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    MODUS DRIVER’S HANDBOOK...

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    Warning: to ensure the engine operates optimally, the use of a lubricant may be restricted to certain vehicles. Please ELF has developed a complete range of lubricants for RENAULT: refer to your maintenance document. engine oils manual and automatic gearbox oils Benefiting from the research applied to Formula 1, lubricants are very high-tech products.

  • Page 3: Driving

    This handbook may also contain information about items of equipment to be introduced later in the model year. Throughout the manual, the “approved Dealer” is your RENAULT Dealer. Enjoy driving your new vehicle.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

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

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    Section 1: Getting to know your vehicle Radio frequency remote control unit: general information, use, deadlocking ....Doors ............... . . Automatic locking of opening elements when driving .

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    key/RADIO FReQUeNCy ReMOTe CONTROL: general information (1/2) key A Radio frequency remote 4 Locking/unlocking the tailgate only. control unit B or C 5 To release the key from its hous- 1 Coded key for ignition switch, ing, press button 5. It will be re- doors and fuel filler cap.

  • Page 9: Doors

    key/RADIO FReQUeNCy ReMOTe CONTROL: general information (2/2) Radio frequency remote control operating range This varies according to the environ- ment: take care not to lock or unlock the doors by inadvertently pressing the buttons on the remote control. For replacement, or if you require an additional remote Interference control.

  • Page 10: Unlocking The Doors

    RADIO FReQUeNCy ReMOTe CONTROL: use (1/2) Unlocking the doors Special notes (for some countries): – pressing button 2 enables the driv- Remote control A or B er’s door only to be unlocked, – the other doors can be unlocked by Press unlocking button 2.

  • Page 11: Locking The Doors

    RADIO FReQUeNCy ReMOTe CONTROL: use (2/2) Locking the doors Unlocking/locking the tailgate only Remote control A or B (for some countries) Driver’s responsibility Press locking button 1. Press button 3 to unlock or lock the tail- Never leave your vehi- gate.

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    DeADLOCkING Deadlocking of the doors/ To activate deadlocking tailgate Press button 1 twice in quick succes- (for some countries) sion. This allows you to lock the doors and The hazard warning lights and indica- tailgate and to prevent the doors from tor lights flash five times to indicate that being opened with the interior handles the doors have locked.

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    OPeNING AND CLOSING THe DOORS (1/2) Lights-on warning buzzer If you have switched off the ignition and left the lights switched on, a warn- ing buzzer will sound when a door is opened. Door/tailgate open buzzer If a door or tailgate is open or not prop- erly closed, as soon as the vehicle reaches a speed of approximately 12 mph (20 km/h), the message “luggage...

  • Page 14: Child Safety

    OPeNING AND CLOSING THe DOORS (2/2) Safety of rear occupants The driver can authorise operation of the rear doors and, depending on the ve- hicle, the electric windows by press- ing switch 3 on the side with the il- lustration. Depending on the vehicle, in the event of a fault: –...

  • Page 15: Using The Key

    LOCkING/UNLOCkING THe DOORS (1/2) Locking/Unlocking from the outside Refer to the information on the “Key, radio frequency remote control: general information”. In some cases, the key/radio frequency remote control may not work: – if the vehicle is located in a zone of high electromagnetic radiation;...

  • Page 16: Indicator Light

    LOCkING/UNLOCkING THe DOORS (2/2) Locking/Unlocking doors Doors and tailgate status from the outside (continued) indicator light Using the door locking/unlocking in- The indicator light integrated in button 3 terior control. shows whether or not the doors and tailgate are locked: With the engine switched off and a front door open, press switch 3 for more than –...

  • Page 17: Automatic Locking When Driving

    AUTOMATIC LOCkING WHeN DRIVING you can decide whether you want to Operating faults activate this function. If you experience an operating fault (no automatic locking, the indicator light in- To activate corporated in button 1 does not light up With the ignition on, press central when trying to lock the doors and tail- door locking button 1 for approximately gate, etc.), firstly check that the doors...

  • Page 18: Engine Immobiliser System

    eNGINe IMMOBILISeR This prevents the vehicle being driven by anyone not in possession of the vehicle’s coded ignition key. The vehicle is automatically protected a few seconds after the engine is switched off. Operating principle Vehicle protection tell-tale light After the ignition has been switched off, When the engine is started, warning warning light 1 flashes and the vehicle light 1 remains lit for a few seconds...

  • Page 19: Front Headrests

    FRONT HeADReSTS To remove the headrest Press button 2 and lift the headrest to release it. To refit the headrest Insert the headrest rods into the holes, with the notches facing forwards. Move tab 1 forwards and lower the headrest down to the required height. To raise the headrest Slide it upwards to the required height.

  • Page 20: Rear Headrests

    ReAR HeADReSTS Positions for use To remove the headrest Press tab A of lock 1 and raise the Press tab A on catches 1 and 2 then headrest to its maximum height to use take out the headrest. it in the high position. Lower it until it locks to use it in the bottom position.

  • Page 21: Front Seats

    FRONT SeATS To move forwards or Adjusting the height of the backwards driver’s seat Lift handle 1 underneath the seat to Move lever 2 as many times as neces- For safety reasons, carry release. Release the handle once sary: out any adjustments when the seat is in the correct position and –...

  • Page 22: Seat Belts

    SeAT BeLTS (1/4) Adjusting your driving Always wear your seat belt when trav- elling in your vehicle. You must also position comply with the legislation of the par- – Sit well back in your seat (having ticular country you are in. first removed your coat or jacket).

  • Page 23: Seat Belt Reminder

    SeAT BeLTS (2/4) If your seat belt is completely jammed, pull slowly, but firmly so that just over 3 cm unwinds. Allow it to return slightly before attempting to unwind it again. If there is still a problem, contact an ap- proved dealer.

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    SeAT BeLTS (3/4) Rear side seat belts 7 Rear centre belt Fasten sliding buckle 10 into the corre- sponding red catch 12. The belts are locked, unlocked and Unwind belt 9 slowly from its housing, adjusted in the same way as the front then fasten buckle 8 into the corre- belts.

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    SeAT BeLTS (4/4) The following information applies to the vehicle’s front and rear seat belts. – No modification may be made to the component parts of the originally fitted restraint system: belts, seats and their mountings. For special operations (e.g. fitting child seats), contact an authorised dealer. –...

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    MeTHODS OF ReSTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THe FRONT SeAT BeLTS (1/4) These are: – Have the entire restraint – pretensioners, system checked following an accident. – chest and lap belt force limiters, – No operation whatso- – air bags for driver and front pas- ever is permitted on any part of senger.

  • Page 27: Methods Of Restraint In Addition To The Front Seat Belts

    MeTHODS OF ReSTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THe FRONT SeAT BeLTS (2/4) Chest-level and lap belt load Air bags for driver and front limiters passenger Above a certain severity of impact, this Fitted to the driver and passenger side. mechanism is used to limit the force of The presence of this equipment is in- the belt against the body so that it is at dicated by the word “Air bag”...

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    MeTHODS OF ReSTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THe FRONT SeAT BeLTS (3/4) Operation This system is only operational when the ignition is switched on. In a severe frontal impact, the air bags inflate rapidly, cushioning the impact of the driver’s head and chest against the steering wheel and of the front pas- senger against the dashboard.

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    MeTHODS OF ReSTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THe FRONT SeAT BeLTS (4/4) All of the warnings below are given so that the air bag is not obstructed in any way when it is inflated and also to prevent the risk of serious injuries caused by items which may be dislodged when the air bag inflates. Warnings concerning the driver’s air bag –...

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    MeTHODS OF ReSTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THe ReAR SeAT BeLTS 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. –...

  • Page 31: Side Protection Devices

    SIDe PROTeCTION DeVICeS Side air bags This air bag may be fitted to each of the front seats and is activated at the sides of the seats (door side) to protect the occupants in the event of a severe side impact.

  • Page 32: Additional Methods Of Restraint

    ADDITIONAL MeTHODS OF ReSTRAINT All the warnings below are given so that air bag activation is not obstructed in any way and also to prevent the risk of serious injuries caused by items which may be dislodged when the air bag inflates. The air bag is designed to complement the action of the seat belt.

  • Page 33: Child Safety: General Information

    CHILD SAFeTy: General information (1/2) Carrying children Using a child seat Before fitting a child seat, read the manual and follow its instructions. If Children - and adults - must be correctly The level of protection offered by the you experience any difficulties during seated and strapped in for all journeys.

