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BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual
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  • Page 1 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual BYD S6 Owner's Manual...
  • Page 2 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual...
  • Page 3 Foreword Thank you for choosing a BYD S6. To help you use and maintain your BYD S6, please read the Instruction Manual carefully. If you have any doubts about the instructions, please contact the BYD auto sales service station for help.
  • Page 4 "do not let it happen" Thank you for choosing a BYD S6. Your opinions and suggestions are welcome. To provide better service to you, please provide accurate contact details, and contact a BYD Sales service station for your information updates. Please obtain the...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Table of Contents Vehicle Performance Parameters of BYD S6 ........................1 Chapter 1 Operation of Instruments and Controls ......................1-1 1.1 Anti-theft system ...............................1-1 1.2 Driver and Passenger Safety ..........................1-13 1.3 Lights, Wiper and Defroster ............................1-25 1.4 Instruments and Indicator Lights ..........................1-31...
  • Page 6: Vehicle Performance Parameters Of Byd S6

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Vehicle Performance Parameters of BYD S6 Product Model 2.0 L MT 2.4 L AT Basic type load-type vehicle body structure, 5 doors/1 lid/2 carriages Drive mode Front transverse engine, front-wheel drive Length 4810 Dimensions Width...
  • Page 7 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 1 Section 1 Operation of Instruments and Controls Anti-theft system Keys ..................... 1-2 Wireless remote control function ..........1-3 Intelligent key access and starting function ........1-5 Steering Lock Function ..............1-6 The battery in the intelligent key runs out of power ...... 1-7 Anti-theft System ................
  • Page 8: 1-2 Anti-theft System

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Use of the mechanical key Keys WARNING Pay attention to the following items when using intelligent keys:  People with a pacemaker, a cardiac defibrillator or other electronic medical device should keep away from the aerials of the...
  • Page 9: Wireless Remote Control Function

    In the event of losing the key, you can other accidents. obtain a new one from the BYD auto The wireless remote control function sales service stations using the key ID is used for locking/unlocking all doors number.
  • Page 10 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Locking Operation Locking: all doors will be locked When the electronic intelligent key is simultaneously by pressing down the used for unlocking, even if the doors are locking switch. At this moment, the not open, the interior lights will be turned...
  • Page 11: Intelligent Key Access And Starting Function

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Active Region Intelligent key access and Access function - door locking and unlocking. starting function After an intelligent key is registered, the access and starting engine function is available in the active region. Locking By pressing down the micro switch of...
  • Page 12: Steering Lock Function

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Unlocking Steering Lock Function  The intelligent key is carried together with communication After you are in the access function devices, like an interphone and When the wireless remote control, the active region, footlights of the mobile phone.
  • Page 13: The Battery In The Intelligent Key Runs Out Of Power

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual The battery in the intelligent b. Take out the battery. Replace Electronic Intelligent Key Battery key runs out of power If the intelligent key battery runs out of If the indicator light of the intelligent...
  • Page 14 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Start the engine with the intelligent Power saving 4. Start the engine within 5 s. key whose battery has run out of power The key will communicate with the car even when you are not driving the car.
  • Page 15: Anti-theft System

    10 seconds. The function is abnormal, please take all anti-theft indicator light will start  Unlock doors with the remote intelligent keys to the BYD auto sales flashing after the system is set. control function. service stations for inspection.
  • Page 16: Power Windows

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Power windows driver-side window will be opened or Power door lock closed completely. If it has to be stopped midway, just press the button Left front window slightly. control button Right front window Locking Left rear window...
  • Page 17 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual As shown in the figure, pull the lock Car door self-locking/unlocking When you push the lock knob forward in the left front door, all car doors will latch to the position of "LOCK" When the vehicle speed is over 20 be locked.
  • Page 18: Back Door

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Horizontal opening and closing Back door Sunroof a. Unlock using the wireless remote Sunroof tilting control function or by turning the mechanical key clockwise. Tilting – b. The back door can be opened by pulling up its external handle.
  • Page 19: Driver And Passenger Safety

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 1 Section 2 Operation of Instruments and Controls Driver and Passenger Safety Safety Precautions ..............1-14 Seats ..................1-15 Seat Belts ................... 1-15 SRS .................... 1-17 Danger of CO Intoxication ............1-23 Driver and Passenger Safety 1-13...
  • Page 20: Safety Precautions

