StaRtING/StoPPING the eNGINe
Conditions for stopping the
The vehicle must stationary, with the
lever positioned in N or P for vehicles
with an automatic transmission.
Remote control ReNaULt
With the card in reader 2, press
button 1: the engine will stop. Removing
the card from the reader locks the steer-
If the card is no longer in the reader
when you try to switch the engine off,
the message "card absent- long press"
appears on the instrument panel: press
button 1 for longer than two seconds.
ReNaULt card in hands-free
With the card in the vehicle, press
button 1: the engine will stop. The steer-
ing column is locked when the driver's
door is opened or the vehicle is locked.
If the card is no longer in the passenger
compartment when you try to switch the
engine off, the message "card absent-
long press" appears on the instrument
panel: press button 1 for longer than
With the engine switched off, any ac-
cessories being used (radio, etc.) will
continue to function for approximately
When the driver's door is opened, the
accessories stop working.
When you leave your vehi-
cle, especially if you have
your RENAULT card with
you, check that the engine
is completely switched off.
Never leave your vehicle
with the RENAULT card
inside and never leave a
child (or a pet) unsuper-
vised, even for a short while.
There is a risk that they could start
the engine or operate electrical
equipment (electric windows etc.)
and trap part of their body (neck,
arms, hands, etc.).
Risk of serious injury.
Never switch off the ignition before
the vehicle has stopped completely.
Once the engine has stopped, the
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
ing, etc. and the passive safety de-
vices such as air bags and preten-
sioners will no longer operate.