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Brief overview
Tyre pressures .............................................................................................. 0.04 - 0.05
Renault Card: use ...................................................................................... 1.02 1.09
Child restraints .......................................................................................... 1.34 1.45
Warning lights (instrument panel) .......................................................... 1.50 1.75
Starting/stopping the engine ...................................................................... 2.02 - 2.03
Driving ........................................................................................................ 2.02 2.34
Tyre pressure monitor .......................................................................... 2.12 2.17
Electronic Stability Program: ESP ........................................................ 2.18 - 2.19
Traction control system ......................................................................... 2.20 - 2.21
Emergency brake assistance ............................................................................. 2.24
Cruise control/speed limiter ................................................................ 2.25 2.30
Parking aid ......................................................................................................... 2.31
Heating/air conditioning ........................................................................... 3.02 3.19
Bonnet/maintenance .................................................................................. 4.02 4.15
Practical advice (replacing bulbs, fuses, breakdown, faults) ............... 5.02 5.42

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Sections

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...............................................................................................................

Getting to know your car


Driving

Your comfort

.................................................................................................

Maintenance

..................................................................................................

Practical advice

...........................................................................................

........................................................................

....................................................................................

Technical specifications
Alphabetical index

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TYRE PRESSURES (in bar or kg/cm when cold)


1.6 16V - 1.8 16V
2.0 16V
2.0 IDE - 1.9 dCi

Saloon versions

3.0 V6

1.9 dCi

2.2 dCi

BG0A - BG0B - BG0C


BG0E - BG0H - BG0J
BG0K - BG0L - BG0M
BG0N - BG0P - BG0S
BG0U - BG0V - BG0W
BG00 - BG03 - BG04
BG05 - BG06 - BG08

BG0D - BG0Y
BG01 - BG02

BG0G - BG0R
BG07

BG0F - BG09

Non-motorway use
Front
Rear

2.0 (1)
2.0

2.3
2.1

2.2
2.1

2.3 (1)
2.1

Motorway use (2)


Front
Rear

2.3 (1)
2.2

2.7
2.2

2.5
2.2

2.7 (1)
2.2

2.3

2.7

2.5

2.7

Type
(see vehicle identification plate)

Spare wheel
Wheel sizes (3)
Tyre sizes (3)

6.5 J 15 - 6.5 J 16 - 7 J 17
195/65 R 15 H - 205/55 R 16 V - 205/60 R 16 V - 225/45 R 17 V

Tyre safety and use of chains


Refer to the Tyres paragraph in section 5 for information on maintenance and, depending on the version, the conditions
under which chains may be fitted to the vehicle.
(1) Vehicles with automatic gearbox: add 0.1 bar at the front.
(2) Special note concerning vehicles used at full load (maximum permissible all-up weight) and towing a trailer.
The maximum speed must be limited to 60 mph (100 km/h) and the tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar.
Refer to the Weights paragraph in section 6 for more details.
(3) The wheel rim and tyre sizes depend on the version and country in which it is sold.
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TYRE PRESSURES (in PSI when cold)


1.6 16V - 1.8 16V
2.0 16V
2.0 IDE - 1.9 dCi

Saloon versions

3.0 V6

1.9 dCi

2.2 dCi

BG0A - BG0B - BG0C


BG0E - BG0H - BG0J
BG0K - BG0L - BG0M
BG0N - BG0P - BG0S
BG0U - BG0V - BG0W
BG00 - BG03 - BG04
BG05 - BG06 - BG08

BG0D - BG0Y
BG01 - BG02

BG0G - BG0R
BG07

BG0F - BG09

Non-motorway use
Front
Rear

29 (1)
29

33
30

32
30

33 (1)
30

Motorway use (2)


Front
Rear

33 (1)
32

39
32

36
32

39 (1)
32

33

39

36

39

Type
(see vehicle identification plate)

Spare wheel
Wheel sizes (3)
Tyre sizes (3)

6,5 J 15 - 6,5 J 16 - 7 J 17
195/65 R 15 H - 205/55 R 16 V - 205/60 R 16 V - 225/45 R 17 V

Tyre safety and use of chains


Refer to the Tyres paragraph in section 5 for information on maintenance and, depending on the version, the conditions
under which chains may be fitted to the vehicle.
(1) Vehicles with automatic gearbox: add 0.1 bar at the front.
(2) Special note concerning vehicles used at full load (maximum permissible all-up weight) and towing a trailer.
The maximum speed must be limited to 60 mph (100 km/h) and the tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar.
Refer to the Weights paragraph in section 6 for more details.
(3) The wheel rim and tyre sizes depend on the version and country in which it is sold.
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Section 1: Getting to know your vehicle


RENAULT Card: general information, use, deadlocking .................................................................. 1.02
Doors ..................................................................................................................................................... 1.10
Engine immobiliser system ................................................................................................................... 1.15 Head rests - Seats ................................................................................................................................. 1.17
Seat belts ............................................................................................................................................... 1.23
Additional methods of restraint ......................................................................................................... 1.27
front seat belts .................................................................................................................................. 1.27
rear seat belts ................................................................................................................................................
lateral .............................................................................................................................................................
Child safety ........................................................................................................................................... 1.34
Deactivating front passenger airbag ................................................................................................. 1.40 Drivers position ................................................................................................................................... 1.46
Instruments ........................................................................................................................................... 1.50
Information display ......................................................................................................................... 1.66
Trip computer ................................................................................................................................... 1.72
Voice synthesiser ................................................................................................................................... 1.76 Clock and external temperature ......................................................................................................................
Steering wheel ..................................................................................................................................................
Rear-view mirrors .................................................................................................................................. 1.80 Audible and visible signals .............................................................................................................................
Lighting and external signals .............................................................................................................. 1.83
Headlight beam adjustment .............................................................................................................................
Wipers / washers ................................................................................................................................. 1.86
Fuel tank (filling with fuel) .................................................................................................................. 1.89 -

1.09
1.14
1.16
1.22
1.26
1.33
1.30
1.31
1.32
1.45
1.41
1.49
1.75
1.71
1.75
1.77
1.78
1.79
1.81
1.82
1.85
1.85
1.88
1.90
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Renault Card: general information


18249

A
1
2

Plip remote control Renault


Card A

It allows:
- openings (doors, tailgate) and the
fuel filler flap to be locked or
unlocked (see the following
pages);
- depending
on
the
vehicle,
automatic closure of windows and
the sunroof (see Electric window
with automatic closing and
Sunroof
paragraphs
in
section 3);
- operation of certain devices (e.g.:
radio,
electrically
controlled
seats...);
- the engine to be started (see
section 2, Starting the engine
paragraph).

This can be recognised by the


presence of buttons 1 and 2.

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B

1
2

Renault Card in hands free


mode B
This can be recognised by the
presence of buttons 1, 2 and 3

It allows:
- the openings (doors, tailgate) and
fuel filler flap to be locked or
unlocked
automatically
if
required;
- openings and the fuel filler flap to
be
locked
or
unlocked
intentionally (see the following
pages);
- depending
on
the
vehicle,
automatic closure of windows and
the sunroof (see Electric window
with automatic closing and
Sunroof
paragraphs
in
section 3);
- operation of certain devices (e.g.:
radio,
electrically
controlled
seats...);
- starting the engine (see section 2,
Starting the engine paragraph).

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Renault Card: general information (continued)

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Emergency key 4
This is only used in exceptional
circumstances: it can only be used
to unlock the left-hand side door (if
the Renault Card battery is flat, the
car battery is discharged,...).
It is inserted in the Renault Card. To
remove it from its mounting, pull
firmly on the key.
See the Locking/unlocking the
doors paragraph in section 1 for
how to use the key.

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Renault Card: general information (continued)


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Plip remote control range

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This varies according to the


environment.
It
is
therefore
important to take care when
handling the Renault Card that you
do not inadvertently lock or unlock
the doors.

B
5

Renault Cards A and B are supplied


by a battery which should be
replaced when the battery warning
light 5 no longer lights up (see
Renault Card: battery paragraph
in section 5)

Special note: for some vehicles, the


Renault Card records settings
selected by the card user: certain
radio pre-sets, electrical seat
adjustments (if stored), the position
of the rear view mirrors, automatic
air conditioning settings, etc. It is
therefore recommended that you
keep the same Renault Card at all
times so that you can recall your
personal settings.

This could lead to the


engine being started or
the electrical equipment
being operated, for exam
ple the electric windows could
trap part of the body (neck, arms,
hands, etc.). Risk of serious
injury.

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RENAULT CARD: general information (continued)

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Special circumstances
Interference may be caused by the
operation of the RENAULT Card by
factors in the immediate vicinity
(external installations or the use of
equipment operating on the same
frequency as the RENAULT Card).
In this case, use the emergency key
4 to open the vehicle (see the
Locking/unlocking the doors
paragraph).

Replacement,
need
for
an
additional RENAULT Card
If you lose your RENAULT Card or
require another, you can obtain one
from your Dealer.
- If a RENAULT Card is replaced, it
will be necessary to take the
vehicle to your RENAULT Dealer
because both the vehicle and all
the RENAULT Cards are needed
to initialise the system.
- You can use up to four RENAULT
cards per vehicle.
- A vehicle can only have one
hands-free RENAULT Card. The
other RENAULT Cards are remote
control cards.
Faulty RENAULT Card.
Make sure that the batteries are
always in good condition: they
have a service life of approximately
two years.
See the RENAULT Card: batteries
paragraph in Section 5.

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PLIP REMOTE CONTROL RENAULT Card: use


18249

Locking the doors

1
2

Press the locking button 2.


The hazard warning lights flash
twice to indicate that the doors have
been locked.
- If the driver's door is open or not
closed properly, the doors and
tailgate will not be locked and the
hazard warning lights will not
flash.
- If one of the doors or the tailgate is
open or not closed properly, the
hazard warning lights will not
flash.

Unlocking the doors


Press the unlocking button 1.
The hazard warning lights flash
once to indicate that the doors have
been unlocked.
Special note (for some countries):
- The driver's door only can be
opened by pressing button 1,
- All the doors can be opened by
pressing button 1 a second time.

Advice
Do not keep your RENAULT Card
in a place where it could be bent or
damaged accidentally; such as in a
back pocket where you might sit on
it.

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RENAULT CARD IN HANDS-FREE MODE: use

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Locking the doors


With the doors closed and carrying
your Renault Card walk away from
your vehicle: the doors will lock
automatically.
Note: the locking distance for your
vehicle
depends
on
the
environment.

The hazard warning lights flash


twice and the side repeaters light up
(for approximately ten seconds) to
indicate that the doors have been
locked. A beep also sounds.

1
2

You can select the beep from a list of


different tones or you can suppress
it: consult your Renault Dealer.

Hands-free mode
Unlocking the doors
Walk up to your vehicle carrying
your Renault Card.
As soon as you touch one of the
handles (doors or tailgate) with your
hand, the locks will open
automatically.

Voluntary locking using the


hands-free mode
The doors and tailgate can be locked
instantly by pressing button 3 and,
you can check that they are locked
by pulling one of the handles.
Automatic mode is functional again
after approximately 3 seconds.
Note:
- if the Renault Card is still close to
the vehicle, use button 2 to lock it;
- it is recommended that you use
button 2 to lock the vehicle to save
the battery charge if you will not
be using it for some time (more
than 3 weeks).

Special note: for vehicles not


equipped with the automatic plip
remote control unit door locking
function (for some countries), press
button 3 to lock the doors.

The hazard warning lights flash


once to indicate that the doors have
been unlocked.
Never leave your vehicle
with the Renault Card
still inside it.

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RENAULT CARD IN HANDS-FREE MODE: use (continued)

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Returning to hands-free mode


Press button 3
hands-free mode.

to

return

to

Interference

When held close to the card, some


objects can cause interference and
hinder the operation of the system.

1
2

Operation in manual mode


If you wish you can exit the hands
free mode by pressing key 1 or 2:
you will then be in manual mode
and the Renault Card can be used
following the method described in
the Plip remote control unit
Renault Card: use section.
Advice
Do not keep your RENAULT Card
in a place where it could be bent or
damaged accidentally; such as in a
back pocket where you might sit on
it.

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DEADLOCKING

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Deadlocking the doors and tailgate


(for some countries)
This allows you to lock the doors
and tailgate and to prevent the
doors from being unlocked using
the interior handles (for example,
by breaking the window and then
trying to open the door from the
inside).

To activate deadlocking:
- press button 2 or 3 twice briefly;
- press button 2 or 3 once
continuously;
The hazard warning lights flash four
times to indicate that the doors have
been locked.
Special note: deadlocking is not
possible if the hazard warning lights
or the side lights are lit.
Never use deadlocking if
someone is still inside the
vehicle.

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OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS

Opening the doors from the


outside

Opening the doors from the


inside

Once the doors have been unlocked


using the RENAULT Card, grasp the
handle 1 and pull it towards you to
open the door.

Pull handle 2.

Lights on warning buzzer


A warning buzzer will sound when
a door is opened if you have left the
lights switched on after turning off
the ignition (to prevent discharge of
the battery, etc).

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OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (continued)

4
3

Child safety
Vehicles fitted with switch 3 with
integral indicator light
Press switch 3 to prevent operation
of the rear electric windows and
opening of the rear doors.
The indicator light built into the
switch lights up to confirm that the
doors are locked.

Other cases
Move lever 4 on each door and
check from the inside that both
doors are securely locked, to make it
impossible for the rear doors to be
opened from inside.

If there is a fault, you will


hear a beep and the
indicator light will not
light up.

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LOCKING / UNLOCKING THE DOORS

Locking/unlocking
outside

from

the

This is done using the Renault Card:


see the Renault Card information
in section 1.

Faults
Special circumstance: using the
emergency key 2
Remove cover A at the notch 1
(using the end of the emergency
key).
Insert the spare key 2 in the lock and
unlock.
Open the door.

The doors can be locked manually if


there is an electrical fault.
Turn screw 3 when the door is open
(using a tool such as a flat
screwdriver) and close the door
again. This is, however, locked from
the exterior.
It can only be opened from the
inside.

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LOCKING / UNLOCKING THE DOORS (continued)


With the ignition switched off,
indicator light 5 remains lit up for
approximately one minute and then
goes out when you lock the doors
using the card.

6
5

Locking/unlocking
interior

from

the

Electric central locking


This allows all the openings (doors,
tailgate, fuel filler trap, etc.) to be
controlled simultaneously.
Lock them by pressing switch 4
(padlock side).
The front door mechanism cannot
be locked if the door is open.

Opening
element
indicator light

status

With the ignition on, indicator light


5 built into switch 4 and indicator
light 6 show the locking status of the
opening elements:
- When the opening elements are
locked, indicator lights 5 and 6 are
lit up;
- When the opening elements are
open or not properly closed,
indicator lights 5 and 6 are not lit
up;

If you decide to keep the


doors locked when you
are driving, remember
that it may be more
difficult for those assisting you
to gain access to your vehicle in
the event of an emergency.

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AUTOMATIC DOOR LOCKING WHEN DRIVING


You can decide to activate this
function if you wish.
To activate it
With the ignition on, press the
central door locking button 1 on the
locking side (padlock side) for
approx. 5 seconds, until you hear
the beep.
To deactivate it
With the ignition on, press the
central door locking button 1 on the
unlocking side (opposite the
padlock) for approx. 5 seconds,
until you hear the beep.

If you decide to keep the


doors locked when you
are driving, remember
that it may be more
difficult for those assisting you
to gain access to your vehicle in
the event of an emergency.

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2

Operating principle

Faults

When the vehicle moves off, the


system automatically locks the
doors as soon as a speed of 6 mph
(10 km/h) is attained.
The door is unlocked
- when the vehicle is stationary by
opening a front door.

If you note a fault (no automatic


locking,
warning
light
2
incorporated in the button 1 and
warning light 3 do not light up
when the doors are locked...) first
check that that all the doors are
closed properly. If they are closed
correctly, consult your Renault
Dealer.

Note: A door that is opened will


automatically be locked again
when the vehicle reaches a speed
of approx. 6 mph (10 km/h).
- by pressing the door unlocking
button 1.

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ENGINE IMMOBILISER
This prevents the vehicle being
driven by anyone not in possession
of the vehicle's Renault Card.
The vehicle is automatically
protected a few seconds after the
Renault Card is removed from the
card reader.

Any work or modification


to the engine immobiliser
(computer, wiring, etc.)
may be dangerous. It
must be carried out by trained
Renault network personnel.

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1

Operating principle

Indicator lights

When the ignition is switched on,


(Renault Card inserted fully in the
reader) indicator light 1 lights up for
a few seconds and then goes out.
The vehicle has recognised the code
and the engine can be started.
If the vehicle does not recognise the
code, indicator light 1 and the
reader will flash continuously
(rapid flashing) and the vehicle
cannot be started.

Vehicle protection indicator light


A few seconds after the ignition has
been switched off, indicator light 1
will flash continuously.
The vehicle will not be protected
until the Renault Card has been
taken out of the card reader.
Indicator light to indicate the
engine immobiliser is operating
When the ignition is switched on
(Renault Card inserted fully), you
can start the engine. Indicator
light 1 lights up for a few seconds
and then goes out.

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ENGINE IMMOBILISER (continued)


If the Renault Card is faulty (rapid
flashing of indicator light 1 and the
card reader), use the second Renault
Card (delivered with the vehicle) if
possible.
In all cases, it is essential to consult
a Renault Dealer as only he is
qualified to repair the engine
immobiliser.

Indicator light to indicate that the


system is not operating correctly
After the ignition has been
switched on (Renault Card inserted
fully), if indicator light 1 continues
to flash or remains lit, this indicates
that the system is not operating
correctly.

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FRONT HEAD RESTRAINTS

2
1

To adjust the height


While sitting on the seat, pull the
head restraint towards you and
slide it up or down at the same time.
Never lower the head restraint so
far that it touches the seatback:
position 2 (which acts as a stop) is
the lowest permitted height.
To remove the head restraint
With the head restraint in the up
position, press on the tab 1 to
release it and pull.

To adjust the angle of the head


restraint
After setting the height on certain
vehicles the angle of the head
restraint can be adjusted. To do this,
move the front section A of the head
restraint forwards or backwards
until it feels comfortable.
To put back the head restraint
Insert the rods into the sleeves, with
the notches facing the front.
Lower the head restraint until it
locks in position.

The head restraint is


important for safety. Ensure
that it is in place and in the
correct
position.
The
distance between your head and
the head restraint should be as
small as possible. The top of the
head should be in line with the top
of the head restraint.

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REAR HEAD RESTRAINTS


1

To adjust the height


Pull the head rest towards you and
slide it at the same time.
To remove it
Press tab 1.
To refit the head rest
Insert the rods into the sleeves, with
the notches to the front, and lower
the head rest to the desired height.

Storage position for the rear


head rests
Press tab 1 and lower the head rest
completely.
The fully lowered position of the
head rest is a storage position: it
should not be used when the seat is
occupied.

The head restraint is


important for safety. Ensure
that it is in place and in the
correct position.
The distance between your head
and the head restraint should be as
small as possible. The top of the
head should be in line with the top
of the head restraint.

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FRONT SEATS WITH MANUAL CONTROL

1
3
4

2
2

To move forwards or backwards


Lift lever 1 to unlock the seat.
Release the lever in the required
position and ensure that the seat is
locked in place.

To adjust the height of the drivers


seat:
Move lever 3 as often as necessary:
- upwards to raise the seat;
- downwards to lower the seat.

To tilt the seatback


Raise lever 2 and tilt the seatback
until it is in the required position.

We would advise you not to


recline
the
seatbacks
excessively to ensure that
the
effectiveness
of
the seat belts is not reduced.
Make sure the seatback is locked in
place correctly.
Nothing should be placed on the
floor (area in front of driver)
as such objects may slide under the
pedal during braking manoeuvres,
thus obstructing its use.

To adjust the lumbar support of the


drivers seat
Move handle 4.
For safety reasons, only
adjust the seats when the
vehicle is stationary.

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HEATED SEATS

With the ignition on, press switch 1.


A light lights up on the instrument
panel.

Even if the indicator light is lit up,


the system is not necessarily
activated. The system has a
thermostat and only operates when
the
passenger
compartment
temperature is less than 12C (with
a tolerance of plus or minus 4C).

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FRONT SEATS WITH ELECTRIC CONTROLS


Adjusting the seatback: switch 3

Switches 1 and 3 recall the stored


seat positions: switch 1 is used to
adjust the seat cushion and switch 3
is used to adjust the seatback.
For vehicles fitted with button 2,
this is used to store the chosen
driving position. In this case it is
possible to store a driving position
using the RENAULT Card.
The system operates:
- with the Renault Card at
accessories position (first notch);
- for vehicles fitted with button 2,
this
system
also
operates
whenever the driver's door is
opened, for up to 40 minutes after
the ignition is switched off.

To incline the seatback


Move the switch to the front or
rear.

Adjusting the seat: switch 1


To move forwards
Move the switch forwards.
To move backwards
Move the switch backwards.
To raise
Move the rear part of the switch
up.

For safety reasons, only


adjust the seats when the
vehicle is stationary.

To lower
Move the rear part of the switch
down.

We would advise you not


to recline the seatbacks
excessively to ensure
that the effectiveness of
the seat belts is not reduced.
Make sure the seatback is locked
in place correctly.
Nothing should be placed on the
floor (area in front of driver) as
such objects may slide under
the pedal during braking
manoeuvres, thus obstructing its
use.

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DRIVER'S SEAT POSITION MEMORY


Recalling a stored position

It is possible to store a driving


position using the Renault Card.
A driving position groups together
the drivers seat adjustments and
the external rear view mirror
adjustments.
When a driving position is stored,
the seat and external rear view
mirror adjustments linked to the
Renault Card used are automatically
recalled when the doors are
unlocked and opened using the
Renault Card.
The system operates:
- with the Renault Card at
accessories
position
(first
notch);
- when opening the drivers door,
ignition
switched
off,
for
approximately 40 minutes.

With the vehicle stopped, press


briefly on button 2.
Note: stored position recall is
interrupted if one of the seat
adjustment buttons is pressed
during recall.

When driving, it is possible to


adjust the driving position but not
to proceed to driving position
recall.

Drivers seat memory procedure


With the Renault Card fully inserted
in the card reader, adjust the seat
using switches 1 and 3 (see
paragraph front seats with electric
control in section 1).
Press button 2 until you hear the
beep: the driving position is stored.
Repeat this procedure for every
Renault Card.

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SEAT BELTS
Always wear your seat belt when
travelling in your car. You must also
comply with the local legislation in
the particular country you are in.
Before driving off:
- First ensure that your driving
position is correct.
- Then adjust your seat belt to
provide maximum protection.

Incorrectly adjusted seat


belts may cause injuries
in the event of an
accident.
Even pregnant women should
wear a seat belt. In this case,
ensure that the pressure of the
lap belt on the abdomen is not
excessive.

Adjusting your driving position


Sit with your back firmly against
the seatback. This is essential to
ensure that your lumbar vertebrae
are in the correct position.
Adjust the distance between the
seat and the pedals. Your seat
should be as far back as possible
for you to be able to press in the
clutch pedal fully. The seatback
should be adjusted so that your
arms are slightly bent when you
hold the steering wheel.

Adjust the position of your head


restraint. For maximum safety
your head should be as near as
possible to the head restraint.

Adjusting the seat belts

Adjust the height of the seat. This


adjustment allows you to select
the seat position which offers you
the best possible vision.

The shoulder strap 1 should be as


close to the base of the neck as
possible but not on it.

Adjust the position of the steering


wheel.

Sit with your back firmly against the


seatback.

The lap strap 2 should be held


firmly over the thighs and against
the pelvis.
The belt should be worn so that it is
as close to the body as possible, i.e.
avoid wearing heavy clothing or
having bulky objects under the
belts.