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Safety Precautions traffic conditions. The more alcohol a. All adults and children not you have drunk, the slower you will applicable to the children protection Steering Wheel Adjustment become. Therefore, driving after device wear the seat belts correctly.
  • Page 21: Seats

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  When driving, do not adjust the Seats Seat Belts driver seat, as seat moving may make the driver lose control of the The driver and passengers should WARNING car. adjust the shoulder height of the ...
  • Page 22 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Seat belts with the pre-tensioning Tips shared by two or more device (optional)  The seat belts equipped on the passengers - even by children. car are designed according to the  Do not over-tilt the backrest. The The driver and front seat belts are adult frame.
  • Page 23: Srs

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Do not leave objects, such as SRS (optional) In the event of minor frontal collision, side collision, rear collision or roll-over, coins, and paper clips, etc. in the generally the SRS airbag won’t be...
  • Page 24 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  For cars equipped with side SRS of S6 mainly consists of the has been deployed, a small following components, whose amount of smoke will be released, airbags, please do not attach hard positions are shown in the figure which is normal.
  • Page 25 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  The surface of seats equipped with Notice for side airbag maintenance In the following cases, please contact the BYD auto sales service stations side airbags (the shadowed section immediately. in the figure) has been scratched, cracked or been damaged in other ...
  • Page 26 Manual. Tips If the air bag system has to be disabled on special occasions, please have it done at a BYD auto Cases in which SRS air bag won't sales service station. Otherwise, it deploy may cause serious injuries or death! The car hits a pothole.
  • Page 27: Byd Auto S6 Owner's Manual

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual The car sides are hit by other vehicles (side airbags not installed) Other vehicles hit the rear of the car The car bumps into a truck The car crashes into a wall but not head-on...
  • Page 28 When the seat belts are used, the  BYD S6 SRS has taken into full lumbar belt should be fastened  There should not be other consideration various misuses properly. Otherwise, serious...
  • Page 29: Danger Of Co Intoxication

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  SRS must be replaced in a BYD Danger of CO Intoxication components should be avoided auto sales service station within (otherwise, scalding or discomfort 15 years as of the date of delivery may be caused to the body).
  • Page 30 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual WARNING CO intoxication. Inhalation of CO may lead to loss of consciousness or even death. Please keep away from any enclosed environment and activity that may cause CO intoxication. High-concentrations of CO will accumulate quickly in an enclosed area, e.g.
  • Page 31: Lights, Wiper And Defroster

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 1 Section 3 Operation of Instruments and Controls Lights, Wiper and Defroster Headlights .................. 1-26 Fog Light (optional) ..............1-27 Front and Rear Windscreen Wiper ..........1-27 Rear Window Defroster .............. 1-29 External Rear-view Mirror Defroster (if equipped) ...... 1-29...
  • Page 32 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Headlights These lights will be turned on or off automatically according to the solar intensity sensed by the light intensity sensor. The solar intensity sensor is on the top of the dashboard. Do not cover...
  • Page 33 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Fog Light (optional) Turn on rear fog lights - turn the switch Front and Rear Windscreen from the position () downward to the Wiper position , and then release it. When you turn the dimming knob to the position OFF to turn off the headlights, the front &...
  • Page 34 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Rear windscreen wiper and washer Tips  The wiper blades should be inspected periodically, and dirt on the blades should be cleared away.  Dry wiping is prohibited. If the wiper is started immediately after...
  • Page 35 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Rear Window Defroster External Rear-view Mirror Defrosting (optional) The rear window defroster can clear away mist, frost and thin ice on the Tips rear window.  Do not adjust the external rear-view mirror whilst driving.
  • Page 36 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 1-30 Emergency Treatment...
  • Page 37: Instruments And Indicator Lights

