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  1. Engines
    I had my Renault traffic van 1.9 dci fully serviced, one week later my clutch and gear box went so I spent a £1000 getting this fixed. When I got my van back there was a slight judder but got worse over 2 days. I done roughly 250 miles over them two days. By the end of the 2 days it got that bad...
  2. Electronics
    Hi peeps, I have just bought a 2006 Scenic.I has a strange issue with the radio. I can turn it on and it plays for 20 minutes. After that it beeps and turns off. I am able to immediately turn it back on so I don't believe it is needing a code (as I understand it that happens immediately and...
  3. Electronics
    Hi, first post... help! I have a Renault Clio 2010, this afternoon while driving smoke parted pouring out from behind the dashboard close to the ignition. After some time at the roadside I managed to drive it back home as I assume whatever it was is electrical related and has probably burnt...
  4. Engines
    My wife was driving our 2004 Clio DCi65 when she heard a whistling noise coming from the engine and then a pop sound (as she described it)... since then each time I drive it, it feels sluggish and noisier than usual... like it has no get up and go. Any ideas? How can I check if the turbo no...
  5. Engines
    Got a 2006 clio 1.5dci ( CRO! engine I think) with starting problems garage took it in for repair and said the engine is knackered as its low on compression?, but its only done 70k miles and was running fine before this with no overheating or burning oil problems. Just seems a little odd...
  6. Engines
    Bought a 2004 Grand Scenic 1.9 dci for £700. All worked fine then 6 weeks later I was driving along and there was a reduction in power, then smoke from the exhaust, then lost all power and i had to manoeuvre it to the side of the road where it completely died. I managed to start it but there...
  7. Engines
    Hi there, I recently took my Renault Clio to a garage for a quick check up, he has come back to me and said that the Head Gasket has blown and there is oil leaking into my cylinders, and it is unsafe to drive as it could seize up at any given moment. He has quoted me £750 for the work which...
  8. Engines
    Hello all, I am new on here. I have the opportunity to buy a 56 plate Traffic for a very reasonable price...Problem is, the current owner hit a pigeon, which damaged a radiator hose and cause the head gasket to blow. I have tried a lot of Googleing and can't find much information about the...
  9. Engines
    my friends espace 2.2dci engine had a complete strip and rebuild, about a week later the turbo blew, checked the oil pump and fitted a new turbo. when i checked the oil pressure at the turbo we had 5 bar of pressure at idle. we have gone through what we had replaced and double checked the...
  10. Engines
    Hi all, I have Dilemma and am getting conflicting advice from friends and garages. My van suddenly lost power and developed a ticking noise on the m3 the other day and I opened the bonnet and there was oil everywhere. After getting it recovered I was started again when cold and there was loads...
  11. Exhausts
    Evening all! I am new to this forum. My turbo blew just over 2 months ago. It has all been fixed and i had various other items changed at the same time. There is now oil in the exhaust as a result of the turbo blowing as it dumped it all in the exhaust. Anyone know the best way to burn...
  12. Engines
    Scenic 1.9 on 55 reg Replaced turbo then on restarting engine. it revved itself to redline oil sprayed everywhere and smoke was so bad it filled the street. Then it cut out. Don't want to try starting it again. What damage will this have done? Will it have blown the engine or the new turbo ...
  13. Engines
    I am seeking advice about my Megane 2 1.4DCI - 05 Reg. My car went in for the annual MOT and failed the emission test. The car had not had a cambelt change so I asked for that to be done and an oil flush and change at the same time.. This was duly changed and apparently they revved the engine to...
  14. Engines
    Hi all. I have a Renault Clio 1.4 Mk3 2007 and after the car failed to start I took it to the local garage and they have told me its a blown head gasket. It failed a coolant hydrocarbon test . They have estimated the cost of repair to be £1200 which includes 11 hours labour, skimming, water...
  15. Electronics
    Hello, my Grand Scenic 2 (2007) would not start. The independent garage with Renault knowledge found the fault as being the fuel pump connector having blown Explanation being it had been drawing too much current - extra load burnt it out. I was told that Renault do not supply just the new...
  16. Electronics
    Hi ill get right to it, I cleaned my injectors and replace fuel pressure sensor and my car still wont start. I found a blown fuse saying "APC HBT" cant for the life of my find what its for? The car ticks over, but wont start. When I spray easy start it starts then stops once you stop spraying...
  17. Engines
    Hi, New to this so please bare with!! I have a 2004 Grand Scenic 1.9dci which ended up blowing a turbo. Stopped driving straight away! Have since stripped all pipework intercooler and cleaned fitted another turbo took it for a test run Had no power and smoked bad!! On looking on here...
  18. Electronics
    Hi my megane 03 keeps blowing a fuse which cuts out drivers side rear light and number plate lights on rear.i have changed both rear number plate clusters and checked wiring, and checked rear light cluster for corrosion also checked wiring, no breaks in wiring from back to front.
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