Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 of release

Repair and car operation



Vektr A. Opel
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 1.1 Maintenance
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Repair of DOHC engines
+ 4. Repair of the diesel engine
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. A fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of fall of toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrosystems
+ 11. Transmission
+ 12. Mechanical transmission
+ 13. Automatic transmission
+ 14. Power shafts
+ 15. Brake system
- 16. Suspension bracket
   16.2. General information
   16.3. Replacement of the bearing of a forward wheel
   16.4. Forward bottom frame
   16.5. Rack of a forward suspension bracket
   16.6. Bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
   16.7. Replacement of plugs of the bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
   16.8. Spherical hinge of the bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
   16.9. Forward stabilizer of cross-section stability
   16.10. Replacement of plugs of the forward stabilizer cross-section устойчи vost
   16.11. Adjustment of the bearing of a back wheel (SOHC model)
   16.12. Replacement of the bearing of a back wheel (the SOHC model till 1993)
   16.13. Replacement of the bearing of a nave of a back wheel (model since 1993)
   16.14. A nave of a back wheel (model with the SOHC engine)
   16.15. Back shock-absorber
   16.16. Replacement of rubber elements of fastening of the back shock-absorber
   16.17. Springs of a back suspension bracket (SOHC model)
   16.18. Knot of longitudinal levers of a back suspension bracket (model with SOHC engines)
   16.19. Back stabilizer of cross-section stability
   16.20. Replacement of the plug of the longitudinal lever of a back suspension bracket
   16.21. A fixing element of a back nave (model with SOHC engines)
   16.22. Check of system of a being self-leveled back suspension bracket
   16.23. Control system elements being self-leveled a back suspension bracket
   16.24. Replacement of the bearing of a back wheel (model with DOHC engines)
   16.25. A nave of a back wheel (model with DOHC engines)
   16.26. Knot of a back suspension bracket (model with DOHC engines)
   16.27. The diagonal lever of a back suspension bracket (model with DOHC engines)
   16.28. Back stabilizer of cross-section stability
   16.29. Steering wheel
   16.30. Centering of a steering wheel
   16.31. Replacement of the elastic coupling of a shaft of steering transfer
   16.32. Steering column
   16.33. Repair of a steering column
   16.34. Shock-absorber of steering transfer
   + 16.35. Replacement of protective casings of steering transfer
   16.36. Air removal from steering system with the amplifier
   16.37. Pump of the amplifier of a steering
   16.38. Popolnitelny tank of system of the amplifier of a steering
   16.39. Pipes of cooling of liquid of the amplifier of a steering
   16.40. Tips of steering draft
   16.41. Steering draft
   16.42. Corners of installation of forward wheels
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions



SUSPENSION BRACKET

16. Suspension bracket and steering

16.1. Technical characteristics

General information

Type of a forward suspension bracket (all models)
Independent suspension bracket with racks of MacPherson and the stabilizer of cross-section stability

Type of a back suspension bracket

Models with SOHC engines
Dependent, with a back torsionny beam, longitudinal levers, barrel-like springs and telescopic shock-absorbers. On some models the stabilizer of cross-section stability is established. On some models the system of adjustment of rigidity of a back suspension bracket is established
Models with DOHC engines
Independent, with diagonal levers, cylindrical springs, telescopic shock-absorbers and the stabilizer of cross-section stability
Steering type (all models)
Reechny steering transfer. On some models the amplifier of a steering is established
Adjusting loading of the car (all models)
70 kg on each forward sitting and half filled fuel tank
Corners of installation of a forward suspension bracket (adjusting loading):
Disorder corner
- 40 '± 40'
Longitudinal tilt angle rotary шкворня
+ 2 ° ± 1 °
Convergence
+ 15 '± 10'
The maximum distinction between the parties
1°30 '± 45'
Corners of installation of a back suspension bracket (adjusting loading, after pressing several times on a back part of the car):
– models with DOHC engines:
   • disorder corner
- 2°10 '± 40'
   • convergence
+ 25' + 30 '/-20'
– models with SOHC engines:
   • disorder corner
- 1°40 '± 30'
   • convergence
+ 10' + 30 '/-20'

Steering

Transfer number:
– without the amplifier of a steering
22: 1 or 24,5: 1
– with the amplifier of a steering
18: 1
Tension of a belt of a drive of the pump of the amplifier of a steering (measurement with the Vauxhall tool):
– new belt
250-300 N
– belt which was in use
450 N

