weight RENAULT KANGOO 1997 KC / 1.G Engine And Peripherals Workshop Manual
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ENGINE AND ENGINE PERIPHERALS
Engine and transmission assembly
Insert a wooden block between the gearbox and
Diagram showing the holes drilled in tool Mot.
1040-01 (dimensions in mm).
Disconnect the gear control:
- at the position of the gearbox output lever af-
ter releasing the gaiter,
- at the level of the gear lever after removing
the central heat shield.
Pull the control lever (2) towards the rear of the
Fit tool Mot. 1379 onto the sub-frame and take
the weight off the right-hand engine mounting,
using the threaded rod (1).
Fix tool Mot. 1040-01 underneath the sub-frame,
having first fitted the shims Mot. 1379 onto this
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ATTACHMENT OF THE PIPE UNDER THE BODY
The attachment of the pipe under the body is by
the rubber mounting at (1).
This can generally be unhooked by hand by ta-
king the weight off the exhaust pipe.
However, in certain cases, it may be necessary to
slacken the bolts retaining the support ( 2) under
the body in order to more easily unhook the rub-
ber mountings. During operation, the catalytic converter reaches
high temperatures, and consequently, it is vital
not to park the vehicle in a place where combusti-
ble materials could come into contact with it, and,
as a result, ignite.
Under certain conditions, these materials could
- the seal, between the exhaust manifold gas-
ket face and the catalytic converter (inclu-
sive), must be in perfect condition,
_ it is imperative that every gasket removed be
REPLACED (especially at the catalytic converter
- during removal and refitting, the catalytic
converter must not undergo repeated mecha-
nical shocks, as it will be damaged.
CUTTING THE EXHAUST PIPE
The exhaust pipes are of the monoblock type.
There is no join from the beginning of the cataly-
tic converter or the expansion box, to the end of
It will therefore be necessary, when replacing one
of the components in After Sales, to cut the
For this, it is absolutely essential to accurately :
- mark the area to be cut,
- use the cutting tool Mot. 1199-01,
- fit the after sales sleeve .