Opel Vivaro (2018 year). Manual - part 9

 

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Opel Vivaro (2018 year). Manual - part 9

 

 

Driving and operating

135

Turbo engine warm-up

Upon start-up, engine available

torque may be limited for a short time,

especially when the engine

temperature is cold. The limitation is

to allow the lubrication system to fully

protect the engine.

Idle speed control

To increase the idle speed, press the

switch. After a few seconds the

function will be activated.

The function will be deactivated

when:

● The clutch pedal is depressed.
● The accelerator pedal is

depressed.

● Vehicle speed is above 0 km/h.
● Control indicator F, W or C

illuminate in the instrument

cluster.

To increase or decrease the fast idle

speed rate, consult a workshop.

Note

When the fast idle function is

activated, the stop-start system is

automatically deactivated.
Stop-start system 3 136.

Vehicle shutdown

Fuel cut-off system

If the vehicle runs out of fuel, the fuel

system is cut-off and must be reset

after refuelling. A corresponding

warning message may also appear in

the Driver Information Centre 3 102.

9 Danger

If you can smell fuel in the vehicle,

or a fuel leak is present, have the

cause of this remedied

immediately by a workshop. Do

not reset the fuel cut-off system, to

avoid the risk of fire.

Resetting with remote control

key / manual key

To reset the fuel cut-off system and

enable the vehicle to be driven:

1. Turn the ignition key to position 2

3

 132.

2. Wait a few minutes to allow the

fuel system to be reset.

3. Turn key to position 3 to start the

engine.

If the engine does not start, repeat the

procedure.

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Resetting with electronic key

system

To reset the fuel cut-off system and

enable the vehicle to be driven:

1. Insert the electronic key in the

card reader 3 132.

2. Press START/STOP without

depressing any pedals.

3. Wait a few minutes to allow the

fuel system to be reset.

If the engine does not start, repeat the

procedure.
Electronic key system 3 24.
Power button 3 132.
Refuelling 3 160.

Overrun cut-off

The fuel supply is automatically cut off

during overrun, i.e. when the vehicle

is driven with a gear engaged but

accelerator pedal is released.
Depending on driving conditions, the

overrun cut-off may be deactivated.

Stop-start system

The stop-start system helps to save

fuel and to reduce the exhaust

emissions. When conditions allow, it

switches off the engine as soon as the

vehicle is at a low speed or at a

standstill, e.g. at a traffic light or in a

traffic jam. It restarts the engine

automatically as soon as the clutch

pedal is depressed.
A vehicle battery sensor ensures that

an Autostop is only performed if the

vehicle battery is sufficiently charged

for a restart.

Activation

The stop-start system is available as

soon as the engine is started, the

vehicle starts-off and the conditions

as stated below in this section are

fulfilled.
If the below conditions are not

fulfilled, an Autostop is prohibited and

control indicator \ illuminates in the

instrument cluster 3 101.

Deactivation

Deactivate the stop-start system

manually by pressing Î. LED in the

button illuminates to indicate

deactivation and a corresponding

message appears in the Driver

Information Centre 3 102.
If deactivated manually, it is possible

to reactivate the stop-start system by

pressing Î again; LED extinguishes

in the button and a corresponding

message appears in the Driver

Information Centre. The system is

reactivated automatically the next

time the ignition is switched on.
Vehicle messages 3 103.

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Note

When the fast idle function is

activated, the stop-start system is

automatically deactivated and

cannot be reactivated by pressing

Î

. LED in button illuminates to

indicate deactivation and a

corresponding message may

appear in the Driver Information

Centre 3 102.
Idle speed control 3 135.

Depending on version, if the driver's

door is opened or the driver's seat belt

is unfastened, the stop-start system is

deactivated automatically, and the

engine is switched off. Restart engine

by pressing START/STOP.
Power button 3 132.

Autostop

If the vehicle is at a low speed or at a

standstill, activate an Autostop as

follows:

● depress the clutch pedal
● move the selector lever to neutral
● release the clutch pedal

The engine will be switched off while

the ignition stays on if the required

conditions are met.

An Autostop is indicated when Ï

illuminates in the instrument cluster

3

 101.

During an Autostop, heating and

brake performance will be

maintained. Brake assist, however, is

not available 3 148.

