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Skoda Fabia (2019 year). Instruction - part 5

 

 

Fig. 85  Replace bags

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The waste container can be inserted into the slot in the door.

Insert waste container

Position the waste container at the front edge of the slot.

Push the waste container to the back in the direction of the arrow 

A

» Fig. 84

.

Push the waste container as required in the direction of arrow 

B

.

Remove the waste container

Remove the waste container in the opposite direction to the arrow 

A

» Fig. 84

.

Open / close waste container

Lift the lid in the direction of arrow 

C

 

» Fig. 84

.

Closing takes place in reverse order.

Replace bags

Remove the waste container from the slot.

Press the two locking lugs on the frame in the direction of arrow 

1

» Fig. 85

.

Pull the bag together with the frame down in the direction of arrow 

2

.

Remove the bag from the frame.

Pull the new bag through the frame and pull it over the frame in the direction

of arrow 

3

.

Place the bag with the frame in the direction of arrow 

4

 into the container

body, so that the two lugs engage audibly on the frame.

Note

We recommend that you use 20x30 cm bags.

Multimedia holder

Fig. 86 

Multimedia holder

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

Multimedia holder 

» Fig. 86

Storage compartment for storing the vehicle key
Storage compartment for storing two coins
Storage compartment for storing a mobile phone

Storage compartment in the armrest

Fig. 87  Storage compartment / open storage compartment

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

To open the armrest in the area 

A

, grasp and lift the lid 

» Fig. 87

.

To close, swing the lid against the direction of the arrow until it audibly clicks

into place.

A
B
C

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Glasses storage box

Fig. 88 

Opening the glasses storage box

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

To open, press on the outer edge of the glasses compartment in area 

A

 .

The compartment folds in the direction of the arrow 

» Fig. 88

.

To close, swivel the compartment against the direction of the arrow until it

audibly clicks into place.

The maximum permissible load of the glasses compartment is 250 g.

CAUTION

Do not put any heat-sensitive objects in the glasses storage box - with high

temperatures there is risk of damage.

The tray must be closed before leaving and locking the vehicle – risk of im-

pairment to the functions of the anti-theft alarm system.

Storage compartment on the front passenger side

Fig. 89  Open storage compartment / interior of the storage compart-

ment

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

Depending on the equipment provided, the storage compartment is equipped

with a room lamp (this lights when opening the compartment), a bottle rack

with a capacity of max. 1 l 

B

 and a card holder 

C

 

» Fig. 89

.

To open, pull the opening lever 

A

 in the direction of arrow 

1

. The cover

folds in the arrow direction 

2

.

To close, screw in the lid in the opposite direction of arrow 

2

 until it audibly

clicks into place.

The maximum permissible load of the storage compartment is 3 kg.

Storage compartment in the side of the front seat

Fig. 90 

Storage compartment

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The storage compartment 

A

 

» Fig. 90

 is located on the side of the front seat.

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Storage compartment for an umbrella

Fig. 91 

Storage compartment for an

umbrella

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The storage compartment under the passenger seat 

» Fig. 91

 is used for stor-

ing an umbrella.

Clothes hook

Fig. 92 

Clothes hooks

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The clothes hooks are located on the handles of the headliner above each of

the rear doors 

» Fig. 92

.

The maximum permissible load of each of the hooks is 2 kg.

WARNING

Never leave any heavy or sharp-edged objects in the pockets of the items

of clothing that has been hung up - is a risk of injury.

Do not use hangers to hang up the clothes - there is a risk of restricting

the effectiveness of head airbags and a danger of injury from the hanger.

Make sure that any clothes hanging from the hooks do not impede your

vision.

Storage pockets on the backs of the front seats

Fig. 93 

Map pockets

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The map pockets are intended for storage of maps, magazines, etc.

Storage pockets on the inner sides of the front seats

Fig. 94 

Storage pocket

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The storage pockets are located on the inside of the front seats 

» Fig. 94

 and

are used to store small and light objects (e.g. mobile phones).
The maximum permissible load of each of the pockets is 150 g.

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Storage compartment in rear centre console

Fig. 95  Storage compartment: Version 1 / version 2

Read and observe   and   on page 73 first.

The open storage compartment is in the rear of the centre console 

» Fig. 95

.

