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BYD F0 Owner's Manual
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  • Page 1 BYD F0 Owner’s Manual BYD Auto Co., Ltd BYD Auto Co., Ltd...
  • Page 2 Preface Thank you for choosing BYD F0. For better use and maintenance of BYD F0 AUTO, please do read this manual carefully. BYD F0 adopts electrical fuel injection (EFI) engine. The wiring harness is complicated, so, without permission, please do NOT add electrical appliances such as anti-theft systems, central controlled door locks, power window, audio equipment, etc.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Contents Whole-vehicle Performance Parameters of BYD F0 ......................1 Chapter 1 Operation of Instruments and Controllers ......................4 1. Instrument Panel Exterior ............................4 2. Keys and doors............................... 9 3. Seats, seat belts, steering wheel and rearview mirrors ..................20 4.
  • Page 4: Whole-Vehicle Performance Parameters Of Byd F0

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Whole-vehicle Performance Parameters of BYD F0 Product Model and Name 1.0MT length i l l Dimension width i l l height i l l Wheelbase i l l track front i l l Track track rear...
  • Page 5 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Vehicle Identification of BYD F0 Vehicle Identification Number Vehicle Identification Number The vehicle identification number is also In the above figure, 1 is the indication sign marked on the manufactory nameplate at the of engine coolant, and 2 is the warning sign bottom of the right side-frame B column as of cooling fan.
  • Page 6 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual indication sign of the tire pressure, which is pasted on the lower part of the left front door lock. Engine Number What the above figure shows is the warning What the above figure shows is the warning...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Operation Of Instruments And Controllers

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-1 Chapter 1 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 1. Instrument Panel Exterior Instrument Panel Exterior ................................5 Combined Meter Exterior ................................7 Indication signs on the combined meter............................. 8...
  • Page 8 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Instrument Panel Exterior Side duct Tachometer (if equipped) Combined instrument Central air outlet Rearview mirror control handle Manual transmission shift handle Parking brake handgrip Power window switch (if equipped)
  • Page 9 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Switch of head lights, turn signal lights and rear fog lights Switch of wipers and washers Audio system Switch of front fog lights (if equipped) Rear defroster switch (if equipped) Air conditioner control panel Cigar...
  • Page 10 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Combined Meter Exterior 1.Speedometer 2.Fuel gauge 3.Odometer 4.Maintenance indicator 5.Short trip reset button...
  • Page 11 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Indication signs on the combined meter braking system warning light * ABS system warning light * seat belt indicator * SRS warning light * battery discharge indicator * position indicator low engine oil pressure indicator *...
  • Page 12: Keys And Doors

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-2 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 2. Keys and doors Keys ......................................10 Side door ....................................11 Remote controller (if equipped) ............................... 12 Rear side door windows................................15 Rear back door ..................................16 Engine hood ..................................... 16...
  • Page 13: Keys

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Friendly Tips: Please carry a spare key with Keys you for use when you have left the key locked in the auto. Key number plate Main and auxiliary keys for autos The key number is indicated on the key without central door lock control systems number plate.
  • Page 14: Side Door

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Unlocking and locking of the lock knob Rear-door child protection lock Side door Shift the lock lever to the “LOCK” position as the above figure When the child protection lock is locked up, Unlock: Pull the lock knob upward.
  • Page 15: Remote Controller (If Equipped)

    Follow the following instructions for Check whether all doors are truly closed. stations of BYD for avoidance of burglary avoidance of remote controller damage: accidents. Do not place the remote controller where the temperature is possibly high, e.g.
  • Page 16 “. All side door lock motors simultaneously execute unlocking Only a battery of the specified action once and the turn signal lights flash model or suggested by the BYD twice. authorized service station can be used for replacement. The action will be executed once if the button is pressed once.
  • Page 17 Do not use the remote controller authorized service stations of BYD. near aircrafts or airports. Place a new battery in with the anode (+) facing upward. Close the remote controller firm and screw up the screw.
  • Page 18: Rear Side Door Windows