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    CHILD SAFeTy: General information (2/2) Never leave a child unat- tended in the vehicle. Check that your child is always strapped in and that the belt or safety harness used is correctly set and adjusted. Avoid wearing bulky clothing which could cause the belts to slacken.

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    CHILD SAFeTy: Choosing a child seat Rear-facing child seats Forward-facing child seats Booster cushions A baby’s head is, proportionally, heavier The child’s head and abdomen need to From 15 kg or 4 years, the child can than that of an adult and its neck is very be protected as a priority.

  • Page 36: Choosing A Child Seat Mounting

    CHILD SAFeTy: Choosing a child seat mounting Attachment with the ISOFIX system The are two ways of attaching child Do not use the child seat seats: via the seat belt or using the Authorised ISOFIX child seats are ap- if it may unfasten the seat ISOFIX system.

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    CHILD SAFeTy: Choosing a child seat mounting (continued) The two rings 1 are located between The 3 ring is used to attach the upper the seatback and the seat base of the belt on some child seats. The ISOFIX anchorage seat and are identified by a marking.

  • Page 38: Fitting A Child Seat

    CHILD SAFeTy: fitting a child seat (1/6) In the front seat In the rear side seat Some seats are not suitable for fitting child seats. The diagrams on the fol- The laws concerning children travel- Carrycots can only be fitted in the lowing pages show you how to attach ling in the front passenger seat differ in 3-seater position and will take up at...

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    CHILD SAFeTy: fitting a child seat (2/6) Child seat attached using the ISOFIX fitting ü = seat which allows an ISOFIX child seat to be fitted. ± = the rear seats are fitted with an anchorage point which allows a forward-facing ISOFIX child seat with universal approval to be fitted.

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    CHILD SAFeTy: fitting a child seat (3/6) The table below summarises the information already shown on the diagram on the previous page, to ensure the regula- tions in force are respected. Weight of ISOFIX Front passenger Rear side Rear centre Type of seat the child seat size...

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    CHILD SAFeTy: fitting a child seat (4/6) X = Seat not suitable for fitting child seats. U = Seat which allows a child seat with “Universal” approval to be attached by seat belt; check that it can be fitted. IUF/IL = On equipped vehicles, seat which allows a child seat with “universal/semi-universal or vehicle specific” approval to be fitted using the ISOFIX system;...

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    CHILD SAFeTy: fitting a child seat (5/6) Child seat attached using the ISOFIX mounting ü = seat which allows an ISOFIX child seat to be fitted. ± = the rear seats are fitted with an anchorage point which allows a forward facing ISOFIX child seat with universal approval to be fitted.

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    CHILD SAFeTy: fitting a child seat (6/6) The table below summarises the information already shown on the diagram on the previous page, to ensure the regula- tions in force are respected. Weight of Front passenger Rear side Rear centre Type of seat ISOFIX seat size the child seats (1) (2)

  • Page 44: Deactivating/activating The Front Passenger Airbag

    CHILD SAFeTy: deactivating/activating the front passenger air bag (1/3) Deactivating the front To deactivate the air bags: when the vehicle is stationary, push and turn passenger air bags lock 1 to the OFF position. (on equipped vehicles) With the ignition on, you must check You must deactivate the devices in ad- dition to the front passenger seat belt The passenger air bag must...

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    CHILD SAFeTy: deactivating/activating the front passenger air bag (2/3) The markings on the dashboard and labels A on each side of passenger sun blind 3 (example: label shown above) remind you of these instructions. DANGeR Since operation of the front passenger air bag is not compatible with the position of a rear-facing child seat, NeVeR...

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    CHILD SAFeTy: deactivating/activating the front passenger air bag (3/3) DANGeR Since operation of the front passenger air bag is not compatible with the position of a rear-facing child seat, NeVeR fit a rear-facing child seat on a front passenger seat with an active front air bag.

  • Page 47: Steering Wheel

    STeeRING WHeeL Never leave the steering wheel on full lock when the vehicle is station- ary. Do not drive with a low battery charge. The steering wheel may not operate correctly. Steering wheel height With the engine switched off, or if adjustment there is a system fault, it is still pos- Pull lever 1 and place the steering...

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    DRIVeR’S POSITION, LeFT-HAND DRIVe 23 22 21 20 14 13 12 1.42...

  • Page 49: Instrument Panel

    DRIVeR’S POSITION, LeFT-HAND DRIVe (continued) The fittings described DePeND ON THe VeHICLe VeRSION AND COUNTRy. 1 Side window demister outlet. 9 Side air vent. 20 Location for radio, navigation system, etc. 2 Side air vent. 10 Side window demister outlet. 21 Hazard warning lights switch.

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    DRIVeR’S POSITION, RIGHT-HAND DRIVe 9 10 25 24 23 1.44...

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    DRIVeR’S POSITION, RIGHT-HAND DRIVe (continued) The fittings described DePeND ON THe VeHICLe VeRSION AND COUNTRy. 1 Side window demister outlet. 9 Side air vent. 17 Location for radio, navigation system, etc. 2 Side air vent. 10 Side window demister outlet. 18 Location for a cup holder, ashtray, 3 Location of passenger air bag.

  • Page 52: Instrument Panel

    INSTRUMeNT PANeL: warning lights (1/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DePeND ON THe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. Ä Left-hand direction indicator Toxic Fume Filter System tell-tale Warning Light Right-hand direction indica- For vehicles equipped with this option, tor tell-tale the light comes on when the ignition is switched on then goes out.

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    INSTRUMeNT PANeL: warning lights (2/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DePeND ON THe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. À Oil pressure warning light Handbrake on and brake cir- cuit incident warning light This lights up when the igni- tion is switched on and goes out after This comes on when the ignition is a few seconds.

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    INSTRUMeNT PANeL: warning lights (3/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DePeND ON THe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. ù electronic stability program å (eSP) and traction control Air bag warning light (ASR) warning light This lights up when the ignition is There are several reasons for the warn- switched on and goes out after a few ing light to come on: refer to the infor-...

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    INSTRUMeNT PANeL: warning lights (4/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DePeND ON THe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. ç Driver’s seat belt reminder warning light If the driver’s seat belt is not fastened it begins to flash when the vehicle reaches a speed of 12 mph (20 km/h) and a buzzer sounds for approximately two minutes.

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    INSTRUMeNT PANeL: displays and indicators Rev counter 3 Fuel gauge 6 (scale x 1 000) The number of squares lit shows the 2 3 4 6 6a The red zone indicates a prohibited fuel level. engine speed Minimum fuel level warning 6a Speedometer 4 (mph or km/h) If it flashes and a beep sounds, this in- Overspeed buzzer...

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    INSTRUMeNT PANeL: displays and indicators (continued) Instrument panel brightness Multifunction display 9 adjustment button 7 This displays several types of informa- Refer to the information on “Exterior tion: multimedia information, clock, ex- lighting and signals” in Section 1. ternal temperature. Clock setting button 8 Refer to the information on the “Clock”...

  • Page 58: Trip Computer And Warning System

    TRIP COMPUTeR: general information (1/2) c) mileage before service, d) programmed speed (speed limiter/ cruise control), e) on-board log: operating fault and in- formation message readout. Instrument panel in miles It is possible to switch to km/h. With the ignition on, press either button 2 or 3 and turn the key to the ac- cessories position.

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    TRIP COMPUTeR: general information (2/2) Interpreting some of the – You may also notice that the aver- age fuel consumption increases values displayed after when the vehicle is stationary and resetting the engine idling. The values showing average fuel con- This is normal, since the computer sumption, range and average speed takes account of fuel used during...

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM: journey parameters (1/4) The display of information shown below DePeNDS ON THe VeHICLe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. examples of selections Interpreting the display selected a) Total mileage recorder Trip mileage recorder FUEL USED b) Journey parameters Fuel consumed since the last reset.

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM: trip parameters (2/4) The display of information shown below DePeNDS ON THe VeHICLe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. examples of selections Interpreting the display selected Current fuel consumption CURRENT This value is displayed after a speed of approximately 18 mph (30 km/h) is 12.3L/100 reached.

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM: trip parameters (3/4) The display of information shown below DePeNDS ON THe VeHICLe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. examples of selections Interpreting the display selected c) Mileage before service Distance remaining until the next service (displayed in miles (kilometres) and months), then when the service nears, several scenarios are pos- sible: Ê...

