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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Test prerequisites

Check wheel suspension, wheel bearing assembly and steering for excessive play and damage.
Tread depth difference of no more than 2 mm on one axle.
Tyres inflated to correct pressures.
Vehicle unladen.
Fuel tank must be full.
Spare wheel and vehicle tools are stowed in correct locations.
Windscreen washer fluid reservoir must be full.
When checking wheel alignment, ensure that sliding plates and turn tables are not touching end stop.
Please note the following:
The test equipment must be properly adjusted and attached to the vehicle; observe device manufacturer's operating instructions.
If necessary, ask the manufacturer to show you how to use the wheel alignment machine.
Wheel alignment platforms and wheel alignment computers can lose their original calibration over a period of time.
Wheel alignment platforms and computers should be checked and adjusted as necessary during inspection and maintenance at least once per year!
–  Handle these highly sensitive devices carefully and conscientiously.
   
Notes for wheel alignment
Wheel alignment must be performed only using a VW/AUDI-approved wheel alignment unit! Whenever wheels are aligned, both the front and rear axles ...

Test preparations, wheel alignment with no driver assist systems
Special tools and workshop equipment required Wheel alignment computer -V.A.G 1813F- or VW/Audi-approved wheel alignment units Brake pedal depressor ...

Other materials:

Emptying fuel tank less than 3/4 full, vehicles with four-wheel drive
Special tools and workshop equipment required Removal wedge -3409- Special wrench -T10202- Fuel extractor -VAS 5190A- (for E 85 fuel) Fuel extractor -VAS 5190- (not shown)   –  ...

Balancing wheel, balancing wheel with finish balancer
Before you start balancing the wheels, the following requirements must be met. Tyre pressure must be OK. Tread must not be worn on one side. Tread depth should be at least 4 mm. T ...

Removing and installing interior aerial 1 for entry and start authorisation -R138-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Release lever -80 - 200- Removing –  Remove centre console insert → General body ...

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