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SEAT BELTS (continued)


Locking (continued)

If your belt becomes completely


jammed:
- Pull the belt slowly but firmly so
that just over an inch (3 cm)
unwinds.
- Then allow the belt to rewind
automatically.
- Unwind it again.
- If the problem persists, consult
your Renault Dealer.

4
6

Adjusting the height of the seat


belt
Press button 3 to select the seat belt
adjustment height so that shoulder
strap 1 is worn as shown above:
- to lower the seat belt, push
button 3 and lower the seat belt
simultaneously;
- to raise the seat belt, push button 3
upwards.
Make sure that the seat belt is
locked in position correctly after
you have adjusted it.

5
6

To fasten
Unwind the belt slowly and
smoothly and ensure the buckle 4
locks into the housing 6 (check it is
locked by pulling on the buckle 4).
If the belt jams before clicking,
allow it to return before attempting
to unwind it again.

Driver's seat belt not


fastened warning light
This lights up, and, when
the car reaches a speed of
approximately 6 mph or 10 km/h, it
flashes and a beep sounds for
90 seconds before the light reverts
to its steady lit status.

To release
Press button 5 on the housing 6 and
the seat belt will be retracted by the
inertia reel.
Guide the buckle to help the
operation.

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REAR SEAT BELTS


Rear outer seat belts
The belts are locked, unlocked and
adjusted in the same way as the
front belts.

4
2
3

Rear centre belt


Unwind the
position 1.

belt

slowly

from

Fasten the last sliding buckle 4 into


the red housing 5.

Fasten the black buckle 2 into the


black housing 3.

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SEAT BELTS
The following information applies to both 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 applications (e.g. fitting child seats) consult your Renault Dealer.
Do not use devices which give any play in the belts (e.g. clothes pegs, clips, etc.): a seat belt which is worn too loosely
risks causing injuries in case of an accident.
Never wear the shoulder strap under your arm or behind your back.
Never use the same belt for more than one person and never hold a baby or child on your knees with your seat belt
around them.
The belt should never be twisted.
Following a serious accident the seat belts in use at the time must be replaced. Likewise, have your seat belts replaced
as soon as they show any signs of wear.
When refitting the rear bench seat, take care that the seat belts are correctly positioned so that they can be used
properly.
If necessary, readjust the position and tension of the belt.

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METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS


These are:
O buckle pretensioners,
O driver's seat lapbelt pretensioner,
O load limiters,
O driver's and passenger front
airbags.
These systems are provided to act
independently or together when the
vehicle suffers a frontal impact.
Depending on the force of the
impact the system may engage:
- seat belt locking;
- the buckle pretensioner (which
triggers to take up the seat belt
play);
- the lap pretensioner (for the
drivers seat), the low volume front
airbag and the load limiter;
- the large volume front airbag.

Following an accident,
have the entire restraint
system checked.
No operations whatsoever are
permitted on any part of the
system (pretensioners, airbags,
computers, wiring) or use on any
other vehicle, even if identical.

Pretensioners
With the ignition switched on, if
there is a severe frontal impact and
depending on the force of the
impact, the system may engage:
- piston 1 which immediately
retracts the seat belt;
- piston 2 on the drivers seat.
The pretensioners hold the seat belt
against the body and thus increase
its efficiency.

To avoid incorrect triggering of


the system which may cause
injury, only qualified RENAULT
Network personnel may work on
the pretensioner and airbags
system.
Testing of the electric trigger
system may only be carried out
by a specially trained technician
using special equipment.
When the vehicle is scrapped,
contact your RENAULT Dealer
for disposal of the pretensioner
and airbag gas generators.

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METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (continued)


Load limiter

Driver and passenger airbags

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.

An airbag may be provided for both


the driver and the front passenger.
An Airbag marking on the
steering wheel and dashboard and a
label in the lower section of the
windscreen inform you of the
presence of additional means of
restraint (airbags, pretensioners,
etc) in the passenger compartment.

Warning relating to the


service life of airbags
and pretensioners
Pyrotechnic systems for
airbags and pretensioners have a
limited service life: refer to the
servicing booklet for your
vehicle for the replacement
frequency.

Each airbag system consists of:


- An airbag and gas generator fitted
on the steering wheel for the
driver and in the dashboard for the
front passenger.
- A computer for both systems,
which includes the impact sensor
and a monitor controlling the
electrical trigger system for the gas
generator.
- a single warning light
on
the instrument panel.
The airbag system uses the
principles of pyrotechnics. This
explains why, when the airbag
inflates, it will generate heat,
produce smoke (this does not mean
that a fire is about to start) and
make a noise upon detonation. In a
situation where an airbag is
required,
it
must
inflate
immediately and this may cause
some minor, superficial grazing to
the skin.

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METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (continued)

Operation
This system is only operational
when the ignition is switched on.
If a severe frontal impact occurs, the
air
bag(s)
inflate(s)
rapidly,
cushioning the impact of the
driver's head and chest against the
steering wheel and the front
passenger's head against the
dashboard. The air bag then deflates
immediately so that the passengers
are not impeded in any way when
they get out of the vehicle.

Special feature of the front air


bag
There are two volumes of operation
depending on the force of the
impact:
- low volume air bag, this is the
first degree of operation;
- large volume air bag, the air bag
seams rip so that a larger volume
of air is released into the bag (for
the most forceful impacts).

Faults
Warning light 1 lights up on the
instrument panel when the ignition
is turned on and then goes out after
a few seconds.
If it does not light up when the
ignition is switched on, or lights up
when the engine is running, there is
a fault in the system.
Consult your Renault Dealer as soon
as possible. Your protection will be
reduced until this problem is
rectified.

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METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE FRONT SEAT BELTS (continued)


Warnings concerning the drivers airbag
Do not adjust either the steering wheel or the steering wheel
cushion.

Do not cover the steering wheel cushion.


Do not attach any objects (badge, logo, clock, telephone holder, etc.) to the
steering wheel cushion.
The steering wheel must not be removed (except by qualified personnel
from the RENAULT network).
Do not sit too close to the steering wheel. If you sit with your arms slightly
bent (see the information on Adjusting your driving position in Section 1),
you will ensure that there is sufficient space for the airbag to inflate
properly and to be fully effective.

All 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 passenger airbag:


Do not attach or affix any objects (badge, logo, clock, telephone holder, etc.)
to the dashboard with adhesive near where the airbag is located A.
Nothing should be placed between the dashboard and the passenger (pet,
umbrella, walking stick, parcels, etc.).
The passenger must not put his or her feet on the dashboard or seat as there
is a risk that serious injuries may be sustained. As a general rule, keep all
parts of the body (knees, hands, head, etc.) well away from the dashboard.
You should reactivate the airbag as soon as you remove the child seat from
the front passenger seat to ensure the protection of the front passenger in
the event of an impact.
IT IS FORBIDDEN TO FIT A REAR-FACING CHILD SEAT ON THE FRONT
PASSENGER SEAT WHILE THE RESTRAINING METHODS ADDITIONAL
TO THE PASSENGER SEAT BELT ARE NOT DEACTIVATED.
(Refer to the information on Deactivation of passenger airbags in Section 1).

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METHODS OF RESTRAINT IN ADDITION TO THE REAR OUTER SEAT BELTS


These are:
O Seat belt pretensioners integrated
with inertia reels.
O Load limiter.

These systems are provided to act


independently or together when the
vehicle is subjected to a frontal
impact.
There
are
two
possibilities,
depending on the force of the
impact:
- protection is provided by the belt
only;
- the pretensioner is triggered to
rectify seat belt play.

Rear seat belt pretensioners


This system is only operational
when the ignition is switched on.
If the vehicle is subject to a severe
frontal
impact,
a
piston
immediately retracts the seat belt
buckle pulling the seat belt tight
against the body, thereby improving
its efficiency.

Following an accident,
have the entire restraint
system checked.
No operations whatsoever are
permitted on any part of the
system (pretensioners, airbags,
computers, wiring) or use on any
other vehicle, even if identical.

Load 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.

To avoid incorrect triggering of


the system which may cause
injury, only qualified RENAULT
Network personnel may work on
the pretensioner and airbags
system.
Testing of the electric trigger
system may only be carried out
by a specially trained technician
using special equipment.
When the vehicle is scrapped,
contact your RENAULT Dealer
for disposal of the pretensioner
and airbag gas generators.

Warning relating to the


service life of airbags
and pretensioners
Pyrotechnic systems for
airbags and pretensioners have a
limited service life: refer to the
servicing booklet for your
vehicle for the replacement
frequency.

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SIDE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS


Warnings concerning the
side air bag
Fitting seat covers: Seats
equipped with an airbag
require special covers specifically
designed for your vehicle. Consult
your RENAULT Dealer to find out if
these covers may be purchased
from RENAULT outlets. The use of
any covers other than those
designed for your vehicle (and
including those designed for
another vehicle) may affect the
operation of these airbags and
reduce your protection.

B
A
B
A

Lateral airbags A

Curtain airbags B

These are airbags fitted to each front


seat, and the rear seats in some
vehicles, which are triggered on the
side of the seat (door side) to protect
the passengers from severe side
impacts.

These are airbags fitted along the


top of the side of the vehicle and
which are triggered along the front
and rear side windows to protect
the passengers in the event of a
severe side impact.

The airbag operates


through the slits in the
seatbacks (door side):
never put any objects in
the slits.

Do not place any accessories,


objects or even animals between
the seat back, the door and the
internal fittings. This may
prevent
the
airbag
from
operating correctly or cause
injury if the air bag is deployed.
No work or modification
whatsoever may be carried out
on the internal fittings, except by
qualified RENAULT Network
personnel.

A marking on the windowscreen


informs you of the presence of
additional means of restraint
(airbags, pretensioners, etc) in
the passenger compartment.

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ADDITIONAL METHODS OF RESTRAINT


All 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. Both the airbags and seat belts are integral parts
of the same protection system. It is therefore essential to wear the seat belt at all times. If seat belts are not worn,
it exposes the occupants to the risk of serious injury in the event of an accident. It may also increase the risk of
minor superficial injuries occurring when the airbag is deployed, although such minor injuries are
always possible with airbags.
The airbag does not offer protection against minor and moderately serious frontal impacts, side or rear impacts or if the
vehicle turns over.
No work or modification whatsoever may be performed on the entire airbag system (computer, wiring, etc.) (except
by qualified RENAULT network personnel).
To ensure that the system is in good working order and to avoid incorrect triggering of the system which may cause
injury, only qualified RENAULT Network personnel may work on the airbag system.
As a safety precaution, have the airbag system checked if your vehicle has been involved in an accident, is stolen or
broken into.
When selling or lending the vehicle, inform the user of these points and hand over this handbook with the vehicle.
When scrapping your vehicle, contact your RENAULT Dealer for disposal of the gas generator(s).

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

CHILD SAFETY
In all countries there are regulations
governing the use of restraint
systems for children and babies.
In Europe children under 12 years
of age or smaller than 1.50 m(1) must
be seated in an approved safety
device which is suitable for the
weight and size of the child.
The driver is responsible for
ensuring that this equipment is
used correctly.
Child restraints for which approval
was obtained after January 1992
offer a level of safety much greater
than for restraints with approval
before that date.
It is therefore advisable to select a
child restraint that complies with
European regulation ECE 44.
Restraints that comply with this
legislation must be marked with an
orange label bearing the letter E
followed by a number (which
stands for the country where it is
type approved) and the year in
which the type approval was
granted.

Remember that a collision at


30 mph (50 km/h) is the same as
falling a distance of 10 metres.
Expressed
in
other
terms,
transporting a child without a
restraint is the equivalent of
allowing him or her to play on a
third-floor balcony which does not
have any railings.

Under no circumstances
should babies or children
be allowed to travel sitting
on the knees of another
passenger in the vehicle.
If a head-on collision occurs at 30
mph (50 km/h) a child weighing 30
kg (66 lbs) will be transformed into
a missile equivalent to one tonne:
you will find it impossible to hold
the child, even if you yourself are
wearing a belt.
It is particularly dangerous to put
the belt round your child when he
or she is sitting on your knee.
Never use the belt for more than
one person at the same time.

The tables on the following pages


inform you of the types of seat that
can be fitted in each of the vehicle
seat positions on the vehicle in
accordance with the European
directive.
Before installing a child seat in the
front seat (if fitting is permitted)
If the passenger seat is fitted with
one, carry out the following
adjustments:
- pull back the seat as far as
possible,
- straighten the seatback as much as
possible,
- raise the seat squab as far as
possible,
- pull the head rest up to its
maximum position,
- Set the seat belt height control to
the low position.
Refer to the Child safety equipment
booklet
available
from
the
RENAULT Network to choose the
seat suited to your child and
recommended for your vehicle.

(1) Always comply with the laws of the


country in which you are travelling.
They may be different to the
guidelines in this handbook.
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CHILD SAFETY (continued)


Age of child
(weight of child)

Vehicle without front passenger airbag inhibition


Front passenger seat
(3)

Rear side
seats

Rear centre
seat

Birth to approximately 9 months


(weight below 13 kg)

U-I

From 9 months to approximately


3 years (weight from 9 to 18 kg)

U - I (2)

From 3 years to approximately


12 years (1) (weight from 15 to 36 kg)

U (2)

X: seat not suitable for fitting a child seat of this age range.
U: seat suitable for fitting a belt-fitted child seat classed as universal for this age range, check that it can be fitted.
I : seat equipped with anchoring points for mounting a seat for this age range using Isofix locks, only RENAULT seats are
approved.
(1) A child taller than 1.50 m or weighing more than 36 kg can be strapped directly in the seat in the same way as an adult.
(2) Place the back of the child seat against the seatback of the vehicle; adjust the height of the head rest or remove it if
necessary.

(3) DANGER RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY: NEVER FIT A REAR-FACING CHILD SEAT TO THIS
SEAT.

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CHILD SAFETY (continued)


Age of child
(weight of child)

Vehicle without front passenger airbag inhibition


Front passenger seat
(3) (4)

Rear side
seats

Rear centre
seat

Birth to approximately 9 months


(weight below 13 kg)

U-I

From 9 months to approximately


3 years (weight from 9 to 18 kg)

U - I (2)

From 3 years to approximately


12 years (1) (weight from 15 to 36 kg)

U (2)

X: seat not suitable for fitting a child seat of this age range.
U: seat suitable for fitting a belt-fitted child seat classed as universal for this age range, check that it can be fitted.
I : seat equipped with anchoring points for mounting a seat for this age range using Isofix locks, only RENAULT seats are
approved.
(1) A child taller than 1.50 m or weighing more than 36 kg can be strapped directly into the seat in the same way as an
adult.
(2) Place the back of the child seat against the seatback of the vehicle; adjust the height of the head rest or remove it if
necessary.
(3) Only a rear-facing child seat may be installed in this seat;

(4) DANGER RISK OF DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY: BEFORE FITTING A REAR-FACING CHILD SEAT TO
THIS SEAT, CHECK THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG IS DEACTIVATED.
(Refer to the information on Deactivation of front passenger airbags in Section 1).

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CHILD SAFETY (continued)


The right choice
The safety of your children is also
your responsibility.
To ensure that your child has the
maximum possible protection, we
recommend that you use seats
obtained from a Renault Dealer.
If your vehicle is fitted with an
Isofix system you should use an
Isofix seat (see section 1, paragraph
Isofix child seat attachment
system).
Restraint systems for all the
categories are available. These
systems have been developed in
consultation
with
the
manufacturers and have been tested
in Renault vehicles.
Consult your Renault Dealer and
ask him to help you install it.

Category 0 and 0+

Category 1

A child's neck is very susceptible to


injury up to the age of two. In a
front-facing seat there is a risk that
the child will sustain neck injuries
in the event of a frontal collision.
Renault therefore recommends a
rear-facing seat with a harness that
gives all-round protection (figure 1).

Between the ages of 2 and 4, a


child's pelvis is not fully developed.
Restraints using the vehicle's
three-point belts are not adequate
and there is a risk that the child will
sustain abdominal injuries in the
event of a frontal collision. It is
therefore
advisable
to
use
rear-facing
seats
(figure
1),
bucket-type seats (figure 2) or seats
with harnesses.
Place the head restraint at the top
position to allow you to press the
seat back of the child seat firmly
against the vehicle seat back.

To avoid any risk to your safety, we recommend that you use


RENAULT approved accessories because they are suitable for your
car and are the only accessories for which RENAULT will provide a
warranty.

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CHILD SAFETY (continued)


A
booster
seat
with
a
height-adjustable seatback and a
belt guide are recommended as this
will allow the belt to be worn as
close to the base of the neck as
possible but not on it.
Place the head rest in the top
position to allow you to press the
seat back of the child seat firmly
against the vehicle seat back.

Category 2 (15 to 25 kg) and


category 3 (22 to 36 kg)

If a booster seat without a seatback


is used, the vehicle's head rest will
have to be adjusted to suit the
child's stature; the upper edge of the
head rest must be at the same height
as the top of the child's head and
should never be lower than in line
with the child's eyes.

To correctly restrain the pelvis of a


child up to 12 years or a height of
1.50 m, it is preferable to use seats
that can be combined with the three
point seat belts (figure 3) with belt
guides so that the vehicle's
three-point belt lies flat across the
child's legs.
The standard classifies child
restraints in five categories:
Category 0 : from 0 to 10 kg (0 to 22 lbs)
Category 0+: from 0 to 13 kg (0 to 28 lbs)
Category 1 : from 9 to 18 kg (20 to 40 lbs)
Category 2 : from 15 to 25 kg (33 to 55 lbs)
Category 3 : from 22 to 36 kg (48 to 80 lbs)

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5

DANGER
As front passenger airbag triggering and the position of a rear facing
child seat are incompatible, it is not permitted to install such a seat
in this position unless the vehicle is fitted with an airbag
deactivation device.
Refer to the information on deactivating the front passenger airbag.
The child may suffer very serious injuries if the airbag inflates.
Label A (on the dashboard) and markings B (on the sun visor) remind you of
these instructions.

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CHILD SAFETY (continued)

2
1

Deactivation of
passenger airbag

the

front

(if fitted)
You must deactivate the front
left-hand airbag before fitting a
rear-facing child seat on the front
passenger seat.
To deactivate the airbag turn off the
ignition, push and turn lock 1 to the
OFF position. The airbag is
deactivated.

With the ignition on, it is essential


to check that AIRBAG OFF
indicator light 2 on the dashboard is
lit up.
This warning light remains lit to
confirm that you can fit a child seat,
as the left-hand airbag has been
deactivated.
Local legislation regarding the
transport of children must be
respected.

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CHILD SAFETY (continued)


Activation
of
passenger airbag

the

front

You should reactivate the airbag as


soon as you remove the child seat
from the front passenger seat to
ensure the protection of your front
passenger in the event of an impact.
To reactivate the airbag turn off the
ignition, push and turn lock 1 to the
ON position.

Operating faults
It is FORBIDDEN to fit a rear-facing
child seat to the front passenger seat
if the airbag activation/deactivation
system is faulty.
We do not recommend fitting any
other kind of passenger seat device.
Consult your RENAULT Dealer as
soon as possible.

Switch the ignition back on, and


then check that AIRBAG OFF
indicator light 2, goes out. The
airbag is activated.

Activation or deactivation
of the passenger airbag
must be done with the
ignition off.
Six seconds after switching on
the ignition, pressing lock 1
deactivates the front passenger
airbag and the indicator
lights up to warn you.

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CHILD SAFETY
Isofix - mounting system for
child seats
This is a new procedure for
installing a child seat. It can be used
on the rear side seat positions of the
vehicle.
It consists of the following
components:
Two anchoring rings per seat
located between the seat the
seatback;
A special RENAULT child seat
fitted with two catches which
hook onto the two rings.

Only special RENAULT seats are


approved for this vehicle. To
purchase these seats, please
contact your RENAULT Dealer.
These seats can also be installed
conventionally in other vehicles
using a three-point seat belt.

Make sure that there is


nothing obstructing the
seat mounting mechanism
at the anchorage points
(gravel, rags, toys, etc.).
Always remember to fasten the seat
belts on child seats for all journeys.

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Fitting a child seat

Installation principle
Front-facing Isofix seat
When a front-facing child seat is
installed, the front seat must not be
moved back beyond the halfway
point on the seat runners and the
seatback must be in and upright
position.

Rear-facing Isofix seat


When a rear-facing child seat is
installed, the front seat must not be
moved forward beyond the halfway
point on the seat runners.
The seat back must be close to or
touching the shell of the child seat.

Before fitting and using the seat,


read the instructions provided
carefully;
Position the fitting guides 1
(delivered with the seat) over the
openings provided in the seat
squab;
Hold the seat in position so that
the catches 3 on the seat are
opposite the two rings 2 fitted to
the rear side seats concerned.

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3
4
4
5
6

Fitting a child seat (continued)

Mounting the seat

Latch the hooks 3 onto the rings


and make sure that the seat is
locked properly by moving it
forwards and backwards and from
right to left;
Push on the base of the seat firmly
to bring it into contact with the
seatback and make sure it is
securely in position.

Each of the rear side seats is fitted


with two rings for mounting the
base of the child seat.
Consult your Renault Dealer for
how to access the rings the first time
you install the seat.

For the mounting ring on a rearfacing seat, use belt 4 delivered


with the seat:
- Slide the cover to access the ring 7;
- Attach the belt catch 5 to the
ring 7.

For the mounting ring on a frontfacing seat, use belt 4 delivered with
the seat:
- Pass the belt 4 between the two
rear head restraint rods;
- Attach the catch 5 to the ring 6
located
inside
the
luggage
compartment.

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CHILD SAFETY
No modifications may be made to the component parts of the restraint system (belts and seats and their
mountings) fitted originally.
Follow carefully the instructions for fitting provided by the manufacturer of the restraint system.
Always avoid dressing the child in bulky garments and do not place any objects between the child and the restraint
system.
The seat belt in the vehicle must be taut so that the child's seat is held in position securely. Check the tension
regularly.
Never wear the belt under the arm or behind the back.
The harness or belt should be taut and fitted to suit the child's stature.
Never allow your child to stand up or kneel on the seats while the vehicle is moving.
Check that the child is in the correct position for the entire journey, particularly when he or she is asleep.
Use the seat belts to hold the seat in position, even if it is not occupied. Otherwise, if an accident were to occur, it may
become dislodged and pose a risk to other vehicle occupants.
Following a serious accident have the seat belts and restraint systems in use at the time checked.
Never leave a child unsupervised in a vehicle, even if he/she is in a restraint device.
Activate the rear door locks (if your vehicle is equipped with these).
Make sure the child does not get out of the vehicle at the side where there is traffic.
Set your children a good example - always wear your seat belt.

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DRIVERS LAYOUT, LEFT-HAND DRIVE

27

26 25

24

9 10 11 12

23

13

14

19 18

22

21

15 16

17

20

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The equipment fitted, described below, depends on the version, option and country.
1 Lateral vent
2 Demister outlet for left-hand
side window
3 Stalk for:
direction indicators
exterior lights
front fog lights
rear fog lights

10 Warning lights for:


Driver's seat belt not fastened
Door(s) open
Puncture

19 Ashtray and cigarette lighter

11 Centre air vents.

21 Switches for:
Hazard warning lights
Central door locking

12 Clock,
temperature,
radio
information,
car
phone,
navigation system display, etc,
depending on vehicle.

20 Handbrake

22 Gear lever
23 RENAULT Card reader

4 Instruments.
5 Location for driver's airbag
Horn.

13 Radio,
navigation
location, etc.
Cup holder

system

24 Control for adjusting steering


wheel height and depth
25 Storage compartment

14 Passenger airbag location.


6 Radio satellite controls.
7 Stalk for windscreen and rear
screen wash/wipe,
Computer information
scrolling control

15 Demister
window

outlet

for

16 Lateral vent

8 Engine start/stop button.

17 Glove box

9 Tyre pressure monitor display

18 Air conditioning controls

side

26 Control for bonnet release


27 Controls for:
Electric
headlight
beam
adjustment
Dimmer for control lighting
Cruise control and speed
limiter
Electronic Stability
Programme (ESP)
Voice synthesiser
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27

26

25

6 7

21

24

23

10

11

20 19

12 13 14 15

18 17 16

22

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DRIVERS LAYOUT, RIGHT-HAND DRIVE (continued)


The equipment fitted, described below, depends on the version, option and country.
1 Demister outlet for left-hand
side window

10 Control instruments

18 Glove box

2 Passenger airbag location

11 Location for driver's airbag


Horn.

