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Opel Karl (2019 year). Manual - part 5

 

 

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Instruments and controls

Bulb replacement 3 134.
Fuses 3 140.
Turn lights 3 92.

Seat belt reminder

Seat belt reminder on front seats

X

 for driver's seat illuminates or

flashes red in the speedometer.

k for front passenger seat illuminates

or flashes red in the overhead

console when the seat is occupied.

Illuminates

After the ignition has been switched

on, until the seat belt has been

fastened.

Flashes

After having started the engine, for a

maximum of 100 seconds, until the

seat belt has been fastened.
Fastening the seat belt 3 39.

Seat belt status on rear seats

X

 in the Driver Information Centre

flashes or illuminates.

Illuminates

After having started the engine for a

minimum of 35 seconds, until the seat

belt has been fastened.

Flashes

After starting-off, when the seat belt is

unfastened.
Fastening the seat belt 3 39.

Airbag and belt tensioners

v

 illuminates red.

When the ignition is switched on, the

control indicator illuminates for

approx. 4 seconds. If it does not

illuminate, does not go out after

4 seconds or illuminates whilst

driving, there is a fault in the airbag

system. Seek the assistance of a

workshop. The airbags and belt

pretensioners may fail to trigger in the

event of an accident.
Deployment of the belt pretensioners

or airbags is indicated by continuous

illumination of v.

9 Warning

Have the cause of the fault

remedied immediately by a

workshop.

Belt pretensioners 3 38.
Airbag system 3 40.

Airbag deactivation

d

 illuminates yellow.

The front passenger airbag is

activated.
c

 illuminates yellow.

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The front passenger airbag is

deactivated 3 45.

9 Danger

Risk of fatal injury for a child using

a child restraint system together

with activated front passenger

airbag.
Risk of fatal injury for an adult

person with deactivated front

passenger airbag.

Charging system

p

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and extinguishes shortly

after the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Stop, switch off engine. Vehicle

battery is not charging. Engine

cooling may be interrupted. The

brake servo unit may cease to be

effective. Seek the assistance of a

workshop.

Malfunction indicator light

Z

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and extinguishes shortly

after the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Fault in the emission control system.

The permitted emission limits may be

exceeded. Seek the assistance of a

workshop immediately.

Flashes when the engine is

running

Fault that could lead to catalytic

converter damage. Ease up on the

accelerator until the flashing stops.

Seek the assistance of a workshop

immediately.

Service vehicle soon

g

 illuminates yellow.

Additionally, a warning code is

displayed in the Driver Information

Centre.
The vehicle requires a service.

Seek the assistance of a workshop.
Vehicle messages 3 81.

Brake and clutch system

R

 illuminates red.

The brake and clutch fluid level is too

low, when manual parking brake is

not applied 3 131.

9 Warning

Stop. Do not continue your

journey. Consult a workshop.

Illuminates when the manual parking

brake is applied and ignition is

switched on 3 113.

Operate pedal

-

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Clutch pedal must be depressed to

start the engine in Autostop mode.

Stop-start system 3 107.

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Instruments and controls

Flashes

Pedal must be depressed to start the

engine with the key 3 107.

Antilock brake system

(ABS)

u

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates for a few seconds after the

ignition is switched on. The system is

ready for operation when the control

indicator extinguishes.
If the control indicator does not go out

after a few seconds, or if it illuminates

while driving, there is a fault in the

ABS. The brake system remains

operational but without ABS

regulation.
Antilock brake system 3 112.

Gear shifting

[

 with the number of a higher gear is

indicated, when upshifting is

recommended for fuel saving

reasons.

Power steering

c

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates with power steering

disabled

Failure in the power steering system.

Consult a workshop.

Illumination of c and b

simultaneously

Seek the assistance of a workshop.

Lane departure warning

)

 illuminates green or flashes yellow.

Illuminates green

System is switched on and ready to

operate.

Flashes yellow

System recognises an unintended

lane change.
Lane departure warning 3 121.

Parking assist

r illuminates yellow.

Fault in system
or
Fault due to sensors that are dirty or

covered by ice or snow
or
Interference due to external sources

of ultrasound. Once the source of

interference is removed, the system

will operate normally.
Have the cause of the fault in the

system remedied by a workshop.
Parking assist 3 119.

