Renault Clio: Front wheel arch: General description

IMPORTANT

Use a repair bench to ensure the positioning of the points and the geometry of the axle assemblies.

Note: 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.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Left side

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

This is a basic part; it serves only as the front wheel arch.

Right-hand side

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

Two wheel arches are available, depending on the vehicle engine type:

Front wheel arch: Description

Front left-hand wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

Front right-hand wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

There is only one way of replacing this part:

When replacing this part, also order:

IMPORTANT

The straightening bench must be used.

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Front left-hand wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

Front right-hand low torque wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

Front right-hand high torque wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

II - PART FITTED

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

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. Front wheel arch

Renault Clio. Front wheel arch

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.

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