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DRIVER'S HANDBOOK

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    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

    RENAULT card: general information, use, deadlocking ........

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    “Keycard battery low” appears on the inside and never leave a instrument panel (refer to the informa- child (or a pet) unsupervised, even tion on the “RENAULT card: Battery” in for a short while. Section 5). They may pose a risk to themselves...

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    Once you have accessed the vehicle using the integrated key, replace it Do not store the RENAULT card in its housing in the RENAULT card, in an area where it may acciden- then insert the RENAULT card into tally become bent or damaged. The the card reader to start the vehicle.

  • Page 10: Trunk Lid

    30 seconds when button 3 is open or not properly closed, or if a is pressed. RENAULT card is still in the reader, the doors and luggage compartment Note: pressing button 3 again switches lock then quickly unlock and the hazard off the lighting.

  • Page 11: Unlocking The Vehicle

    Note: if the RENAULT card is inside the luggage compartment, the vehi- On equipped vehicles, in addition to With the RENAULT card in zone 1, you cle locks/unlocks quickly. Ensure that the functions of the remote control may unlock the vehicle by placing your...

  • Page 12: Locking The Vehicle

    RENAULT card. situation, no beep sounds and the hazard warning lights do not flash. Remote locking With the RENAULT card on you, and Locking using button 4 doors and trunk lid closed, move away With the doors and trunk lid closed...

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    RENAULT card, remote locking and unlocking Even if the RENAULT card is still in in hands-free mode are deactivated. zone 6, the vehicle may lock if it is close to any (metal) object which is To reactivate the “hands-free”...

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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. If the vehicle is equipped with a dead- To activate deadlocking...

  • Page 15: Doors

    With the engine switched off, insert the RENAULT card in the reader to allow Opening from the outside Opening from the inside some of the electrical functions to op- erate.

  • Page 16: Child Safety

    OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (2/2) Driver’s responsibility when parking or stopping the vehicle Safety of rear occupants Never leave an animal, Child safety The driver can authorise child or adult who is not self-suffi- operation of the rear doors Vehicle with switch 1 cient alone on your vehicle, even for Ç...

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    Section 1. In certain cases, the RENAULT card may not work, or its access area will be modified: – if the RENAULT card battery is weak, flat, etc. – if equipment operating on the same frequency as the card (mobile phones, etc.) is used;...

  • Page 18: Indicator Light

    RENAULT card indicator light For example, in the event of a dis- Switch 4 has an integrated indicator charged battery or the RENAULT card light which shows whether or not the temporarily not working, etc. doors and trunk lid are locked: With the engine switched off and a –...

  • Page 19: Automatic Locking When Driving

    AUTOMATIC LOCKING WHEN DRIVING Activating/deactivating the Operating faults function If you experience an operating fault (no automatic locking, the indicator light in- Refer to the information on “Vehicle set- corporated in button 1 does not light up tings customisation menu” in Section 1; when trying to lock the doors and trunk “Auto door locking while driving”...

  • Page 20: Front Headrests

    FRONT HEADRESTS To remove the headrest Lift the headrest to its highest position. Press button 1 and lift the headrest to release it (tilt the seatback backwards if necessary). Note: when the headrest is removed, take care not to change the positions of rods 3.

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    FRONT SEATS (1/2) tion, release the lever. Ensure it is cor- rectly locked in place. Heated seats With the engine running, turn control 1 or 5 to the desired position, depending ð on the temperature required. An indicator light on the instrument panel comes on once one of the front seat heating system is operating.

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    FRONT SEATS (2/2) Adjusting the lumbar support on the driver’s seat (depending on the vehicle) For safety reasons, carry Lower handle 8 to increase the support out any adjustments when and lift to decrease it. Depending on the the vehicle is not being vehicle, you may adjust the electrically- driven.

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    When driving, it is not possible to – with the “hands-free” RENAULT card recall a driving position. detected or, depending on the vehi- cle, the RENAULT card in the card reader; – when the driver’s door is opened. Storing your driving position Adjust the seat using switches 4 and 5 (see previous pages).

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    The seat returns to the normal position: – with the engine started; – when the RENAULT card is inserted in the card reader; – by pressing the engine Start/Stop switch, without depressing the pedal (if there is a “hands-free” RENAULT card).

  • Page 25: Adjusting The Lumbar Support

    DRIVER’S SEAT WITH MASSAGE FUNCTION Driver’s seat with massage Stopping the function function – Turn control 6 to the OFF position. When the engine is running, you may – When you restart the system after use the massage function. If you start having stopped it, the air pressure the system, the air pressure drops com- drops completely before the mas-...

  • Page 26: Seat Belts

    SEAT BELTS (1/3) Always wear your seat belt when Before starting, adjust your driving traveling in your vehicle. You must also position and then have each occu- comply with the legislation of the par- pant adjust their seat belt to ensure ticular country you are in.

  • Page 27: Front Seat Belt

    SEAT BELTS (2/3) Front seat belt ß 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 120 sec- onds.

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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 restraint system (belts and seats and their mountings) fitted originally. – For special operations (e.g.: fitting child seats) contact an approved Dealer.

  • Page 29: Methods Of Restraint In Addition To The Front Seat Belts

    METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (1/4) Depending on the vehicle, they may – Have the entire restraint comprise: system checked following – seat belt inertia reel pretension- an accident. ers; – No operation whatso- – lap belt pretensioners; ever is permitted on any part of the system (pretensioners, –...

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    METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (2/4) Load limiters Airbags for driver and front passenger Above a certain level of impact force, this mechanism is used to limit the force The driver’s airbag is on the steering of the belt against the body so that it is wheel, and the passenger’s airbag on at an acceptable level.

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    METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (3/4) Operation Special features of the front airbag 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 airbags tion system: inflate rapidly.

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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 airbag 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 airbag inflates. Warnings concerning the driver’s airbag –...

  • Page 33: Methods Of Restraint In Addition To The Rear Seat Belts

    METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE REAR SEAT BELTS Force limiter Depending on the vehicle, they are – Have the entire restraint composed of: Above a certain severity of impact, this system checked following – seat belt pretensioners built into mechanism is used to limit the force of an accident.

  • Page 34: Side Protection Devices

    SIDE PROTECTION DEVICES Side airbags These airbags are fitted to each front seat and, depending on the country, the rear side seats; the airbags are ac- tivated at the sides of the seats (door side) to protect the occupants in the event of a severe side impact.

  • Page 35: Additional Method Of Restraint

    ADDITIONAL METHODS OF RESTRAINT All of the warnings below are given so that the airbag 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 airbag inflates. The airbag is designed to complement the action of the seat belt.

  • Page 36: 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- ished growing.

