Renault Common Issues
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The most common Renault problems

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Problems solved during Renault’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Renault dealer using our special page.



The most common Renault´s problems by model

Captur Clio Espace Fluence Kadjar Kangoo Koleos Master Megane Scenic Talisman Trafic Twingo Zoe


The most common Renault´s faults by keywords

Airbags

renault-master-2019-recall-airbag 9. 2. 2020

Renault Master (2018 - 2019)

  17. 9. 2018 - 17. 10. 2019
Passenger airbag fixing screws can be insufficiently tightened or missing. This can impair the airba ...
     213
renault-kadjar-2016-recall 25. 8. 2017

Renault Kadjar (2015 - 2016)

  11. 3. 2015 - 11. 10. 2016
Due to a problem with the airbag control module, the airbag may fail to deploy, or deploy incorrectl ...
     1,719
renault-talisman-2016--recalls 12. 6. 2017

Renault Talisman (2016)

  29. 9. 2016 - 30. 10. 2016
The mixture ratio of the ignition chemicals in the inflators for the window airbags is not correct. ...
     1,622
renault-scenic-2016--recall 12. 6. 2017

Renault Scenic (2016)

  29. 9. 2016 - 30. 10. 2016
The mixture ratio of the ignition chemicals in the inflators for the window airbags is not correct. ...
     1,053
renault-megane-2016--recall 12. 6. 2017

Renault Megane (2016)

  29. 9. 2016 - 30. 10. 2016
The mixture ratio of the ignition chemicals in the inflators for the window airbags is not correct. ...
     2,456

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

Renault-Clio-2019-recall-steering-assistance 24. 2. 2020

Renault Clio V (2019)

  4/2019 - 10/2019
Possible internal failure in the steering column motor control. This will result in loss of steering ...
     193
Renault-Captur-2019-recall-steering-assistance 24. 2. 2020

Renault Captur II (2019)

  4/2019 - 10/2019
Possible internal failure in the steering column motor control. This will result in loss of steering ...
     99
Renault-Zoe-2019-recall-steering-assistance 24. 2. 2020

Renault Zoe (2019)

  4/2019 - 10/2019
Possible internal failure in the steering column motor control. This will result in loss of steering ...
     79
Renault-Trafic-2019-hand-brake-recall 24. 2. 2020

Renault Trafic III (2019)

  28. 3. 2019 - 6. 6. 2019
The handbrake may not engage when the lever is pulled. This may result in a loss of control over the ...
     66
renault-trafic-iii-recall-handbrake 5. 7. 2019

Renault Trafic III (2018)

  18. 5. 2018 - 13. 9. 2018
The end piece of the secondary handbrake cable may be defective and can deform the rudder bar. As a ...
     581

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

renault-kangoo-2019-recall-start-stop 22. 11. 2019

Renault Kangoo (2018 - 2019)

  5. 12. 2018 - 19. 2. 2019
The “Stop & Start” function might not properly work. Consequently, the engine might ...
     200
Renault-Megane-RS-2018-recall-solenoid-valve 30. 9. 2019

Renault Mégane RS (2018 - 2019)

  until 6. 5. 2019
The oil-pressure solenoid valve may be defective and could malfunction. This may result in engine fa ...
     400
Alpine-A110-2018-recall-oil-pressure 11. 8. 2019

Alpine A100 (2017 - 2019)

  until 5. 7. 2019
Metal particles can block the oil pressure control solenoid valve in the ‘high oil pressure ...
     769
Alpine-A110-2018-recall-wiring-exhaust-contact 15. 7. 2019

Alpine A110 (2017 - 2018)

  until 9. 11. 2018
The wiring route may be inappropriate and without adequate fixation. In the event of contact with th ...
     416
Renault-Kangoo-2018-recall-catalytic-converter 12. 1. 2019

Renault Kangoo (2018)

  20. 2. 2018 - 14. 4. 2018
The catalytic converter has not been correctly welded. As a consequence, exhaust gas may leak into t ...
     779

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

Renault-Clio-2019-recall-switch-gearbox 23. 2. 2020

Renault Clio V (2019)

  10. 6. 2019 - 28. 8. 2019
The stop switch which controls the operation of the automatic gear selection lever may not function ...
     74
Renault-Zoe-2018-recall-gearbox 8. 4. 2018

Renault Zoe (2016 - 2018)

  after 18. 10. 2016
A component in the parking brake mechanism may be defective. There is a risk of a sudden loss of the ...
     1,215
Renault-Zoe-2016-recall 7. 9. 2017

Renault Zoe (2012 - 2016)

  until 26. 1. 2016
The “park” function activator on the parking brake mechanism may break. As a consequence ...
     1,628
renault-megane-gt-2017-recall 21. 4. 2017

Renault Megane IV GT (2016 - 2017)

  2016 - 23. 1. 2017
When accelerating sharply, the software does not require adequate pressure to be applied to the clut ...
     4,232
renault-twingo-2015-recall 13. 11. 2015

