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
   + 3.3. Diesel engines
   - 3.4. Engine electric equipment
      3.4.1. Technical characteristics
      3.4.2. System of electric equipment
      + 3.4.3. System of ignition
      3.4.4. Accumulator
      3.4.5. System of recharge of the accumulator
      3.4.6. Maple belt
      3.4.7. Multiband driving belt
      + 3.4.8. Generator
      3.4.9. System of start of the engine
      + 3.4.10. Starter
      3.4.11. Distributor of ignition (model 14 NV)
      3.4.12. Ignition distributor (14 SE, C 14 NZ and C 16 NZ)
      3.4.13. Ignition distributor (C 18 NZ and C 20 NZ)
      3.4.14. Ignition distributor (early models C 20 XE)
      3.4.15. Ignition coil
      3.4.16. Module of distribution of ignition
      3.4.17. The amplifier on the ignition coil
      3.4.18. Switch of an alarm bulb of low pressure of oil
      3.4.19. Oil level sensor
+ 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







3.4. Engine electric equipment

3.4.1. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Accumulator
Type
not demanding maintenance, lead-acid
Capacity
36, 44, 66 or 70 Ampere
System of ignition
Type
  – 14 NV
System of ignition Bosch
  – 14 SE, C 14 SE (till 1993 release), C 14 NZ and C 16 NZ
System of ignition Multec with the ignition distributor with Hall's effect
  – With 14 SE (since 1993 release) and C 18 NZ
System of ignition Multec with the sensor of situation and speed of rotation of a bent shaft
  – With 16 SE
System of ignition Multec with the DIS system and the sensor of situation and speed of rotation of a bent shaft
  – X 16 SZ and X 16 XEL
System of ignition Multec with the DIS system
  – With 18 NZ
System of ignition Multec with the distributor of ignition of high voltage
  – With 18 XE
System of ignition Simtec 56.0 with the DIS system
  – With 20 NE
System of ignition Motronic M 1.5 with the sensor of situation and speed of rotation of a bent shaft
  – ABOUT 20 XE
System of ignition Motronic M 2.5 with the distributor with Hall's effect and with the sensor of situation and speed of rotation of a bent shaft
  – With 20 XEV and C 18 XEL
System of ignition Simtec 56.1 with the DIS system
Operating procedure of cylinders
All models
1–3–4–2
N1 cylinder arrangement
All models
Cylinder, the next to a gas-distributing belt
Ignition advancing corner (during the single operation of the engine, the vacuum hose is disconnected)
  – 14 NV
5 ° to VMT at the time of a compression step
  – From 14 NV, C 14 SE (till 1993 release) and C 16 NZ
10 ° to VMT
  – other models
It is controlled by an electronic control unit
Ignition distributor
Direction of rotation of the runner
counterclockwise (if to look from above)
Generator
Type
Bosch or Delco-Remy
Power
55 or 70 Amperes
Minimum admissible length of brushes:
  – the Bosch generator (all but generators with code number 0 120 488 193)
5,0 mm
  – Bosch generator (code number 0 120 488 193)
11,0 – 12,0 mm
  – Delco-Remy generator
total length is 12,0 mm
Starter
Type
Bosch, Delco-Remy or Valeo
Minimum admissible length of brushes:
  – Bosch DM starter
3,0 mm
  – Bosch DW starter
8,0 mm
  – Delco-Remy starter (all but starters with code number 09 000 756)
4,0 mm
  – Delco-Remy starter (code number 09 000 756)
8,5 mm
  – Valeo starter

Moments of an inhaling, N. of m.

Fastening of an adjusting arm to the generator:
  – models with the 1,4 and 1,6 l engine (except X 16 XEL)
25
  – X 16 XEL
20
  – From 18 NZ and C 20 NE:
     • release models till 1993
25
     • release models after 1993
18
  – With 18 XE, C 18 XEL and C 20 XE
18
  – From 18 XE, C 18 XEL and C 20 XE (M10)
40
Fastening of the generator (lower):
DOHC models
35
Fastening of the generator to a fixing arm (SOHC model):
  – M8 bolts
30
  – M10 bolts
40
Fastening of a roller of a natyazhitel of a maple belt
20
Fastening of an arm of a natyazhitel of a maple belt to the engine:
DOHC models
25
Spark plugs
25
Fastening of a starter to the engine:
  – SOHC models:
     • on the party of the engine
45
     • on the party of the transmission
60
  – X 16 XEL
25
  – With 18 XE, C 18 XEL, C 20 XE and X 20 XEV
45