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Owner's Manual
ASTRA
Operation, Safety and Maintenance

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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual ASTRA Operation, Safety and Maintenance...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop ... 30 Seats, interior .......... 64 Our aim: to keep you happy with your Instruments, controls ......112 vehicle. All Vauxhall Authorised Repairers offer first-class service at competitive Lighting ..........143 prices. Experienced, factory-trained Infotainment system ......151 technicians work according to factory Climate control ........
  • Page 3: In Brief

    6 Open&Start System 3 – see page 34. central locking system – see page 40, anti-theft locking system 3 – see page 41, Vauxhall alarm system 3 – see page 46, TwinTop roof operation 3 – see page 56, child safety locks – see page 49.
  • Page 4: Bring Electronic Key Into The

    Important: Do not sit nearer than 10 remote control – see page 32, see pages 66, 75. inches (25 cm) from the steering wheel, to central locking system – see page 40, permit safe airbag deployment. Vauxhall alarm system 3 – see page 46.
  • Page 5 In brief To adjust front seat height To adjust front seat inclination Tip the front seat backrests Operate lever on outboard side Pull inner lever on front of seat, forward of seat adjust inclination, release lever, Lift release lever, engage seat in position tilt backrest forward, Pump action on lever lower release lever,...
  • Page 6 In brief To adjust head restraint height of To fit seat belt: Adjusting interior mirror: front and rear outboard seats: Draw seat belt smoothly Swivel mirror housing Press button to release, from inertia reel, Swivel lever on underside of mirror housing adjust height, guide over shoulder and to reduce dazzle at night.
  • Page 7 In brief To adjust exterior mirrors Electrical exterior mirrors Steering column lock and ignition: manually: adjust: Turn key to position 1; From inside, swivel lever in Four-way switch in driver’s door disengage steering column lock required direction by moving steering wheel slightly Press right or left mirror switch: four-way switch controls the appropriate mirror.
  • Page 8 In brief Steering column lock and ignition Steering wheel adjustment: Turn light switch: on vehicles with Open&Start Move lever down, system adjust height and distance, Parking lights Make sure electronic key is in the move lever up, engage Dipped beam or main interior reception range and press Adjust steering wheel only when vehicle is beam...
  • Page 9 In brief...
  • Page 10 In brief Page Page Page Side air vents ........156 Remote control on steering 14 Accelerator pedal....198, 199 wheel 3 ........... 151 Front passenger airbag ....93 15 Brake pedal ......199, 223 Instruments ........112 Centre air vents ......156 16 Clutch pedal 3 .......
  • Page 11 In brief Control indicators Engine electronics, gearbox Winter programme of electronics 3, immobiliser, automatic transmission 3 or Open&Start system, fault, diesel fuel filter 3, fault, Easytronic 3, see pages 34, 112. see pages 31, 115, 182, 188, see pages 180, 186, 193. Engine oil pressure, 196, 206.
  • Page 12 In brief Headlight flash, main beam and Switch on turn signal lights: Hazard warning lights: dipped beam: Right = Move stalk up Press ¨ Headlight = Pull stalk Left = Move stalk down Press again ¨ flash toward steering 6 Turn signal lights – see page 144. 6 Hazard warning lights –...
  • Page 13 In brief Activate horn: Windscreen wiper: Automatic wiping with Press in centre of steering Move stalk up slightly rain sensor wheel Move stalk up slightly § = Off $ = Automatic wiping with 6 Airbag system – see page 93, $ = Timed interval wipe remote control on steering wheel 3 –...
  • Page 14 In brief Operating windscreen and Activate rear screen wiper Heated rear window, headlight wash systems wash system heated exterior mirrors: Pull stalk toward steering wheel Wiper on = Push stalk On = Press Ü forward 6 Windscreen and headlight wash systems Off = Press Ü...
  • Page 15 In brief To demist or defrost windows: Set automatic mode on climate Manual transmission: Set air distribution to control system Reverse: with the vehicle stationary, rotary switch for temperature Press AUTO, 3 seconds after de-clutching pull the and air flow clockwise; pre-select temperature button up on the selector lever and engage gear.
  • Page 16 In brief To exit P, switch ignition on, operate footbrake and press button on selector lever. Press button on selector lever to engage P or R. Only when vehicle is stationary, first apply handbrake Only when vehicle is stationary 6 Automatic transmission 3 – see page 184.
  • Page 17 In brief Before starting off, check: To move from P or N, switch on ignition, depress footbrake and press button on z Tyre pressure and tyre condition – selector lever. see pages 227, 337. To select P or R, press button on selector z Engine oil level and fluid levels in engine lever.
  • Page 18 In brief Press button again to repeat the starting procedure or switch off the engine. To turn on the ignition, do not press the brake or clutch pedal; just press the button briefly. Do not start unless vehicle is stationary. 6 Open&Start-System 3 –...
  • Page 19: Parking The Vehicle

    To activate the anti-theft locking selector lever is in position P. With the 6 Handbrake – see page 224. system 3 and the Vauxhall alarm Open&Start System 3, "P" flashes in the system 3 press button p twice or with gear display for several seconds if P is Open&Start system 3 touch sensor in one...
  • Page 20 Open&Start system – see page 34, important information on central locking system – see page 40, operation, safety and Vauxhall alarm system 3 – see page 46, maintenance as well as a TwinTop roof operation 3 – see page 56, complete index.
  • Page 21 6 Vauxhall Full Size airbag system – for the driver and front passenger. The see page 92. forward movement of the driver and front...
  • Page 22: Information Display

    In brief Active headrests on front seats Operating menus in the Selection using multi-function button 3: information display rotate and press multi-function button. In the event of a rear-end impact, the active head restraints tilt forward a little. Menu options are selected using menus To exit a menu, turn the multi-function The head is more effectively supported by and the arrow keys or the multi-function...
  • Page 23: Trip Computer 3

    6 Information Display – see page 122. z Tyre pressure 3 Functions: z Remote control battery z Range z Instantaneous consumption z Vauxhall alarm system 3 z Distance travelled z Important exterior lights, including z Average speed cables and fuses z Effective consumption z Average consumption 6 Check Control 3 –...
  • Page 24 In brief Two headphone connections are available, with separate volume controls. Further information is available in the infotainment system operating instructions. 6 Twin Audio 3 – see page 152. Remote control on steering Twin Audio wheel Twin Audio allows rear seat occupants the choice between the audio source played on The functions of the infotainment system 3 the infotainment system or a separate...
  • Page 25: Open&start System 3 – See

    SPORT mode is used to change damping 3, anti-theft locking system 3 and the steering 3, throttle application and the Vauxhall alarm system 3 without a shift point for Easytronic 3 and automatic mechanical key and the engine to be transmission 3 while driving.
  • Page 26: Deflation Detection System

    In brief Board Computer BC 1 BC 2 Timer Tyres Deflation Detection System Tyre pressure monitoring After tyre pressure is corrected or a tyre or (DDS) wheel is changed, the system must be system initialised by pressing the DDS button. The deflation detection system The tyre pressure monitoring system 6 Tyre deflation detection system 3 –...
  • Page 27 In brief Adaptive Forward Lighting Curve lighting Panoramic windscreen (AFL) The Xenon light beam pivots based on To open: steering wheel position and speed improves lighting in curves (curve lighting) Turn the handle to the right and move the (from approx. 6 mph/10 km/h). on vehicles with Bi-Xenon headlight roof lining rearward to a suitable position.
  • Page 28: Parking Distance Sensor

    In brief Parking distance sensor Cargo box FlexOrganizer When reverse gear is selected, the parking Collapsible box to divide the luggage The side walls contain retaining strips, distance sensor switches itself on compartment. where various components can be automatically. attached to divide the luggage The cargo box may only be loaded when compartment or fasten loads.
  • Page 29 To open: a convertible. Press handle on luggage compartment cover down. The cover automatically To optimise safety, the Astra TwinTop is unrolls. equipped with a rollover protection system with reinforced windscreen frame and the 6 Luggage compartment cover 3 –...
  • Page 30: Diesel Particle Filter

    In brief Diesel particle filter The diesel particle filter system removes polluting soot particles out of the engine exhaust gases. The system includes a self-cleaning function that operates automatically while driving. The filter is cleaned by burning the trapped soot particles at a high temperature.
  • Page 31: Keys, Doors, Windows, Twintop

    The key number is specified in the vehicle TwinTop documents and in the Car Pass 3. The key is a constituent of the electronic immobiliser. Ordering keys from a Vauxhall Authorised repairer guarantees problem- free operation of the electronic immobiliser.
  • Page 32: Electronic Immobiliser

    Therefore, after leaving the vehicle always The electronic immobiliser activates itself If the control indicator A continues to lock it and switch on the Vauxhall alarm automatically after the key has been flash, try to start the engine using the system 3 –...
  • Page 33: Store Personal Vehicle Settings In The Vehicle Key

    Remote control with mechanical On the Astra TwinTop, the roof can be Each time the vehicle is locked, the settings opened or closed using the remote are saved again.
  • Page 34 Remote control Mechanical anti-theft locking system 3, synchronisation – see next column. see page 41. Vauxhall alarm system 3, see page 46. Electric windows 3, see page 51. Astra TwinTop, see page 56.
  • Page 35: Open&start System

    Close electronic key around with him. remote control. On the Astra TwinTop, the roof can also be Make sure that you dispose of old batteries opened or closed with the remote control 3 in accordance with environmental of the electronic key.
  • Page 36 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop If the brake or clutch pedal is depressed, the engine can be started right away with a single press on the Start/Stop button. Releasing the Start/Stop button interrupts the starting procedure. The engine and the ignition are switched off by pressing the Start/Stop button again.
  • Page 37 In addition, the anti-theft locking system Electric windows 3, approximately one metre from the vehicle. and Vauxhall alarm system can be armed see page 51. The Open&Start system 3 does not the lock and disabled using the remote control.
  • Page 38 Emergency operation, see page 37. the reception range of the vehicle interior. locking mechanism on underside and Lockable glovebox, Astra TwinTop with During the next starting procedure the remove cap toward the front by applying Open&Start system 3 engine may not be able to be started.
  • Page 39 43. pedal or with automatic transmission 3 to switch the engine off. Lock all doors In the version with Vauxhall alarm operate brake pedal and select P or N. except driver’s door as described on system 3 the alarm may be triggered when page 43.
  • Page 40 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop z Remote control battery voltage too low – refer to text in previous columns for instructions on how to change battery. z Frequent, repeated operation of the remote control outside the reception range (e.g. too far from vehicle, remote control is then no longer recognised).
  • Page 41: Central Locking System

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Central locking system Open&Start system with electronic key 3 To lock The electronic key must be within the Close doors, luggage compartment and For doors, boot lid/tailgate and tank flap. outside reception range of the vehicle. tank flap.
  • Page 42 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Mechanical anti-theft locking system 3, Warning Do not use the system if there are people in the vehicle! The doors cannot be unlocked from inside. Open&Start system with electronic key 3 Remote control with mechanical key The electronic key must be within the All doors must be closed.
  • Page 43 (not must be opened and closed once so that continuously. possible with Astra TwinTop if roof is the vehicle can be secured. open). If the key is in the ignition, locking is only possible if all doors are closed.
  • Page 44: Fault When Locking Or Unlocking

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop z With the Open&Start system 3 the For Astra TwinTop with open roof - after vehicle cannot be unlocked until opening the driver’s door, press the central 2 seconds after locking. Within this time, locking button in the centre console.
  • Page 45: Luggage Compartment

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Luggage compartment To unlock Remote control with mechanical key Press button q on the remote control. The luggage compartment is unlocked together with the doors. Open&Start system with electronic key 3 Pulling the button below the handle unlocks and opens the luggage compartment and doors when the electronic key is detected within the outer...
  • Page 46 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop To close: To lock Close luggage compartment using the Close doors, luggage compartment and handle on the inside of the tailgate. tank flap. Do not operate the button beneath the Remote control with mechanical key handle when closing. Otherwise the Press button p on remote control.
  • Page 47: Vauxhall Alarm System

    If the ignition was switched on, the driver’s – or – door must be opened and closed once so Press button p of the electronic key’s that the Vauxhall alarm system can be remote control again. switched on. If the ignition was switched on, the driver’s...
  • Page 48 The LED in button flashes (max. bonnet open, or 10 seconds), see Fig. 17051 T. system fault 3. Close doors. After the first 10 seconds of Vauxhall alarm system activation: z LED flashes System activated slowly z LED on after Deactivation function approx.
  • Page 49 Open&Start system, open the vehicle as described on page 43. If the alarm is triggered when the driver’s door is opened, deactivate the Vauxhall alarm system by switching on the ignition. Note Changes to the vehicle interior, such as the...
  • Page 50: Child Safety Locks

