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Technical ABC

The "Technical ABC" serves as an appendix and supplement to the New Technical Features and is compiled to provide information for service employees. Its purpose is to describe terms and abbreviations in a brief format.

Whenever possible, references to the original documents are included in the New Technical Features or special publications. The aim is to make it easier for users to find information.

The "Technical ABC" is updated within the framework of the "New Technical Features".

    • Corsa-C , arrangement , description of function LUREF_1.gif , conditions for switching on , temperature control LUREF_1.gif , start procedure , safety criteria , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-G with X 20 DTL-engine, from model year 1999 LUREF_1.gif
    • Zafira , arrangement , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif
    • Sintra, from model year 1998
  • 12 V Power Pack
  • 13-pin socket, trailer tow hitch
    • Pin occupancy, example
  • ABS (Antilock Braking System) LUREF_1.gif
    • Examples: Agila , Frontera, model year 1995.5 LUREF_1.gif with hydraulic unit , ABS 8.0 , Agila, model year 2003 LUREF_1.gif , Vectra-C LUREF_1.gif , Omega-B with function plan block circuit diagram with LUREF_1.gif and without TC LUREF_1.gif , ABS 430 / ABS 5.3 / TC , ABS 430 / ABS 5.3 / TC block circuit diagram , ABS MK 70 , ABS MK 60 ESP LUREF_1.gif , ABS-M LUREF_1.gif
  • AC (Air Condition), see also ECC
  • ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control), speed regulator
  • Active Head Restraint
    • Model year 2000 , example Astra-H, section "Active Head Restraint"
    • Active Safety, example Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • Active Select Steering wheel gear selection in conjunction with MTA transmission
  • Additional Brake Light, Example: Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif
  • AFL (Adaptive Forward Lighting) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • AHL (Automatic Headlamp Levelling) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • AHS (Auxiliary Heater System) LUREF_1.gif
  • Air Conditioning, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif , arrangement of the components Z 17 DTH , petrol engines LUREF_1.gif , tasks and functions of the components , see also ECC
  • Air Quality Sensor, see AQS
  • Airbag, see Full-Size-Airbag
  • ALC (Automatic Lighting Control)
    • Automatic control switching on headlight with tunnel detection and ambient light sensor. Switches headlights on/off automatically.
  • ALDL (Assembly Line Diagnostic Link) diagnostic tester connection for TECH 2, see diagnostic tester connection
  • All Round View, example Tigra LUREF_1.gif
  • APP Sensor(Accelerator pedal positioning sensor) Accelerator pedal positioning sensor. Example: Antara Z 32 SE petrol engine LUREF_1.gif
  • AQS (Air Quality Sensor) and
  • ARP (Anti Rollover Protection) Rollover protection. ESP function.
    • Example of Antara
  • ASC (Automatic Stability Control), see ESP
  • ASM (Alarm Siren Module),
  • ASR, Anti-Spin Regulation, see TC
  • ATWS (Anti Theft Warning System), see DWA
  • AU (Exhaust Emission Check), Various implementation specifications for various engines:
    • AU for petrol vehicles without catalytic converter or with open-loop catalytic converter
      • Visual inspection
      • CO-measurement when idling
      • CO-measurement at fast idling speed (approx. 3000 rpm)
    • AU for petrol vehicles with catalytic converter
      • Visual inspection
      • CO-measurement when idling
      • CO-measurement at fast idling speed (approx. 3000 rpm)
      • Oxygen measurement at fast idling speed (approx. 3000 rpm)
      • Regulating circuit test via basic procedure or substitute procedure or alternative procedure
    • AU for petrol vehicles with catalytic converter and OBD
      • Visual inspection
      • CO-measurement at fast idling speed (approx. 3000 rpm)
      • Oxygen measurement at fast idling speed (approx. 3000 rpm)
      • Reading out the OBD-data (readiness bits, number of the fault code, OBD-status)
    • AU for diesel vehicles
      • Visual inspection
      • Regulated speed
      • Density of smoke
  • AUS (Audio Systems), audio systems, see Radio
  • Auxiliary Heating
    • Corsa-C
  • AWD (All Wheel Drive) All wheel drive. Example: Antara LUREF_1.gif
  • adjustable camshaft sprockets, example Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif , function LUREF_1.gif , Vectra-C
  • Battery
    • Model year 2001, reconnection of battery on vehicles with navigation
    • See also idle current measurement, battery discharge
  • Battery Isolator Switch, example Movano, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • BCM (Body Control Module),
    • Corsa-C and Multitimer LUREF_1.gif
    • Vectra-C
    • Sintra, basic principles , block circuit diagrams LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif
    • Arrangement in the vehicle , receiver LUREF_1.gif , transmitter LUREF_1.gif , shock sensor
  • BDU (Body Distribution Unit), LUREF_1.gif
  • Belt Fastened Detection, example: Signum LUREF_1.gif ,
    • Belt fastened detection, passenger, LUREF_1.gif
  • Belt Force-Limiter
    • Examples: Corsa-B and Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-G
  • Belt Tensioner / Belt Buckle Tensioner, see mechanical or pyrotechnic belt buckle tensioner
  • BIC Connection/interface for auxiliary battery, Vivaro/Movano
  • BID (Board Computer Info Display),
  • Body Connection Technology Astra-G LUREF_1.gif
  • CAN-Bus
