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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Instructions for checking

The following instructions are intended to help you find the causes of problems effectively and objectively in the event of complaints about the brake servo or in the event of a so-called »hard brake pedal«.
This check relates to the following components:
Brake servo
Oil seal between brake master cylinder and brake servo.
Non-return valve
Vacuum hoses with connectors
Vacuum pump (if fitted)
When evaluating the measuring results, bear in mind that they will be influenced by the geographical location. The higher your location is above sea level, the lower the air pressure will be.
Before checking the vacuum system, please take note of the following prerequisites for checking:
Visual inspection of all vacuum hoses for damage (e.g. cracks or marten bite) and to check that they are correctly and firmly attached
Ensure cleanliness when working on vacuum system
Before starting work, clean engine compartment if necessary
   
Removing and installing vacuum sender -G608
  Note The vacuum sender -G608- is only installed in selected petrol engines. Removing     ...

Connecting vacuum gauge for brake servo -VAS 6721-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Vacuum gauge for brake servo -VAS 6721- ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing fresh air blower - V2-, RHD vehicles
  Note If only the fresh air blower -V2- is defective, remove and install fresh air blower control unit -J126- → Chapter. Removing –  Remove baffle plate → Chapter. ...

Removing and installing backrest release mechanism
Removing –  Remove backrest cover and backrest padding → Chapter.     –  Pull operating lever -1- upwards and unscrew bolt -2-. ...

Removing and installing charge air cooling pump -V188-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Hose clamps up to 25 mm -3094-   Drip tray for workshop hoist -VAS 6208- ...

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