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  1. Engines
    Hi guys, just bought a 2005 renault grand scenic, when I looked at the car and test drove everything seemed fine, drove it home about an hours journey it drove beautifully, was really impressed apart from a couple of issues like tracking etc I went to start it the other day after being stood for...
  2. Transmissions
    Hi I have looked, but don’t seem to be able to find an answer to this issue. Could someone please help. My daughters 2006 Clio needed a new gear linkage. We took it in for replacement, but since getting it back, it makes a weird rumbling noise once it’s in 4th and 5th from around 35mph...
  3. Exhausts
    Hi I have a 2005 Renault Scenic (7 seater) the cat is making a strange muffling type sound when I start the engine, it's driving the same but if i put the window down I can hear it sounding bad. Does anyone know if it would need to be replaced or is it something else (lamba sensor?), I don;t...
  4. Brakes/Hubs
    Hiya guys Bought my clio expression 1.5dci home last night after just purchasing it. makes a loud sound which i think is coming from the rear off side its only really noticeable after 20mph and gets louder the faster you drive until you hit about 70mph then quietens dramatically. sound doesn't...
  5. Heating & cooling
    I noticed this morning that the my Air-con is making the engine tick-over go up and down a bit, like its fighting the compressor. The Air-con is working fine but I've never had it re-gassed in the 4 years I've owned it and I don't know when it was re-gassed (if ever)? As I understand it...
  6. Electronics
    Hi all my first post so be kind. Bought my daughter a 2006 12cc Clio so she could learn to drive, all was OK for about a month then the battery went flat. I jump started it and it run fine but next day flat battery again. Into my garage and onto the battery charger. The next day I went out to...
  7. Transmissions
    Last couple of days my 2006 automatic Scenic has been making noises whengently accelerating and big metallic clinkering noise when turning left.Sitting on driver's seat the noise is more prominent than on front passenger'sseat. Here's diagnosis from my mechanic : Seems like a driver shaft issue...
  8. Engines
    I'm new to this I have a Renault Megane 1.6 2003 mk2 Recently my car has been making grinding noises or should I say loud clicking noises in first gear but not the other gears but now it's does it in every gear and even when the car is stationery, when you put the clutch down the noises go I...
  9. Electronics
    When i am indicating, and then apply brakes the brake lights flash and dim. I have tested all fuses in box next to car battery and they are good. Next i removed both rear light clusters, passenger side cluster had a little rust so i cleaned it. Driver side cluster the terminal from car the...
  10. Transmissions
    Hi There, I have purchased a 2012 Renault Megane 2.0 with a CVT gearbox. Car has done 55000 Km, it is in great condition and I absolutely like it, but recently I have noticed a Wining noise most probbably coming out of the Gearbox/Transmisson when driving on the highway between 95 and 115 km/h...
  11. Engines
    Im going to tackle the cambelt replacement on my 2002 renault scenic to avoid the arm and a leg scenario from the local garages. Ive found the cam timing kit made by sealey,but Im after the dimensions for making up the tools myself,ive scoured the forums and found the info for...
  12. Cars & motoring
    Hi, when making right turns either on roundabouts or general right hand turns, I hear either a trickling sound or a hissing/sizzling sound coming from the left hand side of the car around about where the front passenger door hinge would be.. I popped the bonnet one time when I came off a...
  13. Transmissions
    Hi all, just recently bought a 2006 Clio MK3 1.5DCi 106 and have noticed a slight problem with my clutch pedal. After I have driven about 10/15 miles, when i dip my clutch slightly there is a slight pop sound and it feels like a pop under foot. It also happens just as I release the clutch...
  14. Cars & motoring
    Hi all I have a 2004 Espace 2,0T, and I have noticed that when driving in low RPM's (high gears) and accelerating, the engine will make a sort of rattling sound. It goes away again when I hit around 3.000 RPM's. Have any of you experienced this before, and do you have any idea of what could...
  15. Electronics
    Hi my 52 plate scenic has developed a electrical rattle (started yesterday after 150 mile run) when it first starts and the stop/battery lights flash until the noise stops. It sounds like arcing electric connections. If it is the alternator is it a diy repair and does anyone have any...
  16. Electronics
    When we press key it makes a bleep sound different to usual. We bought new battery but alarm keeps going off. We had to take battery out. Please any advice. Coralie
  17. Electronics
    Hi all, I Have a 1998 Renault Clio MK II Phase I. I recently had the heater motor replaced as it was completely dead. Coincidentally, afterwards when I put my windscreen wipers on I noticed a horrible sound. When they operate, they sound really stiff and almost as if they are pressing right onto...
  18. Engines
    Hi all, this is my first post on here :/ hope someone can help. Basically, iv got a 2003 (53) Clio Authentique 8v 1.2, iv owned it for 4 years and had an endless list of wear & tear problems. I think the owner before must of thought she was Michael Schumacher with the amount of problems iv...
  19. Engines
    Am new member, female and disabled so unlikely to be able to fix anything myself. I have petrol Kangoo automatic 16 V, 05 reg. It starts 1st time, but when engine has warmed up it won't start till cooled down. No one can find any problem. 2 days ago it began making a fast ticking noise when...
  20. Engines
    Hi this is my first post so apologises if I don't explain this properly. I have a 1.9 dci megane that was driving fine, the other day it started making this humming noise sounding like it was coming from the turbo and then the turbo stopped kicking in. I have had all pipes checked and replaced...
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