Toeout on turns check Fig 926b and c

1 After completing the toe-in or -out check, keep the wheel clamp and measuring gauge assembly attached to each front wheel. Maintain the mid-wheel lateral run-out position with the tyre at the 12 o'clock position and ensure the brake pedal depressor is still applied.

2 Transfer the position of the elastic cord hook ends attached to the measuring gauge rotors from the uncoloured holes to the red holes which are pitched 15° relative to the uncoloured holes.

3 Rotate the right hand (offside) wheel in the direction the arrow points on the measuring gauge facing the red hole in which the cord is hooked until the scale reads zero. At this point the right hand wheel (which becomes the outer wheel on the vehicle turning circle) will have been pivoted 15°. Make sure that the cord does not touch any obstruction.

4 Observe the reading on the opposite left hand (near side) measuring gauge scale, which is the toe-out turns angle for the left hand (near side) wheel (the inner wheel on the vehicle's turning circle).

5 Change the cord to the blue holes in each measuring gauge rotor.

6 Rotate the left hand (near side) wheel in the direction the arrow points on the measuring gauge facing the blue hole until the hairline pointer on the left hand measuring gauge reads zero.

7 Read the opposite right hand (offside) wheel measuring gauge scale which gives the toe-out on turns for the right hand (offside) wheel (the inner wheel on the vehicle's turning circle).

8 Compare the left and right hand toe-out turns readings which should be within one degree of one another.

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