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Electric door windows (if equipped) Rear side door windows Warning For avoiding damage to people, please read the following instructions: Before closing the power windows, make sure there is no man around the window and make sure heads, hands and other parts of passengers are in the car.
  • Page 19: Rear Back Door

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Rear back door Engine hood Unlock: Insert the key into the key hole and Close the side door glass as shown in the Open the engine hood: turn it clockwise. above figure. When closing the rear back door, please Draw up the engine hood opening check whether it is effectively closed.
  • Page 20 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Notice Hold the protection area to avoid burning. Stand in front of the car, draw upward the assistant handle of the engine hood lock and lift the engine hood. Insert the engine hood bracket in the groove to keep the engine hood open.
  • Page 21: Fuel Tank Cap

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Friendly Tips After the engine hood bracket is inserted into the groove, make sure it firmly supports the engine hood; otherwise, the engine hood may fall down and hurt you. Fuel tank cap Open the fuel filler port.
  • Page 22 For avoiding fuel outflow in accidents, make sure the fuel tank cap is screwed firm. Only genuine and original fuel tank caps for BYD F0 autos can be used for the replacement purpose. They can adjust the pressure of the fuel tank.
  • Page 23: Seats, Seat Belts, Steering Wheel And Rearview Mirrors

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-3 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 3. Seats, seat belts, steering wheel and rearview mirrors Seats ......................................21 Front seats ....................................21 Integrated foldable rear seat ..............................22 Head protection device................................22 Seat belts ....................................22 Airbag for the driver and the front passenger ..........................
  • Page 24: Seats

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Seats Front seat with Friendly Tips double angel Do not adjust the seat when the When the automobile is driving, all adjustment rod car is driving, since sudden movement passengers should adjust the seat backs...
  • Page 25: Integrated Foldable Rear Seat

    Consideration for use of seat belts: Friendly Tips When returning the seat back to the BYD strongly require that the driver and upright position, to prevent human passenger in the vehicle wear seat belts at injuries in accidents or emergency...
  • Page 26 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual It is suggested to seat children in the rear In a time length, a seat belt can only Friendly Tips seat with child chairs and fasten the seat belt be used by one person. It’s not allowed After the tab is inserted, make sure it for protection.
  • Page 27 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Adjust the seat according to your demand For safety considerations, do and sit upright in it; then, lean on the seat not place the shoulder seat belt below Tug the loose back. To fasten your belt, pull it out of the your arm.
  • Page 28: Airbag For The Driver And The Front Passenger

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Retract the excessive length of the seat belt be reduced and severe human and adjust its position to keep it as low as injuries may be caused in crash accidents. the hip as far as possible.
  • Page 29 If the airbag has already been deactivated by Please keep sitting in a correction after the ignition switch is turned off. a BYD authorized service station, but the posture so that the protection effect The warning light turns on or flashes...
  • Page 30 The airbag can be expanded within a few ECU setting of BYD airbag system takes fractions of a second so as to provide extra Crashing into the bottom of a truck...
  • Page 31 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual The airbag may be triggered in the following accidents: Hitting on protruding objects, a Hit by other vehicles on the side Rear Crash safety island or stones by the road Bumping into a deep hole...
  • Page 32 Any changes as detachment of the steering wheel) Do not paste or cover the surface of of the suspension, the tire size, the can only be made in BYD authorized the steering wheel lid or the surface bumper, chassis other service stations.
  • Page 33 When disposing the parts of the steering wheel and the chest of the driver If the airbag protection function vehicle or the airbag system, please even though the driver seat is adjusted is to be recovered, please go to a BYD comply with correlative safety properly.
  • Page 34 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual 4. central control unit (ECU) front row can inflate quickly with The airbag system only functions in 5. airbag module for the driver (airbag and high tension, so do move the seat case of serious frontal collisions. It...
  • Page 35 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Nonobservance of these instructions may lead to deaths or severe injuries. Please consult BYD authorized service stations for detailed items on repair and modification. Warning Warning Please do not place any object on or BYD strongly suggests seating and...
  • Page 36 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Notice Warning Do not modify the airbag system in the Do not disconnect the battery following ways before consulting BYD before contacting authorized service stations. These authorized service station. modifications may affect the normal work of the airbag system in some cases.
  • Page 37: Outer Rearview Mirrors

