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  1. Ask the Experts
    Hi Guys mechanic let me down and i need to get the new alternator on, is this something i could do myself and if so is there any videos or source of instructions to do so, i need the van monday night so hes dropped me right in it. Any help would be gratefully appreciated Kind Regards
  2. Other makes
    Back ground the MIL Nissan note 1.4 2007 - i've just mot'd it and as it went straight through, after a few small jobs and just done a full service and brakes for her for the price of parts - so saving the in-laws ££££'s they had £400 put aside to fix it.... spent about £150 now. They want...
  3. Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, So my mk3 clio basically failed its MOT because of an excessively worn ball joint on the passenger side. The drivers side was an advisory as too were both suspension arm pins/bushes. Given that the bushes are about to go it would make sense just to replace the entire lower control arms...
  4. Performance Partners
    Hi all! Brand new to this forum and I am looking for a little advice and some opinions on getting a remap. I have just bought my megane and I'm debating getting a remap in order to reduce turbo lag and increase fuel efficiency (with a light right foot of course!). Has anyone had a remap done...
  5. Engines
    in my time in trade must done 100+ timing belts, but for the life on me cant remember if done 1.9 dci F9Q belt, any way got the full gates kit inc pump, tensioner, crank bolt etc, any tips on how to make it as quick simple and painless as possible? trying to distract myself as next thursday the...
  6. Engines
    Hi Folks , hope I can get some expert advice on this system , fault codes are DTC145392 DIFF PRESSURE SENSOR CIRCUIT . PARTICLE FILTER. PERFORMANCE OR OPERATION INCORRECT and DTC010629 INLET PRESSURE CONSISTANCY . INVALID SIGNAL , I was hoping that it would have been the pressure sensor pipes...
  7. General Chat
    The little clio 1.2 is nice but I decided I could do with some more power in my life. However there is a problem. The only Clio rs I can find within my budget is a 2001 172 and has 260k km (that's 160k miles) on the clock and has been sitting outside and not moving for at least a year. The...
  8. Cars
    As in the title, What should I look for? What to check? Really nervous about this one, I have 2001 Astra and for last 5 years never gave me any problems, but it is about time for upgrade. I'm not fussy, but I need car to work. Thanks.
  9. Ask the Experts
    Hi to all and thank you for allowing me to join your club. So I***8217;m desperately trying to help out my friend whom has had a very bad amount of luck and it trying to raise her kids alone. So the car is a 2007 Megan 11. She bought the car to get her about but was sadly seen coming. The airbag...
  10. Ask the Experts
    Hello all, I have seen a 2008 Renault Kangoo 1.6 16v Petrol for sale at a local garage, the car had a FSH and appears in very good order, I am seriously thinking of buying it, my concern is that is has an automatic gearbox and has done 85000 miles, I plan to keep the car for 3 years and will do...
  11. Miscellaneous
    Last night, on another Forum. Bloke had flattened battery. Key Didn't work either. (As usual no spare Key). Usual advice given to jump to Alt or Starter. Also advised to jump to Pin 4 12S Tow Socket. Then along comes another Bloke who suggests:- I'm thinking he should repair his lock or...
  12. Ask the Experts
    There is a renault espace 2004, 2.0 16v petrol for sale along the road from me, i im going to see it properly as ive just had a quick look around it and looks very nice for its age. it has full service history, 71.000 miles on the clock,:nerd: towbar and is a manual. ive heard some horror...
  13. Steering and Suspension
    Hi all. I've just gotten back from a safety check. I need to have the front right lower ball joint replaced. Parts and fitment, I'm looking at around £160. Fair price? Any recommendations on where to have it done in Harrogate area? Thanks.
  14. Engines
    Hi All Renault Espace 4 Petrol 2l 16 v 2004 model Yesterday morning on the way to work I leave a roundabout and let go of the clutch and suddenly there is nothing. No power at all. I free the car for a while but each time I let go of the clutch I loose speed. Eventually the car slows...
  15. Engines
    Hi, I started my cambelt/dephaser/waterpump adventure today and hit a snag when I got to the fun part. I put the locking pin in and rotated the crank until it stopped but the cams dont align. The rear cam is straight but the front is way out. I have attached a pic. Do I need to remove the...
  16. Engines
    Got check injection and Df025 fault - so going to change glow plugs, just after some advice as never done a scenic set of glows (mainly fords..... as ex ford mech) so better to do with engine hot or cold? -
  17. General Chat
    I got the Clio Mk2 1.9 diesel like a month ago and i would like some tips. I can get the car moving by only releasing the clutch without pressing the gas pedal and it just moves at a set speed, its actually how i do it every time, release the clutch completly and then add gas. Is that OK to...
  18. General Chat
    Hi First post, hopefully of many! I am looking for some advise as I will be changing my current vehicle and one of the cars I am considering is the Scenic, having owned the mk1 1.9DCi 2003 model and loved the higher driving position and easier access, as I have back trouble. Bought for...
  19. General Chat
    Hi I have a serv light on my 2006 2.5dci renault master, the code reader indicates that the maf sensor is at fault and after reading various post online it seems that the wires breaking to the plug that fits onto the sensor are a common fault. The problem i have is my maf sensor is not on the...
  20. Wheels & tyres
    Just got the wife a 2016 cilo but it has no spare wheel , have found a breakers with one from a mk3 Clio , my question is will it fit my car
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