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  • How to make the air conditioner achieve cooling effect as soon as possible

    How to make the air conditioner achieve cooling effect as soon as possible

    • Open windows and sunroof in advance
      When entering the range of remote control of the vehicle, you may use the remote control to lower all the windows and open the sunroof so that the hot air deposited inside the car can be discharged out of the vehicle in advance. For a vehicle without remote control windows, you can open all the windows after sitting in the car.
    • Vehicle types with automatic thermostatic air conditioner
      For vehicle types with the MAX A/C button, press the button and internal circulation of the air conditioner will automatically turn on (the air speed is set at the highest level and the temperature is set to the “LOW” level) for 10 to 15 minutes. Press the AUTO button to return to the automatic mode.

      For vehicles without the MAX A/C button, press the AUTO button until the A/C icon is displayed on the screen. Set the air conditioner temperature at the LOW level for 10 to 15 minutes. When you no longer feel hot, you can adjust the temperature, airflow direction, blower speed, and circulation mode as needed.
    • Vehicle types with manual air conditioner
      For vehicle types equipped with MAX A/C button, turn the air conditioner temperature control knob to the MAX A/C position, adjust the airflow to the blowing surface position, and then set the blower speed at the highest gear (Level 4) for 10-15 minutes.

      For vehicles without the MAX A/C button, rotate the air temperature control knob to the coldest position (end of the blue area), adjust air distribution to the blowing surface position, and set the blower speed at the highest gear (Level 4) when the A/C button light is on. After 3-5 minutes of operation of the air conditioner, it is recommended to set the circulation mode to internal mode (confirm that the internal mode button light is on) for 10 to 15 minutes. When you no longer feel hot, you can adjust the airflow direction, blower speed and circulation mode as needed.
    • Open windows and sunroof in advance
      When entering the range of remote control of the vehicle, you may use the remote control to lower all the windows and open the sunroof so that the hot air deposited inside the car can be discharged out of the vehicle in advance. For a vehicle without remote control windows, you can open all the windows after sitting in the car.
    • Vehicle types with automatic thermostatic air conditioner
      For vehicle types with the MAX A/C button, press the button and internal circulation of the air conditioner will automatically turn on (the air speed is set at the highest level and the temperature is set to the “LOW” level) for 10 to 15 minutes. Press the AUTO button to return to the automatic mode.
      For vehicles without the MAX A/C button, press the AUTO button until the A/C icon is displayed on the screen. Set the air conditioner temperature at the LOW level for 10 to 15 minutes. When you no longer feel hot, you can adjust the temperature, airflow direction, blower speed, and circulation mode as needed.
    • Vehicle types with manual air conditioner
      For vehicle types equipped with MAX A/C button, turn the air conditioner temperature control knob to the MAX A/C position, adjust the airflow to the blowing surface position, and then set the blower speed at the highest gear (Level 4) for 10-15 minutes.

      For vehicles without the MAX A/C button, rotate the air temperature control knob to the coldest position (end of the blue area), adjust air distribution to the blowing surface position, and set the blower speed at the highest gear (Level 4) when the A/C button light is on. After 3-5 minutes of operation of the air conditioner, it is recommended to set the circulation mode to internal mode (confirm that the internal mode button light is on) for 10 to 15 minutes. When you no longer feel hot, you can adjust the airflow direction, blower speed and circulation mode as needed.
  • Prevention of undesirable odor from air conditioner

    Prevention of undesirable odor from air conditioner

    Any undesirable odor inside the car is related to the air circulation system, especially the air-conditioning system. The reasons can be roughly divided into:

        1). The smell generated by mould in the water soaked carpet or mould in the evaporator of the air conditioning system;

        2). Failure to maintain good ventilation after long-time smoking in the car, smell from tar attached to the evaporator, seats and car interior;

        3). The smell produced by the poorly sealed food in the car;

        4). The sour smell caused by excessive or out-of-date automobile perfume;

        5). The smell of decay substances inhaled in the air conditioning system;

        6). Bad air condition caused by the use of internal circulation for a long time.

    There are many ways to improve the quality of air and to solve the odor in the car.

    On the one hand, car owners need to try their best to avoid the source of odor such as sachets, food and perfume; turn off the A/C cooling function before reaching the destination but keep the air blowing function on so that the natural wind will evaporate water in the evaporator in order to avoid odor; make use of the sun's high temperature radiation to keep the car dry and remove the musty smell in sunny days as much as possible; open all the windows or use the outdoor circulation to remove undesirable smell in the car in the suburbs with fresh air; if there is indeed an unpleasant odor in your car, you may open the windows firstly, and then turn on the heating cycle with the maximum wind speed and maximum temperature of air conditioning system in order to reduce such odor.

    On the other hand, you need to eliminate any existing undesirable odor completely and clean and maintain the whole air conditioning system thoroughly. This will involve very technical works. Therefore, it is recommended that you should go to a 4S store to get technical services.

