Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Upper arm: Removal - Refitting

Rear axle components

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) .
  • Fit the pedal press to the brake pedal to limit the outflow of brake fluid.

Rear axle components

  • Undo the rigid pipe union (1) on the rear brake hose.
  • Remove the clip (3) from the rear brake hose.
  • Disconnect the rear brake hose (2) .

Rear axle components

  • Remove:
    • the bolts (4) from the rear brake hose mounting,
    • the rear brake hose mounting (5) ,
    • the rear wheel speed sensor (see 38C, Anti-lock braking system, Rear wheel speed sensor: Removal - Refitting, page 38C-10)

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Rear axle components

  • Loosen:
    • the bolt and nut (6) of the upper arm of the rear axle subframe,
    • the upper arm bolt and nut (7) of the rear stub axle carrier.

Rear axle components

  • Position the trolley jack with a shim under the lower seat of the spring.

Rear axle components

  • Remove:
    • the bolt and nut (6) of the upper arm of the rear axle subframe,
    • the upper arm bolt and nut (7) of the rear stub axle carrier,
    • the upper arm.

      (This operation requires two technicians).

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the upper arm nuts.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Position the trolley jack with a shim under the lower seat of the spring.
  • Refit:
    • the upper arm,
    • the bolt and nut (6) of the upper arm of the rear axle subframe,
    • the upper arm bolt and nut (7) of the rear stub axle carrier.
  • Lower the trolley jack.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the upper arm bolt on the rear axle sub-frame (130 N.m),
    • the upper arm bolt on the rear stub-axle carrier (150 N.m),

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the rear wheel speed sensor (see 38C, Anti-lock braking system, Rear wheel speed sensor: Removal - Refitting, page 38C-10) ,
    • the rear brake hose mounting (5) ,
    • the rear brake hose mounting bolts (4) ,
    • the rear brake hose (2) ,
    • the rigid pipe union (1) on to the rear brake hose,
    • the clip (3) on the rear brake hose.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the rear brake hose mounting bolts (25 N.m),
    • the rigid pipe union on to the rear brake hose (16 N.m).
  • Bleed the brake circuit (see 30A, General information, Braking circuit: Bleed, page 30A-4) .
  • Refit the rear wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .
  • Adjust:
    • the alignment (see 30A, General information, Rear axle system: Adjustment, page 30A-13) ,
    • the neutral position of the steering wheel angle sensor (see: Fault finding - Programming) (80B, Headlights).
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