Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
RENAULT TWINGO I (C06_) 1.2 (C067), RENAULT TWINGO I (C06_) 1.2 (C063, C064), RENAULT TWINGO I (C06_) 1.2 16V (C06C, C06D, C06K), RENAULT TWINGO I (C06_) 1.2 16V (C060) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs / front coil springs on RENAULT TWINGO 1 (C06) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Renault Twingo C06. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit no.H6.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Renault Twingo C06. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Renault Twingo C06 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the shock strut mount cap.
  4. Step 4
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    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 5
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    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount. Use HEX No.H6. Use a combination spanner #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 6
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  7. Step 7
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  8. Step 8
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Renault Twingo C06
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the wheel.
  11. Step 11
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 12
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  13. Step 13
    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
    Step 14
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  14. Step 15
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    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut. Use a crowbar.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount. Use a drive socket #21.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Renault Twingo C06 – To avoid injury, hold the suspension strut while unscrewing the fastening bolts.
  16. Step 17
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    Remove the suspension strut.
  17. Step 18
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    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Twingo C06. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Note that when using a spring compressor, spring coils need to be securely gripped, compressing the spring on the opposite sides.Ensure the correct position of the spring in the retainer.Make sure that the spring coils tightly entered the lock handles.
  18. Step 19
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    Compress the spring.
  19. Step 20
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    Treat the shock strut rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 21
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    Remove the strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #17. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  21. Step 22
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    Remove the top strut mount.
  22. Step 23
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    Release the coil spring.
  23. Step 24
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    Remove the spring.
  24. Step 25
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    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Twingo C06. Carefully inspect the mount, the boot, and the bump stop of the shock absorber. Replace if necessary.
  25. Step 26
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    Install the boot and a bump stop onto the shock absorber.
  26. Step 27
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    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
  27. Step 28
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    Compress the spring.
  28. Step 29
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    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
  29. Step 30
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    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #17. Use HEX No.H6. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Twingo C06. Professionals recommend:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  30. Step 31
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    Decompress the spring.
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