Self Study Program 860103 – Wheel Alignment – Basics

VAG SSP 860103. Today’s modern vehicles have complex and advanced suspension systems that must be comfortable, sporty and safe. We now have ways of measuring the suspension geometry and for correcting misaligned settings. This will assure that the suspension systems can be checked and adjusted throughout the entire vehicle’s life.

In this Self-Study Program, you will learn about the following wheel alignment areas:

  • Suspension terminology
  • Preparation of the wheel alignment system
  • Checking the wheel alignment system
  • Why alignment is performed
  • The tools used for wheel alignment
  • How the alignment principle works

Always refer to the latest Service Information when diagnosing vehicles and performing vehicle repairs.


  • Introduction and Basics
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Using Wheel Alignment Stands For Other Systems
  • Axles
  • Flow Chart
  • Knowledge Assessment

This Self-Study Program provides information regarding the design and function of new models.
This Self-Study Program is not a Repair Manual.

This information will not be updated.
For maintenance and repair procedures, always refer to the latest electronic service information.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 54

Self Study Program 860103 – Wheel Alignment – Basics