Opel Corsa 2010 Owners Manual PDF | Page 134

134 Vehicle care
Vehicle care
General Information ................... 134
Vehicle checks ........................... 135
Bulb replacement ....................... 140
Electrical system ........................ 152
Vehicle tools .............................. 156
Wheels and tyres ....................... 157
Jump starting ............................. 167
Towing ....................................... 169
Appearance care ....................... 171
General Information
Accessories and vehicle
modifications
We recommend to use genuine parts
and accessories and factory
approved parts specific for your
vehicle type. We cannot assess or
guarantee reliability of other products
- even if they have a regulatory or
otherwise granted approval.
Do not make any modifications to the
electrical system, e.g. changes of
electronic control units (chip tuning).
Vehicle storage
Storage for a long period of time
Following must be done if the vehicle
should be stored for several months:
Wash and wax the vehicle.
Have the wax in the engine
compartment and underbody
checked.
Clean and preserve rubber seals.
Change engine oil.
Drain washer fluid reservoir.
Check coolant antifreeze and
corrosion protection.
Adjust tyre pressure to the value
specified for full load.
Park vehicle in dry, well ventilated
place. Engage first or reverse gear
or set selector lever to P. Prevent
the vehicle from rolling.
Do not apply hand brake.
Open bonnet, close all doors and
lock the vehicle.
Disconnect the clamp from the
negative terminal of the vehicle
battery. Beware that all systems are
not functional, e.g. anti-theft alarm
system.
Putting back into operation
Following must be done if the vehicle
is putting back into operation:
Connect the clamp to the negative
terminal of the vehicle battery.
Activate the electronics of the
power windows.
Check tyre pressure.
Fill up the washer fluid reservoir.

Summary of Content

134 Vehicle careVehicle careGeneral Information ................... 134Vehicle checks ........................... 135Bulb replacement ....................... 140Electrical system ........................ 152Vehicle tools .............................. 156Wheels and tyres ....................... 157Jump starting ............................. 167Towing ....................................... 169Appearance care ....................... 171General InformationAccessories and vehiclemodificationsWe recommend to use genuine partsand accessories and factoryapproved parts specific for yourvehicle type. We cannot assess orguarantee reliability of other products- even if they have a regulatory orotherwise granted approval.Do not make any modifications to theelectrical system, e.g. changes ofelectronic control units (chip tuning).Vehicle storageStorage for a long period of timeFollowing must be done if the vehicleshould be stored for several months: Wash and wax the vehicle. Have the wax in the enginecompartment and underbodychecked. Clean and preserve rubber seals. Change engine oil. Drain washer fluid reservoir. Check coolant antifreeze andcorrosion protection. Adjust tyre pressure to the valuespecified for full load. Park vehicle in dry, well ventilatedplace. Engage first or reverse gearor set selector lever to P. Preventthe vehicle from rolling. Do not apply hand brake. Open bonnet, close all doors andlock the vehicle. Disconnect the clamp from thenegative terminal of the vehiclebattery. Beware that all systems arenot functional, e.g. anti-theft alarmsystem.Putting back into operationFollowing must be done if the vehicleis putting back into operation: Connect the clamp to the negativeterminal of the vehicle battery.Activate the electronics of thepower windows. Check tyre pressure. Fill up the washer fluid reservoir.