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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking exhaust system for leaks

Procedure
–  Start engine and run at idling speed.
–  Seal end exhaust pipes with cloths or plugs, for example, for the duration of the leakage test.
–  Check (by listening) points of connection between exhaust manifold and the cylinder head, between turbocharger and front exhaust pipe etc. to make sure there are no leaks.
–  Rectify any leaks that are found.
   
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