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Idk i think it might be on the way out, car was nice and warm, just after a bit of a hoon this afternoon, i think it starts to sound a bit diesel'ish, i mean what do you think ?
Dephasing still works fine tho, still get the kick @5000rpm and timed at 6.6 sec gps 0-60 so it still performs good.
It's that time. 04 plate 182.
Looking for good place to get both belts and dephaser / water pump all done. I'm just north of Cheltenham and obviously keen to go somewhere that does it right.
All help appreciated
So in June my cam belt will be due again. The car has done just over 73k and is a 55 plate. The big question is do I also change the de-phaser and/or water pump at the same time as I have no evidence of these being changed in the cars life time. I'm pretty much decided on going...
I have a 2006 Clio 197, completely standard.
So I was driving home from work the other day and noticed when I put my foot down not a great deal happened. The engine was up to temperature, yet still sounded like it does when cold, and felt similar in terms of power too. The most worrying thing...
So i just bought myself a clio 172 2002. On first inspection it sounded smooth, bodywork is mint and got at a great price '£900'. Having ran it a few days, when the engine warms up it sounds like a tractor. You can hear it in the car and stood next to it. This only happens under 2500...
Just bought my first clio182 last week, so I'm new to the forum.
I bought the car without it ever having a cam belt change and at 59,000 miles I decided to get it booked in ASAP.
I put it in the garage on the 25th for what I was told was going to be a one day job. I was quoted £469...