2.15. Check of a forward suspension bracket and a steering
Lift a forward part of the car and reliably fix on supports.
Visually check up грязезащитные covers of spherical hinges and protective covers реечного the steering mechanism on presence of cracks, attritions and ageing. Any damages of covers will lead to lubricant loss, water and dirt hit and, as consequence, fast deterioration of spherical hinges or the steering mechanism.
Check up hoses of the mechanism of the amplifier of a steering on истирание or ageing, and also pipes and connections of hoses on leaks. Check up on leak signs under pressure protective rubber covers of a steering which specify in damage of consolidation to a steering.
Lift the car a jack, take a wheel hands in position of "6 and 12 hours» and try to shake it in a vertical plane. Insignificant люфт wheels it is admissible. If люфт big, the further check is necessary to establish a cause of defect. Continue to swing a wheel, thus the assistant should press a brake pedal. If люфт it is eliminated or it is considerably reduced, that, possibly, nave bearings are damaged. If люфт still big, means, connections and suspension bracket fastenings are worn out.
Now take a wheel hands in position «9 and 3 hours» and try to shake it in a horizontal plane. Люфт in a horizontal plane can be caused deterioration of the bearing of a nave or spherical hinges of steering draught. If external or internal spherical шарнирное connection is worn out, люфт at once will be swept up.