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
   - 3.3. Repair of the diesel engine of 1,7 l established in the car
      3.3.1. Introduction
      3.3.2. Technical characteristics
      3.3.3. Check of pressure of compression
      3.3.4. Top dead point (VMT) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.3.5. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.6. Pulley of a cranked shaft
      3.3.7. Casings of a gear belt
      3.3.8. Replacement of a gear belt
      3.3.9. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
      3.3.10. Replacement of a sealing ring of a cam-shaft
      3.3.11. Check and adjustment of gaps of valves
      3.3.12. Cam-shaft and pushers
      3.3.13. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.14. Oil pallet
      3.3.15. Oil pump
      3.3.16. Oil radiator
      3.3.17. Flywheel
      3.3.18. Replacement of sealing rings of a cranked shaft
      3.3.19. Replacement of support of the power unit
   + 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





3.3. Repair of the diesel engine of 1,7 l established in the car

3.3.1. Introduction

GENERAL INFORMATION

The diesel engine with working volume of 1686 cm3 with eight valves of the top arrangement, four cylinders and one camshaft established in a head of the block of cylinders. The engine is established cross-section on the forward party of the car together with a transmission.

Cranked shaft five-basic with fixing from axial moving by persistent half rings which are established on the second radical bearing.
Pistons are connected to rods piston fingers which are fixed in pistons by lock rings.

The camshaft established on bearings in a head of the block of cylinders, is put in action by a gear belt from a cranked shaft and puts in action valves through pushers and adjusting plates.

Greasing is carried out by the oil pump which is put in action by a gear belt 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 execute the following operations:

– compression check;
– removal and camshaft installation;
– removal and installation of a gear belt;
– removal and installation of a casing of a gear belt;
– check and adjustment of gaps of valves;
– removal and installation of a camshaft and pushers;
– removal and installation of a head of the block of cylinders;
– removal and installation of pistons and rods;
– removal and installation of the oil pallet;
– removal and installation of the oil pump;
– removal and installation of an oil radiator;
– replacement of sealing rings of a cranked shaft;
– survey and replacement of a suspension bracket of the power unit;
– removal and installation of a flywheel or drive plate.