Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Body side: 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

The two parts must be welded at the joint (1) and butt welded by continuous EGW welding.

Side upper structure

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).

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).

The body side is achieved by welding the rear wing and the body side front section.

Side upper structure

To replace this part, order the body side front section (A) with the rear wing panel (B) .

The parts supplied are long enough to cover the parts to be replaced.

For a detailed explanation of procedures.

Body side: Description

Side upper structure

To replace this part, order the body side front section (A) with the rear wing panel (B) .

The parts supplied are long enough to cover the parts to be replaced.

For details of the procedures, (see 43A, Side upper structure, Body side front section: Description, page 43A-15) and (see 44A, Rear upper structure, Rear wing panel: Description, page 44A-1) .

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

Body side front section: 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

Side upper structure

This part has two special features:

  • it is welded under the roof,
  • it is butt welded in part (1) .
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).

Body side front section: Description

Side upper structure

To replace this part, order a double seal mounting (A) in the event that the A-pillar has to be replaced.

The options for replacing this part are as follows:

  • replacement of the lower section of the A-pillar
  • replacement of the A-pillar,
  • replacement of the B-pillar,
  • replacement of the entire B-pillar,
  • complete replacement.

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Side upper structure

Side upper structure

II - PART IN POSITION

Complete replacement

Side upper structure

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).
    B-pillar: General description

    Upper body panel: General description

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