Opel Vectra B

Since 1995 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel of Vektra
+ 1.1. Controls and control devices
- 2. Maintenance service
   - 2.1. Weekly checks
      2.1.1. Introduction
      2.1.2. Places of weekly checks
      2.1.3. Check of level of engine oil
      2.1.4. Level of a cooling liquid
      2.1.5. Level of a brake liquid
      2.1.6. Liquid level стеклоомывателя
      2.1.7. Liquid level in system of a steering with the amplifier
      2.1.8. Screen wiper brushes
      2.1.9. The accumulator
   + 2.2. Maintenance service of petrol engines
   + 2.3. Maintenance service of diesel engines
+ 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
+ 12. The basic malfunctions

2.1.9. The accumulator

Periodically, about 1 time in three months check up degree заряженности the accumulator. If the car accumulator is discharged, to start the engine it is possible from the external accumulator:

 – Connect one end of a red wire of the big section to the positive plug of the discharged accumulator;
 – Connect other end of a red wire to the positive plug of the external accumulator;
 – Connect one end of a black wire of the big section to the negative plug of the external accumulator;
 – Connect other end of a black wire to the power unit or to an element of a body of the started car far away from the accumulator;
 – Make sure that wires do not contact with the fan, приводными belts, or other rotating parts of the engine;
 – Start the engine, using an external source (thus the car-source engine should idle).

After start of the engine of the car with the discharged accumulator to disconnect wires in return sequence.

1. The accumulator is located on the left forward party of a motor compartment. For access to accumulator plugs remove a protective cover.
2. Check up density of connection of clips of the accumulator () and integrity of isolation of wires ().
3. If on accumulator plugs there is a corrosion in the form of a white friable touch, disconnect plugs from the accumulator and clear their small wire brush.
4. Using a small wire brush, clear plugs on the wires connected to the accumulator.