BYD F6 Owner`s manual

BYD F6 OWNERS MANUAL
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Foreword
Welcome choosing BYD F6. To help you know BYD F6 well and quickly, please read this manual thoroughly.
BYD F6 adopts EFI engine, its wiring harness is very complex, please do not install the device by yourself as: anti-theft system, central control
lock, power window, audio and so on, otherwise the failure caused by it will be not covered by the “Warranty" of BYD.
Should drive the vehicle according to the contents that marked with “security label” or “vehicle damage”to avoid injury or damage.
The denotation and using method as follows:
Security label
Friendly tips
Precautions to avoid vehicle damage or personal injury
Notice
Precautions to be followed to make maintenance easier
The illustrations in this manual are only for reference.
BYD AUTO CO., LTD reserves all rights to technical features and contents
in this manual without any restrictions and notice in advance.
Thanks for choosing BYD F6, warmly welcome your valuable suggestions.
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CONTENTS
F6 SPECIFICATION AND BRIEF INTRODUCTION………...1
Specification…………………………………………………………1
Brief introduction………………………………………….…………2
DRIVER AND PASSENGER SAFETY…………………………..4
Important Safety Precautions and Safety equipment……………...…4
Seat Belt and Airbag……………………………...…………………6
Fatalness of carbin monoxide…………..…………………………21
Safety label………………………………………..………………22
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL DEVICE……………………23
Position of control switchs…………………..……………………25
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Instrument Panel Indicators……………………….………………26
Control buttons around steering wheel……………………………33
Lights/signal lamp/rightness of dashboard..………………………34
Windshield wiper/washer/ Rear windshield defogger…………… 37
Steering wheel adjustment…………………………...……………39
Key and lock/key/…………………………………………………40
Ignition switch……………………………….……………………42
Power door lock/ Remote control/ Children safety lock…………43
Trunk/ Glove box/ Seat adjustment/ Power window/ Power sun roof/
rearview mirror……………………………...……………………48
Parking brake/ Front seat armrest…………………………………62
Sunglass box/ Central bill box/ Central storage box/ Accessory
electrical source socket……………………………...……………63
Cup holder/ Coin box/ Sun visor/ Vanity mirror/ Cigarette lighter/
ashtray/ Interior reading light………………………………………64
COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE EQUIPMENT…………..70
Interior air control system…………………………………………70
Audio system………..……………………………………………74
Safety system…………...…………………………………………83
BEFORE DRIVING……………………………………………...87
Running in period…………………………………………………88
Gasoline/Operation in petrol station fuel tank filling………………88
Open engine hood…………………………………………...……90
DRIVING…………………………………………………......….. 98
Driving preparation/ Start engine/ Start in high altitude cold
weather…...………………………………………………………....99
Manual transmission/ Automatic transmission……………..……102
Unlock shift lock /park/brake system/ ABS……..………………104
ABS indicator/ Driving in atrocious weather/ Trailer……...……104
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MAINTENANCE………………………………………………112
Periodical maintenance schedule/ Stated maintenance record……113
Owner inspection for maintenance/engine oil/cooling system……119
Windshield washer/ Transmission oil/ Brake fluid and clutch fluid131
Air filter core/ Fuel filter/ Spark plug/ Battery/ Windshield wiper
blade…………………………………………………………......137
Air conditioner/ Dust filter/ Timing belt/tire/lamps………………146
Vehicle storage…………………………………...………………170
APPEARANCE MAINTENANCE………...…………………171
Washing/ Cere care/ Alloy wheel/ Painting repair……………...…172
Interior maintenance……………………………..…………....…174
EMERGENT MALFUNCTION SOLUTION…………….…179
Replace a flat tire…………………………………...………....…180
If engine can’t start/ Can’t start engine or starter running slowly185
Starter running normally/ Pushing car to start engine/ Engine
overheating…..…………………………………………......….. 186
Engine oil pressure indicator/ Battery charging indicator/ Engine
malfunction indicator/ Brake system indicator……………..……190
Close power sun roof/fuse/ Replacing the burned fuse…………194
Emergent towing…………………………………………………203
TECHNICAL DATA……………………………………...……205
Identification no.…………………………………………………206
Specification…………………………………………………..…208
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F6 specification
Product type
Length(㎜)
Dimensions
Width (㎜)
Height (㎜)
Wheelbase (㎜)
Front (㎜)
Track
Rear (㎜)
Curb weight (㎏)
Total weight (㎏)
Tire type
Approach angle (°)
Departure angle (°)
Front Suspension (㎜)
Rear suspension (㎜)
Basic type
Top speed (km/h)
Engine
Brand
QCJ7200E
series
QCJ7240E series
4846
1822
1465
2740
1551
1551
1435
1810
1480
1855
205/65 R15 ,205/60 R16
14°5
16°
1016
1090
5
185
BYD483QB
200
4G69S4M
L4/16 Valve MPI DOHC
L4/16 Valve MPI SOHC
Displacement (ml)
1.991
Rated Power (kW)
103
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Gradeability (﹪)
6.9
﹡Min.fuel consumption (L/100km)
* The actual fuel consumption will depend on the vehicle condition, road condition, driving habit and so on.
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2.378
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Brief introduction
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Control panel
*If you want
to use the horn, just press the panel around the “BYD” logo.
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Driver and Passenger Safety
Important Safety Precautions
You’ll find many safety recommendations
throughout this section, and throughout this
manual. The recommendations on this page
are the ones we consider to be the most
important.
Always Wear Your Seat Belt
A seat belt is your best protection in all
types of collisions. Airbags are designed to
supplement seat belts, but they are designed
to inflate when the vehicle activate in
response to a severe frontal impact or other
special impact. So even though your vehicle
is equipped with airbags, make sure you and
your passengers always wear your seat belts,
and wear them properly.
Be Aware of Airbag Hazards
Control Your Speed
While airbags can save lives, they can cause
serious or fatal injuries to occupants who sit
too close to them, or are not properly
restrained. Infants, young children, and
short adults are at the greatest risk. Be sure
to follow all instructions and warnings in
this manual. (refer to 7th page)
Excessive speed is a major factor in crash
injuries and deaths. Generally, the higher
the speed, the greater the risk, but serious
injuries can also occur at lower speeds.
Never drive faster than is safe for current
conditions, regardless of the maximum
speed posted.
Don’t Drink and Drive
Keep Your Vehicle in Safe
Condition
Alcohol and driving don’t mix. Even one
drink can reduce your ability to respond to
changing conditions, and your reaction gets
worse with every additional drink. So don’t
drink and drive, and don’t let your friends
drink and drive, either.
Restrain All Children
Children should be properly restrained in a
back seat not in front seat. That is the best
safety. Infants and small children should be
restrained in a child booster when they can
not wear seat belt.
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Having a tire blowout or a mechanical
failure can be extremely hazardous. To
reduce the possibility of such problems,
check your tire pressures and condition
frequently, and perform all regularly
scheduled maintenance (refer to 114th page)
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Safety equipment
Your vehicle is equipped with many features
that work together to protect you and your
passengers during a crash.
Some features do not require any action on
your parts. These include a strong steel
framework that forms a safety cage around
the passenger compartment, front and rear
crush zones will absorb the impact energy
with crumpled in a crash, a collapsible
steering column, and tensioners that tighten
the front seat belts in a crash.
However, you and your passengers can’t
take full advantage of these features unless
you remain sitting in a proper position and
always wear seat belts. In fact, some safety
features can contribute to injuries if they are
not used properly.
The following pages explain how you can
take an active role in protecting yourself
and your passengers。
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Three-point safety belt
the red buckle-release button and allow the
belt to retract. Your seat belt system also
includes an indicator on the instrument
panel and a buzzer to remind you and your
passengers to fasten your seat belts.
The SRS light will be lit
up to alerts you to a potential problem with
your seat belt tensioner. (refer to 20th page).
Safety belt tensioner(optional)
Such type seat belt use a single belt across
your shoulders, chest and hip.
Friendly tips
1 Seat belts are designed to support the
body's bones. So wear the seat belts
across the front of the pelvisl as low as
possible, that is to say, the belts should
across the pelvis, chest and shoulder.
Which means should avoid part of belt
acrossing the abdomen.
To fasten your belt, pull it out of the
retractor and insert the tab into the buckle.
After inserting the tab, then tug on the belt
to make sure the tab and the buckle are
locked.
2 Wearing seat belts should be taut with
the principle of comfort, so that the
design can achieve the protective effect.
Relaxation seat belts will greatly reduce
the protection function.
To release the belt, press the red
buckle-release button and allow the belt to
retract.
To release the belt, press
Automatic tensioner is mainly designed to
affect and activate in any collision severe
enough to cause the front airbags to deploy.
When the airbag system is active during a
crash, the automatic tensioner also can
provide help.
When the automatic tensioners are activated,
seat belts will maintain tight state until they
are unlocked by using normal manner.
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3 Not wear twisted seat belts.
4 Each seat belt can only be used by
one person. Seat belts bypass in the
arms of children is extremely
dangerous.
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Airbag
Side airbag (optional)
Friendly tips
1.Airbags do not replace seat belts.
They are designed to supplement the
seat belts.
2.Airbags offer no protection in rear
impacts, or minor frontal or side
collisions.
3.Airbags can pose hazards.
To do their job, airbags must inflate
with tremendous force. So while
airbags help save lives, they can cause
minor injuries or more serious or even
fatal injuries if occupants are not
properly restrained or sitting properly.
Your vehicle has a supplemental restraint
system (SRS) with front airbags to help
protect the heads and chests of the driver
and a front seat passenger during a
moderate severe frontal collision
Your vehicle has side airbags to help protect
the upper torso of the driver or a front seat
passenger during a moderate severe side
impact.
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What you should do: Always wear your
seat belt properly, and sit upright and as
far away from the steering wheel as
possible while allowing full control of
the vehicle. A front passenger should
move their seat as far away from the
dashboard as possible.
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Seat and seat back
This vehicle seat’s design allows you to
maintain a comfortable, straighten sitting,
and are able to farthest obtain the protection
provided by the energy absorption material
of seat belts and seats.
How to adjust your seat and seat back could
also affect your safety. For example, near
the steering wheel or dashboard too closed
will increase the possibility that you or
passengers are injured by the in floatable
airbag or goods inside.
If the seat backrest is too tilted, which will
reduce the protective effect of the seat belts.
That will increase the possibility of serious
injury as felling out from wearing seat belts.
What you should do: Try to motion front
belt backward, and maintain the adjustable
seatback always vertical state driving.
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Headrest
Headrest can be prevented neck sprains and
other injuries. In order to get the best
protective effect, adjust your head restraint
to make your occiput rest against the center
of the headrest.
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Table of safety inspection before
driving
To ensure that you and your passenger can
be protected maximum by the security
facilities protection of vehicles, please
check the following matter each time before
driving:
3.A front passenger should sit upright and
as far away from the steering wheel and
dashboard as possible.
Other parts of this chapter will be more
detail on how to ensure your safety
maximum.
4.Seat back should remain upright.
Remember, however, that no safety system
can prevent all injuries or deaths that can
occur in a severe crash, even when seat
belts are properly worn and the airbags
deploy.
5.Adjust headrest correctly.
1.Be sure all adults and children with no
suitable protection device always wear seat
belts and wear them properly.(refer to 6th
page)
6.After everyone has entered the vehicle,
be sure the doors are closed and locked.
2.All infants should be placed in properly
the child protection unit in the back seat.
(refer to 10th page)
Your vehicle has a door and
trunk open monitor on the instrument panel
to indicate when a specific door or the trunk
is not tightly closed.
7.All baggage must be properly stored and
fixed good.
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Advice to pregnant woman
Friendly tips
Each time you have a checkup, ask our
doctor if it’s okay for you to drive.
Advice to genearch
2.Do not add any other accessory to the
seat belt.
3.Do not place the hard or sharp objects
between you and positive airbag.
4.Do not attach or place articles in the
cover of airbag.
1.The best way to protect your unborn child
is protect yourself well. So when driving or
riding in a vehicle is to always wear a seat
belt, and keep the lap part of the belt as low
as possible across the hips.
2.When driving, remember to sit upright
and adjust the seat as far away from the
steering wheel and dashboard as possible
while allowing full control of the vehicle.
This will reduce the risk of injuries to both
you and your unborn child hat can be
caused by a crash or an inflating front
airbag.
Friendly tips
1.Never let two people use the same seat
belt. If do that, they could be very seriously
injured in a crash.
5.In
some cars equipped with side air bags,
not in the side door or door attachment hard
object
6.Do not make hand or arm near the cover
of airbag.
1.Never hold an infant or child on your lap.
If you are not wearing a seat belt in a crash,
you could be thrown forward and crush the
child against the dashboard.
2.Never put a seat belt over yourself and a
child. During a crash, the belt could press
deep into the child and cause serious or fatal
injuries.
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7.Use childproof door locks to prevent
children from opening the doors. This can
prevent children from accidentally falling
out.
8 . Please use the main switch power
windows, prevent children from playing
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with power windows, or else they might be
dangerous when their body are out of the
car window.
Extreme danger!
Under the section 94 of ECE regulations:
9.Do not leave children alone in a vehicle.
A child left alone with the key in the
ignition switch can accidentally set the
vehicle in motion, possibly injuring
themselves or others.
Do not place a rear-facing child seat in the
front seat with airbag.
Side air bag inflating resulting in serious
injuries or even death if body physical tilt
forward on the front door.
To remind you of dangerous side airbags,
your vehicle is posted with warning signs
on both sides of the front door frames.
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Supplementary data for airbag
Your (SRS) includes:
1.Two SRS (supplemental restraint system)
front airbags. The driver’s airbag is stored in
the center of the steering wheel; the front
passenger’s airbag is stored in the
dashboard. Both are marked ‘‘SRS
AIRBAG’’
2.Two side curtain airbags, one for each
side of the vehicle. The airbags are stored in
the ceiling, above the side windows. The
front and rear pillars are marked ‘‘SRS
SIDE AIRBAG’’ (refer to 52th page)
3.Automatic front seat belt tensioner, can
tension the seat belt with a moderate to
severe frontal impact. (refer to 6th page)
4.Sensors that can detect a moderate to
severe frontal impact.
How does front airbag works
5.A sophisticated electronic system that
continually
monitors
and
records
information about the sensors, the control
unit, the airbag activators, the seat belt
tensioners, and driver and front passenger
seat belt use when the ignition switch is in
the ON (II) position.
6.An indicator on the instrument panel that
alerts you to a possible problem with your
airbags, sensors, or seat belt tensioners and
so on. (refer to 26th page)
7.Emergency backup power in case your
vehicle’s electrical system is disconnected
in a crash.
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If you ever have a moderate to severe
frontal collision, sensors will detect the
vehicle’s rapid deceleration. If the rate of
deceleration is high enough, the control unit
will instantly inflate the driver’s and front
passenger’s airbags, at the same time
activate automatic seat belts tensioner.
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During a frontal crash, your seat belt
restrains your lower body and trunk, and the
front airbag helps protect your head and
chest. The belt pretensions will tighten and
lock seat belts to maintain your in-situ
fixed.
The total time for inflation and deflation is
one-tenth of a second, so fast that most
occupants are not aware that the airbags
deployed until they see them lying in their
laps.
Although both airbags normally inflate
within a split second of each other, it is
possible for only one airbag to deploy.
This can happen if the severity of a collision
is at the margin, or threshold, that
determines whether or not the airbags will
deploy. In such cases, the seat belt will
provide sufficient protection, and the
supplemental protection offered by the
airbag would be minimal.
After inflating, the front airbags will
immediately deflate, so they won’t interfere
with the driver’s visibility, or the ability to
steer or operate other controls.
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The loudly noise will with the airbag
deploying, generally it not cause the hurt
(but eliminate the possible of a drumming in
the ears or temporary lost audition, it will be
as soon as well).After a crash, you may see
what looks like smoke. This is actually
powder from the airbag’s surface. Although
the powder is not harmful, people with
respiratory problems may experience some
temporary discomfort. If this occurs, get out
of the vehicle as soon as it is safe.
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How does side airbag works
(optional)
If you ever have a moderate to severe side
impact, sensors will detect rapid
deceleration and signal the control unit to
instantly inflate either the driver’s or the
passenger’s side airbag.
Only one airbag will deploy during a side
impact. If the impact is on the passenger’s
side, the passenger’s side airbag will deploy
even if there is no passenger.
To get the best protection from the side
airbags, front seat occupants should wear
their seat belts and sit upright and well back
in their seats.
There are two side airbags for passengers
and you. The airbags are stored in the front
seat side near to windows where are
marked "SRS SIDE AIRBAG”.
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Friendly tips
Using the airbags what are not the BYD
airbags may causes the decrease for the
airbag capability or accidental hurt for
the passengers.
Never place the anything between the
side airbag and the passengers.
Do not stress over force on the seat side
that are equipped with side airbags.
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The possible causes for nodeploy airbags
If the circs occurred as the above illustration,
the airbags may do not deploy.
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The possible causes for airbag
deploying
The airbags may deploy if the vehicles
during the severe impact from the bottom as
the above illustration.
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Friendly tips
1.
Airbag is designed to match the
certain vehicle model, the tire size,
bumpers, chassis and the like original
equipment with any change may infect
the function of the airbags. In addition,
prohibit taking any airbag parts to other
vehicle model, otherwise it might lead
to safety airbag system failure, resulting
in personal injury.
2.
When the vehicle dashboard
occur abnormal information or can not
display the relevant information
normally (for example, abnormal speed,
seat belt wearing information, etc.),
timely get maintenance from service
stations, otherwise it will lead to system
failures or abnormal work.
3.
During driving, please wear the
seat belt right and maintain a good
sitting. If you do not wear seat belts or
sitting is not correct, then the deploy
airbag in the accident will aggravate the
risk of injury.
4.
Maintain the distance between
chest and the steering wheel at least 25
cm for the driver is very important, so
as to trigger the system make the driver
get the most effective protection.
5.
Don’t attach, cover or decorate
any objects on the steering wheel
surface and the front seat air bag
covers. Clean these two places with dry
or moist duster cloth. Strong knock at
these two places is not acceptable.
6.
Don’t let child passenger sit in the
front seat without protection. If a
collision triggers the air bag, the child
passenger may get seriously injured or
even killed.
7.
Don’t stay or put any animals or
objects near the driver, the front seat
passenger and the air bags. It is
extremely dangerous for an adult to
hold a child on the laps.
8.
Don’t install phone holder, cup,
ash tray or any other attachments to the
air bag cover or function area.
Otherwise, accidents triggering air bags
will increase the possibility of human
injuries.
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9.
Don’t make any modifications to
all components of the air bag system,
including corresponding labels.
10. Any modifications for the air
bags, including the repair other parts
(such as removal of the steering wheel)
can only be made in the BYD dealers or
franchised maintenance stores.
11. The air bag system must be
replaced in the BYD dealers and
franchised maintenance stores within 10
years since the manufacture date (the
date in the vehicle license and vehicle
label in the engine). Please keep a
record if the system is replaced before
the date.
12. . The air bag can only provide
one-time protecting function. Once the
air bag is triggered or damaged, the
system must be replaced.
13. . Please hand our materials to the
next owner of the vehicle. Please notice
that if the air bag is shut down, hand
this information to the next owner as
well.
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14. When disposing the components
of the vehicle or the air bag system,
please comply with correlative safety
regulations and disposal procedure. The
disposal must be conducted by the BYD
dealers
or
related
resources
departments.
15. The air bag system has relatively
strong anti-interference ability against
the
surrounding
electromagnetic
interruption. However, in case of
accidents, please don’t operate the
vehicle
under the electromagnetic
environment that is not permitted by the
government.
16. BYD F6 takes full consideration
of various kinds of misuses and road
conditions. However, don’t allow
serious crashes happen in the bottom of
the vehicle or drive toughly in poor
road conditions in order to prevent
accidents.
Shut Down Air Bags
In some occasions, shut down air bags
for the driver and the front passenger in
accord with regulations. These occasions
include:
1. When it is impossible to keep 25cm
distance between the center of the steering
wheel and the chest of the driver even
though the driver seat is adjusted properly
2. When special equipment needs to be
installed for the disabled within the air bag
function area.
3. When the front seats cannot maintain the
manufacturer’s setting location after
adjustments due to some reasons
The air bag system shutdown has to be
conducted by the BYD dealers or franchised
service stores. After the shutdown, BYD
dealers or franchised maintenance stores
must label the specific places and keep
records.
Friendly tips
If the air bag system needs shutdown
in some special occasions, please go to
the BYD dealers or franchised service
stores. Otherwise, the serious injuries or
death may be incurred.
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In addition, please reopen the
shutdown airbag as soon as possible in
order to ensure the air bag recover its
protecting function.
Supplemental Information
1. Please read this manual thoroughly. If
you want to sell or demolish the vehicle,
please notify the owner or demolish
departments that the car is equipped with
the air bag system, and recommend them to
read the manual in details.
2. After the air bag inflation, please don’t
touch any components of the air bag system
(or scalds or poisoning may be caused), and
let the BYD dealers or franchised
maintenance stores handle the remains.
Once the air bag system functioned, please
install a new air bag system.
3. The front (side) air bags only function in
case of frontal (side) collisions in certain
degree. It doesn’t mean that the air bag
system has problems when it doesn’t
respond to the collision. The damages or
unusual maintenances can influence the
normal function of the system.
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How does SRS indicator works
The SRS indicator alerts
you to a potential
problem
with
your
airbags or seat belt
tensioners.
Equipped with side airbags in the vehicle,
this indicator is also used to remind your
driver with side air bags potentially
dangerous (refer to 28th page)
When you turn the ignition switch to the
ON (II) position, this indicator is on for 5
seconds and then extinguish. This tells you
the system is working properly.
If the indicator is on at any other time, or
does not come on at all, you should have the
system checked by the BYD AUTO dealer.
For example:
1.If the SRS indicator isn’t on after you
turn the ignition switch to the ON (II)
position.
2.If the indicator stays on after the engine
starts.
3.If the indicator is on or flashes while you
drive.
If you see any of these indications, the
airbags and seat belt tensioners may not
work properly when you need them. Then
you should recourse the BYD AUTO dealer
as soon as possible.
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Friendly tips
Ignoring the SRS indicator can result in
serious injury or death if the airbag
systems or tensioners do not work
properly.
Have your vehicle checked by a BYD
AUTO dealer as soon as possible if the
SRS indicator alerts you to a possible
problem.
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Airbag maintenance
Your airbag systems included front airbag
and side airbag (optional) are virtually
maintenance free, and there are no parts you
can safely service. However, you must have
your vehicle serviced if:
1 An airbag ever inflates. Any airbag that
has deployed must be replaced along with
the control unit and other related parts. If a
front airbag inflates, the seat belt tensioners
must also be replaced. Do not try to remove
or replace any airbag by yourself. This must
be done by BYD AUTO dealer.
2 The SRS indicator alerts you to a problem.
Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer as
soon as possible. If you ignore this
indication, your airbags may not operate
properly.
Only trained personnel can do it. Prohibit
removing airbag modules and seat belts
tensioning device from the vehicle. If the
failure of engine flameout or air bags
inflated or seat belts a tension worked shall
be repaired or troubleshooting by BYD auto
dealer.
