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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Gaskets, seals

After removing gaskets and seals, always inspect contact surface of housing or shaft for burrs resulting from removal or for other signs of damage.
Before installing seals, lightly oil outer diameter and half-fill space between sealing lips -arrow- with sealing grease -G 052 128 A1-.
The open side of the oil seal faces the side with fluid filling.
Only use DSG transmission oil. Other lubricants will cause problems in function.
After renewing gaskets, O-rings and seals - drain gear oil completely and refill with new oil → Chapter.
 

Gaskets, seals

General repair notes
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Nuts and bolts
Loosen and tighten securing bolts and securing nut for covers and housings diagonally. Specified torques settings are specified for unoiled bol ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removal wedge -3409-   Piston resetting appliance -T10145- Re ...

Changing headlights over from driving on right to driving on left (gas discharge headlights)
If a right-hand drive vehicle is driven in a left-hand drive country, or vice versa, the headlights must be converted. This is necessary in order to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic with the asymmetric low beam headlights.   Note ...

Charging battery
Prerequisites:   WARNING It is not permissible to test or charge batteries whose magic eye shows light yellow. Do not slave/jump start the vehicle! Danger of ex ...

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