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Re: Renault Clio 2 - Loose Wiring Loom Cover Cutting Into ECU Loom*FIXED*

Originally Posted by henry123 View Post
Had a wiring loom problem caused by the "crash box" where is cut through the loom putting the car into "limp mode", contacted VOSA who were intrested as my car has full service history so filled out their report and contacted Renault who claimed it only had two Renault services. After a lot of argueing with Renault they offered only 50% towards a new loom at a cost of 440 fitted, as the car is 9 years old, even though it only has 36000 miles on the clock. I was also told by the Renault engineer and Engineering Manager that the box was only put on by Renault onto their export car's to prevent the fuel injection ecu from being stolen, and that they remove this box whenever they see them as it causes this fault, but not my one!. So had the bottom of the box taken off at a cost of 82 instead, by Renault!. Just waiting to see what VOSA do. So if you have full service history and you bought the car from renault and have this fault contact
Heard from VOSA today who can't help as they havene't had enought reports from clio owners with the same defect, with full service history from Renault. However they say it is a defect and to contact trading standards. Watch this space.
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