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  1. Strange noise after clearing speed bump

    Steering and Suspension
    I bought a new Renault Captur EDC (automatic) last week. It has been driving fine but yesterday I heard a brief strange noise immediately after clearing each of 2 speed bumps going up a steep road - it was almost like the gear scratching sound of a normal car. I drove the car some more the next...
  2. Clio 2 1.4 8v Strange Misfire Issue

    Engines
    Hello, I have been struggling with misfire issue on my Clio 1.4 8v engine. I went to few mechanics that couldn't solve the problem. Here is the my problem, when the engine is cold(when I start the car in the morning) there is no misfire(or I don't notice), reasonable performance and car...
  3. Megane 1.9 strange smoke problem

    Engines
    Hi. I have just bought a megane 1.9 on a 2004 plate. Before a purchased the car they had a replacement turbo fitted. For some strange reason when started the car smokes like crazy and revs it's self a bit high. But if I turn it off and back on again there's no smoke at all and it runs lovely...
  4. Strange how this isn't possible on keyless Renaults

    Electronics
    Here in London where we are all so wealthy (ha ha) there has been a spate of thefts of M-Bs' and BMWs', seems to only affect keyless cars where the thieves record the signal produced by the key then play it back close to the car and off they go. Thieves caught on CCTV hacking Mercedes on...
  5. Renault Megane 3 2012 gt-line (Strange switcher)

    Electronics
    Hello, I have bought recently used car Megane 3 2012, gt-line version. I have Dutch documentation, and tried to translate and understand some important points (by google translate mobile app.). But I found one unknown switcher and found nothing about it in service Dutch book. Can someone...
  6. Engine strange behavior, what to do next?

    Engines
    Hello everyone, First of all, sorry for my mistakes because English is not my native language. Also, I'm not sure whether this is right place for posting or not, so sorry if it isn't, i'm first time on forum and I think that this is right place. I have one problem with no idea what to do and...
  7. "Air Escaping" Noise - Megane 1.5 dCi 2005 **Fixed**

    Engines
    Hi all, I wasn't sure where to post this because I'm unsure where the noise is coming from (intake, engine, turbo, exhaust???) so I thought I'd try and describe it here.... Ok, first off, the noise is intermittent and, I think, only happens when the engine has been running for a while and...
  8. Strange goings on with my Meganes windows

    Electronics
    Hi, I got myself a fabulous little Megane back in October and it's been brilliant until 5 days ago. I locked the car up and went back out approximately 40 minutes later to find the cabin was full of smoke and the most awful electrical burning smell I've ever experienced. I cleared it and drove...
  9. Strange compression results.

    Engines
    Hi! I did a compression test on my Clio 1.2 8v, the results are the following: Dry: 190 180 200 200 Psi (gearbox this side) Wet: 300 270 270 300 Is this mean that all of my piston rings are worn? Isn't this a "little" extreme? I'm just curious because the dry tests are not bad at all, and...
  10. Strange gear selection issue 2005 Clio DCi 100

    Transmissions
    Hi guys. Earlier this evening I had a strange occurrence when driving my Clio DCi 100. All of a sudden, the gear lever, when pulling back for second, fourth or reverse would pull back too far (nearly reaching the hand brake lever) and there would be no gear present. First, third and fifth seem...
  11. Help needed - Clio acting very strange!

    Engines
    Hello, new here and need some help/advice please! :smile2: I have a Renault Clio 2005 1.2. Over the last two weeks, whilst just driving (not changing gears)the car has violently jolted. Then last Friday, again whilst driving home the car just lost power and dropped from 30mph to just under...
  12. Windows Update Strange Behaviour

    Computer Club
    Anyone else getting this, the Windows Update Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool keeps installing over and over again. Blocked Novembers that had installed 4 times now it has gone to reinstalling Octobers!!! Blocked Octobers now it is trying to install Septembers. WTF Anyone...
  13. Strange Immo and door lock problem.

    Electronics
    Hello again! I own 98' Megane Coupe and I have really strange "problem" Immobiliser first. My mother owns 2000 Twingo and in her car immo blinks normal but when ignition is on, red flash is solid and goes away and she starts perfectly ( doesn't have central locking ) In my Megane, immo is...
  14. Strange sound from engine ?

    Engines
    Hello folks, i have a problem whick i hope we can sort it out. These days i have spoted a strange "ticking" sound from the engine and i can't figure it out what can it be, i ve made a video so i hope someone will recognize the sound. Here's the vide You can hear it best from 0:15 to 0:22...
  15. Strange noise turning ignition on. fixed, next

    Electronics
    "It makes a strange noise when I turn on the ignition" Mmmm sucking of teeth. It turns the ignition on, I await with bated breath, Click click wrrrrrrr wrrrrrrr click wrrrrrrr, I eject boom di boom cd and hand it to It, Try now, Silence, fixed, we aim to please, by by. Exiting lives we lead...
  16. Strange rattle/ knocking

    Engines
    Hi all I have had my car for little over a year now and I love driving it except recently it has developed a rattle/ knocking noise when driving over anything other than a perfect road surface, it's not easy to pin point exactly where it is as I can't actually replicate the noise when I'm on my...
  17. Vacuum, oil fuming, strange marks inside engine

    Engines
    So my engine (kangoo 1.2L Petrol) has been fuming oil and drawing a vacuum. I replaced the rocker cover gasket and found a lot of oil in the rocker cover top. There is a small pipe from the innards of the engine, lower level ending in that cover top. That is the top that comes off with 4 bolts...
  18. Scenic 1.6 vvt strange noise

    Engines
    Hi all, doors anyone have any idea what this noise could be (in the video link) ? Seems to be coming from timing belt/dephaser area. https://youtu.be/KKJ9cTCVbkA Thanks
  19. Renault old clio 1998 RT 1.2 strange sound

    Engines
    Hi! When I start the car after a few sec. strange high frequency sound beggins. Its getting stronger and progressing. When I drive the car for a while its better. Its stronger in the middle down part of the car. Here is the sound: Its gets clearer after 14 sec of video. Video Deleted by...
  20. Strange sound: belt or pulley?

    Engines
    Renault Clio, MK2, DCI, 1.5. 2002. Mostly when driving, sometimes even when staying with engine running, very strange sound is coming from belt side. Cannot be sure if it is timing belt, a pulley there or a pulley related to alternator belt. I am almost sure it is not alternator belt itself...
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