Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 of release

Repair and car operation



Vektr A. Opel
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 1.1 Maintenance
   1.2. Periodicity of service
   - 1.3. Maintenance
      1.3.1. Each 7500 km or 12 months
      - 1.3.2. Each 15 000 km or 12 months
         1.3.2.1. Water plums from the fuel filter
         1.3.2.2. Check of tightness of hoses and liquid effluence
         1.3.2.3. Check of a forward suspension bracket and steering
         1.3.2.4. Shock-absorber check
         1.3.2.5. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft
         1.3.2.6. Check of level of oil in an automatic transmission
         1.3.2.7. Radiator check
         1.3.2.8. Adjustment of turns of idling and quality of a mix
         1.3.2.9. Check and adjustment of turns of idling (diesel engines)
         1.3.2.10. Check and adjustment of the maximum turns of the engine
         1.3.2.11. Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
         1.3.2.12. Check of an exhaust system
         1.3.2.13. Electroconducting check
         1.3.2.14. Corner of an advancing of ignition (petrol engines)
         1.3.2.15. Replacement of brake liquid
         1.3.2.16. Check of forward brake shoes and brake disk
         1.3.2.17. Check of cables of the hand brake
         1.3.2.18. Check of level of liquid in the amplifier of a steering
         1.3.2.19. Driving belt of the pump of the amplifier of a steering
         1.3.2.20. Check of a being self-leveled back suspension bracket.
         1.3.2.21. Check of a driving maple belt of the generator
         1.3.2.22. Adjustment of light of headlights
         1.3.2.23. Battery replacement in a key of opening of the lock of a door
      + 1.3.3. Complete service each 30 000 km or 24 months
      1.3.4. Main service. Each 60 000 km or 48 months
      1.3.5. Each 105 000 km or 84 months
      1.3.6. Each 120 000 km or 96 months
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Repair of DOHC engines
+ 4. Repair of the diesel engine
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. A fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of fall of toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrosystems
+ 11. Transmission
+ 12. Mechanical transmission
+ 13. Automatic transmission
+ 14. Power shafts
+ 15. Brake system
+ 16. Suspension bracket
+ 17. Body
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions


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1.3.2.5. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft

GENERAL INFORMATION

Check of a condition of a protective cover of a power shaft and collars

And – a cover of a power shaft;

In – collars


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift and carefully fix the car on supports. Turn a steering wheel to the right or to the left against the stop and twist a wheel. Examine rubber protective covers of hinges of equal angular speeds, compressing them for disclosure of bends. Check them on existence of cracks which can lead to leakage of greasing, and also to проникнове a niya in water and dirt. Also check a condition of fixing collars, examine covers of internal hinges and casings on the other hand. If any damage is found, it is necessary to replace a protective cover immediately (see drawing).
2. At the same time check the general condition of hinges of equal angular speeds, holding a shaft and at the same time trying to turn a wheel. Repeat attempt, holding the internal hinge of equal angular speeds and turning a shaft. Any appreciable люфт points to wear of the hinge, wear in grooves of a shaft or unscrewing of a lock nut of a shaft.