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DS 3: In the event of a breakdown / 12 V battery / Accessory battery

DS 3 2016-2023 Owners Manual

Procedure for starting the engine using another battery or for charging a discharged battery.

Lead-acid starter batteries

DS 3. 12 V battery / Accessory battery These batteries contain harmful substances (sulphuric acid and lead).

They must be disposed of in accordance with regulations and must never under any circumstances be discarded with household waste.

Take used remote control batteries and vehicle batteries to a special collection point.

DS 3. 12 V battery / Accessory battery Protect your eyes and face before handling the battery.

All operations on the battery must be carried out in a well ventilated area and away from naked flames and sources of sparks, to avoid any risk of explosion or fire.

Wash your hands afterwards.

Electric motor

DS 3. 12 V battery / Accessory battery Flat accessory battery

It is no longer possible to start the motor or recharge the traction battery.

DS 3. 12 V battery / Accessory battery Precautions before working on the accessory battery

Select mode P, switch off the ignition, check that the instrument panel is off and that the vehicle is not plugged in.

DS 3. 12 V battery / Accessory battery Jump-starting another vehicle

Do not use the accessory battery to jumpstart another vehicle or to charge another vehicle's battery.

Engine compartment fuses

The fusebox is placed in the engine compartment near the battery. Accessing the fuses Release the two latches A. Remove the cover. Replace the fuse...

Accessing the battery

The battery is located under the bonnet. For access to the (+) terminal: Release the bonnet by pulling the internal release lever, then the external safety catch...

Other information:

DS 3 2016-2023 Owners Manual: 7-inch or 10-inch touch screen

This system gives access to the following elements: Permanent display of the time and outside temperature (a blue warning lamp appears if there is a risk of ice). Heating/air conditioning system controls. Vehicle functions and equipment setting menus...

DS 3 2016-2023 Owners Manual: Wiper control stalk

Before operating the wipers in wintry conditions, clear any snow, ice or frost from the windscreen and around the wiper arms and blades. Do not operate the wipers on a dry windscreen. In extremely hot or cold weather, check that the wiper blades are not stuck to the windscreen before operating the wipers...


Instruments and controls

These illustrations and descriptions are provided for information only, as the locations of certain elements may vary depending on the version or trim level.

DS 3. Instruments and controls

Front courtesy/map reading lamps Emergency and assistance call buttons Warning lamp display for seat belts and front passenger airbag Interior rear view mirror Head-up display Digital instrument panel Fusebox Bonnet release Front passenger airbag Glove box

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