Remove a rack of a forward suspension bracket from the car and fix in a vice with soft sponges. not to damage a rack, do not tighten a vice too strongly.
By means of special adaptation squeeze a spring so that it departed from the top part of a rack. When using special device for compression of springs take rounds of a spring reliably, squeeze a spring from the opposite sides.
The spring has very big effort of compression therefore use only the reliable tool. Do not use a wire for tightening of a spring at all.
Fig. 12.3. Otvorachivany fastenings of a rod of the central nut of the shock-absorber
Turn off the central nut of fastening of a rod of the shock-absorber
Fig. 12.4. Removal of the top support of a rack with the bearing fixed in it
Remove the top support of a rack with the bearing
fixed in it
. Check a condition of the bearing: it has to rotate easily and smoothly, without jammings. Otherwise replace the top support of a rack. Also check a rubber element of the top support of a rack for lack of stratifications and cracks.
Remove a nest of a spring and a corrugated protective cover from a shock-absorber rod. Check a condition of a rubber nest of a spring for lack of stratification and hardening and if necessary replace it.
Remove a spring with the device for compression of a spring and place in the safe place.
Remove the buffer from a shock-absorber rod.
Check a condition of the lower rubber nest of a spring for lack of stratification and hardening and, if necessary, replace it.