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
         2.2.4.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter
         2.2.4.2. Check and replacement of an auxiliary driving belt
         2.2.4.3. Check of front brake shoes and brake disk
         2.2.4.4. Check of back brake shoes and brake disk
         2.2.4.5. Check of tightness of hoses and effluence of liquid
         2.2.4.6. Replacement of the filter of pollen of system of ventilation
      + 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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2.2.4.2. Check and replacement of an auxiliary driving belt

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. At the switched-off engine examine a condition of a driving belt on all its length. Check pulleys of an auxiliary belt for existence of notches, cracks, deformation and corrosion.
2. Check position of the lever of assembly of the mechanism of a tension of a driving belt. The lever has to be between an emphasis (1) and (3) on a basic plate and move freely.
2 – indicator of the lever of the mechanism of a tension of a driving belt
3. If the driving belt is worn-out or damaged or the lever of the mechanism of a tension is located opposite to an emphasis, the driving belt needs to be replaced.

Replacement

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a casing of the air filter.
2. On models with air conditioning remove the right forward support of the power unit.
3. Before removal of a driving belt note its situation on pulleys. If the belt is repeatedly established, note the direction of its rotation.
4. Using a wrench, take away the tension mechanism lever from a driving belt for removal of a tension of a driving belt, and take off a belt from pulleys.
5. Establish a new driving belt.
6. Check that the belt is correctly located on all pulleys and slowly release the belt tension mechanism.
7. On models with air conditioning establish a support of the power unit.
8. On all models establish a casing of the air filter.