    • CAN-bus protocol , priorities of data frame LUREF_1.gif , priorities LUREF_1.gif , handling faults , filtering data frame LUREF_1.gif , Corsa-C LUREF_1.gif , fault location and diagnosis , Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagrams and function tables
    • V-Bus: transmission rate 500 kBit/s
    • E-Bus: transmission rate 47.6 kBit/s
  • CANdi (CAN-diagnostic interface)
    • TECH 2 Adapter for vehicle diagnosis, use from Vectra-C, Astra-H
  • Car Pass and
    • The Car Pass contains vehicle information relevant to security and is handed over to the customer on delivery of the vehicle. If lost, please contact the "Technical Assistance Centre".
    • Further information, see WFS with Transponder.
  • Carphone, see radio equipment from model year 2000 and telephone
  • Carphone, see telephone
  • CBC (Cornering Brake Control),
  • CDC (Clutch Control Module) Clutch control module. Monitors and controls the clutch unit in the all-wheel drive of the Antara LUREF_1.gif
  • CDC (Compact Disc Changer),
    • CD-changer control SC 804
  • CDC (Continuous Damping Control),, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 , Vectra-C , Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • Check-Control-Function, example: Omega-B LUREF_1.gif , fault messages and display priority
    • Example: Vectra-C
  • Children's Seats
    • In general, vehicle specific owner's manual, comply with instructions for child seat, comply with special publication "Seat Occupancy Detection", training video "Seat Occupancy Detection" and safety regulations for the restraint system LUREF_1.gif .
    • All child seats and carrycots (also rear-facing) can be placed on the rear seat.
    • In some vehicles, child seats may also be placed on the front passenger seat (push front passenger seat as far back as possible) - but never facing towards the rear or in vehicles with a side airbag.
    • There are a few exceptions for vehicles with seat occupancy detection) (see SOD) in conjunction with a baby's carrycot with Transponder or for vehicles without a passenger airbag. In this case it is absolutely essential to comply with the above-mentioned customer and service information and the service video VT 45!
  • CID (Colour Info Display)
  • CIM (Column Integration Module) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • CKP sensor Crankshaft position sensor. Example: Antara Z 32 SE petrol engine
  • Clock, see digital clock
  • Clock, see digital clock
  • CMP sensor
  • CMP sensor (Camshaft Positioning Sensor) Camshaft sensor. Example: Antara Z 32 SE petrol engine LUREF_1.gif
    • Zafira and , Combo-C
    • Safety regulations, vehicles propelled by natural gas LUREF_1.gif
  • CNG (Compressed Natural Gas),
  • Codes (program memory codes) in TIS 2000, also code index
  • Common Rail , example Astra-H, Z 17 DTL, Z 17 DTH, Z 19 DTH, , Z 19 DT engine with common rail system , CRIP-2-MI LUREF_1.gif
  • Competitive Mode Auxiliary function of the Electronic Stability Program in the Opel GT. Activated by switching on and allows full control of the rear wheels with the traction control switched off. ESP control remains activated.
  • Contact Unit Example: Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif
  • Corrosion Protection Measures in Mass-Production, example Astra-H , example of impact absorber - Corsa-C, Meriva, Vectra-C, Signum
  • CRIP-2-MI, precision injector for fuel injection in diesel engines with Common Rail System, LUREF_1.gif , Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • CRP (Carphone), integrated into the radio unit, see telephone
  • Crash Box, protects body sections or components, absorbs impact energy, for example fuel filter, engine X 20 DTL LUREF_1.gif
  • Cruise Control, see speed regulator
  • Cruise Control, see speed regulator
  • CSC (Corner Stability Control), LUREF_1.gif
  • CSM (Column Switch Module), LUREF_1.gif
  • CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), overview LUREF_1.gif
  • DAB (Digital Audio Broadcast, see Infotainment
  • DCS (Downhill Control System) Downhill driving aid. Used to limit the speed and maintain a constant velocity when driving down steep hills.
    • Example of Antara
  • DDE 2.1 (Digital Diesel Electronics 2.1), Omega-B LUREF_1.gif
  • DDM (Driver Door Module)
  • DDS (Deflation Detection System), tyre pressure loss monitoring system, Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif , Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • DIC (Driver Information Centre) Display for the Opel GT LUREF_1.gif
  • DID (Dual Info Display),
    • Depending on the version, contains time / date / audio display or time / temperature
  • DIS Ignition System, using the Motronic M 1.5.4 as an example,
  • DIS (Display) Information Display
    • Previously also ID, see also BID, DID, TID, MID, GID, CID
  • Diagnostic Plug, see diagnostic tester connection
  • Diagnostic Strategy in the Vectra-C LUREF_1.gif
  • Diagnostic Tester Connection diagnostic tester connection for TECH 2, wiring diagram designation: "X13", "XD", "DIAG", "ALDL"
    • Agila, from model year 2000
    • Corsa-C, from model year 2001 LUREF_1.gif
    • Tigra-B, from model year 2005 LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-G, from model year 1998.5 LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-H, from model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
    • Zafira, from model year 1999
    • Speedster, from model year 2001 LUREF_1.gif
    • Frontera, from model year 1997 LUREF_1.gif and positioning of ALDL
    • Monterey, from model year 1997 LUREF_1.gif , diagnostic adapter , and
    • Vivaro, from model year 2001
    • See also TECH 1 / TECH 2
  • Diagnostic Tester, see TECH 1 / TECH 2
  • Digital Clock , and Corsa-C
