Opel Astra Saloon (2014 year). Manual - part 7

 

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Opel Astra Saloon (2014 year). Manual - part 7

 

 

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

 149.

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.
Changing the time setting will also

change the time setting of the

navigation system.

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.
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

 1023 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.

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110

Instruments and controls

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.

■ 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

 162.

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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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 3 191.

Check tyre pressure 3 190, 3 225.

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 3 196.

If run-flat tyres are fitted, maximum

speed is 80 km/h. Information 3 189.

Tyre pressure monitoring system

3

 191.

Washer fluid level

Low washer fluid level. Top up

washer fluid 3 163.

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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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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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114

Instruments and controls

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,

the message Range appears in the

display.
When the fuel tank is nearly empty,

the message Please refuel! appears

in the display.
The navigation system will support

you in finding the nearest filling

station. See Infotainment manual for

further information.

Instantaneous consumption

Display of the instantaneous

consumption. At low speeds,

consumption per hour is displayed.

Distance

Displays distance travelled. 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.

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115

Absolute consumption

Displays fuel consumed. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.

Average consumption

Displays average consumption. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.

Restart trip computer

The measurement or calculation of

the following trip computer

information can be restarted:

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

Select BC 1 or BC 2 from the Board

Computer menu.

The information of the two trip

computers can be reset separately,

making it possible to evaluate data

from different time periods.
Select the required trip computer

information and confirm.

To reset all information of a trip

computer, select menu item All

values.

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Instruments and controls

Stop watch

Select menu item Timer from the

Board Computer menu.
To start, select menu item Start. To

stop, select menu item Stop.
To reset, select menu item Reset.
The relevant stop watch display can

be selected in the Options menu:

Driving Time excl. Stops

The time the vehicle is in motion is

recorded. Stationary time is not

included.

Driving Time incl. Stops

The time the vehicle is in motion is

recorded. The time the vehicle is

stationary with the ignition switched

on is included.

Travel Time

Measurement of the time from

manual activation via Start to manual

deactivation via Reset.

Tyre pressures

Select menu Tyres from the Board

Computer menu.

The current pressure of each tyre is

displayed.
Further information 3 191.

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Lighting

117

Lighting

Exterior lighting .......................... 117
Interior lighting ........................... 121
Lighting features ........................ 122

Exterior lighting

Light switch

Turn light switch:
7

= Off

8

= sidelights

9

= low beam

Control indicator 8 3 101.
If the ignition is switched off with the

low beam on, only the sidelights

remain illuminated.

Automatic light control

Light switch set to AUTO: When the

engine is running, the exterior lighting

is switched on when external light

conditions are poor.
For reasons of safety, the light switch

should always remain in the AUTO

position.
Move light switch to 9 if visibility is

poor because of fog or mist.

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