Opel Vectra B

since 1995 release

Repair and operation of the car

Vektr's Opel of B
+ 1.1. Governing bodies and control devices
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
- 7. Transmission
   + 7.1. Coupling
   + 7.2. Mechanical transmission
   + 7.3. Automatic transmission
   - 7.4. Power shafts
      7.4.1. Introduction
      7.4.2. Technical characteristics
      7.4.3. Removal and installation of a power shaft
      7.4.4. Replacement of hinges of a power shaft
      7.4.5. Replacement of covers of hinges of equal angular speeds
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions


7.4.4. Replacement of hinges of a power shaft


Arrangement of a lock ring of fastening of the hinge of a power shaft (V) and flute for a lock ring (A) on driving to a shaft

1. Remove a power shaft. Remove a collar of fastening of a protective cover of a power shaft and shift a rubber protective cover on a power shaft.
2. Using flat-nose pliers or the screw-driver, expand a lock ring in which fix the hinge of a power shaft to a power shaft.
3. Using the rubber hammer or a kiyanka, bring down the hinge from a power shaft.
4. Install the hinge with a new lock ring on a power shaft so that the lock ring was accurately recorded in a flute of a power shaft.
5. Fill the hinge with lubricant.
6. Establish a rubber protective cover of the hinge.
7. Install a power shaft in the car.