Opel Corsa Owners Manual: Electronic driving programmes

■ Following a cold start, the operating temperature programme increases engine speed to quickly bring the catalytic converter to the required temperature.

■ The automatic neutral shift function automatically shifts to idling when the vehicle is stopped with a forward gear engaged.

■ The adaptive programme tailors gearshifting to the driving conditions, e.g. greater load or gradients.

Winter programme
Winter programme Activate the Winter programme to

Activate the Winter programme to assist starting off on a slippery road surface.


Press the R, N, D or button with P,
R, N, D or
3 engaged. The vehicle starts off in 3rd gear.


The Winter programme is switched off by:
■ pressing the ■ manually selecting 2 or 1, button again,
■ manually selecting 2 or 1, ■ turning off the ignition, ■ or if the transmission oil temperature is too high.


If the accelerator pedal is pressed past the pressure point, the transmission shifts to a lower gear depending on engine speed.


In the event of a fault, A illuminates.

The transmission no longer shifts automatically. Continued travel is possible with manual shifting.

2nd gear is not available. Manual shifting:
1 = 1st gear.

2 = 3rd gear.

3, D = 4th gear.

Have the cause of the fault remedied by a workshop.

    Catalytic converter, Transmission display, Selector lever
    Catalytic converter The catalytic converter reduces the amount of harmful substances in the exhaust gases. Caution: Fuel grades other than those listed could damage the catalytic ...

    Interruption of power supply, Manual transmission
    Interruption of power supply In the event of an interruption of power supply, the selector lever cannot be moved out of the P position. If the battery is discharged, start the v ...

    See also:

    Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual. Oil pressure warning light switch/gauge sender - removal and refitting
    Removal 1. The switch/gauge sender is screwed into the cylinder block or oil filter carrier (depending on model). 2. Disconnect the battery negative lead and disconnect the wiring from the switch ...