Supplementary safety notice
1 Do not attempt to deactivate your airbags.
Together, airbags and seat belts provide the
best protection.
2 Do not tamper with airbag components or
wiring for any reason. Tampering could
cause the airbags to deploy, possibly
causing very serious injury.
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For cars with side airbag
1 Do not expose the front passenger’s
seat-back to liquid. If water or another
liquid soaks into the seatback, it can prevent
the side airbag cut off system from working
properly.
2 Do not cover or replace front seatback
covers without consulting your dealer.
Improperly replacing or covering front
seat-back covers can prevent your side
airbags from inflating during a side impact.
The airbag and to further clarify matters
(refer to 7th page).
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Avoiding toxic to carbon monoxide
Your vehicle’s exhaust contains carbon
monoxide gas. You should have no problem
with carbon monoxide entering the vehicle
in normal driving if you maintain your
vehicle properly.
Have the exhaust system inspected for leaks
whenever:
1. The vehicle is lifted for an oil change.
2.You notice a change in the sound of the
exhaust.
Friendly tips
Carbon monoxide gas is toxic. Breathing
it can cause unconsciousness and even
kill you.
Avoid any enclosed areas or activities
that expose you to carbon monoxide.
High levels of carbon monoxide can
collect rapidly in enclosed areas, such as
a garage. Do not run the engine with the
garage door closed. Even with the door
open, run the engine only long enough to
move the vehicle out of the garage
3.The vehicle was in an accident that may
have damaged the underside.
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With the trunk open, airflow can pull
exhaust gas into your vehicle interior and
create a hazardous condition. If you must
drive with the trunk open, open all the
windows and set the climate control system
as shown below.
If you must sit in your parked vehicle with
the engine running, even in an unconfined
area, adjust the climate control system as
follows:
1.Please choose fresh air mode。
mode.
2.Please choose
3.Turn the fan on high speed.
4 . Set the temperature control to a
comfortable setting.
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Safety label
These labels are in the locations shown.
They warn you of potential hazards that
could cause serious injury or death. Read
these labels carefully. If a label comes off or
becomes hard to read, contact your dealer
for a replacement.
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Instruments and Controls
This section gives information about the
controls and displays that contribute to the
daily operation of your vehicle. All the
essential controls are within easy reach.
Control Locations.................. 25
Instrument Panel Indicators.....
.... 26
Instrument....................... 31
Speedometer...
.
................. 31
Tachometer....
................... 31
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Odometer........................ 31
Hodometer....................... 32
Coolant Thermometer.........
......32
Fuel Gauge....
................... 32
Controls Near the Steering Wheel...
. 33
Headlights........................34
Head and Rear Foglights.......
.... 35
Turn Signal....
..........
.
........ 36
Instrument Panel Brightness........ 36
Wipers of windshield......
.
..
...... 37
Washers of windshield.....
...
..... 37
Hazard Warning................... 38
Rear Window Defogger....
.
..
..... 38
Steering Wheel Adjustment.
........ 39
Keys and Locks................... 40
Keys .......
....................40
Ignition Switch.
................... 42
Door Locks ..
................... 43
Remote Transmitter..........
...... 45
Childproof Door Locks....
....
..... 48
Trunk. ......
..........
.
........ 48
Glove Boxes...
................... 49
Seats ......................... 50
Front Seats ...
....................50
Adjusting the driver seat height manual 51
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Adjusting the Power Driver’s seat.... 51
Driver’s waist Support...........
....54
HeadRest.....
................... 55
Rear seat Armrest................. 55
Folding rear seat.................. 55
Seat Heaters ............
........ 55
Power Windows..........
.
........ 56
Moonroof.........................57
Mirrors .........................58
Adjusting the Power Mirrors......... 61
Power Mirror Heaters.............. 61
Park Brake....
................... 62
Armrest...........................62
Sunglasses Holder........
.
...
. ....63
Central Pocket.
................... 63
Central Storage Box............... 63
Accessory Power Sockets..
.
...
..... 64
Beverage Holders.................. 64
Coin Box.....
....................66
Sun Visor...............
.
.........67
Vanity mirror..
....................67
Cigarette Lighter.................. 67
Cigarette Ash Box........
.
........ 68
Interior Lights...........
...........68
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Position of control switchs
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Indicator lights
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The instrument panel has many indicators to
give you important information about your
vehicle.
Low Oil Pressure
Indicator
Indicator
The engine can be severely damaged if this
indicator flashes or stays on when the
engine is running. For more information,
refer to 190th page.
Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II)
position. It reminds you and your
passengers to fasten your seat belts. A
buzzer also sounds if you have not fastened
your seat belt.
Indicator
Seat Belt Reminder
If you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II)
position before fastening your seat belt, the
buzzer sounds and the indicator flash. If you
do not fasten your seat belt before the
buzzer stops, the indicator stops flashing but
remains on.
If you continue driving without fastening
your seat belt, the buzzer sounds and the
indicator flash again at regular intervals.
Charging
System
If this indicator comes on when the engine
is running, the battery is not being charged.
For more information, refer to 191th page.
Malfunction
Indicator Lamp
Refer to192th page.
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Parking Brake and
Brake System Indicator
This indicator has two functions:
1. It comes on when you turn the ignition
switch to the ON (II) position. It is a
reminder to check the parking brake. A
buzzer sounds if you try to drive with the
parking brake not fully released. Driving
with the parking brake not fully released
can damage the brakes and tires.
2. If it remains lit after you fully release the
parking brake while the engine is running,
or if it comes on while driving, there could
be a problem with the brake system. For
more information, refer to 189th page
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Supplemental
Restraint System (SYS)Indicator
This indicator comes on briefly when you
turn the ignition switch to the ON (II)
position. If it comes on at any other time, it
indicates a potential problem with your
front airbags. This indicator will also alert
you to a potential problem with your side
airbags, side curtain airbags, and automatic
seat belt tensioners. For more information,
(refer to 19th page)
Anti-lock
System (ABS) Indicator
Brake
This indicator normally comes on for a few
seconds when you turn the ignition switch
to the ON (II) position, and when the
ignition switch is turned to the START (III)
position. If it comes on at any other time,
there is a problem with the ABS. If this
happens, have your vehicle checked at a
dealer. With this on, your vehicle still has
normal braking ability but no anti-lock
brakes. For more information, (refer to 107th
page). .
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Door and Trunk
Open Monitor
If the trunk or any door is not tightly closed,
the monitor reminds you to close the open
trunk or door(s) before you start driving.
All the indicators in the monitor come on
for a few seconds when you turn the
ignition switch to the ON (II) position.
Turn Signal and
Hazard Warning Indicators
The left or right turn signal indicator blinks
when you signal a lane change or turn. If the
indicators do not blink, or if they blink
rapidly, it usually means one of the turn
signal bulbs is burned out (refer to 29th page
and 165th page). Replace the bulb as soon as
possible, since other drivers cannot see that
you are signaling.
When you turn on the hazard warning
button, both turn signal indicators blink. All
turn signals on the outside of the vehicle
should flash.
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Low Fuel Indicator
Security System Indicator
Turn on Indicator
This indicator reminds you that the exterior
lights are on. It comes on when the light
switch is in either the
or
position. If you turn the ignition switch to
the ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0) position
without turning off the light switch, this
indicator will stay on. A reminder chime
also sounds when you open driver’s door.
The vehicle is on the alarm system state
after removing the key from ignition switch,
automatic lighting off feature will turn off
the front headlight, front lamp, then the
light on indicator will also turn off.
If you remove the key from the ignition
switch with the headlight switch on, but not
open the door and get out, the lights will
turn off after several minutes. The lights
will turn on again when you unlock or open
the driver’s door; if you unlock the door, but
do not open it, the lights will go off.
This indicator is located on fuel gauge.
This indicator comes on as a reminder that
you must refuel soon. Then there is low 8
liter of fuel in the tank.
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This indicator comes on when security is set.
Refer to 83th page for more information on
the security system.
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High Beam Indicator
This indicator comes on with the high beam
headlights. For more information about
highlights control system device, (refer to
24th page).
Front
Fog
Cruise
Main Indicator (optional)
This indicator comes on when you turn on
the cruise control main button (refer to 84th
page).
lamp
Indicator
This indicator comes on with the front Fog
lamp. Refer to 25th page on operating the
front Fog lamp.
Rear
Fog
Control
lamp
Indicator
This indicator comes on with the rear fog
lamp. Refer to 25th page for more
information on operating rear fog lamp.
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Combination instrument
Odometer
Speedometer
Tachometer
The speedometer shows the vehicle speed
with kilometer per hour (km/h)
The tachometer shows the engine speed
with rpm.To prevent destroy the engine; do
not drive when tachometer finger is on the
red area.
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The odometer shows the total distance your
vehicle has been driven.
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Hodometer
Coolant temperature gauge
Fuel level gauge
This meter shows the number of kilometers
driven since you last reset it.
This shows the temperature of the engine’s
coolant. During normal operation, the
reading should be in the middle of the gauge.
In severe driving conditions, such as very
hot
weather or a long period of uphill driving,
the reading may reach near the red mark. If
it reaches the red (Hot) mark, pull safely to
the side of the road. Refer to 125th page for
instructions and precautions on checking the
engine’s cooling system.
This shows how much fuel you have. It is
most accurate driving on flat road; it may
show slightly more or less than the actual
amount driving on curl road or unsmooth
road.
There are two trip meters: Trip A and Trip B.
Switch these displays by pressing the
Select/Reset
knob
repeatedly.
Each
hodometer works independently, so you can
keep track of two different distances.
When you turn the ignition switch to the
ON (II) position, what you last selected is
displayed.
The needle returns to the bottom after you
turn off the ignition. The needle show the
fuel reading when you turn the ignition
switch to ON(Ⅱ)
Friendly tips
To reset a trip meter, display it, and then
press and hold the Select/Reset knob until
the number resets to “0.0’’.
Avoid driving with an extremely low
fuel level. Running out of fuel could
cause the engine to misfire, damaging
the catalytic converter.
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Control buttons around steering
wheel
Two operating lever on the steering wheel
include most commonly used control
buttons. The left operating lever controls the
turning signal lights, front headlights and
fog lamps; the right operating lever control
windshield wipers and washers.
The control buttons of the moonroof and the
parking radar are under the left vents.
You can use the lever under the steering
column to adjust the steering wheel’s
gradient and flex rate.
1:If you want to use the horn, press the
panel around the “BYD” logo.
2: Optional vehicle types.
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Headlight
Rotary switch of operating lever control the
lights. Turn the switch to AUTO position,
headlight will turn on or off automatically
according to the sunlight illumination
intensity from the sunlight illumination
position
sensor. Turn the switch to
to turn on the parking lights, rear license
plate lights and the indicator. Turn this
Sunlight illumination sensor
Sunlight illumination sensor is located on
the top of instrument panel and the side of
left front treble loudspeaker. Do not cover
the sensor or spatter any liquid.
If you remove the key from the ignition
switch with lights turned on, you will hear a
reminder chime for turning off the lights
when you open the driver’s door.
switch to
position to turn on the
headlight.
When the light switch is in either of these
positions, the indicator is on as a reminder.
(refer to 29th page).
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To turn on the high beams, push the lever
forward until you hear a click. The high
beam indicator will be on
To turn off the high beams, pull the lever
back.
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on or off the rear fog lamp with the front
lamp lighting, turn
Front/rear fog lamp
upward the switch one frame from
position and release it. Then the indicator
on the instrument panel is on or off for
a warning.
If only to turn the rear fog lamp on, turn the
switch downward from OFF (·) to
position and release it.
The front fog lamp will comes on when you
turn the lights control switch to
or
To flash the high beams, pull the lever
farther back, and then release it. The high
beams remain on until the lever is released
Front/rear fog lamp switch are at the side of
lights control switch, you can turn the front
fog lamp on by using this switch when the
lights control switch is in the either
position. To turn the fog lamp
completely, turn the fog lamp switch
downward to OFF(·)position
The high beams will always comes on if
you
pull the turning signal rod and do not
release it, no matter where the front
headlight switch is.
or
position. You also turn
the rear fog lamp on using this switch when
If you want to turn the rear fog lamp on
again, you should turn the fog lamp switch
when the lights control switch is on the
the lights switch is in the
the fog lamp has been on.
position or
Revolving the switch upward from OFF(·)to
to turn the front fog lamp, then the
indicator
is on for a warning. To turn
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position.
The front/rear fog lamp will come off when
you turn the light control to OFF position to
close the headlights
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Turning signal
Combination
illumination
instrument
The instrument panel will illuminate with
reduced brightness when you open the
driver’s door. The brightness will increase
slightly when you insert the key in the
ignition switch, then go to normal
brightness when you turn the ignition switch
to the ON (II) position.
If you do not insert the key in the ignition
switch after opening the driver’s door, the
illumination will be off scores of seconds
after you close the door.
Using this operation rod can send turning
signal or lane change signal. Push down on
the left lever to signal a left turn and up to
signal a right turn. If you push the rod to the
top or the bottom, even you loose hands, the
turning signal lights will continuous flash,
and it will come off with a completely
turning.
To signal a lane change, push lightly on the
lever in the proper direction and hold it. The
lever will return to center when you release
it or complete a turn.
The Select/Reset knob on the instrument
panel controls the brightness of the
instrument panel lights and the operation
buttons of central control board. Turn the
knob
to
adjust
the
brightness.
Counterclockwise
rotation
decreases
brightness and clockwise rotation increases
brightness, the brightness is the most dark
or bright when you hear a click. This button
can rotate illimitably, to protect the button,
please stop co rotating when you hear a
click.
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If you insert the key but do not turn the
ignition switch to the ON (II) position, the
illumination will be off after several
seconds.
To reduce glare at night, the instrument
panel illumination dims when you turn the
or
. Turning
light switch to
the Select/Reset knob fully to the right until
you hear a click will cancel the reduced
brightness.
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LO & HI—wiper scrape continually.
Windshield wiper
MIST—Push the control lever upwards
from OFF position. The wiper will scrape
high-speed until you release the control
lever. So that can clean the windshield
quickly.
This control lever controls the windshield
wiper and washers. It has 5 shifts:
MIST:
OFF:Stop
INT(AUTO):Intermittent
LO:Low speed
HI:High speed
INT— the intermission adjustment knob
adjust its intermission time to 7S, 5S, 3S
and 1S with the raindrop number increase.
Push the right lever up or down to select a
position.
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Caution:
Rear windshield defogger
The rear window defogger will clear fog,
frost, and thin ice from the window. Push
the defogger button to turn it on and off.
The indicator in the button comes on to
show the defogger is on. It shuts off when
you turn off the ignition. You have to turn
the defogger on again when you restart the
vehicle.
Make sure the rear window is clear and you
have good visibility before starting to drive.
Pull the control lever of windshield wiper
back to clean the windshield; the syringe
will spray water, the wiper work at the some
time. The syringe will stop immediately
when you release the control lever, but the
wiper still swing three times.
Push the button between the center vents to
turn on the hazard warning lights (six-way
flashers). This causes all six indicators
outside turn signals and both turn indicators
in the instrument panel to flash. The flash
light can remind the foot passenger or other
vehicles that your vehicle may cause
danger.
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The defogger wires on the inside of the rear
window can be accidentally damaged.
When cleaning the glass, always wipe side
to side.
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2.Move the steering wheel up or down, and
in or out to the desired position. Make sure
you can see the instrument panel gauges and
the indicator lights.
Steering wheel adjustment
Make any adjustment for steering wheel
before you start driving.
3.Push the lever up to lock the steering
wheel in that position.
Friendly tips
Adjusting the steering wheel position
while driving may cause you losing
control of the vehicle and be seriously
injured in a crash.
Adjust the steering wheel only when the
vehicle is stopped.
4.Make sure you have securely locked the
steering wheel in place by trying to move it
up, down, in, and out.
Adjustment:
1.Push the lever under the steering column
all the way down.
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You should have received a key number tag
with your keys. You will need this key
number if you ever have to get a lost key
replaced. Use only BYD-approved key
blanks.
Key
Your vehicle is distributed a suit of keys as
picture.
The master key fits all the locks on your
vehicle.
1.Ignition switch
2.Driver’s door
3.Glove box
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Remote control
Please refer to 45th page on how to use the
remote control
Friendly tips
These keys contain electronic circuits
that are activated by the immobilizer
system.
1.Protect the keys from direct sunlight,
high temperature, and high humidity
2.Do not drop the keys or set heavy
objects on them.
3.Keep the keys away from liquids. If
they get wet, dry them immediately
with a soft cloth.
If you lose your key and you cannot
start the engine, contact your dealer.
Do not try to disassemble the keys.
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Ignition switch
LOCK(0)—You can insert or remove the
key only in this position. To turn the key
from ACCESSORY(Ⅰ) to LOCK(0), and
you must push the key in slightly. If your
vehicle is A/T vehicle, to remove the key,
the shift lever is advised in Park or neutral
position. The parking lock will lock the
steering wheel after you remove the key.
If the front wheels are turned, the anti-theft
lock may make it difficult to turn the key
from LOCK (0) to ACCESSORY(Ⅰ).
Firmly turn the steering wheel to the left or
to the right as you turn the key
Friendly tips
Do not remove the key from the
ignition switch, otherwise the steering
wheel will be locked and the vehicle
may be losing control.
Before removing the key from the
ignition switch, make sure the shift
lever is in the Park position.
ACCESSORY(Ⅰ)—You can operate
the audio system and the accessory
power sockets in this position.
ON (Ⅱ)—This is the normal key
position when driving. Several of the
lights on the instrument panel come on
as a test when you turn the ignition
switch from the ACCESSORY (I) to the
ON (II) position.
The ignition switch has four positions:
1.LOCK (0)
2.ACCESSORY(Ⅰ)
3.ON(Ⅱ)
4.START(Ⅲ)
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START (Ⅲ)—Use this position only to
start the engine. The switch returns to the
ON (II) position when you let go of the key.
Power door lock
A reminder beeper sounds if the ignition
switch is in the LOCK (0) or ACCESSORY
(I) position when you open the driver’s door.
Remove the key from the ignition switch to
turn off the beeper.
Each front door has a power door lock
master switch. Either switch locks and
unlocks all doors. Push the top of the switch
to lock all doors; push the bottom of switch
to unlock them.
Each door has a lock tab on it. Push down
the tab to lock the door and pull it up to
unlock. When you push down the tab on the
driver’s door, all the doors lock. Pull the tab
on the driver’s door only can open the
driver’s door. The tab on the passenger’
door only can lock or open the
corresponding door
Automatic locking
The tab of 4 door will be automatic locking
when the speed is over 20 km/h. and they
will be automatic unlocking when close the
engine.
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To lock any passenger door, push down the
tab and close the door. To lock the driver’s
door, remove the key from the ignition
switch, push down the tab or push the top of
main switch, then close the door.
All doors can be locked from the outside by
using the key in the driver’s door.
All doors will be locked at sometimes when
you turn the key counter-clockwise. And the
security system will also be active. All
exterior turning signal lights and 2 turning
signal lights on the instrument panel will
flash 3 times.
To unlock only the driver’s door, insert the
key, turn it clockwise, and release it.
Turning the key clockwise at the second
time can make all doors unlocked. If turn
the key clockwise and hold over 2 seconds
the second time, 4 door glass will fall
automatically until you release the key.
Security system can cancel by open the
driver’s door using remote transmitter or
keys.
If turn the key counter-clockwise and hold
over 2 seconds at the second time, 4 door
glasses will raise automatically until you
release the key.
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Remote control
You can lock or unlock your vehicle by
using the remote control transmitter. Press
the lock button once to lock all doors, and
the security system will be active at the
some time. The exterior turning signal lights
and 2 interior turning indicators will flash 3
times.
Pressing the unlock button only can unlock
the driver’s door. Pressing the button again
can unlock other doors. The exterior turning
signal and 2 turning indicator on the
instrument panel will flash once when you
press the unlock button once.
The front ceiling light (optional type) and
the rear ceiling light (if the ceiling light
switch is in the center position) will come
on when you press the UNLOCK button. If
you do not open any door, the light stays on
for about 30 seconds, and then fades out. If
you relock the doors with the remote
transmitter before 30 seconds have elapsed,
the light will go off immediately.
Car searching function
After the vehicle’s anti-theft function is
active, if press the lock button, the
enunciator will hoot once and the turning
light will flash, which is helpful for you to
find your vehicle.
You cannot lock the doors with the remote
transmitter if they are not fully closed or the
key is in the ignition switch.
If you unlock the doors with the remote
transmitter, but do not open any of the doors
within 30 seconds, the doors automatically
relock, this function may failure because of
magnetic field, vibration, foreign bodies,
please do not use it on your own initiative.
Press the trunk release button for about 1
second to open the trunk. You cannot open
the trunk if the key is in the ignition switch.
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Replace cell
If it takes several pushes on the button to
lock or unlock the doors, replace the battery
as soon as possible.
Battery type: CR2016
To replace the battery:
1.Remove the screw at the base of the
transmitter with a small Phillips-head
screwdriver.
2.Separate the transmitter by prying its
middle seam with your fingernail.
3.Inside the transmitter, separate the inner
cover from the keypad by releasing the two
tabs on the cover.
4.Remove the old battery from the back of
the inner cover, and note the polarity. Make
sure the polarity of the new battery is the
same (+ side facing down), then insert it
into the back of the cover.
5.Install the parts in reverse order.
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Regulations of short
remote control (China)
distance
1.Do not allow to change the emission
frequency, and the output power is also not
allowed to amplify (do not allow install
exterior amplifier).
Besides, user is not allowed to replace the
transmitting antenna unless be confirmed.
3. This ultra-low output power device must
accept any interference received, including
interference that radio-communication,
industry, science, medical treatment
produced what may cause undesired
operation.
4.Forbid using this kind radio device at the
airplane and around the aerodrome.
2.This device can produce bad interference
for the permissive radio-communication.
This kind interference once be found, the
action of the device will be ordered to stop
until adopt effective measure.
Remote control maintenance
Avoid dropping or throwing the transmitter.
Protect the transmitter from extreme
temperature.
Wipe the remote transmitter with a soft
cloth. Do not use the mightiness cleaning
agent or impregnant, which may damage the
shell of remote transmitter. Immersing the
transmitter in any liquid will make it
damage so that its function is abnormal.
If you lose a transmitter, the replacement
needs to be reprogrammed by your dealer,
then the prep. Remote transmitter must be
reprogrammed too.
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th
Refer to 95 page for cargo loading and
weight limit information. Keep the trunk lid
closed at all times while driving to avoid
damaging the lid, and to prevent exhaust gas
from getting into the interior. See Carbon
Monoxide Hazard on 21th page
Children safety lock
Trunk
The childproof door locks are designed to
prevent children seated in the rear from
accidentally opening the rear doors. Each
rear door has a lock lever near the edge.
When the lock lever is pushed down, the
door can not be opened from the inside
regardless of the position of the lock tab. To
open the door, pull the lock tab up, and use
the outside door handle.
You can open the trunk in either of the
follow ways:
1.Pull up the release lever of trunk on the
left side of driver’s seat.
