Opel Agila (2011 year). Manual - part 1

 

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Opel Agila (2011 year). Manual - part 1

 

 

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In brief

In brief

Initial drive information

Vehicle unlocking

Unlocking with key

Turn the key in the driver's door lock

to the front. The tailgate is unlocked

when the driver’s door is opened.

Unlocking with radio remote

control

Press button c to unlock the doors

and load compartment. Open the

doors by pulling the handles, to open

the tailgate, press the button under

the handle.
Radio remote control 3 18, Central

locking system 3 19, Load

compartment 3 21.

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Seat adjustment

Seat positioning

Pull handle, slide seat, release

handle.
Seat adjustment 3 28, Seat position

3

 28.

Seat backrests

Pull lever, adjust inclination and

release lever. Allow the seat to

engage audibly. Do not lean on

backrest when adjusting.
Seat adjustment 3 28, Seat position

3

 28.

Seat height

Lever pumping motion
up:

= higher

down: = lower
Seats 3 28, Seat position 3 28.

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In brief

Head restraint adjustment

Press release button, adjust height,

engage.
Head restraints 3 27.

Seat belt

Pull out the seat belt and engage in

belt buckle. The seat belt must not be

twisted and must fit close against the

body. The backrest must not be tilted

back too far (maximum approx. 25°).
To release belt, press red button on

belt buckle.
Seat belts 3 30, Airbag system

3

 33, Seat position 3 28.

Mirror adjustment

Interior mirror

Turn the lever on the underside to

reduce dazzle.
Interior mirror 3 25.

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Exterior mirrors

Swivel lever in required direction.
Exterior mirrors 3 23.

Select the relevant exterior mirror and

adjust.
Electric adjustment 3 24, Convex

exterior mirrors 3 23, Folding

exterior mirrors 3 24, Heated

exterior mirrors 3 24.

Steering wheel adjustment

Unlock lever, adjust steering wheel,

then engage lever and ensure it is

fully locked. Do not adjust steering

wheel unless vehicle is stationary and

steering wheel lock has been

released.
Airbag system 3 33, Ignition

positions 3 82.

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Instrument panel overview

1

Side air vents  ....................... 79

2

Door window defroster

vents  .................................... 79

3

Remote control for

infotainment system  ............. 50

4

Turn signals, headlight

flash, low beam and high

beam  .................................... 66

Rear fog light  ........................ 66

5

Instruments  .......................... 54

6

Driver airbag  ........................ 33

Horn  ..................................... 51

7

Windscreen wiper,

windscreen washer

system  .................................. 51

Rear window wiper/washer ... 52

8

Tachometer  .......................... 55

9

Centre air vents  .................... 79

10 Hazard warning flashers  ...... 65

Control indicator for airbag

deactivation  .......................... 58

11 Upper tray  ............................ 43
12 Infotainment system  ............. 71
13 Front passenger airbag  ........ 33

14 Storage tray  ......................... 43
15 Airbag deactivation  .............. 36
16 Glovebox  .............................. 44
17 Climate control system  ......... 77
18 Power outlet  ......................... 53

Cigarette lighter  .................... 53

19 Selector lever, manual

transmission  ......................... 88

Automatic transmission  ........ 86

20 Storage tray  ......................... 43
21 Ignition switch with

steering wheel lock  .............. 82

22 Steering wheel

adjustment  ........................... 50

23 Fuse box  ............................ 106
24 Bonnet release lever  ............ 95
25 Headlight range

adjustment  ........................... 65

Front fog lights  ..................... 66

Traction Control system  ....... 90

Stop-start system .................. 82

Exterior lighting

Turn
8

= sidelights

9

= headlights

OFF = off
Turn
r

= rear fog light

OFF = off
Lighting 3 64.

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In brief

Front fog lights

Operated with the > button.
Front fog lights will only operate when

the headlights or sidelights are

switched on.

Headlight flash, high beam and

low beam

headlight flash = pull lever

high beam

= push lever

low beam

= pull lever

High beam 3 64, Headlight flash

3

 64.

Turn and lane-change signals

right = lever up

left = lever down
Turn and lane-change signals

3

 66.

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Hazard warning flashers

Operated with the ¨ button.
Hazard warning flashers 3 65.

Horn

Press j.

Washer and wiper systems

Windscreen wipers

MIST = misting function

OFF = off

INT

= adjustable timed interval

wipe

LO

= slow

HI

= fast

For a single swipe, move lever up

from position OFF.
Windscreen wipers 3 51, Wiper

blade replacement 3 99.

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In brief

Windscreen washer system

Pull lever.
Windscreen washer system 3 51,

Washer fluid 3 98.

Rear window wiper and washer

system

Turn
f

= washer fluid is sprayed onto

the rear window

OFF = off

INT = intermittent operation

ON = continuous operation

f

= washer fluid is sprayed onto

the rear window

Climate control

Heated rear window, heated

exterior mirrors

Operated with the Ü button.
Heated rear window 3 26, Heated

exterior mirrors 3 24.

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Demisting and defrosting the

windows

Turn air recirculation mode 4 off.
Set temperature control to warmest

level.
Cooling n on.
Set air distribution control to V.
Set fan to 4.
Heated rear window Ü on.
Climate control system 3 77.

Transmission

Manual transmission

Reverse: with the vehicle stationary,

wait 3 seconds after depressing

clutch pedal and engage the gear.
If the gear does not engage, set the

lever in neutral, release the clutch

pedal and depress again; then repeat

gear selection.
Manual transmission 3 88.

