Opel Vectra B

since 1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



Vektr's Opel of B
+ 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. Engine of a screen wiper and draft
      11.1.14. Engine of a screen wiper of a back door
      11.1.15. Windscreen washer
      11.1.16. Radio tape recorder
      11.1.17. Loudspeakers
      11.1.18. Safety cushion
      11.1.19. Safety cushion elements
   + 11.2. Electrical circuitries
+ 12. Main malfunctions
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11.1.6. Switches

IGNITION LOCK

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a steering wheel.
2. Unscrew an inclined control lever and unscrew two screws from a forward end face and three screws from the lower part of a casing of a steering column.
3. Remove casings of a steering column.
4. Remove the immobilizer transceiver from the lock of ignition and disconnect from it the electric socket.
5. Insert the ignition key and turn it in situation 1.
6. Using the screw-driver with a thin sting, press a blocking pin through an opening in the top part of a steering column (a photo at the left), then take the lock cylinder for a key (a photo on the right).
7. At installation of the cylinder of the lock install the lock cylinder in the lock case until the pin of blocking fixes the lock cylinder. Then turn the ignition key in situation 0 and take a key.
8. If a lock pin the helmsman of a column recorded a steering shaft from a provorachivaniye at removal of the cylinder of the lock of ignition, it is impossible to insert the ignition lock cylinder. In this case before installation of the cylinder of the lock of ignition the screw-driver move the lock of a steering column.
9. For removal of contact group of the lock of ignition remove a weight wire from the accumulator and remove the ignition lock cylinder.
10. Press a small larva, turn and remove contact group from the ignition lock.
11. Disconnect the electric socket from contact group of ignition.
12. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

SWITCHES OF TURNS AND SCREEN WIPER

Switches of turns and screen wiper are removed similarly.

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a steering wheel.
2. Remove casings of a steering column for what unscrew an inclined control lever and unscrew two screws from a forward end face of the top casing and three screws from the basis of the lower casing.
3. Take the switch from a nest.
4. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch.
5. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

DASHBOARD SWITCHES

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Insert the narrow screw-driver between the switch and the dashboard, at the same time put a rag or paper not to damage the surface of the panel.
2. Carefully take the switch. At the same time alternately install the screw-driver from above and from below.
3. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch.
4. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

SWITCHES OF LIGHTING AND FOG LIGHTS

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Insert the narrow screw-driver between the switch and the dashboard, at the same time enclose a rag or paper not to damage the surface of the panel. If the switch is installed very densely, install the screw-driver alternately from below and from above and take the switch. To remove the switch of a fog light, release a spline.
2. Take the switch from the dashboard.
3. If it is necessary to remove a switch casing, remove an air duct, then unscrew the screw and remove a casing.
4. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

SWITCH OF THE ALARM SYSTEM

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. It is easier to remove the switch if the switch button is pressed. in the luggage compartment. Unscrew the holder of a spare wheel.
2. Insert the narrow screw-driver between the switch and the dashboard and take the switch. At the same time alternately install the screw-driver from above and from below.
3. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

SWITCHES OF ILLUMINATION OF SALON AND LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Open a door, unscrew the screw of fastening of the switch and take it from a door rack. Tie to the wires going to the switch a cord.
2. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch.
3. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

WINDOW REGULATOR SWITCH

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove finishing of the lever of gear shifting from the central console.
2. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch.
3. Unscrew two screws and remove a decorative slip together with the switch.
4. Take the switch from a decorative slip.
5. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.