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
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
- 5. Fuel system
   - 5.1. Fuel system of petrol engines
      5.1.1. Introduction
      5.1.2. Technical characteristics
      5.1.3. Air filter and inlet channels
      5.1.4. A control system of temperature of the air given to the engine
      5.1.5. Accelerator cable
      5.1.6. Accelerator pedal
      5.1.7. Fuel
      + 5.1.8. System of injection of fuel
      5.1.9. Removal of pressure in fuel system
      5.1.10. Fuel pump
      5.1.11. Fuel level sensor
      5.1.12. Fuel tank
      5.1.13. Throttle case
      5.1.14. Check of system of injection of fuel
      5.1.15. Elements of single-point system of injection of fuel
      + 5.1.16. Elements of multipoint system of injection of fuel
      5.1.17. Inlet collector
      5.1.18. Final collector
      5.1.19. System of production of exhaust gases
   + 5.2. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions


5.1.10. Fuel pump


1. Take off pressure in fuel system and remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Move a pillow of a back seat forward and raise a carpet over the fuel pump.
3. Using an edge of the thin screw-driver as the lever, remove a plastic cover for access to the fuel pump.
4. Disconnect the electric socket (A) from the fuel pump and paste it an adhesive tape to a body in order that it did not fall for the fuel tank.
5. Press the brackets located from two parties of a clamp of a fuel hose and remove fuel hoses (In).
6. Unscrew the ring fixing a cover of the fuel pump. Raise it and from a reverse side of a cover disconnect the electric socket.
7. Weaken collars, remove hoses and remove a cover of the fuel pump from interior of the car.
8. Release three brackets of fastening (1), pressing them inside by means of the special tool (2).
9. Lift a casing of the fuel pump from the fuel tank. At the same time be careful not to drop the fuel filter installed in the basis of the fuel pump.
10. Remove the fuel filter from the basis of the fuel pump. Check a condition of the fuel filter and, if necessary, replace it.


Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.