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French Carmaker best known for the Clio and Megane models, and Formula One team

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Is the ecu module is causing a short?

So this problem I'm having is regarding a very annoying Renault van and it's liking to blowing a fuse. The fuse in question is shared between a relay, two different modules and the heating controls. ...
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Is it safe to add OEM Renault green coolant to yellow coolant already present?

I want to fill up the coolant of my Renault Clio III because it's at the minimum level. I've bought a bottle of official Renault GLACEOL RX type D coolant. This new one has a greenish/yellow color but ...
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Car Scanner Pro iPhone App Showing TCM 193km/h When Car is Stationary

Greetings from Australia. I hope someone can advise me on this? I have a Renault Koleos 2011 2.5L H45 4WD CVT auto car, which globally is based on exactly other models - the Nissan X-Trail T31, the ...
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Persistent Radiator Fan Motor Issues - Need Expert Advice

I've been dealing with an ongoing issue with my 2012 Renault Logan's radiator fan motor repeatedly failing. I purchased the car about 10 months ago, and everything was fine until the hot summer months ...
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Ignition fault, not cranking Renault Master Ambulance 2006

After some strange behaviour from the locks, the ignition of my Renault master, 2006, ex-ambulance, will no longer crank the starter motor when the key is turned. Replaced battery in key lock remote ...
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Renault Clio 2 2001 1.6 K4M engine. Takes several tries to start engine if starts at all when idle for several hours

As the title suggests. I already changed spark plugs and the fuel pump's pressure is 3.6 - 3.8 bar which is ok. When the engine starts works fine and if i stop it and then restart I'm successful on ...
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Renault Master Battery/Charging Problem

I'm having some alternator charging issues with my Master since 1 month, today it got much worse. It is 2016 with 135k km. Car shows up STOP and Low Battery warning, when it first started happening ...
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Renault Clio 5 motor oil

Which type of motor oil is suitable for Renault Clio 5 sce 65 with petrol engine? I think a 5w30 but i don't know what type. Maintenance and warranty sheet : norm RN 17 , engine oil volume 3.40 L , ...
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Renault kwid 0.8 1st gear idle speed issue

I own a a Renault kwid 0.8 4 wheeler.it is my first car and it is used car. I don't have prior experience in owning a car. I have noticed that in 1st gear without giving any gas the speed is reaching ...
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How do I unlock a blocked ignition on a Renault Megane 3?

I've been doing some repairs and now that everything is in place I can't get it to start. I start classically with the key, and in this case, the key turns only a quarter of the way and it doesn't go ...
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Renault Master 3 Whining/Bearing Noise

I have 2016 Renault Master. It starts whining/bearing kind of noise around 60kmh, gets much lower after 70-75kmh. It also gets lower on neutral or when clutch engaged but doesn't completely stop, can ...
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Elusive cause to a lumpy idle

Having been around cars for a long time, this has me stumped. 2005 Renault Megane Estate with 1.4 K4J engine. Approx 125 000 km. Engine is restless at idle. Revs are unstable and feels like misfiring. ...
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What is this symbol in my Renault Arkana dashboard

I was driving with cruise control one day and saw this symbol. Never saw it again. What can this mean? I can't find anything about it in the manual. It looks like an exclamation mark with something ...
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Diesel slow crank after sitting through winter

Car in question: 2002 Renault Thalia 1.5dci (engine same as Clio Mk2, also known as Symbol) Last autumn, I stopped using this car. Filled the tank, parked in the garage and let it there until spring. ...
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What does this light mean on renault clio 2007

Hello this light (the little car with a pin thing behind it) has come up on my nephews car, it is a birthday present for his 17th, its his first car and we don't know what this light is. Sorry if its ...
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What could this green box be in the engine bay of Renault Megane 1.5 dci diesel?

As you can see in the picture below theres a big box looking thing in the engine bay of this diesel renault. What could this part be? I never seen anything like that before.
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What dimensions should the cabin filter have on a Renault Megane 3 BZAF05 - 1.6 cm - 81 kW?