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM: trip parameters (4/4) The display of information shown below DePeNDS ON THe VeHICLe eQUIPMeNT AND COUNTRy. examples of selections Interpreting the display selected CRUISE CONTROL  90KM/H d) Cruise control/speed limiter speed setting (depending on vehicle) Refer to the information on the “Cruise control - Speed limiter”...

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM: information messages These can help in the vehicle starting phase, or give information about a selection or a driving status. Examples of information messages are given in the following pages. examples of messages Interpreting the display selected “BOOT OPeN”...

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM: operating fault messages © These appear with the warning light and mean that you should drive very carefully to an authorised dealer as soon as possible. If you fail to follow this recommendation, you risk damaging your vehicle. ©...

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    TRIP COMPUTeR AND WARNING SySTeM warning messages ® These appear with the warning light and require you to stop immediately, for your own safety, as soon as traffic conditions allow. Stop your engine and do not restart it. Contact an approved Dealer. Examples of warning messages are given in the following pages.

  • Page 67: Information Displays

    INFORMATION DISPLAyS Depending on the vehicle, displays 1 or 2 may show: – the external temperature (zone A); – the radio (zone B); – the time (zone C); – navigation aid information (zone D). If the electrical supply is cut (battery disconnected, broken supply wire, etc.), the clock will lose its time set- ting.

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    CLOCk Resetting the clock 1 The time is displayed when the ignition – press button 2 for approximately is switched on. three seconds to enter time setting mode; – when the hour flashes, press button 2 again to adjust it; –...

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    eXTeRNAL TeMPeRATURe external temperature indicator 1 The external temperature is displayed when the ignition is switched on. Special note: external temperature When the outside temperature is – 3 °C indicator to + 3° C, the °C characters flash (sig- As ice formation is related nalling a risk of black ice on the road).

  • Page 70: Rear-view Mirrors

    DOOR MIRRORS (1/2) Door mirrors with manual adjustment The driver’s door mirror To adjust the mirror, move lever 1. may have two clearly de- fined zones. Zone B shows what can normally be seen in an ordinary rear view mirror. For your safety, zone A increases the area you can see at the rear and to the side of your vehicle.

  • Page 71: Heated Door Mirrors

    DOOR MIRRORS (2/2) Folding door mirrors Move button 2 to position F and the door mirrors fold in. To reset them for driving, return to posi- tion C, D or E. Heated door mirrors With the engine running, mirror de- icing is activated simultaneously with rear screen de-icing/demisting.

  • Page 72: Audible And Visual Signals

    AUDIBLe AND VISUAL SIGNALS Hazard warning lights é Press switch 2. This switch ac- tivates all four direction indicators and the side indicator lights simultaneously. It must only be used in an emergency to warn drivers of other vehicles that you have had to stop in an area where stop- ping is prohibited or unexpected or that you are obliged to drive under special...

  • Page 73: Exterior Lighting And Signals

    eXTeRIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (1/5) Switching on the side Adjusting the brightness of lights the instrument panel lighting Turn the end of stalk 1 until the symbol With the lights on, press button 3. Each is opposite mark 2. time the button is pressed, the bright- ness increases;...

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    eXTeRIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (2/5) Automatic operation (depending on See-me-home lighting vehicle) function With the engine running, the dipped This function (useful, for example, for beam headlights are switched on or off opening a gate, a garage, etc.) enables automatically depending on the level of you to switch on dipped headlights mo- ambient light, without the need to oper- mentarily.

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    eXTeRIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (3/5) Cornering lights Automatic lighting with main beam headlights Depending on the vehicle, if the dipped beam headlights are on when corner- Depending on the vehicle, when you ing, and under certain driving condi- change to main beam headlights, the tions (speed, steering wheel angle, for- dipped beam headlight raise to improve wards gear selected, etc.), additional...

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    eXTeRIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (4/5) Automatic operation (depending on Lights-on warning buzzer vehicle) If the lights are switched on after the The lights go out when the engine engine is switched off, a warning is stopped, when the driver’s door is beep sounds when the driver’s door is opened or when the vehicle is locked.

  • Page 77: Front Fog Lights

    eXTeRIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (5/5) Rear fog light Switching off the lights Turn ring 5 again until mark 6 is oppo- Turn centre ring 5 on stalk 1 site the symbol for the fog light you wish until the symbol faces mark 6, then re- to switch off.

  • Page 78: Electric Beam Height Adjustment

    eLeCTRIC BeAM HeIGHT ADJUSTMeNT examples of positions for control A depending on the load Driver only Driver with one front passenger Driver with one front passenger and three rear passengers On vehicles fitted with this function, control A allows you to adjust the height of the beams according to the load.

  • Page 79

    WINDSCReeN WASH/WIPe (1/2) Vehicles with automatic wiper function With the engine running, move stalk 1 A park B automatic wiper function When this position is selected, the system detects the presence of water on the windscreen and triggers wiping at a suitable wiping speed. It is possible to modify the sensitivity by turning ring 2.

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    WINDSCReeN WASH/WIPe (2/2) Headlights on The headlight washers will be activated at the same time. Windscreen washers, Before any action on the windscreen (washing the headlight washers vehicle, de-icing, cleaning (depending on vehicle) the windscreen, etc.) return With the ignition on, pull stalk 1 to- stalk 1 to position A (park).

  • Page 81: Special Note

    ReAR SCReeN WASH/WIPe Rear screen wash/wipe With the ignition on, turn the end of stalk 1 to align mark 2 with the symbol. In freezing or snowy weather, ensure When the stalk is released, it returns to they are not stuck to the windscreen the rear screen wiper position.

  • Page 82: Fuel Grade

    FUeL TANk (1/2) Fuel grade Use a high grade fuel that complies with the standards currently in force in each country. Diesel version It is essential to use diesel fuel that conforms with the information given on the label inside cover A. Make sure that no water accidentally enters the fuel tank during filling.

  • Page 83: Filling Up With Fuel

    FUeL TANk (2/2) Petrol version Filling up with fuel Persistent smell of It is essential to use unleaded petrol. fuel Petrol versions The octane rating (RON) must con- form with the specifications given on Using leaded petrol will damage the If you notice a persistent the label inside fuel filler flap A.

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    Section 2: Driving (Advice on use relating to fuel economy and the environment) Running in ..............Ignition switch .

  • Page 86: Running In

    RUNNING IN Petrol version Diesel version For the first 600 miles (1,000 km), do For the first 900 miles (1,500 km), not exceed 78 mph (130 km/h) in the do not exceed 2,500 rpm. After com- highest gear, or 3,000 to 3,500 rpm. pleting this mileage you may drive faster, although you may only expect You may only expect top performance...

  • Page 87: Ignition Switch

    IGNITION SWITCH Ignition on position M The ignition is switched on. Start position D If the engine fails to start at the first attempt, the key must be turned back before the starter can be activated again. Release the key as soon as the engine starts.

  • Page 88: Starting/stopping The Engine

    STARTING/STOPPING THE ENGINE É Starting the engine Stopping the engine Diesel injection With the engine idling, turn the key Petrol injection Cold or warm engine back to the Stop position. Engine warm or cold – – Turn the key to “Start” position D without depressing the accelera- Turn the key to the start position without depressing the accelera-...

  • Page 89: Special Features Of Petrol Versions

    SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS The following operating conditions: If you notice any of the above operating faults, have the necessary repairs car- – driving for long periods when the low ried out as soon as possible by an ap- fuel level warning light is lit;...

  • Page 90: Running Out Of Fuel

    SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS Diesel engine speed Precautions to be taken in winter Diesel engines are fitted with injection equipment which prevents the engine To avoid faults in icy weather: speed being exceeded irrespective of – ensure that the battery is always fully the gear selected.

  • Page 91: Special Features Of Diesel Versions Fitted With A Particle Filter

    SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS FITTED WITH A PARTICLE FILTER If the message “Check antipollu- When driving, depending on the fuel Ü tion” is displayed on the instrument grade used, it is possible that white Depending on the vehicle, the ©...

  • Page 92: Gear Lever/power-assisted Steering

    GEAR LEVER/POWER-ASSISTED STEERING Power Assisted Steering Never drive with an inadequately charged battery. Variable power assisted steering The variable power assisted steering system is equipped with an electronic control system which alters the level of assistance to suit the vehicle speed. Steering is made easier during parking manoeuvres (for added comfort) whilst the force needed to steer increases...

  • Page 93: Handbrake

    HANDBRAKE To apply Pull upwards. Check that the vehicle is immobilised. To release Pull lever 1 up slightly, press button 2 and then lower the lever to the floor. The red warning light on the instrument panel will stay on if you are driving with the handbrake not fully released.

