Push service flap = down in direction
of arrow G.
First push both levers ; inward and then
to the rear.
Press both levers ; into the radiator
grille until they engage.
In order to avoid potentially serious burns:
Use extreme caution when opening the
service flap if there are any signs of
steam or coolant leaking from the
cooling system, or if the coolant
temperature warning lamp ? in the
instrument cluster indicates that the
coolant is overheated.
Do not remove the pressure cap on coolant
reservoir if coolant temperature is
above 158¦ (70¥). Allow engine to cool
down before removing cap. The coolant
reservoir contains hot fluid and is under
Using a rag, slowly turn the cap
turn to relieve excess
pressure. If opened immediately,
scalding hot fluid and steam will be
blown out under pressure.
The engine coolant is a mixture of water
and anticorrosion/antifreeze. To check the
coolant level the vehicle must be parked on
level ground and the engine must have
cooled down. For more information, see
Checking coolant level
Remove the service flap and insert it on
the front of the vehicle (
The coolant reservoir is located in the
front compartment on the driver's side.
Allow the radiator to cool down for at
least 30 minutes.
Using a rag, slowly turn pressure
cap : approximately