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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, torsion beam axle

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Rear suspension, drive shaft / Suspension strut, shock absorber, spring / Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, torsion beam axle

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, torsion beam axle

1 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
50 Nm +45°
2 -  Shock absorber
Removing and installing → Chapter
Defective shock absorbers must always be degassed and drained before disposal → Chapter
3 -  Upper spring seat
Fit on lug on body.
4 -  Spring
Removing and installing → Chapter
5 -  Clamp ring
After installing stone deflector, press clamp ring on so it is flush
6 -  Lower spring seat
Turn end of spring against stop
When installing, fit pin in aperture in spring mounting on axle beam.
7 -  Axle beam
8 -  Stone deflector
9 -  Spreader rivet
10 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
Always tighten bolted connection with suspension in unladen position → Chapter
70 Nm +180°
Suspension strut, shock absorber, spring
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Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension
1 -  Bolt Renew after removing 50 Nm +45° 2 -  Shock absorber Removing and installing ...

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Checking function and voltage supply of the fuel pump, engine code CWVA
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removal wedge -3409-   Multimeter e.g. hand-held multimeter -V.A.G 1526E- ...

General
Perform a road test to determine whether a vehicle is pulling to one side and if so, which side. If the vehicle pulls to one side → Chapter. When wheel alignment is checked, include the wheel alignment test results in ty ...

Removing and installing gas strut
Removing       Note The rear lid must be supported when a gas strut is removed. One gas strut alone cannot support an open rear lid. –  Open rear lid and brace it open. ...

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