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





2.3.3. Periodicity of service

GENERAL INFORMATION

In order that your car was in a fine condition, it is necessary to make its maintenance periodically. Service can be made as constantly, and through certain intervals which are brought below. These are the minimum intervals of service recommended by this management.

Weekly or each 400 km

Check the next moments:

 – oil level in the engine;
 – level of cooling liquid;
 – level of brake liquid;
 – availability of water in a stekloomyvatel;
 – condition of the accumulator, tires, screen wipers and all bulbs.

Each 7 500 km or 6 months (that will come earlier)

Replace engine oil and the filter.


Prevention

The manufacturer recommends to make oil replacement through 15 000 km or 12 months. However, if the car is maintained on a large number of short trips, it is recommended to a thicket to make oil and filter replacement.


Each 15 000 km or 12 months (that will come earlier)

Check a condition and a tension of an auxiliary driving belt.

Remove water from the fuel filter.

Check turns of idling and the content of harmful substances in exhaust gases.

Check action of all electric systems.

Check and, if necessary adjust light of all headlights.

Check forward brake shoes and disks.

Check back brake shoes and disks.

Check all components under a cowl and hoses with liquids.

Check the monitoring system of level of a back suspension bracket.

Replace the pollen filter.

Each 30 000 km or 2 years (that will come earlier)

Replace filtering element of the air filter.

Replace the fuel filter.

Check and, if necessary, adjust gaps of valves.

Check oil level in a transmission.

Check back brake shoes and brake drums.

Check a steering and suspension bracket components.

Check a condition of protective covers of power shafts.

Each 2 years irrespective of run

Replace brake liquid.

Replace batteries in a remote control.

Replace cooling liquid.

Each 60 000 km or 4 years (that will come earlier)

On engines of 1,7 l replace a gear belt.