  • Page 94: Engine Adjustments

    ADVICE: antipollution, fuel economy and driving (1/3) Maintenance Engine adjustments By virtue of its design, moderate fuel consumption and initial settings, your It is important to remember that failure to – ignition: this does not require ad- vehicle conforms to current antipol- respect antipollution regulations could justment.

  • Page 95

    ADVICE: antipollution, fuel economy and driving (2/3) Exhaust gas monitoring – Sporty driving uses a lot of fuel: drive with a light right foot. system – Brake as little as possible. If you an- The exhaust gas monitoring system will ticipate an obstacle or bend in ad- detect any operating faults in the vehi- vance, you may then simply release...

  • Page 96

    ADVICE: antipollution, fuel economy and driving (3/3) – In vehicles fitted with air condi- tioning, it is normal to observe an increase in fuel consumption (es- pecially in urban conditions) when it is used. For vehicles fitted with manual air conditioning, switch off the system when it is not required.

  • Page 97: Environment

    – In all cases, comply with local legis- use, and therefore to consume less fuel This commitment is illustrated by the lation. (eg. 140 g/km, equivalent to 5.3 l/100 Renault eco² signature. km for a diesel vehicle). Recycling Our vehicles are also equipped with a Manufacture...

  • Page 98: Anti-lock Braking System: Abs

    ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM: ABS Operating faults: Under heavy braking, the ABS prevents the wheels from locking, allowing the stopping distance to be managed and If orange indicator lights © keeping control of the vehicle. are displayed on the instrument panel when driving, braking safety is Under these circumstances, the vehi- still guaranteed;...

  • Page 99: Electronic Stability Programme: Esp

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM: ESP (1/2) This system helps to keep control of When the ESP function starts operat- the vehicle in critical driving situa- ing, warning light A flashes to warn you. tions (avoiding an obstacle, loss of grip If the warning light comes on accompa- when cornering, etc.) and works in con- nied by the “traction control deselected”...

  • Page 100

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM: ESP (2/2) Disabling the function The function is deactivated by pressing switch 1; warning light A will come on to warn you that the system has been deactivated. This action also deactivates the traction control mechanism: the message “ASR deselected”...

  • Page 101: Traction Control: Asr

    TRACTION CONTROL: ASR (1/2) This system helps to limit skidding on The system also adjusts the engine drive wheels and to control the vehicle speed to the grip available under the when pulling away or accelerating. wheels, independently of the pressure exerted on the accelerator pedal.

  • Page 102

    TRACTION CONTROL: ASR (2/2) Disabling the function In some situations (driving on very wet ground: snow, mud, etc. or driving with snow chains fitted), the system may reduce the engine output to limit wheel- spin. If this is not required, it is possible to deactivate the function by pressing switch 1.

  • Page 103: Emergency Brake Assist

    EMERGENCY BRAKE ASSIST This system is complementary to the ABS and helps reduce vehicle stopping distances. Operating principle The system is for detecting an emer- gency braking situation. In this case, the braking assistance immediately de- velops maximum power and may trig- This function is an addi- ger ABS regulation.

  • Page 104

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (1/3) Controls Indicator light 6 The speed limiter function helps you Ð stay within the driving speed limit that 1 Main “On/Off” switch. This indicator light on the in- you choose, known as the limit speed. strument panel lights up to indicate that 2 Limit speed activation, storage and This may be useful, for example, driving...

  • Page 105

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (2/3) Varying the limit speed You can vary the limit speed by press- ing switch 2 repeatedly to increase the speed or switch 3 (-) to decrease it. Exceeding the limit speed In the event of an emergency It is possible to exceed the limit speed at any moment.

  • Page 106: Speed Limiter

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (3/3) Limit speed cannot be maintained In some driving conditions (for example when driving up or down a steep gradi- ent), the system is unable to maintain the limit speed: the stored speed on the instrument panel information display will flash to inform you of this situation.

  • Page 107

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (1/4) This function is an addi- tional driving aid. However, the function does not take the place of the driver. Therefore, it can under no circum- Controls The cruise control function helps you to stances replace the driver’s respon- maintain your driving speed at a speed sibility to respect speed limits and to...

  • Page 108: Cruise Control

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (2/4) Driving Once a cruising speed is stored and the cruise control function is active, you may lift your foot off the accelera- tor pedal. Important: you are never- theless advised to keep your feet close to the pedals in order to react if neces- Switching on Activating cruise control...

  • Page 109

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (3/4) Exceeding the cruising speed In the event of an emergency The cruising speed may be exceeded at any time by depressing the accelera- tor pedal. Whilst the speed is being ex- ceeded, the cruising speed displayed on the instrument panel flashes.

  • Page 110

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (4/4) Recalling the cruising speed If a speed has been stored, it is possi- ble to recall it by pressing switch 5 (R) (the “Cruise control” message appears on the instrument panel) on condition that you are driving faster than 18 mph (30 km/h) and that you are sure that the driving conditions are suitable (traffic,...

  • Page 111: Automatic Gearbox

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (1/4) Driving in automatic mode Move lever 1 to position D. In most traffic conditions, you will not have to touch the gear selector lever again: the gears will change automati- cally at the right time and at the most suitable engine speed because the au- tomatic system takes into account the vehicle load and road contour and ad-...

  • Page 112

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (2/4) Accelerating and overtaking Driving in manual mode Depress the accelerator pedal firmly With selector lever 1 in position D, pull and fully (so that it goes beyond the the lever to the left (changing gear kickdown point). using the lever).

  • Page 113: Parking The Vehicle

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (3/4) – Vehicles not fitted with traction control: on a slippery surface or surface with a low level of adhesion, select second gear manually before starting the engine to avoid wheel- spin when starting. Parking the vehicle When the vehicle is stopped, move the lever to position P while keeping your foot on the brake pedal: the gearbox is in neutral and the drive wheels are me-...

  • Page 114

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (4/4) Operating faults – When driving, if the message © “Check gearbox” and the warning light appear on the instru- ment panel, this indicates a fault. Contact your approved Dealer as soon as possible. – When driving, if the message “Gearbox overheating”...

  • Page 115: Quickshift Gearbox

    QUICKSHIFT GEARBOX (1/5) Selector lever 1 Display A/M to change mode (automatic/ 2 automatic mode manual) 3 gear display ▲ to change up a gear 4 brake pedal depressed indicator light ▼ to change down 5 snow mode N neutral R reverse The oil level in the automatic gear- For safety reasons, do not box system reservoir varies de- switch off the ignition before...

  • Page 116

    QUICKSHIFT GEARBOX (2/5) Starting Shifting to neutral With the brake pedal depressed (indi- The display shows N (neutral) and A cator light 4 will come on if you forget), (automatic mode). push the lever towards the right. Moving off forwards Driving in automatic mode –...

  • Page 117

    QUICKSHIFT GEARBOX (3/5) Changing mode Driving in manual mode You can change mode at any time Using the selector lever by pushing the lever to the left. This Pushing the lever repeatedly allows switches mode without changing gear. you to change gears manually. –...

  • Page 118

    QUICKSHIFT GEARBOX (4/5) Accelerating and overtaking To obtain maximum vehicle perform- ance, in automatic or manual mode se- lected, quickly depress the accelerator pedal beyond the kickdown point. This will activate the kickdown func- tion allowing you to change down to the most suitable gear.

  • Page 119

    QUICKSHIFT GEARBOX (5/5) Operating faults The vehicle will not start If you cannot start the engine and if the “Check gearbox” battery is not discharged (display lit up): If, when driving, the message “check – switch on the ignition, © gearbox”...

  • Page 120: Parking Distance Control

    PARKING DISTANCE CONTROL Operating principle Ultrasonic sensors, fitted in the vehi- cle’s rear bumper, measure the dis- tance between the vehicle and an ob- stacle when reversing. This measurement is indicated by beeps which become more frequent the closer you come to the obstacle, until they become a continuous beep when the vehicle is approximately 30 centi- metres from the obstacle.

  • Page 121

    PARKING DISTANCE CONTROL (continued) Operating faults When the system detects an operating fault there will be a 5-second, continu- ous warning beep when reverse gear is selected. Consult an approved Dealer. Prolonged deactivation of the system You can deactivate the system perma- nently by pressing switch 1 and hold- ing it down for approximately three sec- An impact to the underside...

  • Page 122

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  • Page 123: Your Comfort

    Section 3: Your comfort Air vents............... Heating and air conditioning .

