Opel Astra, Zafira

Since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Astra
+ Cars Opel Astra and Zafira
+ The operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
- Coupling and power shafts
   Specifications
   + Coupling
   - Power shafts
      Power shafts - the general information
      Removal and installation of power shafts
      Check of a condition and replacement of hinges of equal angular speeds (SHRUS)
      Replacement of protective covers the SHRUS
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



Power shafts

Power shafts - the general information

From lateral gear wheels of differential the twisting moment developed by the engine is transferred to forward (leading) wheels by means of two power shafts of unequal length.

Each shaft is equipped by the internal and external hinge of equal angular speeds (SHRUS). On models since 2000 of release power shafts with internal SHRUS триподного type are established. Pins of external hinges are supplied шлицами, providing a joint coupling with wheel naves. From lateral aspect of naves of a pin of hinges are fixed big ступичными by nuts. Internal hinges also by means of шлицов are entered into sliding connection with lateral gear wheels of differential and fixed by means of lock rings. The right power shaft is equipped демпфером крутильных the fluctuations, allowing substantially to lower level of vibrations at car movement.