Opel Astra Twintop (2012 year). Manual - part 7

 

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Opel Astra Twintop (2012 year). Manual - part 7

 

 

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Instruments and controls

Flashes with switched on

ignition

Fault in the immobiliser system. The

engine cannot be started 3 32.
Switch off the ignition and repeat the

start attempt.
If the control indicator continues

flashing, attempt to start the engine

using the spare key and seek the

assistance of a workshop.

Brake and clutch system

R

 illuminates or flashes red.

Illuminated

Illuminates after the ignition is

switched on if the parking brake is

applied 3 150.
Illuminates when the parking brake is

released if the brake and clutch fluid

level is too low 3 166.

Warning

Stop. Do not continue your

journey. Consult a workshop.

Flashes

On vehicle with automated manual

transmission, flashes for a few

seconds when the ignition is switched

off if the parking brake is not applied.
On vehicles with automated manual

transmission, flashes when the

driver's door is opened if no gear is

engaged and the parking brake is not

applied.

Antilock brake system

(ABS)

u

 illuminates red.

Illuminates for a few seconds after the

ignition is turned on. The system is

ready for operation when the control

indicator goes out.
If the control indicator 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.
Antilock Brake System 3 149.

Sport mode

1

 illuminates yellow.

The symbol is illuminated when Sport

mode is on 3 142, 3 146.

Winter mode

T

 illuminates yellow.

The symbol is illuminated when

Winter mode is on 3 142, 3 146.

Ultrasonic parking assist

r illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Fault in system. Have the cause of the

fault remedied by a workshop.

Flashes

Fault due to sensors that are dirty or

covered by ice or snow.
or
Interference due to external sources

of ultrasound. Once the source of

interference is removed, the system

will operate normally.

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Instruments and controls

99

Ultrasonic parking sensors 3 153.

Electronic Stability

Program

v

 flashes or illuminates yellow.

Illuminates for a few seconds when

the ignition is switched on.

Flashes whilst driving

The system is actively engaged.

Engine output may be reduced and

the vehicle may be braked

automatically to a small degree

3

 150.

Illuminates whilst driving

The system is switched off or a fault

is present. Continued driving is

possible. Driving stability, however,

may deteriorate depending on road

surface conditions.
Have the cause of the fault remedied

by a workshop.
ESP®

Plus

 3 150.

Engine coolant

temperature

W

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Stop, switch off engine.

Caution

Coolant temperature too high.

Check coolant level immediately

3

 165.

If there is sufficient coolant, consult

a workshop.

Preheating and diesel

particle filter

!

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Preheating activated. Only activates

when outside temperature is low.

Flashes

in vehicles fitted with a diesel particle

filter.
Control indicator ! flashes if the filter

requires cleaning and previous

driving conditions did not permit

automatic cleaning. Continue driving

and if possible do not allow engine

speed to drop below 2000 rpm.
The control indicator ! goes off as

soon as the self-cleaning operation is

complete.
Diesel particle filter 3 138.

Deflation detection system

and tyre pressure

monitoring system

w illuminates or flashes red or yellow.

Control indicator illuminates red

Tyre pressure loss. Stop immediately

and check tyre pressure. A maximum

speed of 80 km/h is permitted for run-

flat tyres 3 191.

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100

Instruments and controls

Control indicator illuminates

yellow

Fault in system or tyre without

pressure sensor mounted (e.g. spare

wheel). Consult a workshop.

Flashes

Flashes three times to indicate

system initialisation.
Deflation detection system 3 194,

tyre pressure monitoring system

3

 193.

Interactive driving system,

continuous damping

control, sport mode

IDS+ illuminates yellow.
Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and goes out shortly after

the engine starts. Illumination whilst

driving indicates a fault in the system.

Have the cause of the fault remedied

by a workshop.
IDS

Plus

 3 151, CDC 3 152, Sport

mode 3 151.

Engine oil pressure

I

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and goes out shortly after

the engine starts.

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

lever to N.

3. Move out of the flow of traffic as

quickly as possible without

impeding other vehicles.

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 the

assistance of a workshop 3 164.

Low engine oil level

S

 illuminates yellow.

Engine oil level is checked

automatically.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Low engine oil level. Check engine oil

level and top up as necessary

3

 164.