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    CHILD SAFETY: general information (2/2) Using a child seat The level of protection offered by the child seat depends on its ability to re- strain your child and on its installation. Incorrect installation compromises the protection it offers the child in the event of harsh braking or an impact.

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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 39: Choosing A Child Seat Mounting

    CHILD SAFETY: choosing a child seat mounting (1/2) There are two child seat mounting sys- Attachment with the ISOFIX system tems: via the seat belt or using the Authorised ISOFIX child seats are ap- Some child seats cannot be fitted 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 fittings. Check that nothing is obstructing the anchorage points.

  • Page 41: Fitting A Child Seat

    CHILD SAFETY: fitting a child seat (1/5) Some seats are not suitable for fitting In the front seat In the rear side seat 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 (2/5) Child seat attached using the ISOFIX fitting Seat which allows an ISOFIX ü child seat to be fitted. The rear seats are fitted with ± an anchorage point which allows a forward-facing ISOFIX child seat with “Universal”...

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    CHILD SAFETY: fitting a child seat (3/5) Child seat attached using the ISOFIX fitting Seat which allows an ISOFIX ü child seat to be fitted. The rear seats are fitted with ± an anchorage point which allows a forward-facing ISOFIX child seat with “Universal”...

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    CHILD SAFETY: fitting a child seat (4/5) The table below summarises the information already shown on the diagram on the previous page, to ensure the regulations in force are respected. Front passenger seat with airbag Size of Weight of Rear side Rear centre Type of child seat ISOFIX...

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    CHILD SAFETY: fitting a child seat (5/5) X = Seat not suitable for fitting child seats. U = Seat allowing a child seat with “Universal” approval to be attached by seat belt; check that it can be fitted correctly. 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;...

  • Page 46: Deactivating/activating The Front Passenger Airbag

    CHILD SAFETY: deactivating - activating the front passenger airbag (1/3) 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.

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    CHILD SAFETY: deactivating - activating the front passenger airbag (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 front passenger airbag triggering and the position of a rear-facing child seat are incompatible, NEVER use a restraining device for rear-...

  • Page 48: Operating Faults

    CHILD SAFETY: deactivating - activating the front passenger airbag (3/3) Activating the front Operating faults passenger airbag Contact your approved dealer as soon Reactivate the front passenger airbag as possible. as soon as you remove the child seat It is forbidden to fit a rear-facing child from the front passenger seat to ensure The passenger airbag must seat to the front seat if a fault is noted...

  • Page 49: Steering Wheel/power-assisted Steering

    STEERING WHEEL/POWER-ASSISTED STEERING 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 progressively as the speed rises (for enhanced safety at high speeds).

  • Page 50: Driving Position

    DRIVING POSITION: LEFT-HAND DRIVE (1/2) 1.44...

  • Page 51: Control Instruments

    – direction indicators radio information, navigation system 26 Engine start/stop button and information, etc. – exterior lights RENAULT card reader 12 Fragrance diffuser cartridge holder – front fog lights 27 Cruise control/speed limiter controls 13 Passenger airbag location – rear fog lights...

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    WARNING LIGHTS (1/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DEPEND ON THE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Headlight main beam tell- Brake circuit fault warning á tale light light The warning light comes on when the Dipped beam headlight tell- ignition is switched on, and goes off tale light after a few seconds.

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    WARNING LIGHTS (2/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DEPEND ON THE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Anti-lock braking system Low fuel level warning light ê warning light (ABS). This lights up when the igni- This lights up when the ignition is tion is switched on, and goes off after a switched on and goes out after a few few seconds.

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    WARNING LIGHTS (3/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DEPEND ON THE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Warning light These indicator lights light up on in- © strument panel B: This lights up when the ignition is switched on and goes out as soon as Front seat belt reminder ß...

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    WARNING LIGHTS (4/4) The presence and operation of the warning lights DEPEND ON THE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Battery charge warning light Power-assisted steering Ú fault warning light ® If it comes on together with the ® If it lights up together with the warning light and a beep, it indicates warning light and a beep, it indicates that the electrical circuit is overcharged...

  • Page 56: Displays And Indicators

    DISPLAYS AND INDICATORS and the driving conditions, the correct fuel level may not be indicated, or the warning light may not come on auto- matically. Gear engaged indicator The gear engaged is shown on dis- play 2. For more information, refer to the information on the “Automatic gear- box”...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: general information (1/2) d) tyre pressure monitor; e) cruise control/speed limiter pro- grammed speed; f) vehicle settings customisation menu; g) on-board log, operating fault and in- formation 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-...

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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 (1/7) The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected 101778 km a) Total mileage and trip mileage recorder. 112.4 km Fuel used b) Journey parameters Fuel used Fuel consumed since the last reset 25.2 L...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: trip settings (2/7) The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected Current Current fuel consumption This value is displayed above a speed of approximately 18 mph (30 km/ h). 9.4L/100 Estimated range with remaining fuel This range takes into account the average fuel consumption since the last...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: trip settings (3/7) The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected On-board computer without mileage- before-service message c) Mileage before service. Service in Distance remaining until the next service (displayed in Service due in 100km 30000km/24 MOIS miles/kilometres and months), then when the service...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: trip settings (4/7) The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected On-board computer with mileage- before-service message Service due in SERVICE INTERVALS c) Mileage before service or oil change. 30,000 kms / 12 months Mileage before service With the ignition switched on but the engine not run-...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: trip settings (5/7) The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected On-board computer with distance before next service message (cntd.) Oil change in Mileage before an oil change SERVICE INTERVALS 30,000 kms / 24 months With the ignition switched on and the engine not run-...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: trip settings (6/7) Journey parameters The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected Tyre Pressure d) Tyre pressure monitor Refer to the information on the “Tyre pressure monitor” in Section 2. Speed limiter 90 km/h e) Cruise control/speed limiter programmed speed...

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    TRIP COMPUTER: trip settings (7/7) Journey parameters (continued) The display of information shown below DEPENDS ON THE VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND COUNTRY. Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected f) Vehicle settings customisation menu “Settings menu: Enables certain vehicle functions to be set (instrument panel language, press and hold”...

  • Page 66: Trip Computer And Warning System

    “Please romove keycard” Request to remove the RENAULT card from the reader when you leave the vehicle. “Checking control functions” 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 69: Vehicle Settings Customisation Menu

    VEHICLE SETTINGS CUSTOMISATION MENU Once a line has been selected, keep pressing either button 2 or 3 to change the function: : function activated < : function deactivated If you select either “Parking sensor volume” or “Language”, you will have to make a further selection (sound volume of the parking distance control or in- strument panel language).

