Opel Astra (2019 year). Manual - part 3

 

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Opel Astra (2019 year). Manual - part 3

 

 

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Keys, doors and windows

● Radio remote control or

electronic key: directly by

pressing e twice within

five seconds.

● Electronic key system with

passive locking enabled: briefly

activated after passive locking

occurs.

Note

Changes to the vehicle interior such

as the use of seat covers, and open

windows or sunroof, could impair the

function of passenger compartment

monitoring.

Activation without monitoring of

passenger compartment and

vehicle inclination

Switch off the monitoring of

passenger compartment and vehicle

inclination when animals are being

left in the vehicle, because of high

volume ultrasonic signals or

movements triggering the alarm. Also

switch off when the vehicle is on a

ferry or train.

1. Close tailgate, bonnet, windows

and sunroof.

2. Press o. LED in the button o

illuminates for a maximum of

ten minutes.

3. Close doors.
4. Activate the anti-theft alarm

system.

Status message is displayed in the

Driver Information Centre.

Status LED

Status LED is integrated in the sensor

on top of the instrument panel.
Status during the first 30 seconds of

anti-theft alarm system activation:
LED illuminates : test, arming delay

LED flashes

quickly

: doors, tailgate or

bonnet not

completely closed,

or system fault

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Status after system is armed:
LED flashes

slowly

: system is armed

Seek the assistance of a workshop in

the event of faults.

Deactivation

Radio remote control: Unlocking the

vehicle by pressing c deactivates the

anti-theft alarm system.

Electronic key system: Unlocking the

vehicle by pressing the button on any

exterior door handle deactivates the

anti-theft alarm system.

The electronic key must be outside

the vehicle, within a range of approx.

one metre of the relevant door side.
The system is not deactivated by

unlocking the driver's door with the

key or with the central locking button

in the passenger compartment.

Alarm

When triggered, the alarm horn

sounds and the hazard warning lights

flash simultaneously. The number

and duration of alarm signals are

stipulated by legislation.
The anti-theft alarm system can be

deactivated by pressing c, by

pressing the switch on the door

handle with electronic key system or

switching on the ignition.
A triggered alarm, which has not been

interrupted by the driver, will be

indicated by the hazard warning

lights. They will flash quickly three

times the next time the vehicle is

unlocked with the radio remote

control. Additionally a warning

message is displayed in the Driver

Information Centre after switching on

the ignition.

Vehicle messages 3 123.
If the vehicle's battery is to be

disconnected (e.g. for maintenance

work), the alarm siren must be

deactivated as follows: switch the

ignition on then off, then disconnect

the vehicle's battery within

15 seconds.

Immobiliser

The system 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.
If the control indicator d flashes when

the ignition is on, there is a fault in the

system; the engine cannot be started.

Switch off the ignition and repeat the

start attempt.
If the control indicator d continues

flashing, attempt to start the engine

using the spare key and seek the

assistance of a workshop.

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Keys, doors and windows

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 25,

3

 37.

Control indicator d 3 113.

Exterior mirrors

Convex shape

The shape of the mirror makes

objects appear smaller, which will

affect the ability to estimate

distances.
Side blind spot alert 3 209.

Electric adjustment

Select the relevant exterior mirror by

switching the control to left (L) or right

(R). Then swivel the control to adjust

the mirror.
In position o no mirror is selected.

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.

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Electric folding

Switch control to o, then push the

control c down. Both exterior mirrors

will fold.
Push the control down again - both

exterior mirrors return to their original

position.
If an electrically folded mirror is

manually extended, pressing down

the control will only electrically extend

the other mirror.

Heated mirrors

Operated by pressing Ü.
Heating works with the engine

running and is switched off

automatically after a short time.

Interior mirrors

Manual anti-dazzle

To reduce dazzle, adjust the lever on

the underside of the mirror housing.

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Keys, doors and windows

Automatic anti-dazzle

Dazzle from following vehicles is

automatically reduced, when driving

in the dark.

Windows

Windscreen

Windscreen stickers

Do not attach stickers such as toll

road stickers or similar on the

windscreen in the area of the interior

mirror. Otherwise the detection zone

of the sensor and the view area of the

camera in the mirror housing could be

restricted.

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.

Manual windows

The door windows can be opened or

closed with the window cranks.

Power windows

9 Warning

Take care when operating the

power windows. Risk of injury,

particularly to children.
If there are children on the rear

seats, switch on the child safety

system for the power windows.
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 power

windows. Retained power off 3 160.

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Operate the switch for the respective

window by pushing to open or pulling

to close.
Pushing or pulling gently to the first

detent: window moves up or down as

long as the switch is operated.
Pushing or pulling firmly to the second

detent then releasing: window moves

up or down automatically with safety

function enabled. To stop movement,

operate the switch once more in the

same direction.

Safety function

If the window glass encounters

resistance above the middle of the

window during automatic closing, it is

immediately stopped and opened

again.

Override safety function

In the event of closing difficulties due

to frost or the like, switch on the

ignition, then pull the switch to the first

detent and hold. The window moves

up without safety function enabled.

To stop movement, release the

switch.

Child safety system for rear

windows

Press z to deactivate rear door

power windows; the LED illuminates.

To activate, press z again.

Operating windows from outside

The windows can be operated

remotely from outside the vehicle.

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Keys, doors and windows

Press and hold c to open windows.
Press and hold e to close windows.
Release button to stop window

movement.
If the windows are fully opened or

closed, the hazard warning lights will

flash twice.