2.Press and hold the trunk release button on
the remote transmitter.
To close the trunk, press down on the trunk
lid.
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Glove box
Friendly tips
Glove box that is opened will serious
hurt the passengers, even the passenger
wear seat belts.
Make sure have closed the glove box
when you start driving.
Pull the handle to left, open the glove box
pushing it forcibly can close it. Also you
can lock or unlock the glove box by using
the ignition key.
The floodlight of glove box only comes on
with the lamplet turned on.
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Seat adjustment
Front seat manual adjustment
You should complete all adjustment of the
seats before you start driving.
When the seat is adjusted to the desired
position, try to move the seat backward to
make sure it is locked in position.
To adjust the seat forward and backward,
pull up on the lever under the right side of
the seat cushion’s front edge. Move the seat
to the desired position and release the lever.
Try to move the seat to make sure it is
locked in position
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To change the seat-back angle, pull up on
the lever on the outside of the seat bottom,
move the seat-back to the desired position
and release the lever. Make the seat-back
locked in place.
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Driver seat height manual adjustment
Driver
seat
power
adjustment
(optional)
There are two electromotor adjustment
switches. The level switch can adjust the
bottom of the seat several direction. The
short switch can adjust the seat-back angle.
You can adjust the position of the seats
whether the ignition switch is in place. You
should complete the adjustment of the seats
before you start driving.
Pushing the level switch forward or
backward can move the seat forward and
backward.
Driver’s seat can be adjusted, to raise or
lower the seat, rotate the button forward or
downward.
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Pulling up or press the front of the switch
can move the front of the seat up or down.
Pulling up the central of the switch can
make the seat up; and pressing the central of
the switch can make the seat downward.
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Pushing the rear of the switch along the
direction of the seat-back can adjust the
seat-back angle.
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Pulling up or press the rear of the switch
can move the rear of the seat up or down.
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Driver seat waist support (Optional)
Head rest
The front seats of your vehicle is equipped
with headrest
Headrest can protect you and your
passengers from whiplash and other injuries.
They are most effective when you adjust
them so the back of the occupant’s headrests
against the center of the rest. Tall people
should adjust the head rest as high as
possible
The front headrest adjust for height. You
need both hands to adjust the rest. Do not
attempt to adjust it while driving. To raise it,
pull upward. To lower the rest, push the
release button and push the headrest down.
To change the waist support, move the lever
on the right side of the seat-back forward or
backward. Keep moving the lever forward
or backward until you find a suitable
position.
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Seat heating device(optional)
Rear seat armrest
Rear seat armrest lies in the center of rear
seat. When using it, put it down.
Open the cover of passage of trunk from the
inner of vehicle, folded on the center
armrest open it, lift it by hands and pull
it.
Must insure stuff in the trunk or the stuff
which stretch from the placket to the rear
seat are fixed stably.
Don’t drive the car when the passage cap
of trunk as well as the trunk lid is opened.
Please refer to 21th page about the danger of
carbon monoxide.
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Both front seats are equipped with seat
heating device, there is heating device under
the passenger’s seat. The ignition switch
must be in the ON(Ⅱ) position to use the
seat heater. Press the top of ignition switch
to choose the HI and make the seat’s
temperature increase quickly. After the seat
reaches a comfortable temperature, select
the LO by pushing the top of the switch.
This will keep the seat warm.
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When heating, the HI or LO indicator will
be always bright until you press the
opposite side of the switch to close the
heating.
In HI, turns off the heater when the seat gets
warm; and turn back on after the seat
temperature drops. If only in HI, this will
continue. The HI indicator also will be
bright to remind you the heating device is in
HI.
Follow these precaution whenever you use
the seat heaters:
1.Use the heat setting only to heat the seats
quickly, when the seat gets warm, select the
LO. Because it draws large amount of
current from the battery.
2.If the engine is left idling for an extended
period, don’t use the heater even on the LO
setting, it can weaken the battery, causing
the hard starting.
In LO, the heating device will continue to
heat, and don’t change with the temperature.
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Power window
The car is equipped with the power window.
Turn the ignition switch to ON(Ⅱ) position
to raise or lower any window .
To open the window, push the switch down
and hold it. Release it when you want to
stop the window. Pull back on the switch
and hold it to close the window.
The power window system has the delay
function. The window will still operate for
up to 10 minutes after you turn off the
ignition switch. Opening either front door
can cancel the delay function. You must turn
the ignition switch to ON(Ⅱ) position
before you need to raise or lower the
window.
There is a main control panel of the power
window on the armrest of driver’s side door.
To open any passenger’s side window, push
the related switch and hold it, release it until
the window gets to the desired position; to
close the window, pull back the switch,
release it until the window get to the desired
position.
The main switch of mirror regulator can
control the window of passenger side as
well as the both rear doors: push the switch,
the three windows are locked and can’t raise
or lower; push it again, the three windows
can raise or lower freely.
Caution:
Closing a power window on the someone’s
hands or fingers can cause serious injury.
Make sure the passengers’ hands away from
the power window before closing the
window.
Caution:
Have the ignition key with you while you or
you and other passengers leave the car.
The light in the switch will be on while you
turn the ignition switch to ON(Ⅱ) position.
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Power sun roof(optional)
The sun roof has two positions: it can be
tilted up in the back for the ventilation or it
can be slid back into the roof. Use the
switch under the left dashboard vent to
operate the sun roof. The ignition switch
must be in the ON(Ⅱ) position. To tilt up
the back of sun roof, press and hold the
center switch(
);to close the sun roof,
press and hold the upper switch(
);
to open the sun roof, press and hold the
lower switch(
). Release the switch
when the sun roof gets to the desired
position. Make sure everyone’s hands are
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away from the sun roof before opening or
closing it.
Notice
If you attempt to open the sun roof in
the below-freezing temperature, or
when it is covered with the snow or ice.
You may damage the sun roof or motor.
Friendly tips
Caution:
Opening or closing the sun roof on the
someone’s hands or fingers can cause
serious injury.
Have the ignition key with you while
you or you and other passengers leave
the car
Putting the head, hands or other parts to
the outside of the sun roof can cause
serious injury or death while driving.
Make sure everyone’s hands or fingers are
away from the sun roof before opening or
closing the sun roof.
The sun roof has the key-off delay function.
The function can cancel as soon as you open
either the front door. You must turn the
ignition switch to the ON(Ⅱ) position to
operate the sun roof.
Backup radar (optional)
When backing the car, the backup radar
system reminds the driver about the distance
between the car and obstacles through the
indicator and buzzer. The system detects the
obstacles by the sensor.
When the ignition key is in the ON position,
shifting gear lever is in the reverse gear
position, the indicator OP is bright, buzzer
sounds for 1.0±0.3 seconds to show system
is normal and is working.
Open: Press and hold the switch.
The indicator is bright and buzzer sounds.
Close: Press and hold the switch again.
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Detecting area
The detecting area of the sensor is about
l,200mm
Notice:the detecting area is limited,so you
must check the surrounding before driving
and get vehicle started slowly.
Don’t affix something on the sensor.
Otherwise, maybe the system don’t work
normally and cause unexpected accident.
The system prompts drivers the distance
between vehicles and obstacles by indicator
and buzzer.
A Distance
(mm)
Indicat
or
Buzzer
About l,200-800
Flash
Intermittently
buzz
About 800-400
Flash
Quickly
intermittently
buzz
ON
Continuously
buzz
About 400 or less
than 400
Hint
At the following status, the system may not
work normally
●There are something on the sensor. For
example: ice, snow and mud and so on.
●The vehicle has parked in the higher or
lower temperature for a long time.
●The vehicle is driven in the muddy、rude
or other roads.
●The vehicle is near the object which can
eradiate ultrasonic. For example: horn or
motor of motorcycle and so on.
●Driving the car when it rains heavy or
water spatters on the vehicle.
●Install the dual passages wireless antenna
or buffer.
●The center of gravity is acclivitous.
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●Shield the sensor by hands
●The vehicle is too near to the object.
●Knock the sensor seriously.
The system also don’t work normally when
the vehicle is near the following objects.
●Metal lead wire、cord or more thin objects
●Cotton、snowflake or absorbency objects
●Smaller objects
●Acuity objects
●High and protuberant objects.
Please contact the BYD authorized service
station at the following status.
●The bumpers are destroyed or sunken.
●The indicator continuously keeps ON but
the buzzer doesn’t buzz.
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Power interior rearview mirror
Keep the exterior and interior rearview
mirror clear, and make them has the best
vision angle. Before driving, adjusting is
finished.
It has two modes, day and night. It can
reduce the glare from back vehicle at night.
To change the mode, pull the convex tongue
at the edge of rearview mirror bottom.
The methods and steps to adjust interior
rearview mirror.
1、Before adjusting, pay you attention for
the following three points: the direction
which is displayed by the interior rear view
mirror is the vehicle head direction, the state
is normal, under adjusting, the words which
are displayed by the interior rearview mirror
is used to give you a tip, the state is
adjusting state:
You’d better use the clip;
when adjusting, you should choose a
square 、closed-loop street or a annular
roadway ( turnplate), and confirm the east、
south、west and north (as the illustration);
Screen
The fourth step : Drive the car for two
circles at a slow speed, less than 8Km/h
(notice: when driving, you can’t make the
car misfire)
2、Adjusting steps:
The first step:start the vehicle, the words
will be displayed in the top right corner of
interior rearview mirror, the word may be
one of east、west、south、north、westnorth、
westsouth、eastnorth and eastsouth
The second step:Choose the start direction.
The third step: Use clip to press
the“confirm”to enter into adjusting state.
Confirm
确定键
The screen will appear “north” and flash for
two times, and then stop.
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The fifth step: adjusting vehicle head,
make it point to south. Press the “confirm”,
and the screen appear the “ south”, then
press the “confirm” again, if appear the
“south” and flash for two times, then stop
and the adjusting is finished. It will
automatically quit the adjusting state and
enter into normal state.
Screen
Or else, the second times you press
“confirm” and appear the “east”, you should
firstly misfire, and anew adjust it from the
first step. If it displays the other words, it is
not necessary to misfire, anew adjust it from
the second step.
The sixth step:test, after finishing the
debug, drive the car for a circle to test
whether the displayed direction is right. If
it is wrong, anew adjust it from the first
step.
1.Turn the ignition switch to the ON(Ⅱ)
position.
2.Rotate the adjustable knob to the left or
right side.
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Power exterior rearview mirror
heating (optional)
Power exterior rearview mirror
adjustment
You can adjust the exterior rearview mirror
through adjustable knob lieing in the door
armrest of driver side.
3.You can adjust the rearview mirror in the
left、right、up or down way by pushing or
pulling the adjustable knob along the related
direction.
4.After finishing it, rotate the adjustable
knob to the center ( close) position. This can
close the adjustable knob to avoid touching
the knob unconsciously and causing the
angle of rearview mirror changed.
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The exterior rearview mirror can be heat to
eliminate the fog、ice or frost. When turning
the ignition switch to the ON(Ⅱ) position,
press the button and the heater is opened.
Here, the light on the button is on to remind.
Press the button again, and the heater is
closed.
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Parking brake
When using the hand brake, pull it upwards
thoroughly. When loosing it, firstly pull it
upwards lightly, and then press the release
button and put the hand brake down. The
indicator light of braking system on the
instrument panel will be automatically
turned off when the hand brake is released
thoroughly.
Front seat armrest
The buzzer will continuously buzz if you
drive vehicle up to a speed at the state that
the hand brake had not been released
thoroughly.
Notice:
The brake、tire as well as axle will be
damaged, when you drive at the state that
the hand brake isn’t loosed thoroughly.
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If you will take the storage box as the
armrest , move it to the desired position.
Make sure the passenger’s hands or fingers
are safe before moving the armrest.
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Sunglass box
CD Box
Central storage box
If you want to open the CD box, press the
center of the box sleeve and make it leave
the buckle, the box can be opened. When
closing it, press the cover until it enters into
the buckle.
When opening the sunglass box, press its
front edge. The sunglass box leaves the
buckle and lops. When closing it, push it to
the LOCK position. When driving, make
sure the sunglass box is closed tightly.
If you want to open the center storage box,
Lift up and pull the right rod, and tilt up the
armrest. When closing it, put it down and
press it until it is locked.
Some big size sunglass can not be put into
the box.
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Accessory electrical source socket
power or less. It can’t supply power to the
cigar
Cup holder
Be careful when you are using the cup
holder. A spilled liquid that is very hot may
scald you or your passengers. Liquid can
also spill from the door cup holder when
you open or close the door. Use only the
resalable containers in the cup holder.
You can put some small objects into the
groove of center storage box sleeve. When
using the groove, pull the left rod and lift up
the armrest cushion.
When using the accessory electrical source
socket, tilt up its cover and turn the ignition
switch to the ACCESSORY(Ⅰ) or ON(Ⅱ)
position.
The socket is used to supply power for the
12 volt DC accessory that are rated 120
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The cup holder for the front passengers lies
in the center console.
To use the front cup holder, press its cover,
it will automatically open. To close it, press
it until it enters into the buckle.
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There are cup holders in the interior side of
front and back doors.
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Bill box
There is also cup holder in the back seat. It
lies in the center armrest. To use it, put it
down.
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The bill box lies in under of the vent. To
open it, grab and pull its upper edge
downwards. To close it, push it upwards
strongly.
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Sun visor
Vanity mirror(opotinal)
Cigarette lighter
To use a sun visor, put it down. You can also
use a sun visor at the side window. Remove
the support rod from the clip, and swing the
sun visor toward side window.
To enter or leave the vehicle, make sure to
take it back to original place.
To use the vanity mirror in the sun visor,
pull its cover.
The vanity mirror lights is about to be on
when you pull its cover.
Only when turning the ignition switch to the
ACCESSORY(Ⅰ) or ON(Ⅱ) position, the
cigarette lighter can work. To heat it, push it;
it will eject automatically when it can be
used. While heating, don’t press it, or it will
be overheating.
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Front ashtray
Rear ashtray
Interior reading light
To open the ashtray, pull its cover.
To take out it, firstly open its cover, then
grab its right end and lift it.
The rear ashtray lies in the back of the
center storage box. To use it, grab its top
and pull down. To take out it to clean the
ash, firstly open its cover, then lift.
The rear interior lights has a three-position
switch. In OFF, the light is illumined. In the
open or close door position, if opening any
door, the light is on, after closing all the
door, the light will get darkness gradually to
extinguish totally. In ON, the light will be
always on.
Friendly tip
The ashtray only can be used for the
cigar 、 smoke as well as other
absorbable objects. To avoid the fire
that may damage the vehicle, don’t put
the paper or burnable objects in the
ashtray.
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In DOOR, Pull out the key from ignition
switch, the light is on. The light is on, if the
door isn’t opened, it will extinguish
gradually.
In DOOR,you can open the door by the key
or remote transmitter ( please refer to 29th
page ) the light will extinguish gradually
after all doors are closed.
The front interior light has a two-position
switch. In DOOR and no door open, you
can independently control the lights by the
lens hood, push it, the light is on; push it
again, the light is off. The light will be on
when you open any door;
In OFF , the light is not on. You can
independently control the lights by the lens
hood, push it, the light is on; push it again,
the light is off.
Door light
Every door has a door light. The light is on
when opening the door.
The ignition switch also has a spotlight. The
Light will be on when opening the
driver-side door. The light will extinguish
gradually after closing the door.
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Comfort
and
convenience
establishment
BYD AUTO is equipped with the interior
air control system. It can supply
comfortable drive condition to you at any
climate.
Audio system has much performance. We
will introduce the performance as well as
the use method in this section. (if you
choose the other audio system, please refer
to the operation specification matched with
the audio).
The vehicle is equipped with the navigation
system.
You can operate the interior air control
system and audio system by the navigation
system. Please refer to the navigation
system manual to get the detailed
information.
Interior air control system
Central air outlet Adjusting handle
The interior automatically air control
system will well match with the setting
interior temperature 、 choosing air
condition、central heating and ventilating.
The system can be also used to adjust the
fan rotational speed and volume of airflow.
The direction of airflow can be adjusted
through the both sides vents of center and
instrument panel.
The interior air control system absorbs air
through exterior air inlet under the
windshield. For preventing the air inlets
from blocking by the leaves and sand, you
should keep them unblocked.
For making the interior air control system
supply the center heating and air
conditionging, the engine should be
running.
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To adjust the direction of the center vent
airflow, pull the adjusting handle convex
tongue up, down, right or left.
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Side air outlet
(optional)
You can open or close the air outlet through
the knob under the side air outlet.
Full-automatic mode operation
Set the interior air control to the
full-automatic mode, press the AUTO
button, then rotate the temperature control
knob of driver side and set the desired
temperature.
The system display will show the “AUTO”.
The system will automatically choose the
proper adjusted or heated air. This can make
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the temperature raise or lower to the setting
temperature.
When the temperature is setted to(L0)or
(HI),the system works only according to
the full air conditioning or full center
heating mode,and can’t control the interior
temperature.
When the temperature is setted between
(L0)and (HI),the temperature can be
controlled to set temperature.
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Turn off button(OFF)
Press the (OFF) button, and the interior air
control system is closed fully. For avoiding
the dreggy and moldy air cumulation, you
should often keep the fan working.
circulation indicator is on, the air from the
interior is circulated in vehicle again. When
the indicator is off, the air will be brought in
from the outside of vehicle(fresh air mode).
For example, when the vehicle passes the
area full of soot, you can use the interior
circulation mode by the manual.
Semi-automatic mode operation
In FULL AUTO , you can choose all
function of interior air control system by
manual. While the rest functions keep
automatic control. Any manual choose will
make the “AUTO” disappear.
A/C switch
Press the A/C button to turn the air
condition on or off. The display shows“A/C
ON” or“A/C OFF”
When the A/C is off, set the temperature to
fall below the exterior temperature by the
knob, the system can’t control interior
temperature, when the A/C is on, you can
adjust the temperature to the comfort setting
value by the temperature control knob.
Interior/exterior
switch
air
circulation
The switch control the air headstream
entering into the system. When the
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Fan speed control button
Press fan speed control button, you can
choose the fan speed by manual. press▲,
raise the speed; press▼,lower the speed
DUAL zone control switch
Press DUAL button(the button indicator is
on), you can choose the dual temperature
control mode(please refer to 76th page).
Press the DUAL button again (the indicator
is off), adjust the both sides temperature by
rotating the temperature control knob of
driver side.
Blowing mode button
Choose the airflow direction by the
(MODE) button,no matter what mode,
always has the air brought in from the
corner of instrument panel. Close it by the
knob under the every air outlet. Press the
(MODE) button every times, the display
shows the mode chosen. Press the button
four times, the mode will be displayed one
by one.
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The airflow is divided between
the floor vents and the defroster vents at the
base of windshield.
Airflow from floor vents.
Airflow is divided between the
vents in the dashboard and the floor vents.
Airflow from the dashboard vents
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Front windshield defroster switch
Guild the main airflow to the windshield to
defrost quickly. No matter what mode you
choose,
mode is priority.
When choosing mode,the air condition
will automatically work, the system will
choose the fresh air mode. For quick
defrosting, choose the manual to set the fan
high speed. The airflow to the windshield
can be increased by closing the vent in the
side of instrument panel.
Press the button to close mode again, the
system will return to the original setting.
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Rear windshield defroster switch
The button can open or close the rear
windshield defroster.
Outdoor
temperature
button(OUT)
display
Although the interior air control system is
opened or no, press the button, and the
display of passenger side will show the
current outdoor temperature.
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Temperature independent control
button
There are two knobs to control temperature
in the vehicle, one is belong to the drivers,
the other is belong to passengers. When the
green indicator on DUAL (independent
control) button is on, independently adjust
the temperature of driver side and passenger
side by rotating the related knob.
Temperature control button
Press the fan、air condition、automatic or
button, the display will show the setting
temperature. Close the indicator of DUAL
button, rotate the temperature control knob
of driver side to adjust the both sides
temperature to the same level.
To make the driver side temperature
different from the passenger’s side
temperature, press the DUAL button and
rotate the control knob of the driver side. To
make the passenger’s side temperature
different from the driver side temperature,
only rotate the passenger’s side knob.
Notice:The indicator of the DUAL button
will be automatically on when rotating the
passenger side temperature control knob.
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Sunlight illumination sensor/indoor
temperature sensor
Sunlight illumination sensor lies in the top
of the instrument panel. Indoor temperature
sensor is beside the steering column. Don’t
shield the sensor, or spill any liquid on it.
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Audio system
(optional)
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Audio system
AM/FM
The audio system can syllabify receive the
AM and FM. At the same time, expediently
choose the fond broadcasting station
through the TUNE.
Radio operation
To operate the radio, only when the ignition
switch is on the ACCESSORY(Ⅰ) or
ON(Ⅱ)position. Turn the system on by
pressing the (PWR/VOL) knob or AM/
FM button,
rotate the (PWR/VOL) knob to adjust the
volume.
The bands and frequency that the radio was
last tuned will be displayed. To change the
bands, press the AM/FM button. Press the
button every time, the band will cycle from
the M1 to FM2、FM3、AM1、AM2 mode.
On the FM band, the ST will be displayed if
the station is broadcasting in stereo. The ST
will flash if the car is driving across the area
in which the signal is weak. Stereo
reproduction on AM is not available.
Channel selection
You can use any of five methods to find the
radio station on the selected band: TUNE、
SEEK、SCAN、AUTO SELECT and the
preset bars or icons.
TUNE— Use the TUNE bars or knob to
tune the radio to the desired frequency.
side of the bars or tune the
Press
knob to right to tune to a higher frequency,
press
side of the bars or tune the
knob to the left to tune to a lower frequency.
When tuning, the frequency reading will
quickly change. Loose the bar when the
desired frequency is displayed. To
micro-adjusting the frequency, point and
press the TUNE bars.
SEEK—The seek function searches up and
down from a current frequency to find a
station with strong signal. To activate it,
or
side of the bar,
press the
then release it. The system will scan up or
down from the current frequency according
to the pressed side. Stop to search until it
searches out a station with strong signal.
SCAN—The scan function samples all
station with strong signal on the selected
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band. To activate it, press the scan button,
then release it. The SCAN will be displayed.
The system will play the kept stations for 5
seconds. At the time if you don’t make any
operation, the next station will be played.
When the station you want to listen to, only
press the scan button again.
Preset—Each side of the bars (1-6) or preset
icon store two frequency ( AM1、AM2) on
AM, and three frequency (FM1、FM2、FM3)
on FM.
When storing frequency, as follows:
1.Select the desired band (AM or FM)。
2. Use the TUNE、SEEK or SCAN
function to tune the radio to a desired
station.
3.Pick the preset number(1~6),you want
for that station. Press the left or right side of
the bar or icon and hold it for 2 seconds, the
station can be stored to the related number.
4.Repeat the steps 1 through 3 to a total of
12 stations on AM and 18 stations on FM.
Once the station be stored, only point and
press the left or right side of bar, and then
you can listen to it.
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The frequency will be lost if the battery is
discharged or disconnected, or the radio
fuse is taken out.
