3.1. General information
The purpose to help the owner of the car to support the vehicle in a condition of the maximum readiness for operation, receiving from it effective return with observance of requirements to profitability and safety.
The schedule of routine maintenance of the car is provided in the Section the Schedule of routine maintenance. The sections devoted to a detailed statement of an order of performance of each of procedures of service separately below are offered. Descriptions of visual checks, adjustments, procedures of removal and installation of components, and also various good advice and recommendations are included.
See illustrations Components of an impellent compartment of models with the M52 engine, Components of an impellent compartment of models with the M51 engine, Components of an impellent compartment of models with the M62 engine of an impellent compartment to deal with placement on the car of components subject to service.
Serving the car according to the stipulated schedule, and following the recommendations provided below, the reader will receive the accurate action program which performance will provide long duration and reliability of service of its car. Remember that this program is made on a complex basis and performance only with neglect others will not lead its separate points to desirable result.
Do not forget as well that at operation severe conditions as, for example, at primary operation of the car in a city cycle, frequent movings in the mountain district, towage of the trailer or movement in the conditions of the raised dust content maintenance should be carried out more often.
In the course of service of the car the reader will be convinced that many procedures can, and should, to be united in the general groups in view of similarity of the nature or proximity of an arrangement of knots. For example, if the car for any reason is lifted over the earth, it is necessary to use a case and at the same time to check a condition of components of system of production of the fulfilled gases, a suspension bracket and a steering. Also, having hired a dinamometrichesky key, check effort of a tightening of all available carving fixture. Making rotation of wheels, at the same time estimate a condition of brake mechanisms and wheel bearings.
The first step at vehicle service always is self-preparation of the performer.
Attentively familiarize with a material of the present chapter, then make the list of components needing attention, prepare the necessary tool and outline the short plan of the forthcoming works.
In case of emergence resistant to solution of problems address for the help to specialists of car-care center.