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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Vehicle data sticker

Explanation regarding “PR numbers” on vehicle data sticker
Various types of running gear are installed depending on engine and equipment level. These are identified by the PR numbers.
The PR numbers are critical in determining the wheel alignment specifications.
The running gear version fitted in the vehicle is indicated on the vehicle data sticker by the PR number for the front axle.
The vehicle data sticker can be found in the spare wheel well and in the service schedule.
   
Example of a vehicle data sticker
In this example the vehicle is equipped with sport running gear G03 -arrow-.
  N44-10568
Wheel runout compensation
If run-out compensation is not performed, it is not possible to adjust toe-in correctly! The existing lateral run-out of the wheel must be comp ...

Checking maximum wheel lock
The maximum wheel lock is determined with the aid of the wheel alignment computer. –  When the values for the maximum wheel lock lie out ...

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Overview of fitting locations - fuel supply system, Golf and Golf GTE
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Assembly overview - subframe, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive
1 -  Subframe Removing and installing subframe with attachments → Chapter. 2 -  Rear bonded rubber bush Renewing → Chapter. 3 -  Front bonded rubber bush ...

Balancing wheel, conditions
Before you start balancing the wheels, the following requirements must be met. Tyre pressure must be OK. Tread must not be worn on one side. Tread depth should be at least 4 mm. T ...

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