  • Page 70: Clock And Exterior Temperature

    CLOCK AND EXTERIOR TEMPERATURE Vehicles equipped with a Exterior temperature navigation system, radio, etc. indicator For vehicles equipped with a navigation Special note: Depending on the vehi- system or radio, refer to the specific cle, when the exterior temperature is equipment instructions to discover the between –3°C and +3°C, the °C char- special features.

  • Page 71: Rear View Mirrors

    REAR VIEW MIRRORS (1/2) Rear view mirrors which tilt Storing the setting For vehicles fitted with a driver’s seat in reverse gear with position memory, refer to the infor- For vehicles equipped with the driver’s mation on the “Driver’s seat with posi- seat with position memory, you can tilt tion memory”...

  • Page 72: Interior Rear View Mirror

    REAR VIEW MIRRORS (2/2) Daytime driving Move lever 4 back to its daytime driv- ing position. Rear view mirror without lever 4 The rear view mirror darkens automat- ically to prevent the driver from being dazzled by the vehicle behind. Interior rear view mirror Its position can be adjusted.

  • Page 73: 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 74: Exterior Lighting And Signals

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (1/3) Daytime running lights function (only relates to front lights) Depending on the vehicle, the lights come on without using stalk 1 when the engine is started. Main beam headlights á With the engine running and the dipped beam headlights lit, pull stalk 1 towards you.

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (2/3) “Follow-me-home lighting” Special note: – If the dipped beam headlights are function manually switched on and if the light This function is used to switch on the is sufficient, the directional head- dipped beam headlights temporarily lights will remain fixed;...

  • Page 76: Rear Fog Lights, Front Fog Lights

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (3/3) Rear fog lights Turn centre ring 5 on stalk 1 until the symbol is opposite mark 6, then release it. An indicator light on the instrument panel then comes on. The rear fog lights only come on when the front fog lights or exterior lights are To avoid inconveniencing other road users, remember to switch off this light...

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    ELECTRICAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE DIPPED BEAM HEADLIGHTS (1/2) On vehicles fitted with this function, control 1 allows you to adjust the height of the beams according to the load. Turn control 1 downwards to lower the headlights and upwards to raise them. The position for adjustment varies ac- cording to the load and the type of headlights.

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    ELECTRICAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE DIPPED BEAM HEADLIGHTS (2/2) Examples of positions for adjusting control 1 according to the load Driver alone or with front passenger Driver with one front passenger and one rear passenger Headlights type A: 1 Driver with one front passenger The position for adjustment varies ac- and two or three rear passengers Headlights type B: 0...

  • Page 79: Windscreen Wash/wipe

    WINDSCREEN WASH - WIPE (1/3) 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.

  • Page 80: Headlight Washers, Windscreen Washer

    WINDSCREEN WASH - WIPE (2/3) 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 81

    WINDSCREEN WASH - WIPE (3/3) In icy weather, clear the windscreen before starting the wipers (risk of motor overheating). Check the condition of the wiper blades. Under all circumstances, replace the wipers as soon as they lose their efficiency. To replace the wiper blades, switch off the engine and place the stalk in position D.

  • Page 82: Fuel Tank

    FUEL TANK (1/2) Petrol versions Using leaded petrol will damage the antipollution system and may lead to a loss of warranty. To ensure that the fuel tank is not filled with leaded petrol, the fuel tank filler neck contains a restrictor fitted with a foolproof system which only allows the nozzle for unleaded petrol to be used (at the pump).

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    FUEL TANK (2/2) Persistent smell of fuel If you notice a persistent smell of fuel you should: – stop the vehicle as soon as traf- fic conditions allow and switch off No modifications what- the ignition; soever are permitted on –...

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  • Page 85: Table Of Contents

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

  • Page 86: Running In

    RUNNING IN Petrol version Diesel version For approximately the first 600 miles For the first 900 miles (1,500 km), do (1,000 km), do not exceed 3,000 to not exceed 2,500 rpm. After this mile- 3,500 rpm. age, you may drive faster. Your vehicle Do not exceed 78 mph (130 km/h) in will only perform optimally after approx- the highest gear, and avoid sudden ac-...

  • Page 87

    When you get into the vehicle, insert the Starting with the trunk lid open (in hands-free mode) RENAULT card fully into card reader 2. To start, press button 1. If a gear is en- In this case, the RENAULT card must...

  • Page 88

    STARTING THE ENGINE (2/3) What to do if the vehicle will Precautions É not start – on diesel versions, if the warn- – In cold weather, or if the vehicle has ing light comes on, it indicates pre- not been started for a while, do not If the starting conditions are not met, heating (the engine may not start);...

  • Page 89

    STARTING THE ENGINE (3/3) Operating faults In some cases, the hands-free RENAULT card will not operate, or its access area will be modified: – when the RENAULT card battery is drained, flat battery, etc. – near to appliances operating on the same frequency as the card (moni- tor, mobile phone, video game, etc.);...

  • Page 90: Stopping The Engine

    RENAULT card with If the card is no longer in the passenger you, check that the engine compartment when you press button 1, is completely switched off.

  • Page 91: 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 92: Running Out Of Fuel, Special Features Of Diesel Versions

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

  • Page 93: Selecting Reverse Gear, Gear Lever/handbrake

    GEAR LEVER/HANDBRAKE Handbrake To release: Pull lever 4 slightly, press button 3 and then lower the lever to the floor. To apply: Pull lever 4 upwards and make sure the vehicle is immobilised. Selecting reverse gear Make sure that the hand- brake is properly released Vehicles with manual gearbox: follow when driving (red indicator...

  • Page 94: Automatic Operation

    ASSISTED PARKING BRAKE (1/4) – with the engine switched off (eg. when the engine stalls): when a front door is opened. In this case, pull and release switch 3 to apply the assisted parking brake. Automatic releasing of the assisted parking brake The brake will be released as soon as the vehicle starts and accelerates.

  • Page 95: Manual Operation

    – select a gear (manual gearbox) or position P (automatic gearbox); – depress the brake pedal and press switch 3 at the same time; – remove the RENAULT card from the card reader. When the driver’s door is opened, the Manual operation Brief stop message “Apply parking brake”...

  • Page 96: Assisted Parking Brake

    ASSISTED PARKING BRAKE (3/4) Automatic release is reactivated when the driver’s door is closed and the gear lever moved to position P or N before moving to D or R. Versions with an automatic gearbox If the driver’s door is open or not prop- erly closed, automatic release is deac- tivated for safety reasons if the gear lever is not at P or N (to prevent the...

  • Page 97

    ASSISTED PARKING BRAKE (4/4) – If there is a serious fault, the mes- © – If there is a fault, the warning sage “Parking brake fault” is dis- light on the instrument panel comes played on the instrument panel on accompanied by the message ©...