Electronic Stability Control

off

t

 illuminates yellow.

The system is deactivated.
Electronic Stability Control 3 115.

Electronic Stability Control

and Traction Control system

b

 flashes or illuminates yellow.

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Flashes

The system is actively engaged.

Engine output may be reduced and

the vehicle may be braked

automatically to a small degree.

Illuminates

A fault in the system is present. A

warning code appears in the Driver

Information Centre. Continued driving

is possible. The system is not

operational. Driving stability,

however, may deteriorate depending

on road surface conditions.
Have the cause of the fault remedied

by a workshop.
Electronic Stability Control 3 115.
Traction Control system 3 114.

Traction Control system off

k

 illuminates yellow.

The system is deactivated.
Traction Control system 3 114.

Engine coolant temperature

W

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Stop, switch off engine.

Caution

Coolant temperature too high.

Check coolant level 3 130.
If there is sufficient coolant, consult a

workshop.

Tyre pressure monitoring

system

w illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Tyre pressure loss. Stop immediately

and check tyre pressure.

Flashes

Fault in system or tyre without

pressure sensor mounted (e.g. spare

wheel). After 60-90 seconds the

control indicator illuminates

continuously. Consult a workshop.

Tyre pressure monitoring system

3

 147.

Engine oil pressure

I

 illuminates red.

Illuminates when the ignition is

switched on and extinguishes shortly

after the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is

running

Caution

Engine lubrication may be

interrupted. This may result in

damage to the engine and/or

locking of the drive wheels.

1. Depress the clutch.
2. Set selector lever to neutral.
3. Move out of the flow of traffic as

quickly as possible without

impeding other vehicles.

4. Switch off the ignition.

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Instruments and controls

9 Warning

When the engine is off,

considerably more force is needed

to brake and steer.
During an Autostop, the brake

servo unit will still be operational.
Do not remove key until vehicle is

stationary, otherwise the steering

wheel lock could engage

unexpectedly.

Keep engine turned off and let the

vehicle be towed to a workshop.

Low fuel

Y

 illuminates or flashes yellow.

Illuminates

Level in fuel tank is too low.

Flashes

Fuel used up. Refuel immediately.

Never run the fuel tank dry.
Refuelling 3 123.
Catalytic converter 3 110.

Immobiliser

d

 flashes yellow.

Fault in the immobiliser system. The

engine cannot be started.
Immobiliser 3 27.

Reduced engine power

#

 illuminates yellow.

The engine power is limited. Consult

a workshop.

Exterior light

8

 illuminates green.

The exterior lights are on 3 90.

High beam

C illuminates blue.
Illuminated when high beam is on or

during headlight flash 3 90.

Front fog lights

>

 illuminates green.

The front fog lights are on 3 92.

Rear fog light

r

 illuminates yellow.

The rear fog light is on 3 92.

Cruise control

m

 illuminates white or green.

Illuminates white

The system is on.

Illuminates green

Cruise control is active.
Cruise control 3 117.

Speed limiter

L

 illuminates in the Driver

Information Centre when Speed

limiter is active. Set speed is indicated

alongside L symbol.
Speed limiter 3 118.

Bonnet open

/

 illuminates yellow.

Illuminates when the bonnet is open.
Stop-start system 3 107.

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75

Door open

N

 illuminates.

A door or the tailgate is open.

Displays

Driver Information Centre

The Driver Information Centre is

located in the instrument cluster.

Some of the displayed functions differ

when the vehicle is being driven or at

a standstill. Some functions are only

available when the vehicle is being

driven.
Main menus are:

● trip/fuel information, see

description below

● vehicle information, see

description below

The following indications appear

when appropriate:

● warning codes 3 81
● gear shift indication 3 72
● tyre pressure warning 3 147
● seat belt reminder indication

3

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● service information 3 71

Selecting menus and functions

The menus and functions can be

selected via the buttons on the stalk.

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Instruments and controls

Press MENU to switch between the

main menus or to return from a

submenu to the next higher menu

level.

Turn the adjuster wheel to select a

submenu of the main menu or to set

a numeric value.

Press SET/CLR to select a function or

to confirm a message.
Vehicle and service messages are

popped-up in the Driver Information

Centre if required. Confirm messages

by pressing SET/CLR.
Vehicle messages 3 81.

