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
   - 3.4. Repair of the diesel engine of 2,0 l established in the car
      3.4.1. Introduction
      3.4.2. Technical characteristics
      3.4.3. Check of pressure of compression
      3.4.4. Top dead point (VMT) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.4.5. Check and adjustment of the mechanism of a gazoraspredeleniye
      3.4.6. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.4.7. Pulley of a cranked shaft
      3.4.8. Chain cover
      3.4.9. Natyazhiteli of a chain
      3.4.10. Chains and asterisks
      3.4.11. Camshafts and pushers
      3.4.12. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.4.13. Oil pallet
      3.4.14. Oil pump
      3.4.15. Oil radiator
      3.4.16. Replacement of sealing rings of a cranked shaft
      3.4.17. Flywheel
      3.4.18. Suspension brackets of the power unit
   + 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





3.4.18. Suspension brackets 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 support of the engine 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 a suspension bracket.

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
Right suspension bracket
1. Remove a casing of the air filter and the right inlet air channel.
2. 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.
3. Unscrew nuts of fastening of a support to a basic arm and remove an engine mount.
4. Raise the engine and unscrew the bottom nut of fastening of a support and remove an engine mount.
5. Check suspension bracket elements on existence of wear or damage and, if necessary, replace.
6. Fix a suspension bracket of the power unit to a body and tighten nuts of fastening the demanded moment.
7. Establish a basic arm to the engine and tighten bolts of fastening the demanded moment. Establish the right suspension bracket on the top part of a support and tighten a nut of fastening the demanded moment.
Left suspension bracket
8. Unscrew a nut of fastening of the right suspension bracket of the power unit.
9. Lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports.
10. 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. Unscrew a nut, a fixing left suspension bracket to a forward bottom frame (it is specified by an arrow).
11. Raise the engine, unscrew bolts of fastening of the left suspension bracket to a transmission and take a suspension bracket.
12. Check all elements of a suspension bracket on signs of wear and, if necessary, replace.
13. Establish the left suspension bracket and slightly tighten a fastening nut.
14. Screw up bolts of fastening of the left suspension bracket to a transmission.
15. Lower the engine and screw up a nut of fastening of the left suspension bracket to the bottom frame.
16. Lower the car and tighten nuts of fastening of the left suspension bracket the demanded moment.
Back suspension bracket
17. Remove the right power shaft.
18. Remove a forward exhaust pipe.
19. Weaken bolts of fastening of a rod of gear shifting and disconnect a gear shifting rod from draft of management of a transmission.
20. Unscrew a nut of fastening of the right suspension bracket.
21. Establish under the engine a jack and through wooden whetstone raise engine weight until all weight of the engine will not be perceived by a jack.
22. Unscrew bolts of fastening of a back suspension bracket to the bottom frame. If it is necessary, unscrew bolts and take a back suspension bracket from under the car.
23. Establish a back suspension bracket and fix it to the power unit.
24. Fix a back suspension bracket to the bottom frame, having tightened bolts of fastening the demanded moment.
25. Screw up a nut of fastening of the right suspension bracket, having tightened it the demanded moment.
26. Connect a rod of gear shifting and adjust the gear shifting mechanism.
27. Establish the right power shaft.
28. Establish a forward exhaust pipe.