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Steering wheel Outer rearview mirrors Adjustment of outer rearview mirrors with adjusting switches (optional) To change the steering wheel angle, hold the steering wheel, push down the lock release lever, tilt the steering Adjust the rearview mirror with this switch.
  • Page 38: Inner Rearview Mirror

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Inner rearview mirror Adjustment of outer rearview mirrors without adjusting switches Adjust the inner rearview mirror to an angle The outer rearview mirrors can be folded where you can just see the rear of the backward as shown in the above figure.
  • Page 39: Lighting, Wipers And Defrosters

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-4 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 4. Lighting, wipers and defrosters Headlights and turn signal lights.............................. 37 Emergency warning lights ............................... 38 Rear fog lights..................................38 Reading light.................................... 39 Front windshield wipers and washers ............................39 Rear windshield wipers and washers ............................
  • Page 40: Headlights And Turn Signal Lights

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Light indication buzzer High beam and low beam lights rotate Headlights and turn signal lights —— the light knob at the top end of the left If the parking lights are on and the ignition...
  • Page 41: Emergency Warning Lights

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Emergency warning lights Turn signal lights Notice prevention battery discharge, when the engine is in rest state, do not keep lights on for long time. Rear fog lights To turn on emergency warning lights, press this switch down once.
  • Page 42: Reading Light

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual When the lighting knob is rotated to door is closed, the light will be turned off. To wipe the front windshield only once, “OFF”, the signal light knob will push the right combined switch upward and...
  • Page 43: Rear Windshield Defrosters (Optional)

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual windshield defroster switch indicator turns Rear windshield wipers and Notice on, indicating the defrosters are working. washers The defrosters can be turned off by pressing Do not turn on the water wipers when the front windshield is dry;...
  • Page 44: Front Fog Lights (Optional)

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Notice Do not turn on the water wipers when the rear windshield is dry; otherwise, the glass may be scraped. Front fog lights (optional) To turn on the front fog lights, first rotate the left combined switch lighting knob to position 1 or 2 and then press the front fog light switch;...
  • Page 45: Instrument And Maintenance Indicators

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-5 Operation of instruments and controllers 5. Instrument and maintenance indicators Fuel gauge....................................43 Engine coolant temperature warning light ..........................43 Speedometer (optional) ................................44 Odometer, trip odometer ................................44 Instructions on maintenance indicators and warning buzzers ....................45...
  • Page 46: Fuel Gauge

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual display may fluctuate due to motion of fuel temperature is normal, the engine coolant Fuel gauge in the fuel tank, or the low fuel level low-temperature warning light will shine for warning light may shine earlier than usual.
  • Page 47: Speedometer (Optional)

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Speedometer (optional) Odometer, trip odometer Notice Do not take the thermostat in the engine cooling system away; otherwise, the engine may become too cold. The thermostat is used for controlling flow of the coolant so that the engine temperature can be kept in the regulated operation range.
  • Page 48: Instructions On Maintenance Indicators And Warning Buzzers

    Instructions on maintenance indicators and warning buzzers If the indicator turns on or the buzzer buzzes…. Do according to the following instructions If the parking brake is not used, please stop immediately and contact a BYD authorized service station. Fasten the seat belt for the driver...
  • Page 49 Do according to the following instructions If the indicator turns on or the buzzer buzzes…. Send the automobile to a BYD authorized service station. If the braking system warning light also turns on, stop immediately and contact a BYD authorized service (optional) station.
  • Page 50 6 times brake distance will be lengthened. Have the vehicle checked in a BYD every 30s. Push the brake pedal forcefully so authorized service station if the following stop the vehicle immediately.
  • Page 51 When the “ABS” warning light is shining immediately stop the engine. Ask a BYD standard. (the brake system warning light is out), the authorized service station for help.
  • Page 52 5s and then goes “0” or taken away, and the door at the happens, contact a BYD authorized service out, indicating the airbag system is working station as soon as possible to have the normally.
  • Page 53: Ignition Switch And Parking Brake

