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MEGANE
DRIVER'S HANDBOOK

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    MEGANE 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 ..........

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Section 1: Getting to know your vehicle RENAULT cards: general information, use, deadlocking ....... . .

  • Page 8: Renault Cards, Battery Life

    (refer to the informa- for a short while. by the word “SERVICE” engraved on tion on the “RENAULT card: battery" in They may pose a risk to themselves the card. Refer to the information on section 5).

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    Replacement: need for an Using the key additional RENAULT card Refer to the information on “Locking/ If you lose your RENAULT card or unlocking the doors”. require another, you can obtain one Once you have accessed the vehicle from an approved dealer.

  • Page 10: Luggage Compartment

    If a door or the luggage compartment is open RENAULT card not detected or not properly shut, or if a RENAULT alarm card is still in the reader, the doors and If a door is opened when the engine...

  • Page 11: Unlocking The Vehicle

    HANds-fREE RENAULT cARd: use (1/3) Unlocking the vehicle On equipped vehicles, in addition to With the RENAULT card in the 1 zone, the functions of the above-mentioned pass your hand behind a handle 2: the remote control RENAULT card, it can vehicle will unlock.

  • Page 12: Locking The Vehicle

    If a door or the tailgate is open or not closed properly, the vehicle will quickly lock/unlock. Note: a RENAULT card must be within the vehicle's access zone (zone 1) to be able to lock the vehicle using the button.

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    After locking/unlocking the vehicle or the luggage compartment only using the buttons on the RENAULT card, remote locking and unlocking in hands-free mode are deactivated. To reactivate the “hands-free” mode: restart the vehicle.

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    RENAULT cARd: deadlocking To deactivate deadlocking Unlock the vehicle using button 1 on the RENAULT card. The hazard warning lights flash once to indicate that the doors have been un- locked. To activate deadlocking If the vehicle is equipped with a dead-...

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    RENAULT cARd “sERvIcE” deactivation of the “sERvIcE” mode There are two possibilities: – Press a button on the RENAULT card (not the RENAULT “SERVICE” card); – start the engine with a RENAULT card (not the RENAULT “SERVICE” card). With the card in reader 4, press button 5.

  • Page 16: Doors

    Pull on the handle 2. With the doors unlocked or the “hands- After switching off the engine, the lights free” RENAULT card in your posses- and any accessories that are in opera- Lights-on reminder buzzer sion, hold handle 1 and pull it towards tion (radio, etc.) will continue to oper-...

  • Page 17: 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 1 on the side with the il- lustration. Depending on the vehicle, in the event of a fault: –...

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    “RENAULT Card” information in Section 1. In certain cases, the RENAULT card may not work: – if the RENAULT card battery is weak, flat, etc. – if equipment operating on the same frequency as the card (mobile phones, etc.) is used;...

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    When you lock the doors, the indicator Unlocking the vehicle from the outside light remains lit and then goes out. is only possible with the RENAULT card in the vehicle's access zone or using the key integrated in the RENAULT Interior locking/unlocking card.

  • Page 20: 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- Operating principle corporated in button 1 does not light up when trying to lock the doors and tail- After the vehicle is started, the system gate, etc.), firstly check that the doors automatically locks the doors when you...

  • Page 21: Front Headrests

    fRONT HEAdREsTs To adjust the angle of the headrest Depending on the vehicle, tilt section A towards or away from you to the re- quired position. To remove the headrest Raise the headrest to its highest po- sition (tilt the seatback backwards if necessary).

  • Page 22: Rear Headrests

    REAR HEAdREsTs position for use To refit the headrest Raise or lower the headrest while pull- Insert the headrest rods into the ing it towards the front of the vehicle. sleeves, and lower the headrest to the first notch. To remove the headrest storage position Press tabs A of rods 1 and 2 simultane- ously and remove the headrest.

  • Page 23: Seats

    fRONT sEATs WITH mANUAL cONTROL (1/2) To tilt the seatback Turn control knob 3 to the required po- sition. Heated seats (depending on vehicle) With the engine running, turn control 4 to either position I, II or III (depending on the temperature required). An in- dicator light on the instrument panel lights up once the front seat heating system is operating.

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    fRONT sEATs WITH mANUAL cONTROL (2/2) To adjust the lumbar support Table function When the front seat is in on the driver’s seat table position, the front pas- Depending on the vehicle, the passen- senger air bag must be dis- ger seatback may be folded down onto Lower handle 5 to increase the support abled (see information on...

  • Page 25: Adjusting The Lumbar Support

    fRONT sEATs WITH ELEcTRIc cONTROL Switch 3 is used for adjusting the seat- back and switch 4 is used for adjusting the seat squab. On equipped vehicles, buttons 1 are used to store the chosen driving posi- tion (refer to the following page). Adjusting the seat squab: –...

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    – with the “hands-free” card de- adjustment buttons is pressed during tected or, depending on the vehicle, recall. RENAULT card in the card reader; When driving, it is not possible to – when the driver’s door is opened. recall a driving position.

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    AccEss TO REAR sEATs, THREE-dOOR vERsION Locking the seats When a person, an object or a child seat prevents the front seats from lock- ing, perform the following operations: – ask all of the passengers to leave the vehicle and remove any bulky objects from the rear seats;...

  • Page 28: Seat Belts

    sEAT BELTs (1/3) Before starting, first adjust your driv- Always wear your seat belt when trav- elling in your vehicle. You must also ing position, then ask all occupants comply with the legislation of the par- to adjust their seat belts to ensure ticular country you are in.

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    sEAT BELTs (2/3) ß front seat belt reminder warning light This lights up on the central display when the engine is started then, if the driver’s or front passenger’s seat belt (if this seat is occupied) is not fastened and the vehicle has reached approxi- mately 12 mph (20 km/h), it flashes and a bleep sounds for around 2 minutes.

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    sEAT BELTs (3/3) 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 op- erations (e.g. fitting child seats), contact an authorised dealer. –...

  • Page 31: To The Front Seat Belts

    mETHOds Of REsTRAINT IN AddITION TO THE fRONT sEAT BELTs (1/4) Depending on the vehicle, they are – Have the entire restraint composed of: system checked following – seat belt inertia reel pretension- an accident. ers; – No operation whatso- –...

  • Page 32: Methods Of Restraint In Addition To The Front Seat Belts

    mETHOds Of REsTRAINT IN AddITION TO THE fRONT sEAT BELTs (2/4) Load limiter Air bags for driver and front passenger Above a certain severity of impact, this mechanism is used to limit the force of Fitted to the driver and passenger side. the belt against the body so that it is at Depending on the vehicle, the pres- an acceptable level.

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    mETHOds Of REsTRAINT IN AddITION TO THE fRONT sEAT BELTs (3/4) Operation special feature of the front air This system is only operational when the ignition is switched on. After a violent impact, it has two deploy- ment volumes and integrates a ventila- In a severe frontal impact, the air bags tion system: inflate rapidly, cushioning the impact...

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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 –...

  • Page 35: To The Rear Seat Belts

    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 36: Side Protection

    sIdE pROTEcTION dEvIcEs side air bags These air bags are fitted to the front seats and are activated at the sides of the seats (door side) to protect the oc- cupants in the event of a severe side impact. curtain air bags These are air bags fitted along the sides of the vehicle in the ceiling which trigger along the front and rear side windows...

  • Page 37: Additional Methods Of Restraint

    AddITIONAL mETHOds Of REsTRAINT 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. The air bag is designed to complement the action of the seat belt.

