Manual override

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It is possible to adjust one or more functions manually while leaving the other functions in automatic mode.

The "AUTO" symbol switches off.

To return to automatic mode, press the "AUTO" button.

Switching to manual mode may not be suitable (temperature, humidity, odour, condensation) and does not provide optimum comfort.

For maximum cooling or heating of the cabin, it is possible to go beyond the minimum 14 or maximum 28 values.

Press the blue button 2 until "LO" is displayed or the red button 2 until "HI" is displayed.

4. Air conditioning on/off

Press this button to switch off

Press this button to switch off the air conditioning.

Stopping the air conditioning may cause some problems (humidity, misting).

Automatic operation of the air conditioning is resumed when the button is pressed again. The symbol "A/C" is displayed.

5. Air intake/Air recirculation

Press this button for recirculation

Press this button for recirculation of the interior air. The air recirculation symbol 5 is displayed.

Air recirculation enables the passenger compartment to be isolated from exterior odours and smoke.

Press this button again or press the "AUTO" button to resume automatic management of the intake of air. The air recirculation symbol 5 is switched off.

Avoid prolonged recirculation of interior air (risk of condensation or deterioration of the air quality).

6. Air distribution adjustment

Pressing this button several

Pressing this button several times in succession enables the air fl ow to be directed in turn towards:

- the windscreen and the side windows (demisting or defrosting),
- the windscreen, side windows and air vents,
- the windscreen, the side windows, the air vents and the footwells,
- the windscreen, the side windows and the footwells,
- the footwells,
- the air vents and the footwells,
- the air vents.

7. Air flow adjustment

Press the "full fan" symbol to

Press the "full fan" symbol to increase the air fl ow.

The air fl ow symbol, the fan, fi lls progressively according to the value requested.

Press the "empty fan" symbol

Press the "empty fan" symbol to decrease the air fl ow.

Switching the system off

Press the air fl ow "empty fan"

Press the air fl ow "empty fan" button of air fl ow 7 until the fan symbol disappears.

This action switches off all of the functions of the air conditioning system.

Thermal comfort is no longer controlled. A slight fl ow of air resulting from the movement of the vehicle, remains perceptible however.

Pressing the air fl ow "full fan" button of air fl ow 7 or on "AUTO" reactivates the system with the values set before it was switched off.

Avoid driving for long periods with the air conditioning switched off (risk of misting and reduction of the air quality in the cabin).

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