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 1 Section 4 Operation of Instruments and Controllers Instruments and Indicator Lights Tachometer ................1-33 Coolant Thermometer ..............1-34 Fuel Gauge ................1-34 Instruments and Indicator Lights 1-31...
  • Page 38 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 1. Speedometer 2. Outdoor temperature display 3. Mileage information display 4. Gear Display 5. Tachometer 6. Coolant thermometer Outdoors 7. Travel reset button Clock setting 8. Fuel Gauge Total mileage 9. Driving information display 1-32 Emergency Treatment...
  • Page 39 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Speedometer By pressing the travel reset button for Tachometer a short time repeatedly, information of the total mileage, Mileage 1 and The speedometer displays the car The tachometer indicates the rotation Mileage 2 can be displayed in turn.
  • Page 40 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Emergency braking, accelerating Coolant thermometer Fuel Gauge or turning;  When driving on a slope or bend. By shifting the start button on the gear It is used to indicate the approximate ON, the thermometer displays the...
  • Page 41 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Driving information display Menu adjustment display Cruising range: used to indicate the remaining travelling distance The driving information includes the calculated from the amount of It is used to display the car status fuel consumption, the mean fuel remaining fuel in the fuel tank.
  • Page 42 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual The menu structure is shown as 1.1 Maintenance interval: set the 1.2 Maintenance mileage: set the follows: maintenance interval status maintenance mileage state  Maintenance Display item Function Display item Function  Maintenance interval Maintenance...
  • Page 43 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Indication Information Display 1.3 Check: check the current Display item Function remained maintenance interval Car speed Menu name It is displayed in the right LCD and and maintenance mileage. alarm used to remind the user of the car Alarm speed set state change.
  • Page 44 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Fault Information Display XX days to The information is immediately and displayed to indicate contact the BYD auto maintenance when the maintenance It is displayed in the right LCD and sales service station. date interval is due.
  • Page 45 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Indicator for unfastened driver If the light flashes or is on constantly The information will be whilst driving, the car should be driven displayed when faults seat belt away from the road and parked in a are found with ESP.
  • Page 46 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual When the start button is at gear ON, Parking brake system SRS indicator light the indicator light will come on. indicator light Normally, after the engine is started, The indicator light is used to monitor the indicator light will go out.
  • Page 47 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual If the indicator light is not on when the wrong with the steering signal or the Low fuel indicator light start button is at gear ON, or is on at relevant circuit. any other moment, it means that The indicator light is on the fuel gauge.
  • Page 48 Sunroof not closed alarm function system. In this case, the car should be Rear Fog Light Indicator driven to the BYD auto sales service station for inspection. When the power is at gear OFF and When the rear fog lights are turned on, the sunroof is not closed, the the indicator light will come on.
  • Page 49: Comfort And Convenience Devices

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 1 Section 5 Operation of Instruments and Controls Comfort and convenience devices Indoor air environment control system ........1-44 CD Multimedia System (if equipped) .......... 1-46 Cigar Lighter ................1-46 Ashtray ..................1-46 Accessory Power Socket (optional) ..........1-47 Coat Hook ..................
  • Page 50: Indoor Air Environment Control System

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Indoor air environment control system Air conditioner panel Outdoor Automatic temperature Thursday Temperature Temperature Temperature Temperature Mode Independent control Automatic Control Turn Off Air Conditioner 3, 4. Driver Temperature Adjustment Button Internal & External Circulation Mode Button Cooling Button 8, 12.
  • Page 51 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Automatic operation Independent temperature control will be the top priority. The air conditioning will be turned on and After the automatic operation button is When the independent control button operated automatically. The system pressed, the air conditioning will be (the indicator light is on) is pressed, will select the fresh air mode.
  • Page 52: Cd Multimedia System (if Equipped)

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  The USB port is only for the flash CD Multimedia System Cigar Lighter memory sticks with capacities (if equipped) lower than 8 GB rather than the mobile hard disk. Tips WARNING  The USB port only supports...
  • Page 53: Accessory Power Socket (optional)

    For the S6, only the left front the air bag from being deployed. (driver) mat is equipped with the fixing clamp.
  • Page 54 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual a. Left front (driver) mat installation methods are as follows: Mat back (1). Install the mat fixing clamp: Installation methods Nylon catch shown by the section plane installation holes Clamp leg b. Right front (passenger) mat...
  • Page 55: Cruise Control (optional)

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Cruise Control (optional) Mat back With cruise control, you can maintain Mat back a preset speed higher than 40 km/h without having to depress the Nylon catch accelerator pedal. The function can be initiated for driving on straight and smooth motorways.
  • Page 56: Auxiliary Parking System (optional)

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual b. Increase the car speed to above 40 The preset cruise speed can be reduced Auxiliary parking system km/h. with any of the following methods. (optional) c. Press the deceleration/set (-/SET) a. The car can be decelerated by button to initiate the cruise control.
  • Page 57 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Type of sensor Auxiliary parking switch Display When the sensor detects a barrier, the On the multi-media mainframe icon will be displayed on the multi-functional display/air conditioning panel and touch screen according to the shape of the barrier and the distance between the car and the barrier.
  • Page 58 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Sensor detecting range When the car reverses Illustration of the rear central sensor The top right of the screen will display operation Approximate Display Alarm distance illustration sound 120 to 80 cm Slow Approximately Approximately...
  • Page 59: Parking Imaging System (optional)

