Renault Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1985 Repair Guide

Rear Pipe

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Allow ample time for the exhaust system to cool down. Saturate all bolts, nuts and clamps with a penetrating spray and allow 5 minutes to soak in.
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  3. Remove the clamps at the converter and the muffler.
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  5. If possible, heat the rear exhaust pipe joints until cherry red. Otherwise, using a flat chisel, pry between the joints to loosen the pipe.
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  7. Twist the rear pipe back and forth to disengage it from the muffler and the converter.
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To install:

  1. Disconnect the muffler hanger and lower the front of the muffler.
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  3. Connect the rear pipe to the muffler, then to the converter.
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  5. Reinstall the muffler hanger.
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  7. Align the pipe so that it will not rub or bump into any undercar components.
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  9. Install the clamps and tighten them to secure the rear pipe.
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