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Opel Astra GTC (2018 year). Manual - part 7

 

 

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Instruments and controls

Vehicle messages on the Colour-

Info-Display

Some important messages appear

additionally in the Colour-Info-

Display. Press the multifunction knob

to confirm a message. Some

messages only pop-up for a few

seconds.

Warning chimes

When starting the engine or whilst

driving

Only one warning chime will sound at

a time.
The warning chime regarding

unfastened seat belts has priority

over any other warning chime.

● 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 parking brake applied.

● If a programmed speed is

exceeded.

● If a warning message or a

warning code appears in the

Driver Information Centre.

● If the parking assist detects an

object.

● If an unintended lane change

occurs.

● If the diesel particle filter has

reached the maximum filling

level.

When the vehicle is parked and/or

the driver's door is opened

● With exterior lights on.

During an Autostop

● If the driver's door is opened.

Battery voltage

When the vehicle battery voltage is

running low, a warning message or

warning code 174 will appear in the

Driver Information Centre.

1. Switch off immediately any

electric consumers which are not

required for a safe ride, e.g. seat

heating, heated rear window or

other main consumers.

2. Charge the vehicle battery by

driving continuously for a while or

by using a charging device.

The warning message or warning

code will disappear after the engine

has been started twice consecutively

without a voltage drop.
If the vehicle battery cannot be

recharged, have the cause of the fault

remedied by a workshop.

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Trip computer

The menus and functions can be

selected via the buttons on the turn

signal lever 3 93.

Press MENU to select the Trip/Fuel

Information Menu, or select W on

the Uplevel-Combi-Display.

Trip/Fuel Information Menu on

Uplevel-Combi-Display

Turn the adjuster wheel to select the

submenus:

● trip odometer 1
● average consumption 1
● average speed 1

● trip odometer 2
● average consumption 2
● average speed 2

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Instruments and controls

● digital speed
● range
● instantaneous consumption
● route guidance

Trip computer 1 and 2

The information of two trip computers

can be reset separately for odometer,

average consumption and average

speed by pressing SET/CLR, making

it possible to display different trip

information for different drivers.

Trip odometer

Trip odometer displays the recorded

distance since a certain reset.
Trip odometer counts up to a distance

of 2000 km and then restarts at 0.
To reset, press SET/CLR for a few

seconds.

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,

a message appears on vehicles with

Uplevel-Combi-Display.
When the tank needs to be refuelled

immediately, a warning code or

warning message is displayed on

vehicles with Midlevel-Display or

Uplevel-Combi-Display.
Additionally, control indicator i

illuminates or flashes in the fuel

gauge3 91.

Average consumption

Display of average consumption. The

measurement can be reset at any

time and starts with a default value.
To reset, press SET/CLR for a few

seconds.

Instantaneous consumption

Display of the instantaneous

consumption.

Average speed

Display of average speed. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.

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To reset, press SET/CLR for a few

seconds.

Digital speed

Digital display of the instantaneous

speed.

Traffic sign assistant

Indicates detected traffic signs for the

current route section 3 183.

Route guidance

In addition to the navigation

information in the Colour-Info-

Display, route guidance is displayed

in the Driver Information Centre.

Vehicle personalisation

The vehicle's behaviour can be

personalised by changing the settings

in the Info-Display.
Some of the personal settings for

different drivers can be memorised

individually for each vehicle key.

Memorised settings 3 24.
Depending on vehicle equipment and

country-specific regulations some of

the functions described below may

not be available.
Some functions are only displayed or

active when the engine is running.

Personal settings in the

Graphic-Info-Display

CD 400plus/CD 400/CD 300

Press CONFIG. The menu Settings is

displayed.

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Instruments and controls

The following settings can be

selected by turning and pressing the

multifunction knob:

● Sport mode settings
● Languages
● Time Date
● Radio settings
● Phone settings
● Vehicle settings

In the corresponding submenus the

following settings can be changed:

Sport mode settings

The driver can select the functions

which will be activated in Sport mode

3

 157.

● Sport suspension: Damping

becomes harder.

● Sport powertrain performance:

Accelerator pedal and gear

change characteristics become

more responsive.

