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In a previous life I used to work for a very large Dutch Electronics company, and they used to do the same bizzare pricing ....
the reason .....
When an out of production product ran out of spares before the 7 year spares guarantee expired then rather going to the expense of retooling to manufacture the part or assembly they used to price it out of contention, making the unit cheaper to replace than repair .... maybe it a similar issue .... maybe there are no spares available for the handle ... and rather than retool to make it, Renault price it so high no one will buy it .... simple supply and demand really.
Just a thought
Why is it the older I get .... the better I think I was ?
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