Audi A3

Since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
+ The maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual box of a gear change
+ Automatic transmission and models with a full drive
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Forward suspension bracket
   - Back suspension bracket
      Removal and shock-absorber and spring installation
      Removal and installation of the bearing of a wheel/knot of a nave
      Shock-absorber check
      Shock-absorber recycling
   + Steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electroschemes

Shock-absorber recycling


That the shock-absorber could be used again, it is necessary to merge from it oil. After that the shock-absorber can be utilised as usual metal.

At all it is not necessary to pour out oil of the shock-absorber together with a household waste since it can harm to environment. Local authorities should inform on places of reception of the fulfilled oil.
Pressure of gas in the shock-absorber makes to 25 bar. Therefore at shock-absorber opening fence off a workplace and necessarily put on goggles.

Be opened the shock-absorber can in two ways: by it засверливания and a cutting.

Shock-absorber drilling

1. Clamp the shock-absorber removed from the car vertically in a vice a rod downwards.
2. Drill an aperture in diameter of 3 mm in a point () an external cover of the shock-absorber.


At газонаполненных shock-absorbers gas leaves after the first wall of a pipe is drilled. Observe safety distance. Continue to drill further to an internal pipe (about 25 mm).

3. Drill other aperture of 6 mm in a point () so that to receive an aperture in an internal pipe.
4. Hold the shock-absorber over capacity and squeeze out oil rod moving every which way on full size of a course.
5. Allow to oil to flow out completely.
6. Utilise the fulfilled oil according to the established rules.
7. Utilise the shock-absorber as usual metal.

It is sharp the shock-absorber

1. Clamp an amortisation rack in a vice.
2. Establish труборез, for example Stahwille Express 150/3, and cut an external pipe.

At газонаполненном the shock-absorber there is a gas.

3. Lift a rod. Thus hold an internal pipe an alligator wrench and press downwards so that it at slow promotion of a rod remained in an external pipe.
4. Remove a rod from an internal pipe.
5. Put the shock-absorber over capacity and completely merge oil.
6. Utilise the fulfilled oil according to the established rules.
7. Utilise the shock-absorber as usual metal.

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