You can hear a lot for the WAG and good and bad, but when I took Skoda, one friend of the comrade said: “Listen, what, what, and the wag Reiki is very reliable.” At that time he had an old Passat B5, and Reika was the only knot where he did not climb at that time.
But for the third winter, after a weekly festive downtime at a temperature of about -10, I got into the car, and with a slight turn of the steering wheel I heard an unpleasant light click. It was heard precisely with small steering deviations and disappeared after about 500 meters of movement until next in the morning.
There were very few guarantees at that time, but I managed to contact the officials. There was a generous move from the officials who proposed replacing the rail with a new assembly. However, doubts made us abandon this idea-firstly, give someone to disassemble the floor of the car without a guarantee that clicks will disappear (according to the words this is a normal phenomenon in the cold, but the FGR coordinates the replacement). Secondly, there is still a faith in bright future and the lack of a desire to drive in this car for 10 years.
However, each problem reminded me of itself and made me think — «Did I do the right thing.» At that time, another VAGOVOD advised me to call on the guys from the WAG Service
In general, these slats are collected in the Czech Republic, there is a Rheika gearbox adjusting bolt. When assembling it, it is installed in a certain nominal position, in which one test rail was tested on the entire working range of temperatures. And since the WAG has any knock and extra sound is the norm, in the end we have the fact that the party to the party: some rails are adjusted normally, while others are not.
The TPI factory indicates that it is necessary to make a more “jewelry” adjustment. It was decided to park the car at the service until the morning, and in the morning to diagnose. Having estimated the volume of the clicks, it was decided that it makes sense to make adjustment. For symbolic money, with me, the adjusting bolt was pulled literally 30 degrees and lawy. And the very next morning I appreciated the whole effect — the sound remained, but it is barely captured, and most importantly, everything quickly and without unnecessary intervention and other garage dancing with tambourine — according to factory instructions.
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