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Originally Posted by bruno21 View Post
Hi Folks
hope we can share some advice and guidance.

I have a 2002 scenic 1.6 that is difficult to restart. After driving for a while and parking, when I return the engine can take up to 20 attempts to restart. It apears to be when the engine is still hot. All electrical connection are good and new air filter has been fitted.
If I leave the car for an hour it will start.
Has anyone experienced similar problems?
Hi Bruno,had very same problem,despite having renault do a diagnostic (at a cost of 8o)they still couldnt find anything wrong,sorted out problem myself by removing flywheel sensor(located at rear )and secured by 2 small bolts (along with metal spacer),undo nuts and KEEP spacer (important as this sets distance)clean with isopropananol(same stuff that cleans video heads and can be purchased at some chemist's cheaper),refit ,not forgetting spacer,this should sort out your problem,if ok then clean every 6 months or so. good luck
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