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BONNET (2/2)
6
5
Ensure that the bonnet is
properly locked.
Check that nothing is pre-
venting the catch from lock-
ing (gravel, cloth, etc.).
Closing the bonnet
After any procedure in the
Before closing the bonnet, make sure
engine compartment, make
that nothing has been left in the engine
sure that you do not forget
compartment.
anything (cloth, tools, etc.).
To close the bonnet, replace the stay 5
These may damage the engine or
in its holder 6. Hold the middle of the
cause a fire.
bonnet and guide it down to one foot
(30 cm) above the closed position, then
release. It will latch automatically under
its own weight.
In the event of even a slight
impact involving the radi-
ator grille or bonnet, have
the bonnet lock checked by
an approved dealer as soon as pos-
sible.
4.3
ENGINE OIL LEVEL: general information
It is normal for an engine to use oil for
lubrication and cooling of moving parts
and it is normal to top up the level be-
B
tween oil changes.
A
Adding engine oil
However, contact your approved
Use a funnel or protect the
Dealer if more than 0.5 litres is being
filling neck area to avoid
B
consumed every 600 miles (1,000 km)
engine oil escaping on to a
after the running in period.
A
hot part of the engine compartment
Oil change frequency: check the oil
or a sensitive part (e.g. electrical
B
level from time to time and certainly
components).
C
before any long journey to avoid the
A
Fire hazard.
risk of damaging your engine.
Reading the oil level
The oil level should be read with the ve-
hicle on level ground, after the engine
– Remove the dipstick and wipe with a
has been switched off for some time.
clean, lint-free cloth;
Exceeding the maximum
The dipstick must be used to read
- push the dipstick in as far as it will
engine oil level
the exact oil level and make sure that
go (for vehicles equipped with a cap-
Under no circumstances
the maximum level has not been ex-
type dipstick C, screw the cap in as
should maximum filling
ceeded (risk of engine damage).
far as it will go);
level B be exceeded: this could
The instrument panel display only
- take out the dipstick again;
damage the engine and the an-
alerts the driver when the oil level is at
- read the level: it should never fall
ti-pollution system. If the oil level ex-
its minimum.
below the “mini” mark A and never
ceeds the maximum level, do not
exceed the “maxi” B mark.
start your vehicle and contact an
Once the operation has been com-
approved dealer.
pleted, ensure that the dipstick is
pushed in as far as it will go or that
the “cap-type dipstick” is completely
screwed in.
Before carrying out any action in the engine compartment, you must switch off the ignition ➥ 2.4 or ➥ 2.6.
4.4
ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up, filling, oil change (1/3)
1
1
2
1
2
2
Topping up/filling
- Unscrew cap 1;
The vehicle must be parked on level
- top up the level (capacity between
ground and the engine should be cold
“mini” and “maxi” of the gauge 2 and
(for instance, before the engine is
between 0.9 to 2 litres according to
started up for the first time in the day).
the engine);
- wait for approximately 20 minutes to
Adding engine oil
allow the oil to flow into the engine;
Before carrying out any
Use a funnel or protect the
action in the engine com-
- check the level using the dipstick 2
filling neck area to avoid
partment, you must switch
(as described above).
engine oil escaping on to a
off the ignition.
➥ 2.4 or
Once the operation has been com-
hot part of the engine compartment
➥ 2.6.
pleted, ensure that the dipstick is
or a sensitive part (e.g. electrical
pushed in as far as it will go or that the
components).
cap-type dipstick is completely screwed
Fire hazard.
in.
Do not exceed the “maxi” level and
do not forget to refit the cap 1 and
the dipstick 2.
4.5
ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up, filling, oil change (2/3)
2
1
Oil change
Service interval: refer to the
Maintenance Service Booklet for your
vehicle.
Exceeding the maximum
Oil change capacity
engine oil level
Please refer to the maintenance doc-
ument for your vehicle, or contact an
Under no circumstances
authorised dealer. Always check the
should the maximum fill-
engine oil level using the dipstick, as
ing level be exceeded: this could
explained previously (it should never
damage the engine and the emis-
fall below the minimum level, or be over
sion control system.
the maximum level on the dipstick).
