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  1. M

    Steering wont return to centre, sometimes jolts to the right

    Hi all, I Recently purchased a clio 182 FF, it has the cup shocks and is on eibach springs, ive just today got the tracking done and it’s near enough perfect. When I am on full lock (any speed) the steering won’t return to the centre without me starting it off, around half lock it picks up and...
  2. MaxB

    Steering squeak driving me insane

    Ever since I bought my 1.2 it's had this creak/squeak from the steering, especially at low speeds. It's finally gotten to me so I've had a look and it appears to be coming from somewhere on the rack, possibly around where it comes through the bulkhead. I attached a video and any ideas or advice...
  3. Rystar

    Seeking Guidance - Steering Rack won't line back up, any tips?

    Hi All, I'm in the middle of replacing my subframe as I managed to bend the original one going over a curb in the snow. I've used the opportunity to upgrade all the front bushings to powerflex black and fit a new starter motor, fit s 182 manifold and link pipe. Now I've got the old subframe...
  4. Racky

    Snapon diagnostic help

    Hi all. I know it's not related to the Clio's but I will try my luck to get some help here :smile: . As I am very lucky with my cars, now my Laguna GT needs a new rear actuator for the 4wheel steering. Renault quoted me silly money for a new one, so got one from someone that was breaking a GT...
  5. Carlos_2017

    Strange noise coming from drivers front wheel

    Hi all, Got a strange noise coming from the arch when hitting full lock, sounds like the spring :/ Does anyone have any idea what it might be? It’s doing my head in! Thanks in advance!
  6. L

    Steering rack Hi Pressure piping.

    Can anyone point me to a set of these for sale. For reference its the all metal curved piping on the rack its self. Mines split...
  7. L

    Power Steering Hose (inter changeable between years.?)

    Does any know with firsthand experience, if any of the power steering hoses are interchangable between years or the lower spec model of ph1 Clio.? The aluminum pipe section of one of my hoses has split and I'm seeking a direct replacement or a swappable part from else where. IE ph1 1.2/4/6 or...
  8. D

    I think I've found something that's beat the forum...

    Nothing from anywhere can tell me how to calibrate the steering angle sensor! Help?!
  9. D

    Steering wheel change gone bad!!

    In September 2017 I purchased my 2nd ever Clio. This time I had to go for the 182, however the steering wheel was tatty, I've bought a boss, quick release and new wheel. I've accidentally snapped a cable and believe it is the cruise control one and the dash it's bought up airbag, esp, derv and...
  10. C


    Hello everyone i have rencenly purchased my first car (renault clio 1.2 16v) When i am parked and turn my steering wheel left or right i get loud clunking sound and also in a particular spot when turning. I have taken my car to a garage so they could have a look and give me a diagnostic on the...
  11. S

    Clio 200 steering problem

    Hi all. I've got a 2010 Clio 200 which I've had from new. It is a full fat 200+ cup chassis. I've noticed that it feels like it is wandering around on the road. If I take a fairly fast and long corner, like you might find on a dual carriageway, it feels like it is swaying from side to side...
  12. A

    Making Standard Power Steering Lighter

    I compete in Autosolos (and other events) which can entail a lot of wheel spinning. Compared to my other cars, the 172's steering is on the heavy side. Unlikely, but I had to ask - is there any way to make the standard steering a little lighter? Everything was replaced around a year ago (after...
  13. M

    Curious Steering...

    So I'm about 3,000 miles into my 182 ownership now and have been slowly working round the different components of the car bringing them back to life and next on the list is the steering. The car appears to get easily 'pulled' into grooves in the road surface, and requires a lot of counter...
  14. CorteZ_CTZ

    EPAS or Hydraulic steering

    Hello Guys, I just bought my first Clio 182 from UK so is RHD ,i will do a LHD conversion (i live in Romania, the car will be used here) and i was wondering if to make a EPAS conversion or fitting the hydraulic steering. I am worried about the lack of feeling from EPAS. I would appreaciate...
  15. R

    182 steering problems

    Hey can anyone help me... First of all I get a squeak when I start the engine first time of the day. Usually cold. Then a wee bit before hard lock it will squeak pretty bad I have just done the gearbox and clutch. By dropping the subframe, Now when I'm in say 5th gear accelerate 60-70 then...
  16. MrBlonde

    Twang/Crack When Turning

    I get a twang/cracking kind of noise when im trying to park and on stationary. I have replaced the tie rods and ends,also new top mounts & bearings,Also has poly steering rack bushes. I replaced the steering rack with a 2nd hand one as I thought it was this and was fine for a while but now it...
  17. B

    Mk4 steering in a mk3?

    Hi guys! Just wondering if anyone could help me or give me a little advice. Would a mk4 clio steering wheel fit in a mk3 clio? Have seen a few cheap mk4 steerings and would benefit from a leather one instead of the crappy mk3-non leather steering. TIA!
  18. MrBlonde

    Steering Rack Guide

    Looking to change my steering rack this weekend,i have access to a ramp and tools so thats half the battle done rather than on the ground.I have done a search and cant find much on this topic,so has anyone got a guide or any help on how to change the steering rack please?.its for a 172 cup if...
  19. MrBlonde

    ECP & GSF Steering rack

    Need a new steering rack for my cup,going to give renault a ring during the week & see what price they give me,but has anyone used/fitted one from ECP or GSF??..i dont need tie rods or ends.
  20. SWL16

    Connects2 Steering Wheel Controls + Sony HU = A new problem!

    So after searching half the internet for this particular connects2 box problem I am none the wiser... HeadUnit: MEX-N6001BD Original HU: Update List Connects2: CTRSN005.2 Patch Lead: CTPIONEERLEAD Hi Guys, My connects2 box is installed, renault is displayed and some steering wheel controls...
  21. edwarj123

    Steering rack replacement

    Hi, At low speeds turning the steering wheel makes a bit of a creaking sound, doesn't seem to affect steering. Thought it might be a drop link but mechanic says its the rack Worth getting one off eBay from a breaker? Recon one or non Renault new one? Thanks, Justin
  22. edwarj123

    Clio 182 Angle Sensor Issue

    Hi, I just bought a 2004 Clio 182. The traction control, ABS and SERV lights are on permanently. The computer reads it as an Angle Sensor fault. The guy I bought it from told me he had replaced this and the lights went out for a while and then came back on again. I took the steering wheel off...