Opel Frontera

since 1992 of release

Fronter's Opel
+ Opel Frontera brand Cars
+ Current leaving and service
- Engine
   Removal and OHC engine installation
   Removal and DOHC engine installation
   Engine dismantling
   Engine assembly
   Head of cylinders and valves
   Pistons and rods
   Block of cylinders
   Cranked shaft and bearings of a cranked shaft
   Camshaft drive
   Engine mounts
   Compression check
   Greasing system
   Works with system of greasing of the OHC/DOHC engine of 2.0 l
   Works with greasing system on the engine of 2.4 l
   Oil filter
   Oil radiator (if it is established)
   Pressure and oil temperature
+ cooling and heating Systems
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Coupling
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Driveshafts, main transfer
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Governing bodies and operation
+ electric equipment Schemes

Removal and DOHC engine installation


All instructions concerning removal and installation of the OHC engine are valid as well in this case. The engine is taken out from a compartment without a transmission. The transmission and a transfer case should act in film separately that it was possible to take out the engine without blocking through a transmission.


1. Disconnect a cable of weight and a positive cable from the storage battery.
2. Remove a cowl. Previously establish a cowl in vertical situation and disconnect a hose of supply of liquid to nozzles of a stekloomyvatel. Lead round a pencil hinges on a surface of a steel sheet of a cowl later to establish a cowl in former situation. Unscrew screws of fastening of hinges. Thus the assistant should hold a cowl. Remove a cowl and put it on well protected place. Enclose under cowl edges a thick rag.
3. Merge liquid from cooling system (The section Filling of a cooler of system of cooling of Head the Current leaving and service) and close caps system hoses. To them three hoses of a radiator, a hose between a broad tank of system of cooling and the pipeline of giving by cooling liquid at the soaking-up pipeline, a hose of removal of cooling liquid from the soaking-up pipeline and giving and water drainage hoses belong to a heater.
4. Disconnect a weight cable from the storage battery of the engine in a point shown on иллюстр. The arrow indicates a place of accession of a cable of weight of the engine.
5. Disconnect a cable plait from the engine. It has fastening in several places: in the multiitem tip and the socket on a wall of an impellent compartment, in the multiitem tip and the socket at branch of cable distributing of the engine ahead on the right, at the block of safety locks, at a temperature-sensitive element, at a measuring instrument of weight of air and at the oxygen sensor. It is recommended to mark connections for simplification of their further assembly.
6. Remove a radiator and the cooling fan as it is described in appropriate section.
7. Put on a readily available place of a maple belt to the shooter specifying the direction of its rotation. Turn a tension roller of a belt, as is shown in иллюстр., in the arrow direction so that the belt weakened, and remove it.
8. Remove the power steering pump. For this purpose unscrew a bolt from the console and pump bolts. Remove the pump and adhere it on a wire to any element of a design. Do not open hydrosystem, the pump do not suspend on hoses.
9. In the presence of the conditioner remove the compressor. For this purpose disconnect a compressor arm from the block of cylinders and the unit console. Fastening is carried out by three bolts in front and four behind.
10. Release a cable of a drive of a butterfly valve from the holder and remove.
11. Disconnect a vacuum hose from the soaking-up pipeline.
12. Disconnect both топливопровода at trailer connections.

When opening the pipeline being under pressure, there is a fuel emission. At all have no close a control lamp. When opening connection it is recommended to put on it a wrench and to cover it from above with a rag. After that slowly turn on a hollow bolt.

13. Unscrew connection of an oil hose from a head of the oil filter. Pay attention to existence of a sealing ring.
14. Disconnect two hoses of cooling liquid from the butterfly valve case. Disconnect also vacuum hose going to the adjusting valve of the evaporator.
15. Unscrew four bolts of the fastening (1), shown on иллюстр., also remove the case of a butterfly valve and the inlet pipeline.
16. Disconnect now a cable on the end sharovy heads. The cable fastens on a support a spring clip which is necessary for removing. After a clip otpuskaniye the cable can be disconnected.
17. Unscrew a cap nut and disconnect a vacuum hose of the amplifier of a brake from the inlet pipeline.
18. If is available, remove from below the bottom protective leaf (the car for this purpose put on supports).
19. Rasstykuyte from the bottom party of the car (the car put on supports) shtekerny connection of the sensor of oxygen. Unscrew bolts of fastening of arms of system of release and remove a reception pipe with catalytic converter from the exhaust silencer.
20. Unscrew bolts (1) and (2), shown on иллюстр. also disconnect a reception pipe of system of release, with the catalytic converter attached to it, from a final collector. Lower all knot down and take out.
21. Disconnect a hose of cooling liquid from the pipeline.
22. Remove a transmission and a transfer case as it is described in appropriate section. After that on suspension brackets there is only one engine.
23. Fix on engine eyes cables or chains of the load-lifting mechanism and raise the engine. Remove a suspension bracket and lift the engine up, having separated it from suspension brackets. Watch to damaging any cable connection or the pipeline, and also behind to striking the engine about any elements in an impellent compartment. Operation is recommended to be carried out with the assistant.


The engine in sequence is established, to return to removal. The majority of the instructions relating to installation of the OHC engine, are valid as well concerning the DOHC engine. Toplivoprovoda fasten the moment of 15 Nanometers. Thus it is necessary to hold a key a nipple from damage by the inhaling moment.