12.5.4. Removal, check and installation of a steering wheel and steering column



  1. Tire out the car on the flat horizontal platform with a hard coating and bring forward wheels into rectilinear situation.
  2. Disconnect a negative wire from the battery.
  3. Remove an overlay of a steering wheel and disunite two sockets of an electrical wiring of the switch of a horn.
  4. At the corresponding complete set remove from a steering wheel the module of a driver's safety cushion (see the Head Onboard electric equipment).
  1. Release a fixing nut and by means of a suitable stripper dismantle a steering wheel, - at all do not make attempt of removal of a steering wheel by percussion by the hammer on a shaft!
  1. Turn out fixing screws and remove the top and lower sections of a casing of a steering column.
1 — the Top cover
2 — the Lower cover
  1. Remove a cam (1) of the returnable switch.
  1. Turn out a bolt of fastening of assembly of understeering switches.
  1. Disunite four contact sockets and remove assembly of the combined switches (1) from a steering column.
  1. Turn out four fixing screws (1) and remove the lower section of finishing of the dashboard.
  1. Disunite four sockets (1) of an electrical wiring of contact group of the switch of ignition.
  1. Turn out two bolts of fastening of the top basic arm of a steering column.
  1. Give four bolts / nuts of fastening of the lower basic arm of a steering column.
  1. Turn out a bolt of fastening of an intermediate shaft and remove a steering column.
  1. Chisel punch vents in srezny heads of fixing bolts and, having screwed the last the screw-driver, remove assembly of the lock of blocking of a steering shaft.



  1. Examine a column on existence of signs of mechanical damages.
  1. Measure the total length of a column, - the required value makes 766.5 mm.
  1. Estimate a condition of the cardan hinge of an intermediate shaft, - the hinge has to rotate smoothly, silently and not to have side plays.



  1. Establish assembly of the blocking lock on a steering column and fix it by new bolts, having tightened the last before cutting of heads.
  1. Further installation is made as it should be, the return to an order of dismantle of components, - track observance of requirements of Specifications of the Head Podvesk and steering to efforts of tightening of carving fixture.