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





3.1.18. Suspension bracket of the power unit

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. For improvement of access to a suspension bracket of the power unit lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports.
2. Check a condition of rubber elements of a suspension bracket on existence of cracks, aging and stratification.
3. Check reliability of fastening of engine mounts.
4. Moving the engine here and there, check люфт in engine mounts. Люфт should be insignificant even at new elements of suspension brackets.

Replacement of a forward suspension bracket

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Unscrew bolts and remove draft of compensation of a torque on the right side of the engine.
2. Lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports.
3. Establish under the engine a jack and through wooden whetstone raise the engine until all weight of the engine will not be perceived by a jack.
4. Unscrew a nut of fastening of a suspension bracket to a forward bottom frame and the top nut of fastening of a suspension bracket to the power unit.
5. Raise the engine and take a support of a suspension bracket of the power unit.
6. Check all elements of a suspension bracket on signs of wear and if necessary replace.
7. Establish a suspension bracket support on a place and fix bolts.
8. Lower the car and establish draft of compensation of a torque.

Replacement of a back suspension bracket

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Unscrew bolts, remove draft of compensation of a torque on the right side of the engine.
2. Lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports.
3. On models with a mechanical transmission weaken tightening a bolt of a rod of gear shifting and remove a gear shifting rod from draft of management.
4. On models with an automatic transmission disconnect a cable of a choice of transfers from a transmission.
5. Establish under the engine a jack and through wooden whetstone raise the engine until all weight of the engine will not be perceived by a jack.
6. Unscrew the bolts, fixing a back suspension bracket of the power unit to the bottom frame, and take it from under the car.
7. Establish a new back suspension bracket of the power unit and attach it bolts to the bottom frame.
8. Lower the engine and take a jack from under the car.
9. On models with a mechanical transmission repeatedly connect a rod of gear shifting and, if necessary, adjust the gear shifting mechanism.
10. On models with an automatic transmission connect a cable of a choice of transfers.
11. Lower the car and establish draft of compensation of a torque.