Opel Kadett E

1984-1991 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Kadett E
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Weekly checks and service in a way
+ 3. Maintenance
+ 4. Engine
+ 5. System of cooling, heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 7. Start and charging system
+ 8. Ignition system
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Transmissions and power shafts
+ 11. Brake system
- 12. Suspension bracket and steering
   12.1. Technical characteristics
   + 12.2. Rack of a forward suspension bracket
   12.3. Replacement of the bearing of a forward wheel
   + 12.4. Bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
   12.5. Removal and installation of the forward stabilizer of cross-section stability
   12.6. Adjustment of the bearing of a back wheel
   + 12.7. Nave of a back wheel
   12.8. Replacement of the back shock-absorber
   + 12.9. Back stabilizer of cross-section stability
   12.10. Replacement of back springs
   12.11. Removal and installation of a back beam
   12.12. Replacement of the plug of the longitudinal lever of a back suspension bracket
   12.13. Replacement of elements of a back suspension bracket with sheet springs (Pickup)
   12.14. Check of system of a being self-leveled back suspension bracket
   12.15. Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   - 12.16. Steering column
      12.16.1. Removal and installation of a steering column
      12.16.2. Repair of a steering column
   12.17. Replacement of the cylinder of the lock and contact group of the lock of ignition
   12.18. Removal and installation of tips of steering draft
   + 12.19. Steering transfer
   12.20. Air removal from steering system with the amplifier
   12.21. Removal and installation of the pump of the amplifier of a steering
   12.22. Removal and installation of a popolnitelny tank of hydraulic system
   12.23. Corners of installation of forward wheels
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric circuits



12.16. Steering column

12.16.1. Removal and installation of a steering column

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. For improvement of access remove a steering wheel.
3. Unscrew screws and remove the top casing of a steering column.
4. Unscrew screws and remove the bottom casing of a steering column.
5. On models with a noncontrollable steering column casings fasten 8 screws, and on models with an adjustable steering column – 5 screws.
6. Remove the cylinder of the lock of ignition.
7. Disconnect the electric socket from the ignition lock.
8. On models with the noncontrollable provision of a steering column release clamps and remove switches of lighting and screen wipers.
9. On models with an adjustable tilt angle of a steering column unscrew two screws and remove knot of switches of lighting and a screen wiper.
10. Unscrew a nut and a bolt of the top arm of a steering column. For a vyvinchivaniye of its cut-off bolt it is necessary накернить, to drill and unscrew, using a stripper for extraction of cut-off bolts.
11. Having pulled on itself, remove a steering column from the elastic coupling and take it from car salon.
12. In a new steering column there is a big plastic washer which is established in the lower part of a pipe of a steering column. The washer is necessary for a shaft centering in a pipe, after installation of a steering column it is necessary to remove a washer.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check that forward wheels of the car are established in situation for movement directly forward, and top tightening the bolt of fastening of the elastic coupling is in horizontal situation.
2. Establish a steering column, thus the bottom end of a steering shaft should enter into the elastic coupling.
3. Screw in top tightening a bolt of fastening of the elastic coupling, but do not tighten it finally at this stage.
4. Acquire a nut and a bolt of fastening of the top part of a steering column. Thus use a new cut-off bolt and new самоконтрящуюся a nut.
5. Screw in a bolt, fixing a steering column to an arm on a partition of a motor compartment and tighten it the demanded moment.
6. Tighten a bolt and a nut of the top fastening of a steering column. A cut-off bolt tighten until, the bolt head will not be cut off yet. Самоконтрящуюся a nut tighten the demanded moment.
7. Move a steering shaft up against the stop, then tighten top tightening a bolt of fastening of the elastic coupling.
8. Using a screw-driver edge, remove a plastic centering washer from the basis of a steering column.
9. Further installation is made in sequence, return to removal.
10. Establish a steering wheel.
11. Check steering work, having made a trip on small speed with turns.