Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



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- 1. Maintenance instruction
   Key
   Steering wheel
   Seat belt
   Rear-view mirrors
   Seats
   Ignition lock
   Governing bodies and control devices
   Control lamps of a combination of devices
   Devices
   Control lamps
   Double information display
   On-board computer
   Body elements
   Safety
   Lighting
   Windows, hatch
   Heating and ventilation
   Conditioner
   Automatic transmission
   Instructions on driving
   Gas station
   Catalyst
   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
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Safety

Seat belts

Before each trip fasten a seat belt — also at the movement in the city and on back seats. It can save to you life.

Pregnant women are also obliged to fasten a seat belt always.

The passengers who are not fastened by a seat belt threaten at accident to the driver, other passengers and themselves.

Each seat belt is intended only for one passenger. For children at the age of less than 6 years are unsuitable.

For children aged up to 12 years we recommend a security system of children of Opel.

Three-point seat belt

The car is equipped with three-point seat belts with the automatic reeling-up device and blocking which at a uniform speed provide full freedom of movement, is at the same time dense and with a tightness adjoining to a body.

At sharp acceleration or a deviation of the car in all directions there is an instant blocking of a belt. Function of blocking cannot be checked the intended accelerated movements of an upper body.

Mechanical mechanism of a tension of seat belts

The security system of front seats is equipped with the mechanical mechanism of a tension of seat belts. At frontal blow locks of belts are involved down, at the same time there is an instant latching of humeral and cross seat belts.

The worked mechanical mechanism of a tension of seat belts

If the mechanical mechanism of a tension of seat belts worked - is distinguished on yellow indication on the belt lock - that all system needs to be replaced in the specialized workshop Opel.

The mechanical mechanism of a tension of seat belts is efficient only in case on locks of belts there is no visible yellow indication.

Functions of seat belts remain in force as well at the worked mechanism of a tension of seat belts.

Attention: installation and dismantle of front seats is allowed to be made only in the specialized workshop Opel.

Operation of belts

Fastening

Extend a belt without pushes from a roller and put on, watching lack of excesses.

Latch a uvula of a belt in the lock. It is forbidden to throw back too strongly back a sitting back, the recommended tilt angle is equal about 25 °. The cross belt has to densely, without excesses to adjoin to a body. During a trip periodically pull a belt, tightening it for a humeral part.

In particular, pregnant women have to lower a cross belt as low as possible to a basin to reduce pressure upon the lower part of a stomach.

Outerwear exerts impact on belt prileganiye density. The belt cannot be imposed on firm or fragile objects in clothes pockets as, for example, the handle or points as it can lead to wounds.

Adjustment of height of the top point of fastening of a belt

– not to carry out to time of the movement;

– to extend a little a belt;

– to press on fastening;

– to adjust height;

– to record before click.

It is for safety reasons especially important that with a small growth smaller height was established. Too high installation can reduce comfort.

Otstegivaniye

To unfasten a belt, press the red button on the lock. The belt will independently be involved in a roller.

Cross belt in the middle of sitting

For adjustment of length press a uvula up.

Check of belts

All parts of system of seat belts have to undergo testing with replacement of the damaged details from time to time. After accident it is necessary to replace the stretched belts and the worked stopper of belts with new.

It is forbidden to make changes to belts, their fastenings, the automatic device of winding and locks.

You watch that belts were not damaged or clamped by objects with keen edges.

Care of belts

You keep seat belts clean and dryness.

You make cleaning warm water or weak soap solution.

Inflatable airbag of safety

Equipment by an inflatable pillow for the driver is marked by the inscription "Airbag" on a steering wheel and in the top part of a ware box.

The system of an inflatable safety cushion includes:

— on one inflatable safety cushion with a gas generator in a steering wheel and in the dashboard,

— collision sensor,

— electronic control,

— a control lamp on a combination of devices.

The inflatable safety cushion works at frontal blow at a speed over 30 km/h. The inflatable safety cushion is filled with gas during milliseconds and forms the safety shock-absorber between the driver and a steering wheel.

The inflatable safety cushion is filled with the considerable pressure and speed. Therefore it is important to adjust so the provision of a back and sitting depending on growth to keep a steering wheel in its top part, sitting in the straightened situation with the hands which are slightly bent in elbows.

With the inflatable airbag of safety for the forward passenger it is forbidden to install in cars on his sitting a cradle of safety or sitting of safety for children of the first step. Installation of a child seat of the 2nd and 3rd step on this place is allowed if sitting of the forward passenger is removed as much as possible back.

The system of the inflatable airbag of safety does not work at:

– easy frontal collisions;
– capsizing;
– side and back crashes.

Therefore it is necessary to fasten a seat belt always. The inflatable safety cushion is only addition I eat to a belt.

This additional protecting device does not grant the right for risky style of driving.

Safety in a transport stream is ensured only by responsible style of driving.

Control lamp of an inflatable safety cushion

The system of an inflatable safety cushion is controlled by the electronic device which indicator, the control lamp on a combination of devices is.
At inclusion of ignition the control lamp lights up approximately for 4 seconds. If the lamp does not light up, in 4 seconds does not die away or lights up during driving, malfunction of system takes place. At accident the system will not work. To immediately check system in an authorized workshop of Opel.

Important recommendations

• Installation and placement of the accessories which are not intended for the car of your type and also other objects in a scope of an inflatable safety cushion are forbidden owing to danger of wounds at operation of a pillow.

• It is forbidden to make changes to components of system of an inflatable safety cushion. At the unqualified address it can work vzryvoobrazno.

• To carry out dismantle of a steering wheel and the dashboard only in the workshop Opel.

• The inflatable safety cushion works only once. The worked inflatable safety cushion needs to be replaced.

• Do not paste over a steering wheel and the dashboard and do not fit them strangers ми materials. You carry out cleaning only by dry or slightly damp rag. Do not apply any aggressive substances.

• At utilization of the car or separate details of system of an inflatable safety cushion strictly follow safety rules of Opel. Advice about them can be got in an authorized workshop of Opel.