Opel Meriva (2017 year). Manual - part 6

 

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Opel Meriva (2017 year). Manual - part 6

 

 

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Instruments and controls

If outside temperature drops to 3 °C,

a warning message is displayed in the

Driver Information Centre with

Uplevel-Display or

Uplevel-Combi-Display.

9 Warning

The road surface may already be

icy even though the display

indicates a few degrees above

0 °C.

Clock

Date and time are shown in the

Info-Display.

Time and date settings

CD 300/CD 400/CD 400plus
Press CONFIG. The menu Settings is

displayed.
Select Time & Date.

Selectable setting options:

● Set time: Changes the time

shown on the display.

● Set date: Changes the date

shown on the display.

● Set time format: Changes

indication of hours between 12

hours and 24 hours.

● Set date format: Changes

indication of date between MM/

DD/YYYY and DD.MM.YYYY.

● Display digital clock: Switches

on/off indication of time on the

display.

● RDS clock synchronization: The

RDS signal of most VHF

transmitters automatically sets

the time. RDS time

synchronisation can take a few

minutes. Some transmitters do

not send a correct time signal. In

such cases, it is recommended to

switch off automatic time

synchronisation.

Vehicle personalisation 3 112.

Time and date settings

CD 600/Navi 650/Navi 950
Press Config and then select the

Time and Date menu item to display

the respective submenu.

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Note

If RDS Auto Time Adjust is activated,

time and date are automatically set

by the system.
See Infotainment manual for further

information.

Set time

To adjust the time settings, select the

Set Time menu item. Turn the

multifunction knob to adjust the first

setting.
Press the multifunction knob to

confirm the input. The coloured

background moves to the next

setting.
Adjust all settings.

Set date

To adjust the time settings, select the

Set Date menu item. Turn the

multifunction knob to adjust the first

setting.
Press the multifunction knob to

confirm the input. The coloured

background moves to the next

setting.
Adjust all settings.

Time format

To choose the desired time format,

select 12 hr / 24 hr Format. Activate

12 Hour or 24 Hour.
Vehicle personalisation 3 112.

Power outlets

A 12 volt power outlet is located in the

front console.

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Instruments and controls

A further 12 volt power outlet is

located in the rear console.
Do not exceed the maximum power

consumption of 120 watts.
With ignition off, the power outlets are

deactivated. Additionally the power

outlets are deactivated in the event of

low vehicle battery voltage.
Electrical accessories that are

connected must comply with the

electromagnetic compatibility

requirements laid down in

DIN VDE 40 839.
Do not connect any current-delivering

accessories, e.g. electrical charging

devices or batteries.
Do not damage the outlet by using

unsuitable plugs.
Stop-start system 3 142.

Cigarette lighter

The cigarette lighter is located in the

front console.
Press in cigarette lighter. It switches

off automatically once the element is

glowing. Pull out lighter.

Ashtrays

Caution

To be used only for ash and not for

combustible rubbish.

The portable ashtray can be placed in

the cupholders.

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89

Warning lights, gauges

and indicators

Instrument cluster

In some versions, the needles of the

instruments briefly rotate to the end

position when the ignition is switched

on.

Speedometer

Indicates vehicle speed.

Odometer

The bottom line displays the recorded

distance in km.

Trip odometer

The top line displays the recorded

distance since the last reset.
To reset, press SET/CLR on the turn

signal lever for a few seconds

3

 101.

On vehicles with reset knob, hold the

reset knob depressed for a few

seconds with the ignition on.

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.

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Instruments and controls

Fuel gauge

Displays the level in the fuel or gas

tank depending on the operation

mode.
The arrow indicates the vehicle side

where the fuel filler flap is located.
Control indicator i illuminates if the

level in the tank is low. Refuel

immediately if it flashes.
During liquid gas operation, the

system automatically switches over to

petrol operation when gas tanks are

empty 3 90.
Never run the fuel tank dry.

Because of the fuel remaining in the

tank, the top-up quantity may be less

than the specified tank capacity.

Fuel selector

Pressing LPG switches between

petrol and liquid gas operation. The

LED 1 status shows the current

operating mode.
1

 off

: petrol operation

1

 flashes : checking conditions

for fuel transition to

liquid gas operation.

