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  1. Non-News Story of the day

    General Chat
    Just seen this :nerd: Thieves take solar lights from garden in Althorne (From Maldon and Burnham Standard) :crying2:
  2. Central Locking Story

    Electronics
    :confused:I took my Grand Espace iii year 2001 to my local Renault garage and asked them to repair my central locking system. The drivers door had the only key lock and the key would not turn in it even the key fob did not work, they said even with a new battery it would not work the central...
  3. Garage rage and the toolboy story

    General Chat
    ;) The setting: The closest garage to me has 3 fuel pump islands each with2 fuel dispensers 2 per side of each island. Thats a total of 12 fuel pumps. For this lil story all thats of interest is the distance between the fuel pumps and the main garage building/shop. ok so 3 islands close...
  4. Espace IV 2.2 DCI Fuel Warning Light Long story

    Engines
    Hope someone can help I have tied looking on here and Googling but cannot find anything past where I’m up to now I have a Grande Espace IV Privilege 2.2 DCI 150BHP end of 2004 395,000Km (LHD if any help) I have had it for about 6 - 8 Months i has spent most of its time while i have had not...
  5. 2014 driver line-ups - the story so far

    Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2014/1/15324.htmlWith the recent announcements that Pastor Maldonado is to race alongside Romain Grosjean at Lotus next season, that Nico Hulkenberg is to return to Force India to partner Sergio Perez, and that Adrian Sutil will move to Sauber alongside...
  6. 2014 driver line-ups - the story so far

    Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2013/12/15324.htmlWith last week's announcement that Pastor Maldonado is to race alongside Romain Grosjean at Lotus next season, another piece fell into place in the jigsaw that is Formula One racing's 2014 team and driver line-up Click here to read more »
  7. My story

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  8. 2012 team and driver line-ups - the story so far

    Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2011/12/12885.htmlThe 2012 grid will feature no less than six Formula One world champions, at least one rookie, and plenty of exciting talent in between. Below are details of which teams have confirmed who for next season, when Renault become Lotus, Lotus...
  9. Sad Story

    Electronics
    Just come back from Scotland on Sunday, tuesday went shopping and as my car has the handsfree system auto locking/opening. on parking up and walking away the car didnt lock so just manually locked it with key card, came back home still the same, tried all sorts but no luck. Spent the afternoon...
  10. Turbo troubles - a "success" story

    Engines
    I've just finished fixing our Grand Scenic 1.9dci. Thought someone here might find the story interesting, and perhaps benefit from my experiences. We have a Scene I 1.6, which we bought brand new in 1998. Has been a great car, which we still own, apart from 3 head gasket failures. We decided to...
  11. Information about ECU - long story sorry...

    Electronics
    Hello, Back on the big snow of Dec. my rear door lock was stuck due to the snow and couldn't be open. I went to a private garage to fix it and also asked him to look on the rear wiper as it was not working. I asked him only to check if it was a fuse or a disconnected wire and not to do...
  12. WTF is wrong with my Trafic van? (sometimes story)

    Engines
    ECU no faults. EGR cleaned. MAF changed. I'm the owner of Trafic van with the different moods. Always starts the same, but acts differently. It's easy to start, accelerator pushing me in seat just after small push, sometimes not even when its on the floor. Sometimes when the engine is cold...
  13. Would you like to hear my megane story?

    General tuning
    Right, first of all, before I bought my current car, I had no idea of the horrors renault had committed to my specific car. The DPF filter. Euro something right? Anyway. I bought my 06 megane sport tourer (facelift!) which had 104,000 on the clock, and less then 4K ago had a brand new engine...
  14. My long list problems story

    Engines
    Hi. I bought a used Trafic van and i didn’t know that its not going to let me sleep properly for 2 months till today ,when i found and sort ALL the problems. Hope this will help one day some of you guys. Sorry for my English. [no, I’m not Polish] I bought this van for £2500, 2003 year, 130k...
  15. Never ending Trafic story, or be careful with second hand vans

    Cars & motoring
    Hi. I bought a used Trafic van and i didn’t know that its not going to let me sleep properly for 2 months till today ,when i found and sort ALL the problems. Hope this will help one day some of you guys. Sorry for my English. [no, I’m not Polish] I bought this van for £2500, 2003 year, 130k...
  16. Beware the MOT, a story of 4 garages

    Cars & motoring
    I've just got my 1996 Espace MKII through the MOT but it could have gone very wrong. As usual I left the MOT to the last minute and popped down my local garage in NW10 for the MOT, unfortunately the car failed on the steering rack and ties and was deemed dangerous (this was written on the...
  17. Lag II fuel tank seal story

    Engines
    Fuel tank leak story, Lag II. When filled up full there would be a diesel leak from the fuel pump-sender. Some time in cars life someone had tried to tighten up the locking ring with a screwdriver and hammer (some lugs missing & gouges in sealing ring). Therefore new seal + sealing ring...
  18. Espace IV - flat tyre horror story.

    Wheels & tyres
    this is the last straw. I have been using the landrover series 2a (1965) for the last few weeks because of the snow up here in scotland. Needless to say the 18 inch tyres on the espace (Espace IV 2004 3.0 DCi Initiale) are no good for snow or ice. i expect everyone has been having the same...
  19. The story so far ...(in pictures)

    Wheels & tyres
    The suspension story continues after many delays, mostly due to being sent the wrong wishbone bushes and faulty shocks - not impressed :censored: : ( also .. .. I ordered 'superior quality' shocks for better cornering stability, but they sent original ones probably suspecting that I knew...
  20. Got my hands on a Laguna - Now what? My story

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    After my Mondeo was badly injured in a crash, and the insurer declared it a write-off, I had to throw myself around in order to not be car-less. I was in the market for a new(er) car anyway - preferably one with auto transmission, as the Mondeo was coming of age (1997), and was falling apart...
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