Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Steering box: Removal - Refitting

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M9R, and LEFT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see Steering: Precautions for the repair) .

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Remove:
    • the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) ,
    • the front axle subframe (see 31A, Front axle components, Front axle subframe: Removal - Refitting, page 31A-58) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the steering box nuts (1) ,
    • the steering box.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the universal joint bolt
  • Set the wheels straight ahead.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the steering box,
    • the steering box nuts.
  • Torque tighten the steering box nuts (148 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit:
    • the front axle sub-frame (see 31A, Front axle components, Front axle subframe: Removal - Refitting, page 31A-58) ,
    • the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .
  • Adjust the front axle (see 30A, General information, Front axle system: Adjustment, page 30A- 11) .

M9R, and RIGHT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see Steering: Precautions for the repair) .

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Remove:
    • the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) ,
    • the front axle subframe (see 31A, Front axle components, Front axle subframe: Removal - Refitting, page 31A-58) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the steering box nuts (1) ,
    • the steering box.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the universal joint bolt.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the steering box,
    • the steering box nuts.
  • Torque tighten the steering box nuts (148 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit:
    • the front axle sub-frame (see 31A, Front axle components, Front axle subframe: Removal - Refitting, page 31A-58) ,
    • the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .
  • Adjust the front axle (see 30A, General information, Front axle system: Adjustment, page 30A- 11) .

2TR, and LEFT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see Steering: Precautions for the repair) .

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Remove the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering cover (1) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove the cover (2) from the universal joint (do not keep).
  • Set the wheels straight ahead.

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the universal joint bolt (3) (do not keep),
    • the universal joint nut (do not keep),
    • the universal joint from the steering box.
  • Remove the bulkhead seal (see 36A, Steering assembly, Bulkhead seal: Removal - Refitting, page 36A-27) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the track rod ball joint nuts (5) ,
    • the lower nuts (4) from the anti-roll bar tie rod.
Note: It is necessary to rotate the anti-roll bar on itself in order to make it easier to position the steering box on the sub-frame cross member.

Steering assembly

  • Extract the track rod end using the (Tav. 476) (6) .
  • Tilt the anti-roll bar towards the rear of the vehicle.
  • Remove the intermediate pipe (see Intermediate pipe: Removal - Refitting) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the bolts (7) ,
    • the heat shield (8) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the steering box bolts (9) ,
    • the steering box towards the left-hand side of the vehicle.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the universal joint cam nut and bolt,
    • the lower nuts of the anti-roll bar tie rod.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the steering box, inserting it from the left-hand side of the vehicle,
    • the steering box nuts,
    • the heat shield,
    • the heat shield bolts.
  • Torque tighten
    • the nuts of the steering box (148 N.m),
    • the heat shield bolts (4 N.m).
  • Refit the intermediate pipe (see Intermediate pipe: Removal - Refitting) .
  • Tilt the anti-roll bar back into its original position.
  • Fit the track rod end in the hub carrier.
  • Refit:
    • the lower nuts of the anti-roll bar tie rod.
    • the track rod ball joint nuts.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the lower nuts of the anti-roll bar tie rod (84 N.m),
    • the track rod ball joint nuts (34 N.m).
  • Refit the bulkhead seal (see 36A, Steering assembly, Bulkhead seal: Removal - Refitting, page 36A-27) .

Steering assembly

  • Observe the direction of fitting for the universal joint cam nut and bolt.

Steering assembly

  • Check that the universal joint is in the correct position.
  • Refit:
    • the universal joint on the steering box,
    • the new universal joint bolt,
    • the new cam nut on the universal joint.
  • Tighten to torque the universal joint bolt on the steering box (39 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the steering cover,
    • the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .
  • Adjust the front axle (see 30A, General information, Front axle system: Adjustment, page 30A- 11) .

2TR, and RIGHT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see Steering: Precautions for the repair) .

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
  • Remove the front wheels (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering cover (1) .

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove the cover (2) from the universal joint (do not keep).
  • Set the wheels straight ahead.

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the universal joint bolt (3) (do not keep),
    • the universal joint nut (do not keep),
    • the universal joint from the steering box.
  • Remove the bulkhead seal (see 36A, Steering assembly, Bulkhead seal: Removal - Refitting, page 36A-27) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the track rod ball joint nuts (4) ,
    • the lower nuts (5) of the anti-roll bar tie rod.
Note: It is necessary to rotate the anti-roll bar on itself in order to make it easier to position the steering box on the sub-frame cross member.

Steering assembly

  • Extract the track rod end using the (Tav. 476) (6) .
  • Tilt the anti-roll bar towards the rear of the vehicle.
  • Remove the intermediate pipe (see Intermediate pipe: Removal - Refitting) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the bolts (7) ,
    • the heat shield (8) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the steering box bolts (9) ,
    • the steering box towards the right-hand side of the vehicle.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace:
    • the universal joint cam nut and bolt,
    • the lower nuts of the anti-roll bar tie rod.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Refit:
    • the steering box, inserting it from the right-hand side of the vehicle,
    • the steering box nuts,
    • the heat shield,
    • the heat shield bolts.
  • Torque tighten
    • the steering box bolts (148 N.m),
    • the heat shield bolts (4 N.m).
  • Refit the intermediate pipe (see Intermediate pipe: Removal - Refitting) .
  • Tilt the anti-roll bar back into its original position.
  • Fit the track rod end in the hub carrier.
  • Refit:
    • the lower nuts of the anti-roll bar tie rod,
    • the track rod ball joint nuts.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the lower nuts of the anti-roll bar tie rod (84 N.m),
    • the track rod ball joint nuts (34 N.m).
  • Refit the bulkhead seal (see 36A, Steering assembly, Bulkhead seal: Removal - Refitting, page 36A-27) .

Steering assembly

  • Observe the direction of fitting for the universal joint cam nut and bolt.

Steering assembly

  • Check that the universal joint is in the correct position.
  • Refit:
    • the universal joint on the steering box,
    • the new universal joint bolt,
    • the new cam nut on the universal joint.
  • Tighten to torque the universal joint bolt on the steering box (39 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the steering cover,
    • the front wheels.
  • Adjust the front axle.
    Steering assembly

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