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  1. Front strut top mounts

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi All, I'm working on a friend's MK2 Clio dci. I'm replacing both the front coils springs as they have broken and I'm replacing the top strut bearings as they are knackered. I've inspected both the top strut rubber mounts which look ok with no signs of cracking etc. Is it still...
  2. Pinch bolt on Scenic II strut

    Steering and Suspension
    At the last MOT the examiner commented on a noise from the o/s front strut when the steering was moved from side to side. As it was going to be dry this weekend I thought it would be a good idea to replace the strut top mount and bearing. And a fairly simple job became a major timewaster when...
  3. Help please? Macpherson strut

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi I'm a complete amateur when it comes to cars!. I do have a local trustworthy garage though.I have just motd my 2005 clio campus sport and have an advisory which says "macpherson strut has slight movement at the upper attachment nearside front" Is this anything to worry about?I have a slight...
  4. Clio Mk2 replace strut with mk1 strut

    Steering and Suspension
    Need to replace left front strut and i ordered a pair and received two struts for a mk1. iv been told they will fit by the seller and are the same on the mk1 and mk2. can anyone confirm this? iv had a look and they do look identical. im yet to install them but there is sellers online charging...
  5. 1997 laguna front strut

    Steering and Suspension
    HELP PLEASE . Hi Good Morning Reg number R38*** I'm struggling to find the lower cup the spring sits in '' 7700822908 ( N/ s front strut for a 1997 phasen1 Laguna 1.8 estate ) ((New or used will buy either the lower cup or whole strut down to the two large securing bolts)) . It's the...
  6. Mk 2 Scenic front strut top bearings.

    Steering and Suspension
    Anyone done this job recently? How awkward a job is it, an idiots guide would be ideal.
  7. Noise after changing the strut bearing

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi fellas, I have been having this issue since January actually, it started with a clicking noise when I was turning the wheel to right and left, when the wheel hits close to the end, I was hearing once a disturbing clicking sound. I was in 2 different mechanic, (Renault dealer is so expensive...
  8. Front strut torque settings?

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello everyone I'm planning to replace the front shock absorbers for my 04 Clio dCi but I can't find the torque setting for it anywhere? Does anyone know? Thanks in advance
  9. Clio III and North American Versa strut compatibility?

    Handling & braking
    I joined because i've got a Nissan Versa, and want Bilstein struts/shocks but there is no official cross reference number. The Clio III chassis is identical. Does anyone have pics of their struts or can measure the overall height, and length of the tube itself? I'm 90% sure if i get Clio III...
  10. scenic 2 new spring, strut bearing and strut clicking

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi Everyone I have just replaced the suspension strut, spring and strut top bearing on the drivers side of my 54 plate scenic grande. After we had bolted the 3 bolts on the strut top back into place then positioned the bottom of the strut back into the hub it looked like the strut top had come...
  11. Megane Scenic tailgate glass strut pivot

    Bodywork
    By which I mean the nipply bit fitted to the glass that the strut fits to! Does anyone know if these are available seperately? Or are they only available with the glass? If anyone could supply a part number I'd very grateful. Many thanks, Dave Car is a 2002 with opening rear glass
  12. tailgate strut trouble

    Bodywork
    hi,my boot wont stay open,can you tell me if the arms can be mended or do i need new ones,many thanks
  13. Strut removal tips

    Steering and Suspension
    Fitting new struts to the Megane at the weekend and i can't see it being difficult at all. Just reading over the Haynes anyway in case the Megane has any tricks up its sleeve, Renault like to be different at times. Anyway only possible stumbling block i can see is actually removing the strut...
  14. Trafic front strut problem

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi, My Trafic Sport has developed a problem with the RH front strut which appears to have come adrift at the top inside the engine compartment and there is a clunk at low speed left or right steering lock. I have tried unsuccessfully to post a pic and will try again if someone can show me how...
  15. Help with strut brace

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi guys, I need help in finding a strut brace for my megane mk1 1.6 16v. I can only seem to find braces only suitable for meganes without a/c. Any help would be appreciated thanks.
  16. Clio dCi strut top mount play

    Steering and Suspension
    I've a wobble through the car (not through the pedal) under braking and am trying to pinpoint the cause. It seems to be coming from the front end. I put a prybar onto various parts of the front suspension today and other than a possibly-worn-looking O/S droplink, I noticed some play in the strut...
  17. Front strut nut

    Steering and Suspension
    Can anyone help with this one. I have recently replaced the full front suspension on my 54reg clio dci. Problem is that the top mount on one was seized and had to be cut off with a grinder. The new struts came with a different nut to compress the assembly. Therefore does anyone know if you can...
  18. Clio Expression 1.2 Top front strut cover

    Steering and Suspension
    I need to access the nut on top of the front struts but I found the strut tops are covered by a plastic cover running from strut to strut. This cover has some plastic slotted screw heads on it but I'm not sure if they are for securing the cover, are these screws relevent , can anyone please...
  19. Strut Bolt turning Shock rod

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi Guys, Any help or advice on this would be great today as I need to get the car back on the road. Yesterday I started the process to change my shock absorbers and springs (clio dci 2005). The drivers side was fine, loosened the strut bolt, took wheel off, removed bolts on bottom of shock...
  20. Modus Front-Left Suspension 'Creak' Over Bumps -- Worn Strut or Bearing?

    Steering and Suspension
    Six years old & only 25,000 miles but gets a lot of stick from vicious speed cushions in Cambridge city. Nothing obvious to the eye. Is it more likely to be a strut failure or just the top bearing? Could I get away with changing just the left-side part? Renault upgraded the struts on...
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