Opel Astra, Zafira

since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel Astra
+ Opel Astra and Zafira Cars
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
- Manual transmission
   Adjustment of a drive of gear shifting
   Removal and installation of the mechanism of gear shifting
   Replacement of epiploons
   Check of serviceability of functioning, removal and installation of the sensor switch of fires of a backing
   Removal and installation of the sensor of speed (VSS)
   Replacement of transmission oil
   Removal and RKPP installation
   RKPP repair - the general information
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Replacement of epiploons

Epiploons of power shafts


  1. Prop up back wheels protivootkatny boots, cock the parking brake, then поддомкратьте a front of the car and establish it on props. Remove the corresponding forward wheel.
  2. Merge transmission oil (see. Head Routine maintenance).
  3. Remove a power shaft (see. Head Coupling and power shafts).
  1. Having accurately hooked a big screw-driver, take an epiploon from the differential case.
  1. Carefully smooth out walls of a landing nest in the differential case. Grease an external edge of a new epiploon with transmission oil. Having rested a suitable cylindrical opravka against the firm external region of an epiploon, accurately press it sealing sponges inside aflush with a surface of the case of differential.
  2. Establish into place a power shaft (see. Head Coupling and power shafts), - try not to damage an epiploon.
  3. If merged, fill in in RKPP necessary amount of fresh transmission oil of the corresponding quality (see. Head Routine maintenance). If oil did not merge, correct its level (see. Head Routine maintenance).

Epiploon of primary shaft

The epiploon is built in the working cylinder and is if necessary replaced assembled with it. Before coming to final belief in an epiploon exit out of operation, make sure that it failed, instead of cheap consolidation of the working cylinder in RKPP case, consolidation can be replaced with a way of removal of the cylinder (see. Head Coupling and power shafts).

Epiploon of a rod of a choice of transfers

Replacement demands removal and dismantling of a cover of the mechanism of a choice of transfers, and it is necessary to charge its performance to specialists of car-care center.