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  1. Steering and Suspension
    Hi, I'm new to this but here goes, i ordered up a complete osf strut for my wife's clio, it's a 2012 mk3, but when i removed the existing strut it was a completely different fitting at the strut mount (looks like a mk4 strut going by google images) defo not a mk3 strut. i'm wondering did...
  2. Steering and Suspension
    Would i be wrong in thinking the Clio Mk3 front Strut unit assembly is the same as the Mk4 or put another way would a Mk4 strut fit a Mk3 Had the MOT today and spent the last 2 weekend going over it, then thursday night, bang the OSF spring went and then Friday morning Bang again the NFS went...
  3. Steering and Suspension
    Hi, I have a snapped spring on my O/S/F strut, I have ordered another strut and spring complete from a Laguna 1.9 dci 2006 which recently 10k miles ago had springs fitted, I ordered O/S/F and I received one marked N/S/F, when I mentioned this he said that both sides are exactly the same and not...
  4. Steering and Suspension
    I've just noticed that when the clio is on its wheels that the top of the struts have a half inch gap between the rubber and the turret.is this normal.as if I jack the car up I can lift the front wheel up and down by hand.wouldnt this fail an mot at first I thought it was something else.the...
  5. Bodywork
    I have a x reg scenic and the boot struts have gone. does anyone knew a good place for the best price.:confused: i can fit them myself, just need to buy them and dont wanna get ripped off
  6. Interiors
    Hi I wasnt sure where to post this. My tailgate will no longer stay open, is this a part that can be repaired with new rubber seals, or new struts, of will it be a trip to the scrap yard? I have a 2003 Scenic.
  7. Bodywork
    My father lives out in Spain, has a 1999 Megane. The rear hatch struts/damper have given out, so I found him some on ebay and they have just arrived there. The problem is he can't see how they come off! (And I'm obviously not there to help) Can anyone describe how they come off? Do you need...
  8. Wanted
    Hi all as anyone got some gas struts for sale for a megane 2005 convertible and if so how much. Thank you gazer.
  9. Bodywork
    Hi. I have to replace the boot struts of our megane mark II 2005 model. I purchased some new ones from europarts and removed one from the car to check it. The size is correct although the end bits that push on to the ball joints are rotated slightly differently. Enough that they won't...
  10. Steering and Suspension
    My 02 Trafic i going to need McPherson strut replacing for MOT (was advisory on last MOT). As I think the vehicle may be approaching end of life I'm not wanting to spend silly money getting it through the test. Can anyone advise what a garage might charge to replace a strut and do they have to...
  11. Brakes/Hubs
    hi lads don't know if im in the right place I have just removed my front strut and found that I could turn the bottom of the strutall the way around that's not right is it my car Renault scenic 2003 I have a old strut and that does not move can u help I think my strut is no good cheers...
  12. Steering and Suspension
    hi don't know if im in the right place how do I get at my top bolts on my struts I have a 2003 Renault scenic megane fidji I have done a lot of removing struts and u can see them when u open the bonnet but not on this 1 any help thanke Thomas:confused:
  13. Steering and Suspension
    Can any one advise me on how much it will cost , also recomend garage in milton keyynes area..... Cheers
  14. Steering and Suspension
    Hi Guys. A front spring has snapped on the Scenic. Funnily enough, it seems to have snapped overnight, rather than whilst in use!? Wifey thought it was driving funny when she pulled off and reported 'pieces of metal' on the drive!! Fortunately she took advice not to do her trip, and I later...
  15. Bodywork
    So I need to replace the tailgate struts on my Scenic. I've seen the other threads in the forum, plus the guidance on sites like this one, which make it look and sound quick & easy (been bitten like that before !). On my car the top end of the struts is easy to get at, but the bottom end is...
  16. Bodywork
    I just got hold of a set of new struts, as I have to use two hands to lift up the tailgate every time. The new one's are worse then the old originals, with now power at all, they hold the tailgate fully open, but that's about it I do have a rear spoiler, so do I need an extra strength ones.
  17. Wanted
    hi iam after a pair of front struts for my 2002, 1.2 clio extreme. drop me a line with any details if you can help me out? cheers.
  18. Interiors
    Cleaning the 'new' espace up today and found the struts all covered in oil at the bottom. I NEVER have understood why manufacturers insist on fitting gas struts with the oil seal facing downwards. OK, sometimes it's possible that the strut body might foul on something as it opens, but if it...
  19. Bodywork
    hey guys and girls, i got a question for you has anybody used the boot struts under the bonnet? to hold up the bonnet like they do on the mercedes etc etc
  20. Wheels & tyres
    hi to all i had my laguna mk1 est 2.0 rt motd to day and i have 2 advisory notices for nearside macpherson strut slight movement,offside macpherson strut slight movement,now i dont think the shocks have gone was told there is a bearing and seal at the top that has more then likely gone would...
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