Electrical sockets

Introduction

WARNING

Do not place anything on the dash panel. These objects might slide or fall

down when driving and may distract you from concentrating on the traffic

– risk of accident!

Make sure that while driving no objects can enter the driver's footwell -

they could cause an accident!

Stow all devices safely during the journey to prevent them from being

thrown around the interior in the event of a sudden braking manoeuvre or

an accident – The is a risk of death!

The devices may warm up during operation – The is a risk of injury or fire!

Improper use of the power sockets and the electrical accessories can

cause fires, burns and other serious injuries.

The 12-volt sockets also work if the ignition is switched off. When leaving

the vehicle, never leave persons who are not completely independent, such

as children, unattended in the vehicle.

CAUTION

The sockets can only be used for the connection of approved electrical ac-

cessories with a total power consumption of up to 120 watts - otherwise the

electrical system of the vehicle may be damaged.

Connecting appliances when the engine is not running will drain the battery

of the vehicle!

Before switching the ignition on / off or before starting the engine, switch

off the devices which are connected to the sockets - there is a risk of damage

to the equipment due to voltage fluctuations.

12-volt power outlet

Fig. 96  Cover for the 12-volt socket: in the central part of the dash-

board/in the luggage compartment

Read and observe   and   on page 79 first.

To use, remove the cover from the socket 

» Fig. 96

 -  or open the cover of

the socket 

» Fig. 96

 - .

Connect the plug for the electrical appliance to the socket.

Ashtray and cigarette lighter

Introduction

The ashtray can be used for disposing of ash, cigarettes, cigars and the like etc

WARNING

Never place hot or flammable objects in the ashtray – risk of fire!

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Ashtray

Fig. 97  Removing/opening/disassembling the ashtray

Read and observe   on page 79 first.

Removable ashtray

Remove the ashtray in the direction of the arrow 

A

 

» Fig. 97

Insertion takes

place in reverse order.

To open the ashtray, turn the cover in the direction of arrow 

B

Closing

takes place in reverse order.

To disassemble turn the entire cover in the direction 

1

 until it stops and re-

move in direction of arrow 

2

Assembly takes place in reverse order.

Cigarette lighter

Fig. 98 

Cigarette lighter

Read and observe   on page 79 first.

To use the lighter, push it in as far as the stop and wait until the glowing

lighter clicks out again 

» Fig. 98

.

Take out the glowing lighter instantly, use it and insert it back into the sock-

et.

WARNING

The cigarette lighter also works if the ignition is switched off. When leav-

ing the vehicle, never leave people who are not completely independent,

such as children, unattended in the vehicle - there is a risk of burning, fire or

damage to the vehicle interior.

Be careful when using the cigarette lighter - It can cause burns.

Note

The cigarette lighter socket can also be used as a 12-volt socket.

Tablet holder

Introduction

External devices (e.g. tablet, smartphone, etc.) measuring min. 122 mm and

max. 195 mm can be secured in the support.
The maximum permissible load of the compartment is 750 g.

CAUTION

Never exceed the maximum permissible load of the holder - there is a risk of

damage or functional impairment.

Attaching the rear headrests

Fig. 99  Inserting: Adapter/Holder

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Fig. 100  Removal: Holder/Adapter

Read and observe   on page 80 first.

To insert, attach the opened adapter to the guide rods of the front headrest

and clip in the direction of arrow 

1

» Fig. 99

 

» 

.

Clip in the holder in the direction of arrow 

2

 into the adapter.

To remove, pull on the securing tab 

A

 in direction of arrow 

3

 and take the

holder out of the adapter in the direction of arrow 

4

 

» Fig. 100

.

Press the adapter and remove in the direction of the arrow 

5

 from the

guide rods of the headrest.

WARNING

Be careful with the adapter – otherwise there is a risk of finger injury.

Handle holder

Fig. 101  Tilt and rotate holder

Fig. 102 

Adjust holder size

Read and observe   on page 80 first.

The holder may be tilted by 30° in the direction of the arrow 

1

 and turned by

360° in the direction of arrow 

2

 

» Fig. 101

.

To adjust the holder size, pull out the securing tab 

A

 in the direction of ar-

row 

3

 and push the part 

B

 in the direction of arrow 

4

 to the desired posi-

tion 

» Fig. 102

.

