Engine Opel A17DTJ

The 1.7-liter diesel engine Opel A17DTJ or LPV was produced from 2009 to 2011 at the Polish plant of the concern and was installed on a number of mass models, such as Astra, Zafira. This unit from 2007 to 2009 was produced in EURO 4 modifications under a different index Z17DTJ.

The A family also includes diesels: A13DTE, A17DTR and A20DTH.

The engine was installed on:

  • Opel Astra H (A04) in 2009 – 2010;
  • Opel Astra J (P10) in 2009 – 2011;
  • Opel Zafira B (A05) in 2009 – 2011.

Specifications

Production years 2009-2011
Displacement, cc 1686
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 110
Torque output, Nm 260
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 79
Piston stroke, mm 86
Compression ratio 18.0
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging VGT
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.4
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Opel Astra 2010)
— city
— highway
— combined
5.7
4.1
4.7
Engine lifespan, km ~350 000
Weight, kg 175

Disadvantages of the A17DTJ engine

  • The use of low-quality antifreeze quickly affects the condition of the motor;
  • Most complaints about injector sleeve leaks due to corroded rubber seals;
  • For the same reason, the engine heat exchanger gasket shrinks and begins to ooze;
  • The timing belt resource is about 150,000 km, the turbine often runs a little longer;
  • Enough problems with Denso fuel equipment, particulate filter or EGR valve.

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