● Sport steering: Steering support

is reduced.

● Swap backlight colour main

instr.: Changes the instrument

illumination colour.

Languages

Selection of the desired language.

Time Date

See Clock 3 77.

Radio settings

See description in the Infotainment

manual for further information.

Phone settings

See description in the Infotainment

manual for further information.

Vehicle settings

● Climate and air quality

Auto fan speed: Modifies the

level of the cabin airflow of the

climate control in automatic

mode.
Climate control mode: Controls

the state of the cooling

compressor when the vehicle is

started. Last setting

(recommended) or at vehicle

start is either always ON or

always OFF.
Auto rear demist: Activates

heated rear window

automatically.

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● Comfort settings

Chime volume: Changes the

volume of warning chimes.
Personalization by driver:

Activates or deactivates the

personalisation function.
Rear auto wipe in reverse:

Activates or deactivates

automatic switching on of the

rear window wiper when reverse

gear is engaged.

● Park assist / Collision detection

Park assist: Activates or

deactivates the ultrasonic

parking assist. Activation is

selectable with or without

attached trailer coupling.
Auto collision preparation:

Activates or deactivates the

automatic brake functionality of

the vehicle in the event of

imminent collision danger. The

following is selectable: the

system will take over brake

control, warn by chimes only or is

deactivated.

Side blind zone alert: Changes

the settings for the side blind spot

alert system.

● Exterior ambient lighting

Duration upon exit of vehicle:

Activates or deactivates and

changes the duration of exit

lighting.
Exterior lighting by unlocking:

Activates or deactivates the

welcome lighting.

● Power door locks

Auto door lock: Activates or

deactivates the automatic door

unlocking function after switching

off ignition. Activates or

deactivates the automatic door

locking function after driving-off.
Stop door lock if door open:

Activates or deactivates the

automatic door locking function

while a door is open.
Delayed door lock: Activates or

deactivates the delayed door

locking function.

● Remote locking, unlocking,

starting

Remote unlock feedback:

Activates or deactivates the

hazard warning flasher feedback

whilst unlocking.
Remote door unlock: Changes

the configuration to unlock only

the driver's door or the whole

vehicle whilst unlocking.
Auto relock doors: Activates or

deactivates the automatic relock

function after unlocking without

opening the vehicle.

● Restore factory settings

Restore factory settings: Resets

all settings to the default settings.

Settings in the Colour-Info-

Display

Navi 950/Navi 650/CD 600
Press CONFIG on the Infotainment

system faceplate to enter the

Configuration menu.
Turn the multifunction knob to scroll

upwards or downwards in the list.

Press the multifunction knob

(Navi 950 / Navi 650: press the outer

ring) to select a menu item.

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Instruments and controls

● Sport Mode Profile
● Languages
● Time and Date
● Radio Settings
● Phone Settings
● Navigation Settings
● Display Settings
● Vehicle Settings

In the corresponding submenus the

following settings can be changed:

Sport Mode Profile

● Engine Sport Performance:

Accelerator pedal and gear

change characteristics become

more responsive.

● Sport Mode Back Lighting:

Changes the instrument

illumination colour.

● Sport Suspension: Damping

becomes harder.

● Sport Steering: Steering support

is reduced.

Languages

Selection of the desired language.

Time and Date

See Infotainment manual for further

information.

Radio Settings

See Infotainment manual for further

information.

Phone Settings

See Infotainment manual for further

information.

Navigation Settings

See Infotainment manual for further

information.

Display Settings

● Home Page Menu:

See Infotainment manual for

further information.

● Display Off:

See Infotainment manual for

further information.

● Map Settings:

See Infotainment manual for

further information.

Vehicle Settings

● Climate and Air Quality

Auto Fan Speed: Modifies the fan

regulation. Changed setting will

be active after switching the

ignition off and on again.
Air Conditioning Mode: Activates

or deactivates cooling when

switching on the ignition or uses

the last chosen setting.
Auto Demist: Activates or

deactivates auto demist.

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Auto Rear Demist: Activates the

heated rear window

automatically.