19 Control for adjusting steering


wheel height and depth

3 Radio,
navigation
location, etc.
Cup holder

12 Radio satellite controls.

system

4 Tyre pressure monitor display


5 Warning lights for:
Driver's seat belt not fastened
reminder,
Door(s) open,
Puncture
6 Centre air vents.

20 Air conditioning controls

13 Stalk for windscreen and rear


screen wash/wipe,
Computer
information
scrolling control

22 Handbrake
14 Demister
window

outlet

for

side

15 Lateral vent

7 Clock,
temperature,
radio
information,
car
phone,
navigation system display, etc,
depending on vehicle.
8 Engine start/stop button.
9 Stalk for:
direction indicators
exterior lights
front fog lights
rear fog lights

21 RENAULT Card reader

16 Controls for:
electric
headlight
beam
adjustment
Dimmer for control lighting
Cruise control and speed
limiter,
Electronic Stability Program
(ESP)
Voice synthesiser.
17 Bonnet release.

23 Controls for:
Hazard warning lights
Central door locking

24 Gear lever

25 Ashtray and cigarette lighter

26 Glove box

27 Side vent
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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2

4a

12 11

If the
If the

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

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INSTRUMENT PANEL (continued)


The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
1

Low headlight washer


fluid level indicator
light
Top up as soon as possible.

Front
fog
indicator light

light

Heated seat indicator


light
Not used

Airbag warning light


This lights up when the
ignition is switched on
and goes out after a few
seconds.
If it does not light up when the
ignition is switched on, or
lights up when the engine is
running, there is a fault in the
system.
Consult
your
RENAULT Dealer as soon as
possible.

Rear fog light indicator


light

2 Rev counter
(scale 100)
Red shaded zone, engine speed
prohibited.

5 Speedometer (km or miles per


hour)

Electronic Stability
Program (ESP) and
traction control
indicator light
There are several reasons for
this warning light to come on:
refer to the information on the
electronic stability program
(ESP) and traction control in
Section 2.

3 Fuel level gauge

4 Coolant temperature indicator


light
In normal use, the needle
should be below zone 4a.
Under severe conditions the
needle may enter this zone.
This is not serious unless
warning light

lights up.

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INSTRUMENT PANEL (continued)


The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2

4a

12 11

If the
If the

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
6

Tyre pressure warning


light
This indicator light
comes on for different reasons,
depending on the severity of
the fault. Refer to the
paragraphs on monitoring the
tyre pressures in Section 2.
Front passenger airbag
deactivated
warning
light
For operating information, refer
to the Child safety information
in Section 1.
Headlight main beam
indicator light
Headlight dipped beam
indicator light

Speed
limiter
and
cruise control indicator
light
To understand how this
operates, see the information
on the Cruise control and
Speed limiter in Section 2.

7 Oil level display function


The vehicle must be parked on
level ground and the engine
should have been switched off
for some time to obtain an
accurate level reading.
When ignition has been
switched on for approximately
30 seconds:
- if the level is correct, the
display will show oil ok
(To gain a more precise
indication of the level, press
the trip distance recorder
reset
button
or
the
information scroll button on
the trip computer. The
squares which appear on the
display indicate the level.
The number of dots displayed
is reduced as the oil level
drops and they are replaced
by a dash.

To move to on-board computer


reading, press the button
again).
- When the level is at a
minimum, the dashes and the
word oil flash, and OK is
no longer displayed and the
SERV warning will light up.
Top up the level as soon as
possible.
Trip computer display
After 30 seconds, the display
will toggle depending on the
trip computer: see the trip
computer
paragraph
in
section 1.

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INSTRUMENT PANEL (continued)


The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2

4a

12 11

If the
If the

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
7 Reset button
Press the button to reset the trip
distance recorder and the
on-board computer memory.

STOP warning light


This light goes out as
soon as the engine
starts.
It may light up alone or together
with other warning lights.
It indicates that it is essential to
stop immediately (as soon as
traffic conditions allow).

Engine
immobiliser
system indicator light
Refer to the information
on
the
Engine
immobiliser in Section 1.

SERVICE warning light


This comes on when
the ignition is switched
on and goes out after 3 seconds.
It may light up alone or together
with other warning lights.
If it lights up when the vehicle
is being driven, it is advisable
to stop at a RENAULT Dealer
soon.

Turning left indicator


light

Low fuel level warning


light
This goes out
approximately three seconds
after the engine starts.
If it lights up or remains lit up,
fill up with fuel as soon as
possible.

Turning right indicator


light

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INSTRUMENT PANEL (continued)


The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2

4a

12 11

If the
If the

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
9

Warning
light
for
serious injection fault/
Coolant temperature
warning light
Warning light for serious
injection fault
If this light flashes when you
are driving, it indicates a fault
in the injection system Stop
immediately, switch off the
ignition and call a Renault
Dealer.
Coolant temperature warning
light
If this light lights up when
you are driving, it indicates
engine overheating. Stop and
allow the engine to run at idle
speed for a minute or two.
The temperature should drop.
If it does not, stop the engine
and check the coolant level
(having let the engine cool
down). Call for the assistance
of a Renault Dealer if
necessary.

Heater
plugs
on
(diesel version) and
electronic
fault
indicator light (petrol
and diesel versions).
Heater plugs on
(on diesel version)
With the ignition switched
on, this light should light up;
it indicates that the heater
plugs are switched on. It goes
out after pre-heating is
sufficient and the engine can
be started.
Electronic fault warning light
(on
petrol
and
diesel
versions)
If this light lights up when
you are driving, it indicates
an electrical or electronic
fault. Consult your Renault
Dealer as soon as possible.

Oil pressure warning


light
This lights up when the
ignition is switched on and
goes out within 3 seconds. If it
lights up while you are driving,
stop at once and switch off the
ignition and check the oil level.
If this is normal, call for the
assistance of a Renault Dealer.

Battery charge warning


light
It should go out as soon
as the engine starts.
If it lights up when you are
driving, it indicates that the
circuit is overcharging or
discharged. Stop and have the
circuit checked.

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2

4a

12 11

If the
If the

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
9

Not used.

Handbrake on and
brake circuit fault
warning light
If this lights up when braking, it
indicates that the fluid level in
the circuit is low or that there is
a fault in the braking system.
Stop and call a RENAULT
Dealer.

10 Warning
lights
for
the
operation of and/or faults on
the automatic gearbox.
Refer to the information on
automatic gearboxes in Section 2.

11

Toxic
fume
filter
system warning light
For vehicles equipped
with this option, the light lights
up when the ignition is
switched on then goes out.
If it lights up continuously,
consult
your
RENAULT
Dealer as soon as possible;
If it flashes, reduce the
engine speed until the light
stops flashing.
Consult your RENAULT
Dealer as soon as possible.
Refer to the information on
anti-pollution, fuel economy
and driving in section 2.

12

Anti-lock
braking
warning light
This lights up when
ignition is switched on, then
goes out. If it lights up when
you are driving, it indicates a
fault in the anti-lock braking
system.
Braking will then occur
normally, without the anti-lock
system.
Consult your RENAULT Dealer
as soon as possible.

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2
3 4 5a 5
6

14 13
If the
If the

12

11

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

The illumination of certain warning lights is accompanied by a


spoken message on vehicles fitted with the voice synthesiser (see
voice synthesiser in section 1).
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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
1

Not used

Not used

Airbag warning light


This comes on when
the ignition is switched
on and goes off after a few
seconds.
If it does not light up when the
ignition is switched on, or
lights up when the engine is
running, there is a fault in the
system.
Consult
your
RENAULT Dealer as soon as
possible.

Handbrake on and
brake circuit incident
warning light
If this lights up when braking, it
indicates that the fluid level in
the circuit is low or that there is
a fault in the braking system.
Stop and call a RENAULT
Dealer.

2 Rev counter
(scale 100)
Red shaded zone, engine speed
prohibited.

Engine
immobiliser
system indicator light
Refer to the information
on the Engine immobiliser in
Section 1.

5 Coolant temperature indicator


In normal use, the needle
should be below the area 5a.
Under severe conditions the
needle may enter this area. This
is not serious unless warning
light

lights up.

3 Fuel level gauge

Rear fog light indicator


light

Front fog light indicator


light

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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2
3 4 5a 5
6

14 13
If the
If the

12

11

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

The illumination of certain warning lights is accompanied by a


spoken message on vehicles fitted with the voice synthesiser (see
voice synthesiser in section 1).
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The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
6 Speedometer (km or miles per
hour)
7

Heated seat warning


light
Front passenger airbag
deactivated
warning
light
For operating information, refer
to the Child safety information
in section 1.
Headlight main beam
indicator light
Dipped beam headlight
indicator light

Turning right indicator


light

Toxic
fume
filter
system warning light
For vehicles equipped
with this option, the light lights
up when the ignition is
switched on then goes out.
If it lights up continuously,
consult
your
RENAULT
Dealer as soon as possible;
If it flashes, reduce the
engine speed until the light
stops flashing.
Consult your RENAULT
Dealer as soon as possible.
Refer to the information on
anti-pollution, fuel economy
and driving in section 2.

10 Reset button
Press the button to reset the trip
distance recorder and the trip
computer memory.

11 Information display
This display groups together
several types of information.
Depending on how significant
the fault concerned is, it may
display one or more warning
lights simultaneously: see the
information on the information
display in Section 1.

Speed
limiter
and
cruise control indicator
light
To understand how this
operates, see the Cruise control
and Speed limiter paragraphs
in Section 2.

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INSTRUMENT PANEL (continued)


The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
2
3 4 5a 5
6

14 13
If the
If the

12

11

10

warning light lights up, you must stop as soon as traffic conditions allow.
warning light lights up, you should visit a Renault Dealer in the near future.

The illumination of certain warning lights is accompanied by a


spoken message on vehicles fitted with the voice synthesiser (see
voice synthesiser in section 1).
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INSTRUMENT PANEL (continued)


The presence and operation of the warning and indicator lights described below depend on the vehicle
equipment and country.
12 Oil level display function
The vehicle must be parked on
level ground and the engine
should have been switched off
for some time beforehand to
obtain an accurate level
reading.
When ignition has been
switched on for approximately
30 seconds:
- if the level is correct, the
display will show oil OK
(To gain a more precise
indication of the level, press
the trip distance recorder
reset
button
or
the
information scroll button on
the on-board computer. The
squares which appear on the
display indicate the level.
The number of squares
displayed reduces as the oil
level drops and they are
replaced by a dash.
To
move
to
on-board
computer reading, press the
button again.

12 - When the minimum oil level


is reached, the dashes and the
word oil flash, and OK is
no longer displayed and the
SERV warning light will light
up.
Top up the level as soon as
possible.

13

Anti-lock
braking
warning light
This lights up when
ignition is switched on, then
goes out. If it lights up when
you are driving, it indicates a
fault in the anti-lock braking
system.
Braking will then occur
normally, without the anti-lock
system.
Consult your Renault Dealer as
soon as possible.

14

Turning left indicator


light

On-board computer display


After 30 seconds, the display
will toggle depending on the
on-board computer: see the
on-board computer paragraph
in section 1.

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INFORMATION DISPLAY
Information messages

Warning messages

These can either help in the vehicle


operation
phase,
or
give
information on the driving selection
or state.

These are red messages. They may


appear alone or may alternate with
the STOP message on the display.

Examples of information messages


are given on the following pages.

Fault messages

They tell you to stop immediately


(as soon as traffic conditions allow)
and to call your Renault Dealer.
Examples of warning messages are
given on the following pages.

These are messages which appear in


orange.
They
may
appear
individually or may alternate with
the SERVICE message on the
display.

The information display 1 groups


together information messages,
fault
messages and warning
messages.
The messages appear on the
information
display
either
individually or alternately (when
there are several messages to be
displayed). In this event the
messages are displayed in order of
importance: warning messages are
displayed
first,
then
fault
messages...

With the exception of the washer


fluid minimum level message, they
require a visit to your Renault
Dealer in the near future for an
operation on the vehicle.
Examples of fault messages are
given on the following pages.

The display goes blank if the


scroll button on the trip
computer is moved. See trip
computer
information
in
section 1.
Some
warning
lights
are
accompanied by a spoken
message for vehicles fitted with a
voice synthesiser (see the voice
synthesiser
information
in
section 1).

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INFORMATION DISPLAY (continued)


Examples of information messages
Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"Insert card"
Request to insert the Renault Card in the card reader.

"Diesel Pre-heating"
Pre-heating (diesel engines)

"Tyre Pressure OK"


Tyre pressure OK.

"Speed Limiter"
Speed Limiter Selection (see information on speed limiter in section 2)

"Cruise control"
Cruise Control Selection (see information on "cruise control" in section 2)

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INFORMATION DISPLAY (continued)


Examples of fault messages
Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"Injection fault"

"Automatic gearbox fault"


Automatic transmission fault

"Low Tyre Pressure"


Low tyre pressure on one wheel: this example shows that the off-side rear tyre is
slightly flat.

"Sensor fault"
Sensor fault: displayed, for example, when the emergency spare wheel is fitted on the
vehicle (see information on tyre pressure monitoring system in section 2).

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INFORMATION DISPLAY (continued)


Examples of fault messages
Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"ESP off"
Deactivation of the electronic stability program (ESP) and/or traction control system
(see paragraphs concerned in section 2)

"Screenwash".
Fill up the tank as soon as possible.

"Operational"
Stop soon: this message may appear individually or together with one or more of the
previous warning lights. It recommends that you visit your Renault Dealer soon.

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INFORMATION DISPLAY (continued)


Warning messages
These indicate that it is essential to stop immediately and as soon as traffic conditions allow.
Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"Switch off limiter".


Serious injection fault

"Oil pressure"
Oil pressure fault

"Puncture"
This example shows that the offside rear wheel has a puncture

"Water temperature"
Incorrect coolant temperature.

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INFORMATION DISPLAY (continued)


Warning messages
These indicate that it is essential to stop immediately and as soon as traffic conditions allow.
Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"Battery charge fault"


Battery charging fault

"Low Tyre Pressure"


Tyre pressure fault: this example shows that the right-hand rear wheel is very flat.

"STOP"
Stop Immediately: this message may appear individually or together with one or more
of the previous warning lights. It indicates that it is essential to stop immediately and
as soon as traffic conditions allow.

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TRIP COMPUTER
1
2
3

1 Display
The location differs depending on
the vehicle.
Button 2
General reset and trip mileage
recorder reset button
To reset the trip mileage recorder,
the display must show the trip
mileometer function.
Automatic zeroing
The displays will be reset
automatically when the maximum
capacity of the memories is
exceeded.

Button 3
Display selection key
Keep pressing key 3 briefly to show
the following information in
sequence:
a) total mileage recorder,
b) trip mileage recorder,
c) fuel used,
d) average consumption,
e) current fuel consumption,
f) estimated range,
g) distance covered,
h) average speed,
i) mileage before oil change,
j) recommended speed (speed
limiter/cruise control),
k) switching off the information
display.
Display flashing
Consult a Renault Dealer.
Interpreting
certain
values
displayed after resetting
The values showing average fuel
consumption, range and average
speed will become more stable and
reliable the further you travel since
the last time the reset key was
pressed.

For the first few miles after pressing


the reset key you will notice:
that the range increases as you
travel. This is normal. Average
fuel consumption may decrease
when:
- The car stops accelerating.
- The engine reaches its operating
temperature (engine cold when
start key pressed).
- When you drive from a built up
area on to the open road.
Therefore, if the average fuel
consumption decreases, the range
will increase.
You may also notice that the
average
fuel
consumption
increases when the vehicle is
stationary and the engine idling.
This is normal since the module
takes account of fuel used during
idling.

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TRIP COMPUTER (continued)


Examples of display
selections by pressing 3

Interpreting the display

a) Total mileage recorder.

b) Trip mileage recorder.

c) Fuel used (in litres or gallons) since the last reset.

d) Average consumption (in mpg and l/100 km) since the last reset.
The value is displayed after driving 400 metres and takes into consideration
the distance travelled and the fuel used since the last time the reset button
was pressed.

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TRIP COMPUTER (continued)


Examples of display
selections by pressing 3

Interpreting the display

e) Current consumption (in mpg or litres/100 km)


The value is displayed after reaching a speed of 15 mph (25 km/h).

f) Estimated range with remaining fuel (in miles or km)


This range takes into consideration the average fuel consumption since the
last time the reset button was pressed.
The value is displayed after driving 400 metres.

g) Distance covered (in miles or km) since the last reset.

h) Average speed (in mph and km/h) since the last reset.
The value is displayed after driving 400 metres.

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ON-BOARD COMPUTER (continued)

16874

Examples of display
selections by pressing 3

Interpreting the display

i) Mileage before oil change.


Distance left before the next service.
There are several cases:
range less than 1 000 miles (1 500 km) or next servicing date in two months.
The
symbol flashes (for 30 seconds if the display is not set to mileage before
oil change, otherwise mileage before oil change is displayed continously)
mileage equal to 0 km or date of service reached.
The
symbol flashes continously regardless of the information selected on the
display.
Resetting the display after servicing
With the ignition switched on, select the mileage before oil change information
on the display. Press button 2 for more than five seconds. The value on the display
flashes four times and is then replaced by the reset mileage before oil change value.
This flashes four times. Release the pressure on button 2; the value lights up and is
stored.

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j) Cruise control or speed limiter recommended speed (depending on vehicle)


See the information on Speed limiter and Cruise control in section 2.

* The driving conditions, weather conditions and road conditions may be different to those displayed by the trip computer
depending on the country in which the vehicle is soldTo find out the mileage before oil change refer to the your vehicle's
Servicing booklet which is the only reliable guide.
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VOICE SYNTHESISER
The car speaks to you...
The spoken information is relayed
automatically and acts as a back-up
for the visual information.
The voice synthesiser keeps you
constantly informed about the
condition
of
the
principal
components of your vehicle.
This information covers both
precautionary
and
advisory
information, and in certain cases
one or more warning lights will
light up on the instrument panel.
In this case, see the instrument
panel section.

Types of spoken information


The type of spoken information
depends on the vehicle equipment
level and monitors the following
functions:
- oil pressure
- braking circuit
- electrical circuit
- engine overheating
- steering column locking system
- minimum fuel level
- injection
automatic transmission
- door(s), luggage compartment,
bonnet not correctly shut
- lights on
- handbrake on
- incorrect operation of lights (side
lights, brake light)
- variable power-assisted steering
- washer minimum level
- seat belt not fastened
- engine oil minimum level
- electronic stability programme
(ESP)
- cruise control/speed limiter
- tyre pressure fault/puncture
- etc.

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VOICE SYNTHESISER (continued)


Repeat message key
Key 1 depressed

Spoken information stored in the


memory or present at the time of
request will be repeated.
If no defect is detected the spoken
message will be Welcome, the
vehicles computer is now checking
systems for you.
If you press the repeat key while a
message is being spoken, it will be
interrupted and the entire message
repeated.

Controls connected with spoken


information
Discrete key
Key 2 depressed
In the discrete mode, the
messages are replaced by a tone.
If you want to hear the spoken
message, press repeat key 1.

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CLOCK AND EXTERNAL TEMPERATURE


External temperature indicator
1

Special note:
When the external temperature is
between -3C and +3C, the C
characters flash (indicates risk of ice
formation).

Vehicles fitted with navigation


systems, telephones, etc.
Refer to the separate instructions for
the function to understand the
special features of this equipment.

The
time
and/or
external
temperature are displayed when the
ignition is switched on.

Setting the time on the clock 1


Press:
H for hours
M for minutes

External
temperature
indicator
As ice formation is
related to exposure, local
hygrometry and temperature, the
external temperature alone is not
sufficient to detect ice.

If the electrical supply is cut


(battery disconnected, feed wire
broken, etc.),
The clock must be reset.
We advise that these settings are
not made when driving.

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STEERING WHEEL

Height and depth adjustment


Lower lever 1 and place the steering
wheel in the required position: lift
the lever to lock the steering wheel
in place.

For safety reasons, only


adjust the steering wheel
when the vehicle is
stationary.

Never leave the steering wheel on


full lock when the vehicle is
parked (as this could damage the
power assisted steering pump).
Never switch off the ignition when
travelling downhill, and avoid
doing so when driving in general
(as the power steering and brake
servo will not function).

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EXTERNAL REAR-VIEW MIRRORS


De-icing rear-view mirror
A B

1
D

Autodimming rear-view mirrors


These automatically darken at night
if you are being followed by a
vehicle with its lights on.

C
1

The rear-view mirrors are de-iced


when rear screen demisting is
switched on.

External rear-view mirrors

Folding rear-view mirrors

With the ignition on, turn knob 1:


- Position C to adjust the left-hand
rear-view mirror
- Position E to adjust the right-hand
rear-view mirror

Move the button 1 at position F: the


external rear-view mirrors fold.

D is the central neutral position.

To reset them to driving position,


return to position C, D or E.

The external rear-view


mirror on the driver's
side has two clearly
defined zones. Zone B is
what can normally be seen in a
conventional rear-view mirror.
For your safety, zone A increases
the area you can see at the rear
and to the side of your vehicle.
The objects in zone A look much
further away than they really
are.

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REAR-VIEW MIRRORS

2
1

Interior rear-view mirror


This is adjustable. When driving at
night, to avoid being dazzled by the
headlights of the vehicle behind,
lower the small lever 1 located
behind the rear-view mirror.

Autodimming
ror 2

rear-view

mir-

The rear-view mirror darkens


automatically at night when you are
followed by a vehicle with lights
(main beam headlights).

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HORN AND HAZARD LIGHTS

2
1

Horn
Press on the
cushion A.

steering

wheel

Headlight flasher
To flash your headlights, even if the
lights are not in use, pull the stalk 1
towards you.

Hazard warning lights

Direction indicators

Press switch 2.
This switch lights up all four
direction indicators simultaneously.

Move stalk 1 parallel to the steering


wheel and in the direction you are
going to turn.

It is to be used to warn other road


users if you
are obliged to stop for any reason
beyond your control in a
forbidden location
are obliged to drive under
particular conditions.

When driving on the motorway, the


steering wheel is not often turned
enough to return the stalk
automatically to position 0. There is
an intermediate position in which
the stalk may be held when
changing lanes.
It will return automatically to 0
when released.

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EXTERNAL LIGHTING AND SIGNALS


Lights on warning buzzer
A warning buzzer will sound when
a front door is opened and the lights
are left switched on after the
ignition has been switched off (to
prevent discharge of the battery).

3
1

Side lights

Headlight main beam

Turn the end of stalk 1 to


align with mark 3 opposite the
symbol.

With the dipped beam


headlights on, move the
towards you.

The instrument panel will light up


and the intensity may be adjusted
by turning tumblewheel 2.

When the main beam headlights are


lit up, an indicator light lights up on
the instrument panel.
To return to the dipped headlight
position, pull the stalk towards you.

