Renault Clio: F4R

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

WARNING

Do not run the engine without the accessories belt to avoid damaging the crankshaft accessories pulley.

Note:

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

1 - ADJUSTING THE TIMING

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

position of TDC pin before setting point

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

position of TDC pin setting point

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

2 - REMOVING THE TIMING BELT

WARNING

Never turn the engine against its operating direction.

WARNING

The belt must be replaced with a new one if it has been removed.

WARNING

When replacing the belt, be sure to replace the tensioning rollers and fixed rollers.

Note: Always replace the inlet camshaft dephaser bolt and the exhaust camshaft pulley nut after checking the tension of the timing belt.

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Note: If the inlet camshaft dephaser must be removed, follow the removal-refitting procedure for the camshaft dephaser (see 11A, Top and front of engine, Camshaft: Removal - Refitting, 11A-247). Always lock the inlet camshaft dephaser when replacing it.

REFITTING

I - OPERATION FOR REFITTING THE TIMING BELT

1 - ADJUSTING THE TIMING

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

position of TDC pin setting point

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

WARNING

Always degrease:

This is to avoid timing slippage.

This slippage causes engine damage.

2 - TIMING BELT REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Note: Beware of oil running out when removing the blanking cover from the camshaft dephaser and when removing the camshaft dephaser.

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

3 - REFITTING THE TIMING BELT

WARNING

Never turn the engine against its operating direction.

WARNING

The belt must be replaced with a new one if it has been removed.

WARNING

When replacing the belt, be sure to replace the tensioning rollers and fixed rollers.

Note: Always replace the inlet camshaft dephaser bolt and the exhaust camshaft pulley nut after checking the tension of the timing belt.

Note: Ensure that the (Mot. 1496) is correctly fitted and that the inlet camshaft dephaser and the exhaust camshaft pulley can rotate freely so that the timing belt tension is correct.

4 - BELT TENSION

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Note: When tightening the tensioning roller, use a 6mm Allen key to stop the roller moving during the operation.

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

5 - CHECKING THE TIMING AND THE TENSION OF THE TIMING BELT

a - Checking the timing

position of TDC pin before setting point

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

position of TDC pin setting point

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

position of camshaft setting point

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

b - Checking the tension

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Timing belt: Removal - Refitting

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