Wheels and tires

Size of a wheel:
– all models
5 1/2 J x 13, 5 1/2 J x 14 or 6 J x 15
Size of tires:
– wheels of 5 1/2 J x 13
165 R13-82T
– wheels of 5 1/2 J x 14
175/70 R14-82T, 195/60 R14-85Hs or 195/60 R14-85V
– wheels of 6 J x 15
195/60 R15-87V or 205/55 R15-87V

Tightening moments

Forward suspension bracket - all models
Stabilizer of cross-section stability to the bottom forward frame
20 Nanometers
The spherical hinge to the bottom lever
60 Nanometers
The spherical hinge of the bottom lever to a rack of a forward suspension bracket
70 Nanometers
Forward fastening of the bottom lever to the bottom frame (horizontal) *:
– stage 1
100 Nanometers
– stage 2
To tighten on a corner 60-75 °
Quencher of fluctuations of the bottom lever
20 Nanometers
Bolts of fastening of the bottom forward frame to a car body *:
– lobbies
115 Nanometers
– the central
170 Nanometers
– the back:
   • stage 1
100 Nanometers
   • stage 2
To tighten on a corner 75-90 °
Top fastening of a rack of a forward suspension bracket
55 Nanometers
Fastening of a rod of the shock-absorber of a rack of a forward suspension bracket
55 Nanometers
Ring nut fastening of the shock-absorber of a rack of a forward suspension bracket
200 Nanometers
Back suspension bracket - models with SOHC engines (with one camshaft of the top arrangement)
Stabilizer of cross-section stability
30 Nanometers
Fixing element of a nave of a back wheel (unattended type):
– stage 1
50 Nanometers
– stage 2
To tighten on a corner 35-45 °
Nut of fastening of a nave of a back wheel
25 Nanometers
Bottom fastening of the shock-absorber
70 Nanometers
Top fastening of the shock-absorber
20 Nanometers
Fixing element of a nave to the longitudinal lever of a suspension bracket *:
– stage 1
50 Nanometers
– stage 2
To tighten on a corner 35-45 °
The longitudinal lever of a suspension bracket to a body
105 Nanometers
Back suspension bracket - models with DOHC engines (with two camshafts of the top arrangement)
Stabilizer of cross-section stability
22 Nanometers
Arm of fastening of a back cross-section beam to a body
65 Nanometers
Fastening of a back cross-section beam to a body
60 Nanometers
Forward cross-section beam to a body
125 Nanometers
Nave of a back wheel *
300 Nanometers
The diagonal lever to a forward cross-section beam
100 Nanometers
Bottom fastening of the shock-absorber
110 Nanometers
Top fastening of the shock-absorber
20 Nanometers
Steering
Fastening of steering transfer to a partition of a motor compartment
22 Nanometers
Nut of fastening of a steering wheel
25 Nanometers
Steering bent for to steering transfer
95 Nanometers
Clip of a tip of steering draft
20 Nanometers
Tip of steering bent for to the spherical hinge of a forward rack
60 Nanometers
The elastic coupling to a steering shaft
22 Nanometers
Gear wheel of steering transfer
40 Nanometers
Shock-absorber helmsman of transfers
60 Nanometers
The connecting couplings connecting tubes of the amplifier of a steering to steering transfer
42 Nanometers
The connecting couplings connecting tubes of the amplifier of a steering to the pump
28 Nanometers
The connecting couplings connecting tubes of the amplifier
steering among themselves
28 Nanometers
Fastening of the pump of the amplifier of a steering:
– models of 1,6 l till 1992
30 Nanometers
– l models 1,8 and 2,0 till 1992:
   • bolts of "A" and "C" (see the text)
25 Nanometers
   • "B" bolts (see the text)
40 Nanometers
– models with the SOHC engine since 1993
20 Nanometers
– models with the DOHC engine since 1993
   • bolts "1" and "2" (see the text)
25 Nanometers
   • bolts "3" and "4" (see the text)
18 Nanometers
Pulley of the pump of the amplifier of a steering on models of 1,6 l
25 Nanometers
Steering column to a dashboard arm
22 Nanometers
Right top fastening of a steering column
22 Nanometers

* It is necessary to use only new nuts, bolts or шплинты.