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STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE (1/2)
Starting the engine
Petrol version
Depending on the vehicle, if a gear is
- Turn the key to the start position
engaged, for the engine to be started,
without depressing the accelera-
you must depress the clutch pedal or
tor.
put the gear lever in neutral.
- Release the key as soon as the
In very cold conditions (temperatures
engine starts.
below -20°C): so that it is easier to
Diesel version
start the engine, switch on the ignition
É
for several seconds before starting the
– Turn the ignition key to the “On” po-
engine.
Never start your vehicle
sition and keep it turned until the
while freewheeling on a
When starting the engine, if the outdoor
engine preheating light goes off;
gradient. Risk of non-ac-
temperature is very low (below -10°C):
- turn the key to the start position
tivation of power-assisted
hold down the clutch pedal until the
without pressing the accelerator;
steering.
engine starts.
- release the key as soon as the
engine starts.
There is a risk of accidents.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
Fire hazard.
2.3
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE (2/2)
Stopping the engine
With the engine idling, turn the key
back to the “Stop” position.
Driver’s responsibility
when parking or stopping
Special note
the
vehicle
Depending on the vehicle, accessories
Never leave an animal, child or adult
(e.g. radio) stop working either when
who is not self-sufficient alone on
the engine is switched off or when the
your vehicle, even for a short time.
doors are locked, or when the driver’s
They may pose a risk to themselves
door is opened.
or to others by starting the engine,
activating equipment such as the
electric windows or locking the
doors, for example.
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
please remember that the tempera-
ture inside the passenger compart-
ment increases very quickly.
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
INJURY.
Never switch off the igni-
tion before the vehicle has
stopped completely. Once
the engine has stopped, the
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
ing etc., and the passive safety de-
vices such as the airbags and pre-
tensioners will no longer operate.
2.4
STOP AND START function (1/3)
This system enables a reduced fuel
For all vehicles:
consumption and lower greenhouse
gas emissions.
The warning light
on the instru-
The system is activated automatically
ment panel is lit when the engine is on
when the vehicle is started.
standby.
While driving, the system stops the
The vehicle equipment remain opera-
engine (standby) when the vehicle is
tional while the engine is stopped.
at a standstill (traffic jam, traffic lights,
etc).
When the engine switches to standby,
the steering assistance may no longer
be operational.
Conditions for engine
In this case it becomes operational
standby
again when the engine is no longer on
The vehicle has set off from where it
standby or the speed exceeds approxi-
If you get out of the vehicle, a beep
was parked;
mately 1 mph (1 km/h) (downhill, slope
notifies you that the engine is on
etc.).
standby and has not been switched
For manual gearboxes:
off.
- the gearbox is in neutral;
and
- the vehicle speed is less than ap-
proximately 7 mph (3 km/h).
The engine
MUST be
and
stopped (not put in standby)
before leaving the vehicle.
- the clutch pedal is released.
➥ 2.3.
If warning light
flashes, this
means that the clutch pedal is not
sufficiently released.
Do not drive off when the
engine is on standby (warn-
If the engine stalls while the system
ing light
is displayed
is in operation, pressing the clutch
on the instrument panel).
pedal right down will start it again.
2.5
STOP AND START function (2/3)
Preventing the engine from
Conditions for coming out of
Conditions preventing the
standing by
engine standby
standby of the engine
In certain situations, such as negoti-
For manual gearboxes:
Certain conditions prevent the system
ating a crossroads for instance, it is
from using the engine standby function,
- when opening the driver’s door, with-
possible (with the system activated) to
including when:
out any gear engaged and the clutch
keep the engine running so as to be
pedal released;
-
the driver’s door is not closed;
ready to move off quickly.
or
the driver’s seatbelt is not fastened;
Manual gearbox
- when unfastening the driver’s seat
reverse gear is engaged;
Keep the clutch pedal pressed right
belt, without any gear engaged and
down.
the clutch pedal released;
the bonnet is not locked;
or
the outdoor temperature is too low or
- the gearbox is in neutral and the
too high;
clutch pedal is slightly depressed;
-
the battery is not sufficiently charged;
or
parking distance control is in opera-
- the engine is in gear and the clutch
tion;
For vehicles equipped with a
pedal is pressed right down.
manual gearbox
-
the altitude is too high;
Special note: depending on the vehi-
The restart may be interrupted if the
-
the engine temperature is too low;
cle, if you switch off the ignition when
clutch pedal is released too quickly
the engine is on standby, the warning
the emission control system is being
while a gear is engaged.
regenerated;
light Ä
is displayed for a few sec-
onds on the instrument panel.
