SE)
Models C 16 NZ, C 16 SE and X 16 SZ
6,3 l (except C 16 NZ)
Models X 16 XEL
Models C 18 NZ
6,9 l
Models C 20 NE
The DOHC models (except X 16 XEL)
6,9 l
Content of antifreeze (Opel GME L 6):
  – to -10 °C:
     • antifreeze
20%
     • water
80%
  – to -20 °C:
     • antifreeze
34%
     • water
66%
  – to -30 °C:
     • antifreeze
44%
     • water
56%
  – to -40 °C:
      • antifreeze
52%
      • water
48%

Moments of an inhaling, N. of m.

Fixing bolts and nuts of the generator – the SOHC model with a maple belt:
  – fastenings of the generator to an arm (M8)
30
  – bolts of fastening of the generator to an arm (M10)
40
  – drain cap of an oil case
55
Fixing bolts of the pump of system of hydrostrengthening of steering – model with the 1,8 and 2,0 l engine:
  – bolts of A and C (18.5)
25
  – bolts B (18.5)
40
  – bolts of fastening of wheels
110
Spark plugs
25