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Bearing in mind that cars which are eligible for the scrappage scheme are only a very few years older - I think having to pay £100 is quite fair - it represents only a small proportion of the total retail cost.

In all fairness, there has to be a limit to the financial support given by a manufacturer once their product is outside the warranty period.

The exhaust needed replacing on my van a couple of weeks ago - it is only just approaching 4 years old & 33,500 miles - should Fiat have paid for it? I didn't think so as its wear & tear (as every part is subject to, whether it moves or not).

Another example for you, we have a 42" plasma, which needed a sound circuit replaced after it was 18 months old - guarantee was for the first 12 months, so we had to pay someone £180 to get it fixed. So again. I think Renault are being fair - they may have been slow to react, but that's the only criticism I'd view as fair.


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