If the oil level exceeds the maximum
Engine oil change: if you
level, do not start your vehicle and
are changing the oil when
contact an approved Dealer.
Engine oil grade
the engine is hot, be careful
Refer to the Maintenance Service
not to scald yourself if the
Booklet for your vehicle.
oil overflows.
4.6
ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up, filling, oil change (3/3)
Consult your approved dealer at
once if you notice an abnormal or
repeated drop in any of the fluid
levels.
When working in the engine
compartment, ensure that
the windscreen wiper stalk
is in the park position.
Risk of injury.
Please note when work-
ing close to the engine that
it may be hot. The engine
Filling and/or checking
cooling fan may also start
the oil level: when topping
at any moment. The
label
up or checking the oil level,
in the engine compartment reminds
ensure that no oil leaks onto
you of this.
the engine components.
Risk of injury.
Do not forget to properly close the
cap and refit the dipstick to prevent
any oil spatter on hot engine com-
ponents.
Fire hazard.
Never run the engine in an
enclosed space as exhaust
gases are poisonous.
4.7
LEVELS, FILTERS (1/3)
Frequency of checking coolant level
Replacement interval
Check the coolant level regularly
Refer to the Maintenance Document for
(very severe damage is likely to be
your vehicle.
caused to the engine if it runs out of
coolant).
1
If the level needs to be topped up, only
use products approved by our Technical
Department which ensure:
- protection against freezing;
When working in the engine
- an anti-corrosion protection for the
compartment, ensure that
cooling system.
the windscreen wiper stalk
is in the park position.
Risk of injury.
Coolant
With the engine switched off and on
level ground, the level when cold must
be between the “MINI” and “MAXI”
Consult your approved dealer at
marks on coolant reservoir 1.
once if you notice an abnormal or
Top this level up when cold before it
repeated drop in any of the fluid
reaches the MINI mark.
levels.
No operations should be
carried out on the cooling
Before carrying out any
circuit when the engine is
action in the engine com-
hot.
partment, you must switch
off the ignition.
➥ 2.4 or
Risk of burns.
➥ 2.6.
4.8
LEVELS, FILTERS (2/3)
Level 2
It is normal for the level to drop as the
brake shoes become worn, but it must
never drop lower than the “MINI" warn-
ing line.
If you wish to check the disc and drum
wear yourself, you should obtain the
document explaining the checking pro-
2
cedure from the manufacturer’s net-
work or website.
Topping up
After any operation on the hydraulic cir-
cuit, a specialist must replace the brake
fluid.
Only use fluids approved by our
Brake fluid
Technical Department (and taken from
a sealed container).
This should be checked frequently,
and immediately if you notice even the
Replacement interval
slightest loss in braking efficiency.
Refer to the Maintenance Document for
The level should be read with the engine
your vehicle.
switched off and on level ground.
Please
note when work-
ing close to the engine that
it may be hot. The engine
cooling fan may also start
at any moment. The
label
in the engine compartment reminds
you of this.
Consult your approved dealer at
Risk of injury.
once if you notice an abnormal or
repeated drop in any of the fluid
levels.
4.9
LEVELS, FILTERS (3/3)
Liquid
Filters
Windscreen washer fluid. In winter, use
The replacement of filter components
anti-freeze product. Use products rec-
(air filter, cabin filter, diesel filter, etc.)
ommended by an authorised dealer.
is scheduled in the maintenance opera-
tions for your vehicle.
Note: do not use pure water (risk of
damage to the priming pump, limescale
Replacement intervals for filter el-
3
building up on the pump and the jets).
ements: refer to the Maintenance
Document for your vehicle.
Jets
To adjust the height of the windscreen
washer jets, please consult an author-
ised dealer.
When working in the engine
compartment, ensure that
the windscreen wiper stalk
Windscreen washer
is in the park position.
reservoir
Risk of injury.
Topping up
With the engine switched off, open the
cap 3. Fill until you can see the fluid,
then replace the cap.
Please note when work-
ing close to the engine that
Note: check the reservoir level regu-
it may be hot. The engine
larly and top up the liquid before taking
cooling fan may also start
a trip.
at any moment. The
label
Before carrying out any
in the engine compartment reminds
action in the engine com-
you of this.
partment, you must switch
Risk of injury.
off the ignition.
