RENAULT MEGANE ESTATE 2016 X95 / 3.G Owners Manual
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Readjustment of tyre
The tyre pressures must be adjusted
when cold (please refer to the label lo-
cated on the edge of the driver’s door).
If tyre pressures cannot be checked
when the tyres are cold, the recom-
mended pressures must be increased
by 0.2 to 0.3 bar (3 PSI).
Never deflate a hot tyre.
Emergency spare wheel
If the vehicle is equipped with an emer-
gency spare wheel, it will not have
a sensor. When it is fitted to the ve-
hicle, the message “CHECK TYRE
PRESSURE SENSORS” is displayed
on the instrument panel.
TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (4/4)
To mark the correct position of the
wheel, note the colour of the ring 6
(after cleaning, if necessary) on each
C yellow ring
D black ring
E red ring
F green ring
Each of the sensors incorporated in the valves 5 is dedicated to a single
wheel: under no circumstances should you swap the wheels, without re-
setting the system.
There is a risk of incorrect information which could have serious conse-\
Tyre repair product and
Because the valves are specially de-
signed, only use equipment approved
by the approved network.
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DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (1/4)
Depending on the vehicle, this is com-
– the ABS (anti-lock braking
– electronic stability control ESC
with understeer control and trac-
– emergency brake assist with, de- pending on the vehicle, braking
– hill start assistance.
In an emergency, apply firm and
continuous pressure to the brake
pedal. There is no need to pump
it repeatedly. The ABS will modu-
late the force applied in the braking
These functions are an ad-
ditional aid in the event of
critical driving conditions,
enabling the vehicle behav-
iour to be adapted to suit the driving
However, the functions do not take
the place of the driver. They do
not increase the vehicle’s limits
and should not encourage you
to drive more quickly. Therefore,
they can under no circumstances
replace the vigilance or responsibil-
ity of the driver when manoeuvring
the vehicle (the driver must always
be ready for sudden incidents which
may occur when driving).
Your braking systems
are partially operational.
However, it is dangerous
to brake suddenly and
it is essential to stop immediately,
as soon as traffic conditions allow.
Contact an approved dealer.
© and x lit on the instru-
ment panel with the messages
“Check ABS”, “Check braking
system” and “Check ESC”: ABS,
ESC and the emergency brake
assist are deactivated. Braking is
x, D, © and ® lit
up on the instrument panel alongside
the message “Braking system fault”:
this indicates a fault in the braking
In both cases, consult an approved
ABS (anti-lock braking
Under heavy braking, the ABS prevents
the wheels from locking, allowing the
stopping distance to be managed and
keeping control of the vehicle.
Under these circumstances, the vehi-
cle can be steered to avoid an obstacle
whilst braking. In addition, this system
can increase stopping distances, par-
ticularly on roads with low surface grip
(wet ground etc.).
You will feel a pulsation through the
brake pedal each time the system is
activated. The ABS does not in any
way improve the vehicle’s physical per-
formance relating to the road surface
and road-holding. It is still essential to
follow the rules of good driving practice
(such as driving at a safe distance from
the vehicle in front, etc.).
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DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (2/4)
Electronic stability control
ESC with understeer control
and traction control
Electronic stability control ESC
This system helps you to keep control
of the vehicle in critical driving condi-
tions (avoiding an obstacle, loss of grip
on a bend, etc.).
A sensor in the steering wheel detects
the direction selected by the driver.
Other sensors throughout the vehicle
measure the actual direction.
The system compares driver input to
the actual trajectory of the vehicle and
corrects the trajectory if necessary by
controlling the braking of certain wheels
and/or engine power. In the event that
the system is engaged, indicator light
flashes on the instrument panel.Understeer control
This system optimises the action of the
ESC in the case of pronounced under-
steer (loss of front axle road holding).
