C4 - B3CG2CP0 - Removing - refitting : Front subframe

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REMOVING - REFITTING : FRONT SUBFRAME

URGENT : Ensure that the precautions relating to safety and cleanliness are adhered to .

1. Removing
Lift and support the vehicle with the front wheels suspended . Remove the front wheels .

1.1. Front subframe extensions

Figure : C4AP1F8C

Remove : The protective panel under the engine (1) The under engine deflector (2)

Figure : C4AP1F9D

Remove : The screws (5) The cover bracket (6) The screws (3)

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N. : Clamp ball-joint stem (10) with a 5 mm Allen key (if necessary) . Remove the nut from ball-joint (10) .refitting : Front subframe Page 2 of 5 The pedestrian beam (4) Figure : C4AP1FAD Remove : The screws (7) The front subframe extensions (8) 1. Detach the pivot lower ball-joint from the lower suspension arm .do?doc=66635 07/03/2011 .B.0. : Clamp ball-joint stem (9) with a 6 mm Allen key (if necessary) . http://127.B.1:6091/affiche.2. Uncouple the ball-joint . N.C4 .B3CG2CP0 .Removing . Front subframe Figure : B3EP16ZC Remove the nut from ball-joint (9) .0.

do?doc=66635 07/03/2011 .0.0. http://127. Move aside the power steering pipes support .C4 .Removing . Figure : C4AP1FBC Move aside the heat shield from the power steering rack .B3CG2CP0 . Remove the torque reaction rod (12) . Take out the screw at " a " .1:6091/affiche.refitting : Front subframe Page 3 of 5 Figure : B3CP095C Remove the screws (11) and (13) .

Secure the steering system to the exhaust manifold .1. N. http://127. Figure : C4AP1FDD Remove nuts (16) .B3CG2CP0 . 2. Remove the front subframe .B. Support the front subframe with a lifting tool . Remove screws (15) .0.refitting : Front subframe Page 4 of 5 Figure : C4AP1FCC Remove nuts (14) .0. Front subframe Position the front subframe on the vehicle a few centimetres from the bodyshell . Move aside the exhaust bracket .1:6091/affiche.Removing . Engage the steering rack housing fixing studs on the front subframe . 2. Position the front subframe on the bodyshell .C4 . Refitting URGENT : Always fit new Nylstop nuts .do?doc=66635 07/03/2011 . : Support the exhaust line in its initial position so as to avoid any stretching of the exhaust line flexible coupling . Separate the subframe from the bodyshell by a few centimetres .

C4 .daN .do?doc=66635 07/03/2011 .5 m.9 m.4 ± 0.daN The nuts (16) tighten to 9 ± 0.daN The screw (11) tighten to 5.daN The under engine deflector (2) The protective panel under the engine (1) Refit the front wheels .0.3 m. Front subframe extensions Figure : B3CP096C Check the condition of the following components : Rubber " b " Front subframe extensions (8) Replace any defective parts . Tighten the wheel bolts to 9 ± 1 m. Fit : The front subframe extensions (8) The screws (7) tighten to 5.4 m.2 m.B3CG2CP0 . Check and adjust the wheel tracking .1 ± 1. Refit the bolts at " a " .9 ± 0.7 m.refitting : Front subframe Page 5 of 5 Fit : The screws (15) tighten to 9.3 m.2 ± 0.0. http://127.daN 2.6 ± 0.1:6091/affiche. Refit the nuts (14) .daN The pedestrian beam (4) The screws (3) The cover bracket (6) The screws (5) tighten to 7 ± 0.daN The ball-joint (9) tighten to 4. Fit : The power steering rack heat shield Torque reaction rod (12) The screw (13) tighten to 3. Position the power steering pipes support on the subframe .2.Removing .9 m.daN Position the exhaust bracket on the subframe .daN Couple up : The ball-joint (10) tighten to 3.8 ± 0.

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