  • Page 98: Journey Record

    ECO-DRIVING Indicator 1 light comes up according to Adjusting the settings Journey record the driving ways or conditions and its Once the engine is switched off, you Press one of buttons 2 or 3 to select a color is changing gradually from orange will see “Journey record”...

  • Page 99: Engine Adjustments

    ADVICE: antipollution, fuel economy and driving (1/3) Aiding fuel economy By virtue of its design, moderate fuel Have your vehicle adjusted and consumption and initial settings, your checked by an approved Dealer, in ac- Depending on the vehicle, in order to vehicle conforms to current antipol- cordance with the instructions given in optimise consumption, an indicator light...

  • Page 100

    ADVICE: antipollution, fuel economy and driving (2/3) This warning light on the in- – Do not try to maintain the same Ä strument panel will indicate if speed up a hill, accelerate no more there are any faults in the system: than you would on the level.

  • Page 101

    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 102

    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 103: Tyre Pressure Monitor, Operating Principle

    TYRE PRESSURE MONITOR (1/3) If the vehicle is equipped with the func- The pressures must be adjusted tion, this system monitors the tyre pres- when the tyres are cold. sure. Refer to the information on “Tyre pres- sures”. Operating principle If tyre pressures cannot be checked when the tyres are cold, increase the Each wheel (except for the emergency...

  • Page 104: Emergency Spare Wheel

    TYRE PRESSURE MONITOR (2/3) Emergency spare wheel The emergency spare wheel has no sensor and cannot therefore be de- tected by the system. When it is fitted to the vehicle, the mes- sage “Tyre pressure sensors absent” is displayed on the instrument panel. Replacing wheels/tyres This operation requires specific equip- ment (wheels, tyres, wheel trims, etc.).

  • Page 105

    TYRE PRESSURE MONITOR (3/3) Operating faults If there are any anomalies during inflation, the following messages will appear on the instrument panel to inform you: Examples of selections Interpreting the display selected The tyre pressure is not suitable for the driving speed. Slow down or inflate all four tyres to motorway pressure (refer to the information on “Tyre pres- “Inflate tyres for motorway”...

  • Page 106: Driving Correction Devices And Aids

    DRIVING CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (1/4) ABS (anti-lock braking Depending on the vehicle, they may comprise: system) Under heavy braking, the ABS prevents – the (anti-lock braking the wheels from locking, allowing the system); stopping distance to be managed and –...

  • Page 107: Emergency Brake Assist

    DRIVING CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (2/4) Emergency brake assist Operating faults: Operating faults When the system detects an operat- This is an additional system to ABS © ing fault, the message “Check brak- – lit on the instru- which helps reduce vehicle stopping ing system”...

  • Page 108: Electronic Stability Control

    DRIVING CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (3/4) Electronic stability control Understeer control Operating principle ESC with understeer control This system optimises the action of the The system uses wheel sensors to and traction control ASR ESC in the case of pronounced under- constantly measure and compare the steering (loss of front axle road hold- speed of the drive wheels and detect...

  • Page 109

    DRIVING CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (4/4) The message “Traction control off” ap- pears on the instrument panel to warn you. The ASR is an additional safety system. It is not advisable to drive with the func- tion disabled. Correct this as soon as possible by pressing switch 1 again.

  • Page 110

    CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (1/3) The speed limiter function helps you Controls Switching on stay within the driving speed limit that 1 Main “On/Off” switch. Press switch 1 on the side showing you choose, known as the limit speed. Indicator light 6 comes on, lit orange, 2 Limit speed activation, storage and and the message “Speed limiter”...

  • Page 111

    CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (2/3) Varying the limit speed Limited speed cannot be maintained When driving down a steep gradient, To vary the limit speed, press the system is unable to maintain the switch 2 (+) repeatedly to increase the limit speed: the stored speed will flash speed or switch 3 (-) to decrease.

  • Page 112

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

  • Page 113

    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. The cruise control function helps you to Controls 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 114

    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 6 comes on, lit green,...

  • Page 115

    CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (3/4) Exceeding the cruising speed The cruising speed may be exceeded at any time by depressing the accelera- tor pedal. While it is being exceeded, the cruising speed flashes on the in- strument panel.

  • Page 116

    CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: cruise control function (4/4) Returning to the cruising speed If a speed is stored, it can be recalled, once you are sure that the road condi- tions are suitable (traffic, road surface, weather conditions, etc.). With a ve- hicle speed above 20 mph (30 km/h), press switch 5 (R).

  • Page 117

    PARKING DISTANCE CONTROL (1/3) Operating principle Ultrasonic sensors in the front or rear bumper measure the distance between the vehicle and an obstacle. 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 118: Parking Distance Control

    PARKING DISTANCE CONTROL (2/3) Automatic activation/deactivation of Automatic activation/deactivation of front parking distance control rear parking distance control The system deactivates: The system deactivates: – when the vehicle speed is above ap- – when the vehicle speed is above ap- proximately 4 mph (6 km/h);...

  • Page 119: Special Features

    PARKING DISTANCE CONTROL (3/3) Prolonged deactivation of the You can adjust the volume of the parking distance control by selecting system “Parking sensor volume” in the vehicle You may permanently activate or deac- settings customisation menu. tivate the front or rear parking distance Under the following conditions, the control separately.

  • Page 120

    REVERSING CAMERA (1/2) Note: make sure that the reversing camera is not obscured (by dirt, mud, snow, etc.). Operation Note: depending on the vehicle, cer- tain settings can be adjusted from the 2 Moving into reverse gear, the 1 camera touchscreen.

  • Page 121

    REVERSING CAMERA (2/2) This gauge remains fixed and indicates the vehicle trajectory if the wheels are in line with the vehicle. This system is initially used with the aid of several gauges (mobile for trajectory and fixed for distance). When the red zone is reached, use the bumper image to stop accurately.

  • Page 122

    BLIND SPOT WARNING (1/2) This function is an addi- tional aid that indicates there is the other vehicle in This system notifies the driver when Indicator 2 the blind spot area. the other vehicle comes up in the blind Indicator 2 is located in driver side and spot.

  • Page 123

    BLIND SPOT WARNING (2/2) First warning Operating faults Indicator 2 lights up when it detects a If the system detects a faults, indicator vehicle in the blind spot area. light on switch 3 flashes for 3 seconds accompanied by the message “Check Second warning Blind spot”.

  • Page 124: Economical Driving

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (1/3) engine speed because the automatic system takes into account the vehicle load and road contour and adjusts itself to the particular driving style you have chosen. Economical driving When driving, leave the lever in posi- tion D, keeping the accelerator pedal lightly depressed to ensure automatic gear changes at comparatively low engine speeds.

