Mini Cooper S Countryman 2016 Owners Manual PDF | Page 57

WARNING
Washer fluid may catch fire if it comes
into contact with hot engine parts. There is risk
of injuries or risk of property damage. Only refill
washer fluid after the engine has cooled down.
Then fully close the cap of the washer fluid res‐
ervoir.
Washer fluid reservoir
All washer nozzles are supplied from one reser‐
voir.
The recommended minimum filling quantity is
0.2 US gal/1 liter.
Fill with a mixture of window washing concen‐
trate and water; if needed, add antifreeze ac‐
cording to the manufacturer instructions.
Mix the washer fluid before adding to maintain
the correct mixing ratio.
Do not fill in undiluted window washing con‐
centrate and do not fill in pure water; this could
damage the washer system.
Do not mix window washing concentrate from
different manufacturers; this could cause the
washer nozzles to clog.
Manual transmission
CAUTION
When shifting to a lower gear, excessive
speeds can damage the engine. There is risk of
property damage. When shifting into 5th or 6th
gear, press the gearshift lever to the right.
Reverse gear
Select only when the vehicle is stationary. When
the gearshift lever is pressed to the left, a slight
resistance needs to be overcome.
Steptronic transmission
In addition to the fully automatic mode, gears
can also be shifted manually, refer to
page 58, using Steptronic.
Parking the vehicle
Before exiting the vehicle, make sure that se‐
lector lever position P is set. Otherwise, the ve‐
hicle may begin to roll.
Disengaging the remote control
To remove the remote control from the ignition
lock, first move the selector lever to position P
and switch off the engine: interlock. Remove
the remote control from the ignition lock, refer
to page 50.
Selector lever positions
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Summary of Content

WARNINGWasher fluid may catch fire if it comesinto contact with hot engine parts. There is riskof injuries or risk of property damage. Only refillwasher fluid after the engine has cooled down.Then fully close the cap of the washer fluid reservoir.Washer fluid reservoirAll washer nozzles are supplied from one reservoir.The recommended minimum filling quantity is0.2 US gal/1 liter.Fill with a mixture of window washing concentrate and water; if needed, add antifreeze according to the manufacturer instructions.Mix the washer fluid before adding to maintainthe correct mixing ratio.Do not fill in undiluted window washing concentrate and do not fill in pure water; this coulddamage the washer system.Do not mix window washing concentrate fromdifferent manufacturers; this could cause thewasher nozzles to clog.Manual transmissionCAUTIONWhen shifting to a lower gear, excessivespeeds can damage the engine. There is risk ofproperty damage. When shifting into 5th or 6thgear, press the gearshift lever to the right.Reverse gearSelect only when the vehicle is stationary. Whenthe gearshift lever is pressed to the left, a slightresistance needs to be overcome.Steptronic transmissionIn addition to the fully automatic mode, gearscan also be shifted manually, refer topage 58, using Steptronic.Parking the vehicleBefore exiting the vehicle, make sure that selector lever position P is set. Otherwise, the vehicle may begin to roll.Disengaging the remote controlTo remove the remote control from the ignitionlock, first move the selector lever to position Pand switch off the engine: interlock. Removethe remote control from the ignition lock, referto page 50.Selector lever positionsP R N D M/S + Seite 57DrivingCONTROLS57Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 964 433 - VI/15