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
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+ The power supply system and release
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+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
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- Onboard electric equipment
   Specifications
   Search of causes of failures of an electric equipment
   Safety locks - the general information
   The relay - the general information and check of serviceability of functioning
   Removal and installation of switches
   Replacement of lamps of external lighting and alarm devices
   Replacement of lamps of internal lighting devices
   Removal and installation of external lighting/alarm devices
   Adjustment of a direction of optical axes of headlights
   Removal and installation of a combination of devices
   Removal and installation of components of the panel of devices
   Removal and installation прикуривателя
   Removal and installation of small horns of a horn
   Removal and installation of levers (leads) of screen wipers
   Removal and installation of elements of a drive of screen wipers
   Removal and installation of components of system of washing of glasses
   Check of serviceability of functioning and regenerative repair of a heater of back glass
   Removal and audiosystem installation / the navigating block
   Removal and installation of elements of remote control by audiosystem functioning
   Removal and installation of loudspeakers
   Removal and installation of the aerial of a radio receiver
   Anticreeping system and system иммобилизации the engine - the general information
   The gauge of speed of movement of the car (VSS) - the general information
   System of additional safety (SRS) - the general information
   Removal and installation of elements SRS
   Schemes of electric connections - the general information
   + Basic schemes of electric connections



Adjustment of a direction of optical axes of headlights

Head headlights

Infringement of adjustment of a direction of optical axes of head headlights can lead to blinding of drivers moving a parallel course of vehicles and be at the bottom of emergency creation on road. Check of correctness of adjustment of headlights should be made regularly time in 2 years, and also each time after replacement of block headlights and performance of repair of bearing elements передка the car.

It is necessary to pay attention of readers to that fact that it is possible to consider the procedure described more low as only preventive adjustment. Definitive adjustment of optical axes should be made in a specialised workshop of car-care centre!


Site of screws of adjustment of a direction of optical axes of head headlights

1 — the Screw of adjustment of position of a headlight in a horizontal plane

2 — the Screw of adjustment of position of a headlight in a vertical plane


The scheme of adjustment of a direction of an optical axis of head headlights

Each of block headlights is equipped by two подпружиненными adjusting screws: internal and external. Access to both screws opens from the back party of lantern assemblage after preliminary extraction rubber заглушек (the Site of screws of adjustment of a direction of optical axes of head headlights see an illustration). Besides, the proof-reader of position of headlights enters into a standard complete set of all models with deduced on the panel of devices the management switch (the Operation manual and Specifications see the Head) электроприводной.

Besides adjusting screws considered models are equipped by measuring instruments of level of lamps of the head headlights, adjustments of a direction of optical axes appreciably facilitating procedure. If to achieve satisfactory result by rotation of adjusting screws it is not possible (see more low), means mechanical deformation кузовных panels передка the car takes place.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Drive the car передком to a wall. Paste on a wall an adhesive tape strip on the vertical line which are passing in a diametrical plane of the car. Also paste vertical strips of an adhesive tape on the lines passing through the centres of projections to a wall of lenses of head headlights (the Scheme of adjustment of a direction of an optical axis of head headlights see an illustration).
  2. Paste on a wall horizontally located strip of an adhesive tape on a line spent through the centres of projections of lenses of head headlights on a surface of a wall.

The given procedure to make easier, having adjusted the car closely to a wall.

  1. For performance of adjustment of a direction of optical axes of head headlights roll away the car from a wall on distance about 7.6 m.

The platform on which the car takes places, should have an equal horizontal surface, it is desirable with a firm covering. The fuel tank of the car should be filled half, from salon and a luggage space all heavy subjects breaking centering of the car are taken.

  1. Begin with adjustment of a direction of an optical axis of a passing light. Try to achieve rotation of adjusting screws of block headlights of such arrangement of light stains that zones with the maximum intensity of illumination it has appeared approximately in 50 mm below a horizontal line and on туже size more to the right of vertical.
  1. Having finished the first adjustment, include a headlight: zones of the maximum intensity of light exposure should be displaced in a direction of crossing of vertical lines with horizontal, it having appeared hardly below last.

To receive equally full centering of beams both near, and a headlight in practice it is not obviously possible. It is necessary to try to achieve some conciliatory proposal taking into account features of operation of the car, holding at the head of a corner aspiration to provide the maximum traffic safety.

At the first possibility drive away the car on a car repair shop for performance of adjustment of a direction of optical axes of head headlights with application of the special equipment.