10.5. Check and replacement of kardanny hinges
Wear of kardanny hinges is accompanied by emergence by vibration in transmission, noise during dispersal and a sharp metal gnash at disintegration of bearings.
Kardannye is easy for checking hinges on wear without driveshaft removal. For check of the back kardanny hinge try повращать a shaft, at the same time holding a transmission flange. Люфт between the driveshaft and forward or back flanges points to excessive wear.
If the driveshaft is already removed from the car, kardanny hinges can be checked, holding a shaft in one hand and turning the holder of a crosspiece or a flange another. If it is appreciable axial люфт, replace the driveshaft.
Kardannye cannot be repaired hinges in house conditions. Therefore in case of wear it is necessary to replace the driveshaft and hinges assembled.
Sometimes happens probably to exchange the driveshaft for the restored - consult at specialists of car-care center.
Procedure of removal and installation of the driveshaft is described in the Section Removal and driveshaft installation.