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FWIW I hear that the items in biggest demand at the breakers are automatic gearboxes from the Espace and Laguna.
Buy a manual transmission
dont buy a 2.2 dci . cousin is a renault mechanic and he reckons he changes a 2.2 dci from a laguna or espace at least once a week for the same reasons as forementioned in recent thread . i would also say dont bother with 3.0 dci as i "drive" an espace 3.0 dci and its been in the workshop more than ive driven it. latest drama...engine replacement.
apparently its a known problem where water ****es out from coolant bottle from over pressure so ending up with overheating. havent seen car for 4 weeks now...
Currently in hadenuffedd's garage:
2004 renault espace iv 3.0 dci