Renault Clio: Rear Lower Structure

Luggage retaining cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Luggage retaining cross member: Removal - Refitting

I - REMOVAL

1 - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

2 - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Luggage retaining cross member: Removal - Refitting

II - REFITTING

1 - OPERATION FOR REFITTING PART CONCERNED

2 - FINAL OPERATION

Rear floor, front section: 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.

I - DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Rear floor

This is a basic part; its only function is that of rear floor front section.

II - AREA TO BE CUT FOR PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Renault Clio. Rear floor

Cut 1: This line marks the area in which it is possible to make a partial replacement.

III - ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS FOR A PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Only the connections which are specific to the partial replacement by cutting are indicated.

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

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).

Renault Clio. Rear floor

Line (2) on the diagram shows a joint made by joggling connected with plug welds at regular intervals.

Rear floor, front section: Description

Renault Clio. Rear floor

The options for replacing this part are as follows:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Rear floor

B85 or C85 or S85

Renault Clio. Rear floor

K85

Renault Clio. Rear floor

II - PART FITTED

Partial replacement of the rear section

WARNING

To maintain mechanical properties during a partial replacement of parts constituting a single structural component, stagger the welds of each of the components.

WARNING

Respect the position of this cut which has been determined in accordance with the position of the inner stiffeners or acoustic inserts, in order to prevent damaging the parts (inner stiffener and/or acoustic insert).

Renault Clio. Rear floor

Note: Carry out partial replacement by superposition of panels, and make two welds.

Renault Clio. Rear floor

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

Rear floor, rear section: General description

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.

I - DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Rear floor

The distinctive feature of this part is that it combines the functions of the rear section of the rear floor and the emergency spare wheel mounting bracket.

Partial replacement is not possible for this part.

II - ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS FOR A PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Only the connections which are specific to the partial replacement by cutting are indicated.

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

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).

Rear floor, rear section: Description

Renault Clio. Rear floor

There is only one way of replacing this part:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

B85 or C85 or S85, and EQUIPMENT LEVEL E3 LEISURE or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA1 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA2 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA3 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA4 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA5 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EAG

Renault Clio. Rear floor

Renault Clio. Rear floor

C85, and EQUIPMENT LEVEL EAC or EQUIPMENT LEVEL SPORT

Renault Clio. Rear floor

Renault Clio. Rear floor

K85

Renault Clio. Rear floor

Renault Clio. Rear floor

II - PART IN POSITION

Complete replacement

B85 or C85 or S85, and EQUIPMENT LEVEL E3 LEISURE or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA1 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA2 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA3 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA4 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EA5 or EQUIPMENT LEVEL EAG

Renault Clio. Rear floor

C85, and EQUIPMENT LEVEL EAC or EQUIPMENT LEVEL SPORT

Renault Clio. Rear floor

K85

Renault Clio. Rear floor

P = pitch
D = distance covered

WARNING

If the spot welds cannot be made as they were originally using an electrical spot welding machine, these should be replaced with anchoring beading.

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

Rear side member assembly: Description

Renault Clio. Rear side member

There is only one way of replacing this part:

IMPORTANT

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

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

B85 or C85 or S85

Renault Clio. Rear side member

Renault Clio. Rear side member

K85

Renault Clio. Rear side member

Renault Clio. Rear side member

II - PART IN POSITION

Complete replacement

B85 or C85 or S85

Renault Clio. Rear side member

K85

Renault Clio. Rear side member

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

Note: For more detailed information on welded connections with three thicknesses, see MR 400.

Rear side member: 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 this general information, check that there are no special notes associated with this vehicle.

These special notes will be specified if applicable in other parts of this subsection dealing with the part.

Note: For a detailed description of a particular connection, see MR 400.

I - DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Rear side member

This is a basic part; it simply fulfils the function of a rear side member.

II - AREA TO BE CUT FOR PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Renault Clio. Rear side member

Cut 1: This line marks the area in which it is possible to make a partial replacement.

III - ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS FOR A PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Only the connections which are specific to the partial replacement by cutting are indicated.

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

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).

Renault Clio. Rear side member

The line (2) on the drawing shows a butt weld made by continuous GMAW welding.

Rear side member, rear section: Description

Renault Clio. Rear side member

There is only one way of replacing this part:

IMPORTANT

The straightening bench must be used.

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Rear side member

Renault Clio. Rear side member

II - PART IN POSITION

Partial replacement of the rear section

WARNING

The correct position of this cut must be observed, as it is determined according to the mounting points for the mechanical components.

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.

Renault Clio. Rear side member

X1 = 70 mm

Rear floor front cross member 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 this general information, check that there are no special features associated with this vehicle. These special features will be specified if applicable in other parts of this sub-section dealing with the part.

Note: For detailed information on a specific connection.

I - STRUCTURAL COMPONENT DESIGN

Renault Clio. Rear floor front cross member reinforcement

This is a basic part; it simply fulfils the function of a rear floor front cross member stiffener.

II - AREA TO BE CUT FOR PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Renault Clio. Rear floor front cross member reinforcement

This line (1) marks the place in which it is possible to make a partial replacement.

This operation allows you to access the inside of the hollow section of the structural element to straighten it.

III - ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS FOR A PARTIAL REPLACEMENT

Only the connecting pieces relevant to partial replacement by cutting are shown.

Renault Clio. Rear floor front cross member reinforcement

Line (2) of the drawing shows a butt weld by continuous MAG welding.

WARNING

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

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).

Rear floor front cross member reinforcement: Description

Renault Clio. Rear floor front cross member reinforcement

The options for replacing this part are as follows:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Rear floor front cross member reinforcement

II - PART IN POSITION

Partial replacement of side section

WARNING

The correct position of this cut must be observed, as it is determined according to the position of the reinforcements and the areas to be cut on adjacent parts.

Renault Clio. Rear floor front cross member reinforcement

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.

Rear floor centre cross member: 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 this general information, check that there are no special notes associated with this vehicle.

These special notes will be specified if applicable in other parts of this subsection dealing with the part.

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

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

This is a basic part; it only fulfils the function of a rear floor centre cross member.

Rear floor centre cross member: Description

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

There is only one way of replacing this part:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

B85 or C85 or S85

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

K85

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

II - PART IN POSITION

Complete replacement

Renault Clio. Rear floor centre cross member

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

Note: For more detailed information on welded connections with three thicknesses, see MR 400.

Rear floor rear cross member: Description

K85

Renault Clio. Rear floor rear cross member: Description

There is only one way of replacing this part:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Rear floor rear cross member: Description

II - PART IN POSITION

Renault Clio. Rear floor rear cross member: Description

WARNING

If the mating faces of the parts to be welded are not accessible, make EGW plug welds to replace the original resistance welds (see MR 400).

Rear impact  lower cross member: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Rear impact  lower cross member: Removal - Refitting

I - REMOVAL

1 - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

2 - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Rear impact  lower cross member: Removal - Refitting

II - REFITTING

1 - OPERATION FOR REFITTING PART CONCERNED

2 - FINAL operation

Rear towing eye: 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 this general information, check that there are no special notes associated with this vehicle.

These special notes will be specified if applicable in other parts of this subsection dealing with the part.

Note: For detailed information about a specific connecting piece, see:

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Rear towing eye: General description

This component is composed of two parts:

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.

Rear floor extension: Description

K85

Renault Clio. Rear floor extension: Description

To replace this part, also order the centre floor reinforcement.

There is only one way of replacing this part:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Rear floor extension: Description

II - PART IN POSITION

Complete replacement

Renault Clio. Rear floor extension: Description

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