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Discussion in 'Clio' started by clio1, 2 May 2011.

  1. clio1

    clio1 New member

    Messages:
    5
    From:
    england portsmouth
    Car:
    renault clio mk1
    why does my engine revs drop slighty wen i turn my lights,radio on etc??? is this the start of an underlying problem maybe?? thanks all
     
  2. Yugguy

    Yugguy Torque King

    Messages:
    4,789
    From:
    Rugby (expat Preston lad)
    Car:
    Merc C220Cdi Elegan
    You need a new battery.
     
  3. clio1

    clio1 New member

    Messages:
    5
    From:
    england portsmouth
    Car:
    renault clio mk1
    cheers for that i hate anything electrical but will get a new one soon as,also do you know if i took the sound proofing mat/insulation off the underside of the bonet as its looking shabby would it cause any probs?? thanks
     
  4. obi_waynne

    obi_waynne Administrator Staff Member Moderator

    Messages:
    41,214
    From:
    Deal, Kent UK
    Car:
    A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
    It could be the alternator. Check the voltage level with the engine running and see if it drops.
     
  5. obi_waynne

    obi_waynne Administrator Staff Member Moderator

    Messages:
    41,214
    From:
    Deal, Kent UK
    Car:
    A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
    Your engine will be a lot louder without the sound deadening.
     
  6. clio1

    clio1 New member

    Messages:
    5
    From:
    england portsmouth
    Car:
    renault clio mk1
    thanks wayne maybe i wont do that then i will tidy it up insted cheers
     

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