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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Assembly tool -T10219-
Thrust plate -VW 402-
Press tool -VW 411-

 
 
   
Press tool -VW 412-
–  Remove lower suspension link → Chapter.
Pressing out bonded rubber bush
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

–  Press out bonded rubber bush as illustrated.
1 -  Press tool -VW 411-
2 -  Tube -T10219/1- (the cut-out must face the suspension link)
3 -  Thrust plate -VW 402-
Pressing in bonded rubber bush
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

–  Align bonded rubber bushes -1- to suspension link -2-.
The grooves -3- must face towards suspension link -2- as shown in illustration.
–  Moisten outer surface of bonded rubber bush with assembly oil -G 294 421 A1-.
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

–  Press in bonded rubber bush as illustrated.
1 -  Drift -T10219/2-
2 -  Bonded rubber bush
3 -  Tube -T10219/1- (the cut-out must face the suspension link)
4 -  Thrust plate -VW 402-
  Note
At start of pressing-in process, bonded rubber bush is temporarily slanted. During further procedure, it then straightens. It does not have to be pushed further.
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

–  Press in bonded rubber bush until core of bush -1- and hole in suspension link -2- are flush.
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

–  Press bush back slightly in the suspension link.
1 -  Press tool -VW 412-
2 -  Tube -T10219/1-
3 -  Thrust plate -VW 402-
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

The dimensions -a- and -b- must be the same.
–  Install lower suspension link → Chapter.
 

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

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