Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front brake pads: Removal - Refitting

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Chassis / Front axle components / Front brake pads: Removal - Refitting

Front axle components

Note: When replacing a brake pad, it is essential to replace the brake pad on the opposite side as well.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Unlock the steering column.
  • Remove the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres).

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Front axle components

  • Remove the lower guide pin bolt (1) while holding the nut (2) .
  • Unclip:
    • the clip (3) ,
    • the brake hose (4) from the shock absorber.
  • Rotate the calliper upwards.
  • Remove the brake pad.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the guide pin bolt.
  • Check the brake pad thickness (see 30A, General information, Brake: Specifications, page 30A-7) (30A, General information).
  • Replace any faulty parts.
  • Clean:
    • the calliper,
    • the calliper mounting,
    • the calliper mounting bolts.
  • Push the piston fully into its housing using tool (Fre. 1190-01) part no. 77 11 223 715.
WARNING In order not to damage the brake hose:
  • do not tension the hose,
  • do not twist the hose,
  • check that there is no contact with the surrounding components.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit the brake pad, starting from the inside.
  • Rotate the calliper downwards to return it to its original position.
  • Refit the new guide pin bolt.
  • Torque tighten the guide pin bolt (29 N.m).
  • Clip:
    • the brake hose to the shock absorber,
    • the clip.

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres).
IMPORTANT To avoid any accident, bring the pistons, brake pads and brake discs into contact by depressing the brake pad several times.
    Front axle components

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