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PUSH-BUTTON IGNITION SWITCH (models with Remote Control Key
system)
PRECAUTIONS ON PUSH-BUTTON
If the vehicle battery is discharged, the igni-
The cargo bed area is not included in the oper-
tion switch cannot be switched from the
ating range of the engine start function.
IGNITION SWITCH OPERATION
“LOCK” position, and if the steering lock is en-
If the Remote Control Key is placed on the in-
gaged, the steering wheel cannot be moved.
strument panel, inside the glove box, door
WARNING
Charge the battery as soon as possible. (See
pocket or the corner of the interior compart-
Do not operate the push-button ignition switch
“Remote Control Key battery replacement” in
ment, the Remote Control Key may not function.
while driving the vehicle except in an emergency.
the “8. Maintenance and do-it-yourself” sec-
(The engine will stop when the ignition switch is
tion.)
If the Remote Control Key is placed near the door
or window outside the vehicle, the Remote Con-
pushed 3 consecutive times or the ignition switch
Operating range
trol Key may function.
is pushed and held for more than 2 seconds.) The
steering wheel may lock and could cause the
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (AT)
driver to lose control of the vehicle. This could re-
The ignition lock is designed so that the ignition
sult in serious vehicle damage or personal injury.
switch cannot be switched to the “LOCK” position
REMOTE CONTROL KEY SYSTEM
until the shift lever is moved to the P (Park) position.
When pushing the ignition switch to the “OFF” posi-
The Remote Control Key system can operate the
tion, make sure the shift lever is in the P (Park) posi-
ignition switch without taking the key out from your
tion.
pocket or bag. The operating environment and/or
conditions may affect the Remote Control Key sys-
When the ignition switch cannot be switched to the
tem operation.
“LOCK” position:
JVS0442XZ
Some indicators and warnings for operation are dis-
1.
[Shift to Park] warning appears on the vehicle in-
played in the vehicle information display and/or in
formation display and a chime sounds.
the meter. (See “Warning lights, indicator lights and
The Remote Control Key can only be used for start-
2. Move the shift lever to the P (Park) position.
audible reminders” in the
“2. Instruments and
ing the engine when the Remote Control Key is
3. If the ignition switch is in the “ACC” position,
controls” section and “Vehicle information display”
within the specified operating range
as
[PUSH] warning appears on the vehicle informa-
in the “2. Instruments and controls” section.)
illustrated.
tion display.
CAUTION
When the Remote Control Key battery is almost dis-
4. Push the ignition switch. The ignition switch is
charged or strong radio waves are present near the
Be sure to carry the Remote Control Key with
switched to the “OFF” position.
operating location, the Remote Control Key
you when operating the vehicle.
system’s operating range becomes narrower and
5. Open the door. The ignition switch turns to the
Never leave the Remote Control Key inside the
may not function properly.
“LOCK” position.
vehicle when you leave the vehicle.
If the Remote Control Key is within the operating
For warnings and indicators on the vehicle informa-
range, it is possible for anyone, even someone who
tion display, see “Indicators for operation” in the
does not carry the Remote Control Key, to push the
“2. Instruments and controls” section.
ignition switch to start the engine.
5-10
Starting and driving
If the ignition switch is switched to the “LOCK” posi-
IGNITION SWITCH POSITIONS
When the ignition switch is pushed without
tion, the shift lever cannot be moved from the P
depressing the brake pedal (automatic transmis-
(Park) position. The shift lever can be moved if the
sion model) or the clutch pedal (manual transmis-
WARNING
ignition switch is in the “ON” position with the foot-
sion model), the ignition switch position will change
brake pedal depressed.
Never place the ignition switch in the “OFF” posi-
as follows:
tion while driving. The steering wheel may lock
STEERING LOCK
and cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle,
Push once to change to “ACC”.
The ignition switch is equipped with an anti-theft
resulting in serious vehicle damage or personal
Push two times to change to “ON”.
steering lock device.
injury.
Push three times to change to “OFF”.
CAUTION
To lock steering wheel
Push four times to return to “ACC”.
Do not leave the vehicle for extended periods
1. Place the ignition switch in the “OFF” position
Open or close any door to return to “LOCK” from
of time when the ignition switch is in the “ON”
the “OFF” position.
where the ignition switch position indicator will
position and the engine is not running. This
not illuminate.
can discharge the battery.
LOCK position
2. Open or close the door. The ignition switch turns
Use electrical accessories with the engine run-
The ignition switch and steering lock can only be
to the “LOCK” position.
ning to avoid discharging the vehicle battery.
locked at this position.
3. Turn the steering wheel 1/6 of a turn to the right
If you must use accessories while the engine
The ignition switch will be unlocked when it is
or left from the straight up position.
is not running, do not use them for extended
pushed to the “ACC” position while carrying the Re-
periods of time and do not use multiple elec-
mote Control Key.
To unlock steering wheel
trical accessories at the same time.
Push the ignition switch, and the steering wheel will
ACC position
be automatically unlocked.
The electrical accessory power activates at this po-
CAUTION
sition without the engine turned on.
If the battery of the vehicle is discharged, the
ON position
push-button ignition switch cannot be
The ignition system and the electrical accessory
switched from the “LOCK” position.
power activate at this position without the engine
If the steering lock release malfunction indi-
turned on.
cator (where fitted) appears in the vehicle in-
formation display, push the ignition switch
OFF position
again while rotating the steering wheel
The engine is turned off with the steering wheel
JVS0241XZ
slightly to the right and left. (See “Vehicle in-
unlocked.
formation display” in the “2. Instruments and
controls” section.)
Starting and driving
5-11
STARTING ENGINE (models
without Remote Control Key
system)
REMOTE CONTROL KEY BATTERY
After step 3 is performed, when the ignition switch
1.
Apply the parking brake.
is pushed without depressing the brake pedal (AT
DISCHARGE
2.
Depress the footbrake pedal.
model) or the clutch pedal (MT model), the ignition
3.
Automatic Transmission (AT) model:
switch position will change to “ACC”.
Move the shift lever to the P (Park) or the N (Neu-
NOTE
tral) position.
When the ignition switch is pushed to the
The starter is designed to operate only when
“ACC” or “ON” position or the engine is started
the shift lever is in the proper position.
by the above procedures, the Key Battery low
Manual Transmission (MT) model:
warning appears on the vehicle information
display even if the Remote Control Key is in-
Move the shift lever to the N (Neutral) position
side the vehicle. This is not a malfunction. To
and depress the clutch pedal to the floor while
turn off the warning, touch the ignition switch
starting the engine.
