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
+ 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
   8.2. System of decrease in toxicity of exhaust gases
   8.3. System of repeated combustion of exhaust gases (EGR)
   8.4. The EGR valve (models with the Multec system)
   8.5. EGR valve (Simtec system)
   8.6. EGR module (X16 SZ models)
   8.7. Knot of the air pump (Simtec system)
   8.8. Valve of a cut-off of system of reduction of toxicity
   8.9. The switching-off valve of system of reduction of toxicity
   8.10. Tube and unidirectional valve of system of reduction of toxicity
   8.11. Catalyst
   8.12. A canister with coal
   8.13. The oxygen sensor (models with the catalyst)
   8.14. Final collector
   + 8.15. Exhaust system
+ 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


8.7. Knot of the air pump (Simtec system)


1. Tighten the emergency brake, then lift a forward part of the car and record on supports.
2. Remove the left forward wheel and protection of a wing.
3. Weaken a collar and remove an air hose from the pump.
4. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
5. Unscrew nuts and remove knot of the air pump. Disconnect the electric socket from the pump.
6. Disconnect a plait of wires of the pump from a pump arm.
7. Note an arrangement of the air pump on an arm.
8. Unscrew bolts and remove the pump from the insulator.
9. For check of the insulator unscrew three nuts fixing a protective plate. Before removal of a protective plate apply combination tags on a plate and the insulator.
10. Check a condition of the air filter of the pump.


1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.