Opel Karl (2019 year). Manual - part 2

 

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Opel Karl (2019 year). Manual - part 2

 

 

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Keys, doors and windows

Batteries do not belong in household

waste. They must be disposed of at

an appropriate recycling collection

point.

Key with foldaway key section

Press button to extend the key.

Open the unit. Replace the battery

(battery type CR 2032), paying

attention to the installation position.

Close the unit and synchronise.

Memorised settings

Whenever the ignition is switched off,

some functions of the following

settings may be automatically

memorised by the remote control unit:

● lighting
● presets for Infotainment system
● central locking system
● comfort settings

The saved settings are automatically

used the next time the memorised key

is inserted into the ignition switch and

turned to position 1 3 105.
A precondition is that Personalization

By Driver is activated in the personal

settings of the Info Display.
This must be set for each key used.
Vehicle personalisation 3 83.

Central locking system

Unlocks and locks doors and load

compartment.

Note

In the event of an accident in which

airbags or belt pretensioners are

deployed, the vehicle is

automatically unlocked.

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Unlocking

Press c.
Two settings are selectable in the

Info Display:

● To unlock only the driver's door,

press c once. To unlock all doors

and load compartment, press c

twice.

● Press c once to unlock all doors

and load compartment.

The setting can be changed in the

menu Settings in the Info Display.
Vehicle personalisation 3 83.
The setting can be saved for the key

being used.

Memorised settings 3 22.

Locking

Close doors and load compartment.

Press e.
If the driver's door is not closed

properly, the central locking system

will not work.

Central locking buttons

Locks or unlocks doors and the load

compartment from inside the

passenger compartment.

Press e to lock.
Press c to unlock.

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Keys, doors and windows

Fault in radio remote control

system

Unlocking

Manually unlock the driver's door by

turning the key in the lock. Switch on

the ignition and press the central

locking button c to unlock the other

doors and load compartment.
By switching on the ignition, the anti-

theft alarm system is deactivated.

Locking

Close all doors. Open the driver's

door and press the central locking

button. The vehicle is locked.

Close the driver's door. Manually lock

the driver's door by turning the key.

Fault in central locking system

Unlocking

Manually unlock the driver's door by

turning the key in the lock. From the

inside of the vehicle the doors can be

unlocked by pulling up the lock button

on the respective door. The load

compartment cannot be unlocked.

Automatic door locking

If no door is opened or the position of

ignition key is not located in position

1 or position 2 within 3 minutes after

unlocking with the radio remote

control, all the doors are locked and

the anti-theft alarm system is

activated automatically.

Child locks

9 Warning

Use the child locks whenever

children are occupying the rear

seats.

Move the pin in the rear door to the

front. The door cannot be opened

from inside.

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Doors

Front doors

Central locking system

See Central locking system 3 22.

Manual door locks

Unlock a front door by turning the key

in the lock anti-clockwise. Pull the

handle to open the door.
To lock the door, turn the key

clockwise in the lock.

Rear doors

Central locking system

See Central locking system 3 22.

Manual door locks

To unlock a rear door, pull the interior

lock button on the respective door.

Open the door by pulling the handle.
Push the interior lock button down to

lock the respective door.

Load compartment

Tailgate

Opening

Central locking system

To open the tailgate with all doors

unlocked, push the touchpad switch

on the underside of the tailgate

handle and lift up the tailgate.

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Keys, doors and windows

Manual door locks

To unlock the tailgate, insert the key

into the lock and turn it anti-clockwise

into a horizontal position. Lift the

tailgate to open it.

Closing

Use interior handle to lower and close

the tailgate.
Do not press the touchpad switch

whilst closing as this will unlock the

tailgate again.
Central locking system 3 22.
Manual door locks

To lock the tailgate, insert the key into

the lock and turn it clockwise into a

vertical position.

General hints for operating

tailgate

9 Danger

Do not drive with the tailgate open

or ajar, e.g. when transporting

bulky objects, since toxic exhaust

gases, which cannot be seen or

smelled, could enter the vehicle.

This can cause unconsciousness

and even death.

Caution

Before opening the tailgate, check

overhead obstructions, e.g. a

garage door, to avoid damage to

the tailgate. Always check the

moving area above and behind the

tailgate.

Note

The installation of certain heavy

accessories onto the tailgate may

affect its ability to remain open.

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Vehicle security

Anti-theft alarm system

It monitors:

● doors, tailgate, bonnet
● ignition

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

Seek the assistance of a workshop in

the event of faults.

Deactivation

Unlocking the vehicle by pressing c

deactivates anti-theft alarm system.