The problem is that all the sellers of the cabin filters provide filters for the BZ0 (I was told that my BZAF05 is BZ0) variant with dimensions of about 260 x 170 mm, while when I tried to measure the ...
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What are the dimensions of the bolt that holds the front door check arm on the Megane 3?

I almost tore off the head of the screw holding the front door limiter on a Renault Megane 3. So I want to buy one for the case, if I have to drill it out. But I look at the websites of spare parts ...
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Car not running properly on LPG when car has been idling for some time

I have a Renault Clio 1.4 16v 72kw from 2003. I have this strange problem where when the car has been idling for some time (when in traffic for example) and gets more warm (temperature indicator more ...
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Fuel line connector disconnected while driving

Car: clio 1.2 43kw, 2000, d7f engine, 8v Car was difficult to start and while driving it lost power. I parked it in the city. The fuel line connector to the fuel injector rail disconnected and the ...
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result of battery drain

done a parasitic test on battery(new) showed up as 1.74 amps,removed fuses 1 by 1 and found that the 20amp fuse for the coupe console when removed dropped the amps to 0.49, i have a 56 renault scenic ...
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How to reboot car software in Renault Megane e-Tech EV? (2023)

I have an issue with the car software misbehaving (won't release charging cable) which I think could go away if I could restart the car's software. Locking/unlocking the car doesn't reboot. ...
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Hearing noises when braking until the brakes "heat-up" during winter time

My Renault Megane III Grandtour 1.5dCi 2010 has been annoying me for the past two winters. If left in cold weather overnight (which is almost always the case), I can hear a noise from the rear end ...
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Where the he** does this left-over torx-screw come from?

Renault Sandero K7m, 1.6 8v Following a recent timing-belt change, I have put everything back together, fired her up and everything is peachy(so far). But I have a left over bolt. It is a torx bolt/...
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How can free up a stiff drive-belt tensioner. Is there a suitable spray or lubricant I can use?

I have a drive-belt tensioner, on a K7M 1.6 8v, which was initially not moving to allow me to re-place the serpentine-/drive-belt. I managed to get it moving, but it's still a little stiff. Can apply ...
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Does this torque setting seem correct for a crank-pulley bolt?

For a K7M engine: Please can someone more experienced give me their impression on this torque setting for the crank-pulley bolt: 30nm +100 +-5degrees I got this from the K7M Timing Belt instruction ...
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Why, when rotating the crank-shaft manually, with the spark-plugs removed, is there still some resistance?

K7M engine (Renault Sandero) I have recently replaced the timing-belt and tensioner. This is a first time for me, doing this job. The marks are lining up and I'm about ready to put everything back ...
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Is it necessary or advisable to remove the spark-plugs prior to rotating the crankshaft by hand?

K7m Engine(renault sandero) I tried rotating the crankshaft by hand(for alignment purposes during a timing-belt change) and it does move but it's a bit on the stiff side and I'm worried about the main ...
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Is it safe to start the engine after rotating crankshaft by hand(using a torque-wrench)?

A quick question before I start my engine. On a renault sandero (K7m), I took the timing-belt cover off to inspect the condition of my timing-belt. I then rotated the crankshaft until I could get a ...
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1.2L 12v Renault misfiring and stuttering after hour drive in heavy rain / puddles

I’m new to this site, it’s a fountain of knowledge. I understand Diesel engines, but my petrol / gas engine knowledge is flaky at best. 2 days ago the heavens opened and I had about an hours drive ...
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A MAP sensor small piece of plastic and a nipple fell into intake

I tried to remove the MAP sensor (the car is Clio 3 1.6 16v k4m engine) and it was moving very easily and just tried a little bit to pull it out and a small piece of plastic with an oring was just ...
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How can I identify the pin order on this board?

