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DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual

DS 3. General safety recommendations Do not remove the labels attached in different places on your vehicle. They include safety warnings as well as identification information for the vehicle.

DS 3. General safety recommendations For any work on your vehicle, use a qualified workshop that has the technical information, skills and equipment required, all of which a dealer is able to provide.

DS 3. General safety recommendations Depending on country regulations, some safety equipment may be compulsory:

high visibility safety vests, warning triangles, breathalysers, spare bulbs, spare fuses, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, mud flaps at the rear of the vehicle, etc.

DS 3. General safety recommendations Installing electrical accessories:

The fitting of electrical equipment or accessories not approved by the Manufacturer may cause excessive current consumption and faults and failures with the electrical system of your vehicle. Contact a dealer for information on the range of approved accessories.

As a safety measure, access to the diagnostic socket, used for the vehicle's electronic systems, is reserved strictly for authorised dealers or qualified workshops, equipped with the special tools required (risk of malfunctions of the vehicle's electronic systems that could cause breakdowns or serious accidents). The Manufacturer cannot be held responsible if this advice is not followed.

Any modification or adaptation not intended or authorised by the Manufacturer or carried out without meeting the technical requirements defined by the Manufacturer will result in the suspension of the commercial warranty.

DS 3. General safety recommendations Installation of accessory radio communication transmitters

Before installing a radio communication transmitter with an external aerial, you must without fail contact a dealer for the specification of transmitters which can be fitted (frequency, maximum power, aerial position, specific installation requirements), in line with the Vehicle Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (2004/104/EC).

DS 3. General safety recommendations Declarations of conformity for radio equipment

The relevant certificates are available on the http://service.dsautomobiles.com website.



    Hazard warning lamps. Horn. Pedestrian horn (Electric)

    Hazard warning lamps Pressing this red button causes all the direction indicators to flash. They can work with the ignition switched off. Automatic operation of hazard warning lamps When braking in an emergency, depending on the rate of deceleration, the hazard warning lamps come on automatically...

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    DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Blind Spot Detection

    For more information, refer to the General recommendations on the use of driving and manoeuvring aids. This system warns the driver of a potential danger posed by the presence of another vehicle (car, lorry, motorcycle) in the vehicle's blind spots (areas hidden from the driver's field of vision) using sensors located on the sides of the bumpers...

    DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Brake fluid and Engine coolant

    Brake fluid The level of this fluid should be close to the "MAX" mark. If not, check the brake pads for wear. To know how often the brake fluid should be replaced, refer to the manufacturer's servicing schedule. Clean the cap before removing it to refill...


    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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