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  1. Engines
    Hi, (Last week...) My 1998 Clio has been loosing coolant for many months: I check it every 3 months, find the level of the expansion tank close to the minimum and refill it. At the last maintenance intervention I found the liquid well below the minimum and it took more than 1 L, most...
  2. Engines
    I've got a Laguna 2003 Privelege LX model. I've been having issue where occasionally the car hesitate to move when you press the accelerator. There are times when it's on a complete stop e.g. waiting on the traffic light, you press on the accelerator and it won't move. Sometimes even if the car...
  3. Engines
    I was driving last night and my vehicle just stopped working First the acceleration went, then the braking and then the steering seized Breakdown came out and tested battery saying all was well - even fitted a new one and the engine wouldn't fire enough to start The bizarre thing about the...
  4. Heating & cooling
    My 2002 Clio II is losing coolant and the driver's side carpet became soaked, which doesn't normally happen due to the leaking sunroof. In heavy rain, water can drip onto the front seats but not soak the carpet. The other day I found the expansion bottle completely empty.
  5. Engines
    Hi all I have a 2005 megane throwing up a injection fault at a certain rev range and it wont start unless i spray damp start. I had replaced all 4 injectors with good ones from a 2006 model. When i took the car to a mechanic to have the injectors codes the computer now showing that its loosing...
  6. Engines
    Please help! I bought a megane 1.6 16v 04 around a month ago, perfect on 2 test drives no unusual sound etc. On drive home car went into limp mode and toxic fume light flashed, garage said misfire on cylinder 4 so coil changed, car was fine. Then starting issues, car make a grinding noise if...
  7. Engines
    Hi everyone I have a Renault Clio campus sport 1.2 16v 2006. It has been a relatively good car but now I'm experiencing problems with it. The first issue is that when I get to 2000-3000 rpms the car will not go any faster even if my accelerator pedal is to the floor, after 5-10 seconds the...
  8. Engines
    Hi All, I have a Kangoo 2006, 1.5dci, I had the turbo replaced about 4 months ago, along with camshaft oil seal, rocker cover gasket also changed. Now she doesnt appear to be very smokey, nor is there any puddle under the van where I park it up, but Its using 3.5L of Oil a day. I'm at the end...
  9. Heating & cooling
    I don't know why but I have to add around a pint each week. The engine starts and runs fine, the temp gauge sits just below the halfway mark, the fan never kicks in and the heater works ok. I have the usual air-lock in the heater matrix with the gurgling water sound but no leaks anywhere that...
  10. Engines
    Hi, I have recently bought Renault Megane-Scenic 1.6 Petrol, 2005. Engine starts very well, but it loosing its power (when it is cold) in 5-10 seconds and turning off. I have to push accelerator and drive. It is enough to drive 20-30 meters I could stop and this problem looks like gone, till I...
  11. Engines
    Hi I have Renault Clio 2007 campus sport 1.2. Over the last year it's been running poorly and loosing power. I've had the coil packs, spark plugs, ht leads all changed but has made no difference. Gets up to 30 mph then looses power and cuts out. I don't know anything about cars unfortunately...
  12. Engines
    Hi. I’m new to the forums, I have searched and found related posts but none answer my problem. I bought a Kangoo 1.5dci (70) on an 04 plate just over two weeks ago. I replaced the air intake hose as it was losing power & pouring black smoke out which sorted that, took it to the garage, who...
  13. Engines
    Hi, this is my first post. I am here out of desperation, I have a 2005 Grand Scenic 1.9 dci which is costing me a fortune at the garage and is not getting any better. It started loosing oil slowly over 2 weeks, then blue smoke and a smell of melting plastic came from the exhaust. I took...
  14. Engines
    My laguna goes into limp mode when going uphill complete loss of power.
  15. Engines
    hi i was driving home tonight and my engine management light started flashing i lost lots of power in my car and the idle speed while at a junction went really low. i had it plugged in at a garage today they said it could be a sensor sitting on top of the engine other people say it could be a...
  16. Engines
    Hi peeps! Bought a 53 espace YESTERDAY and now have a problem with leaking coolant, Looked at coolant level yesterday it was at the min mark, topped it up to the max mark when hot :-/ then drove 350miles to get back home, this morning checked level again while cold, and it had fallen to below...
  17. Engines
    I have a renault cleo 02 reg, 8 valve. The problem is that every now and again I lose control of the throttle. the engine idles at varing revs uncontrolled by the accelerator pedal. There is an orange warning light comming on. The warning light comes on and stays on when the ignition is on and...
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