Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Rear brake disc: Removal - Refitting

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Chassis / Rear axle components / Rear brake disc: Removal - Refitting

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Remove:
    • the rear wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) ,
    • the rear brake calliper without disconnecting it from the brake hose (see 33A, Rear axle components, Rear brake calliper: Removal - Refitting, page 33A-5) .
  • Suspend the rear brake calliper.
  • Remove:
    • the rear brake pads (see 33A, Rear axle components, Rear brake pads: Removal - Refitting, page 33A-1) ,
    • the rear brake calliper mounting (see 33A, Rear axle components, Rear brake calliper mounting: Removal - Refitting, page 33A-7) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Rear axle components

  • Remove the rear brake disc (1) .

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

Note: Brake discs cannot be reground.

If there is excessive wear or scoring, the brake discs must be replaced.

When replacing a brake disc, it is essential to replace the following:

  • the rear brake disc on the opposite side,
  • the brake pads.
  • Use a cleaning fountain to clean the discs.
  • Dry the disc surfaces.
  • Clean using a wire brush and BRAKE CLEANER (see Vehicle: Parts and consumables for the repair) (04B, Consumables - Products):
    • the calliper supports,
    • the callipers,
    • the guide pin bolts.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit the rear brake disc.

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the rear brake calliper mounting (see 33A, Rear axle components, Rear brake calliper mounting: Removal - Refitting, page 33A-7) ,
    • the brake pads (see 33A, Rear axle components, Rear brake pads: Removal - Refitting, page 33A- 1) ,
    • the rear brake calliper without disconnecting it from the brake hose (see 33A, Rear axle components, Rear brake calliper: Removal - Refitting, page 33A-5) ,
    • the rear wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .
IMPORTANT To avoid any accident, bring the pistons, brake pads and brake discs into contact by depressing the brake pad several times.

Rear brake disc: Description

I - PREPARATION OPERATION FOR CHECK

Position the vehicle on a two-post lift.

Remove the rear wheel concerned.

II - CHECKING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

Note: Use a Palmer type tool to check the thickness of the disc.

Rear axle components

Position the Palmer tool (1) to measure the disc thickness.

Rear axle components

Measure the thickness of the disc at 4 points in order (90º apart).

Compare the values with those recommended by the manufacturer.

III - FINAL OPERATION

Replace the discs if necessary.

Refit the rear wheel concerned.

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