Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car

Vektr's Opel And
- 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
   On-board computer
   Body elements
   Windows, hatch
   Heating and ventilation
   Automatic transmission
   Instructions on driving
   Gas station
   Control lamp of electronic system of the engine
   Exhaust system, exhaust gases
   Four-wheel drive
   System of the CU (Traction Control)
   Wheels and tires
   Antisliding chains
   Identification of the car
   Parameters of engines
   Running parameters
   Bases of safe operation of the car
   + Weekly checks and service in 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. The fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of decrease in toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrical systems
+ 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. Bystry blinking: the index is faulty.

Oil pressure

Lights up at inclusion of ignition. Dies away after start of the engine. Can light up idling at the hot engine, at high speed has to go out.

At fire during the movement: immediately switch off the engine as engine lubricant supply can stop that will lead to blocking of the engine and wheels. At the same time squeeze out coupling and include neutral transfer, and at the automatic transmission install the lever of the choice of transfers to situation "N" and switch off ignition. Take a key only after a car stop (otherwise blocking of a steering wheel can unexpectedly work). When braking and on turns the increased efforts are required. To ask for the help in the authorized workshop Opel.

Brake system

Burns at the included ignition if tighten the parking brake and/or level of liquid in hydraulic system of the 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 the movement.

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

If brake action still exists, then it is necessary to reach with care to the nearest masterful Opel.

Go slowly and providently that in time by means of the remained brake action or by means of the hand parking brake it is at any time sure to slow down. Avoid driving on roads with a bias.

Electronic system of the engine

Burns at inclusion of ignition. Dies away after start of the engine.

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

If the state signaling device электрообо an engine rudovaniye at inclusion of ignition blinks, then malfunction in system electronic иммобилай a zero takes place, at the same time the engine cannot be started.


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

Driving beam

Burns at the turned-on driving beam of headlights and at inclusion of a light signal.

Indexes of turn of the trailer

Blinks at the movement with the trailer with frequency 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 all-wheel drive

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

Blinking - constant turning on of the drive of all wheels, immediately address in a workshop.

Sports mode of the automatic transmission

Fire - the mode of sports driving is included.

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

System of prestarting heating (diesel engines)

Burns during a prestarting warming up.

Draft control system

Anti-blocking device of the ABS brake system

Seat belt

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

System of airbags of safety

Fuel tank

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

Control check

At ignition all lamps of control check light up. If all to the controller 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 checks their working capacity.

Control check exercises control of level of liquids, thickness of brake overlays of forward disk brakes, and also headlights of external light, including wires and safety locks. When checking 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 passing or tail light fused

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

brake overlays of forward disk brakes communicated to 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, at the same time it is necessary to carry out control of level of oil.

To add oil.

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

To immediately stop the engine.

To check oil level.

To add oil

For elimination of malfunction to address in the specialized workshop Opel.