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


1.15.4. Multiinformation display


Indication of time, radio receiver, results of checks and on-board computer.

The display lights up at inclusion of ignition. At the screen constantly there is an indication of time. Messages of CHECK have advantage before indication of the on-board computer and radio receiver. Indication of the computer and receiver can be carried out serially or in common.

Brightness of indication is regulated at the included lighting by the regulator located under off lighting.

By short pressing one of two buttons to the right of the display it is possible to receive at off ignition on the display for a comment 15 sec. indication of time.

Installation of time

To press the buttons and on the display in the following order:

Adjusting mode:

, ave. 2 sec.: hours blink
: to establish hours
: minutes blink
: to establish minutes
: start-up of hours
with a second accuracy

Control check of the multiinformation display

Levels of liquids, thickness of brake overlays of forward disk brakes, and also headlights of external light, including wires and safety locks are controlled. When checking headlights malfunction is registered only in case of inclusion of the corresponding chain.

After inclusion of ignition automatic control of all main functions is carried out, at the same time below on the display the inscription CHECK (check) lights up.

If all checked functions as it should be, then the inscription CHECK dies away прибл. in 4 sec. after the first pressing of a brake pedal.

Messages on malfunctions are highlighted on the display. In addition CHECK lights up. At several malfunctions of the message on them appear one after another.

Some messages appear on the display in the form of reductions.

Messages on malfunctions

Motorol Stand (oil level)

Oil level in the engine at inclusion of ignition is too low. To check a condition of oil, to add.

Olmangel (shortage of oil)

Extreme shortage of oil. To immediately stop the engine. To check a condition of oil, to add, for elimination of the reasons of shortage of oil to address in upolny. workshop of Opel.

Kuhlmittel Stand (coolant level)

Level of cooling liquid in the compensator is too low. To add, address in an authorized workshop for clarification of the reasons.

Waschwasser Stand (level of wash water)

It is not enough liquid in the device of washing of glasses. To add.

Bremsbelag (brake slips)

The brake overlay of forward disk brakes is worn-out to the minimum thickness. To replace in a workshop.

Bremslicht (torm.ogn)

The brake index does not work.

Abblendlicht (blizh.svt), Rucklicnt (tail light)

Headlights of passing beam or lamp of tail light do not work.

At a conclusion of messages on malfunctions the display is blocked for information from the receiver and the computer. The message on malfunction should be confirmed with pressing of the button "R" on the screen wiper lever. At several malfunctions they need to be confirmed with consecutive pressing of the button.

After confirmation the message is erased from the display. The display is free for information from the receiver and the computer. The inscription CHECK below on the display continues to burn and reminds that there are malfunctions.

(Blizh.svt) messages of Bremslicht (torm.ogna) and Abblendlicht, Rucklicht (tail light) appear 15 min. later again after confirmation.

After switching off and repeated inclusion of ignition the messages which are written down in memory appear serially on the display.

After malfunction elimination the message is automatically erased.
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