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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - suspension strut, upper suspension link

Assembly overview - suspension strut, upper suspension link

1 -  Spring seat
Note correct installation position
2 -  Shock absorber
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
3 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
Tip of bolt must point in direction of travel.
70 Nm +180°
4 -  Wheel bearing housing
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
5 -  Nut
Renew after removing
6 -  Protective sleeve
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
7 -  Coil spring
Removing and installing → Chapter
Surface of spring coil must not be damaged.
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
8 -  Deep groove ball thrust bearing
9 -  Bump stop
Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”.
10 -  Suspension strut mounting
Note correct installation position → Anchor.
11 -  Nut
Renew after removing
60 Nm
12 -  Front body
13 -  Bolt
Renew after removing
15 Nm +90°
14 -  Cover
Suspension strut, upper suspension link
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Removing and installing suspension strut
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Spreader -3424- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- ...

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Switching TCS or TCS with ESC on and off
Fig. 142 In the centre console: button for switching the traction control system (TCS) or electronic stability control (ESC) on and off manually Fig. 143 In the centre console: button for switching the traction control system (TCS) on and off manually (vehicles without ESC) First read an ...

Automatic gearbox: selecting a gear
Fig. 136 Left-hand drive vehicles: selector lever for automatic gearbox with lock button (arrow) Fig. 137 Right-hand drive vehicles: selector lever for automatic gearbox with lock button (arrow) First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The selector lever is ...

Removing and installing Hall sender -G40-
Removing     –  Release hose clips -1- and -2-, and remove air pipe.   –  Disconnect electrical connector -1-. ...

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