SSD0944Z
with the Remote Control Key again.
4.
Crank the engine with your foot off the accelera-
If the Key Battery low warning appears on the
tor pedal by placing the ignition switch in the
If the battery of the Remote Control Key is
vehicle information display, replace the bat-
<START> position.
discharged, or environmental conditions interfere
tery as soon as possible. (See “Remote Control
Place the ignition switch in the <ON> position and
with the Remote Control Key operation, start the
Key battery replacement” in the “8. Mainte-
wait until the glow plug indicator light
engine according to the following procedure:
nance and do-it-yourself” section.)
turns off.
1. Automatic Transmission (AT) model:
5.
Immediately release the ignition switch when the
Move the shift lever to the P (Park) position.
engine starts. If the engine starts, but fails to run,
Manual Transmission (MT) model:
repeat the above procedures.
Move the shift lever to the N (Neutral) position.
6.
Allow the engine to idle for at least 30 seconds
after starting the engine to warm-up. Drive at
2. Firmly depress the brake pedal.
moderate speeds for a short distance first, espe-
3. Touch the ignition switch with the Remote Con-
cially in cold weather.
trol Key as illustrated. (A chime will sound.)
CAUTION
4. Push the ignition switch while depressing the
Do not leave the vehicle unattended while the en-
brake pedal (AT model) or the clutch pedal (MT
gine is warming up.
model) within 10 seconds after the chime sounds.
The engine will start.
5-12
Starting and driving
STARTING ENGINE (models with Remote Control Key system)
DRIVING THE VEHICLE
1.
Apply the parking brake.
6.
To stop the engine, move the shift lever to the P
DRIVING WITH AUTOMATIC
(Park) (AT model) or N (Neutral) (MT model) posi-
2.
Automatic Transmission (AT) model:
TRANSMISSION (AT)
tion, apply the parking brake, and place the igni-
Move the shift lever to the P (Park) or the N (Neu-
The Automatic Transmission (AT) in your vehicle is
tion switch in the “OFF” position.
tral) position.
electronically controlled to produce maximum
The starter is designed to operate only when
power and smooth operation.
the shift lever is in the proper position.
The recommended operating procedures for this
Manual Transmission (MT) model:
transmission are shown on the following pages. Fol-
low these procedures for maximum vehicle perfor-
Move the shift lever to the N (Neutral) position.
mance and driving enjoyment.
The Remote Control Key must be carried when
operating the ignition switch.
WARNING
3.
Place the ignition switch in the “ON” position. De-
Do not downshift abruptly on slippery roads. This
press the brake pedal (AT model) or the clutch
may cause a loss of control.
pedal (MT model) and push the ignition switch to
CAUTION
start the engine.
The cold engine idle speed is high, so use cau-
For diesel engine models: Wait until the glow
tion when shifting into a forward or reverse
plug indicator light
goes out.
gear before the engine has warmed up.
To start the engine immediately, push and re-
Avoid revving up the engine while the vehicle
lease the ignition switch while depressing the
is stopped. This could cause unexpected ve-
brake pedal or clutch pedal with the ignition
hicle movement.
switch in any position.
Never shift to either the P (Park) or R (Reverse)
4.
Immediately release the ignition switch when the
position while the vehicle is moving forward
engine starts. If the engine starts, but fails to run,
and P (Park) or D (Drive) position while the ve-
repeat the above procedures.
hicle is reversing. This could cause an accident
5.
Allow the engine to idle for at least 30 seconds
or damage the transmission.
after starting the engine to warm-up. Drive at
Except in an emergency, do not shift to the N
moderate speeds for a short distance first, espe-
(Neutral) position while driving. Coasting with
cially in cold weather.
the transmission in the N (Neutral) position
CAUTION
may cause serious damage to the transmis-
Do not leave the vehicle unattended while the
sion.
engine is warming up.
Starting and driving
5-13
Start the engine in either the P (Park) or N
CAUTION
Shifting
(Neutral) position. The engine will not start in
DEPRESS THE FOOTBRAKE PEDAL - Shifting the
any other gear position. If it does, have your
shift lever to D (Drive), R (Reverse), or manual
vehicle checked by an approved dealer or
shift mode without depressing the footbrake
qualified workshop.
pedal causes the vehicle to move slowly when
Shift into the P (Park) position and apply the
the engine is running. Make sure the footbrake
parking brake when at a standstill for longer
pedal is depressed fully and the vehicle is
than a short waiting period.
stopped before shifting the shift lever.
Keep the engine at idling speed while shifting
MAKE SURE OF THE SHIFT LEVER POSITION -
from the N (Neutral) position to any driving po-
Make sure the shift lever is in the desired posi-
sition.
tion. D (Drive) and manual shift mode are used
to move forward and R (Reverse) to reverse.
JVS0443X
To avoid possible damage to your vehicle;
Depress the accelerator pedal to start the ve-
when stopping the vehicle on an uphill grade,
hicle and merge with traffic (avoid abrupt
do not hold the vehicle by depressing the ac-
Push the button
A while depressing
starting and spinning the wheels).
celerator pedal. The footbrake should be used
the footbrake pedal
m:
for this purpose.
WARM UP THE ENGINE - Due to the higher idle
Push the button
A
speeds when the engine is cold, extra caution
Starting vehicle
m:
must be exercised when shifting the shift le-
1. After starting the engine, fully depress the foot-
ver into the driving position immediately after
Just move the shift lever
brake pedal before attempting to move the shift
starting the engine.
m:
lever out of the P (Park) position.
PARKING THE VEHICLE - Depress the footbrake
2. Keep the footbrake pedal depressed and move
pedal and, once the vehicle stops, move the
WARNING
the shift lever into a driving position.
shift lever into the P (Park) position, pull the
Apply the parking brake if the shift lever is in
3. Release the parking brake, the footbrake pedal,
parking brake lever and release the footbrake
any position while the engine is not running.
and then gradually start the vehicle in motion.
pedal.
Failure to do so could cause the vehicle to
The AT is designed so the footbrake pedal MUST
move unexpectedly or roll away and result in
be depressed before shifting from the P (Park)
serious personal injury or property damage.
position to any driving position while the ignition
If the shift lever cannot be moved from the P
switch is in the “ON” position.
