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  1. Engines
    Hello I recently changed the gearbox oil and the timing belt+water pump. I did not pay attention at first, but I now notice that when the car is stationary, in addition to the vibration of the gear stick which is minimal and normal, there is a sound from the gear stick,a kind of bzzzz. If I move...
  2. Transmissions
    We have a Renault Kadjar 18 plate, petrol and manual. Less than 19k miles on the clock. Fully serviced by Renault. Just coming up to 3rd service and 1st MOT. One month left on manufacturers warranty. We’ve had a few sensor issues since we had it and it’s been looked at in the past by Renault but...
  3. Transmissions
    Wondering if anybody can help me.. My car sometimes refuses to go into 1st and 2nd gear or pops out. Sometimes I have no issues. I've noticed the issue is starting to affect 3rd gear now also, any ideas how to fix? Thanks.
  4. Ask the Experts
    I have a renault clio 2 1.2 16V (D4F722) 2005. The car is juddering when idle and there is a knocking sound heard only when I'm inside the car on the drivers side. I can't pin point where the sound is coming from. The knocking sound goes away when I put the car in gear and hold the gear tight in...
  5. Engines
    Hi I have a 2016 Mk4 Clio Dci with 16k miles. I find it hard to make a smooth gear change particularly between 1st and 2nd gear. It seems the revs are slow to drop to idle when I dip the clutch and sort of linger for a few seconds, if I hold the clutch for a few seconds and wait until it drops...
  6. Transmissions
    Hi I have a 2016 Mk4 Clio Dci with 16k miles. I find it hard to make a smooth gear change particularly between 1st and 2nd gear. It seems the revs are slow to drop to idle when I dip the clutch and sort of linger for a few seconds, if I hold the clutch for a few seconds and wait until it drops...
  7. Transmissions
    I have a 2012 Trafic with the semi auto gearbox, the other day it started making a squealing noise from the engine compartment, I pulled over, put in neutral lifted the bonnet, squealing was coming and going, them smoke started to appear from between engine and rad, it was an odd smell more like...
  8. Transmissions
    Hi all, I've had a problem for the last few months now with the gears on my 2014 Clio Mk4 being tough to get into gear, namely 1st and 2nd, but 5th can be a bit of a challenge, too. I've spoken to my local Renault garage about this, and their opinion was to swap out the gear box oil. However...
  9. Transmissions
    I have an issue with my 55 plate 1.5dci scenic. the clutch pedal is nearly on the floor, and I cannot select any gears. This started with two days of increasingly hard gear changes, having to double de clutch up and down the box. This morning, I came to move it, and couldn't get any gear, with...
  10. Interiors
    Hi all, I have a manual (6 speed petrol if that makes a difference) Scenic II. I need to remove the plastic gear lever surround (the bit with the door lock and hazard switch). I know the gaiter just "pops" off but not sure after that. I did search and found a few links but the basically just...
  11. Ask the Experts
    Hi I have a megane II 1.6 2004 reg. I noticed this morning my gear stick moving quite alot, when I accelerate or break. The gear box to me is fine as I have no issues getting in gear and it's smooth changing gears. I have no clunking noises or strange noises from the engine. Could this be the...
  12. Engines
    This is my first French car and local car mechanic cannot fix the problem. I already blow a lot of money. Problem: Sometimes when the car is in second gear, I press the gas pedal but nothing going on. Engine not response. Or takes a long time. Mostly at a lower speed and when going uphills...
  13. Transmissions
    Hi there all. I'm posting one more time, because I want to find someone that in fact has had this problem. and knows what needs to be done. Everyone has been kind enough to give me some pointers, what the problem could be, but I can not find a mechanic in Sweden that knows, Ok there is...
  14. Engines
    Help Please. I have a Laguna 2.0 Initial IDE BF53 NXC Petrol, 5 speed and I have snapped gear box cables. Does anyone the Phase 1 fit a Phase 2 and any advice of if I can get these repaired as I don't seem to be able to find any replacements (Even tried First choices for spares but no joy!)...
  15. Transmissions
    My gearbox developed a strange problem recently. When I switch gears, e.g. starting and going from first to second, I have a feeling like the gear didn't connect immediately. Like there is a split second where I can feel a gear connecting to the engine when I press the gas pedal. I can also feel...
  16. Transmissions
    I have a Renault Megan 2004 automatic 1.6l I purchased this brand new in 2006 and how often we should change the gear oil and if so which grade you suggest. I have jump front issue when it start moving from the idle mode and does this got anything to do with the gear oil, anyone can advice me...
  17. Transmissions
    Hey, I'm having a problem with my Renault Clio III DCI 1.5 2008. It appears that the gearbox is stuck in 4th or 5th Gear where neutral should be. To even start the engine you have to depress the clutch and when you release the clutch it feels like it's stuck in 4th or 5th gear. The gear...
  18. Transmissions
    Hi have a 2006 Renault Master140dci with 6 speed gear box. It is a Motorhome with 27000 miles on clock. Have been reading that gear boxes can fail early was thinking about changing oil, can anyone tell me the service intervals for changing the gear oil my service book is in French. Also...
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