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
   4.2. General information
   4.3. The repair which is not demanding removal of the engine
   4.4. Check of a compression
   4.5. Top Dead Point (TDP) of the piston of the first cylinder
   4.6. Cover of a head of the block of cylinders
   4.7. Pulley of a bent shaft
   4.8. Casings of a gear belt
   4.9. Replacement of a gear belt
   4.10. Check and installation of phases of gas distribution
   - 4.11. Mechanism of a tension of a gear belt and pulleys
      4.11.1. Camshaft pulley
      4.11.2. Pulley of the fuel pump
      4.11.3. Pulley of a bent shaft
      4.11.4. Pulley of the oil pump
      4.11.5. Tension mechanism
      4.11.6. Single pulley
   4.12. Replacement of a sealing ring of the camshaft
   4.13. Check and adjustment of gaps of valves
   4.14. Camshaft and pushers
   4.15. Head of the block of cylinders
   4.16. Oil pallet
   4.17. Oil pump
   4.18. Replacement of a sealing ring of the oil pump
   4.19. Oil heater
   + 4.20. Pistons with rods
   4.21. Flywheel
   4.22. Replacement of sealing rings of a bent shaft
   4.23. Replacement of support of the power unit
   4.24. Recommendations about removal of the engine
   4.25. Removal and installation of the engine
   4.26. Repair of the engine
   4.27. Start of the engine after capital repairs
+ 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


4.11.1. Camshaft pulley


Removal of a pulley of the camshaft

1. Take off a gear belt.
2. Screw in tightening a camshaft pulley bolt in a head of the block of cylinders and unscrew a bolt of fastening of a pulley.
3. Unscrew tightening a bolt and remove a pulley from the end of the camshaft (see the drawing).


1. Check that the adjusting pin of a pulley of the camshaft is in a camshaft end face.
2. Establish a camshaft pulley, having combined an opening in a pulley with an adjusting pin.
3. Establish tightening a camshaft pulley bolt then screw in bolts of fastening of a pulley, having tightened them the required moment.
4. Establish a gear belt.