AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (2/3)
In certain driving conditions (for exam-
ple, engine protection, operation of the
Electronic Stability Programme: the au-
tomatic system may change gear auto-
Likewise, to prevent incorrect manoeu-
vres, a gear change may be refused by
the automatic system: in this case the
gear display flashes for a few seconds
as a warning.
– If the bends and road surface do
not allow you to stay in automatic
mode (e.g. in the mountains), we
recommend that you change to
manual mode. This will prevent the
automatic gearbox from changing
gear repeatedly when climbing, and
permit engine braking on long de-
– In cold weather , start the engine
and wait a few seconds before
moving the selector lever from posi-
tion P or N and engaging it in D or R
to prevent the engine stalling.
Driving in manual mode
With the selection lever 1 in position D,
move the lever to the left.
Shifting the lever repeatedly allows you
to change gears manually:
– to move down through the gears, push the lever forwards;
– to move up through the gears, push the lever backwards.
The gear selected is displayed on the
When facing uphill, to remain
stopped, do not keep your foot on
Risk of overheating the automatic
In accordance with local legislation
or as a precautionary measure:
obtain an emergency kit containing
a set of spare bulbs and fuses from
an approved Dealer.
Fuses in passenger compartment C
on the right-hand side of the vehicle
Unclip the cover C using a screwdriver
If any electrical component does not
work, check the condition of the fuses.
Fuses in passenger compartment
A or B on the left-hand side of the
Unclip the cover
A using a screwdriver
Open the glovebox and unclip the