VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking maximum wheel lock

The maximum wheel lock is determined with the aid of the wheel alignment computer.
–  When the values for the maximum wheel lock lie outside the tolerances, then check following:
Are steering or suspension components damaged or deformed?
Are track rods visually OK.?
Is the symmetry of the track rods OK.?
Damaged components must be renewed.
–  If the steering wheel is crooked, check the following:
Check steering components for damage and deformation. If necessary, renew damaged components.
Check suspension components for damage and deformation. If necessary, renew damaged components.
Check symmetry of track rods also.
   
–  Measure dimension -a- of shorter track rod. Shorten longer track rod to same dimension. Screw track rod ball joint -1- deeper onto track rod -2-.
Dimension -a- must be the same on left side and right side track rod ball joints.
Maximum permissible difference between left and right < 2.5 mm.
–  When returning steering to central position, swivel steering wheel with even movements.
 

Checking maximum wheel lock

Vehicle data sticker
Explanation regarding “PR numbers” on vehicle data sticker Various types of running gear are installed depending on engine and equipment level. T ...

Vibration due to wheels/tyres - causes and rectification
...

Other materials:

Removing and installing door inner seal
During production, a sealant is applied to the door inner seals, which are then placed on the door flange and rolled on.   Note When removing the seal, the sealant is distributed across the inside of the seal. The sides are bent upwards ...

Connecting brake lines to hydraulic unit, LHD vehicles
On hydraulic unit: 1 -  From hydraulic unit to rear right brake caliper  -  Identification: Ш 5.25 mm and flare nut with short thread M 12 x 1 2 -  From ...

Removing automatic distance control unit from and installing on retaining plate, variant 2
  Note If the automatic distance control unit -J428- is renewed, start the respective function → Vehicle diagnostic tester. Special tools and workshop equipment required     ...

© 2016-2020 Copyright www.vwgolf.org