Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



Vektr's Opel And
+ 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. The fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of decrease in toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrical systems
+ 11. Transmission
+ 12. Mechanical transmission
+ 13. Automatic transmission
- 14. Power shafts
   14.2. General information
   + 14.3. Power shaft
   14.4. Intermediate shaft
   14.5. Replacement of hinges of a power shaft
   14.6. Replacement of covers of hinges of equal angular speeds
+ 15. Brake system
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions
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14.4. Intermediate shaft

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove the right power shaft.
2. Unscrew bolts of fastening of the basic bearing of an intermediate shaft to the block of cylinders.
3. Take an intermediate shaft from the transmission and instead of the taken power shaft insert a plastic or wooden cap into the transmission.

Repair

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check smoothness and uniformity of rotation of the bearing of an intermediate shaft. With defects replace the bearing.
2. Unscrew two bolts fixing a flange to an arm of the bearing and remove an arm.
3. Remove a lock ring from the outer side of an intermediate shaft, then the sealing ring and a big lock ring fixing the bearing.
4. Using a stripper, remove bearing knot from an intermediate shaft.
5. Establish a bearing support on wooden whetstones and squeeze out from it the bearing.
6. Heat the bearing and, using the hammer and a tubular mandrel which diameter is equal to diameter of an internal ring of the bearing, install the bearing on an intermediate shaft to a fillet. From the opposite side of a power shaft establish a bearing support on an external ring of the bearing and record a lock ring. Establish new a sealant of Nov a ring and a new lock ring of a shaft.
7. Install an arm on the bearing of an intermediate shaft. You make tightening of bolts of fastening of a support of the bearing after installation of an intermediate shaft in differential and fastenings of an arm of the bearing to the block of cylinders. On a carving of bolts apply a thin film of means of P/N 90167347 interfering unscrewing of bolts both screw in and tighten the required moment bolts of fastening of a support of the bearing.

Installation

Fastening of the basic bearing of an intermediate shaft to a back part of the block of cylinders

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal taking into account the next moments (see the drawing):

— apply a thin film of lubricant on vents of an intermediate shaft not to damage working edges of a sealing ring of differential;
— install an arm of the bearing of an intermediate shaft on the block of cylinders and fix by bolts, having tightened them the required moment;
— if the bearing was removed from an intermediate shaft, establish a bearing support on an arm and fix by two bolts;
— establish the right power shaft.