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
   + 2.1. Weekly checks
   - 2.2. Maintenance of petrol engines
      2.2.1. Introduction
      2.2.2. Technical characteristics
      2.2.3. Frequency of service
      + 2.2.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months
      + 2.2.5. Each 30 000 km or 2 years
      + 2.2.6. Each 60 000 km or 4 years
      + 2.2.7. Each 2 years irrespective of a car run
   + 2.3. Maintenance of diesel engines
+ 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
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2.2. Maintenance of petrol engines

2.2.1. Introduction

GENERAL INFORMATION

Motor compartment of the DOCH engine of 1,6 l

1. Cover of a maslozalivny mouth
2. Air filter
3. Suspension bracket rack
4. A tank for brake fluid
5. Block of additional relays and fuses
6. Broad tank
7. Accumulator
8. Washer reservoir
9. Radiator
10. The probe for measurement of level of engine oil
11. Air valve
12. Hose of the top tank of a radiator
13. Thermostat
14. Tank of the amplifier of steering

Bottom view of a motor compartment of the DOCH engine of 1,6 l

1. Reception exhaust pipe
2. Oil filter
3. Elekrodvigatel of the radiator fan
4. Drain stopper of engine oil
5. Lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
6. Steering draft
7. Power shaft
8. Lower frame
9. Transmission
10. Windscreen washer tank

Motor compartment of the engine of 2 l

1. Cover of a maslozalivny mouth
2. Suspension bracket rack
3. Tank of brake fluid
4. Air filter
5. Block of auxiliary relays and safety locks
6. Broad tank
7. Accumulator
8. Windscreen washer tank
9. Block of safety locks and relay
10. Radiator
11. Air valve
12. Tank of the amplifier of steering system
13. Top hose of a radiator
14. The probe for measurement of level of engine oil

Bottom view of a motor compartment of the engine of 2 l

1. Lower lever of a forward suspension bracket
2. Stopper of discharge of engine oil
3. Reception exhaust pipe
4. Transmission
5. Windscreen washer tank
6. Steering draft

1. Muffler
2. Back towing eye
3. Suspension bracket of a back beam
4. Back rack
5. Lower lever of a back suspension bracket
6. Fuel filter

This section is intended to provide correctness of carrying out maintenance of the car, to help to support the car in proper condition and to prolong its service life. If maintenance was not carried out regularly, then bad operation of the engine (incomplete return of power, strange behavior of the engine etc.) can turn out to be consequence of it. In that case it is necessary to perform the following operations.

Primary actions

Clear, examine and check the accumulator.

Check all liquids connected with the engine.

Check a state and a tension of an auxiliary driving belt.

Replace spark plugs.

Check a condition of the air filter and replace if it is necessary.

Replace fuel filters.

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

If these actions were not effective, then perform the following operations.

Secondary actions

Check system of charging.

Check system of ignition.

Check fuel system.