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-6 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 6. Ignition switch and parking brake Ignition switch with steering wheel self-locking mechanism ....................51 Parking brake ................................... 51...
  • Page 54 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual This is the position for normal driving. Ignition switch with steering wheel Notice “Ⅰ”——Accessory apparatuses, e.g. the self-locking mechanism When the engine is free, to radio, can operate, but the engine stops. prevent battery discharge, do not keep the key in position “I”.
  • Page 55 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual The parking brake indicator will shine until the parking brake is released to show the parking brake has been set. Friendly Tips Before driving, make sure the parking brake is completely released and the parking brake indicator is out.
  • Page 56: Auto Audio System

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-7 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 7. Auto audio system Audio system reference................................54 Function instruction of the central control interface ........................ 55 Operation of the audio system..............................56...
  • Page 57 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Audio system reference Functions and characteristics CD play Built-in AM/FM radio Shock-proof structure 30W×4 maximum power output (loudspeaker) Audio input support Clock display...
  • Page 58 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Each key can save two AM channels and “Power” key Function instruction of the central three FM channels. (When the “AM/FM” Press the “Power” key to turn on or turn control interface key is pressed, the LCD will show off the audio system.
  • Page 59 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual “CLOCK” key “INT” key search radio signals again. In addition, FM Hold this key to enter the clock adjustment If you press this key, the LCD will show radio signals are short wave signals which mode.
  • Page 60 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Please use 12cm (4.7 inch) standard CD discs. CD player protection The CD player is designed specially for 12cm CD discs. In extremely hot environment, do not use the CD player. In summer whether, please turn on the air conditioner after CD disc playing.
  • Page 61 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual After listened to, the CD disc should Notice be taken out from the player and put into a Please play legal discs. Do not use plastic box away from moisture, heat special-shape, transparent, resources and direct solar irradiation translucent, poor-quality or labeled discs as shown above;...
  • Page 62: Air Conditioning System

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-8 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 8. Air conditioning system Air conditioning control panel ..............................60 Air outlet mode settings ................................63 Operation instructions ................................65 Side air outlets..................................65 Air filter (optional)................................... 66...
  • Page 63: Air Conditioning Control Panel

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Air conditioning control panel With air conditioning air blower speed regulation knob “A/C” switch cool/hot wind selection knob inner-outer circulation mode selection slider outlet mode selection knob...
  • Page 64 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Without air conditioning air blower speed regulation knob cool/hot wind selection knob outlet mode selection knob...
  • Page 65 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Air blower speed regulation knob Instrument panel—air flows come mainly from the air vents of the instrument Turn this knob to regulate the fan speed of panel. the air blower—clockwise to increase the Double layer—air flows come mainly...
  • Page 66: Air Outlet Mode Settings

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Air outlet mode settings Hot wind (1) To get the best effect, set the controller as follows: With air conditioning air blower speed any position other —— than “ “ temperature heating position (red ——...
  • Page 67 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual remove frost and fog of the windshields. For fast temperature decrease, select (4) Defogging (with air conditioning) the inner circulation mode and keep it for Without air conditioning minutes. nterior of the front windshield Optimized settings...
  • Page 68: Operation Instructions

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual With air conditioning To defrost windshields by increasing If dust produced by vehicle driving can still the temperature in the vehicle, the outlet enter the vehicle even when all windows are mode should be selected as feet-blowing closed, it’s best to move the inner-outer...
  • Page 69: Air Filter (Optional)

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Tips: Turning the front side outlet to the You can change the air flow direction by To keep the air conditioning efficiency, front door window can defrost the front turning the side air outlet. check and replace the air filter according to door window quickly.
  • Page 70: Other Devices

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 1-9 Operation of Instruments and Controllers 9. Other devices Electronic clock ..................................68 Cigarette lighter (optional)............................... 68 Cup holder....................................68 Rear rack ....................................68...
  • Page 71 Cigarette lighter (optional) caused. If the cigarette light is to be replaced, BYD specified substitutes should be used. When the rear back door is opened, the rear rack will slope upward so that baggage can be placed in or taken out easily.
  • Page 72: Chapter 2 Driving Tips