  • DLC (Diagnostic Link Connector), see TECH 1 / TECH 2
  • DOT (Department Of Transport) US Ministry of Transport. DOT 4 directive for brake fluid.
    • Example of Astra-H technical data, brake fluid LUREF_1.gif
  • Door Brake
  • DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter System) LUREF_1.gif
  • Drop-Down-Function Automatic lowering of windows without frames (Astra Coupe) when opening the door and automatic raising on closing the door.
  • DSM (Driver Seat Module)
  • DTC (Drag Torque Control)
  • DTC Fault code designation for the Antara LUREF_1.gif
  • Dual-Ram-System, intake system which can be changed over
    • Change-over valves, which are controlled on a speed- and load-dependent basis, are located on a shaft.
  • DVD (Digital Versatile Disc)
    • Model year 2002 , operating component LUREF_1.gif
    • , remote control , headphones
  • DWA (Anti-Theft Warning System)
    • Tigra-B Arrangement
    • Astra-G DWA with ZV , DWA with ZV and radio remote control LUREF_1.gif , arrangement LUREF_1.gif , function , block circuit diagram
    • Omega-B, model year 1994 , arrangement LUREF_1.gif , mode of operation , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif , monitoring for breaking glass , interior monitoring sensor, model year 2000 LUREF_1.gif
    • Omega-B, with radio remote control LUREF_1.gif
    • Sintra, from model year 1999
    • Speedster, from model year 2001 LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif
  • E-accelerator introduced in model year 2001 LUREF_1.gif
    • Pressure sensor, intake pipe , throttle valve module LUREF_1.gif , accelerator pedal module , emergency operating module LUREF_1.gif
  • Easy-Entry-Seat
  • Easytronic introduced with Corsa-C LUREF_1.gif
    • Block circuit diagram , clutch module LUREF_1.gif , hydraulic fluid reservoir , manual transmission module LUREF_1.gif , transmission selector lever , start-up assistance LUREF_1.gif , automatic/manual , kick-down , releasing the clutch if electric power is interrupted , display on dashboard panel LUREF_1.gif
  • EBD, Electronic Braking Force Distribution LUREF_1.gif
  • ECC (Electronic Climate Control) LUREF_1.gif
    • Introduction, Model Year 1996, arrangement of the components LUREF_1.gif , operating elements , , , , , recirculating air mode LUREF_1.gif , sensors LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif sun sensor LUREF_1.gif , step motors , , , actuating motors and sensor, example Astra-H
    • Further examples: Zafira
    • Vectra-C
    • See also service video VT 38
  • ECM (Engine Control Module),
  • ECO Service-Flex
    • Programming, Vectra-C
  • ECT (Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor) Coolant temperature sensor. Example: Antara
  • ECU (Electronic Control Module),
  • Economy Parts, specially cut-to-size sheet metal components for economical repairs
    • Examples: Corsa-C
    • Astra-H
    • Vectra-C and model year 2006 LUREF_1.gif
    • See also service video VT 41
  • EDC-Control Unit, Frontera, model year 1997, turbo diesel engine VM41B
  • EGR Valve (Exhaust gas recirculation valve), example Movano, model year 2004.5
  • EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation),
  • EHPS (Electro Hydraulic Power Steering) LUREF_1.gif
    • Introduced with Astra-G, model year 1998.5 LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram
    • Example: Vectra-C Generation II, model year 2000 LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif , Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • EHS (Electrical Heater System) LUREF_1.gif
  • EHU (Entertainment Head Unit),, see also radio equipment, telematics system and NAV
  • Electric Step
    • Example: Movano, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • EMS (Engine Management System),,
    • Example: Zafira-B , Vectra-C and
  • Engine Oil Pressure, idling and operating temperature
    • See operation "Check oil pressure" for the engine concerned
  • EOBD, European On-Board Diagnosis, parts relevant to exhaust gas are monitored, example Astra-G and Zafira with CNG LUREF_1.gif
  • EOL Sensor (Engine Oil level sensor) Engine oil level sensor. Example: Antara Z 32 SE petrol engine LUREF_1.gif
  • EOT Sensor (Engine Oil Temperature Sensor) Engine oil temperature sensor. Example: Antara Z 32 SE petrol engine LUREF_1.gif
  • EPS (Electronic Power Steering),
  • ESCL (Electric Steering Column Lock),, see Open & Start
  • ESP-Plus (Electronic Stability Program)
    • Electronic stability program with selective "3-wheel intervention".
  • ESP (Electronic Stability Program) LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif
    • Overview , control unit LUREF_1.gif , hydraulic unit , hydraulic system , acceleration sensor LUREF_1.gif , steering angle sensor , pressure sensor LUREF_1.gif , brake lines LUREF_1.gif , indicator lamp , TC-switch , wheel sensor LUREF_1.gif , steering column , block circuit diagram , example: ESP 8.0 LUREF_1.gif , example Movano, model year 2004.5
    • Only in conjunction with ABS, ASR and E-accelerator.
    • The system monitors and compares, e.g. 25 times per second, the handling of the vehicle with the steering behaviour of the driver. Any threat of instabilty, e.g. under- or over-steering, is registered immediately by the ESP-sensors. The vehicle is stabilised again via individual wheel braking and targeted intervention in engine management.
  • ETC (Electronic Throttle Control),
  • EUC (Enhanced Understeering Control) LUREF_1.gif
  • EVAP system (Evaporation system) Fuel evaporation system. Example: Antara Z 32 SE petrol engine LUREF_1.gif
  • Evaporation System, see air conditioning, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • Fault Codes
 

