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WHEEL ALIGNMENT THEORY/OPERATION Article Text 1989 Volkswagen Golf For Volkswagen Technical Site Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company, LLC Tuesday, August 24, 1999 12:08AM ARTICLE BEGINNING GENERAL INFORMATION ALL MODELS * PLEASE READ THIS FIRST * NOTE: This article is intended for general information purposes only. This information may not apply to all makes and models. PRE-ALIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS GENERAL ALIGNMENT CHECKS Before adjusting wheel alignment, check the following: * Each axle uses tires of same construction and tread style, equal in tread wear and overall diameter. Verify that radial and axial runout is not excessive. Inflation should be at manufacturer's specifications. * Steering linkage and suspension must not have excessive play. Check for wear in tie rod ends and ball joints. Springs must not be sagging. Control arm and strut rod bushings must not have excessive play. See Fig. 1. Fig. 1: Checking Steering Linkage * Vehicle must be on level floor with full fuel tank, no passenger load, spare tire in place and no load in trunk. Bounce front and rear end of vehicle several times. Confirm vehicle is at normal riding height.
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