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How to Replace timing belt on Renault Kangoo 2 1.6 16V 2011-

Replacement Interval Guide

  • Renault recommend:
  • Logan/Logan MCV:
  • →2008:
  • Replacement every 72,000 miles or 60 months under normal conditions.
  • Replacement every 54,000 miles or 60 months under adverse conditions.
  • 2009:
  • Replacement every 72,000 miles or 72 months under normal conditions.
  • 2010→:
  • Replacement every 90,000 miles or 96 months under normal conditions.
  • Mégane III/Kangoo II/Kangoo Be Bop:
  • Replacement every 72,000 miles or 72 months under normal conditions.
  • Kangoo:
  • Replacement every 72,000 miles or 60 months under normal conditions.
  • Trekka 4×4:
  • Replacement every 72,000 miles or 60 months under normal conditions.
  • →2004: Replacement every 36,000 miles or 48 months under adverse conditions.
  • All models 07/2003→:
  • Tensioner pulley and guide pulley must be replaced.
  • The previous use and service history of the vehicle must always be taken into account.

Check For Engine Damage

CAUTION: This engine has been identified as an INTERFERENCE engine in which the possibility of valve-to-piston damage in the event of a timing belt failure is MOST LIKELY to occur. A compression check of all cylinders should be performed before removing the cylinder head(s).

Repair Times – hrs

Remove & install:
Logan/Logan MCV 2,10
AC & PAS +0,20
Mégane III 3,70
Kangoo/Kangoo Trekka 3,60
Kangoo II/Be Bop 3,90
AC -0,40

Special Tools

  • Camshaft setting bar – Renault No.Mot.1496/1750.
  • Camshaft sprocket locking tool – Renault No.Mot.1490-01.
  • Crankshaft timing pin – Renault No.Mot.1489.
  • Engine support tool – Renault No.Mot.1453.
  • Exhaust camshaft blanking plug tool – Renault No.Mot.1488.
  • Guide pulley wrench – Renault No.Mot.1368.
  • Inlet camshaft blanking plug tool – Renault No.Mot.1487.

Special Precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.
  • Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine.
  • Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).
  • DO NOT turn engine via camshaft or other sprockets.
  • Observe all tightening torques.

How to Replace timing belt on Renault Kangoo 2 1.6 16V 2011-

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
      • Engine top cover (if fitted).
      • Mégane III: Throttle body assembly.
      • Air resonator and air intake pipe.
      • Engine undershield (if fitted).
      • RH front wheel.
      • RH splash guard.
      • Engine lower tie-bar.
      • Auxiliary drive belt.

    NOTE: Auxiliary drive belt(s), tensioner pulley and guide pulley(s) MUST be replaced.

  3. Support engine. Use tool No.Mot.1453.
  4. Unclip fuel pipes and wiring harness from timing belt upper cover.
  5. Remove:
      • Engine tie-bar and RH engine mounting assembly.
      • Engine lifting eye.
      • Blanking plugs from rear of camshafts.
      • Blanking plug from cylinder block [1] .
  6. Turn crankshaft clockwise to setting position. Ensure grooves in camshafts aligned [2] .NOTE: Grooves located below cylinder head upper face.
  7. Insert crankshaft timing pin in cylinder block [3] . Tool No.Mot.1489.
  8. Ensure crankshaft web against timing pin [4] .
  9. Remove crankshaft timing pin [3] .
  10. Fit setting bar to rear of camshafts [5] . Tool No.Mot.1496/1750.
  11. Lock flywheel with large screwdriver. Slacken crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  12. Remove:
      • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
      • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
      • Timing belt covers [8] & [9] .
  13. Insert crankshaft timing pin in cylinder block [3] .
  14. Ensure crankshaft web against timing pin [4] .NOTE: There are two types of tensioner.
  15. Tensioner – type A:
      • Slacken tensioner pulley bolt [10] .
  16. Tensioner – type B:
      • Slacken tensioner pulley nut [11] .
  17. Allow tensioner pulley to move away from belt.
  18. Remove:
      • Guide pulley bolt [12] . Use tool No.Mot.1368.
      • Guide pulley.
      • Timing belt.
      • Tensioner pulley.

    NOTE: DO NOT allow crankshaft sprocket to fall off crankshaft.

Installation

NOTE: Timing belt, tensioner pulley and guide pulley MUST be replaced.