Caution

The power steering assist may be

reduced during an Autostop.

If you exit the vehicle while the engine

is in an Autostop, a warning chime will

sound and a message "IGNITION

OFF" is displayed in the Driver

Information Centre as a reminder that

the engine is on standby and has not

been switched off.

Conditions for an Autostop

The stop-start system checks if each

of the following conditions is fulfilled,

otherwise an Autostop will be

inhibited and control indicator \ will

illuminate in the instrument cluster:

● the stop-start system is not

manually deactivated

● the bonnet is fully closed
● the driver's door is closed or the

driver's seat belt is fastened

● the vehicle battery is sufficiently

charged and in good condition

● the engine is warmed up
● the engine coolant temperature is

not too high

● the outside temperature is not too

low or too high (e.g. below 0 °C

or above 30 °C)

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● the defrosting function is not

activated

● the climate control system does

not inhibit an Autostop

● the brake vacuum is sufficient
● the self-cleaning function of the

diesel particle filter is not active

3

 140

● the Antilock brake system (ABS)

3

 147, Traction Control system

(TC) 3 149 and Electronic

Stability Program (ESP®

Plus

)

3

 150 ride control systems are

not actively engaged

● the vehicle has moved since the

last Autostop

Otherwise an Autostop will be

inhibited.
Certain settings of the climate control

system may also inhibit an Autostop.

See "Climate control" chapter for

further information 3 118.
Immediately after motorway driving

an Autostop may be inhibited.
New vehicle running-in 3 132.

Vehicle battery discharge protection

To ensure reliable engine restarts,

several battery discharge protection

features are implemented as part of

the stop-start system.

Restart of the engine by the driver

Depress the clutch pedal to restart the

engine.

Note

If any gear is selected, the clutch

pedal must be fully depressed to

restart the engine.

If the engine does not restart first

time, depress clutch pedal fully again.
Alternatively, press button Î to

restart the engine while in an

Autostop.
Control indicator Ï 3 101

extinguishes in the instrument cluster

when the engine is restarted.

Restart of the engine by the stop-

start system

The selector lever must be in neutral

to enable an automatic restart.

If one of the following conditions

occurs during an Autostop, the

engine will be restarted automatically

by the stop-start system:

● the vehicle battery is discharged
● the outside temperature is too

low or too high (e.g. below 0 °C

or above 30 °C)

● the defrosting function is

activated 3 118

● the brake vacuum is not sufficient
● the brake pedal is operated

repeatedly

● the vehicle starts to move

An automatic engine restart may not

be possible if a door or the bonnet is

open.
If an electrical accessory, e.g. a

portable CD player, is connected to

the power outlet, a brief power drop

during engine restart may be

noticeable.
If the Infotainment system is active,

audio sound may briefly be reduced

or interrupted during the restart.

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139

Fault

If a fault occurs in the stop-start

system, the LED in Î illuminates,

and a corresponding message

appears in the Driver Information

Centre 3 102. Seek the assistance of

a workshop.
Vehicle messages 3 103.
Warning chimes 3 104.

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

without pressing release

button. Apply as firmly as

possible on a downhill slope or

uphill slope. Depress brake

pedal at the same time to

reduce operating force.

● Switch off the engine.

● If the vehicle is on a level

surface or uphill slope, engage

first gear. On an uphill slope,

turn the front wheels away from

the kerb.
If the vehicle is on a downhill

slope, engage reverse gear.

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.

● Lock the vehicle by pressing e on

the remote control 3 26.
Activate the anti-theft alarm

system 3 38.

● The engine cooling fans may run

after the engine has been

switched off 3 166.

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.

Vehicle storage 3 165.

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Engine exhaust

9 Danger

Engine exhaust gases contain

poisonous carbon monoxide,

which is colourless and odourless

and could be fatal if inhaled.
If exhaust gases enter the interior

of the vehicle, open the windows.

Have the cause of the fault

rectified by a workshop.
Avoid driving with an open load

compartment, otherwise exhaust

gases could enter the vehicle.

