1. Disconnect a tip of steering draft and the hinge.
2. Several times shake here and there a pin of the spherical hinge of a tip of steering draft.
3. Screw on a pin of the spherical hinge two nuts and measure a torque.
Torque: 0,5–2,5 N • m
4. If the torque exceeds admissible values, replace a tip of steering draft.
5. If the torque is much lower than admissible value, the spherical hinge can be reused, if it is not got jammed and has no excessive люфта.