I'm working on a project on my car, which involves some tinkering with wiring diagrams, pinouts and modules. I'm quite inexperienced with the electrical part of the stuff, so I'm sorry if this ...
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Renault Laguna 2004

I am charging my car battery indoors. So my car is unlocked at moment. Can I lock it using the pull out key on card key without battery connected. ??
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Clicking sound on left side of dash possibly related to AC

So I got a new car some weeks ago. It's a Renault/Dacia Duster 2021. During the past week I took it on a long trip and reached the first 1000 km. During that trip I started noticing a clicking sound ...
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Timing belt change on a car about to be scrapped

I currently drive a Renault Clio III 1.5 dCi that just reached 200.000KM. At my last checkup, the mechanic told me a timing belt change was necessary, along with a few other minor fixes. I just bought ...
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My 2004 manual Renault Clio is not going above 30 kmh and sometimes goes to 60 kmh

Okay so this happens like almost every summer/ spring . My car suddenly won't move. I can shift gears normally . It just won't go past 30 kmh or 60 kmh and if it goes it starts to slow down and not ...
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2010 automatic Renault clio won't turn over

I was driving my 2010 automatic clio the other day the car wouldn't change up from 1st to 2nd gear so I pulled over and stopped the car but it wouldn't turn over again and a "check gearbox" ...
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Determining root cause for Renault Clio not starting

My Renault Clio 1.2L 2002 16v occasionally has issues with starting if I don't drive it for a while (usually prolonged periods). Typically its usually the battery and either jump starting or using a ...
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Renault Master - locking and locking barrel issues

Sorry if this has been covered before... I can't quite find an answer to my central locking issues. Since I bought a Renault Master from 2003, I have been having issues with the locks. To start ...
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Renault Clio 2006 dashboard symbol is a car with a g sign [duplicate]

Renault 2006 dashboard symbol car with a g what does it mean and how do we get rid of it
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What is the "G" dashboard light on Renault Clio?

Does anyone know what the G symbol is on the dashboard of a Renault Clio? I cannot find any information on it in the car manual or online. It is a Clio dci 1.5 2007 - it came on when the car was ...
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Possible clutch disengagement problem causing lingering reving when clutch pedal pressed on Renault Master diesel 2006

Can I ask a question about my clutch on my diesel Renault van? My clutch stopped working; A garage fitted a new clutch kit (including master cylinder); now, when I push the clutch pedal down, the ...
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Key Card Battery Low message after replacing battery

I have a late 2012 Renault Megane and when using one of our key cards the dashboard displayed a message about the battery being low. I have replaced the battery with a brand new one and the message is ...
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How to set dash display brightness in Renault Clio 2017

I have a rental car with interesting problem. It is a Renault Clio made in 2017. On the dash there is only a digital display showing speed, there is no dial. The problem is the display brightness is ...
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Renault Master immobiliser stays off, engine turning over but not firing

I have a 2003 Renault Master, which was left unused for about 4 months. The little light on the dashboard (between STOP and SERV) does not even go on. When I go to start it, the engine turns over but ...
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What PC Van stands for?

I found a promo video of Renault Tech company which does PC Van conversions. Now I am wondering what PC Van stands for and what is a purpose of it? Wouldn't it be easier to buy MPV instead?
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Renault clio snapped bolt removal?

I have a 2002 renault clio. Due to the recent lockdowns I have not been driving anywhere and as a result my battery wasn't in use. I now need to replace the battery so went about removing the old ...
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Cooling systems without a drain valve

What are the methods used to replace coolant on a vehicle without a drain? I am due to change the coolant on a vehicle with a very tight engine bay and no drain plug in the radiator. The hose clamps ...
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Where can I find idle control valve on Renault Megane 2 (2005, 1.6l)

I'm having trouble keeping my engine on while on idle. First it starts of nicely, runs on idle for about 10 seconds and stalls. Next starts stall almost immediately if I don't keep the gas pedal down ...
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Automatic transmission odd behaviour on shallow inclines

I have a 2007 Renault Clio with the 1.6l engine and automatic transmission. Lately I have been experiencing a strange issue where the transmission sometimes does not automatically shift into third ...