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  1. Dreaded loss of power

    Engines
    Evening all. Having fixed my low battery, PAS pump, crank and idle pulley, expansion tank and changed my front suspension I now have another problem. My Laguna 2005 1.9dci has now lost some power, noticeable when going uphill but also putting foot down on the flat. When I set off it revs ok...
  2. 2010 Trafic whining over 10mph, dreaded gearbox or clutch?

    Transmissions
    Hi guys I have a 59 plate Trafic I bought a year ago, 80,000 miles, recently it has started to make a whining sound/aeroplane sound when speeding up and then the sound 'powers down' on deceleration. I took it to my local garage hoping it is a wheel bearing but I don't think it is as spinning the...
  3. Help the dreaded R2 problem

    Electronics
    Hi, I'm after any ideas or help so here goes I bought a grand scenic 04 plate 1.6 the rear windows did not work further investigation found water in the footwell and some wires corroded and had fell out of the connector. A friend of mine a auto sparky said he would hard wire it for me. The...
  4. Dreaded EPB

    Brakes/Hubs
    Today in my 05 Grand Scenic the EPB wouldnt release. I had to use the manual release. Its booked in to an independant Renault garage for friday. Because i cant leave anything alone i decided to check all the connections were all on and looked ok. I took the handbrake switch off then when i...
  5. 'Dreaded' EVM Valve?

    Ask the Experts
    Hi guys, I'm new here, please be gentle :-) I have recently bought a Grand Scenic, automatic, 07 plate. The dashboard is displaying 'check gearbox', and she will not select higher than 2nd gear. I have found many similar posts on here, most of which mention the EVM valve, although many...
  6. Dreaded laguna blower fan failure

    Heating & cooling
    Hi all. Anybody please advise on what to look for on my 2007 laguna with aircon ,but not climate . I was getting intermediate problems with my heater fan , at certain times it was not working at all on any speed , then it would start working again on all 4 speeds . Now i have nothing...
  7. Dreaded air bag light

    Electronics
    Hi just checking with you lads in the know, I have the following codes: (11g) computer locked on request (6g ) drivers side airbag circuit resistance, Short circuit. (7g). Pass side airbag circuit resistance, short circuit Before I start chopping wires under the seats ,just checking in case it...
  8. The dreaded white smoke

    Engines
    Afternoon all, I have done a search and all tell me it's the turbo. Story: Thursday left Swansea for Holyhead,4 1/2 hour journey,allowed 5 1/2 hours non-stop.The ***** on sat nav send me all over the place,so here's where I apologize to anyone in West Wales,I drove hard,I don't like to,but I...
  9. Dreaded Megane II Sport Tourer 1.9 DCi DF562 Code... Solved but....

    Engines
    Hi I recently purchased my "new to me" Sport Tourer only to get "Check Ignition" warning (orange spanner on dash) on the dash and limp mode on my way home. Once I stopped, switched the engine off and restarting the error would go away. I was told by the garage I bought the car from that they...
  10. Dreaded check break warning

    Brakes/Hubs
    HI guys I'm a little stumped I recently had to replace a faulty gearbox sensor (6 speed gearbox) so the only way I was able to do this was to take the battery tray out on doing this I removed the box behind the battery (now I realise I shouldn't have done this) my problem is that my electronic...
  11. dreaded fags

    General Chat
    Been smoking since I was about 9 packed it in from the new year have to admit I dont miss them but I am using the vape ciggs with very low nicotine once the liquid I have runs out that will stop as well I never was a heavy smoker but still saving around £100 a mth so anyone else give up this...
  12. the dreaded grand scenic II Air conditioning problem help!!!

    Heating & cooling
    I have a 2007 renault grand scenic I have very weak air pressure on settings 1 and 2 bit stronger on 3 and again on 4. I have no air conditioning working at all even though the air con light turns on and off when I press it. I have done the obvious and changed the air filter cabin/pollen filter...
  13. The dreaded yearly MOT

    General Chat
    I use a garage that doesn't do repairs so has no ulterior motive to give me a fail..but those of you who do use such a place will always have that nagging doubt in the back of your mind when and if you do get the fail..with this in mind why not use on of the many council run mot stations up and...
  14. the dreaded handbrake

    Brakes/Hubs
    im hoping someone could help me please. I bought a scenic II 1.5dCi the other day and it had (1 week ago) had new pads and discs fitted and the 2 hand brake cables. The seller said the handbrake just needs resetting. I drove it home fine and the handbrake worked, just not auto. Anyway it...
  15. Modus fuse and relay functions and the dreaded power steering failure

    Electronics
    Hi folks, having a bit of trouble with our 2006 Modus 1.5dci (86). Over the past week the power steering has been turning on and off in increasing frequency while driving. At first it was once in about 3 days but just got back from a 500 mile round trip where on the way back it was constantly...
  16. The dreaded drivers electric window megane 2

    Electronics
    Hello community i have a 2004 1.6l megane 16v I've had it for approximately 3 months I've had an intermittent issue with the drivers window ever since i've had it knowing this i never used it but a of a sudden it dropped down around 2 inch's without being touched and i have no way of getting it...
  17. The dreaded dephaser? Scenic II F4R-770

    Engines
    I've read the other threads and none seem to sound the same as my problem. I have a 2004 scenic 2.0 vvt dynamique with 62k on clock and it sounds like an old diesel. It starts perfectly and sounds the same hot or cold right from the start and seems to run ok but i do feel it lacks power and is...
  18. The Dreaded Modus Headlights...

    Electronics
    Hi All Hope you are all well and enjoying this lovely weather we are having. I have a bit of a problem with my Modus' headlamps/bulbs i was wondering if you could help with. I last had a blown bulb replaced on a full service for my Modus 2.5 months ago. Guess what? another has blown!! The...
  19. Dreaded bonnet catch caused roof damage

    Bodywork
    Hello guys, I had to join this forum to come ask your opinions, and any experience you may have of this. A while back I suffered the bonnet catch failure, going 50mph. Windscreen smashed, bonnet stuck up with bent hinges and my roof has a couple of small dents just after the joint between the...
  20. Dreaded Trafic Alarm system !!

    Electronics
    Hi Guys, I have had a good read through the posts related to my problem and now have a good idea of where to go prodding to try and cure my paranoid alarm. My question is....can anyone give me a set of actual instructions on how the alarm is supposed to work...to explain...back in my Ford days...
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