Renault Faces Collective Complaint from Customers for Engine Defects: What You Need to Know

2023-06-03 11:00:00

It’s not Dieselgate, but the case could hurt Renault. The car manufacturer will, in fact, be the subject of a collective complaint from thousands of customers, which will be filed on June 5 at the Nanterre Criminal Court, according to their lawyer, Maître Christophe Lèguevaques.

« To date, 1,789 people have decided to seize the public prosecutor of Nanterre for aggravated deception, deceptive commercial practices and endangering the lives of others. “, he explains. He accuses Renault of having, for years, continued to sell engines suffering from a defect yet spotted in 2015 by the company.

This malfunction would lead to overconsumption of oil, which would mix with the gasoline, causing the ” after 40-80 thousand kilometers, one or two valves will break “. Behind, the vehicle would lose power, and could suddenly go from 130 km/h to 50 to 60 km/h.

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