2.5. Methods of operation and auxiliary systems

Before getting into the car make sure that its glasses, mirrors and light devices pure. Check a condition of wheels, glance under the car and make sure of lack of leak of liquids.

Check levels of working liquids of the engine (motive oil, the cooling and brake liquids), and also level of liquid of washers of glasses according to the schedule of maintenance (see the Head Nastroyki and routine maintenance of the car).

Having settled down in the car, execute the following operations:

Requirements to a physical condition of the driver

Do not drive the drunk car since alcohol breaks purity of consciousness, sight and coordination of movements.

Do not drive the car after drug intake, reducing attention, or increasing drowsiness, and also in a disease and tired state.

Driving in the states stated above can lead to controllability loss by the car and to road accident emergence.

Start of the engine

Between unsuccessful attempts of start of the engine it is necessary to wait about 30 seconds not to damage a starter.

The starter will not work if the selector lever (models with AT) is not in situation "P" or "N". After a long break in use of the car at start of the engine excessive noise which has to disappear at achievement by the engine of normal working temperature can be heard.


  1. For a start make sure that the parking brake is completely cocked, and all auxiliary systems are switched off.
  2. On models with AT Move the lever of the selector of the AT modes in situation "P" or "N" and completely squeeze out a brake pedal. On models with RKPP squeeze out a coupling pedal.
  3. On diesel models wait, will not go out To/L preheat yet.
  4. Turn the ignition key in the provision of "ST" and hold it until the engine is started (but no more than 30 seconds) then release the ignition key, - it has to return to the provision of "ON".
  5. If the engine decayed after start attempt, repeat the procedure described above once again.
  6. Before a start of motion let's the engine work on single turns some time (from 10 seconds to several minutes, depending on ambient temperature).

Irrespective of engine temperature at its start it is not necessary to press the accelerator pedal.