STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card

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The card must be inserted in detection zone 1.

To start:

- vehicles with an automatic gearbox, place the lever in position P, depress the brake pedal and press button 2;

- vehicles with a manual gearbox, depress the brake or clutch pedal and press the button 2. If a gear is engaged, the vehicle may only be started by depressing the clutch pedal.

Special features

- If one of the conditions required for starting is not met, the message “Press Brake + START” or “Press Clutch + START” or “Set gearbox to P” will appear on the instrument panel;

- in some cases, it will be necessary to move the steering wheel whilst pressing the start button 2 to help unlock the steering column; the message “Turn Steering Wheel + START” will warn you of this;

Note: on vehicles equipped with a manual gearbox, in the event of engine stalling the message “Press Clutch” will be displayed on the instrument panel. Fully press the clutch pedal to restart the engine.

Driver’s responsibility when parking or stopping the vehicle

Never leave an animal, child or adult who is not self-sufficient alone in your vehicle, even for a short time.

They may pose a risk to themselves or to others by starting the engine, activating equipment such as the electric windows or locking the doors, for example.

Also, in hot and/or sunny weather, please remember that the temperature inside the passenger compartment increases very quickly.

RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.

“Hands-free” starting with the tailgate open

In this case, the card should not be located in the luggage compartment, to prevent the risk of loss.

Accessories function

(switching on the ignition)

Once you have gained access to your vehicle, you may use some of its functions (radio, navigation, wipers, etc.).

To use the other functions, with the card in the passenger compartment, press the 2 button without pressing the pedals.

Operating faults

In certain cases, the hands-free card may not work:

- card battery flat, etc.;

- near to appliances operating on the same frequency as the card (monitor, mobile phone, video game, etc.);

- vehicle located in a high electromagnetic radiation zone.

The message “Place card on zone + START” appears on the instrument panel.

Press the brake or clutch pedal, then place the card 4 (button side) on the placement area 3. Press the 2 button to start the vehicle. The message goes out.

Conditions for stopping the engine

The vehicle must be stationary, lever in position P on vehicles with an automatic gearbox.

With the card in the vehicle, press button 2: the engine stops. The steering column is locked when a door is opened or the vehicle is locked.

If the card is no longer in the passenger compartment when you try to switch the engine off, the message: Card missing: press and hold START appears on the instrument panel: press button 2 for at least two seconds. If the card is no longer in the passenger compartment, make sure you can retrieve it before pressing and holding the button. Without the card, you will not be able to start.

With the engine switched off, any accessories being used (radio, etc.) will continue to function for approximately 10 minutes.

When the driver’s door is opened, the accessories stop working.

Never switch off the ignition before the vehicle has stopped completely. Once the engine has stopped, the brake servo, power-assisted steering etc., and the passive safety devices such as the airbags and pretensioners will no longer operate.

When you leave your vehicle, especially if you have your card with you, check that the engine is completely switched off.

Driver’s responsibility when parking or stopping the vehicle

Never leave an animal, child or adult who is not self-sufficient alone in your vehicle, even for a short time.

They may pose a risk to themselves or to others by starting the engine, activating equipment such as the electric windows or locking the doors, for example.

Also, in hot and/or sunny weather, please remember that the temperature inside the passenger compartment increases very quickly.

RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.

Remote engine start-up

This function allows remote starting of the engine.

Initialisation

If the vehicle is so equipped, press the unlocking button 6 then press the remote start button twice in succession for about 2 seconds each time 5. The time between the two presses must be less than 5 seconds. The hazard warning lights will come on continuously for 3 seconds to confirm the system reset.

Note: once the function has been activated, it cannot be deactivated.

We advise you to contact an Approved Dealer.

Operation

To start the engine remotely, press the locking button 7 then within another 2 seconds, press the remote start button 5 for approximately 2 seconds. The hazard lights come on continuously for approximately 3 seconds and the engine starts.

The engine will run for 5 minutes. Once the engine is running, you can add another 5 minutes by pressing the 7 locking button again, then the remote start button 5. The hazard lights come on continuously for 3 seconds to confirm that the function has been prolonged.

This function also lets you programme the engine to start, in order to heat or ventilate the passenger compartment up to 24 hours before using the vehicle.

Depending on the vehicle, configuration and programming are carried out using the multimedia display 8, for more information please refer to the multimedia instructions.

Remote engine start performance varies according to surroundings such as:

- Obstacles, buildings, walls, other vehicles, etc.;

- radio frequency interference (television, radio, mobile phone, other remote controls etc.) ;

- Condition of the key/card battery.

In the event that the function is used, please ensure that power-consuming devices (such as the wipers, exterior lights, radio, heated seats, heated steering wheel, etc.) are deactivated and all accessories are disconnected before leaving the vehicle.

Fire hazard.

The remote engine start-up operates if:

- the gearbox is in P or N position on vehicles fitted with an automatic gearbox;

- the ignition is switched off;

- the bonnet is closed;

- all of the opening elements (doors and luggage compartment) are closed and locked when you leave the vehicle;

- in extreme weather conditions, the remote engine start-up by programming may not work.

If one of these conditions is not met, the lights will flash for approximately 3 seconds.

Do not use the engine remote start-up function or its programming when:

- the vehicle is in a garage or in a confined space.

Risk of poisoning or suffocation by exhaust gas emissions.

- the vehicle is covered with a protective cover.

Fire hazard.

- the bonnet is open or before it opens.

Risk of burns or serious injury.

Depending on the country, the remote start function or its programming may be prohibited by law and/or by the regulations in force.

Before using this function, check the legislation and/or the regulations in force for the country.