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  1. pencil coils

    Engines
    Hi all had a strange situation on Thursday, (2001 scenic 1.6 petrol) was driving along then car started to act really sluggish, misfiring, RED engine light and STOP light coming on intermittent, not sure what it was. managed to nurse her home (about 10 miles). went to local garage, who said...
  2. honga hrv for sale and tons of mgf parts /renault pencil coils

    For sale
    putting my hrv up for sale 2002 1.6 4x4 anyone interested email me its going cheap also have tons of mgf/tf parts going up for sale again email me what you need also some new renault pencil coils will have to find them all but should be 3-4 Ron
  3. Laguna II 2.0 T pencil coils

    Electronics
    Just a quick question does the turbo use different type of coils to the naturally aspirated engine because my neighbors all look different to standard and one has gone want to replace it with the right type for him.
  4. Pencil Coil Failures

    Engines
    Does the team think (that dates me dunnit) that coil failure can be caused by lack of regular servicing ? Given that petrol fuelled cars have their coils sited in the worst conditions for longevity, i.e the hottest part of the engine. Which cannot be best for the insulation. Also they...
  5. Scenic pencil coils

    Electronics
    Yr. 2000 1.4 Scenic. Wife rang me today, Scenic is 'juddering'! Got home tonight, engine missing, pulled the coils off and one of them is very wet so I think I've found the culprit. The last time it happened about 5 years ago I replaced the offending coil but i was wondering if they can be...
  6. pencil types coils, 3 available, northeast

    Electronics
    Hi there I have just replaced the full set of pencil coils on my Scenic 1.6 vvt, one of the old ones had failed, but now I have 3 spares if anyone is in need in the south Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire area best regards Crofty
  7. Hole in valve cover where coil pencil bolts down?

    Engines
    Hi, I recently posted about rough idle on a Clio which I see there is many many people with the same issue. Here it is I removed the coil plugs and noticed one of them had a bigger bolt holding it down, when removed there is a hole going through into the valve cover I think it is anyway...
  8. pencil coils

    Engines
    hi all Got a 2007 clio which had a pencil coil fail which put my engine light and check emissions on. Replaced all the coils to be on the safe side but light wont go off is there a way I can do this without visiting mail stealer Ta
  9. pencil coils

    Engines
    Does the different colours on top of the pencil coil has any meaning? My Megane has two gray and two black ones:confused:
  10. Modus: How to access the ignition coil pack ( not pencil type)

    Electronics
    I have been banging my head on this:crazy: Help is greatly appreciated The story up to now: I am trying to fix a " check ignition fault ". I already changed the plugs and this helped for a week, but now I am back to a stuttering idle. This tells me not enough juice is getting to the plugs...
  11. Clio pencil coils; buy from Renault or online?

    Engines
    First post, with a couple of linked questions. Car is 2006 Clio 3, 1.6 16v, 112bhp. Two of its original Renault Sagem “Made in France “ grey-top pencil coils (Renault part 7700875000) were recently replaced by our local independent (total £180 Jan 2013) after 63k miles. They junked coils 1 & 4...
  12. Clio II D4F 1.2 - Coil pack pencil snapped

    Engines
    Whilst changing the coil pack (3 fixing type), the end of one of the pencil modules has somehow cracked and is left sitting around the plug at the bottom of the recess. Imagine a small doughnut about 10-15mm thick sitting around the base of the plug. This is a nightmare as the recess is...
  13. 03 laguna 1.8 - Pencil coil thread stripped

    Engines
    Having finally got on the road with my laguna it started making rattling noises between 2-3k rpm. Just had a look and the pencil coil was loose on the very left hand cylinder. Tried screwing it back down but the threads have gone in the hole. Would a helicoil be suitable to fix this or is there...
  14. megane - pencil coils again!

    Engines
    hi I drive a 2000 Megane 2.0 IDE (!) Coupe. recently it started juddering when idle. today the emissions light came on. So I fear I am a cylinder light, due to a failed coil. 2 questions. when I first bought the car I heard it was subject to a recall due to ignition coil pack problems. they...
  15. Spark plug and pencil coil.

    Engines
    Hi there fellow Renault fans, I have two questions. Will the difference in the size of spark plug gap from 0.8 to 0,9 play a significant role in fuel consumption of my 1400 16valve Megane Scenic? Will the smaller gap lighten the load on the pencil coil so that it will last longer ? Kind...
  16. How do you change the pencil coils on a laguna MII Initiale V6 24 valve

    Electronics
    Any step by step instructions would be appreciated on just how to change the pencil coils on a laguna phase 2, 51 PLATE Initiale 3.litre v6 24 valve:confused:
  17. Horrendous Misfire

    Engines
    Hi All, I have a horrendous misfire on my 05 1.2 Clio. I have driven a fair bit today and not far from home after setting off from some lights I had no power and car was VERY lumpy with hardly any power...4000revs down and it takes 20 seconds to get me to 30! Foot off the gas and the idle...
  18. Wiring to pencil coils

    Electronics
    Hi, First post on the forum and would be grateful for any help. Megane was misfiring so I replaced plugs and coils. When I pushed the connector on to number 2 cylinder is crumbled into little bits, stupidly I cut the wires before looking and now I do not know what wire goes to top, green or...
  19. pencil ignition coils

    Engines
    Did Renault sort out the problems with the pencil type ignition coils. My previous Scenic (03 reg )had a coil go on me and I did`t know then that there was a weakness in them. I have an 07 scenic 1.6vvt petrol and was wondering if the coils in these have the same issues as the previous model...
  20. How to measure pencil coil resistances

    Engines
    Hi Folks. Suspecting coil trouble I am trying to measure the primary and secondary resistances on the ignition coils in my 02 Scenic, which has now had all four coils replaced in the last year. I can measure the primary resistance ok by putting a meter across the two terminals on top of the...
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