-
Warning light
is displayed on the
instrument panel. This notifies you that
engine standby is not available.
To fill up with fuel, the engine must
be stopped (and not only on standby
in the case of vehicles equipped with
the STOP and START function): you
Deactivate the Stop and
must switch off the ignition ➥ 2.3.
Start function for any opera-
tion performed in the engine
Fire hazard.
compartment.
2.6
STOP AND START function (3/3)
Special feature of the automatic
The system is automatically reactivated
engine re-start
each time the vehicle is started using
the start button. ➥ 2.3.
Under certain conditions, the engine
can restart on its own in order to guar-
antee your safety and comfort.
Operating faults
This can occur especially when:
When the “Check Stop & Start” mes-
– the outdoor temperature is too low or
sage appears on the instrument panel
too high;
and the 1 switch is on, this indicates
– the battery is not sufficiently charged;
that the system is deactivated.
– the vehicle speed is above 3 mph
Please consult an authorised dealer.
(5 km/h) (downhill slope, etc.);
1
- repeated pressing on the brake
pedal or braking system require-
ment;
- ...
Deactivating, activating the
The
warning light is displayed on
the instrument panel to notify you of au-
function
tomatic engine restarting.
Press 1 to deactivate the function.
The 1 switch warning light illuminates.
Pressing again will reactivate the
system. The 1 switch warning light
goes out.
The engine MUST be
stopped (not put in standby)
before leaving the vehicle.
➥ 2.3.
Special note: depending on the ve-
Special feature: with the engine in
hicle, for some of these conditions
standby, press switch 1 to automati-
automatic restarting of the engine is
cally restart the engine.
inhibited if a door is open.
2.7
SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS , PARTICLE FILTER (1/2)
The following operating conditions:
If you notice any of the above operat-
ing faults, have the necessary repairs
- driving for long periods when the low
carried out as soon as possible by an
fuel level warning light is lit;
approved Dealer.
- using leaded petrol;
These faults may be avoided by reg-
- using fuel or lubrication additives
ularly taking your vehicle to your ap-
which are not approved.
proved dealer at the intervals specified
in the maintenance document.
Or operating faults such as:
- faulty ignition system, running out of
fuel or disconnected spark plugs re-
Starting problems
sulting in the engine misfiring or cut-
To avoid damaging the catalytic con-
ting out when driving;
verter, do not keep trying to start the
- loss of power,
engine (using the start button, or by
pushing or towing the vehicle) without
as they may cause the catalytic con-
having identified and corrected the
verter to overheat and thus reduce its
starting fault.
efficiency, or damage it irreparably
and cause heat damage to the vehi-
If the fault cannot be identified, do not
cle.
continue to try and start the engine, but
contact an approved dealer.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.8
SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS , PARTICLE FILTER (2/2)
Particle filter
Note: The indicator light may go out
If the filter becomes saturated, the
after 20 minutes when the driving con-
warning light and, depending
The particle filter is used in the treat-
ditions needed to clean the filter are not
ment of exhaust gases from petrol en-
completely met.
on the vehicle, the
warning light
gines.
will appear on the instrument panel,
Depending on the vehicle, the warning
If the vehicle is stopped before the
accompanied by the message “Check
warning light disappears you will have
Vehicle”. In this case, please consult an
light
displayed on the instrument
to restart the process from the begin-
Authorised Dealer.
panel indicates that the filter is becom-
ning.
ing clogged and requires cleaning. To
If the® warning light and, depend-
clean it, when the
warning light
ing on the vehicle, the
warning
appears, and as traffic conditions and
light appears, accompanied by the
speed limits allow, drive at between
“Engine failure hazard” message, stop
about 31 mph (50 km/h) and 68 mph
the vehicle, switch off the engine and
(110 km/h) until the light goes out.
contact an Approved Dealer.
After between approximately 5 and
20 minutes, the warning light should go
out.
Warning light
®
re-
quires you to stop immedi-
ately, for your own safety,
as soon as traffic conditions
allow. Switch off the engine and do
not restart it. Contact an approved
Dealer.
2.9
SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS: PARTICLE FILTER (1/2)
Diesel engine speed
Precautions to be taken in winter
Diesel engines are fitted with an injec-
To avoid any faults in icy weather:
tion pump which prevents the engine
A
-
ensure that the battery is always fully
speed being exceeded irrespective of
charged,
the gear selected.
