Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Intermediate shaft: Removal - Refitting

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Chassis / Steering assembly / Intermediate shaft: Removal - Refitting

RIGHT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Disconnect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).
  • Remove:
    • the dashboard lower cover (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment),
    • the A-pillar air distribution duct (see Front footwell air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) (61A, Heating system),

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,
    • the universal joint.

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the bolt (4) connecting the steering column to the intermediate shaft,
    • the intermediate shaft (5) .

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the universal joint bolt.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Place the intermediate shaft in its initial position.
Note: Take care not to separate the two sliding parts of the intermediate shaft.

 

Note: On a new intermediate shaft, the universal joint cam nut is prefitted; do not remove the cover.
  • Refit:
    •  the bolt from the universal joint,
    •  the intermediate shaft on the steering column.

Steering assembly

  • Observe the direction of fitting for the universal joint cam nut and bolt.
  • Refit:
    • the universal joint,
    • the new universal joint bolt,
    • the cam nut from the universal joint.

Steering assembly

  • Check that the universal joint is in the correct position.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the bolt connecting the steering column to the intermediate shaft (31 N.m),
    • the universal joint bolt on the steering box (39 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit:
    • the steering column cover,
    • the A-pillar air distribution duct (see Front footwell air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) (61A, Heating system),
    • the dashboard lower cover (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).
  • Connect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).

LEFT-HAND DRIVE

Steering assembly

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Disconnect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).
  • Remove:
    • the dashboard lower cover (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment),
    • the A-pillar air distribution duct (see Front footwell air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) (61A, Heating system).

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Steering assembly

  • Remove the steering cover (1) .

Steering assembly

  • Remove the universal joint cover (2) (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.

Steering assembly

  • Remove:
    • the bolt (4) connecting the steering column to the intermediate shaft,
    • the intermediate shaft.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the universal joint bolt and nut after each removal.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Place the intermediate shaft in its initial position.
Note: Take care not to separate the two sliding parts of the intermediate shaft.

 

Note: On a new intermediate shaft, the universal joint cam nut is prefitted; do not remove the cover.
  • Refit:
    • the intermediate shaft (5) on the steering column,
    • the bolt from the universal joint.

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,
    • the new universal joint bolt,
    • the new cam nut on the universal joint.
  • Torque tighten:
    • the bolt connecting the steering column to the intermediate shaft (31 N.m),
    • the universal joint bolt on the steering box (39 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Refit:
    • the steering column cover,
    • the A-pillar air distribution duct (see Front footwell air distribution duct: Removal - Refitting) (61A, Heating system),
    • the dashboard lower cover (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).
  • Connect the battery (see Battery: Removal - Refitting) (80A, Battery).
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