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Renault Clio (2022 year). Manual in english - page 7

 

 

STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with key (1/2)
Petrol versions
Note: on vehicles equipped with a
- Activate the starter without acceler-
manual gearbox, in the event of engine
ating;
stalling the message “Press Clutch” will
- release the key as soon as the
be displayed on the instrument panel.
engine starts.
Fully press the clutch pedal to restart
the engine.
Diesel versions
É
Driver’s responsibility
- Turn the ignition key to the
when parking or stopping
ON”position 2 and hold this position
the vehicle
until the engine preheating light goes
off;
Never leave an animal,
- turn the key to the start position
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
START3 without pressing the
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
accelerator;
a short time.
- release the key as soon as the
Starting the engine
They may pose a risk to themselves
engine starts.
or to others by starting the engine,
Special note: when starting the engine
To start:
activating equipment such as the
in very low exterior temperatures (below
On vehicles equipped with automatic
electric windows or locking the
-10°C): hold down the clutch pedal until
gearboxes, set the lever to position P.
doors, for example.
the engine starts.
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
Stopping the engine
please remember that the tempera-
With the engine idling, turn the key to
ture inside the passenger compart-
the “LOCK” position 0.
ment increases very quickly.
Never switch off the igni-
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
tion before the vehicle has
INJURY.
stopped completely. Once
the engine has stopped, the
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
Never start your vehicle
ing etc., and the passive safety de-
while freewheeling on a gra-
vices such as the airbags and pre-
dient. Risk of non-activation
tensioners will no longer operate.
of power-assisted steering.
There is a risk of accidents.
2.4
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with key (2/2)
LPG versions
Never switch off the igni-
The engine is always started using
A
tion before the vehicle has
petrol:
stopped completely. Once
- activate the starter without accelerat-
the engine has stopped, the
ing;
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
- release the key as soon as the
ing etc. and the passive safety de-
engine starts.
vices such as the airbags and pre-
tensioners will no longer operate.
The system will automatically deter-
mine the switchover from petrol to LPG.
When operating on LPG, the fuel gauge
may indicate a decrease in the petrol
level.
Driver’s responsibility
Depending on the vehicle, under cer-
when parking or stopping
tain conditions of use (e.g., hard accel-
C
B
the vehicle
1
eration), the system may opt to tempo-
Never leave an animal,
rarily switch back to petrol mode. The
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
green warning light C flashes without
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
any sound signal.
a short time. They may pose a risk
to themselves or to others by start-
If the environmental conditions are
ing the engine, activating equipment
once again suitable, the system may
such as the electric windows or
once again permit LPG mode.
locking the doors. Also, in hot and/
At temperatures close to 0°C or less, it
or sunny weather, please remem-
is recommended to use ECO mode to
ber that the temperature inside the
maximise the use of LPG mode ➥ 2.28.
Do not park the vehicle or
passenger compartment increases
run the engine in locations
very quickly. RISK OF DEATH OR
where combustible sub-
SERIOUS INJURY.
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.5
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (1/4)
Note: on vehicles equipped with a
manual gearbox, in the event of engine
stalling the message “Press Clutch” will
be displayed on the instrument panel.
2
Fully press the clutch pedal to restart
the engine.
Driver’s responsibility
when parking or stopping
1
the vehicle
Never leave an animal,
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
a short time.
The card must be inserted in detection
Special features
They may pose a risk to themselves
zone 1.
or to others by starting the engine,
- If any of the starting conditions are
activating equipment such as the
To start:
not met, the message “Press Brake
electric windows or locking the
+ START” or “Press Clutch + START”
- vehicles with an automatic gearbox,
doors, for example.
or “Select Gearbox Position “P”” is
in the P position, press the brake
displayed on the instrument panel;
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
pedal, press the 2 button, then re-
please remember that the tempera-
lease the brake pedal once the
- in some cases, it will be necessary
ture inside the passenger compart-
engine has started;
to move the steering wheel whilst
ment increases very quickly.
pressing the start button 2 to help
- vehicles with a manual gearbox,
unlock the steering column; the
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
press the brake pedal and press
message “Turn Steering Wheel +
INJURY.
the 2 button, then release the brake
START” will warn you of this;
pedal once the engine has started.
