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  1. Cars & motoring
    After a half tank of E10 mixed with a half tank of E5 I noticed the engine running differently (99 reg Clio 1.2) - a bit louder, a bit rougher. Recently been filled up with E10, so now a full tank of it for the first time and got very loud pinking / knocking now from the engine. I have...
  2. Engines
    I have an Espace with low mileage made in mid 2004. Can I use E5 petrol? Confusingly Gov.uk and renault info on the engine used in the Espace range the dates differ? Or is it a mistake on the date on the Gov.uk info? Or was there a change of spec after 2002 on that engine? From 1997 all...
  3. Exhausts
    1.6 2009 Renault Megan’s. Check anti pollution light has started coming on, have taken the car for a 40 mile run with catalytic converter cleaner and still hasn’t went away.
  4. Engines
    Hi. I have just recently purchased a 1.6L Kangoo Extreme ...and have noticed that the petrol tank doesn't fill all the way up 9only to about 3/4's full).... any suggestions ....also have squeeking wheels at low speed
  5. Electronics
    Cars had a new battery in few months ago but had the same problem before. When it's cold it wont start wont even turn over just clicks and locks. It's only when it's cold like below zero degree. Here is a video
  6. Ask the Experts
    My oil dipstick has broken near the bottom (where the max oil level is), does anyone know what is involved in getting the bottom piece out so i can replace the dipstick?
  7. Heating & cooling
    I was driving on the motorway for 30 minutes then came off and my temperature gauge was showing 2 bars out of 9. Aka engine is not het up to 90 degrees, I opened the bonnet and my radiator fan hadn't kicked in. So I drove for another 10 minutes the gauge still did not move. Tried reseting the...
  8. Clio
    I have had my 63 plate Clio for a few days now and when I went to fill up yesterday, I could not put petrol (Unleaded) in. I opened up the petrol flap and unscrewed the cap etc but it seems the metal part of the pump can not reach the entrance for the petrol to go in (if you know what I mean, I...
  9. Electronics
    renault clio 2001 1.2 16v petrol------problem has developed when starting car-5 times out of ten when u turn key car will start without touching pedal-other 5 u have to give it more petrol and then u know straight away its missing-its down a cyclinder-yellow light starts flashing-i have hand...
  10. Engines
    Hi guys! I still have a problem with my mother's Modus 1.2 petrol engine. Basically it doesn't start properly when outside it's cold (around 15°C or less). It cranks but doesn't start at first attempt. Second or third attemp, it will start normally. After this, the engine will crank like normal...
  11. Cars & motoring
    I have a Renault Mégane 2 (2007,1.4L petrol) and recently it's been acting up. When I stop the car it will sometimes display a 'check injection' warning. When this happens the engine will rev (approx 2500rpm) without acceleration. If I put it into gear it will drive. Once the car is turned off...
  12. Engines
    Hello, I'm trying to fix a RENAULT CLIO II 1.4 (75CH) from 1998 running on petrol. The symptoms are as following: 1) Can't idle (sometimes can). If I don't hold the acceleration pedal, it just dies. I suspect a bad IAC valve, but I'm unsure how to test it. 2) Rough running. At (supposed) idle...
  13. Engines
    engine idling at warm on Clio Mk4 2016 16v 1.2ltr D4F -4cylinder Noise of engine when idling on drive at warm engine temperature . It Idles OK, then after a while it sounds like engine is about to stall / cut-out ...... ..... and then there is a click from drivers side of engine (its a RHD...
  14. Engines
    Hi, I clean my tdc sensor and put it back but my clio still won't start it turns over but it won't fire up! Any help please?
  15. Engines
    Renault Megane Scenic 2002- Automatic 1.6 petrol. Car has been sitting for 4-5 months. Added 3 litres fuel to the tank, charged the battery, and tried to start. - Engine is turning but not starting. - The immobilizer light is off when key is ON, so probably that is not the problem. - When...
  16. Engines
    So.... My precious little 1.2 Reno Clio Campus started revving low on idle last week. After a look around i decided it must be the MAF/MAP sensor... give it a little clean, maybe replace it. No biggie this car has been amazing over the 10.5 years I've owned it little senor here or there...
  17. Other makes
    Hi guys, Been busy lately with the mortgage formalities and finally got stuck into 30 years of debt relationship with the bank >:) While wife`s Civic is getting older (2008), it still has low number on the counter - we have around 47K miles. Two things I do not like, terrible paint quality...
  18. Engines
    Hi, I did a throttle body valve cleanup on my megane couple of months back and have been driving it regularly since to let it learn by itself the new positions for the valve. Seems like the idle is good normally when I start it but gets up to 1500 - 2000rpm when I any of the following: 1. on...
  19. Engines
    I have recently purchased a Renault Clio Dynamique 2007 Petrol 1.6 16V and have just noticed a Whistling Noise coming from the engine bay when the key is turned but the engine is not started. The noise is not loud but noticeable when the bonnet is open. After a lot of listening around it...
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