FUEL TANK (2/3)Filling with fuel
With the ignition off, insert the nozzle
and insert it fully before turning it on to
fill the fuel tank (risk of splashing).
Keep the nozzle in this position through-
out the entire filling operation.
When the pump cuts out automatically
at the end of the filling procedure, a
maximum of two further filling attempts
may be made, as there must be suffi-
cient space in the fuel tank to allow for
Make sure that no water enters the fuel
tank during filling. The cover A and its
surround must remain clean.
Using leaded petrol will damage the
antipollution system and may lead to a
loss of warranty.
To ensure that the fuel tank is not filled
with leaded petrol, the fuel tank filler
neck consists of a restrictor fitted with
a safety system which only allows
a nozzle for unleaded petrol to be
used (at the pump).
Vehicle fitted with the Stop and
To fill up with fuel, the engine must
be stopped (and not on standby):
stop the engine (please refer to the
information on “Starting and stop-
ping the engine” in Section 2).
Fuel filler cap: this is spe-
If you have to replace it,
make sure it is identical
to the original cap. Contact an ap-
Never place the cap near a source
of heat or flame.
Do not wash the filler area with a