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Child safety locks Exterior mirrors Adjust exterior mirrors electrically 3 Adjust with the four-way switch in driver’s Manual adjustment with levers in the front Warning door: press mirror switch to left or right: doors or electric 3 switch in driver’s door four-way switch works on corresponding console.
  • Page 51 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop If an electrical retracted mirror is extended manually, pressing button will cause the mirror to move all the way forward. The other mirror will be eclectically swiveled to the driving position. If button is pressed again, both mirrors will be electrically retracted.
  • Page 52: Interior Mirror

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Electric windows Warning Take care when operating the electric windows 3 and the sun roof 3. Risk of injury, particularly to children. Vehicle passengers should be informed accordingly. If there are children on the rear seat, switch on the child safety system 3 for the electric windows.
  • Page 53 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Operated via two or four 3 switches in the Safety function Child safety system for rear windows 3 driver’s door handle. The front switches are If the window glass encounters resistance Switch between the rear switches in the for the driver and front passenger doors.
  • Page 54: Panoramic Windscreen

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Panoramic windscreen Central switch for electric windows, Close the roof lining Astra TwinTop Move the roof lining forward to a suitable Open the roof lining Button " in the roof console. position. When moved all the way forward, Turn the handle to the right and move the the roof lining engages in position.
  • Page 55: Sunroof 3

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop To raise: When the roof is closed, press button ü. The roof is tilted in the rear. To open: Press button ü again from the tilted position. The roof opens to its stop. To close: Press button For reasons of safety, the roof closes from its open position to approx.
  • Page 56 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Note Overload Fault z If the top of the roof is wet, raise roof, If the system is overloaded, the power If the sun roof and sunblind do not operate allow water to run off and then open supply is automatically cut off for a short properly, activate electronics as follows: roof.
  • Page 57: Twintop

    Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop TwinTop With TwinTop, a convertible hardtop, Astra unites the benefits of a coupe with those of a convertible. Warning Take care when operating the convertible hardtop. Risk of injury. Monitor the action zone above, to the side and to the rear of the vehicle during roof operation.
  • Page 58 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop With the vehicle stopped, the roof can be To close the roof With the vehicle stopped, the roof can be opened using the remote control 3. Unlock closed using the remote control 3. Lock the There must be no objects in the pivot area the vehicle.
  • Page 59 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Indicator and warning buzzers z Continuous warning buzzer during roof Note z Indicator buzzer upon completed operation if the anti-roll bars 3 have z Do not open the luggage compartment opening or closing of the convertible been triggered.
  • Page 60 To optimise safety in the event of a position for 9 minutes to facilitate operational if the roof is in the proper open rollover, the Astra TwinTop is equipped cleaning of roof spaces. This is done by or closed position.
  • Page 61 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Fixed anti-roll bars Deployable anti-roll bars 3 Luggage compartment are secured to the vehicle bodywork. are located between the rear head The roof can only be opened if the load in restraints and the boot lid in such a way the luggage compartment does not that they are out of sight.
  • Page 62 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Blockage of boot lid on closure 3 Wind deflector 3 To avoid damage to the open roof, boot lid With the wind deflector installed or load, the boot lid can only be closed if turbulence, draughts and noise in the the electric load aid is in the lower end passenger compartment are reduced when position, see page 82.
  • Page 63 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop With tyre repair set 3, the wind deflector is Fitting Join together the unfolded ends of the wind folded down into a storage compartment 3 Take the wind deflector from the luggage deflector: press in the pin at the slider, in the luggage compartment below the compartment.
  • Page 64 Keys, doors, windows, TwinTop Insert the guide clips of the wind deflector Pull the toggle of the right and left locking The wind deflector can be folded back in the seat belt recesses between the rear pin and turn to lock. Straighten out the when not in use.
  • Page 65: Seats, Interior

    Seats, interior Seats, interior Operating the seat belts..... Child restraint system 3...... Vauxhall Full Size airbag system ..Rollover protection system 3 ..... 104 Cigarette lighter 3....... 107 Accessory socket 3 ......107 Front seats ........... Ashtray 3 ..........108 Head restraints ........
  • Page 66 Seats, interior Adjusting the backrest Adjusting the seat height 3 Adjusting the seat angle 3 To adjust, turn side handwheel on the seat To adjust, operate lever on the outside of To adjust, pull the lever on the front of the while releasing the load on the backrest.
  • Page 67 Seats, interior The seat back can only be tipped forwards from an upright position. When the backrest is folded forward, do not activate the handwheel for backrest adjustment. In vehicles with a panoramic window 3: to tilt seats forward, push head restraints down and lift up sun visors.
  • Page 68 Seats, interior The seat backrests must not be tilted too far back (recommended maximum tilting angle approx. 25°). Warning Failure to observe the descriptions could lead to injuries which could be fatal. Vehicle passengers should be informed accordingly before starting off. Adjusting the thigh support 3 on the Seat position sports seats 3...
  • Page 69: Head Restraints

    Head restraints Adjusting the rear, centre head Adjusting the rear head restraints 3, restraint 3 Astra TwinTop Adjusting the front head restraints and To adjust, pull the head restraint up or To adjust, pull the head restraint up or rear outboard head restraints 3 press the catch to release.
  • Page 70 Seats, interior Head restraint position Active head restraints 3 Removing the head restraints The middle of the head restraint should be In the event of a rear-end impact, the Press and release the two catches. Pull and at eye level. If this is not possible for active head restraints tilt forwards slightly.
  • Page 71: Armrest 3 At Driver's Seat

    Armrest at driver’s seat Armrest in back seat backrest Astra TwinTop Pull the armrest by the strap, pivot it down Push raised armrest backward against Fold down the armrest, pulling the strap and position on the sit with the flat side up.
  • Page 72: Extending The Luggage Compartment, Hatch

    Seats, interior Extending the luggage Fold down centre backrest 3 Restoring backrest to an upright position compartment, Hatch Push head restraint all the way down – Guide the seat belt through the side see page 68. bracket to protect against damage. Folding the rear seat backrests Pushing rear head restraints all the way Disengage backrest using lever and fold...
  • Page 73: Extending The Luggage Compartment, Estate

    Seats, interior Extending the luggage Raise the seat cushion and fold the Remove rear outer head restraints. Push compartment, Estate backrest centre head restraint all the way down – Pull the strap on the seat cushion and raise see pages 68, 69. Folding the rear seat backrests onto the the backrest towards the front (split 3 or seat cushion...
  • Page 74 Seats, interior Folding the centre seat backrest makes it possible to load longer objects. The outer seats can still be used for occupants. Warning The load must not obstruct the operation of the pedals, handbrake or transmission or restrict the driver’s freedom of movement.
  • Page 75 Seats, interior The three-point seat belt for the centre rear seat can only be pulled from its inertia reel if the backrest is properly engaged. Safety net 3 See page 78. Notes on loading See page 84. Restoring the backrests or seat cushions 3 Raised seat cushions: Insert and adjust to their original position head restraints in backrests –...
  • Page 76: Extending The Luggage Compartment, Astra Twintop

    Seats, interior Extending the luggage Folding down the front passenger Cover behind armrest can be locked from luggage compartment 3: turn button 90°: compartment, Astra TwinTop seat Loading area between rear seats To push down and remove front passenger Locked Horizontal button Pull out the armrest by the strap.
  • Page 77: Luggage Compartment Cover

    Seats, interior To close Press handle on luggage compartment cover rearwards; the cover automatically engages in its end position. Do not place any heavy or sharp-edged objects on the cover. Luggage compartment cover Estate To open Hatch Press handle on luggage compartment Removing cover down.
  • Page 78 Seats, interior Fitting Insert luggage compartment cover into recess on left, raise release lever on right side, insert cover into recess on right, engage and push lever down. Attach the hooks on the head restraints - see Fig. 17079 T. To cover the gap between the luggage Removing compartment cover and the rear...
  • Page 79: Safety Net 3, Estate

    Seats, interior Safety net , Estate Adjust strap length on safety net by Fitting behind front seats attaching the upper hook to the eye of the Raise the rear seat cushions, see page 72. The safety net can be mounted behind the strap, see Fig.
  • Page 80: Luggage Compartment Grille

    Seats, interior Luggage compartment grille Removing Lock grille in open position. Detach the safety net belt straps by tipping pick-up Warning up the length adjuster. To transport long objects, part of the Unhook the safety net rods from the luggage compartment grille behind the The load must not obstruct the operation brackets in the roof frame.
  • Page 81: Lashing Eyes 3

    Seats, interior Lashing eyes Rails and hooks in the luggage FlexOrganizer compartment , Estate in the luggage compartment are used to Flexible system for dividing the luggage secure lashing straps 3 or a luggage net 3 compartment or securing loads in an The side walls of the luggage compartment to prevent objects that are being Estate.
  • Page 82: Cargo Box 3

    Seats, interior Cargo box Variable partition net Hooks and mesh pockets for side walls Insert an adapter in each rail: Fold up Insert hooks in rails in desired position: Foldable box under the floor cover used to handle plate, insert adapter in upper and insert hook in upper groove in rail and push divide the luggage compartment.
  • Page 83: Luggage Compartment Blind, Astra Twintop

    9 minutes. aid for the luggage compartment To open: Release luggage compartment blind from of the Astra TwinTop) recesses on left and right, blind rolls up The loading aid makes it possible to automatically. comfortably load the luggage To close: compartment when the roof is open.
  • Page 84 Seats, interior z Only close the boot lid once the Warning confirmation signal has sounded to indicate that the loading aid is in its Take care when operating the loading lower end position. aid. Risk of injury. z If the loading aid is not in its lower end Make sure that nothing could be pinched.
  • Page 85: Notes On Loading The Vehicle

    Seats, interior z Estate: mount the safety net 3 when z Astra TwinTop: Do not place any objects transporting objects in the luggage on the cover of the deployable anti-roll compartment – see page 78. bars 3, behind the rear head restraints...
  • Page 86: Three-stage Safety System

    Airbag systems for driver, front seat must therefore always be worn. passenger and rear outboard seats 3. Disregard of these instructions could lead On Astra TwinTop 3, roll-over bar to injuries or endanger life. Vehicle behind rear seats. passengers should be informed accordingly.
  • Page 87: Belt Tensioners

    12 years of age or under 150 cm tall. rear-impact above a certain severity. This For children up to 12 years of age, we tightens the seat belts. recommend the Vauxhall child restraint Actuation of belt tensioners system, see page 90. is indicated by illumination of control indicator v, see following page.
  • Page 88 Seats, interior z The belt tensioner and airbag system Warning control electronics can be found in the centre console area. In order to avoid Have the cause of the fault eliminated malfunctions, do not store magnetic immediately by a workshop. objects in this area.
  • Page 89: Operating The Seat Belts

    Seats, interior Operating the seat belts Height adjustment 3 Warning Adjusting the height of the upper Fitting seat belts deflection point of the front seat belts: Pull seat belt out of retractor and guide On pregnant women in particular, the lap across the body, making certain that it is 1.
  • Page 90 – see page 71. Three-point seat belts of rear seats in Astra TwinTop To prevent the seat belts from making flapping noise when the sunroof and/or the windows are open, the seat belts of...
  • Page 91: Child Restraint System 3

    6 to 12 years For reasons of safety, we recommend that the child safety seat be installed on one of the outer rear seats. We recommend the use of each system until the child reaches the upper weight limit. Not on Astra TwinTop.
  • Page 92 The covers of the Vauxhall child restraint = Limited, only with seat occupancy system can be wiped clean. recognition and Vauxhall child z Do not stick anything on the child restraint system with transponders.
  • Page 93: Vauxhall Full Size Airbag System

