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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - steering rack, right-hand drive

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Steering / Steering rack / Assembly overview - steering rack, right-hand drive

  Caution
The following work must not be performed while the universal joint is separated from the steering rack:
Connect battery.
Switch on ignition.
Turn steering rack.
Turn steering column.
Not adhering to these instructions will result in irreparable damage.

Assembly overview - steering rack, right-hand drive

1 -  Wiring
2 -  Fastener
3 -  Steering rack
Removing and installing → Chapter
Different versions possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”
With power steering control unit -J500-
Can be tested in “Guided fault finding” using → Vehicle diagnostic tester
4 -  Left wheel bearing housing
5 -  Nut
Renew after removing
20 Nm +90°
6 -  Subframe
7 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
70 Nm +90°
8 -  Right wheel bearing housing
9 -  Heat shield
Different versions possible depending on engine version. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”
10 -  Bolt
Either qty. 3 or qty. 4 are fitted depending on engine version. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”
8 Nm
Assembly overview - steering rack, left-hand drive
  Caution The following work must not be performed while the universal joint is separated from the steering rack: Connect battery ...

Removing and installing steering rack, LHD vehicles, except for e-Golf
Special tools and workshop equipment required Ball joint puller -T10187- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- ...

Other materials:

Checking function and voltage supply of the fuel pump, engine code CWVA
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removal wedge -3409-   Multimeter e.g. hand-held multimeter -V.A.G 1526E- ...

Connecting brake pedal to brake servo
  Hold ball head of plunger rod in front of mounting and push brake pedal in direction of brake servo, so that the ball head clicks into place. –  Check engagement by pulling briefly on brake pedal. ...

Connecting vehicle diagnostic tester Golf Model Year 1998 - 2003
–  Apply handbrake. –  Vehicles with automatic gearbox, move selector lever to position “P” or “N”. –  Vehicles with manual gearbox, move gear lever to neutral position. ...

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