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
   - 3.3. Repair of the diesel engine of 1,7 l installed in the car
      3.3.1. Introduction
      3.3.2. Technical characteristics
      3.3.3. Check of pressure of compression
      3.3.4. Top Dead Point (TDP) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.3.5. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.6. Pulley of a bent shaft
      3.3.7. Casings of a gear belt
      3.3.8. Replacement of a gear belt
      3.3.9. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
      3.3.10. Replacement of a sealing ring of a cam-shaft
      3.3.11. Check and adjustment of gaps of valves
      3.3.12. Cam-shaft and pushers
      3.3.13. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.14. Oil pallet
      3.3.15. Oil pump
      3.3.16. Oil heater
      3.3.17. Flywheel
      3.3.18. Replacement of sealing rings of a bent shaft
      3.3.19. Replacement of support of the power unit
   + 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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3.3. Repair of the diesel engine of 1,7 l installed in the car

3.3.1. Introduction

GENERAL INFORMATION

The diesel engine with a working volume of 1686 cm3 with eight valves of the top arrangement, four cylinders and one camshaft installed in a head of the block of cylinders. The engine is installed cross on the forward side of the car together with the transmission.

Bent shaft five-basic with fixing from axial movement by persistent half rings which are established on the second radical bearing.
Pistons are connected to rods piston fingers which are recorded in pistons by lock rings.

The camshaft installed on bearings in a head of the block of cylinders is put in action by a gear belt from a bent shaft and puts in action valves through pushers and adjusting plates.

Lubricant is carried out by the oil pump which is put in action by a gear belt and takes away oil via the mesh filter located in the oil pallet. The pump gives oil through the full-line oil filter established outside.

The repair which is not demanding removal of the engine

On the engine installed in the car it is possible to execute the following operations:

– check of a compression;
– removal and installation of the camshaft;
– removal and installation of a gear belt;
– removal and installation of a casing of a gear belt;
– check and adjustment of gaps of valves;
– removal and installation of the camshaft and pushers;
– removal and installation of a head of the block of cylinders;
– removal and installation of pistons and rods;
– removal and installation of the oil pallet;
– removal and installation of the oil pump;
– removal and installation of the oil heater;
– replacement of sealing rings of a bent shaft;
– survey and replacement of a suspension bracket of the power unit;
– removal and installation of a flywheel or plate of the drive.