In this post, we are going to treat a topic that can be of use to all of us. If it’s because you have a flat tire, or you want to change your brake pads, knowing where the jack is on a Renault Scenic 2 is necessary. Obviously, without the jack, you won’t have the ability to lift your car and consequently change a wheel, or, access the components behind it such as the brake pads for example. To do this, we will first show you the different types of jacks, then, where the jack is on an Renault Scenic 2, and finally, how to use the jack on your car.


What are the different types of jacks for Renault Scenic 2?

So we begin our article with the different types of jacks that exist. Obviously, although generally speaking most Renault Scenic 2 will be equipped with the same type of jack, there are still different styles with different uses, here they are:

  • The single-arm screw jack for Renault Scenic 2 : The first type of jack, the most classic and cheapest of all, is generally identified on entry-level models, or with few options. This type of jack has just one articulated arm that is positioned under the car to lift it. This type of jack is light, easy to use, but does not enable you to lift large loads.
  • The double-arm screw jack for Renault Scenic 2 : It uses exactly the same principle as the jack seen above, that is, a worm screw that will enable screwing to raise the jack, and unscrewing to lower it, nevertheless the use of a double arm will enable to have a more stable jack that can lift a higher payload.
  • The hydraulic jack for Renault Scenic 2 : This sort of jack is not standard equipment on cars, and is usually just supplied with a premium model or bought in car centres. These jacks are heavier, generally less bulky and have the advantage of being much easier to employ and able to lift a larger load. It would cost between 20 and 50 euros to buy them, here is a simple and efficient model from Oscaro.


Where is the jack on Renault Scenic 2?

We will now begin the part that absolutely done you come to this content, where is the jack on a Renault Scenic 2? It may seem basic, but based on the car make and model the location of the jack is not the same. Be aware that most Renault Scenic 2 cars are furnished with a jack, if they are not you will have to find a puncture-proof spray or a compressor instead. If you have just bought your Renault Scenic 2 or have been loaned one, or are renting it, you might not have this info. We are going to give you the different locations of the jack on your car, these locations might change based on the year and the finish of your Renault Scenic 2:

  • The most general location for a jack is in the trunk of your Renault Scenic 2. To reach it, just lift the carpet in the trunk and you should find it and the spare tire.
  • In the rear wheel arch: Similar but less common location, your jack might be in your trunk, but on the side of the trunk, to reach it you just have to open the hatch in the right part of your trunk.
  • Last possible location for the jack on your Renault Scenic 2 is under your car. If you still have the spare tire you will discover it under your trunk, in most cases you will have to unscrew a nut to have the ability to release it and the spare tire.

How to use the jack on a Renault Scenic 2?

Finally, we will quickly show you how to use the jack on your Renault Scenic 2. If it is to change your wheel or to change the brake pads of your Renault Scenic 2, the process remains the same. This process may seem difficult, but you just need to follow a few recommendations to use your jack safely:

  • Before lifting your Renault Scenic 2, remember to engage the handbrake as well as a gear to lock your wheels.
  • Unscrew the wheel nuts of the wheels you want to work on before lifting the car, in any other case you risk damaging the transmission.
  • Start to lift your jack (about 20 centimeters) and position it under your car at the level of the underbody, you will in most cases discover a notch to position it in the right place.
  • Raise your Renault Scenic 2, don’t bother doing it much, if your tire comes off three inches off the ground that’s enough.

If you have any further questions about the Renault Scenic 2, do not hesitate to consult our Renault Scenic 2 category.