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Opel Corsa: Keys, locks / Electronic key system

Opel Corsa. Electronic key system

Enables, depending on version, a keyless operation of the following functions:

  • central locking system
  • ignition switching on and starting the engine

The electronic key simply needs to be on the driver's person.

Additionally, the electronic key includes the functionality of the radio remote control.

Handle with care, protect from moisture and high temperatures and avoid unnecessary operation.

Replacing battery in electronic key

Replace the battery as soon as the system no longer operates properly or the range is reduced.

In the event of a discharged battery, Opel Corsa. Electronic key system illuminates in the instrument cluster and a warning message is displayed in the Driver Information Centre.

Opel Corsa. Electronic key system

Batteries do not belong in household waste. They must be disposed of at an appropriate recycling collection point.

Opel Corsa. Electronic key system

  1. Remove the cover.
  2. Extract the flat battery from its location.
  3. Replace battery with a battery of the same type. Pay attention to the installation position.
  4. Clip the cover in place.


If the central locking cannot be operated or the engine cannot be started, the cause may be one of the following:

  • Fault in electronic key.
  • Electronic key is out of reception range.
  • The battery voltage is too low.
  • Overload of the central locking system by operating at frequent intervals, the power supply is interrupted for a short time.
  • Interference from higher-power radio waves from other sources.

To rectify the cause of the fault, change the position of the electronic key.

Central locking system

Unlocks and locks doors, load compartment and fuel filler flap.

A pull on an interior door handle unlocks the respective door. Pulling the handle once more opens the door.


In the event of an accident in which airbags or belt pretensioners are deployed, the vehicle is automatically unlocked.

Radio remote control

Enables operation of the following functions via the use of the remote control buttons: central locking system anti-theft locking system anti-theft alarm system tailgate unlocking and opening power windows mirrors folding vehicle locator lighting peripheral lighting The remote control has a range of up to 100 m, but may also be much less due to external influences...

Remote control operation

Unlocking Press . Note A short time after unlocking with the remote control the doors are locked automatically if no door has been opened. A precondition is that the setting is activated in the vehicle personalisation...

Other information:

Opel Corsa 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Trailer towing

Trailer loads The permissible trailer loads are vehicle and engine-dependent maximum values which must not be exceeded. The actual trailer load is the difference between the actual gross weight of the trailer and the actual coupling socket load with the trailer coupled...

Opel Corsa 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Anti-theft locking system

Warning Do not use the system if there are people in the vehicle! The doors cannot be unlocked from the inside. The system deadlocks all the doors. All doors must be closed otherwise the system cannot be activated. Unlocking the vehicle disables the mechanical anti-theft locking system...


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