O P E R A T I O N
The arrangement of the instruments de-
pends on the model concerned and the
engine fitted - see also "Instrument pa-
nel", page 2.
The permissible maximum speeds dur-
ing the running-in period are given on
The last figure of the mileage recorder
or trip recorder* indicates 100 m or
The trip recorder can be set back to
zero by pressing the knob in the speedo-
The permissible engine speeds during
the running-in period are given on page
The dotted zone on the scale shows the
maximum engine speed permitted brief-
ly when engine has been run in and is
warm. It is advisable to change up or
reduce engine speed at the latest by the
time the needle reaches this zone.
Changing up in good time helps to save
fuel and keeps the noise down.
Always change down to the next lower
gear before the engine starts labouring,
(no longer pulls smoothly).
The green or green shaded area on the
scale shows the speed at which the en-
gine is developing its most favourable
To set the time, press knob in centre of
dial and turn hands.
The time is set with buttons on left and
right of dial. The left button is for the
hours and the right one for the minutes:
If pressed briefly, preferably with a
ball pen, the time changes one hour or
If pressed continuously the hours or
minutes change continuously.
With the minute button the clock can
be set exactly to the second.
Press button until time is one minute,
before time to be set.
Press button at the moment when
the seconds indiator of a digital wrist-
watch shows a full minute or when the
time signal is heard on the radio.
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