Opel Grandland X (2018 year). Manual - part 14

 

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Opel Grandland X (2018 year). Manual - part 14

 

 

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7. Detach the bulb from the bulb

socket and replace the bulb:

Brake light(1)

Turn signal light (2)

8. Insert the bulb socket into the light

assembly. Fit the light assembly in

the recess and tighten the lamp

fixing nut from the inside. Attach

the cover.

Light assembly in the tailgate

1. Open the tailgate and remove the

cover.

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2. Slacken the lamp fixing nut using

a box spanner or socket.

3. Manually unscrew and remove

the lamp fixing nut.

4. Disengage the retaining clip,

while pushing the light assembly

out slightly.

5. From the outside, carefully

withdraw light assembly from

recess and remove. Take care

that the cable duct remains in

position.

6. Turn the bulb socket

anticlockwise and remove it from

the light assembly.

7. Detach the bulb from the bulb

socket and replace the bulb:

Reverse light (1)

Rear fog light (2)

8. Insert the bulb socket into the light

assembly. Fit the light assembly in

the recess and tighten the lamp

fixing nut from the inside. Attach

the cover.

Centre high-mounted brake light

The centre high-mounted brake light

is designed as LED and can not be

changed.
Have lights repaired by a workshop in

case of failure.

Bulb check

Switch on the ignition, operate and

check all lights.

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Side turn signal lights

To replace bulb, remove lamp

housing:

1. Slide lamp to its left side and

remove with its right end.

2. Turn bulb socket clockwise and

remove from housing.

3. Detach the bulb from the bulb

socket and replace the bulb.

4. Insert bulb socket and turn

anticlockwise.

5. Insert left end of the lamp, slide to

the left and insert right end.

Number plate light

Number plate lights are designed as

LEDs and can not be changed.
Have lights repaired by a workshop in

case of failure.

Interior lights

Courtesy lights, reading lights

Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.

Load compartment light

Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.

Instrument panel

illumination

Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.

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Vehicle tools

Tools

Vehicles with spare wheel

Open the floor cover of the load

compartment 3 74.
Remove the cover of the tool box.

The jack, the towing eye, chocks and

the tools are located in the tool box.

Vehicles without spare wheel

The towing eye and the chocks are

located in a box below the floor cover

in the load compartment.
Tyre repair kit 3 222.

Vehicles with audio speaker system

The towing eye and the chocks are

located in a box below the floor cover

in the load compartment.
Tyre repair kit 3 222.

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Wheels and tyres

Tyre condition, wheel condition

Drive over edges slowly and at right

angles if possible. Driving over sharp

edges can cause tyre and wheel

damage. Do not trap tyres on the kerb

when parking.
Regularly check the wheels for

damage. Seek the assistance of a

workshop in the event of damage or

unusual wear.

Winter tyres

Winter tyres improve driving safety at

temperatures below 7 °C and should

therefore be fitted on all wheels.
In accordance with country-specific

regulations, affix the speed sticker in

the driver's field of view.
All tyre sizes are permitted as winter

tyres 3 249.

Tyre designations

E.g. 225/55 R 18 98 V
225 : tyre width, mm

55 : cross-section ratio (tyre height

to tyre width), %

R

: belt type: Radial

RF : type: RunFlat

18 : wheel diameter, inches

98 : load index e.g. 98 is equivalent

to 750 kg

V

: speed code letter

Speed code letter:
Q : up to 160 km/h

S : up to 180 km/h

T : up to 190 km/h

H : up to 210 km/h

V : up to 240 km/h

W : up to 270 km/h
Choose a tyre appropriate for the

maximum speed of your vehicle.
The maximum speed is achievable at

kerb weight with driver (75 kg) plus

125 kg payload. Optional equipment

could reduce the maximum speed of

the vehicle.
Performance 3 246.

Directional tyres

Directional tyres should be mounted

so that they rotate in the correct

direction. The proper rotation

direction is indicated by a symbol

(e.g. an arrow) on the sidewall.

Tyre pressure

Check the pressure of cold tyres at

least every 14 days and before any

long journey. Do not forget the spare

wheel. This also applies to vehicles

with tyre pressure monitoring system.

Tyre pressure 3 249.

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The tyre pressure information label

on the left door frame indicates the

original equipment tyres and the

correspondent tyre pressures.
The tyre pressure data refers to cold

tyres. It applies to summer and winter

tyres.
Always inflate the spare tyre to the

pressure specified for full load.
The ECO tyre pressure serves to

achieve the smallest amount of fuel

consumption possible.
Incorrect tyre pressures will impair

safety, vehicle handling, comfort and

fuel economy and will increase tyre

wear.
Tyre pressures differ depending on

various options. For the correct tyre

pressure value, follow the procedure

below:

1. Identify the engine identifier code.

Engine data 3 245.

