Opel Agila (2011 year). Manual - part 4

 

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Opel Agila (2011 year). Manual - part 4

 

 

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Instruments and controls

The portable ashtray can be fitted in

the front or rear cup holder in the

centre console.

Warning lights, gauges

and indicators

Speedometer

Indicates vehicle speed.

Odometer

Displays the recorded distance.

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Odometer display brightness

To change brightness level, switch on

headlights and press the MODE

button repeatedly until the squares

that indicate the brightness level

appear in the odometer display.
⃞⃞⃞⃞ = maximum brightness

= minimum brightness

Press and hold the MODE button to

cycle through brightness levels.

Trip odometer

Displays the recorded distance since

the last reset.

There are two independent trip

odometers which indicate how far the

vehicle has been driven since the last

reset.
Press the MODE button repeatedly

until A or B appears on the left of the

display.
To reset a trip odometer, press and

hold the MODE button for approx.

2 seconds while the relevant trip

odometer is displayed.

Tachometer

Displays the engine speed.

Drive in a low engine speed range for

each gear as much as possible.

Caution

If the needle is in the red warning

zone, the maximum permitted

engine speed is exceeded. Engine

at risk.

Fuel gauge

Displays the fuel level in the tank (F

indicates full, E indicates empty).

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Instruments and controls

Control indicator Y illuminates if the

level in the tank is low. Refuel

immediately.
Never run the tank dry.
Because of the fuel remaining in the

tank, the top-up quantity may be less

than the specified tank capacity.

Service display

In the case of vehicles with fixed

engine oil change and service

intervals, InSP appears in the

odometer display if the ignition is

switched on when servicing is

overdue: have the next service

carried out within one week or

500 km. Seek the assistance of

a workshop.

After the service is complete, have

the display reset. Seek the assistance

of a workshop.

Transmission display

The mode or selected gear is shown

in the transmission display.
P

= Automatic transmission

park position

R

= Reverse gear

N

= Neutral

D

= Drive

L, 2, 3 = Selected gear, automatic

transmission

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Instruments and controls

The control indicators described are

not present in all vehicles. The

description applies to all instrument

versions. When the ignition is

switched on, most control indicators

will illuminate briefly as a functionality

test.
The control indicator colours mean:
red

= danger, important

reminder

yellow = warning, information, fault

green = confirmation of activation

blue

= confirmation of activation

Turn signal

O

 flashes green.

Flashes if a turn signal or the hazard

warning flashers are activated.
Rapid flashing: failure of a turn signal

light or associated fuse.
Bulb replacement 3 99.
Fuses 3 103.
Turn signals 3 66.

Seat belt reminder

X

 for driver seat illuminates or flashes

red.

Illuminates

After the ignition is switched on until

the seat belt is fastened.

Flashes

If vehicle speed exceeds 15 km/h and

driver seat belt is not fastened, X will

flash for approx. 90 seconds along

with a warning chime.

will then illuminate until driver seat

belt is fastened.
Fastening the seat belt 3 31.

Airbag and belt tensioners

v

 illuminates red.

When the ignition is switched on, v

flashes several times. If it does not

flash when the ignition is switched on,

stays lit, illuminates or flashes while

driving, there is a fault in the belt

tensioner or the airbag system. The

airbags and belt tensioners may fail to

trigger in the event of an accident.

Deployment of the belt tensioners or

airbags is indicated by continuous

illumination of v.

Warning

Have the cause of the fault

remedied immediately by

a workshop.

Belt tensioners, airbag system 3 30,

3

 33.

Airbag deactivation

* for front passenger airbag

illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

When the front and side airbag

systems for the front passenger seat

have been deactivated.

Flashes

When the ignition is switched on.
Airbag system 3 33, belt tensioners

3

 30.

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Charging system

p

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and goes out shortly after

the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Stop, switch off engine. Battery is not

charging. Engine cooling may be

interrupted. Power to the brake servo

unit may be cut. Seek the assistance

of a workshop.

Malfunction indicator light

Z

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and goes out shortly after

the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Fault in the emission control system.

The permitted emission limits may be

exceeded. Seek the assistance of

a workshop immediately.