Low fuel

Y

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

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Instruments and controls

101

Illuminates

Level in fuel tank too low.

Flashes

Fuel used up. Refuel immediately.

Never run the tank dry.
Catalytic converter 3 139.
Bleeding the diesel fuel system

3

 167.

Open&Start system

0 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Flashes

The electronic key is no more within

the reception range of the vehicle

interior. The engine cannot be

started. Hold the Start/Stop button

depressed a bit longer to switch off

the ignition.
or
Failure of the electronic key.

Operation is yet only possible via

emergency operation.

Illuminates

Fault in system. Try to operate with

the spare key, the remote control or

through emergency operation. Hold

the Start/Stop button depressed a bit

longer to switch off the ignition. Seek

the assistance of a workshop.
or
The steering wheel lock is still

engaged. Move the steering wheel

slightly and press the Start/Stop

button.
Open&Start System 3 22.

Apply footbrake

j illuminates yellow.
The engine with manual transmission

automated can only be started if the

foot brake is depressed. If the foot

brake is not depressed, the control

indicator illuminates 3 145.

Exterior light

8

 illuminates green.

Illuminates when the exterior lights

are on 3 117.

High beam

C illuminates blue.
Illuminates when high beam is on and

during headlamp flash 3 118.

Adaptive forward lighting

B illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Fault in system.
If the swivelling device for curve

lighting fails, the corresponding low

beam lamp is deactivated and the fog

lamp is switched on.
Seek the assistance of a workshop.

Flashes

Fault in system. Consult a workshop

immediately.
Control indicator B flashes for

approx. 4 seconds after the ignition is

switched on as a reminder that the

system has been switched 3 118.
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)

3

 119.

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102

Instruments and controls

Fog light

>

 illuminates green.

Illuminates when the front fog lights

are on 3 120.

Rear fog light

r

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates when the rear fog light is

on 3 120.

Cruise control

m

 illuminates green.

Illuminates when the system is on

3

 152.

Door open

Q illuminates red.
Illuminates when a door or the tailgate

is open.

Information displays

Triple-Info-Display

Displays time, outside temperature

and date or Infotainment system

when it is on.
When the ignition is off, time, date and

outside temperature can be displayed

by briefly pressing one of the two

buttons below the display.

Board-Info-Display

Displays time, outside temperature

and date or Infotainment system

information.

Selecting functions

Functions and settings of the

Infotainment system can be accessed

via the board information display.
This is done using the menus and

buttons of the Infotainment system.
If nothing is operated within

5 seconds, the menus are

automatically exited.

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Instruments and controls

103

Select using the Infotainment system

buttons

In the Settings menu, use the OK

button to call up the required function.

Use the arrow buttons to change

settings.
In the BC menu, use the OK button to

call up the required function. Use the

OK button to operate the stop watch

or restart measurement and

calculation.

Select using the left adjuster wheel on

the steering wheel

Press the adjuster wheel to open the

BC menu. In the BC menu press to

operate the stop watch or restart

measurement and calculation.
Turn the adjuster wheel to call up the

required function.

System settings

Press the Settings button of the

Infotainment system. Menu item

Audio then opens.
Call up System with the left arrow

button and select with the OK button.

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104

Instruments and controls

Automatic time synchronisation

The RDS signal of most VHF

transmitters automatically sets the

time. This can be identified by } in the

display.
Some transmitters do not send

a correct time signal. In such cases,

we recommend to switch off

automatic time synchronisation.
Deactivate (Clock Sync.Off) or

activate (Clock Sync.on) automatic

time synchronisation with the arrow

buttons.

Setting date and time

The value ready for modification is

marked with arrows. Use the arrow

buttons to make the required setting.

Ignition logic

See Infotainment system manual.

Language selection

The display language for some

functions can be selected.
Select the required language with the

arrow buttons.

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Instruments and controls

105

Setting units of measure

Select the required unit of

measurement with the arrow buttons.

Graphic-Info-Display,

Colour-Info-Display

Displays time, outside temperature,

date or Infotainment system (when it

is on) and electronic climate control

system.
The Color-Info-Display displays the

information in colour.
The type of information and how it is

displayed depend on the equipment

of the vehicle and the settings made.