2. Identify the respective tyre.

The tyre pressure tables show all

possible tyre combinations 3 249.

For the tyres approved for your

vehicle, refer to the EEC Certificate of

Conformity provided with your vehicle

or other national registration

documents.
The driver is responsible for correct

adjustment of tyre pressure.

9 Warning

If the pressure is too low, this can

result in considerable tyre warm-

up and internal damage, leading to

tread separation and even to tyre

blow-out at high speeds.

9 Warning

For specific tyres the

recommended tyre pressure as

shown in the tyre pressure table

may exceed the maximum tyre

pressure as indicated on the tyre.

Never exceed the maximum tyre

pressure as indicated on the tyre.

Temperature dependency

The tyre pressure depends on the

temperature of the tyre. During

driving, tyre temperature and

pressure increase. Tyre pressure

values provided on the tyre

information label and tyre pressure

chart are valid for cold tyres, which

means at 20 °C.
The pressure increases by nearly

10 kPa for a 10 °C temperature

increase. This must be considered

when warm tyres are checked.
The tyre pressure value displayed in

the Driver Information Centre shows

the real tyre pressure. A cooled down

tyre will show a decreased value,

which does not indicate an air leak.

Tyre deflation detection

system

The tyre deflation detection system

continually checks the rotation speed

of all four wheels and warns on low

tyre pressure condition once vehicle

is driving. This is achieved by

comparing tyre rolling circumference

with reference values.

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If a tyre loses pressure the control

indicator w illuminates and a warning

message is displayed in the Driver

Information Centre.
In this case reduce speed, avoid

sharp cornering and strong braking.

Stop at next safe opportunity and

check tyre pressure.
Control indicator w 3 99.
After adjusting tyre pressure initialise

system to extinguish the control

indicator and restart system.

Caution

Deflation detection system warns

just about low tyre pressure

condition and does not replace

regular tyre maintenance by the

driver.

In case of a system malfunction a

message is displayed in the Driver

Information Centre. Set correct tyre

pressure and reinitialise system. If the

failure continues to be displayed,

contact a workshop. The system is

inoperable when ABS or ESC has a

malfunction or a temporary spare

wheel is used. Once the road tyre has

been refitted, check the tyre pressure

with cold tyres and initialise the

system.

System initialisation

After tyre pressure correction or

wheel change, the system must be

initialised to learn new circumference

reference values:

1. Always ensure that all four tyres

have correct tyre pressure

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2. Apply manual parking brake.

3. Press w to reset deflation

detection system.

4. Reset is confirmed by pop-up

indication.

After initialisation system

automatically calibrates to new tyre

pressures during driving. After longer

drive the system will adopt and

monitor new pressures.
Always check tyre pressure with cold

tyres.
System has to be reinitialised when:

● Tyre pressure has been changed
● Load condition has been

changed

● Wheels have been swapped or

exchanged

The system will not warn

instantaneously on a tyre blow out or

a rapid deflation. This is due to

required calculation time.

Tread depth

Check tread depth at regular

intervals.

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Tyres should be replaced for safety

reasons at a tread depth of 2-3 mm

(4 mm for winter tyres).
For safety reasons, it is

recommended that the tread depth of

the tyres on one axle should not vary

by more than 2 mm.

The legally permissible minimum

tread depth (1.6 mm) has been

reached when the tread has worn

down as far as one of the tread wear

indicators (TWI). Their position is

indicated by markings on the

sidewall.

If there is more wear at the front than

the rear, swap round front wheels and

rear wheels periodically. Ensure that

the direction of rotation of the wheels

remains the same.
Tyres age, even if they are not used.

We recommend tyre replacement

every 6 years.

Changing tyre and wheel

size

If tyres of a different size than those

fitted at the factory are used, it may be

necessary to reprogramme the

speedometer as well as the nominal

tyre pressure and make other vehicle

modifications.
After converting to a different tyre

size, have the label with tyre

pressures replaced and the tyre

deflation detection system

reinitialised. 3 219

9 Warning

The use of unsuitable tyres or

wheels may lead to accidents and

will invalidate the vehicle

operating permit.

Wheel covers

Wheel covers and tyres that are

factory approved for the respective

vehicle and comply with all of the

relevant wheel and tyre combination

requirements must be used.
If the wheel covers and tyres used are

not factory approved, the tyres must

not have a rim protection ridge.
Wheel covers must not impair brake

cooling.

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9 Warning

Use of unsuitable tyres or wheel

covers could lead to sudden

pressure loss and thereby

accidents.

Vehicles with steel wheels: When

using locking wheel nuts, do not

attach wheel covers.

Tyre chains

Tyre chains are only permitted on the

front wheels.

Always use fine mesh chains that add

no more than 9 mm to the tyre tread

and the inboard sides (including chain

lock).

9 Warning

Damage may lead to tyre blowout.