    Curtain airbag system 3 The side airbag is triggered in the event of The curtain airbag system triggers in case The Vauxhall Full Size airbag system a side-on collision to form a safety cushion of a side-on collision and provides a safety consists of several separate systems.
  • Page 94 Vauxhall Full Size airbag system z seat occupancy recognition 3, the front airbags are triggered at low Front airbag z the control indicator for Vauxhall child vehicle speed. The front airbag system is identified by the restraint systems with transponders 3...
  • Page 95 Seats, interior When triggered, the front airbags inflate in Warning Warning milliseconds to form a safety cushion for the driver and front passenger. The The front airbag system provides The three-point seat belt must be forward movement of the front seat optimum protection when the seat, correctly fitted, see page 88.
  • Page 96 Vauxhall child driver’s and front passenger seat front passenger side, restraint system with transponders 3.
  • Page 97 Vauxhall child body. Do not place the hands or arms on restraint system with transponders 3.
  • Page 98 Seats, interior Curtain airbag 3 The curtain airbag system will be triggered: When the curtain airbag is triggered it z depending on the severity of the The curtain airbag system is identified by inflates within milliseconds and provides a the word AIRBAG on the roof pillar trim. accident, safety barrier in the head area on the respective side of the vehicle.
  • Page 99 Seats, interior Warning Warning There must be no objects in the area in Have the cause of the fault eliminated which the airbag inflates. Do not place immediately by a workshop. the hands or arms on the covers of the The system’s integrated self-diagnostics airbag systems.
  • Page 100 Note instrument panel. If the control indicator On the Astra TwinTop, there may be illuminates for approx. 4 seconds when the interference in radio reception of certain ignition is switched on, the vehicle is...
  • Page 101 If the control indicator flashes when the restraint systems with transponders 3 child restraint system with transponders 3 The presence of a Vauxhall child restraint is correctly fitted, there is a fault with risk of system with transponders 3 is indicated injury to the child.
  • Page 102 Do not store any magnetic wheel, the instrument panel, all panelling objects in the area as they could cause z Astra TwinTop: The deployable anti-roll parts, the door seals, the handles and bars 3 are deployed together with the malfunction.
  • Page 103 When disposing of the vehicle, the safety z In order to prevent malfunctions when instructions given for this must be using a Vauxhall child restraint system observed. Take the vehicle to a recycling with transponders 3 on the front company for disposal.
  • Page 104 3 Seat occupancy recognition 3, see Warning page 99. Only Vauxhall child restraint systems with transponders 3 can be fitted on the front passenger seats. Use of systems without transponders poses a risk of fatal injury.
  • Page 105: Rollover Protection System 3

    Seats, interior Rollover protection system The Astra TwinTop is equipped with rollover protection with reinforced windscreen frame and anti-roll bars behind the rear seat head restraints. Depending on the variant, the anti-roll bars are either fixed or deploy automatically in the event of an impact of a certain severity.
  • Page 106 Seats, interior In the event of a rollover, the anti-roll bars Control indicator v for extending anti-roll Extended anti-roll bars deploy upwards in a matter of bars can be retracted (e.g. in order to close the milliseconds. They also deploy together The deployable anti-roll bars are roof after a collision).
  • Page 107 Seats, interior Have the cause of the fault eliminated Note z Deployment of the anti-roll bars is immediately by a workshop. z Do not place any objects on the covers of indicated by illumination of control the anti-roll bars behind the head indicator v.
  • Page 108: Cigarette Lighter 3

    Seats, interior Cigarette lighter Accessory socket Press in cigarette lighter. Switches off automatically once the element is glowing. The cigarette lighter is in the front centre Some vehicles have an accessory socket for Pull out lighter. console, beneath the ashtray cover. the connection of electrical accessories instead of a cigarette lighter.
  • Page 109: Ashtray 3

    Seats, interior Electrical accessories connected to the socket must comply with the electromagnetic compatibility requirements laid down in DIN VDE 40 839, otherwise vehicle malfunctions may occur. If the tyre repair set is 3 is in operation, no consumers may be connected to the auxiliary socket.
  • Page 110 Seats, interior To empty, grip both sides of the ashtray Rear ashtray 3 To empty, open the ashtray, press the insert at the spots illustrated and pull The ashtray is in the rear centre console. spring (arrow) and pull the ashtray straight upwards.
  • Page 111: Foldaway Tables 3

    Seats, interior Foldaway tables on the front seat backrests. Open by pulling upward until it engages. Fold away by pressing down past the resistance point. Do not place any heavy objects on the table. Stowage compartments Stowage compartment in front armrest 3 To open, press button and open upper part Glove compartment of armrest.
  • Page 112: Sun Visors

    Seats, interior Sun visors Use the sun visor to protect from glare by pulling it down and swivelling it to the side 3. The covers of the mirrors in the sun visors should be closed while driving. On vehicles with panoramic windscreen 3, close the sun visors before moving the roof lining.
  • Page 113: Instruments, Controls

    Instruments, controls Instruments, controls Control indicators – The electronic key is in the wrong location in the vehicle interior The control indicators described here are (do not put key in luggage not present in all vehicles. The description compartment or in front of applies to all instrument versions.
  • Page 114 Instruments, controls Illuminates Warning Fault in Open&Start system. Engine oil pressure Lock or unlock vehicle using remote Control indicator illuminates red. When the engine is off, considerably control or emergency key if necessary, see more force is needed to brake and steer. It illuminates when the ignition is switched page 43, or attempt to use the spare key.
  • Page 115 Instruments, controls Airbag systems 3, belt tensioners 3 deployable anti-roll bars 3 Control indicator illuminates red. Illuminates when the engine is running Fault in airbag system, belt tensioners or extending anti-roll bars, see pages 87, 98, 104 Electronic Stability Programme Plus (ESP®...
  • Page 116 Instruments, controls Doors and luggage compartment open Engine electronics, Easytronic 3, start engine Control indicator illuminates red. transmission electronics 3, Control indicator illuminates yellow. immobiliser, It is illuminated when a door or the luggage It illuminates if the footbrake is not diesel fuel filter 3 compartment is open.
  • Page 117 Instruments, controls Turn signal lights Control indicator flashes green. Control indicator flashes at the side concerned. Both control indicators flash with the hazard warning lights on. Fast flashing: failure of a turn signal light or associated fuse, failure of turn signal light on trailer 3.
  • Page 118 Instruments, controls > Winter programme of automatic Fog lights 3 Exhaust emission 3 transmission 3 or Easytronic 3 Control indicator illuminates green. Control indicator illuminates or flashes Control indicator illuminates in gear yellow. It is illuminated when the fog lights are on – display with Winter programme engaged.
  • Page 119 Instruments, controls Deflation detection system 3, tyre pressure monitoring system 3 Control indicator illuminates red Tyre pressure loss – see page 218. Control indicator illuminates yellow Fault in system, see pages 218, 219. Contact a workshop for assistance. Adaptive Forward Lighting 3 (AFL) Control indicator flashes yellow.
  • Page 120: Instrument Display

    Instruments, controls Instrument display Speedometer Fuel gauge Speed display. Pointer in = Reserve area On some versions, the pointer of the left zone or tachometer, speedometer and fuel gauge Y illuminated briefly moves to its end position when the ignition is switched on. Pointer in = Refuelling, see Tachometer...
  • Page 121 Instruments, controls Time display 3 To adjust the time, setting button in instrument panel: Press for approx. 2 seconds: Hours flash Press briefly Set hours Press for approx. 2 seconds Minutes flash Press briefly Set minutes Press for approx. 2 seconds Clock is started.
  • Page 122 Instruments, controls For Easytronic 3, the display flashes for a ESPoff Electronic Stability Programme 3 few seconds if A, M or R is selected when off, see page 210. the engine is running but the footbrake is ESPon Electronic Stability Programme 3 not depressed.
  • Page 123: Information Display

    Instruments, controls Board Computer 19,5° 19:36 11:25 12:01 °C BC 1 All values °C BC 2 Range 257.0 90,6 FM 3 miles Timer Ø [TP] 257miles Ø 31.0 Information display Board information display 3 Graphical information display 3, colour information display 3 Display of time, outside temperature and Triple information display date/infotainment system (when it is on).
  • Page 124: Outside Temperature

    Instruments, controls The type of information and how it is displayed depends on the equipment of the vehicle and the settings of the Infotainment system 3, the trip computer 3 and the climate control 8:56 system 3. °C Some information appears in the display in Slippery road 07.04.2004 an abbreviated form.
  • Page 125: Triple Information Display

    Instruments, controls Correcting time 3 Deactivating/activating automatic time Some RDS transmitters do not send a synchronisation: infotainment system off, correct time signal. If the incorrect time is press Ö and ; below the display: continually displayed, switch off automatic 8:56 Hold down Ö...
  • Page 126 Instruments, controls 11:25 °C Range 257miles Board information display Selection with arrow keys Select using the left adjuster wheel 3 on selecting functions Select the menu points using the buttons the steering wheel on the Infotainment system Turn up Functions and settings of some Previous menu point.
  • Page 127 Instruments, controls The functions are displayed in the following order: z Time synchronisation z Time, setting hours 11:25 11:25 z Time, setting minutes °C °C z Date, setting day z Date, setting month System Clock Sync.On z Date, setting year z Ignition logic z Language selection z Setting units of measure...
  • Page 128 Instruments, controls The automatic setting is indicated by } in the display. To correct time with the help of RDS, select the menu item for time synchronisation 11:25 11:25 from the Settings menu. °C °C Make the desired setting. English Unit Europe-SI Setting date and time Select the menu item for time and date...
  • Page 129: Board Information Display

    Instruments, controls Board information display Average consumption Average consumption display. The trip computer measurement can be reset to zero and The trip computer provides information on restarted at any time, see "Resetting trip driving data, which is continually recorded 11:25 computer information to zero".
  • Page 130: Stop Watch

    Instruments, controls Resetting trip computer information to zero (reset) The following trip computer information can be reset (reset and restart 11:25 11:25 measurements or calculations): °C °C z Average consumption z Effective consumption Range Stop Watch z Average speed z Distance travelled. Select the desired trip computer 01:22:32 257miles...
  • Page 131 Instruments, controls [TP] CDin 90.6 19,5° 19:36 Graphical information display Selection with arrow keys To select using the multi-function button or colour information display Select menu options via menus and the Turn keys on the Infotainment system. Mark menu options or commands, select selecting functions function ranges, OK button...
  • Page 132 Instruments, controls Settings 19,5° 19:36 [TP] CDin Time, Date 19:36 Language 90.6 Units 10 . 07 . 2004 Contrast Day / Night Ign. logic 19,5° 19:36 Select using left adjuster wheel 3 on Function ranges System settings steering wheel For each functional area there is a main The settings are accessed via the Settings Turn up page (Main), which is selected at the top...
  • Page 133 Instruments, controls Correcting time 3 In systems with GPS receiver , date and time are set automatically upon receipt of a GPS satellite signal. If the displayed time Time, Date 19,5° 19:36 Settings 19,5° 19:36 does not match local time, it can be Time, Date Time 19:36...
  • Page 134 Instruments, controls 13 Languages 19,5° 19:36 Contrast 19,5° 19:36 Settings 19,5° 19:36 Time, Date Deutsch English Language Europe-SI Español Units Japan Nederlands Contrast Great Britain Français Day / Night Italiano Ign. logic Select the desired language. Setting units of measure Adjusting contrast 3 You can select which units of measure are (graphical information display)
  • Page 135 Instruments, controls Setting display mode 3 The display can be adjusted to suit the light conditions, black or coloured text on a light background or white or coloured text on a Board Computer 19,5° 19:36 dark background. BC 1 All values Select menu item Day / Night from the Range miles...
  • Page 136 Instruments, controls Distance travelled Driven mileage display. The measurement can be reset to zero and restarted at any time, see "Resetting trip computer Board Computer 19,5° 19:36 information to zero". BC 1 All values Average speed BC 2 Average speed calculation. The 257.0 Range miles...
  • Page 137 Instruments, controls Interruption of power supply If the power supply has been interrupted or if the battery voltage has dropped too low, the values stored in the trip computer will Reset BC 1 19,5° 19:36 Reset BC 1 19,5° 19:36 be lost.
  • Page 138 Instruments, controls The desired stop watch display can be selected from the Options menu 3: Driving Time excl. Stops Board Computer 19,5° 19:36 Board Computer The time the vehicle is in motion is recorded. Stationary time is not included. BC 1 BC 1 Driving Time incl.
  • Page 139 Fault. Brake light does not come on during braking. Have the cause of the fault eliminated immediately by a workshop. Safeguard check Fault. System fault in Vauxhall alarm system. Have the cause of the fault eliminated immediately by a workshop.
  • Page 140 Instruments, controls If there is a fault in the vehicle lighting, the In vehicles with tyre pressure control Wash respective fault source is displayed as text, system 3, if there is major loss of pressure Fluid Level e.g.: in a tyre, the display indicates the tyre at check fault, e.g.: Brake light...
  • Page 141: Warning Buzzers

    Instruments, controls Warning buzzers Indicator and warning buzzers for Astra z Continuous warning buzzer during roof TwinTop 3: operation if the anti-roll bars 3 have When starting the engine or whilst z Indicator buzzer upon completed been triggered. driving: opening or closing of the convertible z If the electronic key of the Open&Start...
  • Page 142: Windscreen Wiper

