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  1. blown bulbs or worse?

    Interiors
    im guessing its blown bulbs and its looks a pain to do but also noticed other night i hav enot radio lights!!! i have the dreaded heater control bulb failure LOL so half doesnt work , but oddly i have no lights at all on the actual head unit which seems odd. i will be trying the dimmer on the...
  2. Vel Satis 3.5 V6 Head gasket or worse?

    Engines
    Hi there forum! I need to give some context before telling what issue is about. Renault Vel Satis 3.5 was my dream car for a long time. It was also one ofmy best friends dream car aswell. And know I was in a situation when I could really aford it not that is expensive but to gift myself for...
  3. help renault trafic just gone from bad to worse

    Electronics
    ok,i am in need of some advice 2006 trafic 1.9 problems started a couple of weeks ago when i noticed stop and battery light flashing when i turned ignition on but van started and ran fine had the alternator checked and it was charging at 14.5v and lights went out as they should once started...
  4. Intermittent Steering Problem Got Worse- Running Out of Ideas!

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, Hoping you can help me. I've had an intermittent steering problem for some time now (around 4 months- I've taken it to two garages and they couldn't find a fault). Over the last few days, the problem has gotten so bad to the point I now won't drive it. The steering pulls heavily to...
  5. strange noise getting worse megane 1.5dci

    Engines
    Hi I'm new to this forum. I hope someone can help? I have a 54 plate megane with 110000 miles on the clock. It started making a noise a couple of weeks a go but very faint and intermittent. But it's gradually got louder. It only happens when the engine is warm and above about 1500 revs. It does...
  6. Have the Breakdown Firm Made Things Worse?

    Electronics
    Hi All, I bought an 05 Laguna Sport Tourer (Auto) a few weeks ago. Barely driven it more than 10 miles. When I opened the door yesterday I was unable to start it, and the dash was showing a 'Parking Brake Fault' message. Cue the breakdown call and out came the man in a van quite quickly. He...
  7. Sluggish scenic getting worse

    Engines
    Hi guys as mentioned in last 2 posts I'm a noob to renaults and I have a scenic 2 1.4 on a 54 plate recently it has been sluggish after start up but clears to no problem after 20 seconds or so however yesterday it was very sluggish after each gear change and took a while to accelerate then on...
  8. Noisy heater, gets worse as you increase fan speed

    Heating & cooling
    Hi all I have a Renault Megane Scenic 1.6 54 reg. I recently took the car through an automated car wash. The heater fan has been fine up till now. I came out of the car wash and noticed that the heater was making a strange sound. The higher the speed is set to on the heater the louder...
  9. today cant get any worse - hate clio

    Engines
    going in for a glow plug change and replace one of the injectors, nice and str8ward, well until the mechanic snapped one of the glow plugs off into the cylinder head, now what was a few hours work, has turned into a f&%king nightmare, got to take the head of and drill it out and tap a new...
  10. changed o2 sensor now runs worse than ever.

    Engines
    2001 scenic 1.8 16v petrol............car started to misfire so had it on diagnostic reader and got code for o2 sensor, replaced sensor and car ran fine for half an hour, now its lumpier than my granny's porridge !!
  11. Oil leak or worse? Laguna 2 2003 2.2dci (with pics)

    Engines
    Hi I have noticed an oil leak and decided to have a look to see if I can identify where the leak is and discovered that the top of the engine is caked in some sort of oily crud, there is also a load of oil all down the left hand side of the engine. The engine cover has also been victim to some...
  12. My Egr nightmare-running better(and worse now)

    Exhausts
    We have a 2004 Grand scenic and over the last year it has been a right royal pain in the well you know what, the parking break went etc It has had the check emissions warning for about a year( no time, less money) A friend helped me remove the egr valve on saturday, it took most of the day...
  13. dirty petrol or worse?

    Engines
    Hey guys, I filled up my clio yesterday and i think the petrol may have been dirty because the car was chugging whilst driving and then this environment monitoring emissions light started flashing... i was on the motorway at the time and didn't know what to do, was revving the engine but nothing...
  14. lambda sensor or worse??

    Exhausts
    hello everyone just got my lag back from its test and it failed on emissions,the tester said it was probably the lambda sensor but the other mechanic said it could be the cat,my partner said she did smell a petrol smell as i was driving off a couple of weeks ago but has only just told me.can...
  15. 1.9 dci injector or worse.

    Engines
    hello guys. i have a 2003 1.9 dci megane scenic. i was sitting on motorway the other day at 70, and the car started clicking then banging. everythjing was fine up to this point with no problems at all. now the breakdown man said it is most likely an injector problem. so i got it checked out and...
  16. Knocking from engine mounting - or worse?

    Engines
    Hello, Scenic started a knock/vibration but only at top end of first and second gear and upon investigation the top engine mounting rubbers have completely perished. I was driving it and thought it had blown a hole in the exhaust manifold as that seemed to be where the noise was coming from...
  17. my problems with keycard just got worse

    Electronics
    Hi, i really really need some help!! I bought a 2003 megane dynamique a week ago and the key card would only work if it was bent in a certain way. So i sent it off for repair, when it came back it wouldn't work at all. After spending £170 on a new one i've found that when i press the unlock...
  18. Interior Trim Suddenly Gone Scruffy or Something Worse?

    Interiors
    Hi, Yesterday I noticed that the key cover on my 53 plate (55,000 miles, 3 previous owners) Vel Satis' passenger front door handle has either fallen off or been stolen/maliciously taken off, but there are no other marks/signs near it, so it's odd: Whilst looking around the car for any...
  19. Strange 'clack' noise, possible mount or worse!

    Other makes
    Hi all, I have noticed a new sound of late. It appears when I remove my foot from the clutch and is a short sharp 'clack' (sorry, best description I could come up with). I'm hoping it is just a mount that needs renewing but could something internally (gearbox) make that sort of sound? It...
  20. Megane cuts out - and getting worse!

    Engines
    Hi everyone, This is my first post on this brilliant forum. I learned to drive a very long time ago in my Dad's little Renault 5 (this was in the 70s....) which had a manual choke and windows that opened by sliding side to side (!!). So I have a very soft spot for anything Renault .... although...
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