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  1. Engines
    Hey all, My turbo sounds like it's disintegrated (think loose change in a washing machine). I have found a few refurbished and less eye wateringly expensive replacement turbo options online - just wondering if anyone has managed to swap a turbo on one of these Trafics at home? Or is it garage...
  2. Engines
    Hi just signed up run a Renault master 2016 and having problems so hope some one on hear can point me in the right direction to sort it. Good van but at 97k had lights up on dash and check ignition lights. Code p2099 low boost. When checking the intercooler hose flexible pipe had moved about 6mm...
  3. Engines
    Hi everyone, I have a 54 plate Renault Clio 1.5 dci with 43k on the clock. When i try and put my “foot to the floor” the car is lagging boost- e.g. cars currently in 4th at about 2k revs, the turbo doesn’t kick in till about 2.5-3k (sometimes varies) Anyone know what the problem is? It is due a...
  4. Engines
    Hi there, I have a 2011 Renault Grand Espace 2.0 dCI (150PS), few months it has developed rather intermittent issue which results in engine check light coming on and the car loosing power (eventually going to limbo mode). Here is what I know: - RAC recovered the car twice, read DF569 code...
  5. Engines
    Hi, I have a 2007 1.9 DCI Scenic. I have read lots of posts about the P0235 code (that I have) and the various causes and remedies. Haven't found a post with exactly the same symptoms. If I start the car, immediately run the revs to 1500 and move off keeping the revs up all is well. Once I...
  6. For sale
    Renault Laguna III GT 205 I have owned this car for 18 months and have enjoyed every mile of driving it. Genuine sale - very rare car, drives really well. Recently did the NC500 in Scottish HIghlands and the car was fantastic, did not miss a beat and also returned 38mpg. The car is for sale...
  7. Brakes/Hubs
    Hi, Just about to replace the rear discs on a 2009 2.0 Turbo Laguna III Coupe (petrol) Have already read about and had one panic attack, with reference to electronic parking brake restrictions when compressing calipers. But have just had the wheel off, and the motor is on the rear cross member...
  8. My mottah!
    Hi all! I'm just wondering if this sound is just the regular sound of a turbo or if it needs checking out? His is my first diesel so I'm pretty clueless lol. Thanks
  9. Engines
    Hello i got 2 problems. 1.My turbo cuts off randomly, that i get no boost. I checked the vacuum hose and all is good. Didn't find any boost regulation valve because that hose comes directly from intake to turbo wastegate. 2. I got Check engine light, OBD2 said its the EGR, I took it apart...
  10. Engines
    Hi all, as you can see I am new to the forum and have made an account to ask this questions, however any help would be much appreciated as my knowledge around cars is very limited! I own a Renault Traffic Sport 2 litre turbo injection, I was travelling home from Leeds to Sunderland, I got 1...
  11. General Chat
    Hi, hopefully someone can provide a little insight. I started my trafic 2.0 dci van with the intercooler removed and noticed that the air blown into the intercooler is noticeably smokey from exhaust gas. I am assuming the air is blown into intercooler by the turbo and probably the exhaust gas...
  12. Engines
    I've had a search and can't find anything similar relating to this mode/year. Over the last couple of weeks a significant whine/whistle has developed that sounds like a turbo whine. It happens from about 1500rpm upwards when under load, not coasting. The van has only done about 20,000 miles...
  13. Engines
    I am getting very conflicting advise on when to change my cambelt on my 2006 Gran Espace. The car has only done about 45,000 miles from new and last had a new cambelt and pully changed just 5 years ago at around 18,000 miles. My local garage says the belt is good for 7 years but another says...
  14. General Chat
    Could anyone tell me what seal or seals are needed on the turbo oil feed going into the top of the turbo? Thanks
  15. Engines
    When I came to stop after a drive I noticed smoke from under the engine bay. Had a look and it was coming from the back around the turbo. There appears to be an oil leak, either where the large metal hose meets the turbo (the one that comes from the front under the air box and over the...
  16. Ask the Experts
    Any ideas please? I have changed my turbo on Megane and what I believe is the intercooler pipe (maybe called the turbo air intake - has a bendable hose clipped to a metal pipe which is the part that slots on to the top hole in the turbo) no longer fits. I am trying to work out if the new turbo...
  17. Engines
    Good evening hope someone can help my turbo on my 2008 57 plate Renault traffic blew November last year so today i think its gone again im still awaiting the garage to ring me back to confirm this so last November i purchased a second hand turbo as that's the only one i could get and needed the...
  18. Ask the Experts
    Morning, Had an issue this morning that seems to have sorted itself out, although im not sure how? when i drove to work my turbo was making way more noise than normal, and i didnt seem to have as much power as normal, i do know there is an issue with the EGR and one of the glow plugs but it has...
  19. Engines
    Can somebody tell me where the turbo boost pressure sensor is on the F9Q 732 dci 2001 Scenic engine is?
  20. Engines
    Hi all I have oil in the intercooler pipe which is causing DPF problems as it can't regen fast enough. The diagnosis was worn turbo seals or bearings. I have a Renault Trafic Sport 1.9 2013 on 86k. What's the best and cheapest place to get a recon turbo fitted within reason of the Benfleet Essex...
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