Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Steering column: Removal - Refitting

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LEFT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see Steering: Precautions for the repair) .

 

IMPORTANT To prevent the pyrotechnic components from being permanently deactivated or triggered (airbags or pretensioners), wait for at least 3 minutes after disconnecting the battery.

 

IMPORTANT Never handle the pyrotechnic systems (pretensioners or airbags) near to a source of heat or naked flame - they may be triggered.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Unlock the steering column.
IMPORTANT To avoid any risk of triggering when working on or near a pyrotechnic component (airbags or pretensioners), lock the airbag computer using the diagnostic tool.

When this function is activated, all the trigger lines are inhibited and the airbag warning light on the instrument panel lights up continuously (ignition on).

  • Disconnect the battery.
  • Set the wheels straight ahead.
  • Remove:
    • the driver's front airbag (see Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting) (88C, Airbags and pretensioners),
    • the steering wheel (see 36A, Steering assembly, Steering wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 36A- 39) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the bolts (1) ,
    • the half shell (2) ,
    • the radio control satellite (see Radio control satellite: Removal - Refitting) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the upper half shell (3) ,
    • the lower half shell (4) ,
    • the rotary switch (see Rotary switch: Removal - Refitting) ,
    • the steering column switch assembly (see Steering column switch assembly: Removal - Refitting) (84A, Control - Signals),
    • the dashboard lower cover on the driver's side (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment),
    • the front air distribution duct (see Front air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering cover (5) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove the cover (6) from the universal joint (do not keep).

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the universal joint bolt (7) (do not keep),
    • the universal joint nut (do not keep).

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering column bolts and nuts (8) from the cross member.
Note: The column cannot be set down directly on the floor since the cable is not long enough.

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering column from the retainers (9).

Steering assembly

  • Disconnect the connectors (10) .
  • Remove:
    • the steering column,
    • the bolt (11) ,
    • the intermediate shaft.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the steering wheel nut,
    • the steering wheel nut and bolt,
    • the universal joint cam nut and bolt.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the intermediate shaft,
    • the bolt.
  • Torque tighten the bolt connecting the steering column to the intermediate shaft (31 N.m).
  • Connect the connector.

Steering assembly

  • Refit:
    • the steering column,
    • the steering column bolts and nuts.
Note: Check that the steering column is held on the cross member using the front and rear retainers (9) before tightening it.
  • Torque tighten the steering column nuts and bolts (17 N.m).

Steering assembly

  • Observe the direction of fitting for the universal joint cam nut and bolt.

Steering assembly

  • Check that the universal joint is in the correct position.
  • Fit the universal joint.
  • Refit the universal joint new bolt and cam nut.
  • Position the universal joint cam nut and bolt.
  • Lock the cam nut in its housing (on the universal joint).
  • Pretighten the universal joint bolt.
  • Tighten to torque the universal joint bolt on the steering box (39 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the steering cover,
    • the front air distribution duct (see Front air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) (61A, Heating system).
    • the dashboard lower cover on the driver's side (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment),
    • the steering column switch assembly (see Steering column switch assembly: Removal - Refitting) (84A, Control - Signals),
    • the rotary switch (see Rotary switch: Removal - Refitting) (84A, Controls - Signals),
    • the lower cover,
    • the upper cover,
    • the radio control satellite (see Radio control satellite: Removal - Refitting) ,
    • the half shell,
    • the bolts,
    • the steering wheel (see 36A, Steering assembly, Steering wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 36A- 39) ,
    • the driver's front airbag (see Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting) (88C, Airbags and seat belt pretensioners).
  • Connect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).
  • Configure the steering wheel angle sensor (see Fault finding - Configurations and programming (38C, Anti-lock braking system).

RIGHT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see Steering: Precautions for the repair) .

 

IMPORTANT To prevent the pyrotechnic components from being permanently deactivated or triggered (airbags or pretensioners), wait for at least 3 minutes after disconnecting the battery.

 

IMPORTANT Never handle the pyrotechnic systems (pretensioners or airbags) near to a source of heat or naked flame - they may be triggered.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Unlock the steering column.
IMPORTANT To avoid any risk of triggering when working on or near a pyrotechnic component (airbags or pretensioners), lock the airbag computer using the diagnostic tool.

When this function is activated, all the trigger lines are inhibited and the airbag warning light on the instrument panel lights up continuously (ignition on).

  • Disconnect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).
Note: If the airbag has been triggered, the steering column must be replaced.
  • Set the wheels straight ahead.
  • Remove:
    • the driver's front airbag (see Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting) (88C, Airbags and pretensioners),
    • the steering wheel (see 36A, Steering assembly, Steering wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 36A- 39) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the bolts (1) ,
    • the half shell (2) ,
    • the radio control satellite (see Radio control satellite: Removal - Refitting) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the upper half shell,
    • the upper half shell,
    • the rotary switch (see Rotary switch: Removal - Refitting) ,
    • the steering column switch assembly (see Steering column switch assembly: Removal - Refitting) (84A, Control - Signals),
    • the dashboard lower cover on the driver's side (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment),
    • the front air distribution duct (see Front air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering cover (5) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove the universal joint cover (6) (do not keep).

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the universal joint bolt (7) (do not keep),
    • the universal joint nut (do not keep).

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering column bolts and nuts (8) from the cross member.
Note: The column cannot be set down directly on the floor since the cable is not long enough.

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering column from the retainers (9) .

Steering assembly

  • Disconnect the connectors (10) .
  • Remove:
    • the steering column,
    • the bolt (11) ,
    • the intermediate shaft.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the steering wheel nut,
    • the steering column nut and bolt,
    • the universal joint cam nut and bolt.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the intermediate shaft,
    • the bolt.
  • Torque tighten the bolt connecting the steering column to the intermediate shaft (31 N.m).
  • Connect the connectors.

Steering assembly

  • Refit:
    • the steering column,
    • the steering column nuts and bolts.
Note: Check that the steering column is held on the cross member using the front and rear retainers (9) before tightening it.
  • Torque tighten the steering column nuts and bolts (17 N.m).

Steering assembly

  • Observe the direction of fitting for the universal joint cam nut and bolt.

Steering assembly

  • Check that the universal joint is in the correct position.
  • Fit the universal joint.
  • Refit the universal joint new bolt and cam nut.
  • Position the universal joint cam nut and bolt.
  • Lock the cam nut in its housing (on the universal joint).
  • Pretighten the universal joint bolt.
  • Tighten to torque the universal joint bolt on the steering box (39 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the steering cover,
    • the front air distribution duct (see Front air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) (61A, Heating system).
    • the dashboard lower cover on the driver's side (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment),
    • the steering column switch assembly (see Steering column switch assembly: Removal - Refitting) (84A, Control - Signals),
    • the rotary switch (see Rotary switch: Removal - Refitting) (84A, Controls - Signals),
    • the lower cover,
    • the upper cover,
    • the radio control satellite (see Radio control satellite: Removal - Refitting) ,
    • the half shell,
    • the bolts,
    • the steering wheel (see 36A, Steering assembly, Steering wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 36A- 39) ,
    • the driver's front airbag (see Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting) (88C, Airbags and seat belt pretensioners).
  • Connect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).
  • Configure the steering wheel angle sensor (see Fault finding - Configurations and programming (38C, Anti-lock braking system).
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