(Park) position while the engine is running and
The shift lever cannot be moved out of the P (Park)
the footbrake pedal is depressed, the stop
position and into any of the other gear positions
lights may not work. Malfunctioning stop
if the ignition switch is placed in the “LOCK”, “OFF”
lights could cause an accident injuring your-
or “ACC” position.
self and others.
5-14
Starting and driving
After starting the engine, fully depress the footbrake
D (Drive):
M1 (1st):
pedal, push the shift lever button and move the shift
Use this position for all normal forward driving.
Use this position when climbing steep hills slowly or
lever out of the P (Park) position.
driving slowly through deep snow, or for maximum
Manual shift mode
If the ignition switch is placed in the “OFF” or “ACC”
engine braking on steep downhill grades.
position for any reason while the shift lever is in any
When the shift lever is shifted to the manual shift
Remember not to drive at high speeds for ex-
positions other than the P (Park) position, the igni-
gate and moved up or down while driving, the trans-
tended periods of time in lower than 7th gear.
tion switch cannot be placed in the “LOCK” position.
mission enters the manual shift mode. Shift range
This reduces fuel economy.
can be selected manually.
If the ignition switch cannot be placed in the “LOCK”
Moving the shift lever to the same side twice will
position, perform the following steps:
When shifting up, move the shift lever to the + (up)
shift the ranges in succession. However, if this
side. The transmission shifts to the higher range.
1. Apply the parking brake.
motion is rapidly done, the second shifting may
When shifting down, move the shift lever to the −
not be completed properly.
2. Place the ignition switch in the “ON” position
(down) side. The transmission shifts to the lower
while depressing the footbrake pedal.
In the manual shift mode, the transmission
range.
may not shift to the selected gear or may au-
3. Move the shift lever to the P (Park) position.
When cancelling the manual shift mode, return the
tomatically shift to the other gear. This helps
4. Place the ignition switch in the “LOCK” position.
shift lever to the “D” (Drive) position. The transmis-
maintain driving performance and reduces
P (Park):
sion returns to the normal driving mode.
the chance of vehicle damage or loss of con-
In the manual shift mode, the shift range is dis-
trol.
Use this position when the vehicle is parked or when
starting the engine. Make sure that the vehicle is
played in the vehicle information display between
When the transmission does not shift to the
completely stopped and move the shift lever into
the speedometer and tachometer.
selected gear, the Automatic Transmission
the P (Park) position. Apply the parking brake. When
Shift ranges up or down one by one as follows:
(AT) position indicator light (in the vehicle in-
parking on a hill, first depress the footbrake pedal,
formation display) will blink and the buzzer
!
!
!
!
!
!
apply the parking brake, and then move the shift
M1
M2
M3
M4
M5
M6
M7
will sound.
"
"
"
"
"
"
lever into the P (Park) position.
In the manual shift mode, the transmission
R (Reverse):
M7 (7th):
automatically shifts down to 1st gear before
Use this position to reverse. Make sure that the ve-
Use this position for all normal forward driving at
the vehicle comes to a stop. When accelerat-
hicle is completely stopped before selecting the R
highway speeds.
ing again, it is necessary to shift up to the de-
(Reverse) position.
sired range.
M6 (6th) and M5 (5th):
N (Neutral):
Use these positions when driving up long slopes, or
Accelerator downshift - in D (Drive)
Neither the forward nor reverse gear is engaged.
for engine braking when driving down long slopes.
position
The engine can be started in this position. You may
M4 (4th), M3 (3rd) and M2 (2nd):
For passing or climbing hills, depress the accelera-
shift to the N (Neutral) position and restart a stalled
tor pedal to the floor. This shifts the transmission
Use these positions for hill climbing or engine brak-
engine while the vehicle is moving.
down into a lower gear, depending on the vehicle
ing on downhill grades.
speed.
Starting and driving
5-15
Shift lock release
If the shift lever cannot be moved out of the P (Park)
Fully depress the clutch pedal before shifting
position, have an approved dealer or qualified work-
to help prevent transmission damage.
shop check the AT system as soon as possible.
Stop the vehicle completely before shifting
Fail-safe
into the R (Reverse) position.
When the fail-safe operation occurs, the AT will be
When the vehicle is stopped for a period of
locked in any of the forward gears depending on
time, for example, waiting at stoplights, shift
conditions.
to the N (Neutral) position and release the
clutch pedal with the footbrake pedal
If the vehicle is driven under extreme conditions,
depressed.
such as excessive wheel spinning and subse-
quent hard braking, the fail-safe system may be
Starting vehicle
JVS0444X
activated. This will occur even if all electrical cir-
1. After starting the engine, depress the clutch
cuits are functioning properly. In this case, place
pedal to the floor and move the shift lever to the
the ignition switch in the “OFF” position and wait
1 (1st), 2 (2nd) or R (Reverse) position. RENAULT
If the battery is discharged, the shift lever may not
for 3 seconds. Then place the ignition switch back
recommends to start the vehicle in 2nd gear on
be moved from the P (Park) position even with the
in the “ON” position. The vehicle should return to
level, flat ground and in the unladen condition.
brake pedal depressed.
its normal operating condition. If it does not re-
2. Slowly depress the accelerator pedal, releasing
To release the shift lock, perform the following pro-
turn to its normal operating condition, have an
the clutch pedal and parking brake at the same
cedure:
approved dealer or qualified workshop check the
time.
transmission and repair it if necessary.
1. Place the ignition switch in the “OFF” or “LOCK”
position.
Shifting gear
DRIVING WITH MANUAL
2. Apply the parking brake.
To change gears, or when upshifting or downshift-
TRANSMISSION (MT)
ing, fully depress the clutch pedal, shift into the ap-
3. Remove the shift lock cap
A and push down the
propriate gear, then slowly and smoothly release
shift lock release button.
WARNING
the clutch pedal.
4. Push and hold the shift lever button and move
Do not downshift abruptly on slippery roads.
Start the vehicle in the 1 (1st) or 2 (2nd) position and
the shift lever to the N (Neutral) position while
This may cause a loss of control.
shift to the 3 (3rd), 4 (4th), 5 (5th) and 6 (6th) gear in
holding down the shift lock release button
A.
Do not over-rev the engine when shifting to a
sequence according to the vehicle speed.