Headlight dipped beams


Turn the end of stalk 1 to
align with mark 3 opposite the
symbol.
A light lights up on the instrument
panel.

Switching off the lights


Turn the end of stalk 1 back
to its original position.

stalk

Before driving at night,


check that the electrical
equipment is in good
condition and adjust the
headlight beams (if your vehicle
is not carrying its normal load).

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EXTERNAL LIGHTING AND SIGNALS (continued)


When the exterior lights are
switched off, the front and rear fog
lights will go out.

Front fog lights

Rear fog lights

Turn the central ring of stalk 4


until the symbol appears opposite
mark 5.

Turn the central ring of


stalk 4 until the symbol appears
opposite mark 5.

Operation of the front fog lights


depends on the external lighting
selected, and an indicator light will
light up on the instrument panel.

Operation of the front fog lights


depends on the external lighting
selected, and an indicator light will
light up on the instrument panel.
Do not forget to switch off the rear
fog light when it is no longer needed
to avoid inconveniencing other road
users.

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ELECTRICAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE HEADLIGHTS

A
Command A allows the height of
the beams to be adjusted in relation
to the load.
Turn control A down to lower the
headlights and up to raise them.

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WINDSCREEN WASH/WIPE

Vehicle fitted with windscreen


wiper with rain sensor

Vehicles
with
automatic
selection of wiping speed

With the ignition on, turn handle 1

If a wiping speed is selected when


driving, the wiping speed is
reduced to a lower speed when the
vehicle stops:
from fast wiping speed the speed
will change to normal wiping
speed;
from normal wiping speed the
speed will change to intermittent
wiping.
As soon as the vehicle moves off,
wiping will return to the speed
originally selected.

A off

A
B
C
D

B rain sensor position


When this position is selected,
the system detects the presence
of water on the windscreen and
triggers wiping at a suitable
wiping speed.
C continuous slow wiping
D continuous fast wiping

Vehicle
fitted
with
intermittent windscreen
wiper

When the vehicle is stationary: If


stalk switch 1 is operated, it
overrides and cancels automatic
operation.

With the ignition on, turn handle 1

Note:
If for any reason the wipers cannot
move (e.g. stuck to windscreen by
ice), the system will automatically
cut off the power supply to the
wipers.

A off
B intermittent wiping
The wipers will pause for
several
seconds
between
sweeps. It is possible to vary
the time between sweeps by
turning the central ring on the
stalk switch 1.
C continuous slow wiping
D continuous fast wiping

Each time the ignition is


switched off, it is vital that you
return to the park position A to
return to the rain sensor
position.

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WINDSCREEN WASHER / WIPER (continued)

Windscreen washer,
headlight washers
With the ignition on, pull the stalk 1
towards you.
Car lights off
The windscreen washer will be
activated.
Car lights on
The headlight washers will be
activated at the same time.

In frosty weather, make sure the


wiper blades are not stuck by ice
(risk of motor overheating).
Keep an eye on the condition of the
blades. Change the wiper blades as
soon as they become less efficient
(approximately once a year).
If you switch off the ignition before
switching off the windscreen wiper
(position A) the blades will stop
anywhere on the windscreen.

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REAR SCREEN WASH/WIPE


In frosty weather, make sure that the
wiper blades are not stuck by ice
(risk of motor overheating).

Keep an eye on the condition of the


blades. Change the wiper blades as
soon as they become less efficient
(approximately once a year).

Rear screen wiper with


timer
With the ignition on, move the end
of stalk 1 to align with mark 2
opposite the symbol.

The rear screen wiper arm cannot


be completely removed: if you have
to extend them to clean the rear
screen for example, extend them
fully and keep them in that position
for as long as necessary.

Special note
The rear screen is wiped once if
reverse gear is selected when the
windscreen wipers are in operation.

Rear screen wash/wipe


With the ignition on, move
the end of stalk 1 to align with
mark 2 opposite the symbol.
When the stalk is released, it returns
to the rear wiping position.

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FUEL TANK
Fuel grade
Petrol version
Use fuel which corresponds to the
appropriate octane rating as defined
by the particular standards in force
in each country.

See Engine Specifications.


Diesel version
Use diesel engine fuel (DERV) only.
Make sure that no water enters the
fuel tank accidentally during filling.
The fuel filler cap and neck must be
clean and dust-free. The diesel fuel
must be high quality.

Useful capacity of fuel tank:


Approx. 70 litres (15.4 gallons).
To open the flap A, press the hinge
to open it.
There is a cap holder 1 on the fuel
filler flap for holding the cap when
filling the tank.

Fuel filler cap: this is of a


special type. If you have to
change it, make sure the
new cap is of the same type.
Consult your Renault Dealer.
Never handle the cap near a source
of heat or a flame.

Rapeseed oil must not


be used under any
circumstances. Also, do
not mix even small
amounts of petrol with diesel.

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FUEL TANK (continued)


Filling with fuel

Filling with fuel (continued)

Persistent fuel odour

Petrol versions
Only use unleaded petrol.
Using leaded petrol will damage the
anti-pollution system and may lead
to a loss of warranty.
To ensure the fuel tank is not filled
with leaded petrol, the fuel tank
filler neck contains a restrictor
fitted with a valve which only
allows the nozzle for unleaded
petrol to be used (at the pump).
- Insert the nozzle as far as it will go
and so as to open the valve.
- Keep the nozzle in this position
throughout the entire filling
operation.

Petrol and diesel versions


No more than two filling operations
may be made after the fuel feed has
switched off automatically for the
first time because there must be
sufficient space in the fuel tank to
allow for expansion.

Your vehicle has a pressurised fuel


supply circuit. If a persistent fuel
odour appears you should:
stop the vehicle if traffic
conditions allow and switch off
the ignition;
switch on the hazard warning
lights and ask your passengers to
leave the vehicle and stay clear of
the traffic;
do not operate on or restart the
vehicle before it has been
inspected by qualified staff from
the Renault network.

Any
operation
or
modification on the fuel
supply system (computers,
wiring,
fuel
circuit,
injector, protective covers...) is
strictly forbidden due to the
safety risks it may cause (except
for qualified staff from the
Renault network.

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Section 2: Driving
(Advice on use relating to fuel economy and the environment)

Running in / Ignition switch ...........................................................................................................................


Starting and stopping the engine ........................................................................................................ 2.02 Special features of petrol versions ..................................................................................................................
Special features of diesel versions ..................................................................................................................
Gear lever .........................................................................................................................................................
Power assisted steering ...................................................................................................................................
Handbrake .........................................................................................................................................................
Advice on anti-pollution and how to economise on fuel .............................................................. 2.08
Environment ....................................................................................................................................................
Tyre pressure monitoring system ...................................................................................................... 2.12
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) ..................................................................................................... 2.18 Traction control system ........................................................................................................................ 2.20 Anti-lock brake system: ABS ............................................................................................................... 2.22 Emergency braking assistance ........................................................................................................................
Speed limiter ....................................................................................................................................... 2.25
Cruise control ...................................................................................................................................... 2.28
Parking aid .......................................................................................................................................................
Using the automatic gearbox ............................................................................................................. 2.32

2.02
2.03
2.04
2.05
2.06
2.07
2.07
2.10
2.11
2.17
2.19
2.21
2.23
2.24
2.27
2.30
2.31
2.34
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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

RUNNING IN

STARTING THE ENGINE

O Petrol version

Accessories position

For the first 625 miles (1000 km) do


not exceed 70 mph (130 km/h) in
the highest gear or 3000 to
3500 rpm.

(First position)
The accessories (radio...) operate
when the engine is not running.

On completion of 625 miles


(1000 km) you may use your car
normally. However, it is only after
1500 miles (3000 km) have been
covered that you may reasonably
expect full performance.
Service intervals: see the vehicle's
servicing booklet.
O Diesel version
For the first 750 miles (1500 km),
do not exceed 2500 rpm. On
completion of this mileage you may
drive faster, however, the car will
only provide top performance
after approximately 4000 miles
(6000 km).

During the running in period, do


not accelerate hard while the engine
is still cold and do not let the engine
rev in the lower gears.

A
2

1
When the door is opened, the
Renault Card reader 1 lights up.
Insert the Renault Card in the card
reader 1 which has two positions:
the first corresponds to the
accessories position and the
second to the starting the engine
position. For top of the range
versions a message insert card
will appear on the instrument panel
information display.

Starting the engine position


(Second position)
Once the Renault Card is fully
inserted in the card reader 1 (when
you hear the unlocking noise from
the steering column), button 2 lights
up to confirm authorisation to start
the engine: press briefly on button 2
to start. Indicator light A lights up to
confirm that the engine is running.
Note: button 2 is not lit if you are
not in the starting condition (for
example: diesel pre-heating, gear
selected...).
Special circumstance
In some cases it will be necessary to
move the steering wheel while
pressing button 2 to unlock the
steering column.

Service intervals: see the vehicle's


servicing booklet.

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STARTING THE ENGINE (continued) / STOPPING THE ENGINE


Starting the engine position

Stopping the engine

(continued)
For diesel versions, wait until the
pre-heating indicator light on the

Once the vehicle is stationary, press


briefly on button 2: the ignition is
switched off and the engine
running indicator light A goes out.

instrument

panel has gone

out before pushing button 2.


Once the engine starts, button 2
goes out and the engine running
indicator light A lights up (the
Renault Card is then locked in the
card reader which goes out).

On some vehicles with automatic


transmission, shift the lever to the
park position P.
Remove the card from the card
reader 1.
When you remove the card from the
card reader, the courtesy lights will
light up (if these are set to
automatic lighting up); the
steering column will lock and the
accessories will switch off.
Note: a beep will let you know if
you have left the card in the card
reader when you open the driver's
door, and the card reader will flash
as a warning.
Special circumstances
The engine emergency stop fuse
in the engine compartment may be
used if the engine cannot be
stopped. Refer to the Engine
compartment fuses paragraph in
section 5.

If there is a child (or


animal) in the vehicle,
never leave it unattended
with the Renault Card
inserted in the reader. He or she
could start the engine or operate
electrical equipment such as the
electric windows and there is a risk
that the child may be injured (by
trapping his or her neck, arm,
hand, etc.). Risk of serious injury.
Never switch off the ignition before
the vehicle has stopped completely.
Once the engine has stopped, the
power steering, brake servo and the
passive safety devices such as air
bags and pretensioners will no
longer operate.
When the Renault Card is removed
the steering will lock.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

SPECIAL POINTS - PETROL VERSIONS


The following operating conditions:
Driving for a long time with the
low fuel level warning light lit up
Using leaded petrol
Using lubrication additives or
fuel which is not approved by
Renault

If you note any of the above faults,


have the necessary repairs carried
out as soon as possible by your
Renault Dealer.
These faults may be avoided by
taking your vehicle regularly to
your Renault Dealer at the intervals
specified in your Servicing booklet.

Or faults such as:


faulty ignition, running out of
fuel or spark plug disconnected
indicated by the engine misfiring
and snatching when driving
loss of power
may cause the catalytic converter to
overheat and thus reduce its
efficiency or even destroy it and
cause heat damage to the vehicle

Starting problems
To avoid damaging the catalytic
converter, do not keep trying to
start the engine (using the ignition
key, or by pushing or towing the
vehicle) without having identified
and corrected the starting fault.
If the fault cannot be identified, do
not persist in attempting to start the
engine and call a Renault Dealer.

Do not park the vehicle or


run the engine in locations
where combustible substances
or materials such as grass
or leaves can come into contact
with a hot exhaust system.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

SPECIAL POINTS - DIESEL VERSIONS


Diesel engine speed
Diesel engines are fitted with
injection equipment which prevents
overrevving
of
the
engine
irrespective of the gear in use.
Lack of fuel
After filling the tank if you have run
completely out of fuel, on condition
that the battery is fully charged, the
engine may be started normally: see
the information on the fuel tank in
section 1 to find out more about the
special features of diesel versions
fitted with common-rail (high
pressure) injection.
However, if after a few seconds and
several attempts the engine fails to
start, contact a Renault Dealer.

Precautions to be taken in winter


To avoid any damage in icy weather:
Ensure the battery is always fully
charged.
Always keep the fuel tank
relatively full to avoid water
vapour condensing in it and
accumulating at the bottom of the
tank.
Vehicles with diesel fuel heater
This equipment enables diesel fuel
to be used with no additives down
to 18C or, if the vehicle is used
regularly over short distances (cold
engine), down to 5C.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

GEAR LEVER

To select reverse gear


With the vehicle stationary, move
the gear selector lever into neutral
then into reverse.

The reversing lights will light up as


soon as reverse gear is selected,
with ignition on.

Vehicle with manual gearbox:


depending on the vehicle, follow
the grid drawn on knob 1 and,
depending on the vehicle, lift ring 2
against the gear lever to select
reverse.

Vehicle fitted with parking aid: see


the information on the parking aid
in section 2 to find out more about
the special features.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

HANDBRAKE

POWER ASSISTED STEERING


To apply
Pull the lever up.
The lever should travel about 10
notches to hold the vehicle. Your
vehicle is fitted with self-adjusting
rear brake shoes and the handbrake
should only be adjusted during a
brake overhaul.

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 easier during parking
manoeuvres (for added comfort)
whilst the force rises progressively
as speed increases (for enhanced
safety at high speeds).

To release:
Pull the lever up slightly, press
button 1 and then lower the lever to
the floor.
The red warning light on the
instrument panel will light up if
you are driving with an incorrectly
released handbrake.

When power assisted steering is


fitted, never leave the steering
wheel on full lock when the vehicle
is parked as this may damage the
pump.

When the vehicle is


stationary, make sure
that the handbrake is
properly applied so that
the vehicle does not move
unintentionally.
Make sure the handbrake is
properly released when driving,
otherwise
overheating
may
occur.

Never switch off the


ignition when travelling
downhill, and avoid
doing so when driving in
general (power steering and
brake servo will not function).
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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

ADVICE ON ANTI-POLLUTION AND HOW TO ECONOMISE ON FUEL, DRIVING


RENAULT is actively participating
in the reduction of pollutant
exhaust gas emissions and in saving
energy.
By virtue of its design, moderate
fuel consumption and initial
settings, your Renault conforms to
current anti-pollution standards.
Technical design, however, cannot
achieve all. The fuel consumption
of your car and the level of pollutant
exhaust gas emissions are very
much within your control. Make
sure that your vehicle is maintained
correctly, use it carefully and watch
your driving style.

Maintenance

Engine adjustments

It should be noted that failure to


respect anti-pollution standards
may lead to legal action being taken
against the vehicle owner. In
addition, the replacement of parts of
the engine, fuel supply system and
exhaust by parts other than those
originally recommended by the
manufacturer may alter your
vehicle such that it no longer
complies
with
anti-pollution
standards.
Have your vehicle checked and
adjusted by your Renault Dealer in
accordance with the instructions in
the vehicles servicing booklet.

Ignition: This does not require


adjustment.
Spark plugs: Optimum conditions
of use, performance and output
demand that the specifications
laid down by our design office be
rigorously adhered to.
If the spark plugs have to be
changed, use the make, type and
gap specified for your vehicle's
engine. Consult your Renault
Dealer for this information.
Idling speed: This does not
require adjustment.

Your Renault Dealer has all the


equipment necessary for ensuring
that your vehicle is maintained to
its original standard.

Air filter, diesel filter: A clogged


element hinders output and must
be changed.

Always remember that the emission


of pollutant fumes is directly linked
to fuel consumption.

Injection pump setting: It must be


set to the recommended values.

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ADVICE ON ANTIPOLLUTION AND HOW TO ECONOMISE ON FUEL, DRIVING (continued)


Monitoring exhaust gas

Brake as little as possible by


suitably anticipating an obstacle
or bend and then simply lifting the
accelerator pedal.
Avoid fierce acceleration.

The exhaust gas monitoring system


will detect any malfunctioning of
the
vehicle's
exhaust
gas
depollution system.
If this system malfunctions, toxic
substances may be released into the
atmosphere or mechanical damage
may occur.
This warning light on the
instrument
panel
will
indicate if there are any
problems with the system:
This lights up when the ignition is
switched on and goes out after
3 seconds.
- If it lights up continuously,
consult your Renault Dealer as
soon as possible.
- If it flashes, reduce the engine
speed until the light stops
flashing. Consult your Renault
Dealer as soon as possible.

Do not overrev the engine in the


intermediate gears.
Always use the highest ratio
possible without labouring the
engine.
On versions with automatic
transmission, it is preferable to
keep
the
gear
lever
in
position D.

Driving
Drive carefully for the first few
miles until the engine reaches its
normal operating temperature,
rather than let it warm up while
the car is stationary.
Speed is expensive.
Sporty driving uses a lot of fuel:
drive with a light right foot.

Do not try to maintain the same


speed up a hill; accelerate no more
than you would on the level. Keep
your foot in the same position on
the accelerator pedal.
Double
declutching
and
accelerating before switching off
are superfluous actions in modern
cars.

Bad weather, flooded roads


Do not drive through
floods if the depth of
water is above the lower
edge of the wheel rims.

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ADVICE ON ANTIPOLLUTION AND HOW TO ECONOMISE ON FUEL, DRIVING (continued)


For
vehicles
with
air
conditioning, the extra fuel
consumed in urban cycle can be
as high as 2 litres per 100 km:
switch the system off when it is
not needed.
Never fill the fuel tank right to the
brim as this is wasteful.
Do not leave an empty roof rack in
position.
It is better to fit a trailer for bulky
objects.
When towing a caravan, fit a wind
deflector and adjust it carefully.

General hints
Electricity is fuel; switch off all
the electrical units which are not
really needed.
However, (with safety always in
mind), keep your lights on when
the visibility is bad (see and be
seen).

Avoid
using
the
car
for
door-to-door calls (short journeys
with long waits in between)
because the engine never reaches
its normal operating temperature.
Try to group your calls.

Tyres
Pressures which are too low may
increase fuel consumption.
The use of non-recommended
tyres may also increase fuel
consumption.

Try to use the air vents. Driving


with the windows open at
100 km/h will increase fuel
consumption by +4%.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

ENVIRONMENT
To help protect the environment,
your the paint and brake pads on
your vehicle are unleaded and do
not contain cadmium. We have
also reduced the quantity of
chlorine by 40 % in relation to
previous models.

Parts which can be recycled

Make your contribution towards


protection of the environment too.

Recycled parts

Your vehicle has been designed


with the aim of caring for the
environment.
The majority of versions are
equipped with a depollution
system including a catalytic
converter, a lambda sensor and
an active carbon filter. (The
active carbon filter prevents
vapour from the petrol tank being
released into the open air.)

RENAULT has implemented all


its knowledge of recycling to keep
damage to the environment to a
minimum to benefit the service
life of your vehicle.

Do not dispose of parts worn and


replaced in the course of routine
vehicle maintenance (battery, cells,
oil filter, air filter...) and oil cans
(empty or filled with oil ..) with
household waste.
Dispose of them through specialist
organisations. In all cases, comply
with local legislation.

Your vehicle comprises 90 %


recyclable parts or materials and
already contains numerous parts
in plastic or recycled materials
(see drawing above). All the
plastic components have been
marked to make it easier to
identify them for recycling.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM


This system continuously monitors
the tyre pressures.
Tyre pressures should be adjusted
when the tyres are cold.
If tyre pressures cannot be checked
when the tyres are cold, assume an
increase of 0.2 to 0.3 bar.

A
B

Never deflate a hot tyre.

Operating principle
This function is an
additional driving aid.
However, the function
does not take the place of the
driver. It cannot, therefore, under
any circumstances replace the
vigilance or the responsibility of
the driver.

Each wheel (except the emergency


spare wheel) has a sensor,
integrated in the inflation valve
which periodically measures the
tyre pressure.
The driver is constantly informed of
the correct tyre pressure and
possible variations on display A.

For
certain
vehicles,
the
information display B supplements
this information by specifying the
tyre pressures when ignition is
switched on (for approximately
20 seconds) or if there is a fault
when driving.

Check the tyre pressures,


including the emergency spare
wheel, once a month.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (continued)


Fitting tyres
1
C

Non-interchangeability of
wheels
Each of the sensors
integrated in the valve 1
is devoted to one single
wheel:
under
no
circumstances should you swap
the wheels.
There is a risk of false
information leading to serious
consequences.

To mark the correct position of the


wheel, see the colour of the ring 2
(after cleaning, if necessary) which
surrounds each valve:
- C : yellow ring
- D : black ring
- E : red ring
- F : green ring

(replacing tyres or fitting winter


tyres)
As there are special precautions to
be taken when replacing tyres, we
advise you to consult your Renault
Dealer.

Reading the tyre pressures on


the instrument panel
(if fitted)
After the vehicle's tyre pressures
have been checked, warning
messages on the instrument panel
and/or values read on the
information display B are updated
once you exceed 12 mph (25 km/h).
The operating pressure gauges
show the pressure measurement
variances (known as tolerance).
The pressure which is displayed on
the information display B may
therefore be different from the
pressure read on the pressure gauge
used. The pressure displayed on the
information display should be used.

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TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (continued)


Spare wheel
The emergency spare wheel does
not have a sensor and is thus not
detected by the system.

When it is fitted in the place of


another wheel, the system detects a
fault.

Replacing wheels / rims...


This system requires special
equipment (wheels, hubcaps, etc.).
Consult your Renault Dealer to find
out
which
accessories
are
compatible with the system and
which are available from Renault
accessory outlets: use of any other
accessory may impair the operation
of the system.

Tyre repair aerosols


As a result of the special wheels,
only
products
approved
by
Renault's Technical Department
may be used.

Display
The display A and, depending on
the vehicle, the warning lights on
the instrument panel or the
information
display
B
give
information on possible faults (flat
tyre, punctured tyre, system out of
service, etc.).

The following pages show the


breakdown of the illumination of
various warning lights for:
- vehicles
fitted
display A;

only

with

- vehicles fitted with display A and


information display B.

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TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (continued)


Vehicles fitted only with display A
Examples of illumination of warning lights on the instrument panel and display

flashing +

steady light +

faulty wheel(s) flashing

Meaning: the flashing wheel is slight flat or over-inflated, check the tyre pressures.

flashing +

steady light +

faulty wheel(s) flashing

Meaning: the flashing wheel is very flat, stop as soon as possible and check the tyre pressures.

flashing +

steady light +

steady light +

faulty wheel(s) flashing

Meaning: puncture, replace the wheel concerned or call your Renault Dealer.

steady light +

faulty wheel(s) not lit up

Meaning: System fault (if, for example, the emergency spare wheel is fitted or winter tyres are fitted...).

lit up
Meaning: Driving speed is not suited to the tyre pressures. Slow down or inflate the tyres to the full load pressure (see
the tyre pressures table).

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TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (continued)


Vehicles fitted with display A and information display B.
Examples of information which may be displayed on the display A and the information display B.
Information display B
Display A

Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"Tyre pressure OK"


The tyre pressure is correct.

"Check tyre pressure"


the flashing wheel is slightly flat or over-inflated, check the tyre
pressures.
"Low Tyre Pressure"
The flashing wheel is flat or over-inflated, slow down and check the
tyre pressures as soon as possible.
"Tyre pressure"
Driving speed is not suited to the tyre pressure. Slow down or inflate
the tyres to the full load pressure (see the tyre pressures table).
"Sensor fault"
System fault (if, for example, the emergency spare wheel is fitted or
winter tyres are fitted...).

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TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (continued)


Vehicles fitted with display A and information display B.
Examples of information which may be displayed on the display A and the information display B.
Information display B
Display A

Vehicle with
manual
gearbox

Vehicle with
automatic
transmission

Message interpretation

"Low tyre pressure"


The flashing wheel is very flat, stop as soon as possible to check the
tyre pressures or call your Renault Dealer

"Puncture"
Replace the wheel concerned or call your Renault Dealer.

