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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Brake lines

Repairing brake lines
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.
The use of flanging tool V.A.G. 1356 is not permitted due to the coating and the diameter of the black brake lines.
  Note
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-
 

Repairing brake lines

List of individual tools:

Brake lines

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 -  Flanging jaws -VAS 6056/7-
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