Renault Clio: Radiator cross member mounting: General description

Renault Clio III (2005-2013) Service Manual / Panelwork / Front Lower Structure / Radiator cross member mounting: 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.

IMPORTANT

The straightening bench must be used.

Note: For a detailed description of a particular connection, see MR 400, 40A, General Information.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Radiator cross member mounting: General description

It is composed of the following components:

This part acts as:

Radiator cross member mounting: Description

Renault Clio. Radiator cross member mounting: Description

There is only one way of replacing this part:

IMPORTANT

A straightening bench is essential when simultaneously replacing the left-hand and right-hand parts.

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Radiator cross member mounting: Description

Renault Clio. Radiator cross member mounting: Description

II - PART FITTED

Renault Clio. Radiator cross member mounting: Description

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.

Front subframe front mounting: 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

1 - Right-hand side

Renault Clio. Front subframe front mounting: General description

The subframe mounting (1) is attached to the side member.

2 - Left side

The mounting is integrated into the side member.

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