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM: ESP


This system helps you to keep
control of the vehicle in critical
driving conditions (avoiding an
obstacle, loss of grip in a bend...).

This function is an
additional aid in the
event of critical driving
conditions to allow the
behaviour of the vehicle to be
adapted
to
the
driving
conditions.
However, the function does not
take the place of the driver. It
does not increase the vehicle's
limitations and should not
encourage you to drive more
quickly.
It
can,
thus,
under
no
circumstances
replace
the
vigilance or responsibility of the
driver when manoeuvring the
vehicle (the driver must always
be aware of sudden incidents
which may occur when driving).

When the function is in operation,


indicator light 1 flashes or ESP
message A (depending on the
vehicle) lights up.

Operating principle
A sensor in the steering wheel
detects the path selected by the
driver.
Other sensors throughout the
vehicle measure the actual path.
The system compares the path
selected by the driver and the actual
vehicle path and corrects this as
necessary by applying the brakes
selectively and/or acting on the
engine power.

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM: ESP (continued)


1

1
3

Faults

Disabling the function


The function is deactivated by
pressing on button 2 and indicator
light 1 or message B ESP off
(depending on vehicle) will light up
to confirm this.

As the ESP offers additional safety,


it is recommended that you do not
drive when the function is disabled.
Correct this as soon as possible by
pressing button 2 again.

This action also deactivates the


traction control mechanism: see the
information on the traction control
system in section 2.

Note:
ESP
is
automatically
reactivated when the ignition is
switched on.

If the system detects a fault, there


are two illumination possibilities
on the instrument panel (depending
on vehicle):
- warning lights 1 and 3 light up;
- the information display alternates
between the two C ESP fault and
D Operational.
In both cases, consult your Renault
Dealer.

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TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM


This system helps to limit skidding
on drive wheels and to control the
vehicle when pulling away or
accelerating.

This function is an
additional aid in the
event of critical driving
conditions to allow the
behaviour of the vehicle to be
adapted
to
the
driving
conditions.
However, the function does not
take the place of the driver. It
does not increase the vehicle's
limitations and should not
encourage you to drive more
quickly.
It
can,
thus,
under
no
circumstances
replace
the
vigilance or responsibility of the
driver when manoeuvring the
vehicle (the driver must always
be aware of sudden incidents
which may occur when driving).

The system also adjusts the engine


speed to the grip available under the
wheels, independently of the force
applied to the accelerator pedal.
When the function is in operation,
indicator light 1 flashes or ESP
message A lights up (depending on
the vehicle).

Operating principle
The system uses sensors in the
wheels to constantly measure and
compare the speed of the drive
wheels and prevents them spinning.
If a wheel is tending to skid, the
system brakes automatically until
the drive delivered becomes
compatible with the level of grip.

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TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM (continued)


1

1
3

Faults

Disabling the function


In some situations (driving on very
wet ground: snow, mud,... or
driving with chained wheels), the
system may reduce the engine
power to limit skidding. If this is not
required, it is possible to deactivate
the function by pressing switch 2.

Disabling the traction control


function also deactivates the ESP
function: refer to the information on
the ESP path control in section 2.
Correct this as soon as possible by
pressing switch 2 again.

Warning light 1 or message B ESP


OFF (depending on the vehicle)
lights up.

Note:
traction
control
is
automatically reactivated when the
ignition is switched on.

If the system detects a fault, there


are two illumination possibilities
on the instrument panel (depending
on vehicle):
- warning lights 1 and 3 light up;
- the information display alternates
between the two messages C ESP
fault and D Operational.
In both cases, consult your Renault
Dealer.

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ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM: ABS


When braking sharply, the two main
aims are to reduce the stopping
distance and keep your vehicle
under control. However, there is a
risk that road holding and
directional control may be lost and
the wheels may lock when braking,
depending on the nature of the
ground, weather conditions and
your reactions. The anti-lock
braking system (ABS) has been
designed to combat this danger.
The safety enhancement is that the
brake control system prevents the
wheels from locking, even if the
brakes are applied too sharply, and
allows the vehicle to be steered and
thus its direction to be controlled.
Under these circumstances it is
quite possible for the driver to steer
the vehicle and to avoid an obstacle
whilst at the same time applying the
brake.

This system also allows you to


optimise stopping distances when
the adhesion of one or more wheels
becomes hazardous (wet roads,
slippery or varying road surfaces).
Although this system allows you to
make maximum use of stopping
distances, even with the ABS you
still have to take account of the
actual condition of the road surface.
It is still essential to follow the rules
of good driving practice (such as
driving at a safe distance to the
vehicle in front). The fact that the
vehicles safety has been increased
should not encourage you to take
risks.

When the system has been


activated, you will feel a certain
degree of pulsation at the brake
pedal. These tangible signs will
warn you that the adhesion between
the tyres and the ground has
reached its limit and enable you to
adapt your driving style to suit the
road conditions.

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ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM: ABS (continued)


Two situations must be considered
if there is a fault in the ABS system
1 - The orange
warning light
is lit up on the instrument
panel.
The braking system operates in
the same way as for a vehicle not
equipped with an ABS system.
Consult a Renault Dealer as soon
as possible.
2 - The orange
warning light and the
red

brake circuit

fault indicator light are lit up on


the instrument panel.
This indicates that both the
braking system and the ABS
system are faulty. Your vehicle
brakes may still partially
operate.
However,
it
is
dangerous to brake suddenly
and it is essential to stop
immediately, as soon as traffic
conditions allow. Contact your
Renault Dealer as a matter or
urgency.

The braking control provided by


the anti-lock braking system is
independent of the effort applied to
the brake pedal. In an emergency,
apply continuous pressure to the
brake pedal - there is no need to
pump it repeatedly.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

EMERGENCY BRAKE ASSISTANCE


This is a system in addition to ABS
which helps reduce the vehicle
stopping distances.

Operating principle
The system detects an emergency
braking situation by means of a
sensor which measures the speed
with which the brake pedal is
depressed. In this case, braking
assistance instantly reaches its
maximum power and allows ABS
regulation to be reached as quickly
as possible.
ABS braking is maintained as long
as the brake pedal is not released.

Illumination of hazard warning


lights
These may light up in the event of
rapid deceleration.

This
function
is
an
additional aid in the event
of
critical
driving
conditions to allow the
behaviour of the vehicle to be
adapted to the driving conditions.
However, the function does not
take the place of the driver. It does
not
increase
the
vehicle's
limitations and should not
encourage you to drive more
quickly.
It
can,
thus,
under
no
circumstances
replace
the
vigilance or responsibility of the
driver when manoeuvring the
vehicle (the driver must always be
aware of sudden incidents which
may occur when driving).

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

16874

CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: limiter function

The speed limiter function allows


you to decide on a maximum
driving speed.
This may be useful, for example, in
town driving or in areas with speed
restriction (roadworks), etc.
The system operates above a driving
speed of approximately 20 mph
(30 km/h).

Controls

Indicator light

1 Main On/Off switch


2 Limited speed initiating switch
and adjustment of limited speed
(increasing).
3 Return to stored limited speed.

This orange indicator light lights up


on the instrument panel to indicate
that the limiter function is in
operation.
Depending
on
the
vehicle,
information on the speed stored
appears on the instrument panel:
either in the on-board computer 6 or
the information display 7 Speed
limiter.

4 Switching the function off (with


stored limited speed)
5 Limited speed initiating switch
and adjustment of limited speed
(decreasing).

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CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (continued)


Driving
When a limited speed is stored,
press on the accelerator pedal until
you reach the limited speed.
From this point, no effort on the
accelerator pedal will allow you to
exceed the programmed speed
except in an emergency (see
information on exceeding the
limited speed).

Switching on

Changing the limited speed

Push side switch 1.


The indicator light lights up on the
instrument panel and, depending
on the vehicle, the on-board
computer or the information
display shifts into speed limiter
operation.

The limited speed may be changed


by acting (pressing frequently or
continuously) on:
- key 2 to increase speed,
- key 5 to reduce speed,

Limiting the speed


At a stable speed (approximately
20 mph or 30 km/h) and in the
correct gear (for vehicles with
manual gearboxes), press switch 2:
the speed is stored.

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CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: limiter function (continued)


Exceeding the limited speed
In the event of an emergency
It is possible to exceed the limited
speed at any moment. To do this:
depress the accelerator pedal firmly
and fully (beyond the point of
resistance).
The speed flashes on the instrument
panel (information display or
on-board computer) to inform you
that the limited speed is being
exceeded.
When the emergency has passed,
release the accelerator pedal: the
speed limiter function will return as
soon as you reach a speed lower
than the limited speed before the
emergency.

Impossible to operate at the


limited speed
If the limited speed cannot be
maintained by the system (for
example in the event of a steep
incline), the speed will flash on the
instrument panel (information
display or on-board computer).

3
1
4

Switching the function off


The speed limiter function
interrupted when you press:

Return to limited speed.


is

It is possible to return to a speed


stored by pressing key 3.

- key 4, in this case the limited


speed remains stored
- key 1, in this case the limited
speed is no longer stored.
Confirmation that the function has
been switched off is given when the
indicator light on the instrument
panel goes out.

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16874

CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: cruising function

6
2

1
7

When road conditions permit (fluid


or motorway traffic), the cruise
control allows you to take your foot
off the accelerator while your car
continues to cruise at the speed you
have selected. This is called the
cruising speed.

Controls

Indicator light

1 Main On/Off switch


2 Cruising speed storage switch and
adjustment of limited speed
(increasing)
3 Return to stored cruising speed

This green indicator light lights up


on the instrument panel to indicate
that the cruising function is in
operation.

This cruising speed may be set at


any speed at speeds of 20 mph
(30 km/h) and above.

4 Switching the function off (with


stored cruising speed)
5 Cruising speed storage switch and
adjustment of limited speed
(decreasing)

Depending
on
the
vehicle,
information on the speed stored
appears on the instrument panel:
either in the on-board computer 6 or
the information display 7 Speed
limiter.

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CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: cruising function (continued)


Exceeding the cruise control
speed
In the event of an emergency
The cruise control speed may be
exceeded at any time by pressing
the accelerator pedal.

2
1
5

Switching on

Driving

Press side switch 1


The indicator light lights up in the
instrument panel and, depending
on the vehicle, the on-board
computer or the information
display enters cruise control
mode.

When a cruise control speed is


stored you can lift your foot off the
accelerator pedal.

Activating cruise control


At a stable speed (approximately
20 mph or 30 km/h) and in the
correct gear (for vehicles with
manual gearboxes), press switch 2:
the speed is stored.

Changing the cruise control


speed
The cruise control speed may be
changed by acting (pressing
repeatedly or continuously) on:

The speed flashes on the instrument


panel (information display or trip
computer) to inform you that the
cruise control speed is being
exceeded.
When the emergency has passed,
release the accelerator pedal: your
vehicle will automatically return to
the speed previously selected and
the indicator light will go out.
Impossible to operate at the speed
selected
If the cruise control speed cannot be
maintained by the system (for
example in the event of a steep
slope), the speed will flash on the
instrument panel (information
display or trip computer).

- key 2 to increase speed,


- key 5 to reduce speed.

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CRUISE CONTROL - SPEED LIMITER: cruising function (continued)

3
1
4

Switching the function off

Return to cruising speed

The function is switched off when


you:

A stored speed can be recalled by


pressing key 3 if you are driving at a
speed of approximately 20 mph or
30 km/h.

- press the brake pedal.


- depress the clutch pedal or shift
to neutral for vehicles with
automatic transmission,
- Press key 4, in this case the
selected speed remains stored
- Press key 1, in this case the
selected speed is no longer
stored.

This
function
is
an
additional aid to driving.
However, the function does not
take the place of the driver. Under
no circumstances should it replace
observation of speed limits nor
vigilance and responsibility on the
part of the driver.

Confirmation that the function has


been switched off is given when the
indicator light on the instrument
panel goes out.
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PARKING AID
Operating principle
Proximity sensors located in the
rear bumper measure the distance
between the vehicle and an obstacle
when reversing.
This measurement is indicated by
sonic beeps which become more
frequent the closer you become to
the vehicle, until they become a
continuous beep when the obstacle
is approximately 25 centimetres
from the vehicle.
Note: make sure that the proximity
sensors are not blocked (dirt, mud,
snow, etc.).

Towing a trailer or caravan


Each time you select reverse gear,
the system automatically detects an
obstacle. In this case it is possible to
deactivate the function by installing
a switch: please contact your
Renault Dealer.

Faults
When the system detects a fault a
beep sounds for 5 seconds as a
warning when reverse gear is
selected. Consult your Renault
Dealer.

This
function
is
an
additional
aid
which
indicates the distance
between the vehicle and an
obstacle when reversing by means
of sound signals.
Under no circumstances should
it replace vigilance and responsibility
on the part of the driver when
reversing.
The driver should always pay
attention to sudden faults which
may occur when driving: always
ensure that there are no moving
obstacles (such as a child, animal,
pram or bicycle...) or an obstacle
which is too small or narrow
(average sized stone, very narrow
post...) when manoeuvring.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

AUTOMATIC GEARBOX
Driving
With the gear lever in position P or
N, switch on the ignition.
With your foot on the brake pedal
(the warning light goes out), shift
from position P.

A
1
B

The lever must only be engaged in


D or R when the vehicle is
stationary. Foot on the brake and
accelerator pedal released.
For safety reasons, it is essential to
apply the brake before pressing the
unlocking button 2 to shift out of
the P position.

Selector lever 1
Indicator strip A or, depending on
the vehicle, the information
display B informs you of the
position of the lever 1.

P: Park
R: Reverse
N: Neutral
D: Automatic mode
M:Manual mode
8: display of gear engaged in
manual mode
: warning light to request you
press the brake pedal to shift
from position P

Driving in automatic mode


Select position D. In the majority of
traffic conditions, you will not have
to touch the gear selector lever
again: the gear changing will take
place automatically at the right time
and at the most suitable engine
speed because the automatic system
takes into account the vehicle load
and road surface and adjusts itself
to the particular driving style you
have chosen.

: warning light requesting lever


to be positioned at P or N.

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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (continued)


Accelerating and overtaking
Fully depress the accelerator pedal
quickly (until you pass the point of
resistance).
This will activate the kickdown
switch giving a change down to a
lower gear.

Driving in manual mode


With the gear lever 1 in position D,
bring the lever to the left: indicator
light M and the gear selected light
up on the instrument panel.
Successive movements of the
lever 1 allow you to change gears
manually.
- to move down through the gears,
pull the lever to the rear.
- to move up through the gears,
push the lever forwards.

The gear selected appears on the


instrument panel: either on the
indicator strip A or on the
information display B (depending
on the vehicle).

Special cases
In certain driving conditions (e.g.:
engine protection, operation of the
electronic stability program: ESP)
the automated system may change
the gear automatically.
Likewise, to prevent incorrect
manoeuvres, the gear change may
be refused by the automated system:
in this case the gear display flashes
for a few seconds as a warning.

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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (continued)


How to drive as economically as
possible
Leave the selector in position D
(drive) on the open road. Press the
accelerator pedal lightly to ensure
gear changes at comparatively low
engine speeds.

Stopping the vehicle


When the vehicle is stationary,
keeping your foot on the brake
pedal, move the lever to position P
(park): the gearbox is in neutral and
the drive wheels are mechanically
locked by the transmission.

Apply the handbrake.

Faults
-

Special circumstances
- If the bends and hills on the road
do not allow you to stay in
automatic
mode
(e.g.:
in
mountains), it is recommended
that you change to manual mode.
This will prevent successive gear
changes by the automatic gearbox
when climbing, and permit engine
braking in the event of long
descents.
- In cold weather, start the engine
and wait a few seconds before
moving the selector lever from
position P or N and engaging it in
D or R to prevent the engine
stalling.
- Vehicle not fitted with traction
control: on a slippery surface,
change to manual mode and select
second gear (or even third) before
starting the engine to avoid wheel
spin when starting.

If this warning light lights


up when driving, it may
indicate a fault. Consult a
Renault Dealer as soon as possible.

and
while driving,
if these warning lights come on at
the same time, avoid leaving the
gear lever in position D (or R)
when stopping in traffic: always
return to position N when you
have to stop. Consult a Renault
Dealer as soon as possible.
- If a vehicle with an automatic
gearbox breaks down, see the
information
on
towing
in
section 5.
-

- If the gear lever becomes jammed


in position P even though you are
pressing the brake pedal, the level
can be released manually. To do
this, undo the upper section of the
gaiter 3.
Press
the
button
located
underneath the gaiter and at the
same time press the unlocking
button 2 to move the lever from
position P.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

Section 3: Your comfort

Air vents ................................................................................................................................................. 3.02 Heating and air conditioning ............................................................................................................. 3.04
Electric windows ................................................................................................................................ 3.20
Windscreen ......................................................................................................................................................
Sun visor ..........................................................................................................................................................
Sunroof .................................................................................................................................................. 3.25 Interior lights ........................................................................................................................................ 3.27 Storage compartments / passenger compartment fittings ............................................................... 3.29
Ashtrays / cigarette lighters ............................................................................................................................
Rear bench seat ................................................................................................................................................
Luggage compartment .....................................................................................................................................
Rear shelf .........................................................................................................................................................
Storage compartments / luggage compartment fittings ................................................................................
Transporting items in the luggage compartment ..........................................................................................

3.03
3.19
3.23
3.23
3.24
3.26
3.28
3.33
3.34
3.35
3.36
3.37
3.38
3.39
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AIR VENTS (air outlets)


1

1 - Left-hand air vent

5 - Control panel

2 - Left-hand side window demister

6 - Right-hand side window demister

3 - Windscreen demisting vents


4 - Centre air vents

7 - Right-hand side air vent


8 - Footwell heater outlets for front
and rear passengers

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

AIR VENTS
1
3

2
4

Air flow

Direction

Move wheel 1 or 4 (beyond the


point where a certain resistance is
felt).

Right/left: move the tabs 2 or 3.


Up/down: lower or raise the tabs 2
or 3.

: maximum flow
: closed

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

HEATING / VENTILATION
Adjusting the air temperature
A

B C

D E

F G

Move control B.
Turning the knob to the right
increases the temperature.

Controls
A - electric windscreen operating
indicator light

E - operation of the heated rear


screen
and
the
electric
windscreen

B - air temperature adjustment


F - adjustment of the amount of air
delivered to the passenger
compartment

C - air conditioning operation


D - distribution of air in
passenger compartment

the
G - air recirculation operation

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HEATING / VENTILATION (continued)


Position

D
The air flow is distributed between
the air vents, the side window
demisters,
the
windscreen
demisters and the front and rear
footwells.
Position
The air flow is distributed to all the
air vents and the front and rear
footwells.

Distribution of air in
passenger compartment

Position

the

The air flow is only directed to all


the air vents.

Move control D.
Position

Position

All the air flow is directed to the


demisting vents for the windscreen
and the side windows.

The air flow is distributed between


the demisting vents for the
windscreen, the side windows and
the front and rear footwells.

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QXBIUDB*T[G      3DJH 

HEATING / VENTILATION (continued)


C

Adjusting the amount of air


supplied to the passenger
compartment
Normal use
Move control F (from 1 to 4).
Passenger compartment ventilation
is by blown air. The ventilation fan
determines how much air enters
and stabilises the temperature in the
passenger compartment.
Turning the knob to the right
increases the air flow.

Limited use
Control F at position 0.
In this position:
- air conditioning stops automatically
even if key C is activated;
- the ventilation speed of air
supplied
to
the
passenger
compartment is zero;
- there is, however, a slight flow of
air when the vehicle is moving.

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HEATING / VENTILATION (continued)


A

Vehicle with electric heated


windscreen

Press successively on button E to


select:
- operation of rear screen demisting
and de-icing and rear-view mirror
de-icing: the indicator light on
button E lights up:
- operating of rear screen de-icing/
demisting, rear-view mirror de-icing
and
very
rapid
windscreen
de-icing/demisting: the indicator
light on button E and the indicator
light A light up
These functions are stopped:
- automatically after a specified time;
- by pressing button E again.

Rear screen and electric


windscreen de-icing (depending
on vehicle)
Vehicle without electric heated
windscreen
- Press button E: the indicator light
will light up.
This function demists and de-ices
the rear window and the electric
de-icing rear view mirrors quickly.

There are two ways to switch this


function off:
- it stops automatically after a
specified time;
- by pressing button E again.

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HEATING / VENTILATION (continued)


B C

The use of the air conditioning


system:
- lowers the internal passenger
compartment temperature;
- eliminates condensation more
quickly.
Note:
- you
can
change
the
air
conditioning temperature at any
time using control B.
- the air conditioning may be used
in all conditions, but does not
operate
when
the
external
temperature is low.

C2
C1

Air conditioning control


Control C starts or stops the air
conditioning
system.
Press
successively on button C to select:
- the economy air conditioning
function. Indicator light C1 is lit
up. The system determines the
level of cooling necessary to limit
fuel consumption;

- the maximum air conditioning


function. Indicator light C2 is lit
up. There is maximum cooling;
- switching the air conditioning off.
There is no cold air when the
control F is at position 0, even if
button C is activated (the indicator
light goes out).

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HEATING / VENTILATION (continued)


C

Air

conditioning

control

(continued)
If no cool air is produced
Check that the controls are set
correctly and that the fuses are in
good condition. If not, stop the air
conditioning system (press button C
until the indicator lights go out) and
call for the assistance of a Renault
Dealer.
Do not open the refrigerant
circuit:
the
fluid
is
dangerous to the eyes and
skin.

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HEATING / VENTILATION (continued)


G

Operating
the air recirculation (isolating
the passenger compartment)
- Press control G: the operating
indicator light will light up.
In these conditions air is taken
from the passenger compartment
and is recycled, with no air being
taken from outside the vehicle.

Air recirculation:
- isolated the external atmosphere
(driving in polluted areas...);
- allows the desired temperature of
the passenger compartment to be
achieved as quickly as possible.

Prolonged use of the air


recirculation mode may cause
the windows to mist up or lead
to odours, as the air is not
renewed.
We therefore advise you to return
to normal mode (external air) as
soon as you have passed through
the polluted areas, by pressing
button G.
Air recirculation mode operating
time is limited by the system
except when there are high
external temperatures: control G
indicator light goes out.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING


1

9 - See clear key to demist and


de-ice the windows

10 - Rear screen de-icing button


11 - Air conditioning key

11 10 9 8 7

Controls
1 - Automatic mode operation key
2 - Left-hand temperature adjustment
button

5 - Air recirculation button and


automatic
recirculation
operation
6 - System switch off button

3 - Display
4 - Right-hand temperature adjustment
button

7 - Air distribution
button

adjustment

8 - Ventilation speed adjustment


button

Keys 1, 5, 6, 9, 10 and 11
incorporate the indicator lights:
- indicator light lit up, the
function is switched on,
- indicator light not lit up, the
function is switched off.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


1

- to increase
button 2 or
- to decrease
button 2 or

the temperature, turn


4 to the right;
the temperature, turn
4 to the left;

The temperature can be set between


16 and 26C.
5b

Ambient temperature
(automatic mode)
The automatic air conditioning
system guarantees (with the
exception of extreme cases) the
ambient
temperature
in
the
passenger
compartment
and
maintains a good level of visibility.

Operation of the automatic mode


- Press button 1: the indicator light
will light up.

Press the Auto key 1 to switch on


the automatic recirculation mode
(indicator light 5b lights up).
Special note
On some vehicles the Renault Card
stores the settings selected by the
user: this includes the temperature
adjustment settings. It is therefore
recommended that you keep the
same Renault Card so that you can
reuse your personal settings.

