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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Removal wedge -3409-
Wrench -T10202-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332-
Fuel extractor -VAS 5190-
Fuel extractor -VAS 5190 A- for E 85 fuel (not shown).

 
  Note
To extract E 85 fuel, use only fuel extractor -VAS 5190 A-!
–  Observe safety precautions → Chapter.
–  Observe rules for cleanliness → Chapter.
–  Secure earth wire of fuel extractor to a bare metal part of the body.
Golf SV:
–  Remove right rear seat → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.72.
   
–  Partially detach cover -1- in floor covering at parting line -arrow-.
–  Do not detach cover completely from floor covering in order to ensure it is reinstalled in the correct installation position.
–  Detach it just enough that the cover can be folded upwards.
–  Fold up cover in -direction of arrow-.
Golf and Golf Estate:
–  Remove rear bench seat → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.72.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

Continuation for all vehicles:
–  Unclip cover -1- for flange at retaining tabs -arrows-, using removal wedge -3409-.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

–  Unclip sealing grommet -1- downwards from cover -2-.
–  Push cover -2- back along wiring harness -3-.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

–  Release and pull off connector -1- on sealing flange.
–  If fitted, detach connector -2- for metering pump -V54- of auxiliary heater on sealing flange and lay connector aside.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

–  Push tab -2- upwards in -direction of arrow A-.
–  To do this, reach in with your finger between floor panel and fuel tank.
–  At the same time, carefully pull fuel pump control unit -J538--1- out of mounting -in direction of arrow B- by grasping hold of wiring harness -3-.
–  Guide fuel pump control unit -J538- out towards interior between fuel tank and floor panel.
–  Place fuel pump control unit -J538- together with wiring harness to one side.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

–  Disconnect fuel line -1- on sealing flange. Separate plug-in connectors → Chapter.
The fuel system is pressurised.Risk of injury due to fuel which may spurt out.Wear eye protection.Wear protective gloves.Release pressure: place clean cloth around connection and carefully open connection.
–  If fitted, remove fuel line -2- leading to metering pump -V54- for auxiliary heater from sealing flange.
–  To do this, loosen lower hose clip.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

–  Open locking ring using wrench -T10202-.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

–  Carefully lift flange of fuel delivery unit -3-.
–  Remove gasket -1- and carefully lift up the flange of the fuel delivery unit slightly more.
–  Secure earth wire of fuel extractor to a bare metal part of the body.
–  Insert suction hose of fuel extractor -VAS 5190- as far as possible into fuel tank.
–  Extract fuel using fuel extractor -VAS 5190-.
If the fuel tank needs only to be emptied, reinstall fuel delivery unit → Chapter.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - fuel delivery unit and fuel gauge sender“
→ Auxiliary heater, supplementary heater; Rep. gr.82.
 

Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/4 full

Emptying fuel tank if it is more than 3/4 full
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