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  1. Dead car after loud hissing noise and smoke

    Engines
    Scenic 2 dci 130 .Hi guys,see if you shed any light on this one,on the way home earlier, going up a steep hill,we heard a loud hissing noise, and smoke ,pulled over immediately, and engine stopped.then noticed no electrics working ! Great stuck on a steep hill no handbrake ! (Stupid design )...
  2. Hissing in car. Help please

    Brakes/Hubs
    Hi.recently change the pads on the rear of my 2005 grand scenic. Had a bit of a nightmare getting the piston to retract far enough but got there in the end. Bled the back brakes after. Now I can hear a hissing sound in the car and my pedal has a fair bit of travel in it. Do you think I still...
  3. Weird hissing from the brakes!

    Brakes/Hubs
    Happy new year all - hope everything's going well. Hoping someone can help with my Trafic problem! I've just changed the front brake pads because they were squealing and pretty crap, also the clutch pedal was dropping and I was told it was due to both of them use the brake fluid to work...
  4. brake servo hissing and idleing

    Engines
    hi there i hope that some one can help, my car has a hissing from the brake pedal and my car has cut out a few times. also it will idle at 3000 rev's when in natural as well please could someone let me know if its all to do with the brake servo or not as this is what i have been told at the...
  5. Megane 1.5dci phase 2 - strange hissing

    Engines
    Can anyone help identify the possible faults here please? Just got the car last week, private sale so no warranty. Noiced two strange hissing noises, though both could be the same thing. When driving i get a constant hiss which stops when the brake pedal is depressed. However it seems to come...
  6. Clio 2010 air con hissing not cold

    Heating & cooling
    Can anybody please advise what could be the problem?Turned the air con on today and started making a hissing sound and not getting cold
  7. hissing servo

    Brakes/Hubs
    Hi all, my 02 scenic has developed a constant hiss. It started as a whistle which went if you touched the pedal but now is just a constant hiss Im sure it is the servo but can't find any exact spares, even on ebay, and was wondering if there were any equivalents Part number is 8200159686 Any...
  8. Renault Clio Shaking & Hissing

    Engines
    Hi, I bought a 03 plate Renault Clio last night 1.2 dynamic. When I'm sat at traffic light or basically just stopped with the engine on the car shakes and at the same time as it shakes i can hear a quick hissing sound like compressed air or something like that. I've notice the biting point is...
  9. Brake pedal hissing

    Brakes/Hubs
    My 02 1.9dci scenic .I'm getting an occasional hissing coming from my brake pedal .sounds like a flat tyre , is there anything to check any photos would help .IT STOPS WHEN PUT FOOT BACK on PEDAL .can this air leak affect its driving at all thanks
  10. Hissing noise under acceleration and oil spray

    Engines
    Hi guys, New to the forum and straight away asking questions! I own a 2010 clio GT dci and today noticed it was a little underpowered. As I got on to the A12 I could hear a loud hissing noise when the turbo kicked in. When I got home I lifted the bonnet and noticed a black substance (i assume...
  11. Scenic servo hissing when brake pedal released - fixed??

    Brakes/Hubs
    Car in question is a Scenic 1.4 16v MK1 phase 2, 2002 manual box with abs. This post refers to a temporarily permanant??? solution to the brake servo hissing when the brake pedal is released. If your braking performance is still fine and you just have the hissing then this may suit you. Any...
  12. Laguna 3 GT DCi 'hissing' sound

    Engines
    Hi all, I've noticed in recent weeks a hissing sound when the car is idling. I've pretty much ignored it as the car had been driving fine. This weekend however the hissing sound is much worse and gets louder when accelerating. At the same time the car has lost power considerably with the turbo...
  13. Breaks hissing ? air escaping 52 plate laguna dci

    Brakes/Hubs
    Hi there peolpe. i own a 2002 laguna 1.9 dci tourer and its just developed an interesting fault. Every time i let off the break pedal there is a dound like air escaping from the pasanger foot well. i know part of the break servo is down there but whats causing it? anyone had this problem before...
  14. hissing air con

    Heating & cooling
    Due to the unexpected summer here in Ireland, (Monday to Wednesday) i had to use the air con alot for these few days. It works fine but i notice a slight hissing noise coming from the underneath after i switch the car off, and also some slight water on the tarmac. Is this normal or have i the...
  15. scenic 2 making hissing noise low power

    Engines
    Hi all just brought a sceinc 2 2005 reg AMD when its cold its making a hissing sound which is louder when you accelerate and its really low on power when you pull away. Now as car heats up the hissing goes and power is better. It's the 130 dci thought it was a boost leak but as it goes when hot...
  16. Hissing sound from brake pedal area

    Brakes/Hubs
    Hi, I get a slight hissing sound when I drive the car but when I press the brake pedal, the sound goes. When I release the pedal again however, the sound returns. Also the sound only slowly fades away once I turn the engine off. To me it seems as though some air might be escaping from somewhere...
  17. Brakes hissing?

    Brakes/Hubs
    Hi all Noticed the other day that if I pump the brake pedal at a standstill I get a slight hissing sound, and the revs increase slightly. Is this simply a case of the brakes needing bleeding or could it be something more serious? Had pads replaced a few days ago but the hissing occured...
  18. New Brake Servo fitted no hissing but a new noise on accelerating!

    Engines
    Hi Just had a new barke servo unit fitted by garage on my automatic Renault Scenic (2002). Had this done after getting advice from your forum so when I went into the garage I didn't appear like a dumb girlie and told them about my hissing noise! We have just moved and I am always nervous about...
  19. hissing sound behind glove box

    Heating & cooling
    can anyone help me i have a scenic 2003 1.4 , every so often there is a loud hissing sound , which sounds like its coming from the glove box . then water starts to drip into the foot well , the car steams up and the fan becomes alot louder and you can feel a vibration in the steering wheel . it...
  20. Power Steering "Hissing" Noise?

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, Hope ive posted this in the correct place. Ive recently become the proud owner of a Renault Megane 2002 MK 1 :) . However upon driving home from work the other day I noted a sound which I can only describe as a "Hissing" noise when i turned the wheel. However this noise only occurs...
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