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  There is snow on the sensor or the Except the above cases, the sensor Parking imaging system sensor is frozen; may fail to judge the actual distance to (optional)  The sensor is covered with any some barriers correctly due to their manner;...
  • Page 60 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Limitation of the parking imaging The right front camera is installed at the right external rear-view mirror. system Objects close to the two side corners of the bumper bar or under the bumper can not be seen in the reversing picture.
  • Page 61 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  If the rear door is not completely  Prevent organic solvents, waxes, As shown in the following figure: closed, do not use this system. glass cleaners or glass coatings Object is straight ahead of the vehicle.
  • Page 62 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 1-56 Emergency Treatment...
  • Page 63 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 2 Driving Guidelines Run-in Period ................2-2 Fuel ....................2-2 Engine Exhaust Warning .............. 2-3 Brake System ................2-4 Carrying luggage ................2-5 Driving Guidelines 2-1...
  • Page 64: Run-in Period

    Appropriately selected fuel can benefit at high speed. engine performance, and is the key to controlling exhaust emissions and BYD S6 does not have a complicated protecting relevant components. run-in procedure. During the first 3,000 kilometres, please follow the Only use #93 or above unleaded tips below to save fuel and extend the petrol.
  • Page 65: Engine Exhaust Warning

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Always keep the engine at an Engine Exhaust Warning check the exhaust system optimum condition. If the immediately. electrical system, electronic  Do not run the engine for a long ignition system or fuel system...
  • Page 66: Brake System

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Brake System inspect and replace the brake pad. Do not continue to drive the vehicle when WARNING  As the exhaust pipe is very hot, hearing the alarm. The brake system is a cross hydraulic when the engine is running or system with independent dual circuits.
  • Page 67: Carrying Luggage

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Hear the ABS operating sound, or Carrying luggage The size and pressure of all tyres feel the pulse of brake pedal and should be as specified for the the vibration of steering wheel. original car: the ABS uses wheel There are many storage features on ...
  • Page 68 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual The roof rack is composed of two b. Squeeze the two connectors of the longitudinal rods and two cross bars cover curtain centrally, then install it WARNING on the two holes on the rear side ...
  • Page 69: Chapter 2 Driving Guidelines

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  When loading luggage in the sure to place heavy luggage on Ensure that luggage on the roof passenger zone: the bottom and as far forward as rack is securely attached before possible. driving. Do not place any objects on the...
  • Page 70 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 2-8 Emergency Treatment...
  • Page 71 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 3 Starting and Driving Safety Check Before Driving ............3-2 Before Starting Engine ..............3-3 How to Start Engine ..............3-3 Driving Tips Under Certain Conditions ......... 3-4 Driving Tips in Winter ..............3-6 Parking Notice ................
  • Page 72: Safety Check Before Driving

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Engine Cabin Interior Conditions Safety Check Before Driving Lighting: make sure headlights, parking lights, width-indicator lights, indicator lights and other lights work Coolant level: check that the coolant It is recommended to perform a safety normally.
  • Page 73: Before Starting Engine

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Starting Before Starting Engine WARNING a. Check the environment around the  During engine starting, do not Make sure that the procedures in car before getting in. "Before starting" have been carried press the start button longer than b.
  • Page 74: Driving Tips Under Certain Conditions

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual make sure braking does not result in Driving Tips Under Certain tips for driving on snow covered roads deviation of the vehicle. and therefore need to master these Conditions tips through practice. Other Abnormalities: check if there is...
  • Page 75: Chapter 3 Starting And Driving

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Take special care when speeding conditions are important to prevent the WARNING vehicle from sliding (when driving on wet up, shifting to higher/lower gear,  When overtaking or being roads and tyre adhesion is lost).
  • Page 76: Driving Tips In Winter

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Use washer fluid with antifreeze. Driving Tips in Winter Parking Notice They are available at BYD service Make sure the coolant can provide a. Confirm that the roof (if equipped) stations. anti-freezing protection. and car windows are closed.
  • Page 77: Towing Trailer

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual g. When parking, steer the front Towing Trailer How to Save Fuel and wheels towards the curb when the Extend Auto Service Life vehicle is facing the slope bottom. If Your vehicle is not designed to tow a the vehicle is equipped with a trailer.
  • Page 78: Auto Fire Prevention Tips