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 alarm can be silenced by

pressing any button on the radio

remote control or by switching on the

ignition.
The anti-theft alarm system can only

be deactivated by pressing c on the

radio remote control or by switching

on the ignition.

Vehicle messages 3 81.
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 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

The immobiliser does not lock the

doors. You should always lock the

vehicle after leaving it.
Switch on the anti-theft alarm

system 3 22, 3 27.

Control indicator d 3 74.

Exterior mirrors

Mirrors

The shape of the mirrors makes

objects appear smaller, which will

affect the ability to estimate

distances.

Manual adjustment

Adjust mirrors by swivelling lever in

required direction.

Electric adjustment

Select the relevant exterior mirror by

turning the control to left (L) or right

(R). Then swivel the control to adjust

the mirror.
In position 0 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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Heated mirrors

Type 1

Type 2

Operated by pressing Ü.
Mirror heating works with the engine

running.
It 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

Windows

Windscreen

Windscreen stickers

Do not attach stickers, e.g. toll road

stickers or similar, on the windscreen

in the area of the interior mirror.

Otherwise the detection zone of the

sensor 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 windows can be opened or

closed manually with the window

cranks.

Power windows

9 Warning

Take care when operating the

power windows. Risk of injury,

particularly to children.

Be careful when closing the

windows. Ensure that nothing

becomes trapped in them as they

move.

Operable with ignition on (position 2)

3

 105.

Retained power off 3 106.

Operate the switch in the door trim for

the respective window by pushing to

open or pulling to close.

Open

Short push: window opens in stages.

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Long push: window opens

automatically up to end position. To

stop movement, move switch in

opposite direction.

Close

Short pull: window closes in stages.
Longer pull: window closes

automatically up to end position. To

stop movement, move switch in

opposite 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 several

times to close the windows in stages.

Child safety system for rear

windows

Press z to deactivate rear door

power windows; the LED illuminates.

To activate, press z again.

Overload

If the windows are repeatedly

operated at short intervals, the

window operation is disabled for

some time.

Initialising the power windows

If the windows cannot be opened or

closed automatically (e.g. after

disconnecting the vehicle battery),

activate the window electronics as

follows:

1. Close the doors.
2. Switch on ignition.
3. Close the window completely and

operate the button for an

additional 2 seconds.

4. Repeat this procedure for each

window.

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Keys, doors and windows

Heated rear window

Type 1

Type 2

Operated by pressing Ü.
Rear window heating works with the

engine running.
It 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.

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.

Operable via a rocker switch with

ignition on (position 2) 3 105.
Retained power off 3 106.

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Raise

Hold switch p depressed until the

sunroof is raised at the rear.

Open

From raised position press and

release switch p: the sunroof is

opened automatically up to end

position. To stop movement before

end position, operate switch once

more.

Close

Hold switch r depressed from any

position until sunroof is closed

completely. Releasing the switch

stops movement in any position.

Note

If the top of the roof is wet, tilt

sunroof, allow water to run off and

then open sunroof.

Do not affix any stickers to sunroof.

Sunblind

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

When the sunroof is open, the

sunblind is always open.

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Seats, restraints

Seats, restraints

Head restraints ............................ 34
Front seats ................................... 35

Seat position .............................. 35

Seat adjustment ........................ 36

Heating ...................................... 37

Seat belts ..................................... 38

Three-point seat belt ................. 39

Airbag system .............................. 40

Front airbag system ................... 43

Side airbag system .................... 44

Curtain airbag system ............... 45

Airbag deactivation .................... 45

Child restraints ............................. 46

Child restraint systems .............. 46

Child restraint installation

locations ................................... 49

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

Front head restraints, height

adjustment

Press release button, adjust height,

engage.

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Rear head restraints, height

adjustment

Pull the head restraint upwards and

let engage. To move downwards,

press the catch to release and push

the head restraint downwards.

Removal of rear head restraint

E.g. when using a child restraint

system 3 46.

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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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 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 60.
● Adjust the head restraint 3 34.
● Adjust the seat belt 3 39.

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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Backrest inclination

Pull lever, adjust inclination and

release lever. Allow the backrest to

engage audibly.

Seat height

Lever pumping motion
up

: seat higher

down : seat lower

Heating

Activate seat heating by pressing ß

for the respective front seat.
The LED in the button illuminates to

indicate activation.
Pressing ß once more deactivates

seat heating.
Seat heating is operational when

engine is running.
During an Autostop, seat heating is

also operational.
Stop-start system 3 107.

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