Audi 80/90/Coupe

since 1986-1991 release

Repair and operation of the car



Audi 80/90/Coupe
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
+ 2. Engines, carburetors
3. Lubrication system
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. System of ignition
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Suspension brackets, wheels
+ 10. Brake system
- 11. Steering
   11.2. Shaft and casing of a steering column
   11.3. The power absorbing steering column
   11.4. Steering drive
   11.5. Pipeline of high pressure / return pipeline
   11.6. Adjustment of a free wheeling of a lath of steering
   11.7. Maple belt
   + 11.8. System of hydrostrengthening of steering
+ 12. Body, salon
+ 13. Air conditioning system
+ 14. Electric equipment






11.3. The power absorbing steering column

Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1) disconnect a wire of the negative plug of the accumulator for shutdown of system of the airbag of safety
2) establish forward wheels directly
3) remove the safety airbag
4) remove a casing of the block of switches of a steering column (it is specified by shooters)
5) disconnect the socket of connection of the airbag of safety located under a casing of the block of switches of a steering column. For this purpose, by means of the screw-driver, press a uvula (it is specified by an arrow) on the edge of the socket
6) remove a steering wheel
7) weaken a clip on the block of switches of a steering column and remove the block of switches
8) remove the screws (are specified by shooters) fixing an instrument guard
9) disconnect the socket of connection and remove an instrument guard
10) disconnect the ignition lock socket from the lock of a steering column
11) turn off four bolts of fastening of the knee buffer and remove a cap (it is specified by an arrow)
12) disconnect control sockets from the knee buffer and remove them aside
13) remove the knee buffer
14) disconnect the basis of a shaft of a steering column (it is specified by shooters) from a fixing arm
15) by means of the screw-driver about 15 mm long, accurately remove a cover from a shaft of a steering column
16) turn off the nuts (are specified by shooters) fixing a casing of a steering column / a fixing plate to a fixing arm
17) lower a steering column down and turn it so that it it was possible to remove from below dashboards

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1) establish a steering column from below in a dashboard opening
2) establish a steering column / a fixing plate on a fixing arm. Insert bolts
3) insert a key into the ignition lock
4) unlock the lock of a steering column that it was possible to rotate a shaft of a steering column
5) press the basis of a steering column to a tube with flanges and to a fixing arm by means of flat-nose pliers. Connect them by means of bolts
6) tighten fastening nuts (are specified by shooters) a steering column and an arm
7) connect the ignition lock socket to the lock of a steering column

Prevention

Do not try to straighten elements of steering or to carry out on them repair welding work.