Renault Megane Electric (2022 year). Manual in english - page 16

 

  Index      Manuals     Renault Megane Electric (2022 year). Manual in english

 

Search            copyright infringement  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Content      ..     14      15      16      17     ..

 

 

 

Renault Megane Electric (2022 year). Manual in english - page 16

 

 

ACCESSORIES SOCKET
1
Accessories socket 1
It is provided for the purpose of con-
necting accessories approved by our
Technical Department.
It can be used for the compressor
of your tyre inflation kit, for example
Connect accessories with
➥ 5.2.
a maximum power of
120 watts (12 V) only.
When several accessory
sockets are used at the same time,
the total power of the connected
accessories must not exceed
180 watts.
Fire hazard.
3.31
REAR HEADRESTS
2
1
Position for use
To refit the headrest
When the headrest is set at the
lowest position, this is for storage
Raise the headrest as far as possible to
Tilt the bench seat forwards, then insert
only. It should not be in this position
use it in the high position. Check that it
the rods into the holes, push in the
when a seat is occupied.
is correctly locked.
headrest until it locks to use it in the
high position. Check that the bonnet is
correctly locked.
To remove the headrest
Tilt the bench seat forwards, raise the
Folding positions 2 for the
headrest as much as possible, then
press button 1 and remove the head-
headrest
rest.
The headrest is a safety
Press the button 1 and lower the head-
component; check that it is
rest completely.
fitted and in the correct po-
sition. The top of the head-
rest should be as close as possible
to the top of the head.
3.32
REAR BENCH SEAT: functions
Pull the vane 1 and lower the seat-
back A.
Note: for safety reasons, the seat-
1
back A is equipped with a retaining
system. You may experience resist-
ance when handling.
To replace the seatback, proceed in
A
the reverse order to removal.
Raise the seatback again until it
reaches the locking joint of the seat-
back. Be careful not to jam the safety
strap between the backrest and the
parcel shelf.
When moving the rear
seats, ensure that nothing
Check the operation of the seat belt.
obstructs the anchorage
To fold down the seatback
points (passenger’s arm or
Ensure that the front seats are far
leg, a pet, gravel, cloth, toys, etc.).
enough forward.
Before folding down a seat back, lower
the headrests as far as possible.
Before folding down any side rear seat,
When refitting the seat-
fasten the seat belt buckle of the seat
back, make sure it is cor-
concerned into its corresponding catch.
rectly locked in place.
If seat covers are fitted,
This will prevent the seat belt becoming
make sure these do not prevent the
trapped when the seat is returned to its
seatback latch from locking in.
position for use.
Make sure that the seat belts are
In all cases, check that the seat belts
positioned correctly.
are operating correctly.
Reposition the headrests.
3.33
LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT, REAR PARCEL SHELF (1/3)
2
1
Opening
Opening manually from
inside the vehicle
Press button 1 and lift the tailgate.
If it is impossible to unlock the tailgate,
it can be done manually from inside:
Closing
- access the luggage compartment by
Lower the luggage compartment lid,
folding forward the seatback(s) of
depending on the vehicle, initially using
the rear bench seat;
the inside handle to assist you.
- insert a flat-blade screwdriver or sim-
The attaching of any carry-
ilar at the emergency opening lever 2
ing device (bike rack, lug-
and slide it to the left as shown on
gage box, etc.) resting on
the drawing;
the luggage compartment
- push the boot lid to open it.
lid is prohibited. To install a carrying
device on your vehicle, contact an
Approved Dealer.
Never use the struts to close the
luggage compartment door.
3.34
LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT, REAR PARCEL SHELF (2/3)
3
Charging lead storage tray
This tray is for charging leads. The
If there is water in the
maximum permissible load for the tray
charging lead storage tray,
is 10 kg.
signs of corrosion or foreign