➥ 2.4 or
➥ 2.6.
4.10
TYRE PRESSURE (1/2)
Vehicle fitted with a tyre pressure
loss warning system
In the event of under-inflation (punc-
A
tures, under-inflation etc.), the
warning light appears on the instrument
B
panel. ➥ 2.40.
C
D E
C
D
E
A
F
Label A
B: dimension of the tyres fitted to the
vehicle.
Open the driver’s door to read it.
C: intended driving speed.
Tyre pressures should be checked
when the tyres are cold.
D: front tyre pressure.
If the tyre pressures cannot be checked
E: rear tyre pressure.
when the tyres are cold, increase the
F: tyre pressure for the emergency
pressures from 0.2 to 0.3 bar (or 3 PSI).
spare wheel.
Never deflate a hot tyre.
4.11
TYRE PRESSURE (2/2)
Tyre safety and chain fitting: for infor-
Vehicles used fully laden
mation on servicing conditions and, de-
(Maximum Permissible
pending on the vehicle version, the use
All-up Weight) and towing
of chains. ➥ 5.12.
a trailer
The maximum speed must be lim-
For your safety, please re-
ited to 62 mph (100 km/h) and the
spect the speed limit.
tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar
When they need to be re-
(3 psi) ➥ 6.9.
placed, only tyres of the
Risk of tyre blowouts.
same make, size, type and profile
should be used on a single axle.
They must: either have a load ca-
pacity and speed rating at least
equal to those of the original
tyres, or conform to those recom-
mended by an authorised dealer.
Failure to heed these instructions
could endanger your safety and
affect your vehicle’s roadworthi-
ness.
Risk of loss of control of the ve-
hicle.
4.12
BATTERY (1/2)
Depending on the vehicle, a system
continuously checks the battery charge
status. If this decreases, the “Battery
1
Now In Standby Mode” message ap-
pears on the instrument panel followed
by “Battery Low Start Engine”. In this
case, start the engine and the message
on the instrument panel will disappear.
Note: the message “Battery Now In
Standby Mode” may be displayed after
5 to 30 minutes of vehicle use with the
engine stopped to warn the user that
power consuming functions (interior
lighting, radio, navigation, ventilation,
accessories power supply, etc.) may be
automatically cut off.
Before
carrying
out
any
Battery 1 does not require any mainte-
The charge status of your battery can
action in the engine com-
nance. You should not open it or add
decrease especially if you use your ve-
partment, you must switch
any fluid.
hicle:
off the ignition.
➥ 2.4
- for short journeys;
➥ 2.6.
Handle the battery with care
- for driving in town;
as it contains sulphuric acid
- when the temperature drops;
which must not come into
- after extended use of energy-con-
contact with the eyes or
suming devices (radio, etc.) with the
Please note when work-
skin. If it does, wash the affected
engine switched off.
ing close to the engine that
area with plenty of cold water. If
it may be hot. In addition,
necessary, consult a doctor.
the engine cooling fan may
Ensure that naked flames, red hot
start at any moment. The
objects and sparks do not come into
warning light in the engine compart-
contact with the battery as there is a
ment reminds you of this.
risk of explosion.
Risk of injury.
4.13
BATTERY (2/2)
A
2
3
4
For your own safety and for
the proper operation of the
vehicle's electrical equip-
ment
(lights, windscreen
wipers, ABS, etc.), any intervention
7
6
5
on the battery (removal, disconnec-
tion, etc.) must categorically be per-
Label A
formed by a specialist professional.
Observe the indications on the battery:
Risk of serious burns or electric
- 2 naked flames and smoking are for-
shocks.
bidden;
You must respect the replacement
- 3 eye protection required;
intervals (without exceeding them)
as stated in the maintenance doc-
- 4 keep away from children;
ument.
- 5 explosive materials;
The battery is a specific type.
- 6 refer to the handbook;
Please ensure it is replaced with the
same type.
- 7 corrosive materials.
Call an approved Dealer.