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Avoid engine lug-down or overspeed. Driving at appropriate speed can Auto Fire Prevention Tips Select appropriate gears according reduce fuel consumption. to road surface conditions. To prevent vehicle fire timely and  Keep all wheels in proper ...
  • Page 79 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual c. Contact a BYD service station e. Choose a proper parking site In the event of a vehicle fire, remain and have your vehicle inspected calm and take effective action to regularly. put the fire out, reducing loss as...
  • Page 80 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 3-10 Emergency Treatment...
  • Page 81 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 4 Emergency Treatment If the Car Cannot Start Up ............4-2 If Engine Stalls during Driving ............4-4 If the Car Overheats ..............4-4 If the vehicle has to be towed ............4-5 Emergency Treatment 4-1...
  • Page 82: 4-2 Emergency Treatment

    Ensure the interval between two You need to let your BYD service repeated starting. Please see "(b) engine starts is longer than 1 minute. station inspect your keys. If all keys Start Engine with Fuel Spill"...
  • Page 83: Chapter 4 Emergency Treatment

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Procedures of Jump Start Tips Tips  The engine cannot be started by When connecting, keep your body 1. If the charging battery is installed on pushing or towing the BYD vehicle away from the battery and do not another car, please make sure there with an automatic transmission.
  • Page 84: If Engine Stalls During Driving

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual If Engine Stalls during If the Car Overheats Tips Driving To avoid personal injury, please If the engine coolant thermometer keep the engine bonnet closed until indicates overheating, or there is there is no coolant coming out. The a.
  • Page 85: If The Vehicle Has To Be Towed

    If the vehicle has to be towed drops to normal, recheck the coolant level in the tank again and Contact a BYD service station if the add additional coolant if necessary. vehicle has to be towed. Never tow Obvious coolant level drop means...
  • Page 86 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual c. make sure the starting button is button is at the ACC position and WARNING at the ACC position so as to keep the steering wheel moves smoothly. the steering wheel unlocked. Improper towing preparation may...
  • Page 87: Chapter 5 Vehicle Exterior Maintenance

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 5 Vehicle Exterior Maintenance Tips on Maintenance of Paint Surface.......... 5-2 Washing and Waxing ..............5-3 Inside Cleaning ................5-5 Auto Air Freshener ............... 5-7 Corrosion Prevention ..............5-7 Vehicle Exterior Maintenance 5-1...
  • Page 88: Tips On Maintenance Of Paint Surface

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Tips on Maintenance of Paint speed up aging. When washing the f. Do not touch the paint with greasy car at a car wash, prevent the staff hands, wipe the paint with a greasy Surface...
  • Page 89: Washing And Waxing

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual j. Use carbon detergent to clean Washing and Waxing a. Use hose pipe to wash away loose glossy metal parts, and apply wax dirt, slush and saline-alkali at the regularly for protection. bottom of the vehicle and in the Cleaning recessed areas of the wheels.
  • Page 90 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Auto Car Washing separated from the car wax. Follow Tips the instructions and precautions Do not install plastic decorative You can wash your car at an automatic from the manufacturer. The chrome pieces which have been seriously car wash station.
  • Page 91: Inside Cleaning

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Seat Belts Instrument panel, console panel Inside Cleaning and switches The seat belt can be washed with Tips neutral soap water or warm water. Tips Do not allow the water to flow onto  Do not use organic substances the floor while cleaning the vehicle;...
  • Page 92 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Leather Trim inside the Car It is recommended to have your Tips vehicle cleaned by a BYD service  Don't wash leather with organic For leather trimming, you can use station. substances at all, like volatile oil,...
  • Page 93: Auto Air Freshener

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Auto Air Freshener Corrosion Prevention Wash the bottom of the body using a high pressure spray gun. It is particularly important for vehicles that Since the chemical compositions in Generally speaking, there are two drive on salted roads in winter. It is...
  • Page 94 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 5-8 Self-maintenance...
  • Page 95 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 6 Maintenance Instructions Maintenance ................. 6-2 Does your vehicle need maintenance .......... 6-3 Maintenance Program ..............6-4 Maintenance Instructions 6-1...
  • Page 96 BYD Auto Company strongly recommends that users protect BYD To make sure your vehicle runs Which maintenance items can be S6 cars by following the maintenance completed by driver himself? optimally, follow the maintenance program below, because scheduled schedule.
  • Page 97 If you notice any of these; please as below:  Abnormal noises related to contact a BYD service station at once.  Engine hunting or instable, obvious movement of suspension system; decrease in power, abnormal  Loss of brake effectiveness or engine noise;...
  • Page 98: Maintenance Program