  • Page 38: Child Safety: General Information

    cHILd sAfETY: general information (1/2) carrying children Children, and adults, must be correctly seated and strapped in for all journeys. The children being carried in your vehi- cle are your responsibility. A child is not a miniature adult. Children are at risk of specific injuries as their muscles and bones have not yet fin- driver’s responsibility ished growing.

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    cHILd sAfETY: general information (2/2) Using a child seat Set a good example by always fas- The level of protection offered by the tening your seat belt and teaching child seat depends on its ability to re- your child: strain your child and on its installation. –...

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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 41: Choosing A Child Seat Mounting

    cHILd sAfETY: choosing a child seat mounting (1/2) There are two ways of attaching child Attachment using the IsOfIX Do not use the child seat seats: via the seat belt or using the system if it may unfasten the seat ISOFIX system.

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    cHILd sAfETY: choosing a child seat mounting (2/2) The ISOFIX anchorage points have been exclu- sively designed for child seats with the ISOFIX system. Never fit a different type of child seat, seat belt or other objects to these anchorage points. Check that nothing is obstructing the anchorage points.

  • Page 43: Fitting A Child Seat

    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (1/11) In the front seat In the rear side seat Some seats are not suitable for fitting child seats. The diagram on the follow- The laws concerning children travel- A carrycot can be installed across the ing page shows you how to attach a ling in the front passenger seat differ in vehicle and will take up at least two...

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    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (2/11) The table below summarises the information already shown in the diagram on the following pages, to ensure the appli- cable regulations are respected. Type of child seat seat size Weight of passenger front Rear centre Rear side seats three and five door...

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    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (3/11) X = Seat not suitable for fitting child seats. U = Seat which allows a child seat with “Universal” approval to be installed using a seat belt; check that it can be fitted. IUf/IL = On equipped vehicles, seat which allows an approved “Universal”/“semi-universal”...

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    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (4/11) 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 (5/11) 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 (6/11) The table below summarises the information already shown on the diagram on the previous page, to ensure the regula- tions in force are respected. Type of child seat seat size Weight of passenger front Rear side seats five door version the child...

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    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (7/11) X = Seat not suitable for fitting child seats. U = Seat which allows a child seat with “Universal” approval to be installed using a seat belt; check that it can be fitted. IUf/IL = On equipped vehicles, seat which allows an approved “Universal”/“semi-universal”...

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    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (8/11) 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 (9/11) The table below summarises the information already shown on the diagram on the previous page, to ensure the regula- tions in force are respected. Type of child seat seat size Weight of front passenger Rear centre Rear side seats the child...

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    cHILd sAfETY: fitting a child seat (10/11) 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 (11/11) The table below summarises the information already shown on the diagram on the previous page, to ensure the regula- tions in force are respected. Type of child seat seat size Weight of front passenger Rear side seats the child seat (1) (5)

  • Page 54: 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: with the vehicle stationary, push and turn passenger air bags lock 1 to the OFF position. (on equipped vehicles) With the ignition on, it is essential to You must deactivate certain devices ¹...

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    cHILd sAfETY: deactivating/activating the front passenger air bag (2/3) The markings on the dashboard and labels B or C at A on each side of the passenger sun visor 3 (example: label shown above) remind you of these in- structions. dANgER Since front...

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    cHILd sAfETY: deactivating/activating the front passenger air bag (3/3) dANgER Since front passenger airbag triggering and the position of a rear-facing child seat are incompatible, NEvER use a restraining device for rear- facing children on a seat with an AcTIvATEd AIRBAg in front of it. This provides a risk of dEATH or sERIOUs INJURY to the cHILd.

  • Page 57: Steering Wheel, Power-assisted Steering

    sTEERINg WHEEL/pOWER-AssIsTEd sTEERINg power-assisted steering Operating faults The steering may become stiff when variable power-assisted steering driving or when the steering wheel is The variable power-assisted steering turned repeatedly. This is due to the system is equipped with an electronic power assistance overheating.

  • Page 58: Driving Position

    dRIvINg pOsITION: LEfT-HANd dRIvE (1/2) 10 11 1.52...

  • Page 59: On-board Computer

    19 Gear lever. radio information, navigation 2 Side window demister outlet. 20 Engine start/stop button and system information, etc. RENAULT card reader. 3 Stalk for: – Driver and front passenger seat 21 Central door locking/unlocking con- – direction indicator lights;...

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    dRIvINg pOsITION: RIgHT-HANd dRIvE (1/2) 1.54...

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    21 Accessories socket. – direction indicator lights; – activation/deactivation of the trac- 22 Engine start/stop control and card tion control; reader RENAULT. – exterior lights; – activation/deactivation of the 23 Location for radio, navigation – front fog lights; function Stop and Start.

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    WARNINg LIgHTs (1/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights dEpENd ON THE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY.  side light tell-tale light Automatic main beam head- light indicator light Please refer to the information á main beam headlight tell-tale on “External signals and lights” in light Section 1.

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    WARNINg LIgHTs (2/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights dEpENd ON THE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. Warning light Anti-lock braking warning © This lights up when the ignition light is switched on and goes out as soon as This lights up when the ignition is the engine is started.

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    WARNINg LIgHTs (3/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights dEpENd ON THE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. À Ô Oil pressure warning light Engine coolant temperature warning light If it comes on when you are ® This lights up when the ignition is driving accompanied by the switched on and goes out when the warning light and a beep, it is essen-...

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    WARNINg LIgHTs (4/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights dEpENd ON THE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. ß ð front seat belt reminder Heated seats operating indi- warning light cator This lights up on the central display This indicates that one of the heated when starting the engine then, if the seats is in operation.

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    dIspLAYs ANd INdIcATORs (1/2) fuel level gauge 5 If the minimum level is reached, in- dicator light 6 comes on and a beep sounds. Fill up as soon as possible. There is only approximately 30 miles (50 km) worth of fuel left after the warn- ing light first comes on.

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    dIspLAYs ANd INdIcATORs (2/2) speedometer 7 (mph or km/h) Instrument panel in miles (option to switch to km/h) Overspeed buzzer – With the ignition off, press one of the Depending on the vehicle and country, buttons 9 or 10 at the end of stalk 2 a buzzer sounds for approximately 10 and start button 8;...

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: general information (1/2) c) mileage before service; d) tyre pressure monitor; e) vehicle settings customisation menu; f) trip log, operating faults and informa- tion message readout. Trip computer and warning display selection keys 2 system 1 and 3 Depending on the vehicle, this includes Scroll through the following informa- the following functions:...

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: general information (2/2) Interpreting some of the Automatic resetting of the values displayed after journey parameters resetting Resetting occurs automatically when the maximum value of any of the pa- The values showing average fuel con- rameters is exceeded. sumption, range and average speed will become more stable and reliable the further you travel after pressing the...

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: trip settings (1/5) The display of information shown below dEpENds ON THE vEHIcLE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected 101668 KM a) Total mileage and trip mileage recorder. 112. 4 KM FUEL USED Fuel used b) Journey parameters.

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: trip settings (2/5) The display of information shown below dEpENds ON THE vEHIcLE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected CURRENT Current current fuel consumption. 9.4 L/100 This value is displayed above a speed of approximately 18 9.4 L/100 mph (30 km/h).

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: trip settings (3/5) The display of information shown below dEpENds ON THE vEHIcLE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected c) mileage before oil change. Distance remaining until the next oil change (displayed in Oil change in Schedule Oil miles/kilometres and months), then when the time nears, Chg in 100km...

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: trip settings (4/5) The display of information shown below dEpENds ON THE vEHIcLE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected FRONT TYRES d) Tyre pressure monitor Refer to the information on the “Tyre pressure monitor” in Section 2.

