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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:

Charging battery in maintenance mode with battery charger -VAS 5095 A-
  WARNING Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter!   WARNING It is not permissible ...

Crankshaft dimensions
Risk of damage to bearing pedestals when the crankshaft is removed.If the bolts of the crankshaft bearing cap are loosened, the bearing pedestals of the cylinder block will be deformed, and damage to the bearings will result.Never remove the crankshaft. Measuring the ...

Removing and installing bumper cover
  Volkswagen R GmbH, optional equipment, “R Line” and “R” Special tools and workshop equipment required       Note The removal and installati ...

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