Problems with fuel and the fuel tank

Problem Possible causes/consequences and - Solutions
Fuel is leaking from the vehicle. !!! Risk of explosion or fire !!! The fuel line or the fuel tank is defective.

Х► Turn the SmartKey to position 0  in the ignition lock immediately and remove it.

Х► Do not restart the engine under any circumstances.

Х► Consult a qualified specialist workshop.

The fuel filler flap cannot be opened. The fuel filler flap is not unlocked.

or
The SmartKey battery is discharged.

Х► Unlock the vehicle using the mechanical key.

Х► Open the trunk lid or the tailgate.

Х► Manually unlock the fuel filler flap using the emergency release

The fuel filler flap is unlocked, but the opening mechanism is jammed.

Х► Consult a qualified specialist workshop.

The engine will not start. The fuel tank of a vehicle with a diesel engine has been run completely dry.

Х► Refuel the vehicle with at least 5.3 US qt (5 liters) of diesel.

Х► Turn the ignition on for at least 10 seconds.

Х► Start the engine continuously for up to 10 seconds until it runs smoothly.
or
Х► Start the engine via the touch-start function. To do this, turn the SmartKey to position 3 in the ignition lock and then release it immediately.

If the engine does not start:

Х► Turn the ignition on again for approximately 10 seconds.

Х► Start the engine again continuously for up to 10 seconds until it runs smoothly.
or
Х► Start the engine again via the touch-start function.

If the engine does not start after three attempts:

Х► Consult a qualified specialist workshop.

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