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How to Replace timing chain on Renault Clio 1.5DCi 2002

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Special tools

  • Crankshaft timing pin – Renault No.Mot.1489.
  • Camshaft timing pin – Renault No.Mot.1430.
  • Engine support tool – Renault No.Mot.1453.

Special precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.
  • Remove glow 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.

Repair times – hrs

Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 2,70

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Renault Clio 1.5DCi 2002
How to Replace timing belt on Renault Clio 1.5DCi 2002

Removal

NOTE: If timing belt has failed, it is possible that the camshaft sprocket key has been damaged which would cause incorrect valve timing.

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
    • RH front wheel.
    • RH splash guard.
    • Engine undershield.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.

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

  3. Support engine. Use tool No.1453.
  4. Remove:
    • RH engine mounting.
    • RH engine mounting bracket.
    • Timing belt upper cover [18] .
    • Camshaft position (CMP) sensor [1] .
  5. Unclip fuel pipes from timing belt lower cover [2] . Move to one side.
  6. Remove:
    • Timing belt lower cover [3] .
    • Blanking plug from cylinder block [4] .
  7. Turn crankshaft clockwise until camshaft sprocket timing pin locating hole almost aligned with hole in cylinder head [5] .
  8. Insert crankshaft timing pin [6] . Tool No.Mot.1489.
  9. Turn crankshaft slightly until crankshaft web stops against timing pin [6] .
  10. Insert camshaft timing pin [7] . Tool No.1430.
  11. Remove timing pins [6] & [7] .
  12. Lock flywheel with large screwdriver. Slacken crankshaft pulley bolt [8] .
  13. Remove:
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [8] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [9] .
  14. Slacken tensioner bolt [10] . Move tensioner away from belt.

Installation

NOTE: Timing belt and tensioner pulley MUST be replaced.

  1. Insert timing pins [6] & [7] .
  2. Ensure crankshaft keyway pointing vertically upwards [11] .
  3. Ensure high-pressure fuel pump sprocket timing mark aligned with bolt head [12] .
  4. Fit timing belt. Ensure marks on belt aligned with marks on sprockets [13] & [14] . Ensure belt is taut on non-tensioned side.
  5. Turn tensioner anti-clockwise until pointer at lower position [16] . Use 6 mm Allen key [15] . Tighten tensioner bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 25 Nm.
  6. Fit crankshaft pulley [9] .
  7. Lock flywheel with large screwdriver.
  8. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [8] .
    • M12: Tightening torque: 60 Nm + 100±10°. Use new bolt.
    • M14: Tightening torque: 120 Nm + 95±15°. Use new bolt.
  9. Remove timing pins [6] & [7] .
  10. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise until camshaft sprocket locating hole aligned [5] .
  11. Insert timing pin [6] . Rock crankshaft slightly to ensure timing pin located correctly.
  12. Insert camshaft timing pin [7] .
  13. Remove timing pins [6] & [7] .
  14. Slacken tensioner bolt [10] by a maximum of one turn whilst holding 6 mm Allen key [15] .
  15. Turn Allen key clockwise until pointer [16] aligns with notch [17] . Tighten tensioner bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 25 Nm.
    NOTE: DO NOT start engine without auxiliary drive belt fitted as damage may occur to crankshaft pulley.
  16. Install components in reverse order of removal.

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