Illuminates if

conditions are fulfilled.

1

 illumi‐

nates

: liquid gas operation

1

 flashes

five times

and extin‐

guishes

: liquid gas tank is

empty or failure in

liquid gas system. A

message is displayed

in the Driver

Information Centre.

As soon as the liquid gas tanks are

empty, petrol operation is

automatically engaged until the

ignition is switched off.
Fuel for liquid gas operation 3 160.

Engine coolant temperature

gauge

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91

Displays the coolant temperature.
left area : engine operating

temperature not yet

reached

central

area

: normal operating

temperature

right area : temperature too high

Caution

If engine coolant temperature is

too high, stop vehicle, switch off

engine. Danger to engine. Check

coolant level.

Service display

The engine oil life system lets you

know when to change the engine oil

and filter. Based on driving

conditions, the interval at which an

engine oil and filter change will be

indicated can vary considerably.

In the Uplevel-Display or

Uplevel-Combi-Display the remaining

oil life duration is displayed in the

Vehicle Information Menu.
In the Midlevel-Display the remaining

engine oil life duration is displayed by

the control indicator I. The ignition

must be switched on, with the engine

not running.
The menu and function can be

selected via the buttons on the turn

signal lever.
To display the remaining engine oil

life duration:

Press MENU to select the Vehicle

Information Menu.
Turn the adjuster wheel to select

Remaining Oil Life.
The system must be reset every time

the engine oil is changed to allow

proper functionality. Seek the

assistance of a workshop.
Press SET/CLR to reset. The ignition

must be switched on, with the engine

not running.
When the system has calculated that

engine oil life has been diminished,

Change Engine Oil Soon or a warning

code appears in the Driver

Information Centre. Have engine oil

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Instruments and controls

and filter changed by a workshop

within one week or 500 km

(whichever occurs first).
Driver Information Centre 3 101.
Service information 3 220.

Control indicators

The control indicators described are

not present in all vehicles. The

description applies to all instrument

versions.
Depending on the equipment the

position of the control indicators may

vary.
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

white : confirmation of activation

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Control indicators in the instrument cluster

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Instruments and controls

Control indicators in the centre

console

Overview

O

Turn signal 3 94

X

Seat belt reminder 3 95

v

Airbag and belt tensioners

3

 95

V

Airbag deactivation 3 95

p

Charging system 3 96

Z

Malfunction indicator light

3

 96

g

Service vehicle soon 3 96

R

Brake and clutch system

3

 96

-

Operate pedal 3 96

m

Electric parking brake 3 97

j

Electric parking brake fault

3

 97

u

Antilock brake system (ABS)

3

 97

[

Upshift 3 97

c

Variable effort steering 3 97

r

Ultrasonic parking assist

3

 97

n

Electronic Stability Control off

3

 98

b

Electronic Stability Control and

Traction Control system 3 98

k

Traction Control system off

3

 98

!

Preheating 3 98

%

Diesel particle filter 3 98

w

Tyre pressure monitoring

system 3 98

I

Engine oil pressure 3 99

i

Low fuel 3 99

d

Immobiliser 3 99

#

Reduced engine power 3 99

8

Exterior light 3 99

C

High beam 3 100

f

Adaptive forward lighting

3

 100

>

Fog light 3 100

r

Rear fog light 3 100

m

Cruise control 3 100

h

Door open 3 100

^

Automatic locking 3 100

Turn signal

O

 illuminates or flashes green.

Illuminates briefly

The parking lights are switched on.

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Flashes

A turn signal or the hazard warning

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

light or associated fuse, failure of turn

signal light on trailer.
Bulb replacement 3 180, Fuses

3

 189.

Turn signals 3 124.

Seat belt reminder

Seat belt reminder on front seats

X

 illuminates or flashes red.

Illuminates

After the ignition has been switched

on until the seat belt has been

fastened.

Flashes

After having started the engine for a

maximum of 100 seconds until the

seat belt has been fastened.
Fastening the seat belt 3 46.

Seat belt status on rear seats

>

 or X in the Driver Information

Centre flashes or illuminates.