P ....

= Powertrain, if first digit is "0" = electrical fault

 

C ....

= Chassis

 

B ....

= Body

 

U ....

= Databus fault


  • Flex Fix System
  • Folding Roof
    • Astra-F convertible, superstructure LUREF_1.gif , seals LUREF_1.gif , service LUREF_1.gif , manual actuation , electric actuation LUREF_1.gif , cover LUREF_1.gif , cleaning and care , hydraulic system LUREF_1.gif , emergency operating mode , operating switch LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-G convertible, superstructure LUREF_1.gif , folding roof components , seals , closing system LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif , hydraulic system , actuation , emergency actuation LUREF_1.gif , windshield LUREF_1.gif
  • Follow-me-home function, example Tigra-B LUREF_1.gif
  • Fuel Consumption Measurement
  • Fuel Pump Pressure
  • Full-Size Curtain Airbag introduced in model year 2002 LUREF_1.gif
    • Opel Full Size Airbag Systems, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
    • Safety regulations for restraint systems LUREF_1.gif
  • Full-Size Driver and Passenger Airbag introduced in model year 1993
    • Arrangement in the vehicle , mode of operation LUREF_1.gif , difference between full-size airbag and Euro-airbag LUREF_1.gif , components LUREF_1.gif , driver and passenger airbag , components
    • Omega-B 1994, mode of operation LUREF_1.gif , driver's airbag , passenger airbag , Opel full size airbag systems, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif
    • Hybrid alternator, driver's side LUREF_1.gif
    • Hybrid alternator, passenger's side LUREF_1.gif
    • Extended fault detection in the control unit, model year 1996
    • Triggering criteria
    • Resetting the control unit after accident, example Astra-G / Zafira, model year 1999
    • See also service video VT 36, VT 45
    • Seat occupancy detection, see SBE
    • Safety regulations for restraint systems LUREF_1.gif
  • Full-Size Side Airbag introduced in model year 1997 LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif
    • Opel Full Size Airbag Systems, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
    • Corsa-B, model year 1999 , sensors
    • Corsa-C, model year 2001 , sensors
    • Sintra, model year 1998 , components
    • Safety regulations for restraint systems LUREF_1.gif
  • FZM (Front Zone Module),, see also UEC
  • GCU (Glow Plug Control Unit) Glow plug control unit. Example: Antara Z 20 DMH diesel engine
  • GID (Graphic Info Display) Monochrome
  • Glass Fibre-Reinforced Structure (attached with adhesive), Speedster
  • GMLAN (General Motors Local Area Network)
  • GPS (Global Positioning System), satellite-assisted position detection system for locating the vehicle position, see also navigation system
  • GSM For the Antara. Integrated in roof antenna. System for global communication
  • Hands-Free Telephone Systems, from model year 2001 LUREF_1.gif
  • HBA (Hill Brake Assist) –prevents brief accidental rolling back by the vehicle when starting on hills - additional function of the ABS/ESP, example Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assistant) Assists the driver by building up the brake pressure that is required during emergency braking.
    • Example of Antara
  • Head Restraint, see Active Head Restraints
  • High Pressure Headlight Washing System, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • High pressure pump CP1H, fuel injection pump for diesel engines with very high system pressure, example Astra-H, LUREF_1.gif
  • HPS (Hydraulic Power Steering) hydraulic power steering, example: Vectra-C, model year 2006 LUREF_1.gif
  • HSA (Hill Start Assist)
  • HSCAN (High Speed Controller Area Network) LUREF_1.gif
  • HTC (Hard Top Control)
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Condition),
  • IAT Sensor (Intake Air Sensor) Intake air temperature sensor. Example: Antara
  • IBEC (Instrument Panel Body Electrical Centre), see IPBEC
  • IDS (Interactive Driving System), IDS Plus, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 , sports gear functions (IDS-Plus) LUREF_1.gif , electronic damper control (CDC)
  • Idle Current Measurement, Battery Discharge
    • Battery test
    • Device Run-On
    • Time relay for switching off electrical consumers automatically
    • Vehicles from model year 2002 and
  • Immobiliser, see WFS
  • Impact Absorber , example, Astra-H, rear member LUREF_1.gif
  • Impact Limiter, example, Astra-H, front member LUREF_1.gif , rear member LUREF_1.gif , estate
  • Info Display, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif , previously also ID, see also BID, DID, TID, MID, GID, CID
  • Infotainment, with CAN-bus, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 , model year 2004 and earlier: see also navigation system, OnStar-System, radio equipment, telephone installation - pre-installed equipment
  • Inspection System
  • Instrument Assembly, example Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif
  • Interlock System
  • IPBEC (Instrument Panel Body Electrical Centre) LUREF_1.gif
  • IPC (Instrument Panel Cluster) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • ISS Sensor (Input Shaft Speed Sensor) Speed sensor for input drive shaft in the Antara with AISIN 55-51 LE automatic transmission
