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Renault Scenic II tyre pressure system
I want to share my recent experience with the tyre pressure monitor in my Scenic II. I got the SERVICE message when I just started a long trip to my town. It was telling that one of my back tyre flat gone flat. I stopped and checked but the tyre seemed OK. I called Renault emergency service by phone and they told me it may be a sensor failure if the tyre is OK and they advised me to continue my trip in a controllled manner. There was about 5 hours to my target and I continued my trip. I was very busy and I couldn't take my car to the Reanult garage immediately after I reach my home. After 2 days the mentioned tyre was completely flat. It wasn't a sensor fail, there was a small nail in my tyre which discharge the tyre slowly. So I understood that the tyre pressure system was working perfectly.
But on the other hand there was a problem in the message screen. When there is the SERVICE message on the screen that writes "change the tyre" it blocks all the other trip monitor screens. As in my example I couldn't see any other information during the rest of my trip. Is there a way to inhibit the alarm temporary.
Secondly, Is there a way to see the actual pressure values in the screen. It only gives the tyre is OK or not at the moment but I believe thre may be way to see the actual values. There is brochure of Scenic I have, and in the pages mentioning the tyre pressure monitor I saw a dashboard photo with the actual values of tyres.
In my previous car (a Ford Focus), there were some button combinations to see the service data screen.
Currently in gurcano's garage:
2006 Renault Scenic II Privilege 1.6 16V