Camshaft adjusters can break down quickly on Megane II cars (KM, EM and LM) with 1.6- and 2.0-litre engines. This is indicated by a rattling sound when you start the engine and vibrations at idling. You can extend the working lifespan of the part by changing the motor oil at scheduled intervals. Do it yourself following our illustrated PDF manual on Renault Megane repair.
A crankshaft pulley lasts for around 60,000 to 80,000 km. You can tell it’s defective if it wobbles when the engine is running. Replace it as soon as possible to avoid crankshaft jamming and tearing of the timing belt.
Lower engine mounts have a short working lifespan. If you notice jerking when you shift gears, accelerate, or decelerate, you need to install a new one as soon as possible. Download our step-by-step video tutorial on Renault Megane repair for free and get these jobs done faster.
The ignition coils of Megane II cars (BZ, KZ, DZ) wear out after 60,000 to 80,000 km. Check the condition of the parts if the vehicle dynamics worsen and the car jerks on acceleration.
The engine has no protective cover and moisture can often enter into the spark plug wells.This can cause premature breakdown of the spark plugs. If you follow our recommendations you’ll be able to replace them easily.
Megane II cars (KM, EM, LM) have non-durable clutch discs and covers. To extend the working lifespan of this unit, avoid keeping the clutch pedal pressed for too long and adopt a calm driving style.
Premature clogging of a transmission hydraulic control valve group occurs in automatic transmissions. It is better to entrust servicing of this unit to professionals. You can extend the working lifespan of the parts by replacing the transmission fluid in your garage. To do this, follow our instructions on Renault Megane repair and maintenance step-by-step.
The front electric window regulators can stop functioning after just 60,000 km. The motor casing and other elements of the mechanism are made of fragile plastics and wear out fast. You can replace certain elements of a window regulator by following our video guide on DIY Renault Megane repair and servicing.
The wiring in the boot between the luggage compartment door and body can become severed. Signs of this include the number plate lights not working and failure of the luggage compartment lock. You can usually install new wires yourself.