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
   - 3.5. Major maintenance of engines
      3.5.1. Introduction
      + 3.5.2. Technical characteristics
      3.5.3. Removal and installation of the petrol engine together with a transmission
      3.5.4. Removal and installation of the diesel engine together with a transmission
      3.5.5. Engine repair
      3.5.6. Dismantling of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.5.7. Cleaning and survey of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.5.8. Assembly of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.5.9. Removal of pistons with rods
      3.5.10. Removal of a cranked shaft
      3.5.11. Block of cylinders of the engine
      3.5.12. Pistons and rods
      3.5.13. Cranked shaft
      3.5.14. Survey of radical and shatunny bearings
      3.5.15. Engine balance of assembly at major maintenance
      3.5.16. Installation of piston rings
      3.5.17. Choice of bearings
      3.5.18. Installation of a cranked shaft
      3.5.19. Pistons and rods, check of working gaps of shatunny bearings
      3.5.20. Check of a working gap of the bearing of the bottom head of a rod
      3.5.21. Installation of pistons with rods
      3.5.22. Engine start after major maintenance
+ 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





3.5.19. Pistons and rods, check of working gaps of shatunny bearings

GENERAL INFORMATION

Arrangement of a label of identification for definition of openings of the bottom head of a rod on the diesel engine of 1,7 l

Diesel engine of 1,7 l

To selection of a working gap of the bearing of the bottom head of a rod apply three various loose leaves. Loose leaves are designated by a color label at an end face of each loose leaf which thickness increases depending on color in the following order: brown, black and dark blue. Bearings are delivered only the standard sizes.

If it is necessary to make replacement of bearings, make record of the identification label put on a lateral surface of each rod. Labels are used to choose the demanded size of the loose leaf of the bearing.
Loose leaf
Marking
I
The dark blue
II
The black
III
The brown

Other engines

On other engines are applied both standard loose leaves of bearings, and nadrazmerny, after repolishing of a cranked shaft. The demanded size of the loose leaf can be defined after measurement of a neck of a cranked shaft.