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    TRIp cOmpUTER: trip settings (5/5) The display of information shown below dEpENds ON THE vEHIcLE EQUIpmENT ANd cOUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected e) vehicle settings customisation menu. Settings menu: Enables certain vehicle functions to be set (instrument panel language, parking press and hold distance control, etc.).

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    “Battery low start engine” switched off for some time whilst listening to the radio). “please remove keycard” Request to remove the RENAULT card from the reader when you leave the vehicle. “checking control Displayed with the ignition on when the vehicle is running self-diagnostics.

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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 message ® 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 78: Vehicle Settings Customisation Menu

    vEHIcLE sETTINgs cUsTOmIsATION mENU j) Parking sensor volume; k) Language. function activated < function deactivated Once a line has been selected, keep pressing button 2 or 3 to change the function. If you select either “Parking sensor volume” or “Language”, you will have to make a further selection (sound volume of the parking sensor or instru- ment panel language).

  • Page 79: Clock And Exterior Temperature

    cLOcK ANd EXTERIOR TEmpERATURE vehicles equipped with a External temperature navigation system, radio, etc. indicator For vehicles which are not fitted with special note: buttons 2 and 3, refer to the specific When the external temperature is be- equipment instructions to discover the tween –3°C and +3°C, the °C charac- special features.

  • Page 80: Door Mirrors

    REAR vIEW mIRRORs folding door mirrors The door mirrors automatically fold in when the vehicle is locked (switch 2 in position B). In this case, they will fold out when the ignition is next switched In any case, you can make the door mirrors fold in (switch 2 in position C) or fold out (switch 2 in position A).

  • Page 81: Audible And Visual Signals

    AUdIBLE ANd vIsUAL sIgNALs direction indicators Move stalk 1 parallel to the steering wheel and in the direction you are going to turn it. One-touch mode When driving, it is possible that the steering wheel may not be turned suf- ficiently to return the stalk automatically to its starting position.

  • Page 82: Exterior Lighting And Signals

    EXTERIOR LIgHTINg ANd sIgNALs (1/4) daytime running lights function Depending on the vehicle, the daytime running lights come on automatically when the engine is started. To activate or deactivate this function, refer to the information on the “Vehicle settings customisation menu” in Section 1. á...

  • Page 83

    EXTERIOR LIgHTINg ANd sIgNALs (2/4)  Automatic main beam Activation Operating faults headlights Turn ring 2 until the AUTO symbol is op- When the message “Check main beam posite mark 3. lights” appears on the instrument panel, Depending on the vehicle, this system Pull stalk 1 to activate main beam the system is deactivated.

  • Page 84: Switching Off The Lights

    EXTERIOR LIgHTINg ANd sIgNALs (3/4) special note: “see-me-home lighting” – If the dipped beam headlights are function manually switched on and if the light This function allows you to briefly switch is sufficient, the directional head- on the dipped beam headlights (to pro- lights will remain fixed;...

  • Page 85: Rear Fog Light

    EXTERIOR LIgHTINg ANd sIgNALs (4/4) front fog lights switching off the lights Turn centre ring 5 on stalk 1 Turn ring 5 again until mark 6 is oppo- until the symbol faces mark 6, then re- site the symbol for the fog light that you lease it.

  • Page 86

    AdJUsTINg THE HEAdLIgHT BEAm HEIgHT Examples of positions for adjusting control A according to the load five door Three door driver alone or with front passenger driver with one front passenger and one rear passenger On vehicles fitted with this function, control A allows you to adjust the height of the beams according to the load.

  • Page 87

    WINdscREEN WAsH/WIpE (1/2) vehicle fitted with front windscreen wiper rain sensor A park B automatic wiper function. When this position is selected, the system detects water on the wind- screen and triggers the wipers at a suitable wiping speed. It is possi- ble to change the triggering thresh- old and the time sweeps by turning ring 2:...

  • Page 88: Headlight Washers, Windscreen Washer

    WINdscREEN WAsH/WIpE ( Headlight washers Headlights on On equipped vehicles, hold stalk 1 pulled towards you for about 1 second, and the headlight washers and wind- screen washers will be activated at the same time. Note: when the minimum windscreen washer fluid level is reached, the head- light washer system may be deprimed.

  • Page 89: Rear Screen Wiper

    REAR scREEN WAsH/WIpE Rear screen washer/ wiper With the ignition on, push the stalk. Check the condition of the wiper blades. You are responsible for their service life: – they must remain clean: clean the blades, windscreen and rear screen regularly with soapy Rear screen wiper water;...

  • Page 90: Fuel Grade

    fUEL TANK (1/3) fuel grade vehicles running on ethanol-based fuel Use a high-grade fuel that complies with the legislation in force in each It is essential to use unleaded petrol or country and which must conform to the fuel containing a maximum of 85% eth- specifications given on the label on the anol (E85).

  • Page 91

    fUEL TANK (2/3) filling with fuel With the ignition off, insert the nozzle to open valve A and insert it fully before turning it on to fill the fuel tank (risk of splashing). Keep the nozzle in this position through- out the entire filling operation.

  • Page 92

    (3/3) Running out of fuel on diesel vehicles without priming bulb 2 versions Insert the RENAULT card into the 3 card reader. Press the start button 1 vehicles with priming bulb 2 without pressing any of the pedals. Wait After a breakdown caused by com- a few minutes before starting.

  • Page 93

    Section 2: Driving (Advice on use relating to fuel economy and the environment) Running in ..............Starting, stopping the engine .

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    RUNNING IN Petrol version Diesel version Up to 600 miles (1,000 km), do not For the first 900 miles (1,500 km), do exceed 78 mph (130 km/h) in top gear not exceed 2,500 rpm. After complet- or 3,000 to 3,500 rpm. ing this mileage you may drive faster, however, it is only after approximately You may only expect top performance...

  • Page 95: Starting The Vehicle

    2 or in detection zone 3. When you get into the vehicle, insert the clutch pedal until the engine starts. RENAULT card fully into card reader 2. To start, depress the brake or clutch pedal and press button 1. If a gear To start, press button 1.

  • Page 96: Operating Faults

    In certain cases, the hands-free RENAULT card, insert the card into RENAULT card may not work: reader 2; – when the RENAULT card battery is – vehicles with a RENAULT “hands- drained, flat battery, etc. free” card, with the card in the pas- –...

  • Page 97

    When you leave your vehi- the message “No keycard Press and cle, especially if you have hold” appears on the instrument panel: your RENAULT card with press button 1 for longer than two sec- you, check that the engine onds.

  • Page 98

    STOP AND START function (1/3) This system enables a reduced fuel The message “Auto Stop” on the instru- Special feature of the automatic consumption and lower greenhouse ment panel indicates that the engine is engine re-start gas emissions. on standby. Under certain conditions, the engine The system is activated automatically The vehicle equipment remain opera-...

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    STOP AND START function (2/3) Conditions preventing the Special cases – the “Clear View” function is activated (please see “Automatic Climate standby of the engine – While the system is operating, and Control” in Section 3); the engine is stopped (traffic jam, Certain conditions prevent the system –...

  • Page 100

    STOP AND START function (3/3) Operating faults The system is automatically reactivated each time the vehicle is started using When the message “Check Stop & the start button (please see “Starting, Start” appears on the instrument panel stopping the engine)”. and the integrated warning light 2 lights up on the switch 1, the system is deac- tivated.

  • Page 101: 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 102: 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 any faults in icy weather: speed being exceeded irrespective of – ensure that the battery is always fully the gear selected.

