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
         2.2.5.1. Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
         2.2.5.2. Replacement of the fuel filter
         2.2.5.3. Check of level of oil in MKPP
         2.2.5.4. Check of level of oil in AKPP
         2.2.5.5. Steering and suspension bracket
      + 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





2.2.5.2. Replacement of the fuel filter

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. The fuel filter is located under a back part of the car and fastens to a fuel tank a special belt.
2. Depressurize fuel system.
3. Lift a back part of the car and fix on supports.
4. Release the bracket of fastening holding the filter. Before removal of the filter pay attention to an arrow on the filter case, indicating the direction of a stream of fuel.
5. Establish under the fuel filter the corresponding container to catch the spilled fuel.
6. Release collars of fastening of hoses.
7. Remove fuel hoses from the fuel filter.
8. Take the fuel filter from under the car.
9. Installation of the fuel filter is made in sequence, return to removal taking into account the next moments:

  – check that the arrow on the fuel filter correctly specifies the direction of a stream of fuel;
  – check that fuel hoses are correctly connected to the fuel filter;
  – start the engine and check fuel system on tightness.