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   Summary of Contents for Renault Clio

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    Brief overview - Tyre pressures ......................0.04 - Adjusting the seats and the driver's position ......... 1.10 1.12 - Child restraint devices ................1.21 1.29 - Warning lights ..................... 1.34 1.37 - Audible and visual signals ................ 1.44 1.47 - De-icing/demisting ....................1.49 - Running in, driving ..................

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Sections Getting to know your vehicle ............Driving ....................... Your comfort ....................Maintenance ....................Practical advice ................... Technical specifications ................ Alphabetical index ..................0.03...

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    TYRE INFLATION PRESSURES WHEN COLD (in bar or kg/cm² when cold) Versions 1.2 16V 1.4 8V 1.4 16V 1.6 16V 1.5 dCi Tyre sizes 175/65R14 175/65R14 175/70R13 175/65R14 185/60R14 175/55R14 175/70R13 185/60R14 175/65R14 185/60R14 Normal use - Front - Rear Full load - Front - Rear...

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    Tyre inflation pressures when cold (in bar or kg/cm² when cold) Tyre safety and use of chains Refer to the information on tyres in Section 5 for maintenance information and, depending on the version, the conditions under which snow chains may be fitted to the vehicle. (1) Special characteristic of vehicles which are fully laden (maximum permissible all-up weight) and towing a trailer: the maximum speed must be restricted to 60 mph (100 km/h) and the tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar.

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    Section 1: Getting to know your vehicle Keys ................................. 1.02 - 1.03 Doors ............................... 1.04 - 1.05 Renault Anti-Intruder Device (RAID) ......................1.06 Engine immobiliser ............................1.07 Headrests - Seats ..........................1.08 - 1.09 Seat belts ........................

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    KEYS / RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROL UNIT If you lose your keys or remote control unit, or need another set, contact your RENAULT Dealer. - To replace a remote control, it will be necessary to take the vehicle to your RENAULT Dealer because...

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    RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROL UNIT (continued) Locking/unlocking the doors remote control unit operating range Press remote control approximately one second to lock or This varies according unlock the doors. (Indicator light 3 environment: therefore take care will come on.) when handling the remote control that you do not inadvertently lock - The hazard warning lights flash or unlock the doors.

  • Page 11: Opening The Doors

    OPENING THE DOORS Opening the doors from the Opening the doors from inside Childproof locks outside the vehicle These make it impossible for the rear doors to be opened from the Front: use the key to unlock one of Pull handle 4. inside.

  • Page 12: Driving

    LOCKING THE DOORS Manual locking Electric central locking Front: use the key if outside or, if This enables the four doors and inside, press down knob 1 when the the boot to be locked or unlocked door is closed. simultaneously. Press the red spot on the switch 2 Rear: press down knob 1 in each to lock the doors.

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    RAID (RENAULT ANTI-INTRUDER DEVICE) You must first decide if you want to Operating faults activate this function. If you notice that the system is not operating correctly, check first that To activate all the doors have been properly With the ignition on, press the...

  • Page 14: Engine Immobiliser

    In all cases, it is essential to contact Indicator light a RENAULT Dealer, who alone is System operational indicator light qualified to repair the engine When the ignition is switched on, immobiliser.

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    HEADRESTS Storage position When headrest fully lowered, it is in the storage position: do not use this position when someone is sitting in the rear seats. To adjust the height Press tab 1 and simultaneously slide the headrest to the required position.

  • Page 16: Front Seats

    FRONT SEATS To move a seat forwards or To raise or lower the driver's seat backwards Move lever 2. We would advise you not to Lift bar 1 or lever 3 to unlock the recline the seatbacks too far seat. ensure that To tilt the seatback...

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    SEAT BELTS Adjusting your driving position Always wear your seat belt when travelling in your vehicle. You must - Sit well back in your seat (having also comply with the legislation of removed your coat or jacket). the particular country you are in. This is essential to ensure your back is positioned correctly.

  • Page 18: Front Seat Belts

    (3 cm) unwinds; - then allow the belt to rewind automatically, - unwind it again, - if the fault is still present, contact your RENAULT Dealer. Seat belt reminder warning light This lights up continuously...

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    - When the vehicle is scrapped, belt buckle pretensioner igniter and contact your RENAULT Dealer sets a piston 1 in motion. This Side airbags are provided to for disposal of the pretensioner...

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    RESTRAINT SYSTEMS IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (continued) Force limiter Above a certain severity of impact, this mechanism is used to limit the force of the belt against the body so that it is at an acceptable level. Driver and passenger airbags Each airbag system consists of: - an airbag and gas generator fitted...

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    It is not recommended to carry a passenger. If a severe frontal impact occurs, the airbag(s) inflate(s) rapidly, Consult your RENAULT Dealer as cushioning the impact of the soon as possible. driver's head and chest against the steering wheel front...

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    - The steering wheel must not be removed (except by qualified personnel from the RENAULT network). - Do not sit too close to the steering wheel when driving. Sit with your arms slightly bent (see the information on Adjusting your driving position in Section 1).

  • Page 23: Lateral Protection Equipment

    Contact your RENAULT Dealer to find out if these covers may be purchased from RENAULT outlets. The use of any covers other than those designed for your vehicle (and including those...

  • Page 24: Additional Methods Of Restraint

    - As a safety precaution, have the airbag system checked if your vehicle has been involved in an accident, or is stolen or broken into. - When selling or lending the vehicle, inform the user of these points and hand over this handbook with the vehicle. - When scrapping your vehicle, contact your RENAULT Dealer for disposal of the gas generator(s). 1.17...

