VW Passat repair

+ 1. Ekspluatatsiiya of the car
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Periodicity of maintenance
   - 2.2. The works which are carried out at maintenance of the car
      Check of thickness of brake shoes
      Water plums from the fuel filter (on cars with diesel engines)
      Check of a condition and replacement of hoses and sleeves
      Check of a condition of a suspension bracket and steering
      Check and replacement of spark plugs (petrol engines)
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Power supply system
+ 6. Ignition system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Drive of forward wheels
+ 10. Suspension brackets
+ 11. Steering
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Wheels and tires
+ 14. Systems of heating, ventilation and conditioning
+ 15. Electric equipment
+ 16. Body
+ 17. Electric circuits


Repair B3-B4/Passat B3-B4 Volkswagen Passat>> Maintenance>> The works which are carried out at maintenance of the car>> Check of a condition of a suspension bracket and steering
On the car standing on the earth establish forward wheels in situation directly and check a free wheeling of a steering wheel. The increase in a free wheeling can testify to wear of bearings of wheels, hinges of a steering shaft, spherical support or the steering mechanism.
Excessive lists of the car, the increased vibration of a body at movement on the rough road, rocking in turns testify to possible damages to a steering and a suspension bracket.
For check of shock-absorbers press on each of four corners of the car. If the body did not return to a starting position after one or two pressings, it is necessary to replace the shock-absorber.
Check the provision of a body concerning the earth. If there is a list aside, forward or back, that, probably, springs gave or suspension bracket details are worn-out.
On the car established on the lift with the hung-out wheels check the steering mechanism on existence of leaks, an integrity of protective covers and consolidations. Check люфт wheels in the vertical plane rocking. Small люфт it is admissible. At big люфте further check and its elimination is necessary. To establish its reason, shake a wheel in the vertical plane, at the same time pressing a brake pedal. Here not to do without the assistant. If by pressing of a pedal of a brake люфт it is eliminated or it is considerably reduced, that, probably, the bearing of a nave of a wheel is damaged; if the size люфта changes slightly — suspension bracket details are worn-out.
Shake a wheel in the horizontal plane. Existence люфта can be caused by wear in the bearing of a nave of a wheel or spherical hinges of steering draft.
Using a big screw-driver as the lever, check люфт in connections between suspension bracket details.
Check a condition of covers of hinges of equal angular speeds (CV JOINTS) and collars of their fastening. Replace them in the presence of cracks and other damages.
Check of system of production of the fulfilled gases. Check release system after engine cooling. Check pipes and connections on tightness, existence on them of corrosion and damages, arms and other details of fastening of system, their inhaling.
Check and at detection eliminate openings or damages to the body bottom, through which fulfilled gases can get to salon.
Be convinced of absence of contact of the final pipeline and the car bottom, otherwise replace rubber rings of a suspension bracket of the pipeline.