8.6. Lock and drive of the lock of a cowl

Possible malfunctions of the lock of a cowl, their reason and ways of elimination
Features of a design

Fig. 8.22. Installation of the lock of a cowl: 1 – spring; 2 – bolt; 3 – the washer is gear; 4 – draft with a cover; 5 – rivet; 6 – lock fork; 7 – case; 8 – doggie; 9 – washer; 10 – emphasis; 11 – lever of opening of a cowl; 12 – handle


The lock of a cowl of fork type is put in action by the lever 11 (fig. 8.22) from within the car by means of the wire draft 4 placed in a cover.

Replacement of a spring of the lock of a cowl
1. Transfer the handle 12 (see fig. 8.22) opening of a cowl to yourself against the stop (in situation "Openly").
2. Open a cowl.
3. Remove the remains of an old spring 1 (see fig. 8.22).
4. Establish a new spring.
5. Close a cowl.