1
-
always keep the diesel tank rela-
If the message “Check antipollution
tively full to avoid water vapour con-
system” is displayed along with warn-
densing in it and accumulating at the
bottom of the tank.
ing lights Ä
authorised dealer immediately.
When driving, depending on the fuel
grade used, it is possible that white
smoke may be emitted.
This is due to the exhaust particle filter
being cleaned automatically, and does
Engine smoke opacity label
not affect the way the vehicle runs.
You will find 1 information on the A label
Running out of fuel
stuck inside the engine compartment.
After the tank has been filled following
1 Diesel exhaust emissions.
a complete draining of fuel, the fuel
system must be reprimed ➥ 1.95 before
restarting the engine.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.10
SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS: PARTICLE FILTER (2/2)
Particle filter
Note: the warning light may reappear
If the filter becomes saturated, the
if the driving conditions are not fully
warning light and, depending
The particle filter is used in the treat-
met with regard to cleaning the filter. If
ment of exhaust gases from diesel en-
the vehicle is stopped or if the engine
on the vehicle, the
warning light
gines.
speed drops below 2,000 rpm before
will appear on the instrument panel, ac-
Depending on the vehicle, the warning
the warning light goes out, the opera-
companied by the message “Check in-
tion may need to be repeated.
jection”. In this case, please consult an
light
displayed on the instrument
Authorised Dealer.
panel indicates that the filter is becom-
ing clogged and requires cleaning.
If the
®
warning light and, de-
To do this, when the
warning
pending on the vehicle, the
light is displayed, continue driving ac-
warning light appears, accompanied by
cording to traffic conditions and ob-
the “WARNING: Engine Failure Risk”
serve the speed limit until the warning
message, stop the vehicle, switch off
lights disappears. If possible, do not let
the engine and contact an Approved
the engine speed drop below 2000 rpm.
Dealer.
The warning light should go out after 10
to 20 minutes. ➥ 1.66.
The display of the
on the instru-
ment panel may be accompanied by an
increase in engine speed and operation
of the cooling system in order to clean
the particle filter.
The
®
warning light
requires you to stop imme-
diately, for your own safety,
as soon as traffic conditions
allow. Switch off the engine and
To facilitate the particle filter re-
do not restart it. Call an approved
generation, carry out a long driving
Dealer.
phase (at least 20 minutes) on main
roads every 124 miles (200 km).
2.11
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO DRIVING (1/4)
Fuel consumption is accredited in ac-
cordance with a standard regulatory
method. Identical for all manufactur-
ers, this enables vehicles to be com-
pared with one another. Consumption
in real time depends on vehicle usage
1
conditions, the equipment fitted and the
user’s driving style. To optimise fuel
consumption, please refer to the follow-
1
ing advice.
Depending on the vehicle, you will have
various functions which enable you to
lower your fuel consumption:
- the rev counter;
- gear change indicator;
Gear change indicator 1
- ECO mode;
Depending on the vehicle, to obtain op-
- the Stop and Start function ➥ 2.5.
timum consumption levels, a warning
light on the instrument panel lets you
know the best time to move up or down
a gear:
Š
move up a gear;
move down a gear.
If you regularly follow this indicator, you
will reduce your vehicle’s fuel consump-
tion.
2.12
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO DRIVING (2/4)
3
3
2
ECO mode
Activating the function
Disabling the function
Press switch 2.
ECO mode is a function which opti-
Press switch 2.
mises fuel consumption. It affects cer-
Warning light 3
goes out on the
tain driving operations (acceleration,
The 3
warning light comes on on
instrument panel to confirm deactiva-
shifting gears, cruise control, deceler-
the instrument panel to confirm activa-
tion.
ation etc.).
tion.
Limiting acceleration enables low fuel
While driving, it is possible to leave the
consumption in urban and surrounding
ECO mode temporarily in order to im-
areas.
prove engine performance.
To do this, press the accelerator pedal
firmly and fully.
ECO mode is reactivated when you
take pressure off the accelerator pedal.
2.13
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO DRIVING (3/4)
-
Do not overrev the engine in the in-
termediate gears.
You should always use the highest
gear possible.
-
Avoid sudden acceleration.
Brake as little as possible. If you an-
ticipate an obstacle or bend in ad-
vance, you may then simply release
the accelerator pedal.
-
Do not try to maintain the same
speed up a hill, accelerate no more
than you would on the level. Keep
your foot in the same position on the
accelerator pedal.
