Renault Clio: Rigid brake pipe: Repair

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

This procedure applies to copper pipes diameter 4.7 mm.

Note:

This procedure does not apply to:

REPAIR

I - PIPE PREPARATION OPERATION

WARNING

To avoid causing a breakdown in hydraulic brake circuit, do not squash or bend the rigid pipe when cutting.

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

II - MAKING THE RIVETS

Note: To make the rivets, fit the rivet press in a vice.

III - CHECKING THE RIVETS

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

IV - PREPARATION OF THE PIPE BEFORE BENDING

Note: Impurities may spread inside the pipe while the rivets are being made.

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

WARNING

To avoid weakening the pipe, either bend once or bend progressively by increasing the bend (that is, by continually decreasing the curve radius).

Do not install a rigid pipe on a vehicle that may have been bended and then unbended alternatively to reach the correct curve radius.

Note: During the bending operation, the required angle should be passed slightly in order to compensate for material elasticity.

V - CHECKING BENDING

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

VI - REFITTING THE PIPE

Note:

When refitting the rigid brake pipe:

WARNING

Contact points between the rigid brake pipe and the surrounding components could cause damage to the pipe. In order to avoid these contacts, adjust the pipe routing by hand.

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

Renault Clio. Rigid brake pipe: Repair

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