● Comfort and Convenience

Chime Volume: Changes the

volume of warning chimes.
Personalisation by Driver:

Activates or deactivates the

personalisation function.
Auto Reverse Gear Wiper:

Activates or deactivates

automatic switching on of the

rear window wiper when reverse

gear is engaged.

● Collision Detection Systems

Park Assist: Activates or

deactivates the ultrasonic

sensors. Activation is selectable

with or without attached trailer

coupling.
Automatic Collision Preparation:

Activates or deactivates the

automatic brake functionality of

the vehicle in the event of

imminent collision danger. The

following is selectable: the

system will take over brake

control, warn by chimes only or is

deactivated completely.
Side Blind Zone Alert: Activates

or deactivates the side blind spot

alert system.

● Lighting

Vehicle Locator Lights: Activates

or deactivates the entry lighting.
Exit Lighting: Activates or

deactivates and changes the

duration of exit lighting.

● Power Door Locks

Open Door Anti Lock Out:

Activates or deactivates the

automatic door locking function

while a door is open.
Auto Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the automatic door

unlocking function after switching

off ignition. Activates or

deactivates the automatic door

locking function after driving-off.
Delay Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the delayed door

locking function.

● Remote Lock/Unlock/Start

Remote Lock Feedback:

Activates or deactivates the

hazard warning flasher feedback

whilst locking.
Remote Unlock Feedback:

Activates or deactivates the

hazard warning flasher feedback

whilst unlocking.
Remote Door Unlock: Changes

the configuration to unlock only

the driver's door or the whole

vehicle whilst unlocking.
Relock Remotely Unlocked

Doors: Activates or deactivates

the automatic relock function

after unlocking without opening

the vehicle.

● Return to Factory Settings?:

Resets all settings to the default

settings.

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Instruments and controls

Telematics service

OnStar

OnStar is a personal connectivity and

service assistant with integrated

Wi-Fi hotspot. The OnStar service is

available 24 hours a day, seven days

a week.

Note

OnStar is not available for all

markets. For further information,

contact your workshop.
Note

In order to be available and

operational, OnStar needs a valid

OnStar subscription, functioning

vehicle electrics, mobile service and

GPS satellite link.

To activate the OnStar services and

set up an account, press Z and speak

with an advisor.

Depending on the equipment of the

vehicle, the following services are

available:

● Emergency services and support

in the case of a vehicle

breakdown

● Wi-Fi hotspot
● Smartphone application
● Remote control, e.g. location of

the vehicle, activation of horn and

lights, control of central locking

system

● Stolen vehicle assistance
● Vehicle diagnostics
● Destination download

Note

The OnStar module of the vehicle is

deactivated after ten days without an

ignition cycle. Functions requiring a

data connection will be available

again after switching on the ignition.

OnStar buttons

Note

Depending on the equipment, the

OnStar buttons can also be

integrated in the rear view mirror.

Privacy button

Press and hold j until a message is

heard to activate or deactivate the

transmission of the vehicle location.
Press j to answer a call or to end a

call to an advisor.
Press j to access the Wi-Fi settings.

Service button

Press Z to establish a connection to

an advisor.

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SOS button

Press [ to establish a priority

emergency connection to a specially

trained emergency advisor.

Status LED

Green: The system is ready with

activated transmission of the vehicle

location.
Green flashing: The system is on a

call.
Red: A problem arose.
Off: The system is ready with

deactivated transmission of the

vehicle location or the system is in

standby mode.
Red / green flashing for a short period

of time: The transmission of the

vehicle location has been

deactivated.

OnStar services

General services

If you need any information e.g.

opening hours, points of interest and

destinations or if you need any

support e.g. in the case of a vehicle

breakdown, a flat tyre and empty fuel

tank, press Z to establish a

connection to an advisor.

Emergency services

In the case of an emergency situation,

press [ and talk to an advisor. The

advisor then contacts emergency or

assistance service providers and

directs them to your vehicle.
In the case of an accident with

activation of airbags or belt

tensioners, an automatic emergency

call is established. The advisor is

immediately connected to your

vehicle to see whether help is

needed.

Wi-Fi hotspot

The Wi-Fi hotspot of the vehicle

provides internet connectivity with a

maximum speed of 4G/LTE.

