New to this forum and this is my first post.
My Clio 1.2 16V '02 Expression has suffered the frustrating electronic warning light, stalling when stopping & poor running for a few months.
It was diagnosed as the
which I replaced (at a cost of £105!!!) to no avail (I did get my £105 back!).
The renault tech said that a sticky throttle could give faulty
I bought a £5.50 can of carburettor / injection cleaner from Halfords and sprayed 1/3 can intermittantly into the air intake box with the engine at fast idle. There was an immediate improvement with the symptoms all but disappeared.
The following day with the engine stopped, I removed the brake vacuum pipe on the inlet manifold and sprayed a 2 second spray carburettor cleaner in there and left it 5 mins (it appeared to me the servo intake stub is close to where the
is located in the manifold), then repeated the spraying into the inlet box whilst fast idling (another 1/3 can).
This seems to have cured the problem for now, but I am nervous and daren't hold my breath!!
Hope this procedure may help someone else.