Contemporary automobiles have an increasing number of features and even though they give us a lot of comfort, some of them are not always convenient to use. No matter you have rented a car, been lent one, or just bought a Renault Latitude, depending on its features, it can be tricky to understand how to start a Renault Latitude? Even if this required act of running a car may seem obvious to many of you, according to the options and the year of production of your car, it will be more or less simple to do so. On this webpage we will demonstrate the distinct methods to start a Renault Latitude with the key, then, in a second section, how to switch on a Renault Latitude with a card, and at last, without using the key.


How to start a Renault Latitude with key?

So we begin our article which aims to learn you how to start a Renault Latitude, which is equipped with a classic key start. Find below the various steps to be carried out to turn on the engine of your Renault Latitude:

  • Distinguish the position of the neiman (hole in which the key is introduced), it is normally on the right side of your steering wheel, on the dash. If your steering wheel is blocked, do not think twice to read our article on the steering wheel blocked on Renault Latitude that is blocked to learn how to unblock it.
  • Put the key into this one.
  • Check that you are in neutral for a manual car and in the “N” or “P” position for an automatic transmission.
  • Turn the ignition on by turning it clockwise a quarter turn till you feel you’ve passed the first notch.
  • Verify on your dashboard that the orange lights turn off, if you don’t know what they indicate don’t think twice to read our article on orange lights on Renault Latitude to know the reason for this.
  • You just have to go one more notch clockwise and hold it in the stop until your Renault Latitude starts (do not let your starter run more than 10 seconds otherwise you risk injuring it, if the car does not start, let it rest a few tens of seconds before a new testing)
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  • That’s it. You managed to start your Renault Latitude,

How to start a Renault Latitude with the key card?

After learning about how to turn on the engine of a Renault Latitude with key or will describe you how to do it for a Renault Latitude equipped with a key card and not a key. The technique is still roughly similar, so don’t think twice to go back to the previous part to get details on each of the steps to do. Learn down below the guidelines to adhere to to start your Renault Latitude with a card:

  • Dependant upon the year and the series, you may or may not need to insert the card in a specific slot, verify on your dashboard if your Renault Latitude is equipped with this slot or not.
  • If it has one, insert the card in this hole, otherwise you can keep the card on you or anywhere in the cabin.
  • Locate the “start” button, which is commonly based at steering wheel height close to the classic neiman location, otherwise it is commonly located on the centre console.
  • Check that you’re in neutral or neutral on an automatic transmission.
  • Press the “start” button once to turn on the ignition of your Renault Latitude
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  • Press a second time after a few seconds or extinction of the orange lights on your dashboard to start your Renault Latitude


How do I start a Renault Latitude without a key?

And at last, we will discover, how to start a Renault Latitude without a key? Let’s imagine that you have lost your keys and your car is open, this might seem logical. Even so, you should know that if your Renault Latitude is more recent than the mid 90’s it will be hard to start it without a key because of all the security devices present on it. Obviously, this should only be done on YOUR car. Here is the procedure to adhere to:

  • Remove the cover that protects your steering wheel and situate among the 3 electric switches the one that concerns your engine/battery/starter (to help you, please bring your user manual).
  • Strip, connect them jointly and isolate the battery and ignition wires (be careful not to electrocute yourself during the operation). You now have electricity as if you had the contact
  • At last, strip the starter wire and connect it quickly with the battery wire (do not make lengthened contact and only 1 or 2 seconds should be enough to start your Renault Latitude).

There, you’ve found out all the solutions to start a Renault Latitude.

If you wish more guides on the Renault Latitude, go to our Renault Latitude category.