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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Specified values for wheel alignment, multi-link suspension, Golf

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Wheels, tyres, axle align / Wheel alignment / Specified values for wheel alignment, multi-link suspension, Golf

These specifications apply to all engines.
Explanations regarding PR numbers → Chapter „Vehicle data sticker“.
Front axle Basic running gear Sports running gear Raised running gear DCC running gear
PR numbers G01+2UA G02+2UA G07+2UA G18/G22 G01+2UC+GM1 G01+2UP G02+2UC+GM1 G07+2UC G21/G26 G01+2UF G02+2UF G24/G25/G27 G03+2UQ/ G03+2UH
Total toe (unladen) 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′
Camber (in straight-ahead position) → Remark -30′ ± 30′ -41′ ± 30′ -16′ ± 30′ -36′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30' max. 30' max. 30'
Toe-out on turns with 20° steering angle → Remark 1° 19′ ± 20′ 1° 30′ ± 20′ 1° 09′ ± 20′ 1° 26′ ± 20′
Caster 7° 23′ ± 30′ 7° 38′ ± 30′ 7° 09′ ± 30′ 7° 33′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30' max. 30' max. 30'
Ride height 383 ± 10 mm 368 ± 10 mm 398 ± 10 mm 373 ± 10 mm
 
1)  Camber cannot be adjusted. Corrections are possible by moving the subframe slightly.
2)  The toe-out on turns can be displayed as a negative value on the wheel alignment computer, depending on the manufacturer.
     
These specifications apply to all engines.
Explanations regarding PR numbers → Chapter „Vehicle data sticker“.
Front axle GTI GTD Golf R 18" Golf R 19"
PR numbers G06+2UC G06+2UC+GM1+A8H G06+2UC+GM3+A8G G06+2UJ G04+2UM G29 G05+2UJ+GM03 G06+2UC+GM03 G02+2UC+GM1+A8G G06+2UC+GM1+A8G G05+2UJ G32 G04+2UK+1N7 G04+2UL+1N7 G04+2UK+QZ0 G04+2UL+QZ0
Total toe (unladen) 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′
Camber (in straight-ahead position) → Remark -41′ ± 30′ -41′ ± 30′ -44′ ± 30′ -44′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30' max. 30' max. 30'
Toe-out on turns with 20° steering angle → Remark 1° 30′ ± 20′ 1° 30′ ± 20′ 1° 38′ ± 20′ 1° 38′ ± 20′
Caster 7° 38′ ± 30′ 7° 38′ ± 30′ 7° 45′ ± 30′ 7° 45′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30' max. 30' max. 30'
Ride height 368 ± 10 mm 368 ± 10 mm 363 ± 10 mm 363 ± 10 mm
 
3)  Camber cannot be adjusted. Corrections are possible by moving the subframe slightly.
4)  The toe-out on turns can be displayed as a negative value on the wheel alignment computer, depending on the manufacturer.
     
These specifications apply to all engines.
Explanations regarding PR numbers → Chapter „Vehicle data sticker“.
Front axle GTI, heavy-duty running gear GTE
PR numbers G06 +2UN G20/G23
Total toe (unladen) 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′
Camber (in straight-ahead position) → Remark -30′ ± 30′ -30′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30'
Toe-out on turns with 20° steering angle → Remark 1° 19′ ± 20′ 1° 19′ ± 20′
Caster 7° 23′ ± 30′ 7° 23′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30'
Ride height 383 ± 10 mm 383 ± 10 mm
 
5)  Camber cannot be adjusted. Corrections are possible by moving the subframe slightly.
6)  The toe-out on turns can be displayed as a negative value on the wheel alignment computer, depending on the manufacturer.
     
Rear axle Standard running gear Sports running gear Raised running gear DCC running gear
Camber -1° 20′ ± 30′ -1° 20′ ± 30′ -1° 20′ ± 30′ -1° 20′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30' max. 30' max. 30'
Total track (at prescribed camber) 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′
Max. permissible deviation from direction of travel max. 20' max. 20' max. 20' max. 20'
Ride height 385 ± 10 mm 370 ± 10 mm 400± 10 mm 375 ± 10 mm
 
     
Rear axle GTI GTD Golf R 18" Golf R 19"
Camber -1° 45′ ± 30′ -1° 35′ ± 30′ -1° 45′ ± 30′ -1° 45′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30' max. 30' max. 30'
Total track (at prescribed camber) 16′ ± 10′ 10′ ± 10′ 16′ ± 10′ 16′ ± 10′
Max. permissible deviation from direction of travel max. 20' max. 20' max. 20' max. 20'
Ride height 370 ± 10 mm 370 ± 10 mm 365 ± 10 mm 365 ± 10 mm
 
     
Rear axle GTI, heavy-duty running gear GTE
Camber -1° 20′ ± 30′ -1° 45′ ± 30′
Maximum permissible difference between sides max. 30' max. 30'
Total track (at prescribed camber) 10′ ± 10′ 16′ ± 10′
Max. permissible deviation from direction of travel max. 20' max. 20'
Ride height 385 ± 10 mm 395 ± 10 mm
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