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  1. Drive shaft problem

    Hi newbie here..... I bought me 2nd Clio a couple of weeks ago a 2005 1.5 dci. After a couple of days i started having a rattling noise from the off side front wheel. When I looked I found that the off side drive shaft was loose in the support bracket.. looks like the bearing has worn and...
  2. Renault Espace 4 LH drive shaft seal.

    Dear All, I have changed the seal and bearing of the LH shaft as it was leaking. That did not really help so replaced the entire shaft. It has worked for a while until I had a relatively long drive today at average speed of 130 km/h. It is leaking again..... When it was replaced the workshop...
  3. R link:eco drive function not founded

    hello a week ago I bought a Renault megane 3(2012 model).after using the r link functions I realized that the function eco drive2 missing (not founded on vehicle file).I m trying several times update but nothing happened. any one with same problem and solving? thanks
  4. Renault clio 1.2 16v, is it ok to drive with snapped air intake tubing?

    Hi 61 plate clio dynamique tomtom 1.2 16v I was doing a weekly check on my car today. I've noticed the plastic tube leading from the bumper grill to the bottom right (facing front of car) part of the engine cover had completely snapped, leaving only a small part of it hanging from the engine...
  5. Clio Mk2 1.4 Auto coil pack/wont drive

    Hi all My 2005 Clio Automatic is being a pain again. I have had the car for 2.5 years and in that time have had the coil pack replaced maybe six times. When driving yesterday it went again, started the familiar juddering and the emissions light came on. I am very used to this. Managed to drive...
  6. left hand drive Renault trafic 1997

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    will a Renault trafic french van be a good donor van for uk model ie engine gearbox straight swap.power steering. straight install .any other problem might arise .my son has found one in france Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
  7. Scenic 2, 1.9dci passenger side drive shaft

    Hi i am trying to change out a drive shaft that got snapped when the transmission became unbolted and slipped off its mounts. tranny back in place. wishbone disassembled and the lower support arm is (finally) off - that took ages and ages. The replacement drive shaft has no cir-clip type...
  8. Main Drive Belt ( Alternator, PAS Etc)

    Is changing the power steering, alternator belt something doable from using a trolley jack, or is ramp ideally needed. Nissan Primastar 1.9 2005
  9. Clio 1.4 16V auxiliary drive belt

    Looking for a diagram for belt fitting and length of belt for a four pulley, 1 idler, 1 tensioner system.
  10. Drive shaft grease

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    What type of grease is used on the drive shaft gaitor
  11. Espace 3.5 V6 - Drive belt (serpentine belt)

    Hello, I'm new to the Renault forums! We just picked up an 2005 Espace 2.5 V6 a couple of weeks ago, so far so good. As expected for an older car there are a few small issues I need to resolve. One being the electric passenger seat adjustment is jammed and the other is a screaming belt at start...
  12. Stoffel Vandoorne will lose his McLaren Formula 1 drive

    Formula 1
    Stoffel Vandoorne will lose his McLaren Formula 1 drive at the end of the 2018 season, the team has confirmed. Vandoorne has endured a difficult second season paired alongside Fernando Alonso, and McLaren has now decided to part ways with the Belgian after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. “We’re...
  13. Drive Belt Replacement (MEGANE III)

    Hey all, Been thinking about switching my drive belt out for a new one (52k mileage). Just wondered if anyone knew the torque spec for the pulley bolts? (Just in case I need to replace any). Can I use an Allen key for the tensioner when loosening and tightening? Thanks all. Engine K4M 848...
  14. Fluence 2014 Tdi - engine Failure HAZARD every Drive randomally for the past 3 years

    so i got the fluence from my uncle cus he got new car the Engline FAILURE HAZARD comes so much times like every drive out side the city on my way to work - and sometimes i already know when it gonna appear-example when i on 100kmh and leave the gas after 15 seconds it appeard and its feels...
  15. Left hand drive headlights?

    My car went in for its MOT last week, it failed on a couple of things and the headlight aim too low. All the faults were rectified, took it back and the MOT tester said that my headlights 'kick' or spread to the wrong side. Another garage said similar last week, that I had 'French' headlights. I...
  16. clicking noise as i drive my 2005 megane 1.5dci

    Cars & motoring
    ive noticed a clicking noise coming from my 1.5dci megane 2005, as I drive faster so does the clicking noise as well as grey smoke coming out of my exhaust, what could this be?
  17. 2011 Megane 1.5 dci auto won't drive forward

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    Hi, So currently my car won't drive forward, but i'll get to that shortly and give the full story... Last Saturday night I was driving along and without warning the gave me warning messages and loads of icons on my dash. The warning message read 'Engine Failure Hazard'. so at that point I...
  18. Laguna 1 1.6L petrol engine won't start after a long drive and a short brake.

    Hi guys, I experienced something new with my car. After a 2 hours drive I stopped for a 5 minute brake. Then a wanted to continue my trip but the engine won't start. It was turning but it won't start. I had to wait 20 min and then I managed to start it. I had my elm one scanner with me and Al...
  19. Drive shaft leak

    Older renaults (pre-1992)
    1987 Renault trafic 1.7 petrol . I got the seal re done a week ago and it has leaked again the noticed 5 day ago so I made the journey back to the original mechanic . Got there this morning they shook the driveshaft and said it was the gear box that was the problem . Could this be possible ...
  20. Drive shaft problem

    Steering and Suspension
    Mégane MK3 1.5dci estate 2010. I have a clicking noise when turning the wheel when driving, which suggest CV joints. As I believe, I can't simply replace these as they can't be knocked off, so drive shafts it is. Problem is, Euro car parts don't stock it, and the Renault partner dealer can...