SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS
The following operating conditions:
– driving for long periods when the low fuel level warning light is lit;
– using leaded petrol;
– using fuel or lubrication additives which are not approved.
Or operating faults such as:
– faulty ignition system, running out of fuel or disconnected spark plugs re-
sulting in the engine misfiring or cut-
ting out when driving;
– loss of power,
as they may cause the catalytic con-
verter to overheat and thus reduce its
efficiency, or damage it irreparably
and cause heat damage to the vehi-
cle. If you notice any of the above operating
faults, have the necessary repairs car-
ried out as soon as possible by an ap-
These faults may be avoided by regu-
larly taking your vehicle to an approved
Dealer at the intervals specified in the
To avoid damaging the catalytic con-
do not keep trying to start the
engine (using the start button, or by
pushing or towing the vehicle) without
having identified and corrected the
If the fault cannot be identified, do not
keep trying to start the engine, but con-
tact 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 con-
tact with the hot exhaust system.
MAINTENANCE AND ANTIPOLLUTION ADVICE
Your vehicle complies with criteria for
recycling and recovering vehicles at the
end of their service life which will come
into force in 2015.
Some parts of your vehicle have there-
fore been designed to facilitate future
These parts are easy to remove so
that they can be recovered and repro-
cessed by recycling companies.
By virtue of its design, moderate fuel
consumption and initial settings, your
vehicle also conforms to current anti-
pollution regulations. The manufactu-
rer is actively striving to reduce pollu-
tant exhaust gas emissions and to save
energy. But the fuel consumption of
your vehicle and the level of pollutant
exhaust gas emissions are also your
responsibility. Ensure that it is maintai-
ned and used correctly.
It is important to remember that fai-
lure to respect antipollution regulations
could lead to legal action being taken
against the vehicle owner.In addition, replacing engine, fuel
supply system and exhaust compo-
nents with parts other than those origi-
nally recommended by the manufactu-
rer may alter your vehicle so that it no
longer complies with antipollution regu-
Have your vehicle adjusted and chec-
ked by an approved Dealer, in accor-
dance with the instructions given in
your maintenance schedule: they will
have all the equipment necessary for
ensuring that your vehicle is maintained
to its original standard.
– Spark plugs:
for optimum condi-
tions of use, output and performance
the specifications laid down by our
Design Department must be strictly
If the spark plugs have to be changed, use the make, type and gap specified
for your vehicle’s engine. Contact an
approved dealer for this.
– Air filter, diesel filter: a choked ele-ment will reduce efficiency. It must be
– Ignition and idle speed: no adjust-
ment is needed.
Exhaust gas monitoring
The exhaust gas monitoring system will
detect any operating faults in the vehi-
cle’s antipollution system.
If this system malfunctions, toxic subs-
tances may be released into the atmos-
phere or damage may occur.
ÄThis warning light on the ins-
trument panel will indicate if
there are any faults in the system:
This lights up when the ignition is
switched on and goes out when the
engine is started.
– If it lights up continuously, consult an approved Dealer as soon as pos-
– if it flashes, reduce the engine speed until the light stops flashing. Contact
your approved dealer as soon as
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Type of fuel
Octane rating It is
essential that you use
unleaded petrol of the octane
rating stated on the label
inside the fuel filler flap.
If not available, unleaded
fuel with an octane rating 91
may exceptionally be used for
labels indicating 95 or 98. It is
essential that you use unleaded petrol of
the octane rating stated on the label inside the
fuel filler flap.
If not available, for a limited time only, use un-
– with an octane rating of 91 for a label with the ratings 95 or 98,
– with an octane rating of 87 for a label with the ratings 91, 95 or 98. Diesel: the label
located in the fuel
filler flap indicates authorised fuels.
Spark plugs Only use the spark plugs specified for your vehicle’s engine.
The type should be marked on a label affixed inside the engine compartment.
If it is not then contact an approved Dealer.
Fitting spark plugs other than those specified may damage the engine. –