4.14
SECONDARY BATTERY
A
2
3
4
1
7
6
5
For your own safety and for
Depending on the vehicle, a secondary
Label A
the proper operation of the
battery 1 is located under the front pas-
vehicle's electrical equip-
Label A is located on the battery 1:
senger seat in a specific compartment:
ment
(lights, windscreen
it supplies the energy required to oper-
- 2 naked flames and smoking are for-
wipers, ABS, etc.), any intervention
ate some equipment.
bidden;
on the battery (removal, disconnec-
- 3 eye protection required;
tion, etc.) must categorically be per-
The secondary battery 1 does not re-
formed by a specialist professional.
quire any maintenance. You should
- 4 keep away from children;
not open it or add any fluid.
Risk of serious burns or electric
- 5 flammable materials;
shocks.
- 6 please consult the vehicle user
The battery is a specific type.
manual;
Please ensure it is replaced with the
- 7 corrosive substances.
same type.
Call an approved Dealer.
4.15
BODYWORK MAINTENANCE (1/3)
A well-maintained vehicle will last
You should
Respect local regulations about wash-
longer. It is therefore recommended to
ing vehicles (e.g. do not wash your ve-
Wash your car frequently, with the
maintain the exterior of the vehicle reg-
hicle on a public highway).
engine off, with cleaning products rec-
ularly.
ommended by the manufacturer (never
Observe the vehicle stopping distances
Your vehicle has been treated with very
use abrasive products). Rinse thor-
when driving on gravelled surfaces to
effective anti-corrosion products. It is
oughly beforehand with a jet:
prevent paint damage.
nevertheless subject to various outside
-
spots of tree resin and industrial
Repair, or have repaired quickly, areas
influences.
grime;
where the paint has been damaged, to
-
mud in the wheel arches and under-
prevent corrosion spreading.
Corrosive agents in the atmosphere
neath the body which forms damp
– atmospheric pollution (built-up and
Remember to visit the body shop pe-
patches;
industrial areas);
riodically in order to maintain your an-
-
bird droppings, which cause a
– saline atmospheres (near the sea,
ti-corrosion warranty. Refer to the
chemical reaction with the paint that
particularly in hot weather);
Maintenance Document.
rapidly discolours paintwork and
– seasonal and damp weather condi-
may even cause the paint to peel
If it is necessary to clean mechani-
tions (e.g. road salt in winter, water
off;
cal components, hinges, etc., spray
from road cleaners, etc.).
wash the vehicle immediately to
them with products approved by our
remove these marks since it is im-
Technical Department to protect them
Minor impacts
possible to remove them by polish-
after they have been cleaned.
ing;
Abrasive action
-
salt, particularly in the wheel arches
Dust and sand in the air, mud, road grit
and underneath the body after driv-
thrown up by other vehicles, etc.
ing in areas where the roads have
You should take a number of minor pre-
been gritted.
cautions in order to safeguard your ve-
Remove any plant matter (resin, leaves,
hicle against such risks.
etc.) from the vehicle regularly.
We have selected special products
to care for your vehicle and you can
obtain these from the manufactur-
er’s accessory outlets.
4.16
BODYWORK MAINTENANCE (2/3)
What you should not do
Wash the vehicle in bright sunlight or
freezing temperatures.
Degrease or clean using
high-pressure cleaning
Do not scrape off mud or dirt without
equipment or by spray-
pre-wetting.
ing on products not ap-
Allow dirt to accumulate on the exterior.
proved by our Technical
Department:
Allow rust to form following minor im-
-
mechanical components
(e.g.:
pacts.
engine compartment);
Do not use solvents not approved by
-
the wheels
(e.g. braking system
our Technical Department to remove
components such as brake calli-
stains as this could damage the paint-
pers);
work.
-
underbody;
Do not drive in snow or muddy condi-
-
parts with hinges (e.g.: inside the
tions without washing the vehicle, par-
doors);
ticularly under the wheel arches and
-
painted plastic external fittings (e.g.:
body.
bumpers).
Doing this could give rise to corrosion
or operational faults.