Place the ignition switch in the “ON” position to re-
lower gear. This may cause a loss of vehicle
If it is difficult to move the shift lever into the R (Re-
lease the steering wheel lock.
control or engine damage.
verse) or 1 (1st) position, shift to the N (Neutral) posi-
The vehicle may be moved, by pushing, to the de-
CAUTION
tion, and then release the clutch pedal once. Fully
sired location.
depress the clutch pedal again and shift into R or 1.
Do not rest your foot on the clutch pedal while
driving. This may damage the clutch system.
5-16
Starting and driving
STOP/START SYSTEM
(where fitted)
The Stop/Start System is designed to prevent un-
When the battery temperature is low.
necessary fuel consumption, exhaust emissions,
When the vehicle is moved.
and noise during a journey:
When the vacuum in the brake servo
When you stop the vehicle with the shift lever in
decreases.
N (Neutral) and clutch pedal released, the engine
is turned off automatically.
When the engine bonnet is opened with the
engine running.
When you push the clutch pedal, the engine is
automatically turned on.
When the engine is turned on with the engine
bonnet open.
CAUTION
When the driver’s seat belt is not fastened.
JVS0450XZ
At the end of the journey the engine must be
stopped and ignition turned off. Lock the vehicle
When the driver’s door is open.
as normal. Turning the ignition switch OFF will
When the Stop/Start System indicator blinks
To reverse, depress the shift lever and then move it
shut down all electrical systems. Failure to do this
at a low speed.
to the R (Reverse) position after the vehicle has
may result in a flat battery.
completely stopped.
When the fan speed control is in any position
other than OFF (0) while the air flow control is
NOTE
in the front defogger position.
For model with Stop/Start System, use the spe-
When the front defogger switch is on.
cial battery that is enhanced in regard to the
charge-discharge capacity and life performance.
When the temperature inside the vehicle is too
Avoid using a non-special battery for the Stop/
high or low. (When the Auto air conditioning
Start System, as this may cause early deteriora-
system is off, the Stop/Start System will oper-
tion of the battery or a malfunction of the Stop/
ate.)
Start System. For the battery, it is recommended
When the fan speed of the air conditioner is
to use Genuine RENAULT parts. For more informa-
set to the maximum speed.
tion, contact an approved dealer or qualified
workshop.
When the Stop/Start OFF switch is turned on.
When the power consumption is large.
NOTE
When the vehicle is travelling at altitudes
The Stop/Start System will not activate under the
higher than 2000 m (6562 ft) (MT model).
following conditions:
For Manual Transmission (MT) models
When the engine is kept idling without any
driving after the engine is turned on.
When the shift lever is in any position except
the N (Neutral) position.
When the engine coolant temperature is low.
When the clutch pedal is depressed.
When the battery capacity is low.
Starting and driving
5-17
When the Remote Control Key is not in the ve-
The vehicle speed is above about 2 km/h (1
STOP/START SYSTEM DISPLAY
hicle.
MPH).
Engine stop
When the steering wheel is turning or turned
The front defogger is operated.
more than 45 degrees.
When the temperature inside the vehicle is too
high or low. (When the air conditioner is off,
NOTE
the Stop/Start System will operate.)
The engine will not restart even if the clutch pedal
is pressed while the Stop/Start System is acti-
When the front defogger is turned on. (The en-
gine may not start depending on the outside
vated under the following condition:
temperature.)
When the engine bonnet is opened.
When the battery capacity is low.
When the driver seat belt is unfastened and
the driver’s door is opened.
When the power consumption is high.
When the clutch pedal is depressed.
JVS0341XZ
When the shift lever is not in the N (Neutral)
position.
CAUTION
Only engage gear when the clutch pedal is fully
When the engine is stopped the information is dis-
NOTE
depressed.
played for a few seconds.
It may take some time until the Stop/Start Sys-
tem activates under the following conditions:
NOTE
Stop/Start System ON or OFF
When the battery is discharged.
The following conditions will prevent the Stop/
Start System from automatically restarting the
When the outside temperature is low or high.
engine. Starting the engine with the ignition
When the battery is replaced or the battery
switch operation is then necessary:
terminal is disconnected for extended periods
and then reconnected.
The driver’s seat belt is unfastened, and driv-
er’s door is open.
NOTE
The bonnet is open.
When the Stop/Start System indicator illumi-
Use this system while waiting at stoplight, etc. When
nates, the engine starts running automatically
the vehicle is stopped for long periods of time, turn
under at least one of the following conditions:
JVS0638XZ
off the engine.
The battery voltage becomes low (due to elec-
When the engine is stopped by the Stop/Start Sys-
trical load from other vehicle systems like
tem, heating, cooling and dehumidifying functions
If the Stop/Start System is activated or deactivated
headlights, heaters, etc., or auxiliary devices
will be deactivated. To avoid the air conditioning
using the Stop/Start System OFF switch, the mes-
connected to the 12 volt socket inside the ve-
functions from being deactivated, turn off the Idling
sage is shown.
hicle).
Stop mode by pressing the Stop/Start OFF switch.
5-18
Starting and driving
CO2 or fuel saved and engine stop time Auto start deactivation
The message can only be cleared by turning or
pushing the ignition switch OFF (or restarting the
engine).
System fault
JVS0430XZ
JVS0344XZ
The CO2 or fuel saved and the engine stop time
If the engine stops when the Stop/Start System is
mode shows the following items:
activated, and will not start automatically, the mes-
JVS0346XZ
sage is shown.
The CO2 saved shows the estimated quantity of
CO2 exhaust emissions that were prevented by
Key LOCK warning
This message is displayed when the Stop/Start Sys-
the Stop/Start System every time the engine is
tem is malfunctioning.
automatically stopped.
Have the system checked by an approved dealer or
The engine stop time shows the time that the
qualified workshop.
engine has been stopped for by the Stop/Start
System.
For more information, see
“Stop/Start System
(where fitted)” earlier in this section.
JVS0345XZ
The information is displayed and a buzzer sounded
to remind the driver to turn the ignition switch OFF
to avoid a flat battery.
Starting and driving
5-19
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4WD)
(where fitted)
STOP/START OFF SWITCH
If the Stop/Start System is malfunctioning, the
WARNING
indicator light on the Stop/Start OFF switch
illuminates.
Do not attempt to raise two wheels off the
ground and shift the transmission to any drive
NOTE
or reverse position with the engine running.
The Stop/Start System ON or OFF messages dis-
Doing so may result in drivetrain damage or
played for a few seconds in the vehicle informa-
unexpected vehicle movement which could
tion display when the Stop/Start OFF switch is
result in serious vehicle damage or personal
pressed. See “Stop/Start System display” earlier
injury.
in this section.
