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  1. Motorway Driving

    General Chat
    So what impact does motorway driving have on a vehicle ? I'm assuming all the liquids in the car get used faster than if you were driving around built up/city areas. So after prolonged periods of driving , one should always check the liquids. What are the other things that should be checked ...
  2. Megane 3 dci wind noise on motorway

    Ask the Experts
    The problem is that when i'm driving above 60 mph i hear a wind noise coming from co-passenger side. What it could be? Could anyone help? Thank you
  3. Same day bought Renault Master has died on motorway, big rattling cambelt not snapped

    Hello folks, Had a nightmare,bought a Renault Master dci 100 2.5 extra hi top van in very good condition for money, great body,really tidy, seats mint etc, yesterday knowing it had no 1st gear, absolute bargain due to but big problems driving back from my sisters last night. Van was driving...
  4. Motorway Tyre Pressure?

    Wheels & tyres
    Inside the passenger door it states 2 tyre pressures. 33 front 29 back. 35 front 32 back. There's a picture. Looks like a highway. Its for the higher readings. Is this for motorway use? Thank you. Megane III 2009 Hatch Petrol 1.6
  5. Slight judder and vibration at motorway speed?

    Wheels & tyres
    At 60mph or higher, the car feels like it has a slight judder in motion. I can feel slight vibration throughout the car. Tyre pressure is correct and the car is perfectly smooth under 60mph. Back left wheel has an outer counter balance weight near the air inlet. Air inlet is positioned right...
  6. Emergency broke down on motorway sensor fault but then drove fine

    Hi guys, I have recently bought a 2010 mk3 Renault megane dynamique 1.6 petrol, it has been running fine, then roughly about 2 months ago, a light flashed on my dash, it said: “CHECK ANTI POLLUTION SYSTEM” also a spanner and engine management light in orange came on the dash” it did go away a...
  7. Motorway services..

    General Chat
    Might come handy if your doing a trip..:smile2:
  8. Noise at motorway speeds

    Hi, Has anyone had a go at quieting down a Clio 4 dci 90? It has never been quiet at anything approaching 70 mph. It is herself's car so I don't drive it much, but last Sunday I drove it about 160 miles mostly on the M62, M18 & A1, and was almost deaf (or deafer) when we got home. It is a 64...
  9. Grand Scenic Dci 2.0L. Power loss and no accelerator on motorway

    Evening, Driving on the motorway today doing about 145kmh, there was a complete loss of power and no accelerator! Engine still running, no sounds and no warning lights what so ever on the dash. Everything normal except that there was no acceleration or power when depressing the accelerator...
  10. Car sounds like an aeroplane on motorway

    Whilst driving in the motorway once the car gets to 70 mph the car sounds so loud like an aeroplane from the front of the car, when you take your foot off the accelerator the noise stops instantly but then comes back the minute you reapply the accelerator. Any ideas why this is happening? I...
  11. 2007 Mk3 Clio Cuts out on motorway

    Hi guys, driving to work this morning my clio decided that it like to cut out while driving only for a second or two as if i had turned the key off and then on. All the lights come on the dash and radio goes off then comes back on it was doing it for about 6 miles, got to the point it was doing...
  12. Clutch pedal on Trafic dropping to floor during motorway drive

    Hi On my 07 Trafic DC115, I am experiencing a problem with my clutch pedal (hitting floor). This has been occuring about the same stretch of the dual-carriage on my recent journeys to a particular jobsite. When driving in town or A-roads, even for long journeys, the clutch appears to be...
  13. Lose of all Electrics whilst driving on motorway

    HI there, I have this weekend taken off and cleaned my EGR valve. I have put it back on and drove the car for acouple of miles. I them experienced something that has never happened before when I have removed the EGR valve. All my dashboard lights went crazy and the car fuddered as it lost all...
  14. ABS brake fault light when driving on motorway

    I've recently had new rear pads and discs fitted to my 2005 grand scenic and this fault has only come to light when driving on motorway so sure it must be related. I can't understand why the fault light comes on purely on motorways as I can drive 60mph and no problem on an A road. I should also...
  15. Emergency, broke down on motorway!

    Hi all Currently stuck on motorway... 1998 clio 1.4. Running perfectly fine, sitting in traffic, all of a sudden idle goes real lumpy and stalls. In neutral I can rev fine but it feels like it's idling on 3. What little I have drove it onto the hard shoulder it feels seriously down on...
  16. Clio 1.5dCi misfire and warn light on idle after motorway

    Hello everyone- My 2002 Clio 1.5dCi 65 recently had an injector replaced, to cure poor starting and the glow plug/electrical fault warning light being on continuously. Those faults were cured, but since then the car has had a problem that only occurs after being on the motorway for over half...
  17. Pubs at Motorway Services !

    A new £1m pub has opened at a motorway service station (M40 Beaconsfield, Bucks) in the face of fierce criticism from road safety and alcohol campaigners. Do you think this gives the right signals to drivers ? :lager: :driving: = :nonono:
  18. Clio 2008 shut down while driving on motorway!

    Hi all, I am new to the forum and in desperate need for some assistance from you knowledgeable guys out there! I was driving on the motor way last week when my engine/electrics shut down. I lost all power to the car whilst driving at 70mph. The clio restarted again after about 3 seconds, all...
  19. mainly motorway experiment.

    Fuel Economy
    engine:1.5dci 90 fap gearbox 5 speed 41.0km/1000 rpm oe(now 5% higher) fuel used 9 imp gl approx distance 354 miles. Modifications outward leg: remap(power) return leg :remap +tuning box Conditions : 80% of mileage on 120kph mway(about 75mph). Speed maintained 140kph(highest Id go in daylight...
  20. Laguna 2 1.9dci black smoke on motorway cruising

    Hi all Please can you let me know what you think. 1 - Car perfect on start and idling when cold and hot. 2 - Fine when driving at low speeds. 3 - When up to 60mph+ when cruising or a small amount of accelerator used, the car stutters a bit and every 5-10 seconds some black smoke comes out...