To access it, open the luggage com-
bodies in the charging lead
partment, then lift up the luggage com-
connector or in the vehicle charging
partment carpet using the handle 3.
socket, do not charge the vehicle.
Fire hazard.
Take care of the cord: do not tread
on it, immerse it in water, pull on it or
let anything knock against it.
Check and clean the storage tray
regularly.
3.35
LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT, REAR PARCEL SHELF (3/3)
4
5
Rear parcel shelf
- push the shelf 5 in and turn;
To remove:
- pull the shelf towards you.
- lower the rear headrests;
To refit, proceed in the reverse order to
removal.
- unhook the two cords 4;
- lift the shelf 5 upwards to unclip;
Do not place any objects,
especially heavy or hard
objects, on the parcel shelf.
These may pose a risk to
the vehicle occupants if the driver
has to brake suddenly or if the vehi-
Maximum weight on rear parcel
cle is involved in an accident.
shelf: 2 kg, evenly distributed.
3.36
TRANSPORTING OBJECTS IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT
Always position the objects transported
so that the largest surface is against:
- The rear bench seatback for normal
loads (example A).
A
1
- The front seatbacks with the rear
seatbacks folded down, as is the case
B
for maximum loads (example B).
Always position the heavi-
If you have to place objects on the folded
est items directly on the
seatback, it is necessary that you lower
floor. Use the lashing
the headrests before folding the seat-
points 1 on the boot floor, if
back so that it can be folded as flat as
these are fitted to the vehicle. The
possible against the seat.
luggage should be loaded in such a
way that no items will be thrown for-
ward and strike the occupants if the
driver has to brake suddenly. Fasten
the rear seat belts, even if the seats
are not occupied.
3.37
TRANSPORTING OBJECTS towbar
A
Permissible nose weight, maxi-
mum permissible towing weight
braked and unbraked: ➥ 6.6.
Choice and fitting of towing
Maximum dimension A: 838 mm.
equipment
Maximum weight of towing equip-
ment: 25 kg.
It is not permitted to fit a mechanical
towing device (ball, hook, etc.) that
Any towing device must not ob-
is removable without tools or retract-
struct any lighting component or
able if it cannot be easily removed
the number plate when not in use.
or repositioned when not in use.
Mechanical towing devices (ball,
hook, etc.) which can be removed
For fitting and conditions of use,
without tools or which are retract-
refer to the equipment’s fitting in-
able must be removed or reposi-
structions.
tioned when they are not in use.
Please keep these instructions with
In all cases, you must comply with
the rest of the vehicle documenta-
the regulations of the particular
tion.
country you are in.
3.38
ROOF BARS, SPOILER
1
Precautions during use
Handling the tailgate
Before handling the tailgate, check the
A
objects and/or accessories (bike rack,
roof box, etc.) fitted to the roof bars:
these must be correctly positioned and
secured, so as not to hinder the opera-
tion of the tailgate.
Roof bars
Spoiler A
It is forbidden to attach objects and/
Accessing the mounting points
or accessories (bike rack, etc.) to spoil-
Open the doors to access the mount-
er A.
ing points 1.
For information on the range of
equipment adapted to your vehi-
cle, we advise you to consult an ap-
proved Dealer.
Refer to the manufacturer’s instruc-
It is prohibited to attach any
tions for information on how to fit
carrying equipment
(bike
If original roof bars, ap-
and use the roof rack bar.
rack, luggage box etc.)
proved by our Technical
resting against the spoiler
Department, are supplied
Please keep these instructions with
or tailgate. To install a carrying
with screws, only use these
the rest of the vehicle documenta-
device on your vehicle, contact an
screws for attaching the roof bars to
tion.
Approved Dealer.
the vehicle.
Permissible load on roof bars
➥ 6.6.
3.39
Section 4: Maintenance
Bonnet
4.2
Levels
4.4
coolant
4.4
brake fluid
4.6
windscreen washer reservoir
4.6
Tyre pressure
4.7
Secondary 12 V battery
4.9
Bodywork maintenance
4.11
Interior trim maintenance
4.14
4.1
