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Opel Insignia (2019 year). Manual - part 3

 

 

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Keys, doors and windows

Then swivel the control to adjust the

mirror.

Folding mirrors

For pedestrian safety, the exterior

mirrors will swing out of their normal

mounting position if they are struck

with sufficient force. Reposition the

mirror by applying slight pressure to

the mirror housing.

Electric folding

Push n. Both exterior mirrors will

fold.
Push n again to return both exterior

mirrors to their original position.
If an electrically folded mirror is

manually extended, pushing n will

only electrically extend the other

mirror.

Folding mirrors with electronic

key

Press e again after locking for

one second to fold in mirrors.
Press c again after unlocking for

one second to fold out mirrors.
This function can be activated or

deactivated in the Vehicle

personalisation.
Vehicle personalisation 3 124.
The settings are automatically stored

for the key being used 3 25.

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Heated mirrors

Heating of rear window and exterior

mirrors is operated by pressing b.

LED in button illuminates.
Heating works with the engine

running and is switched off

automatically after a short time.

Automatic dimming

Dazzling by following vehicles at night

is automatically reduced by dimming

the exterior mirror on the driver's side.

Parking assist

For mirrors with position memory, the

exterior mirrors are automatically

aimed at the rear tyres as a parking

aid when reverse gear is selected,

except during trailer operation.
Position memory 3 50.
Activation or deactivation of this

function can be changed in vehicle

personalisation.
Vehicle personalisation 3 124.

Interior mirrors

Manual anti-dazzle

To reduce dazzle, adjust the lever on

the underside of the mirror housing.

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Keys, doors and windows

Automatic anti-dazzle

Dazzle from following vehicles is

automatically reduced, when driving

in the dark.

Windows

Windscreen

Windscreen stickers

Do not attach stickers such as toll

road stickers or similar on the

windscreen in the area of the interior

mirror. Otherwise the detection zone

of the sensor and the view area of the

camera in the mirror housing could be

restricted.

Windscreen replacement

Caution

If the vehicle has a front-looking

camera sensor for the driver

assistance systems, it is very

important that any windscreen

replacement is performed

accurately according to Opel

specifications. Otherwise, these

systems may not work properly

and there is a risk of unexpected

behaviour and/or messages from

these systems.

Caution

If the vehicle is equipped with a

Head-up display, it is very

important that any windscreen

replacement is performed

accurately according to Opel

specifications. Otherwise, the

system may not work properly and

the image may look out of focus.

Power windows

9 Warning

Take care when operating the

power windows. Risk of injury,

particularly to children.
If there are children on the rear

seats, switch on the child safety

system for the power windows.
Keep a close watch on the

windows when closing them.

Ensure that nothing becomes

trapped in them as they move.

Switch on ignition to operate power

windows. Retained power off 3 180.

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Operate # for the respective

window by pushing to open or pulling

to close.
Pushing or pulling gently to the first

detent: window moves up or down as

long as the switch is operated.
Pushing or pulling firmly to the second

detent then releasing: window moves

up or down automatically with safety

function enabled. To stop movement,

operate the switch once more in the

same direction.

Safety function

If the window glass encounters

resistance above the middle of the

window during automatic closing, it is

immediately stopped and opened

again.

Override safety function

In the event of closing difficulties due

to frost or the like, switch on the

ignition, then pull the switch to the first

detent and hold. The window moves

up without safety function enabled.

To stop movement, release the

switch.

Child safety system for rear

windows

Press V to deactivate rear door

power windows; the LED illuminates.

To activate, press V again.

Operating windows from outside

The windows can be operated

remotely from outside the vehicle.

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Keys, doors and windows

Press and hold c for more than two

seconds to open windows.
Press and hold e for more than two

seconds to close windows.
Release button to stop window

movement.
If the windows are fully opened or

closed, the hazard warning lights will

flash twice.

Overload

If the windows are repeatedly

operated within short intervals, the

window operation is disabled for

some time.

Initialising the power windows

If the windows cannot be closed

automatically (e.g. after

disconnecting the vehicle battery), a

warning message is displayed in the

Driver Information Centre.
Vehicle messages 3 123.
Activate the window electronics as

follows:

1. Close doors.
2. Switch on ignition.
3. Pull the switch until the window is

closed and keep pulling for

additional two seconds.

4. Push the switch until the window

is completely open and keep

pushing for additional

two seconds.

5. Repeat for each window.

Heated rear window

Heating of rear window and exterior

mirrors is operated by pressing b.

