Home Auto Repair 1996 Volkswagen Golf BRAKE PRESSURE REGULATOR ADJUSTMENTS

1996 Volkswagen Golf BRAKE PRESSURE REGULATOR ADJUSTMENTS

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Download BRAKE PRESSURE REGULATOR NOTE: CAUTION: DO NOT adjust pressure regulator with brake pedal depressed. 1) Ensure fuel tank is full and spare tire is in trunk. Raise and support vehicle. Attach Pressure Gauges (VAG 1310) to left front brake caliper and right rear brake caliper/cylinder. Bleed pressure gauge and hoses through valve on gauges. 2) Lower vehicle and bounce rear of vehicle several times. Press on brake pedal until front brake pressure gauge reading equals pressure listed in 1st Reading column of BRAKE PRESSURES table. Hold brake pressure. Rear brake pressure gauge reading should be within specification in 1st Reading column of BRAKE PRESSURES table. 3) Release brake pedal. Press on brake pedal until front brake pressure gauge reading equals pressure listed in 2nd Reading column of BRAKE PRESSURES table. Hold brake pressure. Rear brake pressure gauge reading should be within specification in 2nd Reading column of BRAKE PRESSURES table. 4) Adjust spring tension on brake pressure regulator if rear brake pressure for 1st and/or 2nd reading is not within specification. Decreasing spring tension will reduce system pressure. Increasing spring tension will increase system pressure. Recheck regulator pressures and re-adjust regulator as needed.