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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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Removing and installing suspension strut
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Spreader -3424- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- ...

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Repairing suspension strut
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Spring compressor -V.A.G 1752/1- Spring retainer -V.A.G 1752/4- Shock absorber set -T10001- Commercially available ratchet handle ...

Checking inner constant velocity joint
The joint is to be dismantled to renew the grease if it is heavily soiled, or to check the running surfaces of the balls for wear and damage.   Note The ball hub and joint body are paired. Mark position in relation to each o ...

Repairing rain and light sensor, Valeo
Remove rain and light sensor -G397- → Chapter.     –  Carefully remove sensor foil -2- or any sensor foil residues from rain and light sensor -G397--1-. ...

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