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  1. Engines
    helou to you all!! I have a nightmare with my laguna! I bought this car for my wife for work...its in great condition interior and exterion... Problem is heawy start!! First I gona teel you what I change on the car in try to fix the issue of bad starting both coolant
  2. Steering and Suspension
    Hi all :) I've just acquired a 2nd hand Megane Classic 1.9 dTi. Needs a bit of work but getting there. The problem I'm not managing to get around is creaking and banging from the front upon driving from a stand-still or braking. I changed one anti-roll bar bush bracket which was sheared off...
  3. Engines
    Hi. I need to replace the auto tensioner on a Laguna 2 1.9 DTl. When it the tension is loosened, is it possible to lock it in place to make removal easier? Cheers
  4. Engines
    Hello friends I was wondering if any of you more experienced lads / lasses could shed some light on a problem I am having. Customer brought in his Renault Scenic 1.9DTI said he needs a new turbo. The car was cranking with no start and puffs of dark smoke coming from exhaust. I replaced the...
  5. Engines
    Hi, Thanks for letting me join the forum. I've got a problem with my wife's Kangoo. It's always started first time until recently, now I have to floor the accelerator and keep turning until it fires, usually about three 10 second bursts. I live in Spain, so it's not really cold, but I changed...
  6. Electronics
    I gave someone a jump start and the red lead crocodile connector made contact with a metal part close to the battery as I was manipulating the jaws onto the terminal. This of course created a short with a flash of sparks. When I tried to start the engine there was a buzzing sound coming from the...
  7. Engines
    Hi I have tried searching the forum but have not found a match for the problem on my wife's 02 reg 1.9dti senic The engine turns over as normal but wont fire when you turn ign on after a few seconds the heater plug light goes out as normal but instantly comes back on and stays on, i have...
  8. Engines
    hi ive got a problem with my acceleration and can anyone help when I start my motor the accelerator goes up high revvs and eventually left to tick over it goes down to 10000 revs but when you drive the revvs goes up and down, and the glow plug light comes on its so frustrating
  9. Electronics
    Hi, the reverse light on the car hasn't worked since I've owned it, and have read it could be the switch, which I sent hubby out to get. Only thing is, he now has it, and there's nowhere for it to go (I watched a clip on youtube thinking they would all be in similar place, front n/s wheel...
  10. Engines
    Hi Guys, I've purchased my Megane just 3 moths ago and recently I've noticed that I never heard the turbo whistling. After a quick visual inspection, the connection of the vacuum tubes doesn't make sense to me. The vacuum tube of the turbo wastegate is attached directly to the vacuum pump...
  11. Engines
    Hi. I'm trying to sort out our Scenic 1 Dti 1.9. After standing since about February we're having problems getting it going again. It basically starts fine (after changing the battery), but won't rev and when you try to rev the engine the glow plug/engine light comes on, after 10-20 seconds...
  12. Engines
    Ive found source of noise from engine bay. its thee air con pump, i cant find any fitting instructions or tips on how to change. i can normally sort it but it looks tight. any advice would be appreciated. 1.9 dti w reg
  13. Engines
    Hi new to this.....I have the above car, just fit recon turbo as this blew couple weeks ago....scary as it red lined engine ! Thing is now glow plug light keeps flickering on & off, then stops...confused is something wrong..please help:confused:
  14. Engines
    Hi guys, I really could do with some help. I went away on holiday at her majesty's pleasure for 18months:oops:leaving my 1.9dti scenic to sit for a while. First problem I had was a big drain on the battery. Narrowed it down to glow plug relay, so removed the 70amp fuse for now as I dont really...
  15. Engines
    Hi guys I a laguna 2 1.9dti 55 plate!! Now it seems to be over fueling and quite a it of black smoke!! It's like the pump has been turned up because it's gained more power but I have not dun anything to it!! Also it sometimes holds back for a second or so then shoots off! The only mod is I have...
  16. Tuning & Modding
    Hi all I am after some information please. I am looking for an induction kit for the above car it's a 99 plate 1.9dti Also after a decat as well. Does anyone know we're to get these and is there off the shelf version for this best price possible please
  17. Engines
    Car is difficult to start in cold weather. I think its the heaters. How can i check that they are working properly? :confused:
  18. Engines
    [Renault Megane 1.9dTI 2002] Hi, I don't know what is the name of this part on bosch pump. One of my friends put my car in to diagnostics and on the computer it says that this part causes the problem but I don't know what is it called on English. I'm from Croatia and my friend says that it...
  19. Heating & cooling
    Hi, I am new to this forum and this is my first post. My name is David and I live in Malta. First of all congratulations for a very informative forum. I own a year 2000 Megane classic 1.9 DTI and lately i noticed that the coolant in the reservoir was low, I top up and it is again low. Today the...
  20. Engines
    My renault laguna estate has like a flat spot at about 1500rpm in any gear the car surges like its bieng turned off and on its done 184k bin serviced recently but it seems to be getting worse any ideas as to what is causing this thanx andy