Selecting functions

Functions and settings of the

Infotainment system and electronic

climate control system are accessed

via the display.
Selections are made via the menus

and buttons, the multifunction control

of the Infotainment system or the left

adjuster wheel of the steering wheel.

Selecting with the Infotainment

system buttons

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106

Instruments and controls

Select menu items via the menus and

using the Infotainment system

buttons. The OK button is used to

select the highlighted item or confirm

a command.
To exit a menu, press the right or left

arrow button until Return or Main

appear and select.

Selecting with the multifunction

control

Turn the multifunction control to

highlight menu items or commands

and to select function areas.

Press the multifunction control to

select the highlighted item or confirm

a command.
To exit a menu, turn the multifunction

control until Return or Main appear

and select.

Selecting with the left adjuster wheel

on the steering wheel

Turn to select a menu item.
Press the adjuster wheel to select the

highlighted item or confirm

a command.

Function areas

For each function area there is a main

page (Main), which is selected at the

top edge of the display (not with

Infotainment system CD 30 or the

Mobile Phone Portal):

■ Audio,
■ Navigation,
■ Telephone,
■ Trip computer.

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Instruments and controls

107

System settings

Press the Main button of the

Infotainment system.
Press the Settings button on the

Infotainment system. For

Infotainment system CD 30, no menu

may be selected.

Setting date and time

Select menu item Time, Date from the

Settings menu.
Select the required menu items and

make settings.

Automatic time synchronisation

The RDS signal of most VHF

transmitters automatically sets the

time.
Some transmitters do not send

a correct time signal. In such cases,

we recommend to switch off

automatic time synchronisation.

On Infotainment systems with

navigation, time and date are also

harmonised upon receipt of a GPS

satellite signal.
The function is activated by ticking the

field in front of Synchron. clock

automatical. in the Time, Date menu.

Language selection

The display language for some

functions can be selected.
Select menu item Language from the

Settings menu.
Select the desired language.

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108

Instruments and controls

Selection is indicated by a 6 in front

of the menu item.
In systems with voice output, when

the language setting of the display is

changed the system will ask whether

the announcement language should

also be changed - see Infotainment

system manual.

Setting units of measure

Select menu item Units from the

Settings menu.
Select the desired unit.
Selections are indicated by a o in

front of the menu item.

Adjusting contrast

(Graphic-Info-Display)

Select menu item Contrast from the

Settings menu.
Confirm the required setting.

Setting display mode

Display brightness is dependent of

vehicle lighting. Additional settings

can be made as follows:
Select menu item Day/Night from the

Settings menu.
Automatic: The colours are adapted

to the exterior lights.

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Instruments and controls

109

Always day design: black or coloured

text on light background.
Always night design: white or

coloured text on dark background.
Selection is indicated by a o in front

of the menu item.

Ignition logic

See Infotainment system manual.

Vehicle messages

Messages are given via the

instrument panel display or as

warning and signal buzzers. Check

control messages appear on the

Info-Display. Some appear in an

abbreviated form. Confirm warning

messages with the multifunction knob

3

 102, 3 105.

Warning chimes

When starting the engine or

whilst driving

■ If the electronic key is not present

or is not recognised.

■ If seat belt is not fastened.
■ If a door or the tailgate is not fully

closed when starting off.

■ If a certain speed is exceeded with

the parking brake applied.

■ If the speed programmed at the

factory is exceeded.

■ If the vehicle has automated

manual transmission and the

driver's door is opened when the

engine is running, a gear is

engaged and the foot brake is not

depressed.

When the vehicle is parked and

the driver's door is opened

■ When the key is in the ignition

switch.

■ With exterior lights on.
■ With Open&Start system and

automatic transmission, if the

selector lever is not in P.

■ For automated manual

transmission, if the parking brake is

not applied and no gear is engaged

when the engine is switched off.

When operating the retractable

hardtop

■ Indicator buzzer upon completed

opening or closing of the

convertible hardtop.

■ Indicator buzzer upon completed

raising or lowering of the electric

load compartment loading aid.

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Instruments and controls

■ Gong tone if the tailgate is not

closed during roof operation.

■ Gong tone if the tailgate is not fully

open during operation of the load

compartment loading aid.