This system helps to limit wheelspin of
the drive wheels and to control the ve-
hicle when pulling away accelerating or
Using the wheel sensors, the system
measures and compares the speed of
the drive wheels at all times and slows
down their over-rotation. If a wheel is
starting to slip, the system brakes au-
tomatically until the drive supplied be-
comes compatible with the level of grip
under the wheel again.
The system also adjusts the engine
speed to the grip available under the
wheels, independently of the pressure
exerted on the accelerator pedal. Operating faults
When the system detects an operat-
ing fault the message “Check ESC” and
© appear on the in-
In this case, the ESC and traction
control system are deactivated. Consult
an authorised dealer.
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The traction control system offers ad-
ditional safety. It is recommended that
you do not drive with the function di-
sabled. Correct this as soon as pos-
sible by pressing the switch 1 again.
Note: the function is reactivated auto-
matically when the ignition is switched
on or when a speed of approximately
24 mph (40 km/h) is exceeded.
Emergency brake assist
This system supplements the ABS
and helps reduce vehicle stopping dis-
The system is for detecting an emer-
gency braking situation. In this case,
the braking assistance immediately de-
velops maximum power and may trig-
ger ABS regulation.
ABS braking is maintained as long as
the brake pedal is applied.
Hazard warning lights switching on
Depending on the vehicle, these may
light up in the event of sudden decel-
When the system detects an operat-
ing fault the message “Check brak-
ing system” appears on the instrument
panel along with the
Consult an approved dealer.
Depending on the vehicle, when you
rapidly release the accelerator, the
system anticipates the braking ma-
noeuvre in order to reduce stopping
When using the cruise control:
– if you use the accelerator, when you release it, the system may be trig-
– if you do not use the accelerator, the system will not be triggered.
DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (3/4)
Disabling the traction control
In some situations (driving on very wet
ground: snow, mud, etc. or driving with
snow chains fitted), the system may
reduce the engine output to limit wheel-
spin. If this is not required, it is possible
to deactivate the function by pressing
The message “Traction control off” is
displayed on the instrument panel to
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DRIVER CORRECTION DEVICES AND AIDS (4/4)
Hill start assistance
Depending on the gradient of the in-
cline, this system assists the driver
when hill starting (uphill or downhill).
It prevents the vehicle from rolling for-
wards or backwards by automatically
applying the brakes when the driver lifts
their foot off the brake pedal to depress
the accelerator pedal.
It only operates when the gear lever is
in a position other than neutral (other
than N or P for automatic transmis-
sions) and the vehicle is completely
stationary (brake pedal depressed).
The system holds the vehicle for ap-
proximately 2 seconds. The brakes are
then gradually released (the vehicle will
move according to the slope).The hill start assistance
system cannot completely
prevent the vehicle from
rolling backwards in all sit-
uations (extremely steep gradients,
In all cases, the driver may depress
the brake pedal to prevent the ve-
hicle from rolling forwards or back-
The hill start assistance function
should not be used for prolonged
stops: use the brake pedal.
This function is not designed to im-
mobilise the vehicle permanently.
If necessary, use the brake pedal to
stop the vehicle.
The driver must remain particularly
vigilant when driving on slippery or
low-grip surfaces and/or on hills.
Risk of serious injury.
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LANE DEPARTURE WARNING (1/2)
This function is a driving aid in the event of the accidental crossing o\
a continuous or broken line in the road. However, the function is not in-
tended to replace the driver. The function can be disrupted under certain
– poor visibility (rain, snow, fog, dirty windscreen, glare of the sun, partially ob- scured road lines, etc.);
– roads with tight bends;
– closely following a vehicle in the same lane;
– worn road markings, difficult to distinguish or spaced very widely apart;
– narrow roads;
In this case, warning light
on the instrument panel goes out to indicate that
the function will not operate (lines not detected).
Under no circumstances should this function replace the driver’s care or respon-
sibility whilst performing manoeuvres.
