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Opel Kadett 1.3 1985 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Norris Rendell

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 11/16/2019
  • Battery removal and replacement
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  • Checking tyre pressures
  • Compatible oil table
  • Fuse box and relay

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Opel Kadett 1.3 1985, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Opel. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Opel Kadett 1.3 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Opel Kadett 1.3 of 1985 model year.

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You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Opel Kadett 1.3 in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
370 pages
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49 kB (ZIP archive)
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Opel Kadett 1.3 specifications

The main characteristics of a Opel Kadett 1.3 car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelOpel Kadett 1.3
Model year1985
Country of originGermany
CategorySmallEconomy Cars
Number of seats5
Number of doors5
Body typeHatchback
Car length4010 mm (157.11 inches)
Car width1670 mm (65.37 inches)
Car height1360 mm (53.23 inches)
Wheelbase2580 mm (101.09 inches)
Ground clearance140 mm (5.47 inches)
Front wheels6.50x16
Rear wheels165/80-R13
Vehicle weight858 kg (1882.14 pounds)
Car passenger space4690 litres (1232.81 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 5-speed
Drive unitFront
Max speed166.0 km/h (102.58 mph)
Turning radius11 m (411.33 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity1295 ccm (78.62 cubic inches)
Engine's typeInline, 4 cyl
Maximum power76.00 PS (55.72 kW or 74.63 HP) at 5800 Rev. per min.
Torque101.00 Nm (10.25 kgf-m or 74.13 ft.lbs) at 4200 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size75.0 x 73.4 mm (2.99 x 2.9 inches)
Compression ratio9.2:1
Power density0.0886 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid
Fuel tank capacity70.0 litres (18.40 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Opel Kadett 1.3 model 1985 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Opel

Safety / Expendable supplies / Safety first / Parts replacement / Service hints / Basic hand tools / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Torque specifications / Off Road rules / Mechanics tips / Notes, cautions and warnings / Service tips / Serial numbers

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Front suspension and steering / Brake problems / Excessive vibration / Operating requirements / Engine starting / Engine performance / Emergency troubleshooting / Engine noises

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Specifications / Air filter / Valve adjustment / Pre-checks / Idle speed adjustment / Engine oil and filter change / Tune-up / Spark plug / Compression test / Service intervals / Ignition timing / Final drive oil change / Periodic maintenance / Periodic lubrication

Chapter four / Opel's engine

Crankcase and crankshaft / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Ignition pulse generator / Recoil starter / Valves and valve components / Break-in / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Cylinder head / Specifications / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Engine cooling / Starter gears / Removal installation / Cylinder / Oil pump / Alternator

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Air filter air box / Cold starting / Fuel level gauge / Operation cleaning inspection / Fuel shutoff valve / Exhaust system / Fuel tank / Specifications / Throttle cable

Chapter six / Electrical system

Charging system / Specifications / Fuses / Lighting system / Electric starting system / Voltage regulator / Switches / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Ignition pulse generator / Alternator

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Front wheel / Front brake and axle / Handlebar / Tie rod / Steering shaft / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Specifications

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear wheel / Shock absorber / Rear axle / Rear axle housing

Chapter nine / Body of Opel Kadett 1.3

Front fender / Specifications / Rear fender / Rear fend / Front fender / Rear fender seat

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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