Renault Twingo (2014 - 2015)

  until 20. 10. 2015
The engine can be started through the activation of the starter with the ignition key when the vehic ...
     1,134

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

renault-kangoo-2019-recall-rear--axle 7. 2. 2020

Renault Kangoo (2019)

  4. 9. 2019 - 11. 10. 2019
The components on the rear axle may not be sufficiently clamped. As a result, the rear wheels may be ...
ranault-master-2018-leaf-springs 4. 10. 2019

Renault Master III (2018)

  30. 3. 2018 - 11. 7. 2018
The suspension brackets of the right rear leaf spring are not tightened to the required torque. As a ...
     253
renault-clio-2017-recall-wheel-hub 13. 4. 2018

Renault Clio (2017)

  22. 9. 2017 - 25. 9. 2017
Cracks may form in the front wheel hub. The front wheel hub could consequently break leading to the ...
     1,875
renault-captur-2017-recall-wheel-hub 13. 4. 2018

Renault Captur (2017)

  22. 9. 2017 - 25. 9. 2017
Cracks may form in the front wheel hub. The front wheel hub could consequently break leading to the ...
     1,866
renault-zoe-2017-recall-wheel-hub 13. 4. 2018

Renault Zoe (2017)

  22. 9. 2017 - 25. 9. 2017
Cracks may form in the front wheel hub. The front wheel hub could consequently break leading to the ...
     708

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

Renault-Master-III-2017-recall-dashboard 26. 10. 2018

Renault Master III (2017)

  III. 2017 - XI. 2017
There are mismatched dashboard parameters and the electric power-steering assistance may not be reco ...
     929
renault-master-2017-recall-steering 13. 4. 2018

Renault Master (2016 - 2017)

  12. 5. 2016 - 26 6. 2017
The steering column cap may not be correctly tightened. This could lead to a loss of vehicle steerin ...
     1,050
Renault-Twingo-2017-recall 12. 12. 2017

Renault Twingo (2017)

  24. 3. 2017 - 14. 6. 2017
The durability of the front left steering knuckle may be insufficient. The knuckle could consequentl ...
     1,349
renault-kangoo-2016-recall 22. 4. 2017

Renault Kangoo (2016)

  8. 11. - 9. 12. 2016
Cracks in the casing of the steering column could lead to fatigue rupture of the casing. This could ...
     1,521
12. 8. 2016

Renault Traffic (2012 - 2013)

  2012 - 2013
A faulty connection between the steering wheel and the steering column may cause the steering to fai ...
     1,067

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

renault-trafic-2019-recall-fuel-tank 21. 9. 2019

Renault Trafic (2019)

  7. 3. 2019 - 14. 3. 2019
Due to an error in the production process, the fuel tank may rupture and leak. As a consequence, fue ...
     255

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

Alpine-A110-2018-recall-front-hood-lock 15. 7. 2019

Alpine A110 (2017 - 2019)

  until 27. 2. 2019
The lock of the front hood may not be sufficiently torqued. This may result in the front hood openin ...
     673
renault-scenic-2016-recall-tow-bar 4. 5. 2018

Renault Scenic (2016)

  22. 3. 2016 - 30. 6. 2016
The LED module for monitoring and managing the actuation of the rear lights of the trailer could be ...
     1,006
renault-zoe-2017-recall 23. 2. 2018

Renault Zoe (2017)

  12. 7. 2017 - 18. 10. 2017
A Nissan accelerator pedal may have been fitted instead of a Renault accelerator pedal. When pressin ...
     1,346
renault-scenic-2016-recall 26. 5. 2017

Renault Scenic (2016)

  1. 7. 2016 - 6. 10. 2016
Part of the sound insulation can detach which can cause the automatic parking brake to be released u ...
     1,892
renault-talisman-2016-recall 19. 5. 2017

Renault Talisman (2015 - 2016)

  until 14. 9. 2016
Possibility of incorrect fixing of the bottom cover of the dashboard, which may cause its partial or ...
     1,282

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Renault-Captur-2019-recall-fire-risk 10. 3. 2020

Renault Captur (2013 - 2019)

  prior to 24 July 2019
The positive terminal of the battery can come into contact with the heat sink on the alternator. Thi ...
     165
Renault-Clio-2019-recall-fire-risk 10. 3. 2020

Renault Clio (2012 - 2019)

  prior to 24 July 2019
The positive terminal of the battery can come into contact with the heat sink on the alternator. Thi ...
     138
renault-kangoo-2019-recall-start-stop 22. 11. 2019

Renault Kangoo (2018 - 2019)

  5. 12. 2018 - 19. 2. 2019
The “Stop & Start” function might not properly work. Consequently, the engine might ...
     200
Alpine-A110-2018-recall-wiring-exhaust-contact 15. 7. 2019

Alpine A110 (2017 - 2018)

  until 9. 11. 2018
The wiring route may be inappropriate and without adequate fixation. In the event of contact with th ...
     416
Renault-Scenic-2018-recall-cooling-fan 5. 4. 2019

Renault Scenic (2018)

  2. 10. 2018 - 12. 11. 2018
Capacitors may crack under mechanical stress of the electronic board and overheat. This could lead t ...
     741

