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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 tyre sealant
Place wheel on an even surface. –  Unscrew valve insert.   Caution The tyre sealant is hazardous to the health. May cause eye and skin irrit ...

Removing and installing plenum chamber cover
Removing   Note The removal and installation procedures for the plenum chamber covers may have to be modified slightly depending on model variants. –  Remove wiper arms → Electrical system; Rep. gr.92. ...

Cleaning and caring for natural leather covers
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Please contact a Volkswagen dealership or other qualified workshop if you have any questions on cleaning and caring for the leather equipment in your vehicle. Care and use Natural leather is sensitive and requires reg ...

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