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
- 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
   9.2. General information
   9.3. Case of the air filter
   9.4. Accelerator pedal
   9.5. Fuel level sensor
   9.6. Fuel tank
   9.7. Heater of the fuel filter
   9.8. Discharge of water from the fuel filter
   9.9. Filling and pumping of fuel system
   9.10. Check and adjustment of the maximum turns
   9.11. Check and adjustment of turns of idling
   9.12. Electromagnetic valve of a stop of the engine
   9.13. Fuel pump of high pressure
   9.14. Check and adjustment of the moment of injection of fuel
   9.15. Fuel nozzles
   9.16. Turbocharger
   9.17. Heat exchanger
   9.18. Inlet collector
   9.19. Final collector
+ 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


9.7. Heater of the fuel filter



As the heater of the fuel filter consumes considerable current, at start of the engine at low temperatures it is recommended to switch off everything consumers of the electric power.

Greasing of a sealing ring of a heater pure fuel

At reduction of temperature viscosity of diesel fuel increases, due to hardening of the paraffin which is contained in fuel. Therefore additives which reduce viscosity of diesel fuel are entered into fuel and allow to make start of the engine at low temperatures. On the Vectra cars the electric heater of the fuel filter which, warming up fuel, excludes hardening of particles of paraffin in fuel is established.

The heater of the fuel filter is located between the fuel filter and the holder of the filter. The sensor constantly takes temperature of the fuel passing through the filter.

Disconnect the electric socket from a heater, remove the fuel filter and a heater of the fuel filter.

Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal. Before installation grease a sealing ring of a heater with pure fuel (see the drawing).