  • Page 25: Rear Seat Belts

    REAR SEAT BELTS Rear side seat belts 1 Rear central seat belt 3 The belts are locked, unlocked and Unwind the belt slowly from adjusted in the same way as the position 2. front belts. Fasten black buckle 4 into black catch 5.

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    REAR SEAT BELTS (continued) Additional restraint system The rear side seat belts are fitted with a force limiter. Above a certain severity of impact, this mechanism is used to limit the force of the belt against the body so that it is at an acceptable level. Rear lap belt with manual adjustment 8 The strap should be worn flat over...

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    - No adjustments may be made to the original component parts of the restraint system (belts, seats and their mountings). Contact your RENAULT Dealer for special operations (e.g. fitting child seats). - Do not use any devices which give any play in the belts (clothes pegs, clips, for example).

  • Page 28: Child Safety

    “Child safety equipment” booklet available from It is particularly dangerous to put the RENAULT Network to choose the belt round your child when he the seat suited to your child and or she is sitting on your lap. Never recommended for your vehicle.

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    CHILD SAFETY Seats suitable for fitting a child seat Weight Seat size Type of child seat of the child Front passenger Rear side Rear centre seat seats seat < 10 kg F - G U - IL Carrycot fitted across the vehicle Approved for group 0 (3) (4) Rear-facing shell seat...

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    IUF : Seat which allows forward facing child seats with Universal approval to be attached by the ISOFIX device; check that it can be fitted correctly. IL : Seat which allows child seats with Semi-universal or Specific to RENAULT vehicles approval to be attached by the ISOFIX device; check that it can be fitted correctly.

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    To avoid any risk to your safety, we recommend that you use RENAULT approved accessories because they are designed for your vehicle and are the only accessories for which RENAULT will provide a warranty. 1.24...

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    CHILD SAFETY (continued) booster seat with height-adjustable seatback and a belt guide are recommended as this will allow the belt to be worn as close to the base of the neck as possible but not on it. Place the back of the child seat firmly against the vehicle seatback.

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    Your vehicle is also provided with allows all Isofix semi-universal or an additional ring specific to upright position. universal child seats approved in RENAULT for securing the belt of Rear facing child seat or shell seat accordance with those rear-facing seats available regulation to be installed.

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    CHILD SAFETY (continued) Fitting a child seat (continued) - Slide the seat catches 3 into the guides 2 and push the seat firmly to lock it on the rings - Check that the seat is locked correctly by moving it from left to right and then forwards and backwards Fitting a child seat...

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    CHILD SAFETY (continued) A front-facing Isofix seat fitted A front-facing Isofix seat fitted Mounting ring for a front-facing on the rear side seat seat on the rear side seat When a front-facing child seat is When a rear-facing child seat is Use belt 4 supplied with the seat: installed, the front seat must not be installed, the front seat must not be...

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    CHILD SAFETY (continued) CHILD SAFETY - No modifications may be made to the component parts of the restraint system (belts, seats and their mountings) originally fitted. - Carefully follow the instructions for fitting provided by the manufacturer of the restraint system. - Always avoid dressing the child in bulky garments and do not place any objects between the child and the restraint system.

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    REAR-VIEW MIRRORS Door mirrors with manual Door mirrors with electrical The driver's door mirror adjustment adjustment: have clearly To adjust the mirror, move the With the ignition on, turn knob 2: defined zones. Zone B is lever 1. what can normally be seen - to the left to adjust the left-hand in a conventional door mirror.

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    REAR VIEW MIRRORS STEERING WHEEL (continued) Interior rear-view mirror Adjusting the steering wheel This is adjustable. To avoid being On certain vehicles, the position of blinded by the headlights of the the steering wheel is adjustable. vehicle behind when driving at Raise lever 1 and place the steering night, move small lever 3 located wheel in the desired position;...

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    DRIVER’S POSITION, LEFT-HAND DRIVE 8 9 10 28 27 26 25 17 16 15 14 22 21 20 19 18 1.32...

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    DRIVER’S POSITION, LEFT-HAND DRIVE (continued) The equipment fitted, described below, depends on the version, option and country. 1 Side window demister outlet. 9 - Clock. 20 Handbrake. - Clock external temperature. 21 Gear lever. 2 Side air vent. 10 Storage compartment. 22 Location for cup holder.

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    If it does not light up when the ignition is switched on or if it á Headlight main beam tell- flashes, there is a fault in the system. tale light Consult your RENAULT Dealer as soon as possible. Dipped beam headlight tell-tale light ã Not used...

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    Section 1. on then goes out. - If it lights up continuously, Warning light consult your RENAULT Dealer as soon as possible. This lights up when the engine is started and goes out after a few - If it flashes, reduce the engine seconds.

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    It should go out as soon as depend on the vehicle equipment the engine starts. Consult your RENAULT Dealer as and country. soon as possible. If it lights up while driving, û...

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    Refer to the information depend on the vehicle equipment on the Proactive automatic Stop as soon as traffic conditions and country. transmission in Section 2. allow and contact a RENAULT Dealer. Not used Not used Not used 1.37...

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    INSTRUMENT PANEL: displays and indicators Rev counter 1 (scale × 1000) Fuel level gauge 2 Coolant temperature indicator 3 In normal use, the needle should be below zone a. It may enter this zone under harsh conditions of use. ô This is not serious unless the warning light comes on.

