Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Fuel tank: Removal - Refitting

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Tank

IMPORTANT Wear goggles with side protectors for this operation.

 

IMPORTANT Wear protective gloves during the operation.

 

IMPORTANT During this operation, be sure to:
  • refrain from smoking or bringing red hot objects close to the working area,
  • be careful of fuel splashes when disconnecting the union.

 

WARNING To avoid any corrosion or damage, protect the areas on which fuel is likely to run.

 

WARNING Keep the pipe unions away from contaminated areas.

REMOVAL

I - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift .
  • Disconnect the battery.
  • Lift up:
    • the rear bench seat base
    • partially, the floor carpet under the rear bench seat base
  • Drain the fuel tank.

Tank

  • Remove the inspection flap blanking cover (1) .

Tank

  • Disconnect:
    • the fuel sender connector (2) ,
    • the quick-release union (3) from the fuel supply pipe,
    • the quick-release union (4) from the fuel return pipe.
Note: Make preparations for fuel outflow from the supply and return pipes.
  • Fit blanking plugs on the unions.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the silencer bracket bolts (5) on the particle filter,
    • the silencer from the rubber mounting bushes (6) and (7) .

4X4 TRANSMISSION

  • Remove the longitudinal driveshaft (8).

 

  • Remove:
    • the fuel tank heat shield (9) ,
    • the rear right-hand wheel ,
    • the rear right-hand wheel arch liner.

Tank

  • Remove the fuel filler neck bolts (10) .

Tank

  • Remove the fuel filler neck bracket (11) .
  • Disconnect the filler neck from the fuel tank.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the breather pipe bolt (12) ,
    • the breather pipe bracket (13) .
  • Disconnect the breather pipe.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the clips (14) ,
    • the covers (15) ,
    • the rear final drive subframe strut bolts (16) ,
    • the rear final drive subframe struts,
    • the parking brake cable.

4X4 TRANSMISSION

Tank

  • Disconnect the connector (17) from the electric coupler.
  • Unclip the wiring clip (18) .

Tank

  • Loosen the rear final drive nut (19) .

Tank

  • Remove the rear final drive bolts (20) .
Note: Do not remove the rear final drive from the vehicle.
  • Tilt the rear final drive downwards.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

  • Place a component jack beneath the fuel tank.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the fuel tank retaining strap bolts (21) ,
    • the fuel tank retaining straps,
    • the fuel tank.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the clips,
    • the fuel filler neck bracket,
    • the breather pipe bracket.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the fuel tank,
    • the fuel tank retaining straps,
    • the fuel tank retaining strap bolts.
  • Torque tighten the fuel tank retaining strap bolts (31 N.m)
  • Remove the component jack.

III - FINAL OPERATION

4X4 TRANSMISSION

  • Refit the rear axle in its original position.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the rear axle bolts (63 N.m),
    • the rear axle nut (78 N.m).
  • Clip on the wiring clip.
  • Connect the electric coupler connector.

 

  • Refit:
    • the parking brake cable,
    • the rear final drive subframe struts,
    • the rear final drive subframe strut bolts,
    • the covers (15) ,
    • the new clips (14) .
  • Torque tighten the rear final drive subframe strut bolts (53 N.m).
  • Connect the breather pipe.
  • Refit:
    • the new breather pipe bracket,
    • the breather pipe bolt.
  • Torque tighten the breather pipe bolt (9 N.m).
  • Connect the fuel filler neck onto the fuel tank.
  • Refit:
    • the new fuel filler neck bracket,
    • the fuel filler neck bolts.
  • Torque tighten the fuel filler neck bolts (9 N.m).
  • Refit:
    • the rear right-hand wheel arch liner,
    • the rear right-hand wheel,
    • the fuel tank heat shield.

4X4 TRANSMISSION

  • Refit the longitudinal driveshaft.

 

  • Refit:
    • the silencer on the rubber mounting bushes,
    • the silencer bracket bolts on the particle filter.
  • Torque tighten the silencer bracket bolts on the particle filter (45 N.m).
  • Remove the blanking plugs.
  • Connect:
    • the fuel return pipe quick-release union,
    • the fuel supply pipe quick-release union,
    • the fuel tank sender unit connector.
  • Refit the blanking cover on the inspection flap.
  • Refit:
    • the floor carpet under the rear bench seat base.
    • the rear bench seat base.
  • Connect the battery.

