Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Rain and light sensor: Removal - Refitting

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LIGHTS + AUTOMATIC WINDSCREEN WIPER

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Remove the covers from the interior rear-view mirror (see Interior rear-view mirror: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

1 - Replacing the rain and light sensor

Electrical equipment

  • Disconnect the rain and light sensor connector (1) .
  • Unclip the two side clips (2) from the rain and light sensor (3) using a small flat-blade screwdriver,
  • Separate the rain and light sensor from its mounting.

2 - Replacing the windscreen

Note: The rain and light sensor mounting is supplied with the new windscreen; remove only the rain and light sensor.

Electrical equipment

  • Disconnect the connector at (4) .
  • Unclip:
    • the two side clips (5) from the rain and light sensor mounting using a small flat-blade screwdriver,
    • the clips (6) from the printed circuit of the rain and light sensor.

Electrical equipment

  • Remove the rain and light sensor printed circuit (7) from the rain and light sensor cover (8) .

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

WARNING The rain sensor must be removed and refitted under conditions of extreme cleanliness: any dust or fibres may cause a fault. Do not touch the electronic part of the sensor. Fit the sensor to the vehicle immediately after removing it from its packaging.
  • On the inside of the windscreen, clean the inside of the sensor mounting.
  • Clean the outside of the windscreen in the area covered by the rain and light sensor.

Electrical equipment

  • Always replace the new adhesive base with the cover of the new rain and light sensor when replacing the windscreen.
Note: The audible locking of the side clips fixing the rain and light sensor onto its mounting on the windscreen confirm that it is correctly held and positioned.

 

Note: To avoid damaging the adhesive base, do not turn the rain and light sensor once it is positioned on the windscreen.

1 - Replacing the rain and light sensor

  • Fit the rain and light sensor onto the mounting.
  • Clip the two side clips (2) onto the rain and light sensor mounting.
  • Connect the connector for the rain and light sensor.

2 - Replace the windscreen

Electrical equipment

  • Position:
    • the new adhesive base with the new rain and light sensor cover (9) in the rain and light sensor mounting (10) ,
    • the rain and light sensor printed circuit (7) onto the rain and light sensor cover.
  • Clip on:
    • the clips (6) of the rain and light sensor printed circuit onto the rain and light sensor cover,
    • the two side clips (5) onto the rain and light sensor mounting.
  • Connect the connector for the rain and light sensor.

III - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit the covers of the interior rear-view mirror (see Interior rear-view mirror: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).
  • Carry out an operating test:
    • select automatic wiping mode,
    • spray droplets of water onto the windscreen within the sensor detection area,
    • check that the automatic wiping function is operating correctly.
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