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  1. Engine carbon cleaned

    Engines
    Is it worth having an Engine carbon cleaned. Been quoted £50 by local mobile mechanic, not sure if it is worth it or not.
  2. Cleaned egr

    Engines
    Hi can someone help ???? I have a 2004 Megane 1.9 DCI I took the EGR out give it a clean put it back together BUT NOW when I sart it up it wont rev over 3000 revs and blows loads of white smoke out ,,,, This neber happened untill I cleaned the EGR I'm also getting P0487 Exhaust Recirculation...
  3. Cleaned the Megane's engine bay today...

    My mottah!
    Spent a couple hours dusting 6 years of grime off the engine bay today. Never been done by the previous owner so I couldn't resist! Didn't use any water, as it scares me, even though many people say its safe if done correctly. (I'm disaster prone) lol. To clean it I used 5 microfibers...
  4. 2.2dci EGR cleaned, now no revs

    Engines
    Hello all, I'm new around here, please be gentle! First of all, if I'd have found this forum first, then I wouldn't have bought this car ('05 Espace 2.2dci). Seems the engines are sh*te. Bought mine recently, drove fine on test drive and drive home. Within one week it wouldn't pull until...
  5. 2002 Clio 2 Cleaned throttle body now 5000rpm!!

    Engines
    Bought my son a 2002 clio 2 for his 18th bithday which is this sunday, i have done a few things to it like soldering the grey connector under the pass seat to get rid of the airbag and change a rear door as it was dented. I took it out to fill it with petrol ready for his b'day and noticed that...
  6. 1.6 RXE - Cleaned TB now AUTO light flickering on/off occasionally?

    Engines
    As above really. The AUTO warning light flickers on/off for less than half a second occasionally. Doesn't sound bad, idles well etc. Dodgy electrics maybe? The STOP and (!) light also stay on for about 30 seconds after driving from start, but soon flicker off, so assume it's a faulty...
  7. Injector cleaning/replacement

    Engines
    Hi ill get right to it, today i removed my injectors (2005 megane cc 1.9 dci euro 4) they were totally blocked with gunk and dirt, i cleaned em out and now they shine. when i put everything back together it says * check injection" before it starts and then sits there failing to start: no sound...
  8. had my car cleaned and now it wont start

    Electronics
    Hi, I took my Clio 1.2 Dynamique 52 Plate to get valeted (full works, even under the bonnet). Picked it up later the same day. It was a little juddery when changing gear pulling away from the place. I managed to get it home (less than 2 miles) just before it compleatly conked out on me. Now...
  9. EGR Cleaned, need info please read

    Engines
    Hi All, I have today spent most of the afternoon stripping and cleaning the EGR, the car has been smoking since i bought it last week and seems to have no balls also the diagnostic was showing codes of P0487, reset, drive and same code came up. I have cleaned out the EGR, metal pipe, hoses...
  10. Has anyone cleaned the EGR valve on a Renault Trafic?

    Engines
    Just looking for some sort of how to. Mine is a Primastar (Nisssan badged trafic) 2004 F9Q I think. I think I can see the EGR valve from the top. The valve hasn't been touched since the van was new and I want to see if I can get it running a little better by cleaning out the EGR valve. It's...
  11. Laguna 1.9 dci cleaned egr wont start

    Engines
    Hello New to the forum followed the procedure of cleaning egr valve all went ok until i went to start the car now just turns over wont fire. Any help much appreciated.
  12. DPF/FAP's again - Anyone cleaned theirs??

    Exhausts
    Like this? Taken from HERE Mike
  13. Megane II, 1.5Dci - EGR removed and Cleaned - Inc Pics

    Engines
    Hi all, This is for a 2005 Renault Megane 1.5Dci. My symtoms where dark blue smoke on start ups (large cloud), bad idle up to operating temperature and the "check injectors" messege on dash every so often when engine under strain. It was my EGR sooted up - heres what I did: Removed Engine...
  14. Cleaned ICV now won't idle!

    Electronics
    Right, so I thought I'd tackle the simple task of cleaning the ICV on the Scenic today. Took it off no problem, gave it a wipe making sure not to force the plunger to move etc. Put it all back together ensuring the o-ring is in situ, started the car up and now it dies straight away. Runs...
  15. EGR cleaned and tested, should it stay open?

    Engines
    I recently removed the egr from my grand scenic 06 130bhp. It was clogged up with sooty gunge. thoroughly cleaned and tested, all working. When i opened the egr to check cogs they looked brand new as if they had never been used? does this sound normal? Also when I replaced it I noticed on the...
  16. the egr do i need to spend money replacing it or could i get it cleaned

    Engines
    hi just taken my car to the garage and been told i need a new egr they havent looked at the part just did a check on it , do i need to spend £282 pounds getting it replaced or could i have it cleaned ?
  17. 1.9dci Iv cleaned the EGR valve and now..

    Engines
    Hi all I have today cleaned the EGR valve out as the engine was giving me a lot of black smoke and leaking oil from the join just above the EGR valve I followed a very good article on here on how to do this - the valve was not too caked up BUT the Manifold? where it went into was. Where there...
  18. Cleaned it!!!

    My mottah!
    No need to pop round and give it a polish Tigz ...i did it today ready for dreaded M.O.T next week???:d:d
  19. Freshly cleaned Laguna

    My mottah!
    Just thought I'd post a few snaps up of the Laguna. 03 reg Dynamique with retrofitted goodies.. Xenon headlights with washer jets and levelling Autodimming rear view mirror Folding electric door mirrors with blue glass 6 CD in dash changer Cabasse door speakers all round (amped) Clear side...
  20. Can 1.9 dci pre cat be steam cleaned ?

    Engines
    Hello all , my Lag 2 blew its second turbo and after a bit of research on Parkers I read that a build up of burnt oil from previous turbo failure in the pre cat can cause future turbo problems , can anyone advise if it is possible to clean the pre cat or if the only alternative is to replace it...
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