Opel Astra, Zafira

since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation

Opel Astra
+ Opel Astra and Zafira Cars
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
- Onboard electric equipment
   Search of causes of failures of electric equipment
   Safety locks - the general information
   The relay - the general information and check of serviceability of functioning
   Removal and installation of switches
   Replacement of lamps of external lighting and alarm devices
   Replacement of lamps of internal lighting devices
   Removal and installation of external lighting/alarm devices
   Adjustment of the direction of optical axes of headlights
   Removal and installation of a combination of devices
   Removal and installation of components of the dashboard
   Removal and lighter installation
   Removal and installation of horns of a horn
   Removal and installation of levers (leads) of screen wipers
   Removal and installation of elements of a drive of screen wipers
   Removal and installation of components of system of washing of glasses
   Check of serviceability of functioning and regenerative repair of a heater of back glass
   Removal and audiosystem installation / navigation block
   Removal and installation of elements of remote control by audiosystem functioning
   Removal and installation of loudspeakers
   Removal and installation of the aerial of a radio receiver
   Anticreeping system and system of an immobilization of the engine - the general information
   The sensor of speed of movement of the car (VSS) - the general information
   System of additional safety (SRS) - the general information
   Removal and installation of the elements SRS
   Schemes of electric connections - the general information
   + Schematic diagrams of electric connections

Anticreeping system and system of an immobilization of the engine - the general information

Scheme of an arrangement of elements of anticreeping system

1 — the Control unit
2 — the Contact sensor of a cowl
3 — the Light-emitting diode on the switch of the alarm system
4 — the ignition Lock
5 — the Ultrasonic sensor in salon the lamp
6 — the Sensor of a condition of back glass (a heating element)

7 — the Contact sensor of a door of a back/cover of a luggage compartment
8 — the Lamp of illumination of a luggage compartment
9 — the Cylinder of the lock of a driver's door
10, 11 — Sensors switches of publicizing of salon/illumination of thresholds when opening doors
12 — the Additional siren
13 — the Main siren

See also information provided in Head the Operation manual.

General information

All models are equipped with the device of an immobilization which is effectively interfering attempts of unauthorized start of the engine. The system is activated by the ignition key and built in the lock of ignition by the electronic sensor.

The control unit of anticreeping system by means of contact and volume sensors supervises a condition of all doors, including a door a back / cover of a luggage compartment, a cowl and the ignition lock, and also volumes of salon and a luggage compartment and a car list (see an illustration the Scheme of an arrangement of elements of anticreeping system). The control unit is established in the bottom of the right forward rack at feet of the passenger and covered with the decorative panel. Ultrasonic (volume) sensors are established in the top part of the central racks and react to any changes of volume of salon. Sensors of an inclination react to change of a list of the car even in attempts of removal of a wheel. The main alarm siren of anticreeping system is established at the left on a partition of an impellent compartment under a cowl, the additional siren is established under the left forward wing. On the Versatile person models and Zafira the sensor of a condition of glass is established in a luggage compartment, is closer to a back lateral window leaf.


Before removal of any component of anticreeping system it is necessary to disconnect a negative wire from the battery.

Block of an immobilization of an engine / transponder


  1. Remove a steering wheel and a casing of a steering column (see. Head Suspension bracket and steering). On the models equipped with the block with latches, remove the lock cylinder (see. Removal and installation of switches), then remove the block from the case of the lock and disconnect electroconducting. On models with the block without latches, disconnect electroconducting, then remove the block from the lock case ignition.

At installation of the new block it is necessary for programming with use of the special equipment in the conditions of a car-care center workshop.

Contact sensor of a cowl


  1. Turn out two fixing screws, remove the sensor and disconnect from it electroconducting.

Main siren


  1. To remove a radiator, remove from a partition of an impellent compartment a water-reflective plate, give a fixing nut and disconnect electroconducting.

Additional siren


  1. Remove a loker of protection of an arch of the left forward wheel (see. Head the Body), disconnect electroconducting, turn out fixing bolts and remove a siren from a wing mudguard assembled with a basic arm.

Contact sensor of a door

See. Removal and installation of switches.

Components of the uniform lock

See. Head Body.

Control unit of anticreeping system and uniform lock


  1. Turn out the fixing screw and remove the bottom decorative panel of the right forward rack, then remove the lateral panel of furnish of a foot well. Disconnect electroconducting, give two fixing nuts and remove the control unit.

Element of a food of a remote control

The description of procedure of replacement of an element of a food of the DU panel see in Head the Operation manual.


Installation of all components is made as it should be, the return to an order of their dismantle. Elimination of any malfunctions in system should be made in the conditions of car repair shop.