  • Page 103: Gear Lever/handbrake, Selecting Reverse Gear

    GEAR LEVER/HANDbRAkE Handbrake To release: Pull lever 2 up slightly, press button 3 and then lower the lever to the floor. To apply: Pull the lever 2 upwards and make sure the vehicle is immobilised. Make sure that the hand- brake is properly released Selecting reverse gear when driving (red indicator...

  • Page 104: Electronic Parking Brake

    ELECTRONIC PARkING bRAkE (1/3) Note: To indicate that the electronic parking brake is applied or released, a beep sounds and the message “Apply park- ing brake” appears on the instrument panel: – with the engine running: when the driver’s door is opened; –...

  • Page 105: Manual Operation

    3 at the same time; You can control the electronic parking To manually activate the electronic – remove the RENAULT card from the brake manually. parking brake, (when stopping at a red card reader. light, or stopping when the engine is Applying the electronic parking running, etc.): pull and release switch 3.

  • Page 106

    ELECTRONIC PARkING bRAkE (3/3) Versions with an automatic Operating faults – If there is an electronic parking brake ® fault, warning lights light up gearbox © – If there is a fault, the warning accompanied by the “Parking brake light illuminates on the instrument For safety reasons, automatic release fault”...

  • Page 107: Engine Adjustments

    ADVICE: antipollution, fuel economy and driving (1/3) Aiding fuel economy Your vehicle complies with criteria for Have your vehicle adjusted and recycling and recovering vehicles at the checked by an approved Dealer, in ac- Depending on the vehicle, in order to end of their service life which will come cordance with the instructions given in optimise consumption, an indicator light...

  • Page 108

    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 109

    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 110

    ENVIRONMENT Emissions Your vehicle has been designed with – At the end of the vehicle’s service respect for the environment in mind for life, it should be sent to approved Your vehicle has been designed to its entire service life: during production, centres to ensure that it is recycled.

  • Page 111: Changing A Wheel

    TyRE PRESSURE MONITOR (1/3) The tyre pressure can be adjusted If the vehicle is equipped with the func- tion, this system monitors the tyre pres- when cold (refer to the information on sure. “Tyre pressures”). If tyre pressures cannot be checked when the tyres are cold, the recom- Operating principle mended pressures must be increased...

  • Page 112

    TyRE PRESSURE MONITOR (2/3) “Puncture” Wheel F indicates that the wheel con- cerned is punctured or severely un- derinflated. Replace it or contact an approved dealer if it is punctured. Top up the tyre pressure if the wheel is de- flated, This message appears along with the ®...

  • Page 113

    TyRE PRESSURE MONITOR (3/3) Emergency spare wheel Tyre repair product and If the vehicle is equipped with an emer- inflation kit gency spare wheel, it will not have a Because the valves are specially de- sensor. When it is fitted to the vehicle, signed, only use equipment approved the message “Tyre pressure sensors by the approved network.

  • Page 114

    DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES/AIDS (1/4) AbS (anti-lock braking Operating faults: Depending on the vehicle, this is com- posed of: system) © – the (anti-lock braking – lit up on the in- Under heavy braking, the ABS prevents system); strument panel alongside mes- the wheels from locking, allowing the –...

  • Page 115

    DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES/AIDS (2/4) Hill start assistance This device assists the driver when starting on hills (ascending or descend- ing). It prevents the vehicle from rolling The hill start assistance forwards or backwards by automatically system cannot completely applying the brakes when the driver lifts prevent the vehicle from their foot off the brake pedal to depress rolling backwards in all sit-...

  • Page 116: Electronic Stability Control

    DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES/AIDS (3/4) Electronic stability control Understeer control Operating faults ESC with understeer control This system optimises the action of the When the system detects an operat- and traction control ASR ESC in the case of pronounced under- ing fault the message “Check ESC” and ©...

  • Page 117: Emergency Brake Assist

    DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES/AIDS (4/4) Hazard warning lights switching on The traction control ASR offers addi- tional safety, it is recommended that Depending on the vehicle, these may you do not drive with the function disa- light up in the event of sudden decel- bled.

  • Page 118

    LANE DEPARTURE WARNING (1/2) This system notifies the driver when they accidentally cross a continuous or broken line. This function uses a camera attached to the windscreen, behind the rear-view mirror. This function is a driving aid in the event of the accidental crossing of a continuous or broken line in the road.

  • Page 119

    LANE DEPARTURE WARNING (2/2) The function sounds the alarm if: Adjustment a line is crossed without activating the From the vehicle settings customisation indicator lights. The function alerts the menu (please refer to the information  on the “Vehicle settings customisation driver through a warning light menu”...

  • Page 120

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (1/3) Controls Switching on The speed limiter function helps you  stay within the driving speed limit that Press switch 1 on the side showing 1 Main “On/Off” switch. you choose, known as the limit speed. Indicator light 7 comes on, lit orange, 2 Limit speed activation, storage and and the message “Speed limiter”...

  • Page 121

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (2/3) Varying the limit speed Exceeding the limit speed The limit speed may be changed by re- It is possible to exceed the limit speed peatedly pressing: at any moment. To do this: press the accelerator pedal firmly and fully –...

  • Page 122

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (3/3) Putting the function on Recalling the limit speed Switching off the function standby If a speed has been stored, it can be re- The speed limiter function is deacti- called by pressing switch 5 (R). vated if you press switch 1: in this case The speed limiter function is sus- a speed is no longer stored.

  • Page 123

    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. Controls The cruise control function helps you to Therefore, it can under no circum- maintain your driving speed at a speed stances replace the driver’s respon- that you choose, called the cruising...

  • Page 124

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (2/4) Switching on Activating cruise control Driving  At a steady speed (above 20 mph Once a cruising speed is stored and Press switch 1 on the side showing (30 km/h) approximately) press the cruise control function is active, Indicator light 7 comes on, lit green, and switch 2 (+): the speed is stored.

  • Page 125

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (3/4) Exceeding the cruising speed Putting the function on standby The cruising speed may be exceeded at any time by depressing the acceler- The function is suspended when you: ator pedal. The cruising speed flashes –...

  • Page 126

    CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (4/4) Switching off the function Returning to the cruising speed Note: if the speed previously stored is If a speed is stored, it can be recalled, much higher than the current speed, The cruise control function is deacti- once you are sure that the road condi- the vehicle will accelerate more rapidly vated if you press switch 1: in this case...

  • Page 127: Operating Principle

    PARkING DISTANCE CONTROL (1/3) Operating principle Front parking distance control Ultrasonic detectors, installed in the (depending on vehicle) front or rear bumper depending on the vehicle, measure the distance between Operation the vehicle and an obstacle whilst re- The parking distance control system versing.

  • Page 128: Parking Distance Control

    PARkING DISTANCE CONTROL (2/3) Automatic activation/deactivation of the rear parking distance control The system deactivates: – when the electronic parking brake is applied; – when the vehicle speed is above ap- proximately 6 mph (10 km/h); – when the vehicle is stationary for more than approximately five sec- onds and an obstacle is detected (such as when in a traffic jam etc.);...

  • Page 129

    PARkING DISTANCE CONTROL (3/3) Prolonged deactivation of the Special features system Ensure that the ultrasonic sensors are not obscured (by dirt, mud, snow, etc.). You may permanently activate or deac- tivate the front or rear parking distance Operating faults control separately. From the vehicle settings customisa- When the system detects an operating tion menu (refer to the information on...