Hold SCAN—Press the AUTO SELECT for
2 seconds, the system will search the station
and store it on FM1、FM2、FM3 or AM1、
AM2. To activate it, Press the SCAN button
of the AUTO SELECT. Then the SCAN is
displayed and flashed. The preset (1~6)
can store 12 stations on AM and 18 stations
on FM, then use the preset (1~6) to choose
the station.
If you don’t like the frequency AUTO
SELECT has stored, you can store other
frequency on the preset bars. Use the
TUNE、SEEK or SCAN function searches
desired frequency, according to the above ,
store the frequency to preset bars
Audio adjustment
The BAS、TRE、BAL and FAD can be
adjusted.
Press AUDIO, choose the desired mode.
Press the AUDIO every time,the mode can
change from the BAS to TRE to BAL to
FAD, then return to the chosen mode.
Changing the mode, the related mode name
will be displayed.
Volume balance(L-R/F-R)— these two
modes adjust the strength of the sound
coming from each speaker. BALANCE
adjust the left to right strength while the
FADER adjust the front to rear strength.
Press AUDIO, choose the BALANCE OR
FADER mode. Rotate the volume knob, the
BALANCE OR FADER can be adjusted to
desired degree. The displayed number is the
current set. Display the C, when the volume
reaches to the center of range.
Alt/Bass—Use these modes to choose the
desired tone. Press AUDIO, choose TRE
or BAS mode. Rotate volume knob to
desired mode. The displayed number is the
current set.
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Display the O when volume reaches to the
center of range. Several seconds after you
stopping to use the volume knob, the system
will automatically return to and display the
chosen mode.
Electronic clock
The radio system usually display the time
when the ignition switch is on the
ACCESSORY or ON.
To
enact time, press AUDIO(CLOCK) for
2 second, after listening to reminding sound,
enter into the adjusting mode. Then hold
the H(preset ing 4 until the hour increase to
the desired hour;hold M(presetting 5)
until the minute increase to desired minute.
Use the R(presetting 6), enact the time to
the nearest current time quickly. At the
clock adjusting mode, press the R. If the
time is the former half hour, press R to enact
the time always to former one hour... If the
time is rear half hour, press R to enact the
time to the beginning of next hour.
For example:
1:06 will be enacted to 1:00
1:30 will be enacted to 2:00
1:52 will be enacted to 2:00
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Before don’t set the time or battery is
disconnected、 or anew charge after power
exhausted, the display of time will always
twinkle to remind to set the time.
USB/AUX input operation
The system can play music of MP3 format
in U disk through USB interface and play
music through speaker-on board, and the
music is from the input audio signal through
AUX interface.
When inserting the connective device of
USB, the system will automatic shift into
USB mode, meanwhile play the music of
MP3 format in the storage device. Like the
CD music, you can make the operation
PLAY/PAUSE、 & and so on.
When the earphone jack and AUX faucet
which can connect the MP3 by data wire on
board is shifted to
AUX mode, the MP3 player will play music
which can be heard.
Notice:
1、Suggest using the data wire on board to
connect the U disk to avoid causing possible
damage;
2、USB interface don’t support a part of
mobile hart disk whose compatibility is bad
and the capacity of U disk exceed 1GB;
3、USB interface only supports music file of
the FAT file system MP3 format;
4、USB interface mayn’t support the USM
store device whose compatibility is bad.
Don’t use the disc which has the sticky
label.
The label possibly makes the disc locked in
the device.
CD disc play
To play the laser disc, must turn the laser
disc to ACCESSORY(Ⅰ) or ON(Ⅱ).
To get the best effect of CD-R, only use the
advanced disc which has the label “be used
in sound system”, when transcribing the
CD-R disc, the transcribe should be totally
close, only this, the disc can be played in
the laser phonograph. The device can’t play
the CD-RW disc.
The operation of laser phonograph is same
with the radio. To choose the laser
phonograph, press the CD button. The
screen will display the “ CD” & program
number which is being played. The system
will play the disc until you change the mode.
Insert the laser disc into player. The driver
will play the music. When finish the music,
the system will anew play it.
Notice:
The CD player only can play the normal CD
format, can’t play record disc compressed
such as MP3 and WMA.
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Don’t play the 8 cm ( 3 inch) disc. Only
allow to play the round standard disc. The
abnormal disc may be locked in the driver
or cause the malfunction.
When playing the disc, press AM / FM
button, and can shift to radio mode. Press
the CD button again, and can return to CD
play mode, and the disc will begin to play
from the last position.
When playing, using the (PWR / VOL)
knob or closing the system by closing
ignition switch, the disc will stay in driver.
Open the system once more, the
phonograph will play from the last position.
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Press the quit button, take out the disc from
the driver.
If the disc has been quit, but don’t take out
the disc, after 10 seconds, the system will
introduce the disc automatically. To play the
disc, press the CD button.
When playing, use the (SEEK / SKIP)
stripkey to choose the track and change the
program.To quickly move the disc in the
same program, press and hold the (SEEK /
to rapidly move and
SKIP). Hold the
hold the
to rapidly move back. When
getting to the desired position, only need
loose the stripkey.
Press the
, the system will play the
, the
next track on the disc. Press the
system will replay the track in play. Press it
again, the system will play the last track.
When playing the disc, use the function
such as (REPEAT)、 (RANDAM PLAY) or
(SCAN) and so on.
the order they are recorded. To activate the
function, press the (SCAN) button, choose
scan mode. The screen will display the
“ SCAN”. The system will play the first
track for 10 seconds. If don’t do any
operation, the system will continuously
sample the each selected track for 10
seconds. When search out of the track you
want to enjoy, press the SCAN button again.
REPEAT—to activate the function, press
the (RPT) button. You will see the “RPT” in
the display to remind you. The system will
continuously replay the current program.
Press the button again to get out of the
function.
RANDOMPLAY— after activate the
function, the system will play not the
recorded order on the disc but the random
order. To play randomplay function, press
the (RDM) button. You will see the “RDM”
in the display. And the system will choose
the random track. Keep the operation until
you press the randomplay button again and
quit the randomplay mode.
The maintenance of laser disc
SCAN— when activating the function,
sample all the tracks on the selected disc in
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Hold its edge, and don’t touch its up and
down surface. Don’t add the stable ring and
paste the label on the disc. Don’t leave the
fingerprint and ink on the disc, or will not
normally play the disc or the disc will be
locked in the driver.
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Remote control of audio system (optional)
when don’t use the laser disc, put it into
box to avoid being polluted. To prevent
distortion, should avoid the overheating and
the sun directly shining.
When cleaning the disc, use the clean
dishcloth from the center to edge.
The inner and outer edge of the new laser
disc is possibly some rough. The chipping
of coarse edge will flake, if the chipping
drop on the recorded face of disc, will cause
the skip or other malfunction. Use the side
of pencil or pen rub the inner and outer edge
to remove the chipping.
There are three buttons to set the radio
system on the left side of steering wheel hub.
These buttons can make you operate the
radio system and your hands don’t leave the
steering wheel.
Don’t insert eyewinker into the laser
phonograph.
Volume button ”+”、”-” can adjust the
volume. Hold the button ”+”、”-” and
loose it until the volume get to the desired
extent.
The (MODE) button can change the mode.
Repeat to press the button, The system will
circulate between the FM1、 AM1 or disc
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playing (if have had the disc) or MP3 music
playing
(if the USB interface has been connected
with the U disk) or the radio playing( if
AUX interface has connected the player).
Channel button “∨”“∧” has the same
function with “SEEK/SKIP” strip key. If
you are listening to the radio, use the “∧”
button and can automatically search the next
strong signal station; the “∨” button can
automatically search the last strong signal
station.
When playing, press the “∧” button every
time. The radio system will return to the last
track. Press the “∨” button, the radio
system will skip to the next track. And you
will see the disc number and the track
number in the display.
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Indicator light of safety system
Safety system
The safety system can protect your vehicle
and valuables from theft. When someone
tries to enter into the vehicle, the buzzer
will buzz, at the same time all buzzers will
twinkle together, the buzzer will buzz for 30
seconds, and stop for 5 seconds, then buzz
again. The longest time is 5 minutes. To
anew set the warning system within 30
seconds, can use the remote control or key
to open the side door of driver.
When locking all doors、engine hood and
trunk after 15 seconds, the safety system
will automatically set. Need use the key、
lock bolt lock switch or remote control to
start the safety system from the outer.
Meanwhile the indicator light of safety
system on the instrument panel will twinkle
to show the safety system is self-setting.
Once set the safety system, open any door
( no use the remote control)、 engine hood
or trunk, the safety system will send out the
warning.
Even if the system has been set, you can
still use the remote control to open the trunk,
and it can’t activate the warning. If the lock
of trunk is unclenched or opened with the
opening handle, the warning will sound.
When the engine hood, trunk or any door
has not been closed, it will not be able to set
the safety system. Before you leaving the
vehicle, ensure the trunk, engine hood or all
doors have been closed tightly.
Don’t try to change the system or add other
devices.
If it is playing the MP3 of USB, press
the“∧” to play the last track, press “∨” to
play the next track.
If it is the AUX, the button has no effect
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Cruise control system
Cruise control system can keep the setting
speed over 40 km/h and it isn’t necessary to
step the acceleration pedal. When driving on
the erect and unblocked highway, you can
use the function. Don’t suggest using the
function on the sinuous road、 wet and
slippery road、 rain day or at the condition
of other bad climate as well as in the
downtown. When encountering the
condition, you should self-operate the
vehicle.
Friendly tips
Improperly using the cruise control
system will be able to cause the
accident.
Only use the cruise control system in
the fine climate and on the unblocked
highway.
Start cruise control
Decelaration/ set button
Cruise control main button
Acceleration/RESbutton
Cancel button
1 . Press the cruise control main button
(ON/OFF) , the indicator light of cruise
control system will be on.
2.Lift the speed to the desired speed (over
40 km/h).
3.Press the (-/SET) button, to start the
cruise control system.
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When you are going up and down a hill, the
cruise control system can’t hold the setting
speed. When the speed increase going down
a hill. Use the brakes to slow down, this will
cancel the cruise control. If need use the
setting speed, press the (+/RES) button to
automatically accelerate to set speed.
When you are going up a steep hill,
automatic transmission will lower the gear
to keep the setting speed.
Change speed setting
Can increase the setting cruising speed in
any of following ways:
1.Hold the (+/RES) button, vehicle will
continuously accelerate, when reaching the
desired speed, release the button.
2.Push the accelerator pedal, accelerate to
the desired speed, press the (-/SET) button.
3 . To increase the speed in very small
amounts, repeat tap the (+/RES) button.
Each time you do this, the vehicle will
speed up about 1.6km/h.
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You can decrease the setting cruising speed
in any of following ways.
1.Hold the (-/SET) button, the speed will be
decreased. When reaching desired speed,
release the button.
2.Push the braking pedal lightly, when
reaching to the desired speed ( over
40km/h), press the (-/SET) button. The
vehicle will keep the desired speed.
3.To decrease the speed in a small amounts,
repeat tap the (-/SET) button. Each time you
do this. Your vehicle will speed down about
1.6 km/h
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Even if the cruise control turned on, still use
the accelerator pedal to speed up for passing.
After passing, release the accelerator pedal,
and the speed return to set cruising speed.
Resting your foot on the braking pedal will
cancel the cruise control.
Cancel cruise control
You can cancel the cruise control in any of
following ways:
1.Push the braking pedal.
2 . Press the (CANCEL) button on the
steering wheel
3.Press the cruise control master button
(ON/OFF).
4.Shift the gear to N gear.
When press the (CANCEL) button or push
braking pedal or clutch pedal, the vehicle
will cancel the cruise control and begin to
speed down. This time, you can use the
accelerator pedal to control speed according
to usual operation.
The system can store the setting cruising
speed.
To return to the speed, firstly speed up to
40km/h and tap the (+/RES) button, the
vehicle will speed up to set cruising speed.
Pressing the cruise control master button
(ON/OFF) will totally close the system,
and cancel the setting cursing speed. To use
the system once more, please refer to the
section of cruise control turning on.
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Before driving
Before you begin driving the vehicle, you
should know what gasoline to use and how
to check the levels of important fluids. You
also need to know how to properly store
luggage or packages. The information in
this section will help you solve these
problems. If you plan to add accessories to
your vehicle, please read the information in
this section first.
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Running in period...................88
Gasoline......
.....................88
Operation in petrol station......
.......89
Open engine hood...…..............90
Check engine oil.........
...........92
Fuel saving ..
..............
.......94
Luggage carrying.............
.......95
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Running in period
During the first 1,000 kilometers, you
should especially notice the method of
driving. It’s helpful to ensure the vehicle’s
future reliability and performance.
You
should
also
follow
these
recommendations with an overhauled or
exchanged engine, or when the brakes are
replaced.
Gasoline
Suggest using 93# or higher unleaded
gasoline.
Using leaded gasoline will damage emission
control device of vehicle and engine. At the
same time it will also prick up air pollution.
Notice the following proceedings during
this period:
1 、 Avoid full-throttle starts and rapid
acceleration.
2、Avoid hard braking. New braking system
need running-in through properly use in the
first 300 kilometers.
3、Do not change the oil until the schedule
maintenance time or the driving mileage
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Operation in petrol station
Fuel tank filling
Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive.
When handling fuel, notice the following
proceedings:
1)Stop the engine, keep heat、sparks and
flames away;
2) Suggest handling fuel only outdoors;
3) Wipe up spills immediately;
3.Remove the fuel fill cap slowly. You may
hear a hissing sound as pressure inside the
tank escapes.
1.Because the fuel cap is located on the left
side of car, please park with the left side
closest to the gas pump.
2.To open the fuel cap, push down on the
lever located to the left of the driver’s seat.
Friendly tips
When handling fuel, notice the
following proceedings:
1)Stop the engine, keep heat、sparks and
flames away;
2) Suggest to handle fuel only outdoors;
3) Wipe up spills immediately;
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To avoid losing the fuel fill cap carelessly,
the fuel fill cap is attached to the fuel filler
with a tether. When handling fuel, put the
fuel fill cap on the bracket of fuel fill door.
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4.Stop filling fuel to the tank after the fuel
nozzle automatically clicks off. Don’t try to
“top off” the tank. Leave some room for
fuel to expand with temperature changes.
5.Screw the fuel cap back on until it clicks
at least twice.
Open engine hood
6.Push the fuel cap closed until it latches.
1、Shift to Park or Neutral, and set the
parking brake. Pull the hood release handle
located under the lower left corner of the
dashboard. The hood will pop up slightly.
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3.Lift the hood up most of the way. The
hydraulic supports will lift it up the rest of
the way and hold it up.
When closing the hood, lower the hood to
about 30cm above the fender, and then
firmly press down on the front edge of the
hood. After closing the hood, you should
inspect the latch whether it is securely
latched.
2.Stand in front of the vehicle. Put your
fingers under the front edge of the hood
near the center. Slide your hand to the left
until you feel the hood latch handle. Push
this handle up to release it. Lift up the hood.
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If you can open the hood without lifting the
latch, or the hood latch handle moves stiffly
or do not return back, the mechanism should
be cleaned and lubricated (Please refer to
138th page ).
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Check engine oil
oil level should locate between two holes.
1.Pull out the dipstick.
Engine oil is the consumable which can
ensure the engine in normal working.
Therefore, the oil level should be checked
regularly, for example when handling fuel.
You should also check the engine oil before
every long-distance travel.
Engine oil consumption depends on driving
status, weather condition and road condition.
Engine oil consumption can reach
max.1.0L/1,000km. Engine oil consumption
of new engine may be higher.
Ensure the engine preheating and park on
the level ground. Wait three minutes after
turning the engine off, and then check the
oil level.
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M
(White ring)
Engine
dipstick
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M Engine dipstick has
two holes at the upper and lower marks. The
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BYD483QB Engine dipstick (Yellow ring)
BYD483QB The upper and lower marks of
dipstick is two convex lines, and mark
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“F””L”. The oil level should locate between
the upper and lower
2.Wipe the dipstick with a clean cloth or
paper towel.
4.Remove the dipstick again, and check the
level. It should be between the upper and
lower marks.
Check engine coolant
If it is near or below the lower mark, refer
to 123th page on adding oil.
3.Insert it all the way back in its hole.
Check the coolant level in the radiator
reserve tank. Make sure it is between the
Max and Min lines, refer to 125th page on
Adding Engine Coolant for information on
adding the proper coolant.
Refer to Owner’s Maintenance and check
on 119th page for information about
checking other items on your vehicle.
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Always drive in the highest gear possible, it
can make the engine run and accelerate
more stably.
Cool engine uses more fuel than hot engine,
but it is not necessary to make it run in idle
speed for a long time to preheating. NO
matter how cold outdoor, you can drive the
vehicle away after one minute that you start
the engine. In this way, engine will rise
temperature more quickly, and save more
fuel. To reduce times of “cool starting”, you
should arrange short mileage driving
together.
According to the traffic status, try to keep a
constant speed. Every time you slow down
and speed up, you vehicle uses extra fuel.
Using cruise control (limit to some vehicle
type) can save more fuel under appropriate
driving condition.
The air condition puts an extra loading on
the engine which makes it use more fuel.
Close the air condition to reduce fuel
consumption. Use the fresh-air ventilation
when air temperature out of vehicle is
proper.
Fuel saving
Driving custom
Moderate driving is helpful to save fuel.
Rapid acceleration, abrupt cornering and
hard braking use more fuel.
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Luggage carrying
This vehicle has several convenient storage
areas; it makes you carry the luggage safely.
Glove box、door pockets、seat-back pockets
is designed for storing small and light cargo,
and trunk is used to carry big and heavy
cargo.
In addition, trunk channel port makes you
carry long cargo in vehicle.
However, carrying too much cargo or
improperly storing, it can affect your
vehicle’s handling, stability and normal
running, and reduce vehicle’s safety. So
before carrying any type of cargo is sure to
read the following pages.
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Load limit
When loading luggage, the total weight of
vehicle, all occupants and luggage don’t
permit to exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight
Rating. Refer to208th page on maximum
loading.
Friendly tips
Overloading or improper loading can
affect vehicle’s handling and stability,
and cause a crash in which you can be
hurt or killed.
Follow all loading limits and other
loading guide lines in this manual.
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Carrying
cargo
in
the
passenger
compartment
1 Store or secure all items that could be
thrown around and hurt someone during a
crash.
2 Don’t put any items on top of the rear
shelf. Otherwise, they can block you view
and be thrown around the vehicle during a
crash.
3. Be sure items placed on the floor behind
the front seats can not roll under the seats
and interfere with the driver’s ability to
operate the pedals or the seat.
Don’t push the cargo over the front
seat-back.
4 Keep the glove box closed while driving.
If it is open, it maybe hurt the passenger’s
knees in a crash or a sudden stop.
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Carrying cargo in the trunk or on a roof rack
1 Distribute cargo evenly on the floor of the
trunk, place the heaviest items on the
bottom and as far forward as possible.
2 Tie down items with rope or chain, make
them not to move while driving. Do not
make the cumulate items higher than the
front seat-back.
3 If you carry large items that prevent you
from closing the trunk lid, exhaust gas can
enter the passenger area. To avoid the
possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning,
follow the instruction on 21th page.
4 If you carry the items on a roof rack, be
sure the total weight of the luggage and
items does not exceed the maximum loading.
Please connect with BYD authorized
service station to get more detailed data.
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Please connect with BYD authorized
service station about all the things of
packing items and fixing device for sale in
the market.
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Driving
This section gives you tips on starting the
engine under various conditions, and how to
operate the manual transmission and the
automatic transmission. It also includes
important information on parking your
vehicle, the braking system and the
vehicle’s ABS.
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Driving preparation.
................99
Start engine ...
...................100
Start in high altitude cold weather.....101
Manual transmission...............102
Recommended shifting point...
......103
Max.permissible speed........
......103
Automatic transmission....
.........104
Position of gear shifting handle.
......104
parking .....
..........
.
........106
Brake system..
..........
.
........107
Brake system design................107
ABS............................107
Indicator light .
...................108
Driving in atrocious weather ...
.....109
Trailer .......
...................111
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Driving preparation
You should do the following checks and
adjustments before you drive your vehicle:
1.Make sure all windows、mirrors and
outside lights are clean and unobstructed.
Remove frost、snow and ice stockpiling
above.
2.Check that the hood and the trunk are
fully closed.
3.Visually check the status of the tires. If a
tire looks slow, use a gauge to check its
pressure.
5.Check the seat adjustment (refer to 50th
page ).
10.Turn the ignition switch to the position
of on(Ⅱ), and check the indicators in the
instrument panel.
6 . Check the adjustment of inside and
outside mirrors (refer to 100th page ).
11.Start the engine (refer to 100th page).
7 . Check the steering wheel adjustment
(refer to 39th page).
12.Check the gauges and indicators in the
instrument panel (refer to 26th page).
8.Make sure the doors are securely closed
and locked.
9.Fasten your seat belt. Check that your
passengers have fastened their seat belts
(refer to 6th page).
4 . Check that any items you may be
carrying are stored properly or fasten down
securely.
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Start engine
1.Apply the parking brake.
2.In cold weather, turn off all electrical
accessories to reduce the consumption of
the battery.
4.Turn the ignition key to the START (III)
position at the condition of not pressing
down the accelerator pedal. If the engine
doesn’t start right away, turn the key away
from the START (III) position in 15 seconds,
and pause for at least 10 seconds before try
again.
5.If the engine doesn’t start within 15
seconds, or starts but stalls right away,
repeat step 4 with the accelerator pedal
pressed halfway down. If the engine starts,
leave the foot from the accelerator pedal, so
the engine does not race in high speed.
6.If the engine still doesn’t start, press the
accelerator pedal down to the bottom and
hold it there in the ignition process to clear
flooding. Do as it says before, the time that
the key pauses on the START (III) position
doesn’t exceed 15 seconds. If the engine
still doesn’t start, repeat step 5. After
starting the engine, leave the feet from the
accelerator pedal, so the engine does not
race in high speed.
3.Manual transmission:
Make sure the shift lever is in neutral. If it
isn’t, press down the clutch pedal, and
change the transmission shift lever to
neutral, press down the brake pedal.
Automatic transmission:
Make sure the shift lever is in park (P) or in
neutral (N), press down the brake pedal.
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Start in high altitude (>2400m) cold
weather
The engine is hard to start in cold weather.
Also, the engine is more hard to start in the
thinner air found at altitudes above 2,400
meters.
At this time, you should take following
steps:
1 . Turn off all electrical accessories to
reduce the consumption of the battery.
2.Press the accelerator pedal halfway down,
and hold it there in the whole process. The
time that the key pauses on the START (III)
position do not exceed 15 seconds. After the
engine starts, you should release the
accelerator pedal slowly when the engine
speed accelerates and engine running goes
stability.
3.If the engine doesn’t start after doing step
2, press the accelerator pedal down to the
bottom and hold it there, try to start the
engine in 15 seconds again. If the engine
still doesn’t start, repeat step 2.
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If the temperature out of vehicle is below
centigrade zero, or your vehicle has parked
for several days without being driven,
preheat the engine several minutes before
driving.