Trip/Fuel information

Possible pages are:

Trip odometer

Trip odometer displays the current

distance since a certain reset.
Trip odometer counts up to

9999.9 km and then restarts at 0.
To reset, press SET/CLR for a few

seconds.

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Fuel range

Range is calculated from current fuel

tank level 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 the display

and control indicator Y in the fuel

gauge illuminates.
When the tank must be refuelled

immediately, a warning code appears

and remains on the display.

Additionally, control indicator Y

flashes in the fuel gauge 3 74.

Average vehicle speed

Display of average speed. The

measurement can be reset at any

time.
To reset, press SET/CLR for a few

seconds while viewing this page.

Instantaneous fuel economy

Display of the instantaneous

consumption.

Average fuel economy

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Instruments and controls

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 while viewing this page.

Timer

Indicates driving time since last reset.
To stop or start timer press

SET/CLR.
To reset press and hold SET/CLR for

a few seconds.

Vehicle information

Possible pages are:

● unit
● remaining engine oil life

indication

● tyre pressure
● tyre loading

Unit

Press SET/CLR while page is

displayed. Select metric (unit 1) or

imperial (unit 2) by turning the

adjuster wheel. Press SET/CLR to set

the unit of measurement.

Remaining oil life

Indicates an estimate of the oil's

useful life. The number in percentage

means the current remaining oil life

and indicates when to change the

engine oil and filter 3 66.

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Tyre pressure

Tyre pressures of all wheels are

displayed on this page during driving

3

 147.

Tyre learn

This display allows for matching new

tire and wheel by the tyre pressure

monitoring system sensors 3 147.

Tyre load

The tyre pressure category according

to the actual tyre inflation pressure

can be selected 3 147.

Outside temperature

Display of current outside

temperature.

Language

Select preferred country language as

display language.

Time

Display of current time.

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Instruments and controls

Info Display

The Info Display is located in the

instrument panel near the instrument

cluster.
Depending on the vehicle

configuration the vehicle has a

● Graphic Info Display

or

● 7'' Colour Info Display with touch-

screen functionality

The vehicle has a 7'' Colour Info

Display with touch screen

functionality.
The Info Displays can indicate:

● time 3 62
● outside temperature 3 62
● date 3 62
● Infotainment system, see

description in the Infotainment

manual

● indication of parking assist

instructions 3 119

● system messages
● settings for vehicle

personalisation 3 83

Graphic Info Display

Press X to switch on the display.
Press MENU to select main menu

page.
Turn MENU to select a menu page.
Press MENU to confirm a selection.
Press BACK to exit a menu without

changing a setting.

7'' Colour Info Display

Selecting menus and settings

Menus and settings are accessed via

the display.

Press X to switch on the display.
Press ; to display the homepage.
Tap required menu display icon with

the finger.
Tap a respective icon to confirm a

selection.
Depending on version, tap 9 or < to

return to the next higher menu level.
Press ; to return to the homepage.
For further information, see

Infotainment manual.
Vehicle personalisation 3 83.

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Valet mode

Some functions of the Driver

Information Centre and the Info

Display can be limited for some

drivers.
Activation or deactivation of valet

mode can be set in the menu

Settings in the vehicle personalisation

menu.
Vehicle personalisation 3 83.
For more information see

Infotainment manual.

Vehicle messages

Messages are indicated mainly in the

Driver Information Centre, in some

cases together with a warning chime.

Press SET/CLR, MENU or turn the

adjuster wheel to confirm a message.

Vehicle messages in Driver

Information Centre

The vehicle messages are displayed

as code numbers.
No. Vehicle message
3

Engine coolant level low

4

Air conditioning off

11 Brakes worn
12 Vehicle overloaded
13 Compressor overheated

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Instruments and controls

No. Vehicle message
15 Centre high-mounted brake

light failure

16 Brake light failure
17 Headlight levelling malfunction
18 Left low beam failure
19 Rear fog light failure
20 Right low beam failure
21 Left sidelight failure
22 Right sidelight failure
23 Reversing light failure
24 Number plate light failure
25 Left front turn light failure
26 Left rear turn light failure
27 Right front turn light failure
28 Right rear turn light failure
35 Replace battery in radio remote

control

36 ESC Initialising

No. Vehicle message
49 Lane departure warning

unavailable

52 Change timing belt
56 Tyre pressure imbalance on

front axle

57 Tyre pressure imbalance on

rear axle

59 Open, then close driver window
60 Open, then close front

passenger window

61 Open, then close left rear

window

62 Open, then close right rear

window

65 Theft attempted
66 Service anti-theft alarm system
67 Service steering wheel lock
68 Service power steering
75 Service air conditioning