  • IVLAN (In Vehicle Local Area Network)
  • Key-in-Warning
  • Lambda
    • Lambda = 1 refers to the stoichiometric air:fuel ratio - if 1 kg of fuel is to be burned completely, 14.5 kg of air will be needed.
    • Lambda less than 1 = rich mixture - Lambda greater than 1 = lean mixture
  • LCD Display
  • Level Control - vehicle height control example: Astra-H-Nivomat , Vectra-C, automatic level control LUREF_1.gif
  • LHD (Left Hand Drive),
  • Lock Cylinder (free-running lock cylinder) from model year 1996 , LUREF_1.gif
  • Logistic Mode, see transport mode
  • LSCAN (Low Speed Controller Area Network) LUREF_1.gif
  • MAF Sensor (Mass Air Flow Sensor) Mass air flow sensor. Example: Antara
  • MAP (Manifold Absolute Pressure),
  • Mechanical Belt Tensioner / Belt Buckle Tensioner, Astra-G Classic
  • Memory System, convenience system for person-related seat and mirror adjustment
    • Example: Omega-B, arrangement in vehicle LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram , programming , Vectra-C, model year 2006 LUREF_1.gif
  • MID (Multi Info Display)
    • Block circuit diagram, example: Omega-B LUREF_1.gif , Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif and Astra-G
  • MIG-Inert Gas Brazing Process (Metal inert gas welding) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H ,
    • See also service video VT 52
  • MIL (Malfunction Indicator Light) LUREF_1.gif
    • Fault indicator light of On-Board-Diagnose, see also OBD
  • Mileage Trip, example: Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif
  • MKM (Engine Cooling Module)
  • Mobile Phone Installation and Pre-installed Equipment, see telephone installation, pre-installed equipment
  • Mobile Phone, see Infotainment/radio equipment/telephone installation - pre-installed equipment
  • MP3, audio compression procedure and data format. Playback of MP3 music CDs is only possible if the CD player is designed for this. Example of equipment: CD30 MP3
  • MSCAN (Mid Speed Controller Area Network) LUREF_1.gif
  • MTA-Transmission Manual Transmission Automatically Shift, see also Easytronic transmission, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif , steering wheel gear change, Active Select LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif
  • MULTEC Mixture Preparation System, with automatic transmission
  • MULTEC with DIS
    • Arrangement of the components in the vehicle LUREF_1.gif , mode of operation
  • Muffin-Tin Design, see also Ped-Pro, engine cover Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • Multi-Stage Airbag
  • Multitimer
    • Introduced with Vectra-B, model year 1996, basic principles LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram , , description of function LUREF_1.gif , control LUREF_1.gif , dimmer , acoustic warnings , interior light delay LUREF_1.gif , windscreen wipers , heated rear window and mirror LUREF_1.gif , fog lights and rear light control , Astra-G
  • NAV (navigation system)
    • Introduced model year 1997, Vectra-B, Omega-B LUREF_1.gif , display LUREF_1.gif , multi-function knob , control unit LUREF_1.gif , GPS-aerial LUREF_1.gif , speakers , maps CD , languages CD , retrofitting LUREF_1.gif
    • Model year 1999
    • NCDR 3000, Astra-G , arrangement , Radio Navigation LUREF_1.gif , navigation computer , combi-aerial LUREF_1.gif , speaker LUREF_1.gif , maps CD / languages CD , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif
    • Model year 2000
    • Corsa-C, system description , NCDR 2011 LUREF_1.gif , NCDC 2015 LUREF_1.gif
    • Model year 2001, anti-theft device LUREF_1.gif , GSM 900 LUREF_1.gif
    • DVD model year 2005.5
  • NHU (Navigation Head Unit), navigation unit see navigation system
  • NTC Sensor (Negative Temperature Coefficient Sensor) Sensor for determining the negative temperature coefficient (constant factor of a variable). Clutch unit constituent in the all-wheel drive of the Antara
  • OBD (On-Board Diagnostics) , and
  • On-Board Computer Function, example Omega-B LUREF_1.gif
  • OnStar-System
    • Introduced, model year 1998, Vectra-B, Omega-B LUREF_1.gif
    • Radio-integrated telephone system CCRT 700, from model year 1999 , , display , hands-free microphone LUREF_1.gif , aerial LUREF_1.gif , GPS-module LUREF_1.gif , arrangement , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif
    • Dual band from April 2001
  • OPC (Opel Performance Center), www.opel-performance.de
    • see also OSV and national homepages
  • Opel-Fix Child Seat Types
  • Opel Homepage, www.opel.com, see also national homepages
  • Opel Service System, from model year 2000.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • Open & start, example Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • OSRVM (Out Side Rear View Mirror),
  • OSS Sensor (Output Shaft Speed Sensor) Speed sensor for output drive shaft of the Antara with AISIN 55-51 LE automatic transmission
  • OSV (Opel Special Vehicles), www.opel-osv.de
    • See also OPC and national homepages
  • PAM (Park Assist Module),
    • see PAS
  • PAS (Parking Assist System) , see parking aid, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 , Zafira-B
  • Panoramic roof, example Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • Panoramic windscreen, example Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • Parking Assistance
