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  1. Engines
    Hi, I have a Reanult Trafic II, and I have a problem with a leaking. Under the car, left of the right front wheel there is a pipe hanging, Im pretty sure that its the crankcase breather pipe. While driving there are leaking (dropping) a yellow liquid from the pipe, probably diesel (can be...
  2. Engines
    I'M WARNING IN ADVANCE FOR LONG POST >:) Hello. I just wanted to share a story here on a car I was doing some work on a few months ago. This is just a tips for all you DIY guys and try to help how you look at things when troubleshooting for so called "obvious" easy faults. You could also just...
  3. Tools & equipment
    Hello, I have a 1995 Twingo C064 with the 55hp, 1.2L pushrod Cleon Engine, monopoint fuel injection, and OBD1 (big square plug under the bonnet, not the 16-pin OBD connector under the dash). It has an intermittent and severe miss at part throttle and the check engine light is on (it looks like...
  4. Heating & cooling
    Any advice on pitfalls of replacing a leaking 1.6vvt thermostat gasket (the fully plastic type housing with built in thermostat) with the oil ways etc on end of head. the 'leak' is a misting of oil over engine, no water / oil mixing has occurred and I will also be resealing the breather cover...
  5. Steering and Suspension
    Hi Folks, My inner roll bar bushes needed replacing, so i unbolted the clamp, and drop links but i cant get the Bush clamp back on for the life of me. I just cant get enough pressure on the clamp to align the bolt hole with the nut. It's a real pig of a job with limited room. I cant find...
  6. Transmissions
    I am about to tackle a scenic 2 1.6 clutch replacement, i've changed a clutch before but have heard its a pig on these, any tips please?
  7. 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...
  8. Engines
    Currently going through a rough patch with my Renault Scenic 1.8 16V Fidji, 52 reg, petrol engine. It's one thing after another and am fighting the clock with an MOT due soonish! :crying: Anyway, I was fitting a cable at the rear of the engine and managed to snag the MAP sensor, snapping the...
  9. Engines
    ok so my bro's Kangoo engine is shot:crazy: i got a 1.5 Clio lump to go in- the injectors work and didn't need coding, when i swapped them into his old lump... which is good. any tips on removal/ installation? do i need to take the front end (bumper) off? also the stainless pipe to the turbo...
  10. Cars & motoring
    Yo guys Following my adventure with exhaust systems I have been having a few "issues" elsewhere. I think they are likely to be common so I thought I would post. The most important was that the accessory belt failed. Mine is a chain drive engine, and the poly-V belt drives the alternator...
  11. Electronics
    Has anyone good tips where to look for espace IV wiring diagram. Two main problems: 1. passengers window will not go down, it is a 5 wire connection in the motor itself, thick black and yellow give continuous power, smaller yellow, pink and green. Only yellow shows signs of voltage.... Went...
  12. Engines
    hi guys, im trying to clean my egr valve on my 1.9dci laguna. mine seems to be in 2 halfs...is this right??:confused: i can dissconnect it and remvove the 3 x bolts holding it in place,but only half comes away. the other half seems to be wedged solid,and no matter what i do it wont...
  13. Engines
    Hello Just a few tips for all you IDE owners out there.First thing I did was to take the engine cover off,these are big engines for a smallish car so best keep engine and sensors etc as cool as possible.I do a service twice a year,using top quality oil and also at the same time put Forte...
  14. Engines
    Hi, anyone know of a how-to guide for replacing the water pump on my Scenic? I’m sure I’ll figure it out myself but wondered if anyone knew of some useful tips or tricks, or pit falls to look out for? I have searched this site and Googled but I can’t find anything to help. Going to attempt to...
  15. Electronics
    Hi this is my first post here... I have a Clio Dynamique S 1.4 mk5 3 door and have just shipped it to Australia where I'm now living. The speedo display has MPH and smaller KPH on the the speedo but they're very hard to read in the sunlight. I contacted Renault in Australia and have been quoted...
  16. Engines
    Hi , i have spent some time today cleaning and servicing my clio 1.5dci. I have replaced oil,oil filter,fuel filter,air filter,cleaned the EGR and in the housing ,cleaned the metal air intake pipe and as much of the intake manifold side as i can free of carbon, i have looked around the pipes and...
  17. Cars & motoring
    Hi all, I have just recently bought a Renault Megane Estate 1.9 DCI Dynamique on a '55 plate. Is there anything I should keep an eye on maintenance wise ? Also any hints & tips would be greatfully received. Happy motoring everyone :)
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    Renault Laguna 2 - Buying Advice hi thinking of getting a 1.9 dci laguna dci est.can anyone give me any help on this.thanks john
  19. Electronics
    Just some tips for anyone with a Clio II with lighting problems. I was working on one of these a few weeks ago which had dim rear lamps (tail lights & brake lights), but also the nearside headlamp was out and the offside indicator lamps glowed when the headlamps were turned on. The car had two...
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    As an administrator, I take for granted the many facilities available on vBulletin but I would like to share some of my top tips with our new members. I would also like to invite our regular crowd to submit their top tips by replying to this thread
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