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    INSTRUMENT PANEL: displays and indicators (continued) Speedometer (mph or km/h) 4 Engine oil minimum level Automatic gearbox display 6 warning 5 This indicates the gear engaged (depending on the vehicle). The display informs the driver Overspeed buzzer that the engine oil level is low Refer to the information on the Depending on the vehicle, a when the engine is started.

  • Page 47: Trip Computer And Warning System

    TRIP COMPUTER AND WARNING SYSTEM Display selection key 2 For the first few miles after pressing the reset button you will notice: Press key 2 repeatedly to scroll • that the range increases as you through the following information: travel. This is normal, as average a) total mileage recorder;...

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    TRIP COMPUTER AND WARNING SYSTEM (continued) The display on the instrument panel of the information described below depends on the vehicle equipment and country. Examples of display selections Interpreting the display by pressing 2 a) Total mileage recorder. b) Trip mileage recorder. c) Fuel used (in litres) since the last reset.

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    TRIP COMPUTER AND WARNING SYSTEM (continued) Examples of display selections Interpreting the display by pressing 2 e) Current fuel consumption (in mpg or litres/100 km) This value is displayed after reaching a speed of 15 mph (25 km/h). f) Estimated range with remaining fuel (in miles or km) This range takes into account the average fuel consumption since the last time the reset button was pressed.

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    CLOCK - EXTERIOR TEMPERATURE If the electrical supply is cut (battery disconnected, feed wire broken, etc.), the clock will not display the correct time. The clock must be reset. For your safety, we recommend that you do not adjust the clock while driving.

  • Page 51: Exterior Lighting And Signals

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS Main beam headlights With stalk 1 in the dipped beam position, pull the stalk towards you. When the main beam headlights are lit, an indicator light lights up on the instrument panel. To return to the dipped headlight position, pull the stalk towards you.

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (continued) When the exterior lighting is switched off, the rear fog light is switched off or the control returns to the front fog lights position (if these are fitted). Lights on warning buzzer A warning buzzer will sound when a front door is opened if the lights are left switched on and the ignition has been switched off (to prevent...

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    ELECTRICAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE HEADLIGHT BEAM HEIGHTS Tumblewheel A adjustment positions Position 0 or 1: basic setting, boot empty with driver alone or with a front passenger. Tumblewheel A allows the height of the beams to be adjusted as a Position 2 or 3: vehicle with 5 function of the load.

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    WARNING LIGHTS AND BUZZERS Horn Hazard warning lights Direction indicators Press the centre of the steering Press switch 3. Shift stalk 1 parallel to the steering wheel 2. wheel and in the direction you are This switch lights up all four going to turn.

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    SCREEN WASH/WIPE In frosty weather, make sure that the wiper blades are not stuck by ice (risk of motor overheating). Keep an eye on the condition of the blades. Replace the wiper blades as soon as they begin to lose efficiency (approximately once a year).

  • Page 56: De-icing/demisting

    DE-ICING/DEMISTING Demisting the windscreen Refer to the information on Air conditioning or Automatic climate control in Section 3. Heated rear screen With the engine running, press button 1 (indicator light on the instrument panel switches on). This function demists the rear screen and the electric door mirrors (if these are fitted to the vehicle).

  • Page 57: Fuel Tank

    Refer to Section 6 for information on engine specifications. on and you should visit your nearest RENAULT dealer as soon as possible. The shut-off system and its surrounding area must be dust-free. Capacity of the fuel tank: Fuel filler cap: this is a 50 litres approximately.

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    (at the pump). vehicle before been inspected by qualified staff from - Insert the nozzle as far as it will go the RENAULT network. and so as to open the valve. - Keep the nozzle in this position throughout entire filling operation.

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    Section 2: Driving (Advice on use relating to fuel economy and the environment) Running in / Ignition switch ........................... 2.02 Starting the engine/Stopping the engine ......................2.03 Special features of petrol versions ........................2.04 Special features of diesel versions ........................2.05 Advice on anti-pollution and how to economise on fuel ..............

  • Page 61: Running In / Ignition Switch

    RUNNING IN IGNITION SWITCH Petrol version “Ignition on” position M The ignition is switched on: For the first 625 miles (1000 km) do not exceed 80 mph (130 km/h) in the - petrol version: the engine may be highest gear or 3000 to 3500 rpm. started.

  • Page 62: Starting The Engine/stopping The Engine

    STARTING/STOPPING THE ENGINE Starting the engine Stopping the engine - Petrol injection For vehicles with an automatic With the engine idling, turn the key gearbox: back to the “Stop” position. Engine hot or cold Refer to the information about - Turn the key to the start position automatic gearboxes in Section 2.

  • Page 63: Special Features Of Petrol Versions

    - using leaded petrol, These faults may be avoided by - using oil or fuel additives which taking your vehicle regularly to are not approved by RENAULT. your RENAULT Dealer at the intervals specified in your servicing Or faults such as: booklet.

  • Page 64: Special Features Of Diesel Versions

    However, if after a few seconds and several attempts the engine fails to start, contact a RENAULT Dealer. Do not park the vehicle or run the engine in locations where combustible substances or...

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    - Idling speed: this does not require servicing booklet. any adjustment. Your RENAULT Dealer has all the - Air filter, diesel filter: a clogged equipment necessary for ensuring element reduces output and must that your vehicle is maintained to be replaced.

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    - If it comes on continuously, Driving are superfluous actions in modern contact your RENAULT Dealer as - Drive carefully for the first few vehicles. soon as possible. miles until the engine reaches its - If it flashes, reduce the engine...

