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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing anti-roll bar

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Removing
–  Loosen wheel bolts.
–  Raise vehicle.
–  Remove rear wheels.
  Note
The following procedure is described for the left side of the vehicle. The procedure for the right side of the vehicle is identical.
 

Removing and installing anti-roll bar

–  Unscrew bolts -arrows- for anti-roll bar -1-.
 

Removing and installing anti-roll bar

–  Unscrew nut -1- from coupling rod -2-.
–  Pull coupling rod -2- out of anti-roll bar -3-.
–  Remove anti-roll bar -3- from subframe.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
 

Removing and installing anti-roll bar

–  Tighten bolts -arrows- for anti-roll bar -1- evenly on subframe -2-.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - anti-roll bar“
→ Chapter „Torque settings for wheel bolts“
 

Removing and installing anti-roll bar

Assembly overview - anti-roll bar, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive
1 -  Lower transverse link 2 -  Nut Renew after removing 20 Nm +180° 3 -  Coupling ...

Removing and installing coupling rod
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Other materials:

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