If a gear is engaged, also press the
clutch pedal.
2.6
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (2/4)
LPG versions
Never switch off the igni-
The system will automatically deter-
A
tion before the vehicle has
mine the switchover from petrol to LPG.
stopped completely. Once
the engine has stopped, the
When operating on LPG, the fuel gauge
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
may indicate a decrease in the petrol
ing etc. and the passive safety de-
level.
vices such as the airbags and pre-
Depending on the vehicle, under cer-
tensioners will no longer operate.
tain conditions of use (e.g., hard accel-
eration), the system may opt to tempo-
rarily switch back to petrol mode. The
green warning light C flashes without
any sound signal.
Driver’s responsibility
If the environmental conditions are
when parking or stopping
once again suitable, the system may
C
B
the vehicle
3
once again permit LPG mode.
Never leave an animal,
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
At temperatures close to 0°C or less, it
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
is recommended to use ECO mode to
a short time. They may pose a risk
maximise the use of LPG mode ➥ 2.28.
to themselves or to others by start-
ing the engine, activating equipment
such as the electric windows or
locking the doors. Also, in hot and/
or sunny weather, please remem-
Do not park the vehicle or
ber that the temperature inside the
run the engine in locations
passenger compartment increases
where combustible sub-
very quickly. RISK OF DEATH OR
stances or materials such
SERIOUS INJURY.
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.7
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (3/4)
2
5
4
4
“Hands-free” starting with
Operating faults
The message “Place card on zone +
START” appears on the instrument
the tailgate open
In certain cases, the hands-free card
panel.
In this case, the card should not be lo-
may not work:
Press the brake or clutch pedal, then
cated in the luggage compartment, to
- card battery flat, etc.;
place the card 5
(button side) on the
prevent the risk of loss.
– near to appliances operating on the
placement area 4. Press the 2 button
same frequency as the card (moni-
to start the vehicle. The message goes
Accessories function
tor, mobile phone, video game, etc.);
out.
(switching on the ignition)
- vehicle located in a high electromag-
Once you have gained access to your
netic radiation zone.
vehicle, you may use some of its func-
tions (radio, navigation, wipers, etc.).
To use the other functions, with the
card in the passenger compartment,
press the 2 button without pressing the
pedals.
2.8
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (4/4)
If the card is no longer in the passen-
When you leave your vehi-
ger compartment or if the card’s bat-
cle, especially if you have
tery is flat, when the vehicle is station-
your card with you, check
ary and you try to switch the engine off,
that the engine is com-
2
the message “Keycard absent: press/
pletely switched off.
hold START” appears on the instrument
panel: press the 2 button for longer than
three seconds.
Driver’s responsibility
If the card is no longer in the passen-
when parking or stopping
ger compartment, make sure you can
the vehicle
retrieve it before pressing and holding
the button: without the card, you will not
Never leave an animal,
be able to start the vehicle.
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
With the engine switched off, any ac-
a short time.
cessories being used (radio, etc.) will
continue to function for approximately
They may pose a risk to themselves
Conditions for stopping the
10 minutes.
or to others by starting the engine,
engine
activating equipment such as the
When the driver’s door is opened, the
The vehicle must be stationary, with the
electric windows or locking the
accessories stop working.
lever positioned in P for vehicles with
doors, for example.
an automatic gearbox.
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
With the card in the vehicle, press
please remember that the tempera-
button 2: the engine stops. The steer-
ture inside the passenger compart-
ing column is locked when a door is
ment increases very quickly.
opened or the vehicle is locked.
Never switch off the igni-
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
tion before the vehicle has
INJURY.
stopped completely. Once
the engine has stopped, the
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
ing etc., and the passive safety de-
vices such as the airbags and pre-
tensioners will no longer operate.
