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  1. Electronics
    I need some help I have a 2008 megane 1.5dci it had started to develop a problem. The car will suddenly lose power steering and also try to recentre itself, this happens for about 4 or 5 seconds the check esp light also illuminates and then goes off but comes back on and stays on til you switch...
  2. Steering and Suspension
    Hi everybody. Having fixed the anti roll bar drop link, cv joint dust cover, water pump and drive belt problems on my ‘ bargain’ 1999 mk3 2l Espace petrol car, my steering has now decided to start messing about. The problem, I first noticed , was when doing a three point turn in our road each...
  3. Engines
    My husband bought a small Clio van a few weeks ago to run to and from work. To start with it ran fine but then one morning he went to start it and the coolant sensor light was flashing stop and the van wouldn't start. Actually it would start but immediately shut off again. We towed it to the...
  4. Engines
    Hello guys, I'm really trying to figure this out as it has been bugging me ever since I bought the car. The engine starts ok at first. If I go around the city and the engine gets at the optimal temperature, eventually outside is really hot, it starts really, really hard, heavy. I have changed...
  5. Steering and Suspension
    Hi I'm buying a scenic xmod 2014 model but i feel the front steering is very heavy whilst i was doing a test drive. I've had previous scenics and steering has been very light via powered steering but this seems not to be the case. Can someone explain if this is because of the different settings...
  6. TMS Motorsport
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  7. Engines
    Anyone had a heavy throttle pedal before. ? I've never had a pedal this hard to push down before, its a mk2 kangoo any thoughts?
  8. Electronics
    Hello everyone. I have a real problem with my scenic II. Basically after heavy rain, the car went into melt down. Wife couldnt start it, then it eventually started and indicators didn't work, wipers went nuts going really fast and unable to switch off. This then ended with AA bringing her home...
  9. Engines
    Hello everyone, I have a 2010 grand scenic 1.5 dci 110. A couple of days ago during a long journey home my scenic developed a jerking/lack of power when I put my foot down. Driving round town etc it is absolutely fine, it doesn't even seem to do it all of the time either, which is the strange...
  10. Engines
    Dont know if this has been covered before. My Megane a 1.9 Dci has a lot of oil in the intercooler. Removed at least 1.5 lt. Now the car has been heavy on oil, but what I dont know is if this is a turbo problem or an engine breather problem. Can the experts please tell me how to check for either...
  11. Steering and Suspension
    Hi All, Came home from work yesterday looking to reverse into space when there was a slight knock from the front and power steering failed, total nightmare trying to wrestle with wheel to get it parked, checked the Aux Belt and fluid and all ok. Any Ideas please guys? Booked into garage Monday...
  12. Engines
    Hello, I have recently purchased a 05 plate megane 1.5dci. I have noticed that under heavy acceleration over 3000 rpm there is smoke coming out the back. Any help appreciated.
  13. Transmissions
    Hi there. We have a 2004 Kangoo 1.2 with 75000 on the clock. The clutch is really heavy. Any suggestions. New owner so I'm a bit clueless
  14. Transmissions
    Hi everyone, i was just looking for advise on the clutch in renault clio 1.2 1999 the clutch just seems extremely heavy for such a small light car, the bite is also really high as well. This is my first car and i was wondering is there solution to this problem as i'm tired of stalling the car...
  15. Engines
    My Car: 2008 Renault Scenic 1.5 DCi A day after heavy overnight rain, I tried to start the car and the engine won't start. Engine light is showing on the dashboard. Battery seems to be fine as car stereo, A/C etc. are working fine. Any idea what could be the reason? Many thanks.
  16. General Chat
    Hi each and all, My Renault Kangoo 1.5 DCI van has had a new clutch kit and dreaded concentric slave cylinder fitted, it goes in gears perfectly but feels heavy and the peddle is not very fast at returning, never had a van before so not sure if this is normal, or normal for the 1.5 DCI Engine, I...
  17. Steering and Suspension
    power steering problem, heavy, what is the solution...can anybody advise... thanks...
  18. Steering and Suspension
    Hi there, I'm a relatively new driver and have had my Clio for about 7 months with only minor problems. The car is in very good condition with only 52,000 on the clock. This morning I de-iced the car and started the engine, went to drive off and as I approached a corner or junction suddenly...
  19. Transmissions
    Hi. My cluch petal is very stiff to push. In heavy traffic after a while my foot starts to ache I had a new cluch fitted but made no difference. But it turned out they never fitted a new slave cylinder Could this have been the problem or could there be other reasons for this Is it normal to fit...
  20. Steering and Suspension
    Hi I have a 05 auto clio 1.4. My steering keeps going from nice and loose to heavy. I've just had the cv joints done and ball joints. They also had the rack off. The steering is dangerous sometimes it pull to centre of road when taking a fast right hand junction. Any help as to what it can be x
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