Opel Astra, Zafira

Since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Astra
+ Cars Opel Astra and Zafira
+ The operation manual
- Routine maintenance
   The routine maintenance schedule
   Specifications
   The general data on options and adjustments
   Check of levels of liquids
   Check of a condition of tyres and pressure of their rating, rotation of wheels
   Replacement of impellent oil and the oil filter
   Check of a condition and replacement of a belt of a drive of auxiliary units
   Removal of a sediment from the fuel filter of the diesel engine
   Check of a condition and replacement of the hoses located in an impellent compartment
   Check of a condition of components of system of cooling
   Check, service and gymnastics of the storage battery
   Check of a condition and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   Survey of components of a suspension bracket and steering drive, check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
   Check of brake system
   Electric equipment check
   The control of a condition of an anticorrosive covering of a body and the car bottom
   Greasing of locks, loops and emphasis
   Zeroing of the indicator of intervals of maintenance service
   Replacement of a filtering element of an air cleaner - diesel models of release on 09.2000
   Replacement салонного the filter
   Replacement of the fuel filter - diesel models of release on 09.2000
   Check of turns of idling and structure of the fulfilled gases
   Replacement of a filtering element of an air cleaner - all petrol models and diesel engines of release with 10.2000
   Replacement of the fuel filter - diesel models of release with 10.2000
   Replacement of spark plugs, check of condition ВВ of electroconducting
   Replacement of the fuel filter - petrol models
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



The routine maintenance schedule

The intervals of routine maintenance of the car stipulated in the present Section are calculated on independent performance by the owner of a vehicle of all necessary procedures. Duration of intervals was defined proceeding from the assumption that the car is maintained in a daily mode. Constantly to support a vehicle in peak the forms some of procedures at will of the owner can be carried out slightly more often. Composers of the present Management are assured that receptions of the maximum return from the power unit of the car and its other knots and systems can achieve only under condition of a conscientious attitude of the owner to care of the vehicle. It is not necessary to forget as well about necessity of maintenance of a trade dress of the car on a case of its resale.

At operation of the car in the conditions of strongly dusty district, an intense city cycle (frequent short trips), and also at frequent towage of the trailer, intervals of performance of procedures of routine maintenance should be, whenever possible, are reduced to a minimum.

Servicing of a new vehicle, in order to avoid infringement of factory guarantee certificates, should be made on the firm HUNDRED companies-manufacturers of the car.

At car operation in intense conditions carry out all procedures marked with an asterisk twice more often.

Through each 15 000 km of run or once a year (that will come earlier)

For models since October, 2000 вып. Listed below procedure are subject to performance through each 30 000 km of run or once a year (that will come earlier).

Through each 30 000 km of run or time in 2 years (that will come earlier)

Time in 2 years, without dependence from run size

The first check is made in 3 years, further — with an interval in 2 years.

  • Make updating of level of a brake liquid/liquid of a drive of coupling (Check of levels of liquids see).
  • Make replacement of an element of a food of a remote control of the uniform lock (the Operation manual see the Head).

Through each 60 000 km of run or time in 4 years (that will come earlier)

Through each 90 000 km of run or time in 6 years (that will come earlier)

  • The models equipped with engines Z14XE, X16XEL/Z16XE and X18XE1 with numbers of the power unit with 02LH4239 on 20М18721: Check a condition газораспределительного a belt, its tension roller and cogwheels of drive ГРМ (the Engine see the Head).

Through each 120 000 km of run or time in 8 years (that will come earlier)

  • The petrol models equipped with engines X16SZR and X20XEV: Check a condition газораспределительного a belt, its tension roller and cogwheels of drive ГРМ (the Engine see the Head).
  • Other petrol models: Check a condition газораспределительного a belt and its tension roller (the Engine see the Head).

Through each 150 000 km of run or time in 10 years (that will come earlier)

  • The diesel models equipped with engines of 1.7 l: Check a condition газораспределительного a belt and its tension roller (the Engine see the Head).
  • The diesel models equipped with engines of 1.7 l: Check a condition of a belt of a drive of auxiliary units (the Engine see the Head).
  • Diesel models 1.7 of l DOHC: Check installation клапанных backlashes, in case of need make corresponding adjustment (the Engine see the Head).

The intense are understood as following conditions:

  • Strong dust content of district;
  • Frequent towage of the trailer;
  • Long work of the engine on single turns / movement with low speeds;
  • Low ambient temperature (more low 0С) in a combination to short trips (extent less than 6 km [4 miles]).
  • Intense city cycle at environment heats (from above 32С);
  • Movement in hilly or mountain district.