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OPERATING FAULTS

Your vehicle should not be affected by faults likely to keep it off the road for long periods if you have followed the Renault
Servicing Programme regularly.
The following advice will allow you to get going again quickly, albeit temporarily: for reasons of safety, you should
always consult a Renault Dealer as soon as possible.
When starter is activated
• There is no response. The warning
lights fail to illuminate and the starter
does not turn.
• Warning lights go dim and starter
turns very slowly.
• The engine is difficult to start in
damp conditions or after washing.
• The engine is difficult to start when
hot.
CAUSES
Battery lead disconnected or terminals
oxidised.
Battery discharged.
Battery unserviceable.
Battery terminals not tight.
Battery terminals oxidised.
Battery discharged.
Poor ignition, ignition system damp.
Poor carburation (bubbles of vaporised
fuel in the circuit).
Lack of compression.
REMEDIAL ACTION
Check battery terminals: scrape clean
if oxidised and re-tighten.
Connect another battery to the faulty
battery.
Replace the battery.
Check battery terminals: scrape clean
if oxidised and re-tighten.
Connect another battery to the faulty
battery.
Dry the plug leads and ignition coil.
Let the engine cool down.
Consult a Renault Dealer.
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