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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Rear suspension, drive shaft / Suspension strut, shock absorber, spring / Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Spring compressor -V.A.G 1752/1-
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

Spring retainer -V.A.G 1752/3A-
Adapter -V.A.G 1752/9-, not illustrated
Removing
–  Loosen wheel bolts.
–  Raise vehicle.
–  Remove wheel.
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

–  Press lugs -arrows- of assembly aid -1- inwards.
–  Remove assembly aid -1- upwards.
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

–  Insert spring compressor-3-.
1 -  Spring retainer -V.A.G 1752/3A-
2 -  Adapter -V.A.G 1752/9-
3 -  Spring compressor -V.A.G 1752/1-
  WARNING
Ensure that coil spring is correctly seated in spring retainers -V.A.G 1752/3A--2-.
–  Compress coil spring until it can be removed.
  Note
Use a spanner or a reversible ratchet handle to compress spring compressor.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
–  Check that the lower spring plate is not damaged.
–  If necessary, renew lower spring plate.
–  Place lower plate onto bottom of coil spring.
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

End of spring -arrow- must lie against stop on bottom spring seat.
–  Mount spring together with spring plate.
–  The bottom spring seat has a pin.
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

–  Insert this pin in holes in lower transverse link -arrow-.
–  Insert upper spring seat into upper end of spring.
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

–  Bead of spring seat -arrow- must lie against coil spring correctly.
–  Release tension on coil spring while locating upper spring seat on lug on body.
–  Remove spring compressor.
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

–  Insert assembly aid -1- and press downwards.
–  Lugs -arrows- must engage.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Torque settings for wheel bolts“
 

Removing and installing spring, multi-link suspension, left spring for front-wheel drive, left and right spring for four-wheel drive

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