    In addition, existence of smell in a new car is normal. It is recommended that customers open windows frequently in the first two months to allow ventilation and let the smell decrease gradually until it disappears.

    For the new car smell, "prevention is more important than treatment": the owner should maintain good habits from the beginning, avoid smoking, eating snacks and using perfume in the car as far as possible, refresh air using the function of external circulation, and roll all the windows down to achieve ventilation when circumstances permit. When driving the car in the suburbs, the owner may set the air-conditioning inlet at the position of external circulation or roll all the windows down, so that fresh air will enter the car and drive some of the odor away. Clean or replace the air conditioning filter during routine maintenance. If you can keep these habits, a fresh and healthy odor can be maintained in your car.

    Any undesirable odor inside the car is related to the air circulation system, especially the air-conditioning system. The reasons can be roughly divided into:

        1). The smell generated by mould in the water soaked carpet or mould in the evaporator of the air conditioning system;

        2). Failure to maintain good ventilation after long-time smoking in the car, smell from tar attached to the evaporator, seats and car interior;

        3). The smell produced by the poorly sealed food in the car;

        4). The sour smell caused by excessive or out-of-date automobile perfume;

        5). The smell of decay substances inhaled in the air conditioning system;

        6). Bad air condition caused by the use of internal circulation for a long time.

    There are many ways to improve the quality of air and to solve the odor in the car.

    On the one hand, car owners need to try their best to avoid the source of odor such as sachets, food and perfume; turn off the A/C cooling function before reaching the destination but keep the air blowing function on so that the natural wind will evaporate water in the evaporator in order to avoid odor; make use of the sun's high temperature radiation to keep the car dry and remove the musty smell in sunny days as much as possible; open all the windows or use the outdoor circulation to remove undesirable smell in the car in the suburbs with fresh air; if there is indeed an unpleasant odor in your car, you may open the windows firstly, and then turn on the heating cycle with the maximum wind speed and maximum temperature of air conditioning system in order to reduce such odor.

    On the other hand, you need to eliminate any existing undesirable odor completely and clean and maintain the whole air conditioning system thoroughly. This will involve very technical works. Therefore, it is recommended that you should go to a 4S store to get technical services.

    In addition, existence of smell in a new car is normal. It is recommended that customers open windows frequently in the first two months to allow ventilation and let the smell decrease gradually until it disappears.

    For the new car smell, "prevention is more important than treatment": the owner should maintain good habits from the beginning, avoid smoking, eating snacks and using perfume in the car as far as possible, refresh air using the function of external circulation, and roll all the windows down to achieve ventilation when circumstances permit. When driving the car in the suburbs, the owner may set the air-conditioning inlet at the position of external circulation or roll all the windows down, so that fresh air will enter the car and drive some of the odor away. Clean or replace the air conditioning filter during routine maintenance. If you can keep these habits, a fresh and healthy odor can be maintained in your car.

  • Other tips for air conditioners

    Other tips for air conditioners

    1). When an air conditioner is turned on, the engine compartment will make a "clicking" sound, which means that the air conditioner is in the cooling mode.

    2). To prolong the service life of an air conditioner compressor, it is recommended to turn on the A/C cooling function for 3 to 5 minutes every half a month.

    3). Operation of the air blower will generate a sound, which is a normal phenomenon. The higher the air volume of air conditioner is, the louder the sound makes.

    4) When the engine is started, the internal circulation button of manual air conditioner or A/C button of air conditioner may sometimes turn on automatically. Please manually release the button or both buttons to turn them off before the last stop.

    5). When the rear window defogging switch is turned on, it typically needs about 15 minutes to eliminate fog completely, and the defogging function will automatically be turned off, and the defrosting button light will automatically turn off.

    6). When the car is parked after operation of the air conditioner for a period of time, some condensed water will flow from the bottom of the car; this is a normal phenomenon.

    1). When an air conditioner is turned on, the engine compartment will make a "clicking" sound, which means that the air conditioner is in the cooling mode.

    2). To prolong the service life of an air conditioner compressor, it is recommended to turn on the A/C cooling function for 3 to 5 minutes every half a month.

    3). Operation of the air blower will generate a sound, which is a normal phenomenon. The higher the air volume of air conditioner is, the louder the sound makes.

    4) When the engine is started, the internal circulation button of manual air conditioner or A/C button of air conditioner may sometimes turn on automatically. Please manually release the button or both buttons to turn them off before the last stop.

    5). When the rear window defogging switch is turned on, it typically needs about 15 minutes to eliminate fog completely, and the defogging function will automatically be turned off, and the defrosting button light will automatically turn off.

    6). When the car is parked after operation of the air conditioner for a period of time, some condensed water will flow from the bottom of the car; this is a normal phenomenon.

