Golf 2004 ➤ , Golf Plus 2005 ➤
Running gear, axles, steering - Edition 08.2009
– Set steering box down as illustrated.
This prevents damage to the control unit -1-.
Install in reverse order.
Threaded sleeve of steering box must be located in subframe
Coat seal on steering box with suitable lubricant, e.g. soft
soap, before installing steering box.
After fitting the steering box to the universal joint, make sure
that the seal is not kinked when lying against the assembly
plate and that the opening to the footwell is correctly sealed.
Otherwise, this can result in water leaks and/or noise.
Ensure sealing surfaces are clean.
Before inserting subframe bolts, position steering box on sub‐
frame and insert bolts for steering box and anti-roll bar.
– Attach lower noise insulation ⇒ Rep. Gr. 50 ; Assembly over‐
view - noise insulation .
– Bolt universal joint to steering box.
– Connect battery ⇒ Rep. Gr. 27 ; Battery; Disconnecting and
reconnecting battery .
– Carry out basic setting for steering angle sender -G85- using
vehicle diagnosis, testing and information system -VAS 5051-
⇒ Vehicle diagnosis, testing and information system VAS
After installation, position of steering wheel must be checked dur‐
ing road test.
If steering wheel is crooked or a new steering box was installed,
wheels must be aligned.
– Perform wheel alignment
If new steering box has been installed, adapt power steering con‐
trol unit -J500- using vehicle diagnostic, testing and information
system -VAS 5051- .
– Carry out basic setting for power steering control unit -J500-
using vehicle diagnosis, testing and information system -VAS
5051- ⇒ Vehicle diagnosis, testing and information system
If parking aid 2 is fitted in the vehicle, the power steering control
unit -J500- must be recoded ⇒ Vehicle diagnosis, testing and in‐
formation system VAS 5051.
Subframe to body
♦ Use new bolts
Rep. Gr.48 - Steering
⇒ page 305
70 Nm + 90°