Do not attempt to test a 4WD equipped ve-
hicle on a 2-wheel dynamometer or similar
NSD710
equipment even if the other two wheels are
raised off the ground. Make sure you inform
test facility personnel that your vehicle is
The system can be temporarily deactivated by
equipped with 4WD before it is placed on a dy-
pressing the Stop/Start OFF switch. Pressing the
namometer. Using the wrong test equipment
switch again or restarting the engine by using the
may result in drivetrain damage or unex-
ignition switch will reactivate the Stop/Start Sys-
pected vehicle movement which could result
tem.
in serious vehicle damage or personal injury.
When the Stop/Start System is deactivated
CAUTION
while the engine is running, the engine is pre-
vented from automatically stopping.
Do not drive the vehicle in the <4H> or <4LO>
position on dry hard surface roads. Driving on
When the Stop/Start System is deactivated af-
dry, hard surfaces in <4H> or <4LO> may cause
ter the engine has been automatically stopped
unnecessary noise, tyre wear and increased
by the Stop/Start System, the engine will imme-
fuel consumption.
diately restart if suitable conditions are present.
If the Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) warning light
The engine will then be prevented from auto-
turns on when driving on dry hard surface
matically stopping during the same journey.
roads:
Whenever the Stop/Start System is deactivated
- in the <4H> position, shift the 4WD mode
the indicator light on the Stop/Start OFF
switch to <2WD>.
switch illuminates. In this condition the Stop/
Start System cannot prevent unnecessary fuel
consumption, exhaust emissions, or noise dur-
ing your journey.
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Starting and driving
– in the <4LO> position, stop the vehicle and
shift the transmission lever to the N (Neu-
tral) position with the brake pedal
depressed and shift the 4WD mode switch
to <2WD>.
If the 4WD warning light is still on after the
above operation, have your vehicle
checked by an approved dealer or qualified
workshop as soon as possible.
The transfer case may be damaged if you con-
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tinue driving with the 4WD warning light blink-
4WD mode indicator
ing.
See “On-road and off-road driving precautions” ear-
lier in this section for other precautions.
PART TIME 4WD SYSTEM
The part time 4WD system provides three drive
modes: <2WD>, <4H> and <4LO>. The desired drive
mode can be selected using the 4WD mode switch
according to the driving conditions.
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4WD mode switch
Starting and driving
5-21
Indicator
Operation of 4WD mode switch
4WD mode switch
Wheels driven
Use conditions
(See “4WD mode switch operation” later in this
4WD mode
<4LO>
section.)
Shifting between the <2WD> and <4H> drive
For driving on dry,
<2WD>
Rear wheels
-
modes can be done while driving.
paved roads.
m
The indicator will change when the drive mode is
changed.
For driving on rough,
Shifting between the <2WD> and <4H> modes
<4H>
Four wheels
-
sandy or snow-
must be performed at a speed below 100 km/h
m
covered roads.
(60 MPH).
The 4LO indicator
Shifting between the <4H> and <4LO> drive
blinks when shifting
modes:
Neutral
Blinking
between <4H> and
• Stop the vehicle, depress the, clutch pedal (MT
m
<4LO>.
models) and the, brake pedal and shift the shift
lever to the N (Neutral) position.
For use when
• Depress and turn the 4WD mode switch. The
<4LO>
maximum power
4WD mode switch will not shift between <4H>
and traction are
and <4LO> if the transmission is not in the N
required at low
(Neutral) position or the vehicle is moving.
Four wheels
Stay on*
speeds (for example,
• Wait for the 4LO indicator to stop blinking and
m
on steep grades or
stay on or off before shifting your transmission
rocky, sandy, muddy
into gear or releasing the clutch pedal (MT
roads).
models).
*:
When the <4LO> position is selected, the ESP
system is disabled and the ESP off indicator
light illuminates. See “Warning lights, indicator
lights and audible reminders” in the “2. Instru-
ments and controls” section.
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Starting and driving
If the 4WD warning light is still on after following
CAUTION
WARNING
the above procedure, have the system checked
Never turn the 4WD mode switch between
AT model: If the 4WD mode indicator is “OFF” or
and serviced immediately by an approved dealer
<4LO> and <4H> while driving.
the ATP warning light is “ON”, this indicates that
or qualified workshop.
The <4H> drive mode provides greater power
the automatic transmission P (Park) position will
The transfer case 4WD mode switch is used to se-
and traction. Avoid excessive speed as it will
not function and could result in the vehicle mov-
lect either Two-Wheel Drive (2WD) or Four-Wheel
cause increased fuel consumption and higher
ing unexpectedly, causing serious personal injury
Drive (4WD) depending on the driving conditions.
oil temperatures, and could damage power
or property damage. Always set the parking
Turn the 4WD mode switch to select a drive mode
train components. Speeds over 100 km/h (60
brake.
(<2WD>, <4H> or <4LO>).
MPH) in <4H> are not recommended.
CAUTION
To change into or out of 4LO mode:
The <4LO> drive mode provides maximum
To avoid vehicle damage:
1. The vehicle MUST BE standing still.
power and traction. Avoid raising vehicle
Do not operate the 4WD mode switch when
speed excessively. The maximum speed is ap-
2.
Depress the clutch pedal (MT model) and the
cornering, reversing or if the rear wheels are
proximately 50 km/h (30 MPH).
brake pedal and move the shift lever to N (Neu-
spinning freely. The vehicle must be moving
tral) (MT model) or to the P (Park) position (AT
The 4WD mode switch can be turned between
straight ahead.
model).
<2WD> and <4H> while driving straight ahead.
Do not move the shift lever (AT model) or re-
Do not turn the 4WD mode switch while mak-
3.
Depress and turn the 4WD mode switch to
lease the clutch pedal (MT model) when the
ing a turn or reversing.
change into or out of <4LO>.
