Renault Clio: Special features of diesel versions

Renault Clio IV (2014-2019) Owners Manual / Driving / Special features of diesel versions

Diesel engine speed

Diesel engines are fitted with injection equipment which prevents the engine speed being exceeded irrespective of the gear selected.

If the message “CHECK ANTIPOLLUTION SYSTEM” is displayed along with warning lights and
, consult an authorised dealer
immediately.

When driving, depending on the fuel grade used, it is possible that white smoke may be emitted.

This is due to the exhaust particle filter being cleaned automatically, and does not affect the way the vehicle runs.

Running out of fuel

If the tank has been completely drained, the system must be reprimed after the tank is refilled: see information on the “fuel tank” in section 1 before restarting the engine.

Precautions to be taken in winter

To avoid any faults in icy weather:

Do not park the vehicle or run the engine in locations where combustible substances or materials such as grass or leaves can come into contact with the hot exhaust system.

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