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Are Renaults more expensive to fix?
I drive a 2001 Laguna II 1.6L and booked it in for a Cambelt replacement as advised by my garage, apparently they need replacing at 72k miles or 5yrs, which ever the sooner. A cost of £329.
I decided to have the MOT done at the same time and I just canít believe the cost to repair Renaults. I need both Rear Axel Bushes (£285) and Front Left Suspension Arm (£300), a three hour job.
I also needed Front Wiper Blades that can only be purchased from Renault and Iím looking at a bill of approximately £1000.
The cars only 5 years old. In the past year Iíve spent over £200 getting the drivers door lock replaced and £479 replacing the Steering lock (wouldnít allow the car to start).
Should it be costing this much, I think it would be cheaper to run a BMW. Donít think Iíll buy French again, heard the same comments about Peugeot.
Currently in rsmith77's garage:
2001 Laguna II 1.6 & 2003 Mondeo 2.0 TDCi