Illuminates

After having started the engine for a

minimum of 35 seconds until the seat

belt has been fastened.
If an unfastened seat belt is fastened

whilst driving.

Flashes

After starting off when the seat belt is

unfastened.
Fastening the seat belt 3 46.

Airbag and belt tensioners

v

 illuminates red.

When the ignition is switched on, the

control indicator illuminates for

approx. 4 seconds. If it does not

illuminate, does not go out after

4 seconds or illuminates whilst

driving, there is a fault in the airbag

system. Seek the assistance of a

workshop. The airbags and belt

pretensioners may fail to trigger in the

event of an accident.

Deployment of the belt pretensioners

or airbags is indicated by continuous

illumination of v.

9 Warning

Have the cause of the fault

remedied immediately by a

workshop.

Belt pretensioners, airbag system

3

 45, 3 49.

Airbag deactivation

V

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates for approx. 60 seconds

after the ignition is switched on. The

front passenger airbag is activated.
* illuminates yellow.
The front passenger airbag is

deactivated 3 53.

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9 Danger

Risk of fatal injury for a child using

a child restraint system together

with activated front passenger

airbag.
Risk of fatal injury for an adult

person with deactivated front

passenger airbag.

Charging system

p

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and extinguishes shortly

after the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Stop, switch off engine. Vehicle

battery is not charging. Engine

cooling may be interrupted. The

brake servo unit may cease to be

effective. Seek the assistance of a

workshop.

Malfunction indicator light

Z

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and extinguishes 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.

Flashes when the engine is

running

Fault that could lead to catalytic

converter damage. Ease up on the

accelerator until the flashing stops.

Seek the assistance of a workshop

immediately.

Service vehicle soon

g

 illuminates yellow.

Additionally a warning message or a

warning code is displayed.
The vehicle needs a service.
Seek the assistance of a workshop.
Vehicle messages 3 106.

Brake and clutch system

Brake and clutch fluid level

R

 illuminates red.

The brake and clutch fluid level is too

low 3 176.

9 Warning

Stop. Do not continue your

journey. Consult a workshop.

Operate pedal

-

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Brake pedal needs to be depressed

to release the electric parking brake

3

 151.

Clutch pedal needs to be depressed

to start the engine in Autostop mode.

Stop-start system 3 142.

Flashes

Clutch pedal needs to be depressed

for a main start of the engine 3 17,

3

 141.

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Electric parking brake

m

 illuminates or flashes red.

Illuminates

Electrical parking brake is applied

3

 151.

Flashes

Electrical parking brake is not fully

applied or released. Switch on

ignition, depress brake pedal and

attempt to reset the system by first

releasing and then applying the

electrical parking brake. If m remains

flashing, do not drive and seek the

assistance of a workshop.

Electric parking brake fault

j

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Electrical parking brake is operating

with degraded performance 3 151.

Flashes

Electrical parking brake is in service

mode. Stop vehicle, apply and

release the electrical parking brake to

reset.

9 Warning

Have the cause of the fault

remedied immediately by a

workshop.

Antilock brake system

(ABS)

u

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates for a few seconds after the

ignition is switched on. The system is

ready for operation when the control

indicator extinguishes.
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 3 150.

Upshift

[

 illuminates green when upshifting

is recommended for fuel saving

reasons.
On vehicles with Uplevel-Display or

Uplevel-Combi-Display, [ with the

number of the recommended gear is

shown in the bottom line of the Driver

Information Centre.

Variable effort steering

c

 illuminates yellow.

Fault in variable effort steering

system. This may lead to a higher or

lower steering effort. Consult a

workshop.
Stop-start system 3 142.

Ultrasonic parking assist

r illuminates yellow.
Fault in system
or
Fault due to sensors that are dirty or

covered by ice or snow
or

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Interference due to external sources

of ultrasound. Once the source of

interference is removed, the system

will operate normally.
Have the cause of the fault in the

system remedied by a workshop.
Ultrasonic parking assist 3 156.

Electronic Stability Control

off

n

 illuminates yellow.

The system is deactivated.

Electronic Stability Control

and Traction Control system

b

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

A fault in the system 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.

