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





3.5.5. Engine repair

GENERAL INFORMATION

It is most convenient to perform works on the engine if it is established on a special bed.

Before engine repair it is necessary to remove from it:

– inlet and final collectors;
– arm of the compressor of the conditioner of air, pump of strengthening of a steering and generator;
– pump of system of cooling;
– elements of fuel system;
– plait of wires and all electric switches, and sensors;
– oil filter;
– flywheel.

If it is necessary to make only repair of the block of cylinders, a cranked shaft, pistons and rods, it is necessary to remove a head of the block of cylinders, the oil pallet, the oil pump and a gear belt of a drive or a chain.

In need of carrying out complete major maintenance it is necessary to remove from the engine:

– inlet and final collectors;
– a gear belt of a drive, pulleys and the tension mechanism (except the diesel engine of 2,0 l);
– head of the block of cylinders;
– flywheel;
– oil pallet;
– oil pump;
– chains and asterisks (the diesel engine of 2,0 l);
– pistons with rods;
– cranked shaft.