Renault Clio: Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

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Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Note: In the event of a front impact with triggering of airbags, check the area of connection between both diameters of the beam. If there is any damage visible to the naked eye, this part must be replaced.

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Note: To maintain the adjustment of the dashboard cross member and therefore make refitting easier, only loosen the lock nut on one side.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Dashboard cross member: Removal - Refitting

II - FINAL OPERATION

Windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel: General description

WARNING

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, 40A, General Information.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel

This is a basic part; it only fulfils the function of the windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel.

Windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel: Description

There is only one way of replacing this part:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel

II - PART IN POSITION

Renault Clio. Windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel

(X1) = 50 mm

Preserve the windscreen aperture lower cross member when the cut is made.

WARNING

If the spot welds cannot be made as they were originally using an electric spot welding machine, they should be replaced with plug welds after holes have been drilled in the first panel.

III - POSITIONING OF LOCAL ELECTRICAL EARTHS

Renault Clio. Windscreen aperture lower cross member closure panel

IMPORTANT

To avoid damaging the vehicles electric and electronic components, the earths of any wiring harness near the weld area must be disconnected.

The welding machine earth must be placed as close as possible to the weld zone.

Bulkhead lower cross member: General description

WARNING

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, 40A, General Information.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Bulkhead lower cross member: General description

This is a basic part; it simply fulfils the function of a bulkhead cross member.

WARNING

If the spot welds cannot be made as they were originally using an electrical spot welding machine, they should be replaced with plug welds after holes have been drilled in the first panel.

Bulkhead side reinforcement: General description

WARNING

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, 40A, General Information.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Bulkhead side reinforcement: General description

This is a basic part, it simply fulfils the function of bulkhead side reinforcement.

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, 40A, General Information).

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