The heating and ventilation


system independently manages
the left hand (adjustment key 2)
and right hand (adjustment key 4)
temperature.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


Ambient temperature
(automatic mode) (continued)
Operation
To obtain and maintain the
temperature selected and to
maintain good visibility, the system
controls:
- the ventilation speed;
- the distribution of air;
- the air recirculation management;
- starting or stopping the air
conditioning;
- the temperature of the air blown to
the left or right;
- the automatic operation of the rear
screen de-icing/demisting and/or
windscreen, if fitted.

The values displayed are the air


temperature setting.
When the vehicle is started in cold
or hot weather, increasing or
decreasing the values displayed
does not mean that the temperature
is reached more quickly (whatever
the air temperature indicated, the
system optimises the temperature
increase or decrease).
Generally, except in particularly
uncomfortable circumstances, the
dashboard air vents may remain
open whatever the climatic
conditions may be.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


B A B

10a

10

Rear screen de-icing/demisting


Press key 10; the indicator light 10a
lights up and the indicator lights A
and B appear on the display 3.
This function demists the rear
window and the electric heated
rear-view mirrors quickly.

To exit this function:


- it stops automatically after a
specified time;
- press key 10 again.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


1

A B C B

Special note
For vehicles equipped with an
electric heated windscreen, this is
operated when the See clear
function is used.

5a

5b

11a

There are two possibilities for


quitting this function:
- Press the Auto key 1 (indicator
light lit up);
- press key 9 again (the indicator
light goes out).

See clear function


Press key 9; the indicator light lights
up and indicator lights A, B and C
appear on display 3.
The Auto key indicator light goes
out: the air distribution is no longer
in automatic operating mode.

Note: If you want to alter the air


flow (which may be noisy in the
passenger compartment), press
key 8.

This function quickly demists and


de-ices the windscreen, the front
side windows, the rear-view mirrors
and the rear window. For efficiency,
this automatically switches on the
air conditioning (indicator light 11a
lit up) and switches off air
recirculation (indicator lights 5a
and 5b not lit up).
The best possible flow of air is then
directed towards the windscreen
and front window air outlets.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


1

1a

Personalised
operation

air

distribution

The system normally operates in


automatic mode but you can alter
the standard settings used by the
system (quantity of air, etc.).
The automatic mode is switched off
by pressing button 7 (indicator
light 1a goes out).

There are six air distribution


settings which are obtained by
pressing key 7. The arrows on
indicator light D show the setting
selected:
- the arrow pointing upwards
represents air flow from the
windscreen demister vents;
- the arrow pointing downwards
represents air flow to the
footwells;
- the horizontal arrow represents air
flow to the dashboard air vents.

The indicator light on key 1


(automatic mode) will go out
when manual air distribution is
selected, but only the air
distribution
is
no
longer
controlled automatically by the
system.
Press button 1 to return to
automatic mode.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


Switching air conditioning on
or off

In automatic mode, the system


switches the air conditioning
system on or off, depending on the
external climatic conditions.
The automatic mode is switched off
by pressing button 11: the indicator
light in button 1 will go out.
The air conditioning is switched on
(indicator light lit up) or off
(indicator light not lit up) using
key 11.
Note: the See clear function
automatically operates the air
conditioning (indicator light lit up).
Press button 1 to return to automatic
mode.

11

Varying the blower speed


In automatic mode, the system uses
the most suitable amount of air to
reach and maintain the desired
temperature.
The automatic mode is switched off
by pressing the top or bottom of
key 8, (the AUTO key 1 indicator
light goes out). This key increases or
decreases the amount of air blown
into the passenger compartment.

In automatic mode, in cold


weather, the ventilation will not
start immediately at maximum
power
but
will
increase
progressively until the engine
temperature is warm enough to
heat the passenger compartment
air. This may take a few seconds or
several minutes.

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AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING (continued)


Air recirculation mode
Press successively on button 5 to
select:
- automatic recirculation (indicator
light 5a lit up);
- continuous
recirculation
(indicator light 5b lit up);
- external air.
During recirculation, air is taken
from the passenger compartment
and is recycled, with no air being
taken from outside the vehicle.
Air recirculation allows the external
atmosphere to be isolated (driving
in polluted areas).
Prolonged
use
of
the
air
recirculation mode may cause the
windows to mist up or lead to
odours, as the air is not renewed.
We therefore advise you to return to
normal mode (external air or
automatic recirculation) as soon as
you have passed through the
polluted areas, by pressing button 5.

5b

5a

Automatic recirculation mode

Stopping the system

Indicator light 5a comes on, analyses


the outside air quality, and when
necessary, automatically isolates the
passenger compartment.

Press key 6.
The indicator light lights up. No
more information appears on the
display 3. The system is switched
off. This mode isolated the
passenger compartment from the
external atmosphere.
Press key 1 or 9 to exit this mode.

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AIR CONDITIONING: MISCELLANEOUS

If no cool air is produced


Check that the controls are set
correctly and that the fuses are in
good condition.Otherwise, switch
off the climate control and call for
the assistance of a Renault Dealer.
Do not open the refrigerant fluid
circuit.

Faults
If you notice that the de-icing,
demisting or air conditioning has
become less effective, this may be
caused by a clogged particle filter
element.

Vehicles fitted with an auxiliary


heater
Some vehicles are fitted with an
auxiliary heater which enables the
passenger compartment to be
heated more quickly.

Generally, in the event of a fault,


consult your Renault Dealer.

This device only functions when


the engine is running and in cold
weather.

Fuel consumption
When the air conditioning is
operating, you will normally note
an increase in fuel consumption
(especially when driving in an
urban area).

After prolonged use of the air


conditioning, it is normal to note
the presence of water underneath
the
vehicle,
caused
by
condensation.

When the device is functioning you


can normally see a small amount of
smoke on the right-hand side of the
vehicle coming from the heater's
exhaust system.

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ELECTRIC WINDOWS

6
7

1
5
2
3
4

With the ignition on:


- press the switch to open the
window to the desired height
(note: the rear windows do not
open fully);
- release the switch to raise the
window to the height desired.

From the drivers seat


Operate switch:
- 1 for the drivers side;
- 2 for the front passenger's side;
- 3 and 5 for the rear passengers.

From the front passenger's seat


Operate switch 6

From the rear seats

Child safety
Switch 4 overrides the
operation of the rear
windows.
Never leave your vehicle without
removing the Renault Card from
the card reader and never leave a
child (or animal) unattended. With
the card in the reader it would be
possible to operate the electric
windows and there is a risk that the
child may be seriously injured (by
trapping his or her neck, arm,
hand, etc.).

Operate switch 7

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ONE-TOUCH ELECTRIC WINDOWS

6
7

1
5
2
3
4

The one-touch mode is an addition


to the electric window operation
described above.
If fitted in the vehicle, it can be used
for:
- the driver's window;
- the two front windows;
- the four windows.
Operate switches 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 or 7.

The system operates:


- with the ignition on;
- with the ignition off until the front
doors are opened/closed (limited
to approximately 20 minutes).

Child safety
Switch 4 overrides the
operation of the rear
windows.
Never leave your vehicle without
removing the Renault Card from
the card reader and never leave a
child (or animal) unattended. With
the card in the reader it would be
possible to operate the electric
windows and there is a risk that the
child may be seriously injured (by
trapping his or her neck, arm,
hand, etc.).

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ONE-TOUCH ELECTRIC WINDOWS (continued)


One-touch mode

Remote control window closing

Faults

- Press the switch concerned fully


and quickly: the window will
open completely.

(if fitted)
When you lock the doors from the
exterior using the Renault Card and
you press the locking button on the
Renault Card for more than
2 seconds, the windows will close
automatically.

If the window detects resistance


when closing it stops and then
opens again by approximately 5
centimetres.

- Raise the switch concerned fully


and quickly: the window will
close completely.
Pressing the switch during this
operation will stop the window
moving.

Special note
Normal mode
- Press the switch concerned
halfway to open the window and
release at the desired height.
- Raise the switch concerned
halfway to close the window and
release at the desired height.

If the window detects resistance


when closing (e.g.: a person's
fingers, an animal's paw, a the
branch of a tree...) it stops and then
opens again by approximately 5
centimetres.

In case of a fault when closing a


window the system changes to
continuous mode: press the switch
concerned as often as necessary to
close the window, then hold the
switch (still on the closure side) for
a second to reinitialise the system.
If necessary, consult your local
Renault Dealer.

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MANUAL WINDOWS

WINDSCREEN
Windscreen
layers

with

reflective

This windscreen reflects the sun


and, in particular, limits the
infrared rays entering the passenger
compartment.

operated

It is recommended that you replace


damaged (cracked) windows: it may
break if a passer-by or passenger hits
the window.

There are two zones which allow


passes to be affixed to the
windscreen
(e.g.:
motorway
permits, car park season tickets,
etc.), located on either side of the
rear view mirror.

Manually
windows

Laminated side windows

rear

Operate window winder 1.

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SUN VISOR
4
1
6

6
5
7
1

Front sun visor

Rear sun blind

Rear sun blind

Lower the sun visor 1.

Pull to sun visor up using tab 5 until


the hook 4 engages in the retainer
(make sure the hooks are properly
locked in position).

Pull the sun blind using tab 7 until


the two hooks 6 engage in the
retainers (make sure the hooks are
properly locked in position).

Non-illuminated courtesy mirror 2


Lift cover 3.

Illuminated courtesy mirror


Lift cover 3.
The light comes on automatically.

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ELECTRIC SUNROOF
O

- Ensure the sunroof is properly


closed before leaving your
vehicle.

A
3

- Clean the seal every three months


using products selected by
Renault's Technical Department.

The sunroof must be completely


closed before it is changed.

To tilt the sunroof


With the ignition on:
- Opening: pull the sunblind 1 back
and then bring the mark 3 on
button 2 to position A, B or C until
the required tilt angle is obtained;
- Closing: bring the mark 3 on
button 2 to position O.

- Do not open the sunroof


immediately after the vehicle has
been in the rain or after your car
has been washed.

To slide the sunroof


With the ignition on:
- Opening: bring the mark 3 on
button 2 to position D, E, F, G, H,
or I, until the required opening is
obtained; sunblind 1 is drawn
back at the same time;
- Closing: bring the mark 3 on
button 2 to position O then close
the screen 1 again.

Child safety
Never leave your vehicle
without
removing
the
Renault Card from the
card reader and never leave a
child (or animal) unattended. With
the card in the reader it would be
possible to operate the electric
windows and there is a risk that the
child may be seriously injured (by
trapping his or her neck, arm,
hand, etc. in the window).

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ELECTRIC SUNROOF (continued)


Remote control sunroof closing
(for vehicles fitted with automatic
remote control windows).
When you lock the doors using the
Renault Card and you press the
locking button on the Renault Card
for more than 2 seconds, the
windows and sunroof will close
automatically.

O
2

The system operates:


- with the ignition on.
- with the ignition off until the front
doors are opened/closed (limited
to approximately 20 minutes).
Special instructions
- If the sunroof detects resistance
when closing (e.g.: a person's
fingers, an animal's paw, a the
branch of a tree...) it stops and
then
opens
again
by
approximately 5 centimetres.

- If the sunroof was closed using the


Renault Card, the sunroof position
selected before closing can be
recalled by pressed button 2.

Sunroof closing fault


In the event of a fault, press
switch 2, set to O, until the sunroof
is fully closed.
Consult your Renault Dealer.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS

Courtesy lights A or B

Map reading lights

When switch 2 or 6 is pressed:


- continuous lighting is obtained;
- intermittent lighting is obtained,
controlled by opening one of the
doors. It only goes out when the
doors are correctly closed;
- or the light does not come on at all.

In the front seats, press switch 1 for


the driver and 3 for the passenger.

Depending on the vehicle, it is


possible to adjust the intensity of
lighting by turning wheel 4.

In the rear seats, press switch 5 or 7.

Remote unlocking of the doors


activates the courtesy and floor
lights temporarily. If a door is
opened the timed light operation
period will begin again. The lights
will then fade progressively.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS (continued)

10

Courtesy lights C

Floor lights 9

Door lights

When you slide switch 8


- continuous lighting is obtained;
- intermittent lighting is obtained,
controlled by opening one of the
doors. It only goes out when the
doors are correctly closed;
- or the light does not come on at all.

These are located underneath the


dashboard: one on the driver's side
and one on the passenger's side.

Each light 10 lights up when a door


is opened.

Remote unlocking of the doors


activates the courtesy and floor
lights temporarily. If a door is
opened the timed light operation
period will begin again. The
lights
will
then
fade
progressively.

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STORAGE COMPARTMENTS / PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FITTINGS

2
3
4

Driver's side glove box 1

Central storage compartment

Cup holder 3

To open, press the centre of the


cover 2 then release: it opens
automatically.

Press rod 4 then release: the cup


holder opens automatically.

Note: depending on the vehicle, this


compartment is designed to conceal
the car radio, odysline, Carminat
controls... (see the special notes for
these fittings).

To store it, press rod 4, the cup


holder automatically closes.

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STORAGE COMPARTMENTS / PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FITTINGS (continued)

8
7
5

Passenger side storage


compartment

Pull handle 5 to open the storage


compartment.

Like the passenger compartment,


this
storage
compartment
is
ventilated and air conditioned.

Inside the cover are places for a pen,


a card, cups, etc.

Raise or lower the blanking cover 6


to open or close the air inlet.

Door storage compartments 8


Front door storage
compartments 7

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STORAGE COMPARTMENTS / PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FITTINGS (continued)

10
9

11

Front central arm rest storage


compartments
Lift cover 9.
If fitted, lift the first small storage
compartment to access the large
storage compartment.

Accessories socket 10
The interior accessories socket 10 is
provided for accessories with
maximum power of 180 W (voltage
12V) which have been approved by
Renault's Technical Department.

Front seat storage compartment


pockets 11

No objects should be
placed on the floor (area
in front of driver) as such
objects may slide under
the pedal during braking
manoeuvres, thus obstructing its
use.

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STORAGE COMPARTMENTS / PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FITTINGS (continued)

12

14
13

Front seat storage pockets 12

Accessories socket 13

Spectacles holder 14

The accessories socket 13 is


provided for accessories with
maximum power of 180 W (voltage
12V) which have been approved by
Renault's Technical Department.

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STORAGE COMPARTMENTS / PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FITTINGS (continued)

16
15

16
17

18

18

Rear armrest storage


compartments
Lower the armrest 15, lift the
cover 16 using the unlocking
handle 17.

Cup holder
Press bar 18 then release: the cup
holder begins to open automatically.
Complete the operation by pulling it.

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ASHTRAYS / CIGARETTE LIGHTERS

Ashtray in front console

Ashtray in rear console

To open, lower cover 1.


To empty the ashtray, pull the cover
towards you and the ashtray will be
released from its housing.

To open, pull the handle 3 until it


locks.

Cigarette lighter

To empty the ashtray, pull the cover


beyond the locking point and the
ashtray will be released from its
housing.

With the ignition on, press in the


cigarette lighter 2.
It will spring back with a click when
it is ready. Pull it out to use. After
use, replace it without pushing it all
the way in.

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REAR BENCH SEAT


1

To fold down the seatback


Lower the rear head restraint, see
information on rear head restraint
in section 1.
Press button 1 and lower the
seatback.
Transporting objects
If you have to place objects on the
folded seatback, it is vital that you
remove the head restraints before
folding the seatback so that it can be
folded as flat as possible against
the seat. See the Transporting
objects in the luggage compartment
information in section 3.

The seatback may be folded down to


allow bulky objects to be carried.

- When
refitting
the
seatback, make sure it is
locked in place correctly.
- Where seat covers are fitted,
make sure these do not prevent
the seatback latch from locking
in.
- Make sure the seat belts are
positioned correctly.
- Reposition the head restraints.

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LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT

2
1
2
The tailgate is locked and unlocked
at the same time as the doors.
To open
Press button 1 and lift the tailgate.

To close
Lower the tailgate using handle 2
inside the tailgate to help you.

Opening the doors from inside


the car
If it is not possible to unlock the
luggage compartment, it can be
opened manually from inside.
- access the luggage compartment
by tilting the seatback(s) on the
rear bench seat.
- insert a pencil or similar object in
the cavity 3 and slide the unit as
shown in the drawing.
- push the luggage compartment lid
to open it.

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REAR PARCEL SHELF

Rear parcel shelf


To remove, unhook the two straps 1
from the tailgate.

Lift the rear parcel shelf slightly and


pull it towards you.
Proceed in reverse order to refit the
shelf.

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 vehicle is involved in an
accident.

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STORAGE COMPARTMENTS / LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT FITTINGS

2
3
4

Accessories socket
The accessories socket 1 is provided
for accessories with maximum
power of 180 W (voltage 12V) which
have been approved by Renault's
Technical Department.

Fittings
in
compartment

the

luggage

An accessory storage space 2 can be


used for a tool kit, warning triangle,
etc.
Accessory storage space 3 can be
used for an oil can, for example.

4
4

Lashing rings 4
These are for securing items
transported
in
the
luggage
compartment (see information on
transporting objects in the luggage
compartment).

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TRANSPORTING ITEMS IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT


Always
position
the objects
transported so that the largest
surface is against:

Always position the heaviest items


directly on the floor. If you have to
place objects on the folded seatback,
it is vital that you remove the head
restraints
before
folding
the
seatback so that it can be folded as
flat as possible against the seat.

- The rear seatback for normal loads


(example A).

- The folded down seat for


maximum loads (example B).

B
Always position the
heaviest items directly
on the floor. Use the
lashing rings located on
the luggage compartment floor.
The luggage should be loaded in
such a way that no item will be
thrown forward and strike the
occupants if the driver has to
brake suddenly. Fasten the rear
seat belts, even if the seats are
not occupied.

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LEVELS
Frequency for checking coolant
level
Check the coolant level regularly.
(Very severe damage is likely to be
caused to the engine if it runs out of
coolant.)

Frequency of oil change


Refer to the servicing booklet for
your vehicle.

If topping up is required, only use


products approved by Renault's
Technical Department:
- anti-freeze protection;
- anti-corrosion protection of the
cooling system.

Engine coolant level


The level when cold should be
between the MIN and MAX marks
on the expansion bottle 1.
Top this level up when cold before it
reaches the MIN mark.

No operations may be
carried out on the
cooling circuit when the
engine is hot.
Danger of burns.

Consult your Renault Dealer at


once if you notice an abnormal
or repeated drop in any of the
fluid levels.
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LEVELS (continued)

Power assisted steering pump 1


Frequency of changing
Refer to the servicing booklet for
your vehicle.

Level
Remove the engine compartment
cover
panels.
Refer
to
the
information on engine compartment
cover panels in section 4 for more
details.
When the engine is cold the level
should be visible between the Min
and Max levels on the reservoir 1.
For topping up or refilling with oil,
use products approved by Renault's
Technical Department.

Take care when working


under the bonnet as the
engine cooling fan may cut
in at any moment.

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LEVELS (continued)
Filling
After any operation on the
hydraulic circuit, a specialist must
replace the brake fluid.
Only use fluids approved by
Renault's Technical Department
(and taken from a sealed container).

Frequency of changing
Refer to the Servicing booklet for
your vehicle.

Brake fluid level


This should be checked frequently,
especially if you notice even the
slightest loss in braking efficiency.
Level 1
The level falls naturally as the brake
pads wear, but it should never be
allowed
to
fall
below
the
MINIMUM warning mark.
Take care when working
under the bonnet as the
engine cooling fan may
cut in at any moment.

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LEVELS (continued)

FILTERS

BATTERY

The replacement of filter elements


(air filter, passenger compartment
filter,
diesel
filter,
etc.)
is
anticipated in the maintenance
operations for your vehicle.
Frequency for replacing filter
components: see the Servicing
booklet for your vehicle.

Windscreen / headlight washer


reservoir

The battery does not require


servicing. Never open cover 2.

Topping up
Through cap 1.
Liquid
Water + special windscreen washer
fluid (anti-freeze product in winter)
approved by RENAULTs Technical
Department.
Jets
Use a flat screwdriver to position
the windscreen washer jets.

Take care when working


under the bonnet as the
engine cooling fan may
cut in at any moment.

Take care when moving


the battery since it
contains sulphuric acid
which must not come
into contact with the eyes or
skin. If it should, wash the
affected area with plenty of cold
water.
Keep all flames, red-hot objects
and sparks away from the battery
as there is a risk of explosion.

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BODYWORK MAINTENANCE
Protection against the action of
corrosive agents
Although your vehicle has been
treated
with
very
effective
anti-corrosion
products,
it
nevertheless remains subject to the
action of:
Corrosives in the atmosphere
- Atmospheric pollution (built-up
and industrial areas).
- Saline atmosphere (near the sea,
particularly in hot weather).
- Seasonal and humid climatic
conditions, especially road salt
in winter.
Abrasives
Wind-carried dust and sand,
mud, road grit thrown up by other
vehicles.

What you should not do


Wash the vehicle in bright
sunlight or freezing temperatures.
Scrape off mud or dirt without
pre-wetting.
Allow
external
accumulate.

dirt

to

Allow rust to form following


minor impacts.
Use solvents not approved by
Renault's Technical Department
to remove spots as this could
damage the paintwork.

Degrease or clean mechanical


components
(e.g.
engine
compartment), underneath the
bodywork, parts with hinges (e.g.
inside the fuel tank flap) and
painted plastic external fittings
(e.g. bumpers) using pressure
cleaning apparatus or by spraying
on products not approved by
Renault's Technical Department.
If adequate precautions are not
taken, this could give rise to
corrosion or incorrect operation.

Drive frequently in snow or


muddy
conditions
without
periodically washing the car,
particularly under the wheel
arches and body.

Minor impacts
A minimum amount of protection is
necessary to guard your vehicle
against such risks so as not to lose
the benefit of these developments.

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BODYWORK MAINTENANCE (continued)


What you should do
Wash your vehicle frequently,
preferably
using
our
recommended cleaning products
and use a high-pressure jet to
rinse off the underside of the
vehicle and the wheel arches in
particular to get rid of:
- Spots of tree resin and industrial
grime.

Keep well away from the vehicle


in front when driving on freshly
laid surfaces to prevent paint
damage.
Repair, or have repaired quickly
patches where the paint has been
damaged to prevent corrosion
spreading.

Before using a revolving brush


type car wash, check the
mounting of exterior equipment,
additional
headlights
and
rear-view mirrors and secure the
wiper blades and radio aerial
with adhesive tape.
If your vehicle has a car phone,
remove the aerial.

- Bird droppings that contain


chemicals
which
rapidly
discolour paintwork and may
even cause the paint to peel off:
the vehicle must be washed
immediately to remove these
marks since it is impossible to
remove them by polishing.
- Salt deposited in the wheel
arches and underneath the body
after driving in areas where the
roads are chemically treated.

If your vehicle is protected by the


Renault anti-corrosion warranty,
remember to visit the body shop
periodically.
Consult
the
anti-corrosion booklet.

If mechanical components have


to be cleaned, their protection
must be reapplied by spraying on
products approved by Renault's
Technical Department.

Respect local regulations about


washing vehicles (e.g. do not
wash your vehicle on a public
highway).

- Mud in the wheel arches and


under the body which forms
damp patches.

We have selected special


products to care for your vehicle
and you can obtain these from
Renault accessory outlets.

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INTERIOR TRIM MAINTENANCE


What you need to do
Whatever type of stain is on the
trim, use soapy water (warm if
necessary ) based on:
natural soap,
washing up liquid (with one part
washing up liquid to 200 parts
water).
Rinse off with a soft, damp cloth.
Special instructions
Instrument
panel
window
displays (e.g. instrument panel,
clock, exterior temperature, radio,
etc.).
Use a soft cloth (or cotton wool).
If this does not clean them
properly, use a soft cloth or cotton
wool slightly moistened with
soapy water and then wipe clean
with a soft damp cloth.
Finally, carefully dry off with a
soft dry cloth.

