Golf 2004 ➤ , Golf Plus 2005 ➤
Running gear, axles, steering - Edition 08.2009
Improper handling of steering column
Transportation using the following parts leads to primary steering
Weight compensation springs
Improper handling of steering column with safety risks
Following methods of handling will damage universal joint bushes
of lower steering column bearing:
♦ Transporting steering column with one hand on jointed shaft.
♦ Bending joints more than 90°.
Checking steering column for damage
– Check all steering column parts for damage.
– Check that steering column turns smoothly and easily.
– Check that steering column can be adjusted in reach and
Removing and installing mounting
Special tools and workshop equipment required
Rep. Gr.48 - Steering