Note

If there is no external device in the holder, then we recommend that the part

B

 is moved down fully. Otherwise, irritating noises may occur at certain

speeds.

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Transport of cargo

Luggage compartment and transporting objects

Introduction

When transporting heavy objects, the driving characteristics change due to

the shift in the centre of gravity. Therefore, adjust the speed and driving mode

accordingly.

When transporting cargo the instructions below must be followed

Distribute the load evenly in the luggage compartment and secure it with

suitable lashing straps to the lashing eyes or fixing nets so that they cannot

slip.

Place heavy objects as far forward in the luggage compartment as possible.

Match the tyre pressure to the load.

In the event of an accident, even small and light objects gain so much kinetic

energy that they can cause severe injuries.
The magnitude of the kinetic energy is dependent on the speed at which the

vehicle is travelling and the weight of the object.

Luggage compartment light

The light switches on/off when the luggage compartment lid is opened or

closed.
If the boot lid is open and the ignition switched off, the light will go out auto-

matically after 10 minutes.

WARNING

Never exceed the maximum permissible load of the respective fasteners,

nets, hooks etc. Heavy objects were not secured sufficiently – There is a

risk of injury!

An unsecured dirt or improperly attached load could slip during a sudden

manoeuvre or in an accident in the vehicle - There is a risk of injury!

Loose cargo could hit a deployed airbag and injure occupants – danger of

death!

When transporting loads in the luggage compartment that has been en-

larged by folding the rear seats forward, ensure the safety of the passen-

gers transported on the other rear seats.

CAUTION

Never exceed the maximum permissible load of the respective fasteners,

nets, hooks etc. - these could be damaged.

Please ensure that the heating elements for the rear window heater are not

damaged as a result of abrasive objects.

Do not place sharp objects in the nets and storage compartments in the lug-

gage compartment - there is a risk of damage to the net as well as the com-

partments.

Put the items in the storage compartments carefully and do not overload

them - there is a risk of damage to the compartments.

Fastening elements

Fig. 103 

Fasteners

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The fasteners are located on both sides of the luggage compartment.
Overview of the fastening elements 

» Fig. 103

Lashing eyes for securing cargo, fastening nets and multifunction pocket
Fastener for securing fastening nets and multifunction pocket
Lashing eye for securing fastening nets and multifunction pocket

The upper front lashing eye 

C

 is located behind the folding rear seat backrest.

The maximum permissible load of the individual lashing eyes 

A

 is 350 kg.

Note

The lashing eyes 

A

 cannot be used for attaching bags and nets when the vari-

able loading floor is in the upper position 

» page 89

.

A
B
C

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Fixing nets

Fig. 104  Fastening examples for nets

Fig. 105 

Fastening vertical pocket

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

Fastening examples for nets 

» Fig. 104

 and 

» Fig. 105

Horizontal pocket
Floor net
Vertical pocket (only applies to some vehicles)

The maximum permissible load of each of the nets is 1.5 kg.

A
B
C

Multifunction pocket

Fig. 106 

Securing the multifunction

pocket

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The pocket 

» Fig. 106

 can be secured to the fastening elements 

A

B

 and 

C

» Fig. 103

 on page 82.

The maximum permissible load for the bag attached to fastening elements is 3

kg.

CAUTION

In vehicles with a variable loading floor, it is not possible to secure the bag to

the fastening elements.

Hooks

Fig. 107 

Hooks

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

A hook for attaching small items of luggage, such as bags etc., is provided on

each side of the luggage compartment

» Fig. 107

.

The maximum permissible load of the hook is 7.5 kg.

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CAUTION

If possible, take the item of luggage suspended from the hook and place it in

the storage compartment 

B

 

» Fig. 112

 on page 86, otherwise there is a risk

of damaging the storage compartment cover.

If an item of luggage weighing more than 2.5 kg is suspended on the hook,

then we recommend removing the storage compartment cover 

B

 

» Fig. 112

on page 86, otherwise there is a risk of damaging the storage compartment

cover.

Floor covering on both sides

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

A double-sided floor covering can be fitted in the luggage compartment. One

side is made of fabric, the other side is washable (suitable for transporting wet

or dirty items ).

CAUTION

The double sided floor covering can only be used in vehicles without the varia-

ble loading floor

» page 89

 - There is a risk of damage to the variable loading

floor.

