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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing coupling rod

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-
Removing
–  Raise vehicle.
 

Removing and installing coupling rod

–  Unscrew nut -arrow- and pull coupling rod -1- off suspension strut.
 

Removing and installing coupling rod

–  Unscrew nut -1- from coupling rod -3-.
–  Pull coupling rod -3- out of anti-roll bar -2-.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
Tighten nuts of coupling rod on suspension strut/anti-roll bar, if necessary, counterhold at multi-point socket head.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - subframe“
 

Removing and installing coupling rod

Repairing thread in longitudinal member

Repairing the thread in welded nuts in the longitudinal member is possible under certain conditions; Body repair → Rep. gr.50.
   
Removing and installing anti-roll bar
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-   ...

Fixing position of subframe
  Note Certain repairs on vehicles require the removal of the subframe or the entire front axle. The original position of t ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing fuel pressure sender -G247-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Assembly tool -T10118-   Socket, 27 mm -T40218- or commercially available 27 mm ...

Undercoated areas, body overview indicating differing coat thicknesses
  Note Undercoating (stone-chipping protection) applied during repair work must be identical in appearance and thickness to the original undercoating. Water drainage holes must remain clear. All threaded studs and welded nuts with metric ...

Checklist
Observe the following information both before and during every journey to ensure your own safety, and the safety of all passengers and other road users  : Check that all lights and turn signals are working properly. Check the tyre pressure ( Wheels and tyres Wheels and tyres ...

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