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Maintenance Program Maintenance Intervals Reading on odometer or months, subject to what comes first ×1,000 km 8 13 18 23 28 33 38 43 48 53 58 63 68 73 Months First maintenance 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 27 30 33 36 39 42 45...
  • Page 99: Chapter 6 Maintenance Instructions

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 12. Check battery 13. Check the engine idle speed 14. Check the ignition timing 15. Check and adjust the valve gap 16. Check the joint of exhaust pipe for gas leak 17 Throttle control cable 18.
  • Page 100 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual 37. Tyre and inflation pressure 38. Check the front and rear wheel alignment 39. Check if the wheel bearing has end play 40. Check clutch function and adjust pedal travel 41. Clutch fluid 42. Clutch pipes and hoses 43.
  • Page 101 BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Chapter 7 Self-maintenance Precautions on Self-maintenance ..........7-2 Open Engine Bonnet ..............7-3 Engine Oil ..................7-4 Cooling System ................7-4 Windscreen Washer ..............7-5 Transmission Fluid ............... 7-6 Brake Fluid and Clutch Fluid ............7-6 Power Steering ................
  • Page 102: Self-maintenance

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  If the engine is hot, do not remove  Since the brake fluid is harmful to Precautions on the radiator cap to prevent eyes and paint surface, be careful Self-maintenance burning yourself. when refilling. If the brake fluid...
  • Page 103: Open Engine Bonnet

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Do not refill too much power Open engine bonnet steering fluid, or it may overflow WARNING when starting the vehicle. Before driving, be sure that the  Do not drive with the air filter bonnet is closed and securely locked.
  • Page 104: Engine Oil

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Engine oil API grade: SG or above Cooling System SAE: 5W-30 -30 °C above 10W-30/40 - 15 °C above Engine oil is a kind of Consumable, which is very important to ensure the engine runs normally. Therefore, WARNING check the engine oil level regularly.
  • Page 105: Windscreen Washer

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Never add any rust inhibitor or other Windscreen Washer additives to the cooling system, since the additives may not be compatible Check the level in the windscreen with the coolant or engine washer reservoir at least once a components.
  • Page 106: Transmission Fluid

    Replace the brake fluid according to recommended driving time and mileage in the periodical maintenance schedule. Make sure to use BYD original brake Lower mark fluid DOT4. The other types of brake fluid are not compatible with your The fluid level should be between the vehicle's braking system.
  • Page 107: Power Steering

    HC, CO and NOx. To replace it, BYD engine compartment. original parts must be used. Drop in power steering fluid level...
  • Page 108: Air Filter Element

    10,000 km or every 6 months. Clean Please go to a BYD service station to WARNING replace the fuel filter. If the fuel  When the engine is running, stay Intake compression air into air filter...
  • Page 109: Engine Bonnet Lock

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual  Prevent electrolyte from touching Engine bonnet lock Battery eye, skin or clothing. Check the battery once per month.  Do not drink electrolyte by Pivot You should check the colour of the mistake. viewport window as well as for any ...
  • Page 110: Air Conditioning System

    ECUs on the car. Driving belt performed by a BYD service station. To Remove the battery cables before keep it working effectively, you can connecting the battery to charger.
  • Page 111: Tyre

    BYD AUTO S6 Owner's Manual Inspection Tyre High Tyre Pressure (excessive air filling) Every time you check the tyre pressure, To drive your vehicle safely, it should examine the tyres for damage, foreign  Difficulty in operation be equipped with tyres of proper type objects and abrasion as well.
  • Page 112: Chapter 7 Self-maintenance

     Do not mix radial, bias-belted or tyre. bias-ply tyres.  Do not use tyre sizes other than Front those recommended by manufacturers.  Do not use tyres on BYD S6 if you do not know how they were used previously. 7-12 Self-maintenance...
  • Page 113: Lamps

    Install the snow chains on headlights may need to be aligned installed and avoid protrusion, the front tyres. Please pay special again. Please go to a BYD service holes and sharp turns on the attention when driving your vehicle station to complete this task.
  • Page 114: Vehicle Storage

    Raise the front wiper arm with a If your vehicle is parked for more than thoroughly. towel or cloth to prevent it touching a year, please go to a BYD service d. Clear the interior and make sure the windscreen. station to perform overall that the carpet and floor mat is maintenance.

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