This system notifies the driver when
they accidentally cross a continuous or
This function uses a camera attached
to the windscreen, behind the rear-view
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LANE DEPARTURE WARNING (2/2)Adjustment
From the vehicle settings customisation
menu (please refer to the information
on the “Vehicle settings customisation
menu” in Section 1), you can:
– adjust the alert audio volume-select “Lane depart. warn. volume”
– adjust the alert sensitivity – select “Lane depart. warn. sensitivity”
Press button 1 on the central rear-view
The warning light on button 1 goes out,
accompanied by a message on the in-
strument panel “Lane departure warn-
ing off ”.
In the event of a malfunction, a mes-
sage “Lane departure warning check ”
is displayed on the instrument panel,
and the warning light on button 1 stays
Consult an approved dealer.
The function sounds the alarm if:
a line is crossed without activating the
indicator lights. The function alerts the
driver through a warning light
on the instrument panel, along with a
Conditions for non-activation
– Indicators activated or having been activated less than approximately
four seconds prior to departing from
– Very fast lane departure;
– Driving continuously on a line;
– On bends, the function allows for slightly cutting the bend;
ActivationPress button 1 : the warning light on
the 1 button lights up, accompanied by
the message “Lane departure warning
on” and a beep.
The function is set to notify the
– the warning light on the 1 button
– the vehicle speed is greater than ap- proximately 45 mph (70 km/h);
– lines are detected.
comes on on the
instrument panel to notify the driver.
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CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (1/3)
The speed limiter function helps you
stay within the driving speed limit that
you choose, known as the limit speed.Controls
1 Main “On/Off” switch.
2 Limit speed activation, storage and increase switch (+).
3 Decrease limit speed (-).
4 Switch the function to standby (with memorisation of the limit speed) (O).
5 Activation and recall of stored limit speed (R).
Press the side switch 1 . Warning
light 7 comes on, lit orange, and the
message “Speed limiter” appears on
the instrument panel, accompanied by
dashes in zone 6 to indicate that the
speed limiter function is activated and
waiting to store a speed limit.
To store the current speed, press
switch 2 (+): The limited speed will
appear in zone 6. The minimum stored
speed is 20 mph (30 km/h).
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When a limited speed has been stored
and this speed is not reached, driving is
similar to driving a vehicle without the
speed limiter function.
Once you have reached the stored
speed, no effort on the accelera-
tor pedal will allow you to exceed
the programmed speed except in an
emergency (refer to information on
“Exceeding the limit speed”).
Varying the limit speed
The limit speed may be changed by re-
– switch 2 (+) to increase the speed;
– switch 3 (-) to decrease the speed.
Exceeding the limit speed
It is possible to exceed the limit speed
at any moment. To do this: press the
accelerator pedal firmly and fully
(beyond the kickdown point).
While driving over the speed limit, the
speed limit flashes on the instrument
panel, the display area A goes red
and, depending on the vehicle, a beep
Then, as far as is possible, release
the accelerator pedal: the speed lim-
iter function will return as soon as you
reach a speed lower than the stored
Limited speed cannot be maintained
If driving up or down a steep gradient,
the system is unable to maintain the
limited speed: the stored speed flashes
on the instrument panel, the area A
goes red, and depending on the vehi-
cle, a warning beep sounds.
The speed limiter function is
in no way linked to the brak-
CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (2/3)
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Recalling the limit speed
If a speed has been stored, it can be re-
called by pressing switch 5 (R).
CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (3/3)
Putting the function on
The speed limiter function is deacti-
vated when you press switch 4 (O). In
this case, the speed limit will remain
stored and is no longer displayed in
zone 6 and the message “Memorised”
along with the stored speed will appear
on the display.
When the speed limiter is put on
standby, pressing switch 2 (+) re-
activates the function without taking
into account the stored speed: it is
the speed at which the vehicle is
moving that is taken into account.
Switching off the function
The speed limiter function is deacti-
vated if you press switch 1: in this case
a speed is no longer stored. The in-
strument panel orange indicator light 7
goes out to confirm that the function is