Opel Astra GTC (2018 year). Manual - part 6

 

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Opel Astra GTC (2018 year). Manual - part 6

 

 

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Instruments and controls

Control indicators in the centre

console

Overview

O

Turn signal 3 87

X

Seat belt reminder 3 87

v

Airbag and belt tensioners

3

 87

V

Airbag deactivation 3 87

p

Charging system 3 88

Z

Malfunction indicator light

3

 88

g

Service vehicle soon 3 88

R

Brake and clutch system

3

 88

-

Operate pedal 3 88

m

Electric parking brake 3 88

j

Electric parking brake fault

3

 89

u

Antilock brake system (ABS)

3

 89

[

Upshift 3 89

c

Power steering 3 89

)

Lane departure warning 3 89

r

Ultrasonic parking assist

3

 90

n

Electronic Stability Control off

3

 90

b

Electronic Stability Control and

Traction Control system 3 90

k

Traction Control system off

3

 90

!

Preheating 3 90

%

Diesel particle filter 3 90

w

Tyre pressure monitoring

system 3 91

I

Engine oil pressure 3 91

i

Low fuel 3 91

d

Immobiliser 3 92

#

Reduced engine power 3 92

8

Exterior light 3 92

C

High beam 3 92

l

High beam assist 3 92

f

Adaptive forward lighting

3

 92

>

Fog light 3 92

r

Rear fog light 3 92

G

Low washer fluid 3 92

m

Cruise control 3 92 / Adaptive

cruise control 3 92

A

Vehicle detected ahead 3 93

h

Door open 3 93

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87

Turn signal

O

 illuminates or flashes green.

Illuminates briefly

The parking lights are switched on.

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 3 208, Fuses

3

 222.

Turn signals 3 123.

Seat belt reminder

Seat belt reminder on front seats

X

 for driver's seat illuminates or

flashes red.
k for front passenger seat illuminates

or flashes red, when the seat is

occupied.

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.

Airbag and belt tensioners

v

 illuminates red.

When the ignition is switched on, the

control indicator illuminates for

approx. four seconds. If it does not

illuminate, does not go out after four

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

 48, 3 51.

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 54.

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.

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Instruments and controls

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 99.

Brake and clutch system

R

 illuminates red.

The brake and clutch fluid level is too

low 3 205.

9 Warning

Stop. Do not continue your

journey. Consult a workshop.

Illuminates after the ignition is

switched on if the manual parking

brake is applied 3 153.

Operate pedal

-

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Brake pedal needs to be depressed

to release the electric parking brake

3

 153.

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 19,

3

 141.

On some versions the operate pedal

message is indicated in the Driver

Information Centre 3 99.

Electric parking brake

m

 illuminates or flashes red.

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89

Illuminates

Electric parking brake is applied

3

 153.

Flashes

Electric 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

electric 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

Electric parking brake is operating

with reduced performance 3 153.

Flashes

Electric parking brake is in service

mode. Stop vehicle, apply and

release the electric 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 3 152.

Upshift

[

 illuminates green as a control

indicator, or is shown as a symbol R

with the number of a higher gear in the

Driver Information Centre, when

upshifting is recommended for fuel

saving reasons.
On some versions, gearshift

indication is popped-up as full page in

the Driver Information Centre.
Driver Information Centre 3 93.

Power steering

c

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates with power steering

reduced

Power steering is reduced due to

overheating of the system. Control

indicator extinguishes when the

system has cooled down.
Stop-start system 3 142.

Illuminates with power steering

disabled

Failure in the power steering system.

Consult a workshop.

Lane departure warning

)

 illuminates green or flashes yellow.

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Instruments and controls

Illuminates green

System is switched on and ready to

operate.

Flashes yellow

System recognises an unintended

lane change.

Ultrasonic parking assist

r illuminates yellow.
Fault in system
or
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.
Have the cause of the fault in the

system remedied by a workshop.
Ultrasonic parking assist 3 175.

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 (ESC)

3

 155, Traction Control system (TC)

3

 155.

Traction Control system off

k

 illuminates yellow.

The system is deactivated.

Preheating

!

 illuminates yellow.

Preheating 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.

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91

Flashes

The maximum filling level of the filter

is reached. Start cleaning process

immediately to avoid damage to the

engine.
Diesel particle filter 3 146, Stop-start

system 3 142.

Tyre pressure monitoring

system

w illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Tyre pressure loss. Stop immediately

and check tyre pressure.

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.

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 the

assistance of a workshop 3 202.

Low fuel

i

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Level in fuel tank is too low.

Flashes

Fuel used up. Refuel immediately.

Never run the tank dry.
Catalytic converter 3 147.
Bleeding the diesel fuel system

3

 207.

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Instruments and controls

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 3 116.

High beam

C illuminates blue.
Illuminates when high beam is on or

during headlight flash 3 118, or when

high beam is on with high beam assist

or intelligent light range 3 120.

