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
- 3. Engines
   - 3.1. Repair of the SOCH engine installed in the car
      3.1.1. Introduction
      3.1.2. Technical characteristics
      3.1.3. Check of pressure of compression
      3.1.4. Top Dead Point (TDP) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.1.5. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.1.6. Pulley of a bent shaft
      3.1.7. Casings of a gear belt
      3.1.8. Gear belt
      3.1.9. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
      3.1.10. Replacement of a sealing ring of a cam-shaft
      3.1.11. Cam-shaft and cases of a cam-shaft
      3.1.12. Hydraulic pushers
      3.1.13. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.1.14. Oil pallet
      3.1.15. Oil pump
      3.1.16. Drive flywheel / plate
      3.1.17. Replacement of sealing rings of a bent shaft
      3.1.18. Suspension bracket of the power unit
   + 3.2. Repair of the DOCH engine installed in the car
   + 3.3. Repair of the diesel engine of 1,7 l installed in the car
   + 3.4. Repair of the diesel engine of 2,0 l installed in the car
   + 3.5. Capital repairs of 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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3.1.2. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Type
The engine with four cylinders, one top camshaft given by a gear belt and hydraulic pushers
Engine
Engine code
X16SZR
Diameter of the cylinder
79 mm
Piston stroke
81 mm
Working volume
1598 cm3
Operating procedure of cylinders
1–3–4–2 (the N1 cylinder is located from a gear belt)
Direction of rotation of a bent shaft
clockwise (if to take a detached view a gear belt)
Extent of compression
9,6/1
Power
55 kW at 5200 rpm
Maximum torque
128 Nanometer at 2000 rpm
Compression pressure:
Nominal
12 – 15 bars
The maximum difference between two any cylinders
1 bar
Camshaft
Axial side play
0,09 – 0,21 mm
Raising of cams:
  – inlet valve
5,61 mm
  – final valve
6,12 mm
Lubrication system
The drive of the oil pump directly from a bent shaft
  – minimum admissible pressure of oil at turns of idling and at the heated-up engine
1,5 bars
  – a gap between teeths of gear wheels of the pump
0,08 – 0,15 mm
  – axial side play
0,1 – 0,2 mm

Tightening moments

Bolts of fastening of a cover of the camshaft
8 Nanometer
Bolt of fastening of a pulley of the camshaft
45 Nanometer
Bolt of fastening of a persistent plate of the camshaft
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a face cover of the camshaft
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a cover of the lower head of a rod:
  – stage 1
25 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 30 °
Bolts of fastening of the water pump
8 Nanometer
Bolt of a pulley of a bent shaft:
  – stage 1
55 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 45 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolts of fastening of a head of the block of cylinders:
  – stage 1
25 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 60 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 60 °
  – stage 4
to tighten on a corner 60 °
Bolts of fastening of a plate of the drive
60 Nanometer
Forward right suspension bracket of the power unit:
  – bolts of fastening of a suspension bracket to the engine
60 Nanometer
  – bolts of fastening of a suspension bracket to the lower frame
45 Nanometer
Back support:
  – fastening bolts to a bracket
45 Nanometer
  – fastening bolts to the lower frame
20 Nanometer
  – fastening bolts to the transmission
60 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the transmission to the engine:
  – M8 bolts
20 Nanometer
  – M10 bolts
40 Nanometer
  – M12 bolts
60 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a flywheel:
  – stage 1
35 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 30 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolts of fastening of a radical cover of the bearing:
  – stage 1
50 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 45 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolts of fastening of the oil pump
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a cover of the oil pump
6 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the safety valve of the oil pump
30 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the mesh filter to the oil pump
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the steel oil pallet
10 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the cast oil pallet
8 Nanometer
Drain stopper in the steel pallet
55 Nanometer
Drain stopper in the cast pallet
45 Nanometer
Top and lower casings of a gear belt
4 Nanometer
Back casing of a gear belt
12 Nanometer
Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt
20 Nanometer