Opel Kadett E

1984-1991 of release

Repair and car operation



Opel Kadett E
+ 1. The maintenance instruction
+ 2. Weekly checks and service in a way
+ 3. Maintenance service
- 4. The engine
   - 4.1. Engine OHV (with a camshaft in the block of cylinders)
      4.1.1. A technical characteristics
      4.1.2. Compression check
      4.1.3. The repair operations which are not demanding removal of the engine
      - 4.1.4. The repair operations demanding removal of the engine
         4.1.4.1. Recommendations about engine removal
      4.1.5. Adjustment of backlashes of valves
      + 4.1.6. A head of the block of cylinders
      4.1.7. Removal and installation of the oil pallet
      + 4.1.8. The oil pump
      + 4.1.9. Mechanism asterisks timing
      + 4.1.10. Pistons and rods
      4.1.11. Removal and flywheel installation
      4.1.12. Removal and installation of support of the power unit
      4.1.13. Removal and installation of a camshaft and pushers
      4.1.14. Removal and installation of a back sealing ring of a cranked shaft
      4.1.15. Removal and installation of a cranked shaft and radical bearings
      + 4.1.16. Check of elements of the engine
      4.1.17. System of greasing of the engine
      4.1.18. Removal and engine installation
      4.1.19. Start of the engine after major repairs
   + 4.2. Engines OHC
   + 4.3. Engine DOHC with 16 valves
   + 4.4. Diesel engines 16D and 16DА
   + 4.5. Diesel engines of 1,7 l
+ 5. System of cooling, heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 7. Start and gymnastics system
+ 8. Ignition system
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Transmissions and power shafts
+ 11. Brake system
+ 12. A suspension bracket and a steering
+ 13. A body
+ 14. Electric schemes





4.1.4.1. Recommendations about engine removal
THE GENERAL DATA

The prevention

Before engine removal read all section on engine removal.


If you have decided to remove the engine for repair some preparations should be made.

Extremely the great value has a choice of a place of work, for maintenance of space for service and storage of spare parts. It is desirable to do it at autostation or in garage with an equal horizontal floor with a pure firm covering.

Before engine removal wash up the engine and a motor compartment. For engine removal the load-lifting mechanism allowing safely to lift the power unit is required.

If you remove the engine for the first time, it is necessary to invite the skilled expert. Besides, there are many cases when one person cannot execute simultaneously all actions at engine removal.

If the engine is removed from the car for full dismantling remove from the engine following knots:

 – The generator;
 – The ignition and spark plug distributor;
 – Inlet both final collectors and the carburettor;
 – The fuel pump;
 – The water pump and the thermostat;
 – Coupling.

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