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I have purchased a 2002 megane 1.4 dynamique, and when i run the wipers or lights, a message says auto wiper, or lights fault. Also, when i operate the wipers, the first setting on a normal car is, the wipers operate after every 2-5 sec. These ones do not stop, they continuously operate and the fault message comes up:mad: . Mabey a relay has gone:confused: ? i dont know. Please help if you have had the same problem:) . Will it cost alot to fix?

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Hi. I've not had this problem with mine but for a guess the fault will be with the unit that controls the auto lights and wipers. Your car sounds like it has the auto wiper function which senses rain on the window. That's what the first position on the stalk is for and not intermittent wipe like on most cars. On my Clio the unit is situted by the drivers mirror on the front windscreen. It houses a rain sensor and a light sensor. The light sensor switches the lights on the vehicle when it goes dark. With the Clio I think Renault tried there hand at multiplexing with this unit and so it communicates info from these sensors to the main unit using only two wires.

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light/rain sensor on a 02 megane is situated in the cover that houses the rear view mirror. have you had a windscreen replaced lately as this is a common cause of it failing
 

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Hello sir, after what you said and the reply from the person below (thanks, its helped alot;)) I opened the housing to the rear view mirror and saw one wire hooking from the reaview mirror (auto dim which also doesnot work!:mad: ) and another wire going into the round sensor. That was inserted in properly. There was also one more wire, with a sqaure connector at the frount which i could work out where to go, and there is no space for it to go. Do you know what this must mean? mabey its just a factory spare:confused: If you know, plz let me know. I think im gettin nearer to the problem, it might just be the sensor or the control unit of the sensor (controlling lights and wipers) One more thing please, what was the problem with yours and what did you have to sort out? thanks very much :) ;)
Hi. I've not had this problem with mine but for a guess the fault will be with the unit that controls the auto lights and wipers. Your car sounds like it has the auto wiper function which senses rain on the window. That's what the first position on the stalk is for and not intermittent wipe like on most cars. On my Clio the unit is situted by the drivers mirror on the front windscreen. It houses a rain sensor and a light sensor. The light sensor switches the lights on the vehicle when it goes dark. With the Clio I think Renault tried there hand at multiplexing with this unit and so it communicates info from these sensors to the main unit using only two wires.

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i phoned my local dealer and he told me this is call ed a rain sensor and it costs 58 quid +vat,it's a small part.have tried lots of sites and it's a dealer part only:(
 

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same fault renault garage to sort warrenty

hi i have same problem as yourself my wifes megane will this wed the13 march off to renault sunderland to be sorted will let you know what they do it may help you ..and save a few bob :d
hello there,
I have purchased a 2002 megane 1.4 dynamique, and when i run the wipers or lights, a message says auto wiper, or lights fault. Also, when i operate the wipers, the first setting on a normal car is, the wipers operate after every 2-5 sec. These ones do not stop, they continuously operate and the fault message comes up:mad: . Mabey a relay has gone:confused: ? i dont know. Please help if you have had the same problem:) . Will it cost alot to fix?

Thank You
 
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