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Vauxhall Cavalier Mk 1 (1975-1981): repair manuals

A manual on your Vauxhall Cavalier Mk 1 / Opel Ascona B (1975-1981)? Here are Haynes and other service and repair manuals on these Vauxhall cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

Vauxhall Cavalier - 1300 - All ohv models (1977 - July 1981) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Vauxhall Cavalier 1300.

Petrol engine:
- 1.3 OHV (1256 cc)

Production years: 1977-07/1981.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Vauxhall Cavalier 1300 describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the petrol engine (timing gear, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:174 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, hardback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1988)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual
Book: Vauxhall Cavalier - 1300 - All ohv models (1977 - July 1981) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Vauxhall Cavalier - 1300 - All ohv models (1977 - July 1981)

Language: English

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Vauxhall Cavalier - 1.6, 1.9 and 2.0 ohc models (1975 - July 1981) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Vauxhall Cavalier.

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 OHC (1584 cc)
- 1.9 OHC (1897 cc)
- 2.0 OHC (1979 cc)

Production years: 1975-07/1981.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Vauxhall Cavalier describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the petrol engines (timing gear, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:221 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, hardback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1983)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (0315)
Book: Vauxhall Cavalier - 1.6, 1.9 and 2.0 ohc models (1975 - July 1981) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Vauxhall Cavalier - 1.6, 1.9 and 2.0 ohc models (1975 - July 1981)

Language: English

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Opel Ascona (Sept 1975-1981) & Manta (Sept 1975-1988) - B Series - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Haynes Classic Reprint Manual on the:
- Opel Ascona B saloon (9/1975-1981)
- Opel Manta B Coupé and Hatchback (9/1975-1988).

Petrol engines: 1.6 (1584 cc, 16S), 1.8 (1796 cc OHC, 18S), 1.9 (1897 cc, 19S) and 2.0 (1979 cc, 20S and 20E).

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the Ascona i2000.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Opel Ascona and Manta describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engine (valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the cooling system, ventilation, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.3 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.51 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2013)
Series:Haynes Owners Workshop Manual (0316)
Book: Opel Ascona (Sept 1975-1981) & Manta (Sept 1975-1988) - B Series - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Opel Ascona (Sept 1975-1981) & Manta (Sept 1975-1988) - B Series

Language: English

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Opel Ascona B, Manta B (1975-1982) - Owners Workshop Manual

Autobooks guide to servicing, overhaul and repairs on the Opel models:
- Ascona (1975-1981)
- Ascona L, DL, GL, S (1975-1981)
- Ascona SR (1975-1981)
- Ascona Berlina S, SR (1976-1981)
- Manta L, DL (1975-1979)
- Manta SR (1975-1977)
- Manta SRB (1975-1979)
- Manta Berlinetta, SR, Hatchback (1975-1982)

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 L (16 and 16S)
- 1.9 L (19S)
- 2.0 L (20S)

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the diesel engine.

This Autobooks Owners Workshop Manual on the Opel Ascona B and Manta B provides comprehensive step-by-step instructions for work on the petrol engine, fuel system, ignition and cooling.
Covers also the clutch, gearbox, rear axle, front and rear suspension, steering box, brakes, the electrical system and the body.

  • Includes tables with detailed service data and torque specifications.
  • Complete with wiring diagrams.

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Specs:164 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs, drawings and exploded views
Publisher:Autobooks / Brooklands Books (GB, 1982)
Series:Autobooks Owners Workshop Manual (OWM 886)
Book: Opel Ascona B, Manta B (1975-1982) - Owners Workshop Manual

Opel Ascona B, Manta B (1975-1982)

Language: English

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Opel Manta B - 12 S, 16, 16 S, 19 S, 19 E (ab 8/1975) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Opel Manta B.

Versions: 12 S, 16, 16 S, 19 S and 19 E.

Petrol engines: 1.2, 1.6 and 1.9 litre.

Production years: since 8/1975.

This Bucheli repair manual on the Opel Manta B provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:133 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (252)
Book: Opel Manta B - 12 S, 16, 16 S, 19 S, 19 E (ab 8/1975) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Opel Manta B - 12 S, 16, 16 S, 19 S, 19 E (ab 8/1975)

Language: German

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Opel Manta B - 12, 13, 16, 19, 20 (12/1977-1981) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Opel Manta B.

Versions: 12, 12 S, 13, 13 S, 16, 16 S, 19, 19 S, 19 E, 20, 20 S and 20 E.

Petrol engines: 1.2, 1.3, 1.6, 1.9 and 2.0 litre.

Production years: 12/1977-1981.

Pages of the book [0411] Opel Manta B - 12-13-16-19-20 (12/77-81) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Opel Manta B provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:163 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (411-412)
Book: Opel Manta B - 12, 13, 16, 19, 20 (12/1977-1981) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Opel Manta B - 12, 13, 16, 19, 20 (12/1977-1981)

Language: German

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Opel Manta B - ohne 1.3 und 1.8 Liter (9/1975-1988) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 60, reprint) for the Opel Manta B.