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 2 Chapter 2 Driving Tips Running-in period ..................................70 Fuel ......................................70 Fuel cut-off system................................... 70 Three-way catalytic converter..............................71 Engine exhaust warning ................................72 Engine oil ....................................72 Brake system.................................... 73 Brake lining warning piece ..............................75 Considerations for baggage loading............................
  • Page 73: Running-In Period

    Running-in period Notice due to use of improper fuel is not included Drive steadily and do not drive at high in the guarantee range of BYF F0 Auto Only No. 93 or above lead-free speeds. gasoline conforming to National IV Fuel types standard can be used for EOBD.
  • Page 74: Three-Way Catalytic Converter

    It is used for reducing misfire and increase the load of the periodically according to the BYD F0 pollutants in the exhaust. three-way catalytic converter. maintenance plan. (refer to Section 6)
  • Page 75: Engine Exhaust Warning

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual produced high negative pressure will draw Engine exhaust warning windshield should free some oil into the combustion chamber. The accumulated snow, leaves or other Friendly Tips oil, like part of the oil film on the cylinder...
  • Page 76: Brake System

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual showed by the oil meter never decreases Section 7-2. Friendly Tips even 1,000km (kilometer) or longer has Brake system been run because the engine oil has been Do not press the brake pedal slowly diluted by the fuel and its vapor.
  • Page 77 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual emergency braking, do not press the brake sound sent form engine Notice repeatedly; this will lengthen the brake compartment. distance. When the anti-lock brake system is The anti-lock brake system is not used When the vehicle speed is increased to over...
  • Page 78: Brake Lining Warning Piece

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Drum parking brake If you hear screams or friction noise in Suspension and chassis driving, immediately contact The vehicle is equipped with a drum authorized service station to have the Friendly Tips parking brake. Brake shoes of such brake vehicle checked.
  • Page 79: Chapter 3 Starting And Driving

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 3 Chapter 3 Starting and Driving Before starting the engine ................................ 77 Engine starting methods................................77 Safety examinations before driving ............................77 Driving tips under different conditions ............................ 79 Driving tips in winter ................................79 Trailer towing...................................
  • Page 80: Before Starting The Engine

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual engine will automatically control the Before starting the engine Avoid over-speed running of the mixture of air and fuel used for starting. You engine. Before entering the vehicle, check the can perform cold or hot engine start If the engine is difficult to start surrounding environment.
  • Page 81 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Seat belt: Check whether the buckle (a) Examinations before starting the (b) After the engine is started engine can be fastened firm. Make sure the seat belt is not worn or scraped. Exhaust system Check whether there is...
  • Page 82: Driving Tips Under Different Conditions

    Frequent brake manipulation will the vehicle or driving through deep water. Only coolants specified by BYD authorized lead to over-heat and, possibly, You can check whether they are wetted by service stations can be applied. You should performance faults.
  • Page 83: Trailer Towing

    Protect door locks from being frozen by others’ safety, do not overload the vehicle ice or snow. or use it to haul trailers. BYD won’t take Make sure there is no accumulated snow responsibilities for damage or faults caused or ice under the dashboard.
  • Page 84: How To Save Fuel And Prolong The Vehicle Service Life

    You can Fuel consumption can be reduced easily and vehicle out of control. contact a local BYD authorized service conveniently. It can also lengthen the center and make sure that the towing service life of the vehicle. Following is...
  • Page 85 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual pedal or the brake pedal. This may lives, all parts should be maintained Avoid lug down or over-speed operation of the engine. Select proper produce early wear and over heat and regularly. If you often drive in harsh speed gear shifts according to the road consume large amounts of oil.
  • Page 86: Chapter 4 Emergency Handling

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 4 Chapter 4 Emergency Handling The car can not start up ................................84 The engine shut down while driving ............................86 The car is overheated ................................87 The car has flat tires ................................. 88 If the car gets stuck ..................................
  • Page 87: The Car Can Not Start Up

