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

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

Front axle components

WARNING Prepare for the flow of fluid, and protect the surrounding components.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Set the wheels straight ahead.
  • Remove the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres).
  • Fit the pedal press on the brake pedal to limit the amount of brake fluid running out.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Front axle components

  • Undo the brake hose (1) at the union.
  • Unclip:
    • the union clip (2) ,
    • the shock absorber clip (3) ,
    • the brake hose.
  • Remove:
    • the brake hose bolt (4) on the calliper,
    • the brake hose.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

WARNING In order to not damage the brake hose:
  • do not tension the hose,
  • do not twist the hose,
  • check that there is no contact with the surrounding components.

 

Note: The hoses supplied as replacement parts are encased in a spring to prevent them from being twisted during the refitting operation.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit the brake hose bolt on the calliper side.
  • Manually pretighten the brake hose bolt on the calliper.
  • Clip on:
    • the brake hose,
    • the clip on the shock absorber,
    • the clip on the union.
  • Refit the brake hose on the union side.
  • Tighten to torque:
    • the brake hose on the calliper (18 N.m),
    • the brake hose on the union (16 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Remove the pedal press from the brake pedal.
  • Bleed the brake circuit (see 30A, General information, Braking circuit: Bleed, page 30A-4) (see 30A, General information).
  • Refit the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres).
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