Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 of release

Repair and car operation

Vektr A. Opel
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 1.1 Maintenance
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Repair of DOHC engines
- 4. Repair of the diesel engine
   4.2. General information
   4.3. The repair which is not demanding removal of the engine
   4.4. Compression check
   4.5. Top dead point (VMT) of the piston of the first cylinder
   4.6. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
   4.7. Pulley of a cranked shaft
   4.8. Casings of a gear belt
   4.9. Replacement of a gear belt
   4.10. Check and installation of phases of a gazoraspredeleniye
   + 4.11. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
   4.12. Replacement of a sealing ring of a camshaft
   4.13. Check and adjustment of gaps of valves
   4.14. Camshaft and pushers
   4.15. Head of the block of cylinders
   4.16. Oil pallet
   4.17. Oil pump
   4.18. Replacement of a sealing ring of the oil pump
   4.19. Oil radiator
   + 4.20. Pistons with rods
   4.21. Flywheel
   4.22. Replacement of sealing rings of a cranked shaft
   4.23. Replacement of support of the power unit
   4.24. Recommendations about engine removal
   4.25. Removal and engine installation
   4.26. Engine repair
   4.27. Engine start after major maintenance
+ 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


4.27. Engine start after major maintenance

1. On the engine established in a motor compartment of the car check levels of engine oil and cooling liquid. Check that all earlier removed wires and hoses are established on the places.
2. Disconnect the electric socket from the electromagnetic valve of a stop of the engine on the fuel pump of a high pressure.
3. Turn the engine a starter until the control lamp of pressure of oil will not go out, then connect the electric socket to the electromagnetic valve of a stop of the engine.
4. Press against the stop an accelerator pedal, turn a key in the ignition lock in situation 2 and wait, the control bulb of preliminary warming up of candles of an incandescence will not go out yet.
5. Start the engine. Start of the engine can be more long, than usually because of shutdown of fuel system.
6. At operation of the engine idling check existence of leakages of the fuel, cooling liquid and oil. At this stage of operation of the engine the smell and a smoke from warm parts of the engine can be observed at burning out of the oil which has got on the engine at assembly.
7. The engine should idle, while cooling liquid will not heat up that will be felt through the top hose of a radiator, then switch off the engine.
8. After cooling of the engine check level of oil and cooling liquid.
9. At installation in the engine of new pistons, piston rings or bearings of a cranked shaft it is necessary to make an engine running in during run of the first 800 km. Do not maintain the engine with completely open butterfly valve or under big loading at low frequency of rotation of the engine. It is recommended to replace oil and the oil filter at the end of the running in period.