Luggage compartment cover

Fig. 108  Remove the luggage compartment cover

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

If the support straps 

A

 

» Fig. 108

 are attached to the boot lid, then opening

the lid will raise the boot lid cover (hereafter referred to as cover).

The cover can be removed from the vehicle and stowed behind the rear seat

backrests if required 

» Fig. 109

 on page 85.

The maximum permissible load of the cover is 1 kg.

Removing

On both sides of the boot lid, unhook the straps 

A

 in the direction of arrow

1

 

» Fig. 108

.

Hold the raised cover and press on the two sides on the underside of the

cover in the area of the recess 

C

.

Remove the cover in the direction of the arrow 

2

.

Fitting

Place the fixtures 

B

 on the cover above the brackets 

C

 on the side trim

» Fig. 108

.

Press on the two sides to the upper side of the cover in the region of the

mounts 

C

. The fixtures 

B

 must lock into place in the mounts 

C

 on both

sides of the luggage compartment.

On both sides of the boot lid, unhook the straps 

A

.

WARNING

Do not place any objects on the cover during the trip - There is a risk of

injury if you brake or have a collision!

CAUTION

Observe the following instructions to avoid canting and the subsequent

damage to the cover or the side trim.

The cover must be inserted properly and the load must not exceed the

height of the cover.

The cover must not be jammed in the surrounding seal of the luggage com-

partment lid when it is in the raised position.

There must be no object in the gap between the cover in the raise position

and the rear backrest.

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Other positions of the luggage compartment cover

Fig. 109  Luggage compartment cover: stowed behind the rear seats/in

the lower position

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The luggage compartment cover behind the rear seat backrests can be stored

» Fig. 109

 - or in the lower position 

» Fig. 109

 - .

Store cover in the lower position

Press the top of the cover in the arrow direction 

» Fig. 109

 - .

In the front area, slots 

B

 

» Fig. 108

 on page 84 on the cover must be fully en-

gaged with the mounts on the side trim. In the back, the cover must be se-

cured at both ends under the latching.
In the lower position, the cover is designed for storing small objects up to a

weight of 2.5 kg in total.

WARNING

Do not place any objects on the cover during the trip - There is a risk of

injury if you brake or have a collision!

Roll-up cover

Fig. 110  Roll-up cover: extending/retracting/removing

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

Extending

Grasp the cover at grip-point 

A

 and pull it out in the direction of the arrow

1

 until it audibly clicks into place 

» Fig. 110

.

Retracting

Push the cover in the handle area 

A

 in the direction of arrow 

2

 

» Fig. 110

.

The cover rolls up automatically. The rolled-up cover can now be removed.

Removing/inserting

Press on the side of the cross bar in the direction of arrow 

3

 and remove

the cover in the arrow direction 

4

 

» Fig. 110

.

Insertion takes place in reverse order.

WARNING

No objects should be placed on the roll-up cover - there is a risk of damage

to the cover and a risk of injury in the event of a sudden stop or a vehicle

collision!

CAUTION

It is possible that the roll-up luggage compartment cover rolls more slowly

during winter weather conditions. This is not a defect.

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Net partition

Fig. 111  Net partition behind the rear seats

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The net partition can be installed behind the rear seats.
For ease of installation / removal of the carabiner 

B

 Move the variable loading

floor back, remove it from the vehicle if necessary.

Installing/removing

To install, remove the retractable luggage compartment cover 

» Fig. 110

 on

page 85 or the fold the rear seat backrests forwards 

» page 70

.

First insert the rod into the mount 

B

 

» Fig. 111

 on one side and push it for-

wards. Insert the transverse rod into the mount 

C

 on the other side of the

vehicle in the same way.

Hang the carabines 

C

 at the belt ends into the lashing eyes behind the rear

seats.

Pull the straps firmly at the free ends 

C

.

Ausbauis carried out in the reverse order.

Note

For vehicles with variable loading floor, the nets can be secured only when the

variable loading floor is in the lower position

» page 89

.

Storage compartments in the luggage compartment

Fig. 112 

Storage compartments

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The integrated storage compartment 

A

 

» Fig. 112

 is suitable for stowing small

objects weighing up to 1.5 kg in total.
The storage compartment 

B

 is designed for storing small objects of up to 2.5

kg. in weight in total.
The armrest can be removed in the direction of the arrow.

