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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Vehicles with torsion beam axle

Removing
–  If fitted, remove rear left underbody trim → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
–  Remove rear tunnel cross-piece → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
   
–  Loosen clamp -arrow- and push it to rear.
Risk of accident caused by high weight of silencers.Seek help from a second a mechanic for the following work.
–  Cut exhaust pipe → Chapter.
 

Vehicles with torsion beam axle

–  Unscrew bolt -2- on left and right.
–  Unscrew bolt -3- and remove silencer -1-.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
–  Aligning exhaust system free of tension → Chapter.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - silencers“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - emission control“
→ General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66
 

Vehicles with torsion beam axle

Vehicles with multilink suspension
1 -  Rubber mounting Renew if damaged 2 -  Bolt 20 Nm 3 -  Mounting ...

Vehicles with multilink suspension
Removing –  If fitted, remove rear left underbody trim → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66. ...

Other materials:

Run-flat tyres, seal inside technology
The vehicles are equipped with self-sealing tyres as an option. This technology, referred to as seal inside technology, is a system that has been developed to allow the car to continue to be driven even if a nail or screw has penet ...

Test after driving for 10 minutes
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsReconnect the tyre filler hose and check the tyre pressure on the tyre pressure display ⑥. 1.3 bar (19 psi / 130 kPa) and lower: Do not drive on! The tyre cannot be sealed adequately with the breakdown set. ...

Wear in middle of tyre
This wear pattern is found on the driven wheels of high-performance vehicles that are frequently driven long distances at high speeds. At high speeds, centrifugal forces cause the tyre diameter to increase more in the middle of the tread ...

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