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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 ...

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