  • Page 125

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (2/3) Driving in manual mode Special circumstances – Vehicle not equipped with a trac- tion control system (ASR): on slip- With the selector lever in position D, – If the road contour and bends do pery roads or roads with low grip, to move the lever to the left.

  • Page 126: Automatic Gearbox

    AUTOMATIC GEARBOX (3/3) Parking the vehicle Operating faults When the vehicle is stopped, move the – when driving, if the “Check auto lever to position P while keeping your gearbox” message appears on the foot on the brake pedal. The gearbox instrument panel, it indicates a fault.

  • Page 127: Your Comfort

    Section 3: Your comfort Air Vents ..............Fragrance diffuser .

  • Page 128

    AIR VENTS (1/2) 9 Front passenger footwell heater out- 1 Left-hand air vent lets 5 Centre air vents 2 Left-hand side window demister out- 10 Centre air vents for the rear seats lets 6 Air conditioning control panel 11 Air conditioning control panel for the 3 Windscreen demister outlet 7 Right-hand side window demister rear seats...

  • Page 129: Air Flow

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

  • Page 130: Fragrance Diffuser

    FRAGRANCE DIFFUSER Fragrance diffuser intensity Precautions adjustment – Capsules approved by our Technical Department must be used. Press button 4 to adjust the diffuser in- tensity. The integrated indicator light – Do not strip or refill the fragrance dif- comes on to show you the intensity se- fuser capsule.

  • Page 131: Air Ionizer

    AIR IONIZER – CLEAN: removes harmful matter from the air; – RELAX: provides a clean and relax- ing driving environment by emitting ions; – Stop (all the integrated indicator lights go out). Selecting the operating mode With the air conditioning on, press button 1 to select one of the three fol- lowing modes.

  • Page 132

    MANUAL AIR CONDITIONING - HEATING SYSTEM (1/3) Modifying the air distribution mode Select the desired mode by pressing button 2 The entire air flow is directed ½ towards the front and rear centre air vents. The air flow is distributed be- ¾...

  • Page 133

    MANUAL AIR CONDITIONING - HEATING SYSTEM (2/3) Air recirculation operates as follows: – isolating the vehicle from the exter- nal atmosphere (driving in polluted areas, etc.); – lowering the passenger compart- ment temperature as quickly as pos- sible. Stopping the system Position 0 (display A empty) The ventilation speed is zero;...

  • Page 134

    MANUAL AIR CONDITIONING - HEATING SYSTEM (3/3) Adjusting the air temperature Set the required temperature by press- ing button 9. If the temperature is in- creased, the number of blocks on dis- play B also increases. “Clear View” function You may reduce the ventilation speed (possibility of noise in the passenger Press button 6.

  • Page 135: Automatic Climate Control

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (1/6) Automatic mode (AUTO) Press button 3. The indicator light on the button comes on. 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.

  • Page 136

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (2/6) Adjusting the air temperature Adjusting the rear air in the driver, passenger or rear seats in- dependently of one another. temperature Press button 1 to adjust the tempera- (depending on the vehicle) DUAL operation mode is started (in- ture on the driver’s side and button 6 tegrated indicator light on) or stopped for the passenger side.

  • Page 137

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (3/6) The displayed temperature values show a comfort level. However, when the vehicle is started in hot or cold weather and the set temperature is lowered or raised, it is not possible for this tem- perature to be rapidly reached, re- gardless of the value displayed.

  • Page 138

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (4/6) “Clear View” function Press button 10. The integrated indica- tor light in the button comes on. This function rapidly demists the wind- screen, rear screen and the door mir- rors (depending on the vehicle). The air conditioning and rear screen de-icer functions are activated automatically.

  • Page 139

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (5/6) The air flow is distributed be- × tween the windscreen and side window demister outlets, and the foot- wells to prevent condensation forming. The air flow is directed towards Ø the windscreen and side window demister outlets, to prevent condensation forming.

  • Page 140

    AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (6/6) Automatic air recirculation Press button 2. The integrated indicator light comes on. The sensor located at the air intake de- tects atmospheric pollution, which au- tomatically switches air recirculation on or off, depending on the ambient level of gas.

  • Page 141: Maintenance, Air Conditioning: Information And Advice On Use

    AIR CONDITIONING: INFORMATION AND ADVICE ON USE Operating faults Fuel consumption Advice on use As a general rule, contact your ap- You will normally notice an increase proved Dealer in the event of an op- Under certain circumstances (heat- in fuel consumption (especially erating fault: ing and air conditioning system off, when driving in town) when the air...

  • Page 142: Electric Windows

    Driver’s responsibility Never leave your vehicle with the Electric windows One-touch mode RENAULT card inside and never Depending on the vehicle, this mode leave a child (or a pet) unsuper- Press or pull the switch to raise or lower works in addition to the operation of the a window to the desired height (the rear vised, even for a short while.

  • Page 143: Special Note

    (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 Sunroof blind Tilting the sunroof child (or a pet) unsupervised, even...

  • Page 144: Precautions During Use

    When you lock the doors from the out- side, press the locking button on the If the sunroof will not close, check RENAULT card twice in quick suc- that there are no obstacles and move cession, or the driver’s door button...

  • Page 145: Sun Visor/sun Blinds

    SUN VISOR/SUN BLINDS Front sun visor Side sun blind Rear sun blind (depending on the vehicle) (depending on the vehicle) Lower sun visor 1 over the windscreen or unclip it and turn it over side window. Pull the sun blinds upwards, holding Pull the sun blinds upwards, holding them by tab 4 to secure them in hook 5 them by tab 6 until hooks 7 engage in...

  • Page 146

    Press the same switch again to turn it comes on when you open a door is stopped, when the RENAULT card off. and goes out a few seconds after it is removed or when the vehicle is un- is closed.

  • Page 147

    Light 6 also comes on for a few seconds when the engine is stopped, when the RENAULT card is removed or when the vehicle is un- locked with the RENAULT card. 3.21...

  • Page 148

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE - FITTINGS (1/4) Door pockets 1 Dashboard storage Sunglasses holder 3 compartment 2 (depending on the vehicle) These can be used for storing books, road maps, etc. To open the sunglasses holder, press 3. Ensure that no hard, heavy Do not hang any heavy and/ or pointed objects are or sharp objects which may...

  • Page 149

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE - FITTINGS (2/4) Sun visor storage 4 Centre console storage Front seat storage compartment with two layers compartments 10 It can be used to hold motorway passes. (depending on the vehicle) (depending on the vehicle) It can be used to hold magazines or Centre console storage Using the upper layer road maps, etc.

