Service Time

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  1. Woozie

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    Hi all my Trophy is nearly ready for its service,just wondering what engine oil,spark plugs you are using? Also is it worth doing the gearbox oil? My Trophy is on 68k,cheers Steve
     
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    I've always used Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5W-40 in the engine and Millers TRX 75W-80 in the gearbox. I first changed the box oil at around 50k and it wasn't too bad, I emptied the oil again recently (72k) and it was like new. I'd definitely change it if it hasn't been done before. You need 5.1L for the engine and around 3.1L for the gearbox.

    http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-77237-m...-80-gl5-fully-synthetic-transmission-oil.aspx

    http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-68897-fuchs-titan-race-pro-s-5w-40-ester-fully-synthetic-engine-oil.aspx

    The plugs you want are part number 8200239321.

    http://www.renaultpartsdirect.co.uk/parts/renault-clio-range/spark-plugs-2/
     
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    Hi,

    I'm looking at getting my Cam belt changed. I spoke to Renault cardiff who offer to do this and the pullies for £399,
    If I'm going to send my car in for this service, is there annything else i should consider? I asked about replacing the water pump but renault said it wasn't necessary and will cost an extra few hundred pounds (but didnt give me an exact figure).

    Thanks.
     
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    To put it politely, that's absolute bollocks.

    If it's an original water pump it's a no brainer to do, think the part is only around the £30 mark.
     
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    Get the dephaser done
     
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    I agree. the lady on the phone didnt have any info to hand and seemed to have just plucked "a few hundred extra quid" out of no where. After i researched online they are about £30.
     
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    Renault Cardiff may be my choice for next service so very interested to see what you think and how much it all cost! Will you change the dephaser too?
     
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    This (link below) should give you some idea of what a reputable specialist charges for cambelt, dephaser, etc. A main dealer will likely charge a fair few quid extra.

    https://diamondmotors.co.uk/timing-belts/
     
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    Thanks for the link. it looks like a cambelt, dephaser and water pump is going to set me back around £700. i wasnt really excpecting it to be that pricey.
     
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    Did you get a firm price from Renault Cardiff in the end?
     
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    That's the downside of these cars... relatively cheap to run and maintain... until cambelt change time comes around!
     
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    it turns out £399 was for a standard clio, while the 182 is £699 for cambelt. they still couldn't get a price for dephaser.
     
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    Guess it's specialist time then :-(
     

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