Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
RENAULT SCÉNIC II (JM0/1_) 1.9 dCi (JM0G, JM12, JM1G, JM2C), RENAULT GRAND SCÉNIC II (JM0/1_) 1.9 dCi (JM0G, JM12, JM1G, JM2C)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace front springs / front coil springs on RENAULT SCENIC 2 (JM) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Torx bit T20
HEX bit No.H6.
Combination spanner #19
Wheel impact socket #19
Shock absorber socket
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat chisel
Tap wrench
Hammer
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
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.
  • 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
    Unscrew the fastener of the wiper cowl grille located on the left side. Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 4
    Remove the rubber strip.
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    Step 5
    Remove the wiper cowl grille located on the left side.
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    Step 6
    Unscrew the fastener of the wiper cowl grille located on the right side. Use Torx T20.
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    Step 7
    Raise a little the wiper cowl grille located on the right side.
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    Step 8
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 9
    Loosen the upper fastener of the shock strut mount.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 10
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 11
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 12
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 13
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 14
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 15
    Clean the fasteners connecting the stabiliser link to the shock strut, and those connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 16
    Unscrew the nut and remove the stabilizer rod from the shock strut.Use a drive socket #17.
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    Step 17
    Disconnect the wiring and the brake hose from the bracket on the shock strut.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 18
    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #18.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 19
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 20
    Clean the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 21
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 22
    Remove the fastening bolt.
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    Step 23
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckleUse a crowbar.
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    Step 24
    Prop up the steering knuckle.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 25
    Release the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a special drive socket to remove the shock absorber.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 26
    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.Use a hammer.Use a flat metal-working chisel.
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    Step 27
    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when undoing the fastening bolts.
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    Step 28
    Remove the suspension strut.
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    Step 29
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    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.
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    Step 30
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 31
    Treat the shock strut rod.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 32
    Remove the strut piston rod nut.Use a combination spanner #19.Use HEX No.H6.
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    Step 33
    Remove the top strut mount.
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    Step 34
    Release the coil spring.
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    Step 35
    Remove the spring.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Τhoroughly examine the shock absorber mount, dust boot, bump stop. Replace them if necessary.
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    Step 36
    Install the spring on the shock absorber.
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    Step 37
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 38
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
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    Step 39
    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a combination spanner #19.Use HEX No.H6.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
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    Step 40
    Decompress the spring.
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    Step 41
    Remove the assembled shock strut.
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    Step 42
    Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
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    Step 43
    Screw the top fastening of the shock strut mountDo not tighten it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when screwing the fastening bolts in.
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    Step 44
    Treat the shock strut mounting seat on the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 45
    Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle.
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    Step 46
    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
    Step 47
    Remove the drive socket that is used for taking the shock absorber out of the steering knuckle.
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    Step 48
    Treat the shock strut fasteners.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 49
    Install and tighten a new bolt of the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #18.
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    Step 50
    Clean the ball joint mounting seat.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 51
    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle
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    Step 52
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 53
    Install the fastening bolt.
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    Step 54
    Tighten the ball joint fastener. Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
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    Step 55
    Tighten the lower fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 95 Nm torque.
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    Step 56
    Connect the fastener of the ABS sensor cable to the shock absorber strut.Fasten the brake hose on the strut.
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    Step 57
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
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    Step 58
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
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    Step 59
    Treat the shock strut fasteners.Use copper grease.
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    Step 60
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 61
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 62
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 63
    Tighten the upper fastener of the shock absorber strut mount.Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 40 Nm torque.
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    Step 64
    Treat the fasteners of the shock strut mount.Use copper grease.
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    Step 65
    Install and secure the wiper cowl grille located on the right side.
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    Step 66
    Screw in the fasteners of wiper cowl grille located on the right side. Use Torx T20.
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    Step 67
    Install the wiper cowl grille on the left side.
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    Step 68
    Screw in the fastener of the wiper cowl grille located on the left side. Use a drive socket #10.
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    Step 69
    Install the rubber strip.
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    Step 70
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
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    Step 71
    Remove the fender protection cover.
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    Step 72
    Close the hood.
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    Step 73
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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