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  1. Electronics
    wife,s twingo 2( 2011 key)difficult to get in ignition lightly sprayed it and worked the key still difficult.Also sometimes it wont start all dash board on but not turning over , then tries for 2/3 secs nothing .My thinking is the barrel lock anyone help
  2. Engines
    Hello all, I am having a problem with the starting if the above car. We bought it recently as a second car and had problems straight away. We had to replace all the coils and spark plugs(only two were faulty but decided to do all in case the others also faulted). It has been running ok but as...
  3. Cars & motoring
    Has anyone experienced this, their car refusing to start on a hill when they turn the on the ignition ? I have had it twice now always when I have parked on a hill where in my case when the car is facing down hill though I have read the problem also occurs with the car facing uphill and again...
  4. Electronics
    Hello, since a few days I'm trying to fix my Scenic 1.5 dci 110 PS, 2010. Because of lower temperatures outside the engine start takes a long time and it doesn't start easy. - battery is new - fuel system checked => new filter - 2 new ignition candles Computer is showing following errors...
  5. Engines
    I have a 2002 Scenic RX4 diesel CDi which is difficult to get into reverse gear. All the others are okay. Is this likely to be a problem with the gear change linkages? Might it help to change the gear box oil? Does anyone know if you can adjust the clutch - although it seems okay? Any advice...
  6. Engines
    My van has been difficult to start today, struggling to start off the key but eventually goes with a bit of throttle, once started the van runs fine, it has started fine on a few occasions today straight off the key with no throttle Does anyone have any ideas where to start looking. I have...
  7. Engines
    Greatings to all members. I own a 2006 Clio 2 phase 3 1.2 8v (D7F) that running on LPG. The thing is that every morning the engine is difficult to start and after it does i can smell petrol , Also after circa 20 seconds white smoke comes of the exhaust which disappears one minute after the car...
  8. Engines
    So ive just purchased a renault trafic 1.9 van. Has a few problems which i will list below and hope someone can point me in the right direction. 1. Van ticks over but will not fire up most of the time. Jump starting it wont work. Bump starting it works and fires up fine. I know these engines...
  9. Engines
    Very grateful for the replies to my first post:bowdown:. Alas I have another problem:confused: and would really appreciate some views on not just how difficult the job is, but how to actually do it (as I cannot afford to pay a garage to do the work). (May I just preface the post by stating that...
  10. Engines
    Anyone got ideas what could be the cause of my Renault scenic being hard to start from cold.. If it's left overnight or for some hours during the day it's difficult to start, but once started it runs fine ! No miss firing or pulling back and runs fine. Only happens when it's been standing for...
  11. Engines
    megane 2003 1.5 dci new owner, all clean, but when I went to remove the sump plug for an oil change....it was patched over with filler. Not good. On inspection the sump plug and surrounding casting have been broken out of the sump and stuck back/ covered with filler. (!) So my question, is it...
  12. Engines
    I have a 2001 X reg Megane 1.6 16v that has become difficult to start when cold. It has gradually got worse the past few days. It turns over fine but refuses to start as easily as before and when it does it's very rough, with misfiring and smoke from the exhaust which it never has done before...
  13. Engines
    Hi all, The gear lever on my Renault Laguna Dynamique Estate 2004/5 has suddenly become quite hard to change. There is no grating of gears or difficulty in selecting gears, the gear lever is reaasonably hard to move it to another gear. Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thank you...
  14. Engines
    :confused:hi, just bought a Renault scenic 1998 but seem to have two problems - 1 starting first thing in the morning takes about 7 or 8 turns, then when driving if I try to accelerate to much it's sluggish also the idle speed seems to fluctuate. I've had new plugs and HT leads put on with no...
  15. Electronics
    Hi All My 1.5 Dci Clio 2002 has the dreaded coil/ZigZag Light on. The problem with the car is that it does not start without a lot of cranking in the morning from cold. I have replaced the glowplugs and tried another relay (unsure as to condition). There is no power going to the Glowplugs. I...
  16. Engines
    hi all as per the rather long title every so often the espace 2.2dti (not dci) is dificult to start i have traced the problem to air in the diesel line near the fuel filter assy, there are no diesel leaks anywhere so that sort of rules out air geting in the system due to leaking, so as it goes...
  17. Engines
    i aint been driving long. i would like to know, when starting out when the engines cold 2nd gear is a bit of a struggle to slot in and causes kangaroo jumps then when the engine and car warms up its as easy as the rest slots in nicely. this also happened with my old clio. is this a normal thing?
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