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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Assembly tool -3301-
Assembly tool -3346-
Assembly tool -3350-
Assembly tool -T10356-
Carrier -3390-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-

 
Removing
–  Loosen wheel bolts.
–  Raise vehicle.
–  Remove wheel.
Vehicles with vehicle level sender
   
–  Remove bolts -1-.
–  Remove retainer for rear left vehicle level sender-2-.
Vehicles with stone guard
 

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

–  Remove spreader rivet -1-.
–  Unscrew bolts -2- for stone deflector -3-.
Continuation for all vehicles
–  Remove spring → Chapter.
 

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

–  Unscrew nut -1- from coupling rod -2-.
–  Pull coupling rod -2- out of anti-roll bar -3-.
 

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

–  Unscrew nut -1- and pull out bolt -2- securing shock absorber.
–  Unscrew nut -3- and pull out bolt -4- securing wheel bearing housing.
 

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

Pressing out bonded rubber bush
1 -  Nut -3346/3-
2 -  Thrust disc from assembly tool -3301-
3 -  Carrier -3390-
4 -  Sleeve from assembly tool -3350-
5 -  Nut
6 -  Spindle -3346/2-
–  Pull out bonded rubber bush by turning nut -3346/3--1-. When doing this, counterhold spindle -3346/2--6-.
 

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

Pulling in bonded rubber bush
1 -  Nut -3346/3-
2 -  Thrust disc from assembly tool -3301-
3 -  Thrust piece -T10356/5-
4 -  Bonded rubber bush
5 -  Wheel bearing housing
6 -  Sleeve from assembly tool -3350-
7 -  Nut
8 -  Spindle -3346/2-
–  Pull in bonded rubber bush to stop by turning nut -3346/3--1-. When doing this, counterhold spindle -3346/2--8-.
  Note
Do not use lubricant.
Insert bearing carefully so it does not cant.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - wheel bearing assembly“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - anti-roll bar, multi-link suspension, front-wheel drive“
→ Chapter „Torque settings for wheel bolts“
The threaded connections to the lower transverse link may only be loosened and tightened in the unladen weight position → Chapter.
On vehicles with vehicle level sender, carry out basic settings for wheel damper electronics → Vehicle diagnostic tester.
On vehicles with vehicle level sender, carry out basic adjustment of headlights → Electrical system; Rep. gr.94.
 

Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing, front-wheel drive

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