No. Vehicle message
77 Service lane departure warning
79 Top up engine oil
81 Service transmission / trans‐

mission malfunction

82 Change engine oil soon
84 Engine power reduced
89 Service vehicle soon
90 Service brake assist
95 Service airbag
145 Check washer fluid level
151 Press clutch to start
174 Low vehicle battery
258 Parking assist off

Vehicle messages on

Colour Info Display

Some important messages appear

additionally in the

Colour Info Display. Some messages

only pop-up for a few seconds.

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Warning chimes

If several warnings appear at the

same time, only one warning chime

will sound.

When starting the engine or whilst

driving

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 appears in

the Driver Information Centre or

Info Display.

● If the parking assist detects an

object.

● If unintended lane change

occurs.

● If a fault in the automatic locking

system is detected.

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, the warning code 174 will

appear in the Driver Information

Centre.

1. Switch off immediately any

electrical consumers which are

not required for a safe drive, e.g.

seat heating, heated windscreen

and 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 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.

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 22.
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

Graphic Info Display
Press MENU, when ignition is on and

infotainment system is activated.
Turn the MENU button to scroll

through the menu list. Press MENU to

select the respective menu. To close

a menu or to go back to previous

page, press BACK.
Select Settings, scroll through the list

and select Vehicle Settings

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Instruments and controls

In the corresponding submenus the

following settings can be changed:

Vehicle Settings

● Park Assist / Collision Detection

Park Assist: Activates or

deactivates the parking assist.

● Comfort Settings

Chime Volume: Changes the

volume of warning chimes.
Personalisation 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.

● Languages: Scroll through the list

and select the desired language.

● Lighting

Exterior lighting by unlocking:

Activates or deactivates the entry

lighting.
Exit Lighting: Activates or

deactivates exit lighting and

changes lighting duration.

● Power Door Locks

Stop door lock if door open:

Activates or deactivates the door

locking function while a door is

open.
Delayed Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the delayed door

locking function. This feature

delays the actual locking of the

doors until all doors are closed.

● Remote Lock, Unlock, and Start

Remote Unlock Feedback:

Activates or deactivates the

hazard warning flasher feedback

whilst unlocking.

Remote Lock Feedback:

Changes what kind of feedback

is given when locking the vehicle.
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:

Resets all settings to the default

settings.

● Valet Mode:

Activated, all vehicle displays are

locked and no changes may be

performed within the system.
See Infotainment manual.

Personal settings

7" Colour Info Display
Press ;, select Settings and then

Vehicle on the Info Display.

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In the corresponding submenus the

following settings can be changed:

Settings

● Climate & Air Quality

Auto Fan Max Speed: Modifies

the level of the cabin airflow of the

climate control in automatic

mode.
Air Conditioning 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 Defog: Supports

windscreen dehumidification by

automatically selecting the

necessary settings and

automatic air conditioning mode.
Auto Rear Defog: Automatically

activates heated rear window.

● Collision / Detection Systems

Rear View Camera Guidelines:

Activates or deactivates the rear

view camera guidelines on the

Info Display.
Park Assist: Activates or

deactivates the parking assist.

● Comfort and Convenience

Chime Volume: Changes the

volume of warning chimes.
Personalization By Driver:

Activates or deactivates the

personalisation function.
Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear:

Activates or deactivates

automatic switching on of the

rear window wiper when reverse

gear is engaged.

● Lighting

Exit Lighting: Activates or

deactivates and changes the

duration of exit lighting.

● Power Door Locks

Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out:

Activates or deactivates the door

locking function while a door is

open.
Delayed Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the delayed door

locking function. This feature

delays the actual locking of the

doors until all doors are closed.

● Remote Lock, Unlock, Start

Remote Unlock Light 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.

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