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Manual transmission
To run stably, manual transmission all has
synchronizer on all of driving gear. Manual
transmission has locking device, to avoid
shifting gear from the fifth gear to reverse
gear directly. When shifting gear, you must
tread the clutch pedal down to bottom.
When not shifting gear, don’t put you feet
on the clutch pedal, or it can accelerate the
abrasion of clutch.
Only after stopping the vehicle completely,
you may shift to reverse gear. If you shift to
reverse gear when the vehicle doesn’t stop
completely, it will damage the transmission.
After treading down the clutch pedal, and
before shifting to reverse gear, you should
stop a few seconds, or shift to one driving
gear and stop for a moment. In this way, it
will make the gear stop running, and avoid
“milling” each other.
When decelerating, obtain additional
braking force from the engine by the way of
downshifting. The additional braking force
is helpful to keep one safety speed, when
driving down the ramp; it can prevent the
braking system overheating. Before
downshifting, you need to ensure that the
engine speed display doesn’t enter in the red
area of tachometer. Please see the max
permissible speedometer.
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Friendly tips
When driving on the slippery road,
rapid acceleration or rapid deceleration
both can cause the vehicle out of
control. Once when having a car
collision accident, it will cause injury to
you.
You should be more careful when
driving on slippery road.
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When driving at the highest gear, it can
make engine run stably and accelerate. It
can not only save fuel furthest, but also
control exhaust emission most effectively.
We commend the gear point as following:
Up shifting
The speed when
shifting gear
1 gear→2 gear
25 km/h
2 gear→3 gear
40 km/h
3 gear→4 gear
65 km/h
4 gear→5 gear
80 km/h
Max. permissible speed
These speeds correspond to max.
permissible speed of every gear. If exceed
these speeds, the engine speed display will
enter into red area of tachometer. If this
happens, you will feel the engine running
intermittently, this is caused by safety
governor in the ECU control device of
engine. When you let the RPM (r/m) reduce
below red area, the engine will recover
normal running.
Before downshifting, you need to ensure the
speed can not exceed the max. permissible
speed of lower gear (see right table), and to
avoid damaging the engine.
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Gear
First gear
Second gear
Third gear
Fourth gear
Max. permissible speed
46 km/h
92 km/h
134 km/h
177 km/h
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Automatic transmission
Shift lever position indicator
The gearbox of your BYD F6 is
manual/automatic transaxle; it has four
forward gears, and electronic control system,
so it can shift gear stably. It also has
“lock-up type” torque converter, to save
more fuel. When the torque converter is
locked up, you will feel like using another
gear.
Gear indicator is located on the left lower
side of tachometer, show which position the
shift lever is in (P、R、N、D; when it is in
manual model and has speed, it can show
the current using gear 1M、2 M、3 M、4 M).
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Position of shift lever
Shift lever includes two models, manual and
automatic. The automatic model has four
gears. When start the engine, shift lever
must be in the position of Park (P) or
Neutral (N). When you stop the vehicle in
the position of D、N or R, you must press on
the brake pedal hardly, and have your foot
off the accelerator pedal.
P:Park—this position, mechanically locks
the transmission. Use Park whenever you
are turning off or starting the engine. To
shift out of Park, the key should be in the
position of ignition switch ON(Ⅱ), and
press on the brake pedal and have your foot
off the accelerator pedal. Press the release
button on the bottom of shift lever, you can
shift out of it.
R:Reverse—about the operation method of
shifting from Park to Reverse, please see the
explanation of Park. When shifting from
Neutral to reverse, come to a complete stop
and then shift. Before shifting from Neutral
to Reverse, press the release button.
N:Neutral—use Neutral if you need to
restart a stalled engine, or if it is necessary
to stop briefly with the engine idling.
Shift to the Park position if you need to
leave your vehicle. Press on the brake pedal
when you are moving the shift lever from
Neutral to another gear.
D:Drive—use this gear for your normal
driving. The transmission automatically
selects suitable gear according to the vehicle
speed and acceleration. You may feel the
transmission shifting up at higher speed
when the engine is cold. This helps the
engine warm up faster.
You must also press the release button to
shift into Park. To avoid damaging the
transmission, come to a complete stop
before shifting into Park.
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When the shift lever is in the position of
Drive, move the lever to right side (assistant
driver direction), so the shift lever is
shifting into manual model from automatic
model. You can push the shift lever to two
gears, upshifting(+) and downshifting(-)
under the manual model, so that you can
control the transmission gear by hand.
When parking, make sure to use hand brake.
The indicator on instrument panel only
shows that the hand brake isn’t released
completely, but doesn’t show that the hand
brake has been pulled indeed. You must
make sure to pull the hand brake, otherwise,
the vehicle may roll when it is parked on an
incline.
Upshifting (+)—when normal driving and
the shift lever is in the manual model, push
the shift lever to this gear. After the control
module of power assembly is able to judge
according to the speed status, the
transmission gear will correspond to
increase until the transmission is in the
hightest gear.
If your vehicle installs automatic
transmission, you should set the hand brake
firmly before shifting the transmission into
Park. This can avoid vehicle moving, so that
press on the Park mechanism in the
transmission—in this way, when you want
to drive, it can make the shift lever to shift
out of Park more easily.
Downshifting (-)—when normal driving and
the shift lever is in the manual model, push
the shift lever to this gear. After the control
module of power assembly is able to judge
according to the speed status, the
transmission gear will correspond to
decrease until the transmission is in the
lowest gear.
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Parking notice
1 Make sure that the roof window (limit to
some vehicle type) and windows are all
closed well.
2 Turn off the lights.
3 Place any packages, valuables, etc., in the
trunk or take them with you.
4 Lock the doors with the key or the remote
transmitter, check the trunk whether it is
locked up.
Check the indicator on the instrument panel
to ensure that the security system is set.
5 Never park over dryleaves、tall grass、or
other flammable materials. The hot three
way catalytic could cause these materials to
catch on fire.
6 When parking, if the vehicle is facing
uphill, turn the front wheels away from the
curb. If the vehicle installs manual
transmission, shift it into the first gear.
7 When parking, if the vehicle is facing
downhill, turn the front wheels toward the
curb. If the vehicle installs manual
transmission, shift it into Reverse.
8 Make sure the hand brake whether it is
fully released before driving away. Driving
with the hand brake partially set can
overheat or damage the rear brake.
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Brake system
Brake system design
ABS
ABS helps prevent the wheels from locking
up or slipping when braking rapidly, so that
make you retain steering control.
When the front wheels are slipping, you will
not do steering control, in other words,
although turn the steering wheel, the vehicle
still runs directly. ABS helps prevent from
locking
up,
and
because
rapidly
pulsatile-typed brake is quicker than
person’s reaction, it is helpful to retain
steering control.
The hydraulic system of drive brake has two
separate circuits. Each circuit works
diagonally across the vehicle (the left-front
brake is connected with the right-rear
brake,etc.). If one circuit has problem, you
will still have braking at two wheels.
ABS also balances the front-to-rear braking
distribution according to vehicle loading.
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Don’t pumping press on the brake pedal,
otherwise, it will let the ABS shut down.
When steering away from the hazard, you
should always keep firm, steady pressure on
the brake pedal, in order to let the ABS
activate. This is sometimes referred to as
“stomp and steer”.
When the ABS activates, you will feel a
pulsation in the brake pedal, and hear some
noise. This is normal, it is the ABS rapidly
pumping braking.
The speed of ABS activating depends on the
size of wheels’ driving force (adhesive
force). On dry pavement, you will need to
press on the brake pedal very hard before
the ABS activate. However, you will feel
the ABS activate immediately if you are
trying to stop on the snow or ice.
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Important safety reminders
without ABS. You should have BYD
authorized service station to inspect your
vehicle as soon as possible.
If the ABS indicator and the braking system
indicator come on together, and the hand
brake is fully released, it means that the
front-to-rear braking distribution system
may also be shut down.
ABS indicator
ABS does not reduce the time or distance,
which takes to stop the vehicle. This
installation only helps you control steering
during braking. You should always keep a
safe distance away from other vehicles.
ABS will not prevent slipping those results
from changing direction abruptly, such as
trying to take a corner too fast or making a
sudden land changing. Always drive at a
safe speed for the road and weather
conditions.
Inspect the brakes according to the
explanation on page 107. If the brakes feel
normal, you should drive slowly, and have
your vehicle repaired by BYD authorized
service station. At this time, avoid sudden
hard braking which could cause the rear
wheels to lock up and possibly lead to a loss
of control.
ABS can not prevent a loss of stability.
Always steer moderately when sudden hard
braking. Severe or sharp steering wheel
movement can still cause your vehicle to
veer into oncoming traffic or off the road.
A vehicle with ABS may require a longer
distance to stop on loose or uneven surfaces
(such as gravel or snow surfaces) than a
vehicle without ABS. Under this condition,
slow down the speed, and keep a greater
distance away from other vehicles.
ABS has the self-diagnosis function. If
malfunction happens, the ABS indicator
(refer to 104th page ) on instrument panel
comes on. This means that the ABS function
of braking system has shut down. At this
time, the brakes still supply common
braking ability like a conventional vehicle
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Driving in atrocious weather
Because the decrease of driving force
(adhesive force) and visibility, different
environments such as rain day、fog day and
snow weather needs different driving skill.
Maintain the vehicle well at any time. You
need to be more careful when you have to
drive in atrocious weather. You should not
use the speed-fixed cruising control (limit to
some vehicle type) under these conditions.
Driving skill—the speed driving in wet
weather is slower than in the dry weather.
Your vehicle also needs longer time to react,
put stable and uniform pressure on all the
control installations, even if it is under the
condition which looks like a little wet. In
the wet weather, sharp steering or sudden
hard braking, both possibly lead to a loss of
control. You must be more careful in the
first a few kilometers that you adopt the
changing of driving conditions, especially in
the snow weather. One driving person
maybe forget the driving skills on the snow
surface in the several months of summer, he
(she) needs to master these skills anew
through practicing.
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When driving in the rain weather after
long-term drought, you should be more
careful. The first rain after long-term
drought will make the oil plants float on the
pavement, and lead to pavement wet and
slip.
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Visibility—under all the weather conditions,
it is very important to see far and near
clearly, and be saw by other drivers. It is
more difficult to do this point in the
atrocious weather. To be seen more clearly,
you should turn on the head light in
daytime.
You should often inspect the windshield
wiper and washer. Keep storing proper and
enough washer fluid in fluid reserve tank of
windshield washer. If the wiper does not
scrape the water cleanly or leave the stripe
on the windshield, replace the blade.
Otherwise, use the frost removal and
air-condition to make window inside
without fog (refer to 38th page).
Driving force (adhesive force)—you should
often inspect the abrasion status of tires and
the pressure of tire whether it is suitable, the
two items are very important to prevent the
“drafting phenomenon” (a loss of adhesive
on wet pavement) of vehicle. In winter, four
wheels should be installed snow tires
(antiskid deep strain), to obtain best control
capability.
You should look round the illusive road
status. Dry leaves maybe slip like ice and
snow. “Clean” pavement may have thin ice.
When the temperature out of vehicle is near
to zero degree, the driving condition may be
very dangerous and the pavement may be
covered by water and ice. So the adhesive
force of vehicle may sudden change under
the condition without any threaten.
When downshifting, you should take care
doubling. If the adhesive force is low, the
driving wheel may be locked up a moment,
this may lead to slip.
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When overtaking or being overtook, you
should be very careful, because the water
fog which is caused by heavy vehicle
maybe have a influence on your sight, and
air wave impact maybe lead to a loss of
control.
Friendly tips
Don’t drive on the pavement of deep
water. It is easy to cause malfunction or
damage to engine and electronic
equipment.
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Trailer
Towing a trailer is not designed on your
vehicle. Try to install a bar on your vehicle,
but it maybe damage the chassis badly.
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Maintenance
Periodical maintenance is the best method
to protect vehicle, it can make you drive
more safety、more economy、no malfunction.
This section will introduce the items which
need periodical maintenance, and inspection
method. Otherwise, it also introduces easy
maintenance works in detail which you can
complete by yourself. The periodical
maintenance schedule will tell you when
you should do these works.
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Owner inspection for maintenance.....119
Engine oil.....
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Cooling system....................125
Windshield washer...........
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Transmission oil...................132
Brake system..
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Clutch system............
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Power steering.
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Air filter core..
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Fuel filter.....
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Engine hood lock..................138
Spark plug(4G69S4M model)........139
Battery.......
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Windshield wiper blade........
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A/C system....
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Dust and pollen filter.........
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Driving belt...
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Timing belt....
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Tire..........
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Tire chains....
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Light.
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Vehicle storage.
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Periodical maintenance schedule
The periodical maintenance schedule lists
out all the maintenance items what your
vehicle need to keep it being in the best
driving state all the time. Maintenance
works should be according to the standard
and specification of BYD AUTO CO., LTD.,
and be performed by mechanician of
accepting formal training and conversance
business. BYD authorized service stations
all accord with all these requirements.
The inspection items and driving time or
distance listed in the periodical maintenance
schedule, are made for carrying passenger
and goods when you suppose your car as
normal vehicle. You should follow the
advice as following:
1、Avoid loading over the vehicle’s loading
limit. Overload will make engine、 brakes
and most of other parts bear additional
burden.
2、On the allowable driving pavement, drive
with limit speed by law.
3 、 Drive your vehicle periodically, and
several kilometers every time.
4、Make sure to use recommended fuel
(refer to 93th page).
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Advise you using parts、oil or other same
grade substitute of BYD AUTO company
when maintaining. These goods are same to
original parts on BYD new vehicle. They
are both high quality products, can ensure to
combine with you vehicle perfectly and
drive without malfunction.
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Oil and routine maintenance
BYD
F6 maintenance schedule and content:
Maintenance
Odometer reading or months, whichever comes first
interval
×1,000(km)
months
Maintenance items
Engine and transmission
1. Check the drive belts and adjust the tension degree
2. Replace timing belt 483QB engine
4G69 engine
3. Check ignition cable
Normal
Common spark plug
condition
Iridium spark plug
Serious condition
5. Check the crankcase ventilation system(PVC valve and
ventilation hose)
6. Check coolant pipe
7. Check the liquid level in the reservoir
8. Replace the coolant liquid
4. Replace the spark
plug
9. Replace air filter
core
Normal condition
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Replace every 80,000km
Shorten cycle as actual condition
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10. Replace gear oil
Normal condition
Serious condition
11. Check the battery
12. Check idle
13. Check ignition timing
14. Check the valve clearance
15. Check the connection of exhaust pipe
16. Throttle control cable
17. Throttle valve
18. Injection nozzle
19. Check oxygen sensor
20. Check three-way catalytic converter
21. Fuel filter
22. Fuel tank cap, fuel lines and connections
23. Charcoal canister
24. Check and replace Normal condition
the gear oil in the AT
Serious condition
case
25. Check and replace
Normal condition
the gear oil in the
Serious condition
MT case
Chassis and body
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Not replace, check and supply every one year or 20,000km
Replace every 40,000km
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26. Check fixed bolt fixing chassis
27. Brake pedal and parking brake
28. Brake pads and discs
29. Brake fluid
30. Brake pipes and hoses
31. Power steering liquid
32. Steering wheel, linkage
33. Drive shaft dust boots
34. Ball joints and dust covers
35. Front and rear suspensions
36. Tire and tire pressure
37. Check the front and rear wheel alignment
38. Check the wheel bearing
39. Check clutch function and adjust pedal travel
40. Clutch fluid
41. Clutch pipes and hoses
42. Warm wind equipment and A/C system
43. A/C air filter
44. A/C refrigerant
45. Check SRS airbag system
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Remarks:
(1)Symbol meaning in the schedule
I=Check、correct or replace if necessary; R=Replace、change or lubricate; C=Clean.
(2)shorten the replacing time of oil filter according to the smudgy degree of oil.
“Serious condition” is following:
(1)The vehicle is driving in dusty area, or the vehicle is at salty surrounding.
(2)The vehicle is driving at accidental road, water road or hill road.
(3)The vehicle is driving in the cold area.
(4)In cold whether, idle is running for a long time or the vehicle is driving for short trips frequently.
(5)Operate the brake and parking brake frequently.
(6)The vehicle is as daggling other vehicles.
(7)The vehicle is as taxi or leasehold vehicle.
(8)At 32℃ or above, the driving time in the heavy traffic is 50% of the gross time or more.
(9)At 30℃ or above, the driving time of 120km/h or above is 50% of the gross time or more.
(10)The vehicle is driving at overload.
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This periodical maintenance schedule
roughly lists out the lowest limit
maintenance items, and you must do them
to protect you vehicle driving without
malfunction. Because of the different areas
and weather, it maybe needs to add some
maintenance content. About more detail
date, please refer to your warranty manual.
Stated maintenance record
Please let your BYD authorized service
station fill all stated maintenance notes in
the table. You should save wheel all the
receipts of doing maintenance works to your
vehicle.
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Owner inspection for maintenance
According to using condition or stated
mileage, check the items as following:
1、Engine oil level—check every time you
fill the fuel tank. Please refer to 92th page.
2、Engine coolant level—check the radiator
reserve tank every time you fill the fuel tank.
Please refer to 93th.page
3 、 Windshield washer fluid—check the
washer fluid stock in reserve tank monthly.
Because of the bad weather and using the
washer fluid frequently, check the stock
every time you fill the fuel tank. Refer to
131th page. .
6 、 Brakes and clutch—check the level
monthly. Refer to 135th page.
7、Brake pedal—examine the brake pedal
for operating freely.
8 、 parking brake—examine the parking
brake lever for operating freely.
9、Battery—check the status of battery and
corrosion status of terminal monthly. Refer
to137th page.
10 、 A/C system—check the running
situation of A/C weekly. Refer to 146th
page.
11、Tires—check
the tire pressure monthly.
Examine the tread for wear and foreign
objects. Refer to 151th page.
12、Frost removal of windshield—use warm
wind equipment and A/C monthly, check the
air outlet of frost removal.
13、Lights—check the status of headlights,
parking lights, taillights, high-mount
braking lights, turning signal lights, front
fog lights, rear fog lights, braking lights and
license plate lights. Refer to 157th page.
14、Doors—examine trunk hood and other
doors (include rear row doors) for switching
freely, locking up firmly.
15、Horn—check the horn.
4 、 Windshield wiper—check the wiper
status monthly. If the wiper can not clean
the windshield, examine for abrasion,
cracking or other damage.
5、Automatic transmission—check the fluid
level monthly. Refer to 132th page.
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Engine oil
Engine oil filling
BYD483 engine oil filler cap
When filling the engine oil, unscrew and
remove the engine oil filler cap on top of
the valve cover. After filling the engine oil,
replace the engine oil filler cap, and tighten.
Warm the engine, and then turn off. Three
minutes later, recheck the oil level. Don’t
fill the oil above the upper mark, you could
damage the engine.
Recommended engine oil
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M engine oil filler cap
Pour in the oil slowly and carefully so you
do not spill any. Clean up any spills
immediately. Spilled oil could damage the
components in the engine compartment.
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Oil is a major contributor to your engine’s
performance and longevity. So always use a
high-quality and detergent oil. For your
vehicle, cordially advise you to use BYD
AUTO engine oil.
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According to the graph as following, choose
SAE viscidity oil which suit for your
vehicle.
Use the oil of saving fuel type which marks
“API repair grade or higher grade”. This
oil’s formula is helpful to reduce fuel
consumption of engine
Ambient
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Replace engine oil and oil filter
Always replace oil and filter termly
according to the recommended driving time
and mileage in the periodical maintenance
schedule. The oil and filter collect
contaminants that can damage your engine
if they are not removed regularly.
Replacing the oil and filter requires special
tools and completes underneath the vehicle.
The vehicle should be raised on a service
station-type hydraulic lift for this work.
Unless you have the knowledge and proper
equipment, you should have the
maintenance done by a skilled mechanic.
Friendly tips
Friendly tips
Contact the used engine oil repeatedly
and long-time, it may induce the skin
cancer.
Oil、engine components and exhaust
system are all in high temperature, they
may cause scald.
After dealing with the used oil by hand,
make sure to wash your hand with
strength soap thoroughly as soon as
possible.
When working in the engine
compartment, make sure to be careful
and wear protective clothing.
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1.Run the engine until it reaches normal
operating temperature, then shut it off.
Mitsubishi 4G69S4MS4M engine oil filter and oil
drain plug
A special wrench (can buy it from BYD
authorized service station) is required.
2.Open the hood, and remove the engine oil
filler cap. Remove the oil drain bolt and
washer from the bottom of the engine. Drain
the oil into an appropriate container.
4.Check the oil filter to make sure its
gasket did not stick to the engine block. A
stuck gasket could cause an oil leak.
BYD483QB engine oil filter and oil drain bolt
Oil drain plug
Oil filter
gasket
3 . Remove the oil filter, and drain the
remaining oil.
oil filter
Oil drain bolt and
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5.Install a new oil filter according to the
instructions that come with it.
Make sure to clean off any dirt and dust on
the connecting surface of a new oil filter.
6.Put a new washer on the drain bolt, then
reinstall the drain boil and tighten it.
Tighten torque:
7.Refill the engine with recommended oil.
Change capacity of engine oil
(including filter):
BYD483QB engine model
3.5 L
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M engine model
4.3 L
BYD483QB engine model
90 Nm
8.Put the engine oil filler cap back on and
tighten it, start the engine. The indicator of
oil pressure should go out within 5 seconds.
If it does not, turn off the engine, and check
your work above.
9.Let the engine run for several minutes,
then check the drain oil bolt and oil filter for
leaks.
10.Turn off the engine, let it stop for about
3 minutes, then check the oil level on
dipstick. If necessary, add more oil to upper
limit mark of dipstick.
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M engine model
39 Nm (4.0kgf•m)
Friendly tips
Improper disposal of engine oil can be
harmful to the environment. If you
change the oil yourself, please deal with
the used oil properly. Put it in a sealed
container and take it to a recycling
center. Don’t discard it in a trash bin or
dump it on the ground.
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Cooling system
Engine coolant filling
If the coolant level in the coolant reserve
tank is at or below the MIN line, add
coolant or water to bring it up to the MAX
line. Inspect the cooling system for leaks. In
the adding coolant, the proportion of
coolant and water refers to local practical
temperature, and choose according to the
instructions of coolant adding.
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Always use BYD AUTO four-season
antifreeze coolant. Do not need to add any
extender. If this coolant is not available, you
may use another major-brand non-silicate
coolant as a temporary replacement. Make
sure it is a high-quality coolant
recommended for aluminum engines.
Otherwise, continued use any non-BYD
coolant can result in corrosion, and cause
the cooling system to malfunction or fail. So
empty the cooling system as soon as
possible, refill the antifreeze coolant of
BYD AUTO brand. Advice that Coolant of
different brands and types can’t be mixed
used.
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If the reserve tank is completely empty, you
should also check the coolant level in the
radiator.
4.The coolant level should be up to the
bottom of the filler neck. Add if it is low.
Pour the coolant slowly and carefully, so
you do not spill any. Clean up any spill
immediately. The spilled coolant could
damage components in the engine
compartment.
