Torque Specifications for Rear Axle

Tightening

Location Description Thread Material torque

Cross member to body

Hexagon bolt

M10

8.8

CO

Lower control arm to cross member

Locknut

VNM 14x1.5 10

200 (20.0)

Lower control arm to body

Locknut

VNM 12x1.5 10

120 (12.0)

Floating caliper to wheel member

Hexagon bolt

M12x1.5

8.8

85 (8.5)

Wheel member to lower control arm

Locknut

VNM 14x1.5

8

140 (14.0)

Upper control arm to cross member, upper control arm to wheel member

Locknut

VNM 10

8

46 (4-6)

Drive shaft and rear wheel shaft to wheel hub

Locknut

VHM 22x1.5

8

460 (46.0)

Drive shaft to transmission and input shaft

Socket head M10 bolt

12.9

81 (8.1)

Wheel to wheel hub

Wheel nut

M14 x 1.5

Al

130 (13-0)

Spring strut to body

Locknut

VNM 10

8

46 (4.6)

Stabilizer mount to body

Hexagon bolt

M 10

8.8

46 (4.6)

Stabilizer hanger to lower control arm

Hexagon bolt

M10

8.8

46 (4.6)

Stabilizer housing to Stabilizer

Locknut

VNM 10

8

46 (4.6)

Location

Description

Thread

Tightening Material torque

Nm (kpm)

Rocker arm to lower control arm

Locknut

VNM 12x1.5 8

85 (8.5)

Rubber mount to piston rod (spring strut)

Locknut

VNM 12x1.5 8

58 (5-8)

Transmission mount to rear axle cross member

Hexagon bolt

M12x1.5

8.8

85 (8.5)

Speed sensor to wheel member

Socket head bolt

M6

8.8

10 (1-0)

Bracket to wheel member

Hexagon nut

M6

8.8

10 (1.0)

Bracket to cross member

Locknut

VM6

6 (0-6)

Guard to wheel member

Locknut

VEM8

8

23 (2.3)

Hexagon bolt

M6

8.8

10 (1.0)

The following values apply to curbweight according to DIN 70020 (car with full fuel tank, spare wheel and tools)

Adjusting Value and Tolerance

Front Axle

Toe (not pressed)

Toe difference angle at 20° lock

Camber Caster

Max. Difference Left to Right

Rear Axle

Toe (each wheel) Camber

Influenced only by changing steering arms

Adjusting Vehicle Height

The vehicle height must be checked and, if necessary, corrected prior to making adjustments on the front and the wheel alignment.

Front axle

From tire contact area to measuring surface on rear control arm mount.

Rear axle

From tire contact area to measuring surface on cross member.

Set value 190-20 mm Max. difference left to right 10 mm

Set value 173+10 mm Max. difference left to right 10 mm

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