Information - Electric power steering + steering column

Steering column: replacement and selection

When and why it is necessary to replace steering column

Manufacturers do not presuppose exact scheduled replacement terms for this part. Installation of a new component is necessary at breakdown of the bearing installed in the bracket of the old one. Also, breakages of a needle bearing in the shaft universal-joint cross, loosening of the spline connections fastening occurs.

Defects in this unit mostly occur because of intense car exploitation, due to which bearings wear-out take place. Loosening of the spline connections fastening is the result of gradual abrasion of the teeth. Most of all a road accident leads to serious mechanical damages of the steering column.

The fact that the bearings or spline connections are broken down is indicated by knocking in the steering column. Usually, this noise appears during car operation on a rough road. Free movement of the steering wheel is possible. Moreover, in most cases a driver needs to apply more effort to turn the steering wheel.

In order to demount the old steering column, firstly, you need to demount the steering wheel. The replacement process can have its peculiarities according to the car construction. All works should be performed in accordance with the instructions, noted in the car technical documentation.

How to select steering column

There are non-adjustable and adjustable steering columns.

The parts of the second type presuppose ability to adjust position of the steering wheel, which makes travel more comfort for a driver. In most cases, the adjustable steering columns allow to adjust only height of the steering wheel position. However, there are components with function of inclination angle adjustment of the steering wheel.

According to the method of adjustment the steering columns are divided into non-power and power. The latter can be single-motor and dual-motor. The steering columns of the second type are considered more durable.

In order to make operation of the vehicle more comfortable and safe, order the steering column of a proven manufacturer. In particular, high-quality products are presented in the assortment of SPIDAN, TRW and other worthy brands.

During purchasing of the steering column be guided by the technical characteristics of the car, in particular, the type of car body and gearbox. Steering wheel location should be taken into account. The type of the airbag, used in your car is important for proper installation: it can be mounted in the steering column.

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