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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - suspension strut, upper suspension link

Assembly overview - suspension strut, upper suspension link

1 -  Spring seat
Note correct installation position
2 -  Shock absorber
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
3 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
Tip of bolt must point in direction of travel.
70 Nm +180°
4 -  Wheel bearing housing
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
5 -  Nut
Renew after removing
6 -  Protective sleeve
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
7 -  Coil spring
Removing and installing → Chapter
Surface of spring coil must not be damaged.
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
8 -  Deep groove ball thrust bearing
9 -  Bump stop
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
10 -  Suspension strut mounting
Note correct installation position → Anchor.
11 -  Nut
Renew after removing
60 Nm
12 -  Front body
13 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
15 Nm +90°
14 -  Cover
Suspension strut, upper suspension link
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