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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.
I have 2014 model Fluence and I'm facing some trouble while playing car stereo. Some of the files from USB can't able to read by car stereo system. Kindly give me a solution if any.
Jabir NK, 17th Jul 2018
Hi Jabir, Sorry i cannot offer a reasonable answer. You'll have to work with your local retailer.
Allen Collen, 17th Jul 2018
HI - I live in New Zealand and we cant find a 225 replacement engine - could we fit a 250 [one available] and if so what else would need to be changed. I understand we need to retain the current gearbox and the current cpu would probably run the engine??
Mark Bosson, 15th Jul 2018
Hi Mark, There will be differences and the electronics will not be plug and play. Apologies for not being more helpful but modern cars are not very modular.
Allen Collen, 15th Jul 2018
after moving from reverse gear and selecting 1st gear moving off there seams to be a single clunk any idea what can cause this to happen ? thanks
david wheeler, 9th Jul 2018
Hi David, I'd have someone check the stabiliser bars or engine/gearbox mounts.
Allen Collen, 9th Jul 2018
Hi my name is Hossein Reyah and I am working in Neginkhodro company in Iran and we support Renault cars service and repairs in Zanjan, Iran. I have recently received a laptop with Renault Clip Diagnostic software. when I attach a OB D cable to car the software can not identify the vehicle type and we should do it manually. It seems that this case is not normal and I need some aides to see why my software cant identify cars automatically. my software is version 178 and models that we work on are Koleos, Talisman, Duster and Symbol. thank you sincerely
hossein-reyahi, 5th Jul 2018
Hello, You need to channel this enquiry via the After Sales support team or Regional team. This forum is for retail customers.
Allen Collen, 5th Jul 2018
Hi, I want to get some new wheels for my Megane but I'm struggling. Can you recommend any I do like the Megane RS STEEV alloy wheels I'm after these or something simular. I've been told that 8x18 ET47 PCD 114 will fit but my dealer seems unsure due to the callipers.
Dave Greatorex, 25th Jun 2018
Hi Dave, Such choices are personal and i do not have access to the latest after market offers. Regards,
Allen Collen, 25th Jun 2018
What is the difference between a JC5-129 and a JC5-130 gearbox?
Jim, 13th Jun 2018
Hi Jim, The change in suffix can be a ratio change - whether FD or gear depends on the suffix.
Allen Collen, 13th Jun 2018
Where is the best place to get the clio 182 serviced in Ireland?
john maher, 22nd Jun 2018
Hello John, You can find details of the approved retailers on the website, or you can take personal advise from the RS forum. Best wishes,
Allen Collen, 22nd Jun 2018
Hi, I have a 2016 Megane GTnav, over the last 14 months it has had the red spanner symbol and "check power steering" fault displayed, I have taken it to my dealers who performed a diagnostics check but as the fault is intermittent and goes off at speeds below 20mph the check proved faultless, it has gone in today for the 2 year service, and they are going to check again but tell me that a diagnostics check will cost £90, how do they knock the service due on the dash without the diagnostics connected to the car, why am I expected to pay for something which is covered under warranty and how do I register this fault with Renault because this fault needs sorting as it was reported during warranty period but not cured during the warranty period.?
bobby, 21st Jun 2018
Hello Bobby, I think you should contact Renault Customer Services and they can support your case.
Allen Collen, 21st Jun 2018