2TR

Tank

IMPORTANT Wear goggles with side protectors for this operation.

 

IMPORTANT Wear protective gloves during the operation.

 

IMPORTANT During this operation, be sure to:
  • refrain from smoking or bringing red hot objects close to the working area,
  • be careful of fuel splashes when disconnecting the union.

 

WARNING To avoid any corrosion or damage, protect the areas on which fuel is likely to run.

 

WARNING Keep the pipe unions away from contaminated areas.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift.
  • Disconnect the battery .
  • Lift up:
    • the rear bench seat base
    • partially, the floor carpet under the rear bench seat base
  • Drain the fuel tank.

Tank

  • Remove the inspection flap blanking cover (1) .

Tank

  • Disconnect:
    • the fuel sender connector (2) ,
    • the quick-release union (3) from the fuel supply pipe.
Note: Make preparations for fuel outflow from the supply and return pipes.
  • Fit blanking plugs on the unions.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the silencer bracket bolts (4) on the catalytic converter,
    • the silencer from the rubber mounting bushes (5) and (6) .

4X4 TRANSMISSION

Tank

  • Remove the longitudinal driveshaft (7).

 

  • Remove:
    • the fuel tank heat shield,
    • the rear right-hand wheel,
    • the rear right-hand wheel arch liner.

Tank

  • Remove the fuel filler neck bolts (8) .

Tank

  • Remove the fuel filler neck bracket (9) .
  • Disconnect the filler neck from the fuel tank.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the breather pipe bracket (10) ,
    • the fuel vapour rebreather pipe bracket (11) .
  • Disconnect:
    • the breather pipe,
    • the petrol vapour rebreather pipe.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the clips (12) ,
    • the covers (13) ,
    • the rear axle subframe strut bolts (14) ,
    • the rear axle subframe struts,
    • the parking brake cable.

4X4 TRANSMISSION

Tank

  • Disconnect the connector (15) from the electric coupler.
  • Unclip the wiring clip (16) .

Tank

  • Loosen the nut (17) on the rear axle.

Tank

  • Remove the rear axle bolts (18) .
Note: Do not remove the final drive from the vehicle.
  • Tilt the rear axle downwards.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

  • Fit a component jack under the fuel tank.

Tank

  • Remove:
    • the fuel tank retaining strap bolts (19) ,
    • the fuel tank retaining straps,
    • the fuel tank.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the fuel filler neck bracket,
    • the clips,
    • the breather pipe bracket,
    • the petrol vapour rebreathing pipe bracket.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the fuel tank,
    • the fuel tank retaining straps,
    • the fuel tank retaining strap bolts.
  • Torque tighten the fuel tank retaining strap bolts (31 N.m)
  • Remove the component jack.

III - FINAL OPERATION

4X4 TRANSMISSION

  • Refit the rear axle in its original position.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the rear axle bolts (63 N.m),
    • the rear axle nut (78 N.m).
  • Clip on the wiring clip.
  • Connect the electric coupler connector.

 

  • Refit:
    • the parking brake cable
    • the rear axle subframe struts
    • the rear axle subframe bolts
    • the covers (13)
    • the new clips (12) .
  • Torque tighten the rear axle subframe bolts (53 N.m).
  • Connect:
    • the petrol vapour rebreathing pipe,
    • the breather pipe.
    • Refit:
    • the new petrol vapour rebreathing pipe bracket,
    • the new breather pipe bracket.
  • Connect the fuel filler neck onto the fuel tank.
  • Refit:
    • the new fuel filler neck bracket,
    • the fuel filler neck bolts.
  • Torque tighten the fuel filler neck bolts (9 N.m).
  • Refit:
    • the rear right-hand wheel arch liner
    • the rear right-hand wheel
    • the fuel tank heat shield.

4X4 TRANSMISSION

  • Refit the longitudinal driveshaft.

 

  • Refit:
    • the silencer on the rubber mounting bushes,
    • the silencer bracket bolts on the catalytic converter.
  • Torque tighten the silencer bracket bolts on the catalytic converter (45 N.m).
  • Remove the blanking plugs.
  • Connect:
    • the fuel supply pipe quick-release union,
    • the fuel tank sender unit connector.
  • Refit the blanking cover on the inspection flap.
  • Refit:
    • the floor carpet under the rear bench seat base
    • the rear bench seat base
  • Connect the battery.
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