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I have replaced the connectors with the clamp type and so far so good. It's starting better and the plip's are working each time. Some of you may have seen posts from me relating to the high idling speed once the car had warmed up. A guy in a Renault Garage suggested that it sounded like a voltage problem but all voltages were fine. However, I now think that maybe there was more of am ampage problem with bad connections. I barely touching connection may still gave you the voltage you are looking for but may not allow the required ampage to be drawn.
Hopefully this will be the end of my problems.
I did notice this evening that the idle speed if about 1000 rpm. It may well always have been this but what regulates the speed. I think it should be in the 800 to 850 range ???
Currently in ChampionC's garage:
1997 Scenic RT 1.6