    • Example: Movano, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • Parkpilot, see parking assistance
  • Passive Safety, example Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • PCV Valve(Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve) Crankcase ventilation valve. Example: Antara Z 20 DMH diesel engine LUREF_1.gif
  • PDA (Port Deactivation),
    • Example: Z 16 XEP-engine
  • PDM (Passenger Door Module)
  • Ped-Pro (Pedestrian Protection), example Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • PHS (Parking Heater System)
  • Pollen Filter
    • Examples: Agila , Zafira , Omega-B , Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • Positive Distribution
  • Power-Sounder (special alarm sirens for Vauxhall vehicles) LUREF_1.gif
  • Power Mode Master (PMM) function. Control unit supply mode function. Links the many different functions and information of various control units. Monitored and controlled by the BCM. Example: Antara
  • PRS (Pedal Release System), example Tigra-B, self-decoupling pedals
  • Programming and Code Entries after disconnecting the battery
    • Electric window winders
    • Sliding sun-roof Omega-B
    • ECC (Electronic Climate Control): ignition on; press automatic + OFF for at least 10 seconds
    • Memory seats with TECH 2
    • Radio
    • Using TECH 2, X 10 XE, X 18 XE1 LFR-Learn Field Reset
  • Protection From Jamming
    • Example: Window lifter of the Omega-B LUREF_1.gif and Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • PSOC (Passenger Seat Occupant Classification),
  • PTU (Power Take-Off Unit) Power take-off gear. Example: Antara
  • PWM (Pulse Width Modulation),
  • Pyrotechnic Belt Buckle Tensioner, assembly plan LUREF_1.gif
    • Triggering procedure from model year 1998 LUREF_1.gif , pyrotechnic belt lock tensioner, rear
    • Corsa-B, model year 1999
  • Pyrotechnic Belt Tensioner, Agila LUREF_1.gif
  • QR-Code, injector CRIP-2-MI LUREF_1.gif
  • RAP (Retained Accessory Power) Spare accessory power. Used to maintain various functions in the vehicle after the ignition has been switched off. Example: Antara LUREF_1.gif
  • Radio Equipment From Model Year 2004.5 Onwards, see Infotainment
  • Radio Equipment from Model Year 1996 Onwards LUREF_1.gif
    • Use , overview , performance characteristics LUREF_1.gif , indication on display , programming , 26-pin radio plug LUREF_1.gif , supplement LUREF_1.gif , CCR600 , CCR800 , Bose amplifier , identification sticker LUREF_1.gif
    • Equipment combinations from model year 1998.5 LUREF_1.gif , Astra-G LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif , Zafira LUREF_1.gif
  • Radio Equipment from Model Year 2000 Onwards
    • Insert , system version 1 LUREF_1.gif , system version 2 , system version 3 , arrangement , double frame, example: Omega-B LUREF_1.gif , Display LUREF_1.gif , antenna , navigation system
    • Agila , CDR 2005 , CAR 2002 LUREF_1.gif , CAR 2003 LUREF_1.gif , CAR 2004 , CDR 2005 , CCR 2006/ CCR 2006 BOSE , CART 2007 , CCRT 2008/ CCRT 2008 BOSE LUREF_1.gif , CAR 2002 LUREF_1.gif , CD 521 (Movano)
    • Before sending in to Opel / Vauxhall, reset Radio-Code (= Security-Code) with TECH 2 (see "Programming")
    • Code radio with TECH 2 (Radio-Code = Security-Code)
    • Program code index. (See codes in TIS, here in technical ABC)
  • Radio Equipment ,
  • Radio remote control and central locking receiver, introduced in model year 1995 and
    • Synchronise , program
    • Agila
    • Omega-B
    • Astra-G, changing battery , model year 2000 LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-H, model year 2004.5, changing battery LUREF_1.gif
    • see also ZV
  • Rain Sensor, example: Astra-G Sport LUREF_1.gif
    • Example: Vectra-C
  • RDM (Rear Drive Module) Rear drive module. Component for distributing the drive power to the rear wheels in the Antara LUREF_1.gif
  • REC (Rear Electrical Centre) , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • Recirculating Air, example: Omega-B LUREF_1.gif
  • Repairs to Plastic, see Service Video VT 37
  • Restraint System
    • Safety regulations for restraint systems LUREF_1.gif
  • RFA (Remote Function Actuation) Receiver unit for the central locking system radio remote control in the Antara LUREF_1.gif
  • RHD (Right Hand Drive),
  • Roof railing
  • Roof Spoiler, Electric, example: Tigra LUREF_1.gif , overview LUREF_1.gif , adjustment work , emergency operation LUREF_1.gif
  • RSA (Rear Seat Audio),
  • RSM (Rain Sensor Module),
  • Run Flat Tyre - tyres with emergency running properties, example Astra-H
  • RZM (Rear Zone Module),, see also REC
  • SAC (Semi-automatic Climate Control), example: Vectra-C, Model year 2006
  • SAC (self adjusting clutch),
  • SADS (Semi Active Damping System), see CDC
  • Safety Data Sheets, http://www.ifz-berlin.de/start_GM.htm
  • Safety Regulations TIS - Service Information - Service Instructions - select vehicle (e.g. Vectra-C), select all the modules on the left, select hazard warnings, safety regulations on the right
    • General safety regulations and important instructions LUREF_1.gif
    • Safety regulations for air conditioning LUREF_1.gif
    • Steering
    • Chassis, wheels, tyres
