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Engine Management light and high emissions

Have been having problems with my 1.6 Renault Megane Scenic - when in 3rd and 4th gear and I put my foot down it jumps about, after a couple of times of doing this the engine management light comes on and car runs perfectly. As recommended by AA I've had new exhaust, battery, coil pack, plugs, leads and starter motor but its still doing it. Its now failed its MOT on emissions which I'm thinking could be related? I've taken it to an autodiagnostic place who put it on computer, taking less than 2 minutes, it came up with nothing and cost me £40. They now want it back to do 'more detailed' diagnostics at £40 per hour but I'm obviously a bit dubious - any advice would be brill.

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  • amandagreen3 Jan 25, 2009

    Yes, sorry, fuel filter and oil were changed Oct 08 when service was done, problem started just after this.

  • amandagreen3 Jan 25, 2009

    Yes, all new plug wires and plugs. My worry is if I take it for diagnostic again its going to cost a fortune and may not find problem. I've since bought another car as I was so fed up with Megane so just wanted to get it sorted and sell it.

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Have you also changed the fuel filter ?

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    Jerry Koski Jan 25, 2009

    and all new plug wires were instaled ?

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