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    ADVICE ON ANTIPOLLUTION, FUEL ECONOMY AND DRIVING (continued) - On vehicles with air conditioning, it is normal to observe an increase in fuel consumption (especially in city conditions) when it is used. For vehicles fitted with manual air conditioning, switch system when it is not required.

  • Page 68: Environment

    ENVIRONMENT Your vehicle has been designed In addition, your vehicle meets the with the aim of caring for the requirements European legislation relating environment. environmental protection. - Most versions are equipped with anti-pollution system Make your contribution towards including a catalytic converter, a protection of the environment too! lambda sensor and an active Do not dispose of parts replaced in...

  • Page 69: Gear Lever - Handbrake

    GEAR LEVER HANDBRAKE POWER STEERING To release: Never leave the steering wheel on full lock when the vehicle is parked Pull up the lever slightly, press if you have power assisted steering button 2 and then lower the lever to fitted as this may damage the pump.

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    PROACTIVE AUTOMATIC GEARBOX For safety reasons, certain positions may not be selected until the mechanism unlocked: press button A. Only engage D or R when the vehicle is stopped, with your foot on the brake and the accelerator pedal released. Driving With the gear lever in position P or N, switch on the ignition.

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    PROACTIVE AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (continued) Driving forwards - In hilly or mountainous areas: If you cannot remain in 4th gear Select position D. In the majority of because of the road surface and traffic conditions, you will not have the number of bends, we would to touch the gear selector lever advise you to select D3 (by again: the gear changing will take...

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    P while indicates a fault. Contact a keeping your foot on the brake RENAULT Dealer as soon as pedal: the gearbox is in neutral and possible. the drive wheels are mechanically locked by the driveshaft.

  • Page 73: Anti-lock Braking System (abs)

    It is still essential to follow the rules without support from the ABS ground, weather conditions and of good driving practice (such as system. Contact a RENAULT your reactions. Anti-lock driving at a safe distance from the Dealer as soon as possible.

  • Page 74: Your Comfort

    Section 3: Your comfort Air vents 3.02 - 3.03 ................................Heating and air conditioning system 3.04 3.19 ...................... Interior lighting 3.20 ................................. Electric windows 3.21 - 3.22 ............................Sun visor - Vanity mirror 3.23 ............................Grab handle 3.23 ................................Ashtrays - Lighter 3.24 ..............................

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    AIR VENTS (air outlets) 1 - Demister outlet for left-hand side 5 - Control panel window 6 - Right-hand side air vent 2 - Left-hand side air vent 7 - Right-hand side window demister vent 3 - Windscreen demister outlets 8 - Footwell heater outlets for front 4 - Centre air vents and rear passengers...

  • Page 76: Air Vents

    AIR VENTS (continued) Side air vents Centre air vents Air flow Air flow Move tumblewheel 2 (beyond the Move the tumblewheel 4 (beyond point of resistance). the point of resistance). : maximum air flow : maximum air flow : closed : closed Direction Direction...

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    HEATING / VENTILATION Distribution of air in the passenger compartment Move control B. • Position All the air flow is directed to the dashboard vents. This selection is not appropriate if all the air vents are closed. • Position The air flow is directed towards the dashboard vents and the footwells.

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    HEATING - VENTILATION (continued) Adjusting the amount of air blown into passenger compartment Move control C from 0 to 4. The passenger compartment is ventilated by blown air. The blower determines the amount of air blown into the passenger compartment but vehicle speed has a slight effect on this.

  • Page 79: Air Conditioning

    AIR CONDITIONING Adjusting the air temperature Move control A. To the right: maximum possible temperature To the left: minimum possible temperature Adjusting the amount of air blown into passenger compartment Move control G from 0 to 4. The passenger compartment is ventilated by blown air.

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    AIR CONDITIONING (continued) • Position flow distributed between all the air vents, the front side window demisting vents, the windscreen demisting vents and the footwells. • Position For greater efficiency, close the dashboard air vents. All the air is then directed to the windscreen front side...

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    AIR CONDITIONING (continued) Passenger Air recycling allows the desired á comfort level to be achieved as compartment isolation quickly as possible. Key E This starts stops recirculation. Operating tell-tale F Air from outside is used for the lights up when this function is in normal operation of the heating use.

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    AIR CONDITIONING (continued) Note: The air conditioning may be used in all conditions but does not operate when external temperature is low. • Key B not pressed (indicator light C off) The air conditioning is not operating. The heating and ventilation controls are the same as a vehicle without...

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    Check that the controls are set correctly and that the fuses are sound. If not, switch off the air conditioning (indicator light C goes out) and consult a RENAULT Dealer. In very hot weather or when the When the air conditioning system...

  • Page 84: Automatic Climate Control

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL Information and advice for use: refer to the end of the Automatic climate control paragraph. 12 11 The controls 5 - automatic windscreen 1 - automatic mode demister/de-icer key operation key 6 - air recirculation key 2 and 12 - air temperature adjustment keys 8 to 10 - air distribution keys All keys except 2, 4, 7, and 12...

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Air conditioning (automatic mode) The automatic climate control Operation of the automatic mode system guarantees comfort in the Press key 1: the operating tell-tale passenger compartment and good light will come on. visibility (except in the event of Choose a comfort level between 16 extreme conditions),...

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) optimum operation, recommend that you leave the air vents open in all weathers. Operation of climate control (continued) reach maintain The value on the display 3 selected comfort level, the system indicates the comfort level. acts upon: When the vehicle is started in cold - ventilation speed, or hot weather, increasing or...

