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
   + 7.3. Automatic transmission
   - 7.4. Power shafts
      7.4.1. Introduction
      7.4.2. Technical characteristics
      7.4.3. Removal and installation of a power shaft
      7.4.4. Replacement of hinges of a power shaft
      7.4.5. Replacement of covers of hinges of equal angular speeds
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Main malfunctions
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7.4.5. Replacement of covers of hinges of equal angular speeds

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a power shaft. Remove the hinge of equal angular speeds from a power shaft. If replacement of two protective covers is necessary, remove only one hinge of equal angular speeds and a quencher of tortional fluctuations from a power shaft.
2. Remove collars of fastening of protective covers and shift a protective cover from a power shaft.
3. Clean old lubricant from the hinge of equal angular speeds and fill the hinge with new lubricant.
4. Establish a new protective cover on a power shaft so that the flange of a protective cover was established in flutes of a power shaft. The internal flange of a protective cover has to be at distance of 135 mm from the end of a power shaft. If on driving to a shaft there are two flutes, the internal flange of a protective cover needs to be established at distance 123 mm from the end of a power shaft.
5. Fill with fresh lubricant the hinge of equal angular speeds.
6. Install the hinge of equal angular speeds with a new lock ring on a power shaft. At the same time the lock ring has to be recorded accurately in a flute of a power shaft.
7. Establish a collar of fastening of a protective cover.
8. Install a protective cover on the hinge of equal angular speeds, then let out the air from under a protective cover.
9. Fix a protective cover by new collars.
10. Install a power shaft in the car.