Renault Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1985 Repair Guide

Trunk Lid

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Common trunk lid mounting bolts (1)-Alliance shown, other models are similar

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If equipped with a trunk light, disconnect the wiring harness going to the trunk lid.
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  5. If the latch release cable is routed through the trunk lid, disconnect the cable at the latch and pull it free from the trunk.
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  7. Mark the trunk hinge locations with a scribe or paint for ease of installation.
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  9. Have an assistant hold the trunk lid while you remove the hinge-to-trunk lid attaching bolts.
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  11. Lift the lid off of the vehicle.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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ALIGNMENT



  1. Loosen the trunk lid hinge bolts slightly.
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  3. Adjust the trunk lid so that all gaps are equal to the body.
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  5. Tighten the hinge bolts.
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