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) To return to automatic mode, press also exit windscreen de-icing/demisting by ventilation by pressing key 5 again. Visibility (automatic de-icing - demisting) Press key 5 to operate This system quickly demists and de-ices the windscreen and the windscreen de-icing/demisting by front side windows.

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Adjusting automatic mode The system normally operates in automatic mode but you can alter the standard settings used by the system (amount of air, etc.). Choice of air distribution You can exit automatic mode by pressing one of the following keys. Key indicator light 1 goes out.

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Varying the ventilation speed In automatic mode, the system uses the most suitable amount of air to reach and maintain the desired comfort level. Press key 4 or 7 to switch off automatic mode. Key indicator light 1 goes out. These keys increase or decrease the amount of air blown into the passenger compartment.

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Special instructions Switching on air recirculation automatically switches on the air conditioning. The function operates periodically if the external temperature is lower than approximately 10°C; the indicator light on key 6 will go out after a few minutes. The function operates permanently if the external temperature is above approximately 10°C;...

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    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Stopping the system ò ò Press key 13 function isolates the The operating tell-tale light comes passenger compartment from the There further outside atmosphere. information on the display 3. The Press keys 1 or 5 to return to system has stopped.

  • Page 92: Maintenance

    For vehicles fitted with manual air Generally, in the event of an conditioning, switch off the system operation fault, consult your when it is not required. RENAULT Dealer. - Reduction in de-icing, demisting Some advice reducing consumption therefore or air conditioning performance.

  • Page 93: Interior Lighting

    INTERIOR LIGHTING When switch 2 is pressed: Automatic operation of interior lighting (depending - continuous lighting, vehicle) - or temporary lighting - if the doors are unlocked using obtained, by opening one of the the remote control, the interior front doors, or by opening any lights switched door, depending on the version.

  • Page 94: Electric Windows

    ELECTRIC WINDOWS With the ignition on: - Press the switch of the window concerned to lower it to the desired height. - lift the switch of the concerned window to raise it to the desired height. From the driver’s seat From the front passenger seat Operate the switches as follows: Press switch 3.

  • Page 95

    ELECTRIC WINDOWS (continued)/MANUAL WINDOWS From the rear seats Manual window winder controls Press switch 4 or 5. Turn the winder 6. Driver’s responsibility If there is a child (or a pet) in the vehicle, never leave it unattended with the key in the ignition. It would be possible to operate the electric windows and there is a risk that a child or animal may be seriously injured (by trapping his or her neck, arm, hand, etc.).

  • Page 96: Grab Handle 3

    SUN VISOR/GRAB HANDLE Sun visor Vanity mirror Grab handle 3 Lower sun visor 1. When the sun visor is fitted with a These offer support and can be held courtesy mirror 2, this will be on the when the vehicle is being driven. passenger side.

  • Page 97: Ashtrays - Lighter

    ASHTRAYS / CIGARETTE LIGHTER Ashtray in front console Ashtray in rear door To empty, pull tab 3 to release the To empty, lift cover 1 and pull on ashtray. assembly, ashtray released from its housing. Cigarette lighter With the ignition on, press in the cigarette lighter 2.

  • Page 98: Storage Compartments

    STORAGE COMPARTMENTS Passenger side glove box Centre console storage Driver’s storage compartment 4 compartment 2 To open, lift handle 1. Location for cup holder 3 Front door storage compartment 5 3.25...

  • Page 99: Rear Bench Seat (operation)

    REAR BENCH SEAT (operation) To fold down the seatback Removing the seat squab The seat and the seatback may be folded away to allow bulky objects Remove the rear head rests (if Raise the seat squab so as to remove to be carried.

  • Page 100

    BOOT versions with electric central door locking The boot lid is locked and unlocked at the same time as the doors. The boot lid may, however, be locked unlocked without affecting the doors by using the door key in lock 1. To close Slam the boot lid and turn the ignition key to the right.

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    TRANSPORTING ITEMS IN THE BOOT Always position objects transported so that the largest surface rests against: - The back of the rear bench seat, for normal loads. - The folded down bench seat, for maximum loads. Always position heaviest items directly on the floor.

  • Page 102

    Section 4: Maintenance Bonnet ................................4.02 Engine oil level ............................ 4.03 4.06 Levels: Brake fluid ............................4.07 Coolant ..............................4.08 Power-assisted steering pump ......................4.09 Windscreen washer reservoir ......................4.09 Filters ................................. 4.09 Battery ................................4.10 Bodywork maintenance ......................... 4.11 - 4.12 Interior trim maintenance ..........................

  • Page 103: Bonnet

    BONNET Opening the bonnet Unlocking the bonnet catch Closing the bonnet To open the bonnet, pull handle 1. To unlock, pull catch 2. To close the bonnet, replace stay 4 in mounting 3, grip the bonnet in Simultaneously lift the bonnet and the middle and lower it down to unclip strut 4 from its mounting 3.

  • Page 104: Engine Oil Level

    The squares which appear on the oil changes. Level display indicate the level. They above However, contact your RENAULT disappear as the oil level drops and minimum Dealer if more than 0.5 litres is they are replaced by a dash.

  • Page 105

    The oil level should only be measured with the dipstick, as previously explained. If the oil level exceeds the maximum level, do not start your vehicle and contact a RENAULT dealer. 1.2 16V Special features of the 1.2 16V Reading the level using the dipstick engine - Take out the dipstick.

