Opel Vectra B

Since 1995 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel of Vektra
+ 1.1. Controls and control devices
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. A running gear
+ 10. A body
- 11. An electric equipment
   - 11.1. The 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 the relay
      11.1.6. Switches
      11.1.7. Bulbs of external illumination
      11.1.8. Bulbs of internal illumination
      11.1.9. Devices of external illumination
      11.1.10. Adjustment of light of headlights
      11.1.11. A combination of devices
      11.1.12. Screen wiper levers
      11.1.13. The screen wiper and draught engine
      11.1.14. The engine of a screen wiper of a back door
      11.1.15. Washer
      11.1.16. A radio tape recorder
      11.1.17. Loudspeakers
      11.1.18. A safety pillow
      11.1.19. Elements of a pillow of safety
   + 11.2. Electroschemes
+ 12. The basic malfunctions

11.1.18. A safety pillow

The safety air cushion from outside the driver is established as the standard equipment on all models. The safety pillow is established in the steering wheel centre. The safety system joins at inclusion of ignition and becomes more active the gauge of delay included 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 air cushion of safety, at moving and storage of a pillow of safety it is necessary to observe following precautions:

  – Not to disconnect the accumulator at the working engine;
  – At performance of any works on system of safety or electric welding carrying out 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 servicing deport;
  – To transport a safety air cushion it is necessary separately, a bag upwards;
  – At transportation not to place a hand on a safety pillow;
  – Not to throw a safety pillow;
  – Not to assort a safety pillow;
  – To exclude hit on a pillow of safety of solvents or clearing substances;
  – Not to subject a pillow of safety to temperature influence from above 90 With;
  – Not to suppose contact of a pillow of safety to an open flame;
  – Do not establish on the car a pillow of safety with defects or damages.

Deactivation of system of safety

At work with elements of system of safety deactivate an air cushion 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 the further works wait at least 1 minute that will allow to be discharged to the condenser of system of safety.