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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking swivel joint

Checking axial play
–  Firmly pull suspension link down in -direction of arrow- and press up again.
 

Checking swivel joint

Checking radial play
–  Press lower part of wheel forcefully inwards and outwards in -direction of arrow-.
  Note
There should be no palpable or visible “play” during both tests.
Observe swivel joint while performing tests.
Take into account possible existing wheel bearing play or “play” in upper suspension strut mounting.
Check rubber boot for damage and renew swivel joint if necessary.
 

Checking swivel joint

Removing and installing lower suspension link, vehicle with dual clutch gearbox 0D9
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Removin ...

Removing and installing swivel joint
Special tools and workshop equipment required Ball joint puller -3287 A- Angle wrench -V.A.G 1756- Ring spanner insert -V.A.G  ...

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Removing and installing mounting bracket
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removing   Note Removal and installation are only described for the left door handle bracket. The right side is similar. ...

Operation
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The auxiliary heater exhaust system, located under the vehicle, must not be blocked by snow, mud or other items. The exhaust fumes must not be obstructed in any way. The emissions generated by the auxiliary heater are ...

Assembly overview - windscreen wiper system
  Note The illustration shows fitting locations for LHD vehicles. Fitting locations for RHD vehicles are similar. 1 -  Wiper blade on driver side Different lengths. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue. ...

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