Audi A4

since 1994 release

Repair and operation of the car

A4 Audi
+ Running gear
+ Regular servicing
+ Engines
+ Turbo-supercharging
+ System of an exhaust
+ Cooling system
+ Fuel tank and fuel pump
+ Air filter and channels of absorption
+ System of injection
+ Coupling
+ Transmission and main transfer
- Suspension bracket of wheels and steering
   Running gear
   Check of cuffs of the steering mechanism
   Check of dustproof caps and gap in heads of cross steering draft
   Check of dustproof caps of hinges of an axis
   Check of a side play of a steering wheel
   Check of a maple belt
   Check of level of oil
   Check of a gap of the wheel bearing
   Check of shock-absorbers
   The help at malfunctions
   Adjustment of wheels
   Measurement of adjustment of wheels
   The help at malfunctions
   Independent works on a running gear and a steering
   Dismantling of a suspension bracket of forward wheels
   Works with the back bridge
   Replacement of the shock-absorber behind
   Works on a steering
   Check of tightness of a servoupravleniye
   Poliklinova belt
   The help at malfunctions
   Adjustment of the steering mechanism
   Dismantle of the pump of a servoupravleniye
   Filling and pumping of system of a servoupravleniye
   Safety cushion
   Instructions of safety
+ Brakes
+ Wheels and tires
+ Electrotechnical equipment
+ System of ignition
+ Lighting
+ Alarm equipment
+ Tools and devices
+ Heating and ventilation
+ body Details
+ Salon
Search of malfunctions
Technical characteristics

Check of a side play of a steering wheel


  1. Lower the left lateral window. Get up near the car.
  2. Put a hand through a window and twist a steering wheel a little to the left and to the right.
  3. Whether at the same time left forward wheel from rectilinear situation turns? Pay attention to a rim as the elastic tire can "absorb" part of turn before begins the movement.

Steering side play reasons

The side play in transfer of a steering can be caused:

  • gear lath of the steering mechanism. Here the arisen side play can be eliminated by adjustment;
  • the beaten-out hinges of cross steering drafts from outer side or with internal at the steering mechanism;
  • defective hinges of a connecting element of the partitioned safe steering column;
  • the weakened screw connection between a steering column and the steering mechanism.