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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Setting vehicle to initial position for wheel alignment

If measured values are outside specified tolerances, this may be because the vehicle is inclined.
Right-hand drive vehicles or e.g. vehicles with an automatic gearbox may lean to one side slightly.
This is due to the installation position of the assemblies and their associated weight transfer and is normal.
–  In such cases it is essential to measure dimension -a- at the rear on both sides.
–  Correct any differences as required.
On the front axle, compensate by adding weights to the top of the respective suspension turret.
On the rear axle, compensate by adding weights to the respective side of the luggage compartment.
Sand-filled sacks (weighing approx. 10 kg) are suitable for this.
 

Setting vehicle to initial position for wheel alignment

Specified values for wheel alignment, multi-link suspension, Golf
These specifications apply to all engines. Explanations regarding PR numbers → Chapter „Vehicle data sticker“. Front axle Basic ...

Wheel alignment procedure
Always adhere to the following procedure!   Note The vehicle must always be in unladen condition when measuring wheel alignment &# ...

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Sensors
Removing and installing steering angle sender -G85-   Note The steering angle sender -G85- is a component of the steering rack. It cannot be renewed as an individual part. ...

Assembly overview - axle beam
1 -  Cover 2 -  Bolt Renew after removing 50 Nm +45° 3 -  Bolt Renew after removing Tighten in unladen state → Chapter. ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning and indicator lamps    → Information on steering  The power steering is not hydraulic. It is an electromechanical system. The advantage of this steering system is that no hydraulic hoses, hydraulic oil, p ...

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