When to replace the Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on your RENAULT CLIO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Water pump and timing belt kit : 70000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi, 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 timing belt kit and water pump on RENAULT CLIO 3 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. Tools you might need:
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Sealant
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #10
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #16
HEX bit No.H6.
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # E14
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Funnel
Fluid container
Seal scraper
Clic-R collar pliers
Long round nose pliers
Clip removal tool
Engine timing tool set
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
    Renault Clio 3 1.2 16V 2007 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the fasteners of the car battery terminals. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V 2008 by yourself
    Remove the battery terminals.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the coolant reservoir cap.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement on Renault Clio 3 1.5 dCi 2011 - download illustrated guide
    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.
    Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  10. Step 10
    RENAULT CLIO 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the wheel.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 1.5 dCi by yourself
    Remove the wheel arch cover. Use a clip removal tool.
  12. Step 12
    Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit DIY replacement workshop manual
    Unscrew the fuel filter bracket fixing bolts. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Remove the fuel filter fastening bracket.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 3 2008 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit
    Unscrew the fuel filter bracket fixing bolts. Use a combination spanner #10.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the fuel filter fastening bracket.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  17. Step 17
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
  18. Step 18
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position. Use a combination spanner #16.
    Step 19
    Renault Clio 3 1.2 16V 2007 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: free workshop manuals
    Support the subframe. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V 2008 by yourself
    Clean the subframe fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove RENAULT CLIO 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2009 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the subframe reinforcement bracket fasteners. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the subframe fastening. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 23
    How hard is it to do yourself: Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement on Renault Clio 3 1.5 dCi 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the support from under the subframe.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  23. Step 24
    Need to know how to renew Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT CLIO 2012? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Unscrew the TDC timing pin plug. Use a drive socket #E14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 25
    Changing of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install the crankshaft gear locking tool according to the factory marks. Use an engine timing tool set.
  25. Step 26
    RENAULT CLIO 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Unscrew the crankshaft pulley fastener. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  26. Step 27
    Replacing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 1.5 dCi by yourself
    Remove the crankshaft pulley.
  27. Step 28
    Screw in the crankshaft pulley fastener. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 29
    Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the crankshaft gear locking tool.
  28. Step 30
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Remove the lower timing cover.
  29. Step 31
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 3 2008 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit
    Support the engine in the oil pan area. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  30. Step 32
    DIY replacement of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Unscrew the upper fastener of the engine mount. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  31. Step 33
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the upper part of the engine mount.
  32. Step 34
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the upper timing cover.
  33. Step 35
    Renault Clio 3 1.2 16V 2007 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the engine mount fasteners. Use a combination spanner #10. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  34. Step 36
    Changing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V 2008 by yourself
    Remove the engine mount.
  35. Step 37
    How to remove RENAULT CLIO 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2009 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Turn the crankshaft gear. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Please note!
    The piston should be at its top dead centre (TDC).
  36. Step 38
    How to replace Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Install the crankshaft gear locking tool according to the factory marks. Use an engine timing tool set.
  37. Step 39
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    Make a mark on the crankshaft gear.
  38. Step 40
    Need to know how to renew Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT CLIO 2012? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Install the camshaft gear locking tool according to the factory marks. Use an engine timing tool set.
  39. Step 41
    Changing of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Make a mark on the camshaft gear.
  40. Step 42
    RENAULT CLIO 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Loosen the fastener of the timing belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #13. Use HEX No.H6.
  41. Step 43
    Replacing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 1.5 dCi by yourself
    Pull aside the timing belt tensioner pulley.
  42. Step 44
    Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the timing belt.
  43. Step 45
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Step 46
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Remove the timing belt tensioner pulley.
  44. Step 47
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 3 2008 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit
    Unscrew the fasteners of the middle timing cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  45. Step 48
    DIY replacement of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Unscrew the fastener of the serpentine belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #13.
  46. Step 49
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    Remove the serpentine belt tensioner pulley.
  47. Step 50
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the middle timing cover.
  48. Step 51
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    Detach the clamp of the lower coolant pipe. Use long round nose pliers.
  49. Step 52
    Changing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V 2008 by yourself
    Prepare a container for fluids.
  50. Step 53
    How to remove RENAULT CLIO 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2009 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Detach the lower coolant pipe.
  51. Step 54
    How to replace Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Drain the coolant from the engine.
    Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. Professionals recommend:
    Caution! The coolant can be very hot.Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  52. Step 55
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    Attach the lower coolant pipe.
  53. Step 56
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    Attach the clamp of the lower coolant pipe. Use clic-R collar pliers.
  54. Step 57
    Changing of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the water pump fasteners. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  55. Step 58
    RENAULT CLIO 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the water pump.
    Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. Tip:
    Caution! Coolant may come out from the water pump channels and body.
  56. Step 59
    Replacing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 1.5 dCi by yourself
    Clean the water pump mounting seat. Use a seal scraper.
  57. Step 60
    Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit DIY replacement workshop manual
    Treat the fastening bolts. Use a sealant.
  58. Step 61
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Install the water pump gasket.
  59. Step 62
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Renault Clio 3 2008 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit
    Install the new water pump.
  60. Step 63
    DIY replacement of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi (BR0H, CR0H, CR1S, BR1S) 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Tighten the water pump fasteners. Use a drive socket #8. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 12 Nm torque.
  61. Step 64
    How to change Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Install the middle timing cover.
  62. Step 65
    How to replace RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.5 dCi 2006 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Screw in the fasteners of the middle timing cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  63. Step 66
    Renault Clio 3 1.2 16V 2007 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement: free workshop manuals
    Treat the fastening bolt. Use a sealant.
  64. Step 67
    Changing Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 1.4 16V 2008 by yourself
    Install the timing belt tensioner pulley.
  65. Step 68
    How to remove RENAULT CLIO 2.0 16V Sport (CR0N, CR1P) 2009 Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install the new timing belt according to the factory marks.
    Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Be careful not to damage the timing belt.
  66. Step 69
    How to replace Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on RENAULT Clio III Hatchback (BR0/1, CR0/1) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Adjust the timing belt tension by moving the tensioner pulley. Use HEX No.H6.
    Replacement: water pump & timing belt kit – Renault Clio 3. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the timing belt is properly tensioned.
  67. Step 70
    How hard is it to do yourself: Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit replacement on Renault Clio 3 1.5 dCi 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Screw in the fastener of the timing belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #13.
  68. Step 71
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    Remove the camshaft gear locking tool.
  69. Step 72
    Changing of Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on Renault Clio 3 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Remove the crankshaft gear locking tool.
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