Tyre chains are permitted on tyres of

size 215/70R16, 215/65 R17,

225/55 R18 and 205/55 R19.

Temporary spare wheel

The use of tyre chains is not permitted

on the temporary spare wheel.

Tyre repair kit

Minor damage to the tyre tread can be

repaired with the tyre repair kit.
Do not remove foreign bodies from

the tyres.
Tyre damage exceeding 4 mm or that

is at tyre's sidewall cannot be repaired

with the tyre repair kit.

9 Warning

Do not drive faster than 80 km/h.
Do not use for a lengthy period.
Steering and handling may be

affected.

If you have a flat tyre:
Apply the parking brake and engage

first gear, reverse gear or P.

The tyre repair kit is in the load

compartment below the floor cover.

1. Remove the sealant bottle and the

compressor.

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2. Pull speed limit label from sealant

bottle and place it in driver's

visible area.

3. Remove the electrical connection

cable and air hose from the

stowage compartments on the

underside of the compressor.

4. Screw the compressor air hose to

the connection on the sealant

bottle.

5. Fit the sealant bottle into the

bracket on the compressor.
Set the compressor near the tyre

in such a way that the sealant

bottle is upright.

6. Unscrew valve cap from defective

tyre.

7. Screw the filler hose to the tyre

valve.

8. The switch on the compressor

must be set to J.

9. Connect the compressor plug to

the power outlet or cigarette

lighter socket.
To avoid discharging the battery,

we recommend running the

engine.

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10. Set the rocker switch on the

compressor to I. The tyre is filled

with sealant.

11. The compressor pressure gauge

briefly indicates up to 6 bar whilst

the sealant bottle is emptying

(approx. 30 seconds). Then the

pressure starts to drop.

12. All of the sealant is pumped into

the tyre. Then the tyre is being

inflated.

13. The prescribed tyre pressure

should be obtained within ten

minutes.
Tyre pressure 3 249.

When the correct pressure is

obtained, switch off the

compressor.
If the prescribed tyre pressure is

not obtained within ten minutes,

remove the tyre repair kit. Move

the vehicle one tyre rotation.

Reattach the tyre repair kit and

continue the filling procedure for

ten minutes. If the prescribed tyre

pressure is still not obtained, the

tyre is too badly damaged. Seek

the assistance of a workshop.

Drain excess tyre pressure with

the button on the air hose.
Do not run the compressor longer

than ten minutes.

14. Detach the tyre repair kit. Remove

sealant bottle from bracket. Screw

the filler hose to the free

connection of the sealant bottle.

This prevents sealant from

escaping. Stow tyre repair kit in

load compartment.

15. Remove any excess sealant

using a cloth.

16. Continue driving immediately so

that sealant is evenly distributed

in the tyre. After driving approx.

5 km (but no more than ten

minutes), stop and check tyre

pressure. Screw compressor air

hose directly onto tyre valve when

doing this. Fill tyre as described

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before. Drain excess tyre

pressure with the button on the air

hose.
If tyre pressure hasn't decreased

under 1.5 bar, set it to the correct

value. Otherwise the vehicle must

not be used. Seek assistance of a

workshop.3 249
Repeat the checking procedure

once more after driving further

10 km (but no more than ten

minutes) to check that there is no

more loss of pressure
If the tyre pressure has fallen

below 1.5 bar, the vehicle must

not be used. Seek the assistance

of a workshop.

17. Stow away tyre repair kit in load

compartment.

Note

The driving characteristics of the

repaired tyre are severely affected,

therefore have this tyre replaced.
If unusual noise is heard or the

compressor becomes hot, turn

compressor off for at least

30 minutes.

The built-in safety valve opens at a

pressure of seven bar.
Note the expiry date of the kit. After

this date its sealing capability is no

longer guaranteed. Pay attention to

storage information on sealant

bottle.
Replace the used sealant bottle.

Dispose of the bottle as prescribed

by applicable laws.
The compressor and sealant can be

used from approx. -30 °C.

Wheel changing

Some vehicles are equipped with a

tyre repair kit instead of a spare wheel

3

 222.

Make the following preparations and

observe the following information:

● Park the vehicle on a level, firm

and non-skid surface. The front

wheels must be in the straight-

ahead position.

● If necessary, place a chock under

the wheel diagonally opposite the

wheel to be changed.

● Apply the parking brake and

engage first gear, reverse gear or

P.

● Remove the spare wheel 3 228.
● Never change more than one

wheel at once.

● Use the jack only to change

wheels in case of puncture, not

for seasonal winter or summer

tyre change.

● The jack is maintenance-free.
● If the ground on which the vehicle

is standing is soft, a solid board

(max. 1 cm thick) should be

placed under the jack.

● Take heavy objects out of the

vehicle before jacking up.