What you should not do


Seat belts
These must be kept clean.
Use
products
selected
by
Renault's Technical Department
(or Renault accessory outlets) or
warm soapy water using a sponge
and dry off with a dry cloth.
Do not use cleaning agents or
dyes.

It is strongly recommended that you


do not use high pressure cleaning
apparatus or sprays inside the
passenger compartment: if the
necessary precautions are not taken,
this could impair the correct
functioning of electric or electronic
components in the vehicle or have
other detrimental effects.

Cleaning products containing


alcohol may not be used under
any circumstances.

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Section 5: Practical advice

Emergency spare wheel ....................................................................................................................................


Tool kit (jack - wheelbrace) .............................................................................................................................
Hubcaps .............................................................................................................................................................
Changing a wheel .............................................................................................................................................
Tyres (tyre safety, wheels, winter use) ............................................................................................... 5.06
Headlights (replacing bulbs) ............................................................................................................... 5.09
Rear lights (replacing bulbs) ............................................................................................................... 5.14
Side repeaters (replacing bulbs) ......................................................................................................................
Interior lights (replacing bulbs) .......................................................................................................... 5.17
Fuses ..................................................................................................................................................... 5.22
Battery ................................................................................................................................................... 5.25
Renault Card: battery ........................................................................................................................................
Fitting a radio/accessories .................................................................................................................... 5.29 Wipers (replacing the blades) ..........................................................................................................................
Towing .................................................................................................................................................. 5.32
Faults ..................................................................................................................................................... 5.35

5.02
5.03
5.04
5.05
5.08
5.13
5.16
5.16
5.21
5.24
5.27
5.28
5.30
5.31
5.34
5.41
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EMERGENCY SPARE WHEEL


Using the spare wheel

The tyre pressure monitor function


does not monitor the emergency
spare wheel (the wheel replaced by
the
emergency
spare
wheel
disappears from the display and/or
the information display).
Refer to the Tyre pressure monitor
information in Section 2.

Note:
The aluminium rim wheel bolts can
be used on an emergency spare
wheel with steel rims.

Emergency spare wheel 4


This is located in the luggage
compartment.
To access the emergency spare
wheel:
- open the luggage compartment lid;
- Lift the flap using handle 1;
- Hold the flap open using the hook
2 situated under the rear parcel
shelf.
- unclip and open the retainer 3;

remove the jack;


unscrew the central mounting;
remove the tool kit,
remove the emergency spare
wheel.

If the emergency spare


wheel has been stored for
several years, have it
checked by your Dealer
to ensure that it is safe to use.

Vehicle fitted with an


emergency spare wheel
which is smaller than
the other four wheels.
When using the emergency spare
wheel, driving speed should not
exceed 80 mph (130 km/h).

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TOOL KIT
Wheel spanner 3
1

This is used to tighten or release the


wheel bolts.

Hubcap spanner 4 or 5
It is used to remove the hubcaps.

Towing ring 6

Refer to the information on towing


in section 5.

5
6
The tool kit A is located in the
luggage compartment, on top of the
emergency spare wheel.
To access the tools, unclip and lift
the retaining part 1.

Jack 2
Release the jack 2.
When refitting the jack, fold it
completely and replace it in its
location.

Storage compartments
Storage compartments are provided
in the tool kit for a fuse box and an
immobiliser bolt.

The jack is designed


for
wheel
changing
purposes only. Under no
circumstances should it
be used for carrying out repairs
or to gain access under the
vehicle.

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HUBCAPS - WHEELS

D
1

7
4

2
3

Hubcap (example: hubcap 1)


Remove the hubcap using the
hubcap spanner 3 (located in the
tool kit) by engaging the hook into
one of the openings around the edge
of the hubcap.
When refitting the hubcap, align it
with the valve 2. Push the retaining
hooks in, starting with valve side A,
followed by B and C, finishing at the
side opposite the valve D.

Central
hubcap
hubcap 4)

(example:

Remove the hubcap using the


hubcap spanner (located in the tool
kit).
To refit the hubcap, position it so
that the rim is aligned with the
hubcap recess.

Central
wheel
(example: hubcap 5)

hubcap

Remove the hubcap using the


hubcap spanner 7 (located in the
tool kit) by inserting the spanner 7
into the recess 6.
To refit the hubcap align it with the
recess 6 and tighten it with the
spanner 7.
We would advise you to note the
number engraved on the spanner so
that you can replace it if it is lost.

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CHANGING A WHEEL

Screw up the jack by hand at first


to align the base plate (which
should be inclined further
inwards than the jack head). Use a
piece of wood under the base
plate if on soft ground.
Turn a few times to lift the wheel
off the ground.

Remove the bolts.


Take off the wheel.

Park your vehicle on firm,


flat ground (if necessary,
placing a plank under the
jack). Switch on the hazard
warning lights.
Apply the handbrake and engage a
gear (first or reverse, or P for
automatic gearboxes).
Ask all the passengers to leave the
car and keep away from the traffic.

If necessary, remove the hubcap.


Loosen the wheel bolts using the
wheelbrace 1. Fit it so that you
press downwards rather than
pulling upwards.
Offer up the jack horizontally, the
jack head must be positioned at
the height of the supporting metal
2 provided in the lower section of
the bodywork closest to the wheel
concerned.

Position the emergency spare


wheel on the central hub and turn
it to locate the mounting holes in
the wheel and the hub.
Tighten the bolts and lower the
jack.
Tighten the bolts fully when the
wheel is on the ground.

If you have a puncture,


replace the wheel as soon
as possible.
A tyre which has been
punctured should always be
inspected (and repaired if
possible) by a specialist.

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TYRES
Tyre safety - road wheels
The tyres are the only contact
between the vehicle and the road, so
it is essential to keep them in good
condition.
You must make sure that your tyres
conform to local road regulations.

1
2

Maintaining the tyres

When they need to be


replaced, only tyres of
the
same
make,
dimension, type and
profile should be used.

The tyres must be in good condition


and the tread form must have
sufficient depth; tyres approved by
Renault's Technical Department
have wear warning strips 1 which
are risers moulded into the tread at
several points.

When the tread has worn down to


the level of these risers, they
become visible 2: the tyres
concerned must be replaced now as
only 1.6 mm maximum of tread
remains and this is not sufficient to
maintain good grip on wet roads.
Faults which occur when driving,
such as striking the kerb, may
damage the tyres and could lead to
misalignment of the front axle
geometry.
An overloaded car, long journeys by
motorway, particularly in very hot
weather, or continual driving on
poorly surfaced minor roads will
lead to more rapid tyre wear and
affect safety.

Tyres fitted to the vehicle should


either be identical to those fitted
originally or conform to those
recommended by your Renault
Dealer.

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TYRES (continued)
Tyre pressures
Tyre pressures must be adhered to.
(Remember to check the spare
wheel at the same time.) Tyre
pressures must be checked at least
once a month and always before a
long journey. (Refer to the section
on Tyre pressures.)

Pressures should be checked when


the tyres are cold; ignore higher
pressures which may be reached in
hot weather or after driving at high
speeds.
If tyre pressures cannot be checked
when the tyres are cold, assume an
increase of 0.2 to 0.3 bar (3 PSI).
Never deflate a hot tyre.
Note: a label (depending on country
or version) affixed to the edge or
frame of the driver's door gives the
recommended tyre pressures.

Incorrect tyre pressures


lead to abnormal tyre
wear and unusually hot
running, factors which may
seriously affect safety and lead
to:
- poor roadholding
- the risk of blow-outs or of
throwing a tread at high speed.
Tyre pressures depend on the
load and the driving speed.
Adjust the pressures according
to the conditions of use. (Refer to
the section on tyre pressures.)

Changing wheels around


Each of the sensors
integrated in the valves is
devoted to one single
wheel:
under
no
circumstances should you swap
the wheels.
There is a risk of false
information leading to serious
consequences.

Fitting new tyres


For safety reasons, this
operation must only be
carried
out
by
a
specialist.
Fitting different tyres may
change your vehicle as follows:
- It may mean that your vehicle
no longer conforms to current
regulations.
- It may change the way it
handles when cornering.
- It may cause the steering to be
heavy.
- It may cause tyre noise.
- It may affect the use of chains.

Spare wheel
Refer to the information on the spare
wheel and instructions on how to
change a wheel in section 5.

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TYRES (continued)
Use in winter
Chains
For safety reasons, fitting chains
to the rear axle is absolutely
forbidden.
Chains must not be fitted to tyres
which are larger than those
originally fitted to the vehicle.

Chains may only be fitted


to tyres of the same size
as those originally fitted
to your vehicle.
Special features for models
fitted with 17 wheels
If you wish to use chains, you
must use special equipment.
Consult you Renault Dealer.

Snow or winter tyres


We would recommend that these
be fitted to all four wheels to
ensure that your vehicle retains
maximum road holding.
Note: We would point out that
these tyres may sometimes have:
- A specific direction of rotation.
- A maximum speed which may
be lower than the maximum
speed of your vehicle.
Studded tyres
This type of equipment may only
be used for a limited period and
as laid down by local legislation.
It is necessary to keep to the speed
specified by current legislation.
As a minimum, these tyres may be
fitted to the two front axle wheels.

In all cases, we would recommend


that you consult your Renault
Dealer who will be able to advise
you on the choice of equipment
which is most suitable for your
vehicle.

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HEADLIGHTS: ACCESS

C
B
A

C
E

To access the headlights, first


remove the various items of engine
compartment cover panel (A, B, C,
D, E)

Accessing
headlight

the

left-hand

Cover panel C
Press the tab 2 to release the cover
panel and remove it.

Accessing
headlight

the

right-hand

Vehicle with cover panel B


- Unclip the central cover panel B
by pressing button 1. Slide it to the
left and remove it.
- disengage the cover panel A by
gently lifting it and pulling it to
the right.
- Remove the neck 3 from the
windscreen washer reservoir.

Vehicle with cover panel E


- disengage the cover panel D by
gently lifting it and pulling it to
the right.
- Remove the neck 3 from the
windscreen washer reservoir.
Take care when working
under the bonnet as the
engine cooling fan may
cut in at any moment.

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HEADLIGHTS: replacing bulbs


Cleaning headlights
As the headlights are made of
plastic glass, use a soft cloth or
cotton wool to clean them.

2
1
3

B
6
5

If this does not clean them properly,


use a soft cloth or cotton wool
slightly moistened with soapy water
and then wipe clean with a soft
damp cloth.
Finally, carefully dry off with a soft
dry cloth.
Cleaning
products
containing
alcohol must not be used under any
circumstances.

Main beam / dipped headlights

Front side lights

Remove the cover A or B by turning


it a quarter of a turn.

Remove the bulb holder 5 to access


the bulb.

Remove the connector from the


bulb.
Release the spring 2 or 4 and remove
the bulb.
Halogen-type bulb: 1 H1
3 H7
anti UV (see box).
Do not touch the glass of the
halogen bulb. Hold it by its base.

Bulb type: W5W.

Direction indicator lights


Turn the bulb holder 6 by a quarter
turn and remove the bulb.
Bulb type: orange PY21 W bayonet
bulb.

As the headlights have


plastic lenses, you must
use anti-U.V. 55 W bulbs.
(If any other type of bulb
is used, the headlight may be
damaged.)
It is advisable to carry a set of
spare bulbs for emergencies.

When the bulb has been changed,


please refit the cover.

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HEADLIGHTS WITH XENON BULBS: replacing bulbs


Headlight main beam

Remove the connector 3 and remove


the bulb.

A
1

Remove the cover B turning it by a


quarter turn.
Release spring 2 and take out the
bulb.

Type of halogen bulb: H1 anti UV


(see box).

Do not touch the glass of the


halogen bulb. Hold it by its base.
When the bulb has been changed,
please refit the cover B

Dipped beam headlights with


Xenon bulbs
They are marked by a label 1 on the
lens unit A
This type of headlight bulb must be
changed by a RENAULT Dealer.
Bulb type: D2R.
A special mounting is
required to fit this type of
headlight.
It
is
not
permitted to fit a headlight
fitted with Xenon bulbs to a
version which was not designed to
receive the unit.

As the headlights have


plastic lenses, you must
use anti-U.V. 55 W bulbs.
(If any other type of bulb
is used, the headlight may be
damaged.)
It is advisable to carry a set of
spare bulbs for emergencies.

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HEADLIGHTS WITH XENON BULBS: replacing bulbs (continued)


Cleaning headlights
As the headlights are made of
plastic glass, use a soft cloth or
cotton wool to clean them.

If this does not clean them properly,


use a soft cloth or cotton wool
slightly moistened with soapy water
and then wipe clean with a soft
damp cloth.

A
5

Finally, carefully dry off with a soft


dry cloth.
Cleaning
products
containing
alcohol must not be used under any
circumstances.

Direction indicators

Front side lights

Turn the bulb holder 4 a quarter of a


turn and take out the bulb.

Remove the cover A by turning it a


quarter of a turn.

Bulb type: orange PY21 W bayonet


bulb.

Remove the bulb holder 5 to access


the bulb.
Bulb type: W5W.

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HEADLIGHTS: fog lights / additional


Additional lights
If you wish to fit fog lights or long
range driving lights to your vehicle,
consult a Renault Dealer.

Front fog lights 1


Changing a bulb and adjusting the
headlight beam:
Consult your Renault Dealer.
Bulb type: H11.

Any operation on (or


modification to) the
electrical system must be
performed by a Renault
Dealer since an incorrect
connection might damage the
electrical installation (harness,
components and in particular
the alternator). In addition, your
Dealer has available all the parts
required for fitting these units.

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REAR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs

1
4

Indicators/brake and side lights


Remove screw 1 in the luggage
compartment.

From the exterior, release the rear


light.
Unclip the bulb holder 2 to access
the bulbs.

3 Direction indicator light


Orange PY21 W bayonet bulb.
4 Side and brake lights
Two filament bayonet bulb:
P21/5 W.

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REAR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs (continued)

6
5

8
9
5

Rear fog light/reversing light


and side lights
On the tailgate, unclip the cover 5
from the light unit concerned to
access the retaining bolt.
Unscrew the retaining bolt.

7 Reversing lights
Bayonet bulb P21 W.
From the exterior, release the rear
light.
Unclip the bulb holder 6 to access
the bulbs.

8 Side lights
Two filament bayonet bulbs
P21/5 W.
9 Fog light
Bayonet bulb P21 W.

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REAR LIGHTS (continued) AND SIDE LIGHTS: replacing bulbs

10
11
13
12

Third brake light 10

Number plate lights 11

Side mounted indicators 13

Consult your Renault Dealer.

Unclip the light 11 by pressing tab 12.


Remove the light cover to gain
access to the bulb.

Unclip side mounted indicator 13


(using a tool such as a flat
screwdriver).

Bulb type: festoon C5W.

Turn the bulb holder a quarter of a


turn and take out the bulb.

Bulb type: W16W.

Bulb type: W5W.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs

Courtesy light A
Unclip cover 1 (using a tool such as
a flat screwdriver)

Release the bulb concerned.


Bulb type 2: W5W.
Bulb type 3: C7W.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs (continued)


B

5
4

6
5

Courtesy light B
Unclip cover 4 (using a tool such as
a flat screwdriver)

Release the bulb concerned.


Bulb type 5: W5W.
Bulb type 6: C7W.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs (continued)

Courtesy light C
Unclip cover 7 (using a tool such as
a flat screwdriver)

Release the bulb.


Bulb type 8: C7W.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs (continued)

11

10

Luggage compartment light

Front floor lights

Rear floor lights

Unclip the light by pressing tab 9


(using a tool such as a flat
screwdriver).
Disconnect the light.

These are located in the lower


section behind the dashboard.

These are located underneath the


front seats.

Turn the bulb holder 10 through 90


and remove the bulb.

Remove the bulb holder 11 from its


mounting and take out the bulb.

Bulb type: festoon C5W.

Bulb type: W5W.

Bulb type: W5W.

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INTERIOR LIGHTS: replacing bulbs (continued)

13
14

15
12

Door lights

Luggage compartment light

Unclip the light 12 (using a tool


such as a flat-blade screwdriver).

Unclip the light 13 by pressing the


tabs on each side (using a tool such
as a flat screwdriver).

Press tab 14 to release the bulb holder


and gain access to the bulb 15.

Disconnect the light.

Bulb type: festoon C5W.

Turn the bulb holder a quarter of a


turn and take out the bulb.
Bulb type: W5W.

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FUSES

CORRECT

4
3

INCORRECT

Fuse box 1
If a fault occurs in an electrical
component, check first of all that
the fuses are sound.
Open cover 4.
To identify the fuses, refer to label 3
(shown on the page opposite).
It is advisable not to use the free
fuse locations.

Use tweezers to remove the fuse 2.


To remove the fuse from the
tweezers, slide the fuse to the side.
Check the fuse in question
and replace it if necessary
by a fuse of the same
rating.
If a fuse is fitted where the rating is
too high, it may cause the electrical
circuit to overheat (risk of fire) in
the event of an item of equipment
using an excessive amount of
current.

Note:
Close the cover again 4 before
closing the vehicle door.

A sensible precaution:
Obtain a box of spare bulbs and
fuses from your RENAULT
Dealer.

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FUSES (continued)
Allocation of fuses (depending on the vehicle equipment level)
Symbol

Allocation
Headlight main beam

Electronic management
unit/engine immobiliser

Voice synthesiser/
Instrument panel/
Xenon headlight
remote adjustment

Air conditioning/
Parking aid/
Reversing light

Interior lighting

Brake light/Wipers

Left-hand dipped beam


headlight

Right-hand side light

Symbol

Allocation

Symbol

Allocation

Hazard warning
lights/Flashers

Right-hand dipped
headlight

Communication
system/Radio

Left-hand side light/


Lighting

Front fog light/Instrument


panel/Voice synthesiser

Wipers

Airbags/Pretensioners

Locking/unlocking the
doors

Anti-lock braking (ABS)

Horn

Electric windows.

Passenger compartment
accessories socket/
Car phone

Cigarette lighter/
Luggage compartment
accessories socket

Rear fog light

De-icing door mirrors

Rear screen demisting/


Steering column lock/
Front seats
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ENGINE COMPARTMENT FUSES

1
A

Note:
This will cause the memory for
some devices to be lost, such as
remote control window closing, the
clock, one touch electric windows,
etc.
It will therefore be necessary to
reprogram them. Refer to the
information concerned in the notes
describing these devices.

The fuses located in the engine


compartment must not be handled.

As an exception, if it is not possible


to stop the engine using the Renault
Card, you can use fuse 1 as an
emergency engine stop function.
To do this, lift cover A, remove the
projecting fuse 1 from its retainer.
Wait a few for approximately 5
seconds then refit the fuse.

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BATTERY: breakdown
To avoid all risk of sparks:
- Ensure that all consumers are
disconnected before disconnecting
or reconnecting the battery.
- When charging, stop the charger
before connecting or disconnecting
the battery.
- Do not place metal objects on the
battery to avoid creating a short
circuit between the terminals.

Handle the battery with care


as it contains sulphuric acid
which must not come into
contact with the eyes or skin.
If it should, wash the affected area
with plenty of cold water.
Keep all flames, red-hot objects and
sparks away from the battery as there
is a risk of explosion.
Take care when working in the engine
compartment as the engine cooling
fan may cut in at any moment
without warning.

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BATTERY: breakdown (continued)


Connecting a battery charger
Both battery leads must be
disconnected (engine switched off).
Do not disconnect the battery when
the engine is running. Follow the
instructions for use given by the
manufacturer of the battery charger
you are using.
Only
a
well-charged
and
well-maintained battery will have a
long and useful life and enable you
to start the cars engine normally.

When the external temperature


drops (in winter), the charge
declines. In winter, only use those
electrical components which are
really necessary.

The battery must be kept clean and


dry.

When a large number of accessories


are fitted to the vehicle, have them
connected to + after ignition. In this
case, it is advisable to have your
vehicle fitted with a battery which
has an increased nominal capacity.
Consult your Renault Dealer.

Have the battery's charge status


checked regularly:
especially if you use your vehicle
for short journeys or for frequent
driving in town;

Finally, you should understand


that
the
charge
decreases
naturally as a result of certain
permanent consumers such as:
the clock, after sales accessories...

If your vehicle is to be left stationary


for a relatively long time,
disconnect the battery or have it
recharged regularly, in particular
during
cold
weather.
The
equipment with a memory, radio
and trip computer will then have to
be reprogrammed. The battery must
be stored in a cool dry place,
protected from frost.

Specific procedures may


be required to charge
some batteries. Consult
your Renault Dealer.
Avoid all risk of sparks which
may cause an immediate
explosion and charge the battery
in a well-ventilated area. Risk of
serious injury.

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BATTERY: breakdown (continued)


Starting the vehicle using the
battery from another vehicle
Proceed as follows when starting
your vehicle from another vehicle's
battery:
Obtain suitable jump leads (with a
large cross section) from a Renault
Dealer or, if you already have jump
leads, ensure that they are in perfect
condition.
The two batteries must have an
identical nominal voltage: 12 volts.
The battery supplying the current
should have a capacity (amp-hours,
Ah) which is at least the same as
that of the discharged battery.
An iced-up battery must be thawed
out before current is supplied to it.
Ensure that there is no risk of
contact between the two vehicles
(risk of short circuiting when the
positive terminals are connected)
and that the discharged battery is
properly connected. Switch off your
vehicle ignition.

Check that there is no contact


between cables A and B and that
cable A (+) is not touching any
metal parts on the vehicle
supplying the current.

Start the engine as you would


normally. As soon as it starts,
disconnect cables A and B in
reverse order (4-3-2-1).

A
3
2

Secure the positive cable (+) A to


the (+) terminal 1 of the discharged
battery, then to the (+) terminal 2 of
the battery supplying the current.
Secure the negative cable () B to
the () terminal 3 of the battery
supplying the current and then to
the () terminal 4 of the discharged
battery.

Start the engine of the vehicle


supplying the current and run it at
an average speed.

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18249.2

RENAULT CARD: BATTERY

K
LOC+ O
T
AU

Replacing the battery


Pull firmly on the emergency key 1.
Replace battery 2 in accordance
with the polarity denoted on the
emergency key (check that warning
light 3 lights up properly by
pressing a button on the RENAULT
card).

The batteries can be obtained from


your RENAULT Dealer.
These batteries should last about
two years.

Do not dump your used


batteries
in
the
countryside, give them to
an organisation responsible
for collecting and recycling
batteries.

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FITTING A RADIO
3
1

4
2

Fitting a radio

Tweeter speakers

Door speakers

Open the cover 1.


Unclip the cover 2. The connections
are found behind the cover: aerial, +
and supply, speaker wires.

Unclip grille 3 using a tool such as a


screwdriver to gain access to the
speaker wires.

Unclip grille 4 using a tool such as a


screwdriver to gain access to the
speaker wires.

In all cases, follow the manufacturer's fitting instructions carefully.


The specifications of the brackets and wires (available as a Renault parts accessory) vary depending on the equipment
level of your vehicle and the type of radio.
Consult your Renault Dealer to find out the correct reference number.
No work may be carried out on the electric circuit of the vehicle, except by Renault engineers: if the system is
connected incorrectly, it may result in damage being caused to the electrical installation and/or the units connected to it.
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ACCESSORIES
Using mobile phones and
CB equipment.
Mobile phones and CB
equipment with integrated
aerials may cause interference to
the original electronic systems
fitted to the vehicle: it is advisable
only to use equipment with an
external aerial.
Furthermore, we remind you of
the need to conform to the
legislation in force concerning the
use of such equipment.*

Fitting after-sales accessories


To ensure the correct
operation of your car, and to
avoid any risk to your safety,
we recommend that you use
RENAULT approved accessories
because they are suitable for your
car and are the only accessories for
which RENAULT will provide a
warranty.
Electrical or electronic accessories
Any work on the electrical
systems on the car must be
carried out by RENAULT
network engineers: if the system
is connected incorrectly, it may
result in damage being caused to
the electrical installation and/or
the units connected to it.
If the car is fitted with any
after-sales electrical equipment,
make sure that the unit is
correctly protected by a fuse. Ask
for information on the rating and
position of this fuse.

