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

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
 

Removing and installing track rod

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-
Removing
–  Loosen wheel bolts.
–  Raise vehicle.
–  Remove wheel.
 

Removing and installing track rod

–  Unscrew bolts -arrows- for anti-roll bar -1-.
 

Removing and installing track rod

–  Unscrew nut -1- and bolt -3- by a few turns.
–  Remove bolt -3-.
–  Unscrew nut -1-, and remove bolt -4- towards rear. Push anti-roll bar upwards while doing so.
–  Remove track rod -2-.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
The threaded connection of the track rod may be tightened only when the dimension measured between the centre of wheel hub and lower edge of wheel housing before starting the work has been attained → Chapter.
–  Perform wheel alignment → Chapter.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - track rod“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - anti-roll bar“
→ Chapter „Torque settings for wheel bolts“
 

Removing and installing track rod

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