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STARTING
Manual gearbox
- Ensure that the gear lever is in
the neutral position.
- Do not touch the accelerator.
- In
the
case
of
vehicles: turn the key to the drive
position. Wait for the pre-heater
warning lamp to go off, if it is on.
- Action the starter by turning the
key until the engine starts (but not
for more than ten seconds).
- In temperatures lower than 0 °C,
apply the clutch during the action
on the starter in order to aid
starting. Then release the clutch
slowly.
IX
IX
Advice
Vehicles equipped with a Turbo:
Turbo equipped engines MUST be allowed to return to idle for several seconds
before switching off the ignition. Failure to do so could cause serious damage
to the turbo unit.
Flicking the throttle pedal as the ignition is turned off can lead to severe damage
to the turbo unit.
98
(6 speed) Electronic Gearbox
System
- Check that you are in position N.
- Fully depress the brake pedal.
diesel
engine
- Do not touch the accelerator.
- For Diesel engines: turn the key to
position M. Wait for the pre-heater
warning lamp to go off if it is on.
- Action the starter by turning the
key until the engine turns over (not
for longer than ten seconds).
Note: If the vehicle has been
stationary for a long time, or if you
have pressed the brake pedal a
number of times while stationary,
it will be necessary to press the
brake pedal hard down in order to
authorise the engine to start.
D R I V I N G
Automatic gearbox
- Check that you are in position P or N.
- Do not touch the accelerator.
- For Diesel engines: turn the key to
position M. Wait for the pre-heater
warning lamp to go off if it is on.
- Action the starter by turning the
key until the engine turns over (not
for longer than ten seconds).
DO NOT RUN THE ENGINE IN
A SPACE THAT IS ENCLOSED
OR INSUFFICIENTLY
VENTILATED.

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