3.1. General information

Motive compartment (on the example of the car equipped with the petrol engine)

This chapter was formed with the purpose to help the owner of the car to support the vehicle in a condition of the maximum readiness for operation, receiving from it effective return with observance of requirements to profitability and safety.

Brought on сопр. illustrations the image of a type of a motive compartment of petrol model, and also accompanying illustrations to the text will help the reader to deal with placement of the components which are subject to service.

The schedule of routine maintenance of the car is provided in the Section Schedule of Routine Maintenance, further the sections devoted to a detailed statement of an order of performance of each of procedures separately are offered attention of the reader. Material of sections included descriptions of visual checks, adjustments, procedures of removal and installation of components, and also various useful tips and recommendations.

Serving the car according to the stipulated kilometrazhno-time schedule, and following the detailed recommendations given below, the reader will receive the accurate action program which implementation will provide long duration and reliability of service of its vehicle. Remember that this program is made on a complex basis and implementation only of its separate points with neglect others will not result in desirable result.

Do not forget as well that at operation of the car in intense conditions maintenance should be carried out more often. The following belongs to intense service conditions:

In the course of service of the car the reader will soon be convinced that many procedures can, and have to be united in the general groups in view of similarity of the nature or proximity of an arrangement of knots. For example, if the car for any reason is lifted above the ground, it is necessary to take an opportunity and at the same time to check a condition of components of system of production of the fulfilled gases, a suspension bracket and steering. Also, having hired a dynamometer key, check effort of tightening of all available carving fixture. Making rotation of wheels, at the same time estimate a condition of brake mechanisms and wheel bearings.

The first step of service of the vehicle is always self-training of the performer. Attentively get acquainted with material of the present chapter, then make the list of the components needing attention, prepare the necessary tool and outline the short plan of the forthcoming works. In case of emergence not giving in to solution of problems ask for the help specialists of car service.

At each service of the car on HUNDRED, reading of codes of malfunctions of electronic devices of a control system of the engine, ABS, SRS and anticreeping system by means of the special scanner is made, - try to visit company car repair shops from time to time. At the same time it is necessary to remember that some malfunctions, for example the failed sensors of a control system of the engine, do not lead to noticeable decrease in operational characteristics of the car. All monitors have the mode of emergency functioning or work at the average values brought in memory that often cannot be revealed by the driver independently. Poll of memory of malfunctions is carried out via the special diagnostic DLC socket (see Power supply systems, managements of engine/decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases and production of the fulfilled gases).