Volkswagen Polo 3 with 1994 for 2001 of release.
1. The general data
2. The engine
3. Greasing system
4. Cooling system
5. Systems of injection of fuel
6. Ignition system
7. Coupling
8. A mechanical transmission
9. A drive of wheels
10. A steering without the amplifier
11. A steering with the hydraulic amplifier
12. A forward suspension bracket
12.1. Removal and installation absorber racks
12.2. Dismantling absorber racks
12.2.1. Removal of the cross-section lever of a suspension bracket
12.2.2. Removal of a rotary fist
12.2.3. Removal of the bearing of a wheel
12.2.4. Removal of springs of a suspension bracket
12.3. Repair absorber racks
12.4. Assemblage absorber racks
12.5. Removal and installation of separate details of a suspension bracket
12.6. A forward stretcher
13. A back suspension bracket
14. Brake system
15. An electric equipment
16. Heating and ventilation system
17. An automatic transmission
18. Appendices


12.2.4. Removal of springs of a suspension bracket

For removal of a spring of a suspension bracket it is necessary to execute following operations:

Fig. 268. Adaptation VAG 1403 for compression of a spring of a suspension bracket

- Using the adaptation (fig. 268) to compress a spring;
- To turn away a nut which is in the centre of the basic bearing. Thus the piston rod will be turned simultaneously, therefore it should be kept from проворачивания by means of face key VW 524 with шестигранной a head;
- To remove the top bearing absorber racks. The bearing can vary only in gathering;
- To remove the bearing located more low and the top plate of a spring;
- To remove a spring. Springs are issued several groups. They have marks in the form of colour strips. At replacement of springs to use only steams with identical marks. Not to use at all a spring from other models;
- To remove from a rod of the piston of the shock-absorber a protective cover and the buffer. To remember, as the rubber buffer is located on absorber to a rack as its top and a bottom are not identical;
- To check up reliability of work of the shock-absorber. For this purpose to clamp the bottom end in a vice, to put forward a rod of the piston and to move it again. On all length of a working course resistance should be identical. If the shock-absorber after removal settled down horizontally before its installation it is necessary to clamp in a vice and to pump over for removal of all air. Thus the rod should be taken out slowly and again to insert, while resistance does not become identical. It is necessary to remove all air.

The prevention
In need of shock-absorber replacement (it it is possible to replace and separately) it is necessary to send old shock-absorbers in car-care centre for recycling according to requirements of preservation of the environment. To hand over the shock-absorber usual order in scrap metal it is impossible in no event (it is filled by gas under a high pressure).

Back on page
12.2.3. Removal of the bearing of a wheel
On the following page
12.3. Repair absorber racks