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  1. Shock absorber fitted correctly?

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi All, I have replaced both front shock absorbers, springs, rubber dampers, top rubber mount (plain rubber), bearing and top rubber cup (the one with the nut, fitted inside the engine bay). Upon refitting, with the wheels still off the ground, the top rubber cup sits against the bodywork...
  2. Torque settings for rear coil spring absorber

    Steering and Suspension
    I am looking at replacing my rear coil springs. Cannot find the torque settings for the absorber bolts. Any one help ?
  3. front left shock absorber mount failure after clutch replacement ,Megane 2 1.5 dci

    Ask the Experts
    Hi there! I had a costy and awfull adventure after clutch replacement which I made at my local service.Almost very soon to when I received my car I experienced a metallic noise coming from front left and seemed to relate with suspension.Being on a short trip on weekend, I returned and inform my...
  4. How to remove front shock absorber on Renault master mk2 2006

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi anyone know How to remove front shock absorber on Renault master mk2 2006 lower end has long sleeve that fits into wishbone. How do you remove this please? it looks like it is sized into it!!!
  5. Noise on all 4 shock absorber Clio IV

    Steering and Suspension
    Since the car was brand new these weird noises came from all 4 absorbers. I took it for replacement here at Renault garage and put 4 new ones on. The noises are keep there. I took it 4 times there and to other several mechanics, no one could find the cause of the noises( you can hear them...
  6. front shock absorber on my 2011 megane coupe

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello I need some advice if possible I am currentlypreparing to change my front shock absorber on my 2011 megane coupe. The Haynesmanual say the nut must be changed which is no problem but Renault are quite expensiveand I will need to bolts as well. What would you suggest I do? And where may I...
  7. Laguna mk1 front shock absorber - finding part number

    Steering and Suspension
    I have a leaking shock absorber, and have been trying to source a replacement. Unfortunately it's so corroded there's no way to even tell where the part number might have been, let alone read it. Apparently the Renault parts system does not hold any information about the part number, and...
  8. rear shock absorber upper bushes

    Steering and Suspension
    just got the laguna 2 back from mot and the only advisories are CV gaiter and rear shock absorber upper bushes splitting. are these bushes available seperately? or would new shocks be the way to go? apart from that - another 12 months motoring.
  9. How to remove Shock Absorber- 2001 Renault Master 2.2dci

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all- does anyone know what this type of nut is? It is located on the bottom attachment for my shock absorber on my renault master. As you can see the shock absorber is broken and needs replaced, so trying to figure out how to remove this / what tool I need. Any ideas appreciated- thanks in...
  10. Shock Absorber

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi Guys, Quick question... Recently having trouble while driving over uneven surfaces, the car on the passenger side would vibrate quite loud. Had a good look at the Passenger side suspension, the Drop links and lower suspension arm have recently been replaced, i decided to remove the Shock...
  11. Grand Scenic II Rear Shock Absorber replacement

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi All, My Grand Scenic II (2004) just failed its MOT due to leaking rear shock. Garage wanted £250 parts and labour to replace both sides. While not unreasonable I looked and found Monroe replacements for £80 a pair so decided to do it myself. A very simple job taking approx half hour per...
  12. rear shock absorber

    New to this forum tried to change rear shock absorber yesterday bot the bottom end was stuck rust and I was unable to refit the new one . How to do ? Anders
  13. Master Shock absorber stuck in wishbone

    Steering and Suspension
    I have a 2002 2.2 DCi Master the front offside shock absorber bush is jammed in the lower wishbone. I would be grateful for any ideas on how to get it out, or a way to attach a new shock absorber to the bush.
  14. Scenic MK2 Front Shock Absorber Replacement Issue

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi again all, My partners car has failed it's MOT as one of the front shocks is leaking fluid. I tried last night to drop the strut but having real troubles with the pinch bolt that holds the strut to the hub? Trying to undo it has snapped a snap-on ratchet and just doesn't want to move...
  15. Renault Laguna Mk1 Rear Shock Absorber Technical Question?

    Hi fellow Renault enthusiasts, I recently fitted 2 new rear shock absorbers to my Laguna estate. After a very, very.... VERY, long time and much hammering and blow torching later i finally fitted the new ones. Car drives great now, except for one snag. The ride height of the car is now...
  16. Issue with Trekka rear shock absorber

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello, We recently bought a second-hand Kangoo Trekka. Our friendly mechanic who replaced the timing belt said that the left rear shock absorber was leaking, so he replaced both of them. Now 500 miles later the new one is leaking too! Any thoughts as to what is going on, or do I need a new...
  17. shock absorber tool

    Tools & equipment
    Does any one know of a tool to remove and tighten the middle nut on the front strut on a espace 2005 you have to do it through the speaker cover on the dash and its nearly impossible to get an hex key in the middle and then get or spanner on the nut as theres no room I managed it by using an...
  18. rx4 rear shock absorber bottom bushes

    Steering and Suspension
    help any one no were to get some bottom rear shock absorber bushes from main dealer say you have to buy full shocker. thans blaze
  19. Front Shock absorber boot/cover?

    Wheels & tyres
    Hi guys, just a look at the suspension recently and noticed my Front shock absorber boots are basically a bunch of rubber rings at the bottom with the shiney shaft fully exposed to the elements - has anyone changed these or found an easyier fix than removing the whole lot, fitting and re-fitting...
  20. GAZ Gold Shock Absorber Kits

    Finishline UK Ltd
    We have a few GAZ Gold Pro Shock Absorber Kits for sale at £935 + £10 P+P, follow the link to eBay for more information. We have other options available, if your interested please call Chris on 01462...