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
   4.12. 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



4.19. Oil heater

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
2. Merge cooling liquid from the cooling system or press hoses of supply of cooling liquid to the oil heater.
3. Install the corresponding container under an oil filter. Unscrew an oil filter.
4. Weaken collars and remove hoses of supply of cooling liquid to the oil heater.
5. Unscrew the central bolt of fastening of the oil heater and remove it from the engine.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Establish an oil sealing ring in dredging of the oil heater and install the oil heater on the block of cylinders.
2. Fix the oil heater by a bolt.
3. Connect hoses of supply of cooling liquid to the oil heater and fix them by collars.
4. Establish a new oil filter.
5. Lower the car and check oil level in the engine.
6. Fill in cooling liquid in the engine cooling system. Start the engine and check the oil heater for tightness.