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
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
- 11. Electric equipment
   - 11.1. Electric equipment
      11.1.1. Introduction
      11.1.2. Technical characteristics
      11.1.3. Electric chains
      11.1.4. Detection of not closed chain
      11.1.5. Safety locks and relay
      11.1.6. Switches
      11.1.7. Bulbs of external lighting
      11.1.8. Bulbs of internal lighting
      11.1.9. Devices of external lighting
      11.1.10. Adjustment of light of headlights
      11.1.11. Combination of devices
      11.1.12. Screen wiper levers
      11.1.13. Screen wiper and draft engine
      11.1.14. Engine of a screen wiper of a back door
      11.1.15. Stekloomyvatel
      11.1.16. Radio tape recorder
      11.1.17. Loudspeakers
      11.1.18. Safety cushion
      11.1.19. Safety cushion elements
   + 11.2. Electroschemes
+ 12. Main malfunctions


11.1.18. Safety cushion


The safety airbag from the driver is established as the standard equipment on all models. The safety cushion is established in the center of a steering wheel. The system of safety joins at inclusion of ignition and becomes more active the sensor of the delay which has been switched on in the electronic control device. The electronic control device also operates tension devices of seat belts of forward sitting. At malfunction of system of safety on a combination of devices the emergency bulb lights up.


At performance of any works on the car equipped with an airbag of safety, during the moving and storage of a safety cushion it is necessary to observe the following precautions:

  – not to disconnect the accumulator at the working engine;
  – at performance of any works on system of safety or carrying out electric welding on the car deactivate safety system;
  – if the lamp of the alarm system of system of safety burns, it is necessary to address immediately on service station;
  – to transport an airbag of safety it is necessary separately, a bag up;
  – at transportation not to place a hand on a safety cushion;
  – not to throw a safety cushion;
  – not to assort a safety cushion;
  – to exclude hit on a safety cushion of solvents or clearing substances;
  – not to subject a safety cushion to temperature influence over 90 ° With;
  – not to allow contact of a safety cushion to an open flame;
  – do not establish on the car a safety cushion with defects or damages.

Deactivation of system of safety

At work with elements of system of safety deactivate an airbag as follows:

  – switch off ignition;
  – take the ignition key from the ignition lock;
  – switch off all electric equipment;
  – remove a negative wire from the accumulator;
  – isolate the negative plug of the accumulator;
  – before performance of further works wait at least 1 minute that will allow to be discharged to the condenser of system of safety.