To open the bonnet, open a door and pull the 1 handle, located on the left-hand side of the dashboard.
Unlocking the bonnet catch
To unlock, push tab 2 at the same time as opening the bonnet.
Opening the bonnet
- Slightly lift the bonnet :
- push the tab 2 towards the left (without lifting the bonnet) to unlock the safety mechanism;
- then lift the bonnet.
Note: safety unlocking may not take place if you lift the bonnet and move the tab 2 simultaneously.
Lift the bonnet, guiding it up, and it will rest in position with the help of two struts 3.
Before carrying out any action in the engine compartment, you must switch off the ignition. STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with key
Do not press down on the bonnet: there is a risk that the bonnet may accidentally close.
Please note when working close to the engine that it may be hot. The engine cooling fan may also start at any moment. The label in the engine compartment reminds you of this.
Risk of injury.
When working in the engine compartment, ensure that the windscreen wiper stalk is in the park position.
Risk of injury.
Closing the bonnet
Before closing the bonnet, make sure that nothing has been left in the engine compartment.
To close the bonnet, hold the bonnet in the middle and lower it to 30cm above the closed position, then push the bonnet with your hands slightly towards the closing direction until it is completely colsed.
Ensure that the bonnet is properly locked.
Check that nothing is preventing the catch from locking (gravel, cloth, etc.).
After any procedure in the engine compartment, make sure that you do not forget anything (cloth, tools, etc.).
These may damage the engine or cause a fire.
In the event of even a slight impact involving the radiator grille or bonnet, have the bonnet lock checked by an approved dealer as soon as possible.