Opel Omega

since 1993-1999 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Omega
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 2. Maintenance
   - 2.1. Cars with petrol engines
      2.1.1. Technical characteristics
      2.1.2. Current maintenance
      + 2.1.3. Through 8000 km of run or each 6 months
      - 2.1.4. Through 16 000 km of run or each 12 months
         2.1.4.1. Light and alarm equipment
         2.1.4.2. Lobbies and back brakes
         2.1.4.3. Driving belt
         2.1.4.4. Hoses and connections
         2.1.4.5. Corrosion-resistant coating of a body
         2.1.4.6. Hand brake
         2.1.4.7. Suspension bracket and steering
         2.1.4.8. Moments of an inhaling of bolts of fastening of wheels
         2.1.4.9. Adjustment of headlights of head light and front position lamps
         2.1.4.10. Car check in road conditions
         2.1.4.11. Adjustment of wheels
         2.1.4.12. System of production of the fulfilled gases
      + 2.1.5. Through 32 000 km of run or each 2 years
      + 2.1.6. Through 64 000 km of run or each 4 years
      + 2.1.7. Through 112 000 km of run or each 7 years
      + 2.1.8. Each 2 years irrespective of run
   + 2.2. Cars with diesel engines
+ 3. Repair of engines
+ 4. Heating system and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel, exhaust systems
+ 6. System of start of the engine
+ 7. Ignition system
+ 8. Coupling
+ 9. Transmissions
+ 10. Main transfer, semi-axes
+ 11. Brake system
+ 12. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Body electric equipment


2.1.4.7. Suspension bracket and steering

Check of a forward suspension bracket and steering

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a forward part of the car and establish it on support.
2. Examine boots and covers on existence of cracks or wear tracks.
3. On models with system of the hydraulic booster of a steering examine hoses and system tubes, and also their connection on existence of leaks.
4. Undertake a wheel from above and from below and try to shake it. If the free wheeling is too great, ask the assistant to squeeze out a pedal of a brake and again shake a wheel. If the free wheeling decreased or was gone, means, it is necessary to replace bearings of a nave. If the free wheeling remained, means, connections or suspension bracket fastenings are worn-out.
5. Undertake a wheel on each side and try to shake it. Too big free wheeling can be caused by wear of bearings of a nave or spherical hinges of steering drafts.
6. Check a condition of plugs of fastenings of elements of a suspension bracket.
7. Lower the car on the earth and turn a steering wheel on 1/8 turns in both parties. If the free wheeling of a steering wheel is too great, check hinges and connections of steering transfer.

Check of a back suspension bracket

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a back part of the car and establish it on support.
2. Check bearings of naves, plugs and fastenings of elements of a back suspension bracket as it is described above for a forward suspension bracket.

Check of shock-absorbers

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Examine shock-absorbers on existence of traces of leakage of liquid. If leak is present, it is necessary to replace the shock-absorber.
2. Check efficiency of shock-absorbers, having shaken the car up-down.