Diesel particle filter

The diesel particle filter system filters

harmful soot particles out of the

exhaust gases. The system includes

a self-cleaning function that runs

automatically during driving without

any notification.
The filter is cleaned by periodically

burning off the soot particles at high

temperature. This process takes

place automatically under set driving

conditions. Autostop is not available

and fuel consumption may be higher

during this period. The emission of

smells and smoke during this process

is normal.
Under certain driving conditions, e.g.

short distances, the system cannot

clean itself automatically.
If cleaning of the filter is required and

if previous driving conditions did not

enable automatic cleaning, it will be

indicated by the illumination of control

indicators F 3 98 and 3 98 in the

instrument cluster. Seek the

assistance of a workshop

immediately.

Caution

If the cleaning process is

interrupted, there is a risk of

provoking severe engine damage.

Cleaning takes place quickest at high

engine speeds and loads.

Catalytic converter

The catalytic converter reduces the

amount of harmful substances in the

exhaust gases.

Caution

Fuel grades other than those listed

on page 3 1593 210 could

damage the catalytic converter or

electronic components.
Unburnt fuel will overheat and

damage the catalytic converter.

Therefore avoid excessive use of

the starter, running the fuel tank

dry and starting the engine by

pushing or towing.

In the event of misfiring, uneven

engine running, a reduction in engine

performance or other unusual

problems, have the cause of the fault

rectified by a workshop as soon as

possible. In an emergency, driving

can be continued for a short period,

keeping vehicle speed and engine

speed low.

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If control indicator Z  flashes, the

permitted emission limits may be

exceeded. Lift your foot off the

accelerator until Z stops flashing and

is steadily illuminated. Contact a

workshop immediately.
Malfunction indicator light 3 98.

AdBlue

General information

The selective catalytic reduction

(BlueInjection) is a method to

substantially reduce the nitrogen

oxides in the exhaust emission. This

is achieved by injecting a Diesel

Exhaust Fluid (DEF) into the exhaust

system.
The designation of this fluid is

AdBlue

®

. It is a non-toxic, non-

flammable, colourless and odourless

fluid which consists of 32% urea and

68% water.

9 Warning

Avoid contact of your eyes or skin

with AdBlue.
In case of eye or skin contact,

rinse off with water.

Caution

Avoid contact of the paintwork with

AdBlue.
In case of contact, rinse off with

water.

AdBlue freezes at a temperature of

approx. -11 °C. As the vehicle is

equipped with an AdBlue pre-heater,

the emissions reduction at low

temperatures is ensured. The AdBlue

pre-heater works automatically.

AdBlue level indicator

The current AdBlue percentage

remaining can be shown in the Driver

Information Centre 3 102.

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Press button on end of wiper lever

repeatedly until the 'AdBlue

percentage remaining' menu is

displayed.

Level warnings

The AdBlue consumption is approx.

3.0 litres per 1000 km and depends

on the driving behaviour.

If the AdBlue level falls below a

certain value, a level warning will be

displayed in the Driver Information

Centre 3 102. Additionally, control

indicator Y illuminates continuously

together with a warning chime.

Refill the AdBlue tank as soon as

possible. Refer to "Refilling AdBlue"

below.
If AdBlue is not refilled within a certain

distance, further level warnings are

displayed in the Driver Information

Centre depending on the current

AdBlue level.

Engine restarts prevented

Subsequent requests to refill AdBlue

and finally the announcement that an

engine restart will be prevented are

displayed in the Driver Information

Centre.

Note

These restrictions are a legal

requirement.

Before the prevention of an engine

restart, a warning message with

0 km is displayed in the Driver

Information Centre, indicating that

after switching off the ignition an

engine restart will be prohibited.
After the prevention of an engine

start, a warning message is displayed

in the Driver Information Centre

reminding the driver that AdBlue level

is insufficient.

To allow the engine to be restarted,

the tank should be refilled completely

or with a volume of at least ten litres

of AdBlue, depending on AdBlue

consumption.

Warning stages: level warnings,

engine restarts prevented

1. Y illuminates after ignition is

switched on with warning

message LEVEL ADBLUE LOW:
Driving is possible without any

restrictions.
Refill the AdBlue tank as soon as

possible.

2. Y illuminates during driving with

warning message TOP UP

ADBLUE:
Possible loss of engine power.
Refill the AdBlue tank as soon as

possible.

3. Y illuminates during driving with

warning message XXX KM STOP

ADD ADBLUE:
Vehicle speed may be limited to

20 km/h after switching the engine

off and on again until the range is

reduced to 0 km.

