Opel Astra, Zafira

since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Astra
+ Opel Astra and Zafira Cars
+ Operation manual
- Routine maintenance
   Schedule of routine maintenance
   Specifications
   General information about settings and adjustments
   Check of levels of liquids
   Check of a condition of tires and pressure of their rating, rotation of wheels
   Replacement of impellent oil and oil filter
   Check of a condition and replacement of a belt of a drive of auxiliary units
   Sediment removal from the fuel filter of the diesel engine
   Check of a condition and replacement of the hoses located in an impellent compartment
   Check of a condition of components of system of cooling
   Check, service and charging of the storage battery
   Check of a condition and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   Survey of components of a suspension bracket and steering drive, check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
   Check of brake system
   Electric equipment check
   Control of a condition of an anticorrosive covering of a body and car bottom
   Greasing of locks, loops and emphasis
   Zeroing of the indicator of intervals of maintenance
   Replacement of a filtering element of an air purifier - diesel models of release on 09.2000
   Replacement of the salonny filter
   Replacement of the fuel filter - diesel models of release on 09.2000
   Check of turns of idling and composition of the fulfilled gases
   Replacement of a filtering element of an air purifier - all petrol models and release diesel engines with 10.2000
   Replacement of the fuel filter - diesel models of release with 10.2000
   Replacement of spark plugs, check of a condition of VV of electroconducting
   Replacement of the fuel filter - petrol models
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment




Routine maintenance

General information

This Head was made to help on purpose to the owner of the car to support the vehicle in a condition of the maximum readiness for operation, receiving from it effective return with observance of requirements to profitability and safety.

At the beginning of Head the schedule of routine maintenance of the car is provided. Below the Sections devoted to a detailed statement of an order of performance of each of procedures of service separately are offered attention of the reader. Descriptions of visual checks, adjustments, procedures of removal and installation of components are included in a material of Sections, and also various good advice and recommendations. Given in the beginning of the Section of an illustration with the image of types of an impellent compartment, suspension brackets and a steering drive will help the reader to deal with placement on the car of components subject to service.

Serving the car according to the stipulated kilometrazhno-time schedule, and following the detailed recommendations provided below, the reader will receive the accurate action program which performance will provide long duration and reliability of service of its vehicle. Remember that this program is made on a complex basis and performance only with neglect others will not lead its separate points to desirable result.

In the course of service of the car the reader will soon be convinced that many procedures can, and should, to be united in the general groups in view of similarity of the nature or proximity of an arrangement of knots. For example, if the car for any reason is lifted over the earth, it is necessary to use a case and at the same time to check a condition of components of system of production of the fulfilled gases, a suspension bracket and a steering. Also, having hired a dinamometrichesky key, check effort of a tightening of all available carving fixture. Making rotation of wheels, at the same time estimate a condition of brake mechanisms and wheel bearings.

The first step of service of a vehicle always is self-preparation of the performer. Attentively familiarize with a material of the present Chapter, then make the list of components needing attention, prepare the necessary tool and outline the short plan of the forthcoming works. In case of emergence resistant to solution of problems address for the help to specialists of car-care center.