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
- 5. Cooling system
   5.2. General information
   5.3. Antifreeze
   5.4. Washing of the cooling system
   5.5. Discharge of cooling liquid
   5.6. Filling of the cooling system
   5.7. A radiator (models with the mechanical transmission)
   5.8. A radiator (models with the automatic transmission)
   5.9. Check and cleaning of a radiator
   5.10. Thermostat
   5.11. Check of operability of the thermostat
   5.12. Water pump
   5.13. Radiator fan
   5.14. Broad tank and sensor of level of cooling liquid
   5.15. Sensor of the index of temperature of cooling liquid
   5.16. Radiator fan thermal sensor
   5.17. Control panel of a heater
   5.18. Heater radiator
   5.19. Heater fan engine
   5.20. Ventilation nozzles
+ 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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5.11. Check of operability of the thermostat

GENERAL INFORMATION

Arrangement of the marking specifying temperature of opening of the thermostat on models of 1,6 l

A rough inspection of the thermostat can be carried out, having suspended it on a thread in the glass vessel filled with water and heating water to boiling. When boiling water the thermostat has to open. Otherwise replace it.

Temperature of opening of the thermostat is put on the thermostat.

The thermostat which is not closed when cooling water is also subject to replacement.