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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Test preparations, wheel alignment with driver assist systems

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Wheels, tyres, axle align / Wheel alignment / Test preparations, wheel alignment with driver assist systems

The following steps are required if one or more driver assist systems on the vehicle are to be calibrated via the “Quick-start” procedure (i.e. without first checking and adjusting the wheel alignment):
Before driving the vehicle onto the alignment platform, make sure there is sufficient space between the vehicle and the calibration unit. The distance between the calibration unit and the vehicle must be 120 cm ± 2.5 cm.
If the available space is not adequate, move the vehicle backwards on the alignment platform as required. This allows the use of the respective floor area.
Before starting calibration, read out event memory and rectify any faults.
Vehicle accurately aligned, suspension bounced and rocked several times.
When checking wheel alignment, ensure that sliding plates and turn tables are not touching end stop.
Connect battery charger → Vehicle electrics; Rep. gr.27.
Move front wheels to straight-ahead position.
Connect → Vehicle diagnostic tester to vehicle, route diagnostic cable through open door window.
Vehicle exterior lighting switched off.
All doors of vehicle are closed.
Press button to select required calibration on wheel alignment computer.
   
Test preparations, wheel alignment with no driver assist systems
Special tools and workshop equipment required Wheel alignment computer -V.A.G 1813F- or VW/Audi-approved wheel alignment units Brake pedal depressor ...

Specified values for wheel alignment, torsion beam axle, Golf
These specifications apply to all engines. Explanations regarding PR numbers → Chapter „Vehicle data sticker“. Front axle Basic ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated or automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror, without rain and light sensor -G397- and front camera for driver assist systems -R242
Materials   Glass-metal adhesive kit “D 000 703 A1” Special tools and workshop equipment required   Glass scraper (commercially available) -1-   ...

Removing and installing front vehicle level senders -G78-/-G289-
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Rear brakes
The type of brake system installed in the vehicle is indicated among other things by the corresponding PR number on the vehicle data sticker. The vehicle data sticker can be found in the spare wheel well and in the service schedule. ...

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