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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: General

Perform a road test to determine whether a vehicle is pulling to one side and if so, which side. If the vehicle pulls to one side → Chapter.
When wheel alignment is checked, include the wheel alignment test results in tyre complaint report.
Manufacturer's tolerances can lead to a slight amount of taper (asymmetry) in the tyre carcass. The rolling tyre then develops a lateral force which acts directly on the wheel suspension, leading to self-steering of the vehicle. Strategic rotation of the wheels can balance out this self-steering behaviour.
   
Vehicle pulls to one side
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Conicity
Conicity is caused by a slight offset of the tread and/or the belt (amounting to a few tenths of a millimetre) relative to the geometric centre of the tyre. Taper is ...

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Adjusting camber on rear axle, multi-link suspension
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-   Tool insert 18 mm -T10179-   ...

Removing and installing washer fluid reservoir
  Note The washer fluid reservoir (which is the same for the windscreen and the rear window washer systems) is located in the front left wheel housing. –  Removing and installing washer fluid reservoir →&nb ...

Measuring axial play of camshaft
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Universal dial gauge bracket -VW 387-         Dial gau ...

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