Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front brake calliper: Repair

Front axle components

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

REMOVAL

I - REPAIR PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Fit the pedal press on the brake pedal to limit the amount of brake fluid running out.
  • Remove:
    • the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres),
    • the brake calliper (see 31A, Front axle components, Front brake calliper: Removal - Refitting, page 31A-5) .

II - REPAIR OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

Front axle components

  • Remove:
    • the piston using compressed air and taking care to place a wooden block between the calliper and the piston to avoid damaging it. Any sign of impact on the piston skirt makes it unfit for use,
    • the dust seal.

Front axle components

  • Remove the rectangular section seal from the calliper groove using a round edged spring blade (feeler gauge).
Note: The whole calliper must systematically be replaced if there are any scratches in the calliper bore.
  • Clean the parts using methylated spirit.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the rectangular section seal in the calliper groove,
    • the piston (after having coated it with the grease supplied in the repair kit) using tool (Fre. 1190-01),
    • the dust seal.

II - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit the brake calliper (see 31A, Front axle components, Front brake calliper: Removal - Refitting, page 31A-5) .
  • 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).
IMPORTANT To avoid any accident, bring the pistons, brake pads and brake discs into contact by depressing the brake pad several times.
    Front brake calliper: Removal - Refitting

    Front brake calliper mounting: Removal - Refitting

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