Opel Corsa Owners Manual: Electronic climate control system

Electronic climate control
Electronic climate control system

Controls for:
■ Temperature
■ Air distribution and menu selection ■ Fan speed
AUTO = Automatic mode
= Demisting and defrosting = Air recirculation
Heated rear window . = Demisting and defrosting
Heated rear window .


The preselected temperature is


The preselected temperature is automatically regulated. In the automatic mode the fan speed and air distribution automatically regulate the air flow.

The system can be manually adapted via the use of air distribution and air flow controls.

Data is shown on the Info-Display.

Setting modifications are briefly shown in the Info-Display, superimposing over the currently displayed menu.

The electronic climate control system is only fully operational when the engine is running.

For correct operation do not cover the sensor on the instrument panel.

Automatic mode

Basic setting for maximum comfort: ■ Press AUTO button.

■ Open all air vents.

■ Air conditioning on.

■ Set desired temperature.

Temperature preselection

Temperatures can be set to the disired value.

For reasons of comfort, change temperature only in small increments.

If the minimum temperature is set, Lo appears in the display and the electronic climate control system runs at maximum cooling.

If the maximum temperature is set, Hi appears in the display and the electronic climate control system runs at maximum heating.

Fan speed

The selected fan speed is indicated with display. and the number in the
display.

If the fan is switched off the air conditioning is also deactivated.

To return to automatic mode: Press AUTO button.

Demisting and defrosting the windows

Press the appears in button.
the display. appears in
the display.

Temperature and air distribution are set automatically and the fan runs at a high speed.

To return to automatic mode: press button Switch on heated rear window . or AUTO.


Switch on heated rear window Manual settings in climate menu.


Manual settings in climate menu

Climate control system settings can be changed via the centre control, the buttons and the menus shown on the display.

To view the menu, press the centre control. The Climate menu appears in the display.

Individual menu items are marked by turning the centre control and selected by pressing it.

To exit a menu, turn the centre control until Return or Main appear and select.

Air distribution

Turn the centre control. The Air distribut. menu is activated, showing the possible air distribution settings: Top = to windscreen and front door windows.

Centre = to vehicle occupants.

Bottom = to foot well.

The Air distribut. menu can also be called up via the Climate menu.

Return to automatic air distribution: Deactivate corresponding setting or press button AUTO.

Cooling
Cooling

In the Climate menu, select menu item AC and activate or deactivate cooling.

The air conditioning system cools and dehumidifies (dries) when outside temperature is above a specific level.

Therefore condensation may form and drip from under the vehicle.

If no cooling or drying is required, switch the cooling system off to save fuel, Eco appears in the display.

Fan regulation in automatic mode

Fan regulation in automatic mode can be adapted.

Select menu item Automatic blower from the Climate menu and select the desired fan regulation.

Manual air recirculation mode

The manual air recirculation mode is operated with the Warning: button.


Warning:
The exchange of fresh air is reduced in air recirculation mode.

In operation without cooling the air humidity increases, so the windows may mist up. The quality of the passenger compartment air deteriorates, which may cause the vehicle occupants to feel drowsy.

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