Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 2. Maintenance
   - 2.1. Petrol models
      2.1.1. Technical data
      2.1.2. Frequency of service
      - 2.1.3. Maintenance
         - 2.1.3.1. Each 15000 km or 12 months
            2.1.3.1.1. Replacement of oil and oil filter
            2.1.3.1.2. Check of level of oil in the automatic transmission
            2.1.3.1.3. Check of tightness of hoses and effluence of liquids
            2.1.3.1.4. Replacement of the filter thin air sedums in system of ventilation
            2.1.3.1.5. Coupling work check
            2.1.3.1.6. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft
            2.1.3.1.7. Steering and suspension bracket
            2.1.3.1.8. Check of the shock-absorber
         + 2.1.3.2. Each 30 000 km
         + 2.1.3.3. Each 60000 km
         + 2.1.3.4. Each 120000 km or alternate years
   + 2.2. Diesel models
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. System of ignition
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions


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2.1.3.1.6. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Lift and carefully fix the car on supports. Turn a wheel to the right or to the left against the stop and twist a wheel. Examine rubber protective covers of the CV JOINT, squeezing them for disclosure of bends. Check them for existence of cracks which can lead to lubricant leak, and also to penetration in water and dirt.
2. Also check a condition of fixing collars. Examine covers of internal CV JOINTS and casings on the other hand. If any damage is found, then the casing needs to be replaced immediately.
3. Also check a condition of fixing collars. Examine covers of internal CV JOINTS and casings on the other hand. If any damage is found, then the casing needs to be replaced immediately.
4. At the same time check the general condition of the CV JOINT, holding a shaft and at the same time trying to turn a wheel. Repeat attempt, holding the internal CV JOINT and turning a shaft. Any noticeable side play indicates wear of the CV JOINT, wear in grooves of a shaft or unscrewing of a lock nut of a shaft.
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