Opel Meriva (2017 year). Manual - part 1

 

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Opel Meriva (2017 year). Manual - part 1

 

 

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In brief

In brief

Initial drive information

Vehicle unlocking

Press c to unlock the doors and load

compartment. Open the doors by

pulling the handles. To open the

tailgate, push the touchpad switch

under the tailgate moulding.
Radio remote control 3 21, Central

locking system 3 22, Load

compartment 3 27.

Seat adjustment

Longitudinal adjustment

Pull handle, slide seat, release

handle. Try to move the seat back and

forth to ensure that the seat is locked

in place.
Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment

3

 38.

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Backrest inclination

Pull lever, adjust inclination and

release lever. Allow the seat to

engage audibly.
Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment

3

 38.

Seat height

Lever pumping motion
up

: seat higher

down : seat lower
Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment

3

 38.

Seat inclination

Lever pumping motion
up

: front end higher

down : front end lower
Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment

3

 38.

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In brief

Head restraint adjustment

Press release button, adjust height

and engage.
To adjust horizontally, pull the head

restraint forwards. It engages in

several positions. To return to its

rearmost position, pull fully forwards

and release.
Head restraints 3 35.

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 position 3 37, Seat belts

3

 45, Airbag system 3 49.

Mirror adjustment

Interior mirror

To adjust the mirror, move the mirror

housing in the desired direction.
Manual anti-dazzle interior mirror

3

 30, Automatic anti-dazzle interior

mirror 3 31.

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Exterior mirrors

Select the relevant exterior mirror and

adjust it.
Convex exterior mirrors 3 29,

Electric adjustment 3 29, Folding

exterior mirrors 3 30, Heated

exterior mirrors 3 30.

Steering wheel adjustment

Unlock the lever, adjust the steering

wheel, then engage the lever and

ensure it is fully locked.
Do not adjust the steering wheel

unless the vehicle is stationary and

the steering wheel lock has been

released.
Airbag system 3 49, Ignition

positions 3 140.

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Instrument panel overview

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1

Power windows ..................... 31

2

Exterior mirrors ..................... 29

3

Cruise control  ..................... 154

4

Side air vents ...................... 136

5

Turn and lane-change

signals, headlight flash,

low beam and high beam  ... 124
Exit lighting  ......................... 127
Parking lights ...................... 125
Driver Information Centre .... 101

6

Instruments  .......................... 89

7

Steering wheel controls  ....... 82

8

Driver Information Centre .... 101

9

Windscreen wiper,

windscreen washer

system, rear wiper, rear

washer system  ..................... 83

10 Centre air vents  .................. 136
11 Central locking system .......... 22

Hazard warning flashers  .... 124
Control indicator for airbag

deactivation  .......................... 95

12 Info-Display ......................... 104

13 Sensor for electronic

climate control system  ....... 132

14 Glovebox  .............................. 61
15 Traction Control system  ..... 153

Electronic Stability Control  . 153
Ultrasonic parking assist  .... 156
Eco button ........................... 142
Fuel selector ......................... 90

16 Climate control system ........ 129
17 Selector lever, manual

transmission  ....................... 149
Automatic transmission  ...... 146

18 Electric parking brake ......... 151
19 Ignition switch with

steering wheel lock  ............ 140

20 Horn  ..................................... 83

Driver airbag  ........................ 52

21 Bonnet release lever  .......... 173
22 Storage compartment ........... 61

Fuse box  ............................ 193

23 Steering wheel adjustment  . . 82

24 Light switch  ........................ 120

Headlight range

adjustment  ......................... 122
Front fog lights  ................... 124
Rear fog light  ...................... 125
Instrument illumination  ....... 126

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Exterior lighting

Turn light switch:
7

: lights off

8

: sidelights

9

: low beam

Automatic light control
AUTO : automatic light control:

exterior lighting is switched

on and off automatically

m

: activation or deactivation of

the automatic light control

8

: sidelights

9

: low beam

Fog lights
Press light switch
>

: front fog lights

r

: rear fog light

Lighting 3 120.

Headlight flash, high beam and

low beam

headlight flash : pull lever

high beam

: push lever

low beam

: push or pull lever

Automatic light control 3 121, High

beam 3 122, Headlight flash 3 122.

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Turn and lane-change signals

lever up

: right turn signal

lever down : left turn signal
Turn and lane-change signals

3

 124, Parking lights 3 125.

Hazard warning flashers

Operated by pressing ¨.
Hazard warning flashers 3 124.

Horn

Press j.

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Washer and wiper systems

Windscreen wiper

HI

: fast

LO : slow

INT : interval wiping or automatic

wiping with rain sensor

OFF : off
For a single wipe when the

windscreen wiper is off, press the

lever down to position 1x.
Windscreen wiper 3 83, Wiper

blade replacement 3 179.

Windscreen washer

Pull lever.
Windscreen washer system 3 83,

Washer fluid 3 176.

Rear window wiper

Press the rocker switch to activate the

rear window wiper:
upper switch

: continuous

operation

lower switch

: intermittent

operation

middle position : off

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Rear window washer

Push lever.
Washer fluid is sprayed on the rear

window and the wiper wipes a few

times.
Rear window wiper/washer 3 85.

