Opel Vivaro (2018 year). Manual - part 3

 

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Opel Vivaro (2018 year). Manual - part 3

 

 

Keys, doors and windows

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Press the button on any exterior door

handle.
- or -

Press e to activate the anti-theft alarm

system.
Electronic key system 3 24.

Deactivation

Unlocking the vehicle (with c or the

button on any exterior door handle) or

switching on the ignition deactivates

the anti-theft alarm system. Hazard

warning lights flash to confirm

deactivation.
The system is not deactivated when

unlocking the driver's door with the

key or with the central locking switch

in the passenger compartment.

Note

If the alarm has been triggered,

unlocking the vehicle with the key

will not stop the alarm siren. To stop

the siren, switch on the ignition. The

hazard warning lights will not flash

upon deactivation if the alarm has

been triggered.

Activation without monitoring of

passenger compartment

Disable monitoring of the passenger

compartment, e.g. when animals are

being left in the vehicle, or if the

auxiliary heater has been set for a

timed or remote controlled start

3

 122.

Press and hold e on the remote

control or electronic key; an audible

signal will sound as confirmation.
The status will remain until the doors

are unlocked.

Alarm

When triggered, the alarm sounds via

a separate battery-backed power

sounder, and the hazard warning

lights flash simultaneously. The

number and duration of alarm signals

are stipulated by legislation.
If the vehicle battery is disconnected

or its power supply is interrupted, the

alarm siren will be triggered. First

deactivate the anti-theft alarm system

if the vehicle battery must be

disconnected.

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Keys, doors and windows

To silence the alarm siren (if

triggered) and therefore deactivate

the anti-theft alarm system, reconnect

vehicle battery and unlock the vehicle

or switch on the ignition.

Immobiliser

The immobiliser is part of the ignition

switch and checks whether the

vehicle is allowed to be started with

the key being used.
The immobiliser is activated

automatically after the key has been

removed from the ignition switch and

also if the key is left in the ignition

switch when the engine is turned off.
If the engine cannot be started, switch

off the ignition and remove key, wait

approx. two seconds and then repeat

the start attempt. If start attempt is

unsuccessful, attempt to start the

engine using the spare key and seek

the assistance of a workshop.

Note

Radio Frequency Identification

(RFID) tags may cause interference

with the key. Do not have it placed

near the key when starting the

vehicle.
Note

The immobiliser does not lock the

doors. You should always lock the

vehicle after leaving it and switch on

the anti-theft alarm system 3 26,

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 38.

Exterior mirrors

Convex shape

The convex exterior mirror contains

an aspherical area and reduces blind

spots. The shape of the mirror makes

objects appear smaller, which will

affect the ability to estimate

distances.

Manual adjustment

Adjust mirrors by swivelling in

required direction.

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Keys, doors and windows

41

Electric adjustment

Select the relevant exterior mirror by

switching the control to the left or

right, then swivel the control to adjust

the mirror.
No mirror is selected when the control

is in the centre position.

Folding mirrors

For pedestrian safety, the exterior

mirrors will swing out of their normal

mounting position if they are struck

with sufficient force. Reposition the

mirror by applying slight pressure to

the mirror housing.

Parking position

The exterior mirrors can be folded in

by pressing gently on the outer edge

of the housing, e.g. when in a

confined parking situation.

Depending on version, exterior

mirrors can be automatically folded to

the parking position upon locking the

vehicle. For further information, refer

to the Infotainment manual.

Heated mirrors

Operated by pressing Ü. Activation is

indicated by the LED in the button.
Heating functions with the engine

running. It is switched off

automatically after a short time.
Climate control system 3 116.

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Keys, doors and windows

Interior mirrors

Manual anti-dazzle

To reduce dazzle, adjust the lever on

the underside of the mirror housing.

Wide view mirror

Depending on vehicle, a large convex

mirror is located in the front

passenger sun visor which helps to

increase visibility and reduce blind

spots.

Automatic anti-dazzle

Dazzle from following vehicles at

night is automatically reduced.

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Keys, doors and windows

43

Windows

Windscreen

Heat-reflecting windscreen

The heat-reflecting windscreen has a

coating which reflects solar radiation.

Also data signals, e.g. from toll

stations, might be reflected.

The marked areas on the windscreen

are not covered with the coating.

Devices for electronic data recording

and fee payment must be attached in

these areas. Otherwise data

recording malfunctions may occur.

Windscreen stickers

Do not attach stickers such as toll

road stickers or similar on the

windscreen in the area of the interior

mirror.

Windscreen replacement

Caution

If the vehicle has a front-looking

camera sensor for the driver

assistance systems, it is very

important that any windscreen

replacement is performed

accurately according to Opel

specifications. Otherwise, these

systems may not work properly

and there is a risk of unexpected

behaviour and/or messages from

these systems.

Power windows

9 Warning

Take care when operating the

power windows. Risk of injury,

particularly to children.
Keep a close watch on the

windows when closing them.

