Make sure the car is firmly supported on jack stands designed for the purpose. Place the jack stands beneath a structural chassis point. Do not place jack stands under suspension parts.
Loosen outer tie rod lock nut (B).
— Remove cotter pin and castle nut from outer tie rod end.
^ Use special tool VW 267 a or equivalent to release tie rod from steering arm.
— Unscrew old tie rod end and replace with new. NOTE—
Clean all threads and coat with anti-seize paste.
— Reassembly is reverse of removal.
• If necessary, loosen inner tie rod adjuster nut and reset tie rod length to measurement obtained earlier.
• Have car aligned professionally.
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