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  1. Transmissions
    HELP PLEASE!:frown2: Last week driving my 2010 Renault Megane (Auto) the gearbox mount sheared off causing damage to the driveshaft and potentially gearbox. Car undriveable had to be towed to Renault. Never been in crash, fully serviced and MOT - owned since new. Renault now saying dismissed...
  2. Wheels & tyres
    Hi all, I currently drive a 2015 Captur and today the warning light came on for the tyre pressure sensor saying I had to check my tyres. I pulled into the nearest garage and proceeded to check all of my tyres. when removing the cap from the drivers side rear the metal on the valve was...
  3. Brakes/Hubs
    Hi all, I'm after shearing off two front wheel bolts on my 2000 kangoo. (My own fault for overtightening with a massive tire iron) I've had no luck trying to drill out the bolts, so my current plan is to wait for it to stop raining, take off the brake rotor and try to get a vise grips on the...
  4. Brakes/Hubs
    So I was getting a few bits done to the Clio on Saturday and to keep a long story short, a the head of a wheel bolt sheared off on removal of the wheel. So I have part of a bolt inside the hub. My mechanic doesn't seem to phased, but for the next day or 2 I'll be driving about with 3 bolts...
  5. Engines
    I recently had an incident where one month after a cam belt replacement the bolt holding the cam belt tensioner sheared off causing cam belt failure and bent exhaust valves. (see pics attached) The service agent is saying this is an unforeseen event. I talked to the mechanic who performed the...
  6. Transmissions
    Hi All, I took the battery out today on my Clio and noticed one of the bolts which holds the metal tray that the gearbox mount is connected to, is sheared. he bolt is still in there but has sheared at the head, its the bolt that goes in just above the wheel arch liner on the n/s, to the bottom...
  7. Wheels & tyres
    At the weekend i changed my o/s driveshaft not hitch all went smoothly...put wheel back on put all four wheel bolts in hand tight...then dropped the car gently of the jack.....went to tighten first wheel bolt and SNAP!!! it sheared off.....any ideas of the easiest way to get the remainder of the...
  8. Engines
    Hi My dogbone mount bolt has sheared. Does anyone know if this is a standard bolt or a renault only job. Weather permitting I'm going to attempt to remove the other half this afternoon. I've not closely inspected them yet but the car is 11 years old so I'm guessing it would also be a good time...
  9. Bodywork
    My tailgate hinge has sheared how do I remeve the pin to replace it?
  10. Engines
    Hi all, Was attempting to replace a glowplug the other day and sheared the plug off at the top, just below the nut section but protruding out of the head. We've determined the best way to get it free is weld some stainless nuts to the top, the body is stainless (TIG as it's stainless)...
  11. Wheels & tyres
    Goddamn stupid car! Last thing I need right now with my bike mullered and work being manic :crazy: ANYHOO I went to put the (full size/good tread) spare wheel on so I could have a few days grace before needing to swap my "new" rubber onto the two worn-out wheels (one just an old rear, the...
  12. Engines
    Hi, I feel really stupid, I used a torque wrench at the correct value 11 ft/lbs but I think it must be broken as it sheared off the head of the bolt. Can you get new sump plugs from renault and do you think it would have damaged the sump I heard a grinding noise when it went but I assume that...
  13. Engines
    Hi All, I've had my rocker shafts off and just went to put them back on... Armed with my Haynes manual, I set my torque wrench to 5nm and started to tighten the first centre bolt. The bolt seemed to just keep turning until, SNAP. Luckily I managed to get the lower part of the bolt out, for...
  14. Engines
    Hello there, This is my first thread so please be gentle. I read a couple of very useful threads on here about changing brake pads on my Ranault Clio 2004 Dynamique. I ordered some pads online for about £20. The online company contacted me and said there are 3 types of pads for my car and...
  15. Transmissions
    Newbie on here so firstly hi to all! I have had my 99T reg 2.0 petrol espace 6 weeks, and driving home on Friday one of the engine mounting bolts on the RHS, going into the gearbox housing broke. I then noticed that another was missing, also with a sheared off end in the gearbox housing! My...
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