    BYD your feet off the accelerator pedal. three-way catalytic converter may get for test. If no key can start up the vehicle, If the engine still can not start up after the overheated to start a fire.
  • Page 88 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Connect starting wires in order of a, b, Jump Start the way to clinic. c, d: If there is flame or sparkle To avoid personal injury and damage to nearby, the gas generated by battery...
  • Page 89: The Engine Shut Down While Driving

    (black) starting wire to a solid, fixed, If the engine still can not start up, please object nearby. unpainted metal fixation point on the contact the service store authorized by BYD power-depelted car. for examination. Warning The engine shut down while driving...
  • Page 90: The Car Is Overheated

    BYD brake. Stop using the air conditioning working fan & driving belt of the for immediate examination. if it is running. engine.
  • Page 91: The Car Has Flat Tires

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual The car has flat tires there may be bodily injury. or bottom of the jack while lifting. When the car is lifted by jack, Just lift the car to a height that Please decrease the car speed slowly, please do not start or operate the allows tire removal and replacement.
  • Page 92 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Cover Plate for Spare Tire Loosen the bolt and remove it, then Toolkit take the spare tire out of the car. Retaining Bolt for Spare Tire Spare Tire Jack In an emergency, you will need to repair the car by yourself.
  • Page 93 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Before jack-up, please unscrew the wheel Height that allows installation of bolts counterclockwise to loosen them. To spare tire. strengthen unscrewing, you can nest a spanner into the bolt with its hanle on the right, and grip the handle end to pull up (see figure above).
  • Page 94 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual installation, the metal areas on the installa- Lay down the car thoroughly and Friendly Tips tion surface must be well connected with screw the wheel bolts firmly. Please make sure no part of your each other, or the wheel bolts may get loose...
  • Page 95: If The Car Gets Stuck

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual lost the tire valve cap, please use a new one The car needs towing Friendly Tips immediately. While driving, if there are Towing Forward Collect all the tools, jack, and flat people or objects near the car, please tire properly.
  • Page 96 For towing, you can entrust the service store sudden startup and unstable driving authorized by BYD to handle on your operation, because they will exert behalf. great stress on emergency towing If you can not find a tow company for hook, and towing cable or chain.
  • Page 97: Chapter 5 Anti-Corrosion And Automobile Exterior Maintenance

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 5 Chapter 5 Anti-corrosion and Automobile Exterior Maintenance Anti-corrosion ..................................95 Washing and waxing................................96 Inside cleaning ..................................97...
  • Page 98 Small parts are kept dry, corrosion will occur. to corrosion. mudguard for wheel cover of BYD F0 is a High compartment temperature may Arrange a thorough cleaning for the decorative item.
  • Page 99 F0 Owner’s Manual Decorative plastic pieces on wheels Park the car in well ventilated garage or Manual Cleaning for BYD F0 other place with roof, but not in damp or Clean the car in shade place when it does decorative plastic pieces are easy to be unventilated garage.
  • Page 100 Waxing for BYD F0 mixed with water for foam. Use a sponge or brush dipped with foam to wash the carpet, To keep the glossy as brand-new, we...
  • Page 101 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Please use damp and soft cloth to clean the Seat Belt Leather Ornament Inside the Car air conditioning control panel, car stereo For leather ornaments, you can use neutral The seat belt can be washed with neutral...
  • Page 102 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Long-time exposure to the sun may cause solidification or shrinkage to the leather surface. So please park your car in the shade especially in summer. summer, temperature inside the car tends to rise. Do not place those articles made...
  • Page 103: Chapter 6 Maintenance Knowledge

