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by SHROSS
Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Rattling dephaser pulley solution megane 2 1.6 16v vvti!!
Replies: 5
Views: 13261

Re: Rattling dephaser pulley solution megane 2 1.6 16v vvti!

When I bought my megane 05 (1.6vvt) It had a slight rattle noise near the dephaser . I suspected the dealer never had the car serviced as he promised , so I did my home work and did a full service . After the service (oil and filter change) the motor has been purring like a kitten ! Im sure these de...
by SHROSS
Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Annoying rattle from front end RS225
Replies: 17
Views: 6089

Re: Annoying rattle from front end RS225

Fitted the monroe shock absorbers on monday after work . Guess what ! The anoying rattle is gone !
Drives like a dream now !
by SHROSS
Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: cambelt change (sorted fuel consumption)
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Re: cambelt change (sorted fuel consumption)

Thanks ALEXB ! Will have a look at the pdf files ! Just got back from a 600km (375 miles) in mountionus terrein and got an average fuel consumption of 6.6ltrs per 100 km ! this fig should come down if I drive on more flat roads !
by SHROSS
Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: cambelt change (sorted fuel consumption)
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

cambelt change (sorted fuel consumption)

Dont Know if Im posting in the correct place ? Anyway ! I bought my 2nd hand 1.6 vvt Megane 2 sedan not too long ago , and was told it recived a full service and cambelt change , so I neednt worry about a service in a while . But myself , being very sceptical of anything coming out of a 2nd hand car...
by SHROSS
Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Window motor wiring ?
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Window motor wiring ?

I got a weird prob on my 2005 1.6 16v Megane sedane . I noticed on drivers side window buttons that the up-down was vice versa to all other windows !!! And when you push the lock button twice on key card all window will go straight up if open , but drivers side stays put , and if up will go down !!!...
by SHROSS
Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Annoying rattle from front end RS225
Replies: 17
Views: 6089

Re: Annoying rattle from front end RS225

Thanks Tomalamix ! Will have a look who are the importers for bilstien in South africa ! You guys in the UK are spoilt with choices !
by SHROSS
Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Annoying rattle from front end RS225
Replies: 17
Views: 6089

Re: Annoying rattle from front end RS225

I would never consider replaceing only the one side (lol) ! On this side of the pond , we dont have many options , shocks wize ! The local parts stores dont even have the megane2 listed in their catalogs ! I managed to trac down the part numbers on the net , so got a buddy to order me a set of monro...
by SHROSS
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Annoying rattle from front end RS225
Replies: 17
Views: 6089

Re: Annoying rattle from front end RS225

Lol ! Fitted the top-mount bearing !!! Was a bit buggered , but found another problem ! The shock absorber has hadit ! For the record , the rattle noise is almost gone ! I suspect everything I changed , was on its way-out . So far Ive changed trac-rods , drop links and now top mount bearings ! Im po...
by SHROSS
Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Problems / Questions
Topic: Annoying rattle from front end RS225
Replies: 17
Views: 6089

Re: Annoying rattle from front end RS225

Got the exact same problem on my 1.6 16v megane 2 sedane ! Spoke to a technition at the local renault dealership , He said they get this problem regularly !!!! Its the shock-mounting's bearing . He also mentioned that the mounting itself is quite strong , and that I should just replace the bearing u...
by SHROSS
Tue Nov 01, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: FAQ / Tips & Tricks
Topic: How to: Replace the 'throttle style' internal handbrake
Replies: 24
Views: 77483

Re: How to: Replace the 'throttle style' internal handbrake

Just after I took delivery of my 1.6 megane 2 sedan , I stoped at a the local super market to grab a bite . When I got back in the car . I couldnt release the hand brake !!!! the release button was missing !!!!! (lol) I broke the handle section open , just to be able to release it . Anyway , I notic...

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