  • Page 130: Reversing Camera

    REVERSING CAMERA Fixed clearance gauge 2 This gauge remains fixed and indicates The fixed clearance gauge comprises the vehicle trajectory if the wheels are coloured markers A, B and C indicating in line with the vehicle. the distance behind the vehicle: This system is initially used with the aid –...

  • Page 131: Selector Lever

    AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (1/3) Driving in automatic mode Select position D. In most traffic con- ditions, you will not have to touch the gear selector lever again: the gears will change automatically at the right time and at the most suitable engine speed because the automatic system takes into account the vehicle load and road contour and adjusts itself to the particu-...

  • Page 132: Parking The Vehicle

    AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (2/3) Driving in manual mode Special circumstances Parking the vehicle With the selector lever in position D, – If the road contours and bends When the vehicle is stopped, move the move the lever to the left. Shifting the do not allow you to stay in auto- lever to position P while keeping your lever repeatedly allows you to change...

  • Page 133

    AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (3/3) Operating faults – When driving, if the message “Check auto gearbox” appears on the instrument panel, this indicates there is a fault. Contact your approved Dealer as soon as possible. – When driving, if the message “Auto gearbox overheating”...

  • Page 134

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  • Page 135: Your Comfort

    Section 3: Your comfort Air vents............... Manual air conditioning .

  • Page 136

    AIR VENTS: air outlets (1/2) Depending on the vehicle: 1 left-hand side air vent 2 left-hand side window demister outlet 7 passenger footwell heater outlets 3 windscreen demister outlets 8 centre console air vents 4 centre air vents 9 air conditioning control panel 5 right-hand side air vent 6 right-hand side window demister outlet...

  • Page 137: Air Flow

    AIR VENTS: air outlets (2/2) Air flow Direction To remove bad odours from your ve- hicles, only use the systems designed Turn control knob 1 (beyond the point Right/left: move tabs 2 to the right or for this purpose. Consult an approved of resistance).

  • Page 138: Passenger Compartment

    MANuAl AIR coNDITIoNINg (1/2) Distribution of air in the passenger compartment There are five air distribution options. Turn control 4 to choose the distribution option. The air flow is directed to the windscreen and the front side window demisting vents. The air flow is distributed be- tween all the air vents, the front side window demisting vents, the...

  • Page 139: Adjusting The Ventilation Speed

    MANuAl AIR coNDITIoNINg (2/2) “oFF" position: the system is deactivated: the ventila- tion speed for the passenger compart- ment air is zero (vehicle stationary), you can however still feel a slight flow of air when the vehicle is moving. Recommended demisting option: Turn controls 1, 2 and 4 to the position.

  • Page 140: Automatic Climate Control, Automatic Mode

    AuToMATIc clIMATE coNTRol (1/5) Automatic mode The automatic climate control system guarantees comfort in the passen- ger compartment and good visibility (except in the event of extreme condi- tions), whilst optimising consumption. The system controls the ventilation speed, air distribution, air recircula- tion, and starting and stopping the air conditioning and air temperature.

  • Page 141

    AuToMATIc clIMATE coNTRol (2/5) clear View function Press button 10: the integrated indica- tor light comes on. This function quickly demists and de- ices the windscreen, the rear screen, the front side windows, and the door mirrors (depending on the vehicle). The air conditioning and rear screen de-ic- ing functions must be activated.

  • Page 142

    AuToMATIc clIMATE coNTRol (3/5) The displayed temperature values show a comfort level. When starting the engine, increas- ing or decreasing the value dis- played will not allow the com- fort level to be reached any more quickly. The system will always op- timise the temperature increase or decrease (the ventilation system does not start instantly at maximum...

  • Page 143

    AuToMATIc clIMATE coNTRol (4/5) The air flow is directed to the windscreen and the front side window demisting vents. × The air flow is distributed be- tween all the air vents, the front side window demisting vents, the windscreen demisting vents and the footwells.

  • Page 144

    AuToMATIc clIMATE coNTRol (5/5) Recycling This function is managed automati- cally (operation is confirmed by warn- ing light 14 on display 13), but you can also activate it manually. Note: – during recirculation, air is taken from the passenger compartment and is recycled, with no air being taken from outside the vehicle;...

  • Page 145: Maintenance

    AIR coNDITIoNINg: information and advice on use Advice on use In some situations, (air conditioning operating faults off, air recirculation activated, venti- Fuel consumption lation speed at zero or low, etc.) you As a general rule, contact your ap- You will normally notice an increase may notice that condensation starts proved Dealer in the event of an op- in fuel consumption (especially...

  • Page 146: Electric Windows

    Never leave your vehicle with the Electric windows From the driver’s seat, use switch: RENAULT card inside and never 1 for the driver’s side; Press or pull the switch to raise or lower leave a child (or a pet) unsuper- 2 for the front passenger side;...

  • Page 147: Special Note, Sun Blind

    (some- body’s fingers, etc.) it stops and then moves back several centimetres. Driver’s responsibility Never leave your vehicle with the RENAULT card inside and never leave a Sun blind Sunroof child (or a pet) unsupervised, even –...

  • Page 148: Precautions During Use

    Technical Department; RENAulT card twice in quick suc- (the window will close gradually), hold – do not open the sunroof immedi- cession, or on the driver's door in...

  • Page 149: Courtesy Light

    MANuAl wINDow wINDERS/INTERIoR lIghTINg (1/2) Manual window winders courtesy light Front door lights Turn handle 1. Tilt switch 3 to move it to the position Light 5 comes on when the door is for: opened. – permanent lighting; – intermittent lighting, which comes on when a door is opened.

  • Page 150: Sun Visor

    INTERIoR lIghTINg /SuN VISoR (2/2) glove box light 6 Sun visor luggage compartment light 9 Light 6 comes on when the cover is Lower the sun visor 7 over the wind- Depending on the vehicle, light 9, opened. screen or unclip it and turn it over the comes on when the luggage compart- side window.

  • Page 151: Passenger Compartment Storage Space And Fittings

    PASSENgER coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (1/4) Door pockets 1 Driver and passenger Sun visor storage 3 underfloor storage This can be used for storing motorway compartments 2 tickets, cards, etc. This storage compartment can be used to hold the vehicle documentation, etc. Ensure that no hard, heavy Nothing should be placed or pointed objects are...

  • Page 152

    PASSENgER coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (2/4) Front centre armrest storage centre console storage Passenger storage compartment A compartments 6 compartment Press button 4 and lift the cover 5. Pull handle 7 to open it. The glove box can hold A4-size docu- ments, a large bottle of water, etc.

  • Page 153

    PASSENgER coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (3/4) Door pockets 8 Storage compartment 9 Rear armrest storage Lower armrest 12 and, depending on the vehicle, lift cover 11 using unlock- ing handle 10. 3.19...

  • Page 154

    PASSENgER coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (4/4) clothes hooks 13 Front seat storage Rear centre console storage compartments 15 compartments 16 grab handle 14 This offers support and can be held when the vehicle is being driven. Do not use it for getting into or out of the vehicle.

  • Page 155: Cigar Lighter

    AShTRAY, cIgAR lIghTER, AccESSoRIES SockET Accessories sockets cigar lighter 1 Ashtray 2 You may use cigar lighter recess 1 or With the ignition on, push in cigar To open, lift the cover. To empty, pull the socket 3 (depending on the vehicle). lighter 1, it will spring back with a click ashtray towards you and it will be re- They are designed for connecting ac-...

  • Page 156

    REAR BENch SEAT functions (1/2) Sport tourer versions To fold down the seatback Press button 1 lower seatback(s) A. Ensure that the front seats are far Depending on the vehicle, seatback A enough forward. can be folded down on its own to allow long or bulky objects to be transported.