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WINDSCREEN WIPER BLADES


To refit

1
2
4

To refit the wiper blade, proceed in


reverse order to removal. Make sure
that the blade is correctly locked in
position.

The windscreen washer jets


These can be adjusted using a tool
such as a flat screwdriver.

6
B
A

Replacing windscreen wiper


blades 1
- Lift the windscreen wiper arm 3
until it stops against the bonnet
(the arm cannot be lifted
completely).
- Move the blade into a horizontal
position.
- Press tab 2 and slide the wiper
blade downwards until hook 4 on
the wiper arm is released.
- Move the blade (movement A) and
then refit it (movement B).

Rear window wiper 5

In frosty weather, make


sure that the wiper
blades are not stuck by
ice (risk of motor
overheating).
Keep an eye on the condition
of the blades. Change the
wiper blades as soon as they
become
less
efficient
(approximately once a year).

- Fully extend the wiper arm 6 ( the


arm can not be completely
removed);
- Move the blade 5 until you meet
some resistance.
- Remove the blade by pulling on it.
To refit
To refit the wiper blade, proceed in
reverse order to removal. Make sure
that the blade is correctly locked in
position.

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TOWING: breakdown
Access to towing points
Unclip cover 2 or 5
First screw in the towing ring 3 by
hand as far as it will go. Then finish
tightening it using the wheelbrace
from the tool kit.

1
2
4
3

Insert the Renault Card in the card


reader completely to unlock the
steering wheel and to use the
indicator lights (stop lights,
indicators...). The towed vehicle's
lights must be switched on at night.

Only use the front 1 and rear 4


towing points (never use the
driveshafts). These towing points
may only be used for pulling the
vehicle, never for lifting it either
directly or indirectly.

It is also important to observe the


towing conditions defined by the
legislation for the particular country
you are in. Do not exceed the towing
weight for your vehicle. Consult
your Renault Dealer.

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TOWING: breakdown (continued)


- Renault specifies the use
of 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.
- Do not accelerate or brake
suddenly when towing, as this
may result in damage being
caused to the vehicle.
- When towing a vehicle, do not
exceed 15 mph (25 km/h).

Towing
a
vehicle
with
automatic transmission: special
information
Engine
switched
off:
The
transmission
is
no
longer
lubricated. It is preferable to tow
this type of vehicle on a trailer or
tow it with the front wheels off the
ground.

In exceptional cases, you can tow


the vehicle with all four wheels on
the ground for a maximum distance
of 30 miles (50 km).

The selector lever must be


in neutral (position N).
If the lever 1 becomes
jammed in the P position,
even though you are pressing
down the brake pedal, the lever
can be released manually.
To do this, undo the upper section
of the gaiter 3.
Press
the
button
located
underneath the gaiter and at the
same time press the unlocking
button 2 to move the lever from
position P.

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TOWING (attachments)

Permissible nose weight when


towing a trailer, max. towing
weight, braked and unbraked:
Refer to the information on
Weights in section 6.
Refer to the manufacturer's
instructions for information on
how to fit and operate the towing
attachment.
Note:
Please
keep
these
instructions with the rest of the
vehicle documentation.
A: 917 mm
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FAULTS
Your vehicle should not be affected by faults likely to keep it off the road for long if you have followed the Renault
Servicing Programme regularly.
The following hints will enable you to get going again quickly, albeit temporarily. For reasons of safety you should
always consult a Renault Dealer as soon as you can.

When starter is activated

CAUSES

There is no response, the warning


lights fail to light up and the starter
does not turn.

Battery
lead
disconnected
terminals oxidised.

REMEDIAL ACTION
or

Check battery terminals: scrape clean


if oxidised and re-tighten.

Battery discharged.

Connect another battery to the faulty


battery.

Battery unserviceable.

Change battery.
Do not push the vehicle if the steering
column is locked.

Battery terminals not tight.


Terminals oxidised.

Check battery terminals: scrape clean


if oxidised and re-tighten.

Battery discharged.

Connect another battery to the faulty


battery.

The engine is difficult to start in


damp weather or after washing.

Poor ignition, ignition system damp.

Dry spark plug leads and ignition coil.

The engine is difficult to start when


hot.

Faulty carburation (bubbles


vaporised fuel in circuit).

Let the engine cool down.

Warning light bulbs go dim and


starter turns very slowly.

Poor compression.

of

Consult a Renault Dealer.


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FAULTS (continued)
When starter is activated

CAUSES

REMEDIAL ACTION

The engine is difficult to start or


will not stop.

Electronic problem.

Refer to the Engine compartment


fuses information in section 5:
proceed as indicated for the
emergency engine stop function.

The Steering
locked.

Steering wheel locked.

Move the steering wheel while


pressing the engine start-up button
(see the Starting the engine
information in section 2).

Electronic problem.

Refer to the Engine compartment


fuses information in section 5:
proceed as indicated for the
emergency engine stop function.

column

remains

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FAULTS (continued)
On the open road

CAUSES

REMEDIAL ACTION

Abnormal white smoke from the


exhaust.

Mechanical defect: cylinder head


gasket blown.

Stop the engine.


Consult a Renault Dealer.

Vibrations.

Incorrect tyre pressures, incorrectly


balanced or damaged.

Check tyre pressures. If this is not the


problem, have them checked by a
Renault Dealer.

Coolant boiling in expansion bottle.

Mechanical defect: cylinder head


gasket blown, faulty water pump.

Stop the engine.


Consult a Renault Dealer.

Engine cooling fan not working.

Check appropriate fuse, otherwise


consult a Renault Dealer.

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FAULTS (continued)
On the open road

CAUSES

REMEDIAL ACTION

Smoke under the bonnet.

Short circuit

Stop, turn the ignition off, disconnect


the battery.

Coolant circuit fault

Consult a Renault Dealer.

Oil level too low.


Oil pressure too low.
Loss of oil pressure.

Top up the oil.


Consult the nearest Renault Dealer.
Stop: call for assistance from Renault
Dealer.

Clogged air filter.

Change element.

Fuel supply faulty.

Check fuel level.

Faulty spark plugs

Consult a Renault Dealer.

The oil pressure warning light lights


up:
- when cornering or braking
- on idling
- is slow to go out or remains lit up
on acceleration.

Engine loses power.

Idling unsteady or engine stalls.

Poor compression
ignition, air leak).

(spark

plugs,

Consult a Renault Dealer.

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FAULTS (continued)
On the open road

CAUSES

REMEDIAL ACTION

Steering becomes hard to turn.

Belt broken.

Have the belt replaced.

Lack of oil in pump.

Top up the oil (see maintenance


section).
If the problem persists, consult a
Renault Dealer.

Water pump: belt stretched or broken.


Faulty engine cooling fan.

Stop the vehicle and switch off the


engine. Consult a Renault Dealer.

Coolant leaks.

Check the condition of hoses and


clips.
Check the expansion bottle: it should
contain coolant. If it does not, top it
up (having let it cool down). Take care
not to scald yourself. This action is
only temporary: consult your Renault
Dealer as soon as possible.

The engine overheats. The coolant


temperature indicator light lights up
(or the gauge needle moves into the
red zone).

Radiator: Never fill a hot radiator with cold coolant if a considerable quantity has been lost. After any operation
on the vehicle which has involved even partial draining of the cooling system, it must be refilled with a new
mixture prepared in the correct proportions. Reminder: only products approved by Renault's Technical
Department may be used for this purpose.

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FAULTS (continued)
Electrical equipment

CAUSES

REMEDIAL ACTION

The wipers do not work.

Wiper blades stuck.

Free blades before use.

Fuse blown (intermittent, park).

Replace fuse.

Motor faulty.

Consult a Renault Dealer.

Indicators flash more rapidly.

- Bulb blown.

Replace the bulb.

Direction
indicators
not flashing.

- Bulb blown.

Replace bulb.

- Feed wire disconnected or connector


out of position.

Reconnect wire.

- Faulty earth connection.

Find earth wire and remake a good


clean wire-to-earth connection.

- Fuse blown.

Replace fuse.

- Flasher unit defective.

Replace: consult a Renault Dealer.

On one side:

On both sides:

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FAULTS (continued)
Electrical equipment
Headlights
not working.

One:

Both:

Traces of condensation in the lights.

CAUSES

REMEDIAL ACTION

- Bulb blown.

Replace bulb.

-Wire disconnected or connector out


of position.

Check and
connector.

- Faulty earth connection.

See above.

- If circuit is fused:

Check fuse and change if necessary.

reconnect

wire

or

This is not a fault. The presence of


traces of condensation in lights is a
natural phenomenon linked to the
variations in temperature.
These traces will disappear rapidly
once the lights are switched on.

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ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
Versions
Vehicle type
(see vehicle identification plate)

Engine type
(see engine plate)
Bore x Stroke (mm)
Capacity (cc)

1.6 16V

1.8 16V

2.0 16V

2.0 IDE

3.0 V6

1.9 dCi

2.2 dCi

BG0A
BG0L
BG0U

BG0B
BG0C
BG0J
BG0M
BG0V
BG04
BG05
BG06

BG0W
BG0K
BG0O
BG0S
BG03

BG0H
BG0N
BG0P

BG0D
BG0Y
BG01
BG02

BG0E
BG0G
BG0R
BG07
BG08

BG0F
BG09

K4M

F4P

F4R

F5R

L7X

79.580.5 82.783
1 598

1 783

F9Q turbo G9T turbo

82.793

8782.5

8093

8792

1 998

2 946

1 870

2 188

Type of fuel

Unleaded petrol

Spark plugs

Only use the spark plugs


specified for your vehicles engine.
The type should be marked
on a label stuck inside
the engine compartment.
If it is not then contact your Renault Dealer.
Fitting spark plugs which are not
to specification may damage the engine.

Diesel

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WEIGHT (in kg)


Basic vehicle without options, likely to change in the course of the model year. Consult your Renault Dealer.
Petrol versions
Vehicle type
(see vehicle identification plate)

1.6 16V

1.8 16V

2.0 16V

BG0A - BG0L - BG0U

BG0B - BG0C - BG0J


BG0M - - BG04 - BG05 BG06 - BG0V
Automatic

BG0W - BG0K

Automatic
Kerb weight

Total
Front
Rear

Max. permissible
axle weight

Front
Rear

Max. permissible all-up weight

1 270
780
490

1 300
810
490

1 280
800
480

1 885

1 865

Max. permissible towing weight unbraked

Permissible nose weight

1 280
800
480

1 315
830
485

1 900

1 865

1 900

650

Max. permissible towing weight braked (1)


driver only

Total train weight


(= Max. permissible all-up weight
and trailer)

1 315
830
485
1 070
1 030

1 835

other cases

Automatic

1 300
950

950

900

950

900

950

2 800

2 850

2 800

2 850

2 800

2 850

75

Max. permissible load on roof rack

80 (including the carrying equipment)

(1) Towing weight (towing a caravan, boat, etc.)


It is important to comply with the towing weights governed by local legislation in each country and, in particular, those laid down in the
Road Traffic Regulations. Consult your Renault Dealer about any towing equipment.Under no circumstances may the total train weight (=
Maximum. permissible all-up weight plus weight towed) be exceeded.
6.06

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WEIGHT (in kg)


Basic vehicle without options, likely to change in the course of the model year depending on the country of marketing
Consult your Renault Dealer.
2.0 16V
BG0O

2.0 IDE
BG0S - BG03

Automatic
1 295
810
485

1 330
840
490

BG0H - BG0N - BG0P

Automatic
1 320
840
480

3.0 V6
BG0D
BG0Y

Automatic

1 340
855
485

1 300
815
485

1 320
835
485

Automatic
1 430
945
485

1 070
1 030
1 880

1 915

1 905

BG01
BG02

1 445
955
490
1 135
1 030

1 925

1 885

1 910

1 980

1 995

650
1 300

1 500

900

900

900

950

900

900

1 150

2 800

2 850

2 850

2 875

2 800

2 850

3 150

75
80 (including the carrying equipment)
- If your vehicle is already at full load (maximum. permissible all-up weight), the maximum speed must be limited to 60 mph (100 km/h)
and the tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar.
- The engine output and climbing capability are reduced with altitude. We recommend that the maximum load be reduced by 10% at an
altitude of 1000 metres and by an additional 10% for each 1000 metres thereafter.
6.07

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WEIGHT (in kg)


Basic vehicle without options, likely to change in the course of the model year. Consult your Renault Dealer.
Diesel versions

1.9 dCi

Vehicle type
(see vehicle identification plate)

BG0G - BG0R
BG07 - BG08

BG0E

2.2 dCi
BG0E - BG07

BG0F - BG09

Automatic
Kerb weight

Total
Front
Rear

Max. permissible
axle weight

Front
Rear

Max. permissible all-up weight

1 350
865
485

1 315
830
485

1 345
855
490

1 880

1 930

2 040

2 070

650

Max. permissible towing weight braked (1)


driver only

1 500

other cases

1 150
3 100

3 050

1 100
3 100
75

Max. permissible load on roof rack

1 520
1 010
510
1 190
1 030

Max. permissible towing weight unbraked

Permissible nose weight

1 490
980
510

1 070
1 030
1 935

Total train weight


(= Max. permissible all-up weight
and trailer)

Automatic

80 (including the carrying equipment)

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WEIGHTS (continued)
(1) Towing weight (towing a caravan, boat, etc.)
- It is important to comply with the towing weights governed by local legislation in each country and in particular laid
down in the Road Traffic Regulations. Consult your Renault Dealer about any attachments. Under no circumstances may
the total train weight (= max. permissible all-up weight and weight towed) be exceeded.
- If your vehicle is already at full load (max. permissible all-up weight), the maximum speed must be limited to 60mph
(100 km/h) and the tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar.
- The engine output and climbing capability are reduced with altitude. We recommend that the maximum load be reduced
by 10% at an altitude of 1000 metres and by an additional 10% for each 1000 metres thereafter.

6.09

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Replacement parts and repairs


Original Renault parts are based on a strict specification and are regularly tested. Therefore, they are of at least the same
level of quality as the originally fitted part.
If you always fit Renault genuine parts to your vehicle, you will ensure that it performs well. Repairs carried out using
original parts in the Renault network are guaranteed for one year.

6.10

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX
A ABS ................................................................. 2.22 Accessories ................................................................
Additional headlights ..............................................
Adjusting your driving position .............................
Air conditioning .......................................... 3.04
Air vents ........................................................ 3.02 Airbag (deactivating passenger airbag) ........ 1.40 Airbag ........................................................... 1.27
Anti-lock braking system .............................. 2.22 Anti-pollution (advice) ................................. 2.05 Ashtrays ....................................................................
Audible and visual warnings ..................................
Automatic gearbox (use) ............................. 2.32
Automatic gearbox selector lever ............... 2.32

2.23
5.30
5.13
1.23
3.19
3.03
1.41
1.33
2.23
2.06
3.34
1.82
2.34
2.34

B Battery ................................................ 4.12 - 5.25


Bonnet ............................................................ 4.02 Brake fluid ................................................................
Brief overview ..........................................................
Bulbs (changing) .......................................... 5.09
Bulbs ............................................................. 5.09
Buzzer (lights on) .......................................... 1.10 -

5.27
4.03
4.11
0.02
5.21
5.21
1.83

C Catalytic converter ...................................................


Changing a wheel .....................................................
Child restraint system ................................. 1.34
Child safety ......................................... 1.04 - 1.11 - 1.34 1.45 - 3.20 - 3.21 Children ....................... 1.04 - 1.11 - 1.30 - 1.34
- 3.20 - 3.21 Cigarette lighter ........................................................
Clock ..........................................................................
Controls ........................................................ 1.46
Coolant ......................................................................
Courtesy mirrors .......................................................
Cruise control - speed limiter .................... 2.25
Cruise control ............................................... 2.28

2.04
5.05
1.45
1.30
3.25
1.45
3.25
3.34
1.78
1.49
4.09
3.24
2.30
2.30

D Dashboard ..................................................... 1.46


Deactivating front passenger airbags ............ 1.40 Demisting: Rear screen ................................. 3.07 Windscreen ................................. 3.07 Dimensions ...............................................................
Dipstick ........................................................ 4.05
Door locking ................................................. 1.09
Doors/tailgate lid .............................. 1.10 1.14 Drivers position ........................................... 1.46
Driver's seat memory ...............................................
Driving .......................................................... 2.02

1.49
1.41
3.14
3.15
6.04
4.07
1.14
3.36
1.49
1.22
2.34

E Electronic stability program: ESP ................ 2.18 Emergency brake assist ............................................
Emergency spare wheel ...........................................
Engine (technical specifications) ............................
Engine immobiliser ....................................... 1.15 Engine oil ..................................................................
Engine oil capacity ...................................................
Engine oil change .....................................................
Engine specifications ...............................................
Engine starter/stop button ............................ 2.02 Environment .............................................................
ESP: Electronic stability program ................ 2.18 Exterior temperature ................................................
External lighting and signals ...................... 1.83

2.19
2.24
5.02
6.05
1.16
4.08
4.08
4.08
6.05
2.03
2.11
2.19
1.78
1.85

F Faults (operating faults) .............................. 5.35


Filter: Air filter .........................................................
Oil filter .........................................................
Fitting a radio ................................................ 5.29 Fog lights ........................................................ 1.84 Front seat adjustment with:
Electrical controls .................................. 1.21 Manual controls ................................................
Front seat belt pretensioners ........................ 1.27 Front seats (adjustment) .............................. 1.17

5.41
4.12
4.08
5.30
5.13

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1.19
1.31
1.22

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX
F Fuel (economy advice) .................................. 2.05 Fuel (filling) ................................................... 1.89 Fuel (grade) .................................................... 1.89 Fuel economy .............................................. 2.08
Fuel filler cap ................................................ 1.89 Fuel level ..................................................... 1.50
Fuel tank capacity ......................................... 1.89 Fuses ............................................................. 5.22

2.06
1.90
1.90
2.10
1.90
1.75
1.90
5.24

G Gear (changing) ........................................................ 2.06


Gear lever .................................................................. 2.06
Glove box ..................................................... 3.29 3.31

H Handbrake .................................................................
Hazard warning lights ..............................................
Head rest ........................................................ 1.17 Headlights (adjusting) ..............................................
Headlights .................................................... 5.09
Heated seats ..............................................................
Heating ......................................................... 3.04
Hubcap spanner .......................................................
Hubcaps ....................................................................

2.07
1.82
1.18
1.85
5.13
1.20
3.19
5.03
5.04

I Ignition switch ............................................... 2.02 Indicator lights ............................................. 1.75


Indicators: direction indicators ...............................
instrument panel ...................... 1.50
Indicators ............... 1.82 - 5.10 - 5.12 Instruments ............................... 1.50
Interior lights ...... 3.27 - 3.28 - 5.17

2.03
1.50
1.82
1.75
5.14
1.75
5.21

J Jack ............................................................................ 5.03

L Lashing rings ............................................................


Levels ............................................................ 4.05
Lifting the vehicle (changing a wheel) ...................
Lights: brake lights ........................................ 5.14 dipped beam headlights ........ 1.83 - 5.10 direction indicator
lights .............. 1.82 - 5.10 - 5.12 - 5.14 fog lights ................................. 1.84 - 5.13 hazard warning lights ..................................
main beam headlights ........... 1.83 - 5.10 number plate lights .....................................
reversing lights .............................................
side lights ............................. 1.83 - 5.10
adjusting .......................................................
Lighting: exterior ......................................... 1.83
interior ........................................... 3.27 instrument panel ......................................
Locking the doors ........................................ 1.02
Luggage compartment ................................. 3.36

3.38
4.12
5.05
5.16
5.11

M Maintenance: Bodywork ............................... 4.13 Interior trim ......................................


Mechanics ............................. 4.04
Map reading lights ........................................ 3.27 -

4.14
4.15
4.12
3.28

5.16
5.15
1.82
5.11
5.16
5.15
5.15
1.85
1.85
3.28
1.83
1.14
3.39

O Operating faults ........................................... 5.35 5.41

P Paintwork (maintenance) .............................. 4.13 Paintwork (reference) ...............................................


Parking assistance ....................................................
Power assisted steering ................................. 2.07 Power assisted steering pump .................................
Power steering ..........................................................
Practical advice ............................................ 2.08
Puncture ....................................................... 5.02

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6.02
2.31
4.10
4.10
2.07
2.10
5.05

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX
R Radio (pre-fitting) .......................................... 5.29 Radio installation .......................................... 5.29 Rear bench seat ........................................................
Rear parcel shelf ......................................................
Rear seats (operation) ..............................................
Rear window (demisting) ............................. 3.07 Rear-view mirrors .......................................... 1.80 Renault Card: battery ...............................................
RENAULT Card: use ................................... 1.02
Replacement parts ...................................................
Replacing bulbs ........................................... 5.09
Reverse gear (selecting) ...........................................
Running in ................................................................

5.30
5.30
3.35
3.37
3.35
3.14
1.81
5.28
1.09
6.10
5.21
2.06
2.02

S Seat belts ...................................................... 1.23 1.26


Side repeaters ........................................................... 5.16
Spare key ....................................................... 1.03 - 1.05
Speakers (location) ........................................ 5.29 - 5.30
Speed limiter ............................................... 2.25 2.27
Starting the engine ........................................ 2.02 - 2.03
Steering wheel (adjusting) ....................................... 1.79
Storage compartments ...................... 3.29 3.33 - 3.38
Sun visor .................................................................. 3.24
Sunroof .......................................................... 3.25 - 3.26
T Tanks: Brake fluid ....................................................
Coolant ..........................................................
Fuel tank (capacity) .....................................
Windscreen washer reservoir ......................
Technical specifications .............................. 6.02

4.11
4.09
1.89
4.12
6.10

T Temperature regulation ............................... 3.11


Towing (breakdown) ..................................... 5.32 Towing (towing a caravan) ......................................
Towing a caravan ........................................ 6.06
Towing rings .................................................. 5.32 Towing weights ........................................... 6.06
Traction control system ................................ 2.20 Transporting objects in the luggage compartment
Trip computer .............................................. 1.72
Tyre pressure ............... 0.04 - 0.05 - 2.12 2.17 Tyre pressure monitor ................................. 2.12
Tyres ................ 0.04 - 0.05 - 2.12 2.17 - 5.06

3.18
5.33
5.34
6.09
5.33
6.09
2.21
3.39
1.75
5.07
2.17
5.08

V Variable power assisted steering ............................


Vehicle identification .................................... 6.02 Vehicle identification plates ........................ 6.02 Ventilation ................................ 3.02 - 3.03 - 3.06 Voice synthesiser ........................................... 1.76 -

2.07
6.03
6.03
3.17
1.77

W Warning display .......................................... 1.66


Washers ............................................. 1.86 1.88 Washing ......................................................... 4.13 Weights ......................................................... 6.06
Wheelbrace ...............................................................
Wheels (safety) ............................................ 5.06
Window winder ........................................... 3.20
Windscreen ...............................................................
Windscreen wipers (blades) ....................................
Wiper blades ............................................................
Wipers .......................................................... 1.86

1.71
4.12
4.14
6.09
5.03
5.08
3.23
3.23
5.31
5.31
1.88

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CRATEUR D'AUTOMOBILES

The driver's handbook 82 00 268 996 NU 633-6 April 2002 Edition anglaise

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