Friendly tips
Open the radiator cap while the engine
doesn’t cool completely, it can cause
the coolant to spray out, seriously
scalding you.
Before opening the radiator cap, make sure
the engine and radiator both cool down.
1. Be sure the engine and radiator are both
cool.
2.Relieve any pressure in the cooling
system by turning the radiator cap
counterclockwise. (Do not press it down)
3.Remove the radiator cap by pushing
down and turning counterclockwise.
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Notice
Do not add any rust inhibitors or other
additives to your vehicle’s cooling
system. They may not be compatible
with the coolant or engine components.
Replace engine coolant
Empty the coolant completely according to
the recommended driving time and mileage
in the periodical maintenance schedule.
Then, refill the new coolant. It can only add
BYD AUTO four-season antifreeze coolant.
Using any non-BYD coolant or adding
water directly can cause the cooling system
to corrosion and bringing precipitate.
Draining the coolant should complete
underneath the vehicle. Unless you have the
enough knowledge and proper equipment,
you should have the work done by a skilled
mechanic.
5.Put the radiator cap back on and tighten
it.
6.Pour coolant into the reserve tank, make
the level between the MAX and MIN marks,
then put the cap back on the reserve bank.
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2.Open the hood. Make sure engine and
radiator cool down to degree that you can
touch them.
3.Relieve residual pressure in the cooling
system by turning the radiator cap
counterclockwise. (Do not press it down)
4.Remove the radiator cap by pushing
down and turning counterclockwise.
5.Unscrew the drain coolant plug on the
bottom of radiator. The coolant drains from
bottom. Put it in a proper container.
1.Turn the switch to ON (Ⅱ) position.
Make sure the DUAL indicator is going out.
Turn the temperature control button to “Hi”
on driver side. Turn off the ignition switch,
and pull out the key.
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7.Get the coolant reserve tank down from
bracket (pull from positive above), drain out
the coolant and put it back, install the
assembly bolt.
8.After emptying the coolant, screw down
the drain coolant plug.
9.Pour BYD AUTO four-season antifreeze
coolant glycol into radiator, until it is up to
the bottom of the filler neck. Need not
premixing.
6.Demount the assembly bolt of coolant
reserve tank with wrench.
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The capability of cooling system as
following:
BYD483QB engine
MT:
6.3 L
10.Run the engine about 30 seconds, then
turn it off.
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M engine
AT:
7.2 L
12.Pour the coolant into coolant reserve
tank to the MAX mark, cover the cap.
11.Pour the coolant into radiator, till the
level is up to the bottom of the filler neck.。
13.Put the radiator cap back, and tighten to
first stop position.
14.Run the engine itself, till the cooling fan
at least starts two times, then turn off the
engine.
15.Get down the radiator cap, then pour the
coolant and make the level up to the bottom
of the filler neck and MAX mark of reserve
tank.
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16.Start the engine and keep the speed at
1500 r/m, till the cooling fan starts, then
turn off the engine. Check the coolant level
in the radiator, pour the coolant if necessary.
17.Put the radiator cap back and tighten it.
18.If necessary, pour the coolant into
reserve tank up to MAX mark, then cover
the cap.
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Windshield washer
Notice
Check the level in the windshield washer
reservoir at least monthly during normal
using. In the atrocious weather, if you often
use the washer, check the level in the
windshield washer reservoir when adding
the fuel every time.
Do not use engine antifreeze or a
vinegar/water solution in the windshield
washer reservoir.
Anti-freeze can damage the vehicle’s
paint, while a vinegar/water solution
can damage the windshield washer
pump.
The windshield washer reservoir is located
in the engine compartment behind the right
headlight.
Check the reservoir’s level by removing the
cap and looking at the level gauge attached
to the cap.
Fill the reservoir with a good-quality
windshield washer fluid. This can increase
the cleaning capability, and prevent freezing
in cold weather.
Use
only
commercially-available
windshield washer fluid.
When you refill the reservoir, clean the
edges of the windshield wiper blades with
windshield washer fluid on a clean cloth.
This will help to good condition the blade
edges.
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Transmission oil
Automatic transmission
Check the oil level with the engine at
normal operation temperature.
1.Drive the vehicle till the oil temperature
is reaching the usual temperature
(70~80℃).
2.Park the vehicle on level ground.
3.Change the shift lever to every position,
make the oil inject into torque converter and
hydraulic circuit, and then put the lever at N
position, keep engine in normal idle speed,
and must apply the park braking.
4.Remove the dipstick (yellow loop) from
the transmission, and wipe it with a clean
cloth.
COLD upper and lower marks
HOT upper and lower marks
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5.Insert the dipstick all the way into the
transmission.
6.Remove the dipstick and check the fluid
level. 7.If the oil level is below the lower
mark, remove the filler plug and add oil into
the tube to make the level between upper
and lower marks of HOT.
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Remark: status is the standard of measuring
the transmission oil level, the level of cold
engine is between upper and lower marks of
COLD, only as reference.
Pour the oil slowly and carefully so you do
not spill any. Clean up the spill immediately,
it could damage components in the engine
compartment.
Always use BYD AUTO automatic
transmission oil (MITSUBISHI ATF SPⅢ).
If ATF oil has the smell of coke burning, it
means that the transmission oil has been
polluted by burning particle and friction
material, the transmission case may be
necessary to be overhauled.
6.Insert the dipstick all the way back into
the transmission.
The transmission should be drain and
refilled with new transmission oil according
to the periodical maintenance schedule.
If you are not sure how to add oil, contact
with BYD authorized service station.
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Manual transmission
Check the oil level with the engine at
normal temperature 80℃ and parking the
vehicle on level ground. Demount the oil
filler bolt, touch the oil level in the bolt hole
with your finger carefully, at this time, the
oil level should be up to the edge of bolt
hole. Otherwise, add BYD AUTO manual
transmission oil (MTF) till spill from the oil
filler, then put the oil filler bolt back and
tighten it.
Clean up the spill immediately, it could
damage components in the engine
compartment.
The transmission should be drain and
refilled with new transmission oil according
to the periodical maintenance schedule.
If it is not available, you may use ARI
attestation oil as temporary replacement.
Specific type refers to maintenance manual,
or contact with BYD authorized service
station.
If you are not sure how to check oil level
and add oil, contact with BYD authorized
service station.
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Brake fluid and clutch fluid
Brake system
Clutch system (For manual transmission)
The fluid level should be between lower
(MIN) and upper (MAX) marks on the wall
of fluid reservoir. If the level is at or below
the MIN mark, check braking system.
Check braking system for leaks and brake
discs for abrasion.
The fluid level should be between lower
(MIN) and upper (MAX) marks on the wall
of fluid reservoir. Otherwise, add clutch
fluid to make the level up to this position.
Please use the clutch fluid which is same to
special fluid of braking system.
Check the fluid level in the brake fluid
reservoir monthly. Two fluid reservoirs
which distinguish according to type are
respectively:
Brake fluid reservoir (all vehicle types)
Clutch fluid reservoir (limit to manual
transmission
Replace the brake fluid according to
recommended driving time and mileage in
the periodical maintenance schedule.
Make sure to use BYD AUTO brake fluid,
or same grade product DOT3 or DOT4 from
a sealed container. The brake fluid marked
DOT5 is not compatible with your vehicle’s
braking system, and brake fluid of different
types does not mixed use.
The level debasing means that the clutch
system may have leak position check the
clutch system as soon as possible.
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level up to the upper level.
Power steering
Notice
Make sure to only use Mobil ATF
DEXRON®-Ⅲ driving fluid、or ATF
DEXRON-Ⅲ as power steering fluid,
use other type power steering fluid will
damage the power steering system.
Pour the fluid slowly and carefully so
you do not spill any. Clean up the spill
immediately,
it
could
damage
components in the engine compartment.
If you do not know how to check the
fluid level and add fluid, please contact
with BYD authorized service station.
Notice
Check the fluid level in power steering fluid
reservoir every one year, check the fluid
level after the engine is cooling down. Look
over the side of reservoir, the fluid level
should be between upper level and lower
level. If it is below lower level, add the
power steering fluid and make the fluid
Power steering fluid level decreasing means
that the power steering system may leak
fluid. You should often check the fluid level
position, and check the system as soon as
possible.
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Turn left or right the steering wheel to
end, and lock it up on the position, it
could damage power steering pump.
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Air filter core
Replacing
Clean and replace the air filter core
according to recommended driving time and
mileage in the periodical maintenance
schedule.
1 . Unscrew four bolts, disassemble the
cover of air filter case.
2.Disassemble old air filter core.
3.Wipe the interior of air filter case with
wet cloth carefully.
4.Install new air filter core into air filter
case.
5.Reinstall the cover of air filter case,
screw down four bolts.
The air filter core installs in the air filter
case on the driver side of engine
compartment.
Clean inbreathe compression air into air
filter core through the opposite direction. If
you can’t obtain the compression air (as at
service station), please let BYD authorized
service station deal with it.
Disassemble and reinstall according to
replacing working process.
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Fuel filter
Replace the fuel filter according to
recommended driving time and mileage in
the periodical maintenance schedule.
When you find the fuel is polluting, because
the fuel filter will be plug more quickly,
advise you to replace the fuel filter every
10,000 km or every 6 months.
You should invite qualified BYD AUTO
mechanic to replace the fuel filter. Because
there is pressure in fuel system, if all the
fuel pipelines are not disposed correctly, the
fuel maybe spray out, and pose a risk.
Engine hood lock
If you have used one more barrel impure
fuel ever, you should replace the fuel filter
more early. If you find the filter is plug with
the feculence, you should invite BYD
authorized service station to check or
replace the fuel filter.
Use mellow detergent to clean the latch
assembly of hood, then wipe multipurpose
lubricating oil. All active parts (showing as
graph), including pivot, need to wipe
lubricating oil. If you can’t clean the latch
and wipe lubricating oil by yourself, you
should contact with BYD authorized service
station.
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Spark plug(4G69S4M model)
Replacing
Replace vehicle’s spark plug according
recommended driving time and mileage in
the periodical maintenance schedule.
1 . Clean up dunghill and oil crust
aggregating around the ignition coil.
2 . Press the lock plunger and nip the
connector, pulloff the lead connector on the
ignition coil. Notice, nip the plastic end of
connector, not the lead.
3.Disassemble the fixed ignition coil bolt
with wrench, pull out the ignition coil
lightly.
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4.Get down the spark plug with spark plug
sleeve.
5.Put new spark plug into spark plug sleeve,
then install it into spark plug hole, screw
down it by hand to avoid tripping off.
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6.Screw down the spark plug with torque
wrench (If you don’t have torque wrench,
screw down two thirds circle after spark
plug is touching the head).
Tighten torque: 25Nm
Notice
Make sure to screw down the spark
plug carefully. Spark plug too loose can
damage the engine because of too hot;
and too tighten can damage the thread
on the head.
7.Install the ignition coil into the hole and
push down to the bottom, assemble the bolt.
8.Connect the lead connector with ignition
coil. Make sure to lock up on the position.
9 . Replace the other three spark plugs
according to the steps above.
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Battery
Check up the state of battery one time per
month. You should check the color of test
indicator window as well as the erodent
extent of terminal.
Friendly tip
When work normally, the battery will
produce explodeable hydrogen. Spark
or fire will make the battery explode,
the energy of exploding can cause
serious hurt even deadliness.
All spark、 fire and tinder must go
away from the battery.
Friendly tip
There is the strong caustic and virulent
vitriol (electrolyte) in the battery.
If the electrolyte spill into the eyes or
on the skin, it will cause the serious
burn. When dealing with the battery or
working near the battery, you must wear
protective clothing and blinkers.
When drinking the electrolyte because
of mistake, if not adopt measure
immediately, you maybe cause the
deadly poisoning.
The battery should be located in the
place to which the children can’t reach .
When maintaining the battery, you must
wear the protective clothing、veil or let
the technician operate.
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Emergency dealing with
Eye—— wash the eye at least for 15
minutes with water in cup or other container
(pressure water will hurt your eyes), and
cure.
Skin—— take off the clothing polluted,
wash skin with a great deal water, and cure.
Drinking because of mistake—— drink the
water or milk, and immediately cure.
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Check up the test indicator window on the
battery to inspect the state of battery. There
is the mean of all the color of test indicator
window on the battery label
Check up the erodent extent of battery
terminal (white or yellow powder). To
remove it, should coat the saleratus on the
surface of terminal, the terminal will
produce the air bubble and gradually get
brown, when hasn’t the bubble, clean it by
clean water, and make it dry with cloth or
paper. Finally coat the grease on the surface
of terminal to avoid eroding further.
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If the terminal has a hard eroding, firstly
clean it with saleratus water, then screw it
with spanner and take cable out of terminal.
Notice: be sure to disconnect the cathode; to
fix it anew, must connect it finally. Clean it
with the terminal cleaning tool or steel
brush, anew connect it and fix it tightly,
then coat grease on the surface of terminal.
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To connect the battery with other chargers,
disconnect the anode and cathode to protect
the electrical system from hurting.
Notice
Charging but the cable is connected will
damage the electronical device. Before
connecting the battery with charger,
firstly should disassemble the cable of
battery
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If the battery is disconnected or the power is
discharged, the setting of clock and channel
will be canceled. Anew set them refer to the
section of radio system.
Notice:
The battery is the device which mainly
supply power when starting the engine.
If long time to use the electronical
equipment at the state the engine stops, that
will make the battery discharge overly so
that can’t start the engine. Maybe make a
serious damage to battery.
1. Don’t use the electrical device at long
time when the engine stops, such as radio
system、 navigation system ( if equipped)、
AC blower、light system and so on.
2. If leaving the vehicle, make sure the
doors and all the electrical devices (light
and so on) are closed.
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Windshield wiper blade
The methods of replacing blade:
Check up the status of wiper blade at least
one time per six months and whether the
rubber has the crack or part revivification. If
having these symbols, should replace the
blade, or when using it, will have the stripe
or unclean place.
1 . Pull out the wiper arm from the
windshield.
Firstly pull out the wiper arm of driver side,
then the passengers’.
Notice
Don’t open the engine hood when
pulling out the wiper arm, or it will
damage the engine hood and wiper arm.
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2 . Press the locking button, disassemble
blade assembly from the wiper arm. You
should hold the blade assembly when push
the blade assembly to the bottom of wiper
arm.
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5.Slide the new blade into holder until the
locking button is locked.
6.Assemble the blade assembly to wiper
arm and make sure to lock it to desired
position.
7.Put wiper arm to windshield.
Firstly put the wiper arm of driver side, then
passengers’.
3.Hold the end which has the locking
button of blade, take the blade from the
holder. Pull it until the fixed button leaves
off the holder.
4. Check up new blader, if it hasn’t the
plastic which cling to rear edge or metal
strengthening plate, please take out the old
blades’ and fix it to new blade.
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A/C system
AC system is a closed system, any
maintenance must be made by the qualified
technician. For making sure AC effectually
work, you can make the following
operation.
When it is cold, open the A/C at least one
time per week, and it is at least ten minutes
each time, and make it when driving the
vehicle uniformly and the temperature of
engine is normal. It is the intention to
circulate the lubricant in the coolant.
Compared with the former cooling effect, it
is poor, maintain it in the BYD authorized
service
station.
And
add
the
HFC-134a(R-134a) into A/C system.
Notice
Whenever checking up the A/C system,
you should request service shop to use
circulating system of coolant. The
system can recycle the coolant to avoid
polluting the environment.
Termly check up the radiator of engine and
A/C condenser. Remove the leaves、insect
and dust which stay in the front surface of
engine radiator and A/C condenser. They
will block the airflow so that lower the
cooling effect. Clean them with the low
pressure squirt gun or soft brush.
Notice
The condenser plate and radiator plate
easily get curly. Only use the low
pressure squirt gun or soft brush to
wash.
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Dust filter
Replacing
The dust filter can remove the dust which
enters into the vehicle through the air
circulation system.
Replace it according to the ruled time of
termly maintaining table or driving distance.
If you often drive the car in heavy smoke
area, the period of replacing the dust filter
should be shortened. If discharging of
airflow isn’t smoother than usual, you
should replace the dust filter.
The dust filter is at back of the glove box.
1.Open the glove box.
2.Release the clasper of door side lieing in
glove box of front passenger.
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3.Push the panel of both sides of glove box,
and lift the glove box.
4.Press the convex tongue on the box
sleeve of dust filter, pull out the box sleeve
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5.Disassemble the old filter from the box
sleeve
6.Assemble the new filter in the box sleeve.
Make sure to properly locate BYD the
“ LOGO” on the box sleeve.
7.Finish the assembling of box sleeve.
Make sure the both convex tongues lie in
the right position.
8.Assemble the clasper of glove box, close
it.
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If you haven’t the confidence to replace the
dust filter yourself, ask for the BYD
authorized service station.
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Driving belt
Use tensility gauge
Check the driving belt status, check every
belt’s edge for cracking or abrasion.
Mitsubishi 4G69S4M engine’s automatic
senility adjustment installation can adjust
the senility of driving belt. The finger on it
should be in appropriate range. Examine it
according to recommended driving time and
mileage in the periodical maintenance
schedule.
1. Check the tensility of driving belt.
2. Use a tensility gauge and put it in the
middle of belt between belt plates to
measure and confirm the belt tensility is in
the standard value.
Standard value: 340-562 N
3. If it does not suit for the standard value,
replace the tensioner.
If it is out of the appropriate range, or found
wear evidence, you should invite BYD
authorized service station to replace it.
Deficiency and damage of multi-wedge
belt’s the tehsility
will cause engine
overheating
and
generated
energy
decreasing, and no booster for steering and
refrigeration deficiency of A/C.
1. Adjustment method
Shut off the engine, screw down the
adjustment bolt on position adjustment
block of engine and on the booster steering
pump.
2. Measure tensility
Showing position as Picture 2, press 98N to
the multi-wedge belt, the press amount of it
should be between 6mm~9mm.
If it isn’t in this arrange, you should invite
BYD authorized service station to replace
driving belt.
BYD483QB engine adopts two multi-wedge
belts. They are respectively used in driving
generator and water pump、booster steering
pump and A/C compressor. You should
often check and adjust them.
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Timing belt
Replace timing belt according
recommended driving mileage in
periodical maintenance schedule.
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Tire
Tire charging
To safely drive your vehicle, your tires must
be the proper type and size, in good
condition with adequate tread and correct
tire pressure. The following pages give
more detail information on how to and
when check the tire pressure, and how to
check the damage and abrasion of tires, and
the operation method when replacing tire.
Keeping the tires properly charging
provides the best combination of handling,
tread life and riding comfort. Charging
deficiently of tires wear unevenly, adversely
affect handling and fuel economy and more
likely to fail from being overheated.
Charging excessively of tires can make your
vehicle ride more harshly, are easier to
damage from road hazard, and wear
unevenly.
Friendly tips
Advice that you visually check your vehicle
every day. If you think a tire might be low,
check it immediately with a tire gauge.
Using tires that excessive abrasion or
tire pressure deficiency can cause a
crash in which you may be seriously
hurt or killed.
Notice
Use a gauge to measure the tire pressure in
each tire at least once a month. Even tires
that are in good condition may lose 7 to
15kPa (0.07 to 0.15kgf/cm) per month
Remember to check all the tires at the same
time including spare tire.
Follow all instructions in this owner’s
manual regarding tire charging and
maintenance.
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Check the tire pressure when the tires are
cold. This means the vehicle has been
parked for at least 3 hours. If you must
measure it before driving, the tire can still
be considered as cold as long as driven less
than 1.6km
If you check tire pressure when the tires are
hot (driven for several miles), you will see
readings 30 to 40kPa (0.3 to 0.4kgf/cm)
higher than the cold readings. This is
normal. Do not let air cut to match the
recommended cold tire pressure, it will
cause the tire pressure deficiency.
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You should get your own tire pressure
gauge and use it whenever you check your
tire pressure. This will make easier for you
to judge if a pressure loss is due to a tire
problem and not due to a variation between
gauges.
Recommended tire pressure
Refer to the tire placard on driver’s
doorjamb for correct tire pressure.
When tire without inner tube is implanted, it
has self-closed function. However, leakage
usually very slow. So you should look for
the leakage position as long as the tire
begins to decrease pressure.
Inspection
Every time you check tire charging
condition, you should also examine the tires
for damage, foreign objects, and abrasion.
You should look for:
1、damage and bulges in the tread or side of
the tire. Replace the tire if you find either of
these conditions.
2、Cuts、splits or cracks in the side of tire.
Replace the tire if you see fabric or cord.
3、Excessive tread wear.
Your tires have wear marks molded into
tread. When the tread wears down, you will
see a band wide across the tread. This shows
there is less than 1.6mm of tread left on the
tire. A tire this worn gives very little
adhesive force on wet road. You should
replace the tire if you see three or more
tread wear marks.
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Maintenance
In addition to properly charging, correct
wheel alignment helps to decrease tire wear.
If you find a tire is worn unevenly, invite
BYD authorized service station to check the
wheel alignment condition.
The tire has been balanced before leaving
factory, but before the tire is worn down,
sometimes, maybe need to rebalance the tire.
If you feel a consistent vibration while
driving, you should invite BYD authorized
service station to check the tires. If some
tire ever has been repaired, make sure to
rebalance the tire.
When you have new tires installed, make
sure they are balanced. This increases riding
comfort and tire life. Your vehicle’s original
tires have the dynamic balance or “idle”
balance done before leaving factory. You
had better let the installer perform a
dynamic balance.
Tire transposition
Notice
Improper wheel balancer will damage
your vehicle’s aluminum alloy wheel.
So use only BYD AUTO balancer to
keep balance.
To help increase tire life and wear more
evenly, change the position of tires every
10,000 km. You should move the tires to the
position showing above every changing
position.
The picture above shows how to change
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vehicle’s tire position which doesn’t have
standard spare tires.
Replace tire and wheel
The vehicle’s original tires is chose to
furthest play the vehicle performance, they
can provide the best combination of
handling, tire life and riding comfort at the
same time. You should choose radial tires to
exchange which have same size 、 load
range、speed rating、and maximum cold tire
pressure (marked on the side of tire).
Mixing using radial and bias-ply tires can
reduce braking ability 、 driving force
(adhesive force) and steering accuracy.
When you buy and replace tires, you may
find some tires are “directional”, this means
this kind tire is designed into only one
direction changing. If you use directional
tires, they can only exchange front and rear
wheels when changing tire position.
If you use standard spare tires when
changing position, please refer to the right
picture.
If the spare rim is different to the using tire
rim, advice not to change the position.
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Installing improper tires on your vehicle can
affect your vehicle’s handling agility and
stability. This can cause a crash in which
you can be seriously hurt or killed.
It is best to replace all four tires at the same
time. If that is not possible or necessary,
replace the two front tires or rear tires as a
pair. Replacing just one tire can seriously
affect your vehicle handling.
ABS is working by comparing wheel speed.
So when replacing the tires, you should use
the tire whose size is same to vehicle’s
original wheel. The size and structure of tire
can affect the speed, and cause system’s
action in coordination.
If you need to replace wheel, make sure that
the wheel’s specifications match those of
the original wheels. Replacement new
wheels are available at BYD authorized
service station. Before replacing the tires,
you should refer to BYD authorized service
station.
