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  1. Temperature gauge broken and not fixed after changing coolant temp sensor

    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...
  2. Has anybody had difficulty getting satisfaction under the RENAULT warranty?

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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...
  3. Cooling system strange behavior - smoke out of the bleeding valve

    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...
  4. Coolant leak but no symptoms

    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...
  5. Coolant Temperature Warning Light

    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...
  6. Coolant temperature sensor

    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
  7. Espace '07 2.0dCi slight coolant leak

    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...
  8. 2013 Trafic Coolant Qs

    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.
  9. Question about coolant.

    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...
  10. Location of coolant temperature sensor / Engine management light flickering

    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...
  11. coolant fluid temperatur sensor CTS

    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
  12. 2006 honda civic coolant dropping. **Fixed**

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    Hi guys quick question, the coolant on my civic is getting low in the reservoir bottle but not in any specific pattern of my driving, i cant see any horrendous leaks, I suspected the head gasket as I did see milky oil in the oil cap however after cleaning in and driving the car it hasn't come...
  13. Is the coolant reservoir is empty or what is it?

    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
  14. Engine coolant

    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.
  15. Mégane 3 1.5dci coolant gauge low

    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...
  16. 2011 Megane Coolant Level

    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...
  17. Coolant loss after timing change

    Hi guys, just had the timing kit, v belt, water pump, antifreeze and thermostat changed. As far as i remember there was a chance of loosing coolant after the change however not sure about the reason. I did 100 miles highway trip yesterday ( after the change the antifreeze was in mid level) i had...
  18. Coolant preheater Clio 4

    Heating & cooling
    I have a Clio 4 1.5 dci -13 When I bought this car it followed a hose heater with a built-in circular pump. I undestand that I shall mount it on the smaller hose that goes to and from the heating system. There are two hoses that come from the inside of the car. Wondering what hose to mount it on...
  19. Kangoo dCi 1.5 airlocks in coolant system

    Heating & cooling
    Hi there, I have a problem on my 2007 Kangoo Expression, whereby the coolant level is going up and down in the expansion tank far more than it should be. For example, this morning, the level was about an inch below the minimum mark, i.e. practically empty. I started the engine and took off the...
  20. How should I flush coolant in my Laguna II 2.2 DCI?

    Heating & cooling
    I want to completely flush the coolant in my 2.2 DCI (150 bhp) engine and refill with fresh stuff. Back in 2009 member WebCode responded to a similar query by saying "There is NO drain plug.. You just pull the bottom radiator hose off, remove the header tank cap and let the coolant drain out."...