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
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3.5.9. Removal of pistons with rods

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prevention

For fastening of the lower head of a rod it is necessary to use new bolts and nuts.


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. On petrol engines of 1,6 l remove a head of the block of cylinders, the oil pallet and a pipe of an oil receiver.
2. On DOCH 1,8 and 2,0 engines of l remove a head of the block of cylinders, the oil pallet and a pipe of an oil receiver. Unscrew screws and remove a partition from the basis of the block of cylinders.
3. On diesel engines of 1,7 l remove a head of the block of cylinders, the oil pallet and a pipe of an oil receiver. Unscrew bolts and remove a partition from the basis of the block of cylinders.
4. On diesel engines of 2,0 l remove a head of the block of cylinders, the oil pallet and a pipe of an oil receiver.
5. On all models if there is a deposit in the top part of the cylinder, remove it with a scraper from soft material. Existence of a step in the top part of the cylinder testifies to excessive wear of the cylinder and need of boring of the cylinder of the engine.
6. Check a side gap of all lower heads of a rod.

7. Using the hammer and a center punch or paint, note the provision of a cover of the lower head of a rod and number of the cylinder.

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8. Turn a bent shaft so that pistons of the first and fourth cylinders were installed in the lower dead point.
9. Unscrew nuts (diesel engines of 1,7 l) or bolts (other engines) of fastening of a cover of the lower head of a rod of the first cylinder. Remove the lower cover of a rod.
10. Using the hammer handle, push out the piston of the block of cylinders up and take it from the block of cylinders.
11. On the lower head of a rod establish a cover of a rod and screw nuts that will allow to keep them in a set and not to mix in places.
12. Similarly remove the piston of the fourth cylinder.
13. Turn a bent shaft on 180 ° for installation of pistons of the second and third cylinder in the lower dead point and similarly remove pistons.