  • Page 124

    AIR VENTS (air outlets) 1 left-hand side window demister 5 control panel outlet 6 right-hand side air vent 2 left-hand side air vent 7 right-hand side window demister 3 windscreen demisting vents outlet 4 centre air vents 8 passenger footwell heater outlets...

  • Page 125: Air Vents

    AIR VENTS (continued) To remove bad odours from your ve- hicles, only use the systems designed for this purpose. Consult an approved Dealer. Air flow Direction Move the control knob 1 or 3 (beyond Right/left: move tabs 2 or 4. the resistance point).

  • Page 126: Heating And Air Conditioning

    HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING (1/4) The controls E Heated rear screen and heated door mirror control and indicator light (depending on vehicle). A Passenger compartment air distri- bution adjustment. F Air conditioning operation control and indicator light (depending on B Air temperature adjustment. vehicle).

  • Page 127: Passenger Compartment

    HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING (2/4) The air flow is directed mainly towards the passenger foot- well. The air flow is directed mainly towards all the air vents and the passenger footwells. This is the recommended position for the best temperature in hot weather. ô...

  • Page 128: Adjusting The Ventilation Speed

    HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING (3/4) Adjusting the air temperature Turn control B to obtain the desired temperature. The further the slide is in the red, the more the temperature will be increased. Switching air conditioning on or off The air conditioning is switched on (in- dicator light illuminated) or off (indicator light extinguished) using button F.

  • Page 129

    HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING (4/4) Rear screen de-icing/ demisting With the engine running, press button E. The operating tell-tale comes on. This function permits rapid demisting/ de-icing of the rear screen and de-icing of the door mirrors (on equipped vehi- cles). To exit this function, press button E again.

  • Page 130: Automatic Climate Control

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL 12 Heated rear screen and heated door mirrors (depending on vehi- cle). 13 Heated rear screen warning light. 14 Air recirculation control. Information and advice for use Refer to the end of the information on “Heating/air conditioning”. The controls 5 Display.

  • Page 131

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) – press button 7 to increase the tem- perature; – press button 4 to decrease the tem- perature. Note: The maximum and minimum settings of 15°C and 27°C allow the system to produce a minimum or maxi- mum temperature, whatever the ambi- ent conditions.

  • Page 132

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Ambient temperature: Adjusting automatic mode automatic mode (continued) The automatic mode is the system’s normal operating mode (AUTO light on) Operation but you may alter the selections made by the system (air distribution, etc.). To reach and keep the chosen comfort level and to maintain good visibility, the These options are explained on the fol- system controls:...

  • Page 133

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) The air flow is directed towards all the air vents and the pas- senger footwells. The air flow is directed mainly towards the passenger foot- well. õ Distribution of air in the All the air flow is directed to the demisting vents for the wind- passenger compartment screen and the side windows.

  • Page 134

    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. Automatic mode is switched off by pressing buttons 9 and 11. These buttons allow you to increase or decrease ventilation speed.

  • Page 135

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Rear screen de-icing/ To exit this function, press button 12 again. Demisting automatically stops demisting by default. With the engine running, press button 12. The operating tell-tale 13 comes on. This function permits rapid demisting/ de-icing of the rear screen and de-icing of the door mirrors (on equipped vehi- cles).

  • Page 136

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Note: if you wish to reduce the air flow (which may produce a certain amount of noise in the passenger compart- ment), press button 11. To exit this function, press either: – button 1 again, – button 6 (the AUTO indicator light on the display will light up).

  • Page 137: Air Recirculation Mode

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (continued) Air recirculation mode Prolonged use of this position may lead to odours, caused by non-renewal of Pressing button 14 activates air recir- air, and the formation of condensation culation (the symbol lights up on the on the windows. display).

  • Page 138

    AIR CONDITIONING: information and advice on use Do not add anything to the vehicle’s ventilation circuit (for example, to remove bad odours). Operating faults There is a risk of damage or of As a general rule, contact your ap- Fuel consumption fire.

  • Page 139: Electric Windows

    ELECTRIC WINDOWS Front passenger seat Rear seats With the ignition on Press switch 6. Press switch 7. Press the switch for the relevant window to lower it to the desired height Safety of rear occupants (the rear windows cannot be lowered The driver can authorise operation of the rear doors and, depending on completely).

  • Page 140

    ONE-TOUCH ELECTRIC WINDOWS (1/2) Driver’s responsibility Never leave your vehicle with the key or remote con- trol inside and never leave a The one-touch mode works in addition Avoid resting any objects against child (or a pet) unsupervised, even to the operation of the electric windows a half-open window: there is a risk for a short while.

  • Page 141

    ONE-TOUCH ELECTRIC WINDOWS MANUAL WINDOW WINDERS (2/2) One-touch mode Normal mode – Fully and briefly press down on the – Press down on the relevant switch relevant switch down: the window to lower the window and release it will open completely. when the window is at the desired height.

  • Page 142: Electric Sunroof

    ELECTRIC SUNROOF Never operate the sunroof with the blind closed. Never drive the vehicle with the sun- roof open and the sun blind closed. Tilting the sunroof The system operates: Driver’s responsibility – with the ignition on, – to open: open the sun blind then Never leave a child (or –...

  • Page 143: Precautions During Use

    ELECTRIC SUNROOF (continued) Sunroof closing operating Precautions during use fault – check that the sunroof is properly closed before leaving your vehicle; In this case, check that nothing is ob- structing it. Turn button 2 to position 0, – clean the seal every three months then press button 3 until the sunroof is using products recommended by our completely closed.

  • Page 144: Sun Visor

    SUN VISOR Front sun visor Child minder mirror 3 Side sun blinds A and B Lower one of the sun visors 1. Pull tab 5 forwards and tab 6 towards the rear of the vehicle until they both click into their respective housings 4 Courtesy mirrors and 7.

  • Page 145: Interior Lighting

    INTERIOR LIGHTING Map reading lights (depending on vehicle) Press switch 1 for the driver, 3 for the front passenger. Courtesy light Driver’s and passenger underfloor storage Press switch 2. compartment lights 4 This provides: (depending on vehicle) – permanent lighting; –...

  • Page 146: Passenger Compartment Storage Space/fittings

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE/FITTINGS (1/5) Front door storage pockets 1 Driver’s and passenger Sunglasses holder 3 footwell storage compartments 2 Ensure that no hard, heavy or pointed objects are Nothing should be placed placed in the “open” storage on the floor area in front of compartments in such a the driver as such objects way that they may fall onto passen-...

  • Page 147

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE/FITTINGS (2/5) Dashboard storage Clip 5 Centre console storage compartment 4 compartment 6 This can be used for storing motorway tickets, cards, etc. Depending on the vehicle, it may be This can be used for storing a mobile fitted with a cover.

  • Page 148

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE/FITTINGS (3/5) Passenger seat with Tray under front seat 8 Grab handle 10 integrated object holder 7 This offers support and can be held To access this location, pull the tab at Rear door storage when the vehicle is being driven. Do the rear of the seat base to tilt it for- not use it for getting into or out of the compartment 9...

  • Page 149

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE/FITTINGS (4/5) Glove box 11 Front seat storage Depending on the vehicle, this glove box compartment is ventilated and air compartments 14 Pull handle 12 to open it. conditioned in the same way as the passenger compartment. Turn blanking cover 13 to open or close the air inlet.

  • Page 150

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE/FITTINGS (5/5) Rear parcel shelves 15 Roof compartments 16 Raise them to their horizontal position. It is recommended that you use the shelves only when the vehicle is sta- tionary. – Always leave the storage compartment covers closed when driving: –...

  • Page 151: Cigar Lighter

    ASHTRAYS - CIGAR LIGHTER Cigar lighter 2 With the ignition on, push in cigar lighter 2. It will spring back with a click when it is ready. Pull it out to use. After use, re- place it without pushing it all the way in. Ashtray 1 This is a removable ashtray which fits into the cup holder in the vehicle.

  • Page 152: Fixed Rear Bench Seat

    FIXED REAR BENCH SEAT (1/2) To fold away the seat base To fold down the seatback The seat and the seatback may be folded away to allow bulky objects to be Lift up the front of the seat cushion A Depending on the vehicle, it can be carried.

  • Page 153

    FIXED REAR BENCH SEAT (2/2) To raise the seatback Proceed in reverse order. Refit the seatback and click it back into place. When moving the rear seats, ensure that nothing obstructs the anchorage points (passenger’s arm or To raise the seat base Then push the front 3 of the cushion A leg, a pet, gravel, cloth, toys, etc.).

