Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Dashboard Warning Lights

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Dashboard Warning Lights

These are the dashboard warning lights for the latest version of the Renault Scenic and Renault Grand Scenic. The dashboard display layout and warning symbol location may vary from yours depending on the model version. The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic dashboard warning lights are as follows:



Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light Stop Warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic stop warning light illuminates in red and requires you to stop the vehicle immediately. This symbol illuminating indicates a serious malfunction where there’s a risk to vehicle occupants safety or that continued driving may severely damage the vehicle. Stop the engine, do not restart and contact a Renault workshop.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light Fault Warning Light
The spanner / wrench symbol is the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic fault warning light and illuminates in amber / yellow. A vehicle fault has occurred. You can continue to drive the vehicle, but must drive carefully to a Renault workshop as soon as possible. The spanner warning light may illuminate along with another warning light and/or a warning message.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Brake Warning Light Brake Warning Light
This symbol is the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic brake warning light. If the red brake warning light come son along with the STOP warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light and an audible signal, it means either:

  • The brake fluid level is too low
  • There’s a fault with the brake system

In this instance, stop your car as soon as possible and check brake fluid level. Top up with fluid if required. Only continue driving if the warning lights switch off. If they remain on, do not continue driving and contact a Renault workshop. The illumination of Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Brake Warning Light + Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic ABS Warning Light + Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light + Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light means that there’s a brake system malfunction.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Low Fuel Warning Light Low Fuel Warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic low fuel warning light comes on in orange along with an audible signal there is only approximately 30 miles (50 km) worth of fuel remaining.



Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Battery Warning Light Battery warning Light
If the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic battery warning light comes on in red while driving, accompanied with the STOP warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light and an audible signal, it means there’s an overload or discharge in the electrical circuit. Check:

  • The alternator belt is present and not loose
  • The battery terminals are corrosion free and tightly secure
  • The battery charge status if it’s old

It’s advisable to stop the vehicle and contact a Renault workshop before continuing your journey.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Low Oil Pressure Warning Light Low Oil Pressure warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic low oil pressure warning light coming on requires immediate attention. Failure to do so may result in severe engine damage. If the low oil warning light comes on when driving, accompanied with the STOP warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light and an audible signal, you should:

  1. Stop the car as soon as possible and switch off the engine
  2. Check the oil level. If below the minimum level indicator, top up.
  3. If the oil level is already at an acceptable level or the warning light remains on after topping up, do not continue driving and leave the engine switched off.
  4. This indicates a fault with the engine lubrication system.
  5. Contact a Renault workshop and arrange for vehicle recovery.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic ESC Warning Light ESC warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is a driving safety feature that helps to maintain vehicle stability. Various sensors around the vehicle calculate speed and direction. If the ESC warning light flashes, it means the system is operating in an attempt to stabilise the vehicle. If the warning light comes on along with the spanner fault warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light and the message ‘CHECK ESC’, it means there’s a fault with the system. Faults are often due to sensors issues, particularly the ABS sensor which the system shares.



Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic ABS Warning Light ABS Warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) prevents the wheels from locking during heavy braking and making it easier to steer during emergency braking. If the orange ABS warning light stays on, it means the system has malfunctioned. The usual fault is due to one of the sensors located at each wheel. If the ABS warning light comes on along with the spanner fault warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light and the message ‘Check ABS’, ‘Check braking system’ and ‘Check ESC’, this indicates that the ABS, the ESC and the emergency brake assist are disabled. Have vehicle serviced as soon as possible.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Variable Power Steering Warning Light Variable Power Steering warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic variable power steering warning light illuminating along with the STOP warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light indicates a fault. If you have been steering from left to right lock for a significant time or left the steering on full lock while the engine is on, the power steering motor may have temporarily overheated. If the warning light goes off, you can continue your journey.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Diesel Preheat Warning Light Diesel Preheat warning Light
The diesel preheat (glow plug) warning light applies to diesel versions of the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic. Turn the ignition to ‘on’ and wait for the light to go off before starting. if starting the engine when the outdoor temperature is very low (below – 10 ° C): hold down the clutch pedal until the engine starts.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Engine Start Stop Warning Light Engine Start Stop warning Light
This light comes on when the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic engine auto start stop has operated and the engine has gone into standby. Auto start stop offers reduced fuel consumption and lower greenhouse gas emissions. The system operates automatically each time the vehicle is started. If the system is unavailable, the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Engine Start Stop Unavailable Warning Light warning light displays on the dashboard display.



Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Assisted Parking Warning Light Assisted Parking warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic assisted parking system can perform four types of manoeuvres:

  • parallel parking
  • perpendicular parking
  • angle parking
  • moving out of a parallel parking space

If the parking assist warning light illuminates, release the steering wheel and follow the onscreen instructions. If the system is not functioning correctly, check the parking distance control sensors located on the front and rear bumpers are not dirty or blocked.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Lane Departure Assist Warning Light Lane Departure Assist warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic lane departure assist system uses information from the camera mounted centre-top of the windscreen to warn the driver if they cross a continuous or broken line without activating the direction indicator lights. If the system is not working as expected, or the warning light comes on along with the spanner fault warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light, check that the windscreen is clear around the camera area.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Active Emergency Braking Warning Light Active Emergency Braking warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic active emergency braking system uses information from the  camera mounted centre-top of the windscreen to calculate the distance which separates it from the vehicle in front and the surrounding pedestrians. The system notifies the driver if there is a risk of head-on collision. If the warning light remains lit along with the message ‘Active braking disconnected’, there’s a fault with the system. Check that the windscreen is clear around the camera area.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Tyre Pressure Warning Light Tyre Pressure warning Light
The Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic tyre pressure warning light comes on for the following reasons:

  • Loss of pressure detected in one or more tyres. If the warning light comes on along with the STOP warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light it means there’s a puncture and you must stop immediately. Avoid harsh braking or steering.
  • If the tyre pressure warning light flashes along with the spanner fault warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light, it means there’s a fault with the system or that one or more tyres has been fitted that does not contain a sensor.

For details on how to reset the tyre pressure system , see Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic tyre pressure reset.




Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Exhaust Gas Monitoring System (Check Engine) Warning Light Exhaust Gas Monitoring System warning Light
For environmental reasons, the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic has an exhaust gas monitoring system. This warning light, often called the ‘check engine’ warning light comes on when a fault has been detected which impacts safe emissions. If the warning light flashes, it may indicate that the engine is misfiring. If this happens, reduce the engine speed until the light stops flashing. Have engine checked as soon as possible as this can result in catalytic converter damage. If the warning light comes on along with the message ‘Check anti- pollution
system’ is displayed and the spanner fault warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light, it’s a fault with the diesel injection system. Have it checked right away.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Hybrid Assist Warning Light Hybrid Assist warning Light
The battery and exclamation mark symbol is the Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic hybrid assist warning light. A fault has occurred with the system though operation of the vehicle is still maintained.

Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Electronic Parking Brake Warning Light Electronic Parking Brake warning Light
This red symbol illuminates when the electronic parking brake is applied. If the spanner fault warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Spanner / Wrench Fault Warning Light, instrument dashboard panel accompanied by the ‘Check parking brake’ message and possibly the parking brake symbol Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Electronic Parking Brake Warning Light, it means there’s a fault with the system. This can often be battery related. If there’s an assisted parking brake fault, the STOP warning light Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic STOP Warning Light comes on along with the message ‘Braking system fault’ and possibly the parking brake symbol Renault Scenic / Grand Scenic Electronic Parking Brake Warning Light. In this instance, stop as soon as possible and contact a Renault workshop.





Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.