BONNET (1/2)
The vehicle drive system
in an electric vehicle uses
a direct voltage of approxi-
mately 400 volts.
This system can get hot during and
after switching off the ignition.
Respect warning messages given
on the labels in the vehicle.
Any intervention or modification on
2
1
the vehicle’s 400 V electrical system
(components, cables, connectors,
To open, pull handle 1, located on the
Unlocking the bonnet catch
traction battery) is strictly prohibited.
left-hand side of the dashboard.
Lift the bonnet by several centimetres
The risk of serious burns or elec-
and push lever 2 to the left.
tric shocks can lead to death.
The engine cooling fan may also
start at any moment. The
label in the engine compartment re-
Do not do any work under
minds you of this.
the bonnet when the vehicle
is charging or when the igni-
Risk of injury.
tion is switched on.
In the event of even a slight
impact involving the radia-
tor grille or bonnet, have the
Do not press down on the
bonnet lock checked by an
bonnet: there is a risk that
authorised dealer as soon as pos-
the bonnet may accidentally
sible.
close.
4.2
BONNET (2/2)
3
3
4
4
5
When working in the engine
compartment, ensure that
the windscreen wiper stalk
is in the park position.
Risk of injury.
Opening the bonnet
Closing the bonnet
Lift the bonnet up and release the stay 4
Before closing the bonnet, make sure
Ensure that the bonnet is
from its holder 3. For your own safety, it
that nothing has been left in the engine
properly locked.
is very important to fit the stay into its
compartment.
Ensure that nothing is pre-
retainer 5.
To close the bonnet, replace the stay 4
venting locking (grit, cloths,
in its holder 3. Hold the middle of the
etc.).
bonnet and guide it down to one foot
(30 cm) above the closed position, then
release. It will latch automatically under
its own weight.
After any procedure in the
engine compartment, make
sure that you do not forget
anything (cloth, tools, etc.).
These may damage the engine or
cause a fire.
4.3
LEVELS (1/3)
The level should be read with the
1
engine switched off and on level
ground. For each reservoir, the level
when cold must be between the “MINI
and “MAXI” marks on the coolant reser-
The vehicle drive system
voirs 1 and 2.
in an electric vehicle uses
Top this level up when cold before the
a direct voltage of approxi-
2
mately 400 volts.
MINI” mark is reached.
Note: for a new vehicle in the running
This system can get hot during and
in phase: the fluid level may be higher
after switching off the ignition.
than the “MAXI” mark on the tank, then
Respect warning messages given
drop between the level
MINI” and
on the labels in the vehicle.
MAXI”. This does not present a risk.
Any intervention or modification on
the vehicle’s 400 V electrical system
(components, cables, connectors,
traction battery) is strictly prohibited.
Coolant
The risk of serious burns or elec-
tric shocks can lead to death.
Depending on the vehicle, the location
of the coolant reservoirs may vary:
The engine cooling fan may also
- the 1 reservoir is used for engine
start at any moment. The
cooling;
If there is an abnormal or repeated
label in the engine compartment re-
or
drop in the fluid level, please consult
minds you of this.
- the 1 reservoir is used for engine
an authorised dealer.
cooling and the 2 reservoir is used
Risk of injury.
for cooling the traction battery;
or
No operations should be
- the 2 reservoir is used to cool the
carried out on the cooling
engine and the traction battery.
circuit when the engine is
hot.
Risk of burns.
4.4
LEVELS (2/3)
Checking intervals
Check the coolant levels regularly
(very severe damage is likely to be
caused to the engine and battery if
there is insufficient coolant).
If the level needs to be topped up, only
use products approved by our Technical
Department which ensure:
- protection against freezing;
- anticorrosion protection of the cool-
ing system.
Replacement intervals
Refer to the Maintenance Document for
your vehicle.
Do not do any work under
the bonnet when the vehicle
is charging or when the igni-
tion is switched on.
When working in the engine
compartment, ensure that
the windscreen wiper stalk
