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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: 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 one axle.
Tyres inflated to correct pressures.
Vehicle unladen.
Fuel tank must be full.
Spare wheel and vehicle tools are stowed in correct locations.
Windscreen washer fluid reservoir must be full.
When checking wheel alignment, ensure that sliding plates and turn tables are not touching end stop.
Please note the following:
The test equipment must be properly adjusted and attached to the vehicle; observe device manufacturer's operating instructions.
If necessary, ask the manufacturer to show you how to use the wheel alignment machine.
Wheel alignment platforms and wheel alignment computers can lose their original calibration over a period of time.
Wheel alignment platforms and computers should be checked and adjusted as necessary during inspection and maintenance at least once per year!
–  Handle these highly sensitive devices carefully and conscientiously.
   
Notes for wheel alignment
Wheel alignment must be performed only using a VW/AUDI-approved wheel alignment unit! Whenever wheels are aligned, both the front and rear axles ...

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 ...

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Checklist
Observe the following information both before and during every journey to ensure your own safety, and the safety of all passengers and other road users  : Check that all lights and turn signals are working properly. Check the tyre pressure ( Wheels and tyres Wheels and tyres ...

Without needing to purge refrigerant circuit of contaminants (e.g. damage in an accident); no refrigerant has escaped and no moisture or dirt has entered refrigerant circuit
Drain refrigerant circuit. –  Renew restrictor. Depending on vehicle –  Remove receiver or reservoir. –  Clean any dirt out of receiver or reservoir. ...

Releasing gas from gas strut
Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.   WARNING Wear protective goggles when sawing. Cover area of saw cut with a cloth. Dispose ...

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