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Wheel and tire
Wheel size:
15*6JJ
16*6JJ
Tire size:
205/65 R15
205/60 R16
Refer to the tire placard on driver’s
doorjamb.
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Winter tire
Tire chains
Because the summer tire’s applicability is
limited, advice to use winter tires (M+S tire)
on ice and snow pavement. If install the
M+S tires, all wheels should be installed to
insure safety driving. You can only use tire
with same brand and same form. When
buying, you should pay attention to tire’s
size、load range and speed rating.
Snow tire chains are used only for
emergency or in the special area where they
are required by driving condition or local
laws. Install them only on the front wheel.
You need more careful when you drive your
vehicle with snow tire chains on ice and
snow pavement. Comparing with the
high-grade winter tire without chains, the
forecasting and handling of the tire with
chains is quite worse. Some chains may also
damage vehicle’s tire、wheel、suspension
and body. You should choose with chains to
make enough free space between tire and
other parts in the wheel cowl. Look over
and read parts assembly graph and other
instructions of chain factory carefully.
Before you want to buy chains and install
them on the vehicle, you should refer to
BYD authorized service station.
Install the winter tires according to the
marks on the register card. When installing
tires according to tire regulations of EEC, if
vehicle original designed speed exceeds the
Max. permissible speed of winter tire, you
should stick a label to one position which
the driver can be easy to see, writing the
MAX. permissible speed of winter tire. The
tire dealer can supply this kind of labels. If
you have questions, please refer to BYD
authorized service station.
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After installing the chains, the speed driving
on the ice and snow pavement should be
below 30 km/h. To furthest lighten the
werainf of tires and chains, you should
avoid driving with the tire installed chains
on the pavement without ice and snow.
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Light
Replacing the bulb of headlight
High beam
Headlight aiming
When the vehicle left the factory, the
headlight aiming has been finished. If often
catch heavy with the trunk, the headlight
need aim anew. The headlight aiming must
be finished by the BYD AUTO company or
other qualified technicians.
There are both headlight halogen bulbs at
the both sides of the vehicle. Replacing the
bulb, hold its steel bottom mount, avoid the
skin or hard thing touching the bulb, if you
have touched bulb, clean it with
metamorphic alcohol and clean dishcloth
1.Pull out the key from the ignition switch,
open the engine hood. If need replace the
bulb of driver side, should disassemble the
battery. To replace the bulb of driver side,
make the next step.
Notice
When the headlight is on, it will get
scorching. The grease、sweat or scratch
on the surface of bulb will cause the
crack for overheating.
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2.Press the reed, pull out the connecter of
electric device.
3.Pull out the sealing cover.
4.Pull out ground cable and power cable,
press the clip reed and pull out it. Take out
the bulb.
5.Replace the bulb, press the clip reed and
push it into the fixed frame, and must make
sure the bulb is locked.
6.Plug the power cable and ground cable,
make sure they are fully connected, and
don’t loose.
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7.Close the sealing cover.
8.Connect the connecter of electric device,
make sure it is well connected.
9.(Driver side)
Install the battery.
Low beam
1.Pull out the key from the ignition switch,
open the engine hood. If need replace the
bulb of driver side, should disassemble the
battery. To replace the bulb of driver side,
make the next step.
10.Open the headlight to test the new bulb.
3.Rotate out the sealing cover.
2.Press the reed, pull out the connecter of
electric device.
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4.Pull out the ground cable and power
cable, then press the clip reed and pull out it,
and take out the bulb.
5.Replace the bulb, press the clip reed and
push it into the fixed frame, make sure the
bulb is locked
6.Plug the power cable and ground cable,
make sure it is fully connected, and don’t
loose.
7.Rotate in the sealing cover.
Front position light
8.Connect the connecter of electric device,
make sure it is well connected.
9.(Driver side)
Install the battery.
10.Open the headlight to test the new bulb
1.Pull out the key from ignition switch,
open the engine hood. To replace the bulb of
driver side, disassemble the battery. To
replace the bulb of driver side, make the
next step.
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5.Take out and replace the bulb of small
light.
6.Rotate small light clockwise, and make it
reach to proper position.
7.Close the sealing cover.
8.Connect the connecter of electric device,
make sure it is well connected.
2.Press the reed, pull out the connecter of
electric device.
3.Pull out the sealing cover of high beam.
9.(Driver side)
Install the battery.
4.Contrarotate the mount of small light for
quarter circle. Take out the small light.
10.Open the headlight to test the new bulb.
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Front turning light
2.Press the reed and pull out the connecter
of electric device.
3.Contrarotate the mount for quarter circle,
and disassemble it from headlight
assembly.
4.Pull out the bulb from the mount directly.
5.Fix the bulb into the mount until it
reaches to bottom of mount.
6.Fix the mount back to headlight assembly.
Rotate it clockwise and make it locked to
the proper position.
7.Test the light to make sure whether the
new bulb works normally.
1.Pull out the key from the ignition switch,
open the engine hood.
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Replace front fog lamp bulb
The bulb is halogen bulb. To replace
bulb, hold its plastic sleeve and avoid your
skin or hard thing touching the bulb. If
touch the bulb, clean it with the
metamorphic alcohol and clean dishcloth.
Notice
When the halogen bulb is on, it will get
scorching. The grease、sweat or scratch
on the bulb will cause crack for
overheating
1.Disassemble the fixing bolt of bottom
cover under front bumper
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5.Fix the new bulb to front fog lamp
assembly. Rotate it for quarter circle
clockwise, and make it locked to proper
position.
6.Connect the connecter of electric device
to new bulb, make sure it is well connected.
7.Open front fog lamp, make sure whether
the new bulb work normally or not.
8.Fix the bottom cover, and fix the fixing
bolt and make it tight.
2.Push the bottom cover.
3.To disassemble the connecter of electric
device from the bulb, push the both sides
reed of connecter of electric device, and pull
the connecter down.
4.Contrarotate bulb for quarter circle, and
disassemble it from front fog lamp assembly
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Replace
rear
turning
light/reversing light/fog lamp
5 . Anew fix the mount back to light
assembly, rotate it clockwise until it is
locked to proper position.
6.Test new bulb to make sure whether the
bulb work normally.
7.Fix the interior trimming panel of trunk
back to original place.
8.Push the interior trimming buckle into the
hole.
1.Open trunk.
2.Prize the interior trimming panel of trunk,
and disassemble buckles of L/R corner.
Carfully lift a corner of trunk, and let the
light mount appear.
3.Contrarotate the mount for quarter circle,
and disassemble it.
4.Directly pull out the bulb from the light
mount. Fix new bulb
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Replace rear license plate light bulb
6.Fix the mount to original place and make
it locked to proper position.
7.Fix the interior trimming panel of trunk
cover to original position.
Push the interior trimming buckle into the
hole.
1.Open trunk.
2.Prize the interior trimming panel of trunk
cover carefully, and disassemble the interior
trimming buckle of L/R corner.
Carefully lift a corner of interior trimming
panel of trunk cover and make the mount
appear.
3.Pinch the lock button of light mount
tightly, disassemble the mount from the
light assembly.
4.Pull out the bulb,. And fix well new bulb.
5.Test new bulb to make sure whether the
new bulb work normally.
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Replace reading light bulb and
door light bulb
Rear reading light:
Door light:
Prize the front of both sides lense light
shield
Prize the up center of lense lignt shield.
Disassemble the door light and interior light
with the same method. But they are
different kinds bulb.
1 . Prize the edge of lense light shield
carefully, take out the light shield. Don’t
prize the edge of light shield protective
jacket.
2.Take out the bulb from the metal clip
jacket directly.
3.Fix well the new bulb and fix the lense
shield to original position.
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Front reading lamp:
Prize the front-edge of both sides reading
lamp.
Face-painting mirror light:
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Replace trunk light bulb
3.Pull out the bulb from its mount, and fix
new bulb well.
4. Fix well the light assembly,. Firstly push
its right side, and push the left side until you
hear a click sound.
1.Open trunk.
2.Underlay a piece of cloth to left side of
trunk light assembly. Prize the assembly
carefully and disassemble it.
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Vehicle storage
To park your vehicle for a long time (over
one month), refer to the following step. The
step is useful to prevent vehicle from
deteriorating and easy to rerun it. If possible,
park it indoor.
1、Add fuel.
2、Replace the engine oil as well as filter
(refer to 120th page).
3、Clean and dry the body thoroughly.
4、Clear the interior to make carpet dry.
5、Release the parking handle. Set the
transmission to reverse gear (manual
transmission) or parking gear (automatic
transmission).
6、Ward off the rear wheel.
7、To park your vehicle for a long time,
should support it with jack to make it off the
earth.
8、Open a window appreciably ( park it
indoor)
9、Disconnect the connection of battery.
10、Underlay towel or cloth to front wiper
arm to avoid touching the windshield.
11、For deceasing the adhesion, spray the
silicon ketene lubricant to the weather
sealing position of all doors and trunk, and
coat the wax on the connective position of
sealing strip of door and trunk.
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12、Cover the body with ventilating dress
which is made of cotton cloth, and the
plastic cloth will hurt the body paint
because it will accumulate hydrosphere.
13、If possible, should start the engine one
time per month.
If your vehicle park for a year or longer,
before starting it, you should call the BYD
authorized service station for a checkup of
two years per 40000 kilometers (refer to
114th page). If the driving mileage or time
has got to the ruled value of periodic
maintenance table, or it isn’t necessary to
replace the parts.
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Appearance maintenance
Often washing and wiping your vehicle is
useful to keep its appearance brand-new.
The section will introduce how to wash
your vehicle as well as how to keep its
appearance clean (including paint, polishing,
wheel and interior). Meanwhile there are
some suggestions about anti-rust.
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Appearance maintenance...
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......172
Washing.........................172
Cere care......
...................173
Alloy wheel...
...................173
Painting repair.
...................174
Interior maintenance.........
.......174
Carpet .......
...................174
Floor cushion..
...................174
Fabric .......
...................175
Nylon .......
...................175
Leather ......
...................176
Seat belt......
...................176
Window................
.........177
Air freshener ..
...................177
Anti-rust ........................178
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Appearance maintenance
Washing
Often washing vehicle is useful to its
appearance. The dust and grit can hurt the
paint, leaves and dung can damage the body
finish permanently.
Wash your vehicle in the cool place. Can’t
wash it in the sun. If park your vehicle in
the sun for a long time, before washing it,
drive it to the cool place, when it gets cool,
wash it. only use the solvent and cleanser
which are recommended in the “owner’s
manual”
1 、 Wash your vehicle with cold water
thoroughly to remove floating dust.
2、Fill a barrel of cold water, mix special
cleanser into it.
3 、 Repeat wash your car with water 、
cleanser and rub it with soft brush、sponge
or soft cloth from roof to bottom.
4、Check up whether there is ordure such as
pitch or tree liquid on the body. Remove the
ordure with pitch leaner or turpentine, then
wash it with clean water to avoid hurting the
body finish.
Notice
Chymist solvent and strong cleanser
will hurt the paint、metal and plastic
parts.
Washing the engine chamber with high
pressure has bad hurt, not only hurt the
engine ECU, but also hurt sensor etc.
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5、After finishing, rub it with soft cloth.
Naturally drying it will make the body lose
polish or form water mark.
Dry the body, meanwhile check up whether
there is the symbol of dropped paint or nick.
Because the position is easy to be eroded. If
finding it, repair it with the repair paint
(refer to 174th page).
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Cere care
Cering must be made after washing and
drying the vehicle. For preventing the body
appearance from accumulating water,
should cere the body and aglet. After
cereing, the accumulating water will
become the drip or bead.
You should use the high quality liquid cere
or mushy cere. When using, you should
refer to the specfiction of container. There
are following two kinds of products:
Protection cere—— coated on the paint to
protect it from sun shining and air polluting.
Should coat this cere on the new vehicle.
Polishing cere——it is the mixture of
polishing cere and cleanser or paraffin that
make the paint that is oxidized or lose
polish anew give off reflect. Generally
speaking, the cere includes soft rubbing
powder and solvent, it can remove the
surface layer of paint. If it can’t make the
paint resume original reflect after cering the
protection cere, should coat the polishing
cere.
With cleanser removing the ordure such as
pitch and insect etc will cause dropping cere.
Notice: Even if the other parts needn’t cere,
must anew cere on the parts which drop cere
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Alloy wheel
When cleaning other exterior parts,
meanwhile you should clean the alloy wheel.
After cleaning them with the same solution,
wash them thoroughly.
There is a transparent protective layer to
avoid aluminum eroding and rusting. The
bad chemicals or hard brush will hurt the
protective layer. Only use the neuter
cleanser and soft brush or sponge to wash
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Painting repair
Check up whether there is the symbol of
dropping paint or nick on the body. If exist
the symbol, immediately repair it to avoid
metal of hurt position being eroded. The
painting repair only repair a little piece of
dropping paint or nick, as to the big area
dropping paint, you should call for
professional technician.
Interior maintenance
Carpet
Often vacuum the dust on the carpet. If
there is too mush dust, it will increase the
hurt of carpet. Periodically washing it with
detergent can keep carpet like new. You
should use bubble carpet cleanser.
According to its use specification, dip it
with the soft brush or sponge. For keeping
carpet dry as soon as possible, don’t add
water in the cleanser
Floor cushion
(self fixing)
The floor cushion of driver side can be
hooked by fixing bolt, it can avoid
interrupting the operation of pedal for the
floor cushion sliding forward. The fixing
bolt isn’t standard equipment.
The fixing method of fixing bolt should
refer to the fixing specification.
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When assembling the floor cushion, you
should make sure it is hooked tightly.
To replace it, please use the special floor
cushion. The cushion can be hooked by the
fixing bolt which is fixed in the vehicle.
To fix other floor cushion on the floor of
driver side, you should make sure it has the
proper size and can be hooked tightly by the
fixing bolt. Don’t add additional cushion, or
will interrupt the operation of pedal for the
additional cushion sliding forward
Fabric
Nylon
Vacuum the dust and ordure on the fabric.
When washing, can use the lukewarm
neutral suds, then dry it in the air. To
remove the hard ordure, use the fabric
cleanser. Before using it, you must try out it
to make sure it can’t cause the fabric fading
or coloration. Abide the operation of
cleanser use specification.
Vacuum the dust and ordure. Wash and wipe
the nylon with soft cloth with neutral suds.
Remove the harder ordure with the bristle
brush with the same suds, also use spray or
bubble nylon cleanser.
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Leather (optional)
Vacuum the dust and ordure, especially the
wrinkle and joint. Clean the leather with
soft cloth dipping clean water, then, furbish
it with dry cloth. If need further wash, use
the special soap to wash, for example the
leather cleaning soap. Coating the soap on
the soft cloth with water to wipe the leather,
and furbish it by the above method.
After wiping the leather by eradicator, wipe
and dry it by soft cloth as soon as possible.
Don’t put the dishcloth with eradicator at
the any interior parts for a long time. Some
eradicator can make the rosin or fiber of
fabric to fade or rupture.
Seat belt
If the seat belt is dirty, wash and wipe it
with soft brush with neutral warm suds.
Don’t use bleaching powder、dye or clean
solvent, they can lower the durability of seat
belt. Before driving, should dry seat belt
naturally.
If there is too much dust on the ring of seat
belt, which will cause the reaction of seat
belt slow. And wash and wipe the inner side
of ring with clean cloth with neutral warm
suds or isopropyl alcohol.
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Window
Clean the outside of window with glass
detergent. Also can use the mixture of
vinegar and water, whose proportional is
one to ten. The mixture can remove the
mirage of window interior. Finally wipe and
dry surface of all glasses and plastic with
soft cloth or paper.
Notice:
The heating wire of rear window defogging
device and lead of antenna is fixed on the
glass of rear window interior side, if wiping
it strongly, make it move or rupture. So
when wiping rear window, you should wipe
it lightly and along the left and right side
Air freshener
To use the deodorizer or air freshener, it is
better to choose the solid. Some air
freshener includes chemical component
which will make the interior trimming and
fiber of fabric rupture or fade.
To use liquid air freshener, make sure to fix
it properly to avoid air freshener spilling
when driving.
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Anti-rust
Generally speaking, there are two reasons
for vehicle eroding:
1.The moisture which accumulates in the
hole of body. The mud and proof-freeze salt
which accumulates in the clearance of
vehicle
bottom
easily
accumulates
moisture and make the parts easilier
eroded.
2.Scaling off of protective layer and paint
of body surface and vehicle bottom
There are many kinds of anti-dust measures
on your vehicle. Making some simple
periodic maintenance is helpful to avoid
vehicle eroding.
1 、 Immediately repair when finding the
dropping of paint and nick.
2、Check up and wash door as well as
osculum under the body.
3、Check up the humidity of floor dress. The
carpet and floor cushion will keep the
humidity for a long time, especially in
winter. moisture will make the floor eroded.
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4、Wash the body bottom with high pressure
squirt gun. It is important for the vehicle
which running on the road with proof-freeze
salt in winter. It is a good method to the area
where climate is wet and often has the sea
breeze. Carefully protect the ABS wheel
sensors and connect them with all wheels by
wire.
5、You should repair and check up the
anti-dust layer of vehicle bottom
periodically.
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Emergent malfunction solution
This section includes some common
problems that the driver often experiences
when driving. And it will tell you how to
judge and dispose correctly when you meet
these problems. The problem has standed
you on the side of road, you may be able to
get going again according to the knowledge.
If you can not still eliminate the
malfunction, you will also find instructions
getting your vehicle towel.
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Replace air-leak tire..........
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If engine can’t start .........
..
....185
Can’t start engine or starter running
slowly........
.................. 185
Starter running normally.......
.....186
Pushing car to start engine...
..
......186
Engine overheating.................188
Engine oil pressure indicator...
......190
Battery charging indicator......
.....191
Engine malfunction indicator...
......192
Brake system indicator........
......193
Close power sun roof.........
......194
Fuses ..........................195
Check and replace fuses.......
......196
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Replace a flat tire
If you have a flat tire while driving, stop in
a safe place to change it. It’s dangerous to
stop in the center of road or at heavy traffic
shoulder.
Drive slowly along the shoulder until you
get to an exit or an area that is far from the
traffic lanes.
Notice
The vehicle can easily roll off the jack,
seriously injuring anyone underneath.
Make sure follow the directions for
changing a tire exactly. Never get under
the vehicle when it is supported only by
the jack.
1.Park the vehicle on firm、level and
non-slippery pavement. Put the transmission
in Park (AT vehicle model) or in Reverse
(MT vehicle model), and apply the parking
brake.
2.Turn on the hazard warning lights, and
turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0)
position. Have all passengers get out of the
vehicle while changing the tire.
3.Open the trunk. Raise the trunk floor by
lifting up on the back edge.
4.Take the tool tray out of the trunk, and
take the tools out of the tool tray.
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5.Unscrew the wing bolt and take the spare
tire out of trunk.
6.Put plug woods in front and back of tire
which shows the diagonal line to changed
tire.
7.Loosen the wheel nuts 1/2 of a turn with
the wheel wrench.
8.Find out the jacking point nearest the tire
which you need to change. Place the jack
under the jacking point, and turn the end
bracket clockwise until the top of the jack
contacts the jacking point. Make sure the
jacking point tab is resting in the jack notch.
Notice
Use spare jack following vehicle. If you
want to use the jack to lift other
vehicles or use other jack to lift you
vehicle, the jack or your vehicle may be
damaged.
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9.As shown, use the extension and wheel
wrench to raise the vehicle until the flat tire
is off the ground.
10.Remove the wheel nuts, make sure to be
more careful while operating, the nuts may
be hot from driving.
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11.Remove the flat tire. Place the flat tire
on the ground with the outside surface of
the wheel facing up.
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12.Before installing the spare tire, wipe any
dirty off the installation surface of wheel
and brake hub with a clean cloth. Wipe the
hub carefully, it may be hot from driving.
13.Put on the spare wheel. Put the wheel
nuts back and screw them lightly by hand,
then tighten them in a crisscross pattern
with the wheel nut wrench until the wheel is
firmly against the brake hub. Do not try to
tighten them fully.
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14.Lower the vehicle to the ground, and
remove the jack.
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15.Tighten the wheel nuts seriously in the
same crisscross pattern. Have the wheel nut
torque checked at the nearest authorized
service station.
Tighten torque of wheel nuts: 108 Nm (11
kgf•m)
16.You need to remove the wheel’s center
cover before put the flat tire in the trunk.
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17.Place the flat tire face down in the spare
tire well.
18.Screw the wing bolt back to the flat
tire’s screw hole, and fix it.
Friendly tips
Loose items can fly around the interior
in crash and could seriously injure the
occupants.
Store the wheel、jack and tools securely
before driving.
19.Store the center cover in the trunk, make
sure it does not get scratched or damaged.
20.Lower the trunk floor, then close the
trunk lid.
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If engine can’t start
Diagnosing why the engine won’t start falls
into two areas, depending on what you hear
when you turn the ignition switch to the
START (Ⅲ) position:
1、You hear nothing, or almost nothing. This
means that the engine’s starter motor does
not operate at all, or operate very slowly.
2、You can hear the starter motor operating
normally, or the starter motor sounds like it
is spinning faster than normal, but the
engine does not start up and run.
Can’t start engine
running slowly
or
starter
When you turn the ignition switch to the
START (Ⅲ) position, you don’t hear the
normal sound of the engine trying to start.
You may hear a clicking sound or series of
clicks, or nothing at all.
Check these things:
On the vehicle installing AT
Make sure the position of shift lever, the
shift lever must be in Park or Neutral.
On the vehicle installing MT
1、The clutch pedal must be pushed all the
way to the floor, or the starter will not
operate, and it may damage the starter.
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2、Turn the ignition switch to the ON(Ⅱ)
position. Turn on the headlights, and check
their brightness. If the headlights are very
dim or do not come on at all, the battery is
discharged. At this time, see Jump Starting
on 186th page.
3、Turn the ignition switch to the START
(Ⅲ) position. If the headlights do not dim,
check the condition of the fuses. If the fuses
are OK, there is probably something wrong
with the electrical circuit for the ignition
switch or starter motor. You will need a
qualified technician to determine the
problem (Emergency Towing on203th page).
If the headlights dim noticeably or got out
when you try to start the engine, either the
battery is discharged or the connections are
corroded. Check the condition of the battery
connections (refer to 138th page). You can
then try jump starting the vehicle from a
booster battery (refer to 186th page).
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Starter running normally
Pushing car to start engine
In this case, the starter motor’s speed sound
normal or even faster than normal, when
you turn the ignition switch to the START
(Ⅲ) position, but the engine does not run.
1、Are you using the proper starting
procedure? Refer to the starting the engine
on 100th page.
If the vehicle’s battery is discharged, maybe
you can use a booster battery to start the
engine. Although this seems like a simple
procedure, you would take several
precautions.
If the battery is out of connecting or
discharging, the setting of clock and
presupposition frequency on the sound
system will be cancelled. You need to reset
the clock and presupposition frequency
according to the explanation on sound
system section.
Friendly tips
You can not start BYD AT vehicle by
pushing or pulling it.
