Opel Vectra A

since 1988-1995 of release

Repair and car operation



Vektr A. Opel
+ 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. A fuel and exhaust system of models with system of injection of fuel
+ 8. Exhaust system and system of fall of toxicity of exhaust gases
+ 9. Fuel systems of the diesel engine
+ 10. Engine electrosystems
+ 11. Transmission
+ 12. Mechanical transmission
+ 13. Automatic transmission
+ 14. Power shafts
+ 15. Brake system
+ 16. Suspension bracket
- 17. Body
   17.2. General information
   17.3. Security measures at carrying out welding works
   17.4. Care of a body
   17.5. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   17.6. Repair of strong damages of a body
   17.7. Cowl
   17.8. Cowl lock
   17.9. Cable of the lock of a cowl
   17.10. Trunk lid (Sedan models)
   17.11. Lock of a trunk lid (Sedan model)
   17.12. Cylinder of the lock of a trunk lid (Sedan model)
   17.13. Back door (Hatchback models)
   17.14. Lock of a back door (Hatchback model)
   17.15. Cylinder of the lock of a back door (Hatchback model)
   17.16. Racks of a back door (Hatchback model)
   17.17. Doors
   17.18. Door upholstery
   17.19. Internal handle of opening of a door
   17.20. External handle of opening of a door
   17.21. Cylinder of the lock of a door
   17.22. Door lock
   17.23. Limiter of opening of a door
   17.24. Wind and back flew down
   17.25. Back triangular window leaves
   17.26. Door glass
   17.27. Window regulators
   17.28. External rear-view mirror
   17.29. Bumpers
   17.30. Front grille
   17.31. Windscreen deflector
   17.32. Loose leaves of an arch of a wheel
   17.33. Bottom protective plate (mudguard) of the engine
   17.34. Folding shutter of a toplivozalivny mouth of a fuel tank
   + 17.35. Hatch elements
   17.36. Interior furnish
   + 17.37. Panels of furnish of the dashboard
   17.38. Central console
   17.39. Ceiling
   17.40. Sitting (without mechanisms of a tension of seat belts)
   17.41. Seat belts
   17.42. Mechanism of a tension of a seat belt
   17.43. Forward sitting with the mechanism of a tension of a seat belt
+ 18. Electric equipment
+ 19. Check of malfunctions



17.7. Cowl

Removal

Removal of a cowl from the car

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Open a cowl and fix it in open situation.
2. If under a cowl the illumination lamp is established, remove a weight wire from the accumulator, then remove a lamp from a cowl and disconnect electric wires. For simplification of a tightening of electroconducting at installation of a cowl adhere to wires a long thin cord and after extraction of wires from cavities of a cowl leave a cord in a cowl.
3. Similarly take hoses of supply of liquid to a windscreen washer.
4. Using a marker, note position of hinges on a cowl.
5. Enclose pure rags under cowl corners to protect a paint and varnish covering of the car at cowl removal. Having the assistant, support a cowl, then unscrew the bolts, fixing a cowl to hinges and remove a cowl from the car (see fig. Removal of a cowl from the car).
6. At installation of a new cowl rearrange on it from an old cowl all demountable details.
7. If necessary unscrew from each party on three bolts and remove cowl hinges.

Installation

Adjustment of provision of a shock plate of the lock of a cowl
7–lock-nut;
8–spring;
9–washer;
10-bolt of a shock plate
x = 40,0 – 45,0 mm also are measured from the cowl panel to a washer (9)

Installation is made in sequence, return to removal taking into account the next moments...

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Level a cowl according to earlier made labels and screw bolts.
2. For a cord involve in a cowl electric wires and hoses.
3. If the shock plate of the lock of a cowl acted in film, adjust its situation according to fig. Adjustment of provision of a shock plate of the lock of a cowl also tighten a lock-nut.
4. Adjust the provision of a cowl so that at the closed cowl the gap on perimeter of a cowl was identical from all directions. For adjustment of a forward part of a cowl on height it is necessary to screw in or unscrew the rubber pillows located in a forward part of a cowl.