-
Double declutching and accelerating
before switching off are unnecessary
Driving advice, ECO driving
in modern vehicles.
- Bad weather, flooded roads:
Behaviour
Do not drive through
- Drive carefully for the first few miles
floods if the water is
until the engine reaches its normal
above the lower edge of
operating temperature, rather than
the wheel rims.
let it warm up while the vehicle is sta-
tionary.
Obstructions to the driver
- Speed is expensive.
On the driver’s side, only
- Dynamic driving with a lot of frequent
use mats suitable for the
acceleration and braking is expen-
vehicle, attached with the
sive on fuel in comparison to the time
pre-fitted components, and check
saved.
the fitting regularly. Do not lay one
mat on top of another.
There is a risk of wedging the
pedals.
2.14
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO DRIVING (4/4)
-
In vehicles fitted with air condi-
tioning, it is normal to observe an
increase in fuel consumption (es-
pecially in urban conditions) when
it is used. For vehicles fitted with
manual air conditioning, switch off
the system when it is not required.
Advice for reducing consumption
and therefore helping to preserve
the environment:
If the vehicle has been parked in the
sun, open the doors for a few mo-
ments to let the hot air escape before
starting the engine.
-
Do not leave an empty roof rack
Tyres
Advice on use
fitted to the vehicle.
-
It is better to fit a trailer for bulky ob-
- An underinflated tyre increases fuel
- Favour the ECO mode.
jects.
consumption.
- Electricity is fuel; switch off all the
-
When towing a caravan, fit a wind
electrical components which are
- To optimise fuel consumption, set the
deflector and adjust it carefully.
not really needed. However (safety
highest speed tyre pressure or the
-
Avoid using the car for door-to-door
first), keep your lights on when the
recommended pressure indicated on
calls (short journeys with long waits
visibility is bad (“see and be seen”).
the edge of the driver’s door. ➥ 4.14.
in between) because the engine
- Use the air vents. Driving with the
never reaches its normal operating
- The use of non-recommended tyres
windows open at 60 mph (100 km/h)
temperature.
can increase fuel consumption.
will increase fuel consumption by
4%.
- Never fill the fuel tank right to the
brim to avoid overflow.
2.15
MAINTENANCE AND ANTIPOLLUTION ADVICE
Your vehicle complies with criteria for
In addition, replacing engine, fuel
- Air filter, fuel filter: a choked ele-
recycling and recovering vehicles at the
supply system and exhaust compo-
ment will reduce efficiency. It must
end of their service life, which entered
nents with parts other than those origi-
be replaced.
into force in 2015.
nally recommended by the manufac-
- Ignition and idle speed: no adjust-
turer may alter your vehicle so that it
ment is needed.
Some parts of your vehicle have there-
no longer complies with anti-pollution
fore been designed to facilitate future
regulations.
recycling.
Exhaust gas monitoring
Have your vehicle adjusted and
These parts are easy to remove so
system
checked by an authorised dealer, in ac-
that they can be recovered and repro-
cordance with the instructions given in
The exhaust gas monitoring system will
cessed by recycling companies.
your maintenance schedule: they will
detect any operating faults in the vehi-
By virtue of its design, moderate fuel
have all the equipment necessary for
cle’s antipollution system.
consumption and initial settings, your
ensuring that your vehicle is maintained
If this system malfunctions, toxic sub-
vehicle also conforms to current an-
to its original standard.
stances may be released into the at-
tipollution regulations. The manufac-
mosphere or damage may occur.
turer is actively striving to reduce pol-
This warning light on the in-
lutant exhaust gas emissions and to
Engine adjustments
Ä
strument panel will indicate if
save energy. But the fuel consumption
- Spark plugs: for optimum condi-
there are any faults in the system:
of your vehicle and the level of pollutant
tions of use, output and performance
This lights up when the ignition is
exhaust gas emissions are also your
the specifications laid down by our
switched on and goes out when the
responsibility. Ensure that it is main-
Design Department must be strictly
engine is started.
tained and used correctly.
applied.
- If it lights up continuously, consult an
If the spark plugs have to be changed,
approved Dealer as soon as possi-
use the make, type and gap specified
Maintenance
ble;
for your vehicle’s engine. Contact an
It is important to remember that fail-
authorised dealer for this.
- if it flashes, reduce the engine speed
ure to respect antipollution regulations
until the light stops flashing. Contact
could lead to legal action being taken
an authorised dealer as soon as pos-
against the vehicle owner.
sible.
