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
+ 5. Cooling system
- 6. Fuel system
   6.2. General information
   6.3. Air filter
   6.4. The block of adjustment of temperature of air arriving in the engine
   6.5. Check of the fuel pump
   6.6. Removal and installation of the fuel pump
   6.7. Fuel tank
   6.8. Fuel level sensor
   6.9. Separator паров fuels (l model 1,6 and 1,8)
   6.10. Accelerator pedal
   6.11. Accelerator cable
   6.12. Carburetor
   6.13. Removal and carburetor installation
   6.14. Adjustment of turns of idling and the contents WITH
   6.15. Needle and float
   6.16. Vacuum diaphragm of a butterfly valve of the secondary chamber
   6.17. Diaphragm of an ekonomayzer
   6.18. Accelerating pump
   6.19. Knot of an air automatic zaslonka
   + 6.20. Vacuum blocks of moving of an air automatic zaslonka
   6.21. Carburetor filter
   6.22. Adjustment of the shock-absorber of a butterfly valve
   6.23. Sensor of provision of a butterfly valve (an automatic transmission)
   6.24. Check of the valve of increase in turns of idling
   6.25. The electromagnetic valve of idling on models of 1,8 l
   6.26. Inlet collector
+ 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


6.7. Fuel tank


1. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Through a toplivozalivny mouth pump out fuel from a fuel tank.
3. Lift a back part of the car and fix on supports.

It is undesirable to remove a fuel tank on the car, the number over a viewing hole as in a viewing hole fuel school desks accumulate that can cause a damage to health is established.

4. Separate elastic connection of a forward part of an exhaust system. Using a soft wire, attach a forward part of an exhaust system to the car bottom.
5. Disconnect a back part of an exhaust system from rubber suspension brackets and lower it on a beam of a back axis. It is recommended, using a soft wire, to tie up a forward part of back section of an exhaust system to the car bottom.
6. Disconnect a cover of a cable of the hand brake from an arm on the left belt of fastening of a fuel tank.
7. Mark and remove a hose of supply of fuel from the fuel level sensor located on the right side of a fuel tank. Close a hose a suitable stopper.
8. Disconnect the electric socket from the fuel level sensor.
9. From a back part of a fuel tank disconnect a hose of a toplivozalivny mouth and a hose of ventilation of a fuel tank.
10. A jack through wooden whetstone support a fuel tank.
11. Unscrew the bolts, the fixing belts supporting a fuel tank, then remove belts and lower a tank so that it was possible to disconnect the remained hoses of ventilation of a fuel tank.
12. Lower a fuel tank and take it from under the right side of the car.


1. Visually check a condition of a fuel tank outside.
2. If in a fuel tank there is a deposit or water, remove the fuel level sensor and wash out a fuel tank a large amount of pure fuel. At existence on a fuel tank of mechanical damages restore a fuel tank in a specialized workshop or replace it.

Do not restore a fuel tank independently with welding or soldering application as in a tank there are school desks of fuel which are explosive.


1. Installation is made in sequence, return to removal. Connect hoses to a fuel tank according to earlier made marking.
2. In summary fill in fuel in a fuel tank, start the engine and check fuel system on existence of leaks. In the presence of leaks immediately switch off the engine and eliminate the leak reason.