Starter battery - replacement
The starter battery in the car can be replaced without the help of a workshop.
Washer fluid - quality and volume
Washer fluid is used, together with windscreen and rear window wipers to keep the car's windows and headlamps clean and ensure visibility when driving.
Engine compartment - overview
The overview shows normal checking points.
Washer fluid - filling
Washer fluid is used for cleaning the headlamps and windows. Washer fluid with antifreeze must be used during winter.
The service life and function of the starter battery is influenced by factors such as the number of starts, discharging, driving style, driving conditions, climatic conditions, etc.
Engine oil - general
An approved engine oil must be used in order that the recommended service intervals can be applied.
Brake fluid - grade and volume
The medium in a hydraulic brake system is called brake fluid, and it is used to transfer force from e.g. a brake pedal via a master brake cylinder to one or more slave cylinders, which in turn act on a mechanical brake.
Starter battery - specification
The starter battery is used to drive the starter motor and other electrical equipment in the car.
Engine oil - grade and volume
Engine oil grade and volume for each respective engine alternative can be read in the table.
Power steering fluid - level
The power steering fluid level must be between the MIN and MAX marks. The fluid does not need to be changed.
Battery - Start/Stop
Cars with the Start/Stop function are equipped with two 12 V batteries - one extra powerful starter battery for starting and one support battery that helps during the Start/Stop function's starting sequence.
Engine compartment - checking
Some oils and fluids should be checked at regular intervals.
Power steering fluid - grade
Power steering fluid is the denomination of the medium used in the car's power steering system.
Bonnet - opening and closing
The bonnet can be opened when the handle by the pedals has been pulled backwards, and the lock by the grille has been moved to the left.
Engine oil - checking and filling
The oil level is checked on certain engine variants with the electronic oil level sensor, on other engine variants with the oil dipstick.
Brake and clutch fluid - level
Brake and clutch fluid level should be between the reservoir MIN and MAX marks.
Climate control system - fault tracing and repair
The air conditioning system must only be serviced and repaired by an authorised workshop.
Battery - symbols
There are information and warning symbols on the battery.
Coolant - grade and volume
Approved coolant volume for each respective engine alternative can be read in the table.
Coolant - level
The coolant cools the internal combustion engine to the correct operating temperature. The heat that is transferred from the engine to the coolant can be used to heat the passenger compartment.The coolant level must lie between the MIN and MAX marks on the expansion tank.
Fuses - general
All electrical functions and components are protected by a number of fuses in order to protect the car's electrical system from damage by short circuiting or overloading.
Fuses - in engine compartment
Fuses in the engine compartment protect engine and brake functions, amongst other things.