17.2. Adjustment of the steering mechanism

Adjust the steering mechanism (a gap between a gear wheel and a lath) at emergence of knock in use.

It is previously necessary to be convinced that the knock reason - in the steering mechanism as the similar knock can arise at wear of hinges of steering drafts, the lower cardan hinge and details of a forward suspension bracket (rubber-metal plugs of levers, spherical support, damping racks, etc.). Check also an inhaling of nuts of fastening of the steering mechanism, a column, a steering wheel, the lower cardan hinge. If the knock did not disappear, we install the car on a viewing ditch or the elevator.

Head "on 41"...

... or a pipe key we weaken a lock-nut.

Tetrahedron "on 9" we roll a lath emphasis nut before sharp increase of resistance to its rotation and we turn off on 30 ° or on 1/12 turns (it is possible to be guided on lock-nut sides).

Holding a lath emphasis nut in this situation, a pipe key we tighten a lock-nut.