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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Test preparations, wheel alignment with no driver assist systems

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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 -V.A.G 1869/2-
Tool insert 18 mm -T10179-
Shock absorber set -T10001-

The existing lateral run-out of the wheel must be compensated for. Otherwise, the result of the measurement will be incorrect.
If run-out compensation is not performed, it is not possible to adjust toe-in correctly!
Please follow the instructions of the manufacturer of the wheel alignment equipment.
–  Carry out wheel runout compensation.
–  Apply brake pedal depressor -V.A.G 1869/2-.
–  Use brake pedal depressor to depress brake pedal.
Preparations required before calibration of driver assist systems
Test prerequisites
Check wheel suspension, wheel bearing assembly and steering for excessive play and damage. Tread depth difference of no more than 2 mm on ...

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 chec ...

Other materials:

Removing and fitting head restraints
Fig. 48 Removing the front head restraint Fig. 49 Removing the rear head restraint First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Every seat is fitted with a head restraint. The front head restraints are intended solely for use with the front seats, and the centr ...

Notes on treating corroded fold areas
Examples for corrosion in the fold area of bonnet, door or rear lid –  Remove corrosion using → Chapter „Pneumatic brush grinder set -VAS 6446-“ or → Chapter „Brush grinder set -VAS 6776-“. ...

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning and indicator lamps    → Engine oil specification    → Checking the engine oil level and refilling engine oil    → Engine oil consumption    → Changing engine oil   Additiona ...

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