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
         2.2.5.1. Replacement of the filtering element of the air filter
         2.2.5.2. Replacement of the fuel filter
         2.2.5.3. Check of level of oil in MKPP
         2.2.5.4. Check of level of oil in the automatic transmission
         2.2.5.5. Steering and suspension bracket
      + 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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2.2.5.4. Check of level of oil in the automatic transmission

GENERAL INFORMATION

Arrangement of tags of level of oil depending on engine temperature

And – tags of the hot transmission
In – tags of the cold transmission

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Install the car on the flat horizontal platform and tighten the emergency brake. Level of oil is checked, using the probe for measurement of level which is located in the top part of the transmission and is visible between the accumulator and the engine.
2. Start the engine in the idling mode for two minutes with the selector lever in situation P.
3. During the operation of the engine idling take the probe for measurement of level of oil in the transmission, wipe it and repeatedly establish into place, then take once again.
4. Oil level on the end of the probe has to be between the marks max and min. If oil in the transmission cold, it is necessary to use the party of the probe with an inscription of 20 °C. If oil in the transmission is hotter, it is necessary to use the party of the probe with an inscription of +80 °C (see rice. An arrangement of tags of level of oil depending on engine temperature).
5. If oil level low, then add oil through an opening for the probe.
6. Make a trial trip and double-check oil level in the transmission.
7. Always support oil level between two tags of the probe. Shortage of oil can lead to serious breakages of the transmission.
8. If there is a need to often add oil, then, so leak which needs to be found and eliminated until it did not lead to serious consequences takes place.