Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 of release

Repair and car operation

Vektr A. Opel
- 1. Maintenance instruction
   Steering wheel
   Seat belt
   Rear-view mirrors
   Ignition lock
   Governing bodies and control devices
   Control lamps of a combination of devices
   Control lamps
   Double information display
   Board computer
   Body elements
   Windows, hatch
   Heating and ventilation
   Automatic transmission
   Instructions on driving
   Control lamp of electronic system of the engine
   Exhaust system, exhaust gases
   Full drive
   HARDWARE system (Traction Control)
   Wheels and tires
   Antisliding chains
   Car identification
   Parameters of engines
   Running parameters
   Bases of safe operation of the car
   + Weekly checks and service in a way
   Operational materials and liquids
+ 1.1 Maintenance
+ 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


Control lamps


Index of turns

Blinks at the included index. Fast blinking: the index is faulty.

Pressure of oil

Lights up at ignition inclusion. Dies away after engine start. Can light up idling at the hot engine, at high number of turns should go out.

At fire during movement: immediately switch off the engine as supply of greasing of the engine can stop that will lead to blocking of the engine and wheels. Thus squeeze out coupling and include neutral transfer, and at an automatic transmission establish the lever of a choice of transfers to the situation "N" and switch off ignition. A key take only after a car stop (blocking of a steering wheel differently can unexpectedly work). When braking and on turns the increased efforts are required. To address for the help in an authorized workshop of Orel.

Brake system

Burns at the included ignition if will tighten the parking brake and/or liquid level in hydraulic system of a drive of brakes norms are lower.

If lights up at the released hand parking brake, check brake action, without creating dangerous situations for other participants of movement.

If there is no brake action, stop further movement. Address for the help in an authorized workshop of Opel firm.

If brake action still exists, it is necessary to reach with care to the closest workshop of firm Opel.

Go slowly and providently that in time by means of remained brake action or by means of hand parking brake at any time surely to brake. Avoid driving on roads with a bias.

Electronic system of the engine

Burns at ignition inclusion. Dies away after engine start.

Fire during movement signals about damage. There is a switching of work of electronic system of the engine on the program of emergency operation. Continuation of movement is possible. Address in an authorized workshop of Opel firm. Avoid long operation with burning signaling device of a condition of electric equipment of the engine. Quickly му to single fire do not give value.

If the condition signaling device электрообо an engine rudovaniye at inclusion of ignition blinks, malfunction in system electronic иммобилай a zero, thus the engine takes place it is impossible to start.


Burns at the included ignition. Dies away after engine start.

Driving beam

Burns at the included driving beam of headlights and at inclusion of a light signal.

Indexes of turn of the trailer

Blinks at movement with the trailer with periodicity of a blinking of indexes of turn. Does not blink at refusal of one of indexes of turn of the trailer or the car tractor.

Constant drive on all wheels

If there is a fire at movement, only the forward drive works. For ustraneniye of the reason address in a specialized workshop of Orel.

Blinking - continuous inclusion of a drive of all wheels, immediately address in a workshop.

Sports mode of an automatic transmission

Fire - the mode of sports driving is included.

Blinking - malfunction, for elimination of the reason address in an authorized workshop of Orel firm.

System of prestarting heating (diesel engines)

Burns during a prestarting warming up.

Draft monitoring system

Anti-blocking device of brake system ABS

Seat belt

At inclusion of ignition lights up for some seconds together with a sound signal that testifies to need to fasten belts.

System of airbags of safety

Fuel tank

Lights up, when the index of fuel is on a precautionary field, at turns earlier.

Control check

At ignition all lamps of control check light up. If all to the controler emy functions as it should be, lamps approximately in 4 seconds die away.

Indication of brake fires dies away, when after use of brakes control check will check their working capacity.

Control check carries out control of level of liquids, thickness of brake overlays of forward disk brakes, and also headlights of external light, including wires and safety locks. At check of headlights malfunction is registered only in case of inclusion I correspond chain Russian cabbage soup.

The corresponding indication of malfunction lights up in case:

too low level of liquid in a washer of glasses

too low level of engine oil at inclusion of ignition or after the previous trip

too low level of cooling liquid in a broad tank

one of lamps of a passing or tail light fused

one of brake lamps (as well on the trailer if the manufacturer provided the device for the trailer) fused

brake overlays of forward disk brakes communicated till the minimum thickness

Control of level of engine oil

At achievement of normal level of oil indication of malfunction dies away.

At too low level it lights up again, thus it is necessary to carry out control of level of oil.

To add oil.

If indication of level lights up during movement, the acute shortage of oil is available:

Immediately to stop the engine.

To check oil level.

To add oil

For elimination of malfunction to address in a specialized workshop of Orel.