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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
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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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Uprated shock absorbers and coil springs
Diving or dipping of the rear end between pulling vehicle and trailer can be avoided with the use of uprated shock absorbers and coil springs on the rear axle. These shock absorbers and springs can also be retrofitted in many cases by a Volkswagen worksh ...

After changing a wheel
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Clean the tools as necessary and place them back in the foam rubber holder in the luggage compartment. Stow the spare wheel, temporary spare wheel or the removed wheel safely in the luggage compartment. Th ...

Functional description of remote control for auxiliary and supplementary heater
  Note The auxiliary and supplementary heater can be switched on and off from a distance of several 100 metres (open space) using the remote control. This range is restricted in built-up areas or from buildings. ...

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