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

2.3.3. Periodicity of service

That your car was in a fine condition, it is necessary to make its maintenance service periodically. Service can be made as constantly, and through certain intervals which are resulted more low. These are the minimum intervals of service recommended by this management.

Weekly or each 400 km

Check up following moments:

 – Oil level in the engine;
 – Level of a cooling liquid;
 – Level of a brake liquid;
 – Water presence in стеклоомывателе;
 – A condition of the accumulator, tyres, screen wipers and all bulbs.

Each 7 500 km or 6 months (that will come earlier)

Replace engine oil and the filter.

The prevention

The Manufacturer recommends to make oil replacement through 15 000 km or 12 months. However, if the car is maintained on a considerable quantity of short trips, it is recommended to a thicket to make oil and filter replacement.

Each 15 000 km or 12 months (that will come earlier)

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

Remove water from the fuel filter.

Check up turns of idling and the maintenance of harmful substances in exhaust gases.

Check up action of all electric systems.

Check up and, if necessary adjust light of all headlights.

Check up lobbies brake Pads and disks.

Check up back brake Pads and disks.

Check up all components under a cowl and hoses with liquids.

Check up the monitoring system of level of a back suspension bracket.

Replace the pollen filter.

Each 30 000 km or 2 years (that will come earlier)

Replace filtering element of the air filter.

Replace the fuel filter.

Check up and, if necessary, adjust backlashes of valves.

Check up oil level in a transmission.

Check up back brake Pads and brake drums.

Check up a steering and suspension bracket components.

Check up a condition of protective covers of power shafts.

Each 2 years irrespective of run

Replace a brake liquid.

Replace batteries in a remote control.

Replace cooling liquid.

Each 60 000 km or 4 years (that will come earlier)

On engines of 1,7 l replace a gear belt.