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 6 Chapter 6 Maintenance Knowledge Maintenance................................... 101 Signs for repair arrangement..............................101 Maintenance schedule for BYD F0............................101...
  • Page 104 Maintenance schedule for BYD F0 The tire is leaking air. There is Regular maintenance is very important. Maintenance schedule for BYD F0 is excessive tire noise while turning, and Here BYD recommend you to maintain F0 ensure stable driving, void uneven tire abrasion.
  • Page 105 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Maintenance schedule Maintenance Operations: I=to examine, repair, or replace if necessary; R=to replace, change, or lubricate; C=to clean. Milometer Readings or Months, Whichever Comes Earlier Maintenance ×1, 000(km) 63 68 73 Interval First Maintenance Months...
  • Page 106 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Severe service Condition R:for Each 3,000km 10 Replace the oil filter. General Service Condition R: Replacement for Each 5,000km or 6 Months Severe service Condition R:for Each 3,000km 11 Check the battery accumulator. 12 Check the idle speed of the engine.
  • Page 107 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual 29 The brake pipe and hose. 30 Power-assisted steering fluid. 31 The steering wheel and draw bar. 32 The dust helmet of transmission shaft. 33 The ball pin and dust helmet. 34 The front and back suspension system.
  • Page 108 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Notes: Time period for replacement of oil filter can be reduced based on the dirt level of the petrol engine. Severe service condition means: Always running in the dusty area or exposure to salty air.
  • Page 109: Chapter 7 Self-Maintenance

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Section 7-1 Chapter 7 Self-Maintenance 1. Preface Appearance of the engine compartment..........................107 Fuse layout ..................................... 108 Precautions for self-maintenance ............................109 Positioning of the Jack ................................110...
  • Page 110: Appearance Of The Engine Compartment

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Appearance of the engine compartment Detergent tank for the Wiper Front and Back Oil Dipstick Oil Filler Cap Distribution Box of Engine Compartment Battery Inflated Tank Cooling Fan Radiator Condenser...
  • Page 111: Fuse Layout

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Fuse layout Relay Box on Instrument Panel Fore-hatch Relay Box Distribution Box for Combination Fore-compartent Distribution Box For the name of electric parts protected by each fuse, please see “Fuse & Relay” in Section 8.
  • Page 112: Precautions For Self-Maintenance

    For examination and replacement, please can reach. You can call the dealer or and erosive sulphur acid. contact the service store authorized by service store authorized by BYD to ask BYD. Do not got under the bottom of for more information about recycling car when it is being lifted up, usually and disposal of motor oil.
  • Page 113: Positioning Of The Jack

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual water so as to avoid damage to the Positioning of the Jack Attention parts and the painting. There is strong current in the You should install the air cleaner, battery and high voltage in the ignition or the engine may be damaged by coil, never make a short circuit.
  • Page 114 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual injuries. Friendly Tips When the car is supported To reduce the possibility of personal completely by jack, no one is allowed injury, please obey the instructions to stay under the car. Please use car below when you try to lift the car by support stand to hold it.
  • Page 115: Engine And Chassis

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Chapter 7-2 Self-maintenance 2. Engine and Chassis Check the oil level.................................. 113 Check the engine coolant level .............................. 114 Check the radiator and condenser ............................115 Check the tire pressure................................115 Check and replace the tire..............................116 Rotate the tire..................................
  • Page 116: Check The Oil Level

    Please use the lubricants approved by the check the oil level by the oil level Remove the oil cover, add a small amount service store authorized by BYD or the dipstick. of oil and check the oil level dipstick. same goods meeting the following grade Repeat this process until the oil level is and viscosity.
  • Page 117: Check The Engine Coolant Level

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Oil identification mark 75W—90 above -30℃ Some oil container has one or two API 80W—90 above -15℃ register labels reference when choosing oil. The whole year in 80W—90 the South 80W—140 API grade GL-4 grade above Amount: 1.6-1.7L...
  • Page 118: Check The Radiator And Condenser

    If you can not find out any leakage, you can by BYD for details. weeks or at least once a month. Don’t go to the service store authorized by BYD forget to check the spare tire pressure. Check the radiator and condenser...
  • Page 119: Check And Replace The Tire

    If you can see the the tire. pressure will reduce the performance of indicating mark, you should replace the tire. taking and driving a car. The tire of F0 embeds abrasion indicating...
  • Page 120: Rotate The Tire

    Using the tire of any other size or type will Never use old tires on the F0. seriously affect the driving, taking, the calibration speedometer/odometer,...
  • Page 121: Replace Wheel

    Use thtire chaine of proper size. and a sharp turn, which may result The service store authorized by BYD can in the vehicle jumping. The using rule of tire chain varies replace the wheel properly.
  • Page 122: Notes On Aluminum Wheels