High beam assist

l

 illuminates green.

The high beam assist or intelligent

light range is activated 3 118,

3

 120.

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.

four seconds after the ignition is

switched on as a reminder that the

system has been activated 3 119.
Automatic light control 3 117.

Fog light

>

 illuminates green.

The front fog lights are on 3 124.

Rear fog light

r

 illuminates yellow.

The rear fog light is on 3 124.

Low washer fluid

G

 illuminates yellow.

The washer fluid level is low.
Washer fluid 3 204.

Cruise control

m

 illuminates white or green.

Illuminates white

The system is on.

Illuminates green

Cruise control is active.
Cruise control 3 159.

Adaptive cruise control

m

 illuminates white or green.

Illuminates white

The system is on.

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93

Illuminates green

Adaptive cruise control is active.
Adaptive cruise control 3 162.

Vehicle detected ahead

A

 illuminates green.

A vehicle ahead is detected in the

same lane.
Adaptive cruise control 3 162,

Forward collision alert 3 169.

Door open

h

 illuminates red.

A door or the tailgate is open.

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 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 99.

In the Uplevel-Combi-Display, menu

pages can be selected by pressing

MENU. Menu symbols are indicated

in the top line of the display:

● X Vehicle Information Menu
● W Trip/Fuel Information Menu
● s ECO Information Menu
● C Performance Menu

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94

Instruments and controls

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 3 105.

Memorised settings 3 24.

Selecting menus and functions

The menus and functions can be

selected via the buttons on the turn

signal lever.

Press MENU to switch between the

menus or to return from a submenu to

the next higher menu level.

Turn the adjuster wheel to highlight a

menu option or to set a numeric value.

Press SET/CLR to select a function or

confirm a message.

Vehicle Information Menu

Press MENU to select the Vehicle

Information Menu or, on Uplevel-

Combi-Display, select X.
Turn the adjuster wheel to select a

submenu. Press SET/CLR to confirm.
Follow the instructions given in the

submenus.
Possible submenus can include,

depending on the version:

● Unit: Displayed units can be

changed.

● Tyre Pressure: Checks tyre

pressure of all wheels during

driving 3 231.

● Tyre Load: Select tyre pressure

category according to the current

actual tyre inflation pressure

3

 231.

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95

● Remaining Oil Life: Indicates

when to change the engine oil

and filter 3 83.

● Speed Warning: If exceeding the

preset speed, a warning chime

will be activated.

● Traffic Sign Assistant: Displays

detected traffic signs for the

current route section. 3 183

● Following Dist.: Displays the

distance to a moving vehicle

ahead 3 172.

Selection and indication can be

different between Midlevel-Display

and Uplevel-Combi-Display.

Trip/Fuel Information Menu

Press MENU to select the Trip/Fuel

Information Menu, or select W on

Uplevel-Combi-Display.
Turn the adjuster wheel to select a

submenu. Press SET/CLR to confirm.

● trip odometer 1
● trip odometer 2
● digital speed

Trip odometer 2 and digital speed are

only available on vehicles with

Uplevel-Combi-Display.
Reset trip odometer by pressing

SET/CLR on the turn signal lever for

a few seconds or by pressing the

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Instruments and controls

reset knob between speedometer

and Driver Information Centre with

the ignition on.
On vehicles with trip computer, more

submenus are available.
Selection and indication can be

different between Midlevel-Display

and Uplevel-Combi-Display.
Trip/Fuel Information Menu, Trip

Computer 3 103.

ECO Information Menu

Press MENU to select s in the top

line of the Uplevel-Combi-Display.
Turn the adjuster wheel to select a

submenu. Press SET/CLR to confirm.

Submenus are:

● Shift indication: Current gear is

indicated inside an arrow. The

figure above recommends

upshifting for fuel saving

reasons.
Eco index display: The current

fuel consumption is indicated on

a segment display. For

economical driving, adapt your

driving characteristic to keep the

filled segments within the Eco

area. The more segments are

filled, the higher the fuel

consumption. Simultaneously

the current consumption value is

indicated.

● Top Consumers: List of top

comfort consumers currently

switched on is displayed in

descending order. Fuel saving

potential is indicated. A switched

off consumer disappears from

the list and the consumption

value will be updated.
During sporadic driving

conditions, the engine will

activate the heated rear window

automatically to increase the

engine load. In this event, the

heated rear window is indicated

as one of the top consumers,

without activation by the driver.

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97

● Economy Trend: Displays the

average consumption

development over a distance of

50 km. Filled segments display

the consumption in 5 km steps

and shows the effect of

topography or driving behaviour

on fuel consumption.

Performance Menu

Press MENU to select the

Performance Menu, or select C on

Uplevel-Combi-Display.
Turn the adjuster wheel to select a

submenu. Press SET/CLR to confirm.
Submenus are:

● Acceleration: Display of current

acceleration in all directions.

