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  1. Megane 2005 starts and dies 1 time then it works like nothing

    Hi. I have a Renault Megane year 2005 1.6 petrol. The car stays in a garage but its cold there to maybe 5 degrees. Almost every day on the latest the first time for the day when i am going to start the car it starts perfectly but then the rpm goes down immediately and engine dies. Then...
  2. Kangoo Van Engine dies and no electrics

    Hi all, Not sure where to start, so I will apologise in advance for the ramble, but i will try and provide as much information as possible, to assist with your understanding of my issues. Renault Kangoo 1.4 Petrol automatic van. Brought it and the engine blew up whilst driving it home after...
  3. 53 scenic power dies

    Hi, first post on here hoping to find a solution to a problem with my 53 plate scenic mk2. Car seems to just die while driving, no warning just power disappears completely and car cuts out, sometimes fires up again straight away, but mostly it just turns over constantly for about 10 seconds then...
  4. 04 1.6 Petrol Grand Scenic dies on low revs

    Hi My 04 1.6 Petrol Grand Scenic has developed a problem. It keeps cutting out immediately after cold starting and takes some fancy footwork to keep the revs up while reversing out of the garden. After it warms up if I let the revs drop, say in second gear approaching a roundabout it...
  5. First Ferrari winner, Jose Froilan Gonzalez, dies at 90

    Formula 1 news Froilan Gonzalez, the first man to win a round of the Formula One world championship for Ferrari, has passed away in Buenos Aires aged 90, reports in his native Argentina confirmed on Saturday. Having made his world championship debut...
  6. Marshal dies after crane accident in Montreal

    Formula 1 news FIA has confirmed that a Canadian Grand Prix marshal has lost his life after being run over by a crane towards the end of Sunday's Montreal race. The marshal was assisting in the retrieval of Esteban Gutierrez's crashed Sauber when he...
  7. Clio 1.2 16v 2001 starts runs till hot then dies

    Hi new to here and wondering if anyone can help. My daughter has a 1.2 16v 2001 Clio that has started to act up. From cold the car will start and runs fine but as soon as it heats up the car dies. Will start again but dies instantly A local garage has said it comes up with a number of...
  8. Scenic 2 starts but dies

    Hi all I have not been here for a while , I have a scenic 2 on a 53 plate , I had a problem where the car would not idle but it run , now I have a problem that it will start but die unless you keep your foot on throttle to keep it running , I have checked all the usual suspects , I took of...
  9. 2000 Clio 1.2 8v hard to start, dies when you rev it, misfires, the lot :/

    Hello all, I've gone and bought my girlfriend a clio and i think I've picked a really good'un... To start off, its a 2000 Clio 1.2 8v, i bought it with a blown headgasket, it ran fine with the gasket gone. Ive since repaired the head gasket, all seemed to go well, i marked the timing belt to...
  10. Help...Engine racing then dies! scenic.

    Car runs perfect but intermitently engine races then either when excellerator pedal touched or sometimes not, revs die and cuts out immediately, and lucky to get started again. Have had 2 diagnostics done and shows no faults but something is wrong, but diagnostics not able to pick this...
  11. laguna 2 goes into limp mode and dies

    hi all i have a 2002 laguna 2 dci that has done about 105,000 miles i bought the car about 2 months ago and have done about 7,000miles with no issue we toke a trip a couple of weeks ago and it covered 2000miles no issue although i noticed that if i left the car a couple of days on start up...
  12. Safety pioneer Sid Watkins dies, aged 84

    Formula 1 news Sid Watkins, the former FIA medical delegate credited with bringing huge improvements in safety and medical provision to Formula One racing, has passed away at the age of 84. During an F1 career spanning over 25 years, Watkins...
  13. Trys to start and dies

    Brought clio dci 100hp 2003 diesel 6 months ago been nothing but trouble electical. go to start car fires up for seconds and stops, do this 5 or 6 times normally starts, go to next few days starts ok. any ideas ?
  14. 2003 mk2 megane 1.6 16valve engine dies when warm

    HI .. i have a problem with my megane runs fine when cold .. starts first time everytime with no issues untill it gets warm ..i have had it plugged into an obd2 and have changed all the coilpacks , the temp sensor , o2 sensor ...It is still doing the same thing ..Renault want £80.00 + vat...
  15. 1971 Monza winner Gethin dies

    Formula 1 news driver Peter Gethin, winner of the 1971 Italian Grand Prix, has died at the age of 71 after succumbing to a long illness. During 30 Formula One starts, Gethin raced for McLaren, BRM and Graham Hill's Embassy team. Surrey-born...
  16. Gordon Ramsay's dwarf porn double dies

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    Gordon Ramsay's dwarf porn double Percy Foster dies in badger den !! :eek: Well what can you say? :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
  17. Columbo star Peter Falk dies aged 83 r.i.p

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  18. Clio II - Engine dies and won't start anymore

    Hi everybody, This is my first post. My name is Eldee and I live in the Netherlands. My Clio II (2002 - 1.2 16v) has a big problem. Sometimes when the engine is running idle (e.g. in front of a traffic light) and I want to drive away, the engine stops (the engine light turns orange aswell)...
  19. Help needed with vel satis 3.0d (P9X-701) engine, starts and dies immediately out.

    We´ve just replaced one piston and cylinder head and removed high pressure pump (changed the gear) for the P9X-701 engine (3.0d) and after we´ve but all back together started the anomality :rant: : When You crank/start the engine first time for some period of time (15min) it starts for 3 sec...
  20. Clio MkII After battery drain/charged car starts then irratically revs and then dies

    Hi, I have searched a lot of forums for an answer and I've only seen 2 similar cases but no solutions! When I turn the engine on the revs go mad and fluxuate up and down for about 10ish seconds and then the Electronic Fault Light comes on and the engine cuts out. If you try turning it on...