CAUTION

When handling the cover of the storage compartment 

B

, ensure that this or

the luggage compartment trim is not damaged.

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Cargo elements

Fig. 113  Remove cargo element / Load fastening example

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The cargo element is designed for attaching and securing objects with a maxi-

mum total weight of 8 kg.

Before use, remove the Cargo element in the direction of the arrow 

» Fig. 113

- .

Use thecargoelements to secure the load as close as possible to the rear

seats

» Fig. 113

 .

After use, stow the Cargo element in its original position.

Flexible storage compartment

Fig. 114 

Flexible storage compartment

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The flexible storage compartment can be installed on either side of the boot

» Fig. 114

.

The storage compartment is designed for storing small objects with a maxi-

mum total weight of 8 kg.

To use,insert the two ends of the storage compartment into the openings in

the side trim of the luggage compartment and push the shelf down to lock.

ToRemovegrasp the storage compartment at the top edges and remove by

pulling upwards and towards you.

Storage compartments under the floor

Fig. 115  Fold the floor back / storage compartment under the floor

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The storage compartment

A

 is located under the floor of the luggage com-

partment

» Fig. 115

.

Lift the rear portion of the floor and fold forward in the direction of arrow

1

- .

The storage compartment is designed for storing small objects of up to 15 kg.

in weight in total.

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Removable light

Fig. 116 

Removable light

Fig. 117  Removing light/inserting light

Read and observe   and   on page 82 first.

The lamp is for the illumination of the luggage compartment or it can be used

as a portable lamp.
The lamp is equipped with a magnet. As a result, this can, for example, be fitted

to the vehicle body.
Description of the light 

» Fig. 116

Button to turn the light that has been removed on / off
Part that lights up when the lamp is in the mount
Part that lights up when the lamp is not in the mount

If the light is in the mount, this will illuminate when the boot lid is opened.

To remove, hold the light in the area 

D

 and swivel in the direction of arrow

1

» Fig. 117

.

A
B
C

To switch on the removed light, press button 

A

» Fig. 116

. Pressing the light

again will switch it off.

To insert, first of all insert the light with the rear part 

E

 into the mount

» Fig. 117

 and then push the light in the direction of arrow 

2

 until it audibly

clicks into place.

If the light is not switched off and is correctly inserted in the mount, the LED

diodes in the front part of the light 

C

» Fig. 116

 are automatically switched off.

If the lamp is not correctly inserted into the holder, this does not light up when

the boot lid is opened and the rechargeable batteries are not charged.

Lamp charges

The lamp is supplied by three rechargeable type NiMH AAA batteries (voltage

1.2 V). The batteries are charged continuously with the engine running (to fully

charge the battery takes approximately 3 hours).
Replace batteries 

» page 231

.

CAUTION

The light is not waterproof, so it must be protected from humidity - otherwise

there is risk of damage.

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Variable loading floor in the luggage compartment

Set in the upper / lower position

Fig. 118  Set the variable loading floor to the upper position

The variable loading floor can be set to the upper or lower position as follows.

Raise the variable loading floor by the handle 

A

 in direction of arrow 

1

 and

move partially in the direction of arrow 

2

 

» Fig. 118

.

To Set in the upper position, raise the variable loading floor in the front area

and lay on the edge 

C

 .

To Set the lower position move the variable loading floor in direction of ar-

row 

2

 until it detaches from the slots 

B

, and place the front of the variable

loading floor on the floor covering of the luggage compartment.

Lay the variable loading floor in direction of arrow 

3

 up to the latch and the

arrow 

4

 .

The area under the variable loading floor can be used to stow small objects.

The maximum permissible load of the variable loading floor is 75 kg. For the

transport of heavy loads, adjust the variable loading floor in the lower position.

Removing/inserting

Fig. 119 

Remove variable loading floor

Removing

Lift the variable loading floor at the handle 

A

 in the direction of arrow 

1

until its rear area is about 15 cm 

B

 below the edge of the foldable cover

» Fig. 119

.

Remove the variable loading floor from the vehicle by moving it in the direc-

tion of arrow 

2

.

Inserting

Grasp the variable loading floor at handle 

A

 

» Fig. 119

.

Insert the variable loading floor matching the front area into the vehicle

about 15 cm 

B

 beneath the edge of the foldable cover.

