SPeCIaL FeatUReS oF PetRoL veRSIoNS
The following operating conditions
should be avoided:
– driving for long periods when the low
fuel level warning light is lit;
– using leaded petrol;
– using fuel or lubrication additives
which are not approved.
Or operating faults such as:
– faulty ignition system, running out of
fuel or disconnected spark plugs re-
sulting in the engine misfiring or cut-
ting out when driving;
– loss of power;
may cause the catalytic converter to
overheat, reducing its efficiency which
may irreparably damage it and cause
heat damage to the vehicle.
If you notice any of the above operating
faults, have the necessary repairs car-
ried out as soon as possible by an ap-
These faults may be avoided by regu-
larly taking your vehicle to an approved
Dealer at the intervals specified in the
Maintenance Service Booklet.
To avoid damaging the catalytic con-
verter, do not keep trying to start the
engine (using the start button, or by
pushing or towing the vehicle) without
having identified and corrected the
cause of the fault.
If the fault cannot be identified, do not
continue to try and start the engine, but
contact an approved dealer.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.