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  1. Electronics
    Hi, this has been going on for a while now but am struggling to get to the bottom of it if anybody can help please. Every so often I’ll get in the car and it will turn over very slowly or just click as if the battery is flat, put jumper pack on and it’ll go. Charge voltage 14.2v, normal battery...
  2. Engines
    Good morning, looking for any advice or suggestions please. I have a 2006 mk2 clio 1.2. Origional owner and wanting to cling on to it a little longer! On a cold day or damp day regardless of temp. The first start up of the day is very weak, as if it is just catching and no more (it has never...
  3. Engines
    Hi all. I have a 2001 kangoo 1.9 d which has a starting issue. Essentially it starts 2nd or 3rd time. I wait for the glow plug light to go off, turn the key and it takes a while before jumping to life. Probably 5 - 8 seconds per attempt. What should I check? The car only has 69k on it but is 20...
  4. Electronics
    Hi all I have a 56 plate grand scenic 1.6 petrol. Just today in middle of road it does. Will not start. Has a gentle whirring noise from engine when I get to start. Service light is on but has been for a while. No other lights to suggest problem. Car has fuel has battery power. Any ideas?
  5. Engines
    Hi Guys Car seems to start fine most mornings, however when I stall the car it seems to have difficulty starting again. Even when I put my foot on the accelerator to give it a bit of umph it just sounds like its trying to tick over but cant. Normally after around 30 seconds of trying...
  6. Engines
    i have a 2014 clio 1.2 ive been having starting problems for a while took car to main dealer to be told need new keys £350 but they also said to change the steering lock £700 to be on the safe side has anyone heard of anything like this just done want to pay £700 on a new steering lock if i dont...
  7. Engines
    Had noisy dephaser pulley on start up on Grand Scenic for years. Last week car seemed to be in limp mode (no power). Brought back home. 'Check Ignition' warning light was on I think. Refused to start after a few goes. Changed dephaser pulley, cam belt and associated rollers. The timing...
  8. Engines
    Hi, I have a 2.5cdti movano, been in the garage for 4 weeks originally suspected valve or injector but head off and it had a cracked block, I got a 2nd hand bottom end (garage said it looked recon??) and machined head with recon injectors, they can get it to start on easy start and it drives and...
  9. Electronics
    Hi all, I have a 2010 mk3 Renault megane hatchback 1.5 dci. I have had no trouble and then suddenly today I put the key in the engine checks completed and it came up with "OK" and then when I pressed the "start/stop" button there was a kind of click noise from the engine bay and nothing, tried...
  10. General Chat
    2.5 dci stood for a few years but always started, Done a few jobs for mot dropped it down started fine one day then just won***8217;t start again ! Plenty diesel in and battery is charged but just spins over , any ideas ?
  11. Engines
    Dear All, I bought a 2012 Renault Megane Hatchback in February, 2018. It is a 110bhp model with a 1.6 VVT petrol engine. After 2-3 weeks I bought it, I noticed a weird starting issue with the car. (it was a private seller – no warranty) It is May, 2019 and even though I took the car to 3...
  12. Ask the Experts
    Hello. My 2003 van has a 2.2 DCI G9T engine. I have read many threads about this troublesome engine mine is another one, any helpful suggestions gratefully recieved. My van lost power suddenly, engine preheater light came on and stayed on. I continued for about thirty miles getting slower with...
  13. Engines
    Renault Megane Scenic 2002- Automatic 1.6 petrol. Car has been sitting for 4-5 months. Added 3 litres fuel to the tank, charged the battery, and tried to start. - Engine is turning but not starting. - The immobilizer light is off when key is ON, so probably that is not the problem. - When...
  14. Engines
    Hi wondering if any one can help me i have a Renault Trafic sport 2015 I am having a problem starting it, jumped out van after stopping locked it with fob was away 1-2 mins max opened with fob back in van turned key and nothing checked it was not in gear dipped clutch just in case "still...
  15. Engines
    Hi all. I have a master on a 55 plate 3.0cc 140 The problem is it takes a long time to actually start. It fires then cuts out. It took 24 turns of the engine this morning for it too start I have had the EGR Valve remapped and blanked, one new fuel injector and 3 reconditioned, glow plugs one...
  16. Engines
    Hi. My traffic recently has cold start issues. It starts fine when warm but doesn't start very well when cold. There is unburned fuel not enough to cause a cloud but enough to smell. I have noticed that the glow plug light that used to stay on for a few seconds now doesn't even stay on for one...
  17. Engines
    Hello all, Sorry that my first post is a request for help! I have been doing my nut in trying to work out what is wrong with our 55 plate Kangoo as it's struggling to start. I have looked at the sticky thread created by the user Coventry but other than the leak-off test everything seems OK...
  18. Electronics
    help have put a new clutch in a 1.9laguna 2now it wont even turnover when you press button it just goes to checking system then goes back to saying press clutch and start
  19. Electronics
    Hi everyone, Not sure if this has been asked before but I have a 1992 Megane that starts one minute but not the next. Have full ignition but when I turn the key nothing happens. If i sit there taking the key out and repeating the progress it eventually turns over. But this could take a minute...
  20. Ask the Experts
    Hi any ideas here would be greatly appreciated. PROBLEM When turning the ignition it's dead doesn't even attempt to turn over just a few clicking noises and stop light comes on the dash, also only indicators are working no other lights although they are lighting up on the dash showing they are...
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