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
   + 2.2. Maintenance service of petrol engines
   - 2.3. Maintenance service of diesel engines
      2.3.1. Introduction
      2.3.2. Technical characteristics
      2.3.3. Periodicity of service
      + 2.3.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months
      + 2.3.5. Each 15 000 km or 12 months
      + 2.3.6. Each 30 000 km or 2 years
      + 2.3.7. Each 2 years irrespective of car run
+ 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

2.3. Maintenance service of diesel engines

2.3.1. Introduction

Motor compartment of the engine in volume of 2,0 l

1. A forward rack
2. A tank of a brake liquid
3. Турбонагнетатель and the heat resisting screen
4. The fuel filter
5. The block of the relay and safety locks
6. The accumulator
7. The auxiliary block of the relay and safety locks
8. A tank of the amplifier of a steering
9. Щуп for measurement of level of engine oil
10. The air filter

The bottom view of a motor compartment of the engine of 2.0 l

1. The bottom lever of a forward suspension bracket
2. A frame
3. The electric fan of a radiator
4. A masloslivnaja stopper
5. A transmission
6. Steering draught
7. A reception exhaust pipe
8. A power shaft

Kind of a back part of a body

1. The stabilizer of cross-section stability
2. A suspension bracket of a back beam
3. A suspension bracket rack
4. The muffler
5. A back towing eye
6. A cable of a manual brake

This chapter is intended to provide correctness of carrying out of maintenance service of the car, to help to support the car in proper condition and to prolong term of its service. The head contains the schedule of service accompanied by the description of necessary procedures and photos, helping with work. If maintenance service was not spent regularly bad work of the engine (incomplete return of capacity, strange behaviour of the engine and so on can become a consequence of it). In that case it is necessary to execute following actions.

Primary actions

Clear, examine and check up the accumulator.

Check up all liquids connected with the engine.

Check up a condition and a tension auxiliary drive a belt.

Check up a condition of the air filter and, if necessary, replace.

Replace the fuel filter.

Check up a condition of all hoses and branch pipes and their tightness.

If these actions have not appeared effective execute following actions.

Secondary actions

Check up gymnastics system.

Check up system of prestarting heating of the engine.

Check up fuel system.