Eos (1F7) V6-3.2L (BUB) (2008)
Ball Joint: Service and Repair
Special tools, testers and auxiliary items required
‹› Ball joint puller (3287A)
‹› Torque wrench (V.A.G 1332)
‹› Engine/transmission jack (V.A.G 1383 A)
‹› Angle wrench (V.A.G 1756)
Loosen drive axle bolt to wheel hub:
‹› Hex head bolt, refer to => [ Drive Axle Hex Bolt Connection, Loosening and Tightening ] See: Wheel Hub/Axle Nut/Service and Repair/Removal
‹› Twelve point bolt, refer to => [ Drive Axle Twelve-Point Bolt, Loosening and Tightening ] See: Wheel Hub/Axle Nut/Service and
Vehicle must not be sitting on the wheels when tightening or loosening.
With screw loosened, wheel bearing can be damaged by vehicle's own weight.
If a vehicle needs to be moved when the drive axle is removed, an outer joint must be installed and tightened to 50 Nm.
Remove nuts - arrows -.
Pull drive axle slightly out of wheel hub.
Pull ball joint out of control arm.
Bend control arm as far downward as necessary.
Attach (3287 A) as depicted in illustration and press out ball joint.