Ford Focus>> Steering>> Check of protective covers of a gear lath
The gear lath on the right and at the left is protected by rubber protective covers. Both covers should be пыленепроницаемы. Damp covers should be replaced, as through short time getting dirt or moisture turns greasing in the steering mechanism into firm paste which leads to failure of the steering mechanism.
Check carry out as follows:
- regularly check by means of a portable lamp a condition гофр covers;
- turning a steering wheel completely to the right and to the left, stretching гофры, you will find small cracks;

Fig. 267. Check of a condition of protective covers and reliability of fastening of collars

- collars of covers tighten reliably (fig. 267) .