Selecting reverse gear
Vehicles with manual gearbox: follow
the grid drawn on knob 1, and depend-
ing on the vehicle, lift ring 4 against the
gear lever knob to select reverse.
Vehicle with automatic gearbox: refer
to the information on the "Automatic
gearbox" in Section 2.
The reversing lights will come on as
soon as reverse gear is selected with
the ignition on.
An impact to the underside
of the vehicle while revers-
ing (e.g.: striking a post,
raised kerb or other street
furniture) may result in damage to
the vehicle (e.g.: deformation of the
To avoid any risk of accident, have
your vehicle checked by an ap-
Pull lever 3 up slightly, press button 2
and then lower the lever to the floor.
Pull upwards, check that the vehicle is
Make sure that the hand-
brake is properly released
when driving (red indicator
light off), otherwise over-
heating may occur.
Depending on the slope
and/or vehicle load, it may
be necessary to pull up
the handbrake at least two
extra notches and engage a gear
or reverse gear) for vehicles with
a manual gearbox or position P for
vehicles with an automatic gearbox.