  • Page 154: Sliding Rear Bench Seat

    SLIDING REAR BENCH SEAT (1/3) To move forwards or backwards To unlock the seat: – from the front, lift one of the levers 1; – from the rear, hold the bars of handle 2 and push them together. Move the seat forwards or back to the required position.

  • Page 155

    SLIDING REAR BENCH SEAT (2/3) To fold down the seatbacks The seat may be folded down to enable bulky objects to be transported. Special features of the triptic rear The 2-seater bench seat bench seat position with large seat- back B folded down pre- This must be in the three-seater con- vents seat position C from figuration (refer to the information on...

  • Page 156

    SLIDING REAR BENCH SEAT (3/3) To fold down the bench seat To reposition the seat The seat belts are not at- Triptic rear bench seat tached to the floor. For your – Lower the bench seat until it locks in This should be in the 3-seater position safety, when moving the position;...

  • Page 157: Triptic Rear Bench Seat

    TRIPTIC REAR BENCH SEAT Changing to the two-seater Changing to the three-seater This is a sliding bench seat which, in addition to the settings described in the configuration configuration previous pages, can be configured to – lift centre section 1 of the bench –...

  • Page 158: Tailgate

    TAILGATE To open To close Operating faults Press button 1 and lift the tailgate. Lower the tailgate, initially using interior If it is not possible to unlock the tail- handles 2 to assist you. gate, it can be unlocked manually from inside.

  • Page 159: Tailgate Rear Parcel Shelf

    TAILGATE REAR PARCEL SHELF Parcel shelf A Vehicle with flexible cover B Vehicle with fixed cover C To remove: This is fixed in place with a velcro-type Lift the parcel shelf. – unhook both straps 2; strip. To remove it, detach it from the To refit it, proceed in reverse order to –...

  • Page 160: Luggage Compartment Fittings

    LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT FITTINGS Location for anchorage Strap Luggage compartment hook points Depending on the vehicle, this strap is used to hold a bottle, etc. On equipped vehicles, these are for se- On equipped vehicles, there may be up curing items transported in the luggage to three of these in the luggage com- compartment (refer to the information partment.

  • Page 161: Transporting Objects In The Luggage Compartment

    TRANSPORTING OBJECTS IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT If you have to place objects on the Always position the objects trans- folded seatback, with the bench seat in ported so that the largest surface is the 3-seater position, remove the front against: headrests before folding the seatback so that is can be folded as flat as pos- sible against the seat base.

  • Page 162: Roof Bars

    ROOF BARS When fitting roof bars, replace the blanking bolts with the mounting bolts supplied with the roof bars. Access to the mounting points Open the doors. Behind seal 2 are For information on the range of blanking bolts 1 which protect the equipment adapted to your vehi- mounting bolt locations.

  • Page 163: Bike Rack

    “VELOFIX” BIKE RACK Accessing the mounting points Unclip the blanking cover on each side of the rear bumper. For vehicles not fitted with blank- ing covers 1, contact your approved Dealer. On vehicles equipped this accessory, the rear bumper is fitted with two flaps covering the mounting points for the bike rack and an electrical socket 2 lo- cated underneath the vehicle.

  • Page 164

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  • Page 165

    Section 4: Maintenance Bonnet ............... . Engine oil level: .

  • Page 166: Bonnet

    BONNET (1/2) Unlocking the bonnet catch Opening the bonnet To open the bonnet, pull the handle 1. To open, push tab 2 to the left as you Lift the bonnet and release stay 4 from open the bonnet. its holder 5. For your own safety, it is very important to fix the stay into re- tainer 3 in the bonnet.

  • Page 167: Closing The Bonnet

    BONNET (2/2) Closing the bonnet Before closing the bonnet, make sure that nothing has been left in the engine compartment. To close the bonnet, replace stay 4 in holder 5. Hold the middle of the bonnet and guide it down to one foot (30 cm) above the closed position, then re- lease.

  • Page 168: Engine Oil Level

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: general information It is normal for an engine to use oil for The squares which appear on the dis- lubrication and cooling of moving parts play indicate the level. They disappear and it is normal to top up the level be- as the oil level drops and they are re- Message 1 tween oil changes.

  • Page 169

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: general information (continued) Once the level has been checked, ensure that the dipstick is pushed in as Consult your approved Dealer at far as it will go or that the cap-type dip- once if you notice an abnormal or stick is completely screwed in.

  • Page 170: Topping Up/filling

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up, filling (1/2) Topping up/filling – Unscrew cap 1; – top up the level (as a guide, the ca- The vehicle must be parked on level When working in the engine pacity between the minimum and ground and the engine should be cold compartment, ensure that maximum reading on the dipstick 2...

  • Page 171: Engine Oil Change

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up, filling /OIL CHANGE (2/2) Oil change Service interval: refer In order to prevent splashback, it is Maintenance Service Booklet for your recommended that a funnel be used vehicle. when topping up/filling with oil. Average capacities for oil changes oil filter included (for information) 1.2 16V engine: 4.0 litres...

  • Page 172

    LEVELS (1/3) Checking intervals Replacement intervals Check the coolant level regularly Refer to the Maintenance Service (very severe damage is likely to be Booklet for your vehicle. caused to the engine if it runs out of coolant). If the level needs to be topped up, only use products approved by our Technical Department which ensure: –...

  • Page 173: Brake Fluid

    LEVELS (2/3) Level 2 Filling It is normal for the level to drop as After any operation on the hydraulic cir- the linings become worn, but it should cuit, a specialist must replace the fluid. never drop below the MIN warning line. Only use fluids approved by the man- Because of the reduced accessibility, ufacturer’s Technical Department (and...

  • Page 174: Windscreen/headlight Washer Reservoir

    LEVELS FILTERS (3/3) Filters The replacement of filter elements (air filter, passenger compartment filter, diesel filter, etc.) is scheduled in the maintenance operations for your vehi- cle. Replacement intervals for filter el- ements: refer to the Maintenance Service Booklet for your vehicle. Windscreen/headlight washer Fluid reservoir...

  • Page 175: Battery

    BATTERY Replacing the battery As this operation is complex, we advise you to contact an approved Dealer. The battery 1 does not require any Label A maintenance. Observe the indications on the battery: – 2 naked flames and smoking forbid- den;...

  • Page 176: Bodywork Maintenance

    BOdYWORk MAINTENANCE (1/2) What you should not do You should A well-maintained vehicle will last longer. It is therefore recommended to Do not degrease or clean mechani- Wash your car frequently, with the maintain the exterior of the vehicle reg- cal components (e.g.

  • Page 177

    BOdYWORk MAINTENANCE (2/2) Vehicles with a matte paint Using a roller type car wash Respect local regulations about wash- ing vehicles (e.g. do not wash your ve- finish Return the windscreen wiper stalk to hicle on a public highway). the Park position (refer to the informa- This type of paint requires certain pre- Observe the vehicle stopping distances tion on the “Windscreen washer, wiper”...

  • Page 178: Interior Trim Maintenance

    INTERIOR TRIM MAINTENANCE (1/2) Glass instrument panel Textiles (seats, door trim, etc) A well-maintained vehicle will last longer. It is therefore recommended to (e.g. instrument panel, clock, exterior Vacuum-clean the textiles regularly. maintain the interior of the vehicle regu- temperature display, radio display, etc.) larly.

  • Page 179

    INTERIOR TRIM MAINTENANCE (2/2) Removal/replacing removable You should not: equipment originally fitted in You are strongly advised not to po- the vehicle sition objects such as deodorants, scents, etc. near air vents, as this could If you need to remove equipment in damage your dashboard trim.

  • Page 180: Tyre Pressure

    TYRE pRESSURE Note: the number of lines on the label may vary depending on the vehicle. Tyre safety and use of snow chains The tyre pressure is indicated on F: tyre pressures for the rear wheels Refer to the information on “Tyres” in Section 5 for the servicing con- label A affixed to the edge of the driv- (motorway).

  • Page 181

    Section 5: Practical advice Puncture ..............Emergency spare wheel .

  • Page 182: Puncture

    Puncture, emergency sPare wheel (1/4) In the event of a puncture, depending on the vehicle, you will have: An emergency spare wheel or tyre in- flation kit (refer to the information on the following pages). If the emergency spare wheel has been stored for several years, have it checked by your Dealer to ensure that it is safe to use.

