Agencies.- The consumer Association UFC-que Choisir of France has reported the manufacture in the plant of Renault in Valladolid between 2012 and 2016 of engines that could pose “significant design flaws”, according to the Sunday edition of several French newspapers like ‘Le Monde’.
Rotary suggest that these problems have been detected especially in urban commuting, when the engine performs an “oil consumption excessive, it can cause damage more severe.” In particular, they point to the gasoline engine H5FT, produced in the plant of valladolid between 2.012 and 2.016.
UFC que Choisir claims to have had access to a technical note internal of 2.015 in the Renault acknowledge the problem and shows concern for the same. In the same there is talk of the engines manufactured between October 2012 and July 2.016, for various models of your brand, but also Dacia, Nissan and its partner Mercedes, which, according to calculations of the association, affects approximately 400,000 vehicles.
Specifically, affected vehicles would be models like Clio, Capture, Megane, Scenic, Kadjar, Kangoo, Dacia Duster, Lodgy and Dokker, as well as the Nissan Qashqai, Juke and Pulsar. Even the Mercedes Citan could be affected, since they share this propellant through the Renault Alliance. Technicians of the French manufacturer displayed on that note a concern about the “accelerated degradation” of the exhaust pipes of the fruit of excess oil consumption, which can eventually break the engine.
This excess of consumption responds to “a weak pressure in the intake manifold, preventing the engine to be filled naturally with sufficient air, which creates a depression in the cylinder”. The problem is hardly noticeable for the driver in most cases and, when it becomes clear, it is already too late.