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  1. Espace IV front shock replacement ( Solved )

    Steering and Suspension
    Going to have a go at changing front shocks on wife's 07 Espace. Any hints or tips to help me out? I know you have to remove some bits of trim from dash to get to strut tops. Any advice from anyone who has done it before would be gratefully received. Thanks
  2. Shock absorber fitted correctly?

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi All, I have replaced both front shock absorbers, springs, rubber dampers, top rubber mount (plain rubber), bearing and top rubber cup (the one with the nut, fitted inside the engine bay). Upon refitting, with the wheels still off the ground, the top rubber cup sits against the bodywork...
  3. Front shock absorbers/struts

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi guys. I will be replacing my front struts and springs in next few days seams i have replaced nearly everything else on the front this week. Anyway i am being advised differently by each motor factor i speak to. One says gas strut other says oil strut. Does this actually make a difference...
  4. front left shock absorber mount failure after clutch replacement ,Megane 2 1.5 dci

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    Hi there! I had a costy and awfull adventure after clutch replacement which I made at my local service.Almost very soon to when I received my car I experienced a metallic noise coming from front left and seemed to relate with suspension.Being on a short trip on weekend, I returned and inform my...
  5. How to remove front shock absorber on Renault master mk2 2006

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi anyone know How to remove front shock absorber on Renault master mk2 2006 lower end has long sleeve that fits into wishbone. How do you remove this please? it looks like it is sized into it!!!
  6. Noise on all 4 shock absorber Clio IV

    Steering and Suspension
    Since the car was brand new these weird noises came from all 4 absorbers. I took it for replacement here at Renault garage and put 4 new ones on. The noises are keep there. I took it 4 times there and to other several mechanics, no one could find the cause of the noises( you can hear them...
  7. Rear shock absorbers

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, are the shock absorbers the same on the hatchback megane mk2 as the convertible mk2? Cheers
  8. Laguna 2 Rear Suspension Upper Shock Mount

    Steering and Suspension
    Looking for a bit of help and advise here. I was replacing the rear springs and shocks on the Laguna 2 because the rear just seemed low. Original springs still fitted to an 2001 Laguna. And found out when I removed one shock that I needed 2 new shocks as well. Getting old parts off was not a...
  9. front shock absorber on my 2011 megane coupe

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello I need some advice if possible I am currentlypreparing to change my front shock absorber on my 2011 megane coupe. The Haynesmanual say the nut must be changed which is no problem but Renault are quite expensiveand I will need to bolts as well. What would you suggest I do? And where may I...
  10. Primastar shock top mounts

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    Hi all. I just done the shock top mounts on my primastar and I seem to have a gap between the top cap and body inside the engine bay after I lowered the van and took for test drive. Everything was assembled correctly and checked... It's on both sides and I'm not sure it was there before...i have...
  11. Kangoo front shock replacement

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    Hi Everyone, I have a problem removing the front shocks on my Kangoo van. They have been shot for some time and it's really beyond time to repalce them for all the reasons you can name but I have a big problem removing them. I guess it's partly because they have been on for a long time and...
  12. Laguna mk1 front shock absorber - finding part number

    Steering and Suspension
    I have a leaking shock absorber, and have been trying to source a replacement. Unfortunately it's so corroded there's no way to even tell where the part number might have been, let alone read it. Apparently the Renault parts system does not hold any information about the part number, and...
  13. rear shock absorber upper bushes

    Steering and Suspension
    just got the laguna 2 back from mot and the only advisories are CV gaiter and rear shock absorber upper bushes splitting. are these bushes available seperately? or would new shocks be the way to go? apart from that - another 12 months motoring.
  14. How to remove Shock Absorber- 2001 Renault Master 2.2dci

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all- does anyone know what this type of nut is? It is located on the bottom attachment for my shock absorber on my renault master. As you can see the shock absorber is broken and needs replaced, so trying to figure out how to remove this / what tool I need. Any ideas appreciated- thanks in...
  15. Shock Absorber

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi Guys, Quick question... Recently having trouble while driving over uneven surfaces, the car on the passenger side would vibrate quite loud. Had a good look at the Passenger side suspension, the Drop links and lower suspension arm have recently been replaced, i decided to remove the Shock...
  16. Megane 225 Springs & Shock Replacement

    Steering and Suspension
    Megane 225 Springs & Shock Replacement Hi Guys, Just wondering if anyone had any knowledge of the suspension on these cars? I want to know if the Springs and Shocks can be changed without dropping the cars subframe? I was told it's extremely tight to change them, and the sub frame needs to...
  17. Scenic 2 1.5 DCI front Shock replacement (Both )

    Steering and Suspension
    :devil:Hi , anyone got a walk through of how to replace Front Shocks .... work instructions ... Torque Settings etc ......Both are gone .. or a link to work instructions .. Many Thanks :(
  18. Strut Bolt turning Shock rod

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi Guys, Any help or advice on this would be great today as I need to get the car back on the road. Yesterday I started the process to change my shock absorbers and springs (clio dci 2005). The drivers side was fine, loosened the strut bolt, took wheel off, removed bolts on bottom of shock...
  19. laguna 2 top shock mount

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi folks back again I had the passengers top shock mount done a few months ... recently I'm noticing a bad rattle when pulling off while checking the mount I noticed the two bolts either side of the mount are loose (the ones under the black plastic covering in the engine bay at the top of...
  20. Grand Scenic II Rear Shock Absorber replacement

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi All, My Grand Scenic II (2004) just failed its MOT due to leaking rear shock. Garage wanted £250 parts and labour to replace both sides. While not unreasonable I looked and found Monroe replacements for £80 a pair so decided to do it myself. A very simple job taking approx half hour per...
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