12.4.3. Removal, check and installation of shock-absorbers and screw springs



  1. Hang out the car above the ground.
  2. Remove back wheels.
  3. Prop up a jack the relevant side of the back bridge.
  1. Release two top fixing nuts (1). Fastenings of the back shock-absorber (2).
  1. Remove the top washer and rubber laying.
  2. Turn out the lower fixing bolt.
1 — the Shock-absorber
2 — Nizhny Novgorod a bolt
3 — the Jack
  1. Slowly lower the bridge on a jack and remove the shock-absorber and a screw spring.
  1. Remove from a frame the top rubber saddle (1) of a spring and a rubber emphasis (2).



  1. Check the shock-absorber and a screw spring for existence of deformations, chips, cracks and other mechanical damages.
  1. Manually check smoothness and uniformity of a piston stroke of the shock-absorber in both directions.
  1. Having rocked a piston rod not less than three times, make sure of lack of signs of development of leaks.
  1. Estimate a condition of rubber components - the plug of the lower support of the shock-absorber, a saddle of a spring and an emphasis.



  1. Installation is made upside-down, - track observance of requirements of Specifications of the Head Podvesk and steering to efforts of tightening of carving fixture.

Screw springs have to be established by the rounds trimmed with a polymeric covering down.