LED in button illuminates.
Heating works with the engine

running and is switched off

automatically after a short time.

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Heated windscreen

Operated by pressing ,. LED in

button illuminates.
Heating works with the engine

running and is switched off

automatically after a short time.
Pressing , once more during the

same ignition cycle allows the heating

to operate for another three minutes.

Sun visors

The sun visors can be folded down or

swivelled to the side to prevent

dazzling.

The covers of the mirrors should be

closed when driving.
A ticket holder is located on the

backside of the sun visor.

Roof

Sunroof

9 Warning

Take care when operating the

sunroof. Risk of injury, particularly

to children.
Keep a close watch on the

movable parts when operating

them. Ensure that nothing

becomes trapped in them as they

move.

Switch on ignition to operate the

sunroof.

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Keys, doors and windows

Open or close

Press * or r gently to the first

detent: sunroof is opened or closed

as long as the switch is operated.
Press * or r firmly to the second

detent then release: the sunroof is

opened or closed automatically.

During closing the safety function is

enabled. To stop movement, operate

the switch once more.

Raise or close

Press + or r: sunroof is raised or

closed automatically. During closing

the safety function is enabled.

Sunblind

The sunblind is manually operated.
Close or open the sunblind by sliding.

When the sunroof is open, the

sunblind is always open.

General hints

Safety function

If the sunroof encounters resistance

during automatic closing, it is

immediately stopped and opened

again.

Override safety function

In the event of closing difficulties, e.g.

due to frost, hold the switch r

pressed to the second detent. The

sunroof closes with safety function

disabled. To stop movement, release

the switch.

Closing sunroof from outside

The sunroof can be closed remotely

from outside the vehicle.

Press and hold e for more than two

seconds to close the sunroof.
Release the button to stop the

movement.

Initialising after a power failure

After a power failure, it may only be

possible to operate the sunroof to a

limited extent. Have the system

initialised by your workshop.

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Seats, restraints

Head restraints ............................ 45
Front seats ................................... 47

Seat position .............................. 47

Manual seat adjustment ............ 48

Power seat adjustment .............. 50

Armrest ...................................... 53

Heating ...................................... 54

Ventilating .................................. 54

Massage .................................... 55

Rear seats ................................... 55

Armrest ...................................... 55

Heating ...................................... 55

Seat belts ..................................... 56

Three-point seat belt ................. 57

Airbag system .............................. 58

Front airbag system ................... 61

Side airbag system .................... 62

Curtain airbag system ............... 62

Airbag deactivation .................... 63

Child restraints ............................. 64

Child restraint systems .............. 64

Child restraint installation

locations ................................... 67

Pedestrian protection system ...... 71

Active bonnet ............................. 71

Head restraints

Position

9 Warning

Only drive with the head restraint

set to the proper position.

The upper edge of the head restraint

should be at upper head level. If this

is not possible for extremely tall

people, set to highest position, and

set to lowest position for small people.

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Seats, restraints

Adjustment

Head restraints on front seats

Height adjustment

Press release button, adjust height,

engage.

Horizontal adjustment

Press release button, pull bolster of

head restraint forwards slowly. It

engages in several positions.

Head restraints on rear seats

Height adjustment

Pull the head restraint upwards or

press the catch to release and push

the head restraint downwards.

Removal of rear head restraints

E.g. for load compartment extension

3

 75.

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Press both catches, pull the head

restraint upwards and remove.

Front seats

Seat position

9 Warning

Only drive with the seat correctly

adjusted.

9 Danger

Do not sit closer than 25 cm to the

steering wheel, to permit safe

airbag deployment.

9 Warning

Never adjust seats while driving as

they could move uncontrollably.

9 Warning

Never store any objects under the

seats.

● Sit with buttocks as far back

against the backrest as possible.

Adjust the distance between the

seat and the pedals so that legs

are slightly angled when fully

pressing the pedals. Slide the

front passenger seat as far back

as possible.

● Set seat height high enough to

have a clear field of vision on all

sides and of all display

instruments. There should be at

least one hand of clearance

between head and the roof

frame. Your thighs should rest

lightly on the seat without

pressing into it.

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Seats, restraints

● Sit with shoulders as far back

against the backrest as possible.

Set the backrest rake so that it is

possible to easily reach the

steering wheel with arms slightly

bent. Maintain contact between

shoulders and the backrest when

turning the steering wheel. Do

not angle the backrest too far

back. We recommend a

maximum rake of approx. 25°.