Flashes

The system is actively engaged.

Engine output may be reduced and

the vehicle may be braked

automatically to a small degree.
Electronic Stability Control 3 153,

Traction Control system 3 153.

Traction Control system off

k

 illuminates yellow.

The system is deactivated.

Preheating

!

 illuminates yellow.

Preheating of diesel engine is

activated. Only activates when

outside temperature is low.

Diesel particle filter

%

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

The diesel particle filter requires

cleaning.

Continue driving until %

extinguishes. If possible do not allow

engine speed to drop below

2000 rpm.

Illuminates

The diesel particle filter is full. Start

cleaning process as soon as

possible.

Flashes

The maximum filling level of the filter

is reached. Start cleaning process

immediately to avoid damage to the

engine.
Diesel particle filter 3 145.
Stop-start system 3 142.

Tyre pressure monitoring

system

w illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Tyre pressure loss. Stop immediately

and check tyre pressure.

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Flashes

Fault in system or tyre without

pressure sensor mounted (e.g. spare

wheel). After 60-90 seconds the

control indicator illuminates

continuously. Consult a workshop.
Tyre pressure monitoring system

3

 198.

Engine oil pressure

I

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and extinguishes 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.

9 Warning

When the engine is off,

considerably more force is needed

to brake and steer. During an

Autostop the brake servo unit will

still be operational.
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 3 174.

Low fuel

i

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Level in fuel tank is too low.
Additionally a warning message is

displayed on vehicles with Uplevel-

Display.

Flashes

Fuel used up. Refuel immediately.

Never run the tank dry.
Additionally a warning message is

displayed on vehicles with Midlevel-

and Uplevel-Display.
Refuelling 3 162.
Catalytic converter 3 146.
Bleeding the diesel fuel system

3

 179.

Immobiliser

d

 flashes yellow.

Fault in the immobiliser system. The

engine cannot be started.

Reduced engine power

#

 illuminates yellow.

The engine power is limited. Consult

a workshop.

Exterior light

8

 illuminates green.

The exterior lights are on 3 120.

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Instruments and controls

High beam

C illuminates blue.
Illuminated when high beam is on and

during headlight flash 3 122.

Adaptive forward lighting

f

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Fault in system.
Seek the assistance of a workshop.

Flashes

System switched to symmetrical low

beam.
Control indicator f flashes for approx.

4 seconds after the ignition is

switched on as a reminder that the

system has been activated 3 122.
Automatic light control 3 121.

Fog light

>

 illuminates green.

The front fog lights are on 3 124.

Rear fog light

r

 illuminates yellow.

The rear fog light is on 3 125.

Cruise control

m

 illuminates white or green.

Illuminates white

The system is on.

Illuminates green

A certain speed is stored.
Cruise control 3 154.

Door open

h

 illuminates red.

A door or the tailgate is open.

Automatic locking

^

 illuminates amber.

Fault in the automatic locking system.
The rear doors are possibly not

secured against opening.

9

Warning

Stop your journey immediately!

Follow the instructions as

described in paragraph "Fault in

the automatic locking system"

before continuing your journey

3

 25.

Consult a workshop.

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Information displays

Driver Information Centre

The Driver Information Centre is

located in the instrument cluster

between speedometer and

tachometer. It is available as

Midlevel-Display, Uplevel-Display or

Uplevel-Combi-Display.

Midlevel-Display indicates:

● overall odometer
● trip odometer
● some control indicators
● vehicle information

● trip/fuel information
● vehicle messages, displayed as

code numbers 3 106

In the Uplevel-Display the following

main menus can be selected by

pressing MENU on the turn signal

lever:

● Vehicle Information Menu
● Trip/Fuel Information Menu

In the Uplevel-Combi-Display, menu

pages can be selected by pressing

MENU on the turn signal lever; Menu

symbols are indicated in the top line

of the display:

● X Vehicle Information Menu
● W Trip/Fuel Information Menu

Some of the displayed functions differ

when the vehicle is being driven or at

a standstill. Some functions are only

available when the vehicle is being

driven.
Vehicle personalisation 3 112,

Memorised settings 3 22.

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