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Opel Corsa: Driving and operating / Ride control systems

Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control system

Electronic stability control improves driving stability when necessary, regardless of the type of road surface or tyre grip.

As soon as the vehicle starts to swerve (understeer / oversteer), engine output is reduced and the wheels are braked individually.

Electronic stability control operates in combination with the traction control system. It prevents the driven wheels from spinning.

The traction control system is a component of the electronic stability control.

The traction control system improves driving stability when necessary, regardless of the type of road surface or tyre grip, by preventing the driven wheels from spinning.

As soon as the driven wheels starts to spin, engine output is reduced and the wheel spinning the most is braked individually. This considerably improves the driving stability of the vehicle on slippery road surfaces.

Opel Corsa. Ride control systems

Electronic stability control and the traction control system are operational after each engine start as soon as the control indicator Opel Corsa. Ride control systems extinguishes.

When electronic stability control and the traction control system operate, Opel Corsa. Ride control systems flashes.

Warning

Do not let this special safety feature tempt you into taking risks when driving.

Adapt speed to the road conditions.

Deactivation

Electronic stability control and the traction control system can be deactivated in the Info Display.

Opel Corsa. Ride control systems illuminates and a message is displayed in the Driver Information Centre.

Electronic stability control and the traction control system are reactivated everytime the ignition has been switched on again or in the case that the vehicle is driven faster than 50 km/h. It can also be reactivated via the Info Display.

Opel Corsa. Ride control systems extinguishes when the electronic stability control and the traction control system are reactivated.

Fault

If there is a fault in the system, the control indicator Opel Corsa. Ride control systems illuminates continuously, a message appears in the Driver Information Centre and a warning chime sounds. The system is not operational.

Have the cause of the fault remedied by a workshop.

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