The pedals must always be free to move and must never be obstructed by floor mats or any objects in the footwell.
Ц Make sure that the accelerator, brake and clutch pedals are not obstructed
and can be pressed all the way down to the floor.
Ц Make sure that all pedals are able to return freely to their original positions.
Only use floor mats which leave the pedal area free and can be securely fastened in the footwell.
If one of the brake circuits should fail, increased brake pedal travel will be required to bring the vehicle safely to a stop.
Any obstructions that restrict pedal travel can cause loss of vehicle control and critical situations on the road.
Х Never place objects in the driver's footwell. Such objects could move under the pedals and interfere with their proper function. In the event of sudden braking or a change of direction, you would not be able to use the pedals. This could result in a loss of control and possibly cause an accident.
Floor mats on the driver's side
Use only floor mats which can be securely fastened in the footwell and do not obstruct the pedals.
Ц Make sure that floor mats are securely fastened and cannot interfere with the pedals ⇒ .
Use only floor mats that leave the pedal area unobstructed and are firmly secured to prevent them from slipping. You can obtain suitable floor mats from your dealer or a specialist retailer.
Any obstructions that restrict pedal travel can cause loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of serious personal injury.
- Х Always make sure that floor mats are properly secured.
- Х Never lay or install additional floor mats or other floor coverings over the existing floor mats; this would restrict the pedal area and possibly obstruct the pedals, which could cause an accident.