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

Alert number: A12/0556/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Megane, Kadjar, Scenic

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected Megane IV and Kadjar vehicles were manufactured between 13/09/2018 and 15/11/2018; the affected Scenic IV vehicles were manufactured between 02/10/2018 and 12/11/2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Renault

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0546*11, e2*2007/46*0546*12, e2*2007/46*0546*13, e2*2007/46*0475*13, e2*2007/46*0475*14, e2*2007/46*0574*07, e2*2007/46*0574*08; Engine types: K9K, R9N; Generation IV

Risk type: Fire
Capacitors may crack under mechanical stress of the electronic board and overheat.
This could lead to a malfunction of the engine cooling fan assembly, increasing the risk of a fire.

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

Description:  Passenger car under Renault recall code: 0D1C.

Country of origin: France, Spain

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden