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
- 19. Check of malfunctions
   19.2. Cooling system
   19.3. Fuel and exhaust systems
   19.4. Coupling
   19.5. Mechanical transmission
   19.6. Automatic transmission
   19.7. Power shafts
   19.8. Brake system
   19.9. Suspension bracket and steering
   19:10. Electric equipment



19:10. Electric equipment

The accumulator holds charging short time

• The malfunction of the accumulator connected with fall of plates.
• Are unreliably fixed or korrozirovana of the plug of the accumulator.
• Wear or wrong adjustment of a tension of an auxiliary driving belt.
• The current developed by the generator is insufficient for a full charge of the accumulator.
• The generator or the regulator of tension is faulty.
• The short circuit in an electric chain of the car causing a constant discharge of the accumulator.

Constantly the control lamp of accumulator charging burns

• Damage or wrong adjustment of a tension of an auxiliary driving belt.
• Generator brushes are polluted, jammed or worn-out.
• Damage of springs of brushes of the generator.
• The generator or the regulator of tension is faulty.
• Damage of an electrical wiring to charging chain.

The control lamp of accumulator charging does not burn

• The control lamp fused.
• Break in an electric chain of a control lamp.
• The generator or the regulator of tension is faulty.

Bulbs do not burn

• The glow lamp fused.
• The safety lock fused.
• The switch is faulty.
• Break in an electric chain of a bulb.
• The relay is faulty.
• Contacts in the electric socket are oxidized.

Inexact indications of devices

Indications of devices increase with increase in turns of the engine

• Tension regulator is faulty.

The index of fuel or temperature does not give evidences

• Break of an electric chain.
• The sensor is faulty.
• The index is faulty.

The index of fuel or temperature shows the maximum value

• Short circuit of an electric chain.
• The sensor is faulty.
• The index is faulty.

Violations of work of a sound signal

The sound signal is given constantly

• Zakorachivany buttons of a sound signal on the weight or its jamming in the pressed situation.
• The wire of a sound signal is connected to weight.

The sound signal does not work

• The fuse fused.
• Break of a wire of a sound signal.
• The sound signal is faulty.

The sound signal works falteringly

• Connections of a wire of a sound signal are weakened or oxidized.
• Fastening of a sound signal is weakened.
• The sound signal is faulty.

Violations of work of screen wipers

Screen wipers do not work or work very slowly

• Brushes of a screen wiper were fixed on a windshield or jammed draft of a screen wiper.
• The fuse fused.
• Korrozirovana contacts in the electric socket of a screen wiper are weakened or.
• The screen wiper relay is faulty.
• The screen wiper engine is faulty.

Screen wiper brushes not completely purify glass

• The screen wiper lever is incorrectly installed.
• Strong wear of draft of a screen wiper.
• Fastening of the engine of a screen wiper or draft of a screen wiper is weakened.

Low efficiency of cleaning flew down

• The rubber element of a brush of a screen wiper is worn-out or damaged.
• Springs of the lever of a screen wiper are weakened or damaged or lever hinges are jammed.
• Small concentration of detergent in glass washer liquid.

Unsatisfactory work of windscreen washers

Windscreen washer jets do not work.

• Windscreen washer jets are hammered.
• It was disconnected, the hose of supply of liquid to a washer is pressed or littered.
• There is no liquid in a windscreen washer tank.

The windscreen washer pump does not work.

• Connections of contacts in the electric socket of the pump of a washer are weakened.
• The fuse fused.
• The windscreen washer switch is faulty.
• The windscreen washer pump is faulty.

Supply of liquid on glass happens after inclusion of a washer after a while

• The unilateral valve located in a hose of supply of liquid to washer jets is faulty.

Unsatisfactory operation of power windows

Glass moves only in one direction

• The switch is faulty.

Glass moves very slowly

• The window regulator is damaged.
• Internal elements of a door interfere with work of a window regulator.
• The window regulator engine is faulty.

Glass does not move

• The fuse fused.
• The window regulator relay is faulty.
• Weakening of contacts in the electric socket of a window regulator.
• The window regulator engine is faulty.

Unsatisfactory operation of the central lock

The central lock does not work

• The fuse fused.
• The relay of the central lock is faulty.
• Contacts in the electric socket of the central lock are weakened.
• The control unit or the engine is faulty.

The latch of the lock moves, but the lock does not open or is not closed

• The switch is faulty.
• Drafts or the lever of a latch are damaged or disconnected.
• The relay is faulty.
• The control unit or the electric motor is faulty. One of executive mechanisms does not work.
• Contacts in the electric socket of the central lock are weakened.
• The executive mechanism is faulty.
• Drafts or levers of a latch are damaged or disconnected.
• Damage of a latch.