12.3.3. Removal and installation of a stretcher and cross drafts


At removal of one of cross drafts of a suspension bracket the operations described below are enough to be made only on one party of the car. At removal of the top draft it will be required to remove the lower draft.


  1. Poddomkratte the car also remove back wheels.
  2. Unhook an exhaust pipe from the central and back rubber suspensions and suspend it so that not too strongly to load forward suspensions and flexible section.
  1. Turn out fastening bolts at first lower (3), and then the top (4) cross thirsts for the longitudinal lever on both sides of the car.
  1. On both sides of the car turn out bolts (5) of fastening of the stabilizer to cross draft.
  1. Turn out bolts of fastening of a stretcher (6) and lower it together with the stabilizer and cross drafts then remove from it drafts (7) and the stabilizer (see the illustration Fixture of Components of a Back Suspension Bracket (the right side, the top view)). If necessary replace plugs of components of a suspension bracket.



  1. Fix the stabilizer and cross drafts on a stretcher. Do not tighten fixture of drafts finally yet.

Use new bolts of fastening of thirsts for a stretcher.

  1. Establish into place assembly of a stretcher with drafts and the stabilizer. Do not tighten stretcher fixture finally yet.
  2. Fix the stabilizer, and then the top and lower drafts on longitudinal levers.
  3. Tighten bolts of fastening of a stretcher.
  4. Establish an exhaust pipe on rubber suspensions, establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.
  5. Tighten bolts of fastening of thirsts for a stretcher.

When tightening bolts the car has to stand on the earth on all wheels.

  1. Check convergence of back wheels and if necessary adjust it (see suspension bracket Geometry).