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Re: Renault Kangoo Trekka 4x4
Originally Posted by French Chemist
Running a Kangoo Trekka 1.9
diesel. I have a Russeck Pocket Mechanic handbook. My fuel filter is exactly as described and pictured in the book. However, it says that the filter can opened and the internal filter changed. On mine (without removing from the vehicle) it appears as if the unit is sealed and disposable. There are no apparent screws or anything. Does anyone have this type and are they replaced as a unit?
My guess,(and stress it's only a guess!) is that as with many 'utility' vehicle manufacturers (eg Land-Rover) they've eliminated the replaceable filter for a sealed unit. More expensive of course, but the 'plus' side is that it's less messy to change, and (as I did once with my old 'Landy')if the gasket on the unit has worn a bit thin, as soon as you turn on
pees out all over your garage floor!
Currently in Wild Willie's garage:
Hi, I've just purchased a Kangoo Venture which I've named 'Hoppy'! To date am very impressed with both his performance (particularly the mpg!) and comfort/space etc.