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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Brake test

General information
The drive is provided by the test rig.
For the test, ensure for vehicles with a manual gearbox that the gear lever is in neutral, and for vehicles with an automatic gearbox that the selector lever is in »N«.
When conducting the test, observe the specifications provided by the manufacturer of the test rig.
  Note
The brake regulation systems do not function when ignition is off.
   
Checking vehicles with front-wheel drive
The brake test must be carried out on a single-axle roller dynamometer.
The maximum test speed must not exceed 6 km/h.
The test rigs authorised by Volkswagen fulfil these requirements.
   
Checking electromechanical parking brake, vehicles with front-wheel drive
Activate »TЬV mode«:
Seat belt is fitted
Rear axle on single-axle roller dynamometer
Ignition remains switched on
Auto-hold is switched off
Front wheels must be stationary
Rear wheels must rotate for at least 5 seconds at a constant speed between 2.5 and 9 km/h.
When entering »TЬV mode«, the yellow electric parking brake and handbrake fault warning lamp -K214- will light up.
  Note
In »TЬV mode«, the electromechanical parking brake does not close fully when the button is first pressed.
The tension is increased gradually by actuating the electromechanical parking brake button -E538- 4 times in succession.
Actuating the electromechanical parking brake button -E538- a fifth time releases the electromechanical parking brake.
End »TЬV mode«:
Front wheels, speed over 0 km/h
Rear wheels, speed lower than 2.5 km/h or over 9 km/h
Ignition off.
   
Rear brakes
Rear brakes FNc-M38 (15”):   Item PR No.   1KE / 1KV 1 Brake caliper ...

ABS, ADR, TCS, EDL, ESP
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Other materials:

Assembly overview - brake caliper FS III
When carrying out repairs, install all parts supplied in repair kit. Use only methylated spirits for cleaning the brake. Apply thin coat of lithium grease -G 052 150 A2- to brake cylinder, piston and seal. 1 -  Dust cap ...

Safety precautions when using test and measuring equipment during a road test
Observe the following if test and measuring equipment is required during a road test:   WARNING Accident hazard as a result of distraction and inadequate securing of test and measuring equipment. ...

Adjusting Bowden cable A for entry assistance
Special tools and workshop equipment required   Feeler gauges -VAS 5301/10- Adjusting conditions   Seat pan and backrest must be padded and bolted together. ...

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