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These vehicles operate by bi-fueling using two types of fuel: LPG and petrol.

They have two separate tanks FUEL TANK.

What is LPG?

Liquefied petroleum gas that complies with standard EN 589, or the equivalent national regulations.

It can be readily identified by its characteristic smell.

LPG/petrol fuel mode selection control 1

This enables the driver to manually switch from one fuel mode to another.

Green warning light C

Rapid flashing of the warning light C indicates that the system is waiting for the necessary conditions to switch to LPG mode.

The constant warning light C indicates that LPG mode is activated.

Yellow warning light B

A constant warning light indicates that petrol mode is active.

Fuel gauge warning light A

The warning lights A (four green lights and one red light) indicate the level in the LPG tank.

The red warning light indicates the fuel tank.

The amount of LPG indicated is an indicative value.

The switch to the red warning light is accompanied by a beep.

This indicates that the tank is almost empty and that the engine is operating using the reserve LPG tank (maximum range of 50 miles (80 km)).

If the yellow warning light B is on and the green warning light C is flashing slowly while a beep can be heard, please take your vehicle to an authorised dealer for inspection.

Starting the engine

The engine is always started using petrol.

- For vehicles with a key STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with key.

- For vehicles with a card STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card.

Note: if LPG mode is active when the engine is started, the system temporarily switches to “petrol” mode: the green warning light C goes out without a beep and the yellow warning light B comes on, indicating that petrol mode is active.

As soon as the environmental conditions are met (engine temperature level, etc.), the system automatically switches to LPG mode: the constant green warning light C comes on.

Changing fuel mode during driving

To switch from petrol mode to LPG mode manually

Press the button 1.

The transition to LPG is made during the first acceleration:

- the LPG level A is activated;

- the yellow B warning light goes out;

- the green warning light C flashes rapidly to confirm that LPG mode has been selected, then stops flashing when LPG mode is activated.

To switch from LPG mode to petrol mode manually

Release the accelerator pedal and press the control 1.

Petrol mode is indicated by the yellow warning light B.

To access the information and to reset the LPG trip parameters TRIP COMPUTER: journey parameters.

While the fuel tank is empty, the vehicle cannot start or drive in LPG mode only.

Operation using LPG/petrol bi-fuel requires the presence of petrol (for starting, high accelerations, cold temperatures, etc.).

If the orange warning light comes on in the instrument panel and a beep sounds, fill the petrol tank with fuel as soon as possible.

An LPG installation on a vehicle may lead to changes to the vehicle’s features, compared to petrol versions.

This may relate to the number of seats, mass (usable capacity) and towing capacity.

Consult an approved dealer.

Changing fuel mode during driving (continued)

Automatically switching from LPG mode to petrol mode

Depending on the vehicle, under certain conditions of use (e.g., hard acceleration), the system may opt to temporarily switch back to petrol mode.

The green warning light C flashes without any sound signal.

Once the suitable conditions are present once again, it will automatically switch back to LPG mode.

Note: after several unfruitful attempts, the system may decide to remain in petrol mode for the current journey.

A new attempt may be made after the engine has been stopped completely for about one minute.

LPG tank empty

If there is no more LPG remaining in the tank then the system automatically switches to petrol mode.

You will be informed by:

- the green C and yellow B warning lights coming on;

- a beep sounds.

Pressing control 1 stops the beep from sounding and only the constant yellow warning light B stays on.

Fill up with LPG FUEL TANK.

Operating faults

In the event of a fault which may affect the correct operation of the engine, the system automatically switches from LPG to petrol mode.

This is confirmed by:

- the appearance of the yellow warning light B;

- slow flashing of the green warning light C;

- a beep sounds.

Pressing control 1 stops the beep from sounding and only the yellow warning light B stays on.

Contact your approved Dealer as soon as possible.

If driving under severe conditions

In cold weather (temperatures below 10°C) and depending on the quality of the gas used, the system may automatically manage the conditions for switching between LPG mode and petrol mode.

Note: for vehicles that are equipped, it is recommended that you use the ECO mode in these conditions (particularly below 0°C) in order to maximise the use of LPG mode DRIVING ADVICE, ECO DRIVING.

In the event of an accident

The main precautions to be taken are the same as with petrol vehicles:

- apply the parking brake;

- stop the engine (a safety device that stops LPG from entering the engine is automatically triggered);

- switch off the ignition;

- observe local regulations.

LPG has a very specific smell so you will be able to detect any leaks easily.

If you smell gas in your vehicle or immediately surrounding your vehicle:

- switch to petrol mode immediately and make sure there are no flames or sources of fire near the vehicle;

- go to an authorised dealer.

Do not touch, hit or dismantle any part of the LPG system components.