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  1. Buying a used Megane ..what to look out for

    Ask the Experts
    Hi. Apologies if I have placed this in the wrong forum. My wife loves the megane dynamic 1.6 edition. We have found one that we like that is being sold by a private dealer with 44k miles on the clock. What should I be looking out for during the viewing/test drive... any common faults etc...
  2. Clio II rs: reliability and buying (or avoiding) advice.

    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...
  3. Buying advice, Renault Megane 1.6 VVT Dynamique

    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.
  4. Oil cooler seal on an espace 06 where do I get a seal without buying a new oil cooler

    Engines
    Any help would be great thanks Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
  5. Advice on buying a Renault Kangoo

    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...
  6. What to look for when buying Twingo RS133

    Cars & motoring
    Hello to all As you can see from my user name I***8217;m coming from the other side and unfortunatelly know nothing about Renaults. I need an advise what to look for when buying Twingo RS133 2008-2012 model. Are those reliable? What to look for in service history? Is there anything that is...
  7. Buying advice Scenic/Clio 2010 - 2014 model years

    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...
  8. Buying brakes without abs rings?? What does this mean?

    Brakes/Hubs
    Hi, my megane 2 1.5 DCI 08 needs new pads and discs all round. I've rung euro car parts given my reg and they have given me the right braking system (apparently there are two Bosch and teves...it's teves) They give me the product code of eicher discs which are the cheapest but upon reading the...
  9. Buying a 1.9 DCi car - advice about oil leak

    Engines
    Hi folks, I've found a 2011 Megane III 1.9 DCi that I've agreed to buy. It seems a nice car and is a reasonable price, but there's an oil leak from the pipe on the top of the engine. I've attached a photo I took. Can anyone tell me what it is and whether it's something I should be worried...
  10. Buying A Megane III, what to look for ?

    Cars & motoring
    Hi, I am A new user from Denmark looking for advice. I am about to buy a Megane III 1,6 from 2010. It has done 99000km and seems ok. What should i look out for ? Is engine and transmission reliable ? We have no such forums Ib Denmark, that is why i am here :grin2:
  11. Hello, advice if possible for buying used Clio

    General Chat
    Hello All! I'm not yet a genuine Renault owner but have seen a used Renault Clio Dynamique TomTom dCi 86 diesel that looks interesting... Was just wondering if there's anything I should watch out for with this model of Clio? It's a 2010 with 82k miles on the clock. Any common problems with...
  12. Advice on buying - 2011 Grand Scenic 135K

    Cars & motoring
    Hi. I am in the market for a cheapish (approx 4k) 7 seater and was looking at Grand Scenics 2011. I found one online a Renault Grand Scenic 1.6 TD ENERGY Dynamique TomTom Bose+ Pack that is well spec'd with FSH (dealership) and 135K on the clock. It has the 1.6 Has sat nav and unusually all...
  13. Post side impact MK3 Megane worth buying?

    General Chat
    Hi folks, I'm looking for a cheap 1.5dCi with no FAP, dual mass FW... I got hold of a 2009 post crash Megane, in lovely red color, dCi 86 and looks neat. What I like about it is the fact that the seller was honest with me and told me that it had a side impact. The car is already fixed and...
  14. Buying a 2007 Laguna II FL 2.0 dCi 150bhp

    General Chat
    Hi all, This is my second post. I have owned 2 Renaults in the past and I got amazed by how well made the mk2 Megane 1.5 dCi. I sold it only two months ago. I adore the 1.5 dCi and it's smoothness, power and economy. I'm a fan of large cars with large wheelbase and six-speed gearbox. I fell...
  15. Turbo Buying Advice

    Engines
    As the title suggests I'm looking for a replacement turbo. I have a Clio mk3 DCI 86bhp non fap. There appears to be lots of choice if you do a search with all sorts of prices. I would prefer to check out a supplier that someone could recommend. Any help would be appreciated.:smile2:
  16. Looking For More Buying Advice

    General Chat
    Been looking for some time for a replacement for my sons 2002 DCI Clio. Ideally would like a mk3 face lift DCI Clio 86bhp, but as I don't want one with a dpf (fap) my search criteria is limited to 2009/2010. The one's that have been for sale at a realistic price up here are either cat D's or...
  17. Thinking of buying a Modus

    Cars & motoring
    Hi all I have looked at a 2007 Renault Modus with the panoramic roof but the roof is stuck closed. Has anyone any ideas what the issue may be is this a common fault?
  18. Help Before Buying a 2007 Clio

    Clio
    ** This is not an advert, it is a car I plan to buy, but I need advice on the engines condition ** 2007 / 20,371 miles / Hatchback / Manual / 1.4L / Petrol One owner from new Comes with free service Free 12 months MOT 3 months AA Parts & Labour Warrenty Last services at 15,743 miles service...
  19. Buying First Clio - Ruff Engine? (20,000 Miles)

    General Chat
    2007 / 20,371 miles / Hatchback / Manual / 1.4L / Petrol One owner from new Comes with free service Free 12 months MOT 3 months AA Parts & Labour Warrenty Last services at 15,743 miles service history The car is generally in good condition, I can't really fault the bodywork and interior...
  20. Buying a Renault Traffic - Advice Pls

    Vans
    Hi everyone, I am giving some serious thought to buying a Renault Traffic. I intend on using it as a weekend surf bus and I dont plan to do alot of milage (probably something like 4k a year on it). One thing I am slightly stuck on is whether I should just gamble on buying something older with...
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