2.9
STOP AND START FUNCTION (1/4)
This system enables a reduced fuel
and
The vehicle equipment remain opera-
consumption and lower greenhouse
- when the vehicle speed is zero
tional while the engine is stopped.
gas emissions. The system is acti-
during approximately one second or,
When the engine switches to standby,
vated automatically when the vehicle
depending on the vehicle, as soon
the steering assistance may no longer
is started. During driving, the system
as the vehicle speed is below ap-
be operational.
stops the engine (standby) when the
proximately 3 mph (5 km/h).
vehicle comes to a stop or is moving at
In this case it becomes operational
The engine remains on standby if posi-
a slow speed (traffic jam, traffic lights
again when the engine is no longer on
tion P is selected, or if position N is se-
etc.), depending on the vehicle.
standby or the speed exceeds approxi-
lected with the handbrake engaged and
mately 1 mph (1 km/h) (downhill, slope
the brake pedal released.
etc.).
Conditions for engine
For vehicles equipped with manual
standby
gearboxes:
If the engine is put in
The vehicle has set off from where it
- the gearbox is in neutral;
standby, the electronic
was parked;
parking brake (depending
If the
warning light flashes,
For vehicles equipped with auto-
on the vehicle) is not ap-
vehicle stationary, and the message
matic gearboxes:
plied automatically.
“Select Neutral” appears on the in-
- the gearbox is in position D, Mor N;
strument panel, this indicates that
and
you must position the gear lever to
- the brake pedal is depressed (suffi-
neutral;
Keep your vehicle station-
ciently hard);
and
ary when the engine is
- the clutch pedal is released;
If the
warning light flashes,
on standby (shown by the
and
vehicle stationary, and the message
- the vehicle speed is less than ap-
warning light
on the
“Press brake pedal” appears on the
proximately 3 mph (5 km/h).
instrument panel).
instrument panel, it indicates that the
brake pedal is not sufficiently de-
For all vehicles:
pressed;
Warning light
on the instru-
and
ment panel is lit when the engine is on
- the accelerator pedal is not de-
The engine MUST be
standby.
pressed;
stopped (not put in standby)
before leaving the vehicle.
➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.6.
2.10
STOP AND START FUNCTION (2/4)
Preventing the engine from
Conditions for coming out of
standing by
engine standby
In certain situations, such as negotiat-
For vehicles equipped with auto-
ing a crossroads for instance, it is pos-
matic gearboxes:
sible (with the system activated) to keep
-
when the driver’s door is opened;
the engine running so as to be ready to
or
move off quickly.
-
when the driver’s seat belt is unfas-
For vehicles equipped with au-
tened;
tomatic gearboxes and when the
or
engine standby is performed only
-
the brake pedal is released and posi-
when the vehicle stopped:
tion D or M engaged (depending on
the vehicle);
Keep the vehicle stationary without
or
pressing too hard on the brake pedal.
-
the brake pedal is released in gear
For vehicles equipped with manual
position N with the handbrake off;
gearboxes:
or
Keep the clutch pedal pressed right
-
the brake pedal is pressed again in
down.
gear position P or N engaged with
the handbrake applied;
or
-
the vehicle is in gear position R;
or
-
the accelerator pedal is depressed;
or
To fill up with fuel, the engine
-
depending on the vehicle, in manual
must be stopped (and not
mode (M), the gear change paddles
only on standby in the case
are activated ➥ 2.128.
“AUTOHOLD” function
activated
of vehicles equipped with
➥ 2.27, the brake pedal may be
the STOP and START function): you
released and the engine standby
must switch off the ignition ➥ 2.4
maintained.
➥ 2.6. Fire hazard.
Press the accelerator pedal to exit
vehicle standby.
2.11
STOP AND START FUNCTION (3/4)
For vehicles equipped with manual
Conditions preventing the
- the gradient is too steep for vehicles
gearboxes:
fitted with an automatic gearbox;
standby of the engine
- when opening the driver’s door, with-
- the “Clear view” function is activated
Certain conditions prevent the system
out any gear engaged and the clutch
➥ 3.12 ;
from using the engine standby function,
pedal released;
including when:
- the engine temperature is too low;
or
-
the driver’s door is not closed;
- the emission control system is being
- when unfastening the driver’s seat
regenerated;
belt, without any gear engaged and
the driver’s seatbelt is not fastened;
the clutch pedal released;
- ...
