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Rattle noise under car

I have a slight rattle sound coming from underneath my car, mostly if im steering to the right on a gradual bend.It sound like its an exhaust or something though ive had a look and tried to move it and it seems firm.I doesnt feel like its in the steering, Are these renaults just rattley cars?

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Chances are you have a bad sway bar end link, and yes they do tend to rattle

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SOURCE: renault megane diesel black smoke

This could be as simple as the EGR (exhaust gas recycling) valve stuck open. This valve is supposed to open at a specific time, recycling the exhaust gasses back through the engine. If they stick open, the engine is not getting the correct air mixture to burn the fuel efficently, causing black smoke and lack of power. Have the garage remove and blank off this valve. If it runs ok, then a new EGR is needed.

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