  • Page 157: Rear Bench Seat Functions

    REAR BENch SEAT functions (2/2) When moving the rear bench seat, ensure that nothing obstructs the an- chorage points (part of the The seat and the seatback may be body, a pet, gravel, cloth, toys, etc.). folded away to allow bulky objects to be carried.

  • Page 158: Inside The Vehicle

    TAIlgATE opening manually from To open inside the vehicle Press button 1 and lift the tailgate. Special note: To close If it is impossible to unlock the tailgate, Pull down the tailgate using handle 2 it can be done from inside. inside the tailgate to assist you.

  • Page 159: Rear Parcel Shelf

    REAR PARcEl ShElF Removal Lift rear parcel shelf 2 slightly and pull it Unclip mountings 3 on either side of towards you. the parcel shelf, then remove the parcel Unhook the two cords 1 (tailgate side). shelf via the luggage compartment. To refit it, proceed in reverse order to removal.

  • Page 160

    luggAgE coMPARTMENT coVER: estate models To remove the flexible Removing the luggage cover section of the luggage cover Push the luggage compartment cover to the left (movement A) and lift the Pull handle 1 gently to release the pins right-hand side of the inertia reel (move- from their mounting points located on ment B).

  • Page 161: Luggage Compartment Storage Space And Fittings

    luggAgE coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (1/3) Storage under carpet 1 Anchorage points Side straps (depending on vehicle) (Three- and five-seater versions) Side straps 3 are located either side of To open, fold back carpet A. Hooks 2 located on each corner of the the luggage compartment, and can be luggage compartment, allow the load to used to store an oil can.

  • Page 162

    luggAgE coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (2/3) Anchorage points Storage under carpet (sport tourer version) (sport tourer version) Hooks 5, located on either side of the To access storage compartments 7, luggage compartment, allow the load to fold back section B using handle 4 and, be secured.

  • Page 163

    luggAgE coMPARTMENT SToRAgE SPAcE AND FITTINgS (3/3) Separating the luggage On the back there is an elastic strip 9 to hold small objects vertically in position. compartment (sport tourer version) The loading area can be separated. Turn locks 8 situated on either side of the luggage compartment to the first notch.

  • Page 164

    TRANSPoRTINg oBjEcTS IN ThE BooT (1/2) Always place the objects to be trans- ported so that their largest side rests against the back of the rear bench seat for normal loads (e.g.: A), or against the Always position the heavi- back of the front seats when the rear est items directly on the bench seatbacks are folded down.

  • Page 165

    TRANSPoRTINg oBjEcTS IN ThE BooT /TowINg (2/2) Three-door version B = 872 mm Five-door version B = 867 mm Estate version B = 1,070 mm Permissible nose weight, maxi- mum permissible towing weight, braked and unbraked: refer to the information on “Weights” in Section 6.

  • Page 166

    TRANSPoRTINg oBjEcTS: luggage net (1/2) Fitting the luggage net behind the front seats Inside the vehicle on each side: – lift cover 1 to access the upper mounting ring of the net; – fix the net belt hook onto the ring; luggage net A –...

  • Page 167

    TRANSPoRTINg oBjEcTS: luggage net (2/2) – in the luggage compartment, fix the lower mounting strap hook on the net to the anchorage point 4 located under the luggage compartment carpet; – adjust the net strap so that it is taut. Fitting the luggage net behind the rear bench seat Inside the vehicle on each side:...

  • Page 168

    RooF BARS: AccESS To FIxINg PoINTS Three door version The fitting of roof bars is prohibited on Sport tourer versions three door versions. For vehicles fitted with original roof bars, the roof bars are fixed and must not be removed. To change them contact an approved Dealer.

  • Page 169: Navigation System

    MulTIMEDIA EquIPMENT Navigation system The equipment described below may or may not be fitted to the vehicle, and its location may vary, depending on the vehicle navigation system version. 1 Radio; 2 CD or DVD reader; 3 Central control; 4 Steering column control; 5 Micro.

  • Page 170

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  • Page 171

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

  • Page 172: Opening The Bonnet

    BOnnet Closing the bonnet Check that nothing has been left in the engine compartment. To close the bonnet again, hold the bonnet in the middle and guide it down, allowing a 30 cm gap before it is closed, then release it. It will latch automatically under its own weight.

  • Page 173

    engine Oil level: general information (1/2) It is normal for an engine to use oil for lubrication and cooling of moving parts and it is normal to top up the level be- tween oil changes. Oil level However, contact your approved Dealer if more than 0.5 litres is being ...

  • Page 174

    engine Oil level: general information (2/2) exceeding the maximum engine oil level The oil level should only be read with Consult your approved Dealer at the dipstick as explained above. once if you notice an abnormal or If the oil level exceeds the maximum Reading the level using the repeated drop in any of the fluid level, do not start your vehicle and...

  • Page 175

    engine Oil level: topping up, filling (1/3) topping up/filling – Unscrew cap 1; – top up the level (as a guide, the ca- The vehicle must be parked on level pacity between the minimum and ground and the engine should be cold maximum reading on the dipstick 2 (for instance, before the engine is is between 1.5 and 2 litres, depend-...

  • Page 176

    engine Oil level: topping up, filling (2/3) topping up/filling – Unscrew cap 1; – top up the level (as a guide, the ca- The vehicle must be parked on level pacity between the minimum and ground and the engine should be cold maximum reading on the dipstick 2 (for instance, before the engine is is between 1.5 and 2 litres, depend-...

  • Page 177

    engine Oil level: topping up, filling Oil CHAnge (3/3)/ Oil change Service interval: refer Maintenance Document for your vehi- cle. Average capacities for oil change engine oil change: if you including oil filter are changing the oil when (for information) the engine is hot, be careful not to scald yourself if the engine 1.2 tCe : 4.6 litres...

  • Page 178

    levelS (1/3) Checking intervals Replacement intervals Check the coolant level regularly Refer to the Maintenance Document for (very severe damage is likely to be 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 179: Brake Fluid Level

    levelS (2/3) level 1 topping up 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 line. Only use fluids approved by our If you wish to check the disc and drum Technical Department (and taken from...

  • Page 180

    levelS /FilteRS (3/3) Filters liquid Screen wash product (product with an- The replacement of filter elements (air tifreeze in winter). filter, passenger compartment filter, diesel filter, etc.) is scheduled in the Jets maintenance operations for your vehi- cle. Use a tool such as a needle to adjust the height of the windscreen washer Replacement intervals for filter el- jets.

  • Page 181: Tyre Pressure

    tyRe pReSSURe F: tyre pressures for the rear wheels (motorway). G: tyre pressure for the emergency spare wheel. H: emergency spare wheel tyre dimen- sion if different to the four tyres fitted to the vehicle. Special note concerning fully laden vehicles (Maximum Permissible All-Up Weight) and towing a trailer: the maxi- mum speed must be limited to 60 mph...

  • Page 182

    BAtteRy (1/2) Depending on the vehicle, a system continuously checks the battery charge status. If the level drops, the message “Battery low start engine” is displayed on the instrument panel. In this case, start the engine. Then the message “Battery charging” appears on the in- strument panel for the duration of the charging time.

  • Page 183

    BAtteRy (2/2) Replacing the battery As this operation is complex, we advise you to contact an authorised dealer. vehicle fitted with the Stop and Start function After changing or disconnecting the bat- Deactivate the Stop and tery, the message “New battery?” ap- Start function for any opera- pears on the instrument panel.

