Service indicator

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System which informs the driver when the next service is due, in accordance with the manufacturer's servicing schedule. The point at which the service is due is calculated from the last indicator zero reset.

It is determined by two parameters:

- the distance travelled,
- the time elapsed since the last service.

More than 600 miles (1 000 km)

More than 600 miles (1 000 km) remain before the next service is due

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the spanner symbolising the service operations comes on. The distance recorder display line indicates the distance remaining before the next service is due.

Example: 4 800 km remain before the next service is due.

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the display indicates:

5 seconds after the ignition is switched

5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the spanner is switched off ; the distance recorder resumes its normal operation. The display then indicates the total and trip distances.

Less than 600 miles (1 000 km)

Less than 600 miles (1 000 km) remain before the next service is due

Example: 400 miles (900 km) remain before the next service is due.

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the display indicates:

5 seconds after the ignition is switched

5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the distance recorder resumes its normal operation. The spanner remains on to indicate that a service must be carried out soon.

Service overdue

Service overdue

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the spanner fl ashes to indicate that the service must be carried out as soon as possible.

Example: the service is overdue by 300 km.

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the display indicates:

5 seconds after the ignition is switched

5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the distance recorder resumes its normal operation. The spanner remains lit .

The distance remaining may be

The distance remaining may be weighted by the time factor, depending on the driver's driving habits.

Therefore, the spanner may also come on if you have exceeded the two year service interval.

Service indicator zero reset

After each service, the maintenance indicator

After each service, the maintenance indicator must be reset to zero.

The procedure for resetting to zero is as follows:

  • switch off the ignition,
  • press and hold the trip distance recorder zero reset button,
  • switch on the ignition; the distance recorder display begins a countdown,
  • when the display indicates "=0" , release the button; the spanner disappears.

Following this operation, if you wish to disconnect the battery, lock the vehicle and wait at least fi ve minutes for the zero reset to be taken into account.

Retrieving the service information

You can access the service information at any time.

Press the trip distance recorder zero reset button.

The service information is displayed for a few seconds, then disappears.

Service overdue

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the spanner fl ashes to indicate that the service must be carried out as soon as possible.

Example: the service is overdue by 300 km.

For 5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the display indicates:

5 seconds after the ignition is switched

5 seconds after the ignition is switched on, the distance recorder resumes its normal operation. The spanner remains lit .

The distance remaining may be

The distance remaining may be weighted by the time factor, depending on the driver's driving habits.

Therefore, the spanner may also come on if you have exceeded the two year service interval.

Service indicator zero reset

After each service, the maintenance indicator

After each service, the maintenance indicator must be reset to zero.

The procedure for resetting to zero is as follows:

  • switch off the ignition,
  • press and hold the trip distance recorder zero reset button,
  • switch on the ignition; the distance recorder display begins a countdown,
  • when the display indicates "=0" , release the button; the spanner disappears.

Following this operation, if you wish to disconnect the battery, lock the vehicle and wait at least fi ve minutes for the zero reset to be taken into account.

Retrieving the service information

You can access the service information at any time.

Press the trip distance recorder zero reset button.

The service information is displayed for a few seconds, then disappears.

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