■ Gong tone during roof operation if

vehicle speed exceeds 30 km/h.

■ Gong tone when vehicle speed

exceeds 30 km/h if the roof is not

fully open or closed.

■ Three gong tones during roof or

loading aid operation if the load

compartment blind is not attached.

■ Three gong tones during roof

operation if outside temperature is

below -20 °C, vehicle battery

voltage is too low or the system is

overloaded.

■ Continuous warning buzzer during

roof operation if the anti-roll bars

have been triggered.

■ Continuous warning buzzer starting

one minute before the end of the

9-minute standby time with the roof

in an intermediate position or the

loading aid in a raised position.

■ Persistent warning buzzer when

closing the tailgate, if the lowering

process of the electric load aid is

not complete or has been

interrupted.

Battery voltage

Low battery voltage in radio remote

control or electronic key. On vehicles

without check control, the message

InSP3 appears in the instrument

panel display. Replace the battery

3

 20, 3 22.

Brake light switch

Brake light does not come on during

braking. Have the cause of the fault

remedied immediately by

a workshop.

Engine cooling level

Low fluid level in engine cooling

system. Check coolant immediately

3

 165.

Drain diesel fuel filter

If there is water in the diesel fuel filter,

the message InSP4 appears in the

instrument panel. Consult

a workshop.

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Instruments and controls

111

Lighting

Important exterior lights, including

cables and fuses, are monitored. In

trailer mode, trailer lighting is also

monitored. Trailers with LED lighting

must have an adapter that enables

light monitoring as with conventional

bulbs.

The failed lighting will be indicated in

the information display or the

message InSP2 will appear in the

instrument panel display.

Anti-theft alarm system

System fault in anti-theft alarm

system. Have the cause of the fault

remedied by a workshop.

Tyre pressure

On vehicles with tyre pressure

monitoring system, if there is low tyre

pressure, information which tyre to

check appears on the display.
Reduce speed and check tyre

pressure at the next opportunity. Tyre

pressure monitoring system 3 193.

Check tyre pressure 3 192, 3 244.

If there is a considerable loss of

pressure, a corresponding message

appears indicating the tyre.
Steer out of flow of traffic as quickly

as possible without endangering

other vehicles. Stop and check the

tyres. Mount the spare wheel 3 198.

If run-flat tyres are fitted, maximum

speed is 80 km/h. Information

3

 191. Tyre pressure monitoring

system 3 193.

Washer fluid level

Low washer fluid level. Top up

washer fluid 3 166.

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112

Instruments and controls

Trip computer

Trip computer in Board-

Info-Display

Access the data by pressing the BC

button on the Infotainment system or

the left adjuster wheel on the steering

wheel.
Some information appears in the

display in an abbreviated form.
Once an audio function has been

selected, the lower row of the trip

computer function is displayed

furthermore.

Instantaneous consumption

Displays the instantaneous

consumption. At low speeds,

consumption per hour is displayed.

Average consumption

Displays average consumption. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.

Absolute consumption

Displays fuel consumed. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.

Average speed

Displays average speed. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.
Stoppages in the journey with the

ignition off are not included in the

calculations.

Distance

Displays distance travelled. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.

Range

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Instruments and controls

113

Range is calculated from current fuel

tank content and current

consumption. The display shows

average values.
After refuelling, the range updates

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

the message Range appears in the

display.
When the fuel tank is nearly empty,

the message Refuel! appears in the

display.

Stop watch

Select the function. Press the OK

button or the left adjuster wheel on the

steering wheel to start or stop the stop

watch.

Restart trip computer

The measurement or calculation of

the following trip computer

information can be restarted:

■ Average consumption,
■ Absolute consumption,
■ Average speed,
■ Distance,
■ Stop watch.

Select the desired trip computer

information 3 102. To restart, press

the OK button or the left adjuster

wheel on the steering wheel for

approx. 2 seconds.

Trip computer in Graphic-

Info-Display or Colour-

Info-Display

The main page of the trip computer

provides information on range,

current consumption and average

consumption of BC 1.
To display other trip computer data,

press the BC button on the

infotainment system, select the trip

computer menu from the display or

press the left adjuster wheel on the

steering wheel.
Select BC 1 or BC 2 from the trip

computer menu.

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