To insert This tool in and twist 90 degree to open the sleeve and remove the ram
This tool is used on all A4 platform VWs including Golf, Jetta, and Gti, 337, 20a.e. GTI model year 1999 to present Tool is used any time the strut needs to be separated from the wheel bearing housing Most common would be changing/replacing struts, coil spring, or the entire strut assembly
You would also use this tool when servicing the wheel bearing
Easily remove the strut from the wheel bearing housing without it The wheel bearing housing clamps down very tightly on the strut assembly.... even with the bolt removed the housing is still firmly clamped to the strut... this tool allows you to spread the housing where it is clamped on so that the strut can be removed.
Basically this tool is a must-have any time the strut or wheel bearing housing needs to be removed from the above models