4.17
BODYWORK MAINTENANCE (3/3)
Vehicles with a matte paint
Using a roller type car wash
Cleaning the headlights,
finish
Return the wiper stalk to the park po-
sensors and cameras
This type of paint requires certain pre-
sition. ➥ 1.101. Check the mounting of
Use a soft cloth or cotton wool. If this
cautions.
external accessories, additional lights
does not clean them properly, moisten
and rear view mirrors, and ensure that
the cloth with soapy water, then wipe
You should do the following
the wiper blades are secured with ad-
clean with a soft damp cloth or cotton
hesive tape.
wool.
Wash the vehicle by hand using plenty
Finally, carefully dry off with a soft dry
of water, using a soft cloth or a gentle
Remove the radio aerial mast if your
cloth.
sponge.
vehicle is fitted with this equipment.
Check that the fuel filler flap is closed
Do not use cleaning products con-
Do not do the following
then lock the vehicle.
taining alcohol or utensils (e.g.: a
Use wax-based products (polishing).
Remember to remove the tape and refit
scraper).
Rub too hard.
the antenna after washing.
Wash the vehicle in a roller-type car
wash.
Attach stickers to the paintwork (risk of
leaving marks).
Wash the vehicle
using a high-pressure
cleaning device.
4.18
INTERIOR TRIM MAINTENANCE (1/2)
A well-maintained vehicle will last
Glass instrument panel
Textiles (seats, door trim, etc)
longer. It is therefore recommended to
(e.g. instrument panel, clock, exterior
Vacuum-clean the textiles regularly.
maintain the interior of the vehicle reg-
temperature display etc.)
ularly.
Use a soft cloth (or cotton wool).
Liquid stain
A stain should always be dealt with
If this does not clean them properly,
Use soapy water.
swiftly.
use a soft cloth (or cotton wool) slightly
Dab lightly (never rub) with a soft cloth,
moistened with soapy water and then
Whatever type of stain is on the trim,
rinse and remove the excess.
wipe clean with another soft damp cloth
use cold (or warm) soapy water with
or cotton wool.
natural soap.
Solid or pasty stain
Finally, carefully dry off with a soft dry
Detergents (washing-up liquid, pow-
cloth.
Carefully remove the excess solid or
dered products, alcohol-based prod-
pasty material immediately with a
ucts) should not be used.
Do not use products containing alco-
spatula (working from the edges to the
hol and/or spray fluids on the area.
Use a soft cloth.
centre to avoid spreading the stain).
Clean as for a liquid stain.
Rinse and soak up the excess.
Seat belts
Special instructions for sweets or
These must be kept clean.
chewing gum
Multimedia screen
Use products selected by our Technical
Maintenance of the screen may depend
Department
(Approved outlets) or
Put an ice cube on the stain to solidify
on the type of multimedia equipment.
warm, soapy water and a sponge and
it, then proceed as for a solid stain.
Please refer to the multimedia instruc-
wipe with a dry cloth.
tions for further information.
Detergents or dyes must not be used
under any circumstances.
For further recommendations for
maintaining the interior, and/or for
any unsatisfactory results, please
see an authorised dealer.
4.19
INTERIOR TRIM MAINTENANCE (2/2)
Removal/replacing removable
You should not:
equipment originally fitted in
Position objects such as deodorants,
the vehicle
scents etc. near air vents as this could
damage your dashboard trim.
If you need to remove equipment in
order to clean the passenger com-
partment (for example, mats), always
ensure that they are correctly refitted
and are the right way around (the driv-
er’s mat should be fitted on the driver’s
Use high-pressure
side, etc.) and fit them with the compo-
cleaning equipment or
nents supplied with the equipment (for
sprays inside the pas-
example, the driver mat should always
senger compartment:
be fixed using the pre-fitted mounting
without careful use, this equipment
components).
could impair the correct functioning
With the vehicle stationary, always
of the electrical or electronic compo-
ensure that nothing will impede driving
nents in the vehicle, or have other
(anything obstructing the pedals, heel
detrimental effects.
wedged by the mat etc.).
