Skoda Fabia

since 2000 release

Repair and operation of the car



Skoda Fabia
+ 1.1. Description of the car
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Lubrication system
+ 4. Power supply system
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. System of production of the fulfilled gases
+ 7. Transmission and running gear
- 8. Steering
   8.1. Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   8.2. Removal and installation of returnable and contact rings assembled
   - 8.3. Steering column
      8.3.1. Removal and installation
      8.3.2. Replacement of the case of the switch (lock) of ignition
      8.3.3. Replacement of a damper of a steering column
      8.3.4. Removal and installation of an arm of a steering column
   + 8.4. The steering mechanism (without amplifier)
   + 8.5. The steering mechanism (with the amplifier)
+ 9. Brake system
+ 10. Electric equipment
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electrical circuitries



8.3. Steering column

8.3.1. Removal and installation

GENERAL INFORMATION

Connecting blocks of the switch (lock) of ignition

1 – connecting block
ignition switch;

2 – steering column;

3 – "mass" wire;

4 – connecting block of an immobilizer;

5 – ignition lock case

Fastening of a casing of the driveshaft of a steering column

1 – plastic nuts;

2 – casing of the driveshaft of a steering column

Fastening of a shaft of a steering column to a shaft of a driving gear wheel of the steering mechanism

1 – shaft of a driving gear wheel of the steering mechanism;

2 – fork of the cardan hinge;

3 – driveshaft of a steering column;

4 – coupling bolt

Fastening of a plait of wires on a steering column on the left side

1 – the plait of wires going to
to the switch (lock) of ignition;

2 – holder;

3 – additional holder;

4 – steering column

Fastening of a plait of wires on a steering column on the right side

1 – plait of wires;

2 – steering column;

3 – additional holder;

4 – holder's cover;

5 – holder

Marking of a relative positioning of the top and lower parts of a shaft of a steering column

1 – a tag on the lower part of a shaft
steering column;

2 – a tag on the top part of a shaft
steering column

Steering column assembled

1 – lower part of a steering column;

2 – top part of a steering column;

3 – transport clamp

Back fastening of a steering column

1 – shaft of a steering column (back part);

2 – arm of fastening of a steering column;

3 – damper;

4 – bolt

Fastening of a steering column

1 – shaft of a driving gear wheel of the steering mechanism;
2 – holder of plugs;
3 – bolt of fastening of the holder of plugs;
4 – arm of a steering column;
6 – the water taking away casing;
7 – damper;
5, 8, 9, 10, 12 – bolts;
11 – steering column;
13 – coupling bolt

Fastening of the holder of plugs

1 holder of plugs;

2 – bolt;

3 – a fork on a steering column

Prevention

The steering column is not subject to repair, in case of malfunction it needs to be replaced assembled.


Removal

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Disconnect a wire from the - plug of the rechargeable battery.
2. Remove a ware box from the driver.
3. Remove the understeering switch (see subsection 10.11).
4. Disconnect a block 1 (see rice. Connecting blocks of the switch (lock) of ignition) with wires of the switch (lock) of ignition.
5. Disconnect a block 4 with immobilizer wires.
6. Disconnect from the steering column "mass" a wire 3.
7. Turn off two plastic nuts 1 (see rice. Fastening of a casing of the driveshaft of a steering column) fastenings of a casing 2 driveshafts of a steering column also remove a casing.
8. Turn off a coupling bolt 4 (see rice. Fastening of a shaft of a steering column to a shaft of a driving gear wheel of the steering mechanism) forks of the cardan hinge.
9. Remove a fork 2 cardan hinges from a shaft of 1 driving gear wheel of the steering mechanism up.
10. Having opened a cover of the holder 2 (see rice. Fastening of a plait of wires on a steering column on the left side) on the left side, take out from him the plait of 1 wires going to the switch (lock) of ignition.
11. Shift in the direction specified by an arrow and remove from a steering column the additional holder 3 with a plait 1.
12. Having opened a cover 4 (see rice. Fastening of a plait of wires on a steering column on the right side) the holder, take out from him a plait of 1 wires.
13. Shift in the direction specified by an arrow and remove from a steering column the additional holder 3 with a plait 1.
14. Mark from below a relative positioning of the top and lower parts of a shaft of a steering column (see rice. Marking of a relative positioning of the top and lower parts of a shaft of a steering column).
15. Fasten to the help of a wire among themselves top 2 (see rice. Steering column assembled) and lower 1 parts of a steering column.

Prevention

If it is supposed to establish the removed steering column again, do not separate the top and lower its parts as their vents were earned extra to each other and at other provision of shliyets in connection the side play can appear. Besides, on the shaft greased with jellied lubricant dirt can get.


16. Turn off a back bolt 4 (see rice. Back fastening of a steering column) fastenings of a steering column.
17. Turn off two forward bolts 12 (see rice. Fastening of a steering column) fastenings of a steering column.
18. Remove a steering column 11.
19. Replace the holder 1 (see rice. Fastening of the holder of plugs) with the worn-out or damaged plugs. For this purpose turn off a bolt 2 fastenings and take out the holder 1 of a fork 3 on a steering column.
20. When replacing a steering column remove from it the switch (lock) of ignition as in the spare part the steering column is delivered only with the switch case.

Installation

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Establish if necessary the holder 1 (see rice. Fastening of the holder of plugs) plugs in a fork 3 on a steering column also fix him by a bolt 2.
2. Install, if necessary, the switch (lock) of ignition.
3. Establish a steering column 11 (see rice. Fastening of a steering column) on an arm also screw a back bolt of the 9th its fastening by hand, without tightening (the head of a bolt has to be on the right side).
4. Screw forward bolts of the 12th fastening of a steering column, previously выровнив openings under them on an arm 4 and a steering column.
5. Tighten a back bolt of the 9th fastening of a steering column the required moment.
6. Remove a transport clamp 3 (see rice. A steering column assembled) on a new column or a wire – on old.
7. Further carry out assembly upside-down, having replaced a coupling bolt 13 (see rice. Fastening of a steering column) forks of the cardan hinge new.

Moments of an inhaling, N · m

Bolt of fastening of the holder of plugs in a fork of a steering column
7
Forward bolts of fastening of a steering column
23
Back bolt of fastening of a steering column
20
Coupling bolt of a fork of the cardan hinge
20, then to tighten on 90 °