Automatic transmission

P = park

R = reverse

N = neutral

D = drive
The selector lever can only be moved

out of P when the ignition is on and

the brake pedal is applied.
Automatic transmission 3 86.

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In brief

Starting off

Check before starting off

■ Tyre pressure and condition

3

 108, 3 129.

■ Engine oil level and fluid levels

3

 96.

■ All windows, mirrors, exterior

lighting and number plates are free

from dirt, snow and ice and are

operational.

■ Proper position of mirrors, seats

and seat belts 3 24, 3 28,

3

 31.

■ Brake function at low speed,

particularly if the brakes are wet.

Starting the engine

Turn key to position ACC. Move the

steering wheel slightly to release the

steering wheel lock. Operate clutch

and brake, automatic transmission in

N or P, do not accelerate; turn key to

START and release key.
Starting the engine 3 82.

Stop-start system

If the vehicle is at low speed or in

standstill and certain conditions are

fulfilled, activate an Autostop as

follows:

■ Depress the clutch pedal
■ shift the selector lever to N
■ release the clutch pedal

An Autostop is indicated when ENG

A-STOP illuminates green in the

instrument cluster.
To restart the engine, depress the

clutch pedal again.
Stop-start system 3 82.

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Parking

■ Always apply parking brake without

pressing release button. Apply as

firmly as possible on a downhill

slope or uphill slope. Operate foot

brake at same time to reduce

operating force.

■ Switch off the engine and ignition.

Push key into ignition lock, turn to

LOCK and remove. Turn the

steering wheel until the steering

wheel lock is felt to engage.
For vehicles with automatic

transmission, the key can only be

removed when the selector lever is

in the P.

■ If the vehicle is on a level surface or

uphill slope, engage first gear or set

the selector lever to P before

switching off the ignition. On an

uphill slope, turn the front wheels

away from the kerb.
If the vehicle is on a downhill slope,

engage reverse gear or set the

selector lever to P before switching

off the ignition. Turn the front

wheels towards the kerb.

■ Lock the vehicle with button e on

the radio remote control.
Activate the anti-theft locking

system 3 22.

■ Do not park the vehicle on an easily

ignitable surface. The high

temperature of the exhaust system

could ignite the surface.

■ Close windows.
■ The engine cooling fans may run

after the engine has been switched

off 3 95.

Keys, locks 3 18, Laying the vehicle

up for a long period of time 3 94.

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Keys, doors and windows

Keys, doors and

windows

Keys, locks ................................... 18
Doors ........................................... 21
Vehicle security ............................ 22
Exterior mirrors ............................ 23
Interior mirrors ............................. 25
Windows ...................................... 25

Keys, locks

Keys

Replacement keys

The key number is specified on the

key or on a detachable tag.
The key number must be quoted

when ordering replacement keys as it

is a component of the immobiliser

system.
Locks 3 118.

Radio remote control

Used to operate:

■ Central locking system
■ Anti-theft locking system

The radio remote control has a range

of approx. 5 metres. This range can

be affected by outside influences.

The hazard warning flashers confirm

operation.
Handle with care, protect from

moisture and high temperatures and

avoid unnecessary operation.

Fault

If the central locking system cannot

be operated with the radio remote

control, it may be due to the following:

■ Range exceeded
■ Battery voltage too low
■ Interference from higher-power

radio waves from other sources

Opening the vehicle 3 19.

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Radio remote control battery

replacement

Replace the battery as soon as the

range reduces.
Remove screw on key cover and

remove the transmitter. Prise apart

both halves of transmitter with

a suitable screwdriver.
Batteries do not belong in household

waste. They must be disposed of at

an appropriate recycling collection

point.
Replace the battery (battery type CR

1620), paying attention to the

installation position.

Reattach both halves of transmitter

and reinstall in holder, ensuring it

engages correctly.
Replace cover and tighten screw.

Central locking system

Unlocks and locks doors and tailgate.

Unlocking

Central locking system with key

activation

Turn the key in the driver's door lock

to the front. The tailgate is unlocked

when the driver’s door is opened.

The entire vehicle can be unlocked by

turning the key twice in the driver’s

door lock.

Central locking system with radio

remote control

Press button c.
Configured to unlock only the driver`s

door by pressing button c once and to

unlock all doors and tailgate by

pressing button c twice.
If no door is opened within approx. 30

seconds after the vehicle has been

unlocked via the remote control, the

vehicle is relocked automatically.

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Keys, doors and windows

Locking

Close doors and tailgate.

Central locking system with key

activation

Turn the key in the driver's door lock

to the rear.

Central locking system with radio

remote control

Press button e.

Central locking button

Locks or unlocks all doors and the

tailgate.

Press button m.
front = lock

rear = unlock

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Interior lock

Locks or unlocks the doors from

inside the vehicle.
To lock front doors from outside the

vehicle, press the interior lock and

keep exterior door handle raised

when closing the door.

Child locks

Warning

Use the child locks whenever

children are occupying the rear

seats.

To engage lock, open door and move

lock lever to lower position. Door

cannot then be opened from inside.
To disengage safety lock, raise lock

lever.

Doors

Load compartment

Opening

Press the button below the handle

and lift the tailgate.

Warning

Do not drive with the tailgate open

or ajar, e.g. when transporting

bulky objects, since toxic exhaust

gases could enter the vehicle.

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