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Refill the tank completely or with a

volume of at least ten litres of

AdBlue (depending on AdBlue

consumption) as soon as

possible.

4. Y illuminates during driving with

warning message 0 KM STOP

ADD ADBLUE:
The engine cannot be restarted

after switching off the ignition.
To allow the engine to be

restarted, refill the tank

completely or with a volume of at

least ten litres of AdBlue

(depending on AdBlue

consumption) as soon as

possible.

Illumination of control indicator Y may

be accompanied by a warning chime.
Warning chimes 3 104.

High emission warnings

If the exhaust emission rises above a

certain value, warnings similar to the

range warnings as described above

will be displayed in the Driver

Information Centre. Control indicator

Y

 illuminates continuously together

with F and a warning chime.
Requests to have the exhaust system

checked and finally the

announcement that an engine restart

will be prevented are displayed in the

Driver Information Centre.

Note

These restrictions are a legal

requirement.

At an AdBlue range of 1100 km, a

warning message is displayed in the

Driver Information Centre showing

the remaining distance the vehicle

can travel before engine restarts are

prevented. This warning message is

repeated every 100 km.
Seek the assistance of a workshop as

soon as possible.

Warning stages: high emission

warnings

1. Y and F illuminate with warning

message CHECK ANTI-

POLLUTION:
Fault in the system that may result

in a loss of engine power.

Seek the assistance of a

workshop as soon as possible.

2. Y and F illuminate with warning

message ANTIPOLLUTION xxx

KM FAIL:
Indicates that in less than

1100 km an engine restart will be

prohibited after switching off the

ignition.
This warning message will be

repeated every 100 km.
Vehicle speed may be limited to

20 km/h after switching the engine

off and on again until the range is

reduced to 0 km.
Seek the assistance of a

workshop as soon as possible.

3. Y and F illuminate with warning

message ANTIPOLLUTION 0 KM

FAILURE:
The engine cannot be restarted

after switching off the ignition.
Seek the assistance of a

workshop.

Illumination of control indicators Y

and F may be accompanied by a

warning chime.

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Warning chimes 3 104.

Refilling AdBlue

Caution

Only use AdBlue that complies

with European standards

DIN 70 070 and ISO 22241-1.
Do not use additives.
Do not dilute AdBlue.
Otherwise the selective catalytic

reduction system could be

damaged.

Note

If AdBlue must be refilled at very low

temperatures, the refilling of AdBlue

may not be detected by the system.

In this case, park the vehicle in a

space with a higher ambient

temperature until AdBlue is

liquefied.
Note

If engine starting is prohibited due to

low AdBlue level, we recommend

refilling the tank completely or with a

volume of at least ten litres of AdBlue

(depending on AdBlue

consumption).
Avoid minor top-ups (e.g. less than

ten litres), otherwise the system may

not detect a refill.
Note

When unscrewing the protective cap

from the filler neck, ammonia fumes

may emerge. Do not inhale as the

fumes have a pungent smell. The

fumes are not harmful by inhalation.

The vehicle must be parked on a level

surface.

The filler neck for AdBlue is located

behind the fuel filler flap, located on

the left-hand side of the vehicle.
The fuel filler flap can only be opened

if the vehicle is unlocked and the left-

hand door is opened.

9 Danger

Vehicles with stop-start system:

The engine must be switched off

and the ignition key removed, to

avoid risk of engine being

restarted automatically by the

system.

Capacities 3 219.

Filling station

9 Danger

Follow the operating and safety

instructions of the filling station

when refilling AdBlue.

1. Switch off engine and remove key

from ignition switch.

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2. Open left-hand door and pull fuel

filler flap to open.

3. Unscrew protective cap

anticlockwise from the filler neck.

Caution

The AdBlue protective cap is the

blue lower cap (arrowed in

illustration), and the fuel filler cap

is the black upper cap 3 160.
In case of incorrect refilling, do not

switch on ignition. Seek the

assistance of a workshop

immediately.

4. Fully insert the pump nozzle into

the filler neck and switch it on.

5. When refilling is complete, mount

the protective cap and turn

clockwise until it engages.

6. Close fuel filler flap and left-hand

door.

