BMW 3 Series E30

since 1983-1994 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Brake system
- 11. Running gear
   11.1.10. Back springs
   11.1.11. Bar of the back stabilizer of cross stability
   11.1.12. Levers of a back suspension bracket
   11.1.13. Bearings of back wheels
   11.1.14. Angles of installation of wheels
   11.1.2. Specifications
   11.1.3. Stabilizer of cross stability of a forward suspension bracket
   11.1.4. Suspension bracket lever
   11.1.5. Rack of a forward suspension bracket
   11.1.6. Springs or shock-absorber of a rack of a suspension bracket
   11.1.7. Spherical support
   11.1.8. Nave of a forward wheel and bearing
   11.1.9. Back shock-absorbers
   - 11.2. Steering
      11.2.2. Tips of helmsmen ятг
      11.2.3. Covers of the steering mechanism
      11.2.4. Steering mechanism
      11.2.5. Pump of the hydraulic booster
      11.2.6. Removal of air from the power steering
      11.2.7. Steering wheel
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Useful tips


11.2.4. Steering mechanism

Removal and installation

1. Lift a front of the car and remove wheels.
2. Designate position of the cardan hinge of a steering shaft that at assembly not to break its initial installation. Turn off a nut and a bolt of fastening of the lower part of the cardan hinge to the steering mechanism. Turn off a nut and a bolt of fastening of the top part of the hinge, give the hinge up, bring out of gearing with shaft of a gear wheel of the steering mechanism and remove the hinge. Check a condition of the hinge and wear of the rubber coupling. At detection of signs of wear replace the hinge.
3. On cars with the hydraulic booster remove liquid from a tank.
4. Disconnect hoses from the steering mechanism, having turned off bolts of cap unions, and merge the liquid remains.
5. Disconnect tips of steering drafts.

6. Turn off nuts and bolts of an arm of the steering mechanism.
7. Get the steering mechanism from under the car, without allowing damage of covers.
8. Installation is carried out upside-down. At assembly combine the tags put before dismantling on the cardan hinge, replace samopodzhimny nuts of fastening of the steering mechanism and laying of unions of hoses of the hydraulic booster. Delay all connections with the set moments.
9. Lower the car, fill in liquid in a tank of the hydraulic booster and remove air (see subsection 11.2.6).

10. Upon termination of check the angles of installation of wheels in car service.