Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.2 16V, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.2 16V (BR02, BR0J, BR11, CR02, CR0J, CR11), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.2 16V, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.2 16V (BR0R, BR1D, BR1L, CR0R), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.6 16V (BR09, BR0T, CR09, CR0T), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.6 16V (BR05, BR0B, BR0Y, BR15, BR1J, BR1M, BR1Y, CR0B,..., RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (C/BR0G, C/BR1G), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (BR17, CR17), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (BR1C, CR1C), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V (BR0C, BR0K, CR0C, CR0K), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.2 16V (BR0P, CR0P), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.2 16V Hi-Flex (BR1U, CR1U), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.6 16V GT (BR10, CR10), RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport, RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front control arm on RENAULT CLIO 3 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) and other RENAULT models
Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 3. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # E16
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Flat chisel
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 3. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 3. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Control Arm on Renault Clio 3 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Renault Clio 3
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 3. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the subframe reinforcement bracket fasteners. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    Support the subframe. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the subframe fastening. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Detach the front subframe crossmember.
  11. Step 11
    Remove the support from under the subframe.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 3. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
    Step 12
    Replacing Control Arm on Renault Clio 3 2005 1.5 dCi by yourself
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 3. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
  12. Step 13
    Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2006 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a tap wrench.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  14. Step 15
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    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  15. Step 16
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    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.
  16. Step 17
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #E16. Use a tap wrench.
    Step 18
    Remove the front fastener of the control arm. Use a crowbar.
    Step 19
    How to change Control Arm on Renault Clio 3 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Release the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  17. Step 20
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle.
  18. Step 21
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    Remove the arm.
  19. Step 22
    Changing Control Arm on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V 2008 by yourself
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 23
    How to remove RENAULT CLIO 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2009 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install a new arm.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Renault Clio 3. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  21. Step 24
    How to replace Control Arm on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Install the front fastener of the arm.
  22. Step 25
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    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
  23. Step 26
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    Install the fastening bolt.
  24. Step 27
    Changing of Control Arm on Renault Clio 3 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Screw the fasteners of the ball joint. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  25. Step 28
    Install the rear fastener of the control arm.
    Step 29
    RENAULT CLIO 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Screw the rear arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  26. Step 30
    Screw the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 31
    Replacing Control Arm on Renault Clio 3 2005 1.5 dCi by yourself
    Support the subframe. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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