AdBlue canister

Note

Only use the designated AdBlue

canisters for refilling, to prevent a

topping-up of too much AdBlue.

Additionally, the fumes in the tank

are captured in the canister and do

not emerge.
Note

Since AdBlue has a limited

durability, check the date of expiry

before refilling.

1. Switch off engine and remove key

from ignition switch.

2. Open left-hand door and pull fuel

filler flap to open.

3. Unscrew protective cap

anticlockwise from the filler neck.

Caution

The AdBlue protective cap is the

blue lower cap (arrowed in

illustration), and the fuel filler cap

is the black upper cap 3 160.
In case of incorrect refilling, do not

switch on ignition. Seek the

assistance of a workshop

immediately.

4. Open AdBlue canister.

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5. Mount one end of the hose on the

canister and screw the other end

on the filler neck.

6. Lift the canister until it is empty, or

until the flow from the canister has

stopped. This can take up to five

minutes.

7. Place the canister on the ground

to empty the hose, wait 15

seconds.

8. Unscrew the hose from the filler

neck.

9. Mount the protective cap and turn

clockwise until it engages.

10. Close fuel filler flap and left-hand

door.

Note

Dispose of AdBlue canister

according to environmental

requirements. Hose can be reused

after flushing with clear water before

AdBlue dries out.

Note

Allow the vehicle to idle for at least

ten seconds to allow the system to

detect the AdBlue refill.
Failure to observe this procedure will

result in the system only recognising

the AdBlue refill after approx.

20 minutes of driving.
If the AdBlue refill is detected

successfully, AdBlue level warnings

will disappear.
If the AdBlue refill is not detected

some time after running the engine,

seek the assistance of a workshop.

Filler cap

Only use genuine filler caps. AdBlue

tank has a special filler cap.

Fault

If the system detects an operating

fault, control indicator Y illuminates

together with F and a warning chime.

Seek the assistance of a workshop

immediately.
A corresponding message appears in

the Driver Information Centre 3 102.

Manual transmission

To engage reverse, with the vehicle

stationary depress the clutch pedal,

pull up the collar on the selector lever

and engage the gear against the

resistance.
If the gear does not engage, set the

lever in neutral, release the clutch

pedal and depress again; then repeat

gear selection.
Do not slip the clutch unnecessarily.
When operating, depress the clutch

pedal completely. Do not use the

pedal as a foot rest.

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Caution

It is inadvisable to drive with hand

resting on the selector lever.

Upshift 3 99.
Stop-start system 3 136.

Brakes

The brake system comprises two

independent brake circuits.
If a brake circuit fails, the vehicle can

still be braked using the other brake

circuit. However, braking effect is

achieved only when you depress the

brake pedal firmly. You need to use

considerably more force for this. The

braking distance is extended. Seek

the assistance of a workshop before

continuing your journey.
When the engine is not running, the

support of the brake servo unit

disappears once the brake pedal has

been depressed once or twice.

Braking effect is not reduced, but

braking requires significantly greater

force. It is especially important to bear

this in mind when being towed.
If control indicator R illuminates in

the instrument cluster while driving

and a corresponding message

appears in the Driver Information

Centre 3 102, there is a fault in the

braking system. Seek the assistance

of a workshop immediately.

Control indicator R 3 98.
Vehicle messages 3 103.

Antilock brake system

Antilock brake system (ABS)

prevents the wheels from locking.
ABS starts to regulate brake pressure

as soon as a wheel shows a tendency

to lock. The vehicle remains

steerable, even during hard braking.
ABS control is made apparent

through a pulse in the brake pedal

and the noise of the regulation

process.
For optimum braking, keep the brake

pedal fully depressed throughout the

braking process, despite the fact that

the pedal is pulsating. Do not reduce

the pressure on the pedal.
After starting-off, the system performs

a self-test which may be audible.
Control indicator u 3 99.

Fault

If control indicator u does not go out

a few seconds after the ignition is

switched on, or if it illuminates while

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driving, there is a fault in the ABS.

Control indicator F 3 98 may also

illuminate in the instrument cluster

together with a corresponding

message in the Driver Information

Centre. The brake system remains

operational but without ABS

regulation.

