Home Auto Repair 1998-2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Power Steering Gear Removal and Installation

1998-2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Power Steering Gear Removal and Installation

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Download Power Steering Gear Special tools, testers and auxiliary items required Hose clamps up to 25 mm dia. 3094 Torque wrench V.A.G 1331 Torque wrench V.A.G 1332 Engine/transmission jack V.A.G 1383 A with universal transmission support V.A.G 1359/2 Notes for repair work on power steering gear All work on the power steering must be carried out with utmost cleanliness. Thoroughly clean all connections and the surrounding area before disconnecting. If repairs will not be carried out immediately, place removed parts onto a clean surface and cover. Only use lint-free cloths. Only unpack replacement parts immediately prior to installation. Only use parts in their original packing. Removing Remove bolts – 1 – . Remove cover – A – . Remove bolt – 1 – from universal joint. Remove universal joint from steering gear. Clamp off hose from reservoir using hose clamps up to 25 mm dia. 3094 . Clamp off hose on power steering pump using hose clamps up to 25 mm dia. 3094 . Remove sound-deadening pan. Place drip tray underneath. . Press off tie rod from steering knuckle. A – Tie rod puller (standard), e.g. Kukko 128/2 Remove hose lines at steering gear and plug using a plastic bag and tape. Seal threaded holes on power steering gear using plastic screw plugs – 1 – and – 2 – . Remove bolts – 1 – and – 2 – . With TDI Engines Remove bracket for front exhaust pipe at subframe – arrows – and disengage.