refuelling Citroen DS5 2012 1.G Owner's Manual
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Stop & Start
Going into engine STOP mode
The "ECO"warning lamp comes
on in the instrument panel and the
gine goes into standby; with theelectronic gearbox system andspeeds below 5 mph (8 km/h), press the brakepedal or put the gear lever in position N.
In certain circumstances, the STOP modemay not be available; the "ECO"warning lamp flashes for a few seconds, then goes off.
Going into engine START mode
The system is automatically reactivated every time the engine is star ted withthe STA R T/STOP button.
Before refuelling or doing anything under the bonnet, you must switchoff the ignition with the START/STOP button. Th
warning lamp goes off
and the engine restar ts with theelectronic gearbox system:
- with the
gear lever in position A
or Mrelease the brake pedal,
- or with the gear lever in position N
andbrake pedal released, move the gear lever
to position A or M ,
- or engage reverse.
In certain circumstances, STA R T m o d e m ay beinvoked automatically; the "ECO"
warning lampflashes for a few seconds, then goes off. You can deactivate the s
ystem at any time bypressing the "ECO OFF"
button; the button's
warning lamp comes on.
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Limit the causes of excess
Spread loads throughout the vehicle; place the heaviest items in the bottom of the boot,as close as possible to the rear seats.Limit the loads carried in the vehicle and reduce wind resistance (roof bars, roof rack, bicycle carrier, trailer...). Use a roof box inpreference.Remove roof bars and roof racks after use.
At the end of winter, remove snow tyres and refit your summer tyres.
Observe the recommendations
Check the tyre pressures regularly, when cold, referring to the label in the door aper ture, driver's side.Carry out this check in par ticular:- before a long journey,- at each change of season,- after a long period out of use. Don't forget the spare wheel and the tyres onany trailer or caravan.
Have your vehicle ser viced regularly (engine oil, oil filter, air filter...) and obser ve the schedule of operations recommended by the manufacturer.
When refuelling, do not continue after the 3 rd
cut-off of the nozzle to avoid any over flow.
At the wheel of your new vehicle, it is only after the first 1 800 miles (3 000 kilometres) that you will see the fuel consumption settledown to a consistent average.
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Fuel tank Capacity of the tank: approximately 60 litres.
Additions of fuel must be of at least 5 litres to
be registered by the fuel gauge.Opening the filler cap may result in an inrush of air. This vacuum is entirely normal and results from the sealing of the fuel system. ) Take care to select the pump that delivers
the correct fuel type for your vehicle'sengine (reminder on a label on the inside of
the filler flap). ) Open the filler cap by turning it a 1/4 turn to
the left. ) Remove the filler cap and hang it on its carrier (on the filler flap).
If you have put in the wrong fuel for your vehicle, you must have havethe tank drained and refilled with the correct fuel before you start the engine.
With Stop & Star t, never refuel with the system in STOP mode; you must switchoff the ignition with the START/STOP button.
Introduce the nozzle and push it in fully(pushing open the non-return valve Aonpetrol vehicles). )
Fill the tank (don't continue past the
third cut-off of the nozzle, as this may cause malfunctions). ) Refit the filler cap turning it a 1/4 turn to
the right. ) Push the filler flap to close it.
Your vehicle is
fitted with a catalytic converter
which reduces harmful emissions in
the exhaust gas.
The filler neck is narrower and allows only
petrol nozzles to be used.
For a petrol en
gine, the use of unleaded fuel iscompulsory.
)Press the switch
This switch remains active for a few minutes
after switching off the ignition. If necessary, switch the ignition on again to reactivate it.
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Low fuel level
When the low fuel level in the tank isreached, this warning lamp comes on
in the instrument panel, accompanied
by an audible warning and a messagein the instrument panel screen.
When it first comes on, around 6 litres of fuelremain in the tank.
You must refuel as soon as possible to avoid running out.
Fuel supply cut-off
Your vehicle is equipped with a safety device
which cuts o
ff the fuel supply in the event of a collision.
It remains possible to use a fuel can tofill the tank.In order to ensure a good flow of fuel, do not place the nozzle of the fuel canin direct contact with the flap of themisfuel prevention device and pour slowly.
Misfuel prevention (Diesel) *
Mechanical device which prevents filling the tank of a Diesel vehicle with petrol. It avoids the risk of engine damage that can result from filling with the wrong fuel.
Located in the filler neck, the misfuel prevention device appears when the filler cap is removed.
petrol filler nozzle is introduced into the fuel filler neck of your Diesel vehicle, it comes
into contact with the flap. The system remains closed and prevents filling. Do not persist but introduce a Diesel type
Tr a v e l l i ng abroad
As Diesel fuel pump nozzles may be different
in other countries, the presence of the misfuel
prevention device may make refuellingimpossible.
Before travelling abroad, we recommend that
you check with the CITROËN dealer network,
your vehicle is suitable for the fuelpumps in the country in which you want to
g to country of sale.
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Quality of the fuel used for
The petrol engines are perfectly compatiblewith E10 or E24 type petrol biofuels (containing
10 % or 24 % ethanol), conforming to European
standards EN 228 and EN 15376.
E85 type fuels (containing up to 85 % ethanol)are reserved exclusively for vehicles marketedfor the use of this type of fuel (BioFlex
vehicles). The quality of the ethanol must comply with European standard EN 15293.
For Brazil only, special vehicles are marketed
to run on fuels containing up to 100 % ethanol (E10 0 type).
Quality of the fuel used for
The Diesel engines are per fectly compatible
with biofuels which conform to current andfuture European standards (Diesel fuel whichcomplies with standard EN 590 mixed with a
biofuel which complies with standard EN 14214)
available at the pumps (containing up to 7 %Fatty Acid Methyl Ester).
The B30 biofuel can be used in cer tain Diesel engines; however, this use is subject to strict
application of the special ser vicing conditions. Contact a CITROËN dealer or a qualified
The use of any other type of (bio)fuel(vegetable or animal oils, pure or diluted,
domestic fuel...) is strictly prohibited (risk of
damage to the engine and fuel system).
Before refuelling using non-standard Diesel
fuel nozzles (present in some countries), a tool
you to temporarily disable the misfuel prevention device.
)Introduce the tool into the filler neck as far as the handle will allow. )Remove the tool completely. )Fill with fuel.
The misfuel prevention device will beactivated the next time a standard nozzle is used.