Remove a rack of a forward suspension bracket from the car and fix in a vice with soft sponges. Not to damage a rack, do not tighten a vice too strongly.
By means of the special adaptation compress a spring so that it has departed from the top part of a rack. At use of the special adaptation for compression of springs spring coils grasp reliably, a spring compress from opposite sides.
The spring has very big effort of compression, therefore use only the reliable tool. At all do not use for tightening of a spring a wire.
Fig. 12.3. Отворачивание the central nut of fastening of a rod of the shock-absorber
Turn away the central nut of fastening of a rod of the shock-absorber (fig. 12.3
Fig. 12.4. Removal of the top support of a rack from the bearing fixed in it
Remove the top support of a rack with the bearing fixed in it (fig. 12.4
). Check up a bearing condition: it should rotate easily and smoothly, without jammings. Otherwise replace the top support of a rack. Also check up a rubber element of the top support of a rack on absence of stratifications and cracks.
Remove a nest of a spring and the goffered protective cover from a shock-absorber rod. Check up a condition of a rubber nest of a spring on absence of stratification and hardening and if necessary replace it.
Remove a spring with the adaptation for compression of a spring and place in a safe place.
Remove the buffer from a shock-absorber rod.
Check up a condition of the bottom rubber nest of a spring on absence of stratification and hardening and, if necessary, replace it.