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MOTORES DIÉSEL

Vehicles with a diesel engine are equipped with an automated system protection function, to prevent the fuel tank from emptying completely, as this may severely damage the fuel injection system. When the fuel reaches a minimum level, the system will activate a reduced power mode (i.e., the engine will not run properly). After a short period of time, this will also be followed by the engine being stopped. In this event, the engine can be re-started and run for approximately 60 seconds.

NOTES

When the system protection function is activated, it will inhibit the operation the Intelligent stop/start feature and a diesel particulate regeneration.

If the fuel gauge indicates low fuel or the warning indicator illuminates, the fuel tank should be refuelled as soon as possible, with at least 4 litres (0.9 gallons) of fuel.

If the system protection function has activated, the vehicle must be refuelled, and then restarted using the following procedure:

  1. With the brake pedal pressed (for vehicles with an automatic transmission), or the clutch pedal pressed (for vehicles with a manual transmission), press and hold the engine START/STOP button and crank the engine for 5 seconds.

  2. Release the START/STOP button.

  3. With the brake pedal pressed (for vehicles with an automatic transmission), or the clutch pedal pressed (for vehicles with a manual transmission), press and release the START/STOP button to crank the engine. The engine should start within approximately 5 seconds.

NOTES

If the engine does not start, pause for 10 seconds with the ignition in Convenience mode, before repeating the procedure from the beginning.

CAUTION

Do not crank the engine for longer than 30 seconds continuously.