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  1. Brakes/Hubs
    I have had a developing problem with my brakes for the last couple of weeks, they have basically became less and less effective to the point where they barely work at all. The pedal goes right to the floor and it comes to a gradual stop, if I pump the pedal then it will stop a bit better after 4...
  2. Interiors
    I have now replaced every window winder on my Espace in the past 3 years and since then two have failed again! I live in dread of using the windows as I know that dread clunk sound as the cable gives way and the window drops or jams in the window trim. At over £250 a time this is a very...
  3. Engines
    My 2006 DCI 1.5L Diesal is having problems starting. I think it might be the crankshaft sensor but I don't know where it is on the engine. Looking online there is guidance for Mk2 but nothing for the mk3, 2nd from newest shape. I also have an injector fault which shows up at 2500 revs or if I...
  4. Electronics
    Hi I have a 2004 Scenic Automatic that I have owned for a short while and it's exhibiting some very odd behaviour I'll be driving for a bit and it always starts with a small beep and an "auto lights activated" message. This is accompanied by the heater fan stopping and the speedometer only...
  5. Engines
    Hi all, I have a 2007 Megane 1.5 dci 85 with 100 000 miles on the clock. Last weekend I had the car serviced (oil, filter, air filter and diesel filter) and I have driven the car for 60km (about 40 miles). On Monday I was driving to work and the engine started failing, doing lots of smoke and...
  6. Engines
    Following on from a previous thread,would a live data check show up and tell me which of my injectors is on its way out?As the local garage I use said they would do a live data check free of charge as the car seems to missfiring on tickover and the engine is knocking when accelerating,but fine...
  7. Electronics
    The dashboard in the car is sometimes blinking on and off, sometimes it goes completely dark, sometimes it just fades. It does this at 60mph and it does it while you're sitting in traffic. Figures like the fuel range go crazy and obviously can't be trusted. The rest of the car seems to work...
  8. Electronics
    Hey guys! I have a clio 1,2 -00 with a intermittent faulty dash. The background light and all the gauges stops working, but the warning lights + indicator + high beam /low beam symbols works , I Have tried to change som fuses but no luck, \\ Kenzo from Sweden
  9. Engines
    hey guys & gals, Just bought my first car, a clio 1.5 DCI 2003 plate, When I start it from cold it starts with a heavy amount of black smoke, and when revving from stooped the heavy black smoke continues, as your driving there is greyish white smoke the whole time you are driving especially...
  10. Interiors
    I have only had my Espace for 9 months and in that time three window mechanisms have failed - on three diffferent windows. The first was on the front passenger door, then a rear passenger door and now the other prear passenger door - this time the car was parked but the next day the window had...
  11. Brakes/Hubs
    hi im new to this site I have just purchased a Renault espace 1.9 dci on a 53 plate and having problems with the electronic handbrake on hill starts when I seem to approach junctions on a hill I stop handbrake on but as soon as I take my foot off the foot brake the handbrake turns it self off...
  12. Engines
    Hi, my Renault traffic won't start unless I give it a push. This happens around 1 out of every 3 times I try to start the van. Once the van is running, I have no problems. My local mechanic cannot seem to figure out the problem. Im not sure it this has anything to do with the problem but I...
  13. Brakes/Hubs
    Hi I have an unusual brake problem and I need some expert advice. Most mornings when I first use the brakes on my 04 petrol auto Renault Espace my foot goes to the floor with virtually no effect. When I pump the peddle a few time normal braking is restored and it remains normal for the rest of...
  14. Interiors
    clio 1.2 dynamique,hi when i put up my manual sunroof it doesnt stay locked in place it stay up on its own till i go over a bump then closes,is the mech easy to replace or is there a quick fix cheers.
  15. Electronics
    Hi, I have a problem with my 2001 Clio Expression 1.2l 16v. When all other lights are off, the brake lights work fine. When the other lights are switched on, only the passenger side brake light works - the driver's side does not come on at all and only about three of the small bulbs work at the...
  16. Transmissions
    does anyone know why the clutch pedal on my 2002 espace 20i petrol doesnt return to the top when i engage the clutch ?The clutch can be used by "slipping" the clutch and once going the pedal can be lifted by my foot an there is no problem with the clutch but pedal wont return on its own has...
  17. Engines
    Hi guys i have a laguna 2 105 dci 5 speed, 153k miles, While driving to work the car died after 80 miles of the trip just as i arrived, it cut out just like the egr had clogged just shut down , wwnt down the gears, engine turning not firing. Egr clogged about 10k previous, i removed and cleaned...
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