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
- 12. Main malfunctions
   12.1. Engine
   12.2. Cooling system
   12.3. Fuel system and system of production of exhaust gases
   12.4. Coupling
   12.5. Mechanical transmission
   12.6. Automatic transmission
   12.7. Power shafts
   12.8. Brake system
   12.9. Suspension bracket and steering



12.2. Cooling system

GENERAL INFORMATION

Overheat:

– lack of cooling liquid of the cooling system;
– the thermostat is faulty;
– the radiator or its lattice is polluted;
– the radiator fan is faulty;
– the temperature sensor is faulty;
– traffic jams in the cooling system;
– the stopper of a broad tank is faulty.

Low temperature of the engine:

– the thermostat is faulty;
– the temperature sensor is faulty;
– the radiator fan is faulty.

Leak of cooling liquid:

– damage of hoses or their unreliable fastening by collars;
– the radiator of the cooling system or a radiator of a heater is untight;
– the stopper of a broad tank is faulty;
– consolidation of the water pump is untight;
– boiling of cooling liquid because of an overheat;
– traffic jams in the cooling system.

Internal leak of cooling liquid:

– laying of a head of the block of cylinders is punched;
– cracks in a head of the block of cylinders or the block of cylinders.

Corrosion:

– change of cooling liquid is irregularly made;
– application of inappropriate type of cooling liquid.