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  1. 1.4 TCe sluggish, judder and high MPG **Fixed**

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    Hi, About 6 months ago I acquired a 2010 Renault Grand Scenic, petrol 1.4TCe (Dynamique TomTom) with roughly 55k miles. It’s a good vehicle but recently its developed some quirks which point to something being wrong. It has an almost ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ personality, sometimes it drives zippy...
  2. Primastar 1.9 dci sluggish then builds up revs

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    This has been a recent issue This van has is a 2004 model and has done around 60k It struggles to rev beyond about 2000 to 2500 rpm, which makes going up hills interesting to say the least. It has been egr blanked using the cheap e bay kit. The other end of the EGR plug is plugged in. I am...
  3. Grand Scenic II fault code P0002 and occasionally sluggish engine

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    At first I got the "check injection" message, and the engine started being sluggish, like it lost half it's power. Somebody said it could be due to too much short driving, and the particle filter clogging up, so I drive it for a while on the highway, but it didn't get better. I parked the car...
  4. Car sluggish on start-up after wet weather

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    Hi, I've noticed recently that my car doesn't start so well after it's been particularly wet i.e. has rained or even after the car has been washed. It's very sluggish and the car shakes quite a bit. When moving the car it struggles to accelerate initially. It happened this morning. After the...
  5. 1.4 8v clio alize sluggish and under powered help!!!

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    Hi guys n gals, posting all the way from SA. I have a 2001 mk2 ph1 clio alize, love the car and this forum but have a bit of a worry though, car is seriously sluggish and i have checked things like icv, spark plugs, throttle cable, butterfly ect. Cambelt was apparently done just before i bought...
  6. very sluggish 1.5dci modus

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    Hi I've just got a 2006 1.5dci Modus but seems very sluggish and not like my wife's 1.5dci Clio 2005 they both have Turbo's but mine has no power and no acceleration seems flat on power any help please Andy
  7. 06 Scenic 1.6 dci very sluggish and no power uphill

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    Hi everyone. Had over £500 worth of work done on my car since Feb but its still not right. I've got no strange noises or warning lights, on a flat road it drives fine, but if i'm going uphill or pulling out into traffic it just doesnt get upto speed fast at all. On the motorway if im on a...
  8. Renault Master sluggish

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    My Renault Master LM35 dci120 ex ambulance is really sluggish. Won't rev, was doing 15mph on a hill today ad no matter what gear it went into it was still slow and low revs. it has done it before and a bottle of redex resolved it for a while but now does it all the time. Then suddenly, it will...
  9. 1.9 dci espace very slow to rev up and sluggish under 2000 rpm

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    hi i have a 1.9 dci espace that is very slow to rev up even when revving in neutral, its very very sluggish to drive too until it hits 2000 rpm then turbo kicks in and it back to normal ?? iv read many threads on similar issues but none match my symptoms, its very strange that even when idling...
  10. Renault Traffic - 1.9 DCI - Sluggish and not reving over 4100 RPM

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    Hello guys, I have a renault traffic with 1.9 dci engine which seems to be very sluggish. It now doesn't appear to rev above 4,100 - 4,300rpm (as if the rev limiter is kicking in). It revs there fast enough when sat in neutral but going through the gears it just seems to take forever to get up...
  11. Laguna 1.9 Dci poor mpg & sluggish

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    Hi all, i have recently aquired a 2005 laguna 2 phase 2 with the 120hp 1.9 dci engine, its a very tidy car with just over 100k on the clock but it feels very sluggish in all gears and according to the dash computer is giving below 30mpg, ive had one previously which was very responsive and gave...
  12. Sluggish 1.9Dci

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    Hoping to find a little help on this forum about the Mrs 03 Scenic. Ive always thought its been a little slow ever since first ownership some 6 years ago! Now Ive been forced into driving it I'm fairly sure something is amiss. The car starts and drives ok, no fault lights or anything, its just...
  13. engines

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    Hi,i have a renault megane convertible 1.6 petrol 05 plate. my problem is intermittent engine stalling and hard to restart. the car will run sweet as a nut and then the revs die down and no matter how hard i try to accelerate it just wont steady up. once engine has stopped if i try to restart it...
  14. Sluggish 1.9 Dci Laguna

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    Hi Laguna 1.9dci has become sluggish ,having to change up and down the box to keep the revs up. I have cleaned the egi valve Could the turbo be dying Thanks 114000 miles Dave
  15. Megane 3 Sluggish After New Oil

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    recently had service done at a different dealership to previous. Since then my 2010 mk3 megane 1.6 petrol seems to feel sluggish on quick acceleration in 1st and 2nd. I'm thinking maybe previous dealer used better oil than this? Can oil have these effects?
  16. Renault Megane II 1.9dci sluggish at low revs, Please advise

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    I bought a 05 Renault megane 1.9dci about a month ago and soon after i realised that bellow 2000rpm the car is very sluggish also the car was jutering when iddle. Been reading this forum day and night since i bought it to find a solution. So far i tried cleaning the egr valve it fixed the rough...
  17. Check emissions warning light and sluggish in higher gears.

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    Hi, new here. I recently purchased a 2004 scenic II 1.5 dci which seemed to run perfectly, Yesterday on my way home, I pulled over and the engine and service light came on with the message 'Check Emissions' and when driving again, seemed to lose power in 3rd/4th/5th gear. I was wondering if this...
  18. Sluggish scenic getting worse

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    Hi guys as mentioned in last 2 posts I'm a noob to renaults and I have a scenic 2 1.4 on a 54 plate recently it has been sluggish after start up but clears to no problem after 20 seconds or so however yesterday it was very sluggish after each gear change and took a while to accelerate then on...
  19. Sluggish on a morning 1.4 scenic 54 plate

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    Hi again all Have the starter motor to replace this weekend but yesterday when starting for the first time on the morning pulled off and engine was soooo sluggish in all gears 25 mph max and check emissions came up only lasted 30 seconds and then message disappeared and car was back to normal...
  20. sluggish

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    renault laguna 1.9dci When i first pull away she is very slow on the uptake until i reach approx 2000 plus revs,this has only just started and is getting worse Any ideas please thanks dave
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