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Re: What to look out for on 05 Megane Estate

Originally Posted by cliofan View Post
Hi All
Looking at a 2005 Megane 1.6 Dynamique Sport Estate on Wednesday, is there anything to look out for and check on.
I take it the engine which is a 1.6 16v is the same layout as the 1.4 16v they put in the clio.
Any advice would be great, many thanks.
TWO fully working keycards, test individually.
Check for Cambelt change in last 5 years 70 k miles.
ALL electrics must work, windows, sunroof.
No Dash nags.
Check for Diesel like rattle from COLD startup (dephaser).
Check brakes with hands loose to see if it pulls.
Turn steering at tickover to see if it stalls, (checks throttle body response)
Listen for water swishing on corners & check passenger floor for sogginess.
Check MOT history for jumps in mileage (Dash failure)
Check pedal rubbers for wear commensurate with displayed mileage.

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