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
- 6. Fuel system
   6.2. General information
   6.3. Air filter
   6.4. The block of adjustment of temperature of the air coming to the engine
   6.5. Check of the fuel pump
   6.6. Removal and installation of the fuel pump
   6.7. Fuel tank
   6.8. Fuel level sensor
   6.9. Separator of vapors of fuel (l models 1,6 and 1,8)
   6.10. Accelerator pedal
   6.11. Accelerator cable
   6.12. Carburetor
   6.13. Removal and installation of the carburetor
   6.14. Adjustment of turns of idling and contents WITH
   6.15. Needle and float
   6.16. Vacuum diaphragm of a butterfly valve of the secondary camera
   6.17. Economizer diaphragm
   6.18. Accelerating pump
   6.19. Knot of the air automatic gate
   + 6.20. Vacuum blocks of movement of the air automatic gate
   6.21. Carburetor filter
   6.22. Adjustment of the shock-absorber of a butterfly valve
   6.23. Sensor of provision of a butterfly valve (automatic transmission)
   6.24. Valve check of increase in turns of idling
   6.25. The electromagnetic valve of idling on models of 1,8 l
   6.26. Inlet collector
+ 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


6.8. Fuel level sensor


1. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Through a fuel-filling mouth pump out fuel from the fuel tank.
3. Lift a back part of the car and record on supports.
4. The fuel level sensor is located on the right side of the fuel tank.
5. Using a marker or paint, put combination tags on the sensor and the fuel tank in order that the sensor could be installed in initial situation.
6. Disconnect a hose of supply of fuel from the fuel level sensor and close it a suitable stopper.
7. Disconnect the electric socket from the fuel level sensor.
8. Insert a steel core into grooves of a cover of the sensor and turn a cover counterclockwise.
9. Being careful, take the fuel level sensor from the fuel tank. At the same time do not bend the float lever.
10. Remove a sealing ring.


1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal taking into account the next moments. Check a condition of a sealing ring and, if necessary, replace it.
2. At installation of a cover of the fuel tank combine the tags put before removal.
3. Check correctness of connection of fuel hoses.
4. Fill in fuel in the fuel tank, start the engine and check fuel system for existence of leaks. Check correctness of work of the index of fuel. In the presence of leaks immediately switch off the engine and remove the cause of leaks.