reverse gear is engaged;
or
the bonnet is not locked;
Warning light
is displayed on the
- the gearbox is in neutral and the
instrument panel. This notifies you that
the outdoor temperature is too low or
clutch pedal is slightly depressed;
engine standby is not available.
too high;
or
-
the battery is not sufficiently charged;
The
warning light may appear
- the engine is in gear and the clutch
along with a message on the instru-
pedal is pressed right down.
the difference between the vehicle
ment panel:
interior temperature and the auto-
Special note: depending on the vehi-
- “Optimising Battery Recharge” to pri-
matic climate control instruction is
cle, if you switch off the ignition when
oritise battery charging;
too high;
the engine is on standby, the warning
- “Prioritising Thermal Comfort” to pri-
-
parking distance control is in opera-
oritise air conditioning;
light Ä
is displayed for a few sec-
tion;
- “Prioritising running engine” to priori-
onds on the instrument panel.
tise engine operations.
the altitude is too high;
For vehicles equipped with a
manual gearbox:
the restart may be interrupted if the
Deactivate the Stop and
clutch pedal is released too quickly
Start function for any opera-
while a gear is engaged.
tion performed in the engine
compartment.
2.12
STOP AND START FUNCTION (4/4)
Special feature of the automatic
Deactivating, activating the
engine re-start
function
Under certain conditions, the engine
Press 1 to deactivate the function. The
can restart on its own in order to guar-
message “Stop & Start deactivated”
antee your safety and comfort.
appears on the instrument panel and
This can occur especially when:
the 1 switch warning light illuminates.
- the outdoor temperature is too low or
Pressing again will reactivate the
too high;
system. The message “Stop & Start
- the “Clear view” function is activated
Activated” appears on the instrument
➥ 3.12 ;
panel and the 1 switch warning light
1
goes out.
- the battery is not sufficiently charged;
The system is automatically reactivated
- the vehicle speed is above 3 mph
each time the vehicle is started using
(5 km/h) (downhill slope, etc.);
the start button. ➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.6.
- repeated pressing on the brake
pedal or braking system require-
Operating faults
ment;
The
warning light may appear
- ...
along with a message on the instru-
If the message “Check Stop & Start”
ment panel:
appears on the instrument panel and
The
warning light is displayed on
- “Optimising Battery Recharge” to pri-
the 1 switch warning light illuminates,
the instrument panel to notify you of au-
oritise battery charging;
this indicates that the system is deac-
tomatic engine restarting.
- “Prioritising Thermal Comfort” to pri-
tivated.
oritise air conditioning;
Please consult an authorised dealer.
- “Prioritising running engine” to priori-
tise engine operations.
The engine MUST be
stopped (not put in standby)
before leaving the vehicle.
Special note: engine on standby,
➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.6.
press switch 1 to automatically re-
start the engine.
2.13
SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS, PARTICLE FILTER (1/2)
The following operating conditions
If you notice any of the above operating
should be avoided:
faults, have the necessary repairs car-
ried out as soon as possible by an ap-
- driving for long periods when the low
proved dealer.
fuel level warning light is lit;
These faults may be avoided by regu-
- using leaded petrol;
larly taking your vehicle to an approved
- using lubricant or fuel additives
Dealer at the intervals specified in the
which are not approved.
Maintenance Document.
Or operating faults such as:
- faulty ignition, running out of fuel or
Starting problems
disconnected spark plugs resulting
To avoid damaging the catalytic con-
in the engine misfiring or cutting out
verter, do not keep trying to start the
when driving;
engine (using the start button, or by
- loss of power.
pushing or towing the vehicle) without
having identified and corrected the
may cause the catalytic converter to
cause of the fault.
overheat, reducing its efficiency which
may irreparably damage it and cause
If the fault cannot be identified, do not
heat damage to the vehicle.
keep trying to start the engine, but con-
tact an approved Dealer.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.14
SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS, PARTICLE FILTER (2/2)
Particle filter
Note: The indicator light may go out
If the filter becomes saturated, the
after 20 minutes when the driving con-
warning light and, depending
The particle filter is used in the treat-
ditions needed to clean the filter are not
ment of exhaust gases from petrol en-
completely met.
