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
+ 15. Brake system
- 16. Suspension bracket
   16.2. General information
   16.3. Replacement of the bearing of a forward wheel
   16.4. Forward lower frame
   16.5. Rack of a forward suspension bracket
   16.6. Lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
   16.7. Replacement of plugs of the lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
   16.8. Spherical hinge of the lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
   16.9. Forward stabilizer of cross stability
   16:10. Replacement of plugs of the forward stabilizer of a cross ustoycha of a vost
   16:11. Adjustment of the bearing of a back wheel (SOHC model)
   16:12. Replacement of the bearing of a back wheel (the SOHC model till 1993)
   16:13. Replacement of the hug bearing of a back wheel (model since 1993)
   16:14. A nave of a back wheel (model with the SOHC engine)
   16:15. Back shock-absorber
   16:16. Replacement of rubber elements of fastening of the back shock-absorber
   16:17. Springs of a back suspension bracket (SOHC model)
   16:18. Knot of longitudinal levers of a back suspension bracket (model with SOHC engines)
   16:19. Back stabilizer of cross stability
   16:20. Replacement of the plug of the longitudinal lever of a back suspension bracket
   16:21. The fastener of a back nave (model with SOHC engines)
   16:22. Check of system of the self-leveled back suspension bracket
   16:23. Control system elements self-leveled a back suspension bracket
   16:24. Replacement of the bearing of a back wheel (model with DOHC engines)
   16:25. A nave of a back wheel (model with DOHC engines)
   16:26. Knot of a back suspension bracket (model with DOHC engines)
   16:27. The diagonal lever of a back suspension bracket (model with DOHC engines)
   16:28. Back stabilizer of cross stability
   16:29. Steering wheel
   16:30. Centering of a steering wheel
   16:31. Replacement of the elastic coupling of a shaft of steering transfer
   16:32. Steering column
   16:33. Repair of a steering column
   16:34. Shock-absorber of steering transfer
   + 16:35. Replacement of protection covers of steering transfer
   16:36. Removal of air from system of steering with the amplifier
   16:37. Pump of the amplifier of steering
   16:38. Popolnitelny tank of system of the amplifier of steering
   16:39. Pipes of cooling of liquid of the amplifier of steering
   16:40. Tips of steering draft
   16:41. Steering draft
   16:42. Angles of installation of forward wheels
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions
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16:27. The diagonal lever of a back suspension bracket (model with DOHC engines)

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Weaken bolts of fastening of a back wheel, then lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove the corresponding back wheel.
2. Working under the car, remove a bracket and take a brake tube from an arm on the diagonal lever. Keep in mind that on a bracket the ABS sensor wire is also fixed.
3. Support by a jack a back cross beam and unscrew two bolts fixing it.
4. Disconnect a cable of the emergency brake and returnable springs from control levers of the emergency brake.
5. Remove a cable of the emergency brake from arms on diagonal levers.
6. Unscrew a nut and disconnect a tip of the stabilizer of cross stability from the diagonal lever. Remove a rubber pillow and the expansion plug.
7. Support the diagonal lever by a jack and unscrew the bolt fixing the lower part of the shock-absorber to diagonalno му to the lever.
8. Being careful, lower a jack and remove a spring and the buffer of a spring. Note orientation of a spring. After removal of a spring take a jack from under the car.
9. Check that all hoses, pipes, and an electrical wiring do not interfere a cable with removal of the diagonal lever.
10. Unscrew two самоконтрящиеся nuts and take the bolts fixing a forward part of the diagonal lever to a forward cross beam then take the diagonal lever from under the car.
11. Replacement of plugs of the diagonal lever can be made by means of a bolt, a nut, a washer of big diameter and a tubular mandrel of the corresponding diameter. For simplification of extraction of old plugs cut off the coming-out ends of plugs. At installation of new plugs moisten them with soap water.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Establish a forward part of the diagonal lever in an arm of a forward cross beam.
2. Insert bolts of fastening of the diagonal lever and fix them new самоконтрящимися by nuts. Do not tighten finally a nut at this stage. Keep in mind that heads of bolts have to be directed to each other.
3. Support the diagonal lever by a jack, then establish a spring and buffers of a spring.
4. Being careful, lift a jack so that it was possible to insert a bolt of the lower fastening амортизато ра. Tighten a fastening bolt амортизато ра the required moment, then remove a jack.
5. Establish a rubber pillow and the expansion plug and connect a tip of the stabilizer of cross stability to the diagonal lever. Tighten a fastening nut the required moment.
6. Establish a cable of the emergency brake in an arm on the diagonal lever and connect the end of a cable and a returnable spring to a control lever of the emergency brake. Check adjustment of a cable of the emergency brake.
7. Establish a support and an arm of the ABS sensor on a brake board and fix by bolts, having tightened them the required moment.
8. Establish a brake tube in an arm on the diagonal lever and fix by a bracket.
9. Establish a wheel, then lower the car on the earth. Tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the required moment.
10. Release the emergency brake and shake a back part of the car in order that all elements of a back suspension bracket were established on the places.
11. Establish freight weighing 70 kg on forward sitting. Working under the car, tighten nuts of fastening of the diagonal lever the required moment. At the same time hold a bolt from a provorachivaniye a wrench.