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Roadside wheel change Renault Clio 2001 - 2005 Diesel 1.5 DCi

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Renault Clio 2001 - 2005  | 1.5 DCi Roadside wheel change

  • time 10 to 30 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Warning: Do not change a wheel in a situation where you risk being hit by another vehicle. On busy roads, try to stop in a lay-by or a gateway. Be wary of passing traffic while changing the wheel - it is easy to become distracted by the job in hand.
The spare wheel and tools are stored in the luggage compartment under the carpet. Unscrew the retainer securing the tool holder and spare wheel.
Lift out the tool holder.
Lift out the spare wheel.
Use the hook provided to remove the wheel trim (where fitted).
Slacken each wheel bolt by half a turn.
Locate the jack below the reinforced point on the sill (don’t jack the vehicle at any other point of the sill) and on firm ground, then turn the jack handle clockwise until the wheel is raised clear of the ground.
Unscrew the wheel bolts using the brace provided, and remove the wheel. Fit the spare wheel, and screw in the bolts. Lightly tighten the bolts with the wheelbrace then lower the vehicle to the ground.
Securely tighten the wheel bolts in the sequence shown then refit the wheel trim. Stow the punctured wheel back in the spare wheel well. Note that the wheel bolts must be tightened to 90 Nm (66 Ibf ft) at the earliest possible opportunity.
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