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Allen Collen

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Read Allen Collen's Biography

Allen Collen has worked within the motor industry for the past 20 years. Starting at the ground and working up he has developed a wide appreciation for what is required and what can be achieved. Currently Allen works with RUK looking after the technical aspects of their Motorsport programs as well as providing technical support for special projects and other bespoke activities.


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Hi, how did you get to do your job? Where did you start and how did you climb the ranks? Your job seems excellent and it would be a dream for me to do.

Eliot, 9th Jan 2018


Hi - apply here:

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Tyre pressure

Hello, I have a 2016/17 Clio Rs Trophy 220 and I would like to know what the tyre pressures should be as there is no label on the side of the door. Thanks

Jee, 6th Jan 2018

Tyre pressure

Hi - as you open the driver's door, the pressures are shown on a label next to the door catch on the door itself

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Clio 200 EDC

I see that others have the same issue, when turning on full lock the car seems to bounce aroUnd the corner with a noise and feedback from the steering.. my car has gone to two different Renault owned dealers and no one can find the issue... How does this get resolved??

Steven Jennings, 5th Jan 2018

Clio 200 EDC

There's nothing wrong with it, quite normal.

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Clio 4 trophy

What is the best fuel for clio rs 4 trophy 98 octane or 100+?

Hussein, 2nd Jan 2018

Clio 4 trophy

Hi - the recommended fuel grade is shown on the inside of the fuel filler flap

jeremytownsend.jpg Jeremy Townsend, 2nd Jan 2018

Renaultsport Megane 275 Trophy servicing intervals

Hi Jeremy, What are the correct servicing intervals ?

Colin, 29th Dec 2017

Renaultsport Megane 275 Trophy servicing intervals

Hi Colin - contact our customer relations team with your registration number and they will be able to confirm. Contact details here:

jeremytownsend.jpg Jeremy Townsend, 29th Dec 2017

Clio 4rs

What is the engine break in period for clio rs 4 trophy

Hussein, 28th Dec 2017

Clio 4rs

The Owner's Manual states not to exceed 3000-3500rpm for the first 625 miles

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megane GT

Hi Jeremy, I have a 2016 Megane Gt, recently I have noticed a sort of low bubbling sound coming from the accelerator when the engine is cold, when it warms up the sound disappears, Any ideas please. sorry its a bit vague but not all of us are mechanics. cheers

bobbyboy, 19th Dec 2017

megane GT

Hi - Sorry, I've got no idea what that could be. Let a Renault dealer have a look at it

jeremytownsend.jpg Jeremy Townsend, 19th Dec 2017

Clio RS 220 Trophy

Hi, at low speed and on full lock the front tyres (standard) appear to be skipping.... is this normal? FYI Good tyre depth.

David Potter, 11th Dec 2017

Clio RS 220 Trophy

No, not unusual

jeremytownsend.jpg Jeremy Townsend, 11th Dec 2017