9 Warning

If there is a fault in the ABS, the

wheels may be liable to lock due

to braking that is heavier than

normal. The advantages of ABS

are no longer available. During

hard braking, the vehicle can no

longer be steered and may

swerve.

If control indicators u, F, R 3 98

and C 3 98 illuminate, there is a fault

in the braking system. A

corresponding message also

appears in the Driver Information

Centre 3 102. Have the cause of the

fault remedied by a workshop.
Vehicle messages 3 103.

Parking brake

9 Warning

Always apply parking brake firmly

without operating the release

button, and apply as firmly as

possible on a downhill or uphill

slope.
To release the parking brake, pull

the lever up slightly, press the

release button and fully lower the

lever.
To reduce the operating forces of

the parking brake, depress the

brake pedal at the same time.

Control indicator R 3 98.
Parking 3 139.

Brake assist

If the brake pedal is depressed

quickly and forcefully, maximum

brake force is automatically applied

(full braking).
Maintain steady pressure on the

brake pedal for as long as full braking

is required. Maximum brake force is

automatically reduced when the

brake pedal is released.
Brake assist is not available during an

Autostop.
Stop-start system 3 136.

Hill start assist

The system helps prevent unintended

movement when driving away on

inclines.
When releasing the brake pedal after

stopping on an incline (with the

selector lever in a forward gear or

reverse gear), the brakes remain on

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for a further two seconds. The brakes

release automatically as soon as the

vehicle begins to accelerate.

Caution

The Hill start assist cannot

completely prevent vehicle

movement in all situations

(extremely steep gradients, etc.).
If necessary, depress the brake

pedal to prevent the vehicle from

rolling forwards or backwards.

The Hill start assist is not active

during an Autostop.
Stop-start system 3 136.

Ride control systems

Traction Control system

The Traction Control system (TC) is a

component part of the Electronic

Stability Program (ESP®

Plus

) which

improves driving stability when

necessary, regardless of the type of

road surface or tyre grip, by

preventing the drive wheels from

spinning.
As soon as the drive wheels starts to

spin, engine output is reduced and

the wheel spinning the most is braked

individually. This considerably

improves the driving stability of the

vehicle on slippery road surfaces.
TC is operational as soon as the

ignition is switched on and control

indicator b extinguishes in the

instrument cluster. A corresponding

message also appears in the Driver

Information Centre 3 102.
When TC is active b flashes.

9 Warning

Do not let this special safety

feature tempt you into taking risks

when driving.
Adapt speed to the road

conditions.

Control indicator b 3 99.
Trailer stability assist (TSA) 3 163.

Enhanced Traction function

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If necessary, in the event of soft

ground, mud or snow-covered road

surfaces, the Traction control system

(TC) can be deactivated to enhance

traction:
Press Ø on the instrument panel.

Control indicator Ø illuminates in the

instrument cluster and a

corresponding message appears in

the Driver Information Centre 3 102.
When vehicle speed reaches

50 km/h, the system switches

automatically from Enhanced

Traction function to TC operation.

Control indicator Ø extinguishes in

the instrument cluster.

TC is reactivated by pressing Ø

again. Control indicator Ø

extinguishes.
TC is also reactivated the next time

the ignition is switched on.

Fault

If the system detects a fault, control

indicator b 3 99 illuminates together

with F 3 98 in the instrument cluster

and a corresponding message

appears in the Driver Information

Centre 3 102.
TC is not operational. Have the cause

of the fault remedied by a workshop.
Vehicle messages 3 103.

Electronic stability program

The Electronic Stability Program

(ESP®

Plus

) improves driving stability

when necessary, regardless of the

type of road surface or tyre grip. It also

prevents the drive wheels from

spinning.
As soon as the vehicle starts to

swerve (understeer/oversteer),

engine output is reduced and the

wheels are braked individually. This

considerably improves the driving

stability of the vehicle on slippery road

surfaces.
ESP®

Plus

 is operational as soon as

the ignition is switched on and control

indicator b extinguishes in the

instrument cluster. A corresponding

message also appears in the Driver

Information Centre 3 102.
When ESP®

Plus

 comes into action b

flashes.

9 Warning

Do not let this special safety

feature tempt you into taking risks

when driving.
Adapt speed to the road

conditions.

Control indicator b 3 99.
Trailer stability assist (TSA) 3 163.

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