  • Page 184

    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 185

    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 186: Seat Belts

    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 187

    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 188

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  • Page 189: Practical Advice

    RENAULT card: battery ........

  • Page 190

    Puncture, emergency sPare wheel In the event of a puncture, special note: depending on the vehicle, The Tyre Pressure Monitor function you will have: does not check the emergency spare wheel (the wheel replaced by the emer- An emergency spare wheel or tyre in- gency spare wheel disappears from the flation kit (refer to the information on the instrument panel display).

  • Page 191

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (1/5) 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 192

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (2/5) Depending on the vehicle, remove the – adjust the pressure: to increase central partition in the storage compart- it, continue inflating with the kit, to ment to access the inflation kit. reduce it, turn button 7 located on the inflation adapter.

  • Page 193

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (3/5) Precautions when using the kit – affix driving recommendation label 9 to the dashboard where it can easily The kit should not be operated for more be seen by the driver; than 15 consecutive minutes. – store the kit; –...

  • Page 194

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (4/5) engine running, handbrake applied: – after a maximum of 15 minutes, stop inflating and read the pressure (on – unroll the hose from the container; pressure gauge 14). – connect the compressor hose 12 to note: while the container is empty- the container’s inlet 17;...

  • Page 195

    tyre InFlatIOn KIt (5/5) Precautions when using the kit – Affix the driving recommendation label to the dashboard where it can The kit should not be operated for more easily be seen by the driver; than 15 consecutive minutes. – Put the kit away. –...

  • Page 196

    tOOl KIt/wheel trIm – wheel wheelbrace 1 Jack 2 When replacing the jack, fold it cor- rectly and position the wheelbrace cor- rectly before replacing it in its position. hubcap tool 3 This tool is used to remove the wheel trims.

  • Page 197

    changIng a wheel (1/2) Vehicles equipped with a jack Offer up the jack 4 horizontally; the jack head must be lined up with jacking and wheelbrace point 1 located on the underside of the If necessary, remove the wheel trim. sill, closest to the wheel concerned, as shown by arrow 2.

  • Page 198

    changIng a wheel (2/2) Undo the bolts and take off the wheel. Fit the emergency spare wheel onto the hub and rotate it until the mounting holes in the wheel coincide with those of the hub. If bolts are supplied with the emergency spare wheel, only use these bolts for the emergency spare wheel.

  • Page 199

    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 200: Tyre Pressures, Emergency Spare Wheel

    tyres (2/3) tyre pressures Fitting new tyres Pressures should be checked when the tyres are cold; ignore higher pressures Adhere to the tyre pressures (including which may be reached in hot weather the emergency spare wheel). The tyre For safety reasons, this op- or following a fast journey.

  • Page 201

    tyres (3/3) use in winter studded tyres This type of equipment may only be chains used for a limited period and as laid For safety reasons, fitting snow down by local legislation. It is neces- chains to the rear axle is strictly for- sary to observe the speed specified by bidden.

  • Page 202: Front Headlights: Changing Bulbs

    FrOnt heaDlIghts: changing bulbs (1/3) Dipped beams After opening the bonnet, pull tool A up- Do not touch the bulb glass. hold it wards. Remove the two screws 1 from by its base. the headlight using the A tool. halogen dipped beam headlight When the bulb has been changed, Unlock the two springs D, remove make sure you refit the cover correctly.

  • Page 203: Daytime Running Light

    FrOnt heaDlIghts: changing bulbs (2/3) To comply with current legislation, or as a precaution, you can obtain an emergency kit from an approved Daytime running light Front side light dealer containing a set of spare bulbs and fuses. Remove the cover C, unlock the bulb Remove the cover E and pull the bulb holder 2 by rotating it.

  • Page 204

    FrOnt heaDlIghts: changing bulbs (3/3) additional lights If you wish to fit fog lights or long range headlights to your vehicle, consult an approved Dealer. Daytime running lights 7 Please see an authorised dealer. Front fog lights 8 The front bumper needs to be removed; Any operation on (or modi- consult an approved Dealer.

  • Page 205

    rear lIghts anD InDIcatOr lIghts: changing bulbs (1/6) Five-door versions – loosen nut 1, press down on it to Direction indicator lights 5 release the front of the light (move- Bulb type: Py21w. Direction indicator lights/brake and ment A) then remove the nut; side light and brake light 6 side lights –...

  • Page 206

    rear lIghts anD InDIcatOr lIghts: changing bulbs (2/6) Five-door versions – Lower the tailgate, then pull light 9 reversing light 10 towards the rear to release it. (continued) Bulb type: w16w. – Unscrew the bulb holder for the bulb Fog light/side light 11 Fog lights/side lights and reversing concerned.

  • Page 207

    rear lIghts anD InDIcatOr lIghts: changing bulbs (3/6) three-door versions 16 side light/stop light Bulb type: P21/5w. – Unclip the access flap; 17 Direction indicator light – unscrew nuts 12 and 13; Bulb type: Py21w. – from the outside, remove bolt 14, then pull on the light;...

  • Page 208

    rear lIghts anD InDIcatOr lIghts: changing bulbs (4/6) sport tourer Versions side light 22 Bulb type: w5w. side lights/reversing lights and fog reversing light 23 lights Bulb type: P21w. – From the luggage compartment, unclip flap 20 (movement C), then Fog light 24 remove the bolts .

  • Page 209

    rear lIghts anD InDIcatOr lIghts: changing bulbs (5/6) estate versions side light and brake light 28 (continued) Bulb type: P21/5w. Direction indicator lights 29 Brake and side lights/direction indicator lights Bulb type: Py21w. – Unclip covers 25 to access the nuts; –...

  • Page 210

    rear lIghts anD InDIcatOr lIghts: changing bulbs (6/6) high level brake light 30 number plate lights 32 Indicator lights 33 Consult an approved Dealer. – Unclip light 32 by pressing tab 31; – Unclip indicator light 33 (using a flat-blade screwdriver type tool po- –...

  • Page 211: Glove Box Light

    InterIOr lIghtIng: changing bulbs (1/2) courtesy light Door lights glove box light – Position the 3 switches in the central Unclip light 2 (using a flat-blade screw- Open the access cover 3, you can then position; driver or similar). unclip the bulb holder more easily 4. –...

  • Page 212: Interior Lighting: Changing Bulbs

    InterIOr lIghtIng: changing bulbs (2/2) luggage compartment light Disconnect the light. Press tab 6 to release lens 8 and Unclip the light at 5 using a flat-blade access bulb 7. screwdriver or similar. Bulb type: w5w. The bulbs are under pres- sure and can break when replaced.

  • Page 213: Fuses, Fuse Box

    Fuses (1/2) Fuse box tweezers 1 If any electrical component does not Remove the fuse using tweezers 1, lo- work, check the condition of the fuses. cated at the back of flap A or B. Check the fuse in question Unclip cover A or B (depending on ve- To remove the fuse from the tweezers, and replace it, if neces-...

  • Page 214

    Fuses (2/2) allocation of fuses 8 Interior rear-view mirror; Some accessories are protected by fuses located in the engine compart- (the presence of certain fuses depends 9 Rear screen wiper; ment in fuse box C. on the vehicle equipment level) 10 and 11 Rear electric windows;...

  • Page 215: Connecting A Battery Charger

    Battery: troubleshooting (1/2) to avoid all risk of sparks: connecting a battery charger – Ensure that any electrical consumers the battery charger must be com- (courtesy lights, etc.) are switched patible with a battery with nominal off before disconnecting or recon- voltage of 12 volts.

