Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front driveshaft gaiter, wheel side: Removal - Refitting

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Transmission / Driveshafts / Front driveshaft gaiter, wheel side: 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 bolts,
    • 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 oil (see 23A, Automatic gearbox, Automatic gearbox oil: Draining - Filling, page 23A-11) .

 

  • Remove:
    • the front wheel on the side concerned (see Wheel: Removal - Refitting) (35A, Wheels and tyres),
    • the front right-hand driveshaft (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front right-hand driveshaft: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-4) or the front left-hand driveshaft (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front left-hand driveshaft: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-1) .
    • the front right-hand driveshaft gaiter on the gearbox side (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front right-hand driveshaft gaiter, gearbox side: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-27) or the front left-hand driveshaft driveshaft gaiter on the gearbox side (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front left-hand driveshaft gaiter, gearbox side: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-31)

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

1 - Front left-hand driveshaft

Driveshafts

  • Cut the clips (1) .
  • Remove the driveshaft shock absorber (2) .
  • Cut the clips (3) .
  • Remove the front left-hand driveshaft gaiter (4) on the wheel side.
  • Remove as much grease as possible.

2 - Front right-hand driveshaft

Driveshafts

  • Cut the clips (5) .
  • Remove the front left-hand driveshaft gaiter (6) on the wheel side.
  • Remove as much grease as possible.

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

  • Remove the differential output seal on the side concerned (see Differential output seal: Removal - Refitting) .

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

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

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the differential output seal,
    • the clips.

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

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

6-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX

  • Refit the differential output seal on the side concerned (see Differential output seal: Removal - Refitting) .

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

1 - Front left-hand driveshaft

Driveshafts

  • Refit the front driveshaft gaiter on the wheel side.
  • Spread the quantity of grease around the gaiter and the stub axle bowl.
  • Insert the lips of the gaiter into the grooves of the stub axle bowl and driveshaft.
  • Refit new clips (7) to the front driveshaft gaiter on the wheel side.
  • Tighten the clips (7) using the tool (Tav. 1168) (8) .
  • Refit:
    • the shock absorber (2) ,
    • new clips (1) on the shock absorber.

M9R

  • Tighten the clips (1) using the tool (Tav. 1168).

2TR

  • Tighten the clips (1) using a screwdriver.

2 - Front right-hand driveshaft

  • Refit the front driveshaft gaiter on the wheel side.
  • Spread the quantity of grease around the gaiter and the stub axle bowl.
  • Insert the lip of the gaiter into the grooves of the stub axle bowl and driveshaft.
  • Refit the clips on the gaiter of the stub axle bowl and on the driveshaft.
  • Refit new clips (7) to the front driveshaft gaiter on the wheel side.
  • Tighten the clips (7) using the tool (Tav. 1168) (8) .

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the front right-hand driveshaft gaiter on the gearbox side (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front right-hand driveshaft gaiter, gearbox side: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-27) or the front left-hand driveshaft gaiter on the gearbox side (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front left-hand driveshaft gaiter, gearbox side: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-31)
    • the front driveshaft on the side concerned (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front right-hand driveshaft: Removal - Refitting, page 29A-4) or the front lefthand driveshaft (see 29A, Driveshafts, Front lefthand driveshaft: Removal - Refitting, page 29A- 1) .

M9R

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

FK0 or FK8, and 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

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

 

  • Refit:
    • the front wheel on the side concerned (see Wheel: Removal - Refitting) (35A, Wheels and tyres),
    • the engine undertray,
    • the engine undertray bolts.
    Relay shaft bearing: Removal - Refitting

    Front right-hand driveshaft gaiter, gearbox side: Removal - Refitting

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