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
9.1. Removal and installation of a shaft of a drive of wheels
9.2. Repair of shaft of a drive of wheels
9.2.1. Replacement of the internal hinge of equal angular speeds
9.2.2. Replacement of the external hinge of equal angular speeds
9.3. Replacement of protective covers
10. A steering without the amplifier
11. A steering with the hydraulic amplifier
12. A forward suspension bracket
13. A back suspension bracket
14. Brake system
15. An electric equipment
16. Heating and ventilation system
17. An automatic transmission
18. Appendices


9.2.1. Replacement of the internal hinge of equal angular speeds

Fig. 221. Details of a drive of wheels: 1 — a persistent ring; 2 — a lining with a protective film (leaves before installation); 3 — the internal hinge of equal angular speeds; 4 — a spring washer; 5 — the right hollow power shaft; 6 — the left power shaft; 7 — a collar; 8 — the protective goffered cover; 9 — a collar; 10 — a spring washer; 11 — an adjusting washer; 12 — a lock ring; 13 — the external hinge of equal angular speeds; 14 — a 12-faced nut; 15 — a bolt, 45 Нм; 16 — a collar; 17 — подкладная a plate; 18 — the protective goffered cover with a cover

On fig. 221 the assembly diagramme of a drive of wheels is presented. It is necessary to pay attention to the following:
- (SHRUS) it is necessary to grease internal and external hinges of equal angular speeds in addition, having disassembled for the control. To greasing to apply only the plastic greasing used by firm Volkswagen (G 000 603);
- The protective goffered cover of the internal hinge of equal angular speeds fastens on the hinge, therefore it should be removed to replace a cover. The external cover is fixed by means of collars. In the text the rubber goffered covers are mentioned, actually they are made not of rubber, and from a special material;
- For fastening of collars of covers it is used special pincers. Therefore before to replace the hinge, it is necessary to familiarise with подразд. 9.3.
At shaft dismantling it is necessary to execute following operations:
- To clamp a power shaft in a vice;

Fig. 222. Removal of a spring lock ring by means of special pincers

- By means of special pincers VW 161а (fig. 222) to remove a spring lock ring from a corbel of an internal SHRUS;

Fig. 223. Removal of a protective cap without warps

- Using оправку, cautiously to bring down from the hinge a protective cap with a cover (fig. 223). Оправку it is necessary to establish serially in various points on a cap circle not to admit its warp;
- To establish the SHRUS under a press and to squeeze out a shaft from the hinge;
- To remove from a shaft a spring washer. To pay attention to feature of its installation, as a washer convex. Больший its diameter adjoins to the hinge. Besides, at a washer is internal шлицы;
- To check up all details of the hinge on deterioration and presence of damages. Excessive люфт causes noise at car movement, therefore it is necessary to replace such hinge in gathering;
- To establish a spring washer on a shaft so that camber was from above, i.e. больший diameter should adjoin to the hinge, and internal шлицы washers should be combined with шлицами a shaft;
- напрессовать the hinge on a shaft, and a shaft should lean against a support from below;
- To insert into a groove a new spring lock ring. If it is necessary to establish its pincers used at repair of water pumps;
- To put in the hinge 90 г specified above plastic greasing. Half of volume of greasing to put on the one hand, half — with another. To establish a cover on a power shaft. A protective cap cautiously to establish on the hinge with the help оправки. According to instructions подразд. 9.3 to fix a fixing collar of a cover.

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9.2.2. Replacement of the external hinge of equal angular speeds