The affected vehicles were sold between 2 January 2018 and 31 December 2019 (Model Year 2018 and 2019).
The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The fuel hose may come into contact with the engine. This may lead to fuel hose wear and a fuel leak.”
“If a fuel leak occurs, this may cause an engine fire, which could result in injury or death to vehicle occupants and bystanders and/or damage to property,” the notice continues.
CarAdvice has reached out to a spokesperson for Renault for comment on the fault. This story will be updated when more information becomes available.
A full list of vehicle identification numbers for the 133 cars involved in the recall can be found here.
To have your vehicle checked, find your closest Renault dealership by clicking here.