Ensure that nothing becomes

trapped in them as they move.

Switch on ignition to operate the

power windows.

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Keys, doors and windows

Operate the switch for the respective

window by pushing to open or pulling

to close.
For incremental operation: Push or

pull switch briefly.
For automatic opening or closing:

Push or pull switch for longer.

Window moves up or down

automatically with safety function

enabled. To stop movement, operate

the switch once more in the same

direction.
In the event of closing difficulties due

to frost or the like, operate the switch

several times to close the window in

stages.

Safety function

If the window glass encounters

resistance during automatic closing, it

is immediately stopped and opened

again.

Overload

If the windows are repeatedly

operated within short intervals, the

window operation is disabled for

some time.

Rear windows

Sliding side windows

To open or close, first release the

window by pushing the front part of

the handle down until it reaches the

vertical position then slide window.

Sun blind

Depending on vehicle, a sunblind is

integrated into the window cover.
To close, pull handle downwards and

engage the locks at the bottom.
To open, disengage the locks by

pulling sunblind towards you slightly

and guide it upwards.

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Keys, doors and windows

45

Heated rear window

Operated by pressing Ü. Activation is

indicated by the LED in the button.
Heating functions with the engine

running and is switched off

automatically after a short time.
Climate control system 3 116.

Sun visors

The sun visors can be folded down or

swivelled to the side to prevent

dazzling.
Sun visors have vanity mirrors and a

ticket holder on the rear.

The mirror covers should be closed

when driving.
Wide view mirror 3 42.

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Seats, restraints

Seats, restraints

Head restraints ............................ 46
Front seats ................................... 47

Seat position .............................. 47

Seat adjustment ........................ 48

Seat folding ............................... 50

Armrest ...................................... 50

Heating ...................................... 50

Rear seats ................................... 51
Seat belts ..................................... 55

Three-point seat belt ................. 56

Airbag system .............................. 59

Front airbag system ................... 63

Side airbag system .................... 63

Curtain airbag system ............... 64

Airbag deactivation .................... 64

Child restraints ............................. 65

Child restraint systems .............. 65

Child restraint installation

locations ................................... 68

Head restraints

Position

9 Warning

Only drive with the head restraint

set to the proper position.

The upper edge of the head restraint

should be at upper head level. If this

is not possible for extremely tall

people, set to highest position, and

set to lowest position for small people.

Adjustment

To raise, pull up head restraint and

engage.
To lower, press release button, adjust

height and engage.

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Seats, restraints

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The rear seat head restraints can also

be folded forwards.

Note

Approved accessories may only be

attached to the front passenger seat

head restraint if the seat is not in use.

Removal

E.g. when using a child restraint

system 3 65.
First tilt the backrest forwards, then

pull up head restraint to uppermost

position. Press release button and

pull the head restraint upwards to

remove.

Stow head restraints securely in load

compartment.
Do not drive with head restraints

removed if the seat is occupied.

Installation

First tilt the backrest forwards, then

insert the rods of the head restraint

into their holes.
Lower head restraint as far as

possible, then raise head restraint

(press release button first if

necessary) until it engages securely

in desired position.

Front seats

Seat position

9 Warning

Only drive with the seat correctly

adjusted.

9 Danger

Do not sit closer than 25 cm to the

steering wheel, to permit safe

airbag deployment.

9 Warning

Never adjust seats while driving as

they could move uncontrollably.

9 Warning

Never store any loose objects

under the seats.
Underseat storage, storage box

3

 76.

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Seats, restraints

● Sit with buttocks as far back

against the backrest as possible.

Adjust the distance between the

seat and the pedals so that legs

are slightly angled when pressing

the pedals. Slide the front

passenger seat as far back as

possible.

● Set seat height high enough to

have a clear field of vision on all

sides and of all display

instruments. There should be at

least one hand of clearance

between head and the roof

frame. Thighs should rest lightly

on the seat without pressing into

it.

● Sit with shoulders as far back

against the backrest as possible.

Set the backrest rake so that it is

possible to reach the steering

wheel with arms slightly bent.

Maintain contact between

shoulders and the backrest when

turning the steering wheel. Do

not angle the backrest too far

back. We recommend a

maximum rake of approx. 25°.

● Adjust seat and steering wheel in

a way that the wrist rests on top

of the steering wheel while the

arm is fully extended and

shoulders on the backrest.

● Adjust the steering wheel 3 85.
● Adjust the head restraint 3 46.
● Adjust the height of the seat belt

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 56.

● Adjust the lumbar support so that

it supports the natural shape of

the spine 3 48.

Seat adjustment

Drive only with engaged seats and

backrests.

Longitudinal adjustment

Pull handle, slide seat, then release

handle.
Try to move the seat back and forth to

ensure that the seat is locked in place.

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Seats, restraints

49

Backrest inclination

Pull lever, adjust inclination and

release lever. Allow the backrest to

engage audibly.
Do not lean on backrest when

adjusting.

