Audi A3

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ 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 utilization
   + Steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Elektroskhema


Shock-absorber utilization


That the shock-absorber could be used again, it is necessary to merge from it oil. After that the shock-absorber can be utilized 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 the 25th bar. Therefore when opening the shock-absorber fence off a workplace and surely put on goggles.

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

Shock-absorber drilling

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


At gas-filled 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 opening of 6 mm in a point (In) so that to receive an opening in an internal pipe.
4. Hold the shock-absorber over capacity and squeeze out oil rod moving in different directions on full size of a course.
5. Let's to oil flow out completely.
6. Utilize the fulfilled oil according to the established rules.
7. Utilize the shock-absorber as usual metal.

It is sharp the shock-absorber

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

At the gas-filled shock-absorber there is a gas.

3. Lift a rod. Thus hold an internal pipe an alligator wrench and press down 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. Utilize the fulfilled oil according to the established rules.
7. Utilize the shock-absorber as usual metal.