In the article, we will consider possible malfunctions of the UAZ-3151 front axle

- Cause of malfunction


Violation of the camber angle, wobbling while driving and uneven tire wear:

- Large clearance in the front wheel bearings

Adjust wheel bearings; replace worn or damaged bearings if necessary

- Wear of pivots or support washers

Adjust the tightening of the king pins, replace worn parts

The car does not hold the road well:

- Deflection of front axle housings

Straighten the shrouds or install the axle housing with new shrouds

Lubricant leakage through the ball joint seal:

- Oil seal wear

Replace the oil seal

- Increased tire wear

Incorrect wheel alignment

- bent or incorrectly adjusted steering rod

Straighten the linkage, adjust its length and check the toe-in, replace the linkage if necessary

Intermittent knuckle grinding or knocking:

- Poor supply of lubricant to the kingpin bushing

Grease the ball joint and lubricate the kingpin through the grease fitting according to the lubrication chart

- Increased steering angles of the front wheels

Check and adjust the maximum steering angles of the front wheels