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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  ...

Other materials:

Fitting control unit to hydraulic unit
Special tools and workshop equipment required ESD workplace -VAS 6613- Torque screwdriver -V.A.G 1624-     Torx bit T25 Severe ...

Assembly overview - dash panel central tube
  Note If electrical wires are disconnected or removed and installed, it is useful to make corresponding drawings or photos. This guarantees that everything is re-installed in its original position. 1 -  Securing bracket Welded to body ...

Preparatory measures for calibration
Extensive preliminary work is required before the actual calibration can be carried out using → Vehicle diagnostic tester. Prerequisites: Position vehicle on a firm and level surface. ...

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