Renault Clio: Top Of Body

Roof: 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.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Roof

This is a basic part; its only function is that of a roof.

The roof is welded onto the body sides.

There are also models with a space for a sunroof.

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).

Roof: Description

B85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

C85 or S85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

B85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

C85 or S85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

There is only one way of replacing this part:

Note: For the bonded sections, use STRUCTURAL ADHESIVE (see Vehicle: Parts and consumables for the repair) (04B, Consumables - Products).

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

B85 or C85 or S85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

B85 or C85 or S85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

II - PART FITTED

B85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

Rear section

Renault Clio. Roof

C85 or S85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

Cutting the roof tab

Renault Clio. Roof

Note: The roof is sold with a tab on each side to prevent it from bending during transportation.

Cut this away before fitting the roof in position.

K85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

Renault Clio. Roof

Note: The roof is sold with a tab on each side to prevent it from bending during transportation.

Cut this away before fitting the roof in position

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: The procedure presents no difficulties.

Roof bonding area

B85 or C85 or S85, and NORMAL ROOF

Front side section

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

B85 or C85 or S85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Front side section

Renault Clio. Roof

K85, and PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

B85 or C85 or S85

Rear section

Renault Clio. Roof

Note: Apply a bead (10) of STRUCTURAL ADHESIVE to each side of the vehicle before refitting the roof (see ) (04B, Consumables - Products).

Renault Clio. Roof

After applying the adhesive to the vehicle, fit the roof, then fit the tailgate hinges to keep the roof in place.

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

Roof front cross member: 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.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

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

Renault Clio. Roof

This is a basic part; its only function is that of a roof front cross member and roof stiffener by means of a cemented connection.

For other issues regarding access to mating faces, the various replacement possibilities are described in the basic instructions for structural bodywork repair (see MR 400).

Roof centre cross member: 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.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Roof

This is a basic part, it only fulfils the function of a roof middle cross member.

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).

Roof centre cross member: Description

NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

There is only one way of replacing this part:

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

Note: There is no specific method for this replacement; all the joints are made in the same way as originally.

II - PART IN POSITION

NORMAL ROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

PANORAMIC SUNROOF

Renault Clio. Roof

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).

Roof rear cross member: 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.

DESIGN OF THE STRUCTURAL COMPONENT

Renault Clio. Roof

This is a basic part; its only function is that of roof rear cross member as well as roof stiffener by means of a cemented connection.

For other issues regarding access to mating faces, the various replacement possibilities are described in the basic instructions for structural bodywork repair (see MR 400).

Roof rear cross member: Description

There is only one way of replacing this part:

Note: To replace this part, crimp a nut (1) available from the Parts Department.

I - COMPOSITION OF THE SPARE PART

Renault Clio. Roof

II - PART IN POSITION

B85 or C85 or S85

Renault Clio. Roof

K85

Renault Clio. Roof

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

Note: There is no specific method for this replacement; all the joints are made in the same way as originally.

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