  1. Ensure crankshaft timing pin inserted [3] . Ensure crankshaft web against timing pin [4] .
  2. Ensure grooves in camshafts aligned [2] .
  3. Ensure camshaft setting bar fitted correctly [5] .
  4. Remove crankshaft sprocket. Degrease sprocket. Degrease end of crankshaft. Refit crankshaft sprocket.NOTE: Crankshaft keyway at 12 o’clock position.
  5. Fit camshaft sprocket locking tool [13] . Use tool No.Mot.1490-01.
  6. Remove nut of each camshaft sprocket [14] .NOTE: Replace camshaft stud if loosened when removing nut.
  7. Remove camshaft sprocket locking tool [13] .
  8. Remove camshaft sprockets. Degrease sprockets. Degrease ends of camshafts. Refit camshaft sprockets.WARNING: Failure to degrease components may lead to sprockets slipping on crankshaft and camshafts, resulting in severe engine damage.
  9. Lightly tighten nut of each camshaft sprocket [14] . Use new nuts.
  10. Ensure camshaft sprockets can turn freely without tilting.
  11. Ensure Renault logo on exhaust camshaft sprocket positioned as shown [15] .
  12. Ensure Renault logo on inlet camshaft sprocket positioned as shown [16] .NOTE: There are two types of tensioner.
  13. Tensioner – type A:
      • Fit new tensioner pulley [17] . Lightly tighten bolt [10] . Use new bolt.
  14. Tensioner – type B:
      • Fit new tensioner pulley [18] . Lightly tighten nut [11] . Use new nut.

    NOTE: Ensure lug on rear of tensioner pulley located in groove in water pump housing [19] .

  15. Fit timing belt to camshaft sprockets. Ensure camshaft sprockets do not move.
  16. Fit camshaft sprocket locking tool [13] .
  17. Fit timing belt to tensioner pulley, crankshaft sprocket and water pump sprocket.
  18. Fit new guide pulley. Tighten guide pulley bolt [12] . Tightening torque: 50 Nm. Use tool No.Mot.1368.
  19. Tensioner – type A:
      • Slacken tensioner pulley bolt [10] . Turn tensioner pulley clockwise until movable pointer [20] at right hand stop [21] . Use 6 mm Allen key [22] .
      • Temporarily tighten bolt [10] .

    NOTE: Movable pointer [20] should be 7-8 mm past fixed pointer [23] .

  20. Tensioner – type B:
      • Slacken tensioner pulley nut [11] . Turn tensioner pulley clockwise until movable pointer [24] aligned with notch [25] . Use 6 mm Allen key [26] .
      • Temporarily tighten nut [11] .
  21. Fit timing belt lower cover [9] .
  22. Remove timing belt lower cover access panel [27] .
  23. Ensure crankshaft web against timing pin [4] .
  24. Ensure setting bar fitted correctly [5] .
  25. Fit crankshaft pulley [7] .
  26. Fit new crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  27. Lock flywheel with large screwdriver. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] . Tightening torque: 40 Nm + 145±15°.
  28. Tighten nut of each camshaft sprocket [14] . Tightening torque: 30 Nm + 84±4°.
  29. Remove:
      • Camshaft setting bar [5] .
      • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [13] .
      • Crankshaft timing pin [3] .
  30. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise to setting position.
  31. Insert timing pin in cylinder block [3] .
  32. Ensure crankshaft web against timing pin [4] .
  33. Remove crankshaft timing pin [3] .
  34. Tensioner – type A:
      • Ensure tensioner pointer aligned with notch [20] & [23] . Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [11] . Tightening torque: 27 Nm.
      • If not: Slacken tensioner pulley bolt [10] . Turn tensioner pulley until pointer aligned with notch [20] & [23] . Use 6 mm Allen key [22] . Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 27 Nm.
  35. Tensioner – type B:
      • Ensure tensioner pointer aligned with notch [24] & [25] . Tighten tensioner pulley nut [11] . Tightening torque: 27 Nm.
      • If not: Slacken tensioner pulley nut [11] . Turn tensioner pulley until pointer aligned with notch [24] & [25] . Use 6 mm Allen key [26] . Tighten tensioner pulley nut [11] . Tightening torque: 27 Nm.
  36. Insert timing pin in cylinder block [3] .
  37. Ensure crankshaft web against timing pin [4] .
  38. Ensure grooves in camshafts aligned [2] .
  39. Ensure setting bar can be easily fitted [5] . If not: Repeat installation procedure.
  40. Remove:
      • Setting bar [5] .
      • Timing pin [3] .
  41. Refit blanking plug [1] . Tightening torque: 20 Nm.
  42. Refit timing belt lower cover access panel [27] .
  43. Fit new blanking plugs to rear of camshafts. Use tool No.Mot.1487/1488.
  44. Install components in reverse order of removal.
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