➥ 1.99
2.16
ENVIRONMENT
Your vehicle has been designed with
Emissions
- At the end of the vehicle’s service
respect for the environment in mind for
life, it should be sent to approved
For the usage phase, your vehicle was
its entire service life: during production,
centres to ensure that it is recycled.
designed to emit fewer greenhouse
use and at the end of its life.
gases (CO2) and therefore to consume
- In all cases, comply with local legis-
less fuel.
lation.
Manufacture
Our vehicles are also equipped with a
Your vehicle has been manufactured at
particle filter system including a cata-
Recycling
a factory which complies with a policy
lytic converter, an oxygen sensor and
Your vehicle is 85% recyclable and
to reduce the environmental impact
an active carbon filter (the latter pre-
95% recoverable.
on the surrounding areas (reduction of
vents vapour from the fuel tank being
water and energy consumption, visual
released into the open air).
To achieve these objectives, many of
and noise pollution, atmospheric emis-
the vehicle components have been de-
For certain diesel vehicles, this system
sions and waste water; sorting and re-
signed to enable them to be recycled.
also has a particle filter to reduce the
using waste).
The materials and structures have
volume of soot particles emitted.
been carefully designed to allow these
components to be easily removed and
Please make your own
reprocessed by specialist companies.
contribution towards
In order to preserve raw material re-
protecting the environment
sources, this vehicle incorporates nu-
merous parts made from recycled plas-
too
tics or renewable materials (vegetable
- Worn parts replaced in the course of
or animal-derived materials such as
routine vehicle maintenance (vehi-
cotton or wool).
cle battery, oil filter, air filter, batter-
ies, etc.) and oil containers (empty or
filled with used oil) must be disposed
of through specialist organisations.
2.17
TYRE PRESSURE LOSS WARNING (1/3)
Resetting the standard level
for the tyre pressures
This should be done:
- when the standard tyre pressure
needs to be changed to adapt to
usage conditions (empty, carrying a
load, motorway driving, etc.);
- after swapping a wheel (however this
practice is not recommended);
- after changing a wheel.
1
It should always be done after checking
the tyre pressure of all four tyres when
cold.
Tyre pressures must correspond to the
current usage of the vehicle (empty,
When fitted to the vehicle, this system
carrying a load, motorway driving, etc.).
notifies the driver if one or more tyres
lose pressure.
Operating principle
This function is an addi-
Each wheel (except for the emergency
tional driving aid.
spare wheel) has a sensor in the infla-
The function does not take
tion valve which periodically measures
the place of the driver. It
the tyre pressure while driving.
cannot, therefore, under any cir-
cumstances replace the vigilance or
Warning light
1 comes on to
the responsibility of the driver.
alert the driver in the event of insuffi-
cient pressure (deflated wheel, punc-
Check the tyre pressures, including
tured tyre, etc.).
the emergency spare wheel, once a
month.
2.18
TYRE PRESSURE LOSS WARNING (2/3)
Note:
« PUNCTURE »
2
The standard tyre pressure cannot be
less than that recommended and indi-
The warning light
comes on
cated on the door frame.
steady, accompanied by the message
“PUNCTURE” and a beep.
Display
This message appears along with the
®
warning light.
Display 2 on the instrument panel in-
3
forms you of any tyre pressure faults
They indicate that at least one wheel
(flat tyre, punctured tyre, etc.).
is punctured or severely underinflated.
Replace it or contact an approved
« ADJUST TYRE PRESSURE »
dealer if it is punctured. Top up the tyre
pressure if the wheel is deflated.
Warning light
comes on, along
with the message
“ADJUST TYRE
4
PRESSURE”.
These indicate that at least one tyre is
Resetting procedure
flat.
With the ignition on:
- repeatedly press button 3 or 4 to
Check and, if necessary, readjust the
select the “Tyre pressure init. long
pressures of the four wheels when cold.
press” function on the display 2;
The warning light
goes off after a
- press and hold (around 3 seconds)
few minutes’ driving.
button 3 or 4 to start initialisation.
Display of the message “PRESSURE
REF ONGOING” indicates that the
reset request for the tyre pressure
reference value has been taken into
account.
Reinitialisation is carried out after a few
Warning light
®
re-
minutes’ driving.
quires you to stop immedi-
ately, for your own safety,
The sudden loss of pressure in a
as soon as traffic conditions
tyre (burst tyre, etc.) cannot be de-
allow.
tected by the system.
