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
Maintenance Service Booklet.
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
contact with the hot exhaust system.
Versions1.2 TCe 1.6 16V 2.0 16V 2.0 T 1.5 dCi 1.6 dCi 1.9 dCi 2.0 dCi
(see engine plate) H5F Turbo K4M M4R F4R Turbo K9K R9M F9Q M9R
Cubic capacity (cc) 1 197 1,598 1,998 1,998 1,461 1 598 1,870 1,995
Type of fuel
Octane Rating It is essential that you use unleaded petrol of the
octane rating stated on the label inside the fuel
If not available, for a limited time only, use un-
– with an octane rating of 91 for a label showing
95 or 98;
– with an octane rating of 87 for a label showing 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 vehi-
The type should be marked on a label affixed
inside the engine compartment. If it is not then
contact your approved dealer.
Fitting spark plugs which are not to specification
may damage the engine.