Production years: 9/1975-1988.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the 1.3 and 1.8 litre petrol engines.

Pages of the book [JH 060] Opel Manta B - ohne 1.3 und 1.8 L (9/75-88) (1)

  • This repair manual on the Opel Manta B describes maintenance and repair of the engines: the lubricating system, cooling, fuel system, filters and exhaust.
  • Covers also the clutch and transmission, the suspension, the steering system, the servo unit and the brakes, the electrical system (including windscreen wipers and lighting), the interior and the body.
  • This manual contains also adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Dieter Korp
Specs:232 pages, 22 x 15.5 cm / 8.7 x 6.1 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 1982)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (60)
Book: Opel Manta B - ohne 1.3 und 1.8 Liter (9/1975-1988) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Opel Manta B - ohne 1.3 und 1.8 Liter (9/1975-1988)

Language: German

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Opel Ascona B - 1.3 L / Manta B - 1.3 und 1.8 Liter (ab 2/1979) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 83, reprint) for the Opel Ascona B and Manta B.

Petrol engines: 1.3 and 1.8 litre.

Production years: since 2/1979.

Pages of the book [JH 083] Opel Ascona B, Manta B - 1.3/1.8 L (ab 2/79) (1)

  • This repair manual on the Opel Ascona B and Manta B describes maintenance and repair of the engines: the lubricating system, cooling, fuel system, filters and exhaust.
  • Covers also the clutch and transmission, the suspension, the steering system, the servo unit and the brakes, the electrical system (including windscreen wipers and lighting), the interior and the body.
  • This manual contains also adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Dieter Korp
Specs:224 pages, 22 x 15.5 cm / 8.7 x 6.1 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 1981)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (83)
Book: Opel Ascona B - 1.3 L / Manta B - 1.3 und 1.8 Liter (ab 2/1979) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Opel Ascona B - 1.3 L / Manta B - 1.3 und 1.8 Liter (ab 2/1979)

Language: German

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Opel Ascona A (8/1970-8/1975), Ascona B (8/1975-8/1981) / Manta A (8/1970-8/1975), Manta B (8/1975-6/1988) - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German series So wird's gemacht (nr. 36) on the Opel models:
- Ascona A (08/1970-08/1975)
- Ascona B (08/1975-08/1981)
- Manta A (08/1970-08/1975)
- Manta B (08/1975-06/1988)

Petrol engines:
- 1.2 L (40 kW/50 hp, 44 kW/60 hp)
- 1.3 L (44 kW/60 hp, 55 kW/75 hp)
- 1.6 L (44 kW/60 hp, 50 kW/68 hp, 55 kW/75 hp, 59 kW/80 hp)
- 1.8 L (66 kW/90 hp)
- 1.9 L (55 kW/75 hp, 65 kW/88 hp, 66 kW/90 hp, 77 kW/105 hp)
- 2.0 L (66 kW/90 hp, 74 kW/100 hp, 81 kW/110 hp)
- 2.0 L (79 kW/107 hp, with catalytic converter).

The initial section of this manual on the Opel Ascona A + B and Manta A + B covers inspection and daily maintenance of the petrol engines, transmission, brakes, steering and body (including the electrical system, windscreen wipers, lighting and heating or air conditioning).

Furthermore, this book provides detailed guidance on the following components:
- Suspension (replacement of driveshafts, springs and shock absorbers), steering (ball joints) and brakes (discs, brake linings and handbrake).
- Electrical system (battery, voltage regulator and starter motor).
- Dismantling and assembly of the engine cylinder head and cam drive, including replacement of the v-belt and the timing belt or chain.
- The lubricating system with the oil pump.
- The cooling system (replacement of radiator, thermostat and cooling fan).
- The fuel system (air filter, fuel pump and fuel filter) and exhaust (replacement of mufflers).
- Interior: removal and refitting of the dashboard, instrument panel, consoles, interior trim and seats.
- Body: dismantling and assembly of bumpers, fenders, bonnet, tailgate, doors, window mechanisms, locks and mirrors.

  • Extensive technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:476 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2014)
Series:So wird's gemacht (36)
Book: Opel Ascona A (8/1970-8/1975), Ascona B (8/1975-8/1981) / Manta A (8/1970-8/1975), Manta B (8/1975-6/1988) - So wird's gemacht

Opel Ascona A (8/1970-8/1975), Ascona B (8/1975-8/1981) / Manta A (8/1970-8/1975), Manta B (8/1975-6/1988)

Language: German

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Related titles:

Vauxhall Cavalier - Petrol (1981 - Oct 1988)

Vauxhall Cavalier - Petrol (1981 - Oct 1988)

English | hardback | 368 p. | 1989

[0656] Opel Ascona C (ab 8/1981)

Opel Ascona C - 13 N, 13 S, 16 N, 16 S (ab 8/1981)

German | paperback | 172 p. | 2016

[JH 107] Opel Ascona C - Benziner (ab 09/1981)

Opel Ascona C - Benziner (ab 09/1981)

Dieter Korp

German | paperback | 274 p. | 2017

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