Vehicles with electric throttle

body system

If the battery has been disconnected,

the system must be recalibrated upon

reconnection of the battery. Hold

ignition key in ON position for

5 seconds without running the

engine.
If the procedure is not successful Z

remains illuminated after the engine

is started. Seek the assistance of

a workshop immediately.

Brake system

R

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the parking brake is

released if the brake fluid level is too

low 3 98.

Warning

Stop. Do not continue your

journey. Consult a workshop.

Illuminates after the ignition is

switched on if the parking brake is

applied 3 89.

Antilock brake system

(ABS)

u

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates briefly after the ignition is

switched on. The system is ready for

operation when the u goes out.
If u does not go out after a few

seconds, or if it illuminates while

driving, there is a fault in the ABS. The

brake system remains operational but

without ABS regulation.
If during driving u illuminates in

conjunction with R, there is a serious

fault in the brake system. Seek the

assistance of a workshop

immediately.
Antilock brake system 3 89.

Power steering

c

 illuminates yellow.

If c does not illuminate when the

ignition is switched on, stays lit or

illuminates during driving, there is

a fault in the power steering system.

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Instruments and controls

The vehicle can be steered but

considerably more force is required.

Contact a workshop.

Electronic Stability

Program

b

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

There is a fault in the system.

Continued driving is possible. Driving

stability, however, may deteriorate

depending on road surface

conditions.
Have the cause of the fault remedied

by a workshop.

Flashes

The system is actively engaged.

Engine output may be reduced and

the vehicle may be braked

automatically to a small degree.
If the vehicle’s battery has been

disconnected and reconnected, the

system is deactivated and b flashes

once per second. Reactivate system

by driving in a straight line at over

15 km/h briefly until flashing ceases.

Electronic Stability

Program fault

ESP illuminates yellow.
If it illuminates during driving, there is

a fault with ESP®. The vehicle’s

brake system remains operational

without ESP® regulation. Seek the

assistance of a workshop.
Electronic Stability Program 3 91.

Traction Control system off

TCSS OFF illuminates yellow.
Illuminates continuously when the

system is deactivated.
Traction control system TCSS

3

 90.

Engine coolant

temperature

W

 illuminates or flashes red.

Illuminates or flashes when the

engine is running if the coolant

temperature is too high.

Caution

If engine coolant temperature is

too high, stop vehicle, switch off

engine. Danger to engine. Check

coolant level.

Coolant level 3 97.
If there is sufficient coolant, consult

a workshop.

Engine oil pressure

I

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and goes out shortly after

the engine starts.

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Illuminates when the engine is

running

Caution

Engine lubrication may be

interrupted. This may result in

damage to the engine and/or

locking of the drive wheels.

1. Move out of the flow of traffic as

quickly as possible without

impeding other vehicles.

2. Depress clutch.
3. Select neutral gear, set selector

lever to N.

4. Switch off ignition.

Warning

When the engine is off,

considerably more force is needed

to brake and steer.
Do not remove key until vehicle is

stationary, otherwise the steering

wheel lock could engage

unexpectedly.

Check oil level before seeking

assistance of a workshop 3 96.

Low fuel

Y

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates when level in fuel tank is

too low.
Catalytic converter 3 85.

Immobiliser

d

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

d

 illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and goes out shortly after

the engine starts.

Flashes

After the ignition is switched on, there

may be a fault in the immobiliser

system. The engine cannot be

started.

Stop-start system

ENG A-STOP illuminates or flashes

yellow / green.

Illuminates

Illuminates green during an

Autostop.
Illuminates yellow when the Stop-

start system has been deactivated.
If ENG A-STOP illuminates yellow

and the Stop-start system has not

been deactivated, there is a fault in

the Stop-start system. Seek the

assistance of a workshop.

Flashes

Flashes green during an auto restart.
Stop-start system 3 82.

High beam

P

 illuminates blue.

Illuminated when high beam is on and

during headlight flash 3 64.

Headlight levelling system

 illuminates during driving to

indicate a fault that requires

immediate attention. Seek the

assistance of a workshop as soon as

possible.

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Instruments and controls

Headlight range adjustment 3 65.

Fog light

>

 illuminates green.

Illuminated when the front fog lights

are on 3 66.

Rear fog light

r

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminated when the rear fog light is

on 3 66.

