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FEEL A JUDDER WHEN GOING FROM FIRST TO SECOND GEAR COULD THIS BE SHOCK EXORBERS
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Renault Clio
Richard i'll not waffle on but my girlfriends 1.2 extreme was doing the same thing so after countless dealer visits and fob offs in Bristol she moves up to Newcastle and it started again. It had new throttle body, map sensor TDC sensor you name it it had it. But after watching her trying to beat a truck out at the roundabout and seeing her nearly wiped out cos it wanted to go to sleep on her i thought i would have a look at it myself. So i removed the air box on the top, removed all the sensors and cleaned them with compressed air and emery paper then i removed the throttle body and found that to be bit murky inside so cleaned it and operated by hand to check for movement. Then removed plug leads and cleaned plugs. Then I remeoved all the earth straps off the battery, and traced all earth straps (two next to battery, three on gearbox bell housing(two down by radiator and one under cooolant bowl near bulkhead) and then another just at rear of engine bay on drivers side, to the left of the brake fluid reservior. After making all these points all shiny and new i reconnected the battery and started up. ( Lights appeared everywhere) The emmission light and even the diesel glow plug light stayed on (its a blooody petrol engine !!!!) so disconnected the battery and reconnected after ten minutes. This cleared the problems and took it for a run to warm it up as this when the probelms began. Returned to work, left ticking over and it appeared to idle no problem at all. took it for 20 mile run after that and no loss of power. I must also say it was in Renault for three months to find the fault under warranty, no fault codes would appear so they just fobbed the missus off till she moved up here. Its been running like a dream for ages now so try this before replacing coil packs etc
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
Or dont keep your foot on it all the time as this will make it hot, Best is to go into Neut as much as you can to give it a rest from biting all the time
Posted on May 27, 2009
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