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
+ 6. Systems of start, ignition
- 7. Transmission
   + 7.1. Coupling
   - 7.2. Mechanical transmission
      7.2.2. Introduction
      7.2.2. Technical characteristics
      7.2.3. Replacement of oil in the transmission
      7.2.4. Adjustment of the mechanism of gear shifting
      7.2.5. Gear shifting mechanism
      7.2.6. Replacement of sealing rings
      7.2.7. Backing lamp switch
      7.2.8. Removal of the transmission
   + 7.3. Automatic transmission
   + 7.4. Power shafts
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions


7.2.3. Replacement of oil in the transmission


As periodic replacement of oil is not provided in the transmission, in a case of the transmission there is no drain stopper.

The discharge of oil from the transmission will be more bystry and effective if to make this operation after warming up of the engine up to the working temperature and carrying out a control trip for warming up of the transmission.

1. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports. Remove an engine mudguard.
2. Wipe area about a cover of differential and install a container for oil.
3. Evenly and gradually unscrew bolts of fastening of a cover of differential and merge engine oil in a container.
4. After discharge of oil wipe the interfaced surfaces of the transmission and a cover of differential and establish a differential cover with new laying and fix by bolts.
5. Lower the car and fill in oil in the transmission through an opening for installation of a sapun. Unscrew сапун, located on the top part of the mechanism of gear shifting (a photo at the left), and after oil filling (a photo on the right) screw up it into place.