  • Page 183

    Puncture, emergency sPare wheel (2/4) The emergency spare wheel is located – unscrew nut 4 in an anti-clockwise – pull the wheel towards you, underneath the vehicle. direction until it comes off com- – lay the wheel down flat and unfasten pletely, then place the palm of your –...

  • Page 184

    Puncture, emergency sPare wheel (3/4) to refit a wheel After changing a wheel, position the Position yourself behind the vehicle and replaced wheel on support 9, with the pull handle 5 to raise the wheel until it is To carry out this operation, the cable valve facing the ground.

  • Page 185: Special Features

    Puncture, emergency sPare wheel (4/4) note: if the tool kit does not lock in As the punctured wheel is place, check the tightness of nut 4 and wider than the emergency the correct positioning of handle 5. spare wheel, when you place the punctured wheel special features in the emergency spare wheel bay,...

  • Page 186: Tyre Inflation Kit

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (1/3) Do not attempt to use the The kit is only approved for inflation kit if the tyre has inflating the tyres of the ve- been damaged as a result hicle originally equipped of driving with a puncture. with the kit.

  • Page 187

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (2/3) with the engine running and the If a minimum pressure of 1.8 bar is parking brake applied, not reached after 15 minutes, repair is not possible; do not drive the ve- – connect the adapter 8 to the acces- hicle but contact an approved dealer.

  • Page 188

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (3/3) Precautions when using the – store the kit; – after the first inflation procedure the tyre will still be leaking; it is vital to The kit should not be operated for more drive in order to plug the hole; than 15 consecutive minutes.

  • Page 189: Tool Kit (jack, Wheelbrace, Etc.)

    tOOl KIt hubcap tool 5 or 6 This tool is used to remove the wheel trims. Jack 7 When replacing the jack, fold it up com- pletely and replace it in its position. Do not leave the tools un- secured inside the vehicle as they may come loose under braking.

  • Page 190: Wheel Trims - Wheel

    wheel trIms - wheel wheel trim (example: wheel central wheel trim (example: trim 1) wheel trim 4) Remove the wheel trim using hubcap Remove the wheel trim using the tool 2 (located in the tool kit) by en- hubcap tool 6 (located in the tool kit) in- gaging the hook in the opening near serting the tool 6 into the recess 5.

  • Page 191: Changing A Wheel

    changIng a wheel (1/2) – continue to crank the jack so that the baseplate is correctly positioned (it should be underneath the vehicle and aligned with jack head A); – turn the wheelbrace until the wheel lifts off the ground; Vehicles equipped with a jack Switch on the hazard warn- and wheelbrace...

  • Page 192

    changIng a wheel (2/2) – undo the bolts and take off the wheel; – fit the emergency spare wheel on the central hub and turn it to align the mounting holes in the wheel and the hub; – tighten the bolts and lower the jack; –...

  • Page 193: Tyres (tyre And Wheel Safety, Use In Winter)

    tyres (1/3) tyre and wheel safety When the tyre tread has been worn to the level of the wear indicators, they The tyres are the only contact between become visible 2: it is then necessary the vehicle and the road, so it is essen- to replace your tyres because the tread tial to keep them in good condition.

  • Page 194: Tyre Pressures

    tyres (2/3) tyre pressures emergency spare wheel Pressures should be checked when the tyres are cold; ignore higher pressures Tyre pressures must be adhered to (re- Refer to the information on the which may be reached in hot weather member to check the emergency spare “Emergency spare wheel”...

  • Page 195

    tyres (3/3) use in winter – snow or winter tyres We would recommend that these be – chains fitted to all four wheels to ensure For safety reasons, fitting snow that your vehicle retains maximum chains to the rear axle is strictly adhesion.

  • Page 196: Halogen Headlights: Changing Bulbs

    halOgen heaDlIghts: changing bulbs Direction indicator lights Turn cover B a quarter of a turn to access the bulb. Bulb type: Py21w. Replace the bulb. When the bulb has been changed, make sure you refit the cover correctly. Front side light Due to their reduced accessibility, (sometimes requiring the removal of Remove cover A, then unclip bulb...

  • Page 197

    halOgen heaDlIghts: changing bulbs (continued) Dipped beam/main beam Refit connector 4 or 6. headlights Do not touch the bulb glass. hold it by its base. Remove cover C or D. Refit clip 3 or 7, then cover C or D. Remove connector 4 or 6 from the bulb concerned.

  • Page 198

    heaDlIghts: additional/front fog lights additional lights If you wish to fit fog lights or long range headlights to your vehicle, consult an approved Dealer. Front fog lights 1 Vehicles with cornering lights Because it is sometimes necessary to remove the protectors (bumper), you Due to their reduced accessibility, are advised to have your bulbs re- (sometimes requiring the removal of...

  • Page 199

    rear lIghts anD sIDe lIghts: changing bulbs (1/2) Direction indicator lights/side Release the rear light assembly from 3 Brake light outside the vehicle by pulling towards P21 W bulb. lights and brake lights the rear. After opening the tailgate, open the flap 4 Direction indicator lights To access the bulbs, unclip the bulb of the light concerned.

  • Page 200

    rear lIghts anD sIDe lIghts: changing bulbs (2/2) high-level brake light 8 number plate lights 9 side indicator lights 10 Consult an approved Dealer. Unclip light 9 by pressing the tab. Unclip the side mounted indicator light (using a flat-blade screwdriver or simi- Remove the light cover to gain access lar).

  • Page 201: Interior Lighting (changing Bulbs)

    InterIOr lIghts: changing bulbs (1/2) courtesy light underfloor storage compartments lights 2 Unclip the lens (using a flat-blade screwdriver or similar). Unclip the light (using a flat-blade screwdriver or similar). Remove the bulb concerned. Turn the bulb holder a quarter of a turn Bulb type 1: w5w.

  • Page 202: Luggage Compartment Light

    InterIOr lIghts: changing bulbs (2/2) luggage compartment light Press tab 4 to release the bulb holder and gain access to bulb 5. Unclip light 3 by pressing the tabs on each side (using a flat-blade screw- Bulb type: c5w festoon bulb. driver or similar).

  • Page 203: Fuses

    Fuses (1/2) Fuse box Remove the fuse using tweezers 1, lo- cated on the cover. If any electrical equipment does not To remove the fuse from the tweezers, work, check the condition of the fuses. slide the fuse to the side. Unclip cover A or B (depending on ve- It is not advisable to use the free fuse hicle).

  • Page 204

    Fuses (2/2) allocation of fuses (the presence of fuses depends on the vehicle equipment level) Some functions are protected by the symbol allocation symbol allocation fuses located in the engine compart- ment. Rear electric windows and However, because of their reduced ac- Manual air conditioning door locking cessibility, we advise you to have your...

  • Page 205: Battery

    Battery: troubleshooting (1/3) to avoid all risk of sparks: – Ensure that all electrical equipment is switched off before disconnecting or reconnecting the battery. – When charging, stop the charger before connecting or disconnecting the battery. – Do not place metal objects on the battery to avoid creating a short cir- cuit between the terminals.

  • Page 206: Connecting A Battery Charger

    Battery: troubleshooting (2/3) connecting a battery charger – When the exterior temperature drops If your vehicle is to be left stationary for (in winter), the charge decreases. a relatively long time, disconnect the the battery charger must be com- In winter, only use electrical equip- battery or have it recharged regularly, patible with a battery with nominal ment which is really necessary.

  • Page 207

    Battery: troubleshooting (3/3) starting the vehicle using the Start the engine as you would normally. As soon as it is running, disconnect battery from another vehicle leads A and B in the reverse order (4- Proceed as follows when starting your 3-2-1).

  • Page 208

    raDIO Frequency remOte cOntrOl: battery remote controls A and B note: It is not advisable to touch the electrical circuit in the key cover when replacing the battery replacing the battery. Remove screw 1. Open the case at slot 2 using a coin, and replace bat- tery 3, observing the polarity shown on the back of the cover.

  • Page 209

    FIttIng the raDIO radio location 1 tweeter speakers Door speakers Unclip the blanking cover. The aerial, + Using a flat-blade screwdriver or simi- Using a flat-blade screwdriver or simi- and – supply and speaker wire connec- lar, unclip grille 2 to access the speaker lar, unclip grille 3 to access the speaker tions are located behind it.

  • Page 210: Accessories

    accessOrIes Before fitting an electrical or If you are using an anti-theft electronic device (particu- device, only attach it to the larly for transmitters/receiv- brake pedal. ers: frequency bandwidth, power level, position of the aerial etc.), ensure that it is compatible with your vehicle.

