Audi 80/Avant (B4)

since 1991-1995 release

Repair and operation of the car

Audi 80/Avant
+ Technical specification
+ Engines
+ System of production of the fulfilled gases
+ Cooling system
+ Fuel tank and fuel pump
+ Air filter and airintaking channels
+ System of injection
+ Coupling
- Transmission and transmission
   Removal and installation of the mechanical transmission (T)
   Noise in a transmission
   Automatic Transmission (AT)
   Electronic control of AKP
   Main transfer
   Power shafts
   Check of cuffs of power shafts
   List of malfunctions
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Brake system
+ Anti-blocking system of brakes
+ Wheels and tires
+ Body electrical system
+ System of ignition
+ Lighting
+ Signalling devices
+ Devices and auxiliary devices
+ Heating and ventilation
+ body Elements
+ Search of malfunctions
+ Specifications

Check of cuffs of power shafts

Hinges of power shafts are protected by rubber cuffs (boots) from hit of moisture and dirt. Therefore it is necessary to check regularly these cuffs, whether cracks were formed on them.


  1. To raise respectively one driving wheel, to fix the car.
  2. Slowly to turn the corresponding shaft and thus to examine a cuff in search of cracks or holes. Can point to leakage also traces of greasing.
  3. Whether buckles densely sit?
  4. The damaged cuffs should be replaced as soon as possible, differently the getting water will destroy hinges, and their replacement – quite expensive action!