Access to the tools

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The tools are installed in the boot under

The tools are installed in the boot under the fl oor.

To gain access to them:

  • open the boot,
  • raise the fl oor,
  • remove the polystyrene storage box,
  • unclip and remove the box containing the tools.

List of tools

All of these tools are specifi c to your vehicle. Do not use them for other purposes.

1. Wheelbrace.
Permits removal of the wheel trim and removal of the wheel fi xing bolts.
2. Jack with integral handle.
Permits raising of the vehicle.
3. "Bolt cover" tool.
Permits removal of the bolt protectors (covers) on alloy wheels.
4. Socket for the security wheel bolts (located in the glove box).
Permits adaptation of the wheelbrace to the special "security" wheel bolts.

Wheel with trim

Wheel with trim

When removing the wheel , fi rst detach the trim using the wheelbrace 1 pulling at the valve passage hole.

When refi tting the wheel , refi t the trim starting by placing its cut-out at the valve and press around its edge with the palm of your hand.

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