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  1. Transmissions
    When cold my espace only drives in 3rd gear. When its hot i can turn engine off and restart and alls well. I had it before and they replaced a sensor or valve. Anybody got any ideas what its called? And where i would find it.
  2. Electronics
    My battery is dead on my espace so I can't open the doors to then open my bonnet. The lock on the passenger door is damaged so can,t access the car manually and that is the only visa le lock on the car. How can I get in the vehicle please?
  3. Engines
    Hi all i have a question ...... the gear box is naffed on my espace looking at getting a second hand 1 to replace ....... is there any other makes of renaults we can use other than espace ................ cheers
  4. Engines
    Hiya guys im new to this and hope iv put this thread in right place im really sorry if iv messed up .... But i have a Renault espace 2.0 16v rtx ok changing from second to third gear whilst taken it out of the second i felt a pop couldnt get a gear after that ..... any ideas whats at fault...
  5. Electronics
    Hi. I have a problem with the ignition barrel on my Espace 2.0 1999. When you start the car, then realease the key, the key does not return to position II (i.e. it is engaging the starter motor all the time). This has burnt out two starter motors already!!! I have a quote from Renaullt to...
  6. Interiors
    Hi all, I have just got my hands on a Espace RT-X (2000) in fairly good condition and think this forum will be a God send when it comes to fixing the odd thing or two! Anyway, the gear knob is well worn and I've searched here for tips on removing it but can't find any. Am I correct in...
  7. Engines
    Hi everyone, This is my first post on here, so hello. Anyway my Espace is driving me nuts, i think it may have a alternator issue. When i went to lock the car last night it would'nt lock, so put the key in ignition, turned it, got power, turned it off again, pressed the button on the key...
  8. Heating & cooling
    One day the heater was working fine, the next day it had stopped working. Fuse ok, you can hear the vent motors working when you press the buttons on switch, the switch lights up but fans still not working. Would appreciate any suggestions and how to remove fan motor etc etc. Thanks Paul 22
  9. Engines
    Help please! My wife took the car out yesterday and after driving for a while in the fast lane of the motor way doing about 65mph the car suddenly dropped to a max of 12mph and then started juddering! No warning light on the dash or anything! Called out the RAC and the man thinks we've got oil...
  10. Electronics
    Hi, The air con,indicators and part of the digital display are not currently working on my '98 espace Auto. I have been told that I may need a replacement 'UCH box' fitting in order to rectify this. Has anyone had the same problems,know anyhting about the UCH box and where it is located or what...
  11. Cars & motoring
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  12. Engines
    grand espace RT-X DT problems Hello, This is my first post and I'd like to say this site is amazing and so useful. I am a proud and (worried) owner of an espace '98. I bought her last week and i've noticed some problems. Firstly the fuel consumption is coming in at 26 for motorway...
  13. Engines
    Hi all, I am new to this forum and I have just purchased a 1997 (P)83,000 miles Renault Espace (seven seater) with all the gadgets. However, I am having one issue with the gear changes. When started from cold, the gear changes are smooth and it slips into gear well (with clutch pressed fully...
  14. Electronics
    last friday i got in to my car and found i had no display on dash:mad: i took the dash out tonight but i cant see any thing wrong please if any one has any advice i would be most gratefull.:)
  15. Engines
    Hi I`ve just p/x my 1998 petrol version for a 1997 diesal version, the problem is its very difficult to start and when it does it smokes a lot and the engine is very noisy, sluggish when driving. Oil pressure is on 1 bar until engine warms up oil pressure goes up to 4 engine is a bit...
  16. Engines
    My pain in the **** espace is at it again. No sooner have I put a new gearbox and steering hoses in it. £2.5k than the alternator goes. Renault wanted £563 for a new one. My local garage (not renault specialist) fitted a patent part and now the car vibrates quite alarmingly as you accelerate. I...
  17. Electronics
    Help please this is driving me nuts. Ive got a a dashboard that is fine when the key is turned to the point before the ignition engages, then when i turn it on to ignition the whole display starts to flash, it did do it quite quickly to start and now it has slowed down. My speedo when travelling...
  18. Heating & cooling
    Hi I`m new on this forum, discovered it by accident and i`m hoping somebody can help me. I have a 1998 rtx 2.0 which developed intermittent problems, would come on sometimes and sometimes wouldnt, eventually it totally stopped. Now with the cold weather looming having problems with demisting...
  19. Cars & motoring
    Hello! This is all new to me! Im thinking of purchasing a second hand Renault Megane 1.6 RTX, 1996 model. But before I do I thought I'd come here to see if any one has any tips on what to look for when looking at a megane. Any information would be great. Im especially interested in fuel...
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