    Instruments, controls Windscreen wiper Adjustable timed interval wipe 3 Automatic wiping with rain sensor 3: Adjust wiper interval to a value between To activate, move stalk up lightly. To activate, move stalk up lightly. 2 and 15 seconds: switch ignition on, move Automatic wiping with rain sensor §...
  • Page 143 Instruments, controls To deactivate, push stalk forward lightly again. If the stalk is held forwards, the rear screen wash system is activated. Empty windscreen wash system and Rear screen wiper and wash system headlight wash system 3 To activate, push stalk forward lightly. To activate, pull stalk toward steering The rear screen wiper swipes in timed wheel.
  • Page 144: Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Versions with daytime running lights 3: Parking lights are on when the ignition is switched on and the light switch is set to 7 or AUTO. Dipped beam is on when the engine is running. The daytime running lights switch off when Exterior lights ........
  • Page 145: Main Beam, Headlight Flash

    Lighting Main beam, headlight flash Automatic dipped beam Turn signal lights activation To switch from dipped beam to main To activate, move stalk up or down lightly. beam, push stalk forward. Light switch to AUTO: Dipped beam Stalk up Right turn signal lights switches itself on or off automatically when To switch back to dipped beam, push stalk Stalk down...
  • Page 146: Fog Lights > 3

    Lighting Fog tail light After operation, the turn signal stalk returns to its starting position. The fog tail light can only be switched on both the ignition and dipped beam/ If the stalk is moved past the resistance parking lights are on. point, the turn signal light remains on.
  • Page 147: Hazard Warning Lights

    Lighting Vehicles without automatic level control system 0 = Front seats occupied 1 = All seats occupied 2 = All seats occupied and luggage compartment load 3 = Driver’s seat occupied and luggage compartment load Vehicles with automatic level control system 0 = Front seats occupied 1 = All seats occupied...
  • Page 148: Adaptive Forward Lighting 3 (afl)

    Lighting Adaptive Forward Lighting Curve lighting Control indicator for adaptive driving The Xenon light beam pivots based on (AFL) lights steering wheel position and speed (from Flashing: Fault in system. System not ready improves lighting in curves (curve lighting) approx. 6 mph/10 km/h). for operation.
  • Page 149: Door-to-door Light Function3

    Lighting Door-to-door light function Instrument illumination Courtesy light information display illumination Dipped beam and reverse lights 3 Automatic interior light illuminate for around 30 seconds after the Comes on automatically when the vehicle is Comes on when ignition is switched on. driver exits the vehicle and closes his door.
  • Page 150 Lighting Entry lighting 3 After unlocking the vehicle, the instrument and switch lighting come on for a few seconds. Door handle lighting 3 When the exterior lights are on, the interior front door handles are illuminated. Illuminated mirror in the sun visors 3 The lighting switches on when the cover is opened.
  • Page 151: Battery Discharge Protection

    Lighting Battery discharge protection Vehicles with adaptive forward lighting 3 (AFL) To prevent the battery from becoming 1. Pull and hold stalk for main beam on discharged, the courtesy light, reading steering wheel (headlight flash) lights, luggage compartment lighting and glove compartment lighting switch off 2.
  • Page 152: Infotainment System

    Infotainment system Infotainment system Radio reception Car radio reception differs from domestic radio reception: As the vehicle antenna is relatively near the ground, the broadcasting companies cannot guarantee the same quality of reception as obtained with a domestic radio using an overhead antenna. z Changes in distance from the transmitter, z multi-path reception due to reflection...
  • Page 153: Aux Input

    Infotainment system Mobile telephones and radio equipment The Vauxhall installation instructions and the operating guidelines provided by the telephone manufacturer must be observed when fitting and operating a mobile telephone. Failure to do so could invalidate the vehicle’s operating permit (EU Directive 95/54/EG).
  • Page 154 Be sure to observe more than 10 Watts. We recommend that any country-specific regulations. you consult your Vauxhall Authorised Warning repairer, who will have brackets and various installation kits available as...
  • Page 155: Climate Control

    Climate control Climate control Heating and ventilation system, air conditioning system 3....154 Automatic air conditioning system 3 155 Electronic climate control system 3 ... 155 Air vents ..........156 Cooled glove compartment 3 .... 156 Heated rear window 3, heated exterior mirrors 3 ....
  • Page 156: Automatic Air Conditioning System

    Climate control The set values appear on the information display. Electronic climate control system, see page 168. Automatic air conditioning Electronic climate control system system Provides a comfortable interior regardless Offers the greatest comfort in the vehicle of the weather, outside temperature or interior regardless of the conditions season.
  • Page 157: Air Vents

    Climate control Air vents Cooled glove compartment To close the vent, turn the vertical adjuster wheel fully up. The symbol 0 appears. The The interior ventilation can be adjusted to Cooled air is fed into the glove slats of the vent remain open although the a comfortable level by adjusting the compartment through a nozzle.
  • Page 158: Heated Rear Window

    Climate control Heating takes place with the engine running and is switched off automatically after several minutes. Astra TwinTop: The headed rear window and heated exterior mirrors 3 are deactivated when the roof is open. The heated rear window automatically switches on when the diesel particle filter is being cleaned 3 depending on the engine.
  • Page 159: Heating And Ventilation System

    Climate control Heating and ventilation system Temperature Air flow Adjust with centre rotary switch. Adjust with right rotary switch. Air distribution Red area Warm Adjust with left rotary switch. Four fan speeds: Blue area Cold To head area via adjustable vents, Switched off to footwell Selected fan speed...
  • Page 160 Climate control Heating The comfort and general well-being of the The amount of heat is dependent on the vehicle occupants are to a large extent coolant temperature and is thus not fully dependent on a suitable ventilation and attained until the engine is warm. heating setting.
  • Page 161 Climate control z Turn the temperature switch clockwise as far as it will go (warm). z Set fan switch to 3 or 4. z Activate heated rear window Ü. z Open side air vents as required and direct them towards the side windows. Heating the footwell Window demisting and de-icing z Set air distribution switch to K.
  • Page 162: Air Conditioning System 3

    Climate control Air conditioning system As a supplement to the heating and ventilation system, the air conditioning system cools and dehumidifies (dries) inflowing air. If cooling or dehumidification is not desired, switch off cooling in order to save fuel. Cooling switches off automatically at low outside temperatures.
  • Page 163 Climate control The air recirculation system minimises the entry of outside air. The humidity increases, and the windows can mist up. The quality of the passenger compartment air deteriorates which may cause the vehicle occupants to feel drowsy. Air distribution to : the air recirculation system is automatically switched off to speed up window demisting and prevent...
  • Page 164: Automatic Air Conditioning System 3

    Climate control Automatic air conditioning z Cooling n on, the AC compressor switches off automatically at low exterior system temperatures (icing). Provides a uniformly comfortable interior z Move air distribution switch to regardless of the weather, outside temperature or season. z Turn the temperature switch clockwise.
  • Page 165 Climate control Automatic mode Air distribution Temperature preset Basic setting for maximum comfort: Adjust with left rotary switch. Adjust with centre rotary switch. To head area via adjustable vents, z Set fan switch to A Set the rotary switch to a value between to footwell 17 °C and 27 °C.
  • Page 166 Climate control Air flow To activate/deactivate air conditioning Manual air recirculation mode compressor (cooling) n Adjust with right rotary switch. The air recirculation system prevents the Operate only with the engine on and the entry of outside air and the air in the 1 - 4 Manual fan speed setting, fan running:...
  • Page 167 Climate control Heating Vehicles with Quickheat 3: depending on The amount of heat is dependent on the the outside temperature and the engine coolant temperature and is thus not fully temperature the passenger compartment attained until the engine is warm. is heated up more quickly using an auxiliary electric heater.
  • Page 168 Climate control z Set temperature to maximum heating, i.e. turn the centre rotary switch all the way to the right (28 °C). z Switch on heated rear window Ü. Operation with cooling (air conditioning compressor) is not possible when outside temperatures are low.
  • Page 169: Electronic Climate Control System 3

    Climate control Electronic climate control system Provides a the greatest amount of comfort in the interior regardless of the weather, [TP] CDin outside temperature or season. To ensure a constant and comfortable climate in the vehicle, the temperature of 90.6 the inflowing air, the air-flow rate and the air distribution are changed automatically according to climatic conditions outside...
  • Page 170 Climate control Switching off the AC compressor Automatic air recirculation mode 3 (Eco appears in display) can reduce The ventilation system is set to recirculation comfort and affect safety, see page 171. mode and interior air is recirculated. All air vents are actuated automatically in The automatic air recirculation system has automatic mode.
  • Page 171 Climate control Temperature preset Climate Air distribut. The left rotary switch can be used to set Air distribut. temperatures between 16 °C and 28 °C. For reasons of comfort, temperature can Autom. blower only be changed in small increments. Auto. recirc Vehicles with Quickheat 3: depending on the outside temperature and the engine temperature the passenger compartment...
  • Page 172 Climate control The air flow can be increased or decreased Climate [TP] CDin by turning the right switch. Air distribut. To return to automatic mode: press Air conditioning button V or AUTO. 90.6 Autom. blower on / off Heated rear window, see page 157. Auto.
  • Page 173 Climate control Air distribut. Automatic blower [TP] CDin Strong 90.6 Normal Weak Air distribution Air flow Fan control in automatic mode 3 Press the centre switch. The possible air Turn right switch right or left. The selected Fan regulation in automatic mode can be distribution settings appear one after fan speed in indicated with x and the modified.
  • Page 174 Climate control Climate Air distribut. Automatic recirculation Autom. blower Residual air conditioning on air control at Auto. recirc bad outside air Switching automatic recirculation 3 on Manual air recirculation mode Air conditioning with the engine not or off The air recirculation system prevents the running The automatic air recirculation system has entry of outside air and the air in the...
  • Page 175: Air Intake

    Climate control Pollen filter Note The pollen filter cleans dust, soot, pollen If the windscreen mists up during damp and spores from the air entering from weather, set the system as described under outside. The active carbon layer 3 "Demisting and defrosting the windows" eliminates most odours and harmful for a short time, see pages 160, 163, 171.
  • Page 176: Maintenance

    Climate control Maintenance At least one air vent must be open while cooling 3 (air conditioning compressor) is In order to ensure continuously efficient on in order to prevent the evaporator from performance, the air conditioning icing up due to lack of air movement. compressor 3 must be operated for a few minutes once a month, irrespective of the Cooling switches off automatically at low...
  • Page 177: Driving And Operation

    Driving and operation Driving and operation Easytronic The semi-automatic Easytronic transmission permits manual (manual mode) or automatic gear shifting (automatic mode), both with automatic clutch control. Warning Disregard of these instructions may lead to injuries or endanger life. Transmission display Shows the mode and current gear.
  • Page 178 Driving and operation There is no need to select neutral before starting the engine. If a gear is engaged, the transmission automatically switches to neutral (N) before the engine starts when the footbrake is operated. This can lead to a slight delay in the starting process. Starting the engine Easytronic operation via the selector lever Operate footbrake when starting the...
  • Page 179 Driving and operation It is also possible to start off without depressing the footbrake if the accelerator pedal is operated directly after movement of the selector lever. If there is no immediate acceleration or the footbrake is not depressed, no gear is engaged and "A" flashes.
  • Page 180 Driving and operation If the vehicle is in automatic mode, on Electronically controlled driving movement of the selector lever to programmes Easytronic shifts to manual mode and z By means of delayed gear changing changes up or down. "M" and the currently (higher engine speeds) following a cold engaged gear appear in the transmission start, the operating temperature...
  • Page 181 Driving and operation If the Winter programme is activated, SPORT mode is deactivated. If the vehicle is switched to manual mode while the winter programme is active, the winter programme is interrupted. The winter programme resumes upon return to automatic mode. Winter programme T Kickdown In the event of difficulties starting off...
  • Page 182 Driving and operation When the engine speed approaches its "Rocking the car" upper limit, the transmission shifts to a If it becomes necessary to rock the vehicle higher gear during kickdown even in to free it from sand, mud, snow or a hole, Manual mode.
  • Page 183 Driving and operation Stopping the vehicle Vehicle storage In Automatic or Manual mode, when the Before leaving the vehicle: vehicle has stopped first gear (with Winter z Engage handbrake. mode engaged, second gear) is engaged z Remove the ignition key or, with the Open&Start system 3, remove the automatically and the clutch released.
  • Page 184 Driving and operation If the cause of the power failure is not a 3. Clean Easytronic around the cap (see discharged battery, contact a workshop. If figure) so that no dirt can get into the the vehicle must be removed from flowing opening when the cap is removed.
  • Page 185: Automatic Transmission 3