  • Page 150: Clothes Hooks, Glove Box

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE - FITTINGS (3/4) Cup holder 11 Clothes hooks 13 Glove box Pull handle 15 to open it. Central rear armrest 12 Grab handle 14 Depending on the vehicles, the glove box is locked and unlocked using the Lower the central rear armrest.

  • Page 151

    PASSENGER COMPARTMENT STORAGE - FITTINGS (4/4) Rear door storage compartment 16 It can be used to hold a beverage. Ensure that no hard, heavy or pointed objects are placed in the “open” stor- age compartments in such a way that they may fall onto pas- sengers during sudden turning or braking.

  • Page 152: Cigar Lighter

    CIGAR LIGHTER, ACCESSORIES SOCKET, ASHTRAY Accessories socket 5 (depending on the vehicle) The accessories socket is designed for connecting accessories with a maxi- mum power rating of 120 Watts (volt- age: 12V, 10A). Cigar lighter 2 Ashtray 4, 7 (depending on the vehicle) Open cover 1 by pushing it in the direc- tion shown by the arrow.

  • Page 153: Rear Headrests

    REAR HEADRESTS To refit the headrest Insert the headrest rods into the sleeves, and lower the headrest to the first notch. Storage position A Press tab 1 and lower the headrest completely. When the headrest is completely lowered (position A), this is for stor- age only.

  • Page 154: Rear Bench Seat

    REAR BENCH SEAT When refitting the seat- The seatbacks can be folded down in To put the seatback back in position, back, make sure it is cor- order to transport large objects. raise it then check that it is locked cor- rectly locked in place.

  • Page 155: Luggage Compartment

    LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT To open To close Opening manually from inside the vehicle – Press the right side of switch 1 to Lower the trunk lid using handle 3 open the trunk lid. inside the trunk lid to help you. Check Special note: that the trunk lid is closed securely.

  • Page 156: Storage Compartments

    STORAGE COMPARTMENTS Storage compartments A Always position objects being trans- ported so that the heaviest items are resting against the back of the rear bench seat. Do not place any objects, especially heavy or hard objects, on the parcel shelf. These may pose a risk to the vehicle occupants if the driver has to brake suddenly or if the vehi-...

  • Page 157: Transporting Objects/towing

    TRANSPORTING OBJECTS/TOWING B = 1175 mm Permissible nose weight, maximum permissible towing weight, braked and unbraked: refer to the information on “Weights” in Section 6. Transporting objects in the luggage compartment Always place the objects to be trans- ported so that their largest side rests against the back of the rear bench Always position the heavi- seat, for normal loads (Example A), or...

  • Page 158: Navigation System, Multimedia Equipment

    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 Display; 2 Radio; 3 Central control; 4 Auxiliary input; 5 Steering column controls; 6 Microphone.

  • Page 159

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

  • Page 160: Opening The Bonnet

    BONNET Closing the bonnet Before closing the bonnet, check that nothing has been left in the engine compartment which may prevent it from operating correctly (tools, sheets of paper, cloth, etc.) Hold the middle of the bonnet and guide it down to 30 cm above the closed posi- tion, then release.

  • Page 161: Instrument Panel

    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. Frequency: check the oil level from time to time and always before any Oil level long journey to avoid the risk of...

  • Page 162

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

  • Page 163

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up and filling (1/3) 2.0 16V 2.5 V6 / 3.5 V6 Topping up/filling – Open cap 1. – Add oil to top up the level (as a guide, The engine oil must be topped up and the capacity between the minimum filled on level ground, with the engine and maximum reading on dipstick 2...

  • Page 164

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up and filling (2/3) 1.5 dCi 2.0 dCi V6 dCi Topping up/filling – Open cap 1. – Add oil to top up the level (as a guide, The engine oil must be topped up and the capacity between the minimum filled on level ground, with the engine and maximum reading on dipstick 2 switched off and cold (for instance,...

  • Page 165: Engine Oil Change, Oil Change

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL: topping up and filling ENGINE OIL CHANGE (3/3)/ Oil change explained in the paragraph “Topping up and filling” in section 4. Service interval: refer Maintenance Service Document for Engine oil grade your vehicle. Refer to the Maintenance Service Document for your vehicle.

  • Page 166

    LEVELS (1/3) Power-assisted steering oil Checking intervals The power-assisted steering oil level on Check the coolant level regularly reservoir 2 must be between the MINI (very severe damage is likely to be and MAXI marks. caused to the engine if it runs out of Fill up before the level reaches the MINI coolant).

  • Page 167: Brake Fluid

    LEVELS (2/3) Fluid level Topping up It is normal for the level to drop as the After any operation on the hydraulic cir- brake shoes become worn, but it must cuit, a specialist must replace the fluid. never drop lower than the “MINI” warn- Only use fluids approved by our ing line on reservoir 3.

  • Page 168

    LEVELS /FILTERS (3/3) Filters The replacement of filter elements (air filter, cabin filter, diesel fuel filter, etc.) is scheduled in the maintenance opera- tions for your vehicle. Replacement intervals for filter el- ements: refer to the Maintenance Service Document for your vehicle. Windscreen/headlight washer reservoir Topping up...

  • Page 169

    BATTERY Depending on the vehicle, the battery is Replacing the battery in the engine compartment or in the lug- To replace the battery, you must con- gage compartment. tact an approved Dealer. It is always maintenance-free. Depending on the vehicle, A system continuously checks the battery charge status.

  • Page 170: Tyre Pressure

    TYRE PRESSURE Tyre safety and use of snow chains Refer to the information on “Tyres” in Section 5 for the servicing con- ditions and, depending on the ver- sion, the use of chains. Special note For vehicles used fully laden (maximum permissible all-up...

  • Page 171

    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 172

    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 173: 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 174

    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 175: Practical Advice

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

  • Page 176

    PUNCTURE In the event of a puncture, Special note: The Tyre Pressure Monitor function depending on the vehicle, does not check the emergency spare you will have: 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 177

    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 178

    TYRE INFLATION KIT (2/3) – Take out compressor 4 and bottle 1 If a minimum pressure of 1.8 bar is 4 5 6 located under the luggage compart- not reached after 15 minutes, repair ment carpet; is not possible; do not drive the ve- –...

  • Page 179

    TYRE INFLATION KIT (3/3) Precautions when using the Affix the driving recommendation label, located under bottle 1, to the dashboard where it can easily be The kit should not be operated for more seen by the driver; than 15 consecutive minutes. –...

