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
   - 2.3. Maintenance of diesel engines
      2.3.1. Introduction
      2.3.2. Technical characteristics
      2.3.3. Periodicity of service
      + 2.3.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months
      + 2.3.5. Each 15 000 km or 12 months
      + 2.3.6. Each 30 000 km or 2 years
      + 2.3.7. Each 2 years irrespective of car run
+ 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


2.3. Maintenance of diesel engines

2.3.1. Introduction


Motor compartment of the engine in volume of 2,0 l

1. The lobby is resistant
2. Tank of brake liquid
3. Turbonagnetatel and heat resisting screen
4. Fuel filter
5. Block of the relay and safety locks
6. Accumulator
7. Auxiliary block of the relay and safety locks
8. Tank of the amplifier of a steering
9. Shchup for measurement of level of engine oil
10. Air filter

Bottom view of a motor compartment of the engine of 2.0 l

1. Bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
2. Frame
3. Electric fan of a radiator
4. Masloslivny stopper
5. Transmission
6. Steering draft
7. Reception exhaust pipe
8. Power shaft

Type of a back part of a body

1. Stabilizer of cross-section stability
2. Suspension bracket of a back beam
3. Suspension bracket rack
4. Exhaust silencer
5. Back towing eye
6. Cable of the hand brake

This head is intended to provide correctness of carrying out maintenance of the car, to help to support the car in proper condition and to prolong term of its service. Head contains the schedule of service accompanied by the description of necessary procedures and photos, helping with work. If maintenance was not carried out regularly, bad operation of the engine (incomplete return of capacity, strange behavior of the engine and so on) 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.

Check a condition of the air filter and, if necessary, replace.

Replace the fuel filter.

Check a condition of all hoses and branch pipes and their tightness.

If these actions did not appear effective, execute the following actions.

Secondary actions

Check charging system.

Check system of prestarting heating of the engine.

Check fuel system.