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  1. Renault Clio 2010 Severe Subframe Corrosion

    Bodywork
    Hi All I am looking for some advice on severe corrosion on the subframe of my 2010 Renault Clio. This was brought to my attention by my local Renault main dealer a few weeks ago. Attached are two images displaying two different locations on the subframe - as you see, it is corroded all over and...
  2. Help! complete newbie. Trafic 1.9 DCI with severe Vibrating

    Engines
    Hi, can anybody help please? I have a 2003 traffic and the top offside engine mount has been replaced as the original one had perished, now with the new mount on the van it vibrates very badly between 1700 and 2000rpm. The vibration goes through all of the van and if the old mount is put back on...
  3. Severe coolant use

    Heating & cooling
    Hi, I have a Scenic 1.6RT, on an R plate. The engine is continually overheating and I am forever adding fluid to the expansion tank. The expansion tank has what appears to be gold flecks in and around it. When the car is overheating I undone the expansion tank cap (not fully) and steam vents...
  4. severe engine vibration when idle

    Engines
    A year ago i was driving along and suddenly there was a jolt and a thud from which felt like under the car. Initially changing gear was ropey and engine felt rough. The next day and ever since changing gear has been fine and the engine has run well apart from slightly vibrating when idle. A year...
  5. renault megane II 1.9 dci severe jerking on acceleration

    Engines
    Hi guys, been a while, anyway the other half owns a megane 1.9 dci. It has been suffering slight hesitation/jerking on acceleration fora while but she claimed it was ok. A garage even claimed it threw up no codes and could see nothing wrong. Anyway on sSunday, drove out shopping fine. The way...
  6. Severe fuel leak

    Engines
    Hey guys OK so I took a look today and found all the injector bores full of diesel. Now as some of you may know the manifold was recently done and I'm sure it's not the (new) firewall seals because as you run the engine nothing happens to the mystery diesel sitting in the injector bores - i.e...
  7. Severe coolant leak from back of engine?

    Heating & cooling
    Hi guys. Yesterday it seems all the coolant suddenly came out. I had a quick look this morn and yes, as you top up (cold engine) there is water coming out from - as much as I can tell - the back of the engine...... I'm hoping split hose obviously, whats back there that could leak? I know the...
  8. Grand Scenic 1.9 DCI-severe vibration on idle

    Engines
    Please please help, we are banging our heads against a brick wall! We have a 54 Grand Scenic, 1.9 dci, 120 bhp, and its currently trying to shake its ass off! The vibration (read shaking! the trim rattles and everything) can be felt through the whole car when idling, strangely as soon as any...
  9. Severe Electronics Problems 80bhp or 82bhp 4 tuning box & clutch... HELP PLEASE!?!

    Electronics
    Severe Electronics Problems 80bhp or 82bhp 4 tuning box & clutch... HELP PLEASE!?! Hello, I have just bought an 05 megane 1.5dci 80 estate. Driving it, all seemed ok, but when we were driving home we noticed the following probs:- *2 front windows not working and 1 is off the rails (so far I...
  10. Clio engine auxiliary belt severe wear because of a problematic crankshaft pully

    Engines
    Took the car (automatic Clio 2002) to the mechanic to replace the engine auxiliary belt (frayed and parts of it coming out already). He looked at the belt and under the car and said that the problem is with the crankshaft pulley and not the belt and that no matter how many belts I change, all...
  11. severe fluid leak !!

    Engines
    Hi all , I'm a newbie at this but I need help ! I have had my laguna 2 1.9dci for 18 months and it has just started losing fluid from the front of the engine bay area. It's not engine oil and it doesn't stain the car park but it's getting worse on a daily basis . I check the fluid levels every...
  12. Trafic 2 missing/ stop light severe when raining

    Electronics
    Hi iam the proud owner of 2007 trafic it's a loverly van to drive ad in my eyes a very modern comfy van, prob is as soon as its starting to change in weather ie damp mornings I had a few occasions were van power misses ad dies for a second, now it was only minor but this weekend it was very damp...
  13. Scenic 1.9 DCi severe loss of power and black smoke

    Engines
    Hi everyone hoping for some help please. I'm new here so hope you guys dont mind me picking your brains. Over the last few days we have experienced a fault on our car where the glow plug light illuminates coupled with a decrease in power where the vehicle doesnt seem to want to go over about...
  14. Severe dent on drivers main door on my clio 05

    Bodywork
    So annoyed, since just before christmas while my Clio was parked outside my house, it seems some idiot of a driver reversed in to my car and sped off. I'm so annoyed as my drivers door has a big dent in it and im not sure how to go about fixing it. This totally ruined my christmas. The thing is...
  15. Severe engine knock - Laguna Tourer 1.9 Dci.

    Engines
    My neighbours car has developed a serious engine knock. I first noticed a few days ago what sounded like blow-past from a leaking injector fire-wall washer and on inspection noticed wisps of smoke coming out of the engine cover. He left it into a local garage for repair. On removing the cover...
  16. SEVERE shaking at idle

    Engines
    Ok guys here is my dilema! I have a 2005 renault megane 1.5dci. It is a car that I use for driving instruction and currently has 80k on her. The car has been regularly serviced with the oil changed every 6k. I have just recently changed the air and pollen filters and put new pads in the front...
  17. laguna 11 severe vibration

    Engines
    hi ive just bought a 2002 52 plate laguna 1.9 dci and when accellorating im getting a savere vibration through the car and in all gears but calms down as you use from 3rd upwards,to me it seems to be coming from the exhaust manifold but i might be wrong so iff anyone can help it would be very...
  18. Renault Clio MKI 1.9D SEVERE OIL LEAK

    Engines
    I have recently bought the above car, and it has a severe oil leak it is running down the engine from what seems to be all directions and meeting and the bottom of the bell housing and leaving little black wee wees. is there any places these engines are prone to leaking.....thanks
  19. Clio mk 2 severe water leakage

    Interiors
    Hi there. I own a 2001 clio and am having severe water leakage. The water is leaking into the footwells on both the driver's side and the passenger's side. The water isn't coming from the sunroof as my seats are dry and the carpets only become damp on day's that it has rained so i don't think...
  20. Clio severe water leak

    Cars & motoring
    Hi. I've currently got a first generation Clio (1994). For months, I've been trying to cure a severe water leak coming out of my sunroof winder (where you open the sunroof). I've dismantled it, where I found a puddle of water. I've even greased the top of the sunroof to try keep water out...
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