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  1. High pitched sound when slightly revving cold engine? Clio 2007

    Engines
    Clio MK2's seem to never not have a fecking issue. Yesterday I noticed this slight noise. Wasn't as bad as it was today. Car had been sitting all night. The sound only seems to happen when cold. Noise is non-existent when its at operating temperature. I've included a video of the sound and what...
  2. Clio slightly lacks power

    Cars & motoring
    I have a clio dynamique and I have noticed a slight loss of power when taking off and sometimes when accelerating. I purchase it recently and the person I bought it from did run it low of petrol.There is a very slight hint of petrol smell.there is no linkage anywhere though Could this be an...
  3. Tick Over Slightly Louder After New Plugs?

    Engines
    As above. Engine K4M 848 - 1.6 Petrol - 16V Plugs = NGK - BKR6EZ - 4619 Vehicle Type = BZ0H Each plug finger tight, approx 1/2 turn with wrench for firm installation. Performance seems fine. Can plugs that are too loose or tight cause additional noise by any chance? Thank you.
  4. Another, slightly long joke

    Jokes & funny stuff
    A wealthy man had a little boy. For some reason, his first words were "ping pong ball". When the boy was old enough to speak, and understand birthdays and gifts and such (about three years old), he asked the boy "So son, what would you like for your birthday this year?" The boy said, "Daddy, I...
  5. 2003 Clio 1.4 16v cam timing slightly out (k4J)

    Engines
    Hi I am new to the forum , recently picked up a 2003 Clio 1.4 16v , pretty smart looking , have some borbet 14x8's to go on along with some coilovers however having trouble with a rough idle (said no one ever!) I had changed the cambelt and waterpump myself (with all the correct timing tools)...
  6. Car slightly overheating?

    Heating & cooling
    Hey. My 2004 Megane 1.6 Dynamique seems to go slightly over the midline on my temp gauge. I've noticed that on a cold start it drives like a dream. After 20 min or so it gets a little sluggish. I need more feul to gain the same speed as b4. I'm going through gas pretty quickly. Seems my fan is...
  7. Espace 2.2 dci - timing slightly out

    Engines
    Hi everyone in renault world lol, I have yet another problem with my espace. I changed the cam belt and tensioner a couple of weeks ago, after doing so it seemed very noisy, a mechanic friend of mine said the tensioner may not be set correctly, so, as I had never done this job before, I thought...
  8. Should a Convertible drivers window slightly drop to open door ?

    Bodywork
    Hi I have a 2005 1.6 Convertable but the small problem I have is Should the driver or passenger window drop slightly as the door opens as when you close the door and start the car you have to open n close to get the window shut properly. Thanks anyone who can help
  9. 1.9 dCi Laguna 2 slightly rough idle

    Engines
    Hello I bought Renault Laguna 1.9 dCi (100 HP), year 2002 and I noticed slightly rough idle. Car runs well and I haven't noticed lack of power (but maybe I'm wrong, I didn't drive diesel in a while). Here are two videos, you can see how RPM vary and on the second video you can hear the sound of...
  10. Espace 2.2dci slightly reluctant to rev up

    Engines
    Hi I own a 2002 renault espace 2.2dci(the race).The problem I have is when the car is ideling and you blip the accelerator peddle the revs dont seem to be very responsive(seem to hesitate)when driving as you pull off there is a very noticable hesitation you really have to floor the accelerator...
  11. clio running slightly rough

    Engines
    hello again all it seems that my clio has got to the age were everything is going wrong the latest issue is a slightly rough running engine when at idle I have changes the plugs air filter and oil recently and used my spark tester checked the spark when the engine is running just wondering if...
  12. 2004 Clio II 1.2 16V (slightly) down on power?

    Engines
    Hello, I've owned my 2004 Clio II 1.2 16V for nearly 17 months and it's always seemed to be decently powerful in normal driving for supposedly 75 bhp, and doesn't have any mechanical problems or funny noises (it only has 44K on the clock). The fuel economy on a 450-mile round trip also exceeded...
  13. Modus running slightly hot.

    Engines
    Hello My modus overheated a few months ago, came from a small leak in radiator. I stopped immediately when the stop light came on, and filled with water, it needed about 2 litres. The radiator has been replaced, but ever since the overheating, the temp gauge bounces between 4 and 5 bars. Any...
  14. 2004 1.4 16v clio P0420 error code and slightly uneven idle

    Engines
    I've just recently bought this car and a few days ago I noticed the car was misfiring a bit when idling so I decided to replace the old spark plugs. It seemed to cure the problem but the idle is still slightly uneven, revs randomly going up and down and sometimes, when the engine is cold, it...
  15. German Motoring Terms (Slightly NSFW)

    Jokes & funny stuff
    Speedometer = Der Egobooster und Linenshooter Bonnet = Pullnob und Knucklechopper Windscreenwiper = Der Flippenflappenmuckenschpredder Puncture = Die Phlatt mit Bluddyfukken Air Horns = Der Votderhellsdat Klaxonfanfaren Petrol = Das Kostlijooze fuer Geddinzegreesoffendertrousers Motor Club...
  16. Scenic 1.9DCI running slightly cool.

    Engines
    Hi, my 2005 1.9DCI 130 is running slightly cool and fuel consumption seems to have dropped 10-15 %. When running correctly there were always 5 bars lit on the temp gauge, now it only heats to 4 bars occasionally moving up to 5 and sometimes dropping to 3 when sat in traffic. I know this may not...
  17. alternator pulley slightly out

    Engines
    Just put a replacement alternator on the traffc and the pulley is ever so slightly out of alignment. Can this be adjusted our do I need to take it off and take it back. I'm off on holiday in the van tomorrow, 1000 mile trip so want it to be right.
  18. Renault Megane vibrates slightly at just above tick over

    Exhausts
    Hi, I am looking to buy a new car and have seen a Renault Megane 2004 1.9 Dynamique but it states in the description that: 'the car resonates (Vibrates) slightly at just above tick over, only in a small band of revs (about 100-200) i've been told this is probably the exhaust touching due to a...
  19. engine slightly hunting

    Engines
    ive just noticed my laguna hunts slightly when holding revs and driving when just trying to hold a speed anyone had this problem and cured it thanks
  20. Clio 1.5 dCi Timing Slightly Out / Crankshaft TDC

    Engines
    Hi there, I have removed my cam belt to change a leaking water pump and am replacing the belt at the same time. However, having cranked the engine manually (which resists with different amounts of force as it goes round but it does go all the way around) The timing is out by around one...
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