Maintenance and clutch adjustment UAZ-3151

The clutch (Fig. 1) of the car is dry, single-disk, with hydraulic release.


The necessary work is carried out when disassembling the clutch.

Lubricate the clutch release bearing through the cap oiler located on the right side of the clutch housing, according to the lubrication table.

Access to the oiler from below the vehicle.

Periodically drain the condensate from the clutch housing by unscrewing the plug 22 (Fig. 1).

UAZ-3151 clutch

Fig. 1. Clutch

Adjusting the clutch mechanism

Adjust the clutch mechanism with the clutch pressure plate removed in the following order.

Install the pressure plate assembly on the plate (a flywheel can be used instead of the plate) and secure it to the casing with six bolts.

Before fixing, install a replacement template for the driven disk in the form of a ring with a thickness of 9.5 mm between the plate and the pressure plate.

Position of release levers after adjustment

Fig. 2. Position of the release levers after adjustment

Stop adjusting bolts

Fig. 3. Locking the adjusting bolts

Adjust by tightening or unscrewing the adjusting screws (Fig. 2) until the size (51.5 ±0.75) mm (distance of the head of one of the screws from the surface of the plate).

The difference in the distance from the plate to the heads of the other two screws must not exceed 0.2 mm. After adjustment, lock the screws 4 of the levers by pushing the edge of the lever into the groove of the screw, as shown in fig. 3.