  • Page 180

    TOOL KIT/WHEEL TRIM - WHEEL 2 Towing hitch Refer to the information on “Towing” in Section 5. 3 Screwdriver 4 Hubcap tool This tool is used to remove the wheel trims. 5 Nut wrench 6 Wheelbrace The tool kit is located under the lug- Wheel trim gage compartment carpet (tools varies Remove it using hubcap tool 4 by en-...

  • Page 181: Changing A Wheel

    CHANGING A WHEEL (1/2) Vehicles equipped with jack and – start cranking the jack using handle 4 wheel wrench to position the jack head in the centre of plate mounting 2 (which should be If necessary, remove the wheel trim. pushed slightly under the vehicle).

  • Page 182

    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 locate the mounting holes in the wheel and the hub. If bolts are supplied with the emergency spare wheel, only use these bolts for the emergency spare wheel.

  • Page 183

    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 point of contact become visible 2: it is then necessary between the vehicle and the road. It is to replace your tyres because the tread therefore imperative that they are kept rubber is no more than 1.6 mm deep,...

  • Page 184

    TYRES (2/3) Tyre Pressure Fitting new tyres Pressures should be checked when the tyres are cold; ignore higher pressures Comply with the specified tyre pres- which may be reached in hot weather sures (including the emergency spare or following a fast journey. wheel).

  • Page 185

    TYRES (3/3) Changing the position of the The maximum speed code for these “snow” tyres (for use in winter) may be wheels lower than the maximum speed for your It is strongly recommended that you do vehicle. It consists of several letters not change the position of the wheels.

  • Page 186

    HALOGEN HEADLIGHTS: changing bulbs (1/2) Front side lights Turn cover D a quarter turn anticlock- wise, then unclip bulb holder 4, pulling it upwards to remove the bulb. Bulb type: W5W. Direction indicator lights Consult an approved Dealer. Type A Dipped beam/main beam (depending on the vehicle) headlights...

  • Page 187

    HALOGEN HEADLIGHTS: changing bulbs (2/2) Front side lights Turn cover F a quarter turn anticlock- wise, then unclip bulb holder 10, pulling it upwards to remove the bulb. Bulb type: W5W. LED front side lights (depending on the vehicle) Consult an approved Dealer. Direction indicator lights 6 Consult an approved Dealer.

  • Page 188

    XENON HEADLIGHTS: changing bulbs (1/2) Front side lights Turn cover D a quarter turn anticlock- wise, then unclip bulb holder 2, pulling it upwards to remove the bulb. Bulb type: W5W. Direction indicator lights Consult an approved Dealer. Type A Main beam headlights A special mounting is re- (Depending on the vehicle)

  • Page 189

    XENON HEADLIGHTS: changing bulbs (2/2) Dipped beam/main beam headlights E Never remove cover A. Fire hazard. LED front side lights Consult an approved Dealer. Direction indicator lights F Consult an approved Dealer. Type B A special mounting is re- (Depending on the vehicle) quired to fit this type of Because some components (the bat- headlight, it is forbidden to...

  • Page 190

    HEADLIGHTS: fog lights, additional lights Rear fog lights Refer to Section 5 “Rear lights and indi- cator lights: changing bulbs”. Additional lights If you wish to fit fog lights or long range headlights to your vehicle, consult an approved Dealer. Front fog lights 1 Changing bulbs Consult an approved Dealer.

  • Page 191

    REAR AND SIDE LIGHTS: changing bulbs (1/5) Type A Turn bulb holder 3 a quarter turn anti- LED brake light 4 clockwise, then unscrew the bulb in the (Depending on the vehicle) Consult an approved Dealer. same way while pressing down on it. Bulb type: PY21W.

  • Page 192

    REAR AND SIDE LIGHTS: changing bulbs (2/5) Type A Undo bulb holder 6/7 a quarter turn an- ticlockwise, then remove the bulb by (Depending on the vehicle) pulling it upwards. Reversing lights 7 Reversing lights/rear fog lights Bulb type: W16W. Rear fog lights 6 Remove the clip from the inside of the trunk lid using a flat-blade screwdriver,...

  • Page 193

    REAR AND SIDE LIGHTS: changing bulbs (3/5) Type B Turn bulb holder 8/9 a quarter turn anti- LED brake lights/side clockwise, then unscrew the bulb in the (Depending on the vehicle) lights 10 same way while pressing down on it. Consult an approved Dealer.

  • Page 194

    REAR AND SIDE LIGHTS: changing bulbs (4/5) Type B Undo bulb holder 13 a quarter turn an- ticlockwise, then remove the bulb by (Depending on the vehicle) pulling it upwards. Rear fog lights Rear fog lights 13 Remove the clip from the inside of the Bulb type: P21W.

  • Page 195

    REAR AND SIDE LIGHTS: changing bulbs (5/5) High-level LED brake Number plate lights 15 Side direction indicator lights 14 lights 17 – Unclip light 15 by pressing tab 16 (Depending on the vehicle) using a flat-blade screwdriver type Consult an approved Dealer. tool.

  • Page 196: Courtesy Light

    INTERIOR LIGHTS: changing bulbs (1/3) Courtesy light Front door lights Courtesy mirror light 3 Unclip lens 1 using a flat-blade screw- Unclip light 2 using a flat-blade screw- Unclip the light cover using a flat-blade driver type tool under the courtesy light. driver type tool under each side of the screwdriver type tool under the cover.

  • Page 197: Luggage Compartment Light

    INTERIOR LIGHTS: changing bulbs (2/3) Glove box light 4 Luggage compartment light Disconnect the light. Press tab 6 to release lens 8 and Consult an approved Dealer. Unclip light 5 using a flat-blade screw- access bulb 7. driver type tool under the left-hand side of the light.

  • Page 198

    INTERIOR LIGHTS: changing bulbs (3/3) Front floor lights 9 There are lights under the glove box or the steering column. Remove the bulb concerned; Bulb type: W5W. The bulbs are under pres- sure and can break when replaced. Risk of injury. 5.24...

  • Page 199

    To replace a fuse, stop the engine, event of an item of equipment using Obtain an emergency kit containing remove the RENAULT card from its an excessive amount of current. a set of spare bulbs and fuses from reader and switch off all electrical an approved Dealer.

  • Page 200

    FUSES (2/2) Allocation of fuses (DEPENDING ON THE EQUIPMENT LEVEL) Symbol Allocation Symbol Allocation Interior lighting Brake lights ß Radio amplifier Interior rear-view mirror Rear electric windows Heated rear screen Radio î Horn Ì Instrument panel Child safety ABS/ESC Body Control Module Some accessories are protected by Fuel filler flap fuses located in the engine compart-...