is in the park position.
Risk of injury.
4.5
LEVELS (3/3)
Topping up
After any operation on the hydraulic
circuit, a specialist must replace the
fluid. Only use fluids approved by our
2
Technical Department (and taken from
a sealed container).
3
Level 2
It is normal for the level to drop as the
brake shoes become worn, but it must
never drop lower than the warning line
MINI”.
If you wish to check the disc wear your-
self, you should obtain the document
explaining the checking procedure from
our Network or from the manufacturer’s
website.
Brake fluid
Windscreen washer
The level should be read with the engine
reservoir
switched off and on level ground. This
Topping up
should be checked frequently, and im-
mediately if you notice even the slight-
Open cap 3, fill until you can see the
est loss in braking efficiency.
fluid, then refit the cap.
Replacement intervals
Liquid
Refer to the maintenance document for
Screen wash product (product with an-
your vehicle.
tifreeze in winter).
If there is an abnormal or repeated
drop in the fluid level, please consult
an authorised dealer.
4.6
TYRE PRESSURE (1/2)
Vehicle fitted with a tyre pressure
A
monitoring system
In the event of under-inflation (punc-
tures, etc.), the
warning light
appears on the instrument panel
➥ 2.22.
A
B
C D
B
C D
Label A
B : dimension of the tyres fitted to the
vehicle.
Open the driver’s door to read it.
C : tyre pressures for the front wheels.
Tyre pressures should be checked
when the tyres are cold.
D : tyre pressures for the rear wheels.
If the tyre pressures cannot be checked
when the tyres are cold, increase the
Vehicle used fully laden
pressures by 0.2 to 0.3 bar (or 3 PSI).
(Maximum Permissible
Never deflate a hot tyre.
All-up Weight) and
towing a trailer
The maximum speed must be lim-
ited to 62 mph (100 km/h) and the
tyre pressure increased by 0.2 bar
(3 psi) ➥ 6.6.
Risk of tyre blowouts.
4.7
TYRE PRESSURES (2/2)
Tyre safety and chain fitting: for
information on servicing conditions
and, depending on the vehicle ver-
sion, the use of chains ➥ 5.6.
For your safety, please re-
spect the speed limit.
When they need to be re-
placed, only tyres of the
same make, size, type and profile
should be used on a single axle.
They must: either have a load ca-
pacity and speed rating at least
equal to those of the original
tyres, or conform to those recom-
mended by an authorised dealer.
Failure to heed these instructions
could endanger your safety and
affect your vehicle’s roadworthi-
ness.
Risk of loss of control of the ve-
hicle.
4.8
SECONDARY 12 V BATTERY (1/2)
Maintenance/replacement
The charge status of the 12 volt bat-
tery 1 can decrease, especially if you
use your vehicle:
The vehicle drive system
- when the outside temperature drops;
in an electric vehicle uses
- after extended use of energy-con-
a direct voltage of approxi-
suming devices with the engine
mately 400 volts.
switched off.
This system can get hot during and
1
after switching off the ignition.
For your own safety and
Respect warning messages given
to ensure the proper oper-
on the labels in the vehicle.
ation of the vehicle’s elec-
Any intervention or modification on
trical equipment
(lights,
the vehicle’s 400 V electrical system
windscreen wipers, ABS etc.),
(components, cables, connectors,
The secondary battery is a 12 V battery:
any intervention on the secondary
traction battery) is strictly prohibited.
it supplies the energy required to op-
“12 V” battery (removal, disconnec-
The risk of serious burns or elec-
erate vehicle equipment (lights, wind-
tion, etc.) must ALWAYS be per-
tric shocks can lead to death.
screen wipers, windows, audio system,
formed by a specialist professional.
etc.) and certain safety systems such
Risk of serious burns or electric
The engine cooling fan may also
as braking assistance.
shocks.
Respect categorically the replace-
start at any moment. The
You should not open it or add any
label in the engine compartment re-
ment intervals (without exceeding
fluid.
minds you of this.
them) as stated in the maintenance
document.
Risk of injury.
The battery is a specific type.
Please ensure it is replaced with the
same type.
Call an approved Dealer.
