12.4.2. Removal and installation of the steering mechanism and steering drafts

The description for petrol 4-cylinder engines is given below. Removal and installation of the steering mechanism on other models is carried out similarly. When replacing steering drafts the steering mechanism has to lie on a plain strong surface and should not be loaded since otherwise the gear wheel and a lath can be damaged.


  1. Pump out GUR liquid from the tank and take it aside.
  2. Clear area around connection of a returnable tube to the GUR liquid tank, disconnect a returnable tube and place its end in capacity for collecting GUR liquid (on less than 1 liter).
  3. Poddomkratte the car so that forward wheels did not concern the earth. Start the engine and rotate a steering wheel between extreme provisions to pump out GUR liquid from the steering mechanism. As soon as the stream of liquid weakens, switch off the engine not to damage the pump GUR.
  4. Zakuporte a hose and an opening in the tank.
  5. Establish a steering wheel in provision of the rectilinear movement and enshrine it in this provision.
  6. Turn out a bolt of fastening of a steering shaft to the steering mechanism and separate them, having pulled a shaft up.

The bolt can be turned out from under the dashboard.

Dismantling of a steering shaft is not admissible.

  1. Uncover the inlet pipeline.
  2. Turn out bolts (2 on an illustration) fastenings of a back pillow of the engine to a stretcher and the central nut of fastening of a pillow to an engine support.
  3. You will hang out the engine for a back lifting eye, a poddomkratta the car and remove forward wheels.
  4. Remove tips of both steering drafts (see the Section Removal and installation of tips and protective covers of steering drafts).
  5. Remove the amplifier of a stretcher (5 on an illustration) and separate an exhaust pipe between the catalytic converter and the muffler.
  6. Turn out average bolts (8 on an illustration) fastenings of a stretcher, lower its back part and remove an engine pillow.
  1. Disconnect the giving and returnable tubes from the case of the valve and cut couplers.
  1. Turn out two bolts (7 on an illustration) fastenings of the steering mechanism.
  2. Remove the steering mechanism through the right wheel arch. Do not damage protection covers of steering drafts.
  3. Remove protective covers of hinges of steering drafts and a boot of the GUR valve.
  1. If necessary give a cap nut of fastening of draft, holding a lath.
  1. Installation is made upside-down. Use new sealing rings of connection of the giving and returnable tubes of the GUR valve. Tighten bolts of fastening of tubes after bolts of the steering mechanism.

The washer of the right bolt of fastening of the steering mechanism is replaced with an arm of the giving tube.