4LO indicator is blinking. Failure to do this may
Do not turn the 4WD mode switch between
cause the gears to grind and damage the pow-
<2WD> and <4H> while driving on steep down-
WARNING
ertrain.
hill grades. Use the engine brake and low
When parking, apply the parking brake before
MT model: Do not accelerate rapidly from a
transmission gears for engine braking.
stopping the engine and make sure that the
stopped position when the 4LO indicator is
Do not turn the 4WD mode switch between
4WD mode indicator is on and that the ATP
blinking. Drive straight ahead at a low speed
<2WD> and <4H> with the rear wheels spin-
warning light or ATP warning message is off,
until the 4LO indicator is lit. The 4LO indicator
otherwise, the vehicle could unexpectedly
ning.
blinks when shifting between
<4LO> and
move even if the automatic transmission is in
Do not drive the vehicle in <4H> or <4LO> mode
<4H>.
the P (Park) position.
on dry, hard surfaced roads. This may cause
If the 4WD warning light comes on, perform
unnecessary noise and tyre wear. RENAULT
The 4LO indicator must stop blinking and re-
the following procedure:
main on or turn off before shifting the trans-
recommends driving in 2WD under these con-
1) Turn off the engine.
mission into gear. The vehicle may move un-
ditions.
2) Start the engine.
expectedly if the shift lever is shifted from the
N (Neutral) position to any other gear while the
3) Check if the 4WD warning light comes on.
4LO indicator is blinking.
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5-23
It is not possible to shift the 4WD transfer case
4WD MODE SWITCH OPERATION
Before turning the 4WD mode switch to <4H>
between <4H> and <4LO> at low ambient tem-
from <2WD>, make sure that the vehicle speed
peratures when the engine is cold. Doing so
is less than 100 km/h (60 MPH). Failure to do
may cause the 4LO indicator to blink. Wait un-
so can damage the 4WD system.
til the 4WD transfer case has reached opera-
Never turn the 4WD mode switch between
tional temperature (after driving for a while)
<4LO> and <4H> while driving.
before using the 4WD mode switch to change
between <4H> and <4LO>.
4WD MODE INDICATOR
When driving on rough roads
Set the 4WD mode switch to <4H> or <4LO>.
Drive carefully and according to the road sur-
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face conditions.
If the vehicle gets stuck
Set the 4WD mode switch to <2WD>, <4H> or
Place stones or wooden blocks under the tyres
<4LO>, depending on driving conditions.
to free the vehicle.
You may feel a slight vehicle movement if the
Set the 4WD mode switch to <4H> or <4LO>.
4WD mode switch is operated while making a
turn, accelerating or decelerating, or if the igni-
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If it is difficult to free the vehicle, drive the vehicle
tion switch is placed in the “OFF” position while
forwards and backwards to increase the mo-
the 4WD mode switch is set to <4H> or <4LO>.
mentum. If the vehicle is stuck deep in mud, tyre
The 4WD mode indicator is displayed in the vehicle
This is normal.
chains may be effective.
information display.
CAUTION
CAUTION
While the engine is running, the 4WD mode indica-
The 4WD mode switch can be turned between
tor will illuminate the position selected by the 4WD
Do not spin the wheels excessively. The wheels
<2WD> and <4H> while driving straight ahead.
mode switch.
will sink deep into the mud and it will be diffi-
Do not turn the 4WD mode switch while mak-
cult to free the vehicle from the mud.
The 4WD mode indicator may blink while shift-
ing a turn or reversing.
ing from one drive mode to the other. When
Avoid shifting gears with the engine running
Do not operate the 4WD mode switch while
the shifting is completed, the 4WD mode indi-
at high speeds as this may cause a malfunc-
driving on steep downhill grades. Use the en-
cator will come on. If the indicator does not
tion.
gine brake by setting a low transmission gear.
come on immediately, make sure the area
around the vehicle is safe, and drive the ve-
Do not operate the 4WD mode switch with the
rear wheels spinning.
hicle straight, accelerate or decelerate or
move the vehicle in reverse, then shift the 4WD
mode switch.
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Starting and driving
If the 4WD warning light comes on or 4WD Error
When the 4WD warning light comes on, the
If the [4WD system fault] warning appears, there
warning (where fitted) appears, the 4WD mode
2WD mode may be engaged even if the 4WD
may be a malfunction in the 4WD system. Reduce
indicator turns off.
mode switch is in <4H>. Be especially careful
vehicle speed and have your vehicle checked by an
when driving. If corresponding parts are mal-
approved dealer or qualified workshop as soon as
4WD WARNING
functioning, the
4WD mode will not be
possible.
Warning light
engaged even if the 4WD mode switch is
CAUTION
shifted.
Comes on or
Do not operate the engine on a free roller when
Warning light
Do not drive the vehicle in the <4H> or <4LO>
blinks when:
any of the wheels raised.
position on dry hard surface roads. Driving on
There is a
dry, hard surfaces in <4H> or <4LO> may cause
If the [4WD system fault] warning appears
Illuminates
malfunction in
m
unnecessary noise, tyre wear and increased
while driving, there may be a malfunction in
the 4WD system
the 4WD system. Reduce the vehicle speed and
fuel consumption.
The difference in
have your vehicle checked by an approved
Blinks
wheel rotation is
If the Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) warning light
m
dealer or qualified workshop as soon as pos-
large
turns on when driving on dry hard surface
sible. Be especially careful when driving.
roads:
If the 4WD warning light comes on, the 4WD mode
The power train may be damaged if you con-
- in the <4H> position, shift the 4WD mode
indicator turns off.
tinue driving with the [4WD system fault]
switch to <2WD>.
warning on.
A large difference between the diameters of front
- in the <4LO> position, stop the vehicle and
and rear wheels will make the 4WD warning light
TYRE RECOMMENDATION FOR 4WD
shift the transmission lever to the N (Neu-
blink. Change the 4WD mode switch to <2WD> and
tral) position with the brake pedal
CAUTION
do not drive fast.
depressed and shift the 4WD mode switch
CAUTION
Always use tyres of the same size, brand, con-
to <2WD>.
struction
(bias, bias-belted or radial), and
If the 4WD warning light comes on or blinks
If the 4WD warning light is still on after the
tread pattern on all four wheels. Failure to do
during operation for a while, have your vehicle
above operation, have your vehicle
so may result in a circumference difference
checked by an approved dealer or qualified
checked by an approved dealer or qualified
between tyres on the front and rear axles,
workshop as soon as possible.
workshop as soon as possible.
which will cause excessive tyre wear and may
Shifting between <4H> and <4LO> is not rec-
damage the transmission, transfer case and
The transfer case may be damaged if you con-
ommended when the 4WD warning light turns
differential gears.
tinue driving with the warning light blinking.
on.
ONLY use spare tyres specified for the Four-
Warning indicator
Wheel Drive (4WD) models.