Door open

h

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when a door or the tailgate

is open.

Vehicle messages

Warning chimes

When starting the engine or

while driving

■ If the driver's seat belt is not

fastened and vehicle speed

exceeds approx. 15 km/h.

■ When operating the turn signals.

During an Autostop

■ If the driver's seatbelt is unfastened

and driver's side door is opened.

■ A system failure is detected

preventing auto re-start.

■ The bonnet is opened.
■ Gear selector lever is moved to

positions other than neutral without

depressing clutch pedal.

When the vehicle is parked and/

or the driver's door is opened

■ When the key is in the ignition

switch.

■ With exterior lights on (and ignition

key removed).

Seat belt reminder 3 58.

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Trip computer

The functions can be selected by

pressing the MODE button repeatedly

in the instrument cluster.

Press the MODE button to select one

of the functions:

■ Range
■ Average consumption
■ Instantaneous consumption

Range

Range is calculated from current fuel

tank content and current

consumption. The display shows

average values.
After refuelling, the range is updated

automatically after a brief delay.
When the fuel level in the tank is low,

--.- appears in the odometer display.
Additionally the control indicator Y in

the instrument cluster illuminates.

Average consumption

Display of average consumption. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.
To reset, press the MODE button for

a few seconds while the average

consumption is showing in the

display.
The display will show --.- briefly and

the average consumption figure will

update after a brief delay.

Instantaneous consumption

Display of the instantaneous

consumption. Until the vehicle is

moving, --.- appears in the display.

Setting units of measure

You can select which units of

measure are to be used for fuel

consumption figures.
With the vehicle stationary and with

instantaneous consumption showing

in the display, press and hold the

MODE button for a few seconds to

toggle between L/100km and km/L.

Interruption of power supply

If the power supply has been

interrupted or if the battery voltage

has dropped too low, the values

stored in the trip computer will be lost.

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Lighting

Lighting

Exterior lighting ............................ 64
Interior lighting ............................. 67

Exterior lighting

Light switch

Turn light switch:
9

= Headlights

8

= Sidelights

OFF = Off

High beam

To switch from low to high beam,

push lever.
To switch to low beam, push lever

again or pull.

Headlight flash

To activate the headlight flash, pull

lever.

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Headlight range

adjustment

Manual headlight range

adjustment 

To adapt headlight range to the

vehicle load to prevent dazzling: turn

knurled wheel to required position.
0 = front seats occupied

1 = all seats occupied

2 = all seats occupied and load

compartment laden

1)

2 = driver's seat occupied and load

compartment laden

Headlights when driving

abroad

The asymmetrical headlight beam

extends visibility at the edge of the

road at the passenger side.
However, when driving in countries

where traffic drives on the opposite

side of the road, adjust the headlights

to prevent dazzling.
Have the headlights adjusted by

a workshop.

Daytime running lights

Daytime running lights increase

visibility of the vehicle during daylight.
When the engine is started, this

system turns on all lights. This is

cancelled when the light control lever

is turned to any position other than

OFF.

The daytime running lights switch off

when the ignition is switched off.

Hazard warning flashers

Operated with the ¨ button.

1)

Vehicles with automatic transmission: set to position 1.

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Lighting

Turn and lane-change

signals

lever up

= right indicator

lever down = left indicator
If the lever is moved past the

resistance point, the indicator is

switched on constantly. When the

steering wheel moves back, the

indicator is automatically deactivated.
Switch the indicator off manually by

moving the lever to its original

position.

Front fog lights

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

the headlights or sidelights are

switched on.

Rear fog lights

Turn inner switch to r.
Rear fog light will only operate when

the headlights are switched on.

Reversing lights

The reversing lights come on when

the ignition is on and reverse gear is

selected.

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Interior lighting

Interior lights

During entry and exit of the vehicle,

the light automatically switches on

and then off after a delay.
Operate switch:
OFF

= always off

DOOR = automatic switching on

and off

ON

= always on

Caution

To prevent the battery from

becoming discharged, do not

leave the interior light switch in the

ON position when leaving the

vehicle.

Load compartment lighting

The lighting switches on when

opened.

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Infotainment system

Infotainment system

Introduction .................................. 69
Radio ........................................... 72
Audio players ............................... 75
Phone .......................................... 76

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