Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front half unit: General description

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Panelwork / Front lower structure / Front half unit: General description

IMPORTANT Use a repair bench to ensure the positioning of the points and the geometry of the axle assemblies.

 

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

The special feature of this type of part is that it combines the functions of front side member, front wheel arch, centre floor front side cross member and front end side cross member, and is made up of several panels of different types and thicknesses.

Front half unit: Description

Front lower structure

There is only one way of replacing this part:

  • complete replacement.
IMPORTANT Use a repair bench to ensure the positioning of the points and the geometry of the axle assemblies.

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Front lower structure

Right-hand side

Front lower structure

II - PART FITTED

Complete replacement

Front lower structure

Note: Use a repair bench to check the positioning of the points and the geometry of the axle assemblies.

 

WARNING If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

III - POSITIONING THE EARTH POINTS

Front lower structure

WARNING To avoid damaging the vehicle's electrical and electronic components, disconnect the earths of any wiring near the weld area.

Position the welding machine earth as close as possible to the weld zone (see MR 400).

    Engine mounting: General description

    Centre lower structure

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