Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front impact cross member: General description

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Panelwork / Front lower structure / Front impact cross member: General description

Note: The information contained in the following describes the general repair procedure for all vehicles having the same design for this part.

Before reading the following general information, make sure that there are no special notes associated with the vehicle. These special notes are specified if necessary in other parts of the sub-section dealing with the component.

 

Note: For a detailed description of a particular connection, see MR 400.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Front lower structure

This part is bolted on the ends of the front side member via the radiator cross member support.

Front impact cross member: Removal - Refitting

Front lower structure

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Remove:
    • partially the front wheel arch liner (see Front wheel arch liner: Removal - Refitting) (55A, Exterior protection),
    • the engine lower cover,
    • the front bumper (see Front bumper: Removal - Refitting) (55A, Exterior protection),
    • the radiator upper grille.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

  • Remove the energy absorber from the front bumper.

Front lower structure

  • Remove:
    • the bolts (1) ,
    • the front impact cross member.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the front impact cross member,
    • the bolts (1) .
  • Torque tighten the front impact cross member bolts (21 N.m).
  • Refit the energy absorber of the front bumper.

II - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit:
    • the radiator upper grille,
    • the front bumper (see Front bumper: Removal - Refitting) (55A, Exterior protection),
    • the engine lower cover,
    • the front wheel arch liner (see Front wheel arch liner: Removal - Refitting) (55A, Exterior protection).
    Front lower structure

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