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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - drive shaft

Assembly overview - drive shaft

1 -  Outer constant velocity joint
Renew only as complete unit
Removing → Fig..
Installing: drive onto shaft to stop using plastic hammer
Distribute grease evenly in joint
Checking → Chapter
2 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
Before fitting, clean the threads in the CV joint using a thread tap.
200 Nm +180° → Chapter
3 -  Drive shaft
Allocation → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
4 -  Clamp
Renew after removing
Tightening → Fig.
5 -  Boot
Check for splits and chafing
Material: Hytrel (polyester elastomer)
6 -  Clamp
Renew after removing
Tightening → Fig.
7 -  Dished spring
With inner splines
Installation position → Fig.
8 -  Retaining ring
Renew after removing
Insert in groove in shaft
9 -  Boot for constant velocity joint
Material: Hytrel (polyester elastomer)
Without breather hole
Check for splits and chafing
Drive off constant velocity joint with a drift
Coat sealing surface of constant velocity joint with -D 454 300 A2- before installing.
10 -  Clamp
Renew after removing
Tightening → Fig.
11 -  Locking plate
12 -  Multi-point socket head bolt
Renew after removing
Initially tighten diagonally to 10 Nm and then tighten diagonally to specified torque.
40 Nm
13 -  Cover
Renew after removing
Always renew
Pressing off → Fig.
14 -  Retaining ring
Renew after removing
Remove and install with circlip pliers -VW 161 A-.
15 -  Seal
Renew after removing
Adhesive surface on constant velocity joint must be free of oil and grease!
16 -  Inner constant velocity joint
Renew only as complete unit
Distribute grease evenly in joint
Pressing off → Fig.
Pressing on → Fig.
Checking → Chapter
17 -  Dished spring
With inner splines
Installation position → Fig.
Drive shaft
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