Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front left-hand driveshaft: Removal - Refitting

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Transmission / Driveshafts / Front left-hand driveshaft: Removal - Refitting

Driveshafts

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
IMPORTANT To prevent the vehicle from falling, lash it to the vehicle lift using a strap.
  • Remove the engine undertray.

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

  • Drain the manual gearbox (see 21A, Manual gearbox, Manual gearbox oils: Draining - Filling, page 21A-5) .

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

  • Drain the automatic gearbox (see 23A, Automatic gearbox, Automatic gearbox oil: Draining - Filling, page 23A-11)

 

  • Remove the front left-hand wheel (see Wheel: Removal - Refitting) (35A, Wheels and tyres).

Driveshafts

  • Remove:
    • the cotter pin (1) ,
    • the hub nut (2) using the (Rou. 604-01).

Driveshafts

  • Remove:
    • the track rod nut (3) ,
    • the ball joint from the left-hand track rod using the tool (Tav. 476) (6) .
    • the lower arm ball joint nut (4) ,
    • the anti-roll tie-rod nut (5) ,
    • the lower arm ball joint.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Driveshafts

  • Separate the front left-hand driveshaft from the hub carrier using the tools (Tav. 1420-01) (7) and (Tav.1050-04) (8) .

Driveshafts

  • Remove the front left-hand driveshaft using the tool (Tav. 1862) and the inertia extractor.

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

  • Remove the differential output seal on the left-hand side (see 21A, Manual gearbox, Differential output seal: Removal - Refitting, page 21A-7) .

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

  • Remove the differential output seal on the left-hand side (see 23A, Automatic gearbox, Differential output seal: Removal - Refitting, page 23A-17) .

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the differential output seal,
    • the cotter pin.

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

  • Refit the differential output seal on the left-hand side (see 21A, Manual gearbox, Differential output seal: Removal - Refitting, page 21A-7) .

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

  • Refit the differential output seal on the left-hand side (see 23A, Automatic gearbox, Differential output seal: Removal - Refitting, page 23A-17) .

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Insert:
    • the driveshaft splines into the differential grooves,
    • the driveshaft splines in the hub carrier grooves.

III - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit:
    • the lower arm ball joint,
    • the lower arm ball joint nut,
    • the left-hand track rod ball joint nut,
    • the anti-roll tie-rod nut,
    • the hub nut,
    • the new cotter pin.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the lower arm ball joint nut (63 N.m),
    • the hub nut (125 N.m), using the tool (Rou. 604- 01),
    • the track rod ball joint nut (34 N.m),
    • the anti-roll tie-rod nut (84 N.m).

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

  • Remove the front left-hand splash guard (see Front wheel arch liner: Removal - Refitting) (55A, Exterior protection).
  • Fill the gearbox (see 21A, Manual gearbox, Manual gearbox oils: Draining - Filling, page 21A-5) .
  • Refit the front left-hand splash guard (see Front wheel arch liner: Removal - Refitting) (55A, Exterior protection).

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

  • Fill the gearbox (see 23A, Automatic gearbox, Automatic gearbox oil: Draining - Filling, page 23A- 11)

 

  • Refit:
    • the engine undertray,
    • the front left-hand wheel (see Wheel: Removal - Refitting) (35A, Wheels and tyres).
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