  • Page 211: Windscreen Wiper Blades

    wInDscreen wIPer BlaDes Check the condition of the wiper blades. You are responsible for their service life: – clean the blades, windscreen and rear screen regularly with soapy water; – do not use them when the wind- screen or rear screen are dry; –...

  • Page 212: Towing: Breakdown

    tOwIng: breakdown access to towing points Unclip cover 3 or 5 using a flat-blade screwdriver or similar. screw in towing hitch 1 fully: as much as possible by hand at first, then finish by tightening it using the wheel- brace. Towing hitch 1 and the wheelbrace are located under the luggage compart- ment carpet in the tool kit (refer to the...

  • Page 213

    tOwIng: breakdown (continued) towing a vehicle with an towing a vehicle with a automatic gearbox quickshift gearbox with the engine switched off: the If a gear is engaged: gearbox is no longer lubricated. It is – with the ignition on, select neutral preferable to tow this type of vehicle on while depressing the brake pedal, a trailer or tow it with the front wheels...

  • Page 214: Towing Equipment

    tOwIng: equipment Permissible nose weight, maxi- mum permissible towing weight, braked and unbraked: refer to the information on “Weights” in Section 6. For fitting and conditions of use, refer to the equipment’s fitting in- structions. Please keep these instructions with the rest of the vehicle documenta- A: 614 mm (normal chassis) tion.

  • Page 215

    OPeratIng Faults (1/5) the following advice will enable you to carry out quick, temporary repairs. For safety reasons you should always contact an approved Dealer as soon as possible. the starter is activated POssIBle causes what tO DO The indicator lights fail to light up and Battery terminals disconnected, Retighten, reconnect or clean them if they the starter does not turn.

  • Page 216: Operating Faults

    OPeratIng Faults (2/5) On the road POssIBle causes what tO DO Coolant boiling in the coolant reser- Mechanical fault: cylinder head Stop the engine. voir. gasket damaged, faulty coolant Contact an approved Dealer. pump. Smoke under the bonnet. Short circuit or cooling system leak. Stop, switch off the ignition, stand away from the vehicle and contact an approved Dealer.

  • Page 217

    OPeratIng Faults (3/5) On the road POssIBle causes what tO DO Vibrations Tyres not inflated to correct pres- Check the tyre pressures: if this is not the sures, incorrectly balanced or dam- problem, have them checked by an ap- aged. proved dealer.

  • Page 218

    OPeratIng Faults (4/5) electrical equipment POssIBle causes what tO DO The wipers do not work. Wiper blades stuck. Free the blades before using the wipers. Faulty electrical circuit. Consult an approved Dealer. The wiper does not stop. Faulty electrical controls. Consult an approved Dealer.

  • Page 219

    OPeratIng Faults (5/5) electrical equipment POssIBle causes what tO DO The sunroof does not open/close. Sunroof opening conditions not ful- Apply the opening conditions (refer to the filled. information on the “Electric sunroof” in Section 3). Roof fault. Leave the sunroof closed or close it using the methods described in “Electric sunroof: Electrical fault (discharged battery, Operating fault”...

  • Page 220

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  • Page 221

    Section 6: Technical specifications Vehicle identification plates ............Engine identification plates .

  • Page 222: Vehicle Identification Plates

    VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION pLATEs The information shown on the ve- 4 MMTA (Maximum permissible all-up hicle identification plate should be weight) front axle. quoted on all correspondence or 5 MMTA (Maximum permissible all-up orders. weight) rear axle. 6 Technical specifications of vehicle. The presence and location of the in- 7 Paint reference.

  • Page 223: Engine Identification Plates

    ENGINE IDENTIFICATION pLATEs The information on the engine plate or label A should be quoted on all your correspondence or orders. (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type. 2 Engine suffix. 3 Engine number.

  • Page 224: Dimensions

    DImENsIONs (in metres) standard chassis 0.802 2.482 0.590 1.472 3.874 Long chassis 1.589* 1.450 0.802 2.575 0.657 1.960 4.034 Unladen...

  • Page 225: 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...

  • Page 226: Weights

    wEIGHTs (in kg) The weights indicated for a basic vehicle without options: they vary depending on the your vehicle’s equipment. Consult your approved Dealer. 5-door versions Utility versions maximum permissible all-up weight (mmAC) Weights indicated on the manufacturer’s plate (refer Total train weight (mTR) to chapter 6 “Vehicle identification plate”) Braked trailer weight*...

  • Page 227: Replacement Parts And Repairs

    REpLACEmENT pARTs AND REpAIRs Original parts are based on strict specifications and are subject to highly-specialised tests. Therefore, they are of at least the same level of quality as the parts fitted originally. If you always fit genuine replacement parts to your vehicle, you will ensure that it performs well. Furthermore, repairs carried out within the manufacturer’s Network using original parts are guaranteed according to the conditions set out on the reverse of the repair order.

  • Page 228: Service Sheets

    sERVICE sHEETs VIN: .................. Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □...

  • Page 229

    sERVICE sHEETs (continued) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □...

  • Page 230

    sERVICE sHEETs (continued) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □...

  • Page 231

    sERVICE sHEETs (continued) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □...

  • Page 232

    sERVICE sHEETs (continued) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □...

  • Page 233

    sERVICE sHEETs (continued) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □ Anticorrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: stamp Service □ ........ □...

  • Page 234: Anticorrosion Check

    ANTICORROsION CHECk If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............stamp Corrosion repair operation to be carried out: Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: 6.14...

  • Page 235

    ANTICORROsION CHECk (continued) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............stamp Corrosion repair operation to be carried out: Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: 6.15...

  • Page 236

    ANTICORROsION CHECk (continued) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............stamp Corrosion repair operation to be carried out: Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: 6.16...

  • Page 237

    ANTICORROsION CHECk (continued) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............stamp Corrosion repair operation to be carried out: Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: 6.17...

  • Page 238

    ANTICORROsION CHECk (continued) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............stamp Corrosion repair operation to be carried out: Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: Repair to be carried out: stamp Date of repair: 6.18...

  • Page 239

    AlphAbeticAl index (1/5) changing a wheel............ 5.11 – 5.12 ABS ................... 2.14 changing gear ............2.27 → 2.35 accessories................ 5.30 child restraint/seat ........1.28, 1.30 → 1.37 accessories socket ............3.29 child safety 1.2 – 1.3, 1.7 – 1.8, 1.23, 1.28, 1.30 → 1.40, 3.17,  additional methods of restraint .......... 1.26 3.20 – 3.21 side protection ............. 1.25 child seats.............1.28, 1.30 → 1.37 to the front seat belts ........1.20 → 1.23 children ..........

  • Page 240: Maintenance

    AlphAbeticAl index (2/5) fuel economy ............2.10 → 2.12 electric windows ..............3.17 fuel level ..........1.46 → 1.49, 1.52 – 1.53 Electronic Stability Program: ESP ......2.15 – 2.16 fuel tank emergency brake assist............. 2.19 capacity ................ 1.76 emergency braking ............2.19 fuel tank capacity ............ 1.76 – 1.77 emergency spare wheel ..........5.2 → 5.5 fuses ...............

  • Page 241: Practical Advice

    AlphAbeticAl index (3/5) lights-on warning buzzer............ 1.70 jack ..................5.9 load permitted on the roof............ 6.6 locking the doors .............1.2 → 1.11 keys ................1.2 → 1.5 maintenance: bodywork ............4.12 – 4.13 levels ................... 4.8 interior trim ............4.14 – 4.15 levels: mechanical ........4.4 – 4.5, 4.11, 6.8 → 6.13 brake fluid ..............

  • Page 242: Technical Specifications

    AlphAbeticAl index (4/5) functions ..............3.35 tanks and reservoirs: rear view mirrors ............. 1.64 – 1.65 windscreen washer ............4.10 replacement parts ..............6.7 technical specifications ......... 6.2 – 6.3, 6.5, 6.7 reverse gear temperature regulation ..........3.4 → 3.16 selecting ................. 2.8 tool kit ..................

  • Page 243: Alphabetical Index

    AlphAbeticAl index (5/5) washing ..............4.12 – 4.13 wheelbrace ................5.9 wheels (safety) ............5.13 → 5.15 windscreen de-icing/demisting .......... 3.13 windscreen washer ..........1.73 → 1.75 wiper blades ..............5.31 wipers ..............1.73 → 1.75 blades ................5.31...

  • Page 245

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