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Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Tube for wheel bearing -3345-
Assembly tool -3348-
Thrust plate -VW 401-
Press tool -VW 411-
Press tool -VW 412-
Removing and installing tool -VW 459-

 
–  Remove lower suspension link.
Vehicles with manual gearbox or dual clutch gearbox 0CW → Chapter
Vehicles with dual clutch gearbox 0D9 → Chapter
   
Pressing out bonded rubber bush
–  Press out bonded rubber bush as illustrated.
1 -  Press tool -VW 411-
2 -  Assembly tool -3348-
3 -  Suspension link
4 -  Tube for wheel bearing -3345-
5 -  Thrust plate -VW 401-
 

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Installation position of bonded rubber bush
The embossed arrow points between the two markings -arrows A- in the transverse link.
The cam -arrow B- must always point to outside of vehicle. Open kidney faces to centre of vehicle.
 

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Pressing in bonded rubber bush
–  Press in bonded rubber bush as illustrated.
1 -  Press tool -VW 412-
2 -  Sleeve -VW 459/2-, inner shoulder of sleeve -arrow- faces downwards
3 -  Suspension link
4 -  Tube for wheel bearing -3345-
5 -  Thrust plate -VW 401-
  Note
Press in bonded rubber bush until wheel bearing tube -3345- makes contact with transverse link.
 

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Greasing bonded rubber bush:
The kidney-shaped area -1- of the bonded rubber bush must be greased.
–  Grease must be applied to the kidney-shaped area -1- from above.
–  Use grease -G 052 150 A2-
 

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

–  The quantity of grease required for both sides is, as shown, about 1 cm -dimension a-.
Half of the quantity of grease (about 0.5 cm) must be applied to each kidney-shaped area.
–  The grease must be applied to the top using a commercially available brush.
–  No grease may be applied to the area contacting the suspension link.
–  Install lower suspension link → Chapter.
Vehicles with manual gearbox or dual clutch gearbox 0CW → Anchor
Vehicles with dual clutch gearbox 0D9 → Anchor
 

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

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Wheel bearing assembly
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