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
      4.20.1. Removal
      4.20.2. Check
      4.20.3. Installation
      4.20.4. Check of working gaps of conrod bearings
      4.20.5. Installation of 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
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4.20.5. Installation of pistons with rods

GENERAL INFORMATION

Installation of a new bolt of fastening of the lower head of a rod

The adjusting tag on a head of a rod has to be directed to a gear belt

Installation of the piston in cylinders with use of wooden whetstone or the handle of the hammer

Installation of the lower head of a rod

At the same time the ledge on a cover of a rod has to be directed to a flywheel

Tightening of a nut of fastening of a cover of the lower head of a rod a dovorachivaniye on a certain corner


PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Take bolts from the rod basis and establish new bolts in a rod (see rice. Installation of a new bolt of fastening of the lower head of a rod).
2. Insert the piston with the mandrel squeezing piston rings into the top part of the first cylinder. At the same time the adjusting tag on a head of the piston has to be directed to a gear belt. Using wooden whetstone or the handle of the hammer, press on the piston and press it into the cylinder (see rice. The adjusting tag on a head of a rod has to be directed to a gear belt).
3. Check combination of the lower head of a rod with a neck of a bent shaft and, if necessary, tighten the piston a rod and establish the lower head of a rod with an insert on a neck of a bent shaft. Establish a cover of the lower head of a rod and put the clamps the required moment.
4. Similarly install other three pistons with rods.
5. Turn a bent shaft and check that it rotates freely and without jammings. Establish a partition in the lower part of the block of cylinders and fix by bolts, having tightened them the required moment.
6. Establish an oil receiver pipe, the oil pallet and a head of the block of cylinders.