4.20
Section 5: Practical Advice
Puncture, emergency spare wheel
5.2
Tyre inflation kit
5.4
Tools
5.7
Wheel trims - wheel
5.9
Changing a wheel
5.10
Tyres (tyre and wheel safety, use in winter)
5.12
Headlights: changing bulbs
5.15
Rear lights and side lights (replacing bulbs)
5.16
Interior lighting: changing bulbs
5.19
Remote control key: battery
5.22
“Hands-free” card: battery
5.24
Battery
5.26
Fitting a radio
5.29
Accessories
5.30
Fuses
5.31
Wiper blades: replacement
5.34
Towing
5.36
Operating faults
5.38
5.1
PUNCTURE, EMERGENCY SPARE WHEEL (1/2)
If the emergency spare wheel has been stored for several years, have it
checked by your Dealer to ensure that it is safe to use.
Vehicle fitted with an emergency spare wheel that differs from the
other wheels:
-
Never fit more than one emergency spare wheel to the same vehicle.
A
-
Replace the emergency spare wheel as soon as possible with a wheel identi-
cal to the original one.
-
When this is fitted to the vehicle, which must only be a temporary measure, the
driving speed must not exceed the speed indicated on the label on the wheel.
-
Fitting an emergency spare wheel may alter the way the vehicle usually runs.
Avoid sudden acceleration or deceleration and reduce your speed when cor-
nering.
-
If you need to use snow chains, fit the emergency spare wheel to the rear axle
In case of puncture
and check the tyre pressure.
Depending on the vehicle, a tyre infla-
tion kit A or a spare wheel B is provided
(refer to the following pages).
Vehicle fitted with a tyre pressure
loss warning system
In the event of under-inflation (punc-
If the vehicle is parked on the hard shoulder, you must warn other road
users of your vehicle’s presence with a warning triangle or with other de-
tures, under-inflation etc.), the
vices as per the legislation applying to the country you are in.
warning light appears on the instrument
panel. ➥ 2.40.
5.2
PUNCTURE, EMERGENCY SPARE WHEEL (2/2)
Note: in the absence of an emergency
1
spare wheel or tyre inflation kit, do not
load the bottom of the luggage com-
partment.
Depending on the vehicle, the tool
block is located under or above the
2
B
spare wheel, attached to the wall under
the luggage compartment carpet
Emergency spare wheel
To get to it:
- open the boot;
- depending on the vehicle, lift up the
movable floor and the boot mat 1
➥ 3.39;
- unscrew the central mounting 2 in
the centre of the emergency spare
wheel;
- remove the spare wheel B.
Depending on the vehicle, to store a
punctured wheel in the boot, move the
bench seat forwards ➥ 3.35.
5.3
TYRE PRESSURE KIT (1/3)
Do not attempt to use the
The kit is only approved for
B
inflation kit if the tyre has
inflating the tyres of the ve-
been damaged as a result
hicle originally equipped
of driving with a puncture.
with the kit.
You should therefore carefully check
It must never be used to inflate
A
the condition of the tyre sidewalls
the tyres of another vehicle, or any
before any operation.
other inflatable object (rubber ring,
rubber boat, etc.).
Driving with underinflated, flat or
punctured tyres can be dangerous
Avoid spillage on skin when han-
and may make the tyre impossible
dling the repair product bottle. If
to repair.
droplets do leak out, rinse them off
with plenty of water.
This repair is temporary.
Keep the repair kit away from chil-
A tyre which has been punctured
dren.
should always be inspected (and re-
paired, where possible) as soon as
Do not dispose of the empty bottle
The kit repairs tyres when
possible by a specialist.
in the countryside. Return it to your
tread A has been dam-
approved dealer or to a recycling or-
aged by objects smaller
When taking a tyre which has been
ganisation.
than 4 mm. It cannot repair
repaired using this kit to be replaced,
all types of puncture, such as cuts
you must inform the specialist.
The bottle has a limited service
larger than 4 mm, or cuts in tyre
life which is indicated on its label.
When driving, vibration may be felt
sidewall B.
Check the expiry date.
due to the presence of the repair
Ensure also that the wheel rim is in
product injected into the tyre.
Contact an approved dealer to re-
good condition.
place the inflation tube and repair
product bottle.
Do not pull out the foreign body
causing the puncture if it is still in
the tyre.
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