3.29. Survey of rubber cuffs of power shafts

Survey of rubber cuffs of power shafts (each 30 000 km or in 24 months) *

For definition of a further interval of conducting this check see appropriate section of the schedule of routine maintenance of the car.


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. On the poddomkrachenny and installed on axial props car turn a steering wheel against the stop, then slowly rotate a wheel. At the same time examine rubber cuffs of hinges of equal angular speeds, periodically squeezing them.
2. See rubber of cuffs regarding detection of cracks, cuts or other damages which can be the reason of losses of lubricant, and also hits in the hinge of water and grains of sand.
3. Check also a state and reliability of the holding clip. Repeat the checks described above with the internal hinge of equal angular speeds. At detection of damages or damage of material of casings, casings have to be immediately replaced as it is described in the Head Power shafts.
4. At the same time it is necessary to check the general condition of hinges of equal angular speeds, having undertaken a power shaft and having tried to rotate a wheel. After that it is necessary to repeat check, having undertaken the internal hinge and having tried to rotate a power shaft. Existence of any side play indicates wear of hinges, shliyets of a power shaft, or it is possible on weakening of a fixing nut of a power shaft.