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
   9.2. Specifications
   9.3. Coupling check
   9.4. Main cylinder of coupling
   9.5. Coupling pedal
   9.6. The blocking coupling switch
   9.7. Working cylinder of coupling
   9.8. Removal of air from a coupling hydraulic actuator
   9.9. Coupling details
   9.10. Driveshaft
   9.11. Elastic coupling
   9.12. Average support
   9.13. Cardan hinges
   9.14. The forward aligning plug
   9.15. Driveshaft CV JOINT
   9.16. Half shafts
   9.17. CV JOINTS and covers
   9.18. Epiploons of a reducer of a back axis
   9.19. Reducer of a back axis
   9.20. Epiploon of the leading gear wheel of a reducer
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Running gear
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Useful tips


9.12. Average support


Point out the strengthened vibrations of the driveshaft wear of a support. A support check every time at removal of a shaft. If the bearing jams, at its rotation the gnash is listened, or at damage of a rubber holder replace a support.

Check and replacement

1. Remove the driveshaft, weaken a collar and disunite shaft sections. Remove the rubber plug, washer and a collar from forward section of a shaft.
2. Check a condition of the rubber plug, if necessary replace.
3. Remove a lock ring and a cover.
1. Ring
2. Cover
4. Remove from a driveshaft neck the support bearing with a holder. The stripper has to rest against an internal ring of a support.
5. Replacement of the bearing or a holder is separately carried out in workshops.
6. Assembly is carried out upside-down. Napressuyte a support so that the support became aflush with a cover. Before assembly clear and grease with molybdenic lubricant of a vent (or a hinge fork bolt). Tighten a collar of shlitsevy connection after installation of the driveshaft on the car.