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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 16th September 2006
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In the next week or so i am taking delivery of a 1.6 megane
the all sing and dancing one, that will upset the citroen C4 people

I have a few questions

I take it's a 1.6 vvt megane

Is this type of engine a safe engine as once defined.

Meaning if the cam belt or chain breaks
the valves don't meet. I am only curious.

Good or bad engine?

It is supposed to have an alarm any known problems i should be aware of

Just a bit of info I was also advised on new Renaults that they are going back to a
twelve months service.
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Very,very few engines now a days are 'safe',as you put it.The only one that springs to my mind is the 1.2 engine fitted to some Fiat Punto's.....

I can't comment on the Renault VVT engine as I haven't any experience of them,but as yet we haven't had any problems reported about them on the forum.

Good luck with the new car.

I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 16th September 2006
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thanks for the input

i'm hoping this will be the car i retain for a while

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