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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - steering rack, right-hand drive

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Steering / Steering rack / Assembly overview - steering rack, right-hand drive

  Caution
The following work must not be performed while the universal joint is separated from the steering rack:
Connect battery.
Switch on ignition.
Turn steering rack.
Turn steering column.
Not adhering to these instructions will result in irreparable damage.

Assembly overview - steering rack, right-hand drive

1 -  Wiring
2 -  Fastener
3 -  Steering rack
Removing and installing → Chapter
Different versions possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”
With power steering control unit -J500-
Can be tested in “Guided fault finding” using → Vehicle diagnostic tester
4 -  Left wheel bearing housing
5 -  Nut
Renew after removing
20 Nm +90°
6 -  Subframe
7 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
70 Nm +90°
8 -  Right wheel bearing housing
9 -  Heat shield
Different versions possible depending on engine version. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”
10 -  Bolt
Either qty. 3 or qty. 4 are fitted depending on engine version. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”
8 Nm
Assembly overview - steering rack, left-hand drive
  Caution The following work must not be performed while the universal joint is separated from the steering rack: Connect battery ...

Removing and installing steering rack, LHD vehicles, except for e-Golf
Special tools and workshop equipment required Ball joint puller -T10187- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- ...

Other materials:

Notes for vehicles with start-stop system
Observe the safety precautions for vehicles with a start-stop system → Chapter. If a start-stop system is installed, the following abort conditions will deactivate the start-stop function: The star ...

Changing headlights over from driving on left to driving on right (gas discharge headlights with dynamic high beam control and LED daytime running light)
If a right-hand drive vehicle is driven in a left-hand drive country, or vice versa, the headlights must be converted. This is necessary in order to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic with the asymmetric low beam headlights.   Note ...

Removing and installing accelerator module -GX2-
Removing     –  Fold floor covering -1- forwards in -direction of arrow-.   –  Release and pull off connector -2- ...

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