Opel Astra A

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Opel Astra A
- 1. Maintenance instruction
   1.2. Keys
   1.3. Seats, head restraints, seat belts
   1.4. Mirrors
   1.5. Heating of glasses
   1.6. Lighting switches, indexes of turns
   1.7. Signal of an emergency stop
   1.8. Sound signal
   1.9. Screen wipers and windscreen washers
   1.10. Control bulbs
   1.11. Index of availability of fuel
   1.12. Index of temperature of a cooler
   1.13. Mechanical transmission
   1.14. Automatic transmission
   - 1.15. Devices
      1.15.1. Control bulbs and their value at inclusion
      1.15.2. Indicators
      1.15.3. Threefold information display
      1.15.4. Multiinformation display
      1.15.5. On-board computer
   + 1.16. Body elements
   1.17. Lighting
   + 1.18. Heating, ventilation
   1.19. Conditioner
   1.20. Automatic transmission
   1.21. Cooling of a ware box
   1.22. Air flow
   1.23. Servicing
   1.24. Identification these cars
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Ventilation and heating
+ 5. Power supply system
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Half shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Electrical circuitries


1.15.2. Indicators



Fuel can be saved if to drive the car according to indications of a tachometer. The tachometer shows engine speed in 1 minute.

Prevention zone – on the right: danger to the engine signals about excess of admissible maximum speed of the engine.

Whenever possible provide on each transfer the movement of the car with the minimum speed of the engine (approximately, between 2000 and 3000 turns/min.), and also at a uniform speed.


Specifies the speed of the movement.

Run counter

Registers a car run in kilometers.

Counter of a daily run

The counter is set to zero by pressing of the returnable button.

Indication of hours


  – to press the button at the left: hours;
  – to press the button of a spav: minutes.

Urgent time is specified at the included ignition.

Indication of a reserve of fuel

Indication of level of fuel in a gasoline tank: if the shooter in red area = to fill!

Not to go to full emptying of a tank.

Indication of temperature of a cooler


Color of the field in which there is an index shows cooler temperature:

  – the blue field = the working temperature of the engine is not reached yet;
  – between fields = normal working temperature;
  – the red field = the increased temperature, dangerously to switch off the engine, to address in an authorized workshop.

For the physical reasons temperature of a cooler is specified only at the sufficient level of a cooler.

In operating time of the engine in system elevated pressure works. Therefore temperature above 100 °C is possible.

In case of hindrances, for example, if the index in the red field to check cooler level.

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