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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2.2.2. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Operational materials and liquids
Petrol engine engine oil viscosity of SAE 15W/40, 20W/50 on API SG/CD or CH/CD
Mechanical transmission gearbox oil N according to the catalog: 19 40 764 (90540998).
Automatic transmission Dextrol II N special oil according to the catalog: 19 40 700 (90350342)
Brake system brake fluid of Opel, N according to the catalog 19 42 406 (90 187 661) or DOT 4
Volumes
Engine oil, including an oil filter:
  – engines of 1,6 l
3,5 l
  – engines of 1,8 l and 2,0
4 l
Cooling system
Models without air conditioning:
  – SOCH engine of 1,6 l
6,1 l
  – DOCH engine of 1,6 l
6,7 l
  – engines of 1,8 l
7,3 l
  – engines 2,0
7,2 l
Models with air conditioning:
  – SOCH engine of 1,6 l
6,4 l
  – DOCH engine of 1,6 l
7 l
  – engines of 1,8 l
7,3 l
  – engine 2,0
7,2 l
Transmission
Mechanical transmission:
  – SOCH engine of 1,6 l
1,6 l
  – DOCH engine of 1,6 l
1,8 l
  – engines 1,8 and 2,0
1,9 l
The automatic transmission (when replacing)
3 – 3,5 l
Washer
  – without washer of headlights
2,6 l
  – with a washer of headlights
5,5 l
Fuel tank
All models
60 l
Engine
Oil filter
Champion G102
Fuel filter
Champion L225
System of ignition:
Spark plugs
Champion RC9YCC
Interelectrode gap
0,8 mm
Brakes
Thickness of brake shoes together with the support plate:
  – front brake shoes
7,5 mm
  – back brake shoes
7 mm
  – back brake shoes (with drums)
0,5 mm are higher than a rivet head

Tightening moments (N. of m)

Oil filter
15
Bolts of fastening of a wheel
110
Spark plugs
25
Oil discharge stopper:
  – engines with the cast oil pallet
45
  – engines with the steel stamped pallet
55