Switching the engine off

  • Immobilise the vehicle.
  • Turn the key fully towards you to position 1 (Stop) .
  • Remove the key from the ignition switch.

Free wheeling

For safety reasons, do not free wheel. If free wheeling, some vehicle functions will no longer be active.

A heavy object (key fob...), attached to the key and weighing down on its shaft in the ignition switch, could cause a malfunction.

Key left in the "Ignition on" position

On opening the driver's door, an alert message is displayed, accompanied by an audible signal, to remind you that the key is still in the ignition switch at position 1 (Stop).

If the key has been left in the ignition switch at position 2 (Ignition on), the ignition will be switched off automatically after one hour. To switch the ignition back on, turn the key to position 1 (Stop) , then back to position 2 (Ignition on).

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