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Exclamation Re: Renault Clio 1.4 8v - Info on starting problems - HELPFUL!

I've been having intermittant starting problems and as I now live in France, and with the language difficulty I've been living with it. I just spray the tdc sometimes with wd40 and hope it works. But recently a new, or maybe related problem means a trip to the garage I think. It reluctantly starts but won't idle. Just stops. Any ideas anyone?
I noticed an odd thing which may be something to do with it. The radio is asking for a code but I haven't disconnected the battery. In fact the battery was new last summer and since being fitted at the garage has not needed to be disconnected. I believe an idle control may not reset after disconnection but am very non technical, and anyway it wasn't disconnected
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