Volkswagen Eurovan 2000-03

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front wheels.
  6.  
  7. Remove the engine undercover.
  8.  
  9. Relieve the tension on the torsion bar. Remove or disconnect:

    Front axle nut.
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting.
     
    Wheel bearing housing from lower ball joint.
     
    Multi-function switch connector.
     
    Drive axle from transmission flange.
     
    Transmission support.
     
    Halfshaft.
     

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To install:

  1. Reverse the removal procedure to install. Always using NEW bolts and using the following torque specifications:

    Drive axle to transmission flange bolts: M10 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm), M12 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Wheel bearing housing to ball joint: 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm) plus 90°.
     
    Shock absorber to control arm: 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
     
    Drive axle to wheel hub: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
     
    Transmission support: 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm) plus 90 °.
     

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Automatic Transaxle



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front wheels.
  6.  
  7. Remove the engine undercover.
  8.  
  9. Relieve the tension on the torsion bar. Remove or disconnect:

    Front axle nut.
     
    Lower shock absorber mounting.
     
    Wheel bearing housing from lower ball joint.
     
    Multi-function switch connector.
     
    Drive axle from transmission flange.
     
    Transmission support.
     
    Halfshaft.
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Reverse the removal procedure to install. Always using NEW bolts and using the following torque specifications:

    Drive axle to transmission flange bolts: M10 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm), M12 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Wheel bearing housing to ball joint: 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm) plus 90°.
     
    Shock absorber to control arm: 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
     
    Drive axle to wheel hub: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
     
    Transmission support: 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm) plus 90 °.
     

  2.  

 
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