Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and operation of the car



Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. General data
   + 3.1. Cars with petrol engines
   - 3.2. Cars with diesel engines
      - 3.2.1. Changes in a car design from 1988 to 1993.
         3.2.1.1. Dm3 engine 2,3
         + 3.2.1.2. Dm3 engine 1,8
         + 3.2.1.3. Fuel system
         + 3.2.1.4. The repair which is not demanding removal of the engine
         3.2.1.5. Removal and installation of the engine
         3.2.1.6. Dismantling of the engine
         3.2.1.7. Check of details
         3.2.1.8. Check of gaps of a bent shaft and rods
         3.2.1.9. Assembly of the engine
         3.2.1.10. Lubrication system
         3.2.1.11. Cooling system
         3.2.1.12. Coupling
         3.2.1.13. Mechanical MT 75 five-speed transmission
         3.2.1.14. Power shaft and back bridge
         3.2.1.15. System of steering
         3.2.1.16. Forward suspension bracket
         3.2.1.17. Brake system
         3.2.1.18. Electric equipment
         3.2.1.19. General data
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment





3.2.1.15. System of steering

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bolt of fastening of the hinge of a shaft of a steering column

The moment of tightening of a bolt (it is specified by an arrow) fastenings of the hinge of a steering shaft is increased to 25 ± by 1 Nanometer.

Prevention

It is recommended to tighten a nut, but not to screw up a bolt.


The increased moment of tightening can be applied also in cars of earlier production (to models 1988).

Other information concerning a technical characteristic, adjustment and repair of system of steering is provided in section 8.