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
         2.3.4.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter
      + 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





2.3.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months

2.3.4.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter

GENERAL INFORMATION

Periodic replacement of oil and the filter – the most important preventive procedures of maintenance. When engine oil grows old, it becomes liquid and polluted that conducts to premature wear of the engine.

Before the beginning of this procedure gather all necessary tools and materials. It is necessary, that the engine was warm
in order that oil flew down together with bulk of the substances which have polluted it better.

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports.
2. Remove a stopper from a maslozalivny mouth.
3. Weaken a drain stopper approximately on a turn half. Place the container for oil plum under a drain stopper and unscrew a stopper completely. If it is necessary, press a stopper when unscrew that oil did not proceed prematurely.
Engine of 1,7 l
4. When oil completely will flow down, wipe everything round a drain opening a rag and reliably screw up a stopper into place.
5. Establish the container under the oil filter which is located a back part of the block of cylinders.
6. Use the special tool to weaken the filter, then unscrew it a hand.
7. Wipe all traces of oil and dirt round a place of fastening of the filter.
8. Grease with a thin layer of engine oil rubber consolidation of the new oil filter and screw up the filter a hand, without using any tools.
9. Establish the car on an equal horizontal surface.
Fill in oil, using the corresponding grade of oil. Fill in a half of necessary amount of oil and wait some minutes that oil flew down in the pallet. Then continue to pour oil in the small portions while level of oil will not reach a minimum level on щупе. At addition about one more liters of oil level of oil will rise to maximum on щупе. Close a cover of a jellied mouth.
10. Start the engine and let's to it work some minutes. Check it about leakages of oil round the filter and a drain stopper on the pallet. Keep in mind that the emergency bulb of pressure of oil can burn some seconds as oil should fill all channels and oil capacities in the engine.
11. Switch off the engine and wait some minutes that oil flew down in the pallet. Check level of oil and add, if it is necessary.
Engine of 2,0 l
12. For access to a casing of the oil filter unscrew screws and remove a plastic casing from the top part of the engine.
13. Unscrew a cover of a casing of the oil filter and take filtering element.
14. Establish a new filtering element in a casing.
15. Establish on a cover of a filtering element new sealing rings (are specified by shooters) and screw in a casing cover, having tightened it the demanded moment.
16. When oil completely will flow down, wipe everything round a drain opening a rag and reliably screw up a stopper into place.
17. Fill in engine oil in the engine.