Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Rear side member assembly: Description

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Panelwork / Rear lower structure / Rear side member assembly: Description

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

Rear lower structure

Rear lower structure

II - PART FITTED

Rear lower structure

Rear lower structure

WARNING If the spot welds cannot be made as they were originally using an electrical spot welding machine, these should be replaced with anchoring beading.

Rear side member: 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 this general information, check that there are no special notes associated with this vehicle.

These special notes will be specified if applicable in other parts of this subsection dealing with the part.

 

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

I - DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Rear lower structure

This is a basic part; it simply fulfils the function of a rear side member.

II - AREA TO BE CUT FOR PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Cut 1: This line marks the area in which it is possible to make a partial replacement.

III - ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS FOR A PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Only the connections which are specific to the partial replacement by cutting are indicated.

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).

If there are other issues regarding access to mating faces, the various replacement options are described in the basic instructions for structural bodywork repair (see MR 400).

Rear side member: Description

Rear lower structure

There is only one way of replacing this part:

  • artial replacement of the rear section.
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

Rear lower structure

Rear lower structure

II - PART FITTED

Rear lower structure

WARNING Respect the position of this cut which has been determined in accordance with the position of the inner stiffeners or acoustic inserts, in order to prevent damaging the parts (inner stiffener and/or acoustic insert).

 

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 OF LOCAL ELECTRICAL EARTHS

Rear lower structure

WARNING To avoid damaging the vehicles electric and electronic components, the earths of any wiring harness near the weld area must be disconnected.

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

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