If any malfunction occurs in the Four-Wheel Drive
(4WD) system while the engine is running, a warn-
ing message appears in the vehicle information dis-
play.
Starting and driving
5-25
REAR DIFFERENTIAL LOCKING
SYSTEM (where fitted)
If excessive tyre wear is found, it is recommended
After using the rear differential lock, or when resum-
that all four tyres be replaced with tyres of the same
ing normal driving, push the differential lock mode
size, brand, construction and tread pattern. The tyre
switch to the OFF position. The differential lock indi-
pressure and wheel alignment should also be
cator light will turn off after the differential lock is
checked and corrected as necessary. Contact an
released.
approved dealer or qualified workshop.
NOTE
Snow tyres
The rear differential lock-up device operates
If you install snow tyres, they must also be of the
only when the engine is running.
same size, brand, construction and tread pattern
In 4H mode, the rear differential lock-up de-
on all four wheels.
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vice does not operate when the differential
Tyre inflation pressure
lock mode switch is turned to the “ON” posi-
tion. (The differential lock indicator light will
Periodically check the pressures of all tyres, includ-
The rear differential lock is designed to transmit en-
flash.)
ing the spare, with a gauge while at a service sta-
gine power to the left and right rear wheels equally.
tion. If necessary, adjust to the specified pressure.
If your vehicle is stuck in sand, snow, mud, etc. or
Tyre pressures are shown on the tyre placard af-
WARNING
one wheel is off the ground and the differential lock
fixed to the driver’s side centre pillar or rear access
Use the rear differential lock only in an emer-
is not on, engine power is transmitted to the wheel
door.
gency when it is not possible to free a stuck
with least resistance causing it to spin, leaving in-
sufficient traction on the other wheel. The rear dif-
vehicle even using the 4LO position.
Tyre rotation
ferential lock allows the left and right wheels to ro-
When the differential lock is in operation, turn-
RENAULT recommends that tyres should be rotated
tate as a unit, enabling your vehicle to free itself.
ing the vehicle becomes hard and, especially
every 5,000 km (3,000 miles).
To lock the rear differential gear:
at high speeds, is dangerous.
Snow chains
1) Stop the vehicle completely.
While differential lock is on, the Anti-lock Brak-
Snow chains must be installed only on the rear
ing System (ABS) warning light and the Elec-
2) Turn the 4WD mode switch to the 4LO position.
wheels and not on the front wheels.
tronic Stability Programme (ESP) off indicator
For operation of the 4WD mode switch, see
light illuminate. This indicates that anti-lock
Do not drive with snow chains on paved roads that
“Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) (where fitted)” earlier in
function may not fully operate.
are clear of snow. Driving with chains in such condi-
this section.
tions can cause damage to the various mechanisms
Do not operate the differential lock when the
3) Push the differential lock mode switch to the ON
of the vehicle due to overstress. When driving on
vehicle is turning or when one side wheel is
position.
clear paved roads, be sure to change to Two-Wheel
rotating. Otherwise the power train system
The differential lock indicator light
will
Drive (2WD) mode.
parts could be damaged.
blink in the meter and then remains on while the
differential gear is completely locked.
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Starting and driving
ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAMME (ESP) SYSTEM (where fitted)
Avoid quick starts while the differential lock is
When driving on an unstable surface such as a
in operation. Otherwise the power train sys-
WARNING
turntable, ferry, elevator or ramp, the ESP
tem parts could be damaged.
The Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) sys-
warning light
may illuminate. This is not a
tem is designed to help the driver maintain
malfunction. Restart the engine after driving
Observe the above precautions. Otherwise, loss
stability but does not prevent accidents due
onto a stable surface.
of normal steering control may result.
to abrupt steering operation at high speeds or
If wheels or tyres other than the RENAULT rec-
by careless or dangerous driving techniques.
ommended ones are used, the ESP system
Reduce vehicle speed and be especially care-
may not operate properly and the ESP warn-
ful when driving and cornering on slippery
ing light
may illuminate.
surfaces and always drive carefully.
The ESP system is not a substitute for winter
Do not modify the vehicle’s suspension. If sus-
tyres or tyre chains on a snow covered road.
pension parts such as shock absorbers, struts,
The Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) system
springs, stabiliser bars, bushings and wheels
uses various sensors to monitor driver inputs and
are not recommended by RENAULT for your
vehicle motion. Under certain driving conditions, the
vehicle or are extremely deteriorated, the ESP
ESP system performs the following functions:
system may not operate properly. This could
adversely affect vehicle handling perfor-
Controls brake pressure to reduce wheel slip on
mance, and the ESP warning light
may il-
one slipping drive wheel so power is transferred
luminate.
to a non slipping drive wheel on the same axle.
If brake related parts such as brake pads, ro-
Controls brake pressure and engine output to
tors and callipers are not RENAULT-recom-
reduce drive wheel slip based on vehicle speed
mended or are extremely deteriorated, the
(traction control function).
ESP system may not operate properly and the
Controls brake pressure at individual wheels and
ESP warning light
may illuminate.
engine output to help the driver maintain con-
If engine control related parts are not RENAULT
trol of the vehicle in the following conditions:
recommended or are extremely deteriorated,
- understeer (vehicle tends to not follow the
the ESP warning light
may illuminate.
steered path despite increased steering in-
When driving on extremely inclined surfaces
put)
such as higher banked corners, the ESP sys-
- oversteer (vehicle tends to spin due to cer-
tem may not operate properly and the ESP
tain road or driving conditions).
warning light
may illuminate. Do not drive
The ESP system can help the driver to maintain con-
on these types of roads.
trol of the vehicle, but it cannot prevent loss of ve-
hicle control in all driving situations.
Starting and driving
5-27
When the ESP system operates, the ESP warning
The computer has a built-in diagnostic feature that
Push the ESP OFF switch again or restart the en-
light
in the instrument panel flashes so note
tests the system each time you start the engine
gine to turn on the Electronic Stability Programme
the following:
and move the vehicle forward or in reverse at a slow
(ESP) system.
speed. When the self-test occurs, you may hear a
The road may be slippery or the system may de-
“clunk” noise and/or feel a pulsation in the brake
termine some action is required to help the ve-
pedal. This is normal and is not an indication of a
hicle on the steered path.
malfunction.
You may feel a pulsation in the brake pedal and
hear a noise or vibration from under the bonnet.
