Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 16V (BB05, BB0W, BB11, BB27, BB2T, BB2U, BB2V, CB05,..., RENAULT Thalia I (LB_) 1.2 16V

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on RENAULT CLIO 2 (C65) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Torx bit T40
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Flat chisel
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) and other RENAULT models
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on Renault Clio 2 1.2 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Link Set, wheel suspension
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 16V (BB05, BB0W, BB11, BB27, BB2T, BB2U, BB2V, CB05,... – tips for proper car maintenance
RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 16V (BB05, BB0W, BB11, BB27, BB2T, BB2U, BB2V, CB05,...
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Link Set, wheel suspension on RENAULT Thalia I (LB_) 1.2 16V
RENAULT Thalia I (LB_) 1.2 16V
How to change Track Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 1.2 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Track Control Arm
How to change Track Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 16V (BB05, BB0W, BB11, BB27, BB2T, BB2U, BB2V, CB05,... – tips for proper car maintenance
RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 16V (BB05, BB0W, BB11, BB27, BB2T, BB2U, BB2V, CB05,...
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Track Control Arm on RENAULT Thalia I (LB_) 1.2 16V
RENAULT Thalia I (LB_) 1.2 16V
Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. Tip:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. Take the following steps:
  1. How to change Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 1998 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 1999 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Renault Clio 2 1.2 16V 2000 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Changing Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 16V 2001 by yourself
    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Renault Clio 2
  5. How to remove RENAULT CLIO 1.4 2002 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Unscrew the wheel arch cover fasteners. Move the part aside.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Renault Clio 2 1.6 16V 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Clean the fasteners of the bumper reinforcement bar and of its bracket.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Need to know how to renew Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 8
    Unscrew the fasteners of the bumper reinforcement bar bracket.Use a drive socket #18.Use a tap wrench.
  9. Changing of Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Unscrew the fasteners of the bumper reinforcement bar bracket.Use a drive socket #12.Use a tap wrench.
  10. RENAULT CLIO 1.2 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Remove the bumper reinforcement bar.
  11. Replacing Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 2008 1.2 by yourself
    Step 11
    Clean all joints of the arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  12. CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 2009 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #18.Use a tap wrench.
  13. How to change Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2010 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Unscrew the stabilizer rod fasteners.Use a drive socket #13.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 2 2011 1.4 Control Arm
    Step 14
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
  15. DIY replacement of Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.5 dCi 2012 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Clean all joints of the arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  16. How to change Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 1998 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Unscrew the rear arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a tap wrench.
  17. How to replace RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 1999 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Clean the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Renault Clio 2 1.2 16V 2000 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #16.Use a drive socket #16.
  19. Changing Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 16V 2001 by yourself
    Step 19
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  20. How to remove RENAULT CLIO 1.4 2002 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Release the fastener that connects the control arm ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a flat metal-working chisel.Use a hammer.
  21. How to replace Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Disconnect the lower arm from the steering knuckle.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Renault Clio 2 1.6 16V 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Remove the fastening bolts.
  23. Need to know how to renew Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    Remove the arm.Use a crowbar.
  24. Changing of Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  25. RENAULT CLIO 1.2 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Install a new arm.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. Professionals recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  26. Replacing Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 2008 1.2 by yourself
    Step 26
    Install the fastening bolts.
  27. CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 2009 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Connect the lower arm to the steering knuckle.
  28. How to change Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2010 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 2 2011 1.4 Control Arm
    Step 29
    Install the fastening bolt.
  30. DIY replacement of Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.5 dCi 2012 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 30
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Renault Clio 2 – Do not lower the transmission jack sharply to avoid damaging components and mechanisms of the car.
  31. How to change Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 1998 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Screw the fasteners of the ball joint.Use a drive socket #16.Use a combination spanner #16.
  32. How to replace RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 1999 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Screw the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a tap wrench.
  33. Renault Clio 2 1.2 16V 2000 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 33
    Screw the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.
  34. Changing Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 16V 2001 by yourself
    Step 34
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  35. How to remove RENAULT CLIO 1.4 2002 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 35
    Tighten the front fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 90 Nm torque.
  36. How to replace Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 36
    Tighten the rear fastener of the control arm.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 90 nm torque.
  37. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Renault Clio 2 1.6 16V 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 37
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  38. Need to know how to renew Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 38
    Tighten the ball joint fastener. Use a combination spanner #16.Use a drive socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
  39. Changing of Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 39
    Install the bumper reinforcement bar.
  40. RENAULT CLIO 1.2 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 40
    Screw in the fastener of the bumper reinforcement bar bracket.Use a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
  41. Replacing Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 2008 1.2 by yourself
    Step 41
    Screw in the fastener of the bumper reinforcement bar bracket.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
  42. CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 2009 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 42
    Treat the bumper support bracket.Use copper grease.
  43. How to change Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2010 - tips and tricks
    Step 43
    Install the wheel arch cover to its mounting seat.
  44. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 2 2011 1.4 Control Arm
    Step 44
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.Use a crowbar.
  45. DIY replacement of Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.5 dCi 2012 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 45
    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener.Use Torx T40.Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 55 Nm torque.
  46. How to change Control Arm on Renault Clio 2 1998 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 46
    Treat all joints of the arm.Use copper grease.
  47. How to replace RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.2 1999 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 47
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  48. Renault Clio 2 1.2 16V 2000 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 48
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 2. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  49. Changing Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 1.4 16V 2001 by yourself
    Step 49
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Renault Clio 2
  50. How to remove RENAULT CLIO 1.4 2002 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 50
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  51. How to replace Control Arm on RENAULT CLIO II (BB0/1/2_, CB0/1/2_) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 51
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
  52. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Renault Clio 2 1.6 16V 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 52
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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