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  1. Electronics
    Does anybody know how to get past media nav update failures? I am able to collect the information from the media nav, update the software onto the usb and then insert into the media nav but it gets about 80% completed then just doesn't go any further. I have left the update going for over 2...
  2. Electronics
    I have a Renault Megane 2010 model and I often cannot start the vehicle because I get the message to press start and turn steering wheel, however it is impossible to do so and the only way it appears to start the vehicle is to disconnect the battery. Have you any details on what the problem...
  3. Engines
    I have been having a few issues with my 2003 1.9DCi Kangoo Trekka. Issue started with not always having (electric) power steering on start up, Engine always started, solution would be to stop engine, restart and usually on 2nd or 3rd attempt all would be good. Changed Engine Speed/Camshaft...
  4. Transmissions
    Currently with a Renault Modus diesel, but also with an older Mazda 2, the semi-automatic robotised-clutch gear selector, when placed in neutral at traffic lights, sometimes fails to engage drive (first gear) to set off. Always seems to happen, embarrasingly, at traffic lights. Admittedly...
  5. Engines
    Hi there, I have an intermittent problem with my Scenic. Every few days, after driving the car for a while, if i park up and leave it for between 20 mins and an hour i come back to it and it will not start. This typically happens when i have a load of shopping outside Sainsbury's or B&Q! 3...
  6. Engines
    Hi Forum users Renault Clio 1.2 16V Expression After reviewing many threads on sluggish starts (when cold) mentioning the TDC Crankshaft Sensor and the way to resolve this was to clean the sensor. I did exactly that but now the car does not start at all. The battery is fine, the car turns...
  7. Engines
    Scénic RX4 fails to start - my checklist Scénic RX4 Engine: 2.0 litre 16V, type F4R, petrol Odometer: 166571 km Hi all! After repairing and refitting a clean Throttle Body and Air Box, our RX4 started (only after extensive cranking) and I took it to town to get new bolts (not original Renault...
  8. Engines
    I have a 2006 Grand Scenic 1.5 dCi which turns over and almost catches but never quite makes it. I also notice an electronic tone from somewhere near the ECU/battery after turning it over. Prior to failing to start completely it started sluggishly from cold and initially ran roughly, but was...
  9. Brakes/Hubs
    Hi all, My scenic 1.4 2004 has just failed it's m.o.t, Main thing that's gone is the NSR brake not activating when auto handbrake applied, looking at the rear of the caliper I am missing the spring and the arm that the cable is attached to is fully back at the nut. I have found a local company...
  10. Engines
    Hi , maybe someone might have an idea on this one. Renault Master van: Starts fine from cold. When it gets warm either just sat ticking over for half an hour or run around a bit if you turn the ignition off it won't start again until it is cold. When you try is doesn't even try to turn over at...
  11. Engines
    Guys! I Have problem to kick start my 3.0Dci whenever the engine get warm. Usually after some 10 miles on a short stopover the starter kicks, but engine refuse to fire up until after its cool down appr. after 20mins. The temp gauge usually stays at 5 bars it doesn't seem an over heating issue. I...
  12. Engines
    Hi all, Well it was a good start to ownership, until this yesterday morning. With trailer in tow, I went to view a new motorbike, half way through the journey, she began to cough and splutter, as if she was running low of fuel. I then looked at the instrument cluster and noticed the rev...
  13. Electronics
    The radio stalk has stopped working for radio functions following steering wheel removal by garage although computer functions are fine. Any ideas where the fault could be.
  14. Electronics
    Hello all. From time to time recently I have noticed that the lock buttons on my doors fail to lock the car. The boot lock button works fine and the car will automatically unlock how it should from both door and boot. Anyone ever had this situation? Could it be just water ingress?? (Renault...
  15. Engines
    I have an 03 series 2 laguna, sometimes when changing gear it fails to pick up on the accelerator, if you dissengage the gear and go up or down it is fine, any ideas? keitht
  16. Electronics
    I have a Renault Megane '08' where the R/N/S door fails to open when it's locked. I believe that this is due to a faulty sensor, the dark square, behind the door handle. Does anyone have a part number or a link for this part? Is it simply the sensor that requires replacing or more? If so will...
  17. Engines
    :confused: Always (nearly always) starts when cold. But intermittantly, when starting when warm will turn over fast but does not fire! After a few/many attempts and about 3~5 minutes then eventually starts as if nothing has happened. (Tried different keys but makes no difference) Particularly...
  18. Steering and Suspension
    My clio's drivers side front shock absorber basically burst yesterday, fluid everywhere, totally rough ride etc, so Ive taken it to the garage this morning. I had a look on the internet and many places suggested that its best to get both replaced even if one fails, something to do with...
  19. Electronics
    Megane I- Rear Door fails to open from outside or inside. From the Internet I cleared the child lock problem, literally in 30 seconds, as below (para. 1) By Paul ( Dublin), items 1) and 2) 1) Door will not open from inside. Cut a thin flexible piece of plastic 30mm x 200 mm from...
  20. Engines
    Scenic 2005 Expression fails to start. Its a simple push button start. On pushing the button the engine tries to turn over. The battery is fine. The AA came out to look and couldnt find anything wrong with it. the patrolman couldnt start it. I changed the battery in both keyfobs. after leaving...
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