Do not do any work under
the bonnet when the vehicle
is charging or when the igni-
tion is switched on.
4.9
SECONDARY 12 V BATTERY (2/2)
A
2
3
4
Breakdown recovery
To avoid damaging your vehicle, do
not recharge the secondary 12 V
battery using:
- an external battery charger;
- a battery from another vehicle.
Please contact an Authorised
Dealer.
7
6
5
Label A
Observe the indications on the battery.
2 Naked flames and smoking are for
bidden.
3 Eye protection required.
4 Keep away from children.
5 Explosive materials.
6 See the user manual.
7 Corrosive materials.
Do not use your electric vehicle to
restart the 12 volt battery in another
Do not disconnect the sec-
vehicle. The 12 volt electric power of
ondary 12 V battery.
an electric vehicle is not enough to
perform such an operation.
Risk of serious burns or
Risk of damage to the vehicle.
electric shocks.
4.10
BODYWORK MAINTENANCE (1/3)
A well-maintained vehicle will last
You should
Observe the vehicle stopping distances
longer. It is therefore recommended to
when driving on gravelled surfaces to
Wash your car frequently, with the
maintain the exterior of the vehicle reg-
prevent paint damage.
engine off, using cleaning prod-
ularly.
ucts recommended by our Technical
Repair, or have repaired quickly, areas
Your vehicle has been treated with very
Department (never use abrasive prod-
where the paint has been damaged, to
effective anti-corrosion products. It is
ucts). Rinse thoroughly beforehand
prevent corrosion spreading.
nevertheless subject to various outside
with a jet:
Remember to visit the body shop pe-
influences.
-
spots of tree resin and industrial
riodically in order to maintain your an-
grime;
ti-corrosion warranty. Refer to the
Corrosive agents in the atmosphere
mud in the wheel arches and under-
Maintenance Document.
- atmospheric pollution (built-up and
neath the body which forms damp
industrial areas);
Respect local regulations about wash-
patches;
- saline atmospheres (near the sea,
ing vehicles (e.g. do not wash your ve-
-
bird droppings, which cause a
particularly in hot weather);
hicle on a public highway).
chemical reaction with the paint that
- seasonal and damp weather condi-
rapidly discolours paintwork and
If it is necessary to clean mechani-
tions (e.g. road salt in winter, water
may even cause the paint to peel
cal components, hinges, etc., spray
from road cleaners, etc.).
off.
them with products approved by our
wash the vehicle immediately to
Technical Department to protect them
Minor impacts
remove these marks since it is im-
after they have been cleaned.
possible to remove them by polish-
Abrasive action
ing;
Dust and sand in the air, mud, road grit
-
salt, particularly in the wheel arches
thrown up by other vehicles, etc.
and underneath the body after driv-
You should take a number of minor pre-
ing in areas where the roads have
cautions in order to safeguard your ve-
been gritted.
hicle against such risks.
Withdraw the vegetable falls (resin, film
etc.) from the vehicle regularly.
We have selected special products
to care for your vehicle and you can
obtain these from the manufactur-
er’s accessory outlets.
4.11
BODYWORK MAINTENANCE (2/3)
What you should not do
Degrease or clean using
Wash the vehicle in bright sunlight or
high-pressure cleaning
freezing temperatures.
equipment or by spray-
Do not scrape off mud or dirt without
ing products not ap-
pre-wetting.
proved by our Technical
Department:
Allow dirt to accumulate on the exterior.
-
mechanical components
(e.g.:
Allow rust to form following minor im-
engine compartment);
pacts.
-
the wheels
(e.g. braking system
Using solvents not approved by our
components such as brake calli-
Technical Department to remove stains
pers);
may damage the paintwork.
-
the underbody;
Do not drive in snow or muddy condi-
-
the parts with hinges (e.g. inside the
tions without washing the vehicle, par-
doors);
ticularly under the wheel arches and
body.
-
the painted plastic external fittings
(e.g. bumpers).
Doing this could give rise to corrosion
or operational faults.
4.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Content      ..     14      15      16      17     ..