Volkswagen Workshop Manuals
Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)
Steering and Suspension > Alignment > System Information > Service and Repair > Wheel Alignment Test Prerequisites > Page 5644
Wheel alignment must only performed using VW/Audi-approved wheel alignment equipment!
Wheel alignment checks must always include both the front and rear axles.
Otherwise centering of toothed shaft cannot be guaranteed!
Perform alignment using the alignment computer.
All information needed for the alignment can be found in the alignment computer.
‹› Wheels should not be aligned until the vehicle has been driven 1,000 to 2,000 km, since it takes this long for the coil springs to settle.
‹› The individual specifications should be followed as exactly as possible when making adjustments.
When Vehicle Alignment is Necessary
‹› Vehicle shows handling problems.
‹› There is an accident damage and components were replaced.
‹› Axle components have been removed or replaced.
‹› Tire wear patterns are uneven.
1) Requirement: Subframe and brackets were secured before removal. Refer to => [ Subframe, Securing ] See: Suspension/Subframe/Front
Components Removed and Installed
2) Requirement: Subframe and brackets were secured before removal. Refer to => [ Subframe, Securing ] See: Suspension/Subframe/Front
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