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
   - 4.1. Cooling system
      4.1.1. Technical characteristics
      4.1.2. Discharge of cooling liquid
      4.1.3. Washing of the cooling system
      4.1.4. Gulf of cooling liquid
      4.1.5. Cooling system hoses
      4.1.6. Radiator
      4.1.7. Broad tank
      4.1.8. Thermostat
      + 4.1.9. Cooling fan
      4.1.10. Sensor of temperature of cooling liquid
      4.1.11. Sensor of level of cooling liquid
      4.1.12. Water pump
   + 4.2. System of heating and ventilation
+ 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







4.1.1. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

System type
The closed type, the radiator is established in a forward part of a motive compartment, with a broad tank and the electric fan of cooling. The water pump receives the drive from a gas-distributing belt
Thermostat
Type
Wax
Begins to open (all models)
at 92 °C
It is completely open (all models)
at 107 °C
Electric fan of cooling
Joins (all models)
at 100 °C
It is switched off
at 95 °C

Moments of an inhaling, N. of m.

Fastening of a flange of the cooling system to a head of the block of cylinders:
  – X 16 XEL
25
  – With 18 XE, C 18 XEL and C 20 XE:
     • M8 bolts
20
     • M10 bolts
30
Fastening of an output tube to a thermostat casing
8
Fastening of the water pump to the block of cylinders:
1,4 and 1,5 l engines (M6)
8
From 18 NZ, C 20 NE, C 18 XE, C 18 XEL, C 20 XE and X 20 XEV (M8)
25
Fastening of a casing to a head of the block of cylinders:
With 18 XE, C 18 XEL, C 20 XE and X 20 XEV:
  – M6 bolts
9
  – M8 nuts
22
Fastenings of oil tubes to a radiator
22
Fastening of a casing of the thermostat to a head of the block of cylinders
The SOHC models with the 1,4 and 1,6 l engine
10
X 16 XEL
20
With 18 NZ, C 20 NE, C 18 XE, C 18 XEL, C 20 XE and X 20 XEV
15
Fastening of a cover of a casing of the thermostat (X 16 XEL)
8
Bolts with a head under face a key, fixing a thermostat cover:
X 16 XEL, C 18 XE, C 18 XEL and C 20 XE
15