Opel Omega

since 1993-1999 release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Omega
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Repair of engines
+ 4. Heating system and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel, exhaust systems
- 6. System of start of the engine
   6.1. Technical characteristics
   6.2. Search of a source of malfunction in system of electric equipment
   6.3. Accumulator
   6.4. System of recharge of the accumulator
   6.5. Connection of the auxiliary accumulator
   6.6. Driving belt of the generator
   6.7. Generator
   6.8. System of start of the engine
   6.9. Starter
   6.10. Ignition lock
   6.11. Switch of an alarm bulb of low pressure of oil
   6.12. Oil level sensor
+ 7. System of ignition
+ 8. Coupling
+ 9. Transmissions
+ 10. Main transfer, half shafts
+ 11. Brake system
+ 12. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Body electric equipment

6. System of start of the engine


The system of electric equipment has the working voltage of 12 volts of negative grounding. On cars the accumulator which is demanding small maintenance or not demanding maintenance is installed. The accumulator is recharged by the generator receiving the drive from a pulley of a bent shaft.

The starter with preliminary gearing has the involving relay which brings the leading gear wheel into gearing with a gear wreath of a flywheel / a drive plate at start of the engine.

During the work with system of electric equipment it is necessary to observe the following precautionary measures not to damage semiconductor devices and not to be traumatized.

Precautionary measures

Always remove rings, hours and other metal objects during the work with system of electric equipment.

Do not mix a wire of connection of the accumulator.


Do not disconnect the accumulator, the generator, connecting wires or devices at the working engine.

Do not check operation of the generator, concerning an output wire of mass of the car.

Always disconnect a wire of the minus plug of the accumulator before work with system of electric equipment.

Before use of the electrowelding equipment disconnect the accumulator, the generator and all electronic control units.