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The inner CV joints are indeed lubricated with gearbox
.I would check the
level asap!(Plastic 'wing nut' type bolt in front of gearbox).Renault gearboxes of this vintage are not the most robust units,and running them with a low
level only makes the situation worse.
As for the pulling to the left,have you swapped the tyres side to side on the front?9 times out of 10,whenever we have this problem at work the tyres are to blame.Sometimes only a new pair of matched front tyres will cure the problem.Also,check for free movement in the
spring bearings.The Laguna is slightly strange in that the front springs stay still and the shockers rotate inside them when the steering is turned.I have known these bearings partially seize and cause similar problems.
Hope this helps,and keep us up to date on developments.
I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
Currently in Lagdti's garage:
2004 Saab 9-5 HOT Aero and a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 Turbo