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



16.32. Steering column

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prevention

At removal of a steering column it is necessary to use a special stripper of cut-off bolts. At installation of a steering column it is necessary to use a new cut-off bolt and new самоконтрящуюся a nut. On models with a safety cushion between a steering column and the tunnel of a floor two additional racks are established.


Removal

Release of a clamp of the cylinder of the lock of ignition on models with an adjustable tilt angle of a steering column

Arrangement of a bolt of fastening of a steering column to a dashboard arm

Arrangement of a cut-off bolt of fastening of a steering column

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator. Establish forward wheels in situation for movement directly forward.
2. Remove the bottom panel of furnish in deepening for feet of the driver.
3. On models with adjustment of an inclination of a steering column establish a steering column in the top situation and unscrew the regulator lever.
4. Remove a steering wheel.
5. Using a screw-driver edge as the lever, from the face of casings of a steering column remove the caps closing screws, then unscrew screws of fastening of casings.
6. From a reverse side of the bottom casing of a steering column unscrew three screws and remove casings.
7. Disconnect electric sockets from the lock of ignition and switches of lighting and screen wipers. Disconnect the electric socket of a wire of the button of a sound signal from a lock casing.
8. On models with the noncontrollable provision of a steering column release clamps and remove switches of lighting and screen wipers. On models with an adjustable tilt angle of a steering column unscrew two screws and remove knot of switches of lighting and a screen wiper.
9. Insert a key into the lock of ignition and turn it in situation 2.
10. Using the thin steel core inserted through an opening in a casing of the lock of ignition, release a clamp and take the cylinder of the lock of ignition for the ignition key (see fig. Release of a clamp of the cylinder of the lock of ignition on models with an adjustable tilt angle of a steering column).
11. In the lower part of a steering column unscrew top tightening a bolt, fixing the elastic coupling to a steering shaft.
12. Unscrew a bolt, fixing a steering column to a dashboard arm (see fig. An arrangement of a bolt of fastening of a steering column to a dashboard arm).
13. Unscrew from the top arm of a steering column two bolts. For a vyvinchivaniye of its right cut-off bolt it is necessary накернить, to drill and unscrew, using a stripper for extraction of cut-off bolts. On the left side of an arm the usual bolt or самоконтрящаяся a nut (see fig. is established. An arrangement of a cut-off bolt of fastening of a steering column).
14. Remove a steering column and take it from car salon.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check that forward wheels of the car are established in situation for movement directly forward, and top tightening the bolt of fastening of the elastic coupling is in horizontal situation.
2. In a new steering column there is a big plastic washer which is established in the lower part of a pipe of a steering column. The washer is necessary for a shaft centering in a pipe and after installation of a steering column it is necessary to remove a washer.
3. Establish a steering column, thus the bottom end of a steering shaft should enter into the elastic coupling. Screw in top tightening a bolt of fastening of the elastic coupling, but do not tighten it an okonchatel but at this stage.
4. Acquire the bolts, fixing the top part of a steering column. Thus use a new cut-off bolt.
5. Screw in a bolt, fixing a steering column to an arm of the dashboard and tighten it the demanded moment.
6. Tighten bolts of the top fastening of a steering column. A cut-off bolt tighten until, the bolt head will not be cut off yet. A usual bolt or самоконтрящуюся a nut tighten the demanded moment.
7. Move a steering shaft up against the stop, then tighten top tightening a bolt of fastening of the elastic coupling.
8. Using a screw-driver edge, remove a plastic centering washer from the basis of a steering column.
9. Further installation is made in sequence, return to removal. Establish a steering wheel.
10. Check steering work, having made a trip on small speed with turns.