Climate control

Heated rear window, heated

exterior mirrors

The heating is operated by pressing

Ü

.

Heated rear window 3 33.

Demisting and defrosting the

windows

Press V.
Set the temperature control to the

highest level.
Heated rear window Ü on.
Climate control system 3 129.

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Transmission

Manual transmission

Reverse: with the vehicle stationary,

depress clutch pedal, press the

release button on the selector lever

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

lever to neutral, release the clutch

pedal and depress again; then repeat

gear selection.
Manual transmission 3 149.

Automatic transmission

P : park

R : reverse

N : neutral

D : drive
Manual mode: move selector lever

from D to the left.
<

: higher gear

]

: lower gear

The selector lever can only be moved

out of P when the ignition is on and

the brake pedal is applied. To engage

P or R, press the release button.
Automatic transmission 3 146.

Starting off

Check before starting off

● Tyre pressure and condition

3

 1973 235.

● Engine oil level and fluid levels

3

 174.

● 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 29, 3 37,

3

 46.

● Brake function at low speed,

particularly if the brakes are wet.

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Starting the engine

● Turn key to position 1.
● Move the steering wheel slightly

to release the steering wheel

lock.

● Operate clutch and brake.
● Automatic transmission in P or N.
● Do not operate accelerator pedal.
● Diesel engines: turn the key to

position 2 for preheating and wait

until control indicator !

extinguishes.

● Turn key to position 3 and

release.

Starting the engine 3 141.

Stop-start system

If the vehicle is at a low speed or at a

standstill and certain conditions are

fulfilled, activate an Autostop as

follows:

● Depress the clutch pedal.
● Set the lever in neutral.
● Release the clutch pedal.

An Autostop is indicated by the

needle at the AUTOSTOP position in

the tachometer.
To restart the engine, depress the

clutch pedal again.
Stop-start system 3 142.

Parking

9 Warning

● Do not park the vehicle on an

easily ignitable surface. The

high temperature of the

exhaust system could ignite the

surface.

● Always apply parking brake.

Pull switch m for approx.

one second.
The electric parking brake is

applied when control indicator

m

 illuminates 3 96.

● Switch off the engine.
● If the vehicle is on a level

surface or uphill slope, engage

first gear or set the selector

lever to position P before

removing the ignition key. 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 position

P before removing the ignition

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key. Turn the front wheels

towards the kerb.

● Close the windows.
● Remove the ignition key from

the ignition switch. 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 position P.

● Lock the vehicle by pressing e on

the radio remote control.

● Activate the anti-theft alarm

system 3 28.

● The engine cooling fans may run

after the engine has been

switched off 3 173.

Caution

After running at high engine

speeds or with high engine loads,

operate the engine briefly at a low

load or run in neutral for

approx. 30 seconds before

switching off, in order to protect

the turbocharger.

Keys, locks 3 20, Laying the vehicle

up for a long period of time 3 172.

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Keys, doors and windows

Keys, doors and

windows

Keys, locks ................................... 20

Keys .......................................... 20

Car Pass .................................... 21

Radio remote control ................. 21

Memorised settings ................... 22

Central locking system .............. 22

Automatic locking ...................... 25

Child locks ................................. 26

Doors ........................................... 26

Rear doors ................................. 26

Load compartment .................... 27

Vehicle security ............................ 28

Anti-theft locking system ........... 28

Anti-theft alarm system .............. 28

Immobiliser ................................ 29

Exterior mirrors ............................ 29

Convex shape ........................... 29

Electric adjustment .................... 29

Folding mirrors .......................... 30

Heated mirrors ........................... 30

Interior mirrors ............................. 30

Manual anti-dazzle .................... 30

Automatic anti-dazzle ................ 31

Windows ...................................... 31

Windscreen ............................... 31

Manual windows ........................ 31

Power windows ......................... 31

Heated rear window .................. 33

Sun visors .................................. 33

Roof ............................................. 34

Moonroof ................................... 34

Keys, locks

Keys

Caution

Do not attach heavy or bulky items

to the ignition key.

Replacement keys

The key number is specified in the

Car Pass 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 3 216.
The code number of the adapter for

the locking wheel bolts is specified on

a card. It must be quoted when

ordering a replacement adapter.
Wheel changing 3 207.

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Keys, doors and windows

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Key with foldaway key section

Press button to extend. To fold the

key, first press the button.

Car Pass

The Car Pass contains security

related vehicle data and should

therefore be kept in a safe place.
When the vehicle is taken to a

workshop, this data is required in

order to perform certain operations.

Radio remote control

Used to operate:

● central locking system
● anti-theft locking system
● anti-theft alarm system
● power windows

The radio remote control has a range

of approx. five metres. It can be

restricted by external 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, the cause may be one of the

following:

● Fault in radio remote control.
● The range is exceeded.
● The battery voltage is too low.
● Frequent, repeated operation of

the radio remote control while not

in range, which will require re-

synchronisation.

● Overload of the central locking

system by operating at frequent

intervals, the power supply is

interrupted for a short time.

● Interference from higher-power

radio waves from other sources.

Unlocking 3 22.

Basic settings

Some settings can be changed in the

menu Settings in the Info-Display.

Vehicle personalisation 3 112.

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