on the vehicle, the
warning light
gines.
will appear on the instrument panel, ac-
Depending on the vehicle, the warning
If the vehicle is stopped before the
companied by the message “Check in-
warning light disappears you will have
jection”. In this case, please consult an
light
displayed on the instrument
to restart the process from the begin-
Authorised Dealer.
panel indicates that the filter is becom-
ning.
ing clogged and requires cleaning. To
If the
®
warning light and, de-
clean it, when the
warning light
pending on the vehicle, the
appears, and as traffic conditions and
warning light appears, accompanied by
speed limits allow, drive at between
the “WARNING: Engine Failure Risk”
about 31 mph (50 km/h) and 68 mph
message, stop the vehicle, switch off
(110 km/h) until the light goes out.
the engine and contact an Approved
Dealer.
After between approximately 5 and
20 minutes, the warning light should go
out.
Warning light
®
re-
quires you to stop immedi-
ately, for your own safety,
as soon as traffic conditions
allow. Switch off the engine and do
not restart it. Contact an approved
Dealer.
2.15
SPECIAL FEATURES OF LPG VERSIONS (1/4)
Yellow warning light B
A
A lit warning light indicates that petrol
mode is active.
Fuel gauge warning light A
The warning lights A (four green lights
and one red light) indicate the level in
the LPG tank.
The red warning light indicates the fuel
1
tank.
The amount of LPG indicated is an in-
dicative value.
The red warning light indicates that
C
B
1
the tank is almost empty and that the
These vehicles operate using petrol or
LPG/petrol fuel mode
engine is operating using the reserve
LPG.
LPG tank (maximum range of 50 miles
selection control 1
They have two separate tanks.
(80 km)).
This enables the driver to switch from
What is LPG?
one fuel mode to another.
Green warning light C
Liquefied petroleum
A lit warning light indicates that LPG
gas that complies with
mode is active.
standard EN 589, or
Rapid flashing of the warning light C
the equivalent na-
indicates that the system is waiting for
If the yellow warning light B
tional regulations.
the necessary conditions to switch to
is on and the green warn-
LPG mode.
ing light C is flashing slowly
It can be readily identified by its charac-
while a beep can be heard,
teristic smell.
please take your vehicle to an au-
thorised dealer for inspection.
2.16
SPECIAL FEATURES OF LPG VERSIONS (2/4)
Changing fuel mode during
To switch from LPG to petrol.
driving
A
Release the accelerator pedal and
press the control 1.
To switch from petrol to LPG
Petrol mode is indicated by the yellow
Press the button 1. The transition to
warning light B.
LPG is made during the first accelera-
tion.
C
1
B
The LPG fuel level A is activated. The
yellow warning light B goes out and the
green warning light C flashes quickly to
confirm that LPG mode has been se-
lected, then stops flashing when LPG
mode is active.
An LPG installation on a ve-
hicle may lead to changes
to the vehicle’s features,
compared to petrol ver-
sions. This may relate to the number
of seats, mass (usable capacity)
and towing capacity.
Consult an approved dealer.
2.17
SPECIAL FEATURES OF LPG VERSIONS (3/4)
Changing fuel mode during
Operating faults
driving (continued)
A
In the event of a fault which may affect
the correct operation of the engine, the
Automatic switch to petrol
system automatically switches from
The system automatically switches to
LPG to petrol mode.
petrol mode if there is no more LPG
This is confirmed by:
remaining in the tank. You will be in-
- the appearance of the yellow warn-
formed by:
ing light B;
- the green C and yellow B warning
- slow flashing of the green warning
lights coming on;
light C;
- a beep sounds.
- a beep sounds.
Pressing control 1 stops the beep from
Pressing control 1 stops the beep from
sounding and only the yellow warning
C
B
sounding and only the yellow warning
light B stays on.
1
light B stays on.
Depending on the vehicle, under cer-
tain conditions of use (e.g., hard accel-
eration), the system may opt to tempo-
rarily switch back to petrol mode.
The green warning light C flashes with-
out any sound signal. Once the suita-
ble conditions are present once again,
it will automatically switch back to LPG
mode. After several unfruitful attempts,
the system may decide to remain in
petrol mode for the current journey.
