Opel Corsa Owners Manual: Charging system, Malfunction indicator light

Charging system

red. illuminates or flashes
red.

Illuminates when the ignition is switched on and goes out shortly after the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is running

Stop, switch off engine. Battery is not charging. Engine cooling may be interrupted. In diesel engines, power to the brake servo unit may be cut.

Seek the assistance of a workshop.

Flashes during or after engine start

Battery voltage too low. Have electrical system tested by a workshop.

Malfunction indicator light

yellow. illuminates or flashes
yellow.

Illuminates when the ignition is switched on and goes out shortly after the engine starts.

Illuminates when the engine is running

Fault in the emission control system.

The permitted emission limits may be exceeded. Immediately seek the assistance of a workshop.

Flashes when the engine is running

Fault that could lead to catalytic converter damage. Ease up on the accelerator until the flashing stops.

Seek the immediate assistance of a workshop.

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