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, in the P position, press the brake pedal, press the 2 button, then release the brake pedal once the engine has started;

- vehicles with a manual gearbox, press the brake pedal and press the 2 button, then release the brake pedal once the engine has started. If a gear is engaged, also press the clutch pedal.

Special features

- If any of the starting conditions are not met, the message “Press Brake + START” or “Press Clutch + START” or “Select Gearbox Position "P” is displayed 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.

LPG version

The system will automatically determine the switchover from petrol to LPG.

When operating on LPG, the fuel gauge may indicate a decrease in the petrol level.

Depending on the vehicle, under certain conditions of use (e.g., hard acceleration), the system may opt to temporarily switch back to petrol mode. The green warning light C flashes without any sound signal.

If the environmental conditions are once again suitable, the system may once again permit LPG mode.

At temperatures close to 0°C or less, it is recommended to use ECO mode to maximise the use of LPG mode DRIVING ADVICE, ECO DRIVING.

Do not park the vehicle or run the engine in locations where combustible substances or materials such as grass or leaves can come into contact with the hot exhaust system.

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.

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. 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 5 (button side) on the placement area 4. 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 “Keycard absent: press/hold START” appears on the instrument panel: press button 2 for longer than 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 7 then press the remote start button twice in succession for about 2 seconds each time 6. 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 8 then within another 2 seconds, press the remote start button 6 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 8 locking button again, then the remote start button 6. 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 9, 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.

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.

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.

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.