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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 ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing flap for charging bay
Removing     –  Removing radiator grille → Chapter –  Remove bolts -2-. –  Push flap for charging bay -1- towards side, -arrow a-. ...

Removing and installing fuel line for auxiliary/supplementary heater
Removing –  Observe safety precautions → Chapter. –  Observe rules for cleanliness → Chapter. –  Fuel tank must not be more than 3/4 ...

Repairing run-flat tyres, PAX
General information It is not always necessary to renew a tyre after it has lost pressure and then been run in an uninflated condition.   Note The affected tyre should be removed and checked for damage by qu ...

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