  • Page 216

    Battery: troubleshooting (2/2) starting the vehicle using the battery from another vehicle If you have to use the battery from an- other vehicle to start, obtain suitable jump leads (with a large cross section) from an approved dealer or, if you al- ready have jump leads, ensure that they are in perfect condition.

  • Page 217: Replacing The Battery

    (insert the the next time the vehicle is started, the place the RENAULTcard battery, press RENAULT card in the card reader) and message will disappear. button 1, pulling on emergency key 2, lock/unlock the vehicle (refer to the in- note: it is not advisable to touch the then unclip cover 3 using tab 4.

  • Page 218

    FIttIng a raDIO If your vehicle is not fitted with an audio system, one can be fitted and locations have been provided for: – the radio 1; – tweeter speakers 2; – bass speakers 3. To install any equipment, please con- –...

  • Page 219

    accessOrIes electrical and electronic accessories Before installing this type of accessory, make sure it is compatible with your vehicle. You can get advice from an au- thorised dealer. Connect accessories with a maximum power of 120 watts only. Fire hazard. No work may be carried out on the vehicle’s electrical or radio circuits, except by authorised dealers: an incorrectly connected system may result in damage being caused to the electrical equipment and/or the components connected to it.

  • Page 220: 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 221: Automatic Gearbox

    If your vehicle is the towing or r for vehicles with automatic trans- vehicle, do not exceed the maximum missions), insert the RENAULT card in towing weight for your vehicle (refer to the card reader then press the engine the information on “Weights”...

  • Page 222: Towing: Breakdown

    Unclip cover 5 or 7 by sliding a flat tool (never use the drive shafts or any other (or the key integrated in the RENAULT part of the vehicle). These towing points card) under the cover. may only be used for towing: never use...

  • Page 223

    Dealer as soon as possible. using the renault card POssIBle causes what tO DO The RENAULT card does not lock or Card battery is flat. Replace the battery. You can still lock/ unlock the doors. unlock and start your vehicle (refer to the information on “Locking/unlocking the...

  • Page 224

    Starting conditions are not Refer to the information on “Starting/stopping the fulfilled. engine” in Section 2. The RENAULT “hands-free” Insert the card in the card reader in order to start the card does not work. engine. Refer to the information on “Starting/stopping the engine”...

  • Page 225

    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 226

    OPeratIng Faults (4/5) On the road POssIBle causes what tO DO Steering becomes heavy. Assistance overheating. Consult an approved dealer. The engine is overheating. The cool- Engine cooling fan not working. Stop the vehicle, switch off the engine and ant temperature indicator is in the contact an approved dealer.

  • Page 227

    OPeratIng Faults (5/5) 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. Fuse damaged. Replace the fuse, refer to the information on “Fuses”.

  • Page 228

    5.40...

  • Page 229: Technical Specifications

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

  • Page 230: Vehicle Identification Plates

    Vehicle identification plates the information shown on the ve- 4 MAM (Maximum Authorised Mass) hicle identification plate should be for front axle. quoted on all correspondence or 5 GTW (Gross train weight: vehicle orders. fully loaded, with trailer). 6 MPAW (Maximim Permissible the presence and location of the in- Weight) for front axle.

  • Page 231

    engine identification plates (1/3) Quote the information on the identi- fication plate or label A in all corre- spondence or when ordering parts. (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type. 2 Engine suffix. 3 Engine number.

  • Page 232

    engine identification plates (2/3)

  • Page 233

    engine identification plates (3/3) Quote the information on the identi- fication plate or label A in all corre- spondence or when ordering parts. (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type. 2 Engine suffix. 3 Engine number.

  • Page 234

    dimensions (in metres) (1/3) three door version 0.862 2.640 0.797 1.546 4.299 1.423* 1.547 1.785 Unladen...

  • Page 235

    dimensions (in metres) (2/3) five door version 0.862 2.641 0.792 1.546 4.292 1.471* 1.547 1.808 Unladen...

  • Page 236

    dimensions (in metres) (3/3) sport tourer versions 0.862 2.703 0.994 1.546 4.558 1.461* 1.547 1.766 Unladen...

  • Page 237: Engine Specifications

    engine specifications Versions 1.2 tce 1.4 tce 1.6 16V 2.0 16V 2.0 t 1.5 dci 1.6 dci 1.9 dci 2.0 dci engine type (see engine plate) Turbo Turbo Turbo cubic capacity (cc) 1 197 1,395 1,598 1,998 1,998 1,461 1 598 1,870 1,995 It is essential that you use unleaded petrol of the octane...

  • Page 238

    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. Five door Estate Three door maximum permissible all-up weight (mmac) Weights are indicated on the vehicle identification plate (refer to gross train Weight (mtR) the information on “Vehicle identification plates”...

  • Page 239: 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 240

    seRVice sheets (1/6) 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 241

    seRVice sheets (2/6) 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 242

    seRVice sheets (3/6) 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 243

    seRVice sheets (4/6) 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 244

    seRVice sheets (5/6) 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 245

    seRVice sheets (6/6) 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 246

    anticoRRosion check (1/6) 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 247

    anticoRRosion check (2/6) 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: 6.19...

  • Page 248

    anticoRRosion check (3/6) 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: 6.20...

  • Page 249

    anticoRRosion check (4/6) 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: 6.21...

  • Page 250

    anticoRRosion check (5/6) 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: 6.22...

  • Page 251

    anticoRRosion check (6/6) 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: 6.23...

  • Page 252

    6.24...

  • Page 253: Alphabetical Index

    AlphAbeticAl index (1/5) ABS ..............1.57, 2.22 → 2.25 catalytic converter............. 2.9 – 2.10 access to the rear seats ............ 1.21 central door locking ........1.8, 1.12 → 1.14 accessories................ 5.31 changing a bulb .............5.14 → 5.22 accessories socket ............3.21 changing a wheel............5.9 – 5.10 additional methods of restraint .....1.25 →...

  • Page 254

    AlphAbeticAl index (2/5) driving ..2.2 → 2.5, 2.9 → 2.17, 2.19 → 2.25, 2.28 → 2.37, front seat 2.39 → 2.41 driver’s position memory ..........1.20 driving position front seat adjustment ..........1.17 – 1.18 settings ............1.22 → 1.24 front seats adjustment ......1.15, 1.17 –...

  • Page 255

    AlphAbeticAl index (3/5) horn ................... 1.75 mobile directional ............1.78 horn: lights: flash ................1.75 adjusting ..............1.80 sounding the horn ............1.75 brake lights ..............5.17 hubcap tool ................5.8 dipped beam headlights ....1.56, 1.76, 5.14 → 5.16 direction indicators ......1.56, 1.75, 5.14 → 5.17 fog lights ............

  • Page 256

    ............3.22 – 3.23 Stop & Start function..........2.6 → 2.8 rear view mirrors ..............1.74 stopping the engine ...........2.3 → 2.5 RENAULT ANTI-INTRUDER DEVICE (RAID) ....1.14 storage compartment..........3.17 → 3.20 RENAULT card storage compartments ..... 3.17 → 3.20, 3.27 → 3.29 battery ................

  • Page 257

    AlphAbeticAl index (5/5) tool kit .................. 5.8 wheelbrace ................5.8 towing wheels (safety) ............5.11 → 5.13 breakdown ............5.33 – 5.34 windscreen de-icing/demisting ........3.5, 3.9 towing equipment ..........3.30 – 3.31 windscreen washer ........1.81 → 1.83, 4.10 towing a caravan ........... 3.30 – 3.31, 6.10 windscreen washer/wiper ........

  • Page 260

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