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
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
- 7. Transmission
   + 7.1. Coupling
   - 7.2. Mechanical transmission
      7.2.2. Introduction
      7.2.2. Technical characteristics
      7.2.3. Oil replacement in a transmission
      7.2.4. Adjustment of the mechanism of gear shifting
      7.2.5. Gear shifting mechanism
      7.2.6. Replacement of sealing rings
      7.2.7. Switch of a lamp of a backing
      7.2.8. Transmission removal
   + 7.3. Automatic transmission
   + 7.4. Power shafts
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions


7.2.8. Transmission removal


1. Lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports. Remove forward wheels and an engine mudguard.
2. Merge engine oil from a transmission.
3. Remove the accumulator, a support of the accumulator and a starter.
4. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch of a lamp of a backing and release switch conducting from fastening brackets.
5. Using a clip, press a hose connecting a nutritious tank and the main cylinder of coupling.
6. Weaken a clip of fastening of a hydraulic hose of coupling to a transmission case (it is specified by an arrow a photo at the left). Disconnect a hydraulic hose of coupling from the top part of a case of a transmission (a photo on the right).
7. Disconnect draft of gear shifting from the top part of a transmission.
8. Remove the bottom frame of a forward suspension bracket. Thus support the engine.
9. Take internal hinges of power shafts from a transmission and, using a soft wire, suspend them to a car body. Unscrew bolts (are specified by shooters) and separate the left support of the power unit from a forward part of a case of a transmission.
10. On engines with the steel stamped pallet unscrew bolts of fastening of a protective plate of a flywheel and remove it.
11. Establish a jack under a transmission and lift it so that the weight of a transmission was perceived by a jack. Unscrew bolts of fastening of a case of a transmission to the engine.
12. Move a jack together with a transmission to the right, remove a transmission from directing pins, lower down and take from under the car.


Installation is made in sequence, return to removal taking into account the next moments:

  – check that directing pins are on a place;
  – tighten all bolts the demanded moment;
  – replace sealing rings of power shafts;
  – establish the bottom frame of a forward suspension bracket;
  – fill in oil in a transmission;
  – adjust the gear shifting mechanism.