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Re: Renault Trafic - Various Questions

Hello and welcome to the forum.

I'd say that your van is a late mark 1,I think I'm right in saying that the mark 2 is the Trafic that is also sold as a Vauxhall Vivaro and is a completely different shape.

If it's a 1.9 (F8Q engine code) then it's rated at 61bhp,the 2.1's (J8S engine code) are rated at 64bhp,so neither of them is going to be exactly quick.

The gearstick movement would primarily point to a worn engine mount or stabiliser,I'd check these out for excessive movement first.

Not sure about the heater to be honest,but it sounds like there could be an oil leak down the back of the engine on to the exhaust and the fumes are being drawn into the cabin.
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