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
   - 3.4. Repair of the diesel engine of 2,0 l installed in the car
      3.4.1. Introduction
      3.4.2. Technical characteristics
      3.4.3. Check of pressure of compression
      3.4.4. Top Dead Point (TDP) of the piston of the first cylinder
      3.4.5. Check and adjustment of the mechanism of gas distribution
      3.4.6. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.4.7. Pulley of a bent shaft
      3.4.8. Chain cover
      3.4.9. Natyazhiteli of a chain
      3.4.10. Chains and asterisks
      3.4.11. Camshafts and pushers
      3.4.12. Head of the block of cylinders
      3.4.13. Oil pallet
      3.4.14. Oil pump
      3.4.15. Oil heater
      3.4.16. Replacement of sealing rings of a bent shaft
      3.4.17. Flywheel
      3.4.18. Suspension brackets of the power unit
   + 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



3.4.18. Suspension brackets of the power unit

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. For improvement of access to a suspension bracket of the power unit lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
2. Check a condition of rubber elements of support of the engine for existence of cracks, aging and stratification.
3. Check reliability of fastening of engine mounts.
4. Moving the engine here and there, check a side play in engine mounts. New elements of a suspension bracket have to have an insignificant side play even.

Removal and installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
Right suspension bracket
1. Remove a casing of the air filter and the right inlet air channel.
2. Establish a jack under the engine and through wooden whetstone raise the engine until all weight of the engine is not perceived by a jack.
3. Unscrew nuts of fastening of a support to a basic arm and remove an engine mount.
4. Raise the engine and unscrew the lower nut of fastening of a support and remove an engine mount.
5. Check suspension bracket elements for existence of wear or damage and, if necessary, replace.
6. Fix a suspension bracket of the power unit to a body and tighten fastening nuts the required moment.
7. Establish a basic arm to the engine and tighten fastening bolts the required moment. Establish the right suspension bracket on the top part of a support and tighten a fastening nut the required moment.
Left suspension bracket
8. Unscrew a nut of fastening of the right suspension bracket of the power unit.
9. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
10. Establish a jack under the engine and through wooden whetstone raise the engine until all weight of the engine is not perceived by a jack. Unscrew a nut, the fixing left suspension bracket to a forward lower frame (it is specified by an arrow).
11. Raise the engine, unscrew bolts of fastening of the left suspension bracket to the transmission and take a suspension bracket.
12. Check all elements of a suspension bracket for signs of wear and, if necessary, replace.
13. Establish the left suspension bracket and slightly tighten a fastening nut.
14. Screw up bolts of fastening of the left suspension bracket to the transmission.
15. Lower the engine and put the clamp of fastening of the left suspension bracket to the lower frame.
16. Lower the car and tighten nuts of fastening of the left suspension bracket the required moment.
Back suspension bracket
17. Remove the right power shaft.
18. Remove a forward exhaust pipe.
19. Weaken bolts of fastening of a rod of gear shifting and disconnect a gear shifting rod from draft of control of the transmission.
20. Unscrew a nut of fastening of the right suspension bracket.
21. Establish a jack under the engine and through wooden whetstone raise engine weight until all weight of the engine is not perceived by a jack.
22. Unscrew bolts of fastening of a back suspension bracket to the lower frame. If it is necessary, unscrew bolts and take a back suspension bracket from under the car.
23. Establish a back suspension bracket and fix it to the power unit.
24. Fix a back suspension bracket to the lower frame, having tightened fastening bolts the required moment.
25. Put the clamp of fastening of the right suspension bracket, having tightened it the required moment.
26. Connect a rod of gear shifting and adjust the gear shifting mechanism.
27. Establish the right power shaft.
28. Establish a forward exhaust pipe.