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Old 20 August 2009, 13:54   #1
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Are RENAULT realy crap

After dealing with a very unhappy customer in work today about the continuous problems with a renault car she owns. I really belive now that renault are one of the most fault problematic cars in excistence,does everyone else have this same feeling towards renault vehicles.do you own a renault what are your experiences??
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After dealing with a very unhappy customer in work today about the continuous problems with a renault car she owns. I really belive now that renault are one of the most fault problematic cars in excistence,does everyone else have this same feeling towards renault vehicles.do you own a renault what are your experiences??
I used to work for Renault. I'd never own one...
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Allways wanted a Megane coupe. Couldnt wait to get rid off it after 2 months of problems -
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Old 20 August 2009, 17:03   #4
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Some great design, especially the forward thinking Espace when it first came out in the mid 80's, but totally useless mechanicals and electrics. And really flimsy construction, in particular the bodywork and trim. Good power to weight ratios on their engines, but I'd never buy one from choice.
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Old 20 August 2009, 17:27   #5
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I've had an Espace and a Laguna both great cars when they run, BUT they are as reliable as shit blown turbos are common spurious computer faults I'm convinced they build in faults in the software so that Dealers can make money you only have to google them. Funnily enough the more i neglect mine the more reliable it has become !!!!!!!!
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The new Scenic can only tow about 800kg, a lot less than the old one. Pretty rubbish when you compare it to a similarly sized Audi.
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Old 21 August 2009, 01:58   #7
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I generally keep away from Renault, Peugeot and Citreon.

I did have a 306 D-turbo which wasn'ta bad little car but then my brother got a 206 Gti and the body work was like tin foil!
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I had a laguna, Gearbox went twice, fuel injection pump was on the way out when I sold it. I was glad to see the back of it. Very comfortable car though. A nice car if some one else is paying for its up keep.

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I have a Renault Clio and a Citroen Berlingo.

The Renault has been great, the CitroŽn far from it.
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