Volkswagen Eurovan 2000-03

Torsion Bar

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Removal & Installation



This procedure requires the use of a suitable 27mm plug insert.

  1. Remove the fuel tank, as outlined in the Fuel System Section.
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  3. Remove the exhaust heat shield (if equipped), and loosen the exhaust system if necessary.
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  5. Measure projecting end of thread from nut to face side of threaded rod, as shown in the illustration, then note the measurement.

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    Fig. Measure the projecting end of thread from the nut to the face side of threaded rod (a) and note the measurement value

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  7. Unfasten the torsion bar using plug insert 27 3257, or equivalent 27mm plug insert.

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    Fig. Unfasten the torsion bar using a suitable 27mm plug insert

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  9. Separate the torsion bar from control arm and remove it from the vehicle.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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