2.19
TYRE PRESSURE LOSS WARNING (3/3)
« CHECK TYRE PRESSURE
Replacing wheels/tyres
Tyre repair product and
SENSORS »
This system requires specific equip-
inflation kit
ment (wheels, tyres, hubcaps, etc.).
As the valves are specifically designed,
The warning light
flashes for
➥ 5.13.
only use equipment approved by the
several seconds, then stays on, along
Contact an approved Dealer to fit new
approved network. ➥ 5.6.
with the message
“CHECK TYRE
PRESSURE SENSORS”.
tyres and to find out about available ac-
cessories compatible with the system
This message appears along with the
and available from your dealer net-
warning light.
work: the use of any other accessory
They indicate that at least one tyre is
could affect the correct operation of the
not fitted with sensors (e.g. emergency
system or damage a sensor.
spare wheel). Otherwise, consult an
authorised dealer.
Emergency spare wheel
If the vehicle is equipped with an emer-
Readjustment of tyre
gency spare wheel, it will not have a
pressures
sensor. When it is fitted on the vehicle,
The tyre pressures must be adjusted
the warning light
flashes for sev-
when cold (please refer to the label lo-
eral seconds, then stays on, together
cated on the edge of the driver’s door).
with the warning light
and the
If tyre pressures cannot be checked
message “CHECK TYRE PRESSURE
when the tyres are cold, the recom-
SENSORS” appears on the instrument
mended pressures must be increased
panel.
by 0.2 to 0.3 bar (3 PSI).
Changing a wheel
Never deflate a hot tyre.
The system may take sev-
eral minutes depending on
use for the new wheel pres-
sures to be recognised; check the
tyre pressures after all operations.
2.20
GEAR LEVER, HANDBRAKE
Handbrake
An impact to the under-
side of the vehicle while
To release
manoeuvring
(e.g.: strik-
1
Pull lever 3 up slightly, press button 2
ing a post, raised kerb or
and then lower the lever to the floor.
other street furniture) may result in
damage to the vehicle (e.g.: defor-
The warning light }
on the instru-
mation of an axle).
ment panel will go out.
The red warning light on the instrument
To prevent any risk of accident,
2
panel will come on if you are driving
have your vehicle checked by an
with an incorrectly released handbrake.
approved dealer.
To apply
3
Pull the lever 3 upwards and make sure
the vehicle is immobilised. The warning
Selecting reverse gear
light }
on the instrument panel will
(vehicle stationary)
come on.
Make sure that the hand-
brake is properly released
Follow the grid marked on knob 1 and,
when driving (red indicator
depending on the vehicle, lift the ring
light off), otherwise over-
against the knob to engage reverse
heating, or even damage, may
gear.
occur.
The reversing lights will come on as
soon as reverse gear is selected with
the ignition on.
Depending on the gradient
and/or vehicle load, it may
be necessary when station-
ary to apply the brake by
at least a further two notches and
engage a gear (1st or reverse gear).
2.21
REAR CAMERA (1/3)
1
2
When the vehicle ignition is switched
Special features
This function is an additional
on, the screen 2 fixed to the wind-
The camera is equipped with an auto-
aid. It cannot, therefore,
screen will display a warning message
matic de-icer which is activated when
under any circumstances
for approximately five seconds, then it
the temperature is below approximately
replace the vigilance or the
will display the view behind the vehicle
8°C.
responsibility of the driver.
using the camera 1.
Make sure that the 1 camera is not ob-
The driver should always be ready
Note: the screen 2 can be positioned
scured (by dirt, mud, snow, condensa-
for sudden incidents while driv-
left to right or top to bottom.
tion etc.).
ing: always ensure that there are
no small, narrow moving obstacles
(such as a child, animal, pushchair,
bicycle, stone, post, etc.) in the blind
spot when manoeuvring.
2.22
REAR CAMERA (2/3)
Switching off the function
The display switches of:
- immediately when engaging reverse
gear;
- 30 seconds after the ignition is
2
switched off.
A
Operation
The camera’s field of vision does not
cover the entire area behind the vehi-
cle, particularly the blind spot area A.
On vehicles equipped with the Stop
and Start function, the display remains
active when the engine is in standby.
➥ 2.5.
Objects which appear on the edge
of screen 2 may be deformed.
In very bright light (snow, vehicle
in sunshine, etc.), the camera view
may be partially disturbed.
In low brightness or poor weather,
the image on the screen may be dis-
torted.
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