Opel Kadett E

1984-1991 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel Kadett E
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Weekly checks and service in a way
+ 3. Maintenance
+ 4. Engine
+ 5. System of cooling, heating and ventilation
- 6. Fuel and exhaust systems
   - 6.1. Models with the carburetor
      6.1.1. Technical characteristics
      6.1.2. Use of unleaded gasoline
      6.1.3. Removal and installation of the case of the air filter
      6.1.4. System of adjustment of temperature of air arriving in the engine
      6.1.5. Check, removal and installation of the fuel pump
      6.1.6. Removal and fuel level sensor installation
      6.1.7. Removal and installation of a fuel tank
      6.1.8. Removal, installation and adjustment of a cable of an accelerator
      6.1.9. Removal and installation of a pedal of an accelerator
      6.1.10. Removal, installation and adjustment of a cable of management by an air zaslonka
      + 6.1.11. Carburetors
      6.1.12. Check of the electromagnetic valve of interruption of supply of fuel
      6.1.13. Removal and carburetor installation
      + 6.1.14. Carburetor repair
      6.1.15. Removal and installation of an inlet collector
      6.1.16. Removal and installation of a final collector
      6.1.17. Removal and installation of a heater of an inlet collector
      6.1.18. Removal and installation of an exhaust system
   + 6.2. Models with system of injection of fuel
   + 6.3. Models with engines 16D and 16DA
   + 6.4. Models with engines 17D and 17DR
+ 7. Start and charging system
+ 8. Ignition system
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Transmissions and power shafts
+ 11. Brake system
+ 12. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric circuits

6.1.7. Removal and installation of a fuel tank


1. Remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Through a toplivozalivny mouth pump out fuel from a fuel tank.
3. Lift a back part of the car and fix on supports.


It is undesirable to remove a fuel tank on the car established over a viewing hole as in a viewing hole pairs of fuel accumulate that can cause a damage to health.

Hatchback models and Sedan
4. Remove an exhaust system.
5. Measure length of the carving core which is coming out from the jack of cables of the hand brake.
6. Flat-nose pliers fix from a provorachivaniye a cable of the hand brake, unscrew a nut, fixing the jack, and remove the jack from a carving core.
7. Remove a clamp and disconnect a cable from the draft located in a back part of the lever of the hand brake.
8. Release a cable of the hand brake from clamps on a fuel tank and the bottom of the car and move it aside from a fuel tank.
9. Disconnect electric wires from the fuel level sensor.
10. Unscrew a bolt, fixing a pipe of a toplivozalivny mouth to the car bottom.
11. Weaken collars and remove a hose from a pipe of a toplivozalivny mouth.
12. A jack through wooden whetstone support a fuel tank.
13. Unscrew nuts (the nut is specified by an arrow), the fixing belts supporting a fuel tank, then remove belts and lower a tank so that it was possible to disconnect the remained hoses of ventilation of a fuel tank.
14. Lower a fuel tank and take it from under the right side of the car.
15. Visually check a condition of a fuel tank outside.
16. If in a fuel tank there is a deposit or water, remove the fuel level sensor and wash out a fuel tank a large amount of pure fuel. At existence on a fuel tank of mechanical damages restore a fuel tank in a specialized workshop or replace it.


Do not restore a fuel tank independently with welding or soldering application as in a tank there are pairs of fuel which are explosive.

Versatile person models and Van
17. Removal of a fuel tank is made similarly taking into account the next moments.
18. It is necessary to unscrew a toplivozalivny pipe (in drawing the arrangement of screws of fastening of a toplivozalivny pipe on the Versatile person models is shown).
19. It is not required to disconnect a cable of the hand brake and to remove an exhaust system.


Installation is made in sequence, return to removal. If necessary replace collars and hoses, adjust a cable of the hand brake.