Prior to disconnecting the battery, read the battery disconnection cautions given at the front of this manual on page vii.
^ Working underneath front of car, remove stone guard mounting fasteners (arrow). Remove stone guard.
^ Remove front stabilizer bar mounting clamp bolts (arrow). (Right side shown.)
Remove one end of the stabilizer bar at a time by tapping with a rubber hammer.
Access steering shaft universal joints as described earlier.
• Remove locking nut and bolt (arrow) connecting lower universal joint to steering rack.
• Pull universal off steering rack.
• Remove alien bolts (A) from steering rack shaft support. Remove bracket.
— Remove cotter pins and castle nuts from both outer tie rod ends.
^ Use special tool VW 267 a or equivalent to release tie rod from steering arm. Repeat for other side.
— Remove horn and mounting bracket from front suspension subframe.
^ Remove steering rack mounting bolts (arrows).
— Remove steering rack, being careful not to damage brake lines and A/C lines.
— Installation is reverse of removal. NOTE —
Always replace universal joint lock nuts.
Was this article helpful?
The History of Porsche Cars through its generational changes. A must have ebook for any Porsche fanatic, this ebook is a reference book for Porsche enthusiasts. Discover all there is to know about the greatest Porsches ever made. All models are fully described and illustrated providing a definitive production history plus an accurate guide to original specs and equipment.