Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)
‹› The generation 2 steering gear is no longer available as a replacement part.
‹› Install a generation 3 steering gear if replacing a steering gear.
‹› In addition to this, the electrical wiring set from the E-box to the steering gear must be changed. It will be included with the new steering gear.
‹› The electrical wiring set is delivered complete together with the wiring for the service interval display.
‹› If the vehicle does not have a service interval display, then the 3-pin connector, not being used, must be sealed off with a flat terminal housing with
contact seal (1J0 973 803).
Remove the nuts - arrows - and remove foot well trim - 1 -.
Remove the bolt - 1 - and remove the universal joint - 2 - from the steering gear.
Remove the front wheels.
Loosen nut of track rod ball joint, but do not unscrew yet.
To protect thread, screw nut on pin a few turns.
Press off track rod ball joint from wheel bearing housing using (3287A) and now unscrew nut.