A new attempt may be made after the
engine has been stopped completely
for about one minute.
2.18
SPECIAL FEATURES OF LPG VERSIONS (4/4)
If driving under severe
conditions
If driving in severe conditions (starting
on a steep incline etc.), it is advisable
to switch to petrol mode.
At temperatures close to 0°C or less, it
is recommended to use ECO mode to
maximise the use of LPG mode ➥ 2.28.
In the event of an accident
LPG has a very specific
The main precautions to be taken are
smell so you will be able to
the same as with petrol vehicles:
detect any leaks easily. If
- apply the parking brake;
you smell gas in your vehi-
- stop the engine (a safety device that
cle or immediately surrounding your
stops LPG from entering the engine
vehicle:
is automatically triggered);
- switch to petrol mode immedi-
ately and make sure there are no
- switch off the ignition;
flames or sources of fire near the
- observe local regulations.
vehicle;
- go to an authorised dealer.
Do not touch, hit or dis-
mantle any part of the LPG
system components.
2.19
SPECIAL FEATURE OF DIESEL VERSIONS, PARTICLE FILTER (1/2)
Diesel engine speed
Precautions to be taken in
Diesel engines are fitted with an injec-
winter
A
tion pump which prevents the engine
To avoid any faults in icy weather:
speed being exceeded irrespective of
- ensure that the battery is always fully
the gear selected.
charged;
If the message “Check Anti- Pollution
1
- always keep the diesel tank rela-
System” is displayed along with warn-
tively full to avoid water vapour con-
ing lights Ä
densing in it and accumulating at the
authorised dealer immediately.
bottom of the tank.
When driving, depending on the fuel
grade used, it is possible that white
smoke may be emitted.
This is due to the exhaust particle filter
being cleaned automatically, and does
Engine smoke opacity label
not affect the way the vehicle runs.
You will find 1 information on the A label
stuck inside the engine compartment.
Running out of fuel
1 Diesel exhaust emissions.
After the tank has been filled follow-
ing a complete draining of fuel, the
fuel system must be reprimed: ➥ 1.114
before restarting the engine.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.20
SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS: PARTICLE FILTER (2/2)
Particle filter
Note: the warning light may reappear
If the filter becomes saturated, the
if the driving conditions are not fully
warning light and, depending
The particle filter is used in the treat-
met with regard to cleaning the filter. If
ment of exhaust gases from diesel en-
the vehicle is stopped or if the engine
on the vehicle, the
warning light
gines.
speed drops below 2,000 rpm before
will appear on the instrument panel, ac-
Depending on the vehicle, the warning
the warning light goes out, the opera-
companied by the message “Check in-
tion may need to be repeated.
jection”. In this case, please consult an
light
displayed on the instrument
Authorised Dealer.
panel indicates that the filter is becom-
ing clogged and requires cleaning.
If the
®
warning light and, de-
To do this, when the
warning
pending on the vehicle, the
light is displayed, continue driving ac-
warning light appears, accompanied by
cording to traffic conditions and ob-
the “WARNING: Engine Failure Risk”
serve the speed limit until the warning
message, stop the vehicle, switch off
lights disappears. If possible, do not
the engine and contact an Approved
let the engine speed drop below
Dealer.
2,000 rpm.
The warning light should go out after 10
to 20 minutes. ➥ 1.70.
The display of the
on the instru-
ment panel may be accompanied by an
increase in engine speed and operation
of the cooling system in order to clean
the particle filter.
Warning light
®
re-
quires you to stop immedi-
ately, for your own safety,
as soon as traffic conditions
allow. Switch off the engine and do
To facilitate the particle filter re-
not restart it. Contact an approved
generation, carry out a long driving
Dealer.
phase (at least 20 minutes) on main
roads every 124 miles (200 km).
2.21
GEAR LEVER, HANDBRAKE
Handbrake
To release:
Pull the lever
3 up slightly, press
button 2 and then lower the lever to the
floor.
