RENAULT MEGANE COUPE CABRIOLET 2016 X95 / 3.G Owners Manual
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Some accessories are protected by
fuses located in the engine compart-
ment in fuse box C.
However, because of their reduced ac-
cessibility, we advise you to have your
fuses replaced by an approved Dealer.Allocation of fuses
(the presence of certain fuses depends
on the vehicle equipment level)
1 Retractable roof;
2 Electronic parking brake;
3 Passenger compartment electrics
4 Passenger compartment control unit;
5 Driver’s electric window;
6 Passenger compartment unit;
7 Passenger compartment unit;
8 Navigation system; 9 Rear screen wiper;
10 and 11
Rear electric windows;
12 ABS/ESC ;
13 Passenger electric window;
14 Steering column control, opening
element audible warning unit;
15 Heated door mirrors;
17 Rear seat accessories socket;
18 Accessories socket or cigarette
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BATTERY: troubleshooting (1/2)
To avoid all risk of sparks:
– Ensure that any electrical consumers (courtesy lights, etc.) are switched
off before disconnecting or recon-
necting the battery.
– When charging, stop the charger before connecting or disconnecting
– Do not place metal objects on the battery to avoid creating a short cir-
cuit between the terminals.
– Always wait at least one minute after the engine has been switched off
before disconnecting a battery.
– Make sure that you reconnect the battery terminals after refitting.
Connecting a battery charger
The battery charger must be com-
patible with a battery with nominal
voltage of 12 volts.
Do not disconnect the battery when the
engine is running. Follow the instruc-
tions given by the manufacturer of
the battery charger you are using.
Special procedures may be
required to charge some
batteries. Contact your ap-
Avoid all risk of sparks which may
cause an immediate explosion, and
charge the battery in a well-venti-
lated area. Risk of serious injury.
Handle the battery with care
as it contains sulphuric acid,
which must not come into
contact with eyes or skin. If
it does, wash the affected area with
plenty of cold water. If necessary,
consult a doctor.
Ensure that naked flames, red hot
objects and sparks do not come into
contact with the battery as there is a
risk of explosion.
The engine may be hot when car-
rying out operations in close prox-
imity. In addition, the engine cooling
fan can come on at any moment.
Risk of injury.
Before performing any
action in the engine com-
partment, the ignition must
be switched off by pressing
the engine stop button (please see
the information on “Starting, stop-
ping the engine” in Section 2).
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Attach positive lead A to mounting 1
attached to (+) terminal 2 then to
(+) terminal 3 of the battery supplying
Attach the negative lead B to the
(– ) terminal 4 of the battery supplying
the current, then to the (–) terminal 5
of the discharged battery.
Start the engine. As soon as it is run-
ning, disconnect leads A and B in the
reverse order (5 - 4 - 3 - 2).
Starting the vehicle using the
battery from another vehicle
If you have to use the battery from an-
other vehicle to start, obtain suitable
jump leads (with a large cross section)
from an approved dealer or, if you al-
ready have jump leads, ensure that
they are in perfect condition.
The two batteries must have an iden-
tical nominal voltage of 12 volts. The
battery supplying the current should
have a capacity (amp-hours, Ah) which
is at least the same as that of the dis-
Ensure that there is no risk of contact
between the two vehicles (risk of short
circuiting when the positive terminals
are connected) and that the discharged
battery is properly connected. Switch
off your vehicle ignition.
Start the engine of the vehicle supply-
ing the current and run it at an interme-
diate engine speed.
BATTERY: troubleshooting (2/2)
Check that there is no con-
tact between leads A and B
and that the positive lead A
is not touching any metal
parts on the vehicle supplying the
Risk of injury and/or damage to the
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Operating faultsIf the battery is too weak to ensure cor-
rect operation, you may start (insert the
RENAULT card in the card reader) and
lock/unlock the vehicle (refer to the in-
formation on “Locking/unlocking the
doors” in Section 1).
