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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Without roller dynamometer for four-wheel drive vehicles

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Brake system / Technical data / Brake test / Without roller dynamometer for four-wheel drive vehicles

  Note
If no test rig is available for four-wheel drive vehicles, the brake test can also be carried out on a standard single-axle roller dynamometer as follows:
–  Drive vehicle forwards onto the rollers.
–  Switch engine off and wait for 2 seconds.
–  Carry out front brake test.
–  Start engine and wait for approx. 5 seconds until sufficient vacuum has been built up.
–  Drive vehicle forwards until rear wheels are positioned on rollers.
–  Switch engine off and wait for 2 seconds.
–  Carry out rear brake test.
–  Start engine and wait for approx. 5 seconds until sufficient vacuum has been built up.
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