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  1. Engines
    Hi, I recently posted a plea for help about my grande espace 3.0 diesel auto not starting...was confirmed not to be the battery, all dash lights on and on first attempt to start was a nasty noise (growling), further attempts to start were met by silence, flashing start button and heater coil...
  2. Electronics
    Various electrical things have stopped working, the clock and exterior temperature display; wireless and disc player. Current is present at the relevant fuse and by checking on the Haynes Manual it looks as though the fault will be with Earth point “E 9”. The manual does not cover the...
  3. Interiors
    Hi all i have just got a dash cam and hardwire kit, and have routed the wires down to the passanger side fuse box, but can't seem to find where to fix the earth to? i have a 2007 Grand Scenic, has anyone done this with theirs? Cheers Paul
  4. Electronics
    Evening all, The other day my clio wouldn't start first time, tried again and started with no issues. Later when trying to start she wouldn't start at all. A mechanic friend came to take a look. He jump started her and then tried starting her after without the jump pack, she started every...
  5. Engines
    Hi everyone I'm just having a few starting issues with my clio. I've just got a rapid clicking sound coming from the engine whilst trying to start. I'm going through all the possible checks e.g battery, connection, relays but when looking for the earth strap between the gearbox and the body I...
  6. Electronics
    hi back again i have an earth fault the rear fog light warning on the dash lights up ,and also when you put your foot on the brake pedal it gets brighter but if you have the front wipers on and put your foot on the brakes the rear wiper goes on so im trying to work out where the earth that...
  7. Electronics
    Tried posting in previous thread but no replies so will repost with main problem and new Thread title, Original Thread, http://www.renaultforums.co.uk/17-electronics/469682-2000-mk2-clio-1-2-8v-not-sparking-need-help.html I have a MK2 clio with only 9v supply coming in to the coil pack, No...
  8. Electronics
    Hi, I have a megane 1 1999. I have an intermittent starting fault.sometimes it only happens once a month sometimes it happens every other day. When I go to start it nothing happens, only a click. And when I switch the ignition on, the gauges go up and down and most of the dash lights flash like...
  9. Electronics
    Just a short thread for information purposes. When searching the forum (and other web pages) for a recent problem related to the gearbox to chassis earth strap on my Clio II, I found many requests for the location of this strap. People seemed to have a little difficulty finding it and common...
  10. Electronics
    Hi all, I had a crack at fixing this issue at the weekend with my Dad based on suggested fixes I found on here but no luck. Basically, when you press the brake pedal or use the hazard lights or indicate left, the foglight indicator on the dashboard comes on (static with brake or flashing with...
  11. Electronics
    I recently had an issue where my MK2 2002 Clio would not start. After checking the obvious things like battery and trying to jump/bump start I called a mobile mechanic who found the fault. A corroded earth strap. Said mechanic does not carry spares so I now have a new earth strap. The...
  12. Electronics
    The sidelights on my wife's Grand Scenic 2007 have stopped working, though tail lights are fine. All this points to a bad earth connection, but I cannot find out where that connection point is. Does anybody know please? Thanks Mike
  13. Electronics
    Hi Just diagnosed an earth fault But cant find the engine to body earth strap... Anyone help?
  14. Electronics
    Hi, having a bit of a nightmare with rear lamps going out of sync. indicators and brake flashing at same time etc. I have possibly found a fault with rear cluster on both sides and one pin (possible the earth) seems burnt out. Just wondering , as there are two sets of terminals on cluster board...
  15. Electronics
    Hi there, I have had a few electrical gremlins with my T-reg Kangoo but I have had some success this weekend. I am going to replace the battery but I would also like to add an extra earthing cable. I have intermittent starting issues (no spark), however I can bump start the car fine every...
  16. Engines
    Hi all. OK I have had a problem or not with my 2004 1.9dci lag for almost 12 months now so here is the problem. I during a service I discovered that my EGR valve had worked it's self loose and was hanging out. When I fixed it the car was running like a bag "O" crap. I put the Can clip on which...
  17. Electronics
    I have a broken earth wire connected to the battery in a Megane Sport Hatchback 2007 TDI 1.9. There are two earth wires, one comes of the post and goes to the main harness but i cant find where the second one goes too. they are the two smaller gauge wires coming from a small metal bracket...
  18. Electronics
    Hi again. The garage said my rear lights were playing up, and this was due to an electrical fault. I took the car in because of a hard start the other day. They listed all sorts of expensive things. Could it be that the car has a bad earth problem and this causes a) the lights and b) the...
  19. Electronics
    Hi guys iam new to the forum so hi my is jay .. Right i no most of you have had problems with cutting out and not being able to start... Before you take your van to a garage open your bonnet and look down on the passenger side chassis leg you will see a 10mm nut that should have a black wire...
  20. Electronics
    Hey Guys. Looking abit of help/advice. I am having issues with my rear lights on my 2000 megane coupe mk1, When I brake and indicate it is like a disco on the rear lights, brake and indicator flash together, I was told it was a bad earth but I dont know were abouts the rear drivers side earth...
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