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
   - 3.2. Repair of the DOCH engine established in the car
      3.2.1. Introduction
      3.2.2. Technical characteristics
      3.2.3. Compression check
      3.2.4. Top dead point (VMT) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.2.5. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.2.6. Pulley of a cranked shaft
      3.2.7. Casings of a gear belt
      3.2.8. Gear belt
      3.2.9. Pulleys of a gear belt, mechanism of a tension and single pulley
      3.2.10. Replacement of oil sealing rings of a cam-shaft
      3.2.11. Cam-shaft and pushers
      3.2.12. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.2.13. Oil pallet
      3.2.14. Oil pump
      3.2.15. Drive flywheel / plate
      3.2.16. Replacement of oil sealing rings of a cranked shaft
      3.2.17. Suspension bracket of the power unit
   + 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





3.2. Repair of the DOCH engine established in the car

3.2.1. Introduction

GENERAL INFORMATION

The engine with two camshafts of the top arrangement, with four cylinders, established cross-section on the forward party of the car and a transmission on the left side. All main knots of the engine are made of an aluminum alloy, except for plastic covers of a gear belt. A cranked shaft five-basic with fixing from axial moving by persistent half rings which are established on the central radical bearing. Camshafts are put in action by a gear belt. Each camshaft operates valves through hydraulic pushers. Thus, adjustment of klapanny gaps is not required. Greasing is carried out by the oil pump which is established on the right end of a cranked shaft and takes away oil via the mesh filter located in the oil pallet. The pump submits oil via the polnopotochny oil filter established outside.

The repair which is not demanding removal of the engine

On the engine established in the car, it is possible to carry out the following operations:

  – removal and installation of a head of the block of cylinders;
  – removal and installation of a gear belt and pulleys;
  – replacement of oil sealing rings of a camshaft;
  – removal and installation of camshafts and pushers;
  – removal and installation of the oil pallet;
  – removal and installation of rods and pistons;
  – removal and installation of the oil pump;
  – replacement of oil sealing rings of a cranked shaft;
  – replacement of a suspension bracket of an engine / transmission;
  – removal and flywheel installation.