  • Page 106

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL (continued) 1.4 16V - 1.6 16V 1.2 16V 1.4 8V Topping up/filling The vehicle must be parked on level - Unscrew cap 1. ground and the engine should be off - top up the level (for information, and cold (for instance, before the capacity between...

  • Page 107

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL (continued) Oil change Engine oil change: if you Oil change frequency: refer to are changing the oil when your vehicle’s Maintenance the engine is hot, be careful Service Booklet. not to scald yourself if the oil overflows. Average capacities for oil changes (for information) 1.2 16V engine : 4.0 litres...

  • Page 108

    MIN warning level. Take care when working in the engine compartment as Contact your RENAULT Dealer the engine cooling fan may at once if you notice an abnormal start to operate at any or repeated drop in any of the moment without warning.

  • Page 109: Coolant

    (severe damage is likely to be caused to the engine if it runs out of coolant.) If topping up is required, only use products approved by RENAULT's Technical Department which will provide: - anti-freeze protection - anti-corrosion protection of the cooling system.

  • Page 110: Power-assisted Steering Pump

    Jets: to adjust the angle of the jets pivot the little ball using a pin. Take care when working in the engine compartment Contact your RENAULT Dealer as the engine cooling fan at once if you notice an abnormal may start to operate at or repeated drop in any of the any moment without warning.

  • Page 111: Battery

    Ensure that replace this battery with one that can be connected to this pipe. Contact your RENAULT Dealer. The battery does not need to be serviced: never open cover 1. Handle the battery with care contains...

  • Page 112: Bodywork Maintenance

    - atmospheric pollution (urban - Use solvents not approved by RENAULT's Technical Department. and industrial areas). RENAULT's Technical Department If adequate precautions are not - saline atmosphere (near the sea, to remove stains as this could...

  • Page 113

    - mud in the wheel arches and the underside of the body which forms damp patches. have selected special products to care for your vehicle and you can obtain these from RENAULT accessory outlets. 4.12...

  • Page 114: Interior Trim Maintenance

    RENAULT's Technical Department passenger compartment: unless - washing up liquid (with one part (RENAULT accessory outlets) or carefully used, such equipment washing up liquid to 200 parts warm soapy water and a sponge could interfere with correct water).

  • Page 115


  • Page 116: Practical Advice

    Section 5: Practical advice Emergency spare wheel 5.02 ............................Tool kit (jack, wheelbrace, etc.) 5.03 ..........................Hubcaps - Wheels 5.04 ..............................Changing a wheel 5.05 ..............................Tyres (tyre safety, wheels, winter use) 5.06 5.08 ....................Wiper blades 5.09 ................................Changing bulbs: 5.10 5.18 ............................

  • Page 117: Emergency Spare Wheel

    EMERGENCY SPARE WHEEL Emergency spare wheel This is located in the boot. To access - Release the retaining strap 1. the emergency spare wheel: - Take out the spare wheel 2. - Open the boot lid. - Lift up the boot carpet A . If the emergency spare wheel has been stored for several years, have it...

  • Page 118: Tool Kit

    TOOL KIT Jack 4 When refitting the jack, fold it completely and replace it in its location. Wheelbrace 5 Wheelbrace 6 This is used to tighten or release the wheel bolts. Hubcap tool 2 The tool kit 1 is located on the emergency spare wheel, under the This used...

  • Page 119: Hubcaps - Wheels

    HUBCAPS - WHEELS Hubcap with masked wheel Central hubcap with concealed bolts wheel bolts Using the end of the wheelbrace, Remove it using a hubcap tool remove the hubcap by engaging the (located glove box), hook in one of the openings in the inserting the tool 2 into recess 3.

  • Page 120: Changing A Wheel

    Tighten the bolts and lower the jack. With the wheels on the ground, tighten the bolts as much as possible and get a RENAULT Dealer to check the tightness of the bolts as soon as possible (tightening torque 105 Nm).

  • Page 121: Tyres (tyre Safety, Wheels, Winter Use)

    Tyres fitted to the vehicle should axle geometry. In this case, have either be identical to those fitted the condition of these checked originally or conform to those by a RENAULT Dealer. recommended your RENAULT Dealer. 5.06...

  • Page 122: Tyre Pressures

    TYRES (continued) Tyre pressures Pressures should be checked when Changing wheels around the tyres are cold; ignore higher It is important to respect inflation This practice is not recommended. pressures which may be reached in pressure (including that of the spare warm weather or following a fast wheel), it must be checked at least journey.

  • Page 123

    In all cases, we would recommend Only certain chains can be fitted that you contact your RENAULT to tyres. We recommend that you Dealer who will be able to advise contact your RENAULT Dealer.

  • Page 124: Wiper Blades

    WIPER BLADES Refitting a wiper blade To refit the wiper blade, proceed in reverse order to removal. Make sure that the blade is correctly locked in position. Replacing windscreen wiper blades - Lift wiper arm 1. - Tilt tab 2. - Slide wiper blade A to release hook 3.

  • Page 125

    Turn the connector a quarter of a components): consult your turn and remove bulb 3. RENAULT Dealer. Type of bulb: 1 Main beam headlights anti U.V. (see box). Remove cover A. As the headlights are Remove bulb connector 1.

  • Page 126

    FRONT LIGHTS: changing the bulbs (continued) To comply with local legislation, or as a precaution, you can obtain an emergency kit from your RENAULT Dealer containing a set of spare bulbs and fuses. Front side light Direction indicator lights Remove bulb holder 5 to access the Turn bulb holder 4 one quarter of a bulb.