    Driving and operation Automatic transmission The automatic transmission 3 allows automatic selection. The engine can only be started when the gear selector is in position P or N. When starting in position N, depress the footbrake or apply the handbrake. After starting the engine, depress the brake before selecting a gear.
  • Page 186 Driving and operation The selector lever can only be moved from Gears 3, 2, 1 P when the ignition is switched on and the 3, 2, 1 Transmission does not shift above footbrake depressed (selector lever lock). the selected gear To engage P or R, push button on selector Press button on selector lever to engage 3 lever.
  • Page 187 Driving and operation z Automatic neutral shift function z The operating temperature programme automatically sets the transmission to N automatically brings the catalytic to reduce fuel consumption, e.g. at converter to the temperature that is traffic lights. required for optimum emission reduction after a cold start by selecting an Automatic neutral is activated when the appropriate gear (increased engine...
  • Page 188 Driving and operation Engine braking "Rocking the car" In order to utilise the engine braking If it becomes necessary to rock the vehicle effect when driving downhill, select drive to free it from sand, mud, snow or a hole, range 3, 2 or, if necessary, 1 in good time. move the selector lever from D to R in a repeat pattern while simultaneously Gear 1 has the greatest braking effect.
  • Page 189 Driving and operation Stopping the vehicle The selector lever can be left in the chosen gear with the engine running. When stopping on gradients engage handbrake or depress brake pedal. To prevent overheating of the transmission, do not increase engine revolutions to ensure smooth idling while standing if a gear has been selected.
  • Page 190 Driving and operation The transmission no longer shifts automatically. Vehicle can continue to be driven. Second gear is not available. Forward gears 1, 3 and 4 must be shifted manually using selector lever: = 1st gear = 3rd gear 3, D = 4th gear Interruption of power supply 3.
  • Page 191: Automatic Transmission With

    Driving and operation Automatic transmission with Warning ActiveSelect This automatic transmission 3 allows Disregard of these instructions may lead both automatic gearchanges (automatic to injuries or endanger life. mode) and manual gearchanges (manual mode) 3. Selecting D puts the transmission in The engine can only be started when the automatic mode.
  • Page 192 Driving and operation The selector lever can only be moved out of position P or N with the ignition switched on and the footbrake applied (selector lever lock). In selector lever position N the selector lever lock is activated after a delay and only if the vehicle is stationary.
  • Page 193 Driving and operation If the engine speed is too slow, the transmission automatically shifts down, but not if the gear was selected below a certain speed. If a higher gear is selected below a certain speed, the transmission does not shift back.
  • Page 194 Driving and operation z Automatic neutral shift function z The operating temperature programme automatically sets the transmission to N automatically brings the catalytic to reduce fuel consumption, e.g. at converter to the temperature that is traffic lights. required for optimum emission reduction after a cold start by selecting an Automatic neutral is activated when the appropriate gear (increased engine...
  • Page 195 Driving and operation To deactivate Engine braking The winter program is switched off by: The automatic transmission automatically selects the driving programs with the best z pressing button T again, possible braking effect. z changing to manual mode, z turning off the ignition. If necessary, lower gears can also be selected in manual mode to increase the In order to prevent damage, the winter...
  • Page 196 Driving and operation "Rocking the car" Stopping the vehicle If it becomes necessary to rock the vehicle The selector lever can be left in the chosen to free it from sand, mud, snow or a hole, gear with the engine running. move the selector lever from D to R in a When stopping on gradients engage repeat pattern while simultaneously...
  • Page 197 Driving and operation The ignition key can only be removed when 2nd gear and the highest gear can be the selector lever is in position P. selected in manual mode. Depending on the nature of the problem, only the highest If the selector lever is not in position P when gear may be available.
  • Page 198 Driving and operation Reselecting P or N causes locking again. Have a workshop eliminate the cause of the power loss. Interruption of power supply 3. To open, push the yellow catch down If the vehicle battery is flat, the selector with a screwdriver and move the selector lever cannot be moved out of position P lever out of P or N.
  • Page 199: Driving Hints

    Observe country-specific regulations. Roof twice. Braking effect is not reduced, but loads are not permitted on the Astra significantly greater force is required for TwinTop. braking.
  • Page 200 Driving and operation Overrun Correct gear selection Cooling fan The fuel supply is automatically shut off Engine in neutral and without revving in the The cooling fan is controlled via a during overrun, e.g. when the vehicle is lower gears. Stop-and-go traffic and thermoswitch and therefore only runs if being driven down long gradients or when driving at a speed too high for the selected...
  • Page 201: Saving Fuel, Protecting The Environment

    Driving and operation Saving fuel, protecting the End-of-life vehicle recovery Warming up For detailed information on Vauxhall’ s z Full throttle and warming up at idle environment ongoing commitment to achieving an speed increase wear, fuel consumption, Trend-setting technology environmentally sustainable future,...
  • Page 202 Regular checks (every 14 days) pay off. maintenance be entrusted to your Making use of the tachometer helps to Vauxhall Authorised Repairer. Electrical loads save fuel. Drive in a low engine speed z The power consumption of electrical...
  • Page 203: Fuels, Refuelling

    100% Bio Diesel, which is not Fuel with too low an octane number can to be used in Vauxhall engines. cause pinking. No liability can be accepted The flow and filterability of diesel fuel are for resulting damage.
  • Page 204 Driving and operation Fuel filler cap If replacing the fuel filler cap, be sure to use a genuine fuel filler cap for your model to ensure full functionality. Diesel-engined vehicles have special fuel filler caps. Refuelling Fuel filler neck at right rear side of vehicle. The tank flap is locked together with the Warning doors, see page 40.
  • Page 205: Catalytic Converter, Exhaust Gases

    Driving and operation Correct filling depends to a large extent on Close fuel tank cover. proper operation of the fuel dispensing Wipe off any overflowing fuel immediately. pump: Warning 1. Fully insert the pump nozzle and switch it on. Fuel is flammable and explosive. When 2.
  • Page 206 Driving and operation Damage to the catalytic converter or the z If unburned fuel enters the catalytic Catalytic converter for diesel engines vehicle may result if the following points converter, this may result in overheating Damage to the catalytic converter or the are not observed: and irreparable damage to the catalytic vehicle may result if the following points...
  • Page 207 Driving and operation Controlling exhaust emission Control indicator Z for exhaust Control indicator A for engine electronics Some of the damaging substances Illuminates when the ignition is switched on Illuminates for a few seconds after the in the exhaust such as carbon and during the start attempt.
  • Page 208 Driving and operation If it illuminates briefly, but does not recur, it Exhaust gases Diesel particle filter 3 is of no significance. The diesel particle filter system removes Warning polluting soot particles out of the engine Illumination of A can indicate water in the exhaust gases.
  • Page 209 Driving and operation The self-cleaning function will automatically operate while driving after the engine has reached its normal operating temperature. The control indicator will continue to flash until the self-cleaning operation is complete. This may take up to 20 minutes of driving. The time will be shorter at higher vehicle speeds.
  • Page 210: Drive Control Systems

    Have all maintenance work carried out at Interactive Driving System (= IDS+) 3 the intervals specified. We recommend IDS+ unites the sensors and control units of that you entrust this work to your Vauxhall Plus the Electronic Stability Program (ESP® Authorised Repairer, who has proper...
  • Page 211 Driving and operation Plus Electronic Stability Programme ESP® is ready for operation as soon as ESP® Plus the ignition is switched on and control Plus ESP® improves driving stability as indicator v goes out. necessary in any driving situation Plus When ESP®...
  • Page 212 Driving and operation Illuminates while driving: Continuous Damping Control 3 The system is switched off or a fault is (CDC) present. Continued driving is possible. The CDC adapts vehicle damping to the current driving stability can however deteriorate driving situation and road conditions. depending on road surface conditions.
  • Page 213 Driving and operation SPORT mode 3 SPORT mode is used to change damping 3, steering 3, throttle application 3 and the shift point for automatic transmission 3 and Easytronic 3 while driving. Damping and steering become more direct and provide better contact with the road surface.
  • Page 214 Driving and operation To deactivate Cruise control 3 Briefly press the SPORT button again or Cruise control can store and maintain switch off the ignition. The LED in the speeds between 20 mph (30 km/h) and button goes out. 125 mph (200 km/h). Deviation from the stored speed may occur when driving up or Plus Holding it pressed switches off ESP®...
  • Page 215 Driving and operation With automatic transmission 3, only use cruise control in D or in automatic mode with Easytronic 3. When the cruise control is active, reaction times may be increased due to the different position of the feet. Warning The driver is always responsible for ensuring that vehicle speed is appropriate for the speed limit and...
  • Page 216 Driving and operation Increase To deactivate With cruise control active, hold down Briefly press button §: Cruise control is button m or briefly press it repeatedly: switched off, control indicator m goes out speed is increased continuously or in steps and the vehicle slowly decelerates.
  • Page 217 Driving and operation If the vehicle approaches an obstacle when reversing, a series of signals can be heard in the vehicle interior. The interval between the signals becomes shorter as the distance is reduced. If the distance is less than 30 cm, the signal will be continuous. Warning Under certain circumstances, various reflective surfaces on objects or clothing...
  • Page 218 Fitting rear load racks 3 normally. Rear load racks, e.g. bicycle racks, fitted near the sensors could disrupt the system. Observe the note on the Astra TwinTop on page 58. Automatic level control 3 Automatic level control makes it possible to...
  • Page 219 Driving and operation The vehicle is automatically raised at the rear, increasing the spring travel and ground clearance. The automatic level control system is activated after approx. 1.9 miles (3 km), depending on the vehicle loading and the nature of the road surface. Headlight range adjustment, see page 146.
  • Page 220 Driving and operation Control indicator Tyre pressure monitoring system 3 If control indicator illuminates red while The tyre pressure monitoring system driving, there is a loss of pressure. Stop continually checks the pressure and speed immediately and check tyre pressures. A of all four wheels while driving.
  • Page 221: Tyre Pressure

    Driving and operation Once the ignition is switched on, the system is operational and will continuously monitor the tyre pressures at speeds of approx. 20 mph (30 km/h) and above. Board Computer Navi active Warning BC 1 Tyre pressure BC 2 The tyre pressure monitoring system does check rear Timer...
  • Page 222 Driving and operation Navi active Attention! Front left tyre pressure loss (value in bar) A graphic indicating the front left tyre is Control indicator System initialisation shown together with the current tyre If control indicator illuminates up yellow The system must be initialised after a pressure: Significant pressure deviation or while driving, there is a fault in the tyre wheel/tyre change: With the ignition...
  • Page 223: Brake System

    Have worn brake pads replaced by a impair the function of the system. monitoring system is not operational. The workshop. Vauxhall-approved systems can be used. tyre pressure of a set of wheels without Tested and approved pads give optimum sensors is monitored by the deflation Radio transmitters (e.g.
  • Page 224 Driving and operation Footbrake Check the brake lights before starting out The footbrake comprises two independent on a journey. On vehicles with check brake circuits. control 3 the brake lights are checked automatically, see page 138. If one brake circuit fails, the vehicle can still be braked with the other brake circuit.
  • Page 225: Anti-lock Brake System (abs U)

    Driving and operation Anti-lock Brake System (ABS ABS continually monitors the brake system and prevents the wheels from locking regardless of the type of road surface or tyre grip. It starts to regulate the braking pressure as soon as a wheel shows a tendency to lock. The vehicle remains steerable, even in the event of very heavy braking, for instance on bends or when swerving to avoid an...
  • Page 226: Wheels, Tyres

