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Opel Corsa: General Information / Vehicle storage. End-of-life vehicle recovery

Opel Corsa 2020-2023 Owners Manual / Vehicle care / General Information / Vehicle storage. End-of-life vehicle recovery

Vehicle storage

Storage for a long period of time

If the vehicle is to be stored for several months:

  • Wash and wax the vehicle.
  • Have the wax in the engine compartment and underbody checked.
  • Clean and preserve the rubber seals.
  • Fill up fuel tank completely.
  • Change the engine oil.
  • Drain the washer fluid reservoir.
  • Check the coolant antifreeze and corrosion protection.
  • Adjust tyre pressure to the value specified for full load.
  • Park the vehicle in a dry, well ventilated place. Engage first or reverse gear or set selector lever to P. Prevent the vehicle from rolling.
  • Do not apply the parking brake.
  • Open the bonnet, close all doors and lock the vehicle.
  • Disconnect the clamp from the negative terminal of the vehicle battery. Note that all systems are not functional, e.g. anti-theft alarm system.

Putting back into operation

When the vehicle is to be put back into operation:

  • Connect the clamp to the negative terminal of the vehicle battery. Initialise the power windows.
  • Check tyre pressure.
  • Fill up the washer fluid reservoir.
  • Check the engine oil level.
  • Check the coolant level.
  • Fit the number plate if necessary.

End-of-life vehicle recovery

Information on end-of-life vehicle recovery centres and the recycling of end-of-life vehicles is available on our website, where legally required. Only entrust this work to an authorised recycling centre.

    Accessories and vehicle modifications

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