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
   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

Replacement of the fuel filter — petrol models

Remember that gasoline is extremely an inflammable liquid! At work with power supply system components observe all taken measures of fire safety. Do not smoke! Do not come nearer to a place of work with open fire or the redurable not protected by a lamp shade! Do not make system service in the premises equipped working on natural gas and heating devices equipped with a control torch (such as водогреи and dryers for clothes). Do not forget that gasoline is among cancerogenic substances, i.e., — the substances promoting development of a cancer! Try not to suppose fuel hit on open sites of a body, — use rubber protective gloves, at casual unforeseen contact to fuel carefully wash hands warm water with soap. Immediately collect the spilt fuel and do not put the rags impregnated with PETROLEUM PRODUCTS near to sources of open fire. Remember that the power supply system equipped with injection of fuel of models constantly is under pressure. Before to start a detachment of fuel lines, dump residual pressure in system. At service of components of the power supply system put on goggles. Constantly hold near at hand the class fire extinguisher In!


The fuel filter is in a back part of the car, below, before a fuel tank.


  1. Dump pressure in the power supply system (see the Head of the Power supply system and release).
  2. Prop up forward wheels противооткатными boots. Поддомкратьте a back of the car also establish it on props.
  1. Release a collar of fastening of the filter on the car bottom. Before filter removal, mark with an arrow an original direction of movement of a stream of fuel.
  1. Get under the filter the resembling drain capacity.
  2. Release sockets and disconnect from the filter fuel hoses, — preliminary put on hoses landing marks. Company Opel lets out the special tool for рассоединения шланговых sockets, — at absence near at hand the firm adaptation take advantage of a screw-driver or flat-nose pliers. Prepare for gathering of spilt fuel.
  3. Take the filter from under the car.


Installation is made upside-down.

Sockets of fast joining are transferred on assemblage of the new filter from the old.

Pay attention to following moments:


  1. Establish adjusting sockets of fast fixing applied on the new filter.
  2. Track, that the filter has been established by an arrow in a direction of movement of fuel.
  3. Try not to mix at connection hoses (see marks).
  4. In summary start the engine and make sure of absence of signs of development of leaks of fuel, in case of need muffle the engine and make corresponding corrections.