Seat height

Lever pumping motion:
up

: seat higher

down : seat lower

Lumbar support

Adjust lumbar support using

handwheel to suit personal

requirements.
Rotate handwheel to increase and

decrease support.

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Seats, restraints

Seat folding

Folding front centre passenger

seat

Pull release lever, fold backrest fully

forwards then release the lever. Allow

the backrest to engage audibly.

Note

When seat height is in its highest

position, push head restraints down

before folding backrest.
Ensure that nothing prevents the

seat from folding, e.g. sun visor

3

 45, cup holder 3 75.

To restore, pull release lever, raise

backrest then release the lever. Allow

the backrest to engage audibly.

9 Warning

When the front passenger seat is

in the folded position, the front

passenger airbag system must be

deactivated.
Airbag deactivation 3 64.

Armrest

Raise or lower the armrest as

required.

Heating

Press ß for the respective seat when

the engine is running; LED in switch

illuminates. Press other end of rocker

switch to turn seat heating off.
Seat heating is thermostatically

controlled and switches off

automatically when seat temperature

is sufficient.
Prolonged use for people with

sensitive skin is not recommended.

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Seats, restraints

51

Rear seats

Depending on vehicle, 2nd row and

3rd row rear seats may be fitted.

Rear seat access

To facilitate access to the 3rd row

seats (where fitted), open sliding side

door and push down release lever on

folding access seat in the 2nd row and

fold the seat backrest forwards. If

necessary, unfasten seat belts from

their buckles.

9 Warning

Ensure that the backrest returns to

its correct position and the seat

belt buckles are fastened

securely.

Fastening and unfastening seat belt

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 56.

Sliding door 3 32.

Seat cushion

Depending on version, the seat

cushion can be adjusted to one of

five positions by pulling the strap

located at the front of the seat and

sliding seat cushion gently forwards

or backwards.
Underseat storage 3 76.

Folding and removing rear seats

9 Warning

When rear seats are being folded

or removed, keep hands and feet

away from the moving area.
Never adjust seats while driving as

they could move uncontrollably.
Ensure that the rear seats and

backrests are fully engaged before

occupying the rear seats.

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Seats, restraints

Before folding or removing the rear

seats, ensure that the armrests are

folded away in their most upright

position.

Before folding or removing the rear

seats, first release outboard seat

belts from their buckles and store the

latch plates in their housing.

For the rear centre seat, insert the

latch plate into the buckle 1.

Folding rear seats

On some variants, the load

compartment area can be increased

by folding the 3rd row rear seats

(where fitted).

9 Warning

When folding the seat use caution

- beware of moving parts. Ensure

the seat is secure when

completely folded.

If necessary, remove the head

restraints 3 46.

Pull the release strap and fold the

backrest onto the seat.
Hold the locking bars and bring them

together simultaneously.

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Seats, restraints

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Lift and fold the seat assembly

forwards until it engages in the folded

forward position.
Press on the top of the seat and lock

it into position by pushing the locking

levers (arrowed). Ensure that the seat

is engaged securely.

Caution

For safety reasons, do not place

loads on the folded rear seats.

When returning the seat assembly to

its original position, pull locking bars,

carefully lower seat assembly and

ensure the locking levers are correctly

located and latched.

Note

Make sure that the anchor points are

clean before installing the seat. They

should be free from grit or any other

item which may prevent the seat

from locking securely.

Raise the backrest, and if necessary,

replace the head restraints.

Removing rear seats

On some variants, the load

compartment area can be increased

by removing the 2nd row and

3rd row rear seats (where fitted).

9 Warning

Never remove the rear seats while

driving as they could move

uncontrollably.

9 Warning

Removable seats are heavy! Do

not attempt to remove without

assistance.

If necessary, remove the head

restraints 3 46.

Release the seats by pressing down

and sliding forward the locking

catches located on the left and right-

hand seat mountings.

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Seats, restraints

Raise the locking catches, then move

the seat unit towards the rear to

release from the rear floor anchor

points.
Raise the seat unit, then move it

towards the rear again to release from

the front floor anchor points. The seat

unit can then be lifted out.
The seats must be removed through

the sliding side door only (not through

the rear doors / tailgate). The

2nd row seats must be removed from

the vehicle before the 3rd row seats.

Installing rear seats

When re-installing seats, always

ensure that the row with the folding

access seat B is positioned correctly

in front of the fixed seat row A.
The seats must be introduced

through the sliding side door only (not

through the rear doors / tailgate). The

3rd row seats must be introduced into

the vehicle before the 2nd row seats.

Caution

The 2nd and 3rd row seats are not

interchangeable and must be fitted

back into their original position.

Note

Make sure that the anchor points are

clean before installing the seat. They

should be free from grit or any other

item which may prevent the seat

from locking securely.

Position the seat unit over the front

anchor points, then push the seat unit

until it sits over the rear anchor points.

Lower the locking catches and push

them until they are locked securely in

place. Ensure that the visual markers

on the locking catches are correctly

aligned.

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