RENAULT CARD: battery
Replacing the batteryWhen the message “Keycard battery
low” appears on the instrument panel,
replace the RENAULT card battery,
press button 1 pulling on emergency
key 2, then unclip the cover 3 using
tab 4. Remove the battery by pressing on one
side (movement A) and by lifting the
other (movement B) then replace it, en-
suring the polarity and model, shown
on cover 3 are respected.
Do not throw away your
used batteries; give them to
an organisation responsible
for collecting and recycling
When refitting, proceed in the reverse
order, then press one of the buttons on
the card four times, close to the vehicle:
the next time the vehicle is started, the
message will disappear.
Note: it is not advisable to touch the
electronic circuit or contacts on the
RENAULT card when replacing the bat-
The batteries are available from approved Dealers, and their service lif\
mately two years. Check that there is no dye on the battery: risk of an \
Check that the cover is clipped shut.
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Electrical and electronic accessoriesBefore installing this type of accessory (particularly for transmitters\
/receivers: frequency bandwidth, power level, po-
sition of the aerial, etc.), make sure it is compatible with your vehic\
le. You can get advice from an authorised dealer.
Connect accessories with a maximum power of 120 watts only. Fire hazard.
No work may be carried out on the vehicle’s electrical or radio circuits, except by authorised dealers: an incorre\
ctly connecte d
system may result in damage being caused to the electrical equipment and\
/or the components connected to it.
If the vehicle is fitted with any aftermarket electrical equipment, make\
sure that the installation is correctly protected by a fuse.
Establish the rating and position of this fuse.
Use of transmission/receiving devices (telephones, CB equipment etc.).\
Telephones and CB equipment with integrated aerials may cause interferenc\
e to the electronic systems originally fitted to the
vehicle: it is advisable only to use equipment with an external aerial. \
Furthermore, we remind you of the need to conform
to the legislation in force concerning the use of such equipment.
Fitting after-market accessoriesIf you wish to install accessories on the vehicle: please contact an aut\
horised dealer. Also, to ensure the correct operation o f
your vehicle, and to avoid any risk to your safety, we recommend that you use only accessories specifically designed for y\
vehicle, which are the only accessories for which the manufacturer will \
provide a warranty.
If you are using an anti-theft device, only attach it to the brake pedal\
Obstructions to the driver
On the driver’s side, only use mats suitable for the vehicle, attached with the pre-fi\
tted components, and check the fitting re gu-
larly. Do not lay one mat on top of another. There is a risk of wedging the pedals.
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WINDSCREEN WIPER BLADES
Check the condition of the wiper
blades. You are responsible for their
– clean the blades and the wind-screen regularly with soapy
– do not use them when the wind- screen is dry;
– free them from the windscreen when they have not been used
for a long time.1
Replacing windscreen wiper
With the ignition on and engine
switched off, lower the windscreen
wiper stalk completely: they stop
slightly away from the bonnet.
Lift wiper arm 3, pull tab 2 (move-
ment A) and push the blade upwards.
Slide the blade along the arm until it
clips on. Make sure that the blade is
correctly locked in position.
– In frosty weather, make
sure that the wiper blades
are not stuck by ice (to
avoid the risk of the motor
– Check the condition of the wiper
Replace the wiper blades as soon
as they begin to lose efficiency
(approximately once a year).
Whilst changing the blade, take care
not to drop the arm onto the window
after it has been removed as this
may break the window.
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TOWING: breakdown (1/2)
Before towing, unlock the steering
column: with the clutch depressed,
engage first gear (lever in position N
or R for vehicles with automatic trans-
missions), insert the RENAULT card in
the card reader then press the engine
start button for two seconds.
Reposition the lever to neutral (posi-
tion N for vehicles fitted with an auto-
The column is unlocked, the acces-
sory functions are supplied: the vehi-
cle lights can be used (indicators, brake
lights etc.). At night the vehicle must
have its lights on.
