Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
RENAULT MEGANE II (BM0/1_, CM0/1_) 1.4 16V, RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.4

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs / front coil springs on RENAULT MEGANE 2 (LM) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Tools you might need:
Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit No.H6.
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #19
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Flat chisel
Clip removal tool
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Springs for MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) and other RENAULT models
How to change Coil Spring on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.6 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Coil Spring
How to change Coil Spring on RENAULT MEGANE II (BM0/1_, CM0/1_) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
RENAULT MEGANE II (BM0/1_, CM0/1_) 1.4 16V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Coil Spring on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.4
RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.4
Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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    Step 3
    Remove the retainers of the shock strut mount cap.Use a clip removal tool.
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    Step 4
    Raise a little the shock strut mount cap. Treat the fasteners of the shock strut mount.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 5
    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 6
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 7
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 8
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Renault Megane 2
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    Step 10
    Remove the wheel.
  11. Replacing Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2011 1.6 by yourself
    Step 11
    Disconnect the wiring and the brake hose from the bracket on the shock strut.Use a crowbar.
  12. MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.4 2012 Springs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  13. How to change Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2001 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Unscrew the nut and remove the stabilizer rod from the shock strut.Use HEX No.H6.Use a combination spanner #17.
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    Step 14
    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 15
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber strut.Use a drive socket #19.Use a tap wrench.
  16. How to change Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure that the steering knuckle is supported.
  17. How to replace RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.6 2002 Springs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.Use a hammer.Use a flat metal-working chisel.
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    Step 18
    Unscrew the upper fastening of the shock absorber strut.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the suspension strut while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Renault Megane 2
  19. Changing Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.5 dCi (LM02, LM13, LM2A) 2004 by yourself
    Step 19
    Remove the suspension strut.
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    Step 20
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Professionals 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.
  21. How to replace Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2006: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 22
    Remove the strut piston rod nut.Use HEX No.H6.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 23
    Remove the top strut mount.
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    Step 24
    Release the coil spring.
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    Step 25
    Remove the spring.
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    Step 26
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
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    Step 27
    Install the boot and a bump stop onto the shock absorber.
  28. How to change Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2001 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
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    Step 29
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 30
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
  31. How to change Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use HEX No.H6.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  32. How to replace RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.6 2002 Springs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Decompress the spring.
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    Step 33
    Remove the assembled shock strut.
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    Step 34
    Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
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    Step 35
    Secure the upper fasteners of the shock strut (3 pieces).Do not tighten it.
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when screwing the fastening bolts in.
  36. How to replace Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2006: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 36
    Treat the shock strut mounting seat on the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 37
    Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle.
    Step 38
    Prop up the steering knuckle.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 39
    Install and tighten a new bolt of the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #19.Use a combination spanner #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 100 Nm torque.
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    Step 40
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Renault Megane 2. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
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    Step 41
    Connect the fastener of the ABS sensor cable to the shock absorber strut.Fasten the brake hose on the strut.
  41. Replacing Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2011 1.6 by yourself
    Step 42
    Secure the stabilizer link on the suspension strut.Use HEX No.H6.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
  42. MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.4 2012 Springs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 43
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
  43. How to change Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2001 - tips and tricks
    Step 44
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Renault Megane 2
  44. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2002 1.4 Springs
    Step 45
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 46
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 112 Nm torque.
  46. How to change Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 47
    Tighten the shock strut top mount.Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 40 Nm torque.
  47. How to replace RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.6 2002 Springs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 48
    Install the shock strut mount cap.
  48. RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.9 dCi 2003 Springs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 49
    Install the retainers of the shock strut mount cap.
  49. Changing Springs on RENAULT MEGANE II Saloon (LM0/1_) 1.5 dCi (LM02, LM13, LM2A) 2004 by yourself
    Step 50
    Remove the fender protection cover.
    Step 51
    Close the hood.
  50. How to remove RENAULT MEGANE 1.4 2005 Springs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 52
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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