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March 6, 2002

Renault Has Recalled 60,000 Vehicles

SAO PAULO, Brazil (SafetyAlerts) -  The Brazilian subsidiary of French automaker Renault is reported to have said it is recalling more than 60,000 vehicles because of possible brake problems and fuel leaks.

The recall, which will affect a total of 64,104 vehicles made in Brazil between 1994 and 2001, is Renault's first since it started production in Brazil in the mid-1990s.

Renault is reported to have said 9,298 Scenic models might need to have their ABS brake system repaired after it detected a flaw that could cause them to lose efficiency.

The fuel-leak problem involves 25,891 Clio, Clio Sedan and Scenic units fitted with air conditioners and 1.6-liter engines as well as 28,915 Scenic, Megane, Trafic and Laguna units.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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