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
         2.2.4.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter
         2.2.4.2. Check and replacement of an auxiliary driving belt
         2.2.4.3. Check of forward brake shoes and brake disk
         2.2.4.4. Check of back brake shoes and brake disk
         2.2.4.5. Check of tightness of hoses and liquid effluence
         2.2.4.6. Replacement of the filter of pollen of system of ventilation
      + 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





2.2.4.2. Check and replacement of an auxiliary driving belt

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. At the switched-off engine examine a condition of a driving belt on all its length. Check pulleys of an auxiliary belt on existence of notches, cracks, deformation and corrosion.
2. Check position of the lever of assembly of the mechanism of a tension of a driving belt. The lever should be between an emphasis (1) and (3) on a basic plate and freely to move.
2–indicator of the lever of the mechanism of a tension of a driving belt
3. If the driving belt is worn-out or damaged or the lever of the mechanism of a tension is located opposite to an emphasis, it is necessary to replace a driving belt.

Replacement

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a casing of the air filter.
2. On models with air conditioning remove the right forward support of the power unit.
3. Before removal of a driving belt note its situation on pulleys. If the belt is repeatedly established, note the direction of its rotation.
4. Using a wrench, take away the lever of the mechanism of a tension from a driving belt for removal of a tension of a driving belt, and remove a belt from pulleys.
5. Establish a new driving belt.
6. Check that the belt is correctly located on all pulleys and slowly release the mechanism of a tension of a belt.
7. On models with air conditioning establish a support of the power unit.
8. On all models establish a casing of the air filter.