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by carlbentham
Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Bye bye megane
Replies: 8
Views: 1791

Bye bye megane

After three years of my pocket taking one hell of a hammering the meg has gone, part exed for a 59 reg mazda 6 2.2d 185 sport. That's me done with French cars!!! Had a giggle tho on way home in mcds drive through when behind a megane. The door had to be opened to get the food lol that'll be the wind...
by carlbentham
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: 05 1.6vvt pretending its low on oil
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Re: 05 1.6vvt pretending its low on oil

Thanks for reply, do you know where it's located
by carlbentham
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: 05 1.6vvt pretending its low on oil
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

05 1.6vvt pretending its low on oil

Help needed top up oil level message on dash but level ok, any ideas as I've ran out of patience and money with this car now
by carlbentham
Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: How to get a good airbag squib from breakers yard!!!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 4089

How to get a good airbag squib from breakers yard!!!!!

Car fixed, Heres how to get a good squib/clock spring/ rotary switch from a breakers yard:- 1.find a facelift ( about 56ate onwards) car any model or style, Make sure the drivers airbag HAS gone off, don't worry about functions such as auto button, front fogs ect there not important providing yours ...
by carlbentham
Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Airbag squib wiring diagram
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Airbag squib wiring diagram

Hi all, Cars up to its usual tricks again, Airbag squib/rotary connector/ clock spring has died, with the usual scraping noise and airbag/ service light on, tries 2 scrappy ones at 40 each but both were knackerd confirmed with snap on scanning tool, I need a wiring diagram for the squib so I can run...
by carlbentham
Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: WINDOW REGULATOR FIRE
Replies: 4
Views: 2147

Re: WINDOW REGULATOR FIRE

I'm electrician my self, don't have a clue how the fuse didn't go as they have already been downsized from the standard 25a to 20a and by the state of the melted plud and reg there must have been a fair few dead shorts, no proof now the as I threw all the old shite in the bin in a strop lol my repai...
by carlbentham
Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: WINDOW REGULATOR FIRE
Replies: 4
Views: 2147

WINDOW REGULATOR FIRE

Hi, 05 1.6 dynamique 4 door Had an intermittant fault on passenger window, the usual refusing to work when asked to then working when not supposed to, stripped door down all looked ok apart from a wet regulator plug on loom dried this out and put it back together, 2 days later smoke pouring from spe...
by carlbentham
Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: 1.6vvt sensors!!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 486

1.6vvt sensors!!!!!!!

Gunna have a play with the motor this week, any one be able to give me a list of all sensors on car as I'm gunna remove and clean em all plus clean t body and spark plugs, just to try fix running probs, don't need to know where thhey are as I got access to diaologys so just need a list of all engine...
by carlbentham
Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: diagnostics
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: diagnostics

Wow sounds compicated, I was under impression it would give similar info to what I seen rac use on my old fiesta, eg misfire cylinder 1, which resulted in a coil pack being poorley, gunna get it anyway and have a play about
by carlbentham
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Common Issues - Read this first
Replies: 20
Views: 182605

Re: Common Issues - Read this first

Honestly i have to say never in my life have i come across such a confused automated car. It winds down one of the windows on it's own weve had it disconnected for the moment - is this the regulator issue? Most of the time the headlights are on even in midday sun, Eats headlight bulbs ive changed a...
by carlbentham
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: diagnostics
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: diagnostics

You say anything emissions related? I've got problems relating to either coils, dephaser, mucky throttlebody, crank or cam sensor now crank sensor and loom have been replaced about 18 months ago and the dephaser pully has been replaced 1yr ago with the newer modified one, 3 of 4 coils have been chan...
by carlbentham
Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: diagnostics
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: diagnostics

Might just get it for sake of a 10er could prob make a few quid too if its any good, how muck do dealers charge to read ecufault coddes?
by carlbentham
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: diagnostics
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

diagnostics

Has anyone had any experience with this https://item.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/viewitem?itemId=130589954653&kw=130589954653 thinking of getting one as this car is riddled with all the usual 1.6 vvt problems and I am not paying renault to do anything as I belive they should have made the car propperly...
by carlbentham
Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:58 am
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Stickies for fuel consumption
Replies: 337
Views: 62637

Re: Stickies for fuel consumption

I have a 1.4 lt megane coupe (petrol). My fuel consumption display usually reads between 27 and 28 m p/g. I do a lot of short trip city drives. looking at some of the other results mine seems a bit low. Is this normal? My 1.6 was putting out 32 if tAken really seady at 50 on mototway and 26 round t...
by carlbentham
Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Common Issues - Read this first
Replies: 20
Views: 182605

Re: Common Issues - Read this first

Just had the window reg break on me monday morning, after finding out its a £300 fix i set about trying to fix the problem for the mean time. I think you should maybes add a quick fix to that link so that people dont need to use a binbag to cover the window. Basically if you remove the reg from the...

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