    • Brake system
    • Engine, fuel and exhaust system LUREF_1.gif
    • Vehicles propelled by natural gas LUREF_1.gif
    • Clutch, Transmission
    • Electrics, electronics
    • Body
    • Paintwork
    • Restraint systems
  • SBE Seat Occupancy Detection
    • Comply with technical information LUREF_1.gif
    • See also service video VT 45
    • Safety regulations for restraint systems LUREF_1.gif
  • SDM (Sensing & Diagnostic Module), example Astra-H LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram
  • Seat Belts
    • Example: Corsa-C , automatic retraction with force limiter LUREF_1.gif , Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • Seat Heating
    • Front, example: Omega-B
    • Rear, example: Omega-B
  • Secondary Air Blower, fresh air flowing into the exhaust system for secondary combustion of the exhaust gases
    • Example: Vectra-C, model year 2006 LUREF_1.gif
  • Security Code , security code, see WFS with Transponder
  • Selector Lever Position Switch
    • Omega-B, model year 94 , brake light switch LUREF_1.gif , Bowden cable LUREF_1.gif , changing the Bowden cable , actuating element test LUREF_1.gif
  • Servotronic speed-dependent power-steering
    • Example: Omega-B, arrangement in vehicle LUREF_1.gif
    • Schematic diagram
    • Mode of operation, mechanical LUREF_1.gif , electronic LUREF_1.gif and hydraulic
  • SIMTEC 56 Mixture Preparation System, Modifications LUREF_1.gif
  • Skyhook Principle
  • SLM (Shift Lever Module)
  • SLS (Straight-Line Stability Control), LUREF_1.gif
  • Sliding Door System, Electric, introduced in model year 1998
    • Sintra , components , mode of operation LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram , basic setting LUREF_1.gif
  • Sliding Sun-Roof
    • Electrically adjustable sliding sun-roof, Omega-B, arrangement in vehicle , pre-selection control LUREF_1.gif , jamming protection , memory function LUREF_1.gif , emergency operation , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif , programming LUREF_1.gif and LUREF_1.gif , with two sliding glass elements, Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • SOR (Seat Occupancy Recognition) English designation for seat occupancy recognition. See also SBE (Seat occupancy recognition) LUREF_1.gif and Opel GT
  • Spare Wheel, Zafira
  • Speed Regulator (mechanical or electronic)
    • Example: Omega-B , arrangement , mode of operation LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram
    • Example: Vectra-B , components , mode of operation LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram
    • Control units from model year 1998 LUREF_1.gif
    • Example, Corsa-C with Z 17 DTH engine LUREF_1.gif
  • Sport Mode, sport mode
  • Spray-on PVC stone chip protection LUREF_1.gif
  • SRM (Sun Roof Module)
  • SSPS (Speed Sensitive Power Steering) Speed-dependent power steering for the Antara
  • Stabiliser
  • Steering wheel gear selection, steering wheel gear selection in conjunction with MTA-transmission LUREF_1.gif
  • Structural wheel, steel wheel with spoke design, example: Astra-H, Zafira-B, Vectra-C/Signum, model year 2006 LUREF_1.gif
  • Sun Sensor, see ECC
  • Sunblind, example electrically activated sliding glass sun-roof, Astra-H
  • SVM (Special Vehicle Module),
  • SWCAN (Single Wire CAN),
  • Tachograph, example Movano, model year 2004.5 LUREF_1.gif
  • Tachometer, Electronic example: Astra-F LUREF_1.gif
  • Tank Venting System
  • TC-Plus, traction control
  • TC (Traction Control)
  • TCM (Transmission Control Module) LUREF_1.gif
  • TCS (Traction Control System),
  • TECH 1 Diagnostic Tester
    • TECH 1 with 16 pin diagnostic connection, model year 1996 LUREF_1.gif , control unit programming , , engine control units LUREF_1.gif , new designation of the fault code , , RS232 , TECH 1A
  • TECH 2 Diagnostic Tester . introduction LUREF_1.gif , brief description , systems testable from model year LUREF_1.gif , with OBD function
  • TECH 31 / 32 hand-held oscilloscope LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif
  • Tecshift Name of the MTA transmission for the Vivaro and the Movano
  • Telematics
    • Model year 2001, NCDR 1500, NCDC 2015 LUREF_1.gif , arrangement LUREF_1.gif , description of function
    • Corsa-C
  • Telephone Installation - Pre-Installed Equipment
    • Installation instructions, model year 2002 LUREF_1.gif
    • D-network, from model year 1994 LUREF_1.gif and retrofitting, example: Omega-B
    • Pre-installed D-network, example: Vectra-B LUREF_1.gif and retrofitting
    • D-network, from model year 1996 LUREF_1.gif , dual band from April 2001 , GSM 900
    • Basic kit, from model year 2001 LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif
    • Voice-controlled mobile phone / Voice Control II, model year 2002
    • Omega-B, from model year 1996 LUREF_1.gif , plug occupancy, 18-pin plug , overview of radio-telephone aerial LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra-G, from model year 1998.5 LUREF_1.gif
    • Astra Coupe, from model year 2000.5 LUREF_1.gif
    • Zafira, from model year 1999
    • See also OnStar system
  • Telephone Mute , automatic muting of other audio sources during telephone calls
  • Temperature Sensor - Water
