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
   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

Sediment removal from the fuel filter of the diesel engine

Before the beginning of performance of any procedures of service of the fuel filter carefully wipe a surface round a place of its landing for the purpose of prevention of risk of hit of dirt to the power supply system highway. For collecting spilled fuel enclose under the filter rags, or establish suitable drain capacity.

Do not allow hit of diesel fuel on surfaces of the generator, a starter, hoses of system of cooling, a support of the engine and electroconducting plaits!

The fuel filter is established in at the left on a back partition of an impellent compartment, is direct behind the assembly block of safety locks.


  1. Pull on the drain gate in the lower part of the case of the filter a piece of a hose of the suitable size — the second end of a hose lower pure capacity with transparent walls.
  1. Weaken the gate and allow fuel to flow down in the prepared capacity. Do not close the gate until pure fuel will not start to follow from a hose — it is usually enough to merge about 100 ml.

    For the purpose of providing more free effluence of fuel weaken the screw of pumping screwed in the top part of a cover of the filter.

  1. Accurately tighten the gate, remove from it a hose and clean drain capacity. Pure rags collect traces of the spilled fuel. In case of need accurately tighten the top screw of a cover.
  2. In summary carefully collect the remains of the spilled fuel and check all weakened components on existence of signs of development of leaks.
  3. Start the engine and pump over fuel system (see. Head of the Power supply system and release).