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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Rear suspension, drive shaft / Suspension strut, shock absorber, spring / Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension

1 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
50 Nm +45°
2 -  Shock absorber
Removing and installing → Chapter
Note correct installation position of cable tie fastener.
Defective shock absorbers must always be degassed and drained before disposal → Chapter
3 -  Upper spring seat
Fit on lug on body.
4 -  Spring
Removing and installing → Chapter
5 -  Clip
Assists with installation
6 -  Lower spring seat
Turn end of spring against stop
When installing, fit pin into aperture in spring mounting on lower transverse link -arrow-.
7 -  Lower transverse link
8 -  Nut
Renew after removing
Always tighten bolted connection with suspension in unladen position → Chapter
70 Nm +180°
9 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, torsion beam axle
1 -  Bolt Renew after removing 50 Nm +45° 2 -  Shock absorber Removing and installing ...

Removing and installing shock absorber, torsion beam axle
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410- Spring compressor -V.A.G 1752/1 ...

Other materials:

General notes on brake fluid
  Note Only use new brake fluid conforming to VW standard (VW 501 14). Brake fluid is poisonous. Also due to its corrosive effect brake fluid must not come into contact with paintwork. ...

Pipes and hoses in refrigerant circuit
The mixture of refrigerant oil and refrigerant R134a attacks certain metals (e.g. copper) and alloys and dissolves certain hose materials. Therefore, always use genuine replacement parts. The hoses and pipes are held together with screwed join ...

Spraying the evaporator with the suction feed spray-gun -V.A.G 1538- and spray lance
Spray the evaporator with Contra Sept directly using a spray lance (approx. 10 bar). Contra Sept neutralises microbes and bacteria directly at the evaporator. In order to enable access to the evaporator, some preliminary work and differe ...

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