With Renault recall of 7,013 units of vehicles, it will be the third auto recall in the Indian auto space within a week. Earlier Nissan had recalled 22,128 vehicles of its Micra and Sunny models manufactured at the same facility for similar technical fault. The second recall was initiated by Toyota for rectifying faulty driveshaft for its diesel variant sedan Corolla Altis produced between August 3, 2013 and February 14 in 2013.
In the beginning of 2013, Renault recalled over 60,000 cars in China due to faulty fuel sensor. For all recalled vehicles, Renault has mailed or contacted customers for free replacement of faulty parts at an appointed time.
Renault India is a fully owned subsidiary of Renault S.A.S. France. Established in 2005 & in May, 2011, Renault introduced Fluence for the Indian customers. Renault India offers five models - Fluence, Koleos, the Pulse, Duster and Scala.