Opel Omega

since 1993-1999 release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Omega
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Repair of engines
+ 4. Heating system and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel, exhaust systems
+ 6. System of start of the engine
+ 7. System of ignition
+ 8. Coupling
+ 9. Transmissions
- 10. Main transfer, half shafts
   10.1. Technical characteristics
   10.2. Main transfer
   10.3. Damping plugs of the main transfer
   10.4. Laying of a back cover of the main transfer
   10.5. Epiploon of the leading gear wheel of the main transfer
   10.6. Epiploons of bearings of half shafts
   10.7. Half shaft
   10.8. Boots of a half shaft and external CV JOINT
   10.9. Driveshaft
+ 11. Brake system
+ 12. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Body electric equipment

10.8. Boots of a half shaft and external CV JOINT


1. Remove a half shaft and clamp it in a vice.
2. Bring down a casing from the external hinge.
3. Remove collars from boots.
4. Cut off old boots and clear hinges of lubricant.
5. Remove a lock ring and beat out a half shaft from the external hinge.
6. Fill the internal hinge with lubricant and establish a new boot, having fixed it by collars.
7. Put on an external boot a half shaft.
8. Install the new external hinge and fix it by means of a lock ring. Fill the hinge with lubricant.
9. Establish a boot of the external hinge into place and tighten collars.
10. Install a casing on the external hinge and replace an internal lock ring of a half shaft.
11. Install a half shaft on the car.