2、Do you have fuel? Turn the ignition
switch to ON (Ⅱ) position, stop for one
minute, then check the fuel gauge. The
lower fuel indicator may not be working, so
it does not remind you to add fuel.
3、There may be an electrical problem, such
as no power to the fuel pump. Check all the
fuses (refer to 195th page).
A battery can explode if you do not
follow the correct procedure, seriously
injuring anyone nearby.
Make sure to keep all sparks、open
flames and smoking materials away
from the battery.
If you find nothing wrong, you will need a
qualified mechanic to find out the problem.
See Emergency Towing on 203rd page.
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If you want to push car to start engine, you
must observe the explanation strictly as
following:
1.Open the hood, and check the physical
condition of the battery. (Refer to 141st
page). In the very cold weather, check the
condition of the electrolyte, if it seems
slushy or frozen; do not to push starting
until it thaws.
Friendly tips
If the battery sits in extreme cold, the
electrolyte inside can freeze. Attempt to
push starting with a frozen battery can
cause it to rupture.
3. Connect on jumper cable to the positive
(+) terminal on your battery of BYD,
connect the other end to the positive (+)
terminal on the booster battery.
2.Turn off all the electrical accessories
(A/C、sound system、lights, ect. ). Put the
transmission in Neutral or Park, and set the
parking brake.
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4.Connect the second jumper cable to the
negative (-) terminal on the booster battery,
connect the other end to the grounding strap
as shown. Do not connect this jumper cable
to any other part of the engine.
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5.If the booster battery is in another vehicle,
have an assistant start the vehicle and run it
at a fast idle.
6.Start the vehicle. If the starter motor still
operates slowly, check the cnnnecting
condition of the jumper cables and make
sure that they have good metal-to-metal
contact.
7.Once your vehicle is running, disconnect
the negative cable from your vehicle, then
from the booster battery. Disconnect the
positive cable from your vehicle, then from
the booster battery.
Keep the ends of the jumper cables away
from each other. At the same time, keep the
ends of the jumper cables away from any
metal on the vehicle until everything is
disconnected. Otherwise, you may cause an
electrical short.
Engine overheating
In the most condition, the pointer of the
vehicle’s temperature gauge should stay in
the midrange. If you drive up a long steep
hill in the hot day, the pointer may rise to
the red mark, then you should determine the
reason of overheating.
Notice:
Driving with the temperature gauge pointer
at the red mark can cause serious damage to
the engine.
Several kinds of reasons can cause the
vehicle overheating, as short of coolant or
mechanical failure. The only indication may
be the coolant temperature gauge rising to
or above the red mark. Or you may see
steam or spray coming from under the hood.
No matter what kind of condition appears,
you must take measures at once.
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Friendly tips
Steam and spray from an overheated
engine can seriously scald you.
Do not open the hood if steam is
coming out.
1.Safely pull to the side of the road. Put the
transmission in Neutral or Park, and set the
parking brake. Turn off the A/C and all the
other accessories, and turn on the hazard
warning lights.
2.If you see steam and/or spray coming
from under the hood, turn off the engine.
3.If you don’t see steam or spray, leave the
engine running, and watch the coolant
temperature gauge. If the high heat is due to
overloading (for example, drive up a long
steep hill with the A/C opening in the hot
day), the engine should start to cool down
almost immediately. At this time, wait until
the coolant temperature gauge comes down
to the midpoint, then continue driving.
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4.If the coolant temperature gauge stays at
the red mark, turn off the engine.
5.Open the hood until you do not see any
steam or spray coming out.
6.Look for any obvious coolant leaks, such
as a split radiator hose. Every part is still
extremely hot, so use caution. If you find a
leak, it must be repaired before you
continue driving (refer to Emergency
Towing on 203th page).
7.If you don’t find an obvious leak, check
the coolant level in the radiator reserve tank
(refer to 125th page). If the level is below
the MIN mark, add coolant, and let the level
rise between MIN and MAX marks.
8.If there was no coolant in the reserve tank,
you may need to add coolant to the radiator.
Let the engine cool down until the pointer
reaches the middle of the temperature gauge,
or lower, before checking the radiator.
Friendly tips
Removing the radiator cap while the
engine is hot can cause the coolant to
spray out, seriously scalding you.
Always make sure to let the engine and
radiator cool down before removing the
radiator cap.
9.Using gloves or a large heavy cloth, turn
the radiator cap counterclockwise, without
pushing down, to the first stop. After the
pressure releases, push down on the cap,
and turn it until it comes off.
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10.Start the engine and set the temperature
control dial to maximum (set the A/C on
AUTO, “Hi”). Add coolant to the radiator
up to the base of the filler neck. If you do
not have the proper coolant mixture
available, you can add plain water.
Remember to have refilled with the proper
mixture as soon as you can.
11.Put the radiator cap back and tightening
it. Run the engine, and watch the
temperature gauge, if the pointer rises to the
red mark, the engine needs repair (see
Emergency Towing on 203th page).
12.If the temperature stays normal, check
the coolant level in the radiator reserve tank.
If it has gone down, add coolant to the
MAX mark. Then put the cap back and
tightening it.
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Engine oil pressure indicator
Friendly tips
when engine work at low oil pressure,
that will cause a serious mechanical
hurt.
Park vehicle at safe place as soon as
possible, and close the engine.
The indicator is on when turning ignition
switch to ON(Ⅱ). The indicator is off after
starting engine. And indicator is off within
engine working. If it twinkles, show oil
pressure descend too fast instantaneously,
but get normal once more. If the indicator is
always on within engine working, show it
has hadn’t oil pressure and engine may have
a serious hurt. Whatever above any symbol
happens, should take measures immediately
1.Park vehicle at safe place, close the
engine and open the dangerous warning
indicator.
2.Stop vehicle for a minute. Open engine
hood and check up the level of oil (refer to
120th page). Though the oil pressure hasn’t
direct relationship with its level, if the oil
has serious shortage, when turning or other
operations, the oil will lose pressure.
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3.If necessary, add oil to make the level of
oil get to the highest scale of oil dip rod
(refer to 92th page).
4.Start engine and observe the low oil
pressure indicator. If it is off within 10
seconds, close engine. This shows that
engine has mechanical failure, you can
drive it after repairing (refer to 203th page
about urgency draught).
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Battery charging indicator
So you should immediately close all electric
accessories, such as radio 、 A/C 、 rear
window defrosting device 、 and cruise
control system etc. And don’t use other
power control device as possible as you can.
Continue to keep the engine working, and
notice doesn’t make it misfire. Starting
engine will make the battery discharged
sooner.
The indicator light should be on when
turning ignition switch to ON(Ⅱ) and
misfire after starting the engine.
If it is on when the engine working, show
that the charge system has stopped to charge
battery.
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You can drive for several mileages before
the power is discharged by releasing the
electric load. Drive vehicle to the gas station
or repair shop to get the technique help.
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Engine malfunction indicator
If the indicator is on, park your vehicle at
the road and close engine. Anew start
engine and check up the indicator. If the
indicator is still on, call BYD authorized
service station for checking up your vehicle.
Before the repairman come, carefully drive
to avoid the throttle valve full opening and
drive at a high speed. If the indicator is
frequently on, even if close it according to
the above step, it is necessary to call BYD
authorized service station for repairing.
The indicator is on for several seconds
when turning ignition switch to ON (Ⅱ).
That shows an emission control system may
have failure. You may not feel unmoral, but
the failure may lower ability of saving fuel
and cause more emission. You may cause
more serious hurt when go on working at
the state.
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Friendly tip
If go on driving vehicle when the
malfunction indicator is on. That will
hurt emission system and the engine. Its
repair isn’t included in the maintenance.
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Brake system indicator
The indicator will be on when turning
ignition switch to ON (Ⅱ). It reminds you
to check up the parking handle. If you don’t
fully put it down, the indicator will be
always on.
Step the brake pedal lightly to test whether
it is normal. If normal, you should check up
the level of brake liquid (refer to 135th page)
in the next fuel station. If there is a low
level, you should drive to BYD authorized
service station to check up whether the
brake system has symbol of brake system
leakage and the wearing extent of brake
disc.
But, if the brake pedal is unmoral, you
should take measures immediately. Because
the design of brake system is dual loop.
Even if a part of system has failure, other
both wheels are still broken. The time you
must step pedal deeply, the vehicle can
decelerate and the brake distance also is
longer.
Whenever the indicator is on, it shows that
brake system has failure. The problem is
mainly that the level of brake liquid is too
low.
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Shift to low gear to decelerate, and park
your vehicle at the road. Because of the
long brake distance, drive is dangerous.
Trail the vehicle and repair it as soon as
possible. (refer to 203rd page about urgent
draught).
If you have to drive for a short distance at
the state, be sure to carefully drive at a low
speed.
If the ABS indicator and it is on together,
should immediately send your vehicle to
BYD authorized service station to repair.
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Close power sun roof
If you can’t close the sun roof by power
motor, please take the following operation:
1.Check up the fuse of power motor ( refer
to 201th page),if the fuse is burned, replace
the fuse whose aph value is the same or low.
2.Try to close sun roof, if the new fuse is
burned immediately or the motor doesn’t
work, you can close sun roof with your
hands.
3.Take out the sun roof wrench from the
combination tool in the trunk.
4 . Disassemble the round embolism by
screwdriver or coin.
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5.Insert the wrench into sleeve of embolism,
rotate wrench until the sun roof is fully
closed.
6.Pull out wrench, fix the round embolism
anew.
If you need close the sun roof by hands, it
shows that the closing and opening function
of sun roof has failure. Call BYD authorized
service station to repair.
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Fuses
All circuitry has itself fuse on your vehicle
to avoid short circuitry or overtaking load.
The fuses are fixed in both fuse boxes.
The interior fuse box is under the driver side.
To disassemble it, pull and take out it from
hinge.
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Fuse box under engine hood lies in left rear
side of engine chamber. To open it, press
button as the picture shows.
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Check and replace fuses
If an electric device doesn’t work, firstly
find out burned fuse. According to diagram
from 199th page to 202th page or the position
picture on the fuse box cover, make sure
which a fuse or several fuse control the
device. Firstly check up above fuses, but
before making sure burned fuse isn’t the
reason for malfunction, should check up all
fuses. Replace all burned fuses and check
up the work state of all electric devices.
1.Turn ignition switch to LOCK (0), make
sure the headlight as well as other accessory
have been closed.
2.Open the fuse box.
3.Measure both ends of fuse with the lead
gear of multimeter. Make sure whether it is
burned, check up every thick fuse in the
fuse box under engine hood.
To disassemble these fuses, you must use
the cross screwdriver.
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When you can’t drive vehicle for still
having malfunction and hasn’t the spare
fuse to replace, pull out the fuse, it has a
same aph value or lower from other circuitry,
instead of it. But firstly you must make sure
the circuitry (cigar lighter or radio) has no
influence on drive.
The replaced spare fuse may be burned once
more.
Though it doesn’t show that there is
malfunction, also you should use the fuse
which has right rating value to replace as
soon as possible.
4.Use the fuse extractor attached in the fuse
box under engine hood, pull out the thinner
fuse in the fuse box under engine hood and
all fuses in the interior fuse box. Check up
them one by one.
5.Find out the burned fuses, if burned, you
should replace them with spare fuse which
has a same amp value or lower
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Notice
Replacing the burned fuse with the fuse
which has a higher amp value will
increase the possibility of electric
system hurting. If there isn’t the fuse
which matches with the circuitry, you
should use the fuse whose amp value is
low
If the fuse of radio system is taken out, the
setting of clock and frequency will be
cancelled. Anew set them according to the
chapter of radio system.
6.If the substitute fuses which has the same
rating is burned in a short time, which
shows the vehicle has a serious malfunction
in the electric system. Call the qualified
technician for checking up your vehicle.
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Fuse box under engineer hood
Label of fuse box
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The position of fuse is marked on the fuse
label by the number. Refer to the page about
the fuse on your vehicle.
Numbe
r
1
2
3
4
5
6
AMP
Device or circuitry protected
10A
10A
10A
10A
30A
R headlight( high beam)
L headlight( high beam)
L headlight( low beam)
R headlight( low beam)
Power wiper system
Ash
box
light
、
Radio-HVAC-Display module
light、Automatic transmission
case control light、Front sign
light 、 Glove box light 、
Dangerous warning switch
light、 Foot part light、License
plate light、Sun roof switch
light、 Relay control module、
Seat heater switch light 、
Trailing light
Relay control module
Front fog light
ECM power、A/T control relay
power
Condenser fan motor ( low
speed )、 radiator fan motor
( low and high speed)
Condenser fan motor( high
speed)
A
/
C
compressor
clutch( through relay of A/C
compressor clutch)
Turning signal / dangerous
warning relay.
15A
7
8
7.5A
20A
9
15A
10
11
30A
20A
12
7.5A
13
15A
201
Number
Amp
17
25A
18
40A
19
40A
20
40A
21
40A
22_1
100A
Device or circuitry protected
Brake light、High brake light、
ignition switch key light 、
(MICU)
Speaker 、 Warning device
relay( through relay module)
Rear
window
defogging
( through its relay)
Cigar lighter 、 Spare power
on-board 、 Doorlock motor 、
Rear fog light、interior light、
radio system、all CAN module
power
ABS modulator 一 control
device
Electric injection system
ABS modulator 一 control
device(RFP MOTOR)
Power seat adjusting system、
seat heating
system
Blower motor( through blower
motor relay)
Battery、distribution
14
20A
15
40A
16
40A
22_2
70A
Spare
23_1
50A
Power window system
23_2
50A
Ignition switch (BAT)
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Interior fuse box
Label of fuse box
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The position of fuse is marked on the fuse
label by the number. Refer to the page about
the fuse on your vehicle.
Number
1
Amp
20A
2
7.5A
Device or circuitry protected
Door lock、 trunk lock motor
power
Door light、environment light、
3
10A
4
5
6
7
10A
15A
7.5A
20A
8
20A
9
20A
10
20A
11
20A
12
13
14
….
….
10A
15
20A
16
17
20A
20A
roof light 、 map light 、 trunk
light、dresser light
Instrument control module 、
combination switch control
device 、 door multi roads
control,(MICU)
Radio system power
Cigar lighter 器、spare power
Rear fog light
Seat heater and heater switch
indicator
Driver power seat angle
adjusting motor and rear up and
down adjusting motor ( 8
direction)
Front passenger F/R sliding
motor
Driver power seat F/R sliding
motor and front up and dower
adjusting motor(8 direction)
Front passenger power seat
angle adjusting motor
Spare
Spare
Seat heater relay loop power、
power
Rear view mirror、 A/C control
power
Sun roof motor and ON/OFF
relay
Regulator motor of driver side
Regulator motor of front
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Number
18
19
20
AMP
20A
20A
7.5A
21
22
23
…..
…..
30A
24
15A
25
26
27
28
15A
15A
…..
15A
29
30
….
7.5A
31
7.5A
32
33
10A
….
passenger
Device or circuitry protected
Regulator motor of L-R door
Regulator motor of R-R door
Cigar lighter、spare power relay、
radio device、 interior rear view
mirror direction display
Spare
Spare
Engine ECU、injector、camshaft
position sensor 、
vacuum
solenoid 、 oxygen sensor 、
carbon jar control valve
Diagnostic tester power、 fuel
pump motor
ETV relay
Engine ECU
Spare
4G69S4M
ECU 2nd gear
power、ABS control 2nd gear
power、 relay control module
Spare
Rain amount sensor 、 wiper
relay
Combination
instrument 、
combination switch、 door
multi-road control 、
relay
control module 、 back radar
ECU、 multi-road control device
IG1 power
Air bag control module
spare
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Emergent towing
If your vehicle needs to be towed, call a
professional towing service or an
organization. Never tow your vehicle with
just a rope or chain. It is very dangerous.
There are three ways to tow your vehicle.
1.Flat-bed Equipment — The operator
loads your vehicle on the back of a truck.
This is the best way to transport your BYD
vehicle.
2 . Wheel-lift Equipment — The tow
truckuses two pivoting arms that go under
the tires (front or rear) and lift them off the
ground. The other two tires remain on the
ground. This is an acceptable way to tow
your BYD vehicle.
Notice
If your BYD vehicle can not use
Flat-bed Equipment to transport, you
should use Wheel-lift Equipment to
transport. If, due to damage, your
vehicle must be towed with the front
wheels on the ground, do the following:
Manual transmission:
1 Release the parking brake.
2 put the transmission in Neutral.
3 Leave the ignition switch in the
ACCESSOPY(Ⅰ) position, so the
steering wheel does not lock.
Automatic transmission:
1 Release the parking brake.
2 Start the engine.
3 Shift to Drive, then to Neutral.
4 turn off the engine.
5 Leave the ignition switch in the
ACCESSOPY(Ⅰ) position, so the
steering wheel does not lock.
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3.If you can not find trailer company while
occurring emergency faults, you can use
towing hook to tow the vehicle. There is a
decoration cover on the humper under the
right front headlight. Remove the cover, and
take out the towing hook from vehicle tools
and screw into the towing hook bracket and
tightening it, use the special trailer cable.
You must be careful while towing the
vehicle.
The driver must sit in the towed vehicle,
operate the vehicle and the brakes
Towing hook bracket
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Notice
We do not recommend to use towing
hook to tow the vehicle with four-wheel
on the ground, it is best to call a
professional towing service or an
organization.
You can only use the towing hook
on the vehicle, or you will damage your
vehicle. Do not tow the vehicle from
the backside of
vehicle with
four-wheel on the ground, or it can
damage your vehicle
If you decide to tow with four-wheel on the
ground, you must use special trailer cable
with reasonable design and towing hook on
the vehicle. Follow the above procedure,
and does the preparation work for the
vehicle. Leave the ignition switch in the
ACCESSOPY (Ⅰ) position, so the steering
wheel does not lock. Make sure that
radiogram and all electrical accessories both
turn off, to avoid discharging the battery.
Notice
The steering system can be damaged if
the steering wheel is locked. Leave the
ignition switch in the ACCESSORY
(Ⅰ) position, and make sure the
steering wheel turns freely before you
begin towing.
Notice
Trying to lift or tow your vehicle by the
hampers will cause serious damage.
The hampers are not designed to
support the vehicle’s weight.
Notice
Improter towing preparation will
damage thetransmission. So follow the
above procedure exactly. If you can not
shift the transmission or start the engine
(AT), your vehicle must be transported
with the front wheels off the ground.
With the front wheels on the ground, it is
best to tow the vehicle no farther than 80
km, and keep the speed below 55 km/h.
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Technical data
Diagram of the chapter shows the
dimension and capacity as well as the
position of identification no.
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Identification no. ............
.... 206
Specification...
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Identification No.
There are several identification no. at
different positions on your vehicle.
1.The engine model no. is stamped in the
Engine group.
2.The transmission no. is in the name plate
at the top of the transmission.
Don’t confuse the transmission no. and
engine no
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3.Vehicle identification no.(VIN) marked
on the rear clapboard of engine chamber
and the label on the instrument of left
–down position of front windshield.
4.Product label is nailed on the left damper
mounting. There are (VIN)、 engine no.、
vehicle no.、displacement、the main designer
and the date of producer etc.
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Specification
Dimension
Engine
Type
Length
Width
Height
2.0
2.4
Wheelbase
2.0
2.4
Track
Front
Rear
4846mm
1822mm
1465mm
2.
4
2740mm
1551mm
1551mm
Diameter×Strok
e
1435kg
1480kg
1810kg
1855kg
Displacement
Weight
Curb
weight
Total
weight
2.0
2.4
2.0
2.4
Capability
2.
0
Compression
ratio
2.
0
2.
4
2.
0
2.
4
2.
0
2.
4
Spark plug
L4/16-valve,wate
r cooling, MPI
fuel injection,
DOHC
L4/16-valve,
MPI fuel
injection,SOHC
83×92mm
87×100mm
1.991
2.378
9.6:1
9.5:1
Refer to section
about
maintenance of
spark plug on
114th and 139th
page .
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Fuel tank
Engine coolant
483QB engine
Replace *
Total
4G69S4M engine
Replace*
Total
65L
4.9L
6.3L
4.9L
7.2L
*:Include coolant in liquid storage tank and
remanded coolant in engine.
Engine oil
483QB engine
Replace
Total
4G69S4M engine
Replace
total
MT oil Replace
Total
AT oil Replace
Total
3L
3.5L
3.8L
4.3L
2.0L
2.1L
6.5L
7.7L
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Tire
Suspension
Dimension/tire
pressure
Please look at the data
label on the driver side
door case or refer it
from BYD AUTO
authorized service
station.
Positioning
Toe-in
Camber
angle
Caster
angle
Battery
Front
Suspension
Double-wishbone
independent
suspension
5-link
independent
suspension
Rear
0±2mm
Type
2±2mm
0°00′±45′
Clutch
Type
-1°00′±30′
3°05′±45′
Rack and pinion、
booster steering type
Dry、Single plate
diaphragm
Brake
Type
Front wheel
Rear wheel
Booster braking
Ventilated disc
Solid disc
Parking brake
Mechanical
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12V—70AH/80D26LBYD
Fuse
Vehicle interior
Under hood
Steering
Front
wheel
Rear
wheel
Front
wheel
Rear
wheel
Front
wheel
Capability
Refer to 201th page of
the manual or label in
the fuse box sticked
under dashboard.
Refer to 199th page of
the manual or the
fuse box’s cover.
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Light
High beam
Low beam
Front
turning
Headlight
signal light
Front
position
light
Front fog light
Rear turning light
Backup light
Rear fog light
License plate light
Spotlight ( front interior
light, L/R)
Rear interior light
High brake light
Trunk light
Door light
Dressing glass light
H1/12V55W
H1/12V55W
PY21W/21W
W5W/5W
H11/55 W
PY21W/21W
W16W/16W
P21W/21W
W5W/5W
12V8W/8W
12V8W/8W
2.0W(LED)
W5W/5W
T10/3.4W
12V3W/3W
*:Optional
Note : You should call BYD authorized
service station for replacing the lights.
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Three-way catalytic converter
Meet the following displacement standard:
•GB18352.2-2001
Light vehicle displacement limited value &
measure method (Ⅱ)
•GB18352.3-2005
Light vehicle displacement limited value &
measure method (Ⅲ)
Three-way catalytic converter includes
precious metals which is a catalyze and
accelerate the chemical reaction to purify
exhaust gas,
but the metal hasn’t been
affect. Why the catalytic converter is called
three-way is it has a positive effect on the
HC、CO and Ox. To replace it, must use the
BYD AUTO original parts.
If three-way catalytic converter has failure,
which will cause the air pollution, and lower
the ability of engine. Protecting it should be
according to the following.
1. Keep using the unleaded gasoline. Even
if including a little lead, also pollute the
catalytic metal and cause the failure to
catalyze.
2 . Keep the normal work of engine.
3 . If appear the ignition miss、backfire、
misfire or other unmoral work symbol, and
send to check up and repair it immediately.
For cause the chemical reaction, the
three-way catalytic must work at high
temperature, it may fire the tinder around.
So park your vehicle at the place far away
from combustible objects such as litter and
dry leaves.
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