    Driving and operation Wheels, tyres Fault See page 337 for suitable tyres and Warning restrictions. Tyres fitted in the factory are adapted to If there is a fault in ABS, the wheels may the chassis and provide optimum driving be subject to locking due to braking that comfort and safety.
  • Page 227 Driving and operation Vehicles with tyre pressure monitoring Fitting new tyres Run-flat tyres 3 must not be combined with system 3 Fit tyres in pairs or in sets, which is even conventional tyres. With winter tyres or after conversion to better.
  • Page 228 If wheel trim is used on steel wheels with beaded-edge tyres, the following specification must be followed: z Use of wheel trims and tyres that approved by Vauxhall for the vehicle in question and thereby fulfil all requirements for the wheel and tyre combination.
  • Page 229 Driving and operation Hidden tyre damage is not eliminated by adjusting the inflation pressure. Warning Incorrect tyre pressure could lead to a flat tyre. After having checked the tyre pressure, Tyre condition, wheel condition tighten the valve caps using the valve cap Drive over edges slowly and at a right key.
  • Page 230 Driving and operation Check tyres regularly for damage (penetrated foreign bodies, punctures, cuts, cracks, bulges in side walls). Check wheels for damage. If damage or unusual wear is found, contact a workshop. Warning Damage may lead to tyre blow-out. Tread depth The legally permissible minimum tread Check tread depth regularly.
  • Page 231 Goodyear or SSR = Self Supporting Runflat up to 150 mph (240 km/h) Tyre for Continental. up to 168 mph (270 km/h) Run-flat tyres may only be used in combination with Vauxhall-approved alloy wheels; this also applies to winter tyres.
  • Page 232 If the wheel trims and tyres used are not tyre pressure monitoring system 3 or the page 225. Vauxhall-approved, make sure that the deflation detection system 3. tyres do not have a beaded edge, Limitations - see pages 230, 337.
  • Page 233: Roof Racks 3

    For safety reasons, and to prevent roof may snap. damage, we recommend use of the Vauxhall roof rack system approved for Temporary spare wheel 3 your vehicle. Tyre chains must not be used on the temporary spare wheel.
  • Page 234: Towing Equipment 3

    To attach the roof rack, insert mounting devices. bolts in the bores shown in the picture, see Attach roof rack at appropriate points, see Observe the note on the Astra TwinTop on instructions provided with the roof rack enclosed roof luggage rack system page 58.
  • Page 235 Driving and operation Stowage of coupling ball bar Fitting the coupling ball bar Checking the tensioning of the coupling In Hatchbacks, the coupling ball bar is in a Disengage and fold down the socket. ball bar: pouch, fastened in the luggage Remove the sealing plug from the hole for z Red marking on turn knob points compartment cargo box with a strap - see...
  • Page 236 Driving and operation Otherwise, the coupling ball bar must be Inserting the coupling ball bar Lock coupling ball bar (key to position 2, tensioned before it is inserted into the Insert the tensioned coupling ball bar into see Fig. 17222 T on page 234). Remove key coupling housing: the coupling housing and push firmly and press protective flap into position.
  • Page 237 Driving and operation Important Insert the sealing plug in the hole for the Check that the coupling ball bar is correctly coupling ball bar. Fold away the socket, installed: see Fig. 17221 T on page 234. z Green marking on turn knob points Do not use steam-jet cleaners or other towards white marking on coupling ball high-pressure cleaners to clean the...
  • Page 238: Caravan/trailer Towing

    Driving and operation Caravan/trailer towing The permissible caravan/trailer load should be fully utilised only by drivers who are Caravan and trailer loads adequately experienced in towing large or The permissible caravan/trailer loads are heavy caravans/trailers. vehicle- and engine-dependent maximum values which must not be exceeded. The The permitted caravan/trailer load applies actual caravan/trailer load is the difference up to the specified incline and up to an...
  • Page 239 Driving and operation The actual caravan/trailer load plus the Coupling socket load Rear axle load during towing actual gross weight of the towing vehicle The coupling socket load is the load With a trailer coupled and the towing must not exceed the maximum permitted exerted by the trailer/caravan on the vehicle fully loaded (including all towing weight.
  • Page 240 Driving and operation Trailer Stability Assist 3 (TSA) TSA monitors vehicle movements when towing a caravan or trailer. If the system detects lurching movements, engine power is reduced and the vehicle/trailer combination is selectively braked until the lurching ceases. TSA is a function of the electronic stability ®...
  • Page 241 Driving and operation Caravans/trailers with LED turn signals If the trailer/caravan starts to sway, drive Starting on inclines must have a provision that makes it more slowly, do not attempt to correct the For vehicles with manual transmission, possible to monitor standard light bulbs. steering and brake sharply if necessary.
  • Page 242: Self-help, Vehicle Care

    Self-help, vehicle care Self-help, Warning vehicle care Disregard of these notes can lead to injuries which may be fatal. Vehicle passengers should be informed accordingly. Diesel fuel system, bleeding ....241 Bonnet ..........241 Diesel fuel system, bleeding Starting..........242 Starting the engine with jump leads Never let the tank run dry! If control 3 ............
  • Page 243: Starting

    Self-help, vehicle care Starting The bonnet is held open automatically 3. Do not start with quick charger In an alternative version, the bonnet is held This prevents damage to electronic open by inserting the support that is components. located across the radiator into the small elongated hole in the underside of the Do not start by pushing or towing bonnet.
  • Page 244: Starting The Engine With Jump Leads 3

    Self-help, vehicle care Starting the engine with jump leads 3 z Use auxiliary battery with same voltage A vehicle with a discharged battery can be (12 volts). Its capacity (Ah) must not be started using jump leads and the battery of considerably less than that of the another vehicle.
  • Page 245: Towing

    Self-help, vehicle care z Do not connect leads to negative terminal of discharged battery! z The connection point should be as far away from the discharged battery as possible. z Route the leads so that they cannot catch on rotating parts in the engine compartment.
  • Page 246 Self-help, vehicle care Vehicles with the Open&Start system 3 Vehicles with automatic transmission 3 must not be towed when the battery is should be towed facing forward only and discharged because the steering column must not be towed faster than 50 mph lock cannot be released.
  • Page 247 Self-help, vehicle care Towing another vehicle On some versions 3: remove the cover Screw in the towing eye anti-clockwise as To open the cover concealing the towing concealing the towing eye at the rear right far as it will go until it stops in a horizontal eye socket at the rear right of the vehicle: of the vehicle by disengaging the tabs at position.
  • Page 248: Warning Triangle ¨ 3

    Warning triangle First-aid kit (cushion) Estate, Van ¨ 3 Insert the warning triangle in the retaining Hatch, Astra TwinTop Hatch straps of the tailgate inner panelling. Store warning triangle in rear luggage Secure the first-aid kit to the right luggage...
  • Page 249 Self-help, vehicle care Estate Astra TwinTop Fasten the first-aid kit (cushion) to the left Place first-aid kit in stowage compartment Store the first-aid kit (cushion) in the recess luggage compartment wall with a behind driver’s seat. To open the cover, behind the strap in the left luggage retaining strap.
  • Page 250: Spare Wheel 3

    This must be taken into consideration when the luggage compartment is being loaded, particularly with the Astra TwinTop – see page 60. Spare wheel placed in luggage compartment The spare wheel is in the luggage compartment beneath the floor cover.
  • Page 251 Vehicles with cargo box 3: Removal – see page 337. page 81. z Follow temporary spare wheel Astra TwinTop instructions on pages 232, 255, 337. Accessing the spare wheel when the roof is open: Engage luggage compartment cover on the rear window frame and activate the loading aid (see page 82).
  • Page 252: Jack £ 3 And Vehicle Tools 3

    After use, stow away the jack and tools in the compartment as shown in Fig. 17242 T. On Astra VXR and vehicles with wheelarch trims 3 or after-market trims, jacks may not Astra TwinTop: The tools for emergency be used 3.
  • Page 253: Changing Wheels

    Warning triangle, see page 247. z Remove spare wheel from luggage compartment, see page 249. z Before raising the vehicle, set the front wheels to the straight-ahead position. z On the Astra TwinTop, the roof must be closed before the vehicle is raised.
  • Page 254 Self-help, vehicle care 1. Prise off the wheel trim using the hook Alloy wheels 3: Disengage the wheel bolt 2. Turn wheel bolts half a turn using the included with the vehicle tools 3. For wheel bolt wrench 3, pushing the caps with a screwdriver and remove.
  • Page 255 Position the jack 3 at the front or If this is not the case, carefully lower the rear so that the jack claw spans the On Astra VXR and vehicles with vehicle immediately and reposition the vertical base and grips in the recess in wheelarch trims 3 or after-market trims, jack.
  • Page 256 Self-help, vehicle care 10. Before refitting the wheel trim, clean the 13. Have the tightening torque of the wheel wheel around the retaining clips. Valve bolts on the new wheel checked on the symbol 3 on back of wheel trim must vehicle using a torque wrench as soon point towards valve on wheel.
  • Page 257: Tyre Repair Kit 3

    Self-help, vehicle care Tyre repair kit Minor damage to the tyre tread or side wall, e.g. from foreign bodies, can be repaired using the tyre repair kit (does not apply to run-flat tyres). Do not remove the foreign body from the tyre.
  • Page 258 Self-help, vehicle care 4. Screw the compressor air hose to the 7. Screw the filler hose to the tyre valve. 10. Set the rocker switch on the compressor connection on the sealant bottle. to I. The tyre is filled with sealant. 8.
  • Page 259 Self-help, vehicle care Drain excess tyre pressure with the button over the pressure indicator. Do not run the compressor for more than 10 minutes - see "Important information" on page 259. 14. Detach the tyre repair kit. Screw the filler hose to the free connection on the sealant bottle.
  • Page 260: Electrical System

    Self-help, vehicle care Electrical system Important Information The sealant can only be stored for approx. 4 years. After this time, the sealing Warning Warning properties can no longer be guaranteed. Heed the expiration date on the sealant Do not drive faster than 50 mph Electronic ignition systems generate very bottle.
  • Page 261 Self-help, vehicle care We recommend carrying a complete set of Different versions of fuses are used. Fuse, Fuse, fuses. Fuse, Fuse, colour rating Put spare fuses in the provided location in colour rating Blue 20 A the fusebox in the luggage compartment. Brownish yellow Open cover, see page 262.
  • Page 262 Self-help, vehicle care Place the fuse extractor on the various Only fit fuses of the specified current There is a fuse extractor in the luggage types of fuse from the top or side, and rating. Each fuse has its current rating compartment fusebox to facilitate withdraw fuse.
  • Page 263: Fuses And The Most Important Circuits They Protect

    263. z Version B – see Fig. 17958 T on page 264. The Astra TwinTop always has version B. Spare fuses, fuse extractor, see page 259. The fusebox is located on the left side of 5-door Hatch, Estate, Van Astra TwinTop the luggage compartment behind a cover.
  • Page 264 Self-help, vehicle care Fusebox, version B No. Circuit Rating Some functions are protected by several 13 Parking distance sensor fuses. 14 Heating, air conditioning No. Circuit Rating system 1 Electric windows, front 25 A 15 – – 2 – – 16 Seat occupancy 3 Instruments 7.5 A...
  • Page 265 26 Electrically retractable 7.5 A 34 Sunroof, 25 A exterior mirrors TwinTop 27 Ultrasonic sensor, 35 Rear socket 15 A Vauxhall alarm system 36 Towing equipment 20 A 28 – – 37 – – 29 Cigarette lighter, 15 A front socket...
  • Page 266 30 A compartment is version B - see page 267. 40 A The Astra TwinTop always has version B. Fusebox in engine compartment Spare fuses, fuse extractor, see page 259. The fusebox is at the front left side of the engine compartment.
  • Page 267 Self-help, vehicle care No. Circuit Rating 21 Engine electronics 20 A 22 Engine electronics 7.5 A 23 Headlight range adjustment 24 Fuel pump 15 A 25 – – 26 Engine electronics 10 A 27 Heating, 7.5 A air conditioning system, air quality sensor 28 –...
  • Page 268 Self-help, vehicle care Fuse layout, version B No. Circuit Rating No. Circuit Rating Some functions are protected by several 7 Windscreen wash system 10 A 16 Electronics control units, fuses. Open&Start system, 8 Horn 15 A No. Circuit Rating ABS, 9 Headlight wash system 25 A brake light switch,...
  • Page 269 Self-help, vehicle care No. Circuit Rating No. Circuit Rating 24 Fuel pump 15 A 31 Adaptive Forward 10 A Lighting, 25 Transmission electronics 15 A headlight range 26 Engine electronics 10 A adjustment 27 Power steering 32 Brake system, 28 Transmission electronics air conditioning system, clutch switch 29 Transmission electronics...
  • Page 270: Bulb Replacement

