Chevrolet Lanos (since 2004 release)
1. Car device
2. Recommendations about operation
3. Malfunctions in way
4. Maintenance
5. Engine
6. Transmission
7. Running gear
8. Steering
9. Brake system
10. Electric equipment
11. Body
12. Wheels and tires
13. Purchase of spare parts
14. A trip on HUNDRED
15. Winter operation of the car
16. Preparation for checkup
17. Advice to the beginning mechanic
17.1. Safety measures when carrying out repair work
17.2. Tools
17.2.1. Main set of tools
17.2.2. Special tools and devices
17.3. Before work
17.4. Restoration of threaded connections
18. Appendices
19. Schemes of electric equipment



17.2.2. Special tools and devices

If you often have to repair the car, in addition to the main set buy the special tools necessary for carrying out more complex repair:
– a portable lamp (it is desirable such which works from onboard network of the car). It is necessary during the operation from below of the car, under a cowl and in salon at insufficient lighting. The lamp has to be with the waterproof case with the glass protected from blows;
– rolling jack and rubber or wooden pro-rate;
– a support (trestle type) for work under the car;
– a special key for nuts of brake pipelines;
– an adjustable collet spanner and clamps for reliable fixing of details;
– a dynamometer key for observance of the exact moment of an inhaling of responsible threaded connections, it is desirable to have keys with a limit of measurements from 5 to 200 N · m;
– the special key for an oil filter, it is used in case the filter does not manage to be unscrewed hands;
– set of strippers of lock rings;
– device for a vypressovka and press fitting of bearings of naves of forward and back wheels;
– a stripper for a vypressovka of fingers of spherical hinges of a suspension bracket and tips of steering drafts;
– a set of probes for definition of gaps at repair and maintenance of the gas-distributing mechanism, transmission, differential, etc.;
– mandrels of various diameters (for a press fitting of bearings, epiploons, etc.);
– the automobile tester used at repair of electric chains and for check of technical condition of devices of electric equipment;
– компрессометр for diagnostics of technical condition of the engine by definition of a compression in cylinders;
– the charger for the rechargeable battery.

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17.3. Before work