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Yet another propshaft problem!!!

My 2001 Scenic RX4 1.9dci has developed the typical centre bearing problem...constant whine / grinding noise getting worse all the time!!
I have contacted Renault direct...they want 750 approx for a new propshaft as everyone seems to agree the bearings cannot be replaced. I asked if they had any exchange shafts but they stated they no longer did that!
I cannot find anywhere else who can do a better deal for a new propshaft anywhere, but thought i would let you know about who i found today. have a good site and are based in Accrington, Lancashire. I rang them (01254 386661) and got some good news!
On an exchange basis, they will deliver to your door a Trekker propshaft - professionally adapted with 6mth warranty that fits RX4's - and then collect your old shaft after you have fitted the new one. The price? 350+vat. Bargain!! They seem to be doing a few a week!!!
Thought i'd sign up so i could spread the good news to all you suffering RX4 owners out there!!!
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