Overload

If the windows are repeatedly

operated within short intervals, the

window operation is disabled for

some time.

Initialising the power windows

If the windows cannot be closed

automatically (e.g. after

disconnecting the vehicle battery), a

warning message is displayed in the

Driver Information Centre.
Vehicle messages 3 123.
Activate the window electronics as

follows:

1. Close doors.
2. Switch on ignition.
3. Pull switch until the window is

closed and keep pulling for

additional two seconds.

4. Push switch until the window is

completely open and keep

pushing for additional

two seconds.

5. Repeat for each window.

Heated rear window

Operated by pressing Ü.
Heating works with the engine

running and is switched off

automatically after a short time.

Sun visors

The sun visors can be folded down or

swivelled to the side to prevent

dazzling.
The covers of the mirrors should be

closed when driving.
A ticket holder is located on the

backside of the sun visor.

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Roof

Sunroof

9 Warning

Take care when operating the

sunroof. Risk of injury, particularly

to children.
Keep a close watch on the

movable parts when operating

them. Ensure that nothing

becomes trapped in them as they

move.

Switch on ignition to operate the

sunroof.

Open or close

Press p or r gently to the first

detent: sunroof is opened or closed

as long as the switch is operated.
Press p or r firmly to the second

detent then release: the sunroof is

opened or closed automatically.

During closing the safety function is

enabled. To stop movement, operate

the switch once more.

Raise or close

Press q or r: sunroof is raised or

closed automatically. During closing

the safety function is enabled.

Sunblind

The sunblind is manually operated.
Close or open the sunblind by sliding.

When the sunroof is open, the

sunblind is always open.

General hints

Safety function

If the sunroof encounters resistance

during automatic closing, it is

immediately stopped and opened

again.

Override safety function

In the event of closing difficulties, e.g.

due to frost, hold the switch r

pressed to the second detent. The

sunroof closes with safety function

disabled. To stop movement, release

the switch.

Closing sunroof from outside

The sunroof can be closed remotely

from outside the vehicle.

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Keys, doors and windows

Press and hold e to close the sunroof.
Release the button to stop the

movement.

Initialising after a power failure

After a power failure, it may only be

possible to operate the sunroof to a

limited extent. Have the system

initialised by your workshop.

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Seats, restraints

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Seats, restraints

Head restraints ............................ 47
Front seats ................................... 48

Seat position .............................. 48

Manual seat adjustment ............ 49

Power seat adjustment .............. 51

Armrest ...................................... 54

Heating ...................................... 55

Ventilating .................................. 55

Massage .................................... 56

Rear seats ................................... 56

Armrest ...................................... 56

Heating ...................................... 57

Seat belts ..................................... 57

Three-point seat belt ................. 58

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

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

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

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

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

Child restraints ............................. 66

Child restraint systems .............. 66

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

Head restraints on front seats

Height adjustment

Press release button, adjust height,

engage.

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Seats, restraints

Head restraints on rear seats

Height adjustment

Pull the head restraint upwards or

press the catch to release and push

the head restraint downwards.

Removal of rear head restraints

E.g. for load compartment extension

3

 74.

Press both catches, pull the head

restraint upwards and remove.

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 objects under the

seats.

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● 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 fully

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. Your 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 easily 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 92.
● Adjust the head restraint 3 47.
● Adjust the thigh support so that

there is a space approx. two

fingers wide between the edge of

the seat and the hollow of the

knee.

● Adjust the lumbar support so that

it supports the natural shape of

the spine.

Manual seat adjustment

Drive only with engaged seats and

backrests.

Longitudinal adjustment

Pull handle, slide seat, 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

Backrest inclination

Turn handwheel. Do not lean on

backrest when adjusting.

Seat height

Lever pumping motion
up

: seat higher

down : seat lower

Seat inclination

Press switch
top

: front end higher

bottom : front end lower

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Lumbar support

Adjust lumbar support using the four-

way switch to suit personal

requirements.
Moving support up and down: push

switch up or down.
Increasing and decreasing support:

push switch forwards or backwards.

Adjustable thigh support

Pull the lever and slide the thigh

support.

Power seat adjustment

9 Warning

Care must be taken when

operating the power seats. There

is a risk of injury, particularly for

children. Objects could become

trapped.

Keep a close watch on the seats

when adjusting them. Vehicle

passengers should be informed

accordingly.

Longitudinal adjustment

Move switch forwards/backwards.

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Seats, restraints

Seat height

Move switch upwards/downwards.

Seat inclination

Tilt front of switch upwards/

downwards.

Backrest inclination

Tilt switch forwards/backwards.

Lumbar support

Adjust lumbar support using the

four-way switch to suit personal

requirements.
Moving support up and down: push

switch up or down.
Increasing and decreasing support:

push switch forwards or backwards.

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Adjustable thigh support

Pull the lever and slide the thigh

support.

Side bolster

Adjust seat backrest width to suit

personal requirements.
Press e to reduce backrest width.
Press d to increase backrest width.

Memory function for power seat

adjustment

Two different driver's seat settings

can be stored.
Memorised settings 3 25, Vehicle

personalisation 3 125.

Storing memory position

● Adjust driver's seat to desired

position.

● Press and hold MEM and 1 or 2

simultaneously until a chime

sounds.

Recall of memory positions

Press and hold 1 or 2 until the stored

seat position has been reached.

Releasing the button during seat

movement cancels the recall.

Automatic recall of memory positions

Memory positions are assigned to the

driver (1 or 2) using the respective key

and are automatically recalled when

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