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
   3.2. General information
   3.3. Removal and installation of the engine
   3.4. Replacement of support of the power unit
   + 3.5. Gear belt, pulleys, pulley of the mechanism of a tension and intermediate pulley
   3.6. A gear belt with the automatic mechanism of a tension
   3.7. Forward sealing ring of the camshaft
   3.8. Camshafts
   3.9. Installation of a head of the block of cylinders on the engine installed in the car
   3.10. Installation of a head of the block of cylinders on the engine removed from the car
   3.11. Repair of a head of the block of cylinders
   3.12. Hydraulic pushers of valves
   3.13. Replacement of a forward sealing ring of a bent shaft
   3.14. Oil pallet
   3.15. Oil pump
   3.16. Oil heater
+ 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



3.6. A gear belt with the automatic mechanism of a tension

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Operations on removal of a gear belt of cm. subsection 3.5, but considering that the pulley of the mechanism of a tension has the automatic regulator.
2. Before removal of a gear belt weaken its tension for what unscrew a bolt of fastening of a pulley of the mechanism of a tension, then insert the big screw-driver or the lever into a groove on the lever of the mechanism of a tension and turn the lever before release of a belt. For deduction of the mechanism of a tension in this situation screw up a fastening bolt.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Before installation of a gear belt check position of the water pump. At the same time the ledge on a flange of the water pump has to be combined with I correspond a shchy ledge on the block of cylinders. Otherwise weaken bolts of fastening of the pump and move it in a sootvetstvo yushchy situation, then tighten fastening bolts the required moment.
2. Establish a gear belt (see subsection 3.5.2), then adjust its tension.

Adjustment

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Weaken a bolt of fastening of a pulley of the mechanism of a tension and move the mechanism lever so that the index was combined with an emphasis. For fixing of the mechanism of a tension in this situation screw up a fastening bolt.
2. Turn a bent shaft of the engine on two whole revolutions in the direction of working rotation and check that tags on a pulley of a bent shaft and the camshaft were combined from the index ми. Weaken a bolt of fastening of the mechanism of a tension and turn the tension mechanism lever clockwise until the index is not combined with a cut in a tension mechanism arm. At installation of a new gear belt it several business hours will be earned extra. At installation of the belt which was in the use establish the index approximately on 4 mm on the left from the center of a groove.
3. Tighten a bolt of fastening of the mechanism of a tension. Turn a bent shaft of the engine on 1 whole revolution in the direction of working rotation and check that adjusting tags on pulleys of cranked and distributive shaft were combined with indexes. Install all remained earlier removed details on the engine.
4. After carrying out adjustment of a tension of a gear belt in the course of operation of the engine the tension of a gear belt will be automatically supported.