Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 DTI 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 1.6 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 1.8 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 1.8 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 DTI 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 OPC (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 1.6 CNG (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 DTI 16V (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 OPC (F75), OPEL Zafira A (T98) 1.6 (F75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on OPEL ZAFIRA-A 1 (T98) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for Zafira A (T98) and other OPEL models
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Opel Zafira F75. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #19
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Opel Zafira F75. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: track rod end – Opel Zafira F75. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on Opel Zafira f75 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.0 DTI 16V (F75) 2000 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Step 3
    Opel Zafira f75 1.8 16V (F75) 2001 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Track Rod End on OPEL Zafira A (T98) 1.6 16V (F75) 2002 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Opel Zafira F75
  5. Step 5
    How to remove OPEL ZAFIRA 2.2 16V (F75) 2003 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Track Rod End on OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Opel Zafira f75 2.0 OPC (F75) 2005 - download illustrated guide
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  8. Step 8
    Need to know how to renew Track Rod End on OPEL ZAFIRA 1999? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #22.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Track Rod End on Opel Zafira f75 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  10. Step 10
    OPEL ZAFIRA 2.0 DTI 16V (F75) Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Track Rod End on Opel Zafira f75 2002 2.0 DTI 16V (F75) by yourself
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  12. Step 12
    Zafira A (T98) 2.2 16V (F75) 2003 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Track Rod End on OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Opel Zafira F75. Professionals recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Opel Zafira f75 2005 2.2 16V (F75) Track Rod End
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
  15. Step 15
    DIY replacement of Track Rod End on OPEL Zafira A (T98) 2.2 DTI 16V (F75) 1999 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Screw on the fastening nut that connects the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
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