Once you have finished towing, press
the engine start button twice (risk of
running down the battery). The speed specified by current legisla-
tion for towing must always be obser-
ved. If your vehicle is the towing vehi-
cle, do not exceed the maximum towing
weight for your vehicle (refer to the in-
formation on “Weights” in Section 6).
Towing a vehicle with an
With the engine switched off, the trans-
mission is no longer lubricated. It is pre-
ferable to tow this type of vehicle on a
trailer or tow it with the front wheels off
Under exceptional circumstances,
you may tow the vehicle with all four
wheels on the ground, only going
forward, with the gear lever in the N po-
sition, and for a distance not exceeding
50 miles (80 km).
If the lever is stuck in P ,
even though you are de-
pressing the brake pedal,
the lever can be released
manually. To do this, insert a rigid
rod in the hole 2, press the rod and
unlocking button 1 located on the
Do not remove the
RENAULT card from the
reader when the vehicle is
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TOWING: breakdown (2/2)
Only use the front 3 and rear 6
These towing points may only be used
for towing: never use them for lifting the
vehicle directly or indirectly.Access to towing points
Unclip cover 5 or 7 by sliding a flat tool
(or the key integrated in the RENAULT
card) under the cover.
Tighten the tow eye 4 fully: as much
as possible by hand at first, then finish
tightening it using the wheelbrace or,
depending on the vehicle, the lever.
Use only the tow eye 4 and the whee-
lbrace or the lever located under the
boot carpet in the tool kit (please refer
to the information under “Tools” in
When the engine is stop-
ped, steering and braking
assistance are not opera-
tional.Do not leave the tools unse-
cured inside the vehicle as
they may come loose under
– Use a rigid towing bar.
If a rope or cable is used
(where the law allows this),
the vehicle being towed
must be able to brake.
– A vehicle must not be towed if it is not fit to be driven.
– Avoid accelerating or braking suddenly when towing, as this
may result in damage being
caused to the vehicle.
– When towing a vehicle, it is ad- visable not to exceed 30 mph
– Do not push the vehicle if the steering column is locked.
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OPERATING FAULTS (1/6)
The following advice will enable you to carry out quick, temporary repai\
rs. For safety reasons you should always contact
an approved dealer as soon as possible.
Using the RENAULT card POSSIBLE CAUSESWHAT TO DO
The RENAULT card does not
lock or unlock the doors. Card battery is flat.
Replace the battery. You can still lock/unlock and start
your vehicle (refer to the information on “Locking/un-
locking the doors” in Section 1 and “Starting/Stopping
the engine” in Section 2).
Use of appliances operating on
the same frequency as the card
(mobile phone, etc.). Stop using the equipment or use the integrated key
(refer to the information on “Locking/unlocking the
doors” in Section 1).
Vehicle located in a high electro-
magnetic radiation zone.
Vehicle battery flat. Use the key integrated in the card (refer to the in-
formation on “Locking/unlocking the doors” in
The vehicle is started. With the engine running, the card’s locking/unlocking
device is blocked. Turn off the ignition.
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OPERATING FAULTS (2/6)
The starter is activatedPOSSIBLE CAUSES WHAT TO DO
The instrument panel indicator lights
are weak or fail to light up and the
starter does not turn. Battery terminals not tight,
battery terminals discon-
nected or oxidised.Retighten or reconnect the terminals, or clean them
if they are oxidised.
Discharged battery or not
operational. Connect another battery to the faulty battery. Refer to
information on “Battery: troubleshooting” in Section 5
or replace the battery if necessary.
Do not push the vehicle if the steering column is
Faulty circuit. Consult an approved dealer.
The engine will not start. Starting conditions are not
fulfilled.Please refer to the information on “Starting, stopping
the engine” in Section 2.
The hands-free RENAULT
card does not work. Insert the card in the card reader in order to start the
Please refer to the information on “Starting, stopping
the engine” in Section 2.
The engine cannot be switched off. Card not detected. Insert the card in card reader.
Electronic fault. Press the starter button quickly five times. The engine
can be restarted by pressing on the clutch pedal if the
Stop and Start function is activated.