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
   - 3.5. Capital repairs of engines
      3.5.1. Introduction
      + 3.5.2. Technical characteristics
      3.5.3. Removal and installation of the petrol engine together with the transmission
      3.5.4. Removal and installation of the diesel engine together with the transmission
      3.5.5. Repair of the engine
      3.5.6. Dismantling of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.5.7. Cleaning and survey of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.5.8. Assembly of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.5.9. Removal of pistons with rods
      3.5.10. Removal of a bent shaft
      3.5.11. Block of cylinders of the engine
      3.5.12. Pistons and rods
      3.5.13. Bent shaft
      3.5.14. Survey of radical and conrod bearings
      3.5.15. Engine balance of assembly at capital repairs
      3.5.16. Installation of piston rings
      3.5.17. Choice of bearings
      3.5.18. Installation of a bent shaft
      3.5.19. Pistons and rods, check of working gaps of conrod bearings
      3.5.20. Check of a working gap of the bearing of the lower head of a rod
      3.5.21. Installation of pistons with rods
      3.5.22. Start of the engine after capital repairs
+ 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



3.5.4. Removal and installation of the diesel engine together with the transmission

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a cowl.
2. Remove the accumulator and a support of the accumulator.
3. Block back wheels, lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
4. If the engine understands, merge engine oil and remove an oil filter. Merge cooling liquid from the cooling system.
5. Remove a casing of the air filter, remove a reception exhaust pipe, disconnect the giving and returnable fuel hoses from the fuel pump, disconnect a vacuum hose from the vacuum amplifier of brakes and hoses from inlet and final collectors, disconnect electric sockets from electric knots of an inlet and final collector, on engines of 1,7 l disconnect an accelerator cable.
6. Weaken collars and disconnect hoses of supply of cooling liquid (are specified by shooters) to a head and the block of cylinders of the engine.
7. On models with air conditioning unscrew a bolt of fastening of the compressor and move it from the engine aside.
8. Exempt air conditioning system hoses from brackets of fastening and move them from the engine aside.
9. Disconnect electric wires from a starter (V), the generator (A), sensors of pressure, level and temperature of oil.
10. Unscrew a fastening bolt (it is specified by an arrow) grounding tires from the transmission.
11. Unscrew a bolt of fastening of the pump of the amplifier of steering and move the pump aside, without disconnecting from it hoses.
12. Merge oil from the transmission. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch of lamps of a backing. Disconnect draft of gear shifting from the transmission. Disconnect a coupling cable.
13. Hook on captures of the load-lifting mechanism for the power unit and lift until the weight of the power unit is not perceived by the load-lifting mechanism.
14. Remove the lower frame of a forward suspension bracket.
15. Take internal hinges of power shafts from the transmission. Using a soft wire, tie the internal ends of power shafts to a car body.
16. Check that any elements interfering removal of the engine are removed or disconnected.
17. Unscrew nuts and remove the right suspension bracket of the power unit.
18. Install the cart under a motor compartment of the car. Lower the power unit on the cart and take from under the car.

Separation of the transmission from the engine

See subsection 3.5.3

Installation
PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Check that the directing pins were installed in the engine or the transmission.
2. Install the transmission to the engine on the directing pins. Establish and tighten the required moment bolts of fastening of the transmission to the engine.
3. Establish a starter and screw bolts.
4. Move the power unit under a motor compartment of the car, hook capture of the load-lifting mechanism and install the power unit in a motor compartment. At installation of the power unit if necessary incline and turn it, thus, that it was established into place, without having done harm.
5. Combine the engine with the right support and tighten fastening nuts by hand.
6. Replace oil sealing rings of a power shaft and insert power shafts into the transmission.
7. Establish the lower frame of a forward suspension bracket.
8. Tighten nuts of fastening of the right suspension bracket of the power unit the required moment.
9. Further installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.
10. Fill in oil in the transmission.
11. Fill in in the engine engine oil, and in the cooling system, cooling liquid.