Opel Vectra B

since 1995 of release

Repair and car operation



Vektr B. Opel
+ 1.1. Governing bodies and control devices
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. Engines
   - 3.1. Repair of the SOCH engine established in the car
      3.1.1. Introduction
      3.1.2. Technical characteristics
      3.1.3. Check of pressure of compression
      3.1.4. Top dead point (VMT) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.1.5. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.1.6. Pulley of a cranked shaft
      3.1.7. Casings of a gear belt
      3.1.8. Gear belt
      3.1.9. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
      3.1.10. Replacement of a sealing ring of a cam-shaft
      3.1.11. Cam-shaft and cam-shaft cases
      3.1.12. Hydraulic pushers
      3.1.13. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.1.14. Oil pallet
      3.1.15. Oil pump
      3.1.16. Drive flywheel / plate
      3.1.17. Replacement of sealing rings of a cranked shaft
      3.1.18. Suspension bracket of the power unit
   + 3.2. Repair of the DOCH engine established in the car
   + 3.3. Repair of the diesel engine of 1,7 l established in the car
   + 3.4. Repair of the diesel engine of 2,0 l established in the car
   + 3.5. Major maintenance of 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





3.1.11. Cam-shaft and cam-shaft cases

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. The camshaft can be removed only after removal of the case of a camshaft from the engine. As the case of a camshaft is attached by bolts of fastening of a head of the block of cylinders, it is necessary to remove a head of the block of cylinders.
2. After removal of the case of a camshaft unscrew a fastening bolt from the block and remove the block from a case end face.
3. Unscrew bolts and remove a face cover from the left forward end of the case.
4. Measure люфт a camshaft. Unscrew two bolts and remove a persistent plate of a camshaft.
5. Take a camshaft from the left end face of the case of a camshaft.

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check a condition of bearings in the camshaft case. Check, that openings for supply of oil to a camshaft were not hammered.
2. Check necks and camshaft cams on wear.
3. Check a persistent plate of a camshaft on existence of wear and flutes and, if necessary, replace it.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove an old sealing ring of a camshaft and the camshaft case. Establish a new sealing ring working edges inside so that the face surface of a sealing ring was flush with a face surface of the case of a camshaft.
2. Grease a camshaft, bearings of the case of a camshaft and working edges of an oil sealing ring with fresh engine oil.
3. Being careful, establish a camshaft in the camshaft case.
4. Establish a persistent plate of a camshaft and fix it bolts. Check axial люфт a camshaft.
5. Establish a new sealing ring of round section in a groove of a face cover. Establish a cover to the case of a camshaft and fix bolts.
6. Further installation is made in sequence, return to removal.