Renault Engine Type 852 J8S Workshop Manual

ENGINE (Diesel) Indirect injection Aluminium, 4 cylinders. The repair methods given by the manufacturer in this document are based on the technical specifications current when it was prepared. The methods may be modified as a result of changes introduced by the manufacturer in the production of the various component units and accessories from which his vehicles are constructed.

Vehicles Renault 18, Fuego  – 852

Vehicles Renault 20 Renault 21 Renault 25 Renault 30 Safrane Espace Trafic Master Jeep – J8S


There are two main sections in this manual:

  • technical specifications,
  • overhauling the engine.

To repair the component on the vehicle, refer to the Workshop Repair Manual and Technical Notes for the vehicle.


    • Foreword
    • Diagram
    • Engine identification
    • Tightening torques (in daNm)
    • Lubrication circuit diagram
    • Specifications
    • Standard replacement
    • Special tooling required
    • Essential equipment
    • Cylinder head exploded drawing
    • Overhauling the engine
      • Removing top engine
      • Stripping the cylinder head
      • Cleaning
      • Checking the gasket face
      • Redressing the valve seats
      • Assessment and repair of rocker arm rails
      • Rebuilding the cylinder head
      • Cylinder block exploded drawing
      • Removing bottom engine
      • Extracting the con rod -pistons
      • Refitting bottom engine
      • Refitting and assembling con rod and pistons
      • Fitting the rings
      • Checking cylinder liner protrusion
      • Refitting cylinder liner – pistons – con rods
      • Checking piston protrusion
      • Refitting top engine
      • Tensioning procedure
      • Notes on fitting accessory belts

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 119

Renault Engine Type 852 J8S Workshop Manual