Note

The Wi-Fi hotspot functionality is not

available for all markets.

Up to seven devices may be

connected.

To connect a mobile device with the

Wi-Fi hotspot:

1. Press j and then select Wi-Fi

settings on the Info-Display. The

settings displayed include the Wi-

Fi hotspot name (SSID),

password and connection type.

2. Start a Wi-Fi network search on

your mobile device.

3. Select your vehicle hotspot

(SSID) when listed.

4. When prompted, enter the

password on your mobile device.

Note

To change the SSID or password,

press Z and talk to an advisor or log

in to your account.

To switch off the Wi-Fi hotspot

functionality, press Z to call an

advisor.

Smartphone app

With the myOpel smartphone app,

some vehicle functions can be

operated remotely.

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Instruments and controls

The following functions are available:

● Lock or unlock vehicle.
● Honk horn or flash lights.
● Check fuel level, engine oil life

and tyre pressure (only with tyre

pressure monitoring system).

● Send navigation destination to

the vehicle, if equipped with a

built-in navigation system.

● Locate vehicle on a map.
● Manage Wi-Fi settings.

To operate these functions, download

the app from App Store

®

 or

Google Play™ Store.

Remote control

If desired, use any phone to call an

advisor, who can remotely operate

specific vehicle functions. Find the

respective OnStar phone number on

our country-specific website.
The following functions are available:

● Lock or unlock vehicle.
● Provide information on the

vehicle location.

● Honk horn or flash lights.

Stolen vehicle assistance

If the vehicle is stolen, report the theft

to the authorities and request OnStar

stolen vehicle assistance. Use any

phone to call an advisor. Find the

respective OnStar phone number on

our country-specific website.
OnStar can provide support in

locating and recovering the vehicle.
Theft alert

When the anti-theft alarm system is

triggered, a notification is sent to

OnStar. You are then informed about

this event by text message or email.
Restart prevention

By sending remote signals, OnStar

can prevent the vehicle from

restarting once it has been turned off.

On-demand diagnostics

At any time e.g. if the vehicle displays

a vehicle message, press Z to

contact an advisor and ask to

complete a real-time diagnostic check

to directly determine the issue.

Depending on the results, the advisor

will provide further support.

Diagnostic report

The vehicle automatically transmits

diagnostic data to OnStar which

sends a monthly email report to you

and your preferred workshop.

Note

The workshop notification function

can be disabled in your account.

The report contains the status of key

operating systems of the vehicle like

engine, transmission, airbags, ABS,

and other major systems. It also

provides information on possible

maintenance items and tyre pressure

(only with tyre pressure monitoring

system).
To look at the information in greater

detail, select the link within the email

and log in to your account.

Destination download

A desired destination can be directly

downloaded to the navigation system.
Press Z to call an advisor and

describe the destination or point of

interest.

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113

The advisor can look up any address

or point of interest and directly send

the destination to the built-in

navigation system.

OnStar settings

OnStar PIN

To have full access to all OnStar

services, a four-digit PIN is required.

The PIN has to be personalised when

first talking to an advisor.
To change the PIN, press Z to call an

advisor.

Account data

An OnStar subscriber has an account

where all the data is stored. To

request a change of the account

information, press Z and talk to an

advisor or log in to your account.
If the OnStar service is used on

another vehicle, press Z and request

that the account be transferred to the

new vehicle.

Note

In any case, if the vehicle is disposed

of, sold or otherwise transferred,

immediately inform OnStar about

the changes and terminate the

OnStar service on this vehicle.

Vehicle location

The vehicle location is transmitted to

OnStar when service is requested or

triggered. A message on the Info-

Display informs about this

transmission.
To activate or deactivate the

transmission of the vehicle location,

press and hold j until an audio

message is heard.
The deactivation is indicated by the

status light flashing red and green for

a short period of time and each time

the vehicle is started.

Note

If the transmission of the vehicle

location is deactivated, some

services are no longer available.
Note

The vehicle location always remains

accessible to OnStar in the case of

an emergency.

Find the privacy policy in your

account.