Then follow the same steps as when setting the upper position or the lower

position 

» page 89

.

CAUTION

When removing or inserting the variable loading floor, a distance of 15 cm 

B

» Fig. 119

 underneath the edge of the foldable cover must be adhered to, there

is a risk of damaging the boot lid seal.

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Folding / fastening

Fig. 120  Fold up variable loading floor / secure variable loading floor

The variable loading floor can be folded up and secured using a hook on the

frame of the boot lid in the two positions (at the top as well as the bottom).

Fold the variable loading floor together using the handle 

A

 and fold in the

direction of arrow

» Fig. 120

.

Hook the 

B

 hook to the frame of the boot lid.

WARNING

The folded-up variable cargo floor limits the driver's view to the rear.

CAUTION

Before closing the boot lid the variable loading floor must be unhook from the

frame. There is the risk of damage to the hook.

Transportation on the roof rack

Fig. 121  Attachment points

Depending on the equipment, the roof bars can be attached at the attachment

points 

» Fig. 121

 or to the roof rail.

The attachment points 

A

 and 

B

 are located on both sides of the vehicle

» Fig. 121

.

Mounting and dismounting of the roof bars is carried out according to the in-

structions provided.

Roof load

The maximum permitted weight of the load incl. carriers is 75 kg.

WARNING

The following instructions must be observed to aid road safety when trans-

porting cargo on the roof rack.

Always distribute the load on the roof rack evenly and secure properly

with suitable lashing straps or tensioning straps.

When transporting heavy objects or objects which take up a large area on

the roof rack system, handling of the car may change as a result of the dis-

placement of the centre of gravity. The style of driving and speed must

therefore be adapted to circumstances.

The permissible roof load, permissible axle loads and gross permissible

weight of the vehicle must not be exceeded under any circumstances – risk

of accident.

CAUTION

Ensure that the boot lid does not hit the roof load when opened.

Ensure the roof aerial is not impaired by the load being transported.

Note

We recommend that you use a roof rack from ŠKODA Original Accessories.

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Heating and ventilation

Heating, manual air conditioning system, Climatronic

Introduction

The heater heats and ventilates the vehicle interior. The air conditioning sys-

tem also cools and dehumidifies the vehicle interior.
The heating effect is dependent upon the coolant temperature, thus full heat

output only occurs when the engine has reached its operating temperature.
The cooling system works under the following conditions.

The cooling system is switched on.
The engine is running.
The outside temperature is above 2 °C.
The blower is switched on.

When the cooling system is switched on, it prevents misting of the windscreen

and windows.
It is possible to boost the effectiveness of the cooling system by briefly acti-

vating the air recirculation system

» page 93

.

Health protection

To reduce health risks (e.g. common colds), the following instructions for the

use of the cooling system are to be observed.

The difference between the outside temperature and the inside temperature

should not be greater than 5 °C.

The cooling system should be turned off about 10 minutes before the end of

the journey.

Once a year, a disinfection of the air conditioner must be carried out by a

specialist company.

WARNING

The blower should always be on to prevent the windows from misting.

Otherwise there is a risk of accident.

Under certain circumstances, air at a temperature of about 5 °C can flow

out of the vents when the cooling system is switched on.

Note

The air inlet in front of the windscreen must be free of e.g. ice, snow or

leaves to ensure that the heating and cooling system operates properly.

After switching on the cooling system condensation from the evaporator of

the air conditioning may drip down and form a puddle below the vehicle. This is

not a leak!

If the coolant temperature is too high, the cooling system is switched off to

ensure that the engine cools down.

Heating and manual air conditioning

Fig. 122  Controls of the heating / air conditioning

Read and observe   on page 91 first.

Individual functions can be adjusted or switched on by turning the dial or

pressing the corresponding button 

» Fig. 122

. When the function is activated, a

warning light illuminates in the button.

Setting temperature

 Reduce the temperature/

 Increase the temperature

Set the blower speed (Level 0: Adjust the fan speed (level 0: fan off; level

4: highest speed)
Set the direction of the air outlet 

» page 93

 Air flow to the windows

 Air flow to the upper body

 Air flow in the footwell

 Air flow to the windows and the footwell

Switch recirculation on/off 

» page 93

Switch the cooling system on/off

A

B

C

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