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Steering gear

Steering gear

Item Description
1 Tie-rod end
2 Tie-rod
3 steering gear boot
4 Steering angle sensor - vehicles built up to 09/2009
5 Input shaft
6 Valve unit housing

The steering gear is mounted on the front axle crossmember and is secured with two bolts. The bolts are inserted in the steering gear from above and screwed into the threaded lugs on the front axle crossmember.

The following components can be renewed separately or as a unit:

  • Complete steering gear
  • Steering gear rubber bushes
  • Tie rods
  • Steering gear boot
  • Tie-rod end
  • Steering angle sensor - vehicles built up to 09/2009

During removal and installation or renewal of components of the steering gear, pay attention to the following: (excluding steering angle sensor)

  • Before undertaking repair work on an accident damaged steering gear, the scope of the repair must be determined using the inspection instructions "Steering gear inspection after an accident". For additional information, refer to "Diagnosis and Testing" in this section.
  • When the steering gear is removed and installed, the front axle crossmember must be aligned with the bodywork using the appropriate special tools.
  • After completing the work, the suspension geometry of the vehicle must be checked and corrected as necessary.
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