Opel Frontera

Since 1992 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel of Frontera
+ Cars of mark Opel Frontera
+ Current leaving and service
+ The engine
+ Cooling and heating systems
+ The power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Coupling
+ Manual box of a gear change
+ Kardannye shaft, the main transfer
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Suspension bracket of forward wheels and the forward bridge
   + Suspension bracket of back wheels and the back bridge
   - Steering with the hydraulic booster
      Verifying and adjusting works on a steering
      Works on a steering drive
      Steering wheel and steering column
      The steering mechanism
      The hydraulic booster pump
      Safety pillow
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Controls and operation
+ Electric equipment schemes


Steering with the hydraulic booster


All cars Frontera are equipped by the steering mechanism of type "screw-nut" on circulating balls with the hydraulic booster. As well as other knots of the car the steering design changed. Concerning a steering such change was spent for cars since 1997 of release. In models of earlier release the steering column with the position of a steering wheel fixed and regulated on height was applied. Since 1997 of release the steering column with position of a steering wheel regulated on height is applied only. Constructive changes of a steering on cars after 1995 of release were spent also. In the course of the repair description these changes are if necessary mentioned.

Works with a steering demand certain qualification. Almost all modern cars are equipped with pillows of safety for the driver that creates additional difficulties at repair carrying out. The qualified mechanics have special preparation for work with safety pillows. In the present management of instructions on removal and installation of pillows of safety it is not resulted.

At performance of works on a steering it is necessary to mean the following:

All carving connections which had a covering by means for fixing "Loctite", should be passed леркой before secondary application. An exception make микрокапсулированные bolts. Firm Opel recommends to apply to fixing of carving connections means № 15 10 177.

All collars of fastening of hoses of hydrosystem tighten the moment of 3.5 Nanometers.

Glues and hermetics have certain service life. Do not apply the specified substances if service life has expired them.

Cables after their detachment in the course of repair should be fixed by collars again. It is not supposed to suspend cables simply.

The liquid merged from the hydraulic booster, should not to be used again. Liquid recycling should be carried out according to operating rules.

At performance of the majority of works with a steering the car should be established on supports.

Security measures at work with a safety pillow are resulted in following subsection.