Renault Koleos Owners Manual: Vehicle with RENAULT card

Vehicle with RENAULT card

The RENAULT card must be inserted in detection zone 1.

To start:

  • vehicles with an automatic gearbox, place the lever in position P, depress the brake pedal and press button 2;
  • vehicles with a manual gearbox, depress the brake or clutch pedal and press the button 2. If a gear is engaged, the vehicle may only be started by depressing the clutch pedal.

Vehicle with RENAULT card

Special features

  • If one of starting conditions is not applied, the message "Press brake + START" or "Press clutch + START" or "Select P" is displayed on the instrument panel;
  • in some cases, it will be necessary to move the steering wheel while pressing the start button 1 to assist in unlocking the steering column. A message on the instrument panel "Turn steering wheel + START" warns of this.

"Hands-free" starting with the tailgate open

In this case, the RENAULT card should not be located in the boot, to avoid any risk of loss.

Driver's responsibility when parking or stopping the vehicle

Never leave an animal, child or adult who is not self-sufficient alone in your vehicle, even for a short time.

They may pose a risk to themselves or to others by starting the engine, activating equipment such as the electric windows or locking the doors, for example.

Also, in hot and/or sunny weather, please remember that the temperature inside the passenger compartment increases very quickly.

RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.

Vehicle with RENAULT card

Accessories function (switching on the ignition)

Once you have gained access to your vehicle, you may use some of its functions (radio, navigation, wipers, etc.).

To use the other functions, with the RENAULT card in the passenger compartment, press button 2 without pressing the pedals.

Vehicle with RENAULT card

Operating faults

In certain cases, the RENAULT "handsfree" card may not work:

  • when the RENAULT card battery is drained, etc.;
  • near to appliances operating on the same frequency as the card (monitor, mobile phone, video game, etc.);
  • vehicle located in a high electromagnetic radiation zone.

The message "Place card close START and push" appears on the instrument panel.

Depress the brake or clutch pedal, then place the RENAULT 3 card (logo side) in contact with the start button 2 for around 2 seconds. Press the 2 button to start the vehicle. The message goes out.

Never switch off the ignition before the vehicle has stopped completely. Once the engine has stopped, the brake servo, power-assisted steering, etc. and the passive safety devices such as air bags and pretensioners will no longer operate.

 

Never leave your vehicle with the RENAULT card in the reader or in the passenger compartment while there is a child (or an animal) in the vehicle, even for a short while.

They may pose a risk to themselves or to others by starting the engine.

Risk of serious injury.

Vehicle with RENAULT card

Conditions for stopping the engine

The vehicle must stationary, with the lever positioned in N or P for vehicles with an automatic transmission.

With the RENAULT card in the vehicle, press the 2 button: the engine will stop.

The steering column is locked when the driver's door is opened or the vehicle is locked.

If the RENAULT card is no longer in the passenger compartment or if the card battery is low when you try to switch the engine off, the message "No key-card Press and hold" appears on the instrument panel: press the button 2 for longer than two seconds. If the card is no longer in the passenger compartment, make sure you can retrieve it before pressing and holding the button.

Without the RENAULT card, you will not be able to restart the vehicle.

With the engine switched off, any accessories being used (radio, etc.) will continue to function for approximately 10 minutes.

When the driver's door is opened, the accessories stop working.

Never switch off the ignition before the vehicle has stopped completely. Once the engine has stopped, the brake servo, power-assisted steering, etc. and the passive safety devices such as air bags and pretensioners will no longer operate.

 

When you leave your vehicle, especially if you have your RENAULT card with you, check that the engine is completely switched off.

 

Driver's responsibility when parking or stopping the vehicle

Never leave an animal, child or adult who is not self-sufficient alone in your vehicle, even for a short time.

They may pose a risk to themselves or to others by starting the engine, activating equipment such as the electric windows or locking the doors, for example.

Also, in hot and/or sunny weather, please remember that the temperature inside the passenger compartment increases very quickly.

RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.

Remote engine start-up

Activation If the vehicle is equipped with it, press the unlocking button 4 briefly, in a duration lower than 5 seconds, then press the remote start button 3 twice for about 3 seconds each time. If there is a problem, consult an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Operation This function allows to remote starting of the engine.

To do this, press the locking button 5, followed by the remote start button 3 for about 3 seconds. Flashers turn on about 3 seconds.

Vehicle with RENAULT card

This function also allows to program the engine to start, in order to heat or ventilate the passenger compartment up to 24 hours before using the vehicle.

The level of heat comfort (temperature, defrost) set up before the setting the program.

Depending on the country, the engine will be running during 5 or 10 minutes.

Once the engine started, it will be possible to add additional 5 or 10 minutes by pressing again the remote start button 3.

Depending on the vehicle, the configuration and the programming are done using the multimedia display 6. Refer to the multimedia instructions for your vehicle.

The range for the remote engine start-up varies according to the surroundings:

  • Obstacles closed to buildings (ships) , walls or the other vehicles, etc;
  • Vehicle in an area with strong electromagnetic radiations;
  • The key or Renault card of battery low.

The remote engine start-up operates:

  • the lever is in neutral for vehicles with a manual or sequential gearbox;
  • the lever is in position P for vehicles with an automatic gearbox;
  • the ignition is off and no key is inserted into the ignition switch;
  • the bonnet is closed;
  • all of the opening elements (doors and luggage compartment) are closed and locked when you leave the vehicle;
  • in very cold weather conditions, the remote engine start-up by programming may not operate;
  • If the vehicle is equipped with an automatic transmission, after the stop of the engine or an attempt failed the remote engine start-up, wait 10 seconds to make a new attempt.

If one of the conditions is not respected, flashers will turn on during approximately 3 seconds.

Note: In some rare case, the engine can be stopped just after engine start by remote engine start-up. In this case, remote engine start-up is available and driver can try to use again.

If the engine is stopped continuously, consult an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Do not use the engine remote start-up function or its programming when:

- the vehicle is in a garage or in a confined space.

Risk of poisoning or suffocation by exhaust gas emissions.

- the vehicle is covered with a protective cover.

Fire hazard.

- the bonnet is open or before it opens.

Risk of burns or serious injury.

Depending on the country, the use of the remote starting function or its programming can be prohibited by the legislation and/or the regulations in force.

Before using this function, check the legislation and/or the regulations for the country in force.

 

Special feature of vehicles equipped with the "wake up every 2 hours" function

It is imperative to drive at least 10 minutes between each use of the function. If you use this function, there are risk of degradation of the engine oil.

Refer to the multimedia instructions for your vehicle.

    Vehicle with key

    Stop and start function

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