  • Why does the temperature on the dashboard sometimes show that the temperature rises very fast?

    Why does the temperature on the dashboard sometimes show that the temperature rises very fast?

    The optimum working temperature of engine is around 95℃. After the engine is started, thermostat of engine will control the volume of coolant in circulation, allowing the engine to make the coolant reach this temperature in a short time, thereby reducing fuel consumption, prolonging engine life and protecting the engine. This is the normal design state, so please use it rest assured.

    The optimum working temperature of engine is around 95℃. After the engine is started, thermostat of engine will control the volume of coolant in circulation, allowing the engine to make the coolant reach this temperature in a short time, thereby reducing fuel consumption, prolonging engine life and protecting the engine. This is the normal design state, so please use it rest assured.

  • Use of the parking sensor

    Use of the parking sensor

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    The parking sensor is designed to alert the driver to obstacles while parking. Generally speaking, the frequency of warning beep is varied according to object distance (subject to the design of each manufacturer). The driver should be quite familiar with the warning beep so as to judge the obstacle distance accurately.

    Maintenance of the parking sensor: when the most common faults—non-stop beep or non-response occurs, please clean off the dirt on the surface of the sensors and the fault may disappear. Do not wash the sensors with water. Glob may block the sensors and further affect the ultrasonic emission. Please send the vehicle to 4S shop for repair when necessary.

    The parking sensor is designed to alert the driver to obstacles while parking. Generally speaking, the frequency of warning beep is varied according to object distance (subject to the design of each manufacturer). The driver should be quite familiar with the warning beep so as to judge the obstacle distance accurately.

    Maintenance of the parking sensor: when the most common faults—non-stop beep or non-response occurs, please clean off the dirt on the surface of the sensors and the fault may disappear. Do not wash the sensors with water. Glob may block the sensors and further affect the ultrasonic emission. Please send the vehicle to 4S shop for repair when necessary.

  • The anti-theft system

    The anti-theft system

    External touching the vehicle do not fall into the alarm scope of the anti-theft system. The anti-theft system starts only when the vehicle is unlocked or started in an illegal manner. When the vehicle is unlocked in an illegal manner, the anti-theft system will trigger the burglar alarm (if any) to beep for 28sec and meanwhile the emergency light will flicker for 4 min45sec. When the vehicle is started in an illegal manner, the passive burglar light in the dashboard will flicker abnormally, and meanwhile the vehicle will not start the signal of legal key appears.

    External touching the vehicle do not fall into the alarm scope of the anti-theft system. The anti-theft system starts only when the vehicle is unlocked or started in an illegal manner. When the vehicle is unlocked in an illegal manner, the anti-theft system will trigger the burglar alarm (if any) to beep for 28sec and meanwhile the emergency light will flicker for 4 min45sec. When the vehicle is started in an illegal manner, the passive burglar light in the dashboard will flicker abnormally, and meanwhile the vehicle will not start the signal of legal key appears.

  • Why the door can be pulled open by the internal door handle after locked

    Why the door can be pulled open by the internal door handle after locked

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    This is a safety design. The purpose is to ensure that the passenger can open the door from inside in case of an accident. 

    If there is a child at the back seat, please make sure that the child safety lock is in the locked  position the child pull open the door and lead to an accident during driving.

    The back door can only be opened by the external handle once the child safety lock.

    This is a safety design. The purpose is to ensure that the passenger can open the door from inside in case of an accident. 

    If there is a child at the back seat, please make sure that the child safety lock is in the locked  position the child pull open the door and lead to an accident during driving.

    The back door can only be opened by the external handle once the child safety lock.

  • Why the start key sometimes is too tight to turn?

    Why the start key sometimes is too tight to turn?

    The steering wheel is locked, please turn the steering wheel and the start key simultaneously.

    The steering wheel is locked,  please turn the steering wheel and the start key simultaneously.

  • Why does the remote control key sometimes not respond properly ?

    Why does the remote control key sometimes not respond properly ?

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    This is probably due to the interference of peripheral signal. Try it again within 10m of the vehicle. It may also be because of the remote control battery is low. In this case, replacement of the battery is recommended. 

    This is probably due to the interference of peripheral signal. Try it again within 10m of the vehicle. It may also be because of the remote control battery is low. In this case, replacement of the battery is recommended. 

  • Precautions for use of remote control key

    Precautions for use of remote control key

    Remote control key is an electrical component without strong waterproof ability. Please use it with care, and protect it against rain and direct contact with liquids, especially when the battery is replaced. Water inflow may cause the malfunction of remote control or lead to the starting failure of the vehicle.

    Remote control key is an electrical component without strong waterproof ability. Please use it with care, and protect it against rain and direct contact with liquids, especially when the battery is replaced. Water inflow may cause the malfunction of remote control or lead to the starting failure of the vehicle.

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