    Self-help, vehicle care Bulb replacement Before replacing a bulb, switch ignition off and turn appropriate switch off. Only hold new bulb at base! Do not touch the bulb glass with bare hands, otherwise fingerprints on the glass evaporate. Residue builds up on the reflector eventually resulting in a dull reflector.
  • Page 271 Self-help, vehicle care Dipped beam 3. Rotate left bulb holder and disengage. 4. Remove the bulb holder with bulb from the reflector. 1. Replace bulb through the opening in the front wheel arch: turn appropriate wheel to gain access, release catch and remove cover, see page 269.
  • Page 272 Self-help, vehicle care 5. Detach bulb from bulb holder. Main beam 5. Disengage spring clip from retainer by pressing forward and then swing 6. Insert new bulb into bulb holder, 1. Open bonnet and engage support. downward. without touching the glass. 2.
  • Page 273 Self-help, vehicle care 8. Engage spring wire clip, plug connector onto bulb. 9. Place headlight protective cover in position and close. After bulb replacement on the right- hand side, re-attach air hose to air filter and engage. After bulb replacement on the left- hand side, reconnect the fusebox plug and engage.
  • Page 274: Adaptive Forward Lighting (afl)

    Self-help, vehicle care Xenon headlight system 5. Remove bulb from socket. Main beam Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) 6. Insert new bulb, without touching the 1. Replace bulb through the opening in the system glass. front wheel arch: turn appropriate wheel to gain access, release catch and Headlights with separate systems for 7.
  • Page 275 Self-help, vehicle care 3. Rotate left bulb holder and disengage. 4. Remove the bulb holder with bulb from 5. Detach bulb from bulb holder. the reflector. 6. Insert new bulb into bulb holder, without touching the glass. 7. Insert new bulb so that the two lugs on the bulb holder engage in the recesses in the reflector.
  • Page 276 Self-help, vehicle care Parking lights 4. Remove parking light socket from 5. Remove bulb from socket. reflector. 1. Open bonnet and engage support. 6. Insert new bulb, without touching the glass. 2. Replace bulb through the opening in the front wheel arch: turn appropriate wheel 7.
  • Page 277: Front Turn Signal Lights

    Self-help, vehicle care 6. Insert light holder in reflector, rotate clockwise and engage in position. 7. Position cover on opening in wheel arch and engage. Side turn signal lights Have the bulb changed by a workshop. Fog lights Have the bulb changed by a workshop. Front turn signal lights 4.
  • Page 278: Tail Lights

    Self-help, vehicle care Tail lights 2. Detach plug connector from bulb holder. 4. Detach bulb housing towards the rear. Hatch 5-door 3. Hold outside of bulb housing, loosen 1. To replace bulbs on the right side, use a fastening nuts with wheel bolt wrench 3 coin to open the lock as indicated in the and unscrew by hand.
  • Page 279 Self-help, vehicle care 6. Remove bulb from socket. 7. Insert new bulb, without touching the glass. 8. Engage bulb holder in bulb housing, ensuring that it properly engages. Insert three screws with washers and tighten as far as possible. 5. Unscrew three screws using a screwdriver Bulbs in bulb carrier: (vehicle tools, see page 251).
  • Page 280 Self-help, vehicle care 11. Carry out the following steps to ensure proper function of the tail lights: – Switch on ignition – Operate brake – Switch on parking lights 9. Ensure that the seals are applied to the 10. Insert the bulb housing in the body, bulb holder and fixing screws.
  • Page 281 Self-help, vehicle care Hatch 3-door 2. Detach plug connector from bulb holder. 4. Detach bulb housing towards the rear. 1. To replace bulbs, fold the cover down. 3. Hold outside of bulb housing, loosen fastening nuts with wheel bolt wrench 3 and unscrew by hand.
  • Page 282 Self-help, vehicle care 6. Remove bulb from socket. 7. Insert new bulb, without touching the glass. 8. Engage bulb holder in bulb housing, ensuring that it properly engages. 5. Remove the round seal from the Bulbs in bulb carrier: fastening bolt. Press the locking tabs on Reversing light the outside of the bulb holder outward Flasher...
  • Page 283 Self-help, vehicle care 11. Carry out the following steps to ensure proper function of the tail lights: – Switch on ignition – Operate brake – Switch on parking lights 9. Ensure that the seals are applied to the 10. Insert the bulb housing in the body, bulb holder and fixing screws.
  • Page 284 Self-help, vehicle care Estate, Van 2. Detach plug connector from bulb holder. 4. Unscrew the three screws with a 1. Disengage cover by pressing retaining screwdriver (vehicle tools, see page 251) 3. Hold the outside of the bulb housing, lugs and remove. and remove the bulb holder.
  • Page 285 – Switch on ignition – Operate brake – Switch on parking lights Bulbs in bulb carrier: Astra TwinTop 1. Unscrew retaining nuts. Reversing light/brake light Flasher Reversing light Fog tail light (country-specific version: fog tail light on left side only. The bulb on the right side can be used as a spare) 5.
  • Page 286 Self-help, vehicle care 2. Remove bulb housing from outside. 4. Disengage sockets by turning and Bulbs in bulb carrier: Disengage plug by pressing on flap and remove. Press locking tabs on the long Reversing light/brake light remove from bulb holder. sides of the bulb holder outwards;...
  • Page 287: Number Plate Light

    Self-help, vehicle care 5. Remove bulb from socket. 6. Insert new bulb, without touching the glass. 7. Insert bulb holder in bulb housing by first inserting the lug at the front of the plug. Fold together bulb holder, ensuring that it engages properly.
  • Page 288: Courtesy Lights

    Self-help, vehicle care Courtesy lights 2. Remove bulb housing downward, taking 4. Rotate bulb socket anti-clockwise and care not to pull on the cable. disengage. Front courtesy light, reading lights 3 To ensure that no power is supplied to the 3.
  • Page 289 Self-help, vehicle care Rear courtesy lights 3, rear reading lights 3 Have the bulb changed by a workshop. Glove compartment lighting, 2. Press bulb slightly towards spring clip luggage compartment lighting, and remove. footwell lighting 3 3. Insert new bulb, without touching the To ensure that no power is supplied to the glass.
  • Page 290: Vehicle Care

    3. Stand on the door sill to reach z Window Cleaner them more easily. z Vauxhall Windscreen Wash Solvent If you wash your vehicle by hand, make z Silicone Oil for Rubber Seals sure that the insides of the wings are also z De-icer thoroughly rinsed out.
  • Page 291 Self-help, vehicle care Clean edges and folds on opened doors Polishing Paintwork damage and flaps as well as the areas they cover. Polishing is necessary only if the paint has Repair minor paintwork damage such as become dull or if solid deposits have stone chips, scratches etc.
  • Page 292 Always keep seat belts clean and dry. Smearing wiper blades can be cleaned with Do not use high-pressure jet cleaners. a soft cloth and Vauxhall Windscreen Clean only with lukewarm water or Cleaner. Wash Solvent, and replaced if necessary, Wheels and tyres Windows see page 303.
  • Page 293 Self-help, vehicle care Engine compartment Engine washing also removes subsequently Underbody Areas of the engine compartment that are applied protective wax. Therefore after PVC underbody protection is applied in the painted in the same colour as the vehicle washing, have a workshop protect the factory in the areas that are affected by must be looked after like any other painted engine, parts of the braking system in the...
  • Page 294 Self-help, vehicle care Check the underbody after washing and Astra TwinTop have it waxed if necessary. Before the start Treat all seals, e. g. on the roof and of the cold weather season, check the PVC windscreen frame, with silicone oil from coating and protective wax coating.
  • Page 295: Service, Maintenance

    Vauxhall Authorised Repairer. In the unlikely event that you are still not We sincerely hope you will never have happy with the answer your Vauxhall cause to complain about your vehicle. Authorised Repairer has given, or the However, if things do go wrong, the best...
  • Page 296 3 Palmerston Place, Tel. 00 45-39 97 85 00 Mehrauli – Gurgaon Road EDINBURGH, EH12 5AQ Gurgaon 122 022, Haryana – India Vauxhall Motors Ltd. Tel. 00 91-124 280 3333 The National Conciliation Service, Customer Care Retail Motor Industry Federation, Griffin House, Osborne Road General Motors Ireland Ltd.
  • Page 297: Inspection System

    300 miles (500 km). Have this work switched on when the service work is due: Kemalpasa yolu üzeri carried out by a Vauxhall Authorised have the relevant service work carried out 35861 Torbali / Izmir – Turkey repairer in order to avoid invalidation of by a workshop within one week or 300 miles Tel.
  • Page 298: Genuine Vauxhall Parts And Accessories

    Vauxhall. To exclude the possibility of loss products, even if they have been granted of warranty, use of a Vauxhall Authorised approval by the relevant authorities or in repairer is recommended in particular some other form.
  • Page 299: Checking And Topping Up Fluids

    Service, maintenance Engine oil Never carry out any repairs or adjustment In vehicles with engine oil level monitoring 3 and maintenance work on the vehicle the engine oil level is monitored Information on engine oils is found in the yourself. This especially applies to the automatically , see page 116.
  • Page 300 Service, maintenance Checking the engine oil level, topping up To check the engine oil level, wipe the oil Top up with the same brand of engine oil engine oil from dipstick and insert dipstick into that was used during the previous oil The pictures show the inspection of a petrol handle as far as it will go.
  • Page 301: Diesel Fuel Filter

    Service, maintenance Diesel fuel filter Coolant On each engine oil change, have the fuel The glycol-based coolant provides filter checked for any water residue by a excellent corrosion protection for the workshop. heating and cooling systems as well as antifreeze protection down to around Illumination of A indicates water in the -28 °C.
  • Page 302 Service, maintenance When the engine is at operating temperature, coolant level rises. It falls again when the system cools. If it falls below the KALT/COLD mark when the system is cold, top up to just above the mark. Top up antifreeze. If no antifreeze is available, top up with clean tap water.
  • Page 303: Brake Fluid

    Service, maintenance Coolant temperature The use of certain brake fluids can cause Control indicator W illuminates when damage or loss of braking power. We coolant temperature is too high. Check therefore recommend the use of high- coolant level immediately: performance brake fluid that has been approved.
  • Page 304: Windscreen Wiper

    Smearing wiper blades can be cleaned with Perform regular checks on the windscreen when driving on long downhill stretches, a soft cloth and Vauxhall Windscreen wiper and headlight wash system 3 to vapour bubbles can occur in the water, Wash Solvent.
  • Page 305 Service, maintenance To ensure proper operation of the rain Service setting for front windscreen wiper Wiper blades on the windscreen sensor 3 the sensor area must be free from (e.g. for changing or cleaning the front Activate service setting – see previous dust, dirt and ice, which is why the wiper blades).
  • Page 306: Windscreen And Headlight Wash Systems 3

    3 is located at the front, next to the left headlight. Capacities, see pages 346, 347. Fill only with clean water to prevent the nozzles from clogging. To improve cleaning efficiency, we recommend that you add a little Vauxhall Windscreen Wash Solvent.
  • Page 307: Battery

    Never start terminal. engine with battery disconnected, e.g. when starting using jump leads. The Vauxhall alarm system 3 siren must be deactivated as follows: switch the ignition To avoid damaging the vehicle, do not on then off, disconnect the vehicle’s make any modifications to the electrical battery within 15 seconds.
  • Page 308: Vehicle Decommissioning

    Check the coolant level; top up with bonnet, doors and roof. Intermediate antifreeze if necessary, see page 301. position of the Astra TwinTop roof for cleaning – see page 58. z Fit the number plates if necessary. z Change engine oil, see page 300.
  • Page 309: Technical Data

    Technical data Technical data Vehicle documents, Vehicle documents, Information on identification plate: identification plate......308 identification plate Vehicle identification data....309 Manufacturer The technical data is determined in Coolant, brake fluid, oils ..... 309 Type approval number accordance with European Community Engine data..........
  • Page 310: Vehicle Identification Data

    Technical data Coolant, brake fluid, oils Only use approved fluids. Use of unsuitable fluids can cause serious damage to the vehicle. Engine oils Information on engine oils is found in the Service Booklet. Vehicle identification data The vehicle identification number may be embossed on the instrument panel.
  • Page 311: Engine Data

    Technical data Engine data Sales designation Engine identifier code Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Z 20 LEH Number of cylinders Piston displacement (cm 1364 1598 1598 1796 1998 Brake horse power (kW) at rpm 5600 6000 5500...
  • Page 312 Technical data Engine data Sales designation 1.7 CDTI 1.9 CDTI 1.9 CDTI Engine identifier code Z 17 DTH Z 19 DT Z 19 DTH Number of cylinders Piston displacement (cm 1686 1910 1910 Brake horse power (kW) at rpm 4400 3500 4000 Torque (Nm)
  • Page 313: Performance