Software updates

OnStar may remotely carry out

software updates without further

notice or consent. These updates are

to enhance or maintain safety and

security or the operation of the

vehicle.
These updates may concern privacy

issues. Find the privacy policy in your

account.

ERA GLONASS

ERA GLONASS is a manually or

automatically actuated emergency

service. Emergency centres provide

assistance and information during an

emergency.
In case of an accident with activation

of airbags or belt tensioners, an

emergency call is placed

automatically. An immediate

connection with an advisor will be

established who will check whether

help is needed.

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Instruments and controls

9 Danger

The service is only available for

markets where it is legally required

and activated. Furthermore, the

manual and the automatic

emergency call function depend

on the availability of the

emergency centres and the

infrastructure in the country.

Note

In order to be available and

operational, the system requires

functioning vehicle electrics, mobile

service and GLONASS satellite link.

Depending on equipment, a backup

battery is used.

Control buttons

SOS button K

Press K and after a prompt press

again to establish an emergency

connection.

TECT button J

Press J for cancellation of a call or for

service (technician use only).

Status LED

The system provides feedback via

voice messages and an LED.

Green

: The system is ready or

within the recall time,

during which the advisor

can call back after an

established connection

(up to approx. two hours,

also possible with ignition

off).

Green

flashing

: The system is dialling,

data transmitting or a

voice connection is

established.

Red

: The system is booting up

for maximum 15 seconds

after switching on ignition,

then the LED turns green.

If the LED stays red or

turns from green to red, a

problem arose seek the

assistance of a workshop.

Red

flashing

: Call is not possible, e.g.

because of unavailable

mobile network.

Red/

green

flashing

: System is in test mode.

Do not press any button

and wait until time-out.

Off

: System is off.

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Note

In very cold conditions it may take a

while to warm up the backup battery.

When operational, the red LED turns

green.

Seek the assistance of a workshop if

the LED does not illuminate after

switching on the ignition.

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Lighting

Lighting

Exterior lighting .......................... 116

Light switch .............................. 116

Automatic light control ............. 117

High beam ............................... 118

High beam assist ..................... 118

Headlight flash ......................... 118

Headlight range adjustment .... 119

Headlights when driving

abroad .................................... 119

Daytime running lights ............. 120

Adaptive forward lighting ......... 120

Hazard warning flashers .......... 123

Turn and lane-change signals . 123

Front fog lights ......................... 124

Rear fog lights ......................... 124

Parking lights ........................... 124

Reversing lights ....................... 125

Misted light covers ................... 125

Interior lighting ........................... 125

Instrument panel illumination

control ..................................... 125

Interior lights ............................ 125

Reading lights .......................... 126

Sunvisor lights ......................... 126

Lighting features ........................ 127

Centre console lighting ............ 127

Entry lighting ............................ 127

Exit lighting .............................. 127

Battery discharge protection .... 128

Exterior lighting

Light switch

Turn light switch:
7

: lights off

8

: sidelights

9

: low beam

Control indicator 8 3 92.

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Light switch with automatic light

control

Turn light switch:
AUTO : automatic light control: low

beam is switched on and off

automatically depending on

external lighting conditions

m

: activation or deactivation of

the automatic light control.

Switch turns back to AUTO

8

: sidelights

9

: low beam

In the Driver Information Centre with

Uplevel-Combi-Display, the current

status of the automatic light control is

displayed.

When switching on the ignition,

automatic light control is active.
When low beam is on, 8 illuminates.

Control indicator 8 3 92.

Tail lights

Tail lights are illuminated together

with low/high beam and sidelights.

Automatic light control

When the automatic light control

function is switched on and the

engine is running, the system

switches between daytime running

light and headlights automatically

depending on the lighting conditions

and information given by the rain

sensor system.
When the automatic light control

function is switched on and the

engine is running, the system

switches between daytime running

lights and headlights automatically

depending on the external lighting

conditions.
Daytime running light 3 120.

Automatic headlight activation

During poor lighting conditions the

headlights are switched on.
Furthermore the headlights are

switched on if the windscreen wipers

have been activated for several

wipes.

Tunnel detection

When a tunnel is entered the

headlights are switched on

immediately.
Adaptive forward lighting 3 120.

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