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  1. Engines
    Hi, I have a 2012 Laguna 1.5DCI with 138k miles and for the past two months or so the engine has sounded noisier than usual especially on tickover or at low revs. Sometimes when idling it is so bad the dash vibrates or the whole car can vibrate. It can sound like the exhaust is blowing slightly...
  2. Engines
    Hi all, my megane has always seemed a bit unwilling to lay any power. If I'm cruising (any gear, any rev) and I slightly push the accelerator and hold it I can feel like a misfire, push a bit harder it goes away, also at 2k revs if you push the accelerator it almost feels like you have dabbed...
  3. Engines
    I have recently bought a "14" plate Scenic diesel and have noticed a very significant lack of power below 1500 rpm. I am told by the dealer that this is "turbo lag" and is normal. I cannot find any reference to this on the 1,5 DCI , but is common on the 1.9 DCI engine due to a sticking EGR...
  4. Engines
    Evening, Recently replaced the "SHAFT accelerator DPC PSA" in the delphi injection pump on my clio. There isn't much inside the metallic box that is the pump, but there seems to be a problem. The car starts okay, ticks over fine, and pulls away perfectly in first gear and second gear is okay up...
  5. Engines
    Grand scenic 2011 1.5dci tomtom- recently I had an annoying problem with my auto deisel engine. It would often not pull away from standing start especially at jucntions, or sometimes when accelerating to join motorway the engine feels like there is a blockage in fuel, could not get over 30 mph...
  6. Engines
    I'm about to view an espace with a running fault. The car is a 2.0 petrol (not known if turbo yet) , 2005 model. The car starts, runs & drives but apparently wont drive faster than 30mph. The concerning fact is there is seemingly no management or limp mode light displayed on dashboard. Is there...
  7. Engines
    Hi I'm new to the forum and hoping someone can please help me.I have purchased a y registration 2001 Clio mk2 phase 1 1.4 16v alive it's got really low miles of only 29000 and was a one owner car an old lady owned it.For some reason it has no get up and go.it pulls well on motorway but in lower...
  8. Engines
    Hi All, After failing to find the solution to my problem, I'm wondering if anybody can offer any advice. Recently bought a 2004 Trafic, ran fine until the other week. It doesn't get used often, but after I started it last week the glow plug light came on after a few seconds of the engine...
  9. Engines
    So I was taking my 2002 Clio 1.2 8v out for a run today, just got outside of a town going up a small hill when the car started to feel strange(Had to put the throttle in a good bit to stop it stalling out because the throttle was kinda going on/off), It also felt to lack power. I took no notice...
  10. Engines
    Here is a few quick questions, two in fact.. Cam bungs, can these black things be taken out so I can inspect timing on the end of the cams? that's just on there own no engine out/apart etc....as I need to check the timing before breaking the engine down. I have two scenic both the same model...
  11. Electronics
    I have a 2007 plate Espace. The CD / Radio unit in the dash has very poor radio reception (driving me nuts) .. has anyone else come across a fix? Or is there a replacement head that will still work with the steering wheel controls? ta.
  12. Engines
    Hi - I have a 2005 Clio 1.6 - it's suddenly developed a problem and before I start stripping everything down I just want to check a few things. Idling is low - you put your foot now and low power - feels sluggish and no fuel getting to engine quick enough. Forums have told me the following but...
  13. Engines
    hello, i hae misfire and lack of power. ie been told it may be my coils. im not car savvy but ive been told they are easy to change, is this true? and how much should i expect to pay? i own a x reg 1.6 senic thanks for any help
  14. Engines
    I have recently had my crankshaft sensor renewed and now my scenic wont go above 60 mph an lacks power up hill.the exhaust also sounds very rough, it also seem to jubber all the time , it seems as if something has a grip on the engine and wont let it do as it wishers I had the car serviced and...
  15. Engines
    Hi folks. My father has a Renault Kangoo 1.5dci 70. It idles ok but there is a lack of power and lots of white smoke. I removed the EGR valve and cleaned it up. It had a lot of carbon on it. The turbo is drawing air in but doesn't seem to be pushing much out. I'm thinking it's a faulty turbo...
  16. Engines
    recently i had an issue with my fuel pump not sending any fuel through had this replaced,now when i drive it its very slow at pull off 5-10mph, then i put accelerator to floor and it reaches about 20-30mph top but rev counter goes up but car wont pic up speed i have no funny noises at all from...
  17. Engines
    I've just bought a very cheap 55 plate scenic, the seller told me it needs a turbo. It drove home with no problem other than lots of black smoke and a lack of power... The smoke smells like the cars being very over fueled rather than burning oil. I've only had a very quick look at the car but...
  18. Engines
    i have a similar problem with my mk1 ph 2 scenic,became slugish,then this high pitched whine on accelerating,then power loss(only able to reach the dizzy speed of 40 mph,i believe my catalytic converter is the cause,the cat blocked-caused the gasket to blow -on acceleration sounded like...
  19. Engines
    My 2007 Scenic 1.6 lost power on the motorway today. I could only maintain a constant speed of 37mph in 3rd gear. After stopping at lights etc,the car went normally through the gears until it again reached 37mph. Can anyone offer any advice on the problem please?
  20. Engines
    Hi my 2001 espace 2.2dci had a starting issue that cleared itself. The car has been parked up for two weeks and i went to it yesterday and it started and ticks over fine. When pressing the throttle the revs build up slowly and i had a fair bit of smoke. Took it for a run and the smoke cleared up...
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