Common Sores Of The Renault Logan Engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.6 16V 102 Hp (According To The Owners' Reviews)

Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)

Practice of engine operation Renault Logan, Renault Sandero / Sandero Stepway and Renault Duster - K4M 1.6 102 hp. s showed that this gasoline 16-valve engine has only two of the most common sores, where the manufacturer, Renault, is the culprit.

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Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)
K4M 1. 6 102 HP. c - AutBar.

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First . Low resource of the timing belt drive belt (no more than 60 thousand kilometers). In the event of a break, bending of the valves is inevitable. These consequences can be prevented if the belt together with the tensioner roller is replaced a little earlier, for example, after 50-55 thousand kilometers.

Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.</p><p>6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)
K4M 1.6 102 HP c - AutBar. Ru

Second . Not a very good design of the oil separator.

Its channels are molded into the valve cover. A sealant is used instead of a gasket. Over time, it loses its properties, which causes minor but numerous oil smudges.

Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)
K4M 1.6 102 HP c - AutBar. Ru

Other "weak points" arise only through the fault of the owner . For example, sometimes a situation arises when the idle speed starts to float. This is due to the contamination of the idle speed regulator.

And this is already a consequence of irregular maintenance or negligence in relation to the engine. It is enough to flush the regulator and the problem disappears.

Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)
K4M 1.

6 102 HP c - AutBar. En

A malfunction such as air leaks through the seals of the intake manifold occurs. Timely replacement of seals will eliminate the cause of this phenomenon.

If a oil leakage is detected through the various seals (for example, through the camshaft oil seal), the fasteners must be tightened or the defective gasket or oil seal must be replaced.

Dirty fuel injectors cause a lot of trouble for the car enthusiast.

This is due to the low quality of our fuels and lubricants, which does not always meet European standards. Therefore, the only way out of this situation is to seek help from a specialized car service.

Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)
K4M 1.

6 102 HP c - AutBar. En

In winter, sometimes icing of the timing belt occurs. It occurs due to the ingress of snow on the timing case (as a result of melting, water flows down onto the belt and freezes on it when the machine is parked for a long time). The effects of icing can lead to belt slippage when starting the engine, which causes the piston to meet the valves.

Common sores of the Renault Logan engine (Sandero / Duster) - K4M 1.</p><p>6 16v 102 hp (according to the owners' reviews)
K4M 1.6 102 HP c - AutBar. Ru

In addition to the aforementioned sores on the K4M 1.6 engine, there were some more breakdowns, however, they did not have a mass character (failure of the crankshaft position sensor, destruction of coil insulators and spark plugs, as well as some other malfunctions ).

Thus, as we can see, the naturally aspirated gasoline engine K4M volume 1. 6 liters turned out to be very reliable from the French company Renault, and you can get rid of most of the troubles with your own hands if you service the power unit in a timely manner and with high quality.

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