  • Page 201: Connecting A Battery Charger

    BATTERY: troubleshooting (1/2) To avoid all risk of sparks: Connecting a battery charger Starting the vehicle using the – Ensure that any consumers are battery from another vehicle The battery charger must be com- switched off before disconnecting or patible with a battery with a nominal If you have to use the battery from an- reconnecting the battery.

  • Page 202

    BATTERY: troubleshooting (2/2) Battery in the luggage compartment (V6 engines) Use the terminals in the engine com- partment. Turn screw 7 one quarter of a turn clockwise then pull cover 8 upwards to access the (+) terminal 9. Attach the positive lead A to the (+) terminal 9 then to the (+) terminal 3 of the battery supplying the current.

  • Page 203: Replacing The Battery

    (insert the vicinity of the vehicle; the message replace the RENAULT card battery, the RENAULT card in the card reader) will disappear. press button 1 pulling on emergency and lock/unlock the vehicle (refer key 2, then unclip the cover 3 using to Section 1 “Locking/unlocking the...

  • Page 204

    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 205: Wiper Blades

    WIPER BLADES Check the condition of the wiper blades. You are responsible for their service life: – Clean the blades and the wind- screen regularly with soapy water. – do not use them when the wind- screen is dry; – free them from the windscreen when they have not been used for a long time.

  • Page 206: Towing: Breakdown

    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 the card reader then press the engine to the information on “Weights” in start button for two seconds.

  • Page 207

    TOWING: breakdown (2/2) – Use a rigid towing bar. If a rope or cable is used (where the law allows this), the vehicle being towed must be able to brake. – A vehicle must not be towed if it is not fit to be driven.

  • Page 208

    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 209

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

  • Page 210

    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 211

    OPERATING FAULTS (4/5) On the road POSSIBLE CAUSES WHAT TO DO Steering becomes heavy. Assistance overheating. Consult an approved dealer. The engine overheats. The coolant Engine cooling fan not working. Stop the vehicle, switch off the engine and temperature indicator is in the warn- contact an approved dealer.

  • Page 212

    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. The wiper does not stop. Faulty electrical controls. Consult an approved dealer.

  • Page 213: Technical Specifications

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

  • Page 214: Vehicle Identification Plates

    VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION PLATES The information shown on the ve- 5 Rear axle Maximum permissible hicle identification plate should be weight. quoted on all correspondence or 6 Technical specifications of vehicle. orders. 7 Vehicle paint reference. 8 Equipment level. Vehicle identification plate A 9 Vehicle type.

  • Page 215

    ENGINE IDENTIFICATION PLATES (1/2) 2.0 16V The information on the engine plate (or label) C should be quoted on all your correspondence or orders. (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type. 2 Engine suffix. 3 Engine number. 2.5 V6 / 3.5 V6...

  • Page 216

    ENGINE IDENTIFICATION PLATES (2/2) 1.5 dCi 2.0 dCi The information on the engine plate (or label) C should be quoted on all your correspondence or orders. (Location varies depending on engine) 1 Engine type. 2 Engine suffix. 3 Engine number. V6 dCi...

  • Page 217

    DIMENSIONS (in metres) 1,035 2,762 1,100 1,565 4,897 1,492* 1,562 1,832 Unladen...

  • Page 218: Engine Specifications

    ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS Versions 2.0 16V 2.5 V6 3.5 V6 1.5 dCi 2.0 dCi V6 dCi Engine type (see engine plate) Cubic capacity (cc) 1997 2495 3498 1461 1995 2993 It is essential that you use unleaded petrol of the octane rating stated on the label inside the fuel filler flap.

  • Page 219

    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. Maximum permissible all-up weight (MMAC) Weights are indicated on the vehicle identification plate (refer to Total train weight (MTR) the information on “Vehicle identification plates”...

  • Page 220: Replacement Parts And Repairs

    If you always fit genuine RENAULT 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...

  • Page 221

    SERVICE SHEETS (1/6) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □ ........□ Anti-corrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □...

  • Page 222

    SERVICE SHEETS (2/6) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □ ........□ Anti-corrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □...

  • Page 223

    SERVICE SHEETS (3/6) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □ ........□ Anti-corrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □...

  • Page 224

    SERVICE SHEETS (4/6) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □ ........□ Anti-corrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □...

  • Page 225

    SERVICE SHEETS (5/6) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □ ........□ Anti-corrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □...

  • Page 226

    SERVICE SHEETS (6/6) VIN: .................. Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □ ........□ Anti-corrosion check: OK □ Not OK* □ *See specific page Date: Miles (Km): Invoice number: Comments/miscellaneous Type of operation: Stamp Service □...

  • Page 227

    ANTICORROSION CHECK (1/5) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............Corrosion repair operation to be carried Stamp 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 228

    ANTICORROSION CHECK (2/5) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............Corrosion repair operation to be carried Stamp 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 229

    ANTICORROSION CHECK (3/5) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............Corrosion repair operation to be carried Stamp 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 230

    ANTICORROSION CHECK (4/5) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............Corrosion repair operation to be carried Stamp 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 231

    ANTICORROSION CHECK (5/5) If the continuation of the warranty is subject to repair, it is indicated below. VIN: ............Corrosion repair operation to be carried Stamp 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 232

    6.20...

  • Page 233: Alphabetical Index

    ALPHABETICAL INDEX (1/4) changing a wheel............5.7 – 5.8 ABS ...............2.22 → 2.25 changing gear ............2.40 → 2.42 accessories................ 5.30 child restraint/seat ..........1.30 → 1.39 accessories socket ............3.26 child safety............1.10, 1.30 → 1.39 additional methods of restraint .....1.23 → 1.26, 1.29 child seats..............1.30 →...

  • Page 234

    ALPHABETICAL INDEX (2/4) engine headrest..............1.14, 3.27 technical specifications ..........6.6 heating system ............3.6 → 3.14 engine oil ................4.3 horn ................... 1.67 engine oil level ............4.3 – 4.4 hubcap tool ................5.6 engine start/stop button ..........2.3 → 2.6 environment ...............

  • Page 235

    ..............4.9 RENAULT card coolant ................4.8 battery ................5.29 tanks and reservoirs: use ...............1.4 → 1.8 windscreen washer ............4.10 RENAULT card battery ............5.29 technical specifications ......6.2 → 6.5, 6.7 – 6.8 replacement parts ..............6.8 telephone ................3.32...

  • Page 236

    ALPHABETICAL INDEX (4/4) temperature regulation ..........3.9 → 3.14 tool kit .................. 5.6 towing breakdown ............5.32 – 5.33 towing a caravan ..............6.7 towing rings ............... 5.33 towing weights ..............6.7 transporting children ..........1.30 → 1.39 transporting objects in the luggage compartment ........3.31 trip computer and warning system......1.51 →...

  • Page 238

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