  • Page 127: Front Fog Lights 1

    FRONT FOG LIGHTS: replacing the bulbs Additional lights If you wish to fit fog lights or long range driving lights to your vehicle, contact a RENAULT Dealer. Front fog lights 1 Changing a bulb Contact your RENAULT Dealer. Any operation on (or...

  • Page 128: Rear Lights

    REAR LIGHTS: replacing the bulbs 3 Side light and brake light Remove screw 1 and pull off the rear Unclip the bulb holder by moving light cluster from the outside. tab 2. Pear-shaped bulb, bayonet type with 2 filaments P 21/5 W. 4 Reversing light Pear-shaped bulb, bayonet type P 21 W.

  • Page 129

    REAR LIGHTS: replacing the bulbs (continued) Third brake light 1 Remove the cover by pressing Turn the bulb holder 2 a quarter of a simultaneously on the locking tabs turn, release it and take out the bulb. on both sides (arrows). Bulb type: P21W.

  • Page 130

    REAR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs (continued) Number plate light 1 Release it using a tool such as a flat To gain access to bulb 2, unclip screwdriver. the lens from the bulb holder. Bulb type: PH 5 W. 5.15...

  • Page 131

    SIDE-MOUNTED REPEATERS: replacing the bulbs Unclip side repeater 1 (using a Turn bulb holder 2 a quarter of a flat-bladed screwdriver or similar turn and take out the bulb. tool). Type of bulb: W 5 W. The bulbs are under pressure and can break when replaced.

  • Page 132

    INTERIOR LIGHTS: changing bulbs Courtesy light Unclip cover 1 (using a flat-blade Turn bulb holder 2 or 3 a quarter of a turn. screwdriver or similar). Bulb type: W 5 W or: festoon type bulb 7W for a single courtesy light.

  • Page 133

    INTERIOR LIGHTS: changing bulbs (continued) Luggage compartment light Using a flat-bladed screwdriver or Press tab 5 to release the lens and similar tool, unclip light 4 by gain access to the bulb 6. pressing the tabs on each side of the light.

  • Page 134

    After-Sales accessories, etc. negative terminal. Special procedures may be required to charge Do not disconnect the battery some batteries. Contact when the engine is running. your RENAULT Dealer. Follow manufacturer’s instructions battery Avoid all risk of sparks which charger you are using.

  • Page 135: Battery

    Start the engine as normal. As soon obtain the appropriate leads (large as it starts, disconnect cables A and cross-section) from a RENAULT B in reverse order (4-3-2-1). Dealer, or if you already have jump leads, check that they are in perfect condition.

  • Page 136: Remote Control Door Locking (batteries)

    Note: It is not advisable to touch the electronic circuit in the key cover when replacing the battery. Batteries can be obtained from your RENAULT Dealer. These batteries should last about two Do not throw away your years. used batteries, give them...

  • Page 137: Fuses

    It is not advisable to use the free excessive current. fuse locations. To comply with local legislation, or as a precaution, you can obtain an emergency kit from your Renault Dealer containing a set of spare bulbs and fuses. 5.22...

  • Page 138

    FUSES (continued) Allocation of fuses (depending on the vehicle equipment level) Symbol Allocation Symbol Allocation Symbol Allocation Automatic gearbox ECU Reversing light MEMO INJECT Anti-lock Braking System Heater fan (ABS) INJECT Injection engine Radio/Cigarette Electric windows lighter/Clock Airbags and pretensioners Right-hand side Consumer cut-out: Electric light/Interior lighting...

  • Page 139

    FUSES (continued) Allocation of fuses (depending on the vehicle equipment level) Symbol Allocation Symbol Allocation UCH/direction indicator Windscreen wiper lights Direction indicator lights Brake lights/Central door and hazard warning lights locking/Instrument panel Courtesy light/Rear screen Brake lights wiper supply Front fog lights Central door locking Air conditioning fan Diagnostic socket...

  • Page 140

    RENAULT Network who must ensure that: - the vehicle is fit to be driven; - there is no smell of fuel; - and that the fuel system is not leaking.

  • Page 141: Towing (breakdown - Towing Equipment)

    You must observe the towing indirectly. possible. regulations which apply in the country in which you are driving: do not exceed the towing weight for your vehicle. Contact your RENAULT Dealer. When engine stopped, steering braking assistance are not operational. 5.26...

  • Page 142

    Under exceptional circumstances, you may tow the vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, only - RENAULT specifies the going forward, with the gear lever use of a rigid towing bar. If in the Neutral position, and for a...

  • Page 143

    TOWING: trailer A = 1 039 mm. Permissible nose weight, maximum permissible towing weight braked and unbraked: Refer to the information on weights in Section 6. Refer manufacturer's instructions for information on how to fit and operate the towing attachment. Please keep these instructions with the rest of the vehicle documentation.

  • Page 144

    Consult your RENAULT Dealer to find out the correct part number. - No work may be carried out on the vehicle’s electrical or radio circuits, except by RENAULT Dealers: an incorrectly connected system may result in damage being caused to the electrical equipment and/or the components connected to it.

  • Page 145: Fitting A Radio/accessories

    RENAULT approved accessories because they are designed for your vehicle only accessories for which RENAULT will provide a warranty. Electrical electronic accessories - Any work on the electrical circuit...

  • Page 146: Operating Faults

    OPERATING FAULTS The following advice will enable you to carry out quick, albeit temporary repairs. For safety reasons you should always contact a RENAULT Dealer as soon as possible. The starter is activated CAUSES REMEDIAL ACTION There is no response, the indicator...

