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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Vibration, vibration control system

Using the vibration control system -VAS 6230 A- you can perform more functions than just stationary balancing.
A special feature of this system is the testing of the radial force of the wheel and tyre while rolling.
A roller presses against the wheel with a force of about 635 kg. This simulates the vertical tyre force against the road surface during travel.
Radial and lateral run-out in the wheel and tyre and differences in the stiffness of the tyre cause the vertical force of the wheel to vary.
The -VAS 6230 A- detects and stores the position of the maximum measured radial force in the tyre. Then the position of the smallest distance between the wheel rim flange and the centre of the rim is measured.
 

Vibration, vibration control system

Vibration, conducting a road test before balancing wheels
If a customer brings a vehicle to the workshop complaining about “vibration”, a road test is essential prior to balancing the wheels. ...

Eliminating flat spots caused by storage or handling
Eliminating flat spots caused by storage or handling Flat spots caused by storage or handling cannot be eliminated from the tyre using workshop ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing trim for operating and display unit
Removing –  Starting at bottom, unclip trim for operating and display unit -1- from operating and display unit -2- and remove it. Installing   Note Before installing, chec ...

Wheel change, installation requirements
Warming cold tyres to minimum installation temperature   Note This instruction also applies to ultra-high performance tyres (height/width ratio smaller than/same as 45 % and speed symbol greater than/same as V). ...

Removing and installing rear axle, multi-link suspension, front-wheel drive, except for e-Golf and Golf GTE
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- Tensioning strap -T10038- Locating pins -T10096-   Removing subframe with ...

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