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Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI: 1993-1999, Cabrio 1995-2002 (A3) 98 VW Cabrio 2.0L manual 5 speed


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Last Post: Feb 26, 2015 3:08 PM Last Post By: budpalumbo
GHIAGAN

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98 VW Cabrio 2.0L manual 5 speed
Posted: Feb 26, 2015 1:45 AM
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Does anyone know the "Torque Specification" for the (DRIVE AXLE RETAINING NUT)? I could really use the help.

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budpalumbo

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Re: 98 VW Cabrio 2.0L manual 5 speed
Posted: Feb 26, 2015 3:08 PM   in response to: GHIAGAN in response to: GHIAGAN
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Component ........................................................... Lbs ft.

Axle Nut ................................................................ (*)
Axle To Transaxle Flange ................................................. 33
Ball Joint To Control Arm Bolts .......................................... 26
Ball Joint To Wheel Bearing Housing Nuts ................................. 33
Stabilizer Bar Link Rod To Control Arm Nuts .............................. 18
Strut To Wheel Bearing Housing Nuts ...................................... 70
Tie Rod End To Wheel Bearing Housing Nuts ................................ 26
Wheel Lug Nuts ........................................................... 81

(*) Torque to 148 lbs ft, then loosen 1 turn. Torque to 37 lbs ft, then an additional 30.

Or tight with an air gun. Really tight by hand.


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