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
   - 2.3. Maintenance of diesel engines
      2.3.1. Introduction
      2.3.2. Technical characteristics
      2.3.3. Frequency of service
      - 2.3.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months
         2.3.4.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter
      + 2.3.5. Each 15 000 km or 12 months
      + 2.3.6. Each 30 000 km or 2 years
      + 2.3.7. Each 2 years irrespective of a car run
+ 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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2.3.4. Each 75 000 km or 6 months

2.3.4.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter

GENERAL INFORMATION

Periodic replacement of oil and the filter – the most important preventive procedures of maintenance. When engine oil grows old, it becomes liquid and polluted that leads to premature wear of the engine.

Before this procedure gather all necessary tools and materials. It is necessary that the engine was warm
in order that oil flew down together with the bulk of the substances which polluted it better.

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
2. Remove a stopper from a maslozalivny mouth.
3. Weaken a drain stopper approximately on a half of a turn. Place a container for discharge of oil under a drain stopper and unscrew a stopper completely. If it is necessary, press a stopper when you unscrew that oil did not proceed prematurely.
Engine of 1,7 l
4. When oil completely flows down, wipe everything around a drain opening a rag and reliably screw up a stopper into place.
5. Install a container under an oil filter which is located a back part of the block of cylinders.
6. Use the special tool to weaken the filter, then unscrew it a hand.
7. Wipe all traces of oil and dirt around the place of fastening of the filter.
8. Grease with a thin layer of engine oil rubber consolidation of a new oil filter and screw up the filter a hand, without using any tools.
9. Install the car on a plain horizontal surface.
Fill in oil, using the corresponding grade of oil. Fill in a half of necessary amount of oil and wait several minutes that oil flew down in the pallet. Then continue to pour oil in the small portions until the level of oil reaches the minimum level on the probe. At addition about one more liters of oil the level of oil will rise to maximum on the probe. Close a cover of a jellied mouth.
10. Start the engine and let's it work several minutes. Check it regarding leak of oil around the filter and a drain stopper on the pallet. Keep in mind that the emergency bulb of pressure of oil can burn several seconds as oil has to fill all channels and oil capacities in the engine.
11. Switch off the engine and wait several minutes that oil flew down in the pallet. Check the level of oil and add if it is necessary.
Engine of 2,0 l
12. For access to a casing of an oil filter unscrew screws and remove a plastic casing from the top part of the engine.
13. Unscrew a cover of a casing of an oil filter and take the filtering element.
14. Establish the new filtering element in a casing.
15. Establish new sealing rings (are specified by shooters) on a cover of the filtering element and screw in a casing cover, having tightened it the required moment.
16. When oil completely flows down, wipe everything around a drain opening a rag and reliably screw up a stopper into place.
17. Fill in engine oil in the engine.