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Re: Help - Looking to purchase a megane III, common problems?
There are sites with the common faults..
Here, and from my own experience, Ive seen dpf probs,possibly due to remaps or excessive town driving at low rpm.
My fuel pump went and was replaced under guarantee,possibly due to bad fuel or mapping.
Drivers door stop failed.
The seat wont hold a set height over time, has to be pumped up every couple of weeks.
Dash lights behind heater controls flicker /fail after 3-4 years for a very few.
quiet for me at speed, depending on tyres..some complain it isnt..
Some have underbonnet sound insulation some dont.
The standard radio is a bit sucky/underpowered on dynamique and below.Gt line may be better.
Other than that very reliable,never failed to start.Economical if you drive it that way.Plenty of go as long as you dont look for it at the top of the rev range.
looks good still.
No real complaints..then again i extended the guarantee to 5 years for peace of mind.
coupe and or gt line isnt quite as comfy as regular 5 doors cos suspension is 12 mm lower.
Then again handles better.
Currently in coup's garage:
RM III coupe 1.5dci FVT,Audi TT Mk1 ,a bike and too much rubbish.