● Lap Timer: Display of lap times,

top speed, average speed and

average time. Follow the

instructions given in the

submenu.

● Coolant Temp.: Display of

coolant temperature.

● Battery Volt.: Display of vehicle

battery voltage.

Graphic-Info-Display,

Colour-Info-Display

Depending on the vehicle

configuration the vehicle has a

Graphic-Info-Display or Colour-Info-

Display. The Info-Display is located in

the instrument panel above the

Infotainment system.

Graphic-Info-Display

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98

Instruments and controls

Depending on the Infotainment

system, the Graphic-Info-Display is

available in two versions.

Graphic-Info-Display indicates:

● time 3 77
● outside temperature 3 76
● date 3 77
● Infotainment system, see

description in the Infotainment

manual

● settings for vehicle

personalisation 3 105

Colour-Info-Display

The Colour-Info-Display indicates in

colour:

● time 3 77
● outside temperature 3 76
● date 3 77
● Infotainment system, see

description in the Infotainment

manual

● navigation, see description in the

Infotainment manual

● system settings

● vehicle messages 3 99
● settings for vehicle

personalisation 3 105

The type of information and how it is

displayed depends on the equipment

of the vehicle and the settings made.

Selecting menus and settings

Menus and settings are accessed via

the display.

Selections are made via:

● menus
● function buttons and

multifunction knob of the

Infotainment system

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99

Selecting with the Infotainment

system

Select a function via the Infotainment

system buttons. The menu of the

selected function is displayed.
The multifunction knob is used to

select an item and to confirm.

Multifunction knob

The multifunction knob is the central

control element for the menus:
Turn

● to highlight a menu option
● to set a numeric value or to

display a menu option

Press (the outer ring)

● to select or activate the

highlighted option

● to confirm a set value
● to switch a system function on/off

BACK
Press BACK to:

● exit a menu without changing

settings

● return from a submenu to a

higher menu level

● delete the last character in a

character sequence

Press and hold the BACK for a few

seconds to delete the entire entry.
Vehicle personalisation 3 105.
Memorised settings 3 24.

Smartphone controller

The smartphone controller allows a

smartphone to access vehicle data

via WLAN or Bluetooth connection.

This data can then be displayed and

analysed on the smartphone.

Vehicle messages

Messages are indicated mainly in the

Driver Information Centre, in some

cases together with a warning and

signal buzzer.

Press SET/CLR, MENU or turn the

adjuster wheel to confirm a message.

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Instruments and controls

Vehicle messages on the

Midlevel-Display

The vehicle messages are displayed

as code numbers.
No. Vehicle message
2

No radio remote control

detected, depress clutch pedal

to restart

4

Air conditioning off

5

Steering wheel is locked

6

Depress brake pedal to release

electric parking brake

No. Vehicle message
7

Turn steering wheel, switch

ignition off then on

9

Turn steering wheel, restart

engine

12 Vehicle overloaded
13 Compressor overheated
15 Centre high-mounted brake

light failure

16 Brake light failure
17 Headlight levelling malfunction
18 Left low beam failure
19 Rear fog light failure
20 Right low beam failure
21 Left sidelight failure
22 Right sidelight failure
23 Reversing light failure
24 Number plate light failure
25 Left front turn signal failure

No. Vehicle message
26 Left rear turn signal failure
27 Right front turn signal failure
28 Right rear turn signal failure
29 Check trailer brake light
30 Check trailer reversing light
31 Check left trailer turn signal
32 Check right trailer turn signal
33 Check trailer rear fog light
34 Check trailer rear light
35 Replace battery in radio remote

control

48 Clean side blind spot alert

system

49 Lane departure warning

unavailable

53 Tighten fuel filler cap
54 Water in diesel fuel filter
55 Diesel particle filter is full

3

 146

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No. Vehicle message
56 Tyre pressure imbalance on

front axle

57 Tyre pressure imbalance on

rear axle

58 Tyres without TPMS sensors

detected

59 Open then close driver window
60 Open then close front

passenger window

61 Open then close rear left

window

62 Open then close rear right

window

65 Theft attempted
66 Service anti-theft alarm system
67 Service steering wheel lock
68 Service power steering
69 Service suspension system
70 Service level control system

No. Vehicle message
71 Service rear axle
74 Service AFL
75 Service air conditioning
76 Service side blind spot alert

system

77 Service lane departure warning
79 Top up engine oil
81 Service transmission
82 Change engine oil soon
83 Service adaptive cruise control
84 Engine power is reduced
89 Service vehicle soon
94 Shift to park position before

exiting

95 Service airbag
128 Bonnet open
134 Park assist fault, clean bumper
136 Service parking assist

No. Vehicle message
145 Check washer fluid level
174 Low vehicle battery
258 Parking assist off

Vehicle messages on the

Uplevel-Combi-Display

The vehicle messages are displayed

as text. Follow the instructions given

in the messages.

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