BMW 3 series E30

Since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

+ 1. The maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. The engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. An exhaust system
+ 8. Transmissions
- 9. Coupling
   9.2. Specifications
   9.3. Coupling check
   9.4. The main cylinder of coupling
   9.5. A coupling pedal
   9.6. The blocking switch of coupling
   9.7. The working cylinder of coupling
   9.8. Removal of air from a coupling hydrodrive
   9.9. Coupling details
   9.10. A kardannyj shaft
   9.11. Elastic муфта
   9.12. An average support
   9.13. Kardannye hinges
   9.14. The forward aligning plug
   9.15. The SHRUS карданного a shaft
   9.16. Semiaxes
   9.17. SHRUS and covers
   9.18. Epiploons of a reducer of a back axis
   9.19. A reducer of a back axis
   9.20. An epiploon of a leading gear wheel of a reducer
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. A running gear
+ 12. A body
+ 13. An electric equipment
+ 14. A good advice

9.14. The forward aligning plug

The aligning plug (arrow)

The aligning plug (arrow) запрессована in a forward end face карданного a shaft. At deterioration of the plug from outside a forward part of a shaft the raised noise is listened.

Correct position of the aligning plug after запрессовки

And = 4,5 mm

Check and replacement

1. For check of a condition of the plug shake карданный a shaft in a cross-section direction, having turned away bolts and nuts of fastening elastic муфты to a flange of a shaft of a check point. If it is felt appreciable люфт the plug replace.
The prevention

On a part of cars the plug is closed by a dustproof cover which is sometimes deformed at removal карданного a shaft. It is not necessary to consider cover damage as a consequence of deterioration of the plug, cover damage also does not affect a condition of the aligning plug.

2. Remove карданный a shaft.
3. Remove the plug from карданного a shaft hydroblow, having filled with dense greasing a cavity of the plug and having struck on оправке in diameter about 14 mm, inserted into the plug.
4. Grease the new plug молибденовой with greasing and запрессуйте in карданный a shaft. After запрессовки the plug edge should defend from an end face карданного a shaft on 4,5 mm.