Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Rear wheel driveshaft: Removal - Refitting

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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.
  • Drain the oil from the rear final drive (see 26A, Rear axle, Rear axle oil: Draining - Filling, page 26A- 11) .
  • Remove the rear wheels on the side concerned (see Wheel: Removal - Refitting) (35A, Wheels and tyres).

Driveshafts

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

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

1 - Rear right-hand driveshaft

Driveshafts

  • Remove:
    • the engine tie-bar bolt (3) from the rear axle subframe on the right-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar nut (4) from the rear axle subframe on the right-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar (5) from the rear axle subframe on the right-hand side.

Driveshafts

  • Disconnect the rear right-hand driveshaft using the tool (Tar. 1879) (6) .
  • Remove the rear right-hand suspension spring (see Rear suspension spring: Removal - Refitting) (33A, Rear axle components).

Driveshafts

  • Move aside the rear stub axle carrier (7) .
  • Remove the rear right-hand driveshaft.

2 - Rear left-hand driveshaft

Driveshafts

  • Remove:
    • the silencer (see Silencer: Removal - Refitting) (19B, Exhaust).
    • the engine tie-bar bolt (8) from the rear axle subframe on the left-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar nut (9) from the rear axle subframe on the left-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar (10) from the rear axle subframe on the left-hand side.

Driveshafts

  • Disconnect the rear left-hand driveshaft using the tool (Tar. 1879) (11) .
  • Remove the rear left-hand suspension spring (see Rear suspension spring: Removal - Refitting) (33A, Rear axle components).

Driveshafts

  • Move aside the rear stub axle carrier (12) .
  • Remove the rear left-hand driveshaft.

Driveshafts

  • Remove the rear left-hand driveshaft locking ring (13) .

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

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

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the rear left-hand driveshaft locking ring,
    • the differential output seal,
    • the cotter pin.
  • Refit the new rear driveshaft locking ring.

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

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

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

1 - Rear right-hand driveshaft

  • Refit:
    • the rear right-hand driveshaft,
    • the engine tie-bar on the rear axle subframe on the right-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar bolt on the rear axle subframe on the right-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar nut on the rear axle subframe on the right-hand side
  • Torque tighten:
    • the rear axle subframe engine tie-bar bolt on the right-hand side (50 N.m),
    • the rear axle subframe engine tie-bar nut on the right-hand side (50 N.m).
  • Refit the rear right-hand suspension spring (see Rear suspension spring: Removal - Refitting) (33A, Rear axle components).

2 - Rear left-hand driveshaft

  • Refit:
    • the rear left-hand driveshaft,
    • the engine tie-bar on the rear axle subframe on the left-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar bolt on the rear axle subframe on the left-hand side,
    • the engine tie-bar nut on the rear axle subframe on the left-hand side.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the rear axle subframe engine tie-bar bolt on the left-hand side (50 N.m),
    • the rear axle subframe engine tie-bar nut on the left-hand side (50 N.m).
  • Refit:
    • the rear left-hand suspension spring (see Rear suspension spring: Removal - Refitting) (33A, Rear axle components).
    • the silencer (see Silencer: Removal - Refitting) (19B, Exhaust).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit the hub nut on the side concerned.
  • Torque tighten the hub nut (125 N.m) using the tool (Rou. 604-01) on the side concerned.
  • Refit:
    • the new cotter pin,
    • the wheel on the side concerned (see Wheel: Removal - Refitting) (35A, Wheels and tyres).
  • Fill the rear final drive (see 26A, Rear axle, Rear axle oil: Draining - Filling, page 26A-11)

DISCHARGE LAMPS

  • Adjust:
    • the headlights (see Headlight: Adjustment) (80B, Headlights).
    • the headlight beam adjustment rear sensor (see Fault Finding - Programming) (80C, Discharge bulbs).
  • Adjust:
    • the wheel geometry (see Rear axle system: Adjustment) (30A, General information).
    • the neutral position of the steering wheel sensor (see Fault finding - Programming) (80B, Headlights).
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