Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car



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+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 1.1 Maintenance
   1.2. Frequency of service
   - 1.3. Maintenance
      1.3.1. Each 7500 km or 12 months
      - 1.3.2. Each 15 000 km or 12 months
         1.3.2.1. Discharge of water from the fuel filter
         1.3.2.2. Check of tightness of hoses and effluence of liquid
         1.3.2.3. Check of a forward suspension bracket and steering
         1.3.2.4. Check of the shock-absorber
         1.3.2.5. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft
         1.3.2.6. Check of level of oil in the automatic transmission
         1.3.2.7. Check of a radiator
         1.3.2.8. Adjustment of turns of idling and quality of mix
         1.3.2.9. Check and adjustment of turns of idling (diesel engines)
         1.3.2.10. Check and adjustment of the maximum turns of the engine
         1.3.2.11. Replacement of the filtering element of the air filter
         1.3.2.12. Check of the exhaust system
         1.3.2.13. Check of an electrical wiring
         1.3.2.14. Ignition advancing corner (petrol engines)
         1.3.2.15. Replacement of brake fluid
         1.3.2.16. Check of front brake shoes and brake disk
         1.3.2.17. Check of cables of the emergency brake
         1.3.2.18. Check of level of liquid in the amplifier of steering
         1.3.2.19. Driving belt of the pump of the amplifier of steering
         1.3.2.20. Check of the self-leveled back suspension bracket.
         1.3.2.21. Check of a driving maple belt of the generator
         1.3.2.22. Adjustment of light of headlights
         1.3.2.23. Replacement of the battery in a key of opening of the lock of a door
      + 1.3.3. Full service each 30 000 km or 24 months
      1.3.4. Main service. Each 60 000 km or 48 months
      1.3.5. Each 105 000 km or 84 months
      1.3.6. Each 120 000 km or 96 months
+ 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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1.3.2.5. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft

GENERAL INFORMATION

Check of a condition of a protective cover of a power shaft and collars

And – a cover of a power shaft;

In – collars


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift and carefully fix the car on supports. Turn a steering wheel to the right or to the left against the stop and you twist a wheel. Examine rubber protective covers of hinges of equal angular speeds, squeezing them for disclosure of bends. Check them for existence of cracks which can lead to lubricant leak, and also to a proniknova a niya in water and dirt. Also check a condition of fixing collars, examine covers of internal hinges and casings on the other hand. If any damage is found, then the protective cover needs to be replaced immediately (see the drawing).
2. At the same time check the general condition of hinges of equal angular speeds, holding a shaft and at the same time trying to turn a wheel. Repeat attempt, holding the internal hinge of equal angular speeds and turning a shaft. Any noticeable side play indicates wear of the hinge, wear in grooves of a shaft or unscrewing of a lock nut of a shaft.