● No people or animals may be in

the vehicle when it is jacked-up.

● Never crawl under a jacked-up

vehicle.

● Do not start the vehicle when it is

raised on the jack.

● Before screwing in the wheel

bolts, clean them.

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9 Warning

Do not grease the thread of the

wheel bolt.

1. Disengage wheel bolt caps with

the wheel bolt cover remover.

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Steel wheels with cover: Pull off

the wheel cover.
Alloy wheels: Disengage wheel

bolt caps with the wheel bolt cover

remover.

2. Fold out the wheel wrench and

install ensuring that it locates

securely and loosen each wheel

nut by half a turn.
The wheels might be protected by

locking wheel nuts. To loosen

these specific nuts first attach the

adapter onto the head of the nut

before installing the wheel

wrench. The adapter is located in

the tool box.3 217

3. Ensure the jack is correctly

positioned under the relevant

vehicle jacking point.

4. Set the jack to the necessary

height. Position it directly below

the jacking point in a manner that

prevents it from slipping.

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Ensure that the edge of the body

fits into the notch of the jack.

Attach wheel wrench and with the

jack correctly aligned rotate wheel

wrench until wheel is clear of the

ground.

5. Unscrew the wheel nuts.
6. Change the wheel. Spare wheel

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7. Screw on the wheel nuts.
8. Lower the vehicle and remove

jack.

9. Install the wheel wrench ensuring

that it is located securely and

tighten each bolt in a crosswise

sequence. Tightening torque is

115 Nm.

10. Align the valve hole in the wheel

cover with the tyre valve before

installing.
Install wheel nut caps.

11. Stow the replaced wheel 3 228,

the vehicle tools 3 217 and the

adapter for the locking wheel nuts.

12. Check the tyre pressure of the

installed tyre and the wheel nut

torque as soon as possible.

Have the defective tyre renewed or

repaired as soon as possible.

Jacking position for lifting platform

Rear arm position of the lifting

platform centrically under the relevant

vehicle jacking point.

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Front arm position of the lifting

platform centrically under the relevant

vehicle jacking point.

Spare wheel

Some vehicles are equipped with a

tyre repair kit instead of a temporary

spare wheel.3 222

Temporary spare wheel

Caution

The use of the temporary spare

wheel could affect driveability.

Have the defective tyre renewed

or repaired as soon as possible.

The spare wheel is located in the load

compartment beneath the floor

covering.
To remove:

1. Open the floor cover 3 74.
2. Remove the tool box.
3. The temorary spare wheel is

secured with a wing nut. Unscrew

nut and take out the spare wheel.

4. When, after a wheel change, no

wheel is placed in the spare wheel

well, secure the tool box by

tightening the wing nut as far as it

will go and close floor cover.

5. After wheel change back to full

size wheel, place the temporary

spare wheel outside up in the well

and secure with the wing nut.

Only mount one temporary spare

wheel. The permissible maximum

speed on the label on the temporary

spare wheel is only valid for the

factory-fitted tyre size.
If your vehicle gets a flat tyre on the

rear while towing another vehicle,

mount the temporary spare wheel in

the front and the full size tyre in the

rear.
Tyre chains 3 222.

Stowing a damaged full size

wheel in the load compartment

All permitted wheel sizes can be

stowed in the spare wheel well. To

secure the wheel:

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1. Remove centre cap with the brand

emblem by pushing from the

inside.

2. Position the wheel outside down

in the wheel well.

3. Secure the defective wheel with

the wing nut.

4. Depending on the tyre size, the

floor cover can be placed on the

projecting wheel.

Jump starting

Do not start with quick charger.
A vehicle with a discharged vehicle

battery can be started using jump

leads and the vehicle battery of

another vehicle.

9 Warning

Be extremely careful when starting

with jump leads. Any deviation

from the following instructions can

lead to injuries or damage caused

by battery explosion or damage to

the electrical systems of both

vehicles.

9 Warning

Avoid contact of the battery with

eyes, skin, fabrics and painted

surfaces. The fluid contains

sulphuric acid which can cause

injuries and damage in the event

of direct contact.

● Never expose the vehicle battery

to naked flames or sparks.

● A discharged vehicle battery can

already freeze at a temperature

of 0 °C. Defrost the frozen battery

before connecting jump leads.

● Wear eye protection and

protective clothing when

handling a battery.

● Use a booster battery with the

same voltage (12 Volts). Its

capacity (Ah) must not be much

less than that of the discharged

vehicle battery.

● Use jump leads with insulated

terminals and a cross section of

at least 16 mm

2

 (25 mm

2

 for

diesel engines).

● Do not disconnect the discharged

vehicle battery from the vehicle.

● Switch off all unnecessary

electrical consumers.

● Do not lean over the vehicle

battery during jump starting.

● Do not allow the terminals of one

lead to touch those of the other

lead.

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