The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0507/17

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Megane

Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles concerned were manufactured between the start of production and 23 January 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Renault

Type / number of model:  Megane IV GT (BFB); e2*2007/46*0546 ext. 00 à 06

Risk type: Injuries
When accelerating sharply, the software does not require adequate pressure to be applied to the clutch which could cause the clutch to overheat. As a result, the vehicle might go into "back-up" mode whilst driving.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Passenger car

Country of origin: France

Alert submitted by: France

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden