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  1. Ask the Experts
    Hi all, I'm hoping someone can help. I have a 63 Scenic 1.6 dci. About 18 months ago the car randomly overheated- there was literally nothing in the coolant tank. We filled the coolant back up and everything was fine. This didn't happen again until about 4 months ago. The car overheats and...
  2. Engines
    Hi, newbie to the Forum so my apologies if this is in the wrong section. I have a Scenic 1.6 16v, 52 plate so mk1 I think with aircon/climate. When driving the temp gauge is normally just below midway, sometimes it goes above midway especially in stop start traffic. In a previous car the...
  3. Engines
    Van's been running fine. Run it to the shops, wouldn't start when I got out. Notice the coolant tank is empty but no smell of overheating. Fill it up but still won't start. Battery is fine. Repair shop doesn't have a clue. Wants to try spare key. Say it's nothing to do with the coolant tank...
  4. Heating & cooling
    Hello everybody. I own a 0.9 Tce Clio MK4. Had it for almost a year and I want to do some proper maintenance on it (oil, filters etc.) The car is at 55.000 miles and I don't know it's maintenance history,so I'm thinking about replacing the coolant and flushing the radiator also. I bought Haynes...
  5. Heating & cooling
    I was driving on the motorway for 30 minutes then came off and my temperature gauge was showing 2 bars out of 9. Aka engine is not het up to 90 degrees, I opened the bonnet and my radiator fan hadn't kicked in. So I drove for another 10 minutes the gauge still did not move. Tried reseting the...
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    I have a Metallic Grey 2016 ('66 plate) Renault Trafic Sl27 Sport Nav Energy 145Dci which has currently covered approx 36k miles. At the beginning of March an overheating light came on. I was near my local garage (non Renault) and they recovered it and found that a major pipe/hose had been worn...
  7. Heating & cooling
    Hello everybody, I have a Megane 1.5dCI from 2004 that I bought a year ago and this weekend I had a problem with its coolant. The coolant was changed by me as soon as I got the car, actually all fluids and filters of the car, and the coolant system always worked very fine (no leaks, good heat in...
  8. Heating & cooling
    Hi I'm hoping someone can help me. I have just bought a 161 Trafic. The coolant level is dropping every couple of hundred miles. This drop is slight but it is dropping. Renault changed radiator under warranty but it's still dropping. Now they say everything is fine. I use the van as a taxi so I...
  9. Heating & cooling
    Hi there, Own a 2000 Renault Master 2.8dTi. Have been trying now for a few weeks to work out why the Coolant Temperature Warning Light comes on after I start driving. The temperature gauge rises to a 1/4 - doesn't sit in the middle and for a while everything is fine and no light comes on. After...
  10. Heating & cooling
    Hi. Can some one please tell me where the temp sensor is on my 05 1.9dci trafic. And is there any other temp sensors in here? I've had a look around here and the engine bay but I'm stuck. Ta Daz
  11. Heating & cooling
    Got a very slight coolant leak on wife's Espace. 2.0dCi engine, 150ps. Basically having covered about 5000 miles between checks it's lost half the volume of the expansion tank, maybe 1-2 litres. It's not dropping on the ground/undertray that I can see so I think it's going somewhere 'hot' and...
  12. Heating & cooling
    Hi all, have I got this info right before I go and buy some more coolant for a service? Thanks. 2013 Trafic dci 115 Coolant capacity 6.5 litres Comma G30 is suitable Are there any useful online guides showing how to replace the coolant, location of bleed screws etc? Ta.
  13. Heating & cooling
    Hi, Well I just got given a car and I have been checking it over. It's a 2004 grand scenic 1.6. Basically I just went to check the coolant and can't see any in there! The problem is I can't see what colour was used. I just wanted to ask what can I do? I have some green coolant but I don't...
  14. Engines
    Hello, I have a 2007 Renault Trafic van. When the van is idling everything is fine. When I drive the van everything is fine, temperature gauge is half way as normal but every couple seconds the STOP light and the red engine management light comes on flashes off and repeats. Flickering. To me it...
  15. Engines
    Hi, I´m trying to solve the problem I have when I start my Clio mk 1 engine type E7J 1997 at cold weather, the sensor to the left has an OL with my multimeter and I ordered a new one. which one is the CTS and which one is the temperature cauge sender? Mike
  16. Heating & cooling
    Hi all. Being new to Renault and want to double check. Seems to me as the reservoir is empty , (this is coolant reservoir right?) Not sure. Does it need to top up? Picture included. Thanks
  17. Heating & cooling
    Hi, can someone tell me the capacity of the engine cooling system for a Scenic 1.5dci 2008 reg. and how much antifreeze i will need for the correct concentration. Will i need any specific Antifreeze? Thanks.
  18. Heating & cooling
    Hi everyone thanks for taking the time to look and help. I recently purchased the vehicle and the coolant gauge doesn't move off the first bar and start to reach the middle of the gauge. I disconnected the temperature sensor and the gauge finally moved to the middle after 30 minutes of...
  19. Engines
    about 2 years ago I had my coolant changed at the dealership and didn't make note of what the coolant level was at. After about 6-8 months I noticed coolant level was at the minimum mark. So, I topped up with genuine renault coolant to the max line. I monitored it for about a year and level...
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