    As with all the cars, F0 should be recommendation, because it may checked for wheel damage regularly. If you cause a typical operation danger and find a damage, you should replace it make control, immediately.
  • Page 123: Electrical Appliance Parts

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Chapter 7-3 Self-maintenance 3. Electrical appliance parts Check the battery status ................................. 121 Check and replace fuse ................................123 Add cleanser................................... 124 Replace bulb................................... 125...
  • Page 124: Check The Battery Status

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Check the battery exterior Check the battery status Emergency measures If the electrolyte splashes into eyes, Notices Electrode connector wash them with water immediately, then go to hospital soon. If possible, Friendly Tips on the way to hospital, continue to use sponge or cloth dipped with clean Notices of battery.
  • Page 125 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual You can know the interior state of the Notice Friendly Tips (R) battery according to the description Please charge the battery in Before maintenance, make sure outside the battery and the battery status ventilated or open area. Don’t...
  • Page 126: Check And Replace Fuse

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual About the location of fuses, you can refer Check and replace fuse to Section 7-1 “Fuse Arrangement”. Disconnect the ignition switch and unworking electrical equipment. Vertically pull out the fuse which may have problem and check it.
  • Page 127: Add Cleanser

    You should install a antifreeze. These products are available in proper fuse as soon as possible, then put the service store authorized by BYD and back the substitute fuse in place. most auto parts stores. About the mixing...
  • Page 128: Replace Bulb

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual When traveling in rain or when the light Notice Notice shade is wet after washing, the inside of lamp shade of external light such as Don’t use engine antifreeze or You should use the bulbs as other substitutes, because this will shown in the following table.
  • Page 129 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual connector. If the connector is too Release the bulb fixing spring and tight, please twist it. take out the bulb. Replace the bulb The steps of installation are opposite to the disassembly. You don’t have to refocus after replacing the bulb.
  • Page 130 Side turn signal light The side turn signal light can’t be replaced, if the bulb is damaged, please contact the service store authorized by BYD to replace the assembly of side turn light. Rear grouped lights Put out the light holder according Put out the front parking light to the above figure.
  • Page 131 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Take out the bulb and replace it. Remove the rear grouped light (As shown in the figure above) High mounted brake light Use cross screwdriver to remove the screws. (As shown in the figure above)
  • Page 132 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Friendly Tips When plugging in/out connectors, drop connectors into the installation hole by mistake, please contact the service store authorized by BYD. Take out the bulb. Use flat screwdriver to unclench the high mounted brake light.
  • Page 133 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Use a small flat screwdriver or the Remove the bulb. Turn light holder similar tools to unclench the counterclockwise and remove it. The steps of installation are opposite to the license light. disassembly.
  • Page 134: Chapter 8 Specification Of Parts

    BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Chapter 8 Chapter 8 Specification of parts Maintenance specification..............................132 Fuse and relay ..................................133...
  • Page 135 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Maintenance specification The grease is the lithium base Tires grease which is commonly used by cars. Tire size Engine Lubrication 165/60 R14 75T Air-condition system Tire pressure, KPa Gasoline engine oil level: Refrigerant specification: Wheel bolt torque, N·m 10W-30/40 above-15℃...
  • Page 136 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Spare fuse (30A) Left front low beam light(10A) Left front high beam (10A) Right front low beam light(10A) Right front high beam (10A) ABS(60A)(when installed) Void space Cooling fan(30A) Headlight (40A) Void space A/C magnetic clutch relay (when...
  • Page 137 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual (2) Combination instrument part Air-conditioning (7.5A) (when Brake light(10A) installe Combination instrument(Right sight) IG1(15A) Rear fog light (7.5A) Windscreen wiper (20A) Combination instrument(Left sight) ECU-IG(7.5A) Combination instrument(Back) Spare fuse (7.5A) Power window (30A) (when installed)
  • Page 138 BYD AUTO F0 Owner’s Manual Instrument panel relay part Front cabin relay part ACC Relay Low beam light relay Blower Relay Reserved space IG Relay Back Defroster Relay (when installed)