  • TFT Sensor (Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor) Transmission fluid temperature sensor. Example: Antara with AISIN 55-51 LE automatic transmission
  • Thorax-Airbag, see full-size side airbag
  • TID (Triple Info Display) ,
    • Block circuit diagram, example: Omega-B LUREF_1.gif
    • Example: Vectra-B
    • Example: Astra-G
  • TMS (Telematics System)
  • TP Sensor (Throttle Valve Positioning Sensor) Throttle valve position sensor
    • Example Astra-G
  • TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • TR Sensor (Traction Range Sensor) Driving gear sensor. Example: Antara with AISIN 55 - 51 LE automatic transmission LUREF_1.gif
  • Trailer Tow Hitch
    • Astra-G, , reinforcement LUREF_1.gif
    • Zafira,
  • Transmission ID Marking search path: TIS - Service - Information - New Technical Features - Model Year - Motor Values - Transmission
  • Transport Mode
  • Travel Assistant
  • TSA see TSP (Trailer Stability Program) LUREF_1.gif
  • TSP (Trailer Stability Program) –, reduces the danger of a trailer going out of control via targeted, automatic braking of individual wheels - additional function of the ABS/ESP, example Astra-H
  • Twin Audio, see Infotainment
  • Twinport
  • TXV, Thermostatically Controlled Expansion Valve, see air conditioning, example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • Type Plate, see vehicle type plate
  • Tyre Repair Kit / Tyre-Filling Spray
    • Example: Corsa-C/Meriva , Zafira , Speedster LUREF_1.gif
  • UART (Universal Asynchronous Receive Transmit) bi-directional serial databus
    • See also DWA
  • UAS (Ultrasonic Alarm System),
  • UCL (Understeering Control Logic) –, reduces understeering by the vehicle on bends - additional function of the ABS/ESP, example Astra-H
  • UEC (Underhood Electrial Centre) LUREF_1.gif , example Astra-H, model year 2004.5
  • UHP (Universal Handsfree Phone), example Zafira-B LUREF_1.gif
  • UID (User Identification Device), see Open & Start
  • Vauxhall Homepage, www.vauxhall.com, see also national homepages
  • Vehicle Personalisation, Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • Vehicle Type Plate, self-adhesive vehicle type plate from model year 1997
    • Example Astra-H , estate , paint data Astra-H LUREF_1.gif , special features for vehicles with sports chassis LUREF_1.gif , LUREF_1.gif , example Movano, model year 2004.5
  • VIN (Vehicle Identifikation Number) –, example Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
  • VNT Turbolader (Variable Nozzle Turbines) –, example Astra-H , Vectra-C
  • VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) Driving speed sensor. Example: Antara
  • WFS (Immobiliser) principle: interruption of electrical circuit
    • Omega-B, model year 94 , arrangement in the vehicle LUREF_1.gif , mode of operation , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif , control unit LUREF_1.gif , infra-red transmitter , infra-red receiver LUREF_1.gif , ZV LUREF_1.gif , DWA LUREF_1.gif
    • Frontera, model year 95 , components , mode of operation LUREF_1.gif , activation LUREF_1.gif , deactivation
    • Diesel engine, from model year 1996 LUREF_1.gif and programming LUREF_1.gif
  • WFS (Immobiliser) principle: second generation transponder technology
    • Introduced - model year 1998
    • Example: Vectra-C
    • Warning light, Agila
    • Corsa-C , component replacement LUREF_1.gif , replace BCM LUREF_1.gif , replace engine control unit, control unit overview LUREF_1.gif
  • WFS (immobiliser) principle: first generation Transponder technology
    • Introduction - model year 1995 LUREF_1.gif , arrangement in vehicle , function , Car Pass LUREF_1.gif , block circuit diagram , Transponder key LUREF_1.gif , control unit LUREF_1.gif , security code , program security code LUREF_1.gif , enter security code , loss of Transponder key LUREF_1.gif , delete Transponder code , program Transponder code LUREF_1.gif , replace WFS control unit and activate , replace engine control unit LUREF_1.gif and activate WFS-function
    • Monterey , components , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif , modification of control unit, model year 1998.5
  • Windscreen Repair
    • See service videos VT 34 and VT 54 and TI-C-20, C-114
  • Windscreen Wipers
    • Infinitely variable regulation LUREF_1.gif and Corsa-C LUREF_1.gif
    • Multitimer
    • Speed-dependent interval
  • Winter programme
  • Wiring Harness Repair, KTA-1950/2 LUREF_1.gif
    • See also service video VT 39
    • Safety regulations, electrics, electronics LUREF_1.gif
  • XBCM(Body Control Module - Export)Anti-theft alarm unit control unit for the Antara
  • Xenon Main Headlight general
    • Replace xenon bulb , headlight range control LUREF_1.gif , control unit LUREF_1.gif
    • Vectra-B, model year 2000 , back of headlight LUREF_1.gif , control unit LUREF_1.gif , headlight range control , actuating motor LUREF_1.gif
  • YRS (Yaw Rate Sensor),
    • Acceleration sensor see also ESP
  • ZV (central door locking), see also radio remote control
    • Corsa-C and Corsa-C Combo , Astra-H LUREF_1.gif
    • Omega-B, model year 94 , arrangement in vehicle LUREF_1.gif , mode of operation , block circuit diagram LUREF_1.gif , control unit LUREF_1.gif

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