In normal usage, the coolant tempe-
rature reaches or exceeds 100 °C.
Never remove the cap of a radia-
torthatishot: there is danger from
projection of scalding liquid and
steam. See "Levels".
The antifreeze contained in the cool-
ant lends it the following properties:
Protection against low tempera-
tures (initial protection: -35 °C).
See the Maintenance Guide.
In normal use, the engine oil can
exceed temperatures of 130 °C and
thus can cause serious burns.
Beware of the very high tempera-
tures attained by the various com-
ponents of the exhaust system (risk
S A F E T Y
Fuel cut-off switch
Your vehicle is equipped with a
safety device which cuts off the fuel
supply in the event of a collision.
Be extremely careful when decanting
or draining petrol or when repairing
petrol leaks because of the high risk
The diesel fuel system of an HDi
vehicle is a high pressure system. Any
repair work must be carried out by
suitably qualified personnel, such as
can be guaranteed by the CITROËN
At all times:
Avoid attempting repairs while
close to moving traffic. If this is
absolutely necessary, take all
Ensure that your passengers seek
safety away from the vehicle and
off the roadway (road verges and
motorway hard shoulders are not
Keep children away from the
vehicle and in safety.
Operate the hazard lamps and
erect warning signs.
Preferably summon assistance
safety, use CITROËN products.