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AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL: Control B

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The controls

(depending on the vehicle)

1 Adjusting the driver’s side air temperature.

2 Air-conditioning activation control.

3 “Clear View” function.

4 Adjusting the ventilation fan speed.

5 Distribution of air in the passenger compartment.

6 Outside air quality.

7 SYNC “Synchronisation” function.

8 Adjusting the passenger’s side air temperature.

9 Air recirculation.

10FAST” automatic mode.

11AUTO” automatic mode.

12SOFT” automatic mode.

13 De-icing/demisting of the rear screen and, depending on the vehicle, the rear view mirrors.

Automatic mode

The automatic climate control system guarantees comfort in the passenger compartment and good visibility (except in the event of extreme conditions), while optimising consumption. The system controls the ventilation speed, air distribution, air recirculation, and starting and stopping the air conditioning and air temperature.

This mode consists of a choice of three programmes:

AUTO: allows the selected comfort level to be best attained, depending on the exterior conditions. Press button 11.

SOFT: reaches the desired comfort level more gently and silently. Press button 12.

FAST: increases the flow of air in the passenger compartment. This mode is recommended in particular to optimise comfort in the rear seats. Press button 10.

Any action on a button other than the AUTO button triggers deactivation of automatic mode.

Adjusting the ventilation speed.

In automatic mode, the system uses the most suitable amount of air to reach and maintain the desired comfort level.

You can still adjust the ventilation speed by turning control 4 to increase or reduce the ventilation speed.

Adjusting the air temperature

Turn control 1 or control 8 according to the temperature required.

Turning the control to the right increases the temperature.

SYNC function

Press the 7 button to enable uniform setting of the passenger compartment. The 7 button light will illuminate.

To deactivate the function, press the 7 button again or use the 8 control and adjust the right-hand side separately from the left-hand side.

The 7 button warning light switches off.

Note: the air conditioning configuration depends on the mode selected in the Multi-Sense menu MULTI-SENSE.

Clear View function

Press the 3 button: the integrated indicator light comes on.

This function quickly demists and de-ices the windscreen, the rear screen, the front side windows, and the door mirrors (depending on the vehicle). The air conditioning and rear screen de-icing functions must be activated.

Press button 13 to stop the heated rear screen operating, and the integrated indicator goes out.

To exit this function, press button 3 or 11.

Adjusting the distribution of air in the passenger compartment

Press the 5 control as many times as necessary to select the passenger compartment air distribution mode. 5 is displayed to indicate the distribution mode selected.

W All the air is then directed to the windscreen and front side window demisting vents.

The air flow is distributed between front side window demisting vents, the windscreen demisting vents and the footwells.

The air flow is directed towards the dashboard air vents, the front footwells and, depending on the vehicle, the second row footwells.

The air flow is mainly directed to the dashboard air vents.

The air flow is directed mainly towards the footwells.

Some buttons have an operating tell-tale which indicates the operating status.

Rear screen de-icing/demisting

Press the 13 button: the integrated indicator light comes on. This function enables rapid demisting or de-icing of the rear screen and de-icing of the rear view mirrors (on equipped vehicles).

To exit this function, press button 13 again. Demisting automatically stops.

Switching air conditioning on or off

In automatic mode, the system switches the air conditioning system on or off, depending on the climate conditions.

Press the 2 button to deactivate the air conditioning. The integrated indicator light goes off.

Fuel consumption increases when the air conditioning is being used (switch it off when it is not required).

Vehicles equipped with ECO mode (switch 14 or, depending on the vehicle, from the multimedia screen): when activated, ECO mode may reduce the performance of the automatic air conditioning. DRIVING ADVICE, ECO-DRIVING MULTI-SENSE.

Air recirculation (isolation of the passenger compartment)

This function is managed automatically but you can also activate it manually. In this case, the operation is confirmed by a warning light on the button 9.

Manual use

Press the 9 button: the integrated indicator light comes on.

Prolonged use of this position may lead to odours, caused by non-renewal of air, and the formation of condensation on the windows.

We therefore advise you to return to automatic mode as soon as air recirculation is no longer needed, by pressing button 9.

Stopping the system

Turn the control 4 to “OFF” to stop the system. To start it, turn the control 4 again, then adjust the fan speed or press the button 11.

The demisting/de-icing will still take priority over the air recirculation.