Renault Clio – Common problems

Common problems with the Renault Clio

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Renault Clio, for which Renault has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Renault Clio. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Renault Clio have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



eu issues Latest Clio’s Issues in the EU

Renault-Clio-2019-recall-fire-risk
10. 03. 2020

The positive terminal of the battery can come into contact with the heat sink on the alternator. This can lead to … .

Renault-Clio-2019-recall-steering-assistance
24. 02. 2020

Possible internal failure in the steering column motor control. This will result in loss of steering assistance when stationary or while … .

Renault-Clio-2019-recall-switch-gearbox
23. 02. 2020

The stop switch which controls the operation of the automatic gear selection lever may not function properly. As a result, it … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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uk issues Latest Clio’s Issues in the UK

  • RENAULT CLIO V (2019) – POWER STEERING FAILURE
    on 04. 02. 2020

    RENAULT CLIO V (01/06/2019 – 31/10/2019) RECALL: Problem description: The message “power steering failure” displayed on the vehicles dashboard and a ... […]

  • RENAULT CLIO (2019) – AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT
    on 21. 01. 2020

    RENAULT CLIO (08/07/2019 – 23/07/2019) RECALL: Problem description: Contact between the positive alternator wiring and the alternator casing which could […]

  • RENAULT CLIO – FUEL MAY LEAK
    on 04. 08. 2018

    RENAULT CLIO ( 01/04/2013 –  30/04/2014) DEFECT:  A fuel leak could occur at the fuel pressure sensor to injector rail seal ... . The post RENAULT CLIO […]

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