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

renault-talisman-2016--recall 27. 5. 2017

Renault Talisman (2016)

  17. 5. 2016 - 18. 7. 2016
When the rear door is closed, a child safety lock pre-set to the ‘locks activated’ posit ...
     1,188
renault-megane-2016-recall 28. 4. 2017

Renault Megane (2016)

  20. 5. 2016 - 18. 7. 2016
When the rear door is closed, the child safety lock pre-set to the ‘locks activated’ pos ...
     1,520
14. 10. 2016

Renault Espace (2015 - 2016)

  16. 3. 2015 - 28. 7. 2016
The lock on the rear left door may switch from locked to unlocked status without the unlocking being ...
     1,581

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

Renault-Captur-2018-seatbelt-housing 31. 1. 2020

Renault Captur (2018)

  13. 11. - 20. 12. 2018
The retractor of the front-left seatbelt can be displaced from its housing due to a lack of fixing s ...
     202
renault-trafic--iii-recall-seatbelt-buckle 5. 7. 2019

Renault Trafic (2017 - 2019)

  30. 5. 2017 - 30. 1. 2019
The seat belt buckles on the third-row passenger seats may be defective. As a result, the passenger ...
     372
Renault-Trafic-2018-recall-seat-belt 24. 3. 2019

Renault Trafic (2017 - 2018)

  28. 3. 2017 - 20. 7. 2018
The mounting position of the plastic belt guides may be incorrect. As a consequence, the belt guide ...
     824
15. 6. 2016

Renault Kangoo (2015)

  23. 11. - 27. 11. 2015
The mounting screw of the rear left-hand seat belt return (second row seats) has been incorrectly ti ...
     2,619
20. 5. 2016

Renault Talisman (2015 - 2016)

  until 11. 01. 2016
The webbing of the front seat belts may have been partially cut. If this is the case, it could resul ...
     2,096

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

renault-trafic-2019-recall-fuel-tank 21. 9. 2019

Renault Trafic (2019)

  7. 3. 2019 - 14. 3. 2019
Due to an error in the production process, the fuel tank may rupture and leak. As a consequence, fue ...
     255
Renault-Kangoo-2018-recall-catalytic-converter 12. 1. 2019

Renault Kangoo (2018)

  20. 2. 2018 - 14. 4. 2018
The catalytic converter has not been correctly welded. As a consequence, exhaust gas may leak into t ...
     779
Renault-Clio-2018-recall-catalytic-converter 12. 1. 2019

Renault Clio (2018)

  20. 2. 2018 - 14. 4. 2018
The catalytic converter has not been correctly welded. As a consequence, exhaust gas may leak into t ...
     981
Renault-Captur-2018-recall-catalytic-converter 12. 1. 2019

Renault Captur (2018)

  20. 2. 2018 - 14. 4. 2018
The catalytic converter has not been correctly welded. As a consequence, exhaust gas may leak into t ...
     907
Renault-Master-2017-recall 9. 12. 2017

Renault Master (2016 - 2017)

  1. 12. 2016 - 2. 2. 2017
Due to a problem with the diesel filter fuel could leak on to the road endangering other road users. ...
     1,242

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

renault-clio-2013-recall 10. 11. 2017

Renault Clio (2012 - 2017)

  9. 5. 2012 - 11. 7. 2017
The central pivot pin of the back structure of the rear bench-seat does not have sufficient mechanic ...
     5,327
renault-clio-rs-x98-2013_recall 23. 12. 2016

Renault Clio RS (2015)

  9. 10. 2015
It is possible that two of the four anchoring screws on the front seats of the vehicle may be missin ...
     2,120
renault-talisman-2016-a 26. 11. 2016

Renault Talisman (2016)

  6. 1. - 11. 2. 2016
The fixing screws for the rear seat frame lock might have insufficient strength. In the event of bru ...
     2,921
21. 10. 2016

Renault Mégane (2016)

  6. 1. 2016 - 11. 2. 2016
Fixing screws on the rear seat may not be strong enough. The rear seat backrest may consequently det ...
     1,072
21. 10. 2016

Renault Scenic (2016)

  until 25. 5. 2016
The rear screws on the front seat runners were not tightened. In the event of an accident or sudden ...
     1,232

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

renault-clio-2017-recall-reflector 13. 4. 2018

Renault Clio (2012 - 2017)

  2012 - 23. 10. 2017
The dipped headlamp beams may face downwards as a result of the the headlamp beam height correction ...
     1,683
renault-captur-2017-recall-reflector 13. 4. 2018

Renault Captur (2013 - 2017)

  2013 - 23. 10. 2017
The dipped headlamp beams may face downwards as a result of the the headlamp beam height correction ...
     3,207

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

renault-trafic-iii-2016-recall 16. 4. 2017

Renault Trafic (2015 - 2016)

  13. 5. 2015 - 20. 1. 2016
The tyre pressures specified on the information label may be incorrect. The width of the spare wheel ...
     2,294

End of Tyres Sumary




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