    Technical data Performance , 5-door Hatchback (approx. mph / km/h) Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Maximum speed Manual transmission 111/178 137/221 129/208 Easytronic 110/176 – – Automatic transmission – – – 117/188 Engine Z 20 LEH Z 17 DTH...
  • Page 314 Technical data Performance , 3-door Hatchback (approx. mph / km/h) Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Maximum speed Manual transmission 112/180 120/193 139/223 130/210 Easytronic 111/178 121/194 – – Automatic transmission – – –...
  • Page 315 Technical data Performance , Estate (approx. mph / km/h) Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Maximum speed Manual transmission 111/178 119/191 137/221 129/207 Easytronic – 119/192 – – Automatic transmission – – – 117/188 Engine Z 17 DTH...
  • Page 316 Technical data Performance , Van (approx. mph / km/h) Engine Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 17 DTH Z 19 DT Z 19 DTH Maximum speed Manual transmission 111/178 119/191 112/180 120/193 129/207 Easytronic – 119/192 – – – Automatic transmission –...
  • Page 317: Fuel Consumption, Co Emissions

    Technical data Fuel consumption, CO emissions The directive is oriented to actual driving The figures given must not be taken as a practices: Urban driving is rated at guarantee for the actual fuel consumption Directive 80/1268/EEC (last modified approx. and off-road driving with of a particular vehicle.
  • Page 318 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions Hatch 5-door (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 205 mm Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 18 XER Z 17 DTH Engine Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.0/ 7.7/– 8.7/ 8.5/– 9.9/–/10.5 6.4/–/–...
  • Page 319 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions Hatch 5-door (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 225 mm Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.2/ 7.9/– 8.9/ 8.7/– 10.3/–/–...
  • Page 320 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions Hatch 3-door (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 205 mm Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 18 XER Z 17 DTH Engine Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.0/ 7.7/– 8.7/ 8.5/– 9.9/–/10.4 6.4/–/–...
  • Page 321 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions Hatch 3-door (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 225 mm Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.2/ 7.9/– 8.9/ 8.7/– 10.3/–/–...
  • Page 322 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions Estate (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 205 mm Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 18 XER Z 17 DTH Engine Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.0/–/– 8.8/ 8.6/– 10.0/–/10.5 6.4/–/– extra-urban 5.0/–/–...
  • Page 323 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions Estate (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 225 mm) Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.2/–/– 9.0/ 8.8/– 10.3/–/– 10.2/–/10.7 extra-urban 5.2/–/–...
  • Page 324 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 205 mm Engine Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 17 DTH Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission 8.0/–/– 8.8/ 8.6/– 6.4/–/– urban 5.0/–/– 5.3/ 5.1/– 4.2/–/– extra-urban 6.1/–/–...
  • Page 325 Technical data Fuel consumption emissions (approx. l/100 km) (approx. g/km) (up to tyre width of 225 mm) Engine Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 17 DTH Z 19 DT Z 19 DTH Manual transmission/Easytronic/Automatic transmission urban 8.2/–/– 9.0/ 8.8/– 6.5/–/–...
  • Page 326: Weights, Payload And Roof Load

    EC kerbweight. bear a load that is equal to the gross No roof load is permitted with the Astra To calculate the kerbweight, enter the data vehicle weight minus the front axle load. TwinTop or vehicles with a panoramic...
  • Page 327 Technical data Table 1, kerbweight in kg , Hatch 5-door Model Manual transmission Easytronic Automatic transmission Engine Astra Z 14 XEP 1240 1240 – Z 16 XER 1270 1270 – Z 18 XER 1278 – 1303 Z 17 DTH 1365 –...
  • Page 328 Technical data Table 1, kerbweight in kg , Hatch 5-door Model Manual transmission Easytronic Automatic transmission Engine Astra with air Z 14 XEP 1260 1260 – conditioning system Z 16 XER 1290 1290 or climate control system Z 16 LET 1355 –...
  • Page 329 Technical data Table 1, kerbweight in kg Hatch 3-door Model Manual transmission Easytronic Automatic transmission Engine Astra Z 14 XEP 1220 1220 – Z 16 XER 1250 1250 – Z 18 XER 1265 – 1278 Z 17 DTH 1345 –...
  • Page 330 Technical data Table 1, kerbweight in kg Hatch 3-door Model Manual transmission Easytronic Automatic transmission Engine Astra with air Z 14 XEP 1240 1240 – conditioning system Z 16 XER 1270 1270 – or climate control system Z 16 LET 1335 –...
  • Page 331 Technical data Table 1, kerbweight in kg , Estate Model Manual transmission Easytronic Automatic transmission Engine Astra Z 14 XEP 1278 – – Z 16 XER 1315 1315 – Z 18 XER 1325 – 1350 Z 17 DTH 1393 –...
  • Page 332 Technical data Table 1, kerbweight in kg , Estate Model Manual transmission Easytronic Automatic transmission Engine Astra with air Z 14 XEP 1298 – – conditioning system Z 16 XER 1335 1335 – or climate control system Z 16 LET 1395 –...
  • Page 333 Z 17 DTH 1365 – – Z 19 DT 1385 – 1420 Z 19 DTH 1395 – – Astra with air Z 14 XEP 1250 – – conditioning system Z 16 XER 1285 1285 – or climate control system Z 17 DTH 1380 –...
  • Page 334 Z 16 XER 1495 1495 – Z 18 XER 1500 – 1503 Z 19 DTH 1613 – – Astra with air Z 16 XER 1515 1515 conditioning Z 16 LET 1575 – – system or climate control system Z 18 XER 1520 –...
  • Page 335 Technical data Table 2, additional weight for equipment versions in kg Hatch Engine Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Express / Life – – – – Club / Breeze Design / Elite SRi / Sxi 24.5 24.5 24.5...
  • Page 336 Technical data Table 2, additional weight for equipment versions in kg Estate Engine Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Express / Life – – – – Club / Breeze Design / Elite SRi / Sxi 24.5 24.5 24.5...
  • Page 337 Technical data Table 2, additional weight for equipment versions in kg Engine Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 17 DTH Z 19 DT Z 19 DTH Express / Life – – – – – Club / Breeze – – –...
  • Page 338: Tyres

    Technical data Tyres Winter tyres are permitted on the Astra On vehicles with alloy wheels 3 the spare VXR only on special Vauxhall-approved wheel may have a steel rim. Not all tyres available on the market alloy wheels. currently meet the structural requirements.
  • Page 339 Technical data (ctd.) Hatch Tyre pressure Tyre pressure ECO Tyre pressure for Tyre pressure in bar / psi for load of up to loaded with up to full load 3 persons 3 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 14 XEP 185/65 R 15,...
  • Page 340 Technical data (ctd.) Hatch Tyre pressure Tyre pressure Tyre pressure for Tyre pressure in bar / psi for load of up to loaded with full load 3 persons up to 3 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 18 XER 185/65 R 15, 2.3/33...
  • Page 341 Technical data (ctd.) Hatch Tyre pressure Tyre pressure Tyre pressure for Tyre pressure in bar / psi for load of up to loaded with full load 3 persons up to 3 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 17 DTH 195/65 R 15, 2.1/30...
  • Page 342 Technical data Estate Tyre pressure Tyre pressure Tyre pressure for (ctd.) for load of up to loaded with full load Tyre pressure in bar / psi 3 persons up to 3 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 14 XEP 195/65 R 15, 2.0/29...
  • Page 343 Technical data (ctd.) Estate Tyre pressure Tyre pressure Tyre pressure for Tyre pressure in bar / psi for load of up to loaded with full load 3 persons up to 3 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 18 XER 195/65 R 15, 2.0/29...
  • Page 344 Technical data (ctd.) Tyre pressure Tyre pressure Tyre pressure for for load of up to loaded with full load Tyre pressure in bar / psi 3 persons up to 2 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 14 XEP 195/65 R 15, 2.0/29 2.0/29...
  • Page 345 Technical data (ctd.) TwinTop Tyre pressure Tyre pressure Tyre pressure for Tyre pressure in bar / psi for load of up to loaded with full load 3 persons up to 3 people Engine Tyres Front Rear Front Rear Front Rear Z 16 XER, 205/55 R 16, 2.1/30...
  • Page 346: Electrical System

    Technical data Electrical system Battery Voltage 12 Volt 36 Ah / 44 Ah 3 / 55 Ah 3 / 60 Ah 3 / Amp hours 66 Ah 3 / 70 Ah 3 / 72 Ah 3 Battery for remote control of central locking system and electronic key of Open&Start system CR 20 32...
  • Page 347: Capacities

    Technical data Capacities (approx. litres) Z 14 XEP Z 16 XER Z 16 LET Z 18 XER Engine Fuel tank (nominal content) Engine oil with filter change between MIN and MAX on oil dipstick Container for windscreen wash system with headlight wash system Z 17 DTH Z 19 DT Z 19 DTH...
  • Page 348: Dimensions

    Technical data Dimensions (approx. mm) Hatch 5-door Hatch 3-door Estate TwinTop Overall length 4249 4290 4515 4515 4476 Width 1753 1753 1753 1753 1759 Width with two exterior mirrors 2032 2032 2032 2032 2021 Overall height 1460 1435 1500 1500 1411 Length of luggage compartment floor 1085...
  • Page 349: Installation Dimensions Of

    Technical data Installation dimensions of trailer towing equipment with detachable coupling ball bar, Hatch All dimensions refer to factory-fitted towing equipment. Dimension 342.9 513.4 488.6 211.4 94.3 Warning Only use towing equipment approved for your vehicle. We recommend entrusting fitting of towing equipment at a later date to a workshop.
  • Page 350 Technical data Installation dimensions of trailer towing equipment with detachable coupling ball bar, Estate, Van All dimensions refer to factory-fitted towing equipment. Dimension 84.0 570.0 515.0 93.5 173.0 307.6 158.0 292.6 Warning Only use towing equipment approved for your vehicle. We recommend entrusting fitting of towing equipment at a later date to a workshop.
  • Page 351 Technical data Installation dimensions of towing equipment with detachable coupling ball bar, Astra TwinTop All measurements refer to Vauxhall- approved towing equipment. Dimension 68.8 570.0 515.0 485.0 93.5 288.0 245.0 Warning Only use towing equipment approved for your vehicle. We recommend entrusting fitting of towing equipment at a later date to a workshop.
  • Page 352 Technical data...
  • Page 353: Index

    Index Index Automatic transmission ....15, 16 Brakes Automatic mode......184, 191 ABS ............. 224 Control indicator......185, 192 Brake assist ........223 Driving programme ....185, 192 Brake fluid.......... 302 ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ....224 Fault..........188, 196 Brake lights ........
  • Page 354 Index Clutch operation ........199 Courtesy light......... 148 CO2 emissions........316 Bulb replacement ......287 Easy Load ..........82 Cold start..........199 Cruise control ......... 213 Easytronic ..........15 Colour information display .. 122, 130, 134 Curtain airbags........97 Driving programmes ......179 Continuous Damping Curve lighting ........
  • Page 355 Gears ............14 Warning device........140 Generator, see Alternator..... 115 Heated exterior mirrors ....13, 157 Fan..........158, 297 Genuine Vauxhall Parts Heated front seats ........ 157 Filling station and Accessories ........297 Heated rear window ....... 13, 157 Capacities........... 346 Glasses compartment ......
  • Page 356 Index Instrument illumination ......148 Locking doors .......... 40 Misted windows ......160, 171 Bulb replacement....... 288 Locking from the inside ......42 Mobile telephone ........152 Instrument panel ........7 Locks............291 Motorway lighting ......26, 147 Instruments ..........112 Lubricants ........
  • Page 357 Index Performance........... 316 Reverse lights Service interval display ......296 Petrol ..........202, 310 Bulb replacement ...... 277, 283 Service work ........... 296 Pinking ............ 202 Rollover protection system ..... 59 Service, maintenance......294 Pollen filter ..........174 Roof lining .......... 26, 53 Side airbags..........
  • Page 358 Turn signal lights ........11 Vauxhall alarm system ....46, 306 Temperature regulation....158, 170 Turn signals Vauxhall Full Size airbag system ... 93 Vauxhall service ........294 Temporary spare wheel ....232, 250 Bulb replacement ....276, 277, 283 Vehicle care ...........
  • Page 359 Index Winter mode Starting-off aid ........180 Winter operation Battery ..........199 Coolant, antifreeze ......301 Fuel consumption ......201 Fuel for diesel engines....... 202 Heating......154, 163, 167 Locks ........... 291 Tyre chains ......... 232, 337 Window demisting and defrosting ...........
  • Page 360 ©Copyright by Vauxhall Motors Ltd., England. Reproduction or translation, in whole or in parts, is not permitted without prior written consent from Vauxhall Motors Ltd. All rights as understood under the copyright laws are explicitly reserved by Vauxhall Motors Ltd.

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