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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Assembly overview - flanging tool

The flanging tool for brake lines -VAS 6056- can be used to flange brake lines with an outer pipe diameter of 5 mm without damaging the coating. In certain cases, this allows sections of brake lines to be renewed at less expense.
Brake lines may only be bent to max. 90°, as they otherwise kink or display deformations which constrict the cross-section of the line to an impermissible degree.
Preferably separate brake lines at underbody.
The positions of the intermediate pieces must be selected so that they cannot chafe on moving parts.
Do not grease spindle; merely clean with methylated spirits.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
Flanging tool for brake lines -VAS 6056-
Brake filling and bleeding equipment -VAS 5234-

Assembly overview - flanging tool

List of individual tools:

Assembly overview - flanging tool

1 -  Flanging tool -VAS 6056/1-
Flanging tool -VAS 6056/1- contains flanging jaws -VAS 6056/6-
2 -  Pipe cutter -VAS 6056/2-
3 -  Brake line scraper -VAS 6056/3-
Grub screws (in shaft and at side) are adjusted and must not be readjusted!
4 -  Grip wrench with plastic jaws -VAS 6056/4-
5 -  Pipe bending tool -VAS 6056/5-
6 -  Special wrench, 6 mm
7 -  Clamp jaws -VAS 6056/6- or clamp jaws -VAS 6056/7-
-VAS 6056/6- for black brake lines
-VAS 6056/7- for green brake lines
The arrow on the rounded side of the flanging jaws must point to the edge of the housing, and the straight side of the flanging jaws must be installed towards the spindle, or the flange will not be formed correctly.
Brake lines

Instructions for use of flanging tool
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