3.17. Check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts


1. Protective covers serve for prevention of hit of dirt in hinges of equal angular speeds (CV JOINTS) of power shafts of the car, and also hold the lubricant filled in hinges. Hit of lubricant and oil on external surfaces of protective covers lead to a premature exit them out of operation in view of what covers should be examined periodically and carefully to wash out solution of soap water.

2. Having cleared covers, check them for existence of cracks, cuts and traces of leak of lubricant. Defective covers are subject to replacement (see the Head Stsepleniye and the transmission line). Estimate reliability of tightening of bandage tapes of fastening of covers.