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
         2.3.6.1. Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
         2.3.6.2. Replacement of the fuel filter
         2.3.6.3. Check of level of oil in MKPP
         2.3.6.4. Steering and suspension bracket
         2.3.6.5. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft
      + 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





2.3.6.2. Replacement of the fuel filter

Engine of 1,7 l

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Merge fuel from the fuel filter.
2. Disconnect electric sockets from the temperature switch and a heater which are located between a plate of installation and the fuel filter.
3. Unscrew couplings and disconnect топливопроводы from the filter.
4. Unscrew nuts and remove the filter from a partition of a motor compartment. Separate the filter from a protective casing.
5. Unscrew the filter and remove sealing rings from a filter head.
6. Establish new sealing rings in the top part of a new filtering element.
7. Grease sealing rings with fuel and screw up the new filter, tightening it only a hand.
8. Fix a bolt at the fuel filter and a protective casing on a partition of a motor compartment.
9. Repeatedly connect топливопроводы with new sealing washers. Connect electric sockets to the temperature switch and a heating element.
10. Start the engine and check tightness of fuel system.

Engine of 2,0 l

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Merge fuel from the fuel filter.
2. Unscrew the central bolt of fastening of a cover of the fuel filter.
3. Uncover the fuel filter a filter casing.
4. Take filtering element of the fuel filter.
5. Check a condition of sealing rings.
6. Establish a new filtering element and fill a filter casing with fresh fuel.
7. Establish a cover of the fuel filter and screw the central bolt (it is specified by an arrow).
8. Start the engine and check tightness of fuel system.