  • Page 147

    If the vehicle will not start, do not keep trying to start it. Contact a RENAULT Dealer. Fuel supply cut-off system activated if Contact a RENAULT Dealer. (See vehicle has been subjected to severe information on the fuel cut-off system impact.

  • Page 148

    Engine oil level – topping up/filling in Section 4). - at idle speed Low oil pressure Visit the nearest RENAULT Dealer. - is slow to go out or remains lit up Lack of oil pressure Stop: contact a RENAULT Dealer.

  • Page 149

    Reminder: only products approved by RENAULT's Technical Department may be used for this purpose.

  • Page 150

    Find the earth wire which is attached to a metal body part, scrape the end of the earth wire and re-attach it carefully. On both sides: - Fuse blown. Replace fuse. - flasher unit faulty. Replace: contact a RENAULT Dealer. 5.35...

  • Page 151

    FAULTS (continued) Electrical equipment CAUSES REMEDIAL ACTION The headlights One only: - Bulb blown Replace bulb. no longer operate. - Disconnected wire or Check and reconnect the wire or incorrectly-positioned connector connector. - Faulty earth connection See above. Both: - If circuit is fused: Check fuse and change if necessary.

  • Page 152: Technical Specifications

    Section 6: Technical specifications Vehicle identification plates ....................... 6.02 6.04 Engine specifications ............................6.05 Weights ..............................6.06 - 6.07 Towing weights ............................6.06 - 6.07 Dimensions ................................ 6.08 Replacement parts ............................6.09 6.01...

  • Page 153: Vehicle Identification Plates

    VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION PLATES The information on the vehicle A - Vehicle identification plate identification plate A (right-hand 1 Vehicle type and chassis number 6 Technical specifications of vehicle side) must quoted (The number also appears on the 7 Vehicle paint reference. correspondence or when ordering dashboard, at the bottom of the parts.

  • Page 154

    VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION PLATES (continued) 1.2 16V 1.4 8V The information on the engine plate B must be quoted when writing or ordering parts. B - Engine plate or label (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type 2 Engine suffix 3 Engine number 1.2 16V 1.4 16V - 1.6 16V...

  • Page 155

    VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION PLATES (continued) 1.5 dCi The information on the engine plate B must be quoted when writing or ordering parts. B - Engine plate or label (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type 2 Engine suffix 3 Engine number 6.04...

  • Page 156: Engine Specifications

    Only use the spark plugs specified for your vehicle’s engine. The type should be marked on a – label stuck inside the engine compartment. If it is not then contact your RENAULT Dealer. Fitting spark plugs which are not to specification may damage the engine. 6.05...

  • Page 157: Weights

    - It is important to comply with the towing weights, governed by local legislation in each country and, in particular laid down in the Road Traffic Regulations. Consult your RENAULT Dealer about any towing attachments. Under no circumstances may the total train weight (= maximum permissible all-up weight plus weight towed) be exceeded.

  • Page 158

    - It is important to comply with the towing weights, governed by local legislation in each country and, in particular laid down in the Road Traffic Regulations. Consult your RENAULT Dealer about any towing attachments. Under no circumstances may the total train weight (= maximum permissible all-up weight plus weight towed) be exceeded.

  • Page 159: Dimensions

    DIMENSIONS (in metres) Front overhang 0.739 Rear overhang 0.960 Average wheelbase 2.472 Overall length 4.171 Front axle track 1.406 Rear axle track 1.386 Overall width 1.911 Overall height (unladen) 1.437 Turning circle • between walls : 10.70 or 11.15 • between kerbs : 10.30 or 10.75 6.08...

  • Page 160: Replacement Parts And Repairs

    REPLACEMENT PARTS AND REPAIRS Original RENAULT parts are based on strict specifications and are regularly tested. Therefore, they are of at least the same level of quality as the originally fitted part. If you always fit genuine RENAULT parts to your vehicle, you will ensure that it performs well. Furthermore, repairs carried out within the RENAULT Network using original replacement parts are guaranteed according to the conditions set out on the reverse of the repair order.

  • Page 161: Alphabetical Index

    ALPHABETICAL INDEX A ABS ..............2.14 D Dashboard ..........1.32 - 1.33 Accessories - installation ........5.30 Dimensions ............6.08 Accessories ............5.30 Dipstick ............ 4.03 4.06 Additional lights ..........5.12 Direction indicators ..........1.47 Adjusting the driving position ....1.10 - 1.11 Door mirrors ..........

  • Page 162: Headlight Beam Adjustment

    ALPHABETICAL INDEX G Gear lever ............. 2.10 L Lights adjusting ............1.46 Grab handle ............3.23 brake lights ..........5.13 - 5.14 dipped beam headlights ......1.44 - 5.10 H Handbrake ............2.10 direction indicators ..... 1.47 - 5.10 - 5.13 Hazard warning lights .........

  • Page 163

    ALPHABETICAL INDEX R Replacement parts ..........6.09 T Towing (breakdown) ......... 5.26 - 5.27 Restraint systems in addition to front Towing (towing equipment) ........ 5.28 seat belts ..........1.11 1.17 Towing ..............6.06 Reverse gear (selecting) ........2.10 Towing a caravan ........6.06 - 6.07 Running in ............

  • Page 165

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    i think maybe i could do with a few lessons on how to use this manual. it seems very complicate​d,. what i want to know is how to remove the head and manifold from a clio 1.5dci 2002 model . i wonder if you could show me,,,than i may be able to use the rest of it. thank you