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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Vehicle data sticker

Explanation regarding “PR numbers” on vehicle data sticker
Various types of running gear are installed depending on engine and equipment level. These are identified by the PR numbers.
The PR numbers are critical in determining the wheel alignment specifications.
The running gear version fitted in the vehicle is indicated on the vehicle data sticker by the PR number for the front axle.
The vehicle data sticker can be found in the spare wheel well and in the service schedule.
   
Example of a vehicle data sticker
In this example the vehicle is equipped with sport running gear G03 -arrow-.
  N44-10568
Wheel runout compensation
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Checking maximum wheel lock
The maximum wheel lock is determined with the aid of the wheel alignment computer. –  When the values for the maximum wheel lock lie out ...

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Removing and installing brake servo, right-hand drive vehicle
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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 must be measured. –  Carry alignment out with the wheel alignm ...

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

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