To close the bonnet

Proceed as follows:

❒ hold the bonnet up with one hand and, with the other, remove rod (C) from recess (D) replace it in its clip;
❒ lower the bonnet at approx. 20 cm from the engine compartment and then let it drop, ensuring that it is fully closed and not just held in position by the safety catch. If the bonnet does not close properly do not push it down but open it again and repeat the above procedure.

IMPORTANT Always check that the bonnet is closed properly to avoid its opening while the car is travelling.

WARNING

For safety reasons the bonnet shall always be perfectly closed when travelling. Always check for proper bonnet locking. If the bonnet is left inadvertently open, stop the car immediately and close the bonnet.

WARNING

The bonnet might fall violently if the support rod is not positioned properly.

WARNING

Perform the above operations when the car is stationary.

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