Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Scuttle side panel: General description

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Panelwork / Front upper structure / Scuttle side panel: 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.

I - DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Front upper structure

The special feature of this part it that it concurrently serves two functions:

  • scuttle side panel,
  • A-pillar lining.

II - AREA TO BE CUT FOR PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Front upper structure

Cutting line (1) shows the area in which it is possible to make a cut.

III - ASSEMBLY METHOD 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).

Front upper structure

Line (2) on the diagram shows the partial replacement and an EGW butt weld.

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