ELECTRONIC STABILITY
This is normal and indicates that the ESP system
PROGRAMME (ESP) OFF SWITCH
is working properly.
Adjust your speed and driving to the road condi-
tions.
If a malfunction occurs in the system, the ESP warn-
ing light
illuminates in the instrument panel.
The ESP system automatically turns off.
The ESP OFF switch is used to turn off the ESP sys-
tem. The ESP off indicator light
illuminates to
indicate the ESP system is off. When the ESP OFF
switch is used to turn off the system, the ESP sys-
SSD1149Z
tem still operates to prevent one drive wheel from
slipping by transferring power to a non slipping
drive wheel. The ESP warning light
flashes if
The vehicle should be driven with the Electronic Sta-
this occurs. All other ESP functions are off and the
bility Programme (ESP) system ON for most driving
ESP warning light
will not flash. The ESP system
conditions.
is automatically reset to on when the ignition switch
When the vehicle is stuck in mud or snow, the ESP
is placed in the OFF position then back to the ON
system reduces the engine output to reduce wheel
position.
spin. The engine speed will be reduced even if the
When the <4LO> position is selected with the Four-
accelerator is depressed to the floor. If maximum
Wheel Drive (4WD) mode switch, the ESP system is
engine power is needed to free a stuck vehicle, turn
disabled and the ESP OFF indicator light illuminates.
the ESP system off.
See “Warning lights, indicator lights and audible
To turn off the Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
reminders” in the “2. Instruments and controls” sec-
system, push the ESP OFF switch. The ESP off indi-
tion and “Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) (where fitted)” ear-
cator light
will illuminate.
lier in this section.
5-28
Starting and driving
ACTIVE EMERGENCY BRAKING
SYSTEM (where fitted)
The Active Emergency Braking system can assist
SYSTEM OPERATION
NOTE
the driver when there is a risk of a forward collision
The Active Emergency Braking system will function
The vehicle’s brake lights come on when braking
with the vehicle ahead in the travelling lane.
when your vehicle is driven at speeds above ap-
is performed by the Active Emergency Braking
proximately 5 km/h (3 MPH).
system.
If a risk of a forward collision is detected, the Active
Depending on vehicle speed and distance to the ve-
Emergency Braking system will provide the first
hicle ahead, as well as driving and roadway condi-
warning to the driver by flashing the forward colli-
tions, the system may help the driver avoid a for-
sion warning light (orange) and providing an au-
ward collision or may help mitigate the
dible warning.
consequences if a collision should one be unavoid-
able.
If the driver applies the brakes quickly and forcefully
after the warning, and the Active Emergency Brak-
If the driver is handling the steering wheel, acceler-
ing system detects that there is still the possibility
ating or braking, the Active Emergency Braking sys-
NIC3103
of a forward collision, the system will automatically
tem will function later or will not function.
increase the braking force.
The automatic braking will cease under the follow-
If the driver does not take action, the Active Emer-
ing conditions:
The Active Emergency Braking system uses a radar
sensor located at the front of the vehicle to mea-
gency Braking system issues the second visual
When the steering wheel is turned as far as nec-
sure the distance to the vehicle ahead in the travel-
warning (red) and audible warning. If the driver re-
essary to avoid a collision.
ling lane.
leases the accelerator pedal, then the system ap-
When the accelerator pedal is depressed.
plies partial braking
When there is no longer a vehicle detected
WARNING
If the risk of a collision becomes imminent, the Ac-
ahead.
tive Emergency Braking system applies harder brak-
The Active Emergency Braking system is a
If the Active Emergency Braking system has
ing automatically.
supplemental aid to the driver. It is not a re-
stopped the vehicle, the vehicle will remain at a
placement for the driver’s attention to traffic
Warning
Visual
Audible
standstill for approximately 2 seconds before the
conditions or responsibility to drive safely. It
brakes are released.
cannot prevent accidents due to carelessness
or dangerous driving techniques.
First
Chime
WARNING
The Active Emergency Braking system does
The radar sensor does not detect the follow-
not function in all driving, traffic, weather and
ing objects:
road conditions.
High pitched
Second
- Pedestrians, animals or obstacles in the
chime
roadway
- Oncoming vehicles
Overview of warnings
- Crossing vehicles
Starting and driving
5-29
The radar sensor has some performance limi-
The system is designed to automatically
tations. If a stationary vehicle is in the vehi-
check the sensor's functionality, within cer-
cle's path, the Active Emergency Braking sys-
tain limitations. The system may not detect
tem will not function when the vehicle is driven
some forms of obstruction of the sensor area
at speeds over approximately 70 km/h (44
of the front bumper such as ice, snow, stickers,
MPH).
for example. In these cases, the system may
not be able to warn the driver properly. Be sure
The radar sensor may not detect a vehicle
that you check, clean and clear the sensor area
ahead in the following conditions:
of the front bumper regularly
- Dirt, ice, snow or other material covering
the radar sensor.
Turning the Active Emergency Braking
NSD556
system ON/OFF
- Interference by other radar sources.
Perform the following steps to turn the Active Emer-
- Snow or road spray from travelling
gency Braking system ON or OFF.
When the Active Emergency Braking system is
vehicles.
turned off, the Active Emergency Braking system
- If the vehicle ahead is narrow (e.g. motor-
Models with colour display:
warning light (orange) will illuminate.
cycle).
1. Using the or switches and the <ENTER> but-
ton on the left side of the steering wheel, select
NOTE
- When driving on a steep downhill slope or
roads with sharp curves.
the Settings menu in the vehicle information dis-
Disabling the ESP system with the Electronic
play.
(See “Vehicle information display” in the
Stability Programme (ESP) OFF switch causes
– When towing a trailer.
“2. Instruments and controls” section
the Active Emergency Braking system to be-
In some road or traffic conditions, the Active
come unavailable regardless of settings se-
2. Using the or switches and the <ENTER> but-
Emergency Braking system may unexpect-
lected in the Vehicle Information Display.
ton, navigate to the [Driver Assistance] menu, fol-
edly apply partial braking. When acceleration
lowed by the [Driving Aids] menu.
is necessary, continue to depress the accelera-
3. In the [Driving Aids] menu, highlight the [Emer-
tor pedal to override the system.
gency Brake] item and use the <ENTER> button
Braking distances increase on slippery
to toggle between ON
(enabled) or OFF
surfaces.
(disabled).
Excessive noise will interfere with the warning
chime sound, and the chime may not be heard.
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