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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: General repair notes

To ensure flawless and successful gearbox repairs, the greatest care and cleanliness as well as the use of good and proper tools are essential. Of course, the basic rules for safety also apply during repair work.
A number of generally applicable instructions for the various repair procedures which were previously repeated at numerous places in the workshop manual are summarised here. They apply to this workshop manual.
Guided fault finding, vehicle self-diagnosis and testing
Before performing repairs on the gearbox, determine the exact cause using vehicle diagnostic testerGuided fault finding, Vehicle self-diagnosis and Test instruments modes.
Gearbox
Do not run the engine or tow the vehicle with sump removed or when there is no gear oil in the gearbox.
Thoroughly clean all joints and surrounding areas before dismantling.
When installing, ensure that the dowel sleeves are fitted correctly.
Locking devices
Do not overstretch retaining rings.
Always renew retaining rings which have been damaged or overstretched.
Retaining rings must locate properly in grooves.
General notes
Gearbox The torque of the engine is transmitted via the flywheel to the dual clutch gearbox. The flywheel and the dual clutch are joined ...

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. ...

Other materials:

Overview of fitting locations - airbag crash sensors
1 -  Side airbag crash sensor, front passenger side -G180- Location: in door Safety precautions when handling crash sensors (pressure sensors) for front side airbags → Chapter Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -&n ...

Hose repair
A new repair concept has been developed for repair work on wash system hoses. Various connectors, special EPDM hoses (ethylene-propylene terpolymer) and heat-shrink hose are available as spare parts.     ...

Assembly overview - crankcase breather system
1 -  Hose For crankcase breather 2 -  Cover For oil separator 3 -  Oil separator Removing and installing → Chapter Renew if damaged ...

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