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  1. Transmissions
    Hi folks, 2001 Master former ambulance developed loud whine when accelerating in 1st gear, a really loud whir / whine type noise, almost sounds a bit 'belt' like but not sure - now happens in 2nd also. Only happens when accelerating. When foot is on clutch no sound at all. This loud...
  2. Transmissions
    so ive not been well the last few days and the car has been sat out front and not moved. Came to move car today , and realised id left it gear without handbrake. Popped handbrake on and took out of 1st and started car. Into 1st pulled away and went for 2nd - and went for 2nd and stopped...
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    Hi. Thanks for adding me. I have just got a Renault trafic 1.9dci 2005. It has a very pronounced judder when pulling off in first gear. It happened a few times in a row so I headed for the steepest hill I could find and it did a perfect hill start and has driven fine since. It was stood up for a...
  4. Transmissions
    Hi guys it's me again, so my Mrs has got a mk2 clio and I've recently put a second hand gear box in since the old one broke, and now she is having issues getting it to go into 1st gear when she's downshifting when slowing down at lights etc, but is fine going in when the car is stationary...
  5. Transmissions
    hi all, I have a 2004 Renault laguna 1.8. just started to have a problem selecting 1st gear, its intermittent. anyone have any ideas on what the problem is, many thanks.
  6. Transmissions
    hi everyone i was wondering if you can help me please i would really be grateful if you can. we bought a scenic mk1 phase 2 1.6 manual about 4 weeks ago the car had not been looked after, i had to scrub the inside before we could drive it think the previous owner had sticky messy kids. anyway...
  7. Transmissions
    I got my clio about 2 months ago, used. It's a december of 2002 model and it looked to be in good condition. I noticed after i bought it that the gear lever moves quite a bit every time i push the clutch in and let it go slowly when the car was moving and in gear. When parking or when i had to...
  8. Engines
    I recently bought a 2004 Modus 1.4 16V (petrol), 72,000 miles. It is in reasonably tidy condition and a reasonable 'runner' with one major issue which comes up somtimes which I would like to understand and fix: When starting the car, and for the first ~5minutes of driving, putting the car...
  9. Transmissions
    Hi, I'm new to the forum (Bought a 2010 Clio Dynamique 6 weeks ago). Driving home last night I was unable to change down into 2nd gear and subsequently unable to get 1st or 2nd. I managed to pull away in 3rd and got to a point where the revs went up but my speed didn't increase. I can get 1st...
  10. Transmissions
    Hello, I have a MK3 Clio from 2011. I've recently had an MOT and it passed fine, no issues. Although now my car seems to occasionally not go in to first and second correctly, sometimes it will be in place, clutch up but when I give it some gas it does nothing(sometimes pops back in to neutral)...
  11. Older renaults (pre-1992)
    Dora is usually so happy in France but apparently doesn't like the Paris ringroad. Any suggestions why she's suddenly started to slip out of 1st gear accompanied by a thumping noise from underneath and jolting along would be much appreciated. Background: just done around 200 km on main roads...
  12. Transmissions
    Hi Has anyone any experience with this type of engine/automatic and a loss of power in 1st? It drags on for a while with hardly any power (which can, if not careful, catch you out when pulling out of a side street), and after a while it'll bump up into 2nd and start to finally pull with power...
  13. Electronics
    Hello everyone, This is my 1st post, i`m Maltese dont know if u ver had Maltese people here ! Firstly wanted to thank everyone who contributes on this forums, have used it in the past and been very useful. I need some advice from the experts in trying to keep a 1999 megane coupe phase 2 alive...
  14. Transmissions
    Hi all. Been doing some digging around but haven't found anything. Hoping someone can help. When pulling away in first gear there is slight juddering. But totally fine going through the other gears. Thus is worse when I'm in reverse. I've got to give it a fair few revs for it to stop...
  15. Engines
    HI, just got 12 plate kangoo maxi van 1.5dci 90+ from the dealer. Drove today around 250 miles . I noticed that when changing gears from 1st to 2nd 9 out of 10 times Rpm wont drop for a while ., from 2nd to 3rd is much less obvious but still happens. In first I though it's my driving style as...
  16. Transmissions
    Hi, my Megane convertible makes a grinding noise when pulling away quickly in 1st and 2nd gear. It doesn't do it in higher gears and only does it once the car has warmed up, when the car is cold it doesn't make the noise. I have read some threads which suggest that this may be that the gearbox...
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