1
When stationary and de-
The warning light }
on the instru-
pending on the slope and/or
ment panel will go out.
vehicle load, it may be nec-
2
The red warning light on the instrument
essary to pull up the hand-
panel will come on if you are driving
brake at least two extra notches and
3
with an incorrectly released handbrake.
engage a gear (1st or reverse gear)
on vehicles with a manual gearbox
To apply:
or position P on vehicles with an au-
Pull lever 3 upwards. Check that the
tomatic transmission.
vehicle is immobilised. The warning
Gear lever
light }
on the instrument panel will
Vehicles with manual gearbox: refer
come on.
to the grid on the gear lever knob 1.
Vehicles with an automatic gearbox:
➥ 2.128.
An impact to the under-
side of the vehicle while
Selecting reverse gear
manoeuvring
(e.g.: strik-
The reversing lights will come on as
ing a post, raised kerb or
soon as reverse gear is selected with
other street furniture) may result in
the ignition on.
damage to the vehicle (e.g.: defor-
mation of an axle).
Note: depending on the vehicle, if the
dipped beam headlights are on, the
Make sure that the hand-
To avoid any risk of accident, have
front fog lights come on simultaneously
brake is fully released when
your vehicle checked by an ap-
driving (red indicator light
when reverse gear is selected.
proved Dealer.
off), otherwise overheating,
or even damage, may occur.
2.22
ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE (1/4)
In all other instances, for example the
engine has stalled or is in standby
due to the Stop and Start ➥ 2.10, the
1
assisted parking brake is not applied
automatically. Manual mode must be
used.
3
For certain country-specific model ver-
sions, the assisted brake application
function is not activated. Refer to the
information on “Manual operation”.
To confirm that the electronic parking
brake is applied, the message “Parking
2
Brake ON” and the warning light }
on the instrument panel and warning
4
light 3 on the switch 4 light up.
After the engine is switched off, indi-
Assisted operation
or
cator light 3 goes out several minutes
-
for vehicles fitted with an automatic
after the assisted parking brake has
Applying the electronic parking
gearbox, when position P is en-
brake
gaged.
been applied and indicator light }
With the vehicle stationary, the elec-
goes out when the vehicle is locked.
tronic parking brake can be used to im-
mobilise the vehicle:
- by pressing the engine start/stop
button 1 or by turning the ignition
key 2 (to the “ON” position 2);
or
The electronic parking brake can be used to immobilise the vehicle.
- when the driver’s seat belt is un-
Before leaving the vehicle, check that the electronic parking brake is fully
fastened;
applied.
or
Warning light 3 on switch 4 and warning light }
on the instrument
– when the driver’s door is opened;
panel illuminate to show that the parking brake is applied but switch off when the
doors are locked. Depending on the vehicle, a sticker is located on the upper sec-
tion of the windscreen to remind you of this.
2.23
ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE (2/4)
Assisted operation
(continued)
Note: in some situations (electronic
1
parking brake failure, manual release of
the parking brake, etc.), a beep sounds
and the message “WARNING: Apply
Parking Brake” appears on the instru-
3
ment panel to warn you that the elec-
tronic parking brake has been released:
- with the engine running: when the
driver’s door is opened;
- with the engine switched off (e.g.
when the engine stalls): when a front
2
door is opened.
In this case, pull and release switch 4 to
4
apply the assisted parking brake.
Manual operation
Manually releasing the electronic
Assisted release of the parking brake
You can apply the electronic parking
parking brake
The brake will be released as soon as
brake manually.
Press switch 1 without pressing the
the vehicle starts and accelerates.
Manually applying the electronic park-
pedals or turning the key 2 to position
ing brake
“ON” 2 to switch on the ignition. Press
Pull switch 4. Warning light 3 and warn-
the brake pedal then press switch 4: in-
dicator light 3 on the switch and indica-
ing light }
on the instrument panel
light up.
tor light }
displayed on the instru-
ment panel go out.
The electronic parking brake can be used to immobilise the vehicle.
Before leaving the vehicle, check that the electronic parking brake is fully
applied.
Warning light 3 on switch 4 and warning light }
on the instrument
panel illuminate to show that the parking brake is applied but switch off when the
doors are locked. Depending on the vehicle, a sticker is located on the upper sec-
tion of the windscreen to remind you of this.
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