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
      2.2.1. Introduction
      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





2.2. Maintenance of petrol engines

2.2.1. Introduction

GENERAL INFORMATION

Motor compartment of the DOCH engine of 1,6 l

1. Cover of a maslozalivny mouth
2. Air filter
3. Suspension bracket rack
4. A tank for brake liquid
5. Block of additional relays and fuses
6. Broad tank
7. Accumulator
8. Washer tank
9. Radiator
10. Shchup for measurement of level of engine oil
11. Air valve
12. Hose of the top tank of a radiator
13. Thermostat
14. Tank of the amplifier of a steering

Bottom view of a motor compartment of the DOCH engine of 1,6 l

1. Reception exhaust pipe
2. Oil filter
3. Elekrodvigatel of the radiator fan
4. Drain stopper of engine oil
5. Bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
6. Steering draft
7. Power shaft
8. Bottom frame
9. Transmission
10. Tank of a stekloomyvatel

Motor compartment of the engine of 2 l

1. Cover of a maslozalivny mouth
2. Suspension bracket rack
3. Tank of brake liquid
4. Air filter
5. Block of auxiliary relays and safety locks
6. Broad tank
7. Accumulator
8. Tank of a stekloomyvatel
9. Block of safety locks and relay
10. Radiator
11. Air valve
12. Tank of the amplifier of steering system
13. Top hose of a radiator
14. Shchup for measurement of level of engine oil

Bottom view of a motor compartment of the engine of 2 l

1. Bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
2. Stopper plum of engine oil
3. Reception exhaust pipe
4. Transmission
5. Tank of a stekloomyvatel
6. Steering draft

1. Exhaust silencer
2. Back towing eye
3. Suspension bracket of a back beam
4. Back rack
5. Bottom lever of a back suspension bracket
6. Fuel filter

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.

Primary actions

Clear, examine and check the accumulator.

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.

Secondary actions

Check charging system.

Check ignition system.

Check fuel system.