Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Front brake calliper: Removal - Refitting

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Front axle components

Note: The callipers supplied as replacement parts are pre-filled with brake fluid.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle: Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
WARNING Prepare for the flow of fluid, and protect the surrounding components.
  • Fit the pedal press on the brake pedal to limit the amount of brake fluid running out.
  • Unlock the steering column.
  • Remove the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres).

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Front axle components

  • Remove:
    • the brake hose (1) from the calliper,
    • the guide pin bolt (2) while holding the nut (3) ,
    • the brake pad,
    • the brake calliper bolts (4) ,
    • the front brake calliper.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the guide pin bolt.
  • Check the condition of the gaiter and the calliper piston (replace defective parts).
  • Clean the backplate and the calliper.
  • Push the piston back until it is at the end of its bore.
WARNING In order to not damage the brake hose:
  • do not tension the hose,
  • do not twist the hose,
  • check that there is no contact with the surrounding components.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

  • Set the front wheels straight.
  • Without using a tool, screw the brake hose onto the calliper as tightly as possible.
  • Refit:
    • the front brake calliper,
    • the brake calliper bolts,
    • the pads starting from the inside,
    • the new guide pin bolts.
  • Torque tighten
    • the guide pin bolts (29 N.m),
    • the brake hose on the calliper (18 N.m),
    • the brake calliper bolts (165 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION.

  • Partially bleed the brake circuit if the compensation reservoir was not completely emptied during the operation.
  • If necessary, bleed the circuit completely (see 30A, General information, Braking circuit: Bleed, page 30A-4) (30A, General information).
  • Check the brake fluid level.
IMPORTANT To avoid any accident, bring the pistons, brake pads and brake discs into contact by depressing the brake pad several times.
  • Refit the front wheel (see 35A, Wheels and tyres, Wheel: Removal - Refitting, page 35A-1) (35A, Wheels and tyres).
    Front brake hose: Removal - Refitting

    Front brake calliper: Repair

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