RENAULT TWINGO 2016 3.G Owners Manual
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Side indicator lights
Unclip the indicator light 11 using a flat-
blade screwdriver or similar.
Turn the bulb holder a quarter of a turn
and take out the bulb.
Bulb type: W5W.
Replace the bulb and refit the indicator
The bulbs are under pres-
sure and can break when
Risk of injury.
REAR AND SIDE LIGHTS: changing bulbs (3/3)
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Unclip the lens (using a flat-blade
screwdriver or similar).
Remove the bulb concerned.
Bulb type 1: W5W.
INTERIOR LIGHTING: changing bulbs
The bulbs are under pres-
sure and can break when
Risk of injury.
Press tab 3 to release the bulb holder
and access bulb 4.
Bulb type: C5W festoon type bulb.Luggage compartment light
Unclip light 2 by pressing the tabs on
each side (using a flat-blade screw-
driver or similar).
Disconnect the light.
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Fuses in passenger compartment A
If any electrical component does not
work, check the condition of the fuses.
Unclip the access flap A.
Fuses in engine compartment B
Some functions are protected by fuses
located in the engine compartment
However, because of their reduced
accessibility, we advise you to have
your fuses replaced by an approved
It may be necessary to use clips
to remove and replace the fuses.
These can be purchased at an au-
Check the fuse in question and replace it, if necessary, by a fuse of the
If a fuse is fitted with too high a rating, it may cause the electrical \
to overheat (risk of fire) in the event of an item of equipment using \
cessive amount of current.
To comply with current legislation,
or as a precaution, you can obtain
an emergency kit from your appro-
ved dealer containing a set of spare
bulbs and fuses.
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Allocation of fuses
(the presence of certain fuse depends on the vehicle equipment level)
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1 “Starting” position on the
2 Power-assisted steering
6 Instrument panel
8 UCE energy management
9 UCE energy management
10 Passenger compartment
11 Direction indicator lights
12 Passenger compartment
13 Passenger compartment
14 Electric windows
15 ESC/steering wheel angle
16 Courtesy lights/air
17 Locking/unlocking the
18 Rear-view mirrors
19 Brake lights
20 Headlight beam height/rear
parking distance control/
front camera adjustment
22 Reversing light/rear
23 “Starting” position on the
24 «Accessory» position on the
ignition switch/service relay
25 Front windscreen wiper
26 Radio/energy management
27 Daytime running lights
28 Accessories socket
29 UCE energy management
31 Rear fog light
32 “Accessory” position on the
33 Exterior lights/Rear side
34 energy management ECU/
35 Right headlight/energy
36 Left headlight/passenger
37 Right-hand main beam
38 Left headlight/passenger
39 Bicycle carrier
40 Not used
41 Not used
42 Fog lights
43 Radio amplifier
44 Automatic gearbox
45 Electric windows/one-touch
46 Electric door mirrors
47 Not used
48 Not used
49 Not used
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Replacing the battery
Open the case at slot 1 using a flat-
blade screwdriver or similar, and re-
place the battery 2, observing the type
and polarity shown on the back of the
It is not advisable to touch the
electronic circuit in the key cover when
replacing the battery.
Do not throw away your
used batteries; give them to
an organisation responsible
for collecting and recycling
RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROL: batteries
When refitting, ensure that the cover
is correctly clipped on and the screw
The batteries are available from ap-
proved Dealers, and their service
life approximately two years.
Check that there is no dye on the
battery: risk of an incorrect electri-
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BATTERY: breakdown recovery (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 while 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.
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.
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Start the engine. As soon as it is run-
ning, disconnect the cables A and B in
reverse order ( 1 - 4 - 3 - 2 ) and posi-
tion the red protective cover by press-
ing it down.
BATTERY: breakdown recovery (2/2)
Depending on the vehicle, unclip the
red protective cover to access termi-
nal 2 (+).
Connect the positive cable B to the ter-
minal 2 (+) then to the terminal 3 (+) of
the battery supplying the current.
Connect the negative cable A to the
terminal 4 (–) of the battery supplying
the current, then to the terminal 1 (–) of
the discharged battery.
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.
Check that there is no con-
tact between cables A
and B, and that the positive
cable B is not touching any
metal parts of the vehicle supplying
Risk of injury and/or damage to the
For your safety, do not remove the bonnet holding straps. Risk of the
bonnet falling on the road surface.
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Radio location 1
Unclip the blanking cover. The aerial, +
and – supply and speaker wire connec-
tions are located behind it.
Door speakers 2
To install any equipment, please con-
sult an authorised dealer.
FITTING A RADIO
– In all cases, it is very important to
follow the manufacturer’s instruc-
– The specifications of the brack- ets and wires (available from our
network) vary depending on the
equipment level of your vehicle
and the type of radio.
Consult an approved Dealer to find out the correct part number.
– No work may be carried out on the vehicle’s electrical or radio
circuits, except by approved
dealers: an incorrectly connected
system may result in damage
being caused to the electrical
equipment and/or the compo-
nents connected to it.
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Electrical and electronic accessories
Before 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. When several accessory sockets are
used at the same time, the total power of the connected accessories must\
not exceed 180 watts.
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.
Using the diagnostic socket
The use of electronic accessories on the diagnostic socket may cause ser\
ious disturbance to the vehicle’s electronic systems.
For your safety we recommend that you use only electronic accessories ap\
proved by the manufacturer, consult an Approved
Dealer. Serious accident risk.
Use of transmitting/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 aftermarket accessories
If 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.