● Adjust seat and steering wheel in

a way that the wrist rests on top

of the steering wheel while the

arm is fully extended and

shoulders on the backrest.

● Adjust the steering wheel 3 88.
● Adjust the head restraint 3 45.
● Adjust the thigh support so that

there is a space approx. two

fingers wide between the edge of

the seat and the hollow of the

knee.

● Adjust the lumbar support so that

it supports the natural shape of

the spine.

Manual seat adjustment

Drive only with engaged seats and

backrests.

Longitudinal adjustment

Pull handle, slide seat, release

handle. Try to move the seat back and

forth to ensure that the seat is locked

in place.

Backrest inclination

Turn handwheel. Do not lean on

backrest when adjusting.

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Seat height

Lever pumping motion
up

: seat higher

down : seat lower

Seat inclination

Press switch
top

: front end higher

bottom : front end lower

Lumbar support

Adjust lumbar support using the four-

way switch to suit personal

requirements.
Moving support up and down: push

switch up or down.
Increasing and decreasing support:

push switch forwards or backwards.

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Seats, restraints

Adjustable thigh support

Pull the lever and slide the thigh

support.

Power seat adjustment

9 Warning

Care must be taken when

operating the power seats. There

is a risk of injury, particularly for

children. Objects could become

trapped.

Keep a close watch on the seats

when adjusting them. Vehicle

passengers should be informed

accordingly.

Longitudinal adjustment

Move switch forwards/backwards.

Seat height

Move switch upwards/downwards.

Seat inclination

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Tilt front of switch upwards/

downwards.

Backrest inclination

Tilt switch forwards/backwards.

Lumbar support

Adjust lumbar support using the

four-way switch to suit personal

requirements.
Moving support up and down: push

switch up or down.
Increasing and decreasing support:

push switch forwards or backwards.

Adjustable thigh support

Pull the lever and slide the thigh

support.

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Seats, restraints

Side bolster

Adjust seat backrest width to suit

personal requirements.
Press e to reduce backrest width.
Press d to increase backrest width.

Memory function for power seat

adjustment and exterior mirrors

Two different driver's seat and

exterior mirror settings can be stored.
Memorised settings 3 25, Vehicle

personalisation 3 124.

Storing memory position

● Adjust driver's seat and then

adjust exterior mirrors to desired

positions.

● Press and hold MEM and 1 or 2

simultaneously until a chime

sounds.

Recall of memory positions

Press and hold button1 or 2 until the

stored seat and exterior mirror

positions have been reached.

Releasing the button during seat

movement cancels the recall.

Automatic recall of memory positions

Memory positions are assigned to the

driver (1 or 2) using the respective key

and are automatically recalled when

the ignition is switched on. In addition,

a message in the Driver Information

Centre indicates the driver number,

identified by the used key. If the

ignition is switched on more than

three subsequent times with the

same key, the message will not be

displayed again until another key is

being used.
To stop recall movement, press one

of the memory-, power mirror- or

power seat controls.
Precondition is that Personalization

By Driver and Auto Memory Recall is

activated in the personal settings of

the Info-Display.
This function can be activated or

deactivated in the vehicle

personalisation.
Select the relevant setting in the

Vehicle menu in the Info-Display.
Info-Display 3 119.
Vehicle personalisation 3 124.

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Easy exit function

For a convenient exit out of the

vehicle, the power driver seat moves

rearwards when vehicle is stationary.
To activate the easy exit function:

● set selector lever to position P

(automatic transmission)

● apply parking brake (manual

transmission)

● switch off ignition
● remove key from the ignition

switch

● open the driver's door

If the door is already open, switch off

ignition to activate easy exit.
To stop movement, press one of the

memory or power seat controls.
This function can be activated or

deactivated in the vehicle

personalisation.
Select the relevant setting in the

Vehicle menu in the Info-Display.
Info-Display 3 119.
Vehicle personalisation 3 124.

Safety function

If the driver's seat encounters

resistance during movement, the

recall may stop. After removing the

obstruction, press and hold the

appropriate memory position button

for two seconds. Try recalling the

memory position again. If the recall

does not operate, consult a

workshop.

Overload

If the seat setting is electrically

overloaded, the power supply is

automatically cut-off for a short time.

Note

After an accident in which airbags

have been deployed, the memory

function for each position button will

be deactivated.

Armrest

Push button and fold armrest

upwards. Under the armrest there is

a storage compartment and an

inductive charger.
Inductive charging 3 94.

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