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CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT
Front seats
The correct adjustment of the seats is im-
portant for:
-
reaching the controls safely and quickly
-
relaxed low-fatigue body position
-
m a x i m u m
p r o t e c t i o n
f r o m
t h e
s e a t b e l t s a n d t h e A i r b a g S y s t e m .
W a r n i n g
It
is i m p o r t a n t t o m a i n t a i n
a
d i s t a n c e o f a t l e a s t 2 5 c m
f r o m
t h e s t e e r i n g w h e e l o r
i n s t r u m e n t
p a n e l s o t h a t t h e f r o n t s e a t o c c u -
p a n t s
w i l l
b e n e f i t
f r o m
t h e
g r e a t e s t
p o s s i b l e p r o t e c t i v e
ef-
f e c t o f t h e a i r b a g s y s t e m s h o u l d
it b e t r i g g e r e d . F u r t h e r m o r e ,
t h e
f r o n t s e a t s
a n d h e a d
r e s t r a i n t s
m u s t a l w a y s b e a d j u s t e d t o
s u i t
t h e b o d y s i z e o f t h e o c c u p a n t .
Please adjust your seat as detailed on the
following pages. Please also note the basic
positions for the driver's and passenger
seats on this page.
W a r n i n g
N o i t e m s s h o u l d b e k e p t i n
t h e
f o o t w e l l ,
a s
t h e s e
c o u l d
b l o c k
t h e p e d a l s i n t h e c a s e o f a s u d d e n
b r a k i n g o r d r i v i n g
m a n o e u v r e .
Y o u w o u l d n o l o n g e r b e a b l e
t o
b r a k e ,
c h a n g e
g e a r
o r
a c c e l e r -
a t e !
F e e t s h o u l d r e m a i n
i n t h e
f o o t -
w e l l w h e n t h e v e h i c l e is m o v i n g
- n e v e r r e s t i n g o n t h e
i n s t r u m e n t
p a n e l o r s e a t s .
i
D r i v e r ' s
s e a t
W e recommend that you position the
diver's seat as follows:
-
Set the driver's seat forwards/back-
wards in such a way that the pedals can
be fully depressed with a slightly angled
leg.
-
Set the backrest in such a way that it is
fully against your back and that you can
reach the upper point of the steering
wheel with your arms at a slight angle.
F r o n t p a s s e n g e r
s e a t
We recommend that you position the front
passenger seat as follows:
-
Backrest in an upright position.
-
Place the feet in the footwell in a com-
fortable position.
-
At the same time push the seat back as
far as possible.
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SEATS AND STOWAGE
CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT
D r i v e r a n d
f r o n t
p a s s e n g e r
s e a t s
1 -
T o m o v e f r o n t s e a t s
b a c k w a r d s
o r
f o r w a r d s
( R a n g e o f a d j u s t m e n t
f o r t h e
s e a t s
in d r i v i n g
p o s i t i o n )
Lift lever and move seat. Then release lever
and move seat further so that the catch en-
gages.
W a r n i n g
F o r s a f e t y
r e a s o n s t h e
d r i v e r ' s
s e a t m u s t o n l y b e m o v e d
b a c k -
w a r d s o r f o r w a r d s w h e n
v e h i c l e
is s t a t i o n a r y .
^2 -
A d j u s t i n g l u m b a r
s u p p o r t *
By turning the hand-wheel the seat padding
in the lumbar area of the spine can be made
to arch forward slightly. This gives effective
support to the natural curvature of the spine
so that the sitting position is less fatiguing,
particularly on long trips.
3 -
A d d i t i o n a l
a d j u s t m e n t s
b a c k -
w a r d s a n d
f o r w a r d s *
D r i v e r ' s
s e a t
• Push seat fully forward to the stop by lift-
ing lever 1.
• Then swing up lever 3 and hold in this
position. Pull lever 1 up and push seat
further forward over the stop all the way and
release both levers.
The additional battery* can now be re-
ached.
F r o n t p a s s e n g e r ' s s e a t
• Push front passenger's seat fully back-
ward by lifting lever 1.
• Pull up lever 1 and hold it in this position.
Push the front passenger seat fully over the
detent right to the front.
The brackets for the first aid kit and warning
triangle can now be reached.
R e t u r n i n g d r i v e r ' s o r f r o n t p a s s e n -
g e r ' s s e a t t o d r i v i n g p o s i t i o n
Pull lever 1 up and hold in this position. Push
the seat back at least so far back over the
stop that it is in range of driving positions.
Release the lever and push the seat further
until the lock engages.
W a r n i n g
B o t h f r o n t s e a t s m u s t b e l o c k e d
i n d r i v i n g p o s i t i o n w h e n t h e
v e -
h i c l e is i n m o t i o n !
N e v e r u s e t h e f r o n t s e a t s
w h e n
t h e y a r e i n t h e r a n g e o f t h e a d d i -
t i o n a l
a d j u s t m e n t !
SEATS AND STOWAGE
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