Opel Vectra B
since 1995 of release
Repair and car operation
Vektr B. Opel
+ 1.1. Governing bodies and control devices
- 2. Maintenance
+ 2.1. Weekly checks
- 2.2. Maintenance of petrol engines
2.2.2. Technical characteristics
2.2.3. Periodicity of service
+ 2.2.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months
+ 2.2.5. Each 30 000 km or 2 years
+ 2.2.6. Each 60 000 km or 4 years
+ 2.2.7. Each 2 years irrespective of car run
+ 2.3. Maintenance of diesel engines
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions
Motor compartment of the DOCH engine of 1,6 l
Bottom view of a motor compartment of the DOCH engine of 1,6 l
Motor compartment of the engine of 2 l
Bottom view of a motor compartment of the engine of 2 l
This section is intended to provide correctness of carrying out maintenance of the car, to help to support the car in proper condition and to prolong its service life. If maintenance was not carried out regularly, bad operation of the engine (incomplete return of capacity, strange behavior of the engine etc.) can become a consequence of it. In that case it is necessary to execute the following actions.
Check all liquids connected with the engine.
Check a condition and a tension of an auxiliary driving belt.
Replace spark plugs.
Check a condition of the air filter and replace, if it is necessary.
Replace fuel filters.
Check a condition of all hoses (branch pipes) and their tightness.
If these actions did not appear effective, execute the following actions.
Check ignition system.
Check fuel system.