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
   - 3.2. Repair of the DOCH engine installed in the car
      3.2.1. Introduction
      3.2.2. Technical characteristics
      3.2.3. Check of a compression
      3.2.4. Top Dead Point (TDP) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.2.5. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.2.6. Pulley of a bent shaft
      3.2.7. Casings of a gear belt
      3.2.8. Gear belt
      3.2.9. Pulleys of a gear belt, mechanism of a tension and single pulley
      3.2.10. Replacement of oil sealing rings of a cam-shaft
      3.2.11. Cam-shaft and pushers
      3.2.12. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.2.13. Oil pallet
      3.2.14. Oil pump
      3.2.15. Drive flywheel / plate
      3.2.16. Replacement of oil sealing rings of a bent shaft
      3.2.17. Suspension bracket of the power unit
   + 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



3.2.2. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

The engine with four cylinders, two top camshafts given by a gear belt.

Engine
Engine code:
  – engine of 1,6 l
X16XEL
  – engine of 1,8 l
X18XE
  – engine of 2.0 l
X20XEV
Diameter of cylinders:
  – engine of 1,6 l
79,0 mm
  – engine of 1,8 l
81,6 mm
  – engine of 2.0 l
86,0 mm
Piston stroke:
  – engine of 1,6 l
81,5 mm
  – engine of 1,8 l
86,0 mm
  – engine of 2.0 l
86,0 mm
Working volume:
  – engine of 1,6 l
1598 cm3
  – engine of 1,8 l
1799 cm3
  – engine of 2.0 l
1998 cm3
Extent of compression:
  – engine of 1,6 l
10,5:1
  – engine of 1,8 l
10,8:1
  – engine of 2.0 l
10,8:1
Power:
  – engine of 1,6 l
74 kw at 6200 rpm
  – engine of 1,8 l
85 kw at 5400 rpm
  – engine of 2.0 l
100 kw at 5600 rpm
. Maximum torque:
  – engine of 1,6 l
150 nanometers at 3200 rpm
  – engine of 1,8 l
170 nanometers at 3600 rpm
  – engine of 2.0 l
188 nanometers at 3200 rpm
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)
Camshaft
Axial side play
0,04 – 0,15 mm
Raising of cams:
  – inlet valve:
     • engine of 1,6 l
10,0 mm
     • l engine 1,8 and 2,0
8,5 mm
  – final valve:
     • engine of 1,6 l
10,0 mm
     • l engine 1,8 and 2,0
8,0 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
Gap between teeths of gear wheels of the pump
0,10 – 0,20 mm
Axial side play:
  – engine of 1,6 l
0,08 – 0,15 mm
  – l engine 1,8 and 2,0
0,03 – 0,10 mm

Tightening moments

Engines of 1,6 l
Bolts of fastening of a cover of the bearing of the camshaft
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a cover of a head
8 Nanometer
Bolt of fastening of a pulley of the camshaft:
  – stage 1
50 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 60 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °

Bolt of fastening of a cover of the lower head of a rod:

  – stage 1
25 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 30 °
Bolt of fastening of a pulley of a bent shaft:
  – stage 1
95 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 30 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolt of fastening of the sensor of a bent shaft
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a head of the block of cylinders:
  – stage 1
25 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 90 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 90 °
  – stage 4
to tighten on a corner 90 °
  – stage 5
to tighten on a corner 45 °
Bolts of fastening of a plate of the drive
60 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a forward and right support of the power unit to the engine
60 Nanometer
Nuts of fastening of a forward and right suspension bracket of the power unit to the lower frame
45 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a back support of the power unit to a bracket
45 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a back support of the power unit to a frame
20 Nanometer
Bolts of draft of compensation of torque
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
60 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 60 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolts of fastening of the oil pump
6 Nanometer
Screws of fastening of a cover of the oil pump
6 Nanometer
Bolt of fastening of the safety valve of the pump
30 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of an oil receiver
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the oil pallet:
  – fastening of the oil pallet to the block of cylinders
10 Nanometer
  – fastening bolts to the transmission:
     • M8
20 Nanometer
     • M10
40 Nanometer
Masloslivny stopper
45 Nanometer
Top and lower casings of a gear belt
4 Nanometer
Back casing of a gear belt
6 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of the mechanism of a tension
20 Nanometer
L engines 1,8 and 2,0
Bolts of fastening of a cover of bearings of the camshaft
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a cover of a head
8 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a pulley of the camshaft:
  – stage 1
50 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 60 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolts of fastening of a cover of the bearing of the lower head of a rod:
  – stage 1
35 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 45 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 15 °
Bolt of fastening of a pulley of a bent shaft
20 Nanometer
Bolt of fastening of the cogged pulley of a bent shaft:
  – stage 1
130 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner from 40 to 50 °
Bolts of fastening of a head of the block of cylinders:
  – stage 1
25 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 90 °
  – stage 3
to tighten on a corner 90 °
  – stage 4
to tighten on a corner 90 °
  – stage 5
to tighten on a corner 15 °
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 oil pallet:
  – stage 1
8 Nanometer
  – stage 2
to tighten on a corner 30 °
Drain stopper in the pallet
10 Nanometer
Casings of a gear belt
6 Nanometer
Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt
20 Nanometer