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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking swivel joint

Checking axial play
–  Firmly pull suspension link down in -direction of arrow- and press up again.
 

Checking swivel joint

Checking radial play
–  Press lower part of wheel forcefully inwards and outwards in -direction of arrow-.
  Note
There should be no palpable or visible “play” during both tests.
Observe swivel joint while performing tests.
Take into account possible existing wheel bearing play or “play” in upper suspension strut mounting.
Check rubber boot for damage and renew swivel joint if necessary.
 

Checking swivel joint

Removing and installing lower suspension link, vehicle with dual clutch gearbox 0D9
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Removin ...

Removing and installing swivel joint
Special tools and workshop equipment required Ball joint puller -3287 A- Angle wrench -V.A.G 1756- Ring spanner insert -V.A.G  ...

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Checking colour indicator, “3-colour”
  WARNING Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter! General information about colour indicator: Applies fo ...

Notes concerning odours in air conditioned vehicles
If the evaporator emits unpleasant odours, clean the evaporator. Volkswagen has tested and approved the ultrasound A/C cleaner -VAS 6189A- as well as the suction feed spray-gun -V.A.G 1538- with the appropriate spray probe. ...

Removing and installing charge pressure positioner -V465-
Removing     –  Switch off ignition. –  Disconnect electrical connector -1-. –  Remove securing clip -2-. –&n ...

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