Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



Vektr's Opel And
+ 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
+ 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
   18.2. General information
   18.3. Electric chains
   18.4. Detection of a faulty chain
   18.5. Safety locks and relay
   18.6. Ignition lock
   18.7. Switch of lighting and indexes of turns
   18.8. Windscreen washer/screen wiper switch
   18.9. Switches on the dashboard
   18:10. Switch of adjustment of provision of an external mirror
   18:11. Switch of the electric drive of the hatch
   18:12. The switch of illumination of salon installed in a door rack
   18:13. Switch of lighting of the luggage compartment
   18:14. Stoplight switch.
   18:15. Switch of a control lamp of the emergency brake
   18:16. Oil pressure sensor
   18:17. Lighter illumination
   18:18. Hours
   18:19. A front seat with heating
   18:20. Combination of devices
   18:21. Elements of a combination of devices
   18:22. Elements of the on-board computer
   18:23. Elements of a control and management system
   18:24. Sound signal
   18:25. Lamp of illumination of salon
   18:26. Replacement of bulbs of internal lighting
   18:27. Headlight
   18:28. Engine of the proofreader of light of headlights
   18:29. Adjustment of light of headlights
   18:30. System of reduction of intensity of light of headlights
   18:31. Forward index of turns
   18:32. Side repeater of turns
   18:33. Forward fog light
   18:34. Back lamps
   18:35. Lamp of illumination of registration plate
   + 18:36. Replacement of bulbs of external lighting
   18:37. Replacement of brushes of a screen wiper
   18:38. Screen wiper levers
   18:39. Washer jets
   18:40. Engine and drafts of a screen wiper
   18:41. Engine of a screen wiper of a back door
   18:42. Headlight screen wiper engine
   18:43. Windscreen washer tank
   18:44. Windscreen washer pump
   18:45. Unidirectional valve of a washer of headlights
   18:46. Elements of window regulators with the electric drive
   18:47. Programming of a control system of window regulators
   18:48. Elements of the central blocking of doors
   18:49. Antenna
   18:50. An antenna mast with the electric drive
   18:51. Loudspeakers
   18:52. Radio tape recorder
   18:53. Hatch drive electric motor
   18:54. Speedometer drive cable
   18:55. Anticreeping alarm system
   18:56. Elements of the anticreeping alarm system
   18:57. Safety cushion
   18:58. A safety cushion from the driver
   18:59. A steering wheel with a safety cushion
   18.60. Contact block of a safety cushion
   18.61. A safety cushion from the passenger
   18.62. A safety cushion arm from the passenger
   18.63. Control unit of safety cushions
   + 18.64. Electric circuits
+ 19. Check of malfunctions



18:57. Safety cushion

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prevention

Before work with a safety cushion remove a weight wire from the accumulator. After completion of works check that interior of the car empty and connect a weight wire to the accumulator.


On all models made since 1993 the safety cushion is established. At each inclusion of ignition the control unit of a safety cushion makes self-diagnostics within 4 seconds and at this time the control lamp of a safety cushion on a combination of devices burns. If the control lamp does not light up at inclusion of ignition or is not switched off after self-diagnostics, or burns constantly, so in system of a safety cushion there is a damage and it is necessary to address immediately on service station.

Precautions

When performing any works on the car equipped with the safety airbag during the moving and storage of a safety cushion it is necessary to observe the following precautions:

– not to disconnect the accumulator at the working engine;
– when performing any works on a security system or carrying out electric welding on the car deactivate a security system;
– if the lamp of an emergency tion of a signaliz of a security system burns, it is necessary to address immediately on service station;
– it is necessary to transport the safety airbag separately, a bag up;
– when transporting not to place a hand on a safety cushion;
– not to throw a safety